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10-K - CALPINE 10-K FOR YEAR-ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2015 - CALPINE CORPcpn_10kx12312015.htm
EX-32.1 - CERTIFICATION OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER - CALPINE CORPcpn_exhibit321x12312015.htm
EX-23.1 - CONSENT OF PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS - CALPINE CORPcpn_exhibit231x12312015.htm
EX-31.2 - SECTION 302 CERTIFICATION OF CFO - CALPINE CORPcpn_exhibit312x12312015.htm
EX-12.1 - COMPUTATION OF RATIO OF EARNINGS TO FIXED CHARGES - CALPINE CORPcpn_exhibit121x12312015.htm
EX-21.1 - SUBSIDIARIES OF THE COMPANY - CALPINE CORPcpn_exhibit211x12312015.htm
EX-31.1 - SECTION 302 CERTIFICATION OF CEO - CALPINE CORPcpn_exhibit311x12312015.htm

EXHIBIT 10.1.19
Execution Version

AMENDMENT NO. 3
TO
CREDIT AGREEMENT
This AMENDMENT NO. 3 to the Credit Agreement, dated as of February 8, 2016 (this “Amendment”), is entered into among CALPINE CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), the Guarantors, GOLDMAN SACHS BANK USA (“GS Bank”), as administrative agent (in such capacity and including any successors in such capacity, the “Administrative Agent”), GOLDMAN SACHS CREDIT PARTNERS L.P. (“GSCP”), as collateral agent (in such capacity and including any successors in such capacity, the “Collateral Agent”), the existing Lenders under the Credit Agreement party hereto (the “Existing Lenders”), the Fronting Banks party hereto, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (“Bank of Tokyo”), as Successor Administrative Agent (as defined below), and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. (“Union Bank”), as Successor Collateral Agent (as defined below), and amends the Credit Agreement, dated as of December 10, 2010 (as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement, dated as of June 27, 2013, as further amended by Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement, dated as of July 30, 2014, and as may be further amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time, the “Credit Agreement”), entered into among the Borrower, the institutions from time to time party thereto as Lenders, the Administrative Agent and the Collateral Agent. Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Credit Agreement.
W I T N E S S E T H:
WHEREAS, the Borrower has requested, among other things, that (i) the Class B Lenders (as defined in Exhibit A hereto) increase the aggregate principal amount of their Revolving Commitments in the amounts opposite their respective names on Exhibit C hereto, (ii) the aggregate principal amount of the L/C Commitment be increased to $1,000,000,000, (iii) the expiration date of the Class B Lenders’ Revolving Commitments be extended to June 27, 2020 and (iv) each Existing Lender approve the Administrative Agent Succession and the Collateral Agent Succession (each as defined below);
WHEREAS, (i) GS Bank wishes to resign as Administrative Agent and GSCP wishes to resign as Collateral Agent in each case under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents and (ii) Bank of Tokyo wishes to succeed GS Bank as Administrative Agent and (y) Union Bank wishes to succeed GSCP as Collateral Agent, in each case under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents;
WHEREAS, each Class B Lender has agreed (on a several and not joint basis), subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Credit Agreement, as amended by this Amendment, to, among other things, (i) increase its Revolving Commitment in the amount set forth opposite such Class B Lender’s name on Exhibit C hereto (the “New Revolving Commitments”) and (ii) extend the expiration date of their Revolving Commitments to June 27, 2020;
WHEREAS, each Existing Lender has agreed (on a several and not joint basis), subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Credit Agreement, as amended by



        



this Amendment, to, among other things, (i) increase the aggregate principal amount of the L/C Commitment to $1,000,000,000, (ii) consent to the resignation of GS Bank as Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents and appoint Bank of Tokyo as successor to GS Bank as Administrative Agent thereunder (in such capacity, the “Successor Administrative Agent”), (iii) consent to the resignation of GSCP as Collateral Agent under the Loan Documents and appoint Union Bank as successor to GSCP as Collateral Agent thereunder (in such capacity, the “Successor Collateral Agent”) and (iv) each other amendment to the Credit Agreement set forth in Exhibit A;
WHERAS, after giving effect to this Amendment, (i) GS Bank will be deemed a Class A Lender (as defined in Exhibit A hereto), (ii) each Existing Lender (other than GS Bank) will be deemed a Class B Lender, (iii) the Class A Revolving Commitments (as defined in Exhibit A hereto), on the one hand, and the Class B Revolving Commitments (as defined in Exhibit A hereto), on the other hand, will constitute separate tranches of Revolving Commitments under the Credit Agreement and (iv) the Revolving Commitments of each Lender shall be as set forth on Exhibit B hereto;
WHEREAS, (x) pursuant to Section 9.1(a) of the Credit Agreement, (i) an Existing Lender may increase the aggregate principal amount of its Revolving Commitment and extend the expiration date of its Revolving Commitment with the prior written consent of such Existing Lender and the Borrower and (ii) the Existing Lenders, the Administrative Agent, the Fronting Banks and the Borrower may make certain other amendments to the Credit Agreement and waive certain requirements thereunder and (y) pursuant to Section 6.2 of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement, the Required First Lien Debtholders (as defined in the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement) may consent to the appointment of a successor Collateral Agent thereunder and under the other Loan Documents; and
WHEREAS, the Existing Lenders party hereto (which constitute (i) all of the Lenders under the Credit Agreement and (ii) the Required First Lien Debtholders under the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement, in each case as of the date hereof), the Administrative Agent, the Fronting Banks and the Borrower hereby consent to the amendments and waivers set forth herein;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and for other good and valuable consideration (the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged), the parties hereto hereby agree as follows:
Section 1.Amendments to the Credit Agreement

The Credit Agreement is, effective as of the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date (as defined below), hereby amended to:
(a)delete the stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: stricken text) and to add the underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: underlined text) as set forth in the pages of the Unofficial Conformed Credit Agreement attached hereto as Exhibit A;

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(b)remove Schedule 1.1A (Revolving Commitment Amounts) and replace it in its entirety by new Schedule 1.1A attached hereto as Exhibit B;
(c)remove Schedule 1.1C (Mortgaged Properties) and replace it in its entirety by new Schedule 1.1C attached hereto as Exhibit D;

Section 2.Acknowledgements and Consents.
(a)    Pursuant to Section 9.1(a) of the Credit Agreement, the Administrative Agent, the Fronting Banks, the Borrower and each Existing Lender hereby consent to this Amendment, including, without limitation, the New Revolving Commitments and the other amendments set forth in Section 1 hereof and the actions described in clauses (b), (c), (d) and (e) below.
(b)    The Borrower and each Existing Lender hereby acknowledge and agree that (x) as of the date hereof, GS Bank shall be deemed to have given notice of resignation as Administrative Agent under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents pursuant to Section 8.9 of the Credit Agreement and (y) on the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date (as defined below), Bank of Tokyo shall be the Administrative Agent under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents (collectively, the “Administrative Agent Succession”). All of the Existing Lenders hereby waive the ten (10) day notice requirement under Section 8.9 of the Credit Agreement in connection with such resignation, and acknowledge and agree that the Administrative Agent Succession may occur within the forty-five (45) day period following the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date (or such longer period as GS Bank and Bank of Tokyo shall agree in their sole discretion) pursuant to written agreement(s) (which may be considered Loan Documents) to be entered into among GS Bank, Bank of Tokyo, the Borrower and the other Loan Parties reasonably acceptable to each of GS Bank, Bank of Tokyo and the Borrower (such date, the “Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date”). All of the Existing Lenders hereby appoint Bank of Tokyo as Successor Administrative Agent as of the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date.
(c)    The Borrower and each Existing Lender hereby acknowledge and agree (x) that as of the date hereof, GSCP shall be deemed to have given notice of resignation as Collateral Agent under the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement and the other Loan Documents pursuant to Section 6.1 of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement to the Borrower and the Existing Lenders and (y) on the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date (as defined below), Union Bank shall be the Collateral Agent under the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement and the other Loan Documents (collectively, the “Collateral Agent Succession” and, together with the Administrative Agent Succession, the “Agent Successions”). Pursuant to Section 6.2 of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement, all of the Existing Lenders (which constitute the Required First Lien Debtholders required to make an Act of Required Debtholders (as defined in the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement) thereunder as of the date hereof) hereby acknowledge and agree that the Collateral Agent Succession may occur during the forty-five (45) day period following the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date (or such longer period as GSCP and Union Bank shall agree in their sole discretion) pursuant to written agreement(s) (which may be considered Loan Documents) to be entered into among GSCP, Union Bank, the Borrower and the other Loan Parties reasonably acceptable to each of GSCP, Union Bank and the Borrower (such date, the “Collateral Agent

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Succession Effective Date”). All of the Existing Lenders hereby appoint Union Bank as Successor Collateral Agent as of the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date.
(d)    The Borrower and the Existing Lenders hereby authorize GS Bank and GSCP as resigning Administrative Agent and resigning Collateral Agent, respectively, and Bank of Tokyo and Union Bank as Successor Administrative Agent and Successor Collateral Agent, respectively, to enter into any amendments to any Loan Document, including assignments of mortgages, or other documentation and to take such actions (including making filings) reasonably necessary to effect the Agent Successions (as reasonably determined by GS Bank, GSCP, Bank of Tokyo, Union Bank and the Borrower).  The parties hereto agree that, (x) on the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date, (i) Bank of Tokyo shall succeed to and become vested with all the rights, powers and duties of the Administrative Agent under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and the term “Administrative Agent” thereunder shall mean Bank of Tokyo and (ii) GS Bank’s rights, powers and duties as Administrative Agent under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents shall be terminated, without any other or further act or deed on the part of GS Bank or any of the parties hereto and (y) on the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date, (i) Union Bank shall succeed to and become vested with all the rights, powers and duties of the Collateral Agent under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and the term “Collateral Agent” thereunder shall mean Union Bank and (ii) GSCP’s rights, powers and duties as Collateral Agent under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents shall be terminated, without any other or further act or deed on the part of GSCP or any of the parties hereto. GSCP, as resigning Collateral Agent, agrees to execute and deliver assignments of mortgages and other documentation as the Successor Collateral Agent may reasonably request (and to the extent such assignments and documentation are reasonably acceptable to GSCP) to evidence the assignment and transfer referred to above. The Borrower acknowledges and agrees, that as a condition to Union Bank becoming the Collateral Agent under the Credit Agreement, Union Bank will require a customary perfection/UCC diligence certificate reasonably acceptable to Union Bank executed and delivered by the Loan Parties (it being understood and agreed that a perfection/UCC diligence certificate which is substantially consistent with perfection/UCC diligence certificates previously delivered to GSCP as Collateral Agent is acceptable to Union Bank).
(e)    The Borrower and the Existing Lenders hereby acknowledge and agree (x) to the extent that the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date does not occur, GS Bank shall continue to serve as Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents until it resigns as Administrative Agent in accordance with Section 8.9 of the Credit Agreement and a successor Administrative Agent is appointed in accordance therewith and (y) to the extent that the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date does not occur, GSCP shall continue to serve as Collateral Agent under the Loan Documents until it resigns as Collateral Agent in accordance with Section 6.1 of the of Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement and a successor Collateral Agent is appointed in accordance with Section 6.2 thereof.
(f)    The Borrower and the Existing Lenders acknowledge and agree that (x) neither Bank of Tokyo nor Union Bank as Successor Administrative Agent or Successor Collateral Agent, as applicable, shall bear any responsibility for any actions taken or omitted to be taken by GS Bank or GSCP prior to the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date or the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date, as applicable, in its capacity as Administrative

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Agent or Collateral Agent, as applicable, under the Loan Documents and (y) neither GS Bank nor GSCP shall bear any responsibility for any actions taken or omitted to be taken by Bank of Tokyo nor Union Bank after the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date or Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date, as applicable, in its capacity as Successor Administrative Agent or Successor Collateral Agent, as applicable, under the Loan Documents.
Section 3.    New Revolving Commitments. Each Class B Lender has agreed (on a several and not joint basis), subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in the Credit Agreement, as amended by this Amendment, to increase its Revolving Commitment in the amount set forth opposite such Class B Lender’s name on Exhibit C hereto and that from and after the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date its aggregate Revolving Commitment shall be in the amount set forth opposite such Class B Lender’s name on Exhibit B hereto. For the avoidance of doubt, nothing in this Amendment shall reduce the aggregate amount of Incremental Revolving Facilities permitted to be obtained pursuant to Section 2.25 of the Credit Agreement.
Section 4.    Reclassification of the Revolving Commitments; Reallocation.
(a)    On the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, each Class B Lender shall (i) automatically be classified as a Class B Lender under the Credit Agreement on the terms and conditions set forth therein and (ii) have its entire Revolving Commitment automatically reclassified as a Class B Revolving Commitment.
(b)    On the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, each Class A Lender shall (i) automatically be classified as a Class A Lender under the Credit Agreement on the terms and conditions set forth therein and (ii) have its entire Revolving Commitment automatically reclassified as a Class A Revolving Commitment.
(c)    On the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, the Borrower shall, in coordination with the Administrative Agent, repay outstanding Revolving Loans of certain of the Existing Lenders, and incur additional Revolving Loans from certain of the other Existing Lenders to the extent necessary so that all of the Lenders participate in each outstanding Borrowing of Revolving Loans pro rata on the basis of their respective Revolving Commitment Percentage (after giving effect to any increase in the Revolving Commitments of the Class B Lenders and any reclassification of the Revolving Commitments of the Lenders pursuant to this Amendment). The participations in any outstanding Letters of Credit and any outstanding Swingline Loans shall each be adjusted in accordance with each Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage as reallocated in accordance with such increase in and reclassification of Revolving Commitments.
Section 5.    Conditions Precedent to the Effectiveness of this Amendment
This Amendment shall become effective as of the date first written above when, and only when, each of the following conditions precedent shall have been satisfied (the “Amendment No. 3 Effective Date”):

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(a)    Executed Counterparts. The Administrative Agent shall have received this Amendment, duly executed by the Borrower, the Guarantors, the Administrative Agent, the Fronting Banks, each Existing Lender, the Successor Administrative Agent and the Successor Collateral Agent;
(b)    No Default or Event of Default. Before and after giving effect to this Amendment, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing under the Credit Agreement;
(c)    Representations and Warranties. The representations and warranties of the Borrower contained in Article 3 of the Credit Agreement and Section 7 of this Amendment and any other Loan Document shall be true and correct in all material respects (and in all respects if qualified by materiality) on and as of the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, as if made on and as of such date, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically relate to a specific date, in which case such representations and warranties shall be true and correct in all material respects as of such specific date; provided, however, that references therein to the “Credit Agreement” shall be deemed to refer to the Credit Agreement as amended hereby and after giving effect to the consents, waivers and amendments set forth herein;
(d)    Officer’s Certificate. The Borrower shall have provided a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower certifying as to the satisfaction of the conditions set forth in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this Section 5;
(e)    Fees and Expenses Paid. The Borrower shall have paid (i) all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket costs and expenses of the Administrative Agent and RBC Capital Markets1 (“RBCCM”) as the sole bookrunner of this Amendment in connection with the preparation, reproduction, execution and delivery of this Amendment (including, without limitation, the reasonable and documented fees and out-of-pocket expenses of counsel for the Administrative Agent and RBCCM with respect thereto) and all other fees then due and payable to the Administrative Agent and RBCCM in connection with this Amendment and (ii) for the account of each Class B Lender party hereto (x) a fee equal to 0.50% of the amount of such Class B Lender’s New Revolving Commitment to be in effect immediately after the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date and (y) a fee equal to 0.25% of the amount of such Class B Lender’s Revolving Commitment in effect immediately prior to the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date; and
(f)    Flood Determinations. The Administrative Agent shall have received with respect to each Mortgaged Property (i) a completed “life-of-loan” Federal Emergency Management Agency standard flood hazard determination (together with a notice about Special Flood Hazard Area status and flood disaster assistance duly executed by the applicable Loan Party relating thereto) and (ii) evidence of flood insurance satisfying the requirements of Section 5.4 of the Credit Agreement and otherwise in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
1RBC Capital Markets is a marketing name for the capital markets businesses of Royal Bank of Canada and its affiliates

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(g)    Opinion of Counsel. The Administrative Agent shall have received an executed legal opinion of White & Case LLP, counsel to the Loan Parties, addressed to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, and in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
(h)    Secretary’s Certificates. The Administrative Agent shall have received a certificate of the secretary or assistant secretary (or other authorized person) of each Loan Party, dated the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date and certifying:
(A)that (i) attached thereto is a true and complete copy of the certificate or articles of incorporation or organization such Loan Party certified as of a recent date by the secretary of state of the state of its organization (or that such organizational documents have not been amended since October 31, 2013), and that such certificate or articles are in full force and effect, (ii) attached thereto is a true and complete copy of the by-laws or operating agreements of each Loan Party as in effect on the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date (or that such organizational documents have not been amended since October 31, 2013) and (iii) attached thereto is a true and complete copy of resolutions duly adopted by the board of directors (or other governing body) of each Loan Party authorizing the execution, delivery and performance of this Amendment and the other documents to be executed in connection herewith, to which such Loan Party is a party, and that such resolutions have not been modified, rescinded or amended and are in full force and effect, and
(B)as to the incumbency and specimen signature of each officer executing this Amendment or any other document delivered in connection herewith on behalf of such Loan Party and signed by another officer as to the incumbency and specimen signature of the secretary or assistant secretary (or other authorized person) executing the certificate pursuant to this clause (h).

(i)    Good Standing Certificates. The Administrative Agent shall have received certificates of good standing (to the extent such concept exists in such Loan Party’s state of organization) from the applicable secretary of state of the state of organization of each Loan Party.
(j)    Mortgage Amendments. The Borrower shall, or shall cause the applicable Guarantor to, enter into an amendment to such of the mortgages encumbering the Mortgaged Properties as the Successor Administrative Agent may reasonably request based on the advice of local counsel in the jurisdiction in which each Mortgaged Property is located, in form reasonably acceptable to the Successor Administrative Agent, together, in each case, with opinions of counsel with respect thereto and date-down or modification endorsement, or other title product where such an endorsement is unavailable or as agreed to by the Collateral Agent, to the title policy insuring such mortgage.



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Section 6.    Post-Closing Requirements. On the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date (unless waived or extended by the Successor Administrative Agent in its sole discretion), with respect to each Mortgaged Property, the Successor Collateral Agent shall have received the following:
(a)    All documents, certifications and instruments as the Successor Collateral Agent may reasonably request (including, without limitation, local counsel review and approval of the assignments of mortgages from the Collateral Agent to the Successor Collateral Agent (which approval may be in the form of an electronic mail acknowledgement), and assignments of UCC fixture filings), each in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Successor Administrative Agent and the Borrower; and
(b)    (i) a completed “life-of-loan” Federal Emergency Management Agency standard flood hazard determination (together with a notice about Special Flood Hazard Area status and flood disaster assistance duly executed by the applicable Loan Party relating thereto) and (ii) evidence of flood insurance satisfying the requirements of Section 5.4 of the Credit Agreement and otherwise in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Successor Administrative Agent.
Section 7.    Representations and Warranties
On and as of the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, after giving effect to this Amendment, each Loan Party hereby represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent and each Lender as follows:
(a)    this Amendment has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by each Loan Party and constitutes the legal, valid and binding obligation of each Loan Party enforceable against each Loan Party in accordance with its terms and the Credit Agreement as amended by this Amendment, except as may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, fraudulent transfer, reorganization, moratorium or similar laws of general applicability relating to or limiting creditors’ rights generally and subject to general principles of equity, regardless of whether considered in a proceeding in equity or at law;
(b)    each of the representations and warranties contained in Section 3 (Representations and Warranties) of the Credit Agreement and each other Loan Document is true and correct in all material respects (and in all respects if qualified by materiality) on and as of the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, as if made on and as of such date and except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically relate to a specific date, in which case such representations and warranties shall be true and correct in all material respects as of such specific date; provided, however, that references therein to the “Credit Agreement” shall be deemed to refer to the Credit Agreement as amended hereby and after giving effect to the consents, waivers and amendments set forth herein; and
(c)    no Default or Event of Default has occurred, is continuing or existed immediately prior to giving effect to this Amendment.

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Section 8.    Fees and Expenses; Indemnity
(a)    The Borrower agrees to pay in accordance with the terms of Section 9.5 (Payment of Expenses and Taxes) of the Credit Agreement all reasonable out-of-pocket costs and expenses of the Administrative Agent and RBCCM in connection with the preparation, reproduction, execution and delivery of this Amendment (including, without limitation, the reasonable and documented fees and out-of-pocket expenses of counsel for the Administrative Agent and RBCCM with respect thereto). The Borrower also agrees to pay (x) to each of GS Bank, GSCP, the Successor Administrative Agent and the Successor Collateral Agent all reasonable out-of-pocket costs and expenses incurred by it in connection with the Agent Successions, the Administrative Agent Succession Actions (as defined in Exhibit A hereto) and the execution and delivery of the written agreement(s) described Section 2(c) hereof, the execution and delivery of all further documents, certificates and instruments contemplated thereby or reasonably requested by GSCP or Union Bank (including, without limitation, any UCC and other filings and assignments of mortgages and intellectual property agreements) and the performance of all administrative or other actions reasonably necessary (as determined by GSCP and Union Bank) for Union Bank to succeed GSCP as “Collateral Agent” under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents (including, without limitation, the reasonable and documented fees and out-of-pocket expenses of one counsel for each of GS Bank, GSCP, the Successor Administrative Agent and the Successor Collateral Agent with respect to the foregoing), whether or not the Agent Successions become effective and (y) to the respective Existing Lenders any costs of the type referred to in Section 2.20 of the Credit Agreement in connection with any repayment and/or Borrowing pursuant to Section 4 of this Amendment.
(b)    GS Bank, as resigning Administrative Agent effective as of the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date, shall be entitled to all the benefits of Sections 8 and 9.5 of the Credit Agreement (as such sections are amended hereby and after giving effect to the consents, waivers and amendments set forth herein, and without giving effect to any future amendment, waiver or other modification thereof after the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date that is materially adverse to GS Bank, GSCP or any of their respective sub-agents, officers, partners, members, directors, trustees, advisors, employees, agents and Affiliates) as to any actions taken or omitted to be taken by it and its sub-agents, officers, partners, members, directors, trustees, advisors, employees, agents and Affiliates while it was Administrative Agent under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents. GSCP, as resigning Collateral Agent effective as of the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date, shall be entitled to all the benefits of Sections 8 and 9.5 of the Credit Agreement as to any actions taken or omitted to be taken by it and its sub-agents, officers, partners, members, directors, trustees, advisors, employees, agents and Affiliates while it was Collateral Agent under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents.
Section 9.    Reference to the Effect on the Loan Documents
(a)    As of the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, each reference in the Credit Agreement to “this Agreement,” “hereunder,” “hereof,” “herein,” or words of like import, and each reference in the other Loan Documents to the Credit Agreement (including, without limitation, by means of words like “thereunder”, “thereof” and words of like import), shall mean and be a reference to the Credit Agreement as amended hereby, and this Amendment and the Credit Agreement shall be read together and construed as a single instrument.

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(b)    Except as expressly amended hereby or specifically waived above, all of the terms and provisions of the Credit Agreement and all other Loan Documents are and shall remain in full force and effect and are hereby ratified and confirmed. Sections 8 and 9.5 of the Credit Agreement shall remain in full force and effect on and after the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date and the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date, as applicable, in accordance with the terms of the Credit Agreement with respect to GS Bank, GSCP and their respective sub-agents, officers, partners, members, directors, trustees, advisors, employees, agents and Affiliates with respect to the period of time in which they were acting as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent under the Loan Documents.
(c)    The execution, delivery and effectiveness of this Amendment shall not, except as expressly provided herein, operate as a waiver of any right, power or remedy of the Lenders (as such term is defined in the Credit Agreement and including, for the avoidance of doubt, the Existing Lenders), the Borrower, the Guarantors, the Lead Arrangers or the Administrative Agent under any of the Loan Documents, nor constitute a waiver or amendment of any other provision of any of the Loan Documents or for any purpose except as expressly set forth herein.
(d)    This Amendment is a Loan Document.
Section 10.    Reaffirmation
Each Loan Party hereby expressly acknowledges the terms of this Amendment and reaffirms, as of the date hereof, (i) the covenants and agreements contained in each Loan Document to which it is a party, as well as, with respect to the Letter of Credit Fees described therein, that certain Fee Letter, dated as of December 10, 2010, by and between Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch and the Borrower, including, in each case, such covenants and agreements as in effect immediately after giving effect to this Amendment and the transactions contemplated hereby and (ii) its guarantee of the Obligations (including, without limitation, the New Revolving Commitments and any Borrowings thereunder) under the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, as applicable, and its grant of Liens on the Collateral to secure the Obligations (including, without limitation, the New Revolving Commitments and any Borrowings thereunder) pursuant to the Security Documents.
Section 11.    Execution in Counterparts
This Amendment may be executed in any number of counterparts and by different parties in separate counterparts, each of which when so executed shall be deemed to be an original and all of which taken together shall constitute one and the same agreement. Signature pages may be detached from multiple separate counterparts and attached to a single counterpart so that all signature pages are attached to the same document. Delivery of an executed counterpart by telecopy shall be effective as delivery of a manually executed counterpart of this Amendment.
Section 12.    Governing Law
THIS AGREEMENT AND THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE PARTIES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED

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AND INTERPRETED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.
Section 13.    Section Titles
The section titles contained in this Amendment are and shall be without substantive meaning or content of any kind whatsoever and are not a part of the agreement between the parties hereto, except when used to reference a section. Any reference to the number of a clause, sub-clause or subsection of any Loan Document immediately followed by a reference in parenthesis to the title of the section of such Loan Document containing such clause, sub-clause or subsection is a reference to such clause, sub-clause or subsection and not to the entire section; provided, however, that, in case of direct conflict between the reference to the title and the reference to the number of such section, the reference to the title shall govern absent manifest error. If any reference to the number of a section (but not to any clause, sub-clause or subsection there-of) of any Loan Document is followed immediately by a reference in parenthesis to the title of a section of any Loan Document, the title reference shall govern in case of direct conflict absent manifest error.
Section 14.    Notices
All communications and notices hereunder shall be given as provided in the Credit Agreement.
Section 15.    Severability
The fact that any term or provision of this Agreement is held invalid, illegal or unenforceable as to any person in any situation in any jurisdiction shall not affect the validity, enforceability or legality of the remaining terms or provisions hereof or the validity, enforceability or legality of such offending term or provision in any other situation or jurisdiction or as applied to any person.
Section 16.    Successors
The terms of this Amendment shall be binding upon, and shall inure to the benefit of, the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns.
Section 17.    Jurisdiction; Waiver of Jury Trial
The jurisdiction and waiver of right to trial by jury provisions in Sections 9.12 and 9.16 of the Credit Agreement are incorporated herein by reference mutatis mutandis.
[SIGNATURE PAGES FOLLOW]


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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Amendment to be executed by their respective officers and general partners thereunto duly authorized, as of the date first written above.

 
 
 
 
 
 
CALPINE CORPORATION
By:
/s/ ZAMIR RAUF
 
Name: Zamir Rauf
Title: Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
 
 
 
 
 


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3



IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Amendment to be executed by their respective officers and general partners thereunto duly authorized, as of the date first written above.
 
THE GUARANTORS SET FORTH ON
 
ANNEX I & II TO THIS SIGNATURE
 
PAGE
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ ZAMIR RAUF
 
 
Name: Zamir Rauf
Title: Chief Financial Officer

 
THE GUARANTORS SET FORTH ON
 
ANNEX III & IV TO THIS SIGNATURE
 
PAGE
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ HETHER BENJAMIN BROWN
 
 
Name: Hether Benjamin Brown
Title: Vice President



Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3



ANNEX I

Name of Guarantor
Anacapa Land Company, LLC
Anderson Springs Energy Company
Auburndale Peaker Energy Center, LLC
Aviation Funding Corp.
Baytown Energy Center, LLC
CalGen Expansion Company, LLC
CalGen Project Equipment Finance Company Three, LLC
Calpine Administrative Services Company, Inc.
Calpine Auburndale Holdings, LLC
Calpine Bethlehem, LLC
Calpine c*Power, Inc.
Calpine CalGen Holdings, Inc.
Calpine Calistoga Holdings, LLC
Calpine Central Texas GP, Inc.
Calpine Central, Inc.
Calpine Central-Texas, Inc.
Calpine Cogeneration Corporation
Calpine Eastern Corporation
Calpine Edinburg, Inc.
Calpine Energy Services GP, LLC
Calpine Energy Services LP, LLC
Calpine Energy Services, L.P.
Calpine Fuels Corporation
Calpine Generating Company, LLC
Calpine Geysers Company, L.P.
Calpine Gilroy 1, Inc.
Calpine Gilroy 2, Inc.
Calpine Global Services Company, Inc.
Calpine Hidalgo Energy Center, L.P.
Calpine Hidalgo Holdings, Inc.
Calpine Hidalgo, Inc.
 


 
 
 



Name of Guarantor
Calpine Jupiter, LLC
Calpine Kennedy Operators, Inc.
Calpine KIA, Inc.
Calpine King City, Inc.
Calpine King City, LLC
Calpine Leasing Inc.
Calpine Long Island, Inc.
Calpine Magic Valley Pipeline, Inc.
Calpine Mid-Atlantic Energy, LLC
Calpine Mid-Atlantic Generation, LLC
Calpine Mid-Atlantic Marketing, LLC
Calpine MVP, Inc.
Calpine Newark, LLC
Calpine New Jersey Generation, LLC
Calpine Northbrook Holdings Corporation
Calpine Northbrook Investors, LLC
Calpine Northbrook Project Holdings, LLC
Calpine Operations Management Company, Inc.
Calpine Power Company
Calpine Power Management, LLC
Calpine Power, Inc.
Calpine PowerAmerica, LLC
Calpine PowerAmerica-CA, LLC
Calpine PowerAmerica-ME, LLC
Calpine Project Holdings, Inc.
Calpine Solar, LLC
Calpine Stony Brook Operators, Inc.
Calpine Stony Brook, Inc.
Calpine TCCL Holdings, Inc.
Calpine Texas Pipeline GP, Inc.
Calpine Texas Pipeline LP, Inc.
Calpine Texas Pipeline, L.P.
 
 
 



 
 
 



Name of Guarantor
Calpine University Power, Inc.
Calpine Vineland Solar, LLC
CES Marketing IX, LLC
CES Marketing X, LLC
Channel Energy Center, LLC
Clear Lake Cogeneration Limited Partnership
Corpus Christi Cogeneration, LLC
CPN 3rd Turbine, Inc.
CPN Acadia, Inc.
CPN Cascade, Inc.
CPN Clear Lake, Inc.
CPN Pipeline Company
CPN Pryor Funding Corporation
CPN Telephone Flat, Inc.
Delta Energy Center, LLC
Freestone Power Generation, LLC
GEC Bethpage Inc.
Geysers Power Company, LLC
Geysers Power I Company
Hillabee Energy Center, LLC
Idlewild Fuel Management Corp.
JMC Bethpage, Inc.
Los Medanos Energy Center LLC
Magic Valley Pipeline, L.P.
Modoc Power, Inc.
Morgan Energy Center, LLC
New Development Holdings, LLC
NTC Five, Inc.
Pastoria Energy Center, LLC
Pastoria Energy Facility L.L.C.
Pine Bluff Energy, LLC
RockGen Energy LLC
 
 



 
 
 



Name of Guarantor
South Point Energy Center, LLC
South Point Holdings, LLC
Stony Brook Cogeneration, Inc.
Stony Brook Fuel Management Corp.
Sutter Dryers, Inc.
Texas City Cogeneration, LLC
Texas Cogeneration Five, Inc.
Texas Cogeneration One Company
Thermal Power Company
Zion Energy LLC




 
 
 




ANNEX II

Name of Guarantor
Deer Park Energy Center LLC
Deer Park Holdings, LLC
Metcalf Energy Center, LLC
Metcalf Holdings, LLC

































 
 
 



ANNEX III

Name of Guarantor
Calpine Construction Management Company, Inc.
Calpine Mid-Atlantic Operating, LLC
Calpine Power Services, Inc.
Thomassen Turbine Systems America, Inc.









































 
 
 




ANNEX IV

Name of Guarantor
Calpine Operating Services Company, Inc.





 
 
 



 
 
 
 
GOLDMAN SACHS BANK USA,
 
 
as Administrative Agent
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ DOUGLAS TANSEY
 
 
Name: Douglas Tansey
Title: Authorized Signatory


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


 
 
 
 
GOLDMAN SACHS CREDIT PARTNERS L.P.,
 
 
as Collateral Agent
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ DOUGLAS TANSEY
 
 
Name: Douglas Tansey
Title: Authorized Signatory


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


 
THE BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ, LTD.,
 
as Successor Administrative Agent
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ LAWRENCE BLAT
 
 
Name: Lawrence Blat
Title: Authorized Signatory
 
MUFG UNION BANK, N.A.,
 
as Successor Collateral Agent
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
 
 
 
Name:
Title:


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


 
THE BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ, LTD.,
 
as Successor Administrative Agent
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
 
 
 
Name:
Title:
 
MUFG UNION BANK, N.A.,
 
as Successor Collateral Agent
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ SONIA N. FLORES
 
 
Name: Sonia N. Flores
Title: Vice President


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
ROYAL BANK OF CANADA,
 
as an Existing Lender and as a Fronting Bank
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ FRANK LAMBRINOS
 
 
Name: Frank Lambrinos
Title: Authorized Signatory


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3

        

The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
GOLDMAN SACHS CREDIT PARTNERS L.P.,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ JERRY I I
 
 
Name: Jerry I I
Title: Authorized Signatory




Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
DEUTSCHE BANK AG NEW YORK BRANCH,
 
as an Existing Lender and as a Fronting Bank
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ MARCUS M. TARKINGTON
 
 
Name: Marcus M. Tarkington
Title: Director
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ ANCA TRIFAN
 
 
Name: Anca Trifan
Title: Managing Director


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
Morgan Stanley Bank, N.A.,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ MICHAEL KING
 
 
Name: Michael King
Title: Authorized Signatory



Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc.,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ MICHAEL KING
 
 
Name: Michael King
Title: Vice President


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
CITIBANK, N.A.,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ KIRKWOOD ROLAND
 
 
Name: Kirkwood Roland
Title: Managing Director & Vice President


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
CREDIT SUISSE AG, CAYMAN ISLANDS BRANCH,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ MIKHAIL FAYBUSOVICH
 
 
Name: Mikhail Faybusovich
Title: Authorized Signatory
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ GREGORY FANTONI
 
 
Name: Gregory Fantoni
Title: Authorized Signatory


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
Bank of America, N.A.,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ WILLIAM MERRITT
 
 
Name: William Merritt
Title: Director


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
MUFG UUNION BANK, N.A.
 
(FKA UNION BANK, N.A.)
 
as an Existing Lender and as a Fronting Bank
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ PAUL V. FARRELL
 
 
Name: Paul V. Farrell
Title: Managing Director
 
THE BANK OF TOKYA-MITSUBISHI UFJ, LTD.,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ PAUL V. FARRELL
 
 
Name: Paul V. Farrell
Title: Managing Director


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
BARCLAYS BANK PLC,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ VANESSA KURBATSKIY
 
 
Name: Vanessa Kurbatskiy
Title: Vice President


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
UBS AG, STAMFORD BRANCH,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ DARLENE ARIAS
 
 
Name: Darlene Arias
Title: Director
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ DENISE BUSHEE
 
 
Name: Denise Bushee
Title: Associate Director


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
CREDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANK,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ AMIR AKHTAR
 
 
Name: Amir Akhtar
Title: Vice President
 
CREDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANK,
 
as an Existing Lender
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ KENNETH RICCIARDI
 
 
Name: Kenneth Ricciardi
Title: Director


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


The undersigned Existing Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally approves of and consents to the Amendment with respect to the Revolving Commitment held by such Existing Lender and confirms its Revolving Commitment set forth on Exhibit B to the Amendment.

 
BNP PARIBAS,
 
as an Existing Lender and a Fronting Bank
 
 
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ THEODORE SHEEN
 
 
Name: Theodore Sheen
Title: Vice President
 
 
 
 
By:
/s/ KARIMA OMAR
 
 
Name: Karima Omar
Title: Vice President


Calpine Corporation Revolving Credit Agreement
Amendment No.3


EXHIBIT A
[COMPOSITE CONFORMED COPY INCORPORATING AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO CREDIT AGREEMENT, AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO CREDIT AGREEMENT AND AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO CREDIT AGREEMENT1]
EXECUTION VERSION

CREDIT AGREEMENT
among
CALPINE CORPORATION,
as Borrower
and
THE LENDERS PARTY HERETO,
and
GOLDMAN SACHS BANK USA,
as Administrative Agent
(prior to the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date),
THE BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ, LTD.,
as Administrative Agent
(on and after the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date),
and
GOLDMAN SACHS CREDIT PARTNERS L.P.,
as Collateral Agent
(prior to the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date),
MUFG UNION BANK, N.A.,
as Collateral Agent
(on and after the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date),
and
CITIBANK, N.A.,
CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC and
DEUTSCHE BANK SECURITIES INC.,
as Co-Documentation Agents
and
MORGAN STANLEY SENIOR FUNDING, INC.,
as Syndication Agent
Dated as of December 10, 2010


1 This composite copy is to be used for reference purposes only; the definitive agreements with respect to the Credit Agreement are set forth in the originally executed Credit Agreement, Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement, Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement and Amendment No. 3 to Credit Agreement.




GOLDMAN SACHS BANK USA
CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS INC.
DEUTSCHE BANK SECURITIES INC.
MORGAN STANLEY SENIOR FUNDING, INC.
RBS SECURITIES INC.
MERRILL LYNCH, PIERCE, FENNER & SMITH INCORPORATED
UNION BANK, N.A.
BARCLAYS CAPITAL
CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC
J.P. MORGAN SECURITIES LLC
RBC CAPITAL MARKETS, LLC
UBS SECURITIES LLC
ING CAPITAL LLC
As Joint Lead Arrangers


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Table of Contents
 
 
 
Page
 
SECTION 1
DEFINITIONS
 
 
 
 
 
 
1.1.
Defined Terms
1
 
 
1.2.
Other Definitional Provisions
3336
 
 
1.3.
Delivery of Notices or Receivables
3336
 
 
1.4.
Exchange Rates
3336
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION 2
AMOUNT AND TERMS OF LOANS AND COMMITMENTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
2.1.
Revolving Commitments
3437
 
 
2.2.
Procedure for Revolving Loan Borrowing
3437
 
 
2.3.
Swingline Commitment
3438
 
 
2.4.
Procedure for Swingline Borrowing; Refunding of Swingline Loans
3539
 
 
2.5.
Letters of Credit
3740
 
 
2.6.
Issuance of Letters of Credit
4044
 
 
2.7.
Nature of Letter of Credit Obligations Absolute
4044
 
 
2.8.
Repayment of Loans; Evidence of Debt
4044
 
 
2.9.
Interest Rates and Payment Dates
4145
 
 
2.10.
Computation of Interest and Fees
4146
 
 
2.11.
Inability to Determine Interest Rate
4246
 
 
2.12.
Optional Termination or Reduction of Revolving Commitment
4246
 
 
2.13.
Optional Prepayment of Loans
4247
 
 
2.14.
Mandatory Prepayment
4347
 
 
2.15.
Conversion and Continuation Options
4347
 
 
2.16.
Limitations on Eurodollar Tranches
4348
 
 
2.17.
Pro Rata Treatment, etc.
4448
 
 
2.18.
Requirements of Law
4549
 
 
2.19.
Taxes
4650
 
 
2.20.
Indemnity
4953
 
 
2.21.
Change of Lending Office
4953
 
 
2.22.
Fees
4954
 
 
2.23.
Letter of Credit Fees
5054
 
 
2.24.
Nature of Fees
5054
 
 
2.25.
Incremental Revolving Loans
5055
 
 
2.26.
Replacement of Lenders
5256
 
 
2.27.
Extensions of Loans and Commitments
5256
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION 3
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
 
 
 
 
 
 
3.1.
Existence; Compliance with Law
5358
 
 
3.2.
Power; Authorizations; Enforceable Obligations
5458
 
 
3.3.
No Legal Bar
5458
 
 
3.4.
Accuracy of Information
5458
 
 
3.5.
No Material Adverse Effect
5459
 
 
3.6.
Subsidiaries
5459
 
 
3.7.
Title to Assets; Liens
5459
 
 
3.8.
Intellectual Property
5459
 

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3.9.
Use of Proceeds
5559
 
 
3.10.
Litigation
5559
 
 
3.11.
Federal Reserve Regulations
5559
 
 
3.12.
Solvency
5559
 
 
3.13.
Taxes
5559
 
 
3.14.
ERISA
5560
 
 
3.15.
Environmental Matters; Hazardous Material
5560
 
 
3.16.
Investment Company Act; Other Regulations
5560
 
 
3.17.
Labor Matters
5660
 
 
3.18.
Security Documents
5660
 
 
3.19.
Energy Regulation
5661
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION 4
CONDITIONS PRECEDENT
 
 
 
 
 
 
4.1.
Conditions to the Closing Date
5661
 
 
4.2.
Conditions to Each Extension of Credit
5963
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION 5
AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
5.1.
Financial Statements, Etc.
5964
 
 
5.2.
Certificates; Other Information
6065
 
 
5.3.
Maintenance of Existence; Compliance with Requirements of Law
6166
 
 
5.4.
Maintenance of Property; Insurance
6166
 
 
5.5.
Inspection of Property; Books and Records
6266
 
 
5.6.
Notices
6267
 
 
5.7.
Environmental Laws
6367
 
 
5.8.
[Reserved].
6367
 
 
5.9.
Further Assurances
6367
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION 6
NEGATIVE COVENANTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
6.1.
Limitation on Indebtedness
6469
 
 
6.2.
Limitation on Liens
6670
 
 
6.3.
Merger, Consolidation, or Sale of Assets
6670
 
 
6.4.
Limitation on Sale and Leaseback Transactions
6771
 
 
6.5.
Limitation on Secured Commodity Hedging
6772
 
 
6.6.
Financial Covenants
6772
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION 7
EVENTS OF DEFAULT
 
 
 
 
 
 
7.1.
Events of Default
6872
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION 8
THE AGENTS
 
 
 
 
 
 
8.1.
Appointment
7075
 
 
8.2.
Delegation of Duties
7075
 
 
8.3.
Exculpatory Provisions
7175
 
 
8.4.
Reliance by the Administrative Agent
7175
 
 
8.5.
Notice of Default
7176
 
 
8.6.
Non-Reliance on Agents and Other Lenders
7176
 

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8.7.
Indemnification
7276
 
 
8.8.
Agent in Its Individual Capacity
7276
 
 
8.9.
Successor Administrative Agent
7277
 
 
8.10.
The Syndication Agent and the Documentation Agents
7277
 
 
8.11.
Collateral Security
7377
 
 
8.12.
Enforcement by the Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent
7377
 
 
8.13.
Withholding Tax
7377
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECTION 9
MISCELLANEOUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
9.1.
Amendments and Waivers
7378
 
 
9.2.
Notices
7580
 
 
9.3.
No Waiver; Cumulative Remedies
7782
 
 
9.4.
Survival of Representations and Warranties
7782
 
 
9.5.
Payment of Expenses and Taxes
7782
 
 
9.6.
Successors and Assigns; Participations
7884
 
 
9.7.
Adjustments; Setoff
8187
 
 
9.8.
Counterparts
8287
 
 
9.9.
Severability
8287
 
 
9.10.
Integration
8287
 
 
9.11.
GOVERNING LAW
8287
 
 
9.12.
Submission To Jurisdiction; Waivers
8287
 
 
9.13.
Acknowledgements
8388
 
 
9.14.
Releases of Guarantees and Liens
8388
 
 
9.15.
Confidentiality
8489
 
 
9.16.
WAIVERS OF JURY TRIAL
8590
 
 
9.17.
U.S.A. Patriot Act
8590
 
 
9.18.
No Fiduciary Duty
8590
 
 
9.19.
Lien Sharing and Priority Confirmation
8590
 
 
9.20.
Credit Agreement
8691
 
 
 
 
 
 
SCHEDULES
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Schedule 1.1A - Revolving Commitment Amounts
 
 
 
Schedule 1.1C - Mortgaged Property
 
 
 
Schedule 1.1E - Generating Plants
 
 
 
Schedule 3.6 - Subsidiaries
 
 
 
Schedule 3.18(a) - UCC Filing Jurisdictions
 
 
 
Schedule 3.18(b) - Mortgage Filing Jurisdictions
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EXHIBITS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exhibit A-1 -
Form of Closing Certificate for the Borrower
 
 
 
Exhibit A-2 -
Form of Closing Certificate for Certain Guarantors
 
 
 
Exhibit B -
Form of Notice of Borrowing
 
 
 
Exhibit C -
Form of Assignment and Acceptance
 
 
 
Exhibit D -
Form of Letter of Credit Request
 
 
 
Exhibit E-1 -
Form of United States Tax Compliance Certificate (For Non-U.S. Lenders That Are Not Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)
 
 
 
Exhibit E-2 -
Form of United States Tax Compliance Certificate (For Non-U.S. Lenders That Are Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)
 
 

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Exhibit E-3 -
Form of United States Tax Compliance Certificate (For Non-U.S. Participants That Are Not Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)
 
 
 
Exhibit E-4 -
Form of United States Tax Compliance Certificate (For Non-U.S. Participants That Are Partnerships For U.S. Federal Income Tax Purposes)
 
 
 
Exhibit F -
Form of Notice of Continuation/Conversion
 
 
 
Exhibit G -
Form of Incremental Revolving Facility Amendment
 
 
 
Exhibit H -
[Reserved]
 
 
 
Exhibit I -
Form of Compliance Certificate
 
 


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THIS CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated as of December 10, 2010, among CALPINE CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation (the “Borrower”), GOLDMAN SACHS BANK USA (“GS Bank”), as administrative agent (in such capacitywith respect to any period prior to the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date (as defined below), THE BANK OF TOKYO-MITSUBISHI UFJ, LTD. (“Bank of Tokyo”), as successor administrative agent on and after the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date (each of the foregoing in such capacity during the applicable period and including any successors in such capacity, the “Administrative Agent”), GOLDMAN SACHS CREDIT PARTNERS L.P., as collateral agent (in such capacity (“GSCP”), as collateral agent with respect to any period prior to the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date (as defined in Amendment No. 3 (as defined below)), and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. (“Union Bank”), as successor collateral agent on and after the Collateral Agent Succession Effective Date (each of the foregoing in such capacity during the applicable period and including any successors in such capacity, the “Collateral Agent” and together with the Administrative Agent, the “Agents”), Citibank, N.A. (“Citi”), Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC (“CS Securities”), and Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. (“DBSI”), as co-documentation agents (collectively, the “Documentation Agents”), Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. (“MSSF”), as syndication agent (the Syndication Agent”), and each of the financial institutions from time to time party hereto (collectively, the “Lenders”).
W I T N E S S E T H:
WHEREAS, the Borrower entered into the Existing Credit Agreement (as defined below);
WHEREAS, the Borrower intends to replace the revolving loan commitments and all related outstanding revolving loans, swingline loans and letters of credit under the Existing Credit Agreement with the extensions of credit and commitments under this Agreement; and
WHEREAS, as a result of the replacement described in the preceding recital, this Agreement shall constitute a “Credit Agreement” for purposes of (and as defined in) the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement (as defined below), the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement (as defined below) and the other Security Documents (as defined below);
NOW, THEREFORE, the parties hereto hereby agree as follows:
SECTION 1
Definitions
1.1.    Defined Terms. As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings specified below:
2017 Notes”: the Borrower’s 7.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2017.
2017 Notes Issue Date”: October 21, 2009.
2019 Notes”: the Borrower’s 8% Senior Secured Notes due 2019.
2020 Notes”: the Borrower’s 7.875% Senior Secured Notes due 2020.
2021 Notes”: the Borrower’s 7.50% Senior Secured Notes due 2021.
2021 Notes Issue Date”: October 22, 2010.
Act of Required Debtholders”: the meaning provided in the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement (as in effect on the Closing Date).
Additional Lender”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.25(b)(ii).




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Administrative Agent”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
“Administrative Agent Succession Actions”: the execution and delivery of a successor agency agreement related to the Administrative Agent Succession (as defined in Amendment No. 3) by GS Bank, Bank of Tokyo and the Loan Parties party thereto on the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date, the execution and delivery of all further documents, certificates and instruments contemplated thereby or reasonably requested by GS Bank or Bank of Tokyo and the performance of all administrative or other actions reasonably necessary (as reasonably determined by GS Bank and Bank of Tokyo) for Bank of Tokyo to succeed GS Bank as “Administrative Agent” hereunder and under the other Loan Documents pursuant to Section 8.9 hereof.
“Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date”: the date on which Bank of Tokyo shall succeed GS Bank as “Administrative Agent” hereunder and under the other Loan Documents pursuant to Section 8.9 hereof, which date shall be the date on which the Administrative Agent Succession Actions are completed; provided that the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date shall occur not later than forty-five (45) days after the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date (or such longer period as GS Bank and Bank of Tokyo shall agree in their sole discretion).
Affiliate”: as to any Person, any other Person which, directly or indirectly, is in control of, is controlled by, or is under common control with, such Person. For purposes of this definition, “control” of a Person means the power, directly or indirectly, to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of such Person whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise.
Agents”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
Aggregate Revolving Outstandings”: at any time, the aggregate amount of the Revolving Extensions of Credit of the Lenders outstanding at such timethe Class A Revolving Outstandings and the Class B Revolving Outstandings.
Agreement”: this Credit Agreement, as the same may be amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.
Alternative Currency”: Canadian dollars.
“Amendment No. 3”: that certain Amendment No. 3 to Credit Agreement, dated as of February 8, 2016, among the Borrower, the other Loan Parties, the Administrative Agent, the Collateral Agent, the Lenders party thereto and the other parties party thereto.
Amendment No. 1 Effective Date”: means June 27, 2013.
Amendment No. 2 Effective Date”: means July 30, 2014.
“Amendment No. 3 Effective Date”: means February 8, 2016.
Applicable Margin”: with respect to Revolving Loans and Swingline Loans, (a) from the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date until one Business Day after the date of delivery of the Compliance Certificate and the financial statements for the period ending June 30, 2013, the applicable percentage per annum set forth below determined by reference to Pricing Level 1; and (b) thereafter, the applicable percentage per annum set forth below determined by reference to the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as set forth in the most recent Compliance Certificate delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 5.2(b)(ii)(x):
Pricing Level
Consolidated
Leverage Ratio
Applicable
Margin for
Eurodollar Loans
Applicable
Margin for Base Rate Loans
1
≥ 4.50:1.00
2.25%
1.25%
2
< 4.50:1.00
2.00%
1.00%

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No change in the Applicable Margin shall be effective until one Business Day after the date on which the applicable financial statements and a Compliance Certificate pursuant to Section 5.2(b)(ii)(x) calculating the Consolidated Leverage Ratio shall have been delivered to the Administrative Agent. At any time the Borrower has not submitted to the Administrative Agent the applicable information as and when required under Section 5.2(b)(ii)(x), the Applicable Margin shall be determined as if Pricing Level 1 shall have applied until one Business Day after the delivery of such information to the Administrative Agent. Promptly upon receipt of the applicable information under Section 5.2(b)(ii)(x), the Administrative Agent shall give each Lender telefacsimile or telephonic notice (confirmed in writing) of the Applicable Margin in effect from the date of delivery of such information by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent.
Applicable Revolving Commitment Fee Percentage”: with respect to the Applicable Revolving Commitment Fee Percentage, (a) from the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date until one Business Day after the date of delivery of the Compliance Certificate and the financial statements for the period ending June 30, 2013, the applicable percentage per annum set forth below determined by reference to Pricing Level 1; and (b) thereafter, the applicable percentage per annum set forth below determined by reference to the Consolidated Leverage Ratio as set forth in the most recent Compliance Certificate delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 5.2(b)(ii)(x):
Pricing Level
Consolidated
Leverage Ratio
Applicable Revolving
Commitment Fee
Percentage
1
≥ 4.50:1.00
0.50%
2
< 4.50:1.00 but
≥ 3.75:1.00
0.375%
3
< 3.75:1.00
0.25%

No change in the Applicable Revolving Commitment Fee Percentage shall be effective until one Business Day after the date on which the applicable financial statements and a Compliance Certificate pursuant to Section 5.2(b)(ii)(x) calculating the Consolidated Leverage Ratio shall have been delivered to the Administrative Agent. At any time the Borrower has not submitted to the Administrative Agent the applicable information as and when required under Section 5.2(b)(ii)(x), the Applicable Revolving Commitment Fee Percentage shall be determined as if Pricing Level 1 shall have applied until one Business Day after the delivery of such information to the Administrative Agent. Promptly upon receipt of the applicable information under Section 5.2(b)(ii)(x), the Administrative Agent shall give each Lender telefacsimile or telephonic notice (confirmed in writing) of the Applicable Revolving Commitment Fee Percentage in effect from the date of delivery of such information by the Borrower to the Administrative Agent.
Approved Electronic Communication”: any notice, demand, communication, information, document or other material that any Loan Party provides to the Administrative Agent pursuant to any Loan Document or the transactions contemplated therein which is distributed to the Agents or to the lenders by means of electronic communications pursuant to Section 9.2(b).
Approved Fund”: as defined in Section 9.6(b)(ii).
Assignee”: as defined in Section 9.6(b)(i).
Assignment and Acceptance”: in the case of assignments of Revolving Loans and Revolving Commitments, an assignment and acceptance entered into by a Lender and an Assignee and accepted by the Administrative Agent and each Fronting Bank to the extent required pursuant to Section 9.6, substantially in the form of Exhibit C hereto.

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Available Revolving Commitment”: as to any Lender at any time, an amount equal to the excess, if any, of (a) such Lender’s Revolving Commitment then in effect over (b) such Lender’s Revolving Extensions of Credit then outstanding; provided that in calculating any Lender’s Revolving Extensions of Credit for the purpose of determining such Lender’s Available Revolving Commitment pursuant to Section 2.22(a), the aggregate principal amount of Swingline Loans then outstanding shall be deemed to be zero (collectively, as to all Lenders, the “Available Revolving Commitments”).
“Bail-In Action”: the exercise of any Write-Down and Conversion Powers by the applicable EEA Resolution Authority in respect of any liability of an EEA Financial Institution.
“Bail-In Legislation”: with respect to any EEA Member Country implementing Article 55 of Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union, the implementing law for such EEA Member Country from time to time which is described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule.
“Bank of Tokyo”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
Bankrupt Subsidiary”: any Subsidiary of the Borrower that is a debtor under the Bankruptcy Code as of the Closing Date.
Bankruptcy Code”: The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978, as heretofore and hereafter amended, and codified as 11 U.S.C. §§ 101 et seq.
Base Rate”: for any day, the higher of (a) the Federal Funds Effective Rate plus ½ of 1% per annum or, (b) the Prime Rate and (c) the Eurodollar Rate on such day for an Interest Period of one (1) month plus 1.00% . Any change in the Base Rate due to a change in the Prime Rate or the Federal Funds Effective Rate shall be effective as of the opening of business on the effective day of such change in the Prime Rate or the Federal Funds Effective Rate, respectively.
Base Rate Loans”: Loans the rate of interest applicable to which is based upon the Base Rate.
Beneficial Owner”: has the meaning assigned to such term in Rule 13d-3 and Rule 13d-5 under the Exchange Act.
Benefited Lender”: the meaning set forth in Section 9.7(a).
Blue Spruce Refinancing Facility”: a credit facility with Blue Spruce Energy Center, LLC as borrower, in a maximum original principal amount not to exceed $100,000,000, entered into to (among other things) repay or redeem outstanding indebtedness of Blue Spruce Energy Center, LLC.
Board of Directors”:
(1)    with respect to a corporation, the board of directors of the corporation or any committee thereof duly authorized to act on behalf of such board;
(2)    with respect to a partnership, the board of directors of the general partner of the partnership;
(3)    with respect to a limited liability company, the managing member or members or any controlling committee of managing members thereof; and
(4)    with respect to any other Person, the board or committee of such Person serving a similar function.
Board of Governors”: the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States or any Governmental Authority which succeeds to the powers and functions thereof.


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Borrower”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
Borrowing”: the making of Loans by the Lenders on a single Borrowing Datea Class A Borrowing or a Class B Borrowing; provided that, for purposes of determining the minimum Borrowing amounts permitted hereunder, the Class A Borrowings and Class B Borrowings shall be aggregated together.
Borrowing Date”: any Business Day specified in a notice pursuant to Section 2.2 as a date on which the Borrower requests a Loan hereunder.
Business Day”: any day other than a Legal Holiday, provided that with respect to notices and determinations in connection with, and payments of principal and interest on, Eurodollar Loans, such day is also a day for trading by and between banks in Dollar deposits in the interbank eurodollar market.
CalGen Entities”: the meaning set forth in the definition of “CalGen Prepetition Secured Obligations.”
CalGen Makewhole Payment”: the aggregate amount, if any, of any actual or potential claims, premiums or penalties related to (i) any “makewhole”, repayment, prepayment or call provisions, (ii) any contract defaults or (iii) any contractual damages, in each case payable to the holders of the CalGen Prepetition Secured Obligations in connection with the repayment of the CalGen Prepetition Secured Obligations.
CalGen Prepetition Secured Obligations”: the obligations under the $680,000,000 Third Priority Secured Floating Rate Notes Due 2011 and the $150,000,000 11.5% Third Priority Secured Notes Due 2011, in each case issued by Calpine Generating Company, LLC (“CalGen”) and CalGen Finance Corporation (“CalGen Finance” and, together with CalGen, the “CalGen Entities”) pursuant to that certain third priority indenture, dated as of March 23, 2004, among CalGen, CalGen Finance and Wilmington Trust Company FSB, as third priority trustee.
Capital Lease Obligation”: at the time any determination is to be made, the amount of the liability in respect of a capital lease that would at that time be required to be capitalized on a balance sheet prepared in accordance with GAAP as in effect from time to time.
Capital Stock”:
(1)    in the case of a corporation, corporate stock;
(2)    in the case of an association or business entity, any and all shares, interests, participations, rights or other equivalents (however designated) of corporate stock;
(3)    in the case of a partnership or limited liability company, partnership interests (whether general or limited) or membership interests; and
(4)    any other interest or participation that confers on a Person the right to receive a share of the profits and losses of, or distributions of assets of, the issuing Person, but excluding from all of the foregoing any debt securities convertible into Capital Stock, whether or not such debt securities include any right of participation with Capital Stock.
Case”: any case pending under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.
Cash Collateral”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.3(a).
Cash Collateralize”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.3(a).
Cash Equivalents”:
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(2)    securities issued or directly and fully guaranteed or insured by the United States government or any agency or instrumentality of the United States government (provided that the full faith and credit of the United States is pledged in support of those securities) having maturities of not more than one year from the date of acquisition;
(3)    certificates of deposit and eurodollar time deposits with maturities of one year or less from the date of acquisition, bankers’ acceptances with maturities not exceeding one year and overnight bank deposits, in each case, with any Lender or with any domestic commercial bank having capital and surplus in excess of $500.0 million and a Thomson Bank Watch Rating of “B” or better;
(4)    repurchase obligations with a term of not more than seven days for underlying securities of the types described in clauses (2) and (3) above entered into with any financial institution meeting the qualifications specified in clause (3) above;
(5)    commercial paper having one of the two highest ratings obtainable from Moody’s or S&P and, in each case, maturing within one year after the date of acquisition; and
(6)    money market funds at least 95% of the assets of which constitute Cash Equivalents of the kinds described in clauses (1) through (5) of this definition.
Cash Management Obligations”: with respect to a Loan Party, any obligations of such Loan Party in respect of treasury management arrangements, depositary or other cash management services, including in connection with any automated clearing house transfer of funds or any similar transactions.
Change of Control”: the consummation of any transaction (including, without limitation, any merger or consolidation) the result of which is that any “person” (as that term is used in Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act, but excluding any employee benefit plan of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, and any person or entity acting in its capacity as trustee, agent or other fiduciary or administrator of any such plan) becomes the Beneficial Owner, directly or indirectly, of more than 50% of the Voting Stock of the Borrower, measured by voting power rather than number of shares.
Citi”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
“Class A Borrowing”: a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Class A Revolving Loans of the same Type and, in the case of Eurodollar Loans, having the same Interest Period, made by each of the Class A Lenders pursuant to Section 2.1(a).
“Class A Lender: at any time, any Lender that has a Class A Revolving Commitment at such time or, if the Class A Revolving Commitments have terminated, Class A Revolving Outstandings.
“Class A Original Termination Date”: June 27, 2018.
“Class A Revolving Commitment”: with respect to each Class A Lender, the obligation of such Class A Lender, if any, to make Class A Revolving Loans and participate in Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit in an aggregate principal and/or face amount not to exceed the amount set forth opposite its name on Schedule 1.1A hereto under the heading “Class A Revolving Commitment Amounts” or as may subsequently be set forth in the Register from time to time, as the same may be (x) reduced from time to time pursuant to Sections 2.12 and 2.14 or (y) increased from time to time pursuant to Section 2.25. The aggregate Class A Revolving Commitments of all Class A Lenders shall be $158,300,000 on the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
“Class A Revolving Commitment Period”: the period from and including the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date to but not including the Class A Original Termination Date (or, if earlier, the Termination Date of the Class A Revolving Commitments).

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“Class A Revolving Facility”: at any time, the aggregate amount of the Class A Lenders’ Class A Revolving Commitments at such time and the Extensions of Credit (including, without limitation, Class A Revolving Loans) made thereunder.
“Class A Revolving Loans”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.1(a).
“Class A Revolving Outstandings”: as to any Class A Lender at any time, an amount equal to the sum of (a) the aggregate principal amount of all Class A Revolving Loans held by such Class A Lender then outstanding, (b) such Class A Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the Letter of Credit Outstandings then outstanding and (c) such Class A Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the aggregate principal amount of Swingline Loans then outstanding.
“Class B Borrowing”: a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Class B Revolving Loans of the same Type and, in the case of Eurodollar Loans, having the same Interest Period, made by each of the Class B Lenders pursuant to Section 2.1(b).
“Class B Lender”: at any time, any Lender that has a Class B Revolving Commitment at such time or, if the Class B Revolving Commitments have terminated, Class B Revolving Outstandings; provided that, as of the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, no Lender can be both a Class B Lender and a Class A Lender.
“Class B Original Termination Date”: June 27, 2020.
“Class B Revolving Commitment”: with respect to each Class B Lender, the obligation of such Class B Lender, if any, to make Class B Revolving Loans and participate in Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit in an aggregate principal and/or face amount not to exceed the amount set forth opposite its name on Schedule 1.1A hereto under the heading “Class B Revolving Commitment Amounts” or as may subsequently be set forth in the Register from time to time, as the same may be (x) reduced from time to time pursuant to Sections 2.12 and 2.14 or (y) increased from time to time pursuant to Section 2.25. The aggregate Class B Revolving Commitments of all Class B Lenders shall be $1,520,000,000 on the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
“Class B Revolving Commitment Period”: the period from and including the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date to but not including the Class B Original Termination Date (or, if earlier, the Termination Date of the Class B Revolving Commitments).
“Class B Revolving Facility”: at any time, the aggregate amount of the Class B Lenders’ Class B Revolving Commitments at such time and the Extensions of Credit (including, without limitation, Class B Revolving Loans) made thereunder.
“Class B Revolving Loans”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.1(b).
“Class B Revolving Outstandings”: as to any Class B Lender at any time, an amount equal to the sum of (a) the aggregate principal amount of all Class B Revolving Loans held by such Class B Lender then outstanding, (b) such Class B Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the Letter of Credit Outstandings then outstanding and (c) such Class B Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the aggregate principal amount of Swingline Loans then outstanding.
Closing Date”: the date on which the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.1 shall have been satisfied or waived, which date is December 10, 2010.
CNTA Guarantor Release Condition”: the meaning set forth in Section 9.14(c).
CNTA Ratio”: as of any date of determination, (a) the Consolidated Net Tangible Assets of the Loan Parties as of the end of the most recent fiscal quarter for which an internal consolidated balance sheet of the

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Borrower and its Subsidiaries is available, divided by (b) the aggregate amount of First Lien Debt of the Loan Parties (as calculated under Section 6.1(b) hereof) outstanding on such date.
Code”: the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time.
Collateral”: in the case of each Series of Secured Debt, all properties and assets of the Loan Parties now owned or hereafter acquired in which Liens have been granted to the Collateral Agent to secure the Secured Obligations in respect of such Series of Secured Debt.
Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement”: that certain Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement, dated as of January 31, 2008 (as amended, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time in compliance with the terms thereof), by and among the Borrower, the Guarantors from time to time party thereto, the secured debt representatives from time to time party thereto and the Collateral Agent.
Collateral Agent”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
Commitment Fee”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.22(a).
Commitment Letter”: the commitment letter, dated October 28, 2010, by and among the Borrower and the Commitment Parties.
Commitment Parties”: collectively, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, Barclays Bank PLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse AG, Cayman Islands Branch, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc., Morgan Stanley Bank, N.A., Royal Bank of Canada, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc, UBS Loan Finance LLC, Bank of America, N.A., ING Capital LLC and Union Bank, N.A.
Commodity Hedge Agreements”: any agreement providing for swaps (including, without limitation, heat rate swaps), caps, collars, puts, calls, floors, futures, options, spots, forwards, power purchase, tolling or sale agreements, fuel purchase or sale agreements, emissions credit purchase or sales agreements, power transmission agreements, fuel transportation agreements, fuel storage agreements, netting agreements, or commercial or trading agreements, each with respect to, or involving the purchase, transmission, distribution, sale, lease or hedge of, any energy, generation capacity or fuel, or any other energy related commodity or service, price or price indices for any such commodities or services or any other similar derivative agreements, and any other similar agreements, entered into in the ordinary course of business in order to manage fluctuations in the price or availability of any commodity.
Commonly Controlled Entity”: an entity, whether or not incorporated, that is under common control with the Borrower within the meaning of Section 4001 of ERISA or is part of a controlled group that includes the Borrower and that is treated as a single employer under Section 414 of the Code.
Compliance Certificate”: a certificate duly executed by a Responsible Officer substantially in the form of Exhibit I hereto.
Consolidated EBITDA”: for any period, Consolidated Net Income for such period plus, without duplication and only to the extent deducted in determining Consolidated Net Income for such period, the sum of (a) income tax expense, (b) interest expense (inclusive of letter of credit fees, commitment fees and similar items included in determining Consolidated Interest Expense and amortization of deferred financing fees and original issue discount), (c) depreciation and amortization expense, (d) amortization of intangibles and organization costs, (e) any extraordinary or non-recurring non-cash expenses or losses, whether or not otherwise includable as a separate item in the statement of such Consolidated Net Income for such period, (f) non-cash losses on sales or impairments of assets, (g) unrealized losses and any non-cash realized losses recognized in accordance with ASC 815 “Derivatives and Hedging” and ASC 718 “Stock Based Compensation”, (h) non-cash charges attributable to ASC 480 “Distinguishing Liabilities From Equity”, (i) operating lease expense, (j) distributions received from unconsolidated investments (k) non-cash losses attributable to translations of foreign currency transactions, (l) Restructuring Costs, (m) major maintenance expense as reflected in Consolidated Net Income, (n) any fees and expenses in connection with each

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Extension not to exceed $20,000,000 in any twelve month period, (o) acquisition-related costs in a business combination and (p) any non-cash losses or charges recorded on the repurchase or extinguishment of debt, and minus, without duplication and only to the extent included in the determination of such Consolidated Net Income for such period, the sum of (i) interest income, (ii) any extraordinary or non-recurring income or gains (including, whether or not otherwise includable as a separate item in the statement of such Consolidated Net Income for such period, gains on the sales of assets), (iii) income tax credits (to the extent not netted from income tax expense), (iv) any non-cash gain recorded on the repurchase or extinguishment of debt , (v) any other non-cash non-operating income, (vi) non-cash gains attributable to translations of foreign currency transactions, (vii) unrealized gains and any non-cash realized gains recognized in accordance with ASC 815 “Derivatives and Hedging” and ASC 718 “Stock Based Compensation”, (viii) non-cash gains attributable to ASC 480 “Distinguishing Liabilities From Equity”, and (ix) Consolidated EBITDA from the Borrower’s and its Subsidiaries’ discontinued operations (but only for those operations which are not classified as such under GAAP solely upon the determination or announcement of the sale of such operations)(it being understood that if such Consolidated EBITDA is negative, such amount shall be added back to Consolidated Net Income for such period). For the purposes of calculating Consolidated EBITDA for any period of four consecutive fiscal quarters (each, a “Reference Period”) pursuant to any determination of the Consolidated Leverage Ratio, (i) if at any time during such Reference Period the Borrower or any Subsidiary shall have made any Material Disposition, the Consolidated EBITDA for such Reference Period shall be reduced by an amount equal to the Consolidated EBITDA (if positive) attributable to the property that is the subject of such Material Disposition for such Reference Period or increased by an amount equal to the Consolidated EBITDA (if negative) attributable thereto for such Reference Period and (ii) if during such Reference Period the Borrower or any Subsidiary shall have made a Material Acquisition, Consolidated EBITDA for such Reference Period shall be calculated after giving pro forma effect thereto as if such Material Acquisition occurred on the first day of such Reference Period, and (iii) any pro forma calculation contemplated by clause (i) or (ii) of this sentence shall also give pro forma effect to any related cost savings to the extent such cost savings would be permitted or required to be reflected in pro forma financial information by Regulation S-X under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, together with those cost savings that are certified by a Financial Officer of the Borrower as having been realized or for which the necessary steps for realization have been taken or are reasonably expected to be taken within 12 months following such calculation. As used in this definition, “Material Acquisition” means any acquisition of property or series of related acquisitions of property that (a) constitutes assets comprising all or substantially all of an operating unit of a business or constitutes all or substantially all of the common stock of a Person and (b) involves the payment of consideration by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in excess of amounts deemed significant according to Regulation S-X, Section 3-05(b); and “Material Disposition” means any Disposition of property or series of related Dispositions of property that yields gross proceeds to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in excess of amounts deemed significant according to Regulation S-X, Section 3-05(b).
Consolidated Interest Coverage Ratio”: for any period, the ratio of (a) Consolidated EBITDA for such period to (b) Consolidated Interest Expense for such period.
Consolidated Interest Expense”: for any period, total cash interest expense (including that attributable to Capital Lease Obligations) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP (excluding any Excluded Subsidiary for which the respective Project or Projects have not been in full operation for at least one full year) for such period with respect to all outstanding Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (excluding any Excluded Subsidiary for which the respective Project or Projects have not been in full operation for at least one full year), operating lease expense of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (excluding any Excluded Subsidiary for which the respective Project or Projects have not been in full operation for at least one full year), and dividends paid in cash in respect of preferred Capital Stock of the Borrower (including all commissions, discounts and other fees and charges owed with respect to letters of credit and bankers’ acceptance financing and net costs under Swap Agreements in respect of interest rates to the extent such net costs are allocable to such period in accordance with GAAP but excluding any termination costs associated with interest rate Swap Agreements), net of interest income during such period, in each case determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP (it being understood that Consolidated Interest Expense shall not include interest expense with respect to the promissory note transferred pursuant to the purchase agreement described in the definition of Existing Gilroy Indebtedness).
Consolidated Leverage Ratio”: as at any day, the ratio of (a) Consolidated Total Net Debt on such day to (b) Consolidated EBITDA for the four consecutive fiscal quarter period ending on (or, if such day is not the last day of a fiscal quarter, most recently prior to and for which the calculation for such period is available) such day.

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Consolidated Net Income”: for any period, the consolidated net income (or loss) of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (less the net income of any Excluded Subsidiary for which the respective Project or Projects have not been in full operation for at least one full year), determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP, plus, without duplication, the amount of any interest payments, dividends or other distributions made by any Excluded Subsidiary (to the extent the Consolidated Net Income of such Excluded Subsidiary or Excluded Subsidiaries was otherwise excluded from Consolidated Net Income in such period in accordance with the first parenthetical above) to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries; provided that there shall be excluded the income (or deficit) of any Person accrued prior to the date it becomes a Subsidiary of the Borrower or is merged into or consolidated with the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries.
Consolidated Net Tangible Assets”: as of any date of determination, the sum of (a)(i) the total assets of the Loan Parties as of the end of the most recent fiscal quarter for which an internal consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries is available, minus (ii) all current derivative assets and long term derivative assets of the Loan Parties reflected on such balance sheet, minus (iii) total goodwill and other intangible assets of the Loan Parties reflected on such balance sheet, plus (b) the total amount of Available Revolving Commitments on such date, plus (c) the book value, as determined by the Borrower’s chief financial officer in good faith, of any assets (other than goodwill and other intangible assets and current derivative assets and long term derivative assets) acquired by the Loan Parties since the end of such fiscal quarter that, as of such date, are held by the Loan Parties, minus (d) all current liabilities (other than any such liabilities that (i) would be included in the aggregate amount First Lien Debt outstanding as of such date of determination pursuant to Section 6.1(b) or (ii) constitute current derivative liabilities) of the Loan Parties reflected on such balance sheet, in each case, calculated on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP as in effect on the 2017 Notes Issue Date.
Consolidated Total Net Debt”: at any date, the aggregate principal amount of all Indebtedness of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries (to the extent required to be reflected as a liability on the consolidated balance sheet of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP) at such date (excluding, however, any (w) Limited Recourse Debt of any Designated Project Subsidiary for which the respective Project has not been in full operation for at least one full year that would otherwise be included, (x) liabilities under or in respect of Swap Agreements or Guarantee Obligations in respect of Swap Agreements that would otherwise be included, (y) outstanding but undrawn amounts in respect of letters of credit and similar facilities or liabilities and (z) the Existing Gilroy Indebtedness that would otherwise be included), determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP, less the aggregate amount of all cash and Cash Equivalents (whether or not restricted) held by the Borrower and its Subsidiaries at such date.
Contractual Obligation”: as to any Person, any provision of any security issued by such Person or of any agreement, instrument or other undertaking to which such Person is a party or by which it or any of its property is bound.
Credit Agreement”: (a) the Existing Credit Agreement, (b) this Agreement and (c) any other credit agreement, loan agreement, note agreement, promissory note, indenture or other agreement or instrument evidencing or governing the terms of any indebtedness or other financial accommodation that has been incurred to extend, increase, renew, refund, replace (whether upon or after termination or otherwise) or refinance (including by means of sales of debt securities to institutional investors) in whole or in part from time to time the indebtedness and other obligations outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement, this Agreement or any other agreement or instrument referred to in this clause (c); provided that any agreement or instrument described above in clause (c) shall only constitute the “Credit Agreement” (or a portion thereof) if the respective agreement or instrument provides that such agreement or instrument (or indebtedness thereunder) shall constitute “First Lien Debt” for purposes of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement (and so long as same satisfies the requirements of clause (2) of the definition of First Lien Debt) and the respective First Lien Representative shall have notified the Collateral Agent that such agreement or instrument shall constitute the Credit Agreement (or a portion thereof) and shall have executed and delivered to the Collateral Agent a joinder to the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement and the other actions specified in the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement shall have been taken with respect to the relevant Series of Secured Debt being issued or incurred. Any reference to the Credit Agreement hereunder shall be deemed a reference to any Credit Agreement then extant.

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Credit Facility Obligations”: all “Obligations” hereunder and all “Obligations” (or any other defined term having a similar purpose) as defined in any other Credit Agreement.
CS Securities”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
DBSI”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
Debtor Relief Law”: 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 United States or other applicable jurisdictions from time to time in effect and affecting the rights of creditors generally.
Default”: any of the events specified in Section 7, whether or not any requirement for the giving of notice, the expiration of applicable cure or grace periods, or both, has been satisfied.
Defaulting Lender”: any Lender whose acts or failure to act, whether directly or indirectly, cause it to meet any part of the definition of “Lender Default.”
Designated Project Subsidiary”: (a) any Project Subsidiary formed by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries after January 31, 2008, (b) Otay Mesa Energy Center, LLC, Calpine Greenfield (Holdings) Corporation and Calpine Russell City, LLC and (c) any other Subsidiary that was a Guarantor but has been subsequently designated by a Responsible Officer (pursuant to written notice to the Collateral Agent) not to be a Guarantor, but only if such Subsidiary does not provide a (or may be released from its) Guarantee with respect to this Agreement and does not provide a (or will be released from its) Guarantee of any other First Lien Debt.
Disposition”: with respect to any property, any sale, lease, sale and leaseback, assignment, conveyance, transfer or other disposition thereof. The terms “Dispose” and “Disposed” shall have correlative meanings.
Disqualified Capital Stock”: any Capital Stock that, by its terms (or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible, or for which it is exchangeable, in each case at the option of the holder of the Capital Stock), or upon the happening of any event, matures or is mandatorily redeemable, pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise, or redeemable at the option of the holder of the Capital Stock, in whole or in part, on or prior to the date that is 91 days after the latest applicable Termination Date in effect at the time of the issuance of such Capital Stock (other than pursuant to a change of control provision substantially similar to that described either under Section 4.11 of the indenture governing the 2021 Notes).
Documentation Agents”: as defined in the preamble.
Dollar Amount”: at any time (a) as to any amount in Dollars, such amount and (b) as to any amount in an Alternative Currency, the then Dollar Equivalent thereof.
Dollar Equivalent”: with respect to any amount of an Alternative Currency on any date, the equivalent amount in Dollars of such amount of Alternative Currency as determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with Section 1.4 using the applicable Exchange Rate.
Dollars” and “$”: dollars in lawful currency of the United States.
Domestic Subsidiary”: any Subsidiary of the Borrower that was formed under the laws of the United States or any state of the United States or the District of Columbia or that guarantees, or pledges any property or assets to secure, any other First Lien Obligations.
DPME Entities”: means Deer Park Energy Center LLC and Metcalf Energy Center, LLC.
“EEA Financial Institution”: (a) any credit institution or investment firm established in any EEA Member Country which is subject to the supervision of an EEA Resolution Authority, (b) any entity established in an EEA

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Member Country which is a parent of an institution described in clause (a) of this definition, or (c) any financial institution established in an EEA Member Country which is a subsidiary of an institution described in clauses (a) or (b) of this definition and is subject to consolidated supervision with its parent.
“EEA Member Country”: any of the member states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
“EEA Resolution Authority”: any public administrative authority or any person entrusted with public administrative authority of any EEA Member Country (including any delegee) having responsibility for the resolution of any EEA Financial Institution.
Eligible Commodity Hedge Agreement”: (i) any agreement in effect on the 2017 Notes Issue Date that constituted (immediately prior to the 2017 Notes Issue Date) an “Eligible Commodity Hedge Agreement” as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement as in effect immediately prior to the Closing Date, and (ii) any Commodity Hedge Agreement entered into (or amended) by any Loan Party with a counterparty from time to time in the ordinary course of business, consistent with Prudent Industry Practice and not for speculative purposes, it being understood that whether a Commodity Hedging Agreement satisfies the criteria in this clause (ii) shall be determined at the time such agreement is entered into and/or amended. For the avoidance of doubt, the following transactions shall always be considered speculative and not be included in clause (ii) hereof: (i) any fixed price purchase of fuel that does not have an associated fixed price electricity sale; (ii) any fixed price sale of electricity that does not have an associated fixed price fuel purchase or is not used to hedge the heat rate differential between the Projects and the market or used to hedge any geothermal or storage Project; and (iii) any fixed price sale of fuel, other than forward sales of fuel to hedge the heat rate differential between the Borrower’s (and its Subsidiaries’) Projects and the market or used to hedge any geothermal or storage Project.
Eligible Commodity Hedge Financing”: any letter of credit and/or revolving loan facility (including a commodity collateral revolving loan facility) that is entered into by a Loan Party so long as (a) such letters of credit or the proceeds of such facility are applied solely to collateralize obligations of the Loan Parties to the counterparties under the Eligible Commodity Hedge Agreements to the extent that such counterparties are not otherwise secured by the Collateral and (b) the obligations of the Loan Parties under such facility are secured by the Collateral pursuant to clause (1) of the definition of Permitted Liens on a pari passu basis with obligations under the Eligible Commodity Hedge Agreements and are not secured by any other assets of the Loan Parties.
Eligible Facility”: a gas-fired electric generation facility with a nominal capacity of 1,000 MW or less.
Environmental Laws”: any and all applicable foreign, Federal, state, local or municipal laws, rules, orders, regulations, statutes, ordinances, codes, decrees, legally binding requirements of any Governmental Authority or other Requirements of Law (including common law) regulating, relating to or imposing liability or standards of conduct concerning protection of the environment or of human health (to the extent related to exposure to Materials of Environmental Concern), as now or may at any time hereafter be in effect.
Equity Interests”: Capital Stock and all warrants, options or other rights to acquire Capital Stock (but excluding any debt security that is convertible into, or exchangeable for, Capital Stock).
ERISA”: the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time, and the regulations promulgated and rulings issued thereunder.
ERISA Reorganization”: with respect to any Multiemployer Plan, the condition that such plan is in reorganization within the meaning of Section 4241 of ERISA.
“EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule”: the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule published by the Loan Market Association (or any successor person), as in effect from time to time.
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(including basic, supplemental, marginal and emergency reserves) under any regulations of the Board of Governors or other Governmental Authority having jurisdiction with respect thereto dealing with reserve requirements prescribed for eurocurrency funding (currently referred to as “Eurocurrency Liabilities” in Regulation D of the Board of Governors) maintained by a member bank of the Federal Reserve System.
Eurodollar Base Rate”: with respect to each day during each Interest Period pertaining to a Eurodollar Loan, the rate per annum determined by the Administrative Agent at approximately 11:00 a.m. (London time) on the date that is two Business Days prior to the beginning of the relevant Interest Period by reference to the British Bankers’ Association Interest Settlement RatesLondon Interbank Offered Rate (or the successor thereto if such London Interbank Offered Rate is no longer available) for deposits in Dollars (as set forth by the Bloomberg Information Service or any successor thereto or any other service displaying such rates selected by the Administrative Agent which has been nominated by the British Bankers’ Association as an authorized information vendor for the purpose of displaying such rates) for a period equal to such Interest Period; provided that, to the extent that an interest rate is not ascertainable pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this definition, the “Eurodollar Base Rate” shall be the interest rate per annum determined by the Administrative Agent to be the average of the rates per annum at which deposits in Dollars are offered for such relevant Interest Period to major banks in the London interbank market in London, England by the Administrative Agent at approximately 11:00 a.m. (London time) on the date that is two Business Days prior to the beginning of such Interest Period.
Eurodollar Loans”: Loans the rate of interest applicable to which is based upon the Eurodollar Rate.
Eurodollar Rate”: with respect to each day during each Interest Period pertaining to a Eurodollar Loan, a rate per annum determined for such day in accordance with the following formula (rounded upward to the nearest 1/100th of 1%):
Eurodollar Base Rate
1.00 - Eurocurrency Reserve
Requirements

; provided that if the Eurodollar Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed zero for purposes of this Agreement.
Event of Default”: any of the events specified in Section 7, provided that any requirement for the giving of notice, the lapse of time, or both, has been satisfied.
Exchange Act”: the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or any successor statute or statutes thereto.
Exchange Rate”: on any day, with respect to any Alternative Currency, the rate at which such currency may be exchanged into Dollars, as set forth at approximately 11:00 A.M., New York time, on such date on the Bloomberg Cross Currency Key Page (page WMCO <GO>) for such Alternative Currency. In the event that such rate does not appear on any Bloomberg Cross Currency Key Page (page WMCO <GO>), the Exchange Rate shall be determined by reference to such other publicly available service for displaying exchange rates as may be selected by the Administrative Agent, or, in the event no such service is selected, such Exchange Rate shall instead be the arithmetic average of the spot rates of exchange of the Administrative Agent in the market where its foreign currency exchange operations in respect of such Alternative Currency are then being conducted, at or about 10:00 A.M., local time, on such date for the purchase of the relevant currency for delivery two Business Days later; provided that if at the time of any such determination, for any reason, no such spot rate is being quoted, the Administrative Agent, after consultation with the Borrower, may use any reasonable method it deems appropriate to determine such rate, and such determination shall be presumed correct absent manifest error; provided, further, that in the event of a drawing on any Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency that is reimbursed on the day of such drawing or on the next following Business Day, the rate used to determine the amount of Dollars required to reimburse the applicable Fronting Bank the Dollar Equivalent of the amount drawn shall be determined by such Fronting Bank and notified to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower using the procedures then employed in the ordinary course by the applicable office of such Fronting

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Bank in determining the applicable rate at which such Alternative Currency may be exchanged into Dollars (such determination to be presumed correct absent manifest error).
Excluded Subsidiary”: (a) any Foreign Subsidiary, (b) any Bankrupt Subsidiary for so long as such Bankrupt Subsidiary is a debtor under the Bankruptcy Code, (c) any Designated Project Subsidiary, (d) any Subsidiary of the Borrower that is (A) a Domestic Subsidiary of the Borrower substantially all of the assets of which consist of the Capital Stock of one or more Foreign Subsidiaries or (B) a Domestic Subsidiary of the Borrower substantially all of the assets of which consist of the Capital Stock of one or more Subsidiaries described in clause (A) hereof (whether such ownership is directly held or through another one or more such Subsidiaries), (e) any Subsidiary of the Borrower (other than a Material Subsidiary) and any Material Project Subsidiary that is not a Guarantor as of the Closing Date or is thereafter designated by a Responsible Officer (pursuant to written notice to the Collateral Agent) not to be a Guarantor, but only if such Subsidiary does not provide a (or may be released from its) Guarantee with respect to this Agreement and does not provide a (or will be released from its) Guarantee of any other First Lien Debt, (f) any Subsidiaries of Calpine Energy Services Holdings, Inc. that were not guarantors of the Existing Credit Agreement on the 2017 Notes Issue Date, (g) any Subsidiary which the Borrower requests to be an Excluded Subsidiary which is reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent or is approved by an Act of Required Debtholders or the Required Lenders, (h) any Material Subsidiary that is not a Guarantor as of the 2021 Notes Issue Date or is thereafter designated by a Responsible Officer (pursuant to written notice to the Collateral Agent) not to be a Guarantor, but only if such Subsidiary is not otherwise required to provide a (or may be released from its) Guarantee with respect to this Agreement and does not provide a (or will be released from its) Guarantee of any other First Lien Debt and (i) any other Subsidiary existing as of the Closing Date that is not a Guarantor on such date so long as such Subsidiary is not a Guarantor of any other First Lien Debt. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any Excluded Subsidiary may be designated by the Borrower as a Guarantor pursuant to Section 5.9(c) hereof, in which case upon complying with the provisions set forth in Section 5.9(c), such Excluded Subsidiary shall cease to be an Excluded Subsidiary for the purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents until such time, if any, as it becomes an Excluded Subsidiary thereafter in accordance with the terms hereof.
Excluded Taxes”: those Taxes referenced in Section 2.19(a)(i) through 2.19(a)(v).
Existing Administrative Agent”: Goldman Sachs Credit Partners L.P.
Existing Credit Agreement”: that certain Credit Agreement, dated as of January 31, 2008 among the Borrower, Goldman Sachs Credit Partners L.P., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc., as co-documentation agents and as co-syndication agents, General Electric Capital Corporation, as sub-agent for the lenders thereunder, Goldman Sachs Credit Partners L.P., as administrative agent and as collateral agent and each of the financial institutions from time to time party thereto, as amended, amended and restated, modified or supplemented from time to time.
Existing Credit Agreement Amendment”: Third Amendment to the Existing Credit Agreement, executed and delivered by the Borrower, the Existing Administrative Agent and General Electric Capital Corporation, as sub-agent (with the consent of the required lenders under the Existing Credit Agreement).
Existing Gilroy Indebtedness”: obligations of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries under the purchase agreement dated as of October 30, 2003, as amended, by and among the Borrower, Calpine Gilroy Cogen, L.P., BNY Asset Solutions LLC and the buyers party thereto, and their related guaranty, which obligations shall not exceed $101 million.
Extended Revolving Commitment”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.27(a).
Extending Revolving Lender”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.27(a).
Extension”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.27(a).
Extension Offer”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.27(a).

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Extensions of Credit”: collectively, Loans and/or Letters of Credit hereunder; individually, as to any Loan or any Letter of Credit, an “Extension of Credit.”
Fair Market Value”: the value that would be paid by a willing buyer to an unaffiliated willing seller in a transaction not involving distress or necessity of either party, determined in good faith by the chief financial officer of the Borrower (unless otherwise provided in this Agreement).
FATCA”: Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code as in effect on the date hereof (and any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable) and any regulations thereunder or published administrative guidance implementing such Sections.
Federal Funds Effective Rate”: for any day, the weighted average of the rates on overnight federal funds transactions with members of the Federal Reserve System arranged by federal funds brokers, as published on the next succeeding Business Day by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or, if such rate is not so published for any day that is a Business Day, the average of the quotations for the day of such transactions received by GSCP from three federal funds brokers of nationally recognized standing selected by it.
Fee Payment Date”: (a) the last Business Day of each March, June, September and December and (b) the last day of the; (b) in the case of the Class A Revolving Commitments only, the last day of the Class A Revolving Commitment Period; (c) in the case of the Class B Revolving Commitments only, the last day of the Class B Revolving Commitment Period; and (d) in the case of any Extended Revolving Commitments, the last day of the applicable Revolving Commitment Period.
Fees”: collectively, the Commitment Fees, Letter of Credit Fees, the fees payable to the Commitment Parties, as applicable and separately agreed by the Borrower, the fees referred to in Section 2.22, 2.23 or 9.5 and any other fees payable by any Loan Party pursuant to this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
Fifth Amendment to Mortgage” each of those certain fifth amendment to mortgage or deed of trust, dated as of December 10, 2010 made by any Loan Party in favor of, or for the benefit of, the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties and relating to the respective Mortgaged Properties.
Financial Officer”: the Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller or Treasurer of the Borrower.
First Lien”: a Lien granted by a Security Document to the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the holders of First Lien Debt, at any time, upon any property of any Loan Party to secure First Lien Obligations.
First Lien Debt”:
(1)    all Credit Facility Obligations; and
(2)    to the extent issued or outstanding, (A) the 2017 Notes, the 2019 Notes, the 2020 Notes and the 2021 Notes, (B) Specified Cash Management Obligations and Specified Swap Obligations and (C) any other Indebtedness (including (x) obligations under Eligible Commodity Hedge Agreements not included pursuant to clause (B) of this paragraph, (y) obligations under Eligible Commodity Hedge Financings and (z) permitted refinancings of First Lien Debt including any Credit Agreement as defined in clause (c) of the definition thereof, that, in the case of this clause (C), are secured equally and ratably with the Credit Facility Obligations by a First Lien that was expressly permitted to be incurred and so secured under each then outstanding Credit Agreement; provided that the foregoing provisions of preceding clause (B) shall not be construed to permit general basket Indebtedness or Lien baskets to be used to provide equal and ratable security as First Lien Debt in each case unless the respective provisions in each then outstanding Credit Agreement (if any) expressly provide that equal and ratable liens on the Collateral with the Credit Facility Obligations shall be permitted; and provided further that in the case of any Indebtedness or other obligations referred to in this clause (2):

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(a)    on or before the date on which such Indebtedness is (or other obligations are) incurred by any Loan Party (or on or about the date of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement in respect of any such Indebtedness that is (or any such other obligations that were) incurred prior to the date of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement and constitute(s) Secured Debt), such Indebtedness is (or other obligations are) designated by the Borrower, in a certificate of a Responsible Officer delivered to the Collateral Agent, as “First Lien Debt” for the purposes of the Secured Debt Documents; provided that no obligation or Indebtedness may be designated as both Second Lien Debt and First Lien Debt;
(b)    such Indebtedness is (or other obligations are) evidenced or governed by an indenture, credit agreement, loan agreement, note agreement, promissory note, Hedge Agreement or other agreement or instrument that includes a Lien Sharing and Priority Confirmation, or such Indebtedness is (or other obligations are) subject to a Lien Sharing and Priority Confirmation; and
(c)    is designated as First Lien Debt in accordance with the requirements of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement.
In addition to the foregoing, all obligations owing to the Collateral Agent in its capacity as such, whether pursuant to the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement or one or more of the Security Documents, First Lien Documents or Second Lien Documents, shall in each case be deemed to constitute First Lien Debt (although there shall be no separate Series of First Lien Debt as a result thereof) and First Lien Obligations (with the obligations described in this sentence being herein called “Collateral Agent Obligations”), which Collateral Agent Obligations shall be entitled to the priority provided in clause FIRST of Section 3.4 of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement.
First Lien Documents”: this Agreement, the Existing Credit Agreement, the indenture governing the 2017 Notes, the indenture governing the 2019 Notes, the indenture governing the 2020 Notes, the indenture governing the 2021 Notes, each agreement or instrument relating to any Specified Cash Management and Swap Obligations and each other agreement or instrument governing, or relating to, any First Lien Debt and the First Lien Security Documents.
First Lien Eligible Commodity Hedge Financing Agreements”: any Eligible Commodity Hedge Financing (and agreements and instruments governing or relating thereto) which has become First Lien Debt in accordance with clause (2) of the definition of “First Lien Debt” contained herein.
First Lien Eligible Commodity Hedge Financing Obligations”: all obligations under First Lien Eligible Commodity Hedge Financing Agreements.
First Lien Hedging Obligations”: all Specified Swap Obligations and all other obligations under any Commodity Hedge Agreement, Eligible Commodity Hedge Agreement or Swap Agreement which, in any case, constitutes First Lien Debt in accordance with clause (2) of the definition of “First Lien Debt” contained herein.
First Lien Obligations”: any principal (including reimbursement obligations with respect to letters of credit whether or not drawn), interest (including all interest accrued thereon after the commencement of any Insolvency or Liquidation Proceeding at the rate, including any applicable post-default rate, specified in the First Lien Documents, even if such interest is not enforceable, allowable or allowed as a claim in such proceeding), premium (if any), fees, indemnifications, reimbursements, expenses, damages and other liabilities payable under the First Lien Documents, including, without limitation, all outstanding Credit Facility Obligations, Guaranty Reimbursement Obligations, Specified Cash Management Obligations, First Lien Hedging Obligations, First Lien Eligible Commodity Hedge Financing Obligations and such obligations in respect of any other series of First Lien Debt issued or outstanding after the date of this Agreement. As provided in the last sentence of the definition of “First Lien Debt,” all Collateral Agent Obligations shall constitute First Lien Obligations.

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First Lien Representative”: (1) in the case of this Agreement, the Administrative Agent or (2) in the case of any other Series of First Lien Debt, the respective creditor or any trustee, agent or representative thereof designated in the respective Series of First Lien Debt.
First Lien Security Documents”: the Security Documents (other than any Security Documents that do not secure the First Lien Obligations).
Foreign Subsidiary”: any Subsidiary of the Borrower organized under the laws of any jurisdiction outside the United States.
Fronting Bank”: Royal Bank of Canada, BNP Paribas, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, Union Bank, N.A., Royal Bank of Canada (provided that Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch shall cease to be a Fronting Bank on June 27, 2018), or any other Lender reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower, or any of their respective affiliates, in their respective capacity as issuers of the Letters of Credit; provided that, if any Extension or Extensions of Revolving Commitments is or are effected in accordance with Section 2.27, then on the day five (5) Business Days prior to the occurrence of the Original Termination Date of the tranche of Revolving Commitments so extended and on each later date which is or was at any time five (5) Business Days prior to a Termination Date with respect to such tranche of Revolving Commitments (each of thesuch Original Termination Date and any such later Termination Date, a “Fronting/Swingline Termination Date”), each Fronting Bank at such time shall have the right to resign as a Fronting Bank on, or on any date within 20 Business Days after, the respective Fronting/Swingline Termination Date, in each case upon not less than ten (10) days’ prior written notice thereof to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent and, in the event of any such resignation and upon the effectiveness thereof, the respective entity so resigning shall retain all of its rights hereunder and under the other Loan Documents as a Fronting Bank with respect to all Letters of Credit theretofore issued by it (which Letters of Credit shall remain outstanding in accordance with the terms hereof until their respective expirations) but shall not be required to issue any further Letters of Credit hereunder. If at any time and for any reason (including as a result of resignations as contemplated by the last proviso to the preceding sentence), each Fronting Bank has resigned in such capacity in accordance with the preceding sentence, then no Person shall be a Fronting Bank hereunder obligated to issue Letters of Credit unless and until (and only for so long as) a Lender (or affiliate of a Lender) reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower agrees to act as Fronting Bank hereunder.
Fronting Bank Sublimit”: (wv) with respect to DeutscheRoyal Bank AG New York Branchof Canada, Letter of Credit Outstandings at any time not to exceed in the aggregate the Dollar Equivalent of $400,000,000, (x350,000,000, (w) with respect to MUFG Union Bank, N.A., Letter of Credit Outstandings at any time not to exceed in the aggregate the Dollar Equivalent of $250,000,000, (x) with respect to BNP Paribas, Letter of Credit Outstandings at any time not to exceed in the aggregate the Dollar Equivalent of $200,000,000, (y) with respect to RoyalDeutsche Bank of CanadaAG New York Branch, Letter of Credit Outstandings at any time not to exceed in the aggregate the Dollar Equivalent of $400,000,000125,000,000 and (z) with respect to each other Fronting Bank party hereto from time to time, Letter of Credit Outstandings at any time not to exceed in the aggregate the Dollar Equivalent of an amount to be agreed between the Borrower and such Fronting Bank (upon notice to the Administrative Agent) and in any case of clause (v), (w), (x), (y) or (z), such other amount to be agreed in writing between the Borrower and such Fronting Bank.
Fronting/Swingline Termination Date”: the meaning set forth in the definition of Fronting Bank.
Funding Office”: the office of the Administrative Agent specified in Section 9.2(a) or such other office as may be specified from time to time by the Administrative Agent as its funding office by written notice to the Borrower and the Lenders.
GAAP”: generally accepted accounting principles in the United States as in effect from time to time, except that for purposes of Section 6.6, GAAP shall be determined on the basis of such principles in effect on the Closing Date and consistent with those used in the preparation of the most recent audited financial statements of the Borrower prior to the Closing Date (and without giving effect to any “Accounting Change” (as defined below), unless otherwise provided in an amendment entered into as contemplated below). In the event that any Accounting

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Change shall occur and such change has a material impact on any of the calculations of financial covenants, standards or terms in this Agreement, then the Borrower and the Administrative Agent agree to enter into negotiations in order to amend such provisions of this Agreement so as to reflect equitably such Accounting Changes with the desired result that the criteria for evaluating the Borrower’s financial condition shall be the same after such Accounting Changes as if such Accounting Changes had not been made. Until such time as such an amendment shall have been executed and delivered by the Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders, all financial covenants, standards and terms in this Agreement shall continue to be calculated or construed as if such Accounting Changes had not occurred. “Accounting Changes” refers to changes in accounting principles required by the promulgation of any rule, regulation, pronouncement or opinion by the Financial Accounting Standards Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants or, if applicable, the SEC.
Generating Plant shall mean : the Generating Plants listed on Schedule 1.1E.
Generating Plant Easement shall mean: the real property easement upon which any Generating Plant is located.
Geysers Entities”: the collective reference to the following Subsidiaries of the Borrower: Anderson Springs Energy Company, Thermal Power Company, Geysers Power I Company, Geysers Power Company, LLC and Calpine Calistoga Holdings, LLC.
Governmental Authority”: the government of the United States or any other nation, or of any political subdivision thereof, whether state or local, and any agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government (including any supra-national bodies such as the European Union or the European Central Bank).
Grantors”: any Person that pledges any Collateral under the Security Documents to secure any Secured Obligation.
GS Bank”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
“GSCP”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
Guarantee”: a guarantee other than by endorsement of negotiable instruments for collection in the ordinary course of business, direct or indirect, in any manner including, without limitation, by way of a pledge of assets or through letters of credit or reimbursement agreements in respect thereof, of all or any part of any Indebtedness (whether arising by virtue of partnership arrangements, or by agreements to keep-well, to purchase assets, goods, securities or services, to take or pay or to maintain financial statement conditions or otherwise).
Guarantee and Collateral Agreement”: that certain Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, dated as of January 31, 2008, and as amended and restated as of December 10, 2010 (as further amended, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time), by and among the Borrower, the other guarantors and Grantors from time to time party thereto and the Collateral Agent.
Guarantors”: any Subsidiary of the Borrower that is a party to the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, and its successors and assigns, in each case, until the Guarantee of such Person under the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement has been released in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement, the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement or the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement.
Guaranty Reimbursement Obligations”: all obligations of the Loan Parties under Section 2 of the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement.
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Hedge Outstanding Amount”: for any Hedge Agreement on any date of determination, an amount determined in good faith by the applicable First Lien Representative equal to: (a) in the case of a Hedge Agreement documented pursuant to a Master Agreement, the amount, if any, that would be or is payable by the applicable obligor to its counterparty to such Hedge Agreement, as if (i) such Hedge Agreement were being terminated early on such date of determination due to a “Termination Event,” “Event of Default,” “Additional Event of Default,” or “Additional Termination Event,” (ii) the obligor party thereto were the sole “Affected Party,” and (iii) the applicable First Lien Representative were the sole party determining such payment amount (with the applicable First Lien Representative making such determination reasonably in accordance with the provisions of the above-described Master Agreement); (b) in the case of a Hedge Agreement traded on a national exchange, the mark-to-market value of such Hedge Agreement, which will be the unrealized loss on such Hedge Agreement to the obligor party to such Hedge Agreement reasonably determined by the applicable First Lien Representative based on the settlement price of such Hedge Agreement on such date of determination; or (c) in all other cases, the mark-to-market value of such Hedge Agreement, which will be the unrealized loss on such Hedge Agreement to the obligor party to such Hedge Agreement reasonably determined by the applicable First Lien Representative as the amount, if any, by which (i) the present value of the future cash flows to be paid by the applicable obligor exceeds (ii) the present value of the future cash flows to be received by such obligor pursuant to such Hedge Agreement.
Incremental Revolving Facilities”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.25(a).
Incremental Revolving Facility Amendment”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.25(b)(ii).
Incremental Revolving Loans”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.25(a).
Indebtedness”: of any Person at any date, without duplication, (a) all indebtedness of such Person for borrowed money, (b) all obligations of such Person for the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than current trade payables incurred in the ordinary course of such Person’s business), (c) all obligations of such Person evidenced by notes, bonds, debentures or other similar instruments, (d) all indebtedness created or arising under any conditional sale or other title retention agreement with respect to property acquired by such Person (even though the rights and remedies of the seller or lender under such agreement in the event of default are limited to repossession or sale of such property), (e) all Capital Lease Obligations of such Person, (f) all obligations of such Person, contingent or otherwise, as an account party or applicant under or in respect of acceptances, letters of credit, surety bonds or similar arrangements, (g) the liquidation value of all preferred Capital Stock of such Person, (h) all guarantees of such Person in respect of obligations of the kind referred to in clauses (a) through (g) above, (i) all obligations of the kind referred to in clauses (a) through (h) above secured by (or for which the holder of such obligation has an existing right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien on property (including accounts and contract rights) owned by such Person, whether or not such Person has assumed or become liable for the payment of such obligation, and (j) all obligations of such Person in respect of Swap Agreements. The Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any other entity (including any partnership in which such Person is a general partner) to the extent such Person is liable therefor as a result of such Person’s ownership interest in or other relationship with such entity, except to the extent the terms of such Indebtedness expressly provide that such Person is not liable therefor. For purposes hereof, preferred Capital Stock issued by the Borrower shall not constitute Indebtedness hereunder unless it constitutes Disqualified Capital Stock.
Indemnitee”: the meaning set forth in Section 9.5.
Insolvency”: with respect to any Multiemployer Plan, the condition that such Plan is insolvent within the meaning of Section 4245 of ERISA.
Insolvency or Liquidation Proceeding”:
(1)    any case commenced by or against any Loan Party under the Bankruptcy Code or any similar federal or state law for the relief of debtors, any other proceeding for the reorganization, recapitalization or adjustment or marshalling of the assets or liabilities of any Loan Party, any receivership or assignment for the benefit of creditors relating to any Loan Party or any similar case or proceeding relative to any Loan Party or its creditors, as such, in each case whether or not voluntary;

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(2)    any liquidation, dissolution, marshalling of assets or liabilities or other winding up of or relating to any Loan Party, in each case whether or not voluntary and whether or not involving bankruptcy or insolvency; or
(3)    any other proceeding of any type or nature in which substantially all claims of creditors of any Loan Party are determined and any payment or distribution is or may be made on account of such claims.
Insolvent”: pertaining to a condition of Insolvency.
Intellectual Property”: the collective reference to all rights, priorities and privileges relating to intellectual property of any Loan Party, whether arising under United States, multinational or foreign laws or otherwise, including copyrights, copyright licenses, patents, patent licenses, trademarks, trademark licenses, technology, know-how and processes, and all rights to sue at law or in equity for any infringement or other impairment thereof, including the right to receive all proceeds and damages therefrom.
Interest Payment Date”: (a) as to any Base Rate Loan (including any Swingline Loan), the last Business Day of each March, June, September and December to occur while such Loan is outstanding and the final maturity date of such Loan, (b) as to any Eurodollar Loan having an Interest Period of three months or less, the last day of such Interest Period, (c) as to any Eurodollar Loan having an Interest Period longer than three months, each day that is three months, or a whole multiple thereof, after the first day of such Interest Period and the last day of such Interest Period and (d) as to any Loan (other than any Revolving Loan that is a Base Rate Loan and any Swingline Loan), the date of any repayment or prepayment made in respect thereof.
Interest Period”: as to any Eurodollar Loan, (a) with respect to all Loans borrowed or converted on or after the Closing Date, initially, the period commencing on the borrowing or conversion date, as the case may be, with respect to such Eurodollar Loan and ending one, two, three or six (or, if agreed to by all relevant Lenders, nine or twelve) months thereafter, as selected by the Borrower in its notice of borrowing or notice of conversion, as the case may be, given with respect thereto; and (b) thereafter, each period commencing on the last day of the next preceding Interest Period applicable to such Eurodollar Loan and ending one, two, three or six (or, if agreed to by all relevant Lenders, nine or twelve) months thereafter, as selected by the Borrower by irrevocable notice to the Administrative Agent not later than 10:00 A.M., New York City time, on the date that is three (3) Business Days prior to the last day of the then current Interest Period with respect thereto; provided that, all of the foregoing provisions relating to Interest Periods are subject to the following:
(i)    if any Interest Period would otherwise end on a day that is not a Business Day, such Interest Period shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless the result of such extension would be to carry such Interest Period into another calendar month in which event such Interest Period shall end on the immediately preceding Business Day;
(ii)    the Borrower may not select an Interest Period that would extend beyond the Termination Date; and
(iii)    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.
ISP”: International Standby Practices 1998 (International Chamber of Commerce Publication Number 590) and any subsequent version thereof adhered to by the Fronting Bank.
Joint Lead Arrangers”: Goldman Sachs Bank USA, Barclays Capital, the investment banking division of Barclays Bank PLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC (previously RBC Capital Markets Corporation), RBS Securities Inc., UBS Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner &

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Smith Incorporated (as successor by merger with Banc of America Securities LLC), ING Capital LLC and Union Bank, N.A.
Junior Lien Agreement”: any agreement which governs the terms of any Junior Lien Indebtedness permitted to be incurred under Section 6.1.
Junior Lien Indebtedness”: Indebtedness of the Borrower and/or any Subsidiary that is secured by Liens junior to the Liens securing the Obligations of the Loan Parties under this Agreement; provided that the priority of such Liens and the ability of the lenders or holders of such Indebtedness to exercise rights and enforce remedies in respect of such Liens are subject to the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement or any other intercreditor agreement that provides for the subordination (including related intercreditors’ rights) of such Junior Lien Indebtedness at least to the same extent that the Second Lien Debt is subordinated to the First Lien Debt pursuant to the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement, as determined by the Borrower in good faith.
L/C Application”: an application, in such form as the Fronting Bank may reasonably specify from time to time, requesting the Fronting Bank to issue a Letter of Credit.
L/C Cash Collateral Account”: the account established by the Borrower under the sole and exclusive control of the Collateral Agent maintained at the office of the Collateral Agent at Eleven Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10010,350 California Street, 11th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104; Attn: Trust Services – Account Administration, designated as the “Calpine Corporation L/C Cash Collateral Account” or similar title, which shall be used solely for the purposes set forth in Section 2.5(b).
L/C Commitment”: $750,000,000.1,000,000,000.
Legal Holiday”: a Saturday, a Sunday or a day on which banking institutions in the City of New York or at a place of payment are authorized by law, regulation or executive order to remain closed. If a payment date is a Legal Holiday at a place of payment, payment may be made at that place on the next succeeding day that is not a Legal Holiday.
Lenders”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
Lender Default”: (i) the refusal (which may be given verbally or in writing and has not been retracted) or failure of any Lender to make available when required its portion of any incurrence of Revolving Loans or reimbursement obligations under Section 2.4(c) or 2.5(f), which refusal or failure is not cured within three Business Days after the date of such refusal or failure, unless the subject of a good faith dispute; (ii) the failure of any Lender to pay over to the Administrative Agent, any Fronting Bank or any other Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder within three Business Days of the date when due, unless the subject of a good faith dispute; or (iii) a Lender has admitted in writing that it is insolvent or such Lender becomes subject to a Lender-Related Distress Event; or (iv) a Lender has become the subject of a Bail-in Action.
Lender-Related Distress Event”: with respect to any Lender or any person that directly or indirectly controls such Lender (each, a “Distressed Person”), as the case may be, a voluntary or involuntary case with respect to such Distressed Person under any Debtor Relief Law, or a custodian, conservator, receiver or similar official is appointed for such Distressed Person or any substantial part of such Distressed Person’s assets, such Distressed Person is subject to a forced liquidation, or such Distressed Person makes a general assignment for the benefit of creditors or is otherwise adjudicated as, or determined by any Governmental Authority having regulatory authority over such Distressed Person or its assets to be, insolvent or bankrupt; provided that a Lender-Related Distress Event shall not be deemed to have occurred solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any Equity Interest in any Lender or any person that directly or indirectly controls such Lender by a Governmental Authority or an instrumentality thereof.
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Letter of Credit Outstandings”: at any time, an amount equal to the sum of (a) the then Dollar Amount of the aggregate then undrawn and unexpired face amount of the then outstanding Letters of Credit then outstanding plus (b) the then Dollar Amount of the aggregate amounts theretofore drawn under Letters of Credit and not then reimbursed.
Letter of Credit Request”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.6.
Letters of Credit”: any standby or trade letter of credit issued pursuant to Section 2.6 which letter of credit shall be (a) for such purposes as are consistent with the terms hereof, (b) denominated in Dollars or any Alternative Currency and (c) otherwise in such form as may be reasonably approved from time to time by the Fronting Bank.
Lien”: with respect to any asset, any mortgage, lien, pledge, charge, security interest or encumbrance of any kind in respect of such asset, whether or not filed, recorded or otherwise perfected under applicable law, including any conditional sale or other title retention agreement, any lease in the nature thereof, any option or other agreement to sell or give a security interest in and any filing of or agreement to give any financing statement under the Uniform Commercial Code (or equivalent statutes) of any jurisdiction.
Lien Sharing and Priority Confirmation”:
(1)    as to any Series of First Lien Debt, the written agreement of the holders of such Series of First Lien Debt, or their applicable First Lien Representative on their behalf, in each case as set forth in the indenture, credit agreement, loan agreement, note agreement, promissory note, Hedge Agreement or other agreement or instrument evidencing or governing such Series of First Lien Debt (or in a separate writing binding upon holders of such Series of First Lien Debt), for the enforceable benefit of all holders of each existing and future Series of First Lien Debt, each existing and future First Lien Representative, all holders of each existing and future Series of Second Lien Debt and each existing and future Second Lien Representative:
(a)    that all First Lien Obligations will be and are secured equally and ratably by all First Liens at any time granted by the Borrower or any other Grantor to secure any obligations in respect of such Series of First Lien Debt, whether or not upon property otherwise constituting collateral for such Series of First Lien Debt, and that all such First Liens will be enforceable by the Collateral Agent for the benefit of all holders of First Lien Obligations equally and ratably;
(b)    that the holders of obligations in respect of such Series of First Lien Debt are bound by the provisions of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement, including, without limitation, (x) the provisions relating to the ranking of First Liens and the order of application of proceeds from enforcement of First Liens and (y) Section 8.22 thereof; and
(c)    consenting to and directing the Collateral Agent to perform its obligations under the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement and the other Security Documents; and
(2)    as to any Series of Second Lien Debt, the written agreement of the holders of such Series of Second Lien Debt, or their applicable Second Lien Representative on their behalf, in each case as set forth in the indenture, credit agreement, loan agreement, note agreement, promissory note, Hedge Agreement or other agreement or instrument evidencing or governing such Series of Second Lien Debt, for the enforceable benefit of all holders of each existing and future Series of Second Lien Debt, each existing and future Second Lien Representative, all holders of each existing and future Series of Second Lien Debt and each existing and future Second Lien Representative:
(a)    that all Second Lien Obligations will be and are secured equally and ratably by all Second Liens at any time granted by the Borrower or any other Grantor to secure any obligations in respect of such Series of Second Lien Debt, whether or not upon property otherwise constituting collateral for such Series of Second Lien Debt, and that all such Second Liens will be

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enforceable by the Collateral Agent for the benefit of all holders of Second Lien Obligations equally and ratably;
(b)    that the holders of obligations in respect of such Series of Second Lien Debt are bound by the provisions of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement, including, without limitation, (x) the provisions relating to the ranking of Second Liens and the order of application of proceeds from the enforcement of Second Liens and (y) Section 8.22 thereof; and
(c)    consenting to and directing the Collateral Agent to perform its obligations under the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement and the other Security Documents.
Limited Recourse Debt”: Indebtedness of a Project Subsidiary or Project Subsidiaries (or a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries directly or indirectly holding the Capital Stock of one or more of such Project Subsidiaries) that is incurred to finance the improvement, installment, design, engineering, construction, acquisition, development, completion, maintenance or operation of, or otherwise affects any such act in respect of, all or any portion of the applicable Project or Projects, or to refinance existing such Indebtedness, with respect to which the recourse of the holder or obligee of such Indebtedness is limited to (i) assets (and revenues and proceeds from such assets) associated with or ancillary to such Project or Projects (which in any event shall not include assets held by any Subsidiary other than a Subsidiary, if any, whose sole business is the ownership and/or operation of such Project or Projects (or the direct or indirect ownership of one or more of the relevant Project Subsidiaries) and substantially all of whose assets are associated with or ancillary to such Project or Projects) in respect of which such Indebtedness was incurred and/or (ii) such Subsidiary or Subsidiaries, and/or such Project Subsidiary or Project Subsidiaries and/or the Capital Stock in one or more of such entity or entities, but in the case of clause (ii) only if such Subsidiary’s or Project Subsidiary’s sole business is the ownership and/or operation of such Project or Projects (or the direct or indirect ownership of one or more of the relevant Project Subsidiaries) and substantially all of such Subsidiary’s or Project Subsidiary’s assets are associated with or ancillary to such Project or Projects. For purposes of this Agreement, the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement and the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, Indebtedness of a Subsidiary of the Borrower shall not fail to be Limited Recourse Debt by reason of the holders of such Limited Recourse Debt having recourse to the Borrower or another Subsidiary of the Borrower pursuant to a performance guarantee, so long as such performance guarantee is permitted under this Agreement.
Loan”: any loan made by any Lender pursuant to this Agreement.
Loan Documents”: this Agreement, the Security Documents and, after execution and delivery thereof pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, each Note, and any amendment, waiver, supplement or other modification to any of the foregoing and any written agreements designated as Loan Documents (pursuant to the terms of such written agreements) entered into in connection with the Agent Successions (as defined in Amendment No. 3).
Loan Parties”: the Borrower and the Guarantors.
Master Agreement”: any Master Agreement published by the International Swap and Derivatives Associations, Inc.
Material Adverse Effect”: a material adverse effect on (a) the business, financial condition, results of operations or properties of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole, (b) the ability of the Loan Parties, taken as a whole, to perform their obligations under the Loan Documents, (c) the validity or enforceability of the Loan Documents taken as a whole or (d) the material rights and remedies available to, or conferred upon, the Lenders, any Fronting Bank, the Administrative Agent and the Collateral Agent under the other Loan Documents, taken as a whole (it being understood that any event or condition described in Section 7(i) or (j) hereof that would not give rise to a Default or Event of Default thereunder shall not constitute a Material Adverse Effect under preceding clause (c) or (d)).
Material Project Subsidiaries”: the collective reference to the following Subsidiaries of the Borrower: Calpine Steamboat Holdings, LLC, Metcalf Holdings, LLC and Blue Spruce Energy Center, LLC, and all of their respective direct and indirect Subsidiaries.

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Material Subsidiaries”: the collective reference to the following Subsidiaries of the Borrower: the Geysers Entities, Calpine Energy Services Holdings, Inc., Calpine Calgen Holdings, Inc., Calpine CCFC Holdings, Inc., CPN Energy Services GP, Inc., CPN Energy Services LP, Inc., Calpine Riverside Holdings, LLC, New Development Holdings LLC and its Subsidiaries, the DPME Entities, and the Material Project Subsidiaries and all of their respective direct and indirect Subsidiaries (excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, California Peaker Holdings, LLC and its Subsidiaries and South Point Holdings, LLC and its Subsidiaries), and each of the Calpine Power Company, Calpine Operations Management Company, Inc., Calpine Administrative Services Company, Inc. and Calpine Fuels Operation; it being understood that any Subsidiary into which any Material Subsidiary merged or otherwise consolidated or any Subsidiary to which all or substantially all of the assets of any Material Subsidiary are transferred or otherwise disposed shall constitute a Material Subsidiary for all purposes under this Agreement.
Materials of Environmental Concern”: any gasoline or petroleum (including crude oil or any fraction thereof) or petroleum products, or asbestos, or polychlorinated biphenyls or any other chemicals, substances, materials, wastes, pollutants or contaminants in any form, regulated under any Environmental Law.
Metcalf Refinancing Facility”: a credit facility with Metcalf Energy Center, LLC, as borrower, in a maximum original principal amount not to exceed $400,000,000, entered into to (among other things) repay or redeem outstanding indebtedness and preferred securities of Metcalf Energy Center, LLC.
Minimum Extension Condition”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.27(b).
Moody’s”: Moody’s Investors Services, Inc., or its successor.
Mortgaged Property”: the real properties of the Borrower or any Guarantor, as to which the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties is or shall be granted a Lien pursuant to the Mortgages.
Mortgages”: collectively, each of the mortgages and deeds of trust, as amended, identified on Schedule 1.1C hereto, together with each of the mortgages and deeds of trust made by any Loan Party in favor of, or for the benefit of, the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties referred to therein, as may be amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time (including the Fifth Amendment to Mortgage).
MSSF”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
Multiemployer Plan”: a Plan that is a multiemployer plan as defined in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA.
Non-Excluded Taxes”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.19(a).
Notes”: the collective reference to any promissory note evidencing Loans.
obligations”: any principal, interest, penalties, fees, expenses, indemnifications, reimbursements, damages and other liabilities payable under the documentation governing any Indebtedness.
Obligations”: the unpaid principal of and interest on (including interest accruing after the maturity of the Loans and the Letter of Credit Outstandings and interest accruing after the filing of any petition in bankruptcy, or the commencement of any insolvency, reorganization or like proceeding, relating to the Borrower, whether or not a claim for post-filing or post-petition interest is allowed in such proceeding) the Loans and all other obligations and liabilities of the Borrower to the Administrative Agent, any Fronting Bank or to any Lender (or, in the case of Specified Swap Obligations and Specified Cash Management Obligations, any affiliate of any Lender), whether direct or indirect, absolute or contingent, due or to become due, or now existing or hereafter incurred, which may arise under, out of, or in connection with, this Agreement, any other Loan Document, the Letters of Credit, any Specified Swap Obligation, any Specified Cash Management Obligation or any other document made, delivered or given in connection herewith or therewith, whether on account of principal, interest, reimbursement obligations, fees, indemnities, costs, expenses (including all fees, charges and disbursements of counsel to the Administrative Agent or to any Lender that are required to be paid by the Borrower pursuant hereto) or otherwise.

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Original Loan”: each “Revolving Loan” outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement immediately prior to the effectiveness of this Agreement on the Closing Date.
Original Revolving Commitment”: each “Revolving Commitment” (as defined under the Existing Credit Agreement) in effect under the Existing Credit Agreement immediately prior to the effectiveness of this Agreement on the Closing Date.
Original Termination Date”: June 27, 2018.the Class A Original Termination Date or the Class B Original Termination Date.
Other Taxes”: any and all present or future stamp or documentary Taxes or any other excise, property or similar Taxes arising from any payment made hereunder or under any other Loan Document or from the execution, delivery or enforcement of, or otherwise with respect to, this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
Participants”: the meaning set forth in Section 9.6(c).
Patriot Act”: the USA Patriot Act, Title III of Pub. L. 107-56, signed into law on October 26, 2001, as amended.
PBGC”: the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation established pursuant to Subtitle A of Title IV of ERISA (or any successor).
Permitted Liens”:
(1)    Liens that are First Liens (a) securing (equally and ratably as provided in the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement with the Credit Facility Obligations) obligations outstanding on the Closing Date (and interest, fees and other amounts owed from time to time thereafter with respect thereto) that constitute First Lien Debt or First Lien Obligations under the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement as of the Closing Date, (b) securing the Credit Facility Obligations and securing (equally and ratably as provided in the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement with the Credit Facility Obligations) Specified Cash Management Obligations, Specified Swap Obligations, obligations under Eligible Commodity Hedge Agreements, obligations under Eligible Commodity Hedge Financings, and permitted refinancings of First Lien Debt, including any Credit Agreement as defined in clause (b) of the definition thereof, (c) securing (equally and ratably as provided in the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement with the Credit Facility Obligations) obligations that constitute First Lien Debt, in each case permitted to be incurred pursuant to Section 6.1(a), 6.1(c)(i), 6.1(c)(ii), 6.1(c)(iii), 6.1(c)(iv), 6.1(c)(v), 6.1(c)(vi) and/or 6.1(c)(vii); and (d) securing all other First Lien Obligations;
(2)    Liens securing (a) Second Lien Debt and (b) all other Second Lien Obligations, which Liens are made junior to the First Lien Obligations pursuant to the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement;
(3)    Liens securing Junior Lien Indebtedness and all obligations with respect thereto;
(4)    Liens on the property or assets of the Borrower or any Subsidiary of the Borrower in favor of any Loan Party;
(5)    Liens on property (including Capital Stock) existing at the time of acquisition of the property (including Capital Stock) by the Borrower or any Subsidiary of the Borrower; provided that such Liens were in existence prior to such acquisition and not incurred in contemplation of such acquisition;
(6)    Liens incurred or deposits made in the ordinary course of business in connection with workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance and other types of social security, or to secure the performance of tenders, statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, bids, government contracts,

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performance and return-of-money bonds and other similar obligations incurred in the ordinary course of business (exclusive of obligations in respect of the payment for borrowed money);
(7)    Liens to secure the performance of bids, trading contracts (other than for borrowed money), leases, statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, performance bonds, and other obligations of a like nature incurred in the ordinary course of business; provided that, for the avoidance of doubt, Liens (including, without limitation, rights of set-off) on (i) deposits and (ii) revenues under trading contracts, in each case in favor of counterparties under such trading contracts and other obligations incurred in the ordinary course of business (including trading counterparties, brokerages, clearing houses, utilities, systems operators and similar entities) shall be permitted and shall be permitted to be first priority Liens on such collateral;
(8)    Liens existing on the 2021 Notes Issue Date and Liens on assets of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries securing obligations incurred to refinance, replace, refund, renew or extend obligations (and obligations refinancing such obligations) secured by Liens existing on the 2021 Notes Issue Date; provided that the Liens securing such obligations shall attach only to the assets that were subject to Liens securing the obligations so refinanced, replaced, refunded, renewed or extended;
(9)    licenses, leases or subleases granted to third parties not interfering in any material respect with the business of the Borrower and any of its Restricted Subsidiaries;
(10)    Liens for taxes, assessments or charges not yet due or delinquent or that are being contested in good faith and by appropriate proceedings if adequate reserves with respect thereto are maintained on the books of the Borrower or the affected Restricted Subsidiary, as the case may be, in accordance with GAAP as in effect from time to time;
(11)    carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, materialmen’s, repairmen’s, landlords’ or other similar Liens arising in the ordinary course of business which in the aggregate do not materially detract from the value of the property or assets or materially impair the use thereof in the operation of the business of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries and are not overdue for a period of more than 90 days or which are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which adequate reserves with respect thereto are maintained on the books of the Borrower or the affected Restricted Subsidiary, as the case may be, in accordance with GAAP as in effect from time to time;
(12)    easements, rights-of-way, restrictions, zoning ordinances and other similar encumbrances incurred in the ordinary course of business which, are not substantial in amount and which do not in any case materially detract from the value of the property subject thereto or materially interfere with the ordinary conduct of the business of the Borrower and any of its Restricted Subsidiaries;
(13)    any interest or title of a licensor, lessor or sublessor under any lease;
(14)    Liens created for the benefit of (or to secure) the Obligations;
(15)    Liens arising in the ordinary course of business to secure liability (in an amount not in excess of the premium for such insurance) for premiums to insurance carriers;
(16)    filing of Uniform Commercial Code financing statements as a precautionary measure in connection with operating leases or capital leases;
(17)    bankers’ Liens and similar Liens (including rights of set-off) in respect of bank deposits;
(18)    Liens on cash, Cash Equivalents or other property arising in connection with the defeasance, discharge or redemption of Indebtedness;

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(19)    Liens on specific items of inventory or other goods (and the proceeds thereof) of any Person securing such Person’s obligations in respect of bankers’ acceptances issued or created in the ordinary course of business for the account of such Person to facilitate the purchase, shipment or storage of such inventory or other goods;
(20)    Liens arising out of conditional sale, title retention, consignment or similar arrangements for the sale of goods entered into in the ordinary course of business;
(21)    good faith deposits made in connection with (a) any acquisition (whether pursuant to an acquisition of Capital Stock, assets or otherwise) by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries from any Person of all or substantially all of the assets of a Person or a line of business of a Person or (b) any advance, loan, extension of credit (by way of guarantee or otherwise) or capital contribution, or purchase of any stock, bonds, notes, debentures or other securities of or any assets constituting a business unit of, or any other investment;
(22)    Liens on assets of any Subsidiary of the Borrower or Project Subsidiary and/or on the Capital Stock of such Subsidiary or Project Subsidiary, in each case to the extent such Liens secure Limited Recourse Debt;
(23)    any Lien existing on any property or asset prior to the acquisition thereof (or the acquisition of, or merger or consolidation with, the Person owning such property or asset) by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, and any Lien securing obligations incurred to refinance, replace, refund, renew or extend the obligations secured by such Liens; provided that in each case (i) such Lien is not created in contemplation or in connection with such acquisition, (ii) such Lien does not apply to any other property or assets of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries (other than fixtures and improvements on any such real property), and (iii) the principal amount of any Indebtedness secured by such Liens shall not be increased (except by the amount of premiums, penalties, accrued and unpaid interest, fees and expenses associated with such refinancing, replacement, refunding, renewal or extension of such Indebtedness);
(24)    utility and similar deposits made by the Borrower or its Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business;
(25)    Permitted PPA Counterparty Liens, subject to a PPA Intercreditor Agreement;
(26)    Liens securing (a) Capital Lease Obligations and (b) other Indebtedness of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries incurred to finance all or any part of the acquisition, lease, construction, installation or improvement of any assets, and any refinancing, replacement, refunding, renewal or extension of any such Indebtedness without any increase thereof, in an aggregate amount, together with all other Capital Lease Obligations and Indebtedness secured by Liens pursuant to this clause (26) not to exceed $150,000,000 at any one time outstanding, so long as (i) such Liens are initially created or arise prior to or within the 90 days after the completion of such acquisition, lease, construction, installation or improvement and (ii) such Liens do not attach to assets of the Borrower or any Subsidiary other than the relevant assets acquired, leased, constructed, installed or improved;
(27)    Liens of sellers of goods, gas or oil to the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries arising under Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code or under other state statutes in the ordinary course of business, covering only the goods, gas or oil sold and covering only the unpaid purchase price for such goods, gas or oil and related expenses;
(28)    Liens securing the CalGen Makewhole Payment, if any;
(29)    Liens securing the Blue Spruce Refinancing Facility and the Metcalf Refinancing Facility, provided that in each case the Liens securing such obligations shall attach only to the assets that were subject to Lien securing the obligations refinanced, replaced, refunded, renewed or extended by the Blue Spruce Refinancing Facility or the Metcalf Refinancing Facility, as applicable;

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(30)    Liens on all or substantially all of the assets of any Subsidiary of the Borrower that was a debtor under the Bankruptcy Code immediately after the date of the Existing Credit Agreement, which Subsidiary has not emerged from its Case to the extent such Liens secure the obligations of such bankrupt Subsidiaries under loans made to them and permitted under the Existing Credit Agreement as in effect immediately prior to the Closing Date; provided that such Liens shall be terminated and released as of the date that such Subsidiary emerges from its Case;
(31)    any Lien created in favor of a partner, co-joint venturor or co-owner in connection with any partnership agreement, joint venture agreement or other joint ownership agreement or arrangement with such party related to the interests or shares in, assets of, distributions from, product derived from, sales proceeds payable in respect of, revenues from and tariffs payable in respect of such partnership, joint venture or other joint ownership agreement or arrangement, including, without limitation, any rights of first offer, first refusal or first negotiation, any rights of purchase and any similar rights and encumbrances and restrictions on transfer granted with respect to such interests, shares, assets, distributions, products, sales proceeds, revenues and tariffs;
(32)    Liens securing Indebtedness or other obligations in an aggregate amount, together with all other Indebtedness and other obligations secured by Liens pursuant to this clause (32), not to exceed $100,000,000 at any one time outstanding; and
(33)    with respect to any Mortgaged Property that is leased, subleased, held by or benefitting from, an easement agreement or subject to a Generating Plant Easement, (i) the lease, sublease or easement agreement, as applicable, and the interest or title of the lessor, sublessor or grantor thereunder and (ii) any Liens encumbering the title of such lessor, sublessor or grantor, as applicable, in the Mortgaged Property arising after the date hereof and subordinate in all respects to the Lien granted and evidenced by the Mortgages.
Permitted PPA Counterparty Lien”: a Lien granted by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries in favor of a PPA Counterparty under a PPA; provided that all of the following conditions are satisfied:
(1)    the PPA Counterparty shall not be an Affiliate of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries;
(2)    the Lien shall not secure any Indebtedness and (a) shall have been granted solely to secure the performance obligations of the applicable Project Subsidiary under the PPA and/or any obligations of such Project Subsidiary to make a termination payment under the PPA, or (b) shall create rights designed to enable the PPA Counterparty to assume operational control of the relevant Eligible Facility or Eligible Facilities (e.g., step-in rights) or otherwise continue performance of the Project Subsidiary’s obligations under the PPA;
(3)    the PPA Counterparty shall be permitted to exercise its rights and remedies solely with respect to the assets subject to such Lien only:
(a)    for so long as the PPA Counterparty remains current with respect to all of its payment obligations under the PPA and shall not otherwise be in a continuing default under the PPA;
(b)    if the PPA Counterparty continues to acknowledge the existence of the Liens securing the obligations (unless and until the Liens securing the obligations are eliminated in connection with a foreclosure of the Lien as contemplated by clause (4) of this definition); and
(c)    if either (i) the Project Subsidiary has terminated, rejected or repudiated the PPA (including, without limitation, any rejection or similar act by or on behalf of such Project Subsidiary in connection with any case under the Bankruptcy Code) or (ii) the Project Subsidiary (A) provides or delivers capacity or energy to a third party if such Project Subsidiary is required under the PPA to provide or deliver such capacity or energy to the PPA Counterparty, (B) fails to

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operate or attempt to operate one or more of the relevant Eligible Facilities at a time when the Project Subsidiary was required under the PPA to operate or attempt to operate such Eligible Facility or Eligible Facilities and such operation is not prevented by force majeure, forced outage or other events or circumstances outside the reasonable control of the Person responsible therefor, (C) fails to comply with any provisions of the PPA designed to enable the PPA Counterparty to assume operational control of the relevant Eligible Facility or Eligible Facilities (e.g., step-in rights) or otherwise take actions necessary to continue performance of Project Subsidiary’s obligations under the PPA, in each case to the extent the Project Subsidiary is then capable of complying with such provisions, (D) fails to pay to the PPA Counterparty any amount due and payable in accordance with the terms and conditions of the PPA, or (E) otherwise intentionally breaches its obligations under the PPA;
(4)    the PPA Counterparty’s exercise of its rights with respect to the Lien shall be limited to (a) the taking of actions pursuant to any provisions of the PPA designed to enable the PPA Counterparty to assume operational control of the relevant Eligible Facility or Eligible Facilities (e.g., step-in rights) or otherwise necessary to continue performance of Project Subsidiary’s obligations under the PPA or (b) the recovery of any termination payment due under the PPA; and
(5)    the PPA Counterparty shall have executed and delivered a PPA Intercreditor Agreement.
Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness”: any Indebtedness that constitutes First Lien Debt issued in exchange for, or the net proceeds of which are used to renew, refund, refinance, replace, defease or discharge other Indebtedness that constitutes First Lien Debt; provided that the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness does not exceed the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Indebtedness renewed, refunded, refinanced, replaced, defeased or discharged (plus all accrued interest on such Indebtedness and the amount of all fees and expenses, including premiums, incurred in connection therewith).
Permitted Replacement Commitment”: any letters of credit, similar obligations and/or commitment to lend or provide Indebtedness that replaces any then-existing letters of credit, similar obligations or undrawn and unutilized commitment to lend or provide Indebtedness, in each case, that would constitute First Lien Debt; provided that the maximum principal amount of the replacement letters of credit, similar obligations and commitments may not exceed the maximum principal amount of the then-existing letters of credit, similar obligations and commitments.
Person”: any individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, association, joint stock company, trust, unincorporated organization, joint venture, limited liability company, Governmental Authority or other entity of whatever nature.
Plan”: at a particular time, any employee benefit plan that is covered by ERISA and in respect of which the Borrower or a Commonly Controlled Entity is (or, if such plan were terminated at such time, would under Section 4069 of ERISA be deemed to be) an “employer” as defined in Section 3(5) of ERISA.
Platform”: the meaning set forth in Section 5.1.
PPA”: an agreement (including a tolling agreement, fuel conversion services agreement or other similar agreement) entered into by a Subsidiary for the sale of capacity or energy (and services ancillary or related thereto) from one or more of the Projects.
PPA Counterparty”: a counterparty to a PPA.
PPA Intercreditor Agreement”: an intercreditor agreement that provides for the following: (a) notice by the Borrower to the relevant PPA Counterparty of defaults, events of default and any exercise of remedies by the Lenders or an Act of Required Debtholders in connection therewith, (b) the right of the PPA Counterparty to exercise step-in rights, (c) notice to the Administrative Agent of any defaults under the relevant PPA, (d) standstill provisions relating to the exercise of remedies by the PPA Counterparty, (e) the right of the Lenders or an Act of Required Debtholders to cure defaults under the relevant PPA without assuming the PPA or taking possession of the

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Project, (f) the right of the Lenders or an Act of Required Debtholders to cure defaults under the relevant PPA by stepping in, assuming the contract and curing “curable” defaults, (g) the right of the applicable Secured Parties to provide alternative collateral (e.g., letter of credit) in lieu of Permitted PPA Counterparty Liens, (h) the establishment of a payment waterfall absent special actions by the PPA Counterparty and the Lenders or an Act of Required Debtholders, and (i) is otherwise in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower.
Prime Rate”: the rate of interest announced by GS Bank(x) with respect to any period prior to the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date, GS Bank and (y) with respect to any period on and after the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date, Bank of Tokyo, in each case from time to time as its prime rate. The Prime Rate is a reference rate and does not necessarily represent the lowest rate actually charged to any customer. GS Bank may(x) Prior to the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date, GS Bank and (y) on and after the Administrative Agent Succession Effective Date, Bank of Tokyo may in each case make commercial loans or other loans at rates of interest at, above or below the Prime Rate.
Project”: any (a) electrical generation plant, (b) cogeneration plant, (c) facility for the exploration or drilling for fuel or other resources, or for the development, storage, transport or transmission of, electricity, steam, fuel, syngas or other resources for the generation of electricity or (d) facility engaged in another line of business in which the Borrower and its Subsidiaries are permitted to be engaged hereunder, in each case for which a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries of the Borrower was, is or will be (as the case may be) an owner, lessee, operator, manager, developer or builder, and shall also mean any two or more of such plants or facilities in which an interest has been acquired in a single transaction; provided that a Project shall cease to be a Project of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries at such time that the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries ceases to have any existing or future rights or obligations (whether direct or indirect, contingent or matured) associated therewith.
Project Subsidiary”: any Subsidiary of the Borrower whose sole business is the ownership and/ or operation of a Project or Projects and substantially all of the assets of which are associated with or acquired or utilized in such Project.
Projections”: the meaning set forth in Section 5.2(c).
Prudent Industry Practice”: those practices or methods as are commonly used or adopted by Persons in power generation industry in the United States, in connection with the conduct of such industry, in each case as such practices or methods may evolve from time to time, consistent with all applicable requirements of law.
Public Lender”: the meaning set forth in Section 9.15.
Qualified Cash Management Creditors”: any Person to whom Cash Management Obligations are owed, in each case so long as such Person was a Lender under this Agreement or a lender under another Credit Agreement or an Affiliate of a Lender under this Agreement or of a lender under another Credit Agreement, at the time the respective services or extensions of credit giving rise to such Cash Management Obligations were provided or incurred.
Refunded Swingline Loans”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.4(b).
Register”: the meaning set forth in Section 9.6(b)(iv).
Regulation U”: Regulation U of the Board of Governors as in effect from time to time.
Related Persons”: with respect to any Indemnitee, any Affiliate of such Indemnitee and any officer, director, employee, representative or agent of such Indemnitee or Affiliate thereof, in each case that has provided any services in connection with the transactions contemplated under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.
Reorganization”: with respect to any Multiemployer Plan, the condition that such plan is in reorganization within the meaning of Section 4241 of ERISA.

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Reportable Event”: any of the events set forth in Section 4043(c) of ERISA, other than those events as to which the thirty (30) day notice period is waived under any regulation promulgated by the PBGC.
Required Intercreditor Actions”: the meaning set forth in Section 4.1(m).
Required Lenders”: at any time, Lenders holding more than 50% of the Total Revolving Commitments then in effect or, if the Revolving Commitments have been terminated, the Aggregate Revolving Outstandings then outstanding; provided that the Revolving Commitment of, and the portion of the Aggregate Revolving Outstandings held or deemed held by, any Defaulting Lender shall be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Lenders.
Requirement of Law”: as to any Person, the certificate of incorporation and by laws or other organizational or governing documents of such Person, and any law, treaty, rule or regulation or determination of an arbitrator or a court or other Governmental Authority, in each case applicable to or binding upon such Person or any of its property or to which such Person or any of its property is subject.
Responsible Officer”: the chief executive officer, president, any executive vice president or Financial Officer of the Borrower, but in any event, with respect to financial matters, a Financial Officer of the Borrower.
Restricted Subsidiary”: any Subsidiary that is a Guarantor.
Restructuring Costs”: non-recurring and other one-time costs incurred by the Borrower or its Subsidiaries in connection with the reorganization of its and its Subsidiaries’ business, operations and structure in respect of (a) the implementation of ongoing operational initiatives, (b) plant closures, plant “moth-balling” or consolidation, relocation or elimination of offices operations, (c) related severance costs and other costs incurred in connection with the termination, relocation and training of employees, (d) legal, consulting, employee retention and other advisor fees incurred in connection with the Cases and the related Plan of Reorganization (as such terms are defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) and (e) any adequate protection payments previously consented to by the administrative agent under the Existing DIP Credit Agreement (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement).
Revolving Commitment”: with respect to each Lender, the obligation of such Lender, if any, to make Revolving Loans and participate in Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit in an aggregate principal and/or face amount not to exceed the amount set forth opposite its name on Schedule 1.1A annexed hereto under the heading “Revolving Commitment Amounts” or as may subsequently be set forth in the Register from time to time, as the same may be (x) reduced from time to time pursuant to Sections 2.12 and 2.14 or (y) increased from time to time pursuant to Section 2.25.a Class A Revolving Commitment or a Class B Revolving Commitment, and the “Revolving Commitments” mean the Class A Revolving Commitments and the Class B Revolving Commitments taken together.
Revolving Commitment Increase”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.25(a).
Revolving Commitment Percentage”: at any time, with respect to each Lender, the percentage obtained by dividing its Revolving Commitment at such time by the Total Revolving Commitments at such time or, if no Revolving Commitments are then in effect, the percentage obtained by dividing the aggregate Revolving Loans outstanding of such Lender by the aggregate Revolving Loans outstanding of all the Lenders at such time; provided that, in the event that the Revolving Loans are paid in full prior to the reduction to zero of the total outstanding Revolving Extensions of Credit, the Revolving Commitment Percentages shall be determined in a manner designed to ensure that the other outstanding Revolving Extensions of Credit shall be held by the Lenders on a comparable basis.
Revolving Commitment Period”: the period from and including the Closing Date to but not including the Original Termination Date (or,of the Class A Revolving Commitments (or, with respect to the Class B Revolving Commitments, the Termination Date thereof or with respect to any outstanding Extended Revolving Commitment, the Termination Date applicable thereto).

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Revolving Extensions of Credit”: as to any Lender at any time, an amount equal to the sum of (a) the aggregate principal amount of all Revolving Loans held by such Lender then outstanding, (b) such Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the Letter of Credit Outstandings then outstanding and (c) such Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the aggregate principal amount of Swingline Loans then outstanding.
Revolving Facility”: the Revolving Commitments and the extensions of credit made thereunderFacilities”: means the collective reference to the Class A Revolving Facility and the Class B Revolving Facility, and any reference to “Revolving Facility” shall mean to any of the Class A Revolving Facility or the Class B Revolving Facility.
Revolving Loans”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.1(a)Class A Revolving Loans and the Class B Revolving Loans.
S&P”: Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, or its successor.
SEC”: the Securities and Exchange Commission, any successor thereto and any analogous Governmental Authority.
Second Lien”: a Lien granted by a Security Document to the Collateral Agent for the benefit of the Second Lien Secured Parties, at any time, upon any property of the Borrower or any other Grantor to secure Second Lien Obligations.
Second Lien Debt”: to the extent issued or outstanding, any Indebtedness constituting Junior Lien Indebtedness; provided that in the case of any Indebtedness referred to in this definition:
(1)    on or before the date on which such Indebtedness is incurred by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary, such Indebtedness is designated by the Borrower, in a certificate of a Responsible Officer delivered to the Collateral Agent, as “Second Lien Debt” for the purposes of the Secured Debt Documents; provided, that no obligation or Indebtedness may be designated as both Second Lien Debt and First Lien Debt;
(2)    such Indebtedness is evidenced or governed by an indenture, credit agreement, loan agreement, note agreement, promissory note or other agreement or instrument that includes a Lien Sharing and Priority Confirmation;
(3)    is designated as Second Lien Debt in accordance with the requirements of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement; and
(4)    at the time of the incurrence thereof, the respective Second Lien Debt may be incurred (and secured as contemplated herein) without violating the terms of any Credit Agreement then outstanding.
Second Lien Documents”: collectively, the indenture, credit agreement or other agreement or instrument evidencing or governing or securing each Series of Second Lien Debt and the Second Lien Security Documents.
Second Lien Obligations”: any principal (including reimbursement obligations with respect to letters of credit whether or not drawn), interest (including all interest accrued thereon after the commencement of any Insolvency or Liquidation Proceeding at the rate, including any applicable postdefault rate, specified in the Second Lien Documents, even if such interest is not enforceable, allowable or allowed as a claim in such proceeding), premium (if any), fees, indemnifications, reimbursements, expenses, damages and other liabilities payable under the documentation governing any Second Lien Debt.
Second Lien Representative”: in the case of any Series of Second Lien Debt, the trustee, agent or representative of the holders of such Series of Second Lien Debt who maintains the transfer register for such Series of Second Lien Debt and is appointed as a Second Lien Representative (for purposes related to the administration of the Security Documents) pursuant to the indenture, credit agreement, loan agreement, note agreement, promissory

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note or other agreement or instrument evidencing or governing such Series of Second Lien Debt, together with its successors in such capacity; provided that in each case such Person shall have executed a joinder to the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement.
Second Lien Security Documents”: the Security Documents (other than any Security Documents that do not secure the Second Lien Obligations).
Secured Debt”: First Lien Debt and Second Lien Debt.
Secured Debt Documents”: the First Lien Documents and the Second Lien Documents.
Secured Debt Representative”: each First Lien Representative and each Second Lien Representative.
Secured Obligations”: First Lien Obligations and Second Lien Obligations.
Secured Parties”: the holders of First Lien Debt (including their Secured Debt Representatives) and the holders of Second Lien Debt (including their Secured Debt Representatives).
Securities Act”: means the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any successor statute or statutes thereto.
Security Documents”: the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement, the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement, each Lien Sharing and Priority Confirmation, the Mortgages, and all security agreements, pledge agreements, collateral assignments, mortgages, collateral agency agreements, control agreements, deeds of trust or other grants or transfers for security executed and delivered by the Borrower or any other Guarantor creating (or purporting to create) a Lien upon Collateral in favor of the Collateral Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Parties, in each case, as amended, modified, renewed, restated or replaced, in whole or in part, from time to time, in accordance with its terms and Section 8.1 of the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement.
Series of First Lien Debt”: severally, (1) the Indebtedness under this Agreement, (2) Indebtedness under the Existing Credit Agreement, (3) all Specified Cash Management and Swap Obligations (with each separate such item constituting a separate series of First Lien Debt, except that agreements between one or more of the same Loan Parties, on the one hand, and one or more of the same counterparties, on the other hand, shall constitute a single series of First Lien Debt, so long as such agreements represent confirmations or transactions under a single common agreement among such parties) and (4) each separate issue of Indebtedness which constitutes First Lien Debt in accordance with clause (2) of the definition thereof contained herein (with agreements between one or more of the same Loan Parties, on the one hand, and one or more of the same counterparties, on the other hand, constituting a single issue and a single series of First Lien Debt, so long as such agreements represent confirmations or transactions under a single common agreement among such parties).
Series of Second Lien Debt”: severally, each issue or series of Second Lien Debt.
Series of Secured Debt”: severally, each Series of First Lien Debt and each Series of Second Lien Debt.
Significant Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that would be a “significant subsidiary” as defined in Article 1, Rule 1-02 of Regulation S-X, promulgated pursuant to the Securities Act, as such Regulation is in effect on the date of this Agreement; provided that clause (3) of such definition will be disregarded.
Single Employer Plan”: any Plan that is covered by Title IV of ERISA, but that is not a Multiemployer Plan.
Solvent”: when used with respect to any Person and its Subsidiaries, means that, as of any date of determination, (a) the amount of the “present fair saleable value” of the assets of such Person and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis will, as of such date, exceed the amount of all “liabilities of such Person and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, contingent or otherwise”, as of such date, as such quoted terms are determined in accordance with applicable federal and state laws governing determinations of the insolvency of debtors, (b) the present fair

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saleable value of the assets of such Person and its Subsidiaries will, as of such date, be greater than the amount that will be required to pay the probable liability of such Person and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis on its debts as such debts become absolute and matured, (c) such Person and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis will not have, as of such date, an unreasonably small amount of capital with which to conduct their business, and (d) such Person and its Subsidiaries will be able to pay their debts as they mature. For purposes of this definition, (i) “debt” means liability on a “claim”, and (ii) “claim” means any (x) right to payment, whether or not such a right is reduced to judgment, liquidated, unliquidated, fixed, contingent, matured, unmatured, disputed, undisputed, legal, equitable, secured or unsecured or (y) right to an equitable remedy for breach of performance if such breach gives rise to a right to payment, whether or not such right to an equitable remedy is reduced to judgment, fixed, contingent, matured or unmatured, disputed, undisputed, secured or unsecured.
Specified Cash Management and Swap Obligations”: a collective reference to all Specified Cash Management Obligations and all Specified Swap Obligations.
Specified Cash Management Agreement”: any agreement providing for treasury, depositary or cash management services, including in connection with any automated clearing house transfers of funds or any similar transactions between the Borrower or any Guarantor and a Qualified Cash Management Creditor.
Specified Cash Management Obligations”: all Cash Management Obligations that are owed to one or more Qualified Cash Management Creditors.
Specified Letters of Credit”: any Letter of Credit issued on the Closing Date to “back-stop” letters of credit issued under the Existing Credit Agreement.
Specified Swap Agreement”: any Swap Agreement in respect of Specified Swap Obligations.
Specified Swap Obligations”: all “obligations” under any Swap Agreement in respect of interest rates or currency exchange rates existing on the 2021 Notes Issue Date (to the extent it constitutes a “Specified Swap Agreement” as defined in the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement on such date) or thereafter entered into by the Borrower or any Guarantor and any Person that is a lender under a Credit Agreement or an Affiliate of a lender under a Credit Agreement at the time such Swap Agreement is entered into.
Stated Maturity”: with respect to any tranche of Revolving Commitments, the Original Termination Date of such tranche; provided that, with respect to any tranche of Extended Revolving Commitments, the Stated Maturity with respect thereto shall instead be the final maturity date as specified in the applicable Extension Offer accepted by the respective Lender.
Subsidiary”: with respect to any specified Person:
(1)    any corporation, association or other business entity of which more than 50% of the total voting power of shares of Capital Stock entitled (without regard to the occurrence of any contingency and after giving effect to any voting agreement or stockholders’ agreement that effectively transfers voting power) to vote in the election of directors, managers or trustees of the corporation, association or other business entity 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); and
(2)    any partnership (a) the sole general partner or the managing general partner of which is such Person or a Subsidiary of such Person or (b) the only general partners of which are that Person or one or more Subsidiaries of that Person (or any combination thereof).
Swap Agreements”: any agreement with respect to any swap, forward, future or derivative transaction or option or similar agreement involving, or settled by reference to, one or more rates, currencies, commodities, equity or debt instruments or securities, or economic, financial or pricing indices or measures of economic, financial or pricing risk or value or any similar transaction or any combination of these transactions; provided that no phantom

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stock or similar plan providing for payments only on account of services provided by current or former directors, officers, employees or consultants of the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries shall be a “Swap Agreement.”
Swingline Commitment”: the obligation of the Swingline Lender to make Swingline Loans pursuant to Section 2 in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed $50,000,000.
Swingline Lender”: Goldman Sachs Bank USA (or a replacement or successor Lender or affiliate thereof that agrees to act as Swingline Lender hereunder in accordance with the immediately succeeding sentence), in its capacity as the lender of Swingline Loans; provided that, if any Extension or Extensions of Revolving Commitments is or are effected in accordance with Section 2.27, then on the occurrence of each Fronting/Swingline Termination Date, the Swingline Lender at such time shall have the right to resign as Swingline Lender on, or on any date within 20 Business Days after, the respective Fronting/Swingline Termination Date, in each case upon not less than ten (10) days’ prior written notice thereof to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent and, in the event of any such resignation and upon the effectiveness thereof, the Borrower shall repay any outstanding Swingline Loans made by the respective entity so resigning and such entity shall not be required to make any further Swingline Loans hereunder. If at any time and for any reason (including as a result of resignations as contemplated by the proviso to the preceding sentence), the Swingline Lender has resigned in such capacity in accordance with the preceding sentence, then no Person shall be the Swingline Lender hereunder obligated to make Swingline Loans unless and until (and only for so long as) a Lender (or affiliate of a Lender) reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent or the Borrower agrees to act as the Swingline Lender hereunder.
Swingline Loans”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.3(a).
Swingline Participation Amount”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.4(c).
Syndication Agent”: as defined in the preamble.
Taxes”: any and all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, charges, assessments, fees, withholdings or other charges imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.
Termination Date”: with respect to any tranche of Revolving Commitments, the earlier to occur of (a) the Stated Maturity of such tranche and (b) the acceleration of the Loans under such tranche and the termination of the Total Revolving Commitments of such tranche in accordance with the terms hereof. In the event that one or more Extensions are effected in accordance with Section 2.27, then the Termination Date of each tranche of Revolving Loans or Revolving Commitments shall be determined based on the respective Stated Maturity applicable thereto (except in cases where clause (b) of the preceding sentence is applicable).
Title Datedown Product”: the meaning set forth in Section 6.1(d).
Title Insurance Company”: Stewart Title Insurance Company, or such other title insurance company as shall be reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.
Total Revolving Commitments”: at any time, the aggregate amount of the Revolving Commitments then in effect. The Total Revolving Commitments on the Amendment No. 23 Effective Date are $1,500,000,000.1,678,300,000.
tranche”: the meaning set forth in Section 2.27(a).
“Tranche Revolving Commitment Percentage”: at any time, with respect to any tranche of Revolving Commitments, with respect to each Lender of such tranche, the percentage obtained by dividing its Revolving Commitment of such tranche at such time by the aggregate outstanding Revolving Commitments of such tranche at such time or, if no Revolving Commitments of such tranche are then in effect, the percentage obtained by dividing such Lender’s aggregate outstanding Revolving Loans of such tranche by the aggregate outstanding Revolving Loans of such tranche of all the Lenders of such tranche at such time;

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provided that, in the event that the Revolving Loans of such tranche are paid in full prior to the reduction to zero of the total outstanding Revolving Extensions of Credit of such tranche, the Tranche Revolving Commitment Percentages shall be determined in a manner designed to ensure that the other outstanding Revolving Extensions of Credit of such tranche shall be held by the Lenders on a comparable basis.
Transferee”: any Assignee or Participant.
Type”: as to any Loan, its nature as a Base Rate Loan or a Eurodollar Loan.
UCP”: the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, 2007 Revision, International Chamber of Commerce Publication No. 600 and any subsequent version thereof adhered to by the applicable Fronting Bank.
“Union Bank”: the meaning set forth in the preamble to this Agreement.
United States”: the United States of America.
Voting Stock”: of any Person as of any date means the Capital Stock of such Person that is at the time entitled to vote in the election of the Board of Directors of such Person.
“Write-Down and Conversion Powers”: with respect to any EEA Resolution Authority, the write-down and conversion powers of such EEA Resolution Authority from time to time under the Bail-In Legislation for the applicable EEA Member Country, which write-down and conversion powers are described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule.
1.2.    Other Definitional Provisions.
(a)    Unless otherwise specified therein, all terms defined in this Agreement shall have the defined meanings when used in the other Loan Documents or any certificate or other document made or delivered pursuant hereto or thereto.
(b)    As used herein and in the other Loan Documents, and any certificate or other document made or delivered pursuant hereto or thereto, (i) the words “include”, “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation”, (ii) the word “incur” shall be construed to mean incur, create, issue, assume, become liable in respect of or suffer to exist (and the words “incurred” and “incurrence” shall have correlative meanings) and (iii) the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, Capital Stock, securities, revenues, accounts, leasehold interests and contract rights.
(c)    The words “hereof”, “herein” and “hereunder” and words of similar import, when used in this Agreement, shall refer to this Agreement as a whole and not to any particular provision of this Agreement, and Section, Schedule and Exhibit references are to this Agreement unless otherwise specified.
(d)    The meanings given to terms defined herein shall be equally applicable to both the singular and plural forms of such terms. Whenever the context may required, any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms. References to agreements or other Contractual Obligations shall, unless otherwise specified, be deemed to refer to such agreements or Contractual Obligations as amended, supplemented, restated or otherwise modified from time to time to the extent permitted herein.
Except as otherwise provided herein, all terms of an accounting or financial nature shall be construed in accordance with GAAP.
1.3.    Delivery of Notices or Receivables. Any reference to a delivery or notice date that is not a Business Day shall be deemed to mean the next succeeding day that is a Business Day.

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1.4.    Exchange Rates. For purposes of calculating (a) the aggregate Dollar Equivalent of Letters of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency and of unreimbursed drawings under Letters of Credit denominated in Alternative Currency outstanding at any time during any period and (b) the Dollar Equivalent of any Letters of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency at the time of the issuance of such Letter of Credit pursuant to Section 2.5, the Administrative Agent will (i) at least once during each calendar month, (ii) at the time of each Borrowing of Loans, at the time of each issuance, increase or amendment of a Letter of Credit (other than an automatic renewal or extension for a one-year term pursuant to the provisions of such Letter of Credit), and at the time of each Cash Collateralization for any Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, and (iii) following the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default, at such additional times as it in its sole discretion determines to be appropriate to do so, determine the respective rate of exchange into Dollars of such Alternative Currency (which rate of exchange shall be based upon the Exchange Rate in effect on the date of such determination). Such rates of exchange so determined on each such determination date shall, for purposes of the calculations described in the preceding sentence, be deemed to remain unchanged and in effect until the next such determination date.
SECTION 2
Amount and Terms of Loans and Commitments
2.1.    Revolving Commitments.
(a)    Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, each Class A Lender, severally and not jointly with the other Class A Lenders, agrees from time to time during the Class A Revolving Commitment Period to make revolving credit loans (each, a “Class A Revolving Loan” and, collectively, the “Class A Revolving Loans”) to the Borrower in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding which, when added to such Class A Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the then Aggregateother Class A Revolving Outstandings, does not exceed the amount of such Class A Lender’s Class A Revolving Commitment in effect at such time as at the date such Class A Revolving Loan is to be made. The amount of each Class A Lender’s Class A Revolving Loans and Class A Revolving Commitment on the ClosingAmendment No. 3 Effective Date shall be equal to the amount reflected on the Register on the ClosingAmendment No. 3 Effective Date, which amount shall be conclusive absent manifest error. During the Class A Revolving Commitment Period, the Borrower may use the Class A Revolving Commitments by borrowing, prepaying the Class A Revolving Loans in whole or in part, and reborrowing, all in the accordance with the terms and conditions hereof. The Class A Revolving Loans may from time to time be Eurodollar Loans or Base Rate Loans, as determined by the Borrower and notified to the Administrative Agent in accordance with Sections 2.2 and 2.15.
(b)    Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, each Class B Lender, severally and not jointly with the other Class B Lenders, agrees from time to time during the Class B Revolving Commitment Period to make revolving credit loans (each, a “Class B Revolving Loan” and, collectively, the “Class B Revolving Loans”) to the Borrower in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding which, when added to such Class B Lender’s other Class B Revolving Outstandings, does not exceed the amount of such Class B Lender’s Class B Revolving Commitment in effect at such time as at the date such Class B Revolving Loan is to be made. The amount of each Class B Lender’s Class B Revolving Loans and Class B Revolving Commitment on the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date shall be equal to the amount reflected on the Register on the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, which amount shall be conclusive absent manifest error. During the Class B Revolving Commitment Period, the Borrower may use the Class B Revolving Commitments by borrowing, prepaying the Class B Revolving Loans in whole or in part, and reborrowing, all in the accordance with the terms and conditions hereof. The Class B Revolving Loans may from time to time be Eurodollar Loans or Base Rate Loans, as determined by the Borrower and notified to the Administrative Agent in accordance with Sections 2.2 and 2.15.
(c)    (b) The Borrower shall repay (i) all outstanding Class A Revolving Loans on the Original Termination Date orTermination Date of the Class A Revolving Commitments and (ii) all outstanding Class B Revolving Loans on the Termination Date of the Class B Revolving Commitments or, in each case, with respect to any Revolving Loans outstanding with respect to an Extended Revolving Commitment, the Termination Date applicable thereto.

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(d)    Any Revolving Loans made (including without limitation those required to be made under Sections 2.3 and 2.4) on or after the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date shall be made ratably in accordance with the pro rata share of Total Revolving Commitments of each Lender (and for the avoidance of doubt, shall be made ratably among the Class A Revolving Commitments and the Class B Revolving Commitments such that the Class A Revolving Loans and the Class B Revolving Loans shall always comprise the percentage that the Class A Revolving Commitments and the Class B Revolving Commitments, respectively, comprise of the Total Revolving Commitments as of such date). For the avoidance of doubt, (i) all Borrowings of Revolving Loans at any time prior to the Stated Maturity of the Class A Revolving Commitments shall be made, and deemed to be made, ratably among the Class A Lenders and the Class B Lenders, and (ii) all Borrowings of Revolving Loans prior to the Stated Maturity of the Class B Revolving Commitments but on or after the Stated Maturity of the Class A Revolving Commitments shall be made, and deemed to be made, ratably among the Class B Lenders.
2.2.    Procedure for Revolving Loan Borrowing. The Borrower may borrow under the Revolving Commitments during the Revolving Commitment Period on any Business Day, provided that the Borrower shall give the Administrative Agent irrevocable notice substantially in the form of Exhibit B hereto (which notice must be received by the Administrative Agent prior to 12:00 Noon, New York City time (a) three (3) Business Days prior to the requested Borrowing Date, in the case of Eurodollar Loans or (b) one Business Day prior to the requested Borrowing Date, in the case of Base Rate Loans, specifying (i) the amount and Type of Revolving Loans to be borrowed, (ii) the requested Borrowing Date and (iii) in the case of Eurodollar Loans, the respective amounts of each such Type of Loan and the respective lengths of the initial Interest Period therefor. Each Borrowing under the Revolving Commitments shall be in an aggregate amount equal to (x) in the case of Base Rate Loans, $1,000,000 or a whole multiple thereof (or, if the then Available Revolving Commitments are less than $1,000,000, such lesser amount) or (y) in the case of Eurodollar Loans, $5,000,000 or a multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof; provided that the Swingline Lender may request, on behalf of the Borrower, borrowings under the Revolving Commitments that are Base Rate Loans in other amounts pursuant to Section 2.4. Upon receipt of any such notice from the Borrower, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender thereof. Each Lender will make the amount of its Revolving Commitment Percentage of each Borrowing available to the Administrative Agent at the Funding Office prior to 1:00 P.M., New York City time, on the Borrowing Date requested by the Borrower in funds immediately available to the Administrative Agent. Such Borrowing will then be made available to the Borrower by the Administrative Agent by 2:00 P.M., New York City time, on such Borrowing Date, as directed by the Borrower in the aggregate amounts made available to the Administrative Agent by the Lenders and in like funds as received by the Administrative Agent.
2.3.    Swingline Commitment.
(a)    (i) Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Swingline Lender agrees to make a portion of the credit otherwise available to the Borrower under the Revolving Commitments from time to time during the Revolving Commitment Period by making swing line loans (“Swingline Loans”) to the Borrower; provided that (i) the aggregate principal amount of Swingline Loans outstanding at any time shall not exceed the Swingline Commitment then in effect (notwithstanding that the Swingline Loans outstanding at any time, when aggregated with the Swingline Lender’s other outstanding Revolving Loans, may exceed the Swingline Commitment then in effect) and (ii) the Borrower shall not request, and the Swingline Lender shall not make, any Swingline Loan if, after giving effect to the making of such Swingline Loan, the aggregate amount of the Available Revolving Commitments would be less than zero. During the Revolving Commitment Period, the Borrower may use the Swingline Commitment by borrowing, repaying and reborrowing, all in accordance with the terms and conditions hereof. Swingline Loans shall be Base Rate Loans only. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if at any time any Lender is a Defaulting Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the Swingline Loans will be reallocated among all Lenders that are not Defaulting Lenders (pro rata in accordance with their respective Revolving Commitment Percentage) but only to the extent the Aggregate Revolving Outstandings of all Lenders that are not Defaulting Lenders plus such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the Swingline Loans and any Letter of Credit Outstandings, in each case, except to the extent Cash Collateralized, does not exceed the Total Revolving Commitments (excluding the Revolving Commitment of any Defaulting Lender) (in which case the Revolving Commitments of all Defaulting Lenders will be deemed to be zero (except to the extent Cash Collateral has been posted by such Defaulting Lender in respect of any portion of such Defaulting Lender’s participations in Swingline Loans or Letter of Credit Outstandings) for purposes of any determination of the Lenders’ respective Revolving Commitment Percentage of the Swingline Loans (including for purposes of all fee calculations hereunder));

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provided, to the extent that such reallocation cannot be made, the Borrower and such Defaulting Lender, on a joint and several basis, hereby agree, within two Business Days following notice by the Administrative Agent, to cause to be, deposited with the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Swingline Lender Cash Collateral or similar security satisfactory to such Swingline Lender (in its sole discretion) in the full amount of such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of outstanding Swingline Loans (less the amount of any reallocation effected pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this sentence). Such Defaulting Lender and/or the Borrower, as applicable, hereby grants to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Swingline Lender and the other holders of First Lien Debt (to the extent required by the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement and/or the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement), a security interest in all such Cash Collateral and all proceeds of the foregoing. Such Cash Collateral shall be maintained in blocked deposit accounts at the office of the Collateral Agent, and may be invested in Cash Equivalents reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent. If at any time the Administrative Agent determines that any funds held as Cash Collateral under this paragraph are subject to any right or claim of any Person other than the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Swingline Lender (other than the claims of any other holder of First Lien Debt as may be required by the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement) or that the total amount of such funds is less than the aggregate risk participation of such Defaulting Lender in the applicable Swingline Loan, the Borrower and/or such Defaulting Lender will, promptly upon demand by the Administrative Agent, pay to the Administrative Agent, as additional funds to be deposited as Cash Collateral, an amount equal to the excess of (x) such aggregate risk participation over (y) the total amount of funds, if any, then held as Cash Collateral under this paragraph that the Administrative Agent determines to be free and clear of any such right and claim. If the Lender that triggers the Cash Collateral requirement under this paragraph ceases to be a Defaulting Lender (as determined by the Swingline Lender in good faith), or if the Swingline Commitments have been permanently reduced to zero, the funds held as Cash Collateral shall thereafter be returned to the Defaulting Lender or the Borrower, whichever provided the funds for the Cash Collateral. For purposes hereof, “Cash Collateralize” means to pledge and deposit with or deliver to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Swingline Lender, the applicable Fronting Bank and the relevant Lenders, as collateral for the Swingline Loans or Letter of Credit Outstandings, cash or deposit account balances (“Cash Collateral”) pursuant to documentation in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Swingline Lender or relevant Fronting Bank (which documents are hereby consented to by the Lenders). Derivatives of such term have corresponding meanings. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Borrower shall not be required to Cash Collateralize any such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage to the extent the respective Lien is not permitted by the terms of any First Lien Debt.
(ii)    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in Section 2.4(f), on the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, the participations in any outstanding Swingline Loans shall be reallocated so that, after giving effect thereto, the Class A Lenders and the Class B Lenders shall share ratably in the aggregate principal amount of all Swingline Loans then outstanding in accordance with their respective pro rata shares of the Total Revolving Commitments (including both the Class A Revolving Commitments and the Class B Revolving Commitments from time to time in effect). Thereafter, until the Termination Date with respect to the Class A Revolving Commitments, the participations in any new Swingline Loans shall be allocated ratably in accordance with the Lenders’ respective pro rata shares of the Total Revolving Commitments. On the Termination Date with respect to the Class A Revolving Commitments, all then outstanding Swingline Loans shall be repaid in full (and there shall be no adjustment to the participations in such Swingline Loans as a result of the occurrence of such Termination Date); provided, however, that if, and only to the extent that, on the Termination Date with respect to the Class A Revolving Commitments (after giving effect to any repayments of Revolving Loans and any reallocation of Letter of Credit participations as contemplated in Section 2.5(h)), there shall exist sufficient unutilized Class B Revolving Commitments so that all or a portion of the then outstanding Swingline Loans could be incurred pursuant the Class B Revolving Commitments, then there shall be an automatic adjustment on the Termination Date with respect to the Class A Revolving Commitments of the participations in such Swingline Loans and all or a portion of the outstanding Swingline Loans, the same shall be deemed to have been incurred solely pursuant to the Class B Revolving Commitments and allocated ratably in accordance with the Class B Lenders’ respective pro rata shares of the Total Revolving Commitments, and such Swingline Loans shall not be so required to be repaid in full on the Termination Date with respect to the Class A Revolving Commitments.
(b)    The Borrower shall repay to the Swingline Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Swingline Loan on the Termination Date (subject to Section 2.3(a)(ii) and Section 2.4(f)).

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2.4.    Procedure for Swingline Borrowing; Refunding of Swingline Loans.
(a)    Whenever the Borrower desires that the Swingline Lender make Swingline Loans it shall give the Swingline Lender irrevocable telephonic notice confirmed promptly in writing (which telephonic notice must be received by the Swingline Lender not later than 1:00 P.M., New York City time, on the proposed Borrowing Date), specifying (i) the amount to be borrowed and (ii) the requested Borrowing Date (which shall be a Business Day during the Revolving Commitment Period). Each borrowing under the Swingline Commitment shall be in an amount equal to $1,000,000 or a whole multiple thereof. Not later than 3:00 P.M., New York City time, on the Borrowing Date specified in a notice in respect of Swingline Loans, the Swingline Lender shall make available to the Borrower an amount in immediately available funds by depositing such proceeds in an account of the Borrower specified in writing to the Swingline Lender on such Borrowing Date.
(b)    The Swingline Lender, at any time and from time to time in its sole and absolute discretion may, on behalf of the Borrower (which hereby irrevocably directs the Swingline Lender to act on its behalf), on one (1) Business Day’s notice given by the Swingline Lender no later than 1:00 P.M., New York City time, request each Lender to make, and each Lender hereby agrees to make, a Revolving Loan, in an amount equal to such Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the aggregate amount of the Swingline Loans (the “Refunded Swingline Loans”) outstanding on the date of such notice, to repay the Swingline Lender. Each Lender shall make the amount of such Revolving Loan available to the Administrative Agent at the Funding Office in immediately available funds, not later than 10:00 A.M., New York City time, one (1) Business Day after the date of such notice. The proceeds of such Revolving Loans shall be immediately made available by the Administrative Agent to the Swingline Lender for application by the Swingline Lender to the repayment of the Refunded Swingline Loans. The Borrower irrevocably authorizes the Swingline Lender to charge the Borrower’s accounts with the Administrative Agent (up to the amount available in each such account) in order to immediately pay the amount of such Refunded Swingline Loans to the extent amounts received from the Lenders are not sufficient to repay in full such Refunded Swingline Loans.
(c)    If prior to the time a Revolving Loan would have otherwise been made pursuant to Section 2.4(b), if for any reason, as determined by the Swingline Lender in its sole discretion, Revolving Loans may not be made as contemplated by Section 2.4(b), each Lender shall, on the date such Revolving Loan was to have been made pursuant to the notice referred to in Section 2.4(b), purchase for cash an undivided participating interest in the then outstanding Swingline Loans by paying to the Swingline Lender an amount (the “Swingline Participation Amount”) equal to (i) such Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage times (ii) the sum of the aggregate principal amount of Swingline Loans then outstanding that were to have been repaid with such Revolving Loans.
(d)    Whenever, at any time after the Swingline Lender has received from any Lender such Lender’s Swingline Participation Amount, the Swingline Lender receives any payment on account of the Swingline Loans, the Swingline Lender will distribute to such Lender its Swingline Participation Amount (appropriately adjusted, in the case of interest payments, to reflect the period of time during which such Lender’s participating interest was outstanding and funded and, in the case of principal and interest payments, to reflect such Lender’s pro rata portion of such payment if such payment is not sufficient to pay the principal of and interest on all Swingline Loans then due); provided, however, that in the event that such payment received by the Swingline Lender is required to be returned, such Lender will return to the Swingline Lender any portion thereof previously distributed to it by the Swingline Lender.
(e)    Each Lender’s obligation to make the Revolving Loans referred to in Section 2.4(b) and to purchase participating interests pursuant to Section 2.4(c) shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (i) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right that such Lender or the Borrower may have against the Swingline Lender, the Borrower or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, (ii) the occurrence or continuance of a Default or an Event of Default or the failure to satisfy any of the other conditions specified in Section 4, (iii) any adverse change in the condition (financial or otherwise) of the Borrower, (iv) any breach of this Agreement or any other Loan Document by the Borrower, any other Loan Party or any other Lender or (v) any other circumstance, happening or event whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing.
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Date, then on the earliest occurring Termination Date all then outstanding Swingline Loans shall be repaid in full on such date (and there shall be no adjustment to the Swingline Participation Amounts as a result of the occurrence of such Termination Date); provided, however, that if on the occurrence of such earliest Termination Date (after giving effect to any repayments of Revolving Loans and any reallocation of Letter of Credit participations as contemplated in Section 2.5(b) below), there shall exist sufficient unutilized Extended Revolving Commitments so that the respective outstanding Swingline Loans could be incurred pursuant the Extended Revolving Commitments which will remain in effect after the occurrence of such Termination Date, then there shall be an automatic adjustment on such date of the participations in such Swingline Loans and same shall be deemed to have been incurred solely pursuant to the relevant Extended Revolving Commitments, and such Swingline Loans shall not be so required to be repaid in full on such earliest Termination Date.
2.5.    Letters of Credit.
(a)    Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Borrower may request any Fronting Bank, from time to time during the Revolving Commitment Period, to issue, and subject to the terms and conditions contained herein, each Fronting Bank agrees, in reliance on the agreements of the other Lenders set forth in Section 2.5(e), to issue, for the account of the Borrower, one or more Letters of Credit; provided that (i) no Letter of Credit shall be issued if after giving effect to such issuance, (A) the Letter of Credit Outstandings would exceed the L/C Commitment, (B) the Aggregate Revolving Outstandings would exceed the Total Revolving Commitment, (C) any Lender is at such time a Defaulting Lender, unless the applicable Fronting Bank has received (as set forth in Section 2.5(g) below) Cash Collateral or similar security satisfactory to such Fronting Bank (in its sole discretion) from either such Defaulting Lender or the Borrower, such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the Letter of Credit Outstandings has been reallocated pursuant to Section 2.5(g) below in respect of such Defaulting Lender’s obligation to fund under Section 2.5(f) or other arrangements have been entered into that are satisfactory to the Borrower and such Fronting Bank (in its sole discretion), or (D) the Letter of Credit Outstandings for any particular Fronting Bank would exceed the Fronting Bank Sublimit of such Fronting Bank and (ii) no Letter of Credit shall be issued if the applicable Fronting Bank shall have received notice from the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders (and a copy of such notice shall be delivered to the Borrower) that the conditions to such issuance have not been met.
(b)    Each Letter of Credit shall be denominated in Dollars or an Alternative Currency and expire no later than the earlier of (x) the twelve month anniversary of its date of issuance and (y) the date that is five (5) Business Days prior to the Stated Maturity of the Class B Revolving Commitments (unless, not later than five (5) Business Days prior to thesuch Stated Maturity, the respective Letter of Credit is secured by a “back to back” letter of credit satisfactory to the applicable Fronting Bank in its sole discretion or, if acceptable to the applicable Fronting Bank in its sole discretion, the Borrower Cash Collateralizes such Letter of Credit, in either case in an amount equal to (but not to exceed) 105% of the face amount of such Letter of Credit by depositing (in the case of Cash Collateralization) cash in such amount into the L/C Cash Collateral Account); provided that (i) any Letter of Credit with a one year term may provide for the renewal thereof for additional one year periods (which, in no event, shall extend beyond the date described in the foregoing clause (y) except to the extent otherwise permitted by such clause (y)) and (ii) any Specified Letter of Credit may provide for an initial expiration after the twelve month anniversary of the issuance thereof, so long as such Specified Letter of Credit shall provide for an initial expiration date not later than February 1, 2012; provided, further, that if the Termination Date in respect of any tranche of Revolving Commitments occurs prior to the expiration of any Letter of Credit under such tranche (and the applicable Fronting Bank has consented in its sole discretion to the extension of the expiration of such Letter of Credit in accordance with clause (y) above), then (i) if one or more other tranches of Revolving Commitments in respect of which the Termination Date shall not have occurred are then in effect, such Letters of Credit shall automatically be deemed to have been issued (including for purposes of the obligations of the Lenders to purchase participations therein pursuant to Section 2.5(e) and to make Revolving Loans and payments in respect thereof pursuant to Sections 2.5(d) and (f)) under (and ratably participated in by Lenders pursuant to) the Revolving Commitments in respect of such non-terminating tranches up to an aggregate amount not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of the unutilized Revolving Commitments thereunder at such time (it being understood that no partial face amount of any Letter of Credit may be so reallocated) and (ii) to the extent not reallocated pursuant to immediately preceding clause (i) and unless provisions satisfactory to the applicable Fronting Bank in its sole discretion for the treatment of such Letter of Credit as a letter of credit under a successor credit facility have been agreed upon, the Borrower shall, on or prior to the Termination Date of such tranche of Revolving Commitments, cause all such Letters of Credit to be replaced and

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returned to the applicable Fronting Bank undrawn and marked “cancelled” or to the extent that the Borrower is unable to so replace and return any Letter(s) of Credit, such Letter(s) of Credit shall be secured by a “back to back” letter of credit satisfactory to the applicable Fronting Bank in its sole discretion, or, if acceptable to the applicable Fronting Bank in its sole discretion, Cash Collateralized in either case in an amount equal to (but not to exceed) 105% of the face amount of such Letter(s) of Credit by the deposit (in the case of Cash Collateralization) by the Borrower of cash in Dollars in such amount into the L/C Cash Collateral Account; provided that this sentence shall not be applicable to the reallocation of the Letter of Credit participations occurring on the Termination Date of the Class A Revolving Commitments, which shall be governed by clause (h) below. Such cash shall be remitted to the Borrower upon the expiration, cancellation or other termination or satisfaction of all Obligations hereunder. Except to the extent of reallocations of participations pursuant to clause (i) of the second proviso to the first sentence of this Section 2.5(b) or clause (h) below, the occurrence of a Termination Date with respect to a given tranche of Revolving Commitments shall have no effect upon (and shall not diminish) the percentage participations of the Lenders in any Letter of Credit issued before such Termination Date.
(c)    Each Letter of Credit may be subject to the ISP or the UCP and, in any event, shall be subject to, the laws of the state under whose laws each Letter of Credit is issued, as applicable. No Fronting Bank shall at any time be obligated to issue any Letter of Credit hereunder if such issuance would conflict with, or cause such Fronting Bank or any Lender to exceed any limits imposed by, any applicable Requirement of Law. The Borrower shall pay to the applicable Fronting Bank, in addition to such other fees and charges as are specifically provided for in Section 2.23, such fees and charges in connection with the issuance, amendment, payment and other processing of the Letters of Credit issued by such Fronting Bank as are customarily imposed by such Fronting Bank from time to time in connection with similar letter of credit transactions.
(d)    If any drawing shall be paid under any Letter of Credit (which shall be pursuant to a sight drawing), the applicable Fronting Bank shall promptly notify the Borrower of the date and amount thereof. Drawings paid under each Letter of Credit shall be reimbursed by the Borrower not later than the date that is two Business Days following the date that the Borrower receives notice from the Fronting Bank that such the drawing has been paid in immediately available funds in an amount equal to (i) if such drawing shall be paid in Dollars, the amount so paid or (ii) at the Borrower’s option, if such drawing shall be paid in an Alternative Currency, the amount thereof in such Alternative Currency or the Dollar Equivalent thereof using the Exchange Rate at the time such drawing is so paid, on the date that the drawing is paid and shall bear interest from the date the drawing is paid until the drawing is reimbursed in full at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus Applicable Margin for Revolving Loans; it being understood that no interest shall accrue to the extent the applicable Fronting Bank receives payment prior to 2:00 p.m., New York City time, on the date the drawing is paid. The Borrower shall effect such reimbursement (x) if such draw occurs prior to the Termination Date in respect of the tranche or tranches of Revolving Commitments pursuant to which such Letter of Credit was issued (or deemed issued), in cash or through a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans without the satisfaction of the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.2 and which Borrowing shall be effected without the need for a request therefor from the Borrower or (y) if such draw occurs on or after the Termination Date in respect of the tranche or tranches of Revolving Commitments pursuant to which such Letter of Credit was issued (or deemed issued), in cash; provided that to the extent that the respective Letter of Credit is participated in by Lenders whose Revolving Commitments have terminated because of the occurrence of a Termination Date with respect thereto, then the amount so participated shall in any event be paid by the Borrower in cash; provided further that with respect to drawings under Letters of Credit that individually or in the aggregate exceed $100,000,000 in aggregate principal amount, the Borrower may not effect the reimbursement of such drawings through a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans unless the Borrower can satisfy the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.2 at the time of, and after giving effect to, such Borrowing and which Borrowing shall be effected without the need for a request therefor from the Borrower. Subject to the second proviso in the preceding sentence, each Lender agrees to make the Loans described in clause (x) of the preceding sentence notwithstanding a failure to satisfy the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.2.
(e)    Immediately upon the issuance of any Letter of Credit by any Fronting Bank, such Fronting Bank shall be deemed to have sold to each Lender other than such Fronting Bank, and each such other Lender shall be deemed unconditionally and irrevocably to have purchased from such Fronting Bank, without recourse or warranty, an undivided interest and participation, to the extent of such Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage, in such Letter of Credit, each drawing thereunder and the obligations of the Loan Parties under this Agreement with respect thereto. Upon any change in the Revolving Commitments pursuant to Section 9.6, it is hereby agreed that with

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respect to all Letter of Credit Outstandings, there shall be an automatic adjustment to the participations hereby created to reflect the new Revolving Commitment Percentages of the assigning and assignee Lenders. Any action taken or omitted by any Fronting Bank under or in connection with a Letter of Credit, if taken or omitted in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined in a final and non-appealable decision of a court of competent jurisdiction, shall not create for such Fronting Bank any resulting liability to any other Lender.
(f)    In the event that any Fronting Bank makes any payment under any Letter of Credit and the Borrower shall not have reimbursed such amount in full to such Fronting Bank pursuant to Section 2.5(d), such Fronting Bank shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent, and the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender of such failure, and each Lender shall promptly and unconditionally pay to the applicable Fronting Bank the amount of such Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of (i) the amount of such payment, or any part thereof, that is paid in Dollars and is not so reimbursed or (ii) the Dollar Equivalent, using the Exchange Rate at the time such draft is paid, of the amount of such draft, or any part thereof, that is paid in an Alternative Currency and is not so reimbursed. If the applicable Fronting Bank so notifies the Administrative Agent, and the Administrative Agent so notifies the Lenders prior to 11:00 A.M., New York City time, on any Business Day where reimbursement is required pursuant to Section 2.5(d), each Lender shall make available to such Fronting Bank such Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the amount of such payment on such Business Day in same day funds and if such notice is received after such time period, each Lender shall make such payment on the next succeeding Business Day in same day funds (with interest at the rate provided in the following sentence from the date such Fronting Bank makes such payment until the date such Fronting Bank is paid). If and to the extent any such Lender shall not have so made its Revolving Commitment Percentage of the amount of such payment available to such Fronting Bank, such Lender agrees to pay to such Fronting Bank, forthwith on demand such amount, together with interest thereon, for each day from such date until the date such amount is paid to the applicable Fronting Bank at a rate equal to the effective rate for overnight funds in New York as reported by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for such day (or, if such day is not a Business Day, the next preceding Business Day). The failure of any Lender to make available to any Fronting Bank its Revolving Commitment Percentage of any payment under any Letter of Credit shall not relieve any other Lender of its obligation hereunder to make available to any Fronting Bank its Revolving Commitment Percentage of any payment under any Letter of Credit on the date required, as specified above, but no Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other Lender to make available to any Fronting Bank such other Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of any such payment. Whenever any Fronting Bank receives a payment of a reimbursement obligation as to which it has received any payments from the Lenders pursuant to this paragraph, such Fronting Bank shall pay to each Lender which has paid its Revolving Commitment Percentage thereof, in same day funds, an amount equal to such Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage thereof.
(g)    In the case where any Lender is at any time a Defaulting Lender, the Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the Letter of Credit Outstandings will be reallocated among all Lenders that are not Defaulting Lenders (pro rata in accordance with their respective Revolving Commitment Percentage) but only to the extent the Aggregate Revolving Outstandings of all Lenders that are not Defaulting Lenders plus such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the Letter of Credit Outstandings and any Swingline Loans, in each case, except to the extent Cash Collateralized, does not exceed the Total Revolving Commitments (excluding the Revolving Commitment of any Defaulting Lender) (in which case the Revolving Commitments of all Defaulting Lenders shall be deemed to be zero (except to the extent Cash Collateral has been posted by such Defaulting Lender in respect of any portion of such Defaulting Lender’s Letter of Credit Outstandings or participations in Swingline Loans) for purposes of any determination of the Lenders’ respective Revolving Commitment Percentage of Letter of Credit Outstandings (including for purposes of all fee calculations hereunder)); provided, to the extent that if such reallocation cannot be made as provided above, the Borrower and such Defaulting Lender, on a joint and several basis, hereby agree, within two Business Days following written notice by the Administrative Agent, to cause to be deposited with the applicable Fronting Bank, Cash Collateral in the full amount of such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of the outstanding Letter of Credit Outstandings. The Borrower and such Defaulting Lender hereby grant to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the applicable Fronting Bank and the other holders of First Lien Debt (to the extent required by the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement and/or the Guarantee and Collateral Agreement), a security interest in any Cash Collateral and all proceeds of the foregoing with respect to such Defaulting Lender’s participations in Letters of Credit deposited hereunder. Such Cash Collateral shall be maintained in cash in Dollars in blocked deposit accounts at the applicable Fronting Bank. If at any time the Administrative Agent determines that any funds held as Cash Collateral under this Section 2.5(g) are subject to any right or claim of any Person other than the Administrative

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Agent for the benefit of the applicable Fronting Bank (other than the claims of any other holder of First Lien Debt as may be required by the Collateral Agency and Intercreditor Agreement) or that the total amount of such funds is less than such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of all Letter of Credit Outstandings that has not been reallocated as provided above, the Administrative Agent will so notify each applicable Fronting Bank and the Borrower and/or such Defaulting Lender will, promptly upon demand by the Administrative Agent (either on its own initiative or at the request of the applicable Fronting Bank), pay to the Administrative Agent, as additional funds to be deposited as Cash Collateral, an amount equal to the excess of (I) such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of all Letter of Credit Outstandings that have not been so reallocated over (II) the total amount of funds, if any, then held as Cash Collateral in respect thereof under this Section 2.5(g) that the Administrative Agent determines to be free and clear of any such right and claim. Upon the drawing of any Letter of Credit for which funds are on deposit as Cash Collateral, such funds shall be applied, to the extent permitted under applicable laws, to reimburse the applicable Fronting Bank. If the Lender that triggers the Cash Collateral requirement under this Section 2.5(g) ceases to be a Defaulting Lender (as determined by the applicable Fronting Bank in good faith), or if there are no Letter of Credit Outstandings, any funds held as Cash Collateral pursuant to the foregoing provisions shall thereafter be returned to the Borrower or the Defaulting Lender, whichever provided the funds for the Cash Collateral, and the Revolving Commitments of the Letter of Credit Outstandings of each Lender shall thereafter take into account such Lender’s Revolving Commitment. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Borrower shall not be required to Cash Collateralize any such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage to the extent the respective Lien is not permitted by the terms of any First Lien Debt (but in such case, the Borrower shall as promptly as practicable cause a sufficient amount of Letters of Credit to be returned to the applicable Fronting Bank undrawn and marked “cancelled” to permit such reallocation to occur up to the full amount of such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage in the remaining outstanding Letters of Credit issued by such Fronting Bank or enter into other such arrangements that may be satisfactory to the Borrower and the applicable Fronting Bank in its sole discretion at such time).
(h)    On the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, the participations in any outstanding Letters of Credit shall be reallocated so that, after giving effect thereto, the Class A Lenders and the Class B Lenders shall share ratably in the Letter of Credit Outstandings in accordance with their respective pro rata shares of the Total Revolving Commitments (including both the Class A Revolving Commitments and the Class B Revolving Commitments from time to time in effect). Thereafter, until the Termination Date with respect to the Class A Revolving Commitments, the participations in any new Letters of Credit shall be allocated ratably in accordance with the Lenders’ respective pro rata shares of the Total Revolving Commitments. On the Termination Date with respect to the Class A Revolving Commitments, the participations in the outstanding Letters of Credit of the Class A Lenders shall be reallocated to the Class B Lenders ratably in accordance with their pro rata share of the Class B Revolving Commitments but in any case, only to the extent the sum of the participations in the outstanding Letters of Credit of the Class A Lenders and Class B Lenders does not exceed the lesser of the L/C Commitment and the total unutilized Class B Revolving Commitments at such time. If the reallocation described in this clause (h) cannot, or can only partially, be effected as a result of the limitations set forth herein, the Borrower shall Cash Collateralize the portion of any such Letter of Credit that has not been so reallocated in accordance with clause (ii) of the second proviso of Section 2.5(b).
2.6.    Issuance of Letters of Credit. The Borrower may from time to time request that the applicable Fronting Bank issue or amend a Letter of Credit by delivering to the Fronting Bank and the Administrative Agent a request substantially in the form of Exhibit D attached hereto (a “Letter of Credit Request”) and such other certificates, documents and other papers and information as the applicable Fronting Bank may reasonably request. Upon receipt of a Letter of Credit Request, the applicable Fronting Bank agrees to promptly process each such request and the certificates, documents, L/C Application and other papers and information delivered to it therewith in accordance with its customary procedures and shall issue the Letter of Credit requested thereby (but in no event shall any Fronting Bank be required to issue any Letter of Credit earlier than two (2) Business Days after its receipt of the Letter of Credit Request therefor and all such other certificates, documents, L/C Application and other papers and information relating thereto and unless such terms and conditions of the requested Letter of Credit are commercially customary) by issuing the original of such Letter of Credit to the beneficiary thereof or as otherwise may be agreed to by the applicable Fronting Bank and the Borrower. In the event of any conflict between the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the terms and conditions of any such Letter of Credit Request, L/C Application, and any other certificates, documents and other papers and information as may be delivered in connection therewith, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall govern and prevail. Promptly after the issuance or amendment of a Letter of

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Credit, the applicable Fronting Bank shall notify the Borrower and the Administrative Agent, in writing, of such issuance or amendment and such notice shall be accompanied by a copy of such Letter of Credit or amendment. Upon receipt of such notice, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender, in writing, of such Letter of Credit or amendment and if so requested by a Lender, the Administrative Agent shall furnish such Lender with a copy of such Letter of Credit or amendment.
2.7.    Nature of Letter of Credit Obligations Absolute. The Borrower’s obligations in respect of the Letter of Credit Outstandings shall be unconditional and irrevocable and shall be paid strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement under all circumstances, including without limitation: (i) any lack of validity or enforceability of any Letter of Credit; (ii) the existence of any claim, set-off, defense or other right which the Borrower may have at any time against a beneficiary of any Letter of Credit or against any of the Lenders, whether in connection with this Agreement, the transactions contemplated herein or any unrelated transaction; (iii) any draft, demand, certificate or other document presented under any Letter of Credit proving to be forged, fraudulent, invalid or insufficient in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect; (iv) payment by any Fronting Bank of any Letter of Credit against presentation of a demand, draft or certificate or other document which does not comply with the terms of the Letter of Credit, except payment resulting from the gross negligence or willful misconduct, as determined in a final and nonappealable decision of a court of competent jurisdiction, of the Fronting Bank; or (v) the fact that any Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing.
2.8.    Repayment of Loans; Evidence of Debt.
(a)    The Borrower hereby unconditionally promises to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Class A Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Class A Revolving Loan of such Class A Lender on the Original Termination Date of the Class A Revolving Commitments (or on the respective Termination Date following any Extension of Revolving LoanCommitments with respect to any Class A Revolving Commitments pursuant to Section 2.27). The Borrower hereby unconditionally promises to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Class B Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Class B Revolving Loan of such Class B Lender on the Termination Date of the Class B Revolving Commitments (or on the respective Termination Date following any Extension of Revolving Commitments with respect to any Class B Revolving Commitments pursuant to Section 2.27). The Borrower hereby further agrees to pay interest on the unpaid principal amount of the Loans from time to time outstanding from the date hereof until payment in full thereof at the rates per annum, and on the dates, set forth in Section 2.9.
(b)    Each Lender shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice an account or accounts evidencing Indebtedness of the Borrower to such Lender resulting from each Loan of such Lender from time to time, including the amounts of principal and interest payable and paid to such Lender from time to time under this Agreement.
(c)    The Administrative Agent shall, in respect of the Revolving FacilityFacilities, record in the Register, with separate sub-accounts for each Lender, (i) the amount and Borrowing Date of each Loan made hereunder, (ii) the amount of any principal or interest due and payable or to become due and payable from the Borrower to each Lender hereunder and (iii) both the amount of any payment received by the Administrative Agent hereunder from the Borrower and each Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage thereof.
(d)    The entries made in the Register and the accounts of each Lender maintained pursuant to Sections 2.8(b) and (c) shall, to the extent permitted by applicable law, be prima facie evidence of the existence and amounts of the obligations of the Borrower therein recorded absent manifest error; provided, however, that the failure of any Lender or the Administrative Agent to maintain the Register or any such account, or any error therein, shall not in any manner affect the obligation of the Borrower to repay (with applicable interest) the Loans made to the Borrower by such Lender in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
(e)    If so requested after the Closing Date by any Lender by written notice to the Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), the Borrower will execute and deliver to such Lender, promptly after the Borrower’s receipt of such notice, a Note to evidence such Lender’s Loans in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower.

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2.9.    Interest Rates and Payment Dates.
(a)    Each Eurodollar Loan shall bear interest for each day during each Interest Period with respect thereto at a rate per annum equal to the Eurodollar Rate determined for such Interest Period plus the Applicable Margin as in effect from time to time during such Interest Period.
(b)    Each Base Rate Loan shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate from time to time plus the Applicable Margin as in effect from time to time.
(c)    Notwithstanding the foregoing, upon the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default under Section 7(a) or 7(f), at any time after the date on which any principal amount of any Loan is due and payable (whether on the maturity date therefor, upon acceleration or otherwise), or after any other monetary Obligation of the Borrower or any other Loan Party shall have become due and payable, and, in each case, for so long as such overdue Obligation remains unpaid, the Borrower shall pay, but only to the extent permitted by law, interest (after as well as before judgment) on such unpaid overdue amounts at a rate per annum equal to (a) in the case of overdue principal on any Loan, the rate of interest that otherwise would be applicable to such Loan plus 2% per annum and (b) in the case of overdue interest, fees, and other monetary Obligations, the rate then applicable to Base Rate Loans plus 2% per annum.
(d)    Interest shall be payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date; provided that interest accruing pursuant to paragraph (c) of this Section shall be payable from time to time on demand.
(e)    The provisions of this Section 2.9 (and the interest rates applicable to various extensions of credit hereunder) shall be subject to modification as expressly provided in Section 2.27 hereof.
2.10.    Computation of Interest and Fees.
(a)    Interest and fees payable pursuant hereto shall be calculated on the basis of a 360-day year for the actual days elapsed, except that, with respect to Base Rate Loans, the interest thereon shall be calculated on the basis of a 365- (or 366-, as the case may be) day year for the actual days elapsed. The Administrative Agent shall as soon as practicable notify the Borrower and the Lenders of each determination of a Eurodollar Rate. Any change in the interest rate on a Loan resulting from a change in the Base Rate or the Eurocurrency Reserve Requirements shall become effective as of the opening of business on the day on which such change becomes effective. The Administrative Agent shall as soon as practicable notify the Borrower and the Lenders of the effective date and the amount of each such change in interest rate.
(b)    Each determination of an interest rate by the Administrative Agent pursuant to any provision of this Agreement shall be conclusive and binding on the Borrower and the Lenders in the absence of manifest error. The Administrative Agent shall, at the request of the Borrower, deliver to the Borrower a statement showing the quotations used by the Administrative Agent in determining any interest rate hereunder.
2.11.    Inability to Determine Interest Rate. If prior to the first day of any Interest Period:
(i)    the Administrative Agent shall have reasonably determined (which determination shall be conclusive and binding upon the Borrower) that, by reason of circumstances affecting the relevant market, adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining the Eurodollar Rate for such Interest Period, or
(ii)    the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Required Lenders that the Eurodollar Rate determined or to be determined for such Interest Period in good faith by such Required Lenders will not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders (as conclusively certified by such Lenders) of making or maintaining their affected Loans during such Interest Period,
the Administrative Agent shall give telecopy or telephonic notice thereof to the Borrower and the relevant Lenders as soon as practicable thereafter. If such notice is given (x) any Eurodollar Loans hereunder requested to be made on the first day of such Interest Period shall be made as Base Rate Loans, (y) any Loans hereunder that were to have

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been converted on the first day of such Interest Period to Eurodollar Loans shall be continued as Base Rate Loans and (z) any outstanding Eurodollar Loans hereunder shall be converted, on the last day of the then-current Interest Period, to Base Rate Loans; provided that if the circumstances giving rise to such notice shall cease or otherwise become inapplicable to such Required Lenders, then such Required Lenders shall promptly give notice of such change in circumstances to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower. Until such notice has been withdrawn by the Administrative Agent, no further Eurodollar Loans hereunder shall be made or continued as such, nor shall the Borrower have the right to convert Loans hereunder to Eurodollar Loans.
2.12.    Optional Termination or Reduction of Revolving Commitment. Upon not less than three (3) Business Days’ prior written notice to the Administrative Agent, the Borrower may at any time, without premium or penalty, in whole permanently terminate, or from time to time in part permanently reduce, the TotalClass A Revolving Commitments; provided that no such termination or reduction of the TotalClass A Revolving Commitments shall be permitted if, after giving effect thereto and to any prepayments of the Class A Revolving Loans, the AggregateClass A Revolving Outstandings at such time would exceed the Total Revolving Commitmentsaggregate amount of Class A Revolving Commitments outstanding. Upon not less than three (3) Business Days’ prior written notice to the Administrative Agent, the Borrower may at any time, without premium or penalty, in whole permanently terminate, or from time to time in part permanently reduce, the Class B Revolving Commitments; provided that no such termination or reduction of the Class B Revolving Commitments shall be permitted if, after giving effect thereto and to any prepayments of the Class B Revolving Loans, the Class B Revolving Outstandings at such time would exceed the aggregate amount of Class B Revolving Commitments outstanding. Each such partial reduction of the Total Revolving Commitments shall be in the principal amount of $1,000,000 or a whole multiple thereof. Simultaneously with any termination or reduction of the Total Revolving Commitments of any tranche, the Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender of such tranche the Commitment Fee accrued on the amount of the Revolving Commitments of such tranche of such Lender so terminated or reduced through the date thereof. Any reduction of the Total Revolving Commitment of any tranche pursuant to this Section 2.12 shall be applied pro rata in accordance with each Lender’s Tranche Revolving Commitment Percentage to reduce the Revolving Commitment of each such Lender under such tranche of Revolving Commitments; provided that any such reduction made prior to the Stated Maturity applicable to the Class A Revolving Commitments shall be applied pro rata among the Class A Revolving Commitments and the Class B Revolving Commitments. A notice of termination of the Total Revolving Commitments pursuant to this Section 2.12, delivered by the Borrower contemporaneously with a notice of prepayment of all outstanding Loans pursuant to Section 2.13, may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities the proceeds of which will be used to refinance in full this Agreement, in which case such notice may be revoked by the Borrower (by notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the specified effective date) if such condition is not satisfied.
2.13.    Optional Prepayment of Loans. Subject to the provisos below, the Borrower may at any time and from time to time prepay the Loans, in whole or in part, without premium or penalty, upon irrevocable notice delivered to the Administrative Agent prior to 10:00 A.M., New York City time on the same Business Day, which notice shall specify the date and amount of prepayment and whether the prepayment is of Eurodollar Loans or Base Rate Loans; provided that if a Eurodollar Loan is prepaid on any day other than the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto, the Borrower shall also pay any amounts owing pursuant to Section 2.20. Upon receipt of any such notice of prepayment the Administrative Agent shall notify each relevant Lender thereof on the date of receipt of such notice. If any such notice is given, the amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein, together with (except in the case of prepayments of Swingline Loans and Revolving Loans maintained as Base Rate Loans, unless the Total Revolving Commitments have terminated or are being terminated substantially concurrently therewith) accrued interest to such date on the amount prepaid. Partial prepayments shall be in an aggregate principal amount of $1,000,000 or a whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof (or, if less, the then outstanding principal amount of Revolving Loans); provided that partial prepayments of Swingline Loans shall be in an aggregate principal amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple thereof (or, if less, the then outstanding principal amount of Swingline Loans). The application of any prepayment pursuant to this Section 2.13 shall be made, first, to Base Rate Loans of the respective Lenders (and of the respective tranche, if there are multiple tranches) and, second, to Eurodollar Loans of the respective Lenders (and of the respective tranche, if there are multiple tranches); provided, however, prior to the Stated Maturity of the Class A Revolving Commitments, prepayments of any Revolving Loans of any Type shall be made ratably among the Class A Revolving Loans of such Type outstanding and the Class B Revolving Loans of such Type outstanding. A notice of prepayment of all outstanding Loans pursuant to this Section 2.13, delivered by the Borrower

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contemporaneously with a notice of termination of the Total Revolving Commitments pursuant to Section 2.12, may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities the proceeds of which will be used to refinance in full this Agreement, in which case such notice may be revoked by the Borrower (by notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the specified effective date) if such condition is not satisfied.
2.14.    Mandatory Prepayment. Upon the Original Termination Date of any tranche of Revolving Commtiments, the Total Revolving CommitmentsCommitment in respect of such tranche (other than theany Extended Revolving Commitment) shall automatically terminate in full and the Borrower shall pay the Loans of the Lenders of such tranche (other than the Revolving Loans outstanding with respect to an Extended Revolving Commitment) in full (including all accrued and unpaid interest thereon, Fees and other Obligations in respect thereof). On the Termination Date applicable thereto, the relevant Extended Revolving Commitments, except as extended pursuant to another Extension, shall automatically terminate in full and the Borrower shall pay the Revolving Loans outstanding with respect to such Extended Revolving Commitments in full (including all accrued and unpaid interest thereon, Fees and other Obligations in respect thereof).
2.15.    Conversion and Continuation Options.
(a)    The Borrower may elect from time to time to convert Eurodollar Loans to Base Rate Loans by giving the Administrative Agent prior irrevocable notice, in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit F, of such election no later than 12:00 Noon, New York City time, on the Business Day preceding the proposed conversion date, provided that any such conversion of Eurodollar Loans may only be made on the last day of an Interest Period with respect thereto. The Borrower may elect from time to time to convert Base Rate Loans to Eurodollar Loans by giving the Administrative Agent prior irrevocable notice of such election no later than 12:00 Noon, New York City time, on the third (3rd) Business Day preceding the proposed conversion date (which notice shall specify the length of the initial Interest Period therefor), provided that no Base Rate Loan may be converted into a Eurodollar Loan when any Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders have determined in its or their sole discretion not to permit such conversions. Upon receipt of any such notice, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each relevant Lender thereof.
(b)    Any Eurodollar Loan may be continued as such upon the expiration of the then current Interest Period with respect thereto by the Borrower giving irrevocable notice to the Administrative Agent, in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit F, in accordance with the applicable provisions of the term “Interest Period” set forth in Section 1.1, of the length of the next Interest Period to be applicable to such Loans, provided that no Eurodollar Loan may be continued as such when any Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and the Administrative Agent has or the Required Lenders have determined in its or their sole discretion not to permit such continuations, and provided, further, that if the Borrower shall fail to give any required notice as described above in this paragraph or if such continuation is not permitted pursuant to the preceding proviso such Eurodollar Loans shall be automatically converted to Base Rate Loans on the last day of such then expiring Interest Period. Upon receipt of any such notice, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each relevant Lender thereof.
2.16.    Limitations on Eurodollar Tranches. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, all borrowings, conversions and continuations of Eurodollar Loans and all selections of Interest Periods shall be in such amounts and be made pursuant to such elections so that, (a) after giving effect thereto, the aggregate principal amount of the Eurodollar Loans comprising each Eurodollar Tranche shall be equal to $5,000,000 or a whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof and (b) no more than ten different Interest Periods for any tranche of Revolving Commitments shall be outstanding at any one time (unless a greater number of Interest Periods is permitted by the Administrative Agent).
2.17.    Pro Rata Treatment, etc.
(a)    Except as otherwise provided herein (including Sections 2.1, 2.12, 2.13, 2.25 and 2.27), each borrowing by the Borrower from the Lenders hereunder, each payment by the Borrower on account of any commitment fee and any reduction of the Revolving Commitments of the Lenders shall be made pro rata according to the Revolving Commitment Percentages of the relevant Lenders.

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(b)    Each payment (including each prepayment) by the Borrower on account of principal or interest on the Revolving Loans shall be made pro rata according to the respective outstanding principal amounts of the Revolving Loans then held by the Lenders; provided that (x) Incremental Revolving Loans and Extended Revolving Commitments (and outstanding extensions of credit pursuant thereto) may have higher pricing applicable thereto as provided in Section 2.25 or 2.27, as applicable, and (y) payments may be applied to the respective tranches of Revolving Loan Commitments (and related outstanding extensions of credit) as contemplated by Section 2.25 or 2.27, as applicable.
(c)    All payments by the Borrower hereunder and under the Notes shall be made in Dollars in immediately available funds at the Funding Office of the Administrative Agent by 2:00 P.M., New York City time, on the date on which such payment shall be due, provided that if any payment hereunder would become due and payable on a day other than a Business Day such payment shall become due and payable on the next succeeding Business Day and, with respect to payments of principal, interest thereon shall be payable at the then applicable rate during such extension. Interest in respect of any Loan hereunder shall accrue from and including the date of such Loan to but excluding the date on which such Loan is paid in full.
(d)    Unless the Administrative Agent shall have been notified in writing by any Lender prior to a Borrowing that such Lender will not make the amount that would constitute its share of such borrowing available to the Administrative Agent, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender is making such amount available to the Administrative Agent and the Administrative Agent may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the Borrower a corresponding amount. If such amount is not made available to the Administrative Agent by the required time on the Borrowing Date therefor, such Lender shall pay to the Administrative Agent on demand, such amount with interest thereon, at a rate equal to the greater of (i) the Federal Funds Effective Rate and (ii) a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, for the period until such Lender makes such amount immediately available to the Administrative Agent. A certificate of the Administrative Agent submitted to any Lender with respect to any amounts owing under this paragraph shall be conclusive in the absence of manifest error. If such Lender’s share of such borrowing is not made available to the Administrative Agent by such Lender within three (3) Business Days after such Borrowing Date, the Administrative Agent shall also be entitled to recover such amount with interest thereon at the rate per annum applicable to Base Rate Loans under the Revolving FacilityFacilities, on demand, from the Borrower, such recovery to be without prejudice to the rights of the Borrower against any such Lender.
(e)    Unless the Administrative Agent shall have been notified in writing by the Borrower prior to the date of any payment due to be made by the Borrower hereunder that the Borrower will not make such payment to the Administrative Agent, the Administrative Agent may assume that the Borrower is making such payment, and the Administrative Agent may, but shall not be required to, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the Lenders their respective pro rata shares of a corresponding amount. If such payment is not made to the Administrative Agent by the Borrower within three (3) Business Days after such due date, the Administrative Agent shall be entitled to recover, on demand, from each Lender to which any amount which was made available pursuant to the preceding sentence, such amount with interest thereon at the rate per annum equal to the daily average Federal Funds Effective Rate. Nothing herein shall be deemed to limit the rights of the Administrative Agent or any Lender against the Borrower.
(f)    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Section 2.17 or elsewhere in this Agreement, the Borrower may extend the final maturity of Revolving Commitments of any tranche in connection with an Extension that is permitted under Section 2.27 without being obligated to effect such extensions on a pro rata basis among the Lenders. Furthermore, the Borrower may take all actions contemplated by Section 2.27 in connection with any Extension (including modifying pricing and repayments or prepayments), and in each case such actions shall be permitted, and the differing payments contemplated therein shall be permitted without giving rise to any violation of this Section 2.17 or any other provision of this Agreement.
2.18.    Requirements of Law.
(a)    If the adoption of or any change in any Requirement of Law or in the interpretation or application thereof or compliance by any Fronting Bank or any Lender with any request or directive (whether or not having the force of law) from any central bank or other Governmental Authority, in each case, made subsequent to the Closing Date (including, but not

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limited to, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III):
(i)    shall subject any Fronting Bank or any Lender to any tax of any kind whatsoever with respect to this Agreement, any Letter of Credit, any L/C Application or any Eurodollar Loan made by it (except for Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes covered by Section 2.19 and the imposition of, or change in the rate of, any Excluded Taxes payable by such Lender or such Fronting Bank);
(ii)    shall impose, modify or hold applicable any reserve, special deposit, compulsory loan or similar requirement against assets held by, deposits or other liabilities in or for the account of, advances, loans or other extensions of credit by, or any other acquisition of funds by, any office of such Lender that is not otherwise included in the determination of the Eurodollar Rate; or
(iii)    shall impose on any Fronting Bank or such Lender any other condition;
and the result of any of the foregoing is to increase the cost to any Fronting Bank or such Lender, by an amount that such Fronting Bank or such Lender deems to be material, of making, converting into, continuing or maintaining Eurodollar Loans or issuing or participating in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans, or to reduce any amount receivable hereunder in respect thereof, then, in any such case, the Borrower shall promptly pay such Fronting Bank or such Lender, upon its demand, any additional amounts necessary to compensate such Fronting Bank or such Lender for such increased cost or reduced amount receivable. If any Fronting Bank or any Lender becomes entitled to claim any additional amounts pursuant to this paragraph, it shall promptly notify the Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) of the event by reason of which it has become so entitled.
(b)    If any Fronting Bank or any Lender shall have determined that the adoption of or any change in any Requirement of Law regarding capital adequacy or in the interpretation or application thereof or compliance by such Fronting Bank or such Lender or any corporation controlling such Fronting Bank or such Lender with any request or directive regarding capital adequacy (whether or not having the force of law) from any Governmental Authority made subsequent to the Closing Date shall have the effect of reducing the rate of return on such Fronting Bank’s or such Lender’s or such corporation’s capital as a consequence of its obligations hereunder or under or in respect of any Letter of Credit to a level below that which such Fronting Bank or such Lender or such corporation could have achieved but for such adoption, change or compliance (taking into consideration such Fronting Bank’s or such Lender’s or such corporation’s policies with respect to capital adequacy) by an amount deemed by such Fronting Bank or such Lender to be material, then from time to time, after submission by such Fronting Bank or such Lender to the Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) of a written request therefor, the Borrower shall pay to such Fronting Bank or such Lender such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Fronting Bank or such Lender or such corporation for such reduction.
(c)    A certificate as to any additional amounts payable pursuant to this Section submitted by any Fronting Bank or any Lender to the Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) shall be conclusive in the absence of manifest error. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section 2.18, the Borrower shall not be required to compensate any Fronting Bank or any Lender pursuant to this Section 2.18 for any amounts incurred more than 180 days prior to the date that such Lender notifies the Borrower of such Fronting Bank’s or such Lender’s intention to claim compensation therefor; provided that, if the circumstances giving rise to such claim have a retroactive effect, then such 180 days period shall be extended to include the period of such retroactive effect. The obligations of the Borrower pursuant to this Section 2.18 shall survive the termination of this Agreement, the expiration of the Letters of Credit and the payment of the Loans and all other amounts payable hereunder.
2.19.    Taxes.
(a)     Unless required by applicable law (as determined in the good faith by the applicable withholding agent), any and all payments by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party hereunder or under any other

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Loan Document shall be made free and clear of, and without deduction or withholding for or on account of, any Taxes, excluding (i) Taxes imposed on or measured by such Loan Party’s overall net income (however denominated), gross receipt Taxes (imposed in lieu of net income Taxes) and franchise Taxes (imposed in lieu of net income Taxes) imposed on the Administrative Agent, any Fronting Bank or any Lender as a result of such recipient (A) being organized or having its principal office in such jurisdiction, or in the case of any Lender, in having its applicable lending office in such jurisdiction, or (B) having a present or former connection with such jurisdiction (other than any such connection arising solely from the Administrative Agent, such Fronting Bank or such Lender having executed, delivered, become a party to, or performed its obligations or received a payment under, or enforced, and/or engaged in any activities contemplated with respect to this Agreement or any other Loan Document); (ii) any Taxes in the nature of the branch profits tax within the meaning of Section 884 of the Code imposed by any jurisdiction described in clause (a) above; (iii) other than in the case of an assignee pursuant to a request by the Borrower under Section 2.26 hereof, any U.S. federal withholding tax (A) except to the extent such withholding tax results from a change in a Requirement of Law after the recipient became a party hereto or (B) except to the extent that such recipient's assignor (if any) was entitled immediately prior to such assignment to receive additional amounts from any Loan Party with respect to such withholding tax pursuant to this Section 2.19(a); (iv) any withholding tax that is attributable to such Person’s failure to comply with Sections 2.19(e) hereof; and (v) any United States federal withholding Taxes imposed pursuant to FATCA. If any such non-excluded taxes, levies, imposts, duties, charges, fees, deductions or withholdings (“Non-Excluded Taxes”) or Other Taxes are required by law to be withheld by the applicable withholding agent from any amounts payable to the Administrative Agent, any Fronting Bank or any Lender hereunder, or under any other Loan Document: (x) the amounts so payable to the Administrative Agent, such Fronting Bank or such Lender shall be increased to the extent necessary so that after all required deductions (including deductions applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 2.19) have been made, such payments by the applicable Loan Party yield to the Administrative Agent, such Fronting Bank or such Lender (after payment of all Non-Excluded Taxes and Other Taxes) interest or any such other amounts payable hereunder (or under any other Loan Document) at the rates or in the amounts specified in this Agreement, (y) the applicable withholding agent shall make such deductions, and (z) the applicable withholding agent shall timely pay the full amount deducted to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Section 2.19(a) or Section 2.19(b), unless the Administrative Agent, any Fronting Bank or a Lender gives notice to the applicable Loan Party that it is obligated to pay an amount under Section 2.19(a) or Section 2.19(b) within 180 days of the later of (x) the date the applicable party incurs the Taxes or (y) the date the applicable party has knowledge of its incurrence of the Taxes, then such party shall only be entitled to be compensated for such amount by the applicable Loan Party pursuant to Section 2.19(a) or Section 2.19(b) to the extent the Taxes are incurred or suffered on or after the date which occurs 180 days prior to such party giving notice to the applicable Loan Party that it is obligated to pay the respective amounts pursuant to Section 2.19(a) or Section 2,19(b), but if the circumstances giving rise to such claim have a retroactive effect (e.g., in connection with the audit of a prior tax year), then such 180 day period shall be extended to include such period of retroactive effect.
(b)    In addition, the relevant Loan Party shall timely pay any Other Taxes to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law.
(c)    Whenever any Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes are payable by a Loan Party, as promptly as possible thereafter such Loan Party shall send to the Administrative Agent for its own account or for the account of the applicable Fronting Bank or the relevant Lender, as the case may be, a certified copy of an original official receipt received, if any, by the Borrower or other documentary evidence showing payment thereof.
(d)    The Borrower shall indemnify the Administrative Agent, the Fronting Banks and the Lenders (within 30 days after demand therefor) for the full amount of any Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes (including Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section 2.19), and for any interest, penalties and reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, that may become payable by the Administrative Agent, any Fronting Bank or any Lender, whether or not such Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority; provided that the Borrower shall not be obligated to indemnify the Administrative Agent, any Fronting Bank or any Lender for any penalties, interest or expenses relating to Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes to the extent that such penalties, interest or expenses are found by a final and nonappealable decision of a court of competent jurisdiction to

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have resulted from such party’s gross negligence or willful misconduct. A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to the Borrower by a Fronting Bank or a Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Fronting Bank or a Lender, shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
(e)    Each Lender shall, at such times as are reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, provide the Borrower and the Administrative Agent with any documentation prescribed by law, or reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent, certifying as to any entitlement of such Lender to an exemption from, or reduction in, any withholding Tax with respect to any payments to be made to such Lender under the Loan Documents. Each such Lender shall, whenever a lapse in time or change in circumstances renders such documentation expired, obsolete or inaccurate in any material respect, deliver promptly to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent updated or other appropriate documentation (including any new documentation reasonably requested by the applicable withholding agent) or promptly notify the Borrower and the Administrative Agent of its inability to do so. Unless the applicable withholding agent has received forms or other documents satisfactory to it indicating that payments under any Loan Document to or for a Lender are not subject to withholding tax or are subject to such Tax at a rate reduced by an applicable tax treaty, the Borrower, Administrative Agent or other applicable withholding agent shall withhold amounts required to be withheld by applicable law from such payments at the applicable statutory rate.
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing:
(i)    Each Lender that is a “United States person” (as defined in Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code) shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent on or before the date on which it becomes a party to this Agreement two properly completed and duly signed original copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-9 (or any successor form) certifying that such Lender is exempt from U.S. federal backup withholding.
(ii)    Each Lender that is not a “United States person” (as defined in Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code) shall deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent on or before the date on which it becomes a party to this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter when required by law or upon the reasonable request of the Borrower or the Administrative Agent) whichever of the following is applicable:
(A)    two duly completed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN (or any successor forms) claiming eligibility for benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States of America is a party,
(B)    two duly completed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8ECI (or any successor forms),
(C)    in the case of a Lender claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under Section 881(c) of the Code, (x) a certificate, in substantially the form of Exhibit E (any such certificate a “United States Tax Compliance Certificate”), or any other form approved by the Administrative Agent, to the effect that such Lender is not (A) a “bank” within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(A) of the Code, (B) a “10 percent shareholder” of the Borrower within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(B) of the Code, or (C) a “controlled foreign corporation” described in Section 881(c)(3)(C) of the Code, and that no payments in connection with the Loan Documents are effectively connected with such Lender’s conduct of a U.S. trade or business and (y) two duly completed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN (or any successor forms),
(D)    to the extent a Lender is not the beneficial owner (for example, where the Lender is a partnership, or is a Lender that has granted a participation), Internal Revenue Service Form W-8IMY (or any successor forms) of the Lender, accompanied by a Form W-8ECI, W-8BEN, United States Tax Compliance Certificate, Form W-9, Form W-8IMY (or other successor forms) or any other required information from each beneficial owner, as applicable (provided that, if the Lender is a partnership (and not a participating Lender)

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and one or more beneficial owners are claiming the portfolio interest exemption, the United States Tax Compliance Certificate shall be provided by such Lender on behalf of such beneficial owner(s)),
(E)    in the case of any payment made after December 31, 2012 under any Loan Document, or in respect of any Loan, Note or Obligation that was not treated as outstanding for purposes of FATCA on March 18, 2012, provide any forms, documentation, or other information as shall be prescribed by the Internal Revenue Service (and such additional documentation as may be reasonably requested by the Borrower or the Administrative Agent) to (X) demonstrate that such Lender has complied with the applicable reporting requirements of FATCA (including, without limitation, those contained in Sections 1471(b) or 1472(b) of the Code, as applicable), so that such payments made to such Lender hereunder or under any Loan Document would not be subject to U.S. federal withholding taxes imposed by FATCA or (Y) to determine the amount to deduct and withhold from such payment, or

(F)    any other form prescribed by applicable requirements of U.S. federal income tax law as a basis for claiming exemption from or a reduction in U.S. federal withholding tax duly completed together with such supplementary documentation as may be prescribed by applicable requirements of law to permit the Borrower and the Administrative Agent to determine the withholding or deduction required to be made.
Each Lender shall, from time to time after the initial delivery by such Lender of the forms described above, whenever a lapse in time or change in such Lender’s circumstances renders such forms, certificates or other evidence so delivered expired, obsolete or inaccurate, promptly (1) deliver to the Borrower and the Administrative Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) renewals, amendments or additional or successor forms, properly completed and duly executed by such Lender, together with any other certificate or statement of exemption required in order to confirm or establish such Lender’s status or that such Lender is entitled to an exemption from or reduction in U.S. federal withholding tax or (2) notify the Administrative Agent and the Borrower of its inability to deliver any such forms, certificates or other evidence.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this clause (e), a Lender shall not be required to deliver any form that such Lender is not legally eligible to deliver.
(f)    If the Administrative Agent, any Fronting Bank or any Lender determines, in its sole discretion, that it has received a refund of any Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes as to which it has been indemnified by a Loan Party or with respect to which a Loan Party has paid additional amounts pursuant to this Section 2.19, it shall pay over such refund to the applicable Loan Party (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made, or additional amounts paid, by the such Loan Party under this Section 2.19 with respect to the Non-Excluded Taxes or Other Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket expenses (including Taxes) of the Administrative Agent, such Fronting Bank or such Lender, as the case may be, and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund, net of any Taxes payable by the Administrative Agent, such Fronting Bank or such Lender); provided that the applicable Loan Party, upon the request of the Administrative Agent, such Fronting Bank or such Lender, agrees to repay the amount paid over to such Loan Party (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) to the Administrative Agent, such Fronting Bank or such Lender in the event the Administrative Agent, such Fronting Bank or such Lender, as the case may be, is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority. This paragraph shall not be construed to require the Administrative Agent, any Fronting Bank or any Lender to make available its tax returns (or any other information relating to its taxes which it deems confidential) to the Borrower or any other Person.
(g)    The agreements in this Section 2.19 shall survive the termination of this Agreement and the payment of the Loans and all other amounts payable hereunder or any other Loan Document.
(h)    For the avoidance of doubt, any payments made by the Administrative Agent to any Lender shall be treated as payments made by the applicable Loan Party.
(i)    For purposes of this Section 2.19, the term “Lender” shall include the Swingline Lender.

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2.20.    Indemnity. The Borrower agrees to indemnify each Lender for, and to hold each Lender harmless from, any loss or expense that such Lender may sustain or incur as a consequence of (a) default by the Borrower in making a borrowing of, conversion into or continuation of Eurodollar Loans after the Borrower has given a notice requesting the same in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement, (b) default by the Borrower in making any prepayment of or conversion from Eurodollar Loans after the Borrower has given a notice thereof in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement or (c) the making of a prepayment or conversion of Eurodollar Loans on a day that is not the last day of an Interest Period with respect thereto. Such indemnification may include an amount equal to the excess, if any, of (i) the amount of interest that would have accrued on the amount so prepaid, or not so borrowed, converted or continued, for the period from the date of such prepayment or of such failure to borrow, convert or continue to the last day of such Interest Period (or, in the case of a failure to borrow, convert or continue, the Interest Period that would have commenced on the date of such failure) in each case at the applicable rate of interest for such Loans provided for herein (excluding, however, the Applicable Margin included therein, if any) over (ii) the amount of interest (as reasonably determined by such Lender) that would have accrued to such Lender on such amount by placing such amount on deposit for a comparable period with leading banks in the interbank eurodollar market. A certificate as to any amounts payable pursuant to this Section submitted to the Borrower by any Lender shall be conclusive in the absence of manifest error. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section 2.20, the Borrower shall not be required to compensate a Lender pursuant to this Section 2.20 for any amounts incurred more than 180 days prior to the date that such Lender notifies the Borrower of such Lender’s intention to claim compensation therefor; provided that, if the circumstances giving rise to such claim have a retroactive effect, then such 180 days period shall be extended to include the period of such retroactive effect. This covenant shall survive the termination of this Agreement and the payment of the Loans and all other amounts payable hereunder.
2.21.    Change of Lending Office. Each Lender agrees that, upon the occurrence of any event giving rise to the operation of Section 2.18 or 2.19(a) with respect to such Lender, it will, if requested by the Borrower, use reasonable efforts (subject to overall policy considerations of such Lender) to designate another lending office for any Loans affected by such event with the object of avoiding the consequences of such event; provided that such designation is made on terms that, in the good faith judgment of such Lender, cause such Lender and its lending office(s) to suffer no economic, legal or regulatory disadvantage, and provided, further, that nothing in this Section shall affect or postpone any of the obligations of the Borrower or the rights of any Lender pursuant to Section 2.18 or 2.19(a).
2.22.    Fees.
(a)    The Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of each Lender of each tranche, a commitment fee (the “Commitment Fee”) for the period commencing on the Closing Date to the Termination Date of such tranche, computed at the Applicable Revolving Commitment Fee Percentage on the average daily amount of the Available Revolving Commitment of such Lender during the period for which payment is made, payable in arrears on each Fee Payment Date commencing on the first such date to occur after the Closing Date; provided that (x) any Commitment Fee accrued with respect to the Revolving Commitment of a Defaulting Lender during the period prior to the time such Lender became a Defaulting Lender and unpaid at such time shall not be payable by the Borrower so long as such Lender shall be a Defaulting Lender except to the extent that such Commitment Fee shall otherwise have been due and payable by the Borrower prior to such time and (y) no Commitment Fee shall accrue on the Revolving Commitment of a Defaulting Lender so long as such Lender shall be a Defaulting Lender. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the provisions of this Section 2.22(a) to the extent otherwise applicable to Incremental Revolving Loans or Extended Revolving Commitments shall be subject to modification as expressly provided in Sections 2.25 or 2.27 hereof, as the case may be.
(b)    The Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent the fees in the amounts and on the dates as set forth in any fee agreements with the Administrative Agent and to perform any other obligations contained therein.
2.23.    Letter of Credit Fees. The Borrower shall pay with respect to each Letter of Credit (a) to the Administrative Agent for the ratable benefit of the Lenders, a fee on all outstanding Letters of Credit calculated from and including the date of issuance of such Letter of Credit to the expiration or termination date of such Letter of Credit at a rate per annum equal to the Applicable Margin then in effect with respect to Eurodollar Loans under the

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Revolving FacilityFacilities and (b) to the applicable Fronting Bank for its own account fronting fees as separately agreed in writing between the Borrower and such Fronting Bank on the undrawn and unexpired amount of each Letter of Credit (calculated, in the case of any Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, on the basis of the exchange rate as separately agreed in writing between the Borrower and such Fronting Bank or, in the absence of any such separate agreement, on the basis of the Exchange Rate in effect on the date payment of such fee is due); provided that (x) if any portion of a Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage of any Letter of Credit is Cash Collateralized by the Borrower or reallocated to the other Lenders pursuant to Section 2.5(g), then the Borrower shall not be required to pay a Letter of Credit fee with respect such portion of such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage so long as it is Cash Collateralized by the Borrower or reallocated to the other Lenders and (y) if any portion of a Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage is not Cash Collateralized or reallocated pursuant to Section 2.5(g), then to the extent not Cash Collateralized or reallocated, the Letter of Credit fee with respect to such portion of such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment Percentage shall be payable to the applicable Fronting Bank until such Revolving Commitment Percentage is Cash Collateralized or reallocated or such Lender ceases to be a Defaulting Lender. Accrued fees described in the foregoing sentence of this Section in respect of each Letter of Credit shall be due and payable quarterly in arrears on each Fee Payment Date, commencing on the first such date to occur after the Closing Date. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the provisions of clause (a) of this Section 2.23, solely to the extent otherwise applicable to fees payable on that portion (if any) of Letters of Credit participated in by Lenders pursuant to Extended Revolving Commitments, shall be subject to modification as expressly provided in Section 2.27 hereof. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this paragraph, fronting fees payable to any Fronting Bank under this Section 2.23 on the Fee Payment Date shall be paid by the Borrower directly to such Fronting Bank, no later than the fifth Business Day after the Fee Payment Date (it being understood that the only fronting fees payable to the applicable Fronting Bank pursuant to this sentence shall be the fronting fees that are due and payable on the applicable Fee Payment Date)
2.24.    Nature of Fees. Except as set forth in the second sentence of this Section 2.24, all Fees, shall be paid on the dates due, in immediately available funds, to the Administrative Agent (for the respective accounts of the Administrative Agent, the Fronting Bank and the Lenders), as provided herein. Fronting fees payable to any Fronting Bank in accordance with Section 2.23, shall be paid on the dates due, in immediately available funds, to such Fronting Bank (for its own account), as provided herein. Once paid, none of the Fees shall be refundable under any circumstances.
2.25.    Incremental Revolving Loans.
(a)    The Borrower may at any time and from time to time after the Closing Date, by notice to the Administrative Agent (whereupon the Administrative Agent shall promptly deliver a copy to each of the Lenders), request one or more additional revolving credit facility tranches (“Incremental Revolving Loans”) or increases in the aggregate amount of the Revolving Commitments (each such increase, a “Revolving Commitment Increase”; together with the Incremental Revolving Loans, the “Incremental Revolving Facilities”) from Lenders and/or Additional Lenders (as defined below); provided that at the time of each such request and upon the effectiveness of each Incremental Revolving Facility Amendment (as defined below), (i) each such Incremental Revolving Facility shall be pari passu with theeach Revolving Facility in respect of right of payment and lien priority, (ii) at the time that any such Incremental Revolving Facility Amendment is effective (immediately after giving effect thereto), no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, (iii) the Borrower shall be in compliance with the covenants set forth in Section 6.6 hereof determined on a pro forma basis as of the date of such Incremental Revolving Loan and the last day of the most recent fiscal period of the Borrower for which financial statements have been provided, in each case, as if any Incremental Revolving Loans actually to be incurred on such date had been outstanding on the last day of such fiscal quarter of the Borrower for testing compliance therewith and after giving effect to any other customary and appropriate pro forma adjustment events, including any acquisitions or dispositions after the beginning of the relevant fiscal quarter but prior to or simultaneous with the borrowing of such Incremental Revolving Loan, (iv) if the interest rate margin with respect to such Incremental Revolving Loans shall be higher than the Applicable Margin then in effect for the Revolving FacilityFacilities plus 0.50%, such Applicable Margin with respect to theeach Revolving Facility shall be automatically adjusted to be equal to the relevant Applicable Margin relating to such Incremental Revolving Loans minus 0.50%; provided that in determining the interest rate margin applicable to any Incremental Revolving Facility, (x) original issue discount or upfront fees (which shall constitute like amounts of original issue discount) payable by the Borrower for the account of the

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Lender or the Additional Lenders under such Incremental Revolving Facility shall be included (with such original issue discount being equated to interest based on an assumed four-year life to maturity), (y) customary arrangement or commitment fees payable to the Joint Lead Arrangers (or their affiliates) in connection with such Incremental Revolving Facility or to one or more other arrangers (or their affiliates) under such Incremental Revolving Facility shall be excluded and (z) if such Incremental Revolving Facility includes an interest rate floor, such interest rate floor shall be equated to interest rate margin for purposes of determining whether an increase to the Applicable Margin for the Revolving Loans under the Revolving FacilityFacilities shall be required, to the extent an increase in the interest rate floor in the Revolving Loans would cause an increase in the interest rate then in effect, and in such case the interest rate floor (but not the interest rate margin) applicable to the Revolving Loans shall be increased by such increased amount, (vi) any Incremental Revolving Facility shall mature no earlier than, and will require no scheduled amortization or mandatory commitment reduction prior to, the latest Termination Date in respect of theany tranche of Revolving Facility hereunderCommitments, and (vii) the other terms and conditions in respect of any Incremental Revolving Facility (other than pricing and maturity), shall be substantially consistent with the Revolving FacilityFacilities hereunder and shall otherwise be reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent; provided that no Fronting Bank or Swingline Lender shall be required to act as “fronting bank” or “swingline lender” under any such Incremental Revolving Facility without its written consent. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, the aggregate principal amount of the Incremental Revolving Facilities obtained after the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date shall not exceed $250,000,000. Each Incremental Revolving Facility shall be in a minimum principal amount of $25,000,000 and integral multiples of $5,000,000 in excess thereof; provided that such amount may be less than $25,000,000 if such amount represents all the remaining availability under the aggregate principal amount of Incremental Revolving Facilities set forth above.
(b)    (1) Each notice from the Borrower pursuant to this Section 2.25 shall set forth the requested amount and proposed terms of the relevant Incremental Revolving Facility or Revolving Commitment Increase.
(i)    Commitments in respect of any Incremental Revolving Loan or Revolving Commitment Increase may be made by any existing Lender (and each existing Lender will have the right, but not an obligation, to make a portion of any Incremental Revolving Loan or provide a Revolving Commitment Increase, or by any other bank or other financial institution (any such other bank or other financial institution being called an “Additional Lender”)); provided that the Administrative Agent shall have consented (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed) to such Additional Lender making such Incremental Revolving Loans if such consent would be required under Section 9.6 for an assignment of Loans to such Additional Lender. Commitments in respect of Incremental Revolving Loans or any Revolving Commitment Increase shall become Commitments (or in the case of any Revolving Commitment Increase to be provided by an existing Lender, an increase in such Lender’s Revolving Commitment) under this Agreement pursuant to an amendment (an “Incremental Revolving Facility Amendment”) substantially in the form of Exhibit G attached hereto and, as appropriate, the other Loan Documents, executed solely by the Borrower, the Guarantors, each Lender agreeing to provide such Revolving Commitment, if any, each Additional Lender, if any, and the Administrative Agent. An Incremental Revolving Facility Amendment may, without the consent of any other Lenders, effect such amendments to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents as may be necessary or appropriate, in the reasonable opinion of the Administrative Agent and the Borrower, to effect the provisions of this Section 2.25. At the time of the effectiveness of any Incremental Revolving Facility Amendment, the Borrower shall, in coordination with the Administrative Agent repay outstanding Revolving Loans of certain of the Lenders, and incur additional Revolving Loans from certain other Lenders (including the Lenders making Incremental Revolving Loans), in each case to the extent necessary so that all of the Lenders participate in each outstanding Borrowing of Revolving Loans pro rata on the basis of their respective Revolving Commitments (after giving effect to any increase in the Total Revolving Commitments pursuant to Section 2.25(a) of the Credit Agreement) and with the Borrower being obligated to pay to the respective Lenders any costs of the type referred to in Sections 2.18(c) and 2.20 of the Credit Agreement in connection with any such repayment and/or Borrowing.
(c)    The effectiveness of any Incremental Revolving Facility Amendment permitted by this Section 2.25 shall be subject to the satisfaction of such conditions as the parties thereto shall agree.
(d)    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section 2.25, no Lender shall have any obligation to make an Incremental Revolving Loan or provide a Revolving Commitment Increase unless it agrees to do so in its sole discretion.

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2.26.    Replacement of Lenders. The Borrower shall be permitted to replace any Lender that (a) requests reimbursement for amounts owing pursuant to Section 2.18, 2.19 or 2.20, (b) becomes a Defaulting Lender or, (c) does not consent to any proposed amendment, supplement, modification, consent or waiver of any provision of this Agreement or any other Loan Document that requires the consent of each of the Lenders or each of the Lenders affected thereby (so long as the consent of the Required Lenders has been obtained), in each case with a replacement financial institution; provided that (i) such replacement does not conflict with any Requirement of Law, (ii) no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing at the time of such replacement, (iii) prior to any such replacement pursuant to preceding clause (a), such Lender shall have taken no action under Section 2.21 so as to eliminate the continued need for payment of amounts owing pursuant to Sections 2.18, 2.19 or 2.20, (iv) the replacement financial institution shall purchase, at par, all Revolving Loans outstanding and other amounts related thereto owing to such replaced Lender on or prior to the date of replacement, (v) the Borrower shall be liable to such replaced Lender under Section 2.20 if any Eurodollar Loan owing to such replaced Lender shall be purchased other than on the last day of the Interest Period relating thereto, (vi) the replacement financial institution (if other than a then existing Lender or an affiliate thereof) shall be reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (vii) the replacement financial institution shall be reasonably satisfactory to each Fronting Bank, (viii) the replaced Lender shall be obligated to make such replacement in accordance with the provisions of Section 9.6 (provided that the Borrower shall be obligated to pay the registration and processing fee referred to therein), (ix) until such time as such replacement shall be consummated, the Borrower shall pay all additional amounts (if any) required pursuant to Sections 2.18, 2.19 or 2.20, as the case may be, and (x) subject to Section 9.21 in the case of any Defaulting Lender, any such replacement shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any rights that the Borrower, the Administrative Agent, each Fronting Bank or any other Lender shall have against the replaced Lender.
2.27.    Extensions of Loans and Commitments.
(a)    Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, pursuant to one or more offers (each, an “Extension Offer”) made from time to time by the Borrower to any or all Lenders holding Revolving Commitments with a like Stated Maturity, the Borrower may from time to time extend the maturity date of any Revolving Commitments and otherwise modify the terms of such Revolving Commitments pursuant to the terms of the relevant Extension Offer (including, without limitation, by increasing the interest rate or fees payable in respect of such Revolving Commitments (and related outstandings), in each case, without the consent of any other Lenders) (an “Extension”, and each group of Revolving Commitments so extended, as well as the original Revolving Commitments (not so extended), being a “tranche”; any Extended Revolving Commitments shall constitute a separate tranche of Revolving Commitments from the tranche of Revolving Commitments from which they were converted), so long as the following terms are satisfied: (i) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing at the time any the offering document in respect of an Extension Offer is delivered to the Lenders, (ii) except as to interest rates, fees and final maturity, the Revolving Commitment of any Lender (an “Extending Revolving Lender”) extended pursuant to an Extension (an “Extended Revolving Commitment”), and the related outstandings, shall be a Revolving Commitment (or related outstandings, as the case may be) with the same terms as the original Revolving Commitments (and related outstandings); provided that (x) subject to the provisions of Sections 2.4(f) and 2.5(b) to the extent dealing with Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit which mature or expire after a Termination Date when there exist Extended Revolving Commitments with a longer Termination Date, all Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit shall be participated in on a pro rata basis by all Lenders with Revolving Commitments in accordance with their Revolving Commitment Percentages (and except as provided in Section 2.4(f) and 2.5(b), without giving effect to changes thereto on an earlier Termination Date with respect to Swingline Loans and Letters of Credit theretofore incurred or issued) and, all borrowings under Revolving Commitments and repayments thereunder shall be made on a pro rata basis (except for (x) payments of interest and fees at different rates on Extended Revolving Commitments (and related outstandings) and (y) repayments required upon Stated Maturity of the non-extending Revolving Commitments) and (y) at no time shall there be Revolving Commitments hereunder (including extended Revolving Commitments and any original Revolving Commitments) which have more than three different Stated Maturities, (iii) if the aggregate principal amount of Revolving Commitments in respect of which Lenders shall have accepted the relevant Extension Offer shall exceed the maximum aggregate principal amount of Revolving Commitments offered to be extended by the Borrower pursuant to such Extension Offer, then the Revolving Commitments of such Lenders shall be extended ratably up to such maximum amount based on the respective principal amounts (but not to exceed actual holdings of record) with respect to which such Lenders have accepted such Extension Offer, (viii) all documentation in respect of such Extension shall be consistent with the foregoing, and all written communications by the Borrower generally directed to the Lenders in connection

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therewith shall be in form and substance consistent with the foregoing and otherwise reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and (ix) any applicable Minimum Extension Condition shall be satisfied. For the avoidance of doubt, no Lender shall be required to participate in any Extension.
(b)    With respect to all Extensions consummated by the Borrower pursuant to this Section 2.27, (i) such Extensions shall not constitute voluntary or mandatory payments or prepayments for purposes of Section 2.13, 2.14 or 2.22(c) and (ii) no Extension Offer is required to be in any minimum amount or any minimum increment, provided that the Borrower may at its election specify as a condition (a “Minimum Extension Condition”) to consummating any such Extension that a minimum amount (to be determined and specified in the relevant Extension Offer in the Borrower’s discretion) of Revolving Commitments of any or all applicable tranches be tendered. The Administrative Agent and the Lenders hereby consent to the Extensions and the other transactions contemplated by this Section 2.27(b) (including, for the avoidance of doubt, payment of any interest or fees in respect of any Extended Revolving Commitments on the such terms as may be set forth in the relevant Extension Offer) and hereby waive the requirements of any provision of this Agreement (including, without limitation, Sections 2.13, 2.14, 2.17, 2.22(c) and 9.7(a)) or any other Loan Document that may otherwise prohibit any such Extension or any other transaction contemplated by this Section 2.27; provided that neither any Fronting Bank nor the Swingline Lender shall be required to act as “fronting bank” or “swingline lender” under any such Extension without its written consent.
(c)    The Lenders hereby irrevocably authorize the Administrative Agent to enter into amendments to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents with the Borrower as may be necessary in order establish new tranches or sub-tranches in respect of Revolving Commitments so extended and such technical amendments as may be necessary in connection with the establishment of such new tranches or sub-tranches, in each case on terms consistent with this Section 2.27. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Administrative Agent shall have the right (but not the obligation) to seek the advice or concurrence of the Required Lenders with respect to any matter contemplated by this Section 2.27(c) and, if the Administrative Agent seeks such advice or concurrence, the Administrative Agent shall be permitted to enter into such amendments with the Borrower in accordance with any instructions actually received by such Required Lenders and shall also be entitled to refrain from entering into such amendments with the Borrower unless and until it shall have received such advice or concurrence; provided, however, that whether or not there has been a request by the Administrative Agent for any such advice or concurrence, all such amendments entered into with the Borrower by the Administrative Agent hereunder shall be binding and conclusive on the Lenders. Without limiting the foregoing, in connection with any Extensions the respective Loan Parties shall (at their expense) amend (and the Collateral Agent is hereby directed to amend) any Mortgage that has a maturity date prior to the then latest Stated Maturity so that such maturity date is extended to the then latest Stated Maturity (or such later date as may be advised by local counsel to the Collateral Agent).
(d)    In connection with any Extension, the Borrower shall provide the Administrative Agent at least 5 Business Days’ (or such shorter period as may be agreed by the Administrative Agent) prior written notice thereof, and shall agree to such procedures, if any, as may be established by, or acceptable to, the Administrative Agent, in each case acting reasonably to accomplish the purposes of this Section 2.27.
SECTION 3
Representations and Warranties
In order to induce the Fronting Banks and the Lenders to enter into this Agreement and to make Revolving Loans and other additional Extensions of Credit hereunder, the Borrower represents and warrants on each date required pursuant to Section 4 to the Administrative Agent, each Fronting Bank and to each Lender as follows:
3.1.    Existence; Compliance with Law. Each Loan Party (a) is duly organized, validly existing and (to the extent such concept is applicable) in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its organization, (b) has the power and authority, and the legal right, to own and operate its property, to lease the property it operates as lessee and to conduct the business in which it is currently engaged, (c) is duly qualified as a foreign corporation or other organization and (to the extent such concept is applicable) in good standing under the laws of each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of property or the conduct of its business requires such qualification and (d) is in compliance with all Requirements of Law,

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except, in the case of each of the foregoing clauses (a) through (d), to the extent that the failure to comply therewith would not, in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
3.2.    Power; Authorizations; Enforceable Obligations. Each Loan Party has the power and authority, and the legal right, to make, deliver and perform the Loan Documents to which it is a party and, in the case of the Borrower, to obtain extensions of credit hereunder. Each Loan Party has taken all necessary organizational action to authorize the execution, delivery and performance of the Loan Documents to which it is a party and, in the case of the Borrower, to authorize the extensions of credit on the terms and conditions of this Agreement. No consent or authorization of, filing with, notice to or other act by or in respect of, any Governmental Authority is required in connection with the extensions of credit hereunder or with the execution, delivery, performance, validity or enforceability of this Agreement or any of the Loan Documents, except (i) that have been obtained or made and are in full force and effect, (ii) the filings made in respect of the Security Documents and (iii) to the extent that the failure to obtain any such consent, authorization, filing, notice or other act would not, in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. Each Loan Document has been duly executed and delivered on behalf of each Loan Party party thereto. This Agreement constitutes, and each other Loan Document upon execution will constitute, a legal, valid and binding obligation of each Loan Party party thereto, enforceable against each such Loan Party in accordance with its terms, except as enforceability may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or similar laws affecting the enforcement of creditors’ rights generally and by general equitable principles (whether enforcement is sought by proceedings in equity or at law).
3.3.    No Legal Bar. The execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, the issuance of Letters of Credit, the borrowings hereunder and the use of the proceeds thereof (x) will not violate any Requirement of Law or any material Contractual Obligation of any Loan Party and (y) will not result in, or require, the creation or imposition of any Lien on any of their respective properties or revenues pursuant to any Requirement of Law or any such material Contractual Obligation (other than the Liens created by the Security Documents).
3.4.    Accuracy of Information. No statement or information contained in this Agreement, any other Loan Document, or any other document, certificate or statement furnished by or on behalf of any Loan Party to the Administrative Agent or the Lenders, or any of them, for use in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or the other Loan Documents, contained as of the Closing Date, taken as a whole and in light of the circumstances in which made, any untrue statement of a material fact or omitted to state a material fact necessary to make the statements contained herein or therein not materially misleading.
3.5.    No Material Adverse Effect. Since December 31, 2009, there has been no development or event that has had or would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
3.6.    Subsidiaries. Schedule 3.6 annexed hereto sets forth the name and jurisdiction of organization of each Subsidiary of the Borrower as of the Closing Date and, as to each such Subsidiary, the percentage of each class of Capital Stock owned by any Loan Party as of the Closing Date, and (b) as of the Closing Date, there are no outstanding subscriptions, options, warrants, calls, rights or other agreements or commitments (other than stock options or restricted stock granted to employees or directors and directors’ qualifying shares) of any nature relating to any Capital Stock of any of the Guarantors directly owned by the Loan Parties that are included in the Collateral, except as created by the Loan Documents or permitted under Section 6.2.
3.7.    Title to Assets; Liens. The Loan Parties have title in fee simple to, or a valid leasehold or easement interest in, all their material real property, taken as a whole, and good and marketable title to, or a valid leasehold or easement interest in, all their other material property, taken as a whole, and none of such property is subject to any Lien except Permitted Liens.
3.8.    Intellectual Property. Each Loan Party owns, or is licensed to use, all Intellectual Property material to the conduct of its business, and the use thereof by each Loan Party does not infringe upon the Intellectual Property rights of any other Person, in each case except where the failure to do so would not, in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

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3.9.    Use of Proceeds. The proceeds of the Loans shall be used for working capital and other general corporate purposes (including, without limitation, to refinance the Original Loans) of the Loan Parties and, to the extent permitted by this Agreement, their Subsidiaries.
3.10.    Litigation. Except as disclosed in writing to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders prior to the Closing Date or otherwise disclosed in the Borrower’s public filings made prior to the Closing Date (other than any such disclosure in the “Risk Factors” section of such public filings or in any other forward-looking statements contained therein), no litigation, investigation or proceeding of or before any arbitrator or Governmental Authority is pending or, to the knowledge of the Borrower, threatened by or against any Loan Party or against any of their respective properties or revenues that, in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
3.11.    Federal Reserve Regulations. No part of the proceeds of any Loan, and no other Extensions of Credit hereunder, will be used (a) for “buying” or “carrying” any “margin stock” within the respective meanings of each of the quoted terms under Regulation U as now and from time to time hereafter in effect for any purpose that violates the provisions of the Regulations of the Board of Governors or (b) for any purpose that violates the provisions of the Regulations of the Board of Governors. Neither the Borrower nor any of its Subsidiaries is engaged principally, or as one of its important activities, in the business of extending credit for the purpose of purchasing or carrying any “margin stock.”
3.12.    Solvency. The Borrower and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, are, and after giving effect to the incurrence of all Indebtedness and obligations being incurred in connection herewith will be, Solvent.
3.13.    Taxes. Each Loan Party has filed or caused to be filed all federal and state income Tax and other Tax returns that are required to be filed, except if the failure to make any such filing would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, and has paid all Taxes shown to be due and payable on said returns or on any assessments made against it or any of its property and all other Taxes, fees or other charges imposed on it or any of its property by any Governmental Authority (other than any (x) the amount or validity of which are currently being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and with respect to which reserves in conformity with GAAP have been provided on the books of the relevant Loan Party, or (y) those where the failure to pay, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect). There is no proposed Tax assessment or other claim against, and no Tax audit with respect to, any Loan Party that would reasonably be expected to, in the aggregate, have a Material Adverse Effect.
3.14.    ERISA. Except as, in the aggregate, does not or would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect: neither a Reportable Event nor a failure to satisfy the minimum funding standard of Section 430 of the Code or Section 303 of ERISA, whether or not waived, with respect to a Plan has occurred during the five year period prior to the date on which this representation is made or deemed made with respect to any Plan, and each Plan has complied in all respects with the applicable provisions of ERISA and the Code; no termination of a Single Employer Plan has occurred, and no Lien in favor of the PBGC or a Plan has arisen, during such five-year period; the present value of all accrued benefits under each Single Employer Plan (based on those assumptions used to fund such Plans) did not, as of the last annual valuation date prior to the date on which this representation is made or deemed made, exceed the value of the assets of such Plan allocable to such accrued benefits; neither the Borrower nor any Commonly Controlled Entity has had a complete or partial withdrawal from any Multiemployer Plan; to the knowledge of the Borrower after due inquiry, neither the Borrower nor any Commonly Controlled Entity would become subject to any liability under ERISA if the Borrower or any such Commonly Controlled Entity were to withdraw completely from all Multiemployer Plans as of the valuation date most closely preceding the date on which this representation is made or deemed made; and to the knowledge of the Borrower after due inquiry, no Multiemployer Plan is in Reorganization or Insolvent.
3.15.    Environmental Matters; Hazardous Material. There has been no matter with respect to Environmental Laws or Materials of Environmental Concern which, in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

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3.16.    Investment Company Act; Other Regulations. No Loan Party is an “investment company”, or a company “controlled” by an “investment company”, within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended. No Loan Party is subject to regulation under any Requirement of Law (other than Regulation X of the Board of Governors) that limits its ability to incur Indebtedness under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.
3.17.    Labor Matters. Except as, in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect: (a) there are no strikes or other labor disputes against any Loan Party pending or, to the knowledge of the Borrower, threatened; (b) hours worked by and payment made to employees of each Loan Party have not been in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act or any other applicable Requirement of Law dealing with such matters; and (c) all payments due from any Loan Party on account of employee health and welfare insurance have been paid or accrued as a liability on the books of the relevant Loan Party.
3.18.    Security Documents.
(a)    The Guarantee and Collateral Agreement is effective to create in favor of the Collateral Agent, for the benefit of the Lenders and the Fronting Banks, a legal, valid and enforceable security interest in the Collateral described therein and proceeds thereof. In the case of the Pledged Stock described in the Guarantee and Collateral Agreeme