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AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

Dated as of May 23, 2018

among

SPORTSMAN’S WAREHOUSE, INC.,

as the Lead Borrower

For

The Borrowers Party Hereto

 

THE BORROWERS PARTY HERETO

THE GUARANTORS PARTY HERETO

 

WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,

as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, Swing Line Lender, and L/C Issuer,

 

THE LENDERS PARTY HERETO

 

U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,

as Syndication Agent

 

and

 

WELLS FARGO CAPITAL FINANCE, LLC,

as Sole Lead Arranger

 

 

 


 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

 

Section

 

Page

ARTICLE I DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

1

1.01

Defined Terms

1

1.02

Other Interpretive Provisions

41

1.03

Accounting Terms

42

1.04

Rounding

42

1.05

Times of Day

42

1.06

Letter of Credit Amounts

43

ARTICLE II THE COMMITMENTS AND CREDIT EXTENSIONS

43

2.01

Loans; Reserves

43

2.02

Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Committed Revolving Loans and the Term Loan.

44

2.03

Letters of Credit.

45

2.04

Swing Line Loans.

53

2.05

Prepayments.

55

2.06

Termination or Reduction of Commitments

56

2.07

Repayment of Loans.

57

2.08

Interest.

57

2.09

Fees

58

2.10

Computation of Interest and Fees

58

2.11

Evidence of Debt.

58

2.12

Payments Generally; Administrative Agent’s Clawback.

59

2.13

Sharing of Payments by Lenders

60

2.14

Settlement Among Lenders

61

2.15

Increase in Revolving Commitments.

61

ARTICLE III TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY; APPOINTMENT OF LEAD BORROWER

63

3.01

Taxes.

63

3.02

Illegality

65

3.03

Inability to Determine Rates

65

3.04

Increased Costs; Reserves on LIBO Rate Loans.

65

3.05

Compensation for Losses

67

3.06

Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.

67

3.07

Survival

68

3.08

Designation of Lead Borrower as Borrowers’ Agent.

68

ARTICLE IV CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CREDIT EXTENSIONS

68

4.01

Conditions of Initial Credit Extension

68

4.02

Conditions to all Credit Extensions

71

 


 

 

 

 

ARTICLE V REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

72

5.01

Existence, Qualification and Power

72

5.02

Authorization; No Contravention

72

5.03

Governmental Authorization; Other Consents

72

5.04

Binding Effect

72

5.05

Financial Statements; No Material Adverse Effect.

72

5.06

Litigation

73

5.07

No Default.

73

5.08

Ownership of Property; Liens

73

5.09

Environmental Compliance

74

5.10

Insurance

74

5.11

Taxes

75

5.12

ERISA Compliance.

75

5.13

Subsidiaries; Equity Interests

75

5.14

Margin Regulations; Investment Company Act;

76

5.15

Disclosure

76

5.16

Compliance with Laws

76

5.17

Intellectual Property; Licenses, Etc.

76

5.18

Labor Matters.

77

5.19

Security Documents

77

5.20

Solvency

77

5.21

Deposit Accounts; Credit Card Arrangements.

78

5.22

Brokers

78

5.23

Customer and Trade Relations

78

5.24

Material Contracts

78

5.25

Casualty

78

5.26

OFAC; Sanctions; Anti-Corruption Laws; Anti-Money Laundering Laws.

78

5.27

Patriot Act

79

5.28

Swap Contracts

79

ARTICLE VI AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS

79

6.01

Financial Statements

79

6.02

Certificates; Other Information

80

6.03

Notices

82

6.04

Payment of Obligations

83

6.05

Preservation of Existence, Etc.

83

6.06

Maintenance of Properties

83

6.07

Maintenance of Insurance

83

6.08

Compliance with Laws

84

6.09

Books and Records; Accountants

84

 


 

 

 

 

6.10

Inspection Rights

85

6.11

Use of Proceeds

85

6.12

Additional Loan Parties

85

6.13

Cash Management.

86

6.14

Information Regarding the Collateral.

87

6.15

Physical Inventories.

88

6.16

Environmental Laws.

88

6.17

Further Assurances.

88

6.18

Compliance with Terms of Leaseholds

89

6.19

Material Contracts

89

6.20

Real Estate

89

6.21

OFAC; Sanctions; Anti-Corruption Laws; Anti-Money Laundering Laws

90

6.22

Post-Closing Covenants

90

ARTICLE VII NEGATIVE COVENANTS

90

7.01

Liens

90

7.02

Investments

90

7.03

Indebtedness

90

7.04

Fundamental Changes

90

7.05

Dispositions

91

7.06

Restricted Payments

91

7.07

Prepayments of Indebtedness

91

7.08

Change in Nature of Business

92

7.09

Transactions with Affiliates

92

7.10

Burdensome Agreements

92

7.11

Use of Proceeds

92

7.12

Amendment of Material Documents

93

7.13

Fiscal Year.

93

7.14

Deposit Accounts; Credit Card Processors.

93

7.15

Revolving Availability.

93

ARTICLE VIII EVENTS OF DEFAULT AND REMEDIES

93

8.01

Events of Default

93

8.02

Remedies Upon Event of Default

96

8.03

Application of Funds

98

8.04

Separate Claims and Separate Classifications

99

ARTICLE IX ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT

100

9.01

Appointment and Authority.

100

9.02

Rights as a Lender

100

9.03

Exculpatory Provisions

100

9.04

Reliance by Agents and Term Loan Agent.

101

 


 

 

 

 

9.05

Delegation of Duties

102

9.06

Resignation of Agents

102

9.07

Non-Reliance on Administrative Agent or Term Loan Agent and Other Lenders

103

9.08

No Other Duties, Etc

103

9.09

Administrative Agent May File Proofs of Claim

103

9.10

Collateral and Guaranty Matters

104

9.11

Notice of Transfer.

104

9.12

Reports and Financial Statements.

104

9.13

Agency for Perfection.

105

9.14

Indemnification of Agents

105

9.15

Relation among Lenders

105

9.16

Defaulting Lender.

105

9.17

Providers.

107

9.18

Lead Arranger; Syndication Agent.

108

ARTICLE X MISCELLANEOUS

108

10.01

Amendments, Etc.

108

10.02

Notices; Effectiveness; Electronic Communications.

110

10.03

No Waiver; Cumulative Remedies

111

10.04

Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver.

112

10.05

Payments Set Aside

113

10.06

Successors and Assigns.

113

10.07

Treatment of Certain Information; Confidentiality

116

10.08

Right of Setoff

117

10.09

Interest Rate Limitation

117

10.10

Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness

117

10.11

Survival

118

10.12

Severability

118

10.13

Replacement of Lenders

118

10.14

Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Etc.

119

10.15

Waiver of Jury Trial

119

10.16

No Advisory or Fiduciary Responsibility

120

10.17

Patriot Act Notice

120

10.18

Foreign Asset Control Regulations

121

10.19

Time of the Essence

121

10.20

Press Releases.

121

10.21

Additional Waivers.

121

10.22

No Strict Construction.

122

10.23

Attachments.

122

10.24

Keepwell.

122

 


 

 

 

 

10.25

Acknowledgment and Consent to Bail-In of EEA Financial Institutions.

123

10.26

Amendment and Restatement.

123

SIGNATURES

S-1

 


 

 

SCHEDULES

 

 

1.01(a)

Borrowers

1.01(b)

Borrowers’ Fiscal Calendar through Fiscal Year 2028

1.02

Existing Letters of Credit

2.01

Commitments and Applicable Percentages

5.01

Loan Parties’ Organizational Information

5.05

Material Indebtedness

5.06

Litigation

5.07

Defaults

5.08(b)(1)

Owned Real Estate

5.08(b)(2)

Leased Real Estate

5.09

Environmental Matters

5.10

Insurance

5.13

Subsidiaries; Other Equity Investments

5.17

Intellectual Property Matters

5.18

Labor Matters

5.21(a)

DDAs and Blocked Accounts

5.21(b)

Credit Card Arrangements

5.24

Material Contracts

6.02

Financial and Collateral Reporting

7.01

Existing Liens

7.02

Existing Investments

7.03

Existing Indebtedness

10.02

Administrative Agent’s Office; Certain Addresses for Notices

 

EXHIBITS

 

 

 

Form of

 

 

A

LIBO Rate Loan Notice

B

Swing Line Loan Notice

C-1

Revolving Note

C-2

Swing Line Note

C-3

Term Note

D

Compliance Certificate

E

Assignment and Assumption

F

Joinder Agreement

G

Borrowing Base Certificate

H

Credit Card Notification

I

Certificate of Beneficial Ownership

 

 


 

 

AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

This AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is entered into as of May 23, 2018, among SPORTSMAN’S WAREHOUSE, INC., a Utah corporation (the “Lead Borrower”), the Persons named on Schedule 1.01(a) hereto (collectively, the “Borrowers”), each lender from time to time party hereto (collectively, the “Lenders” and individually, a “Lender”),

WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, Swing Line Lender, and L/C Issuer,

U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as Syndication Agent, and

WELLS FARGO CAPITAL FINANCE, LLC, as Lead Arranger.

W I T N E S S E T H:

WHERAS, the Borrowers have requested that the Revolving Lenders provide a revolving credit facility and the Term Lenders make a term loan, and the Lenders have indicated their willingness to lend and the L/C Issuer has indicated its willingness to issue Letters of Credit, in each case on the terms and conditions set forth herein.

WHEREAS, prior to the date of this Agreement, the Borrowers, on the one hand, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (as successor by merger to Wells Fargo Retail Finance, LLC), as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent thereunder, and the lenders party thereto, on the other hand, previously entered into a Credit Agreement dated as of May 28, 2010 (as amended and in effect, the “Existing Credit Agreement”), pursuant to which the lenders party thereto provided the Borrowers with certain financial accommodations;

WHEREAS, in accordance with Section 10.01 of the Existing Credit Agreement, the Borrowers, the Lenders, and the Agent desire to amend and restate the Existing Credit Agreement as provided herein.

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual conditions and agreements set forth in this Agreement, and for good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the undersigned hereby agree that the Existing Credit Agreement shall be amended and restated in its entirety to read as set forth herein (it being agreed that this Agreement shall not be deemed to evidence or result in a novation or repayment and reborrowing of the Obligations under the Existing Credit Agreement):

1. DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

(a)          Defined Terms.  As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:

Accelerated Borrowing Base Delivery Event” means either (i) the occurrence and continuance of any Event of Default, or (ii) the failure of the Borrowers to maintain Revolving Availability at least equal to twenty percent (20%) of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap at any time.  For purposes of this Agreement, the occurrence of an Accelerated Borrowing Base Delivery Event shall be deemed continuing at the Administrative Agent’s option (i) so long as such Event of Default has not been waived, and/or (ii) if the Accelerated Borrowing Base Delivery Event arises as a result of the Borrowers’ failure to achieve Revolving Availability as required hereunder, until Revolving Availability has exceeded twenty percent (20%) of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap for forty-two (42) consecutive calendar days, in which case an Accelerated Borrowing Base Delivery Event shall no longer be deemed to be continuing for purposes of this Agreement.  The termination of an Accelerated Borrowing Base Delivery Event as provided herein shall in no way limit, waive or delay the occurrence of a subsequent Accelerated Borrowing Base Delivery Event in the event that the conditions set forth in this definition again arise.

“ACH” means automated clearing house transfers.

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“Accommodation Payment” as defined in Section 10(u)(D).

“Account” means “accounts” as defined in the UCC, and also means a right to payment of a monetary obligation, whether or not earned by performance, (a) for property that has been or is to be sold, leased, licensed, assigned, or otherwise disposed of, (b) for services rendered or to be rendered, (c) for a policy of insurance issued or to be issued, (d) for a secondary obligation incurred or to be incurred, (e) for energy provided or to be provided, (f) for the use or hire of a vessel under a charter or other contract, (g) arising out of the use of a credit or charge card or information contained on or for use with the card, or (h) as winnings in a lottery or other game of chance operated or sponsored by a state, governmental unit of a state, or person licensed or authorized to operate the game by a state or governmental unit of a state.  The term “Account” includes health-care-insurance receivables.

“Acquisition” means, with respect to any Person (a) an Investment in, or a purchase of a Controlling interest in, the Equity Interests of any other Person, (b) a purchase or other acquisition of all or substantially all of the assets or properties of, another Person or of any business unit of another Person, or (c) any merger or consolidation of such Person with any other Person or other transaction or series of transactions resulting in the acquisition of all or substantially all of the assets, or a Controlling interest in the Equity Interests, of any Person, in each case in any transaction or group of transactions which are part of a common plan.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event will any Plan Redemption Payment be construed to be an Acquisition for purposes of this Agreement.

“Act” shall have the meaning provided in Section 10(r).

“Additional Payment Conditions” means satisfaction of the following, with respect to any Acquisition: (i) No Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or would result after giving effect to the consummation of such Acquisition, and (ii) (a) at all times during the 90 day period immediately preceding the consummation of such Acquisition and (b) immediately after giving effect to the consummation of such Acquisition, Revolving Availability shall not be less than 30% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap and (iii) the Administrative Agent shall have received projections reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent as determined on a pro forma basis, for the 180 day period immediately following the consummation of such Acquisition (after giving pro-forma effect thereto), that reflect the Borrowers collectively shall have Revolving Availability of at least 30% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap; it being understood and agreed that it shall not constitute a breach of this requirement if Revolving Availability subsequently is less than 30% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap so long as the projection thereof is based on the good faith estimate of the Borrowers at the time of such payment. Prior to undertaking any transaction or payment which is subject to the Additional Payment Conditions, the Loan Parties shall deliver to the Administrative Agent (x) an updated Borrowing Base Certificate giving effect to such transaction or payment, and (y) evidence of satisfaction of the conditions contained in clauses (ii) and (iii) above on a basis (including, without limitation, giving due consideration to results for prior periods) reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

“Adjusted Combined Loan Cap” means, at any time of determination, the sum of (i) the Revolving Loan Cap (calculated without subtracting the Term Loan Reserve from the Revolving Borrowing Base), plus (ii) the lesser of (x) the outstanding amount of the Term Loan, or (y) the Term Loan Borrowing Base.

“Adjustment Date” means (i) initially, September 2, 2018, and (ii) thereafter, the first day of each Fiscal Quarter, commencing November 4, 2018.

“Administrative Agent” means Wells Fargo, in its capacity as administrative agent under any of the Loan Documents, or any successor administrative agent.

“Administrative Agents Office” means the Administrative Agents address and, as appropriate, account as set forth on Schedule 10.02, or such other address or account as the Administrative Agent may from time to time notify the Lead Borrower and the Lenders.

“Administrative Questionnaire” means an Administrative Questionnaire in a form supplied by the Administrative Agent.

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“Affiliate” means, with respect to any Person, (i) another Person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, Controls or is Controlled by or is under common Control with the Person specified, (ii) any director, officer, managing member, partner, trustee, or beneficiary of that Person, (iii) any other Person directly or indirectly holding 20% or more of any class of the Equity Interests of that Person, and (iv) any other Person 20% or more of any class of whose Equity Interests is held directly or indirectly by that Person.

“Agent(s)” means, individually, the Administrative Agent or the Collateral Agent, and collectively means both of them.

“Agent Parties” shall have the meaning specified in Section 10.02(c).

“Aggregate Revolving Commitments” means the Revolving Commitments of all the Revolving Lenders.  As of the Restatement Date, the Aggregate Revolving Commitments are $250,000,000.

“Agreement” means this Credit Agreement.

“Allocable Amount” has the meaning specified in Section 10(u)(D).

“Anti-Corruption Laws” means the FCPA, the U.K. Bribery Act of 2010, as amended, and all other applicable laws and regulations or ordinances concerning or relating to bribery, money laundering or corruption in any jurisdiction in which any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries or Affiliates is located or is doing business.

“Anti-Money Laundering Laws” means the applicable laws or regulations in any jurisdiction in which any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries or Affiliates is located or is doing business that relates to money laundering, any predicate crime to money laundering, or any financial record keeping and reporting requirements related thereto.

“Applicable Lenders” means the Required Lenders, the Required Revolving Lenders, the Required Term Lenders, and all affected Lenders, or all Lenders, as the context may require.

“Applicable Margin” means:

(i)           From and after the Restatement Date until the first Adjustment Date, the percentages set forth in Level I of the pricing grid below; and

(ii)          From and after the first Adjustment Date and on each Adjustment Date thereafter, the Applicable Margin shall be determined from the following pricing grid based upon the Average Daily Availability as of the Fiscal Quarter ended immediately preceding such Adjustment Date; provided, however, that notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth herein, upon the occurrence and continuation of an Event of Default, the Administrative Agent may, and at the direction of the Required Lenders shall, immediately increase the Applicable Margin to that set forth in Level III (even if the Average Daily Availability requirements for a different Level have been met) and interest shall accrue at the Default Rate; provided further if any Borrowing Base Certificates are at any time restated or otherwise revised (including as a result of an audit) or if the information set forth in any Borrowing Base Certificates otherwise proves to be false or incorrect such that the Applicable Margin would have been higher than was otherwise in effect during any period, without constituting a waiver of any Default or Event of Default arising as a result thereof, interest due under this Agreement shall be immediately recalculated at such higher rate for any applicable periods and shall be due and payable on demand.

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Level

 

Average Daily
Availability

LIBOR
Margin

Base Rate
Margin

I

Greater than or equal to 50% of the Revolving Loan Cap

1.25%

0.25%

II

Greater than or equal to 25% of the Revolving Loan Cap but less than 50% of the Revolving Loan Cap

1.50%

0.50%

III

Less than 25% of the Revolving Loan Cap

1.75%

0.75%

 

“Applicable Percentage” means, in each case as the context requires, (a) with respect to each Credit Extension under the Revolving Commitments, the Revolving Applicable Percentage, (b) with respect to any Term Lender at any time, the percentage of the aggregate Term Loans represented by the outstanding principal balance such Term Lender’s Term Loan at such time, and (c) with respect to all Lenders at any time, the percentage of the sum of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments represented by the sum of such Lender’s Revolving Commitment and the outstanding principal balance of such Lender’s Term Loan at such time, in each case as the context provides.  If the Revolving Commitments have been terminated pursuant to Section 2.06 or Section 8.02 or if the Aggregate Revolving Commitments have expired, then the Applicable Percentage of each Revolving Lender shall be determined based on the Applicable Percentage of such Revolving Lender most recently in effect, giving effect to any subsequent assignments.  The initial Applicable Percentage of each Lender is set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.

“Applicable Rate” means, at any time of calculation, (a) with respect to Commercial Letters of Credit, a per annum rate equal to the Applicable Margin for Loans which are LIBO Rate Loans less .50%, and (b) with respect to Standby Letters of Credit, a per annum rate equal to the Applicable Margin for Loans which are LIBO Rate Loans.

“Appraised Value” means, with respect to the Borrowers’ Eligible Inventory, the appraised orderly liquidation value, net of costs and expenses to be incurred in connection with any such liquidation, which value is expressed as a percentage of Cost of the Borrowers’ Eligible Inventory as set forth in the Borrowers’ inventory stock ledger, which value shall be determined from time to time by the most recent appraisal undertaken by an independent appraiser engaged by the Administrative Agent.

“Approved Fund” means any Fund that is administered or managed by (a) a Lender, (b) an Affiliate of a Lender, (c) an entity or an Affiliate of an entity that administers or manages a Lender or (d) the same investment advisor or an advisor under common control with such Lender, Affiliate or advisor, as applicable.

“Arranger” means Wells Fargo Capital Finance, LLC, in its capacity as sole lead arranger and sole book manager.

“Assignee Group” means two or more Eligible Assignees that are Affiliates of one another or two or more Approved Funds managed by the same investment advisor.

“Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption entered into by a Lender and an Eligible Assignee (with the consent of any party whose consent is required by Section 10(f)(B)), and accepted by the Administrative Agent, in substantially the form of Exhibit E or any other form approved by the Administrative Agent.

“Attributable Indebtedness” means, on any date, (a) in respect of any Capital Lease Obligation of any Person, the capitalized amount thereof that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP, and (b) in respect of any Synthetic Lease Obligation, the capitalized amount of the remaining lease or similar payments under the relevant lease or other applicable agreement or instrument that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP if such lease, agreement or instrument were accounted for as a capital lease.

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“Audited Financial Statements” means the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Parent and its Subsidiaries for the Fiscal Year ended February 3, 2018, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations, Shareholders’ Equity and cash flows for such Fiscal Year of the Parent and its Subsidiaries, including the notes thereto.

“Availability Period” means the period from and including the Restatement Date to the earliest of (a) the Maturity Date, (b) the date of termination of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments pursuant to Section 2.06, and (c) the date of termination of the commitment of each Revolving Lender to make Committed Revolving Loans and of the obligation of the L/C Issuer to make L/C Credit Extensions pursuant to Section 8(b).

“Availability Reserves” means, without duplication of any other Reserves or items to the extent such items are otherwise addressed or excluded through eligibility criteria, such reserves as the Administrative Agent from time to time determines in its reasonable business discretion as being appropriate (a) to reflect the impediments to the Agents’ ability to realize upon the Collateral, (b) to reflect claims and liabilities that the Administrative Agent determines will need to be satisfied in connection with the realization upon the Collateral, (c) to reflect criteria, events, conditions, contingencies or risks which adversely affect any component of a Borrowing Base, or the assets, business, financial performance or financial condition of any Loan Party, or (d) to reflect that a Default or an Event of Default then exists. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Availability Reserves may include, in the Administrative Agent’s reasonable business discretion, (but are not limited to) reserves based on: (i) rent; (ii) customs duties, and other costs to release Inventory which is being imported into the United States, to the extent such Inventory is included in Eligible Inventory; (iii) outstanding Taxes and other governmental charges, including, without limitation, ad valorem, real estate, personal property, sales, claims of the PBGC and other Taxes which may have priority over the interests of the Collateral Agent in the Collateral; (iv) salaries, wages and benefits due to employees of any Borrower, (v) Customer Credit Liabilities, (vi) reserves for reasonably anticipated changes in the Appraised Value of Eligible Inventory between appraisals, (vii) warehousemen’s or bailee’s charges and other Permitted Encumbrances which may have priority over the interests of the Collateral Agent in the Collateral, (viii) amounts due to vendors on account of consigned goods, (ix) Cash Management Reserves, and (x) Bank Products Reserves.

“Average Daily Availability” shall mean the average daily Revolving Availability for the immediately preceding three month period.

“Bail-In Action” means 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” means, 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 Products” means any services or facilities provided to any Loan Party by the Administrative Agent, any Lender, or any of their respective Affiliates (but excluding Cash Management Services) including, without limitation, on account of (a) Swap Contracts, (b) merchant services constituting a line of credit, (c) leasing, (d) Factored Receivables, (e) purchase cards, (f) credit or debit cards, and (g) supply chain finance services including, without limitation, trade payable services and supplier accounts receivable purchases.

“Bank Products Cap” means the lesser of (i) the aggregate amount of Obligations in respect of Bank Products then outstanding, or (ii) the sum of $2,500,000 plus the aggregate amount of Obligations in respect of Bank Products that is subject to a Bank Products Reserve.

“Bank Products Reserves” means such reserves as the Administrative Agent from time to time determines in its discretion as being appropriate to reflect the liabilities and obligations of the Loan Parties with respect to Bank Products then provided or outstanding.

“Bankruptcy Court” shall mean the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware.

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“Base Rate”  means, for any day, a fluctuating rate per annum equal to the highest of (a) the Federal Funds Rate plus ½%, (b) the LIBO Rate (which rate shall be calculated based upon an Interest Period of one month and shall be determined on a daily basis), plus one percentage point, and (c) the rate of interest announced, from time to time, within Wells Fargo at its principal office in San Francisco as its “prime rate”, with the understanding that the “prime rate” is one of Wells Fargo’s base rates (not necessarily the lowest of such rates) and serves as the basis upon which effective rates of interest are calculated for those loans making reference thereto and is evidenced by the recording thereof after its announcement in such internal publications as Wells Fargo may designate (and, if any such announced rate is below zero, then the rate determined pursuant to this clause (c) shall be deemed to be zero).

“Base Rate Loan” means a Loan that bears interest based on the Base Rate.

“Beneficial Owner” means, for each Borrower, each of the following:  (a) each individual, if any, who, directly or indirectly, owns 25% or more of such Borrower’s Equity Interests; and (b) a single individual with significant responsibility to control, manage, or direct such Borrower.

“Blocked Account” has the meaning provided in Section 6(m)(A)(xiv).

“Blocked Account Agreement” means with respect to an account established by a Loan Party, an agreement, in form and substance satisfactory to the Collateral Agent, establishing control (as defined in the UCC) of such account by the Collateral Agent and whereby the bank maintaining such account agrees, upon the occurrence and during the continuance of a Cash Dominion Event, to comply only with the instructions originated by the Collateral Agent without the further consent of any Loan Party.

“Blocked Account Bank” means each bank with whom deposit accounts are maintained in which any funds of any of the Loan Parties from one or more DDAs are concentrated and with whom a Blocked Account Agreement has been, or is required to be, executed in accordance with the terms hereof.

“Borrower Materials” has the meaning specified in Section 6(b).

“Borrowers” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

“Borrowing” means a Committed Revolving Borrowing, a Swing Line Borrowing or the Term Borrowing, as the context may require.

“Borrowing Base” means the Revolving Borrowing Base or the Term Loan Borrowing Base.

“Borrowing Base Certificate” means a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit G hereto (with such changes therein as may be required by the Administrative Agent to reflect the components of and reserves against the Borrowing Base as provided for hereunder from time to time), executed and certified as accurate and complete by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower which shall include appropriate exhibits, schedules, supporting documentation, and additional reports as reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent.

“Business Day” means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which commercial banks are authorized to close under the Laws of, or are in fact closed in, the state where the Administrative Agent’s Office is located and, if such day relates to any LIBO Rate Loan, means any such day on which dealings in Dollar deposits are conducted by and between banks in the London interbank market.

“Capital Expenditures” means, with respect to any Person for any period, (a) all expenditures made (whether made in the form of cash or other property) or costs incurred for the acquisition or improvement of fixed or capital assets of such Person (excluding normal replacements and maintenance which are properly charged to current operations), in each case that are (or should be) set forth as capital expenditures in a Consolidated statement of cash flows of such Person for such period, in each case prepared in accordance with GAAP, and (b) Capital Lease Obligations incurred by a Person during such period.

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“Capital Lease Obligations” means, with respect to any Person for any period, the obligations of such Person to pay rent or other amounts under any lease of (or other arrangement conveying the right to use) real or personal property, or a combination thereof, which obligations are required to be classified and accounted for as liabilities on a balance sheet of such Person under GAAP and the amount of which obligations shall be the capitalized amount thereof determined in accordance with GAAP.

“Cash Collateral Account” means a non-interest bearing account established by one or more of the Loan Parties with Wells Fargo, and in the name of the Collateral Agent (or as the Collateral Agent shall otherwise direct) and under the sole and exclusive dominion and control of the Collateral Agent, in which deposits are required to be made in accordance with Section 2.03(k) or 8(b)(i)(3).

“Cash Collateralize” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(k).  Derivatives of such term have corresponding meanings.

“Cash Dominion Event” means either (a) the occurrence and continuance of any Event of Default, or (b) the failure of the Borrowers to maintain Revolving Availability at least equal to twenty percent (20%) of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap at any time.  For purposes of this Agreement, the occurrence of a Cash Dominion Event shall be deemed continuing at the Agent’s option (i) so long as such Event of Default has not been waived, and/or (ii) if the Cash Dominion Event arises as a result of the Borrowers’ failure to achieve Revolving Availability as required hereunder, until Revolving Availability has exceeded 20% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap for ninety (90) consecutive Business Days, in which case a Cash Dominion Event shall no longer be deemed to be continuing for purposes of this Agreement; provided that a Cash Dominion Event shall be deemed continuing (even if an Event of Default is no longer continuing and/or Revolving Availability exceeds the required amount for ninety (90) consecutive Business Days) at all times after a Cash Dominion Event has occurred and been discontinued on two (2) occasions after the Restatement Date. The termination of a Cash Dominion Event as provided herein shall in no way limit, waive or delay the occurrence of a subsequent Cash Dominion Event in the event that the conditions set forth in this definition again arise.

“Cash Management Reserves ” means such reserves as the Administrative Agent, from time to time, determines in its reasonable business discretion as being appropriate to reflect the reasonably anticipated liabilities and obligations of the Loan Parties with respect to Cash Management Services then provided or outstanding.

“Cash Management Services” means any one or more of the following types or services or facilities provided to any Loan Party by the Administrative Agent, any Lender, or any of their respective Affiliates: (a) ACH transactions, (b) cash management services, including, without limitation, controlled disbursement services, treasury, depository, overdraft, and electronic funds transfer services, (c) foreign exchange facilities, (d) credit card processing services, and (e) merchant services not constituting a Bank Product.

“CERCLA” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. § 9601 et seq.

“CERCLIS” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Information System maintained by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

“Certificate of Beneficial Ownership” means, for each Borrower, a certificate in substantially the form of Exhibit I hereto (as amended or modified by the Administrative Agent from time to time in its sole discretion), certifying, among other things, the Beneficial Owner of such Borrower.

“CFC” means a controlled foreign corporation (as that term is defined in the Code) in which any Loan Party is a "United States shareholder" within the meaning of Section 951(b) of the Code.

“Change in Law” means the occurrence, after the date of this Agreement, of any of the following: (a) the adoption or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty, (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority or (c) the making or issuance of any request, guideline or directive (whether or not having the force of law) by any Governmental

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Authority; provided that notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a “Change in Law”, regardless of the date enacted, adopted or issued.

“Change of Control” means any event, transaction or occurrence as a result of which (a) any “person” or “group” (within the meaning of Rule 13d-5 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as in effect on the date hereof) shall own, directly or indirectly, beneficially or of record, shares representing more than 35.0% of the aggregate economic interests in, or the ordinary voting power represented by, the issued and outstanding capital stock of the Parent, (b) a majority of the seats (other than vacant seats) on the board of directors of the Parent shall at any time be occupied by persons who were neither (i) nominated by the board of directors of the Parent nor (ii) appointed by directors so nominated, (c) any change in control (or similar event, however denominated) with respect to the Parent or any Subsidiary of the Parent shall occur under and as defined in any indenture or agreement in respect of Material Indebtedness to which the Parent or any Subsidiary of the Parent is a party, or (d) the Parent shall cease to directly own, beneficially and of record, 100% of the issued and outstanding Equity Interests of the Lead Borrower, or (e) the Lead Borrower ceases to own and control all of the Equity Interests of any of its Subsidiaries.

“Closing Date” means May 28, 2010.

“Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, and the regulations promulgated thereunder, as amended and in effect.

“Collateral” means any and all “Collateral” or “Mortgaged Property” as defined in any applicable Security Document and all other property that is to be subject to Liens in favor of the Collateral Agent under the terms of the Security Documents.

“Collateral Access Agreement” means an agreement reasonably satisfactory in form and substance to the Agents executed by (a) a bailee or other Person in possession of Collateral, and (b) each landlord of Real Estate leased by any Loan Party, pursuant to which such Person (i) acknowledges the Collateral Agent’s Lien on the Collateral, (ii) releases such Person’s Liens in the Collateral held by such Person or located on such Real Estate, (iii) provides the Collateral Agent with access to the Collateral held by such bailee or other Person or located in or on such Real Estate, (iv) as to any landlord, provides the Collateral Agent with a reasonable time to sell and dispose of the Collateral from such Real Estate, and (v) makes such other agreements with the Collateral Agent as the Agents may reasonably require.

“Collateral Agent” means Wells Fargo, acting in such capacity for its own benefit and the ratable benefit of the other Credit Parties.

“Collection Account” has the meaning provided in Section 6(m)(B).

“Combined Borrowing Base” means the sum of the Revolving Borrowing Base and the Term Loan Borrowing Base.

Combined Loan Cap” means, at any time of determination, the sum of (i) the Revolving Loan Cap, plus (ii) the lesser of (x) the outstanding amount of the Term Loan, or (y) the Term Loan Borrowing Base.

“Commercial Letter of Credit” means any Letter of Credit issued for the purpose of providing the primary payment mechanism in connection with the purchase of any materials, goods or services by a Borrower in the ordinary course of business of such Borrower.

“Commercial Letter of Credit Agreement” means the Commercial Letter of Credit Agreement relating to the issuance of a Commercial Letter of Credit in the form from time to time in use by the L/C Issuer.

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“Commitment” means, as to each Lender, such Lender’s Revolving Commitment or Term Commitment, as applicable.

Committed Revolving Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Committed Revolving Loans of the same Type and, in the case of LIBO Rate Loans which are Committed Revolving Loans, having the same Interest Period made by each of the Revolving Lenders pursuant to Section (a).

“Committed Revolving Loan” has the meaning specified in Section (a).

“Commodity Exchange Act” means the Commodity Exchange Act (7 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.), as amended from time to time, and any successor statute.

“Compliance Certificate” means a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit D.

“Consent” means actual consent given by a Lender from whom such consent is sought; or the passage of seven (7) Business Days from receipt of written notice to a Lender from the Administrative Agent of a proposed course of action to be followed by the Administrative Agent without such Lender’s giving the Administrative Agent written notice of that Lender’s objection to such course of action.

“Consolidated” means, when used to modify a financial term, test, statement, or report of a Person, the application or preparation of such term, test, statement or report (as applicable) based upon the consolidation, in accordance with GAAP, of the financial condition or operating results of such Person and its Subsidiaries.

“Contractual Obligation” means, as to any Person, any provision 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.

“Control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of a Person, whether through the ability to exercise voting power, by contract or otherwise.  “Controlling” and “Controlled” have meanings correlative thereto.

“Cost” means the lower of cost or market value of Inventory, based upon the Borrowers’ accounting practices, known to the Administrative Agent, which practices are in effect on the Restatement Date as such calculated cost is determined from invoices received by the Borrowers, the Borrowers’ purchase journals or the Borrowers’ stock ledger.  “Cost” does not include inventory capitalization costs or other non‑purchase price charges (such as freight) used in the Borrowers’ calculation of cost of goods sold.

“Credit Card Issuer” shall mean any person (other than a Borrower or other Loan Party) who issues or whose members issue credit cards, including, without limitation, MasterCard or VISA bank credit or debit cards or other bank credit or debit cards issued through MasterCard International, Inc., Visa, U.S.A., Inc. or Visa International and American Express, Discover, Diners Club, Carte Blanche and other non-bank credit or debit cards, including, without limitation, credit or debit cards issued by or through American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.,  and Novus Services, Inc. and other issuers approved by the Agent.

“Credit Card Processor” shall mean any servicing or processing agent or any factor or financial intermediary who facilitates, services, processes or manages the credit authorization, billing transfer and/or payment procedures with respect to any Borrower’s sales transactions involving credit card or debit card purchases by customers using credit cards or debit cards issued by any Credit Card Issuer.

“Credit Card Notifications” has the meaning provided in Section 6(m)(A)(xiii).

“Credit Card Receivables” means each “Account” and each “Payment Intangible” (each as defined in the UCC) together with all income, payments and proceeds thereof, owed by a Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor to a Loan Party resulting from charges by a customer of a Loan Party on credit or debit cards issued by such Credit Card Issuer issuer in connection with the sale of goods by a Loan Party, or services performed by a Loan Party, in each case in the ordinary course of its business.

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“Credit Extensions” mean each of the following: (a) a Borrowing and (b) an L/C Credit Extension.

“Credit Party” or “Credit Parties” means (a) individually, (i) each Lender and its Affiliates, (ii) each Agent, (iii) the Term Loan Agent, (iv) the Arranger, (v) each L/C Issuer, (vi) each beneficiary of each indemnification obligation undertaken by any Loan Party under any Loan Document, (vii) any other Person to whom Obligations under this Agreement and other Loan Documents are owing, and (viii) the successors and assigns of each of the foregoing, and (b) collectively, all of the foregoing.

“Credit Party Expenses” means, without limitation, (a) all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Agents, the Term Loan Agent and their respective Affiliates, in connection with this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, including without limitation (i) the reasonable fees, charges and disbursements of (A) counsel for the Agents and the Term Loan Agent, (B) outside consultants for the Agent and the Term Loan Agent, (C) appraisers, (D) commercial finance examinations, (E) photocopying, notarization, couriers and messengers, telecommunication, public record searches, filing fees, recording fees and publication, (F) the Agents’ customary fees and charges imposed or incurred in connection with any background checks or OFAC/PEP searches related to any Loan Party or its Subsidiaries, and (G) all such out-of-pocket expenses incurred during any workout, restructuring or negotiations in respect of the Obligations, (ii) in connection with (A) the syndication of the credit facilities provided for herein, (B) the preparation, negotiation, administration, management, execution and delivery of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents or any amendments, modifications or waivers of the provisions thereof (whether or not the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby shall be consummated), (C) the enforcement or protection of their rights in connection with this Agreement or the Loan Documents or efforts to preserve, protect, collect, or enforce the Collateral (including, without limitation, in connection with, during the continuation of an Event of Default, gaining possession of, maintaining, handling, preserving, storing, shipping, selling, preparing for sale, or advertising to sell the Collateral, or any portion thereof, irrespective of whether a sale is consummated), or (D) any workout, restructuring or negotiations in respect of any Obligations, (iii) all customary fees and charges (as adjusted from time to time) of the Agents and the Term Loan Agent with respect to the disbursement of funds (or the receipt of funds) to or for the account of Borrowers (whether by wire transfer or otherwise), together with any out-of-pocket costs and expenses incurred in connection therewith, and (iv) customary charges imposed or incurred by the Administrative Agent resulting from the dishonor of checks payable by or to any Loan Party; (b) with respect to the L/C Issuer, and its Affiliates, all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred in connection with the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or any demand for payment thereunder; and (c) all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Credit Parties who are not the Agents, the Term Loan Agent, the L/C Issuer or any Affiliate of any of them, after the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default, provided that such Credit Parties shall be entitled to reimbursement for no more than (1) one counsel representing the Agents for all such Credit Parties other than the Term Loan Agent and the Term Lenders (absent a conflict of interest in which case the Credit Parties may engage and be reimbursed for additional counsel, (2) one counsel representing the Term Loan Agent, and (3) one counsel representing the other Term Lenders.

“Customer Credit Liabilities” means at any time, the aggregate remaining value at such time of (a) outstanding gift certificates and gift cards of the Borrowers entitling the holder thereof to use all or a portion of the certificate or gift card to pay all or a portion of the purchase price for any Inventory, (b) outstanding merchandise credits of the Borrowers, (c) layaway obligations of the Borrowers, and (d) liabilities in connection with frequent shopping programs of the Borrowers.

“Customer Deposits” means deposits made by customers with respect to the purchase of goods or the performance of services.

“DDA” means each checking, savings or other demand deposit account maintained by any of the Loan Parties other than the Blocked Accounts.  All funds in each DDA shall be conclusively presumed to be Collateral and proceeds of Collateral and the Agents and the Lenders shall have no duty to inquire as to the source of the amounts on deposit in any DDA.

“DDA Notification” has the meaning provided therefor in Section 6(m)(F).

“Debtor Relief Laws” means the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, and all other liquidation, conservatorship, bankruptcy, assignment for the benefit of creditors, moratorium, rearrangement, receivership,

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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” means any event or condition that constitutes an Event of Default or that, with the giving of any notice, the passage of time, or both, would be an Event of Default.

“Default Rate” means (a) when used with respect to Obligations other than Letter of Credit Fees and the Term Loan, an interest rate equal to (i) the Base Rate plus (ii) the Applicable Margin, if any, applicable to Base Rate Loans, plus (iii) 2% per annum; provided, however, that with respect to a LIBO Rate Loan, the Default Rate shall be an interest rate equal to the interest rate (including any Applicable Margin) otherwise applicable to such Loan plus 2% per annum, (b) when used with respect to Letter of Credit Fees, a rate equal to the Applicable Rate for Standby Letters of Credit or Commercial Letters of Credit, as applicable, plus 2% per annum, and (c) when used with respect to Obligations in respect of the Term Loan, an interest rate equal to the Term Loan Interest Rate plus 2% per annum.

“Defaulting Lender” means any Revolving Lender that (a) has failed to (i) fund all or any portion of its Committed Revolving Loans, participations in L/C Obligations or participations in Swing Line Loans required to be funded by it hereunder within two (2) Business Days of the date required to be funded hereunder, or (ii) pay to Administrative Agent, L/C Issuer, or any other Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder (including in respect of its participation in Letters of Credit) within two (2) Business Days of the date when due, (b) has notified any Borrower, Administrative Agent or L/C Issuer in writing that it does not intend to comply with its funding obligations hereunder, or has made a public statement to that effect, (c) has failed, within three Business Days after written request by Administrative Agent or Lead Borrower, to confirm in writing to Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower that it will comply with its prospective funding obligations hereunder (provided, that such Revolving Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon receipt of such written confirmation by Administrative Agent and Lead Borrower), or (d) has, or has a direct or indirect parent company that has, (i) become the subject of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws, (ii) had appointed for it a receiver, custodian, conservator, trustee, administrator, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with reorganization or liquidation of its business or assets, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other state or federal regulatory authority acting in such a capacity, or (iii) become the subject of a Bail-in Action; provided, that a Revolving Lender shall not be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any equity interest in that Lender or any direct or indirect parent company thereof by a Governmental Authority so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Revolving Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Revolving Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made with such Revolving Lender.  Any determination by Administrative Agent that a Revolving Lender is a Defaulting Lender under any one or more of clauses (a) through (d) above shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Revolving Lender shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender upon delivery of written notice of such determination to Lead Borrower, L/C Issuer, and each Lender.

“Defaulting Lender Rate” means (a) for the first three (3) days from and after the date the relevant payment is due, the Base Rate, and (b) thereafter, the interest rate then applicable to Committed Revolving Loans that are Base Rate Loans (inclusive of the Applicable Margin applicable thereto).

“DIP Financing” means, in connection with a proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws with respect to a Loan Party, the consensual use of cash collateral by, or the provision of financing or financial accommodations to such Loan Party (including, in either event, all of the terms and conditions established and/or approved in connection with the consensual use of cash collateral, financing or financial accommodations) by one or more Credit Parties, permitted under and subject to applicable Law, and pursuant to an order of a court of competent jurisdiction.

“Disposition” or “Dispose” means the sale, transfer, license, lease or other disposition (including any sale and leaseback transaction) and any sale, transfer, license or other disposition of (whether in one transaction or in a series of transactions) of any property (including, without limitation, any Equity Interests) by any Person (or the granting of any option or other right to do any of the foregoing), including any sale, assignment, transfer or other disposal, with or without recourse, of any notes or accounts receivable or any rights and claims associated therewith.

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“Disqualified Stock” means any Equity Interest that, by its terms (or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible, or for which it is exchangeable, in each case at the option of the holder thereof), or upon the happening of any event, (a) matures or is mandatorily redeemable, pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise, or is redeemable at the option of the holder thereof, or is convertible into or exchangeable for debt securities or any Equity Interest described in this clause (a), in each case, in whole or in part and on or prior to the date that is 91 days after the date on which the Loans mature, or (b) has the benefit of any covenants that restrict the payment of the Obligations or that are debt-multiple or income-multiple based (i.e., financial covenants); provided,  however, that (i) only the portion of such Equity Interests which so matures or is mandatorily redeemable, is so convertible or exchangeable or is so redeemable at the option of the holder thereof prior to such date shall be deemed to be Disqualified Stock and (ii) with respect to any Equity Interests issued to any employee or to any plan for the benefit of employees of the Lead Borrower or its Subsidiaries or by any such plan to such employees, such Equity Interest shall not constitute Disqualified Stock solely because it may be required to be repurchased by the Lead Borrower or one of its Subsidiaries in order to satisfy applicable statutory or regulatory obligations or as a result of such employee’s termination, resignation, death or disability and if any class of Equity Interest of such Person that by its terms authorizes such Person to satisfy its obligations thereunder by delivery of an Equity Interest that is not Disqualified Stock, such Equity Interests shall not be deemed to be Disqualified Stock. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, any Equity Interest that would constitute Disqualified Stock solely because the holders thereof have the right to require a Loan Party to repurchase such Equity Interest upon the occurrence of a change of control or an asset sale shall not constitute Disqualified Stock.  The amount of Disqualified Stock deemed to be outstanding at any time for purposes of this Agreement will be the maximum amount that the Lead Borrower and its Subsidiaries may become obligated to pay upon maturity of, or pursuant to any mandatory redemption provisions of, such Disqualified Stock or portion thereof, plus accrued dividends.

“Dollars” and “$” mean lawful money of the United States.

“Drawing Document” means any Letter of Credit or other document presented for purposes of drawing under any Letter of Credit.

“Drawing Document” means any Letter of Credit or other document presented for purposes of drawing under any Letter of Credit, including by electronic transmission such as SWIFT, electronic mail, facsimile or computer generated communication.

“EEA Financial Institution” means (a) any credit institution or investment firm established in any EEA Member Country which is subject to the supervision of an EEA Resolution Authority, (b) any entity established in an EEA Member Country which is a parent of an institution described in clause (a) of this definition, or (c) any financial institution established in an EEA Member Country which is a subsidiary of an institution described in clauses (a) or (b) of this definition and is subject to consolidated supervision with its parent.

“EEA Member Country” means any of the member states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.

“EEA Resolution Authority” means any public administrative authority or any person entrusted with public administrative authority of any EEA Member Country (including any delegee) having responsibility for the resolution of any EEA Financial Institution.

“Eligible Assignee” means (a) a Credit Party or any of its Affiliates; (b) a bank, insurance company, or company engaged in the business of making commercial loans (provided that, in the case of an assignment of a Revolving Commitment, such Person, together with its Affiliates, has a combined capital and surplus in excess of $250,000,000); (c) an Approved Fund; (d) any Person to whom a Credit Party assigns its rights and obligations under this Agreement as part of an assignment and transfer of such Credit Party’s rights in and to a material portion of such Credit Party’s portfolio of asset based credit facilities, and (e) any other Person (other than a natural person) approved by (i) the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuer, the Swing Line Lender and, in the case of an assignment of a portion of the Term Loan, the Term Loan Agent, and (ii) unless an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, the Lead Borrower (each such approval not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed); provided that notwithstanding the foregoing, “Eligible Assignee” shall not include (x) a Loan Party or any of the Loan Parties’ Affiliates or Subsidiaries, or (y) a Defaulting Lender or any of its Affiliates or Subsidiaries.

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“Eligible Credit Card Receivables” means at the time of any determination thereof, each Credit Card Receivable that satisfies the following criteria at the time of creation and continues to meet the same at the time of such determination, as determined by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable business discretion: such Credit Card Receivable (i) has been earned by performance and represents the bona fide amounts due to a Borrower from a Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor, and in each case originated in the ordinary course of business of such Borrower, and (ii) in each case is acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its discretion, and is not ineligible for inclusion in the calculation of a Borrowing Base pursuant to any of clauses (a) through (i) below.  Without limiting the foregoing, to qualify as an Eligible Credit Card Receivable, such Credit Card Receivable shall indicate no Person other than a Borrower as payee or remittance party.  In determining the amount to be so included, the face amount of a Credit Card Receivable shall be reduced by, without duplication, to the extent not reflected in such face amount, (i) the amount of all accrued and actual discounts, claims, credits or credits pending, promotional program allowances, price adjustments, finance charges or other allowances (including any amount that a Borrower may be obligated to rebate to a customer, a Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor pursuant to the terms of any agreement or understanding (written or oral)) and (ii) the aggregate amount of all cash received in respect of such Credit Card Receivable but not yet applied by the Loan Parties to reduce the amount of such Credit Card Receivable.  Except as otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, any Credit Card Receivable included within any of the following categories shall not constitute an Eligible Credit Card Receivable:

(a)          Credit Card Receivables which do not constitute a “payment intangible” (as defined in the UCC);

(b)          Credit Card Receivables that have been outstanding for more than five (5) Business Days from the date of sale;

(c)          Credit Card Receivables (i) that are not subject to a perfected first‑priority security interest in favor of the Agent, or (ii) with respect to which a Borrower does not have good, valid and marketable title thereto, free and clear of any Lien (other than Liens granted to the Collateral Agent, and those Liens specified in clauses (a), (e), and (q) of the definition of Permitted Encumbrances)

(d)          Credit Card Receivables that are not subject to a first priority security interest in favor of the Collateral Agent (it being the intent that chargebacks in the ordinary course by the credit card processors shall not be deemed violative of this clause);

(e)          Credit Card Receivables which are disputed, are with recourse, or with respect to which a claim, counterclaim, offset or chargeback has been asserted (to the extent of such claim, counterclaim, offset or chargeback);

(f)           Credit Card Receivables as to which the Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor has the right under certain circumstances to require a Loan Party to repurchase the Credit Card Receivables from such Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor;

(g)          Credit Card Receivables due from a Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor which is the subject of any bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings;

(h)          Credit Card Receivables which are not a valid, legally enforceable obligation of the applicable Credit Card Issuer or Credit Card Processor with respect thereto;

(i)           Credit Card Receivables which do not conform to all representations, warranties or other provisions in the Loan Documents relating to Credit Card Receivables; or

(j)           Credit Card Receivables which the Administrative Agent determines in its reasonable business discretion to be uncertain of collection or which do not meet such other reasonable eligibility criteria for Credit Card Receivables as the Administrative Agent may determine in its reasonable business discretion.

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“Eligible Inventory” means, as of the date of determination thereof, items of Inventory of a Borrower that are finished goods, merchantable and readily saleable to the public in the ordinary course of a Borrower’s business deemed by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable business discretion to be eligible for inclusion in the calculation of a Borrowing Base, in each case that, except as otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, complies with each of the representations and warranties respecting Inventory made by the Borrowers in the Loan Documents, and that is not excluded as ineligible by virtue of one or more of the criteria set forth below.  Except as otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, the following items of Inventory shall not be included in Eligible Inventory:

(a)          Inventory that is not solely owned by a Borrower or a Borrower does not have good and valid title thereto;

(b)          Inventory that is leased by or is on consignment to a Borrower or which is consigned by a Borrower to a Person which is not a Loan Party;

(c)          Inventory that is not located in the United States of America (excluding territories or possessions of the United States);

(d)          Inventory at a location that is not owned or leased by a Borrower, except to the extent that the Borrowers have furnished the Administrative Agent with (i) any UCC financing statements or other documents that the Administrative Agent may determine to be necessary to perfect its security interest in such Inventory at such location, and (ii) a Collateral Access Agreement executed by the Person owning any such location on terms reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent;

(e)          Inventory that is located in a distribution center or warehouse leased by a Borrower, unless the applicable lessor has delivered to the Collateral Agent, if requested by the Collateral Agent, a Collateral Access Agreement;

(f)           Inventory that is comprised of goods which (i) are damaged, defective, “seconds,” or otherwise unmerchantable, (ii) are to be returned to the vendor, (iii) are obsolete or slow moving, or custom items, work‑in‑process, raw materials, or that constitute spare parts, promotional, marketing, packaging and shipping materials or supplies used or consumed in a Borrower’s business, (iv) are seasonal in nature and which have been packed away for sale in the subsequent season, (v) not in compliance with all standards imposed by any Governmental Authority having regulatory authority over such Inventory, its use or sale, or (vi) are bill and hold goods;

(g)          Inventory that is not subject to a perfected first‑priority security interest in favor of the Collateral Agent;

(h)          Inventory that consists of samples, labels, bags, packaging, and other similar non-merchandise categories;

(i)           Inventory that is not insured in compliance with the provisions of Section 5(j) hereof;

(j)           Inventory that has been sold but not yet delivered or as to which a Borrower has accepted a deposit;

(k)          Inventory that is subject to any licensing, patent, royalty, trademark, trade name or copyright agreement with any third party from which any Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries has received notice of a dispute in respect of any such agreement; or

(l)           Inventory acquired in a Permitted Acquisition or which is not acquired other than for the purpose of sale in a Store in the ordinary course of a Borrower’s business, unless and until the Collateral Agent has completed or received (A) an appraisal of such Inventory from appraisers satisfactory to the Collateral Agent, establishes an Inventory Advance Rate and Inventory Reserves (if applicable) therefor, and

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otherwise agrees that such Inventory shall be deemed Eligible Inventory, and (B) such other due diligence as the Agents may require, all of the results of the foregoing to be reasonably satisfactory to the Agents.

“Employee Stock Plan” means that certain Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc. 2013 Employee Stock Plan annexed hereto as Exhibit J (as in effect on the Restatement Date and as subsequently amended in accordance with the terms hereof), pursuant to which certain Eligible Persons (as defined therein) may purchase restricted Equity Interests in the Parent.

“Enforcement Action” means the exercise by any Agent in good faith of any of its material enforcement rights and remedies as a secured creditor hereunder or under the other Loan Documents, applicable law or otherwise at any time upon the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default (including, without limitation, the solicitation of bids from third parties to conduct the liquidation of the Collateral, the engagement or retention of sales brokers, marketing agents, investment bankers, accountants, appraisers, auctioneers or other third parties for the purposes of valuing, marketing, promoting and selling the Collateral, the commencement of any action to foreclose on the security interests or Liens of the Collateral Agent in all or any material portion of the Collateral, notification of account debtors to make payments to the Administrative Agent, any action to take possession of all or any material portion of the Collateral or commencement of any legal proceedings or actions against or with respect to all or any portion of the Collateral).

“Environmental Laws” means any and all Federal, state, local, and foreign statutes, laws, regulations, ordinances, rules, judgments, orders, decrees, permits, concessions, grants, franchises, licenses, agreements or governmental restrictions relating to pollution and the protection of the environment or the release of any materials into the environment, including those related to hazardous substances or wastes, air emissions and discharges to waste or public systems.

“Environmental Liability” means any liability, obligation, damage, loss, claim, action, suit, judgment, order, fine, penalty, fee, expense, or cost, contingent or otherwise (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties or indemnities), of any Borrower, any other Loan Party or any of their respective Subsidiaries directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal or presence of any Hazardous Materials, (c) exposure to any Hazardous Materials, (d) the release or threatened release of any Hazardous Materials into the environment or (e) any contract, agreement or other consensual arrangement pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the foregoing.

“Equipment” has the meaning set forth in the Security Agreement.

“Equity Interests” means, with respect to any Person, all of the shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the warrants, options or other rights for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person or warrants, rights or options for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of such shares (or such other interests), and all of the other ownership or profit interests in such Person (including partnership, member or trust interests therein), whether voting or nonvoting, and whether or not such shares, warrants, options, rights or other interests are outstanding on any date of determination.

“ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.

“ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) under common control with any Loan Party within the meaning of Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code (and Sections 414(m) and (o) of the Code for purposes of provisions relating to Sections 412 and 4971 of the Code).

“ERISA Event” means (a) a Reportable Event with respect to a Pension Plan; (b) a withdrawal by any Loan Party or any ERISA Affiliate from a Pension Plan subject to Section 4063 of ERISA during a plan year in which it was a substantial employer (as defined in Section 4001(a)(2) of ERISA) or a cessation of operations that is treated as such a withdrawal under Section 4062(e) of ERISA; (c) a complete or partial withdrawal by any Loan Party or any

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ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan or notification to the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate that a Multiemployer Plan is in reorganization; (d) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate, the treatment of a plan amendment as a termination of a Pension Plan or a Multiemployer Plan under Sections 4041 or 4041A of ERISA, or the commencement of proceedings by the PBGC to terminate a Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan; (e) an event or condition which constitutes grounds under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan; (f) the imposition of any liability under Title IV of ERISA, other than for PBGC premiums due but not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA, upon the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate; or (g) the determination that any Pension Plan is considered to be an “at-risk” plan, or that any Multiemployer Plan is considered to be in “endangered” or “critical” status within the meaning of Sections 430, 431 and 432 of the Code or Sections 303, 304 or 305 of ERISA.

“EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule” means the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule published by the Loan Market Association (or any successor person), as in effect from time to time.

“Event of Default” has the meaning specified in Section 8(a).  An Event of Default shall be deemed to be continuing unless and until that Event of Default has been duly waived as provided in Section 10(c) hereof.

“Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Guarantor, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the Guarantee of such Guarantor of, or the grant by such Guarantor of a security interest to secure, such Swap Obligation (or any Guarantee thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act or any rule, regulation or order of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (or the application or official interpretation of any thereof) by virtue of such Guarantor’s failure for any reason to constitute an “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act and the regulations thereunder at the time the Guarantee of such Guarantor or the grant of such security interest becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation. If a Swap Obligation arises under a master agreement governing more than one swap, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to swaps for which such Guarantee or security interest is or becomes illegal.

“Excluded Taxes” means, with respect to  any Recipient, (i) any tax imposed on the net income or net profits of such Recipient (including any branch profits taxes), in each case imposed by the jurisdiction (or by any political subdivision or taxing authority thereof) in which such Recipient is organized or the jurisdiction (or by any political subdivision or taxing authority thereof) in which such Recipient’s principal office is located in or as a result of a present or former connection between such Recipient and the jurisdiction or taxing authority imposing the tax (other than any such connection arising solely from such Recipient having executed, delivered or performed its obligations or received payment under, or enforced its rights or remedies under this Agreement or any other Loan Document), (ii) withholding taxes that would not have been imposed but for a Recipient’s failure to comply with the requirements of Section 3.01 of this Agreement, (iii) any United States federal withholding taxes that would be imposed on amounts payable to a Foreign Lender based upon the applicable withholding rate in effect at the time such Foreign Lender becomes a party to this Agreement (or designates a new lending office, other than a designation made at the request of a Loan Party), except that Excluded Taxes shall not include (A) any amount that such Foreign Lender (or its assignor, if any) was previously entitled to receive pursuant to Section 3.01 of this Agreement, if any, with respect to such withholding tax at the time such Foreign Lender becomes a party to this Agreement (or designates a new lending office), and (B) additional United States federal withholding taxes that may be imposed after the time such Foreign Lender becomes a party to this Agreement (or designates a new lending office), as a result of a change in law, rule, regulation, treaty, order or other decision or other Change in Law with respect to any of the foregoing by any Governmental Authority, and (iv) any United States federal withholding taxes imposed under FATCA.

“Executive Order” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.18.

“Existing Credit Agreement” has the meaning specified in the recitals hereto.

“Existing Letters of Credit” means the Letters of Credit identified on Schedule 1.02.

“Existing Obligations” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.26.

“Existing Term Loan Agreement” means that certain Credit Agreement dated as of December 3, 2014, among the Loan Parties, the lenders party thereto, and Cortland Capital Market Services LLC, as administrative agent, as amended, amended and restated, supplemented, extended or otherwise modified and in effect prior to the date hereof.

“Extraordinary Receipt” means any cash received by or paid to or for the account of any Person not in the ordinary course of business, including tax refunds, pension plan reversions, proceeds of insurance (other than proceeds of business interruption insurance to the extent such proceeds constitute compensation for lost earnings), condemnation awards (and payments in lieu thereof), indemnity payments and any purchase price adjustments.

“Facility Guaranty” means the Guaranty made by any Guarantor in favor of the Agents and the Lenders, in form reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

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“Factored Receivables” means any Accounts originally owed or owing by a Loan Party to another Person which have been purchased by or factored with Wells Fargo or any of its Affiliates pursuant to a factoring arrangement or otherwise with the Person that sold the goods or rendered the services to the Loan Party which gave rise to such Account.

“FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), and (a) any current or future regulations or official interpretations thereof, (b) any agreements entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code, and (c) any intergovernmental agreement entered into by the United States (or any fiscal or regulatory legislation, rules, or practices adopted pursuant to any such intergovernmental agreement entered into in connection therewith).

“FCPA” means the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended, and the rules and regulations thereunder.

“Federal Funds Rate” means, for any period, a fluctuating interest rate per annum equal to, for each day during such period, the weighted average of the rates on overnight Federal funds transactions with members of the Federal Reserve System, 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 which is a Business Day, the average of the quotations for such day on such transactions received by the Administrative Agent from three Federal funds brokers of recognized standing selected by it (and, if any such rate is below zero, then the rate determined pursuant to this definition shall be deemed to be zero).

“Fee Letter” means that certain letter agreement dated as of the Restatement Date, by and among the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent.

“FIRREA” means the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989, as amended from time to time.

“Fiscal Month” means any fiscal month of any Fiscal Year, which month shall generally end on the Saturday closest to the end of such calendar month, subject to inclusion of such month in the applicable Fiscal Quarter, in accordance with the fiscal accounting calendar of the Loan Parties.  Borrowers’ fiscal calendar through Fiscal Year 2028 is attached hereto as Schedule 1.01(b).

“Fiscal Quarter” means any fiscal quarter of any Fiscal Year, which quarters shall generally end on the Saturday closest to the end of each April, July, October and January of such Fiscal Year in accordance with the fiscal accounting calendar of the Loan Parties.  Borrowers’ fiscal calendar through Fiscal Year 2028 is attached hereto as Schedule 1.01(b).

“Fiscal Year” means any period of fifty-two (52) or fifty-three (53) weeks, as the case may be, ending on the Saturday closest to January 31 of any calendar year.  Borrowers’ fiscal calendar through Fiscal Year 2028 is attached hereto as Schedule 1.01(b).

“Foreign Asset Control Regulations” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.18.

“Foreign Lender” means any Lender that is organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than that in which the Lead Borrower is resident for tax purposes.  For purposes of this definition, the United States, each State thereof and the District of Columbia shall be deemed to constitute a single jurisdiction.

“FRB” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States.

“Fund” means any Person (other than a natural person) that is (or will be) engaged in making, purchasing, holding or otherwise investing in commercial loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its business.

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“GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States set forth in the opinions and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and statements and pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board or such other principles as may be approved by a significant segment of the accounting profession in the United States, that are applicable to the circumstances as of the date of determination, consistently applied.

“Governmental Authority” means the government of the United States or any other nation, or of any political subdivision thereof, whether state or local, and any agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government (including any supra-national bodies such as the European Union or the European Central Bank).

“Guarantee” means, as to any Person, (a) any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of such Person guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness or other obligation payable or performable by another Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of such Person, direct or indirect, (i) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or other obligation, (ii) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance of such Indebtedness or other obligation, (iii) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity or level of income or cash flow of the primary obligor so as to enable the primary obligor to pay such Indebtedness or other obligation, or (iv) entered into for the purpose of assuring in any other manner the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance thereof or to protect such obligee against loss in respect thereof (in whole or in part), or (b) any Lien on any assets of such Person securing any Indebtedness or other obligation of any other Person, whether or not such Indebtedness or other obligation is assumed by such Person (or any right, contingent or otherwise, of any holder of such Indebtedness to obtain any such Lien).  The amount of any Guarantee shall be deemed to be an amount equal to the stated or determinable amount of the related primary obligation, or portion thereof, in respect of which such Guarantee is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof as determined by the guaranteeing Person in good faith.  The term “Guarantee” as a verb has a corresponding meaning.

“Guarantor” means the Parent and each other Person who shall be required to execute and deliver a Facility Guaranty pursuant to Section 6(l).

“Hazardous Materials” means all explosive or radioactive substances or wastes and all hazardous or toxic substances, wastes or other pollutants, including petroleum or petroleum distillates, asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls, radon gas, infectious or medical wastes and all other substances or wastes of any nature regulated pursuant to any Environmental Law.

“Increase Effective Date” shall have the meaning provided therefor in Section 2.15(a)(iv).

“Indebtedness” means, as to any Person at a particular time, without duplication, all of the following, whether or not included as indebtedness or liabilities in accordance with GAAP:

(a)          all obligations of such Person for borrowed money or with respect to deposits or advances of any kind;

(b)          all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes, loan agreements or similar instruments;

(c)          all obligations of such Person upon which interest charges are customarily paid;

(d)          all obligations of such Person under conditional sale or other title retention agreements relating to property or assets purchased by such Person;

(e)          net obligations of such Person under any Swap Contract;

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(f)           all obligations of such Person issued or assumed as the deferred purchase price of property or services (excluding trade accounts payable and accrued obligations incurred in the ordinary course of business and, in each case, not past due for more than 60 days after the date on which such trade account payable was created), including, without limitation, all obligations of such Person in respect of earn-out or similar performance-based deferred purchase price arrangements;

(g)          all indebtedness of others secured by (or for which the holder of such Indebtedness has an existing right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien on property owned or acquired by such Person, whether or not the obligations secured thereby have been assumed or is limited in recourse;

(h)          All Attributable Indebtedness in respect of Capital Lease Obligations and Synthetic Lease Obligations of such Person;

(i)           (i) all obligations of such Person to purchase, redeem, retire, defease or otherwise make any payment in respect of any Equity Interest in such Person or any other Person (including, without limitation, Disqualified Stock, or any warrant, right or option to acquire such Equity Interest), valued, in the case of a redeemable preferred interest, at the greater of its voluntary or involuntary liquidation preference plus accrued and unpaid dividends; and (ii) the liquidation value of all Disqualified Stock of such Person;

(j)           the maximum amount of all direct or contingent obligations of such Person as an account party in respect of letters of credit (including standby and commercial);

(k)          all obligations of such Person in respect of bankers’ acceptances,  bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments; and

(l)           all Guarantees of such Person in respect of any of the foregoing.

For all purposes hereof, the Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any partnership or joint venture (other than a joint venture that is itself a corporation or limited liability company) in which such Person is a general partner or a joint venturer, unless such Indebtedness is expressly made non-recourse to such Person.  The amount of any net obligation under any Swap Contract on any date shall be deemed to be the Swap Termination Value thereof as of such date.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event will any Plan Redemption Payment be construed to be Indebtedness for purposes of this Agreement.

“Indemnified Taxes” means, (a) Taxes, other than Excluded Taxes, imposed on or with respect to any payment made by, or on account of any obligation of, any Loan Party under any Loan Document, and (b) to the extent not otherwise described in the foregoing clause (a), Other Taxes.

“Indemnitee” has the meaning specified in Section 10(d)(B).

“Information” has the meaning specified in Section 10(g).

“Insolvency Increase Amount” means, at any time of determination, ten percent (10%) percent of the Revolving Borrowing Base minus all outstanding Permitted Overadvances, other than (i) Unintentional Overadvances, and (ii) Permitted Overadvances made to pay up to two (2) weeks of payroll expenses of the Loan Parties to the extent actually used for such purpose, but in no event to exceed (as to all such Permitted Overadvances other than Unintentional Overadvances) an amount equal to 2.5% of the Combined Borrowing Base.

“Intellectual Property” means all present and future:  trade secrets, know-how and other proprietary information; trademarks, trademark applications, internet domain names, service marks, trade dress, trade names, business names, designs, logos, slogans (and all translations, adaptations, derivations and combinations of the foregoing) indicia and other source and/or business identifiers, and all registrations or applications for registrations which have heretofore been or may hereafter be issued thereon throughout the world; copyrights and copyright applications; (including copyrights for computer programs) and all tangible and intangible property embodying the copyrights, unpatented inventions (whether or not patentable); patents and patent applications; industrial design

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applications and registered industrial designs; license agreements related to any of the foregoing and income therefrom; books, customer lists, records, writings, computer tapes or disks, flow diagrams, specification sheets, computer software, source codes, object codes, executable code, data, databases and other physical manifestations, embodiments or incorporations of any of the foregoing; all other intellectual property; and all common law and other rights throughout the world in and to all of the foregoing.

“Intercreditor Provisions” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01(q).

“Interest Payment Date” means, (a) as to any Loan other than a Base Rate Loan, the last day of each Interest Period applicable to such Loan and the Maturity Date; provided, however, that if any Interest Period for a LIBO Rate Loan exceeds three months, the respective dates that fall every three months after the beginning of such Interest Period shall also be Interest Payment Dates; and (b) as to any Base Rate Loan (including a Swing Line Loan), the first day after the end of each month and the Maturity Date.

“Interest Period” means (x) as to each Revolving Loan that is a LIBO Rate Loan, the period commencing on the date such LIBO Rate Loan is disbursed or converted to or continued as a LIBO Rate Loan and ending on the date seven days (if available to all Revolving Lenders), or one, two or three months thereafter, as selected by the Lead Borrower in its LIBO Rate Loan Notice, and (y) as to each portion of the Term Loan that is a LIBO Rate Loan, the period commencing on the date such LIBO Rate Loan is disbursed or converted to or continued as a LIBO Rate Loan and ending on the date seven days (if available to all Term Lenders), or one month thereafter, as selected by the Lead Borrower in its LIBO Rate Loan Notice; provided that, as to each of the foregoing clauses (x) and (y):

(i)           any Interest Period that would otherwise end on a day that is not a Business Day shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless such Business Day falls in another calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day;

(ii)          any Interest Period that begins on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period) shall end on the last Business Day of the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period;

(iii)         no Interest Period shall extend beyond the Maturity Date; and

(iv)         notwithstanding the provisions of clause (iii), except with respect to Interest Periods of seven days in accordance with the terms hereof, no Interest Period shall have a duration of less than one (1) month, and if any Interest Period applicable to a LIBO Borrowing would be for a shorter period, such Interest Period shall not be available hereunder.

For purposes hereof, the date of a Borrowing initially shall be the date on which such Borrowing is made and thereafter shall be the effective date of the most recent conversion or continuation of such Borrowing.

“Inventory” has the meaning given that term in the UCC, and shall also include, without limitation, all: (a) goods which (i) are leased by a Person as lessor, (ii) are held by a Person for sale or lease or to be furnished under a contract of service, (iii) are furnished by a Person under a contract of service, or (iv) consist of raw materials, work in process, or materials used or consumed in a business; (b) goods of said description in transit; (c) goods of said description which are returned, repossessed or rejected; and (d) packaging, advertising, and shipping materials related to any of the foregoing.

“Inventory Reserves” means such reserves as may be established from time to time by the Administrative Agent in the Administrative Agent’s discretion with respect to the determination of the saleability, at retail, of the Eligible Inventory or which reflect such other factors as affect the market value of the Eligible Inventory or which reflect claims and liabilities that the Administrative Agent determines will need to be satisfied in connection with the realization upon the Inventory. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Inventory Reserves may, in the Administrative Agent’s discretion, include (but are not limited to) reserves based on:

(a)          Obsolescence;

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(b)          Seasonality;

(c)          Shrink;

(d)          Imbalance;

(e)          Change in Inventory character;

(f)           Change in Inventory composition;

(g)          Change in Inventory mix;

(h)          Markdowns (both permanent and point of sale);

(i)           Retail markons and markups inconsistent with prior period practice and performance, industry standards, current business plans or advertising calendar and planned advertising events; and

(j)           Out-of-date and/or expired Inventory.

“Investment” means, as to any Person, any direct or indirect acquisition or investment by such Person, whether by means of (a) the purchase or other acquisition Equity Interests of another Person, (b) a loan, advance or capital contribution to, Guarantee or assumption of debt of, or purchase or other acquisition of any other debt or interest in, another Person, or (c) any Acquisition, or (d) any other investment of money or capital in order to obtain a profitable return.  For purposes of covenant compliance, the amount of any Investment shall be the amount actually invested, without adjustment for subsequent increases or decreases in the value of such Investment.

“Investment Affiliate” means, with respect to any Person, any fund or investment vehicle that (a) is organized by such Person for the purpose of making equity or debt investments in one or more companies and (b) is controlled by such Person.  For purposes of this definition “control” means the power to direct or cause the direction of management and policies of a Person, whether by contract or otherwise.

“IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.

“ISP” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit, the International Standby Practices 1998 (International Chamber of Commerce Publication No. 590) and any version or revision thereof accepted by the L/C Issuer for use.

“Issuer Documents” means with respect to any Letter of Credit, the Letter Credit Application, the Standby Letter of Credit Agreement or Commercial Letter of Credit Agreement, as applicable, and any other document, agreement and instrument entered into by the L/C Issuer and any Borrower (or any Subsidiary) or in favor of the L/C Issuer and relating to any such Letter of Credit.

“Joinder Agreement” means an agreement, in substantially in the form of Exhibit F, pursuant to which, among other things, a Person becomes a party to, and bound by the terms of, this Agreement and/or the other Loan Documents in the same capacity and to the same extent as either a Borrower or a Guarantor, as the Administrative Agent may determine.

“Knowledge” means knowledge after due inquiry and diligent investigation.

“Landlord Lien State” means Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Washington, or such other state(s) as to which Collateral Agent notifies the Lead Borrower in writing that a landlord’s claim for rent may have priority over the lien of the Collateral Agent in any of the Collateral.

“Laws” means each international, foreign, Federal, state and local statute, treaty, rule, guideline, regulation, ordinance, code and administrative or judicial precedent or authority, including the interpretation or administration thereof by any Governmental Authority charged with the enforcement, interpretation or administration thereof, and

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each applicable administrative order, directed duty, request, license, authorization and permit of, and agreement with, any Governmental Authority, in each case whether or not having the force of law.

“L/C Credit Extension” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit, the issuance thereof or extension of the expiry date thereof, or the increase of the amount thereof, or the renewal thereof.

“L/C Issuer” means (a) Wells Fargo in its capacity as issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder, or any successor issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder (which successor may only be a Lender selected by the Administrative Agent in its discretion), and (b) any other Lender selected by the Administrative Agent in its discretion.  The L/C Issuer may, in its discretion, arrange for one or more Letters of Credit to be issued by Affiliates of the L/C Issuer and/or for such Affiliate to act as an advising, transferring, confirming and/or nominated bank in connection with the issuance or administration of any such Letter of Credit, in which case the term “L/C Issuer” shall include any such Affiliate with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Affiliate.

“L/C Obligations” means, as at any date of determination, the sum of (a) the aggregate undrawn amount of all outstanding Letters of Credit, plus (b) the aggregate amount of outstanding reimbursement obligations with respect to Letters of Credit which remain unreimbursed or which have not been paid through a Loan.  For purposes of computing the amounts available to be drawn under any Letter of Credit, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be determined in accordance with Section (f).  For all purposes of this Agreement, if on any date of determination a Letter of Credit has expired by its terms but any amount may still be drawn thereunder by reason of the operation of any Rule under the ISP or any article of the UCP, such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be “outstanding” in the amount so remaining available to be drawn.

“Lead Borrower” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.

“Lease” means any agreement, whether written or oral, no matter how styled or structured, pursuant to which a Loan Party is entitled to the use or occupancy of any space in a structure, land, improvements or premises for any period of time.

“Lender” means, individually, a Revolving Lender or a Term Lender, as applicable, and collectively, all such Persons.

“Lending Office” means, as to any Lender, the office or offices of such Lender described as such in such Lender’s Administrative Questionnaire, or such other office or offices as a Lender may from time to time notify the Borrower and the Administrative Agent.

“Letter of Credit” means each Standby Letter of Credit and each Commercial Letter of Credit issued hereunder and shall include the Existing Letters of Credit.

“Letter of Credit Application” means an application and agreement for the issuance or amendment of a Letter of Credit in the form from time to time in use by the L/C Issuer.

“Letter of Credit Disbursement” means a payment made by the L/C Issuer pursuant to a Letter of Credit.

“Letter of Credit Expiration Date” means the day that is seven days prior to the Maturity Date then in effect (or, if such day is not a Business Day, the next preceding Business Day).

“Letter of Credit Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(l).

“Letter of Credit Related Person” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(f).

“Letter of Credit Indemnified Costs” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(f).

“Letter of Credit Sublimit” means an amount equal to $10,000,000.  The Letter of Credit Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Aggregate Revolving Commitments.  A permanent reduction of the Aggregate Revolving

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Commitments shall not require a corresponding pro rata reduction in the Letter of Credit Sublimit; provided, however, that if the Aggregate Revolving Commitments are reduced to an amount less than the Letter of Credit Sublimit, then the Letter of Credit Sublimit shall be reduced to an amount equal to (or, at Lead Borrower’s option, less than) the Aggregate Revolving Commitments.

“LIBO Borrowing” means a Borrowing comprised of LIBO Rate Loans.

“LIBO Rate” means the rate per annum as published by ICE Benchmark Administration Limited (or any successor page or other commercially available source as the Administrative Agent may designate from time to time) as of 11:00 a.m., London time, two Business Days prior to the commencement of the requested Interest Period, for a term, and in an amount, comparable to the Interest Period and the amount of the LIBO Rate Loan requested (whether as an initial LIBO Rate Loan or as a continuation of a LIBO Rate Loan or as a conversion of a Base Rate Loan to a LIBO Rate Loan) by Borrowers in accordance with this Agreement, provided that, if any such published rate is below zero, then the LIBO Rate shall be deemed to be zero.

Each determination of the LIBO Rate shall be made by the Administrative Agent and shall be conclusive in the absence of manifest error.

“LIBO Rate Loan” means a Committed Revolving Loan that bears interest at a rate based on the LIBO Rate.

“LIBO Rate Loan Notice” means a notice for a LIBO Borrowing or continuation pursuant to Section 2.02(b), which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit A.

“Lien” means (a) any mortgage, deed of trust, pledge, hypothecation, assignment, deposit arrangement, encumbrance, lien (statutory or other), charge, or preference, priority or other security interest or preferential arrangement in the nature of a security interest of any kind or nature whatsoever (including any conditional sale, Capital Lease Obligation, Synthetic Lease Obligation, or other title retention agreement, any easement, right of way or other encumbrance on title to real property, and any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing) and (b) in the case of securities, any purchase option, call or similar right of a third party with respect to such securities.

“Liquidation” means the exercise by the Administrative Agent or Collateral Agent of those rights and remedies accorded to such Agents under the Loan Documents and applicable Law as a creditor of the Loan Parties with respect to the realization on the Collateral, including (after the occurrence and continuation of an Event of Default) the conduct by the Loan Parties acting with the consent of the Administrative Agent, of any public, private or “going out of business”, “store closing”, or other similarly themed sale or other disposition of the Collateral for the purpose of liquidating the Collateral.  Derivations of the word “Liquidation” (such as “Liquidate”) are used with like meaning in this Agreement.

“Loan” means all Revolving Loans, Swing Line Loans and the Term Loan.

“Loan Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2(k)(A).

“Loan Documents” means this Agreement, each Note, each Issuer Document, the Fee Letter, all Borrowing Base Certificates, the Blocked Account Agreements, the DDA Notifications, the Credit Card Notifications, the Security Documents, the Facility Guaranty, each Request for Credit Extension, each Certificate of Beneficial Ownership, and any other instrument or agreement now or hereafter executed and delivered in connection herewith, or in connection with any transaction arising out of any Cash Management Services and Bank Products provided by the Administrative Agent or any of its Affiliates, each as amended and in effect from time to time; provided that for purposes of the definition of “Material Adverse Effect” and Article 7, “Loan Documents” shall not include agreements relating to Cash Management Services and Bank Products.

“Loan Parties” means, collectively, the Borrowers and each Guarantor.

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“London Business Day” means a day on which commercial banks are open for general business (including dealings in foreign exchange and foreign currency deposits) in London, England.

“Margin Stock” is as defined in Regulation U of the Board of Governors as in effect from time to time.

“Material Adverse Effect” means (a) a material adverse change in, or a material adverse effect upon, the operations, business, properties, liabilities (actual or contingent), condition (financial or otherwise) or prospects of any Loan Party or the Parent and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole; (b) a material impairment of the ability of any Loan Party to perform its obligations under any Loan Document to which it is a party; or (c) a material impairment of the rights and remedies of or benefits available to any Agent or the Lenders under any Loan Document, or a material adverse effect on (x) the Collateral, (y) the validity, perfection or priority of any Lien granted by any Loan Party in favor of any Agent on any material portion of the Collateral, or (z) the legality, validity, binding effect or enforceability against any Loan Party of any Loan Document to which it is a party.  In determining whether any individual event would result in a Material Adverse Effect, notwithstanding that such event in and of itself does not have such effect, a Material Adverse Effect shall be deemed to have occurred if the cumulative effect of such event and all other then existing events would result in a Material Adverse Effect.

“Material Contract” means, with respect to any Person, each contract to which such Person is a party, the termination or breach of which would be reasonably likely to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

“Material Indebtedness” means any Indebtedness (other than the Obligations) of the Loan Parties in an aggregate principal amount exceeding $1,000,000.  For purposes of determining the amount of Material Indebtedness at any time, (a) the amount of the obligations in respect of any Swap Contract at such time shall be calculated at the Swap Termination Value thereof, (b) undrawn committed or available amounts shall be included, and (c) all amounts owing to all creditors under any combined or syndicated credit arrangement shall be included.

“Maturity Date” means May 23, 2023.

“Maximum Rate” has the meaning provided therefor in Section 10(i).

“Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and any successor thereto.

“Mortgages” means each and every fee and leasehold mortgage or deed of trust, security agreement and assignment by and between the Loan Party owning or holding the leasehold interest in the Real Estate encumbered thereby in favor of the Collateral Agent.

“Mortgage Policies” means fully paid American Land Title Association Lender’s Extended Coverage title insurance policies or marked-up title insurance commitments having the effect of a policy of title insurance) in form and substance, with the endorsements reasonably required by the Agents (to the extent available at commercially reasonable rates) and in amounts reasonably acceptable to the Collateral Agent (provided that such amounts shall not exceed the Appraised Value of the applicable Mortgaged Property), issued, coinsured and reinsured (to the extent required by the Collateral Agent) by title insurers reasonably acceptable to the Collateral Agent, insuring the Mortgages to be valid first and subsisting Liens on the property or leasehold interests described therein, free and clear of all defects (including, but not limited to, mechanics’ and materialmen’s Liens) and encumbrances, excepting only those Liens permitted by Section 6(b) having priority over the Lien of the Collateral Agent under applicable Law or otherwise reasonably acceptable to the Collateral Agent.

“Multiemployer Plan” means any employee benefit plan of the type described in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA, to which the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate makes or is obligated to make contributions, or during the preceding five plan years, has made or been obligated to make contributions.

“Net Cash Proceeds” means (a) with respect to any Disposition by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, or any Extraordinary Receipt received or paid to the account of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, the excess, if any, of (i) the sum of cash and cash equivalents received in connection with such transaction (including any cash or cash equivalents received by way of deferred payment pursuant to, or by monetization of, a note receivable or

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otherwise, but only as and when so received) over (ii) the sum of (A) the principal amount of any Indebtedness that is secured by the applicable asset by a Lien permitted hereunder which is senior to the Collateral Agent’s Lien on such asset and that is required to be repaid (or to establish an escrow for the future repayment thereof) in connection with such transaction (other than Indebtedness under the Loan Documents), and (B) the reasonable and customary out-of-pocket expenses incurred by such Loan Party or such Subsidiary in connection with such transaction (including, without limitation, appraisals, and brokerage, legal, title and recording or transfer tax expenses and commissions) paid by any Loan Party to third parties (other than Affiliates); and (b) with respect to the sale or issuance of any Equity Interest by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, or the incurrence or issuance of any Indebtedness by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, the excess of (i) the sum of the cash and cash equivalents received in connection with such transaction over (ii) the underwriting discounts and commissions, and other reasonable and customary out-of-pocket expenses, incurred by such Loan Party or such Subsidiary in connection therewith, which are required to be repaid or cash collateralized with any such proceeds.

“Non-Consenting Lender” has the meaning provided therefor in Section 10(a).

“Non-Defaulting Lender” means each Revolving Lender other than a Defaulting Lender.

“Note” means (a) a Revolving Note, (b) Swing Line Note, or (c) a Term Note, as each may be amended, supplemented or modified from time to time.

“NPL” means the National Priorities List under CERCLA.

“Obligations” means (a) all advances to, and debts (including principal, interest, fees, costs, and expenses), liabilities, obligations, covenants, indemnities, and duties of, any Loan Party arising under any Loan Document or otherwise with respect to any Loan or Letter of Credit (including payments in respect of reimbursement of disbursements, interest thereon and obligations to provide cash collateral therefor), whether direct or indirect (including those acquired by assumption), absolute or contingent, due or to become due, now existing or hereafter arising and including interest, fees, costs, expenses and indemnities that accrue after the commencement by or against any Loan Party or any Affiliate thereof of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws naming such Person as the debtor in such proceeding, regardless of whether such interest ,fees, costs, expenses and indemnities are allowed claims in such proceeding, and (b) any Other Liabilities; provided, that the Obligations shall not include any Excluded Swap Obligations.

“OFAC” means The Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

“Organization Documents” means, (a) with respect to any corporation, the certificate or articles of incorporation and the bylaws (or equivalent or comparable constitutive documents with respect to any non-U.S. jurisdiction); (b) with respect to any limited liability company, the certificate or articles of formation or organization and operating agreement; (c) with respect to any partnership, joint venture, trust or other form of business entity, the partnership, joint venture or other applicable agreement of formation or organization and any agreement, instrument, filing or notice with respect thereto filed in connection with its formation or organization with the applicable Governmental Authority in the jurisdiction of its formation or organization and, if applicable, any certificate or articles of formation or organization of such entity, and (d) in each case, all shareholder or other equity holder agreements, voting trusts and similar arrangements to which such Person is a party or which is applicable to its Equity Interests and all other arrangements relating to the Control or management of such Person.

“Other Liabilities” means any obligation on account of (i) any Cash Management Services furnished to any of the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries and/or (ii) any transaction with any Agent or any Lender or any of their respective Affiliates, which arises out of any Bank Product entered into with any Loan Party and any such Person, as each may be amended from time to time.

“Other Taxes” means all present or future stamp or documentary taxes or any other excise or property taxes, charges or similar levies 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.

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“Outstanding Amount” means (i) with respect to Committed Revolving Loans and Swing Line Loans on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments or repayments of Committed Revolving Loans and Swing Line Loans, as the case may be, occurring on such date; and (ii) with respect to any L/C Obligations on any date, the amount of such L/C Obligations on such date after giving effect to any L/C Credit Extension occurring on such date and any other changes in the aggregate amount of the L/C Obligations as of such date.

“Overadvance” means a Credit Extension to the extent that, immediately after its having been made, Revolving Availability is less than zero.

“Parent” means Sportsman’s Warehouse Holdings, Inc.

“Participant” has the meaning specified in Section 10(f)(D).

“Patriot Act” has the meaning specified in Section 5.27.

“Payment Conditions” means satisfaction of the following, with respect to any payment of Indebtedness or making of a Restricted Payment: (i) No Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or would result after giving effect to the making of such payment of Indebtedness or such Restricted Payment, and (ii) (a) at all times during the 90 day period immediately preceding the making of such payment of Indebtedness or such Restricted Payment, and (b) immediately after giving effect to the making of such payment of Indebtedness or such Restricted Payment, Revolving Availability shall not be less than 25% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap and (iii) the Administrative Agent shall have received projections reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent as determined on a pro forma basis, for the 180 day period immediately following the making of such payment of Indebtedness or such Restricted Payment (after giving pro-forma effect thereto), that reflect the Borrowers collectively shall have Revolving Availability of at least 25% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap; it being understood and agreed that it shall not constitute a breach of this requirement if Revolving Availability subsequently is less than 25% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap so long as the projection thereof is based on the good faith estimate of the Borrowers at the time of such payment.  Prior to undertaking any transaction or payment which is subject to the Payment Conditions, the Loan Parties shall deliver to the Administrative Agent (x) an updated Borrowing Base Certificate giving effect to such transaction or payment, and (y) evidence of satisfaction of the conditions contained in clauses (ii) and (iii) above on a basis (including, without limitation, giving due consideration to results for prior periods) reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

“PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.

“PCAOB” means the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

“Pension Plan” means any “employee pension benefit plan” (as such term is defined in Section 3(2) of ERISA), other than a Multiemployer Plan, that is subject to Title IV of ERISA and is sponsored or maintained by the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate or to which the Lead Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate contributes or has an obligation to contribute, or in the case of a multiple employer or other plan described in Section 4064(a) of ERISA, has made contributions at any time during the immediately preceding five plan years.

“Permitted Acquisition” means an Acquisition in which all of the following conditions are satisfied:

(a)          No Default then exists or would arise from the consummation of such Acquisition;

(b)          Such Acquisition shall have been approved by the Board of Directors of the Person (or similar governing body if such Person is not a corporation) which is the subject of such Acquisition and such Person shall not have announced that it will oppose such Acquisition or shall not have commenced any action which alleges that such Acquisition shall violate applicable Law;

(c)          The Lead Borrower shall have furnished the Administrative Agent with thirty (30) days’ prior written notice of such intended Acquisition and shall have furnished the Administrative Agent with a

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current draft of the documents evidencing the intended Acquisition (and final copies thereof as and when executed), a summary of any due diligence undertaken by the Loan Parties in connection with such Acquisition, appropriate financial statements of the Person which is the subject of such Acquisition, pro forma projected financial statements for the twelve (12) month period following such Acquisition after giving effect to such Acquisition (including balance sheets, cash flows and income statements by month for the acquired Person, individually, and on a Consolidated basis with all Loan Parties), and such other information as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require, all of which shall be reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;

(d)          Either (i) the legal structure of the Acquisition shall be acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its discretion, or (ii) the Loan Parties shall have provided the Administrative Agent with a favorable solvency opinion from an unaffiliated third party valuation firm reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;

(e)          After giving effect to the Acquisition, if the Acquisition is an Acquisition of the Equity Interests, a Loan Party shall acquire and own, directly or indirectly, a majority of the Equity Interests in the Person being acquired and shall Control a majority of any voting interests or shall otherwise Control the governance of the Person being acquired;

(f)           Any assets acquired shall be utilized in, and if the Acquisition involves a merger, consolidation or Acquisition of Equity Interests, the Person which is the subject of such Acquisition shall be engaged in, a business otherwise permitted to be engaged in by a Borrower under this Agreement;

(g)          If the Person which is the subject of such Acquisition will be maintained as a Subsidiary of a Loan Party, or if the assets acquired in an acquisition will be transferred to a Subsidiary which is not then a Loan Party, such Subsidiary shall have been joined as a “Borrower” hereunder or as a Facility Guarantor, as the Administrative Agent shall determine, and the Collateral Agent shall have received a first priority security and/or mortgage interest in such Subsidiary’s Equity Interests, Inventory, Accounts, Real Estate and other property of the same nature as constitutes collateral under the Security Documents;

(h)          [Reserved]; and

(i)           The Loan Parties shall have satisfied the Additional Payment Conditions.

“Permitted Disposition” means any of the following:

(a)          dispositions of inventory in the ordinary course of business;

(b)          bulk sales or other Dispositions of the Inventory of a Loan Party not in the ordinary course of business, made in connection with Store closings, at arm’s length, provided,  that such Store closures and related Inventory Dispositions shall not exceed those set forth in the Borrowers’ business plan reasonably satisfactory to Administrative Agent and Term Loan Agent, and provided, further, at the Collateral Agent’s discretion, all sales of Inventory in connection with Store closings shall be in accordance with liquidation agreements and with professional liquidators reasonably acceptable to the Collateral Agent and Term Loan Agent;

(c)          non-exclusive licenses of Intellectual Property of a Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business;

(d)          licenses for the conduct of licensed departments within the Loan Parties’ Stores in the ordinary course of business; provided that, if requested by the Agents, the Agents shall have entered into an intercreditor agreement with the Person operating such licensed department on terms and conditions reasonably satisfactory to the Agents and the Term Loan Agent;

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(e)          the sale or other disposition by a Loan Party of Inventory that is obsolete and having a book value not exceeding $250,000 in the aggregate in any Fiscal Year (or such greater amount agreed to by Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion);

(f)           the sale or other disposition by a Loan Party of Equipment or Fixtures that are obsolete or no longer used or useful in such Loan Party’s business and having a book value, not exceeding $500,000 in the aggregate in any Fiscal Year (or such greater amount agreed to by Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion);

(g)          Sales, transfers and dispositions among the Loan Parties or by any Subsidiary to a Loan Party;

(h)          Sales, transfers and dispositions of or by any Subsidiary which is not a Loan Party to another Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party; and

(i)           as long as no Default then exists or would arise therefrom, sales of Real Estate of any Loan Party (or sales of any Person or Persons created to hold such Real Estate or the equity interests in such Person or Persons), including sale-leaseback transactions involving any such Real Estate pursuant to leases on market terms, as long as, (A) such sale is made for fair market value, (B) the net proceeds of such sale are utilized to repay the Obligations, and (C) in the case of any sale-leaseback transaction permitted hereunder, the Agents shall have received from such each purchaser or transferee a Collateral Access Agreement on terms and conditions reasonably satisfactory to the Agents.

“Permitted Encumbrances” means:

(a)          Liens imposed by law for Taxes that are not yet due or are being contested in compliance with Section 6(d);

(b)          Carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, materialmen’s, repairmen’s and other like Liens imposed by applicable Law, arising in the ordinary course of business and securing obligations that are not overdue or are being contested in compliance with Section 6(d);

(c)          Pledges and deposits made in the ordinary course of business in compliance with workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance and other social security laws or regulations, other than any Lien imposed by ERISA;

(d)          Deposits to secure the performance of bids, trade contracts and leases (other than Indebtedness), statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature incurred in the ordinary course of business;

(e)          Liens in respect of judgments that would not constitute an Event of Default hereunder;

(f)           Easements, covenants, conditions, restrictions, building code laws, zoning restrictions, rights-of-way and similar encumbrances on real property imposed by law or arising in the ordinary course of business that do not secure any monetary obligations and do not materially detract from the value of the affected property or materially interfere with the ordinary conduct of business of a Loan Party and such other minor title defects or survey matters that are disclosed by current surveys that, in each case, do not materially interfere with the current use of the real property;

(g)          Liens existing on the Restatement Date and listed on Schedule 7(a) and any renewals or extensions thereof, provided that (i) the property covered thereby is not changed, (ii) the amount secured or benefited thereby is not increased, (iii) the direct or any contingent obligor with respect thereto is not changed, and (iv) any renewal or extension of the obligations secured or benefited thereby is otherwise permitted hereunder;

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(h)          Liens on fixed or capital assets acquired by any Loan Party which are permitted under clause (c) of the definition of Permitted Indebtedness so long as (i) such Liens and the Indebtedness secured thereby are incurred prior to or within ninety (90) days after such acquisition, (ii) the Indebtedness secured thereby does not exceed the cost of acquisition of such fixed or capital assets and (iii) such Liens shall not extend to any other property or assets of the Loan Parties;

(i)           Liens in favor the Collateral Agent;

(j)           Landlords’ and lessors’ Liens in respect of rent not in default;

(k)          Possessory Liens in favor of brokers and dealers arising in connection with the acquisition or disposition of Investments owned as of the Restatement Date and Permitted Investments, provided that such liens (a) attach only to such Investments and (b) secure only obligations incurred in the ordinary course and arising in connection with the acquisition or disposition of such Investments and not any obligation in connection with margin financing;

(l)           Liens arising solely by virtue of any statutory or common law provisions relating to banker’s liens, liens in favor of securities intermediaries, rights of setoff or similar rights and remedies as to deposit accounts or securities accounts or other funds maintained with depository institutions or securities intermediaries;

(m)         Liens arising from precautionary UCC filings regarding “true” operating leases or, to the extent permitted under the Loan Documents, the consignment of goods to a Loan Party;

(n)          voluntary Liens on property (other than property of the type included in a Borrowing Base) in existence at the time such property is acquired pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition or on such property of a Subsidiary of a Loan Party in existence at the time such Subsidiary is acquired pursuant to a Permitted Acquisition; provided, that such Liens are not incurred in connection with or in anticipation of such Permitted Acquisition and do not attach to any other assets of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary;

(o)          Liens in favor of customs and revenues authorities imposed by applicable Law arising in the ordinary course of business in connection with the importation of goods and solely to the extent the following conditions are satisfied: (A) such Liens secure obligations that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings, (B) the applicable Loan Party or Subsidiary has set aside on its books adequate reserves with respect thereto in accordance with GAAP and (C) such contest effectively suspends collection of the contested obligation and enforcement of any Lien securing such obligation; and

(p)          encumbrances referred to in Schedule B of the Mortgage Policies insuring the Mortgages.

“Permitted Indebtedness” means each of the following as long as no Default or Event of Default exists or would arise from the incurrence thereof:

(a)          Indebtedness outstanding on the Restatement Date and listed on Schedule 7.03 (and Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof);

(b)          (x) intercompany Indebtedness of the Borrowers and the Subsidiaries to the extent permitted by clause (g) of the definition of Permitted Investments, and (y) Guarantees by a Loan Party of Indebtedness of another Loan Party;

(c)          Capital Lease Obligations and Synthetic Lease Obligations (and any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof) in an aggregate principal amount, when combined with the aggregate principal amount of all Indebtedness incurred pursuant to clause (f) of this definition, not in excess of $5,000,000 at any time outstanding; provided that, if requested by the Collateral Agent or the Term Loan Agent, the Loan Parties shall cause the holders of such Indebtedness to enter into a Collateral Access Agreement on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Collateral Agent and the Term Loan Agent;

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(d)          obligations (contingent or otherwise) of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof existing or arising under any Swap Contract, provided that such obligations are (or were) entered into by such Person in the ordinary course of business for the purpose of directly mitigating risks associated with fluctuations in interest rates or foreign exchange rates, and not for purposes of speculation or taking a “market view;” provided that the aggregate Swap Termination Value thereof shall not exceed $1,000,000 at any time outstanding;

(e)          Contingent liabilities under surety bonds or similar instruments incurred in the ordinary course of business in connection with the construction or improvement of Stores;

(f)           Indebtedness of the Borrowers or any Subsidiary incurred to finance the acquisition, construction or improvement of any fixed or capital assets, and Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof; provided that (i) such Indebtedness is incurred prior to or within 90 days after such acquisition or the completion of such construction or improvement and (ii) the aggregate principal amount of Indebtedness permitted by this clause (f), when combined with the aggregate principal amount of all Indebtedness incurred pursuant to clause (c) of this definition, shall not exceed $15,000,000 at any time outstanding and (iii) the Loan Parties shall cause the holders of such Indebtedness to enter into a Collateral Access Agreement on terms reasonably satisfactory to the Collateral Agent and the Term Loan Agent;

(g)          Indebtedness consisting of debt owing to a seller incurred in connection with a Permitted Acquisition (whether in the form of an “earn out” or otherwise); provided that such Indebtedness is subordinated to the Obligations in a manner reasonably satisfactory to the Agents and the Term Loan Agent (but in any event such Indebtedness shall (i) not require the payment in cash of principal (other than in respect of working capital adjustments) prior to the Maturity Date, and (ii) have a maturity which extends beyond the Maturity Date);

(h)          (i) Indebtedness of any Person that becomes a Subsidiary of a Loan Party after the date hereof as a result of a Permitted Acquisition; provided that (x) such Indebtedness exists at the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary and is not created in contemplation of or in connection with such Person becoming a Subsidiary and (y) immediately before and after such Person becomes a Subsidiary, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing and (ii) Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof;

(i)           The Obligations;

(j)           [reserved];

(k)       Other Indebtedness of the Borrowers or the Subsidiaries in an aggregate principal amount not exceeding $10,000,000 at any time outstanding;

(l)           Indebtedness under performance bonds or with respect to workers’ compensation claims, in each case incurred in the ordinary course of business;

(m)         Indebtedness arising in connection with endorsement of instruments for deposit in the ordinary course of business;

(n)          Indebtedness incurred in the ordinary course of business in connection with the financing of insurance premiums; and

(p)          Indebtedness incurred in the ordinary course of business in connection with cash pooling arrangements, cash management and other similar arrangements consisting of netting arrangements and overdraft protections incurred in the ordinary course of business.

“Permitted Investments” means each of the following as long as no Default or Event of Default exists or would arise from the making of such Investment:

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(a)          readily marketable obligations issued or directly and fully guaranteed or insured by the United States of America or any agency or instrumentality thereof having maturities of not more than 360 days from the date of acquisition thereof; provided that the full faith and credit of the United States of America is pledged in support thereof;

(b)          commercial paper issued by any Person organized under the laws of any state of the United States of America and rated at least “Prime-1” (or the then equivalent grade) by Moody’s or at least “A-1” (or the then equivalent grade) by S&P, in each case with maturities of not more than 180 days from the date of acquisition thereof;

(c)          time deposits with, or insured certificates of deposit or bankers’ acceptances of, any commercial bank that (i) (A) is a Lender or (B) is organized under the laws of the United States of America, any state thereof or the District of Columbia or is the principal banking subsidiary of a bank holding company organized under the laws of the United States of America, any state thereof or the District of Columbia, and is a member of the Federal Reserve System, (ii) issues (or the parent of which issues) commercial paper rated as described in clause (c) of this definition and (iii) has combined capital and surplus of at least $1,000,000,000, in each case with maturities of not more than 180 days from the date of acquisition thereof;

(d)          Fully collateralized repurchase agreements with a term of not more than thirty (30) days for securities described in clause (a) above (without regard to the limitation on maturity contained in such clause) and entered into with a financial institution satisfying the criteria described in clause (c) above or with any primary dealer and having a market value at the time that such repurchase agreement is entered into of not less than 100% of the repurchase obligation of such counterparty entity with whom such repurchase agreement has been entered into;

(e)          Investments, classified in accordance with GAAP as current assets of the Loan Parties, in any money market fund, mutual fund, or other investment companies that are registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, which are administered by financial institutions that have the highest rating obtainable from either Moody’s or S&P, and which invest solely in one or more of the types of securities described in clauses (a) through (d) above;

(f)           Investments existing on the Restatement Date, and set forth on Schedule 7.02, but not any increase in the amount thereof or any other modification of the terms thereof;

(g)          (i) Investments by any Loan Party and its Subsidiaries in their respective Subsidiaries outstanding on the Restatement Date, (ii) additional Investments by any Loan Party and its Subsidiaries in Loan Parties (other than the Parent); provided that (i) any such loans and advances made by a Loan Party shall be evidenced by a promissory note pledged to the Collateral Agent for the ratable benefit of the Secured Parties pursuant to the Security Documents and (ii) such loans and advances shall be unsecured;

(h)          Investments consisting of extensions of credit in the nature of accounts receivable or notes receivable arising from the grant of trade credit in the ordinary course of business, and Investments received in satisfaction or partial satisfaction thereof from financially troubled account debtors to the extent reasonably necessary in order to prevent or limit loss;

(i)           Guarantees constituting Permitted Indebtedness;

(j)           Investments by any Loan Party in Swap Contracts entered into in the ordinary course of business and for bona fide business (and not speculative purposes) to protect against fluctuations in interest rates in respect of the Obligations;

(k)          Investments received in connection with the bankruptcy or reorganization of, or settlement of delinquent accounts and disputes with, customers and suppliers, in each case in the ordinary course of business;

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(l)           Advances to officers, directors and employees of the Loan Parties and Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business in an amount not to exceed $10,000 to any individual at any time or in an aggregate amount not to exceed $100,000 at any time outstanding;

(m)         Investments constituting Permitted Acquisitions;

(n)          Capital contributions made by any Loan Party to another Loan Party;

(o)          Completion of Lead Borrower’s development and initiation of e-commerce/internet sales to the public;

(p)          Opening additional Stores consistent with Borrowers’ business plan reasonably satisfactory to Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent;

(q)          Plan Redemption Payments; and

(r)           Other Investments not exceeding $50,000 in the aggregate at any time outstanding;

provided,  however, that notwithstanding the foregoing, after the occurrence and during the continuance of a Cash Dominion Event, no such Investments specified in clauses (a) through (e) and clause (r) shall be permitted unless (i) either (A) no Loans, or, if then required to be Cash Collateralized, Letters of Credit are then outstanding, or (B) the Investment is a temporary Investment pending expiration of an Interest Period for a LIBO Rate Loan, the proceeds of which Investment will be applied to the Obligations after the expiration of such Interest Period,  and (ii) such Investments are pledged to the Collateral Agent as additional collateral for the Obligations pursuant to such agreements as may be reasonably required by the Collateral Agent.

“Permitted Overadvance” means an Overadvance made by the Administrative Agent, in its discretion, which:

(a)          Is made to maintain, protect or preserve the Collateral and/or the Credit Parties’ rights under the Loan Documents or which is otherwise for the benefit of the Credit Parties; or

(b)          Is made to enhance the likelihood of, or to maximize the amount of, repayment of any Obligation; or

(c)          Is made to pay any other amount chargeable to any Loan Party hereunder; and

(d)          Together with all other Permitted Overadvances then outstanding, shall not (i) exceed ten percent (10%) of the Revolving Borrowing Base at any time or (ii) unless a Liquidation is occurring, remain outstanding for more than forty-five (45) consecutive Business Days, unless in each case, the Required Revolving Lenders and the Required Term Lenders otherwise agree;

provided however, that the foregoing shall not (i) modify or abrogate any of the provisions of Section 2(c) regarding the Revolving Lenders’ obligations with respect to Letters of Credit or Section 2.04 regarding the Revolving Lenders’ obligations with respect to Swing Line Loans, or (ii) result in any claim or liability against the Administrative Agent (regardless of the amount of any Overadvance) for Unintentional Overadvances and such Unintentional Overadvances shall not reduce the amount of Permitted Overadvances allowed hereunder, and further provided that in no event shall the Administrative Agent make an Overadvance, if after giving effect thereto, the principal amount of the Credit Extensions would exceed the Aggregate Revolving Commitments (as in effect prior to any termination of the Commitments pursuant to Section 2(f) or Section 8.02 hereof).

“Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness” shall mean, with respect to any Indebtedness (the “Refinanced Indebtedness”), any Indebtedness issued in exchange for, or the net proceeds of which are used to modify, refinance,

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refund, renew or extend such Refinanced Indebtedness; provided that (a) the aggregate principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) thereof does not exceed the aggregate principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Refinanced Indebtedness outstanding immediately prior to such exchange, modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension, except by an amount equal to the unpaid accrued interest and premium thereon plus other reasonable and customary amounts paid, and reasonable and customary fees and expenses incurred, in connection with such exchange, modification, refinancing, refunding, renewal or extension, (b) any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness has a final maturity date equal to or later than the final maturity date of, and has a Weighted Average Life to Maturity equal to or greater than the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of, the Refinanced Indebtedness, (c) immediately before and after giving effect thereto, no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, (d) if the Refinanced Indebtedness is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations, any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations on terms at least as favorable to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders as those contained in the documentation governing the Refinanced Indebtedness, (e) the primary obligor(s) in respect of any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness are the primary obligor(s) in respect of the applicable Refinanced Indebtedness, and each Person (if any) that Guarantees, any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is a Person (if any) that Guaranteed (or would have been obligated to Guarantee) the applicable Refinanced Indebtedness, (f) the interest rate applicable to such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness shall not exceed the then applicable market interest rate, (g) such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness shall not require any scheduled principal payments due prior to the Maturity Date in excess of, or prior to, the scheduled principal payments due for the Refinanced Indebtedness prior to the Maturity Date, (h) such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness shall be otherwise on terms not materially less favorable to the Credit Parties than those contained in the documentation governing the Refinanced Indebtedness, including, without limitation, with respect to financial and other covenants and events of default, and (i) to the extent the Refinanced Indebtedness is secured, any such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness shall be secured by no additional assets of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries than the assets securing such Refinanced Indebtedness (except to the extent of after-acquired assets or proceeds of assets that would have secured such Refinanced Indebtedness).

“Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, association, company, partnership, limited partnership, Governmental Authority or other entity.

“Plan” means any “employee benefit plan” (as such term is defined in Section 3(3) of ERISA) established, sponsored, maintained or contributed to by any Loan Party or, with respect to any such plan that is subject to Section 412 of the Code or Title IV of ERISA, any ERISA Affiliate, other than a Multiemployer Plan.

“Plan Redemption Payments” means payments to Eligible Persons (as defined in the Employee Stock Plan) for the redemption of restricted Equity Interests issued to such employees pursuant to the Employee Stock Plan, which redemption is required pursuant to the terms of the Employee Stock Plan.

“Platform” has the meaning specified in Section 6(b).

“Portal” has the meaning specified in Section 2.02.

“Prepayment Event” means:

(A)         Any Disposition (including, without limitation, pursuant to any sale-leaseback transaction) of any property or asset of a Loan Party; provided that so long as no Cash Dominion Event then exists or would result therefrom, Dispositions of property or assets in an amount not in excess of $500,000 in the aggregate in any consecutive twelve (12) month period shall not be deemed a Prepayment Event;

(b)          Any casualty or other insured damage to, or any taking under power of eminent domain or by condemnation or similar proceeding of, any property or asset of a Loan Party, unless the proceeds therefrom are required to be paid to the holder of a Lien on such property or asset having priority over the Lien of the Collateral Agent;

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(c)          The issuance by a Loan Party of any Equity Interests, other than any such issuance of Equity Interests (i) to a Loan Party, (ii) as consideration for a Permitted Acquisition, or (iii) as a compensatory issuance to any employee, director, or consultant (including under any option plan);

(d)          The incurrence by a Loan Party of any Indebtedness for borrowed money other than Permitted Indebtedness; or

(e)          The receipt by any Loan Party of any Extraordinary Receipts.

“Provider” has the meaning specified in Section 9.17.

“Public Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.

“Qualified ECP Guarantor” means, in respect of any Swap Obligation, each Loan Party that has total assets exceeding $10,000,000 at the time the relevant Guarantee or grant of the relevant security interest becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation or such other person as constitutes an “eligible contract participant” under the Commodity Exchange Act or any regulations promulgated thereunder and can cause another person to qualify as an “eligible contract participant” at such time by entering into a keepwell under Section 1a(18)(A)(v)(II) of the Commodity Exchange Act.

“Real Estate” means all real property subject to Leases and all land, together with the buildings, structures, parking areas, and other improvements thereon, now or hereafter owned by any Loan Party, including all easements, rights-of-way, and similar rights relating thereto and all leases, tenancies, and occupancies thereof.

“Recipient” means, as applicable, (a) any Person to which any payment on account of any obligation of a Loan Party under any Loan Document is made or owed, including the Administrative Agent or any Lender or (b) if any Person described in clause (a) is treated as a pass−through entity for applicable Tax purposes, the beneficial owner of such Person.

“Register” has the meaning specified in Section 10(f)(C).

“Registered Public Accounting Firm” has the meaning specified by the Securities Laws and shall be independent of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as prescribed by the Securities Laws.

“Related Parties” means, with respect to any Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the partners, directors, officers, employees, agents and advisors of such Person and of such Person’s Affiliates.

“Reportable Event” means any of the events set forth in Section 4043(c) of ERISA, other than events for which the 30 day notice period has been waived.

“Reports” has the meaning provided in Section 9(l)(ii).

“Request for Credit Extension” means (a) with respect to a Borrowing, conversion or continuation of Committed Revolving Loans, an electronic notice via the Portal or LIBO Rate Loan Notice, (b) with respect to an L/C Credit Extension, a Letter of Credit Application, and, if required by the L/C Issuer, a Standby Letter of Credit Agreement or Commercial Letter of Credit Agreement, as applicable, and (c) with respect to a Swing Line Loan, a Swing Line Loan Notice.

“Required Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, at least two (2) Lenders holding more than 50% of the sum of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments and the then aggregate outstanding principal balance of the Term Loans or, if the Aggregate Revolving Commitments and the obligation of the L/C Issuer to make L/C Credit Extensions have been terminated pursuant to Section 8.02, at least two (2) Lenders holding in the aggregate more than 50% of the sum of the Total Outstandings (with the aggregate amount of each Revolving Lender’s risk participation and funded participation in L/C Obligations being deemed “held” by such Revolving Lender for purposes of this definition); provided that the Revolving Commitment of, and the portion in the aggregate of the Total Outstandings held or deemed held by, any Defaulting Lender shall be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Lenders.

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“Required Revolving Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, at least two (2) Revolving Lenders holding more than 50% of the sum of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments or, if the Aggregate Revolving Commitments and the obligation of the L/C Issuer to make L/C Credit Extensions have been terminated pursuant to Section 8.02, at least two (2) Revolving Lenders holding in the aggregate more than 50% of the sum of the Total Outstandings (with the aggregate amount of each Revolving Lender’s risk participation and funded participation in L/C Obligations being deemed “held” by such Revolving Lender for purposes of this definition); provided that the Revolving Commitment of, and the portion in the aggregate of the Total Outstandings held or deemed held by, any Defaulting Lender shall be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Lenders.

“Required Term Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, Term Lenders holding more than 50% of the then aggregate outstanding principal balance of the Term Loan.

“Reserves” means all (if any) Inventory Reserves and Availability Reserves.

“Responsible Officer” means the chief executive officer, president, chief financial officer, treasurer or assistant treasurer of a Loan Party or any of the other individuals designated in writing to the Administrative Agent by an existing Responsible Officer of a Loan Party as an authorized signatory of any certificate or other document to be delivered hereunder, including, with respect to the Portal, any person authorized and authenticated through the Portal in accordance with the Administrative Agent’s procedures for such authentication.  Any document delivered hereunder that is signed by a Responsible Officer of a Loan Party shall be conclusively presumed to have been authorized by all necessary corporate, partnership and/or other action on the part of such Loan Party and such Responsible Officer shall be conclusively presumed to have acted on behalf of such Loan Party.

“Restatement Date” means the first date all the conditions precedent in Section 4(a) are satisfied or waived in accordance with Section 10(a).

“Restricted Payment” means any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) with respect to any capital stock or other Equity Interest of any Person or any of its Subsidiaries, or any payment (whether in cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, defeasance, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any such capital stock or other Equity Interest, or on account of any return of capital to such Person’s stockholders, partners or members (or the equivalent of any thereof), or any option, warrant or other right to acquire any such dividend or other distribution or payment, and any payment or prepayment of principal of, premium, if any, or interest, fees or other charges on or with respect to, and any redemption, purchase, retirement, defeasance, sinking fund or similar payment and any claim for rescission with respect to, any Subordinated Debt.  Without limiting the foregoing, “Restricted Payments” with respect to any Person shall also include all payments made by such Person with any proceeds of a dissolution or liquidation of such Person.

“Revolving Applicable Percentage” means with respect to any Revolving Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the fourth decimal place) of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments represented by such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Commitment at such time.  If the commitment of each Revolving Lender to make Revolving Loans and the obligation of the L/C Issuer to make L/C Credit Extensions have been terminated pursuant to Section 2.06 or if the Aggregate Revolving Commitments have expired, then the Revolving Applicable Percentage of each Lender shall be determined based on the Revolving Applicable Percentage of such Revolving Lender most recently in effect, giving effect to any subsequent assignments.  The initial Revolving Applicable Percentage of each Revolving Lender is set forth opposite the name of such Revolving Lender on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Acceptance pursuant to which such Revolving Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.

“Revolving Availability” means, as of any date of determination thereof by the Agent, the result, if a positive number, of:

(a)          The Revolving Loan Cap

minus

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(b)          The aggregate unpaid balance of Revolving Credit Extensions to, or for the account of, the Borrowers.

In calculating Revolving Availability at any time and for any purpose under this Agreement, the Lead Borrower shall certify to the Administrative Agent that all accounts payable and Taxes are being paid on a timely basis (absent which the Administrative Agent may establish a Reserve therefor).

“Revolving Borrowing Base” means, at any time of calculation, an amount equal to:

(a)          the face amount of Eligible Credit Card Receivables multiplied by 90%;

plus

(b)          the Cost of Eligible Inventory, net of Inventory Reserves, multiplied by the product of (A) 90% multiplied by (B) the Appraised Value of Eligible Inventory;

minus

(c)          the then current amount of all Availability Reserves;

minus

(d)          the Term Loan Reserve.

“Revolving Commitment” means, as to each Revolving Lender, its obligation to (a) make Committed Revolving Loans to the Borrowers pursuant to Section (a), (b) purchase participations in L/C Obligations, and (c) purchase participations in Swing Line Loans, in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed the amount set forth opposite such Revolving Lenders name on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Revolving Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with this Agreement.

“Revolving Commitment Increases” has the meaning specified in Section 2.15(a)(i).

“Revolving Credit Extensions” means all Credit Extensions consisting of Revolving Loans, Swing Line Loans, and L/C Obligations.

“Revolving Lender” means each Lender having a Revolving Commitment as set forth on Schedule 2.01 hereto or in the Assignment and Acceptance by which such Person becomes a Revolving Lender.

Revolving Loan Cap” means, at any time of determination, the lesser of (a) the Aggregate Revolving Commitments or (b) the Revolving Borrowing Base.

“Revolving Loans” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01.

“Revolving Note” means a promissory note made by the Borrowers in favor of a Revolving Lender evidencing the Revolving Loans made by such Revolving Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit C-1.

“Sanctioned Entity” means (a) a country or a government of a country, (b) an agency of the government of a country, (c) an organization directly or indirectly controlled by a country or its government, or (d) a Person resident in or determined to be resident in a country, in each case of clauses (a) through (d) that is a target of Sanctions, including a target of any country sanctions program administered and enforced by OFAC.

“Sanctioned Person” means, at any time (a) any Person named on the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons maintained by OFAC, OFAC’s consolidated Non-SDN list or any other Sanctions-related list maintained by any Governmental Authority, (b) a Person or legal entity that is a target of Sanctions, (c) any Person

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operating, organized or resident in a Sanctioned Entity, or (d) any Person directly or indirectly owned or controlled (individually or in the aggregate) by or acting on behalf of any such Person or Persons described in clauses (a) through (c) above.

“Sanctions” means individually and collectively, respectively, any and all economic sanctions, trade sanctions, financial sanctions, sectoral sanctions, secondary sanctions, trade embargoes anti-terrorism laws and other sanctions laws, regulations or embargoes, including those imposed, administered or enforced from time to time by:  (a) the United States of America, including those administered by OFAC, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Commerce, or through any existing or future executive order, (b) the United Nations Security Council, (c) the European Union or any European Union member state, (d) Her Majesty’s Treasury of the United Kingdom, or (d) any other Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over any member of Lender Group or any Loan Party or any of their respective Subsidiaries or Affiliates.

“S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. and any successor thereto.

“Sarbanes-Oxley” means the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

“SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission, or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any of its principal functions.

“Secured Rate Contracts” means Swap Contracts.

“Securities Laws” means the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the applicable accounting and auditing principles, rules, standards and practices promulgated, approved or incorporated by the SEC or the PCAOB.

“Security Agreement” means the Amended and Restated Security Agreement dated as of the Restatement Date among the Loan Parties and the Collateral Agent, as amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified and in effect from time to time.

“Security Documents” means the Security Agreement, the Blocked Account Agreements, the Mortgages, the DDA Notifications, the Credit Card Notifications, and each other security agreement or other instrument or document executed and delivered to the Collateral Agent pursuant to this Agreement or any other Loan Document granting a Lien to secure any of the Obligations.

“Senior Executive Officers” means the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Operating Officer, President, Treasurer or Assistant Treasurer of each Borrower.

“Settlement Date” has the meaning provided in Section 2(n)(A).

“Shareholders’ Equity” means, as of any date of determination, consolidated shareholders’ equity of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as of that date determined in accordance with GAAP.

“Shrink” means Inventory which has been lost, misplaced, stolen, or is otherwise unaccounted for.

“Shrink Reserve” means an amount reasonably estimated by the Agents to be equal to that amount which is required in order that the Shrink reflected in Borrowers’ stock ledger would be reasonably equivalent to the Shrink calculated as part of the Borrowers’ most recent physical inventory.

“Solvent” and “Solvency” means, with respect to any Person on a particular date, that on such date (a) at fair valuation, all of the properties and assets of such Person are greater than the sum of the debts, including contingent liabilities, of such Person, (b) the present fair saleable value of the properties and assets of such Person is not less than the amount that would be required to pay the probable liability of such Person on its debts as they become absolute and matured, (c) such Person is able to realize upon its properties and assets and pay its debts and other liabilities,

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contingent obligations and other commitments as they mature in the normal course of business, (d) such Person does not intend to, and does not believe that it will, incur debts beyond such Person’s ability to pay as such debts become due (whether at maturity or otherwise), (e) such Person is not engaged in a business or a transaction, and is not about to engage in a business or transaction, for which such Person’s properties and assets would constitute unreasonably small capital after giving due consideration to the prevailing practices in the industry in which such Person is engaged, and (f) such Person is “solvent” or not “insolvent”, as applicable within the meaning given those terms and similar terms under applicable laws relating to fraudulent transfers and conveyances.  For purposes of this definition, the amount of any contingent liability at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in light of all of the facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability (irrespective of whether such contingent liabilities meet the criteria for accrual under Statement of Financial Accounting Standard No. 5).

“Standard Letter of Credit Practice” means, for the L/C Issuer, any domestic or foreign Law or letter of credit practices applicable in the city in which the L/C Issuer issued the applicable Letter of Credit or, for its branch or correspondent, such Laws and practices applicable in the city in which it has advised, confirmed or negotiated such Letter of Credit, as the case may be, in each case, (a) which letter of credit practices are of banks that regularly issue letters of credit in the particular city, and (b) which laws or letter of credit practices are required or permitted under ISP or UCP, as chosen in the applicable Letter of Credit.

“Standby Letter of Credit” means any Letter of Credit that is not a Commercial Letter of Credit and that (a) is used in lieu or in support of performance guaranties or performance, surety or similar bonds (excluding appeal bonds) arising in the ordinary course of business, (b) is used in lieu or in support of stay or appeal bonds, (c) supports the payment of insurance premiums for reasonably necessary casualty insurance carried by any of the Loan Parties, or (d) supports payment or performance for identified purchases or exchanges of products or services in the ordinary course of business.

“Standby Letter of Credit Agreement” means the Standby Letter of Credit Agreement relating to the issuance of a Standby Letter of Credit in the form from time to time in use by the L/C Issuer.

“Stated Amount” means at any time the maximum amount for which a Letter of Credit may be honored.

“Store” means any retail store (which may include a Borrower’s interest in any real property, fixtures, equipment, inventory and other property related thereto) operated, or to be operated, by any Loan Party.

“Subordinated Debt” means any Indebtedness of any Credit Party subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations (specifically excluding from Subordinated Debt any capital lease payments) in a manner and form satisfactory to Administrative Agent and Lenders in their reasonable discretion, as to right and time of payment and as to any other rights and remedies thereunder.

“Subordination Provisions” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01(q).

“Subsidiary” of a Person means a corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited liability company or other business entity of which a majority of the Equity Interests having ordinary voting power for the election of directors or other governing body are at the time beneficially owned, or the management of which is otherwise controlled, directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, or both, by such Person.  Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to a “Subsidiary” or to “Subsidiaries” shall refer to a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries of a Loan Party.

“Swap Contract” means (a) any and all rate swap transactions, basis swaps, credit derivative transactions, forward rate transactions, commodity swaps, commodity options, forward commodity contracts, equity or equity index swaps or options, bond or bond price or bond index swaps or options or forward bond or forward bond price or forward bond index transactions, interest rate options, forward foreign exchange transactions, cap transactions, floor transactions, collar transactions, currency swap transactions, cross-currency rate swap transactions, currency options, spot contracts, or any other similar transactions or any combination of any of the foregoing (including any options to enter into any of the foregoing), whether or not any such transaction is governed by or subject to any master agreement, and (b) any and all transactions of any kind, and the related confirmations, which are subject to the terms and conditions of, or governed by, any form of master agreement published by the International Swaps and Derivatives

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Association, Inc., any International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement, or any other master agreement (any such master agreement, together with any related schedules, a “Master Agreement”), including any such obligations or liabilities under any Master Agreement.

“Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Guarantor, any obligation to pay or perform under any agreement, contract or transaction that constitutes a “swap” within the meaning of section 1a(47) of the Commodity Exchange Act.

“Swap Termination Value” means, in respect of any one or more Swap Contracts, after taking into account the effect of any legally enforceable netting agreement relating to such Swap Contracts, (a) for any date on or after the date such Swap Contracts have been closed out and termination value(s) determined in accordance therewith, such termination value(s), and (b) for any date prior to the date referenced in clause (a), the amount(s) determined as the mark-to-market value(s) for such Swap Contracts, as determined based upon one or more mid-market or other readily available quotations provided by any recognized dealer in such Swap Contracts (which may include a Lender or any Affiliate of a Lender).

“Swing Line” means the revolving credit facility made available by the Swing Line Lender pursuant to Section 2(d).

“Swing Line Borrowing” means a borrowing of a Swing Line Loan pursuant to Section 2(d).

“Swing Line Lender” means Wells Fargo in its capacity as provider of Swing Line Loans, or any successor swing line lender hereunder.

“Swing Line Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2(d)(A).

“Swing Line Loan Notice” means a notice of a Swing Line Borrowing pursuant to Section 2(d)(B), which, if in writing, shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit B.

“Swing Line Note” means the promissory note of the Borrowers substantially in the form of Exhibit C-2, payable to the order of the Swing Line Lender, evidencing the Swing Line Loans made by the Swing Line Lender.

“Swing Line Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) $25,000,000 and (b) ten percent (10%) of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments.  The Swing Line Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Aggregate Revolving Commitments.

“Synthetic Lease Obligation” means the monetary obligation of a Person under (a) a so-called synthetic, off-balance sheet or tax retention lease, or (b) an agreement for the use or possession of property (including sale and leaseback transactions), in each case, creating obligations that do not appear on the balance sheet of such Person but which, upon the application of any Debtor Relief Laws to such Person, would be characterized as the indebtedness of such Person (without regard to accounting treatment).

“Taxes” means all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, withholdings, assessments, fees or other charges imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.

“Term Borrowing” means a borrowing of the Term Loan made by each of the Term Lenders on the Restatement Date pursuant to Section 2.01(a).

“Term Commitment” means, as to each Term Lender, its obligation to make a portion of the  Term Loan to the Borrower pursuant to Section 2.01 in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed the amount set forth opposite such Term Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Term Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.  As of the Restatement Date, the aggregate amount of Term Commitments is $40,000,000.

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“Term Lender” means each Lender having a Term Commitment as set forth on Schedule 2.01 hereto or in the Assignment and Acceptance by which such Person becomes a Term Lender, or after the making of the Term Loan, each Lender holding any portion of the Term Loan.

“Term Loan” means the term loan made by the Term Lenders on the Restatement Date pursuant to Section 2.01(a).

“Term Loan Agent” means Wells Fargo, in its capacity as term loan agent under any of the Loan Documents, or any successor term loan agent.

“Term Loan Action Notice” shall have the meaning set forth in Section 8.02(b) hereof.

“Term Loan Borrowing Base” means, at any time of calculation, an amount equal to:

(a)          the face amount of Eligible Credit Card Receivables multiplied by the TL Advance Rate;

plus

(b)          the Cost of Eligible Inventory, net of Inventory Reserves, multiplied by the product of (A) the TL Advance Rate multiplied by (B) the Appraised Value of Eligible Inventory.

“Term Loan Interest Rate” means a per annum rate equal to, at the option of the Borrowers in accordance with the terms hereof, (i) the sum of (x) the greater of 1.00% or (y) the LIBO Rate for the applicable Interest Period, plus (b) 5.75%, or (ii) the sum of (a) the Base Rate, plus (b) 4.75%.

“Term Loan Reserve” means the amount, if any, by which the aggregate outstanding principal balance of the Term Loan exceeds the Term Loan Borrowing Base.

“Term Note” means a promissory note made by the Borrowers in favor of a Term Lender evidencing the Term Loan made by such Term Lender, substantially in the form of Exhibit C-3.

“Termination Date” means the earliest to occur of (i) the Maturity Date,  (ii) the date on which the maturity of the Obligations is accelerated (or deemed accelerated) and the Revolving Commitments are irrevocably terminated (or deemed terminated) in accordance with Article 7, or (iii) the termination of the Revolving Commitments in accordance with the provisions of Section 2(f)(A) hereof.

“TL Advance Rate” means 15%, as such amount shall be reduced by three quarters of one percent (0.75%) on the first day of each February, May, August and November of each year (commencing November 1, 2018), until such amount is equal to 10%.  For illustration purposes only, as of November 1, 2018, the TL Advance Rate will be 14.25%.

“Total Outstandings” means the aggregate Outstanding Amount of the Term Loan and the Total Revolver Outstandings.

“Total Revolver Outstandings” means the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Committed Revolving Loans, Swing Line Loans and all L/C Obligations.

“Trading with the Enemy Act” has the meaning set forth in Section 10.18.

“Type” means, with respect to a Committed Revolving Loan or a portion of the Term Loan, its character as a Base Rate Loan or a LIBO Rate Loan.

“UCC” or “Uniform Commercial Code” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect from time to time in the State of New York; provided, however, that if a term is defined in Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code differently than in another Article thereof, the term shall have the meaning set forth in Article 9; provided further that,

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if by reason of mandatory provisions of law, perfection, or the effect of perfection or non-perfection, of a security interest in any Collateral or the availability of any remedy hereunder is governed by the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in a jurisdiction other than State of New York, “Uniform Commercial Code” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect in such other jurisdiction for purposes of the provisions hereof relating to such perfection or effect of perfection or non-perfection or availability of such remedy, as the case may be.

“UCP” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit, the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits 2007 Revision, International Chamber of Commerce Publication No. 600 and any version or revision thereof accepted by the L/C Issuer for use.

“UFCA” has the meaning specified in Section 10(u)(D).

“UFTA” has the meaning specified in Section 10(u)(D).

“Unfunded Pension Liability” means the excess of a Pension Plans benefit liabilities under Section 4001(a)(16) of ERISA, over the current value of that Pension Plans assets, determined in accordance with the assumptions used for funding the Pension Plan pursuant to Section 412 of the Code for the applicable plan year.

“Unintentional Overadvance” means an Overadvance which, to the Administrative Agent’s knowledge, did not constitute an Overadvance when made but which has become an Overadvance resulting from changed circumstances beyond the control of the Credit Parties, including, without limitation, a reduction in the Appraised Value of property or assets included in the Revolving Borrowing Base, increase in Reserves or misrepresentation by the Loan Parties.

“United States” and “U.S.” mean the United States of America.

“Weighted Average Life to Maturity” shall mean, when applied to any Indebtedness at any date, the number of years obtained by dividing: (a) the sum of the products obtained by multiplying (i) the amount of each then remaining installment, sinking fund, serial maturity or other required payments of principal, including payment at final maturity, in respect thereof, by (ii) the number of years (calculated to the nearest one-twelfth) that will elapse between such date and the making of such payment; by (b) the then outstanding principal amount of such Indebtedness.

“Wells Fargo” means Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and its successors.

“Write-Down and Conversion Powers” means, 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.

(b)          Other Interpretive ProvisionsWith reference to this Agreement and each other Loan Document, unless otherwise specified herein or in such other Loan Document:

(i)           The definitions of terms herein shall apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined.  Whenever the context may require, any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms.  The words “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation.”  The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall.”  Unless the context requires otherwise, (i) any definition of or reference to any agreement, instrument or other document (including any Organization Document) shall be construed as referring to such agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, supplemented or otherwise modified (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, supplements or modifications set forth herein or in any other Loan Document), (ii) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns, (iii) the words “herein,” “hereof” and “hereunder,” and words of similar import when used in any Loan Document, shall be construed to refer to such Loan Document in its entirety and not to any particular provision thereof, (iv) all references in a Loan Document to Articles, Sections, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Exhibits and Schedules to, the Loan Document in which such references appear, (v) any reference to any law shall include all statutory and regulatory provisions consolidating, amending replacing or interpreting such law and any reference to any

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law or regulation shall, unless otherwise specified, refer to such law or regulation as amended, modified or supplemented from time to time, and (vi) the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, securities, accounts and contract rights.

(ii)          In the computation of periods of time from a specified date to a later specified date, the word “from” means “from and including;” the words “to” and “until” each mean “to but excluding;” and the word “through” means “to and including.”

(iii)         Section headings herein and in the other Loan Documents are included for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement or any other Loan Document.

(iv)         Any reference herein or in any other Loan Document to the satisfaction, repayment, or payment in full of the Obligations shall mean (x) the repayment in Dollars in full in cash or immediately available funds (or, in the case of contingent reimbursement obligations with respect to Letters of Credit and Bank Products (other than Swap Contracts) and any other contingent Obligation, including indemnification obligations, providing Cash Collateralization) or other collateral as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent of all of the Obligations (including the payment of any termination amount then applicable (or which would or could become applicable as a result of the repayment of the other Obligations) under Swap Contracts) other than (i) unasserted contingent indemnification Obligations, (ii) any Obligations relating to Bank Products (other than Swap Contracts) that, at such time, are allowed by the applicable Bank Product provider to remain outstanding without being required to be repaid or Cash Collateralized or other collateral as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, and (iii) any Obligations relating to Swap Contracts that, at such time, are allowed by the applicable provider of such Swap Contracts to remain outstanding without being required to be repaid, and (y) the termination of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments and the Loan Documents.

(c)          Accounting Terms

(i)           Generally.  All accounting terms not specifically or completely defined herein shall be construed in conformity with, and all financial data (including financial ratios and other financial calculations) required to be submitted pursuant to this Agreement shall be prepared in conformity with, GAAP applied on a consistent basis, as in effect from time to time, applied in a manner consistent with that used in preparing the Audited Financial Statements, except as otherwise specifically prescribed herein.

(ii)          Changes in GAAP.  If at any time any change in GAAP would affect the computation of any financial ratio or requirement set forth in any Loan Document, and either the Lead Borrower or the Required Lenders shall so request, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Lead Borrower shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratio or requirement to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in GAAP (subject to the approval of the Required Lenders); provided that, until so amended, (i) such ratio or requirement shall continue to be computed in accordance with GAAP prior to such change therein and (ii) the Lead Borrower shall provide to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders financial statements and other documents required under this Agreement or as reasonably requested hereunder setting forth a reconciliation between calculations of such ratio or requirement made before and after giving effect to such change in GAAP.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, effective as of the first Fiscal Quarter of 2019, Borrowers shall adopt ASU 2016-02 (“Leases”) as issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, which adoption is hereby approved by Administrative Agent and the Lenders.

(d)          RoundingAny financial ratios required to be maintained by the Borrowers pursuant to this Agreement shall be calculated by dividing the appropriate component by the other component, carrying the result to one place more than the number of places by which such ratio is expressed herein and rounding the result up or down to the nearest number (with a rounding-up if there is no nearest number).

(e)          Times of DayUnless otherwise specified, all references herein to times of day shall be references to Eastern time (daylight or standard, as applicable).

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(f)           Letter of Credit AmountsUnless otherwise specified, all references herein to the amount of a Letter of Credit at any time shall be deemed to be the Stated Amount of such Letter of Credit in effect at such time; provided, however, that with respect to any Letter of Credit that, by its terms of any Issuer Documents related thereto, provides for one or more automatic increases in the Stated Amount thereof, the amount of such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be the maximum Stated Amount of such Letter of Credit after giving effect to all such increases, whether or not such maximum Stated Amount is in effect at such time.

2. THE COMMITMENTS AND CREDIT EXTENSIONS

(a)          Loans; Reserves(A)         Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Term Lender severally agrees to make a loan to the Borrowers on the Restatement Date in a principal amount not to exceed the Term Commitment of such Term Lender.  Amounts repaid in respect of Term Loans may not be reborrowed, and upon each Term Lender’s making of such Term Loan, the Term Commitment of such Term Lender shall be terminated.  Portions of the Term Loan may be Base Rate Loans or LIBO Rate Loans, as further provided herein.

(ii)          Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Revolving Lender severally agrees to make loans (each such loan, a “Committed Revolving Loan”) to the Borrowers from time to time, on any Business Day during the Availability Period, in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the lesser of (x) the amount of such Revolving Lender’s Commitment, or (y) such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of the Revolving Borrowing Base; subject in each case to the following limitations:

(i)           after giving effect to any Committed Revolving Borrowing, the Total Revolver Outstandings shall not exceed the Revolving Loan Cap,

(ii)          after giving effect to any Committed Revolving Borrowing, the Total Outstandings shall not exceed the Combined Loan Cap,

(iii)         after giving effect to any Committed Revolving Borrowing, the aggregate Outstanding Amount of the Committed Revolving Loans of any Revolving Lender, plus such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations, plus such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all Swing Line Loans shall not exceed such Lender’s Commitment, and

(iv)         The Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations shall not at any time exceed the Letter of Credit Sublimit.

Within the limits of each Revolving Lender’s Revolving Commitment, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the Borrowers may borrow Committed Revolving Loans under this Section (a), prepay under Section 2(e), and reborrow under this Section (a).  Committed Revolving Loans may be Base Rate Loans or LIBO Rate Loans, as further provided herein.

(B)        The Inventory Reserves and Availability Reserves as of the Restatement Date are set forth in the Borrowing Base Certificate delivered pursuant to Section 4.01 hereof.

(C)         The Administrative Agent shall have the right, at any time and from time to time after the Closing Date in its discretion to establish, modify or eliminate Reserves; provided,  that, notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, as long as the Term Loan remains outstanding, the Administrative Agent shall maintain Reserves (without limiting the right of the Administrative Agent to include additional Reserves) of the type existing on the Restatement Date, which Reserves shall be calculated by the same methodology as used prior to the Restatement Date; provided that (x) the Administrative Agent may eliminate any Reserve concurrent with, or after

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elimination of, the event or circumstance that gave rise to the establishment of such Reserve, and (y) the Administrative Agent may change the methodology used to calculate any Reserve if the effect of such change is to increase the amount of such Reserve.  For clarity, the foregoing shall not limit the right of the Administrative Agent (i) to modify the amount of any of the Reserves based upon mathematical calculations or (ii) without regard to clause (i) hereof, to increase any Reserve from the level in effect at the time of the Restatement Date and thereafter to reduce the amount of such Reserve to an amount not less than the amount thereof in effect on the Restatement Date, in the case of each of clauses (i) and (ii), in a manner otherwise permitted by this Agreement.

(b)          Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Committed Revolving Loans and the Term Loan.

(A)         Committed Revolving Loans (other than Swing Line Loans) and the Term Loan (or any portion thereof) shall be either Base Rate Loans or LIBO Rate Loans as the Lead Borrower may request subject to and in accordance with this Section (b).  All Swing Line Loans shall be only Base Rate Loans.  Subject to the other provisions of this Section (b), Committed Revolving Borrowings of more than one Type may be incurred at the same time.

(B)         Each request for a Committed Revolving Borrowing consisting of a Base Rate Loan shall be made by electronic request of the Lead Borrower through Administrative Agent’s Commercial Electronic Office Portal or through such other electronic portal provided by Administrative Agent (the “Portal”), which must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 2:00 p.m. on the requested date of any Committed Revolving Borrowing of Base Rate Loans.  The Borrowers hereby acknowledge and agree that any request made through the Portal shall be deemed made by a Responsible Officer of the Borrowers.  Each request for a Committed Revolving Borrowing consisting of a LIBO Rate Loan, or for a conversion to or continuation of the Term Loan (or any portion thereof) consisting of a LIBO Rate Loan, shall be made pursuant to the Lead Borrower’s submission of a LIBO Rate Loan Notice, which must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 12:00 noon two (2) Business Days prior to the requested date of any Borrowing or continuation of LIBO Rate Loans.  Each LIBO Rate Loan Notice shall specify (i) the requested date of the Committed Revolving Borrowing or continuation or conversion of the Committed Revolving Borrowing or Term Loan (or portion thereof), as the case may be (which shall be a Business Day), (ii) the principal amount of LIBO Rate Loans to be borrowed or continued (which shall be in a principal amount of $1,000,000 or a whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof), and (iii) the duration of the Interest Period with respect thereto.  If the Lead Borrower fails to specify an Interest Period, it will be deemed to have specified an Interest Period of one month.  On the requested date of any LIBO Rate Loan, (i) in the event that Base Rate Loans are outstanding in an amount equal to or greater than the requested LIBO Rate Loan, all or a portion of such Base Rate Loans shall be automatically converted to a LIBO Rate Loan in the amount requested by the Lead Borrower, and (ii) if Base Rate Loans are not outstanding in an amount at least equal to the requested LIBO Rate Loan, the Lead Borrower shall make an electronic request via the Portal for additional Base Rate Loans in an such amount, when taken with the outstanding Base Rate Loans (which shall be converted automatically at such time), as is necessary to satisfy the requested LIBO Rate Loan.  If the Lead Borrower fails to make such additional request via the Portal as required pursuant to clause (ii) of the foregoing sentence, then the Borrowers shall be responsible for all amounts due pursuant to Section 3.05 hereof arising on account of such failure.  If the Lead Borrower fails to give a timely notice with respect to any continuation of a LIBO Rate Loan, then the applicable Committed Revolving Loans or Term Loan (or portion thereof) shall be converted to Base Rate Loans, effective as of the last day of the Interest Period then in effect with respect to the applicable LIBO Rate Loans.  All requests for a Committed Revolving Borrowing or a conversion to or continuation of the Term Loan (or portion thereof) to a LIBO Rate Loan which are not made by electronic request of the Lead Borrower through the Portal shall be subject to (and unless the Administrative Agent elects otherwise in the exercise of its sole discretion, such Committed Revolving Borrowing, conversion or continuation shall not be made until the completion of) the Administrative Agent’s authentication process (with results satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) prior to the funding of any such requested  Revolving Loan.

(C)         The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Revolving Lender of the amount of its Revolving Applicable Percentage of the applicable Committed Revolving Loans, and if no timely notice of a conversion or continuation is provided by the Lead Borrower, the Administrative Agent shall notify each Revolving Lender and each Term Lender, as applicable, of the details of any automatic conversion to Base Rate Loans described in Section 2(b)(B).  In the case of a Committed Revolving Borrowing, each Revolving Lender shall make the amount of its Committed Revolving Loan available to the Administrative Agent in immediately available funds at the Administrative Agents Office not later than 1:00 p.m. on the Business Day specified in the applicable notice.  Upon

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satisfaction of the applicable conditions set forth in Section 4(b) (and, if such Revolving Borrowing is the initial Credit Extension, Section 4(a)), the Administrative Agent shall use reasonable efforts to make all funds so received available to the Borrowers in like funds by no later than 4:00 p.m. on the day of receipt by the Administrative Agent either by (i) crediting the account of the Lead Borrower on the books of Wells Fargo with the amount of such funds or (ii) wire transfer of such funds, in each case in accordance with instructions provided to (and reasonably acceptable to) the Administrative Agent by the Lead Borrower.

(D)         The Administrative Agent, without the request of the Lead Borrower, may advance any interest, fee, service charge (including direct wire fees), Credit Party Expenses, or other payment to which any Credit Party is entitled from the Loan Parties pursuant hereto or any other Loan Document and may charge the same to the Loan Account notwithstanding that an Overadvance may result thereby.  The Administrative Agent shall advise the Lead Borrower of any such advance or charge promptly after the making thereof.  Such action on the part of the Administrative Agent shall not constitute a waiver of the Administrative Agent’s rights and the Borrowers’ obligations under Section 2.05(d).  Any amount which is added to the principal balance of the Loan Account as provided in this Section 2(b)(D) shall bear interest at the interest rate then and thereafter applicable to Base Rate Loans.

(E)          Except as otherwise provided herein, a LIBO Rate Loan may be continued or converted only on the last day of an Interest Period for such LIBO Rate Loan.  During the existence of a Default, (i) no Revolving Loans may be requested as, converted to or continued as LIBO Rate Loans without the Consent of the Required Revolving Lenders, and (ii) no portion of the Term Loan may be converted to or continued as LIBO Rate Loans without the Consent of the Required Term Lenders.

(F)          The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Lead Borrower and the Lenders of the interest rate applicable to any Interest Period for LIBO Rate Loans upon determination of such interest rate.  At any time that Base Rate Loans are outstanding, the Administrative Agent shall notify the Lead Borrower and the Lenders of any change in Wells Fargo’s prime rate used in determining the Base Rate promptly following the public announcement of such change.

(G)         After giving effect to all Committed Revolving Borrowings and the Term Loan, all conversions of Committed Revolving Loans or portions of the Term Loan from one Type to the other, and all continuations of Committed Revolving Loans or portions of the Term Loan as the same Type, there shall not be more than (x) five (5) Interest Periods in effect with respect to Revolving Loans that are LIBO Rate Loans, or (y) two (2) Interest Periods in effect with respect to portions of the Term Loan that are LIBO Rate Loans.

(H)         The Administrative Agent, the Revolving Lenders, the Swing Line Lender and the L/C Issuer shall have no obligation to make any Committed Revolving Loan or Swing Line Loan or to provide any Letter of Credit if an Overadvance would result.  The Administrative Agent may, in its discretion, make Permitted Overadvances without the consent of the Borrowers, the Revolving Lenders, the Swing Line Lender, the L/C Issuer or any other Lender and the Borrowers and each Revolving Lender and L/C Issuer shall be bound thereby.  Any Permitted Overadvance may constitute a Swing Line Loan. A Permitted Overadvance is for the account of the Borrowers and shall constitute a Base Rate Loan and an Obligation and shall be repaid by the Borrowers in accordance with the provisions of Section 2.05(d).  The making of any such Permitted Overadvance on any one occasion shall not obligate the Administrative Agent or any Revolving Lender to make or permit any Permitted Overadvance on any other occasion or to permit such Permitted Overadvances to remain outstanding. The making by the Administrative Agent of a Permitted Overadvance shall not modify or abrogate any of the provisions of Section 2(c) regarding the Lenders’ obligations to purchase participations with respect to Letters of Credit or of Section 2.04 regarding the Revolving Lenders’ obligations to purchase participations with respect to Swing Line Loans.  The Administrative Agent shall have no liability for, and no Loan Party or Credit Party shall have the right to, or shall, bring any claim of any kind whatsoever against the Administrative Agent with respect to Unintentional Overadvances regardless of the amount of any such Overadvance(s).

(c)          Letters of Credit.

(i)           Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, upon the request of the Lead Borrower made in accordance herewith, and prior to the Maturity Date, the L/C Issuer agrees to issue a requested Letter of Credit for the account of the Loan Parties.  By submitting a request to the L/C Issuer for

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the issuance of a Letter of Credit, the Borrowers shall be deemed to have requested that the L/C Issuer issue the requested Letter of Credit.  Each request for the issuance of a Letter of Credit, or the amendment, renewal, or extension of any outstanding Letter of Credit, shall be (i) irrevocable and be made in writing pursuant to a Letter of Credit Application by a Responsible Officer, (ii) delivered to the L/C Issuer and the Administrative Agent via telefacsimile or other electronic method of transmission reasonably acceptable to the L/C Issuer not later than 11:00 a.m. at least two Business Days (or such other date and time as the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer may agree in a particular instance in their sole discretion) prior to the requested date of issuance, amendment, renewal, or extension, and (iii) subject to the L/C Issuer’s authentication procedures with results satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer.  Each such request shall be in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer and (i) shall specify (A) the amount of such Letter of Credit, (B) the date of issuance, amendment, renewal, or extension of such Letter of Credit, (C) the proposed expiration date of such Letter of Credit, (D) the name and address of the beneficiary of the Letter of Credit, and (E) such other information (including, the conditions to drawing, and, in the case of an amendment, renewal, or extension, identification of the Letter of Credit to be so amended, renewed, or extended) as shall be necessary to prepare, amend, renew, or extend such Letter of Credit, and (ii) shall be accompanied by such Issuer Documents as the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuer may request or require, to the extent that such requests or requirements are consistent with the Issuer Documents that the L/C Issuer generally requests for Letters of Credit in similar circumstances.  The Administrative Agent’s records of the content of any such request will be conclusive.

(ii)          The L/C Issuer shall have no obligation to issue a Letter of Credit if, after giving effect to the requested issuance, (i) the Total Revolving Outstandings would exceed the Revolving Loan Cap, (ii) the Total Outstandings would exceed the Combined Loan Cap, (iii) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of the Committed Revolving Loans of any Revolving Lender, plus such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations, plus such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all Swing Line Loans would exceed such Lender’s Revolving Commitment, or (iv) the Outstanding Amount of the L/C Obligations would exceed the Letter of Credit Sublimit.

(iii)         In the event there is a Defaulting Lender as of the date of any request for the issuance of a Letter of Credit, the L/C Issuer shall not be required to issue or arrange for such Letter of Credit to the extent (i) the Defaulting Lender’s participation with respect to such Letter of Credit may not be reallocated pursuant to Section 9.16(b), or (ii) the L/C Issuer has not otherwise entered into arrangements reasonably satisfactory to it and the Borrowers to eliminate the L/C Issuer’s risk with respect to the participation in such Letter of Credit of the Defaulting Lender, which arrangements may include the Borrowers cash collateralizing such Defaulting Lender’s participation with respect to such Letter of Credit in accordance with Section 9.16(b).  Additionally, the L/C Issuer shall have no obligation to issue and/or extend a Letter of Credit if (A) any order, judgment, or decree of any Governmental Authority or arbitrator shall, by its terms, purport to enjoin or restrain the L/C Issuer from issuing such Letter of Credit, or any Law applicable to the L/C Issuer or any request or directive (whether or not having the force of Law) from any Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over the L/C Issuer shall prohibit or request that the L/C Issuer refrain from the issuance of letters of credit generally or such Letter of Credit in particular, (B) the issuance of such Letter of Credit would violate one or more policies of the L/C Issuer applicable to letters of credit generally, (C) if amounts demanded to be paid under any Letter of Credit will not or may not be in Dollars, or (D) if the expiry date of such requested Letter of Credit would occur after the Letter of Credit Expiration Date, unless either such Letter of Credit is Cash Collateralized on or prior to the date of issuance of such Letter of Credit (or such later date as to which the Administrative Agent may agree) or all the Lenders have approved such expiry date.  Each Standby Letter of Credit shall expire not later than the date that is 12 months after the date of the issuance of such Letter of Credit; provided, that any Standby Letter of Credit may provide for the automatic extension thereof for any number of additional periods each of up to one year in duration; provided,  further,  that, the L/C Issuer, in its sole and absolute discretion, may give notice of nonrenewal of such Letter of Credit and, if the Borrowers do not at any time want the then current expiration date of such Letter of Credit to be extended, the Borrowers will so notify the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer at least 30 calendar days before the L/C Issuer is required to notify the beneficiary of such Letter of Credit or any advising bank of such non-extension pursuant to the terms of such Letter of Credit.  Each Commercial Letter of Credit shall expire on the earlier of (i) 120 days after the date of the issuance of such Commercial Letter of Credit, or

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(ii) the Letter of Credit Expiration Date, except as expressly set forth in this Section 2.02(c). The Borrowers understand and agree that the L/C Issuer is not required to extend the expiration date of any Letter of Credit for any reason.

(iv)         Any L/C Issuer (other than Wells Fargo or any of its Affiliates) shall notify Agent in writing no later than the Business Day prior to the Business Day on which such Issuing Bank issues any Letter of Credit.  In addition, each L/C Issuer (other than Wells Fargo or any of its Affiliates) shall, on the first Business Day of each week, submit to the Administrative Agent a report detailing the daily undrawn amount of each Letter of Credit issued by such L/C Issuer during the prior calendar week.  The Loan Parties and the Credit Parties hereby acknowledge and agree that all Existing Letters of Credit shall constitute Letters of Credit under this Agreement on and after the Restatement Date and shall be deemed to have been issued on the Restatement Date with the same effect as if such Existing Letters of Credit had actually been issued by the L/C Issuer at the request of the Borrowers on the Restatement Date; provided,  however, that no additional fees of the type described in Section 2.03(m)(i) shall be payable in connection with such deemed issuance.  Each Letter of Credit shall be in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the L/C Issuer, including the requirement that the amounts payable thereunder must be payable in Dollars.  If the L/C Issuer makes a payment under a Letter of Credit, the Borrowers shall pay to Administrative Agent an amount equal to the applicable Letter of Credit Disbursement on the Business Day such Letter of Credit Disbursement is made and, in the absence of such payment, the amount of the Letter of Credit Disbursement immediately and automatically shall be deemed to be a Committed Revolving Loan hereunder (notwithstanding any failure to satisfy any condition precedent set forth in Section 4.02 hereof) and, initially, shall bear interest at the rate then applicable to Committed Revolving Loans that are Base Rate Loans. If a Letter of Credit Disbursement is deemed to be a Committed Revolving Loan hereunder, the Borrowers’ obligation to pay the amount of such Letter of Credit Disbursement to the L/C Issuer shall be automatically converted into an obligation to pay the resulting Committed Revolving Loan.  Promptly following receipt by the Administrative Agent of any payment from the Borrowers pursuant to this paragraph, the Administrative Agent shall distribute such payment to the L/C Issuer or, to the extent that the Revolving Lenders have made payments pursuant to Section 2.03(e) to reimburse the L/C Issuer, then to such Revolving Lenders and the L/C Issuer as their interests may appear.

(v)          Promptly following receipt of a notice of a Letter of Credit Disbursement pursuant to Section 2.03(d), each Revolving Lender agrees to fund its Revolving Applicable Percentage of any Committed Revolving Loan deemed made pursuant to Section 2.03(d) on the same terms and conditions as if the Borrowers had requested the amount thereof as a Committed Revolving Loan and the Administrative Agent shall promptly pay to the L/C Issuer the amounts so received by it from the Revolving Lenders.  By the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or an amendment, renewal, or extension of a Letter of Credit) and without any further action on the part of the L/C Issuer or the Revolving Lenders, the L/C Issuer shall be deemed to have granted to each Revolving Lender, and each Revolving Lender shall be deemed to have purchased, a participation in each Letter of Credit issued by the L/C Issuer, in an amount equal to its Revolving Applicable Percentage of such Letter of Credit, and each such Revolving Lender agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the L/C Issuer, such Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of any Letter of Credit Disbursement made by the L/C Issuer under the applicable Letter of Credit.  In consideration and in furtherance of the foregoing, each Lender hereby absolutely and unconditionally agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the L/C Issuer, such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of each Letter of Credit Disbursement made by the L/C Issuer and not reimbursed by Borrowers on the date due as provided in Section 2.03(d), or of any reimbursement payment that is required to be refunded (or that the Administrative Agent or the L/C Issuer elects, based upon the advice of counsel, to refund) to the Borrowers for any reason.  Each Revolving Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to deliver to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the L/C Issuer, an amount equal to its respective Revolving Applicable Percentage of each Letter of Credit Disbursement pursuant to this Section 2.03(e) shall be absolute and unconditional and such remittance shall be made notwithstanding the occurrence or continuation of a Default or Event of Default or the failure to satisfy any condition set forth in Section 4.02 hereof.  If any such Revolving Lender fails to make available to the Administrative Agent the amount of such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of a Letter of Credit Disbursement as provided in this Section, such Lender shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender and the Administrative Agent (for the

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account of the L/C Issuer) shall be entitled to recover such amount on demand from such Revolving Lender together with interest thereon at the Defaulting Lender Rate until paid in full.

(vi)         Each Borrower agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless each Credit Party (including the L/C Issuer and its branches, Affiliates, and correspondents) and each such Person’s respective directors, officers, employees, attorneys and agents (each, including the L/C Issuer, a “Letter of Credit Related Person”) (to the fullest extent permitted by Law) from and against any and all claims, demands, suits, actions, investigations, proceedings, liabilities, fines, costs, penalties, and damages, and all reasonable fees and disbursements of attorneys, experts, or consultants and all other costs and expenses actually incurred in connection therewith or in connection with the enforcement of this indemnification (as and when they are incurred and irrespective of whether suit is brought), which may be incurred by or awarded against any such Letter of Credit Related Person (other than Taxes, which shall be governed by Section 3.01) (the “Letter of Credit Indemnified Costs”), and which arise out of or in connection with, or as a result of:

(1)          any Letter of Credit or any pre-advice of its issuance;

(2)          any transfer, sale, delivery, surrender or endorsement (or lack thereof) of any Drawing Document at any time(s) held by any such Letter of Credit Related Person in connection with any Letter of Credit;

(3)          any action or proceeding arising out of, or in connection with, any Letter of Credit (whether administrative, judicial or in connection with arbitration), including any action or proceeding to compel or restrain any presentation or payment under any Letter of Credit, or for the wrongful dishonor of, or honoring a presentation under, any Letter of Credit;

(4)          any independent undertakings issued by the beneficiary of any Letter of Credit;

(5)          any unauthorized instruction or request made to the L/C Issuer in connection with any Letter of Credit or requested Letter of Credit, or any error, omission, interruption or delay in such instruction or request, whether transmitted by mail, courier, electronic transmission, SWIFT, or any other telecommunication including communications through a correspondent;

(6)          an adviser, confirmer or other nominated person seeking to be reimbursed, indemnified or compensated;

(7)          any third party seeking to enforce the rights of an applicant, beneficiary, nominated person, transferee, assignee of Letter of Credit proceeds or holder of an instrument or document;

(8)          the fraud, forgery or illegal action of parties other than the Letter of Credit Related Person;

(9)          any prohibition on payment or delay in payment of any amount payable by the L/C Issuer to a beneficiary or transferee beneficiary of a Letter of Credit arising out of Anti-Corruption Laws, Anti-Money Laundering Laws, or Sanctions;

(10)        the L/C Issuer’s performance of the obligations of a confirming institution or entity that wrongfully dishonors a confirmation;

(11)        any foreign language translation provided to the L/C Issuer in connection with any Letter of Credit;

(12)        any foreign law or usage as it relates to the L/C Issuer’s issuance of a Letter of Credit in support of a foreign guaranty including without limitation the expiration of such guaranty

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after the related Letter of Credit expiration date and any resulting drawing paid by the L/C Issuer in connection therewith; or

(13)        the acts or omissions, whether rightful or wrongful, of any present or future de jure or de facto governmental or regulatory authority or cause or event beyond the control of the Letter of Credit Related Person;

in each case, including that resulting from the Letter of Credit Related Person’s own negligence; provided,  however,  that such indemnity shall not be available to any Letter of Credit Related Person claiming indemnification under clauses (i) through (xiii) above to the extent that such Letter of Credit Indemnified Costs may be finally determined in a final, non-appealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction to have resulted directly from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Letter of Credit Related Person claiming indemnity.  The Borrowers hereby agree to pay the Letter of Credit Related Person claiming indemnity on demand from time to time all amounts owing under this Section 2.03(f).  If and to the extent that the obligations of the Borrowers under this Section 2.03(f) are unenforceable for any reason, the Borrowers agree to make the maximum contribution to the Letter of Credit Indemnified Costs permissible under applicable Law.  This indemnification provision shall survive termination of this Agreement and all Letters of Credit.

(vii)        The liability of the L/C Issuer (or any other Letter of Credit Related Person) under, in connection with or arising out of any Letter of Credit (or pre-advice), regardless of the form or legal grounds of the action or proceeding, shall be limited to direct damages suffered by the Borrowers that are caused directly by the L/C Issuer’s gross negligence or willful misconduct in (i) honoring a presentation under a Letter of Credit that on its face does not at least substantially comply with the terms and conditions of such Letter of Credit, (ii) failing to honor a presentation under a Letter of Credit that strictly complies with the terms and conditions of such Letter of Credit or (iii) retaining Drawing Documents presented under a Letter of Credit.  The L/C Issuer shall be deemed to have acted with due diligence and reasonable care if the L/C Issuer’s conduct is in accordance with Standard Letter of Credit Practice or in accordance with this Agreement.  The Borrowers’ aggregate remedies against the L/C Issuer and any Letter of Credit Related Person for wrongfully honoring a presentation under any Letter of Credit or wrongfully retaining honored Drawing Documents shall in no event exceed the aggregate amount paid by the Borrowers to the L/C Issuer in respect of the honored presentation in connection with such Letter of Credit under Section 2.03(d), plus interest at the rate then applicable to Base Rate Loans hereunder.  The Borrowers shall take action to avoid and mitigate the amount of any damages claimed against the L/C Issuer or any other Letter of Credit Related Person, including by enforcing its rights against the beneficiaries of the Letters of Credit.  Any claim by the Borrowers under or in connection with any Letter of Credit shall be reduced by an amount equal to the sum of (x) the amount (if any) saved by the Borrowers as a result of the breach or alleged wrongful conduct complained of; and (y) the amount (if any) of the loss that would have been avoided had the Borrowers taken all reasonable steps to mitigate any loss, and in case of a claim of wrongful dishonor, by specifically and timely authorizing the L/C Issuer to effect a cure.

(viii)       The Borrowers shall be responsible for the final text of the Letter of Credit as issued by the L/C Issuer, irrespective of any assistance the L/C Issuer may provide such as drafting or recommending text or by the L/C Issuer’s use or refusal to use text submitted by the Borrowers.  The Borrowers understand that the final form of any Letter of Credit may be subject to such revisions and changes as are deemed necessary or appropriate by the L/C Issuer, and Borrowers hereby consent to such revisions and changes not materially different from the application executed in connection therewith.  The Borrowers are solely responsible for the suitability of the Letter of Credit for the Borrowers’ purposes.  If the Borrowers request that the L/C Issuer issue a Letter of Credit for an affiliated or unaffiliated third party (an “Account Party”), (i) such Account Party shall have no rights against the L/C Issuer; (ii) the Borrowers shall be responsible for the application and obligations under this Agreement; and (iii) communications (including notices) related to the respective Letter of Credit shall be among the L/C Issuer and the Borrowers.  The Borrowers will examine the copy of the Letter of Credit and any other documents sent by the L/C Issuer in connection therewith and shall promptly notify the L/C Issuer (not later than three (3) Business Days following the Borrowers’ receipt of documents from the L/C Issuer) of any non-compliance with the Borrowers’ instructions and of any discrepancy in any document under any presentment or other irregularity.

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(ix)         The Borrowers’ reimbursement and payment obligations under this Section 2.03 are absolute, unconditional and irrevocable and shall be performed strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement under any and all circumstances whatsoever, including:

(1)          any lack of validity, enforceability or legal effect of any Letter of Credit, any Issuer Document, this Agreement or any Loan Document, or any term or provision therein or herein;

(2)          payment against presentation of any draft, demand or claim for payment under any Drawing Document that does not comply in whole or in part with the terms of the applicable Letter of Credit or which proves to be fraudulent, forged or invalid in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect, or which is signed, issued or presented by a Person or a transferee of such Person purporting to be a successor or transferee of the beneficiary of such Letter of Credit;

(3)          the L/C Issuer or any of its branches or Affiliates being the beneficiary of any Letter of Credit;

(4)          the L/C Issuer or any correspondent honoring a drawing against a Drawing Document up to the amount available under any Letter of Credit even if such Drawing Document claims an amount in excess of the amount available under the Letter of Credit;

(5)          the existence of any claim, set-off, defense or other right that the Parent or any of its Subsidiaries may have at any time against any beneficiary or transferee beneficiary, any assignee of proceeds, the L/C Issuer or any other Person;

(6)          the L/C Issuer or any correspondent honoring a drawing upon receipt of an electronic presentation under a Letter of Credit requiring the same, regardless of whether the original Drawing Documents arrive at the L/C Issuer’s counters or are different from the electronic presentation;

(7)          any other event, circumstance or conduct whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing that might, but for this Section 2.03(i), constitute a legal or equitable defense to or discharge of, or provide a right of set-off against, any Borrower’s or any of its Subsidiaries’ reimbursement and other payment obligations and liabilities, arising under, or in connection with, any Letter of Credit, whether against the L/C Issuer, the beneficiary or any other Person; or

(8)          the fact that any Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing;

provided, however, that subject to Section 2.03(g) above, the foregoing shall not release the L/C Issuer from such liability to the Borrowers as may be finally determined in a final, non-appealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction against the L/C Issuer following reimbursement or payment of the obligations and liabilities, including reimbursement and other payment obligations, of the Borrowers to the L/C Issuer arising under, or in connection with, this Section 2.03 or any Letter of Credit.

(x)          Without limiting any other provision of this Agreement, the L/C Issuer and each other Letter of Credit Related Person (if applicable) shall not be responsible to the Borrowers for, and the L/C Issuer’s rights and remedies against the Borrowers and the obligation of the Borrowers to reimburse the L/C Issuer for each drawing under each Letter of Credit shall not be impaired by:

(1)          honor of a presentation under any Letter of Credit that on its face substantially complies with the terms and conditions of such Letter of Credit, even if the Letter of Credit requires strict compliance by the beneficiary;

(2)          honor of a presentation of any Drawing Document that appears on its face to have been signed, presented or issued (A) by any purported successor or transferee of any beneficiary or

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other Person required to sign, present or issue such Drawing Document or (B) under a new name of the beneficiary;

(3)          acceptance as a draft of any written or electronic demand or request for payment under a Letter of Credit, even if nonnegotiable or not in the form of a draft or notwithstanding any requirement that such draft, demand or request bear any or adequate reference to the Letter of Credit;

(4)          the identity or authority of any presenter or signer of any Drawing Document or the form, accuracy, genuineness or legal effect of any Drawing Document (other than the L/C Issuer’s determination that such Drawing Document appears on its face substantially to comply with the terms and conditions of the Letter of Credit);

(5)          acting upon any instruction or request relative to a Letter of Credit or requested Letter of Credit that the L/C Issuer in good faith believes to have been given by a Person authorized to give such instruction or request;

(6)          any errors, omissions, interruptions or delays in transmission or delivery of any message, advice or document (regardless of how sent or transmitted) or for errors in interpretation of technical terms or in translation or any delay in giving or failing to give notice to any Borrower;

(7)          any acts, omissions or fraud by, or the insolvency of, any beneficiary, any nominated person or entity or any other Person or any breach of contract between any beneficiary and any Borrower or any of the parties to the underlying transaction to which the Letter of Credit relates;

(8)          assertion or waiver of any provision of the ISP or UCP that primarily benefits an issuer of a letter of credit, including any requirement that any Drawing Document be presented to it at a particular hour or place;

(9)          payment to any presenting bank (designated or permitted by the terms of the applicable Letter of Credit) claiming that it rightfully honored or is entitled to reimbursement or indemnity under Standard Letter of Credit Practice applicable to it;

(10)        acting or failing to act as required or permitted under Standard Letter of Credit Practice applicable to where the L/C Issuer has issued, confirmed, advised or negotiated such Letter of Credit, as the case may be;

(11)        honor of a presentation after the expiration date of any Letter of Credit notwithstanding that a presentation was made prior to such expiration date and dishonored by the L/C Issuer if subsequently the L/C Issuer or any court or other finder of fact determines such presentation should have been honored;

(12)        dishonor of any presentation that does not strictly comply or that is fraudulent, forged or otherwise not entitled to honor; or

(13)        honor of a presentation that is subsequently determined by the L/C Issuer to have been made in violation of international, federal, state or local restrictions on the transaction of business with certain prohibited Persons.

(xi)         Upon the request of the Administrative Agent, (i) if the L/C Issuer has honored any full or partial drawing request under any Letter of Credit and such drawing has resulted in an L/C Obligation that remains outstanding, or (ii) if, as of the Letter of Credit Expiration Date, any L/C Obligation for any reason remains outstanding, the Borrowers shall, in each case, immediately Cash Collateralize the then Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations.  Sections 2(e) and 8(b)(i)(3) set forth certain additional requirements to deliver Cash Collateral hereunder.  For purposes of this Section 2(c),  Section 2(e) and Section 8(b)(i)(3),

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Cash Collateralize” means to pledge and deposit with or deliver to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the L/C Issuer and the Lenders, as collateral for the L/C Obligations, cash or deposit account balances in an amount equal to 105% of the Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations, pursuant to documentation in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the L/C Issuer (which documents are hereby Consented to by the Revolving Lenders).  The Borrowers hereby grant to the Collateral Agent a security interest in all such cash, deposit accounts and all balances therein and all proceeds of the foregoing.  Cash Collateral shall be maintained in blocked, non-interest bearing deposit accounts at Wells Fargo.  If at any time the Administrative Agent determines that any funds held as Cash Collateral are subject to any right or claim of any Person other than the Administrative Agent or that the total amount of such funds is less than the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations, the Borrowers will, forthwith 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 Outstanding Amount over (y) the total amount of funds, if any, then held as Cash Collateral 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 L/C Issuer and, to the extent not so applied, shall thereafter be applied to satisfy other Obligations.  If Borrowers fail to provide Cash Collateral as required by this Section 2.03,  Section 2.05 or Section 8.02(c), the Revolving Lenders may (and, upon direction of the Administrative Agent, shall) advance, as Revolving Loans the amount of the cash collateral required pursuant to the terms of this Agreement so that the then Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations is cash collateralized in accordance with the terms hereof (whether or not the Revolving Commitments have terminated, an Overadvance exists or the conditions in Section 4.02 are satisfied).

(xii)        The Borrowers shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Lender in accordance with its Revolving Applicable Percentage a Letter of Credit fee (the “Letter of Credit Fee”) for each Letter of Credit equal to the Applicable Rate times the daily Stated Amount under each such Letter of Credit (whether or not such maximum amount is then in effect under such Letter of Credit).  For purposes of computing the daily amount available to be drawn under any Letter of Credit, the amount of the Letter of Credit shall be determined in accordance with Section 1(f).  Letter of Credit Fees shall be (i) due and payable on the first Business Day after the end of each month commencing with the first such date to occur after the issuance of such Letter of Credit, and after the Letter of Credit Expiration Date, on demand, and (ii) computed on a monthly basis in arrears.  If there is any change in the Applicable Rate during any quarter, the daily amount available to be drawn under each Letter of Credit shall be computed and multiplied by the Applicable Rate separately for each period during such quarter that such Applicable Rate was in effect.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, while any Event of Default exists, all Letter of Credit Fees shall accrue at the Default Rate as provided in Section 2.12(b) hereof.

(xiii)       In addition to the Letter of Credit Fees as set forth in Section 2.03(l) above, the Borrowers shall pay immediately upon demand to the Administrative Agent for the account of the L/C Issuer as non-refundable fees, commissions, and charges (it being acknowledged and agreed that any charging of such fees, commissions, and charges to the Loan Account pursuant to the provisions of Section 2.02(d) shall be deemed to constitute a demand for payment thereof for the purposes of this Section 2.03(m)):  (i) a fronting fee which shall be imposed by the L/C Issuer upon the issuance of each Letter of Credit of 0.125% per annum of the face amount thereof, plus (ii) any and all other customary commissions, fees and charges then in effect imposed by, and any and all expenses incurred by, the L/C Issuer, or by any adviser, confirming institution or entity or other nominated person, relating to Letters of Credit, at the time of issuance of any Letter of Credit and upon the occurrence of any other activity with respect to any Letter of Credit (including transfers, assignments of proceeds, amendments, drawings, renewals or cancellations).

(xiv)       Unless otherwise expressly agreed by the L/C Issuer and the Borrowers when a Letter of Credit is issued (including any such agreement applicable to an Existing Letter of Credit), (i) the rules of the ISP and the UCP shall apply to each Standby Letter of Credit, and (ii) the rules of the UCP shall apply to each Commercial Letter of Credit.

(xv)        The L/C Issuer shall act on behalf of the Revolving Lenders with respect to any Letters of Credit issued by it and the documents associated therewith, and the L/C Issuer shall have all of the benefits

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and immunities (A) provided to the Administrative Agent in Article IX with respect to any acts taken or omissions suffered by the L/C Issuer in connection with Letters of Credit issued by it or proposed to be issued by it and Issuer Documents pertaining to such Letters of Credit as fully as if the term “Administrative Agent” as used in Article IX included the L/C Issuer with respect to such acts or omissions, and (B) as additionally provided herein with respect to the L/C Issuer.

(xvi)       In the event of a direct conflict between the provisions of this Section 2.03 and any provision contained in any Issuer Document, it is the intention of the parties hereto that such provisions be read together and construed, to the fullest extent possible, to be in concert with each other.  In the event of any actual, irreconcilable conflict that cannot be resolved as aforesaid, the terms and provisions of this Section 2.03 shall control and govern.

(xvii)      The provisions of this Section 2.03 shall survive the termination of this Agreement and the repayment in full of the Obligations with respect to any Letters of Credit that remain outstanding.

(xviii)     At the Borrowers’ costs and expense, the Borrowers shall execute and deliver to the L/C Issuer such additional certificates, instruments and/or documents and take such additional action as may be reasonably requested by the L/C Issuer to enable the L/C Issuer to issue any Letter of Credit pursuant to this Agreement and related Issuer Document, to protect, exercise and/or enforce the L/C Issuer’s rights and interests under this Agreement or to give effect to the terms and provisions of this Agreement or any Issuer Document.  Each Borrower irrevocably appoints the L/C Issuer as its attorney-in-fact and authorizes the L/C Issuer, without notice to the Borrowers, to execute and deliver ancillary documents and letters customary in the letter of credit business that may include but are not limited to advisements, indemnities, checks, bills of exchange and issuance documents.  The power of attorney granted by the Borrowers is limited solely to such actions related to the issuance, confirmation or amendment of any Letter of Credit and to ancillary documents or letters customary in the letter of credit business.  This appointment is coupled with an interest.

(d)          Swing Line Loans.

(A)         The Swing Line.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Swing Line Lender may, in reliance upon the agreements of the other Revolving Lenders set forth in this Section 2(d), make loans (each such loan, a “Swing Line Loan”) to the Borrowers from time to time on any Business Day during the Availability Period in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of the Swing Line Sublimit, notwithstanding the fact that such Swing Line Loans, when aggregated with the Revolving Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of Committed Revolving Loans and L/C Obligations of the Revolving Lender acting as Swing Line Lender, may exceed the amount of such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Commitment; provided,  however, that after giving effect to any Swing Line Loan, (i) the Total Revolving Outstandings shall not exceed the Revolving Loan Cap, (ii) the Total Outstandings shall not exceed the Combined Loan Cap, and (iii) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of the Committed Revolving Loans of any Revolving Lender at such time, plus such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all L/C Obligations at such time, plus such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all Swing Line Loans at such time shall not exceed such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Commitment, and provided,  further, that (x) the Borrowers shall not use the proceeds of any Swing Line Loan to refinance any outstanding Swing Line Loan, and (y) the Swing Line Lender shall not be obligated to make any Swing Line Loan at any time when any Revolving Lender is at such time a Defaulting Lender hereunder, unless the Swing Line Lender has entered into satisfactory arrangements with the Borrowers or such Revolving Lender to eliminate the Swing Line Lender’s risk with respect to such Revolving Lender.  Within the foregoing limits, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the Borrowers may borrow under this Section 2(d), prepay under Section 2(e), and reborrow under this Section 2(d).  Each Swing Line Loan shall bear interest only at the rate applicable to Base Rate Loans.  Immediately upon the making of a Swing Line Loan, each Revolving Lender shall be deemed to, and hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees to, purchase from the Swing Line Lender a risk participation in such Swing Line Loan in an amount equal to the product of such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage times the amount of such Swing Line Loan.  The Swing Line Lender shall have all of the benefits and immunities (A) provided to the Administrative Agent in Article 9 with respect to any acts taken or omissions suffered by the Swing Line Lender in connection with Swing Line Loans made by it or proposed to be made by it as if the term “Administrative Agent” as used in Article 9 included the Swing Line Lender with respect to such acts or omissions, and (B) as additionally provided herein with respect to the Swing Line Lender.

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(B)         Borrowing Procedures.  Each Swing Line Borrowing shall be made upon the Lead Borrower’s irrevocable notice to the Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent, which may be given by telephone. Each such notice must be received by the Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent not later than 1:00 p.m. on the requested borrowing date, and shall specify (i) the amount to be borrowed, which shall be a minimum of $100,000, and (ii) the requested borrowing date, which shall be a Business Day.  Each such telephonic notice must be confirmed promptly by delivery to the Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent of a written Swing Line Loan Notice, appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower.  Promptly after receipt by the Swing Line Lender of any telephonic Swing Line Loan Notice, the Swing Line Lender will confirm with the Administrative Agent (by telephone or in writing) that the Administrative Agent has also received such Swing Line Loan Notice and, if not, the Swing Line Lender will notify the Administrative Agent (by telephone or in writing) of the contents thereof.  Unless the Swing Line Lender has received notice (by telephone or in writing) from the Administrative Agent at the request of the Required Revolving Lenders prior to 2:00 p.m. on the date of the proposed Swing Line Borrowing (A) directing the Swing Line Lender not to make such Swing Line Loan as a result of the limitations set forth in the proviso to the first sentence of Section 2(d)(A), or (B) that one or more of the applicable conditions specified in Article 4 is not then satisfied, then, subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Swing Line Lender may, not later than 3:00 p.m. on the borrowing date specified in such Swing Line Loan Notice, make the amount of its Swing Line Loan available to the Borrowers at its office by crediting the account of the Lead Borrower on the books of the Swing Line Lender in immediately available funds.

(C)         Refinancing of Swing Line Loans.

The Swing Line Lender at any time in its sole and absolute discretion may request, on behalf of the Borrowers (which hereby irrevocably authorize the Swing Line Lender to so request on their behalf), that each Revolving Lender make a Base Rate Loan in an amount equal to such Revolving Lender's Revolving Applicable Percentage of the amount of Swing Line Loans then outstanding.  Such request shall be made in accordance with the requirements of Section 2.02, without regard to the minimum and multiples specified therein for the principal amount of Base Rate Loans, but subject to the unutilized portion of the Revolving Loan Cap and the conditions set forth in Section 4.02.  Each Revolving Lender shall make an amount equal to its Revolving Applicable Percentage of the amount of such outstanding Swing Line Loan available to the Administrative Agent in immediately available funds for the account of the Swing Line Lender at the Administrative Agent’s Office not later than 1:00 p.m. on the day specified by the Swing Line Lender, whereupon, subject to Section 2.04(c)(ii), each Revolving Lender that so makes funds available shall be deemed to have made a Base Rate Loan to the Borrowers in such amount.  The Administrative Agent shall remit the funds so received to the Swing Line Lender.

If for any reason any Swing Line Loan cannot be refinanced by such a Committed Revolving Borrowing in accordance with Section 0( )( )(0)( )( ), the request for Base Rate Loans submitted by the Swing Line Lender as set forth herein shall be deemed to be a request by the Swing Line Lender that each of the Revolving Lenders fund its risk participation in the relevant Swing Line Loan and each Revolving Lender’s payment to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Swing Line Lender pursuant to Section 0( )( )(0)( )( ) shall be deemed payment in respect of such participation.

If any Revolving Lender fails to make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Swing Line Lender any amount required to be paid by such Revolving Lender pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2(d)(C) by the time specified in Section 0( )( )(0)( )( ), the Swing Line Lender shall be entitled to recover from such Revolving Lender (acting through the Administrative Agent), on demand, such amount with interest thereon for the period from the date such payment is required to the date on which such payment is immediately available to the Swing Line Lender at a rate per annum equal to the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Swing Line Lender in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by the Swing Line Lender in connection with the foregoing.  If such Revolving Lender pays such amount (with interest and fees as aforesaid), the amount so paid shall constitute such Revolving Lender’s Committed Revolving Loan included in the relevant Committed Revolving Borrowing or funded participation in the relevant Swing Line Loan, as the case may be.   A certificate of the Swing Line Lender submitted to any Revolving Lender (through the Administrative Agent) with respect to any amounts owing under this clause (iii) shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

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Each Revolving Lender’s obligation to make Committed Revolving Loans or to purchase and fund risk participations in Swing Line Loans pursuant to this Section 2(d)(C) shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (A) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right which such Revolving Lender may have against the Swing Line Lender, the Borrowers or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, (B) the occurrence or continuance of a Default, or (C) any other occurrence, event or condition, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing; provided,  however, that each Revolving Lender’s obligation to make Committed Revolving Loans pursuant to this Section 2(d)(C) is subject to the conditions set forth in Section 4(b).  No such funding of risk participations shall relieve or otherwise impair the obligation of the Borrowers to repay Swing Line Loans, together with interest as provided herein.

(D)         Repayment of Participations.

At any time after any Revolving Lender has purchased and funded a risk participation in a Swing Line Loan, if the Swing Line Lender receives any payment on account of such Swing Line Loan, the Swing Line Lender will distribute to such Revolving Lender its Revolving Applicable Percentage of such payment (appropriately adjusted, in the case of interest payments, to reflect the period of time during which such Revolving Lender’s risk participation was funded) in the same funds as those received by the Swing Line Lender.

If any payment received by the Swing Line Lender in respect of principal or interest on any Swing Line Loan is required to be returned by the Swing Line Lender under any of the circumstances described in Section 10(e) (including pursuant to any settlement entered into by the Swing Line Lender in its discretion), each Revolving Lender shall pay to the Swing Line Lender its Revolving Applicable Percentage thereof on demand of the Administrative Agent, plus interest thereon from the date of such demand to the date such amount is returned, at a rate per annum equal to the Federal Funds Rate.  The Administrative Agent will make such demand upon the request of the Swing Line Lender.  The obligations of the Revolving Lenders under this clause shall survive the payment in full of the Obligations and the termination of this Agreement.

(E)          Interest for Account of Swing Line Lender.  The Swing Line Lender shall be responsible for invoicing the Borrowers for interest on the Swing Line Loans.  Until each Revolving Lender funds its Base Rate Loan or risk participation pursuant to this Section 2(d) to refinance such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of any Swing Line Loan, interest in respect of such Revolving Applicable Percentage shall be solely for the account of the Swing Line Lender.

(F)          Payments Directly to Swing Line Lender.  The Borrowers shall make all payments of principal and interest in respect of the Swing Line Loans directly to the Swing Line Lender.

(e)          Prepayments.

(A)         The Borrowers may, upon irrevocable notice from the Lead Borrower to the Administrative Agent, at any time or from time to time voluntarily prepay Committed Revolving Loans in whole or in part without premium or penalty; provided that (i) such notice must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. (A) three Business Days prior to any date of prepayment of LIBO Rate Loans and (B) on the date of prepayment of Base Rate Loans; (ii) any prepayment of LIBO Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $5,000,000 or a whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof; and (iii) unless a Cash Dominion Event has occurred and is continuing, any prepayment of Base Rate Loans shall be in a principal amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof or, in each case, if less, the entire principal amount thereof then outstanding.  Each such notice shall specify the date and amount of such prepayment and the Type(s) of Loans to be prepaid and, if LIBO Rate Loans, the Interest Period(s) of such Loans.  The Administrative Agent will promptly notify each Lender of its receipt of each such notice, and of the amount of such Lenders Applicable Percentage of such prepayment.  If such notice is given by the Lead Borrower, the Borrowers shall make such prepayment and the payment amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein.  Any prepayment of a LIBO Rate Loan shall be accompanied by all accrued interest on the amount prepaid, together with any additional amounts required pursuant to Section 3(e).  Each such prepayment shall be applied to the Committed Revolving Loans of the Revolving Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages.

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(B)         The Borrowers may, upon irrevocable notice from the Lead Borrower to the Swing Line Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), at any time or from time to time, voluntarily prepay Swing Line Loans in whole or in part without premium or penalty; provided that (i) such notice must be received by the Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent not later than 1:00 p.m. on the date of the prepayment, and (ii) any such prepayment shall be in a minimum principal amount of $100,000, or if less, the entire principal amount thereof then outstanding.  Each such notice shall specify the date and amount of such prepayment.  If such notice is given by the Lead Borrower, the Borrowers shall make such prepayment and the payment amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein.

(C)         Subject to Section 2.09(b) and the satisfaction of the Payment Conditions, the Borrowers may, upon irrevocable notice from the Lead Borrower to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent, at any time or from time to time, voluntarily prepay the Term Loan in whole or in part; provided that such notice must be received by the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. three (3) Business Days prior to the date of such prepayment of the Term Loan.  Each such notice shall specify the date and amount of such prepayment; provided,  further, that the Borrowers shall not be required to satisfy the Payment Conditions in connection with any voluntary prepayment of a quarterly principal payment in respect of the Term Loan pursuant to Section 2.07(c), to the extent such voluntary prepayment is made within seven (7) days prior to the due date for such quarterly principal payment as set forth in Section 2.07(c).  The Term Loan Agent will promptly notify each Term Lender of its receipt of each such notice, and of the amount of such Term Lender’s Applicable Percentage of such prepayment.  If such notice is given by the Lead Borrower, the Borrowers shall make such prepayment, together with any fees then due hereunder or under any other Loan Document, and the payment amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein.  Each such prepayment shall be applied to the Term Loan in inverse order of the payments due pursuant to Section 2.07(c).

(D)         If for any reason the Total Revolver Outstandings at any time exceed the Revolving Loan Cap as then in effect, the Borrowers shall immediately prepay Revolving Loans, Swing Line Loans and/or Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations in an aggregate amount equal to such excess; provided,  however, that the Borrowers shall not be required to Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations pursuant to this Section 2.05(d) unless after the prepayment in full of the Revolving Loans the Total Revolver Outstandings exceed the Revolving Loan Cap as then in effect.

(E)          The Borrower shall prepay the Loans and Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations with the proceeds and collections received by the Loan Parties to the extent so required under the provisions of Section 6(m) hereof.

(F)          The Borrowers shall prepay the Loans and Cash Collateralize the L/C Obligations in an amount equal to the Net Cash Proceeds received by a Loan Party on account of a Prepayment Event, regardless of whether a Cash Dominion Event then exists and is continuing.

(G)         Prepayments made pursuant to Section 2(e)(d),  (e) and (f) above, first, shall be applied to the Swing Line Loans, second, shall be applied ratably to the outstanding Committed Revolving Loans, third, shall be used to Cash Collateralize the remaining L/C Obligations, fourth, shall be applied ratably to the outstanding Term Loan in inverse order of the payments due pursuant to Section 2.07(c), and fifth, the amount remaining, if any, after the prepayment in full of all Swing Line Loans, the prepayment in full of all Committed Revolving Loans outstanding at such time, the Cash Collateralization of the remaining L/C Obligations in full, and the prepayment in full of the Term Loan, may be retained by the Borrowers for use in the ordinary course of its business.  Upon the drawing of any Letter of Credit that has been Cash Collateralized, the funds held as Cash Collateral shall be applied (without any further action by or notice to or from the Borrowers or any other Loan Party) to reimburse the L/C Issuer or the Revolving Lenders, as applicable.

(f)           Termination or Reduction of Commitments

(A)         The Borrowers may, upon irrevocable notice from the Lead Borrower to the Administrative Agent, terminate the Aggregate Revolving Commitments, the Letter of Credit Sublimit or the Swing Line Sublimit or from time to time permanently reduce the Aggregate Revolving Commitments, the Letter of Credit Sublimit or the Swing Line Sublimit; provided that (i) any such notice shall be received by the Administrative Agent not later than

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11:00 a.m. five Business Days prior to the date of termination or reduction, (ii) any such partial reduction shall be in an aggregate amount of $10,000,000 or any whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof, (iii) the Borrowers shall not terminate or reduce (A) the Aggregate Revolving Commitments if, after giving effect thereto and to any concurrent prepayments hereunder, the Total Revolving Outstandings would exceed the Aggregate Revolving Commitments, (B) the Letter of Credit Sublimit if, after giving effect thereto, the Outstanding Amount of L/C Obligations not fully Cash Collateralized hereunder would exceed the Letter of Credit Sublimit, and (C) the Swing Line Sublimit if, after giving effect thereto, and to any concurrent payments hereunder, the Outstanding Amount of Swing Line Loans hereunder would exceed the Swing Line Sublimit.

(B)         If, after giving effect to any reduction of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments, the Letter of Credit Sublimit or the Swing Line Sublimit exceeds the amount of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments, such Letter of Credit Sublimit or Swing Line Sublimit shall be automatically reduced by the amount of such excess.

(C)         The Administrative Agent will promptly notify the Revolving Lenders of any termination or reduction of the Letter of Credit Sublimit, Swing Line Sublimit or the Aggregate Revolving Commitments under this Section 2(f).  Upon any reduction of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments, the Revolving Commitment of each Revolving Lender shall be reduced by such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of such reduction amount.  All fees (including, without limitation, commitment fees and Letter of Credit Fees) and interest in respect of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments accrued until the effective date of any termination of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments shall be paid on the effective date of such termination.

(D)         The Term Commitment of each Term Lender shall automatically terminate upon such Term Lender’s funding of its portion of the Term Loan.

(E)          In connection with any reduction in the Revolving Commitments prior to the Maturity Date, if any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries owns any Margin Stock, Borrowers shall deliver to the Administrative Agent an updated Form U-1 (with sufficient additional originals thereof for each Lender), duly executed and delivered by the Borrowers, together with such other documentation as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request, in order to enable the Agents, the Term Loan Agent and the Lenders to comply with any of the requirements under Regulations T, U or X of the FRB.

(g)          Repayment of Loans.

(A)         In addition to the payments required pursuant to Section 2.05(d),  (e) and (f), the Borrower shall repay to the Revolving Lenders on the Termination Date the aggregate principal amount of Committed Revolving Loans outstanding on such date.

(B)         To the extent not previously paid, the Borrower shall repay the outstanding balance of the Swing Line Loans on the Termination Date.

(C)         The Borrowers shall make quarterly principal payments on the Term Loan in the amount of $2,000,000 each, on the first day of each February, May, August and November of each year, commencing on November 1, 2018, until the aggregate principal amount of the Term Loan is less than or equal to $24,000,000.  The Borrowers shall repay to the Term Lenders on the Termination Date the aggregate principal amount of Term Loans outstanding on such date.

(h)          Interest.

(A)         Subject to the provisions of Section 2(h)(C) below, (i) each Revolving Loan that is a LIBO Rate Loan shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof for each Interest Period at a rate per annum equal to the LIBO Rate for such Interest Period plus the Applicable Margin; (ii) each Revolving Loan that is a Base Rate Loan shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof from the applicable borrowing date at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin; and (iii) each Swing Line Loan shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof from the applicable borrowing date at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin.

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(B)         Subject to the provisions of Section 2.08(c) below, the Term Loan shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof at the Term Loan Interest Rate.

(C)         If any amount payable under any Loan Document is not paid when due (without regard to any applicable grace periods), whether at stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise, such amount shall thereafter bear interest at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.

If any other Event of Default exists, then the Administrative Agent may, and upon the request of the Required Lenders (or, with respect to the Term Loan, at the written election of the Required Term Lenders) shall, notify the Lead Borrower that all outstanding Obligations shall thereafter bear interest at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate and thereafter such Obligations shall bear interest at the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.

Accrued and unpaid interest on past due amounts (including interest on past due interest) shall be due and payable upon demand.

(D)         Interest on each Loan shall be due and payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date applicable thereto and at such other times as may be specified herein.  Interest hereunder shall be due and payable in accordance with the terms hereof before and after judgment, and before and after the commencement of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law.

(i)           Fees.  In addition to certain fees described in subsections (l) and (m) of Section 2(c):

(i)           Commitment Fee.  The Borrowers shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Revolving Lender in accordance with its Revolving Applicable Percentage, a commitment fee equal to 0.25% times the actual daily amount by which the Aggregate Revolving Commitments exceed the sum of (i) the Outstanding Amount of Revolving Loans and (ii) the Outstanding Amount of L/C Obligations.  The commitment fee shall accrue at all times during the Availability Period, including at any time during which one or more of the conditions in Article 4 is not met, and shall be due and payable monthly in arrears on the first calendar day after the end of each month, commencing with the first such date to occur after the Restatement Date, and on the last day of the Availability Period.  The commitment fee shall be calculated monthly in arrears.

(ii)          Other Fees.  The Borrower shall pay to the Administrative Agent for its own account fees in the amounts and at the times specified in the Fee Letter.  Such fees shall be fully earned when paid and shall not be refundable for any reason whatsoever.

(j)           Computation of Interest and Fees  All computations of interest and fees shall be made on the basis of a 360-day year and actual days elapsed.  Interest shall accrue on each Loan for the day on which the Loan is made, and shall not accrue on a Loan, or any portion thereof, for the day on which the Loan or such portion is paid, provided that any Loan that is repaid on the same day on which it is made shall, subject to Section 2.12, bear interest for one day.  Each determination by the Administrative Agent of an interest rate or fee hereunder shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes, absent manifest error.

(k)         Evidence of Debt.

(A)         The Credit Extensions made by each Lender shall be evidenced by one or more accounts or records maintained by the Administrative Agent in the name of Borrowers (the “Loan Account”) in the ordinary course of business.  In addition, each Lender may record in such Lender’s internal records, an appropriate notation evidencing the date and amount of each Loan from such Lender, each payment and prepayment of principal of any such Loan, and each payment of interest, fees and other amounts due in connection with the Obligations due to such Lender.  The accounts or records maintained by the Administrative Agent and each Lender shall be conclusive absent manifest error of the amount of the Credit Extensions made by the Lenders to the Borrowers and the interest and payments thereon.  Any failure to so record or any error in doing so shall not, however, limit or otherwise affect the

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obligation of the Borrowers hereunder to pay any amount owing with respect to the Obligations.  In the event of any conflict between the accounts and records maintained by any Lender and the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent in respect of such matters, the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent shall control in the absence of manifest error.  Upon the request of any Lender made through the Administrative Agent, the Borrowers shall execute and deliver to such Lender (through the Administrative Agent) a Note, which shall evidence such Lender’s Revolving Loans or Term Loan, as applicable, in addition to such accounts or records.  Each Lender may attach schedules to its Note and endorse thereon the date, Type (if applicable), amount and maturity of its Loans and payments with respect thereto.  Upon receipt of an affidavit of a Lender as to the loss, theft, destruction or mutilation of such Lender’s Note and upon cancellation of such Note, the Borrowers will issue, in lieu thereof, a replacement Note in favor of such Lender, in the same principal amount thereof and otherwise of like tenor.

(B)         In addition to the accounts and records referred to in Section 2(k)(A), each Revolving Lender and the Administrative Agent shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice accounts or records evidencing the purchases and sales by such Revolving Lender of participations in Letters of Credit and Swing Line Loans.  In the event of any conflict between the accounts and records maintained by the Administrative Agent and the accounts and records of any Lender in respect of such matters, the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent shall control in the absence of manifest error.

(l)           Payments Generally; Administrative Agent’s Clawback.

(A)         General.  All payments to be made by the Borrowers shall be made without condition or deduction for any counterclaim, defense, recoupment or setoff.  Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, all payments by the Borrowers hereunder shall be made to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the respective Lenders to which such payment is owed, at the Administrative Agents Office in Dollars and in immediately available funds not later than 2:00 p.m. on the date specified herein.  Subject to Section 2.14 hereof, the Administrative Agent will promptly distribute to each Lender its Applicable Percentage (or other applicable share as provided herein) of such payment in like funds as received by wire transfer to such Lender’s Lending Office.  All payments received by the Administrative Agent after 2:00 p.m., at the option of the Administrative Agent, shall be deemed received on the next succeeding Business Day and any applicable interest or fee shall continue to accrue.  If any payment to be made by the Borrowers shall come due on a day other than a Business Day, payment shall be made on the next following Business Day, and such extension of time shall be reflected in computing interest or fees, as the case may be.

(B)         Funding by Revolving Lenders; Presumption by Administrative Agent.  Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Revolving Lender prior to the proposed date of any Borrowing of LIBO Rate Loans (or in the case of any Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, prior to 12:00 noon on the date of such Borrowing) that such Revolving Lender will not make available to the Administrative Agent such Revolving Lender’s share of such Borrowing, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Revolving Lender has made such share available on such date in accordance with Section (b) (or in the case of a Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, that such Revolving Lender has made such share available in accordance with and at the time required by Section (b)) and may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the Borrowers a corresponding amount.  In such event, if a Revolving Lender has not in fact made its share of the applicable Committed Revolving Borrowing available to the Administrative Agent, then the applicable Revolving Lender and the Borrowers severally agree to pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount in immediately available funds with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is made available to the Borrowers to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at (A) in the case of a payment to be made by such Revolving Lender, the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation plus any administrative processing or similar fees customarily charged by the Administrative Agent in connection with the foregoing, and (B) in the case of a payment to be made by the Borrowers, the interest rate applicable to Base Rate Loans.  If the Borrowers and such Revolving Lender shall pay such interest to the Administrative Agent for the same or an overlapping period, the Administrative Agent shall promptly remit to the Borrowers the amount of such interest paid by the Borrowers for such period.  If such Revolving Lender pays its share of the applicable Committed Revolving Borrowing to the Administrative Agent, then the amount so paid shall constitute such Revolving Lender’s Committed Loan included in such Committed Revolving Borrowing.  Any payment by the Borrowers shall be without prejudice to any claim the Borrowers may have against a Revolving Lender that shall have failed to make such payment to the Administrative Agent.

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Payments by Borrowers; Presumptions by Administrative Agent.  Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Lead Borrower prior to the time at which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders or the L/C Issuer hereunder that the Borrowers will not make such payment, the Administrative Agent may assume that the Borrowers have made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may, in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Lenders or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, the amount due.  In such event, if the Borrowers have not in fact made such payment, then each of the Lenders or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender or the L/C Issuer, in immediately available funds with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is distributed to it to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.

A notice of the Administrative Agent to any Lender or the Lead Borrower with respect to any amount owing under this subsection (B) shall be conclusive, absent manifest error.

(C)         Failure to Satisfy Conditions Precedent.  If any Lender makes available to the Administrative Agent funds for any Loan to be made by such Lender as provided in the foregoing provisions of this Article 2, and such funds are not made available to the Borrowers by the Administrative Agent because the conditions to the applicable Credit Extension set forth in Article 4 are not satisfied or waived in accordance with the terms hereof (subject to the provisions of the last paragraph of Section 4(b) hereof), the Administrative Agent shall return such funds (in like funds as received from such Lender) to such Lender, without interest.

(D)         Obligations of Lenders Several.  The obligations of (x) the Term Lenders hereunder to make the Term Loan, and (y) the Revolving Lenders hereunder to make Committed Revolving Loans and fund participations in Letters of Credit and Swing Line Loans and to make payments hereunder, in each case are several and not joint.  The failure of any Term Lender to make its portion of the Term Loan, or of any Revolving Lender to make any Committed Revolving Loan, to fund any such participation or to make any payment hereunder on any date required hereunder shall not relieve any other Term Lender or Revolving Lender (as applicable) of its corresponding obligation to do so on such date, and no Term Lender or Revolving Lender (as applicable) shall be responsible for the failure of any other Term Lender or Revolving Lender (as applicable) to so make its portion of the Term Loan or its Committed Revolving Loan (as applicable), to purchase its participation or to make its payment hereunder.

(E)          Funding Source.  Nothing herein shall be deemed to obligate any Lender to obtain the funds for any Loan in any particular place or manner or to constitute a representation by any Lender that it has obtained or will obtain the funds for any Loan in any particular place or manner.

(m)         Sharing of Payments by Lenders.  If any Credit Party shall, by exercising any right of setoff or counterclaim or otherwise, obtain payment in respect of any principal of, interest on, or other amounts with respect to, any of the Obligations resulting in such Lender’s receiving payment of a proportion of the aggregate amount of such Obligations greater than its pro rata share thereof as provided herein (including as in contravention of the priorities of payment set forth in Section 8(c)), then the Credit Party receiving such greater proportion shall (a) notify the Administrative Agent of such fact, and (b) purchase (for cash at face value) participations in the Obligations of the other Credit Parties, or make such other adjustments as shall be equitable, so that the benefit of all such payments shall be shared by the Credit Parties ratably and in the priorities set forth in Section 8(c),  provided that:

if any such participations or subparticipations are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations or subparticipations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, without interest; and

the provisions of this Section shall not be construed to apply to (x) any payment made by the Loan Parties pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of this Agreement or (y) any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its Committed Revolving Loans or subparticipations in L/C Obligations or Swing Line Loans to any assignee or participant, other than to the Borrowers or any Subsidiary thereof (as to which the provisions of this Section shall apply).

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Each Loan Party consents to the foregoing and agrees, to the extent it may effectively do so under applicable law, that any Lender acquiring a participation pursuant to the foregoing arrangements may exercise against such Loan Party rights of setoff and counterclaim with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct creditor of such Loan Party in the amount of such participation.

(n)          Settlement Among Lenders

(A)         The amount of each Lender’s Applicable Percentage of outstanding Loans (including outstanding Swing Line Loans), shall be computed weekly (or more frequently in the Administrative Agent’s discretion) and shall be adjusted upward or downward based on all Loans (including Swing Line Loans) and repayments of Loans (including Swing Line Loans) received by the Administrative Agent as of 3:00 p.m. on the first Business Day (such date, the “Settlement Date”) following the end of the period specified by the Administrative Agent.

(B)         The Administrative Agent shall deliver to each of the Revolving Lenders promptly after a Settlement Date a summary statement of the amount of outstanding Committed Revolving Loans and Swing Line Loans for the period and the amount of repayments received for the period.  As reflected on the summary statement, (i) the Administrative Agent shall transfer to each Revolving Lender its Applicable Percentage of repayments, and (ii) each Revolving Lender shall transfer to the Administrative Agent (as provided below) or the Administrative Agent shall transfer to each Revolving Lender, such amounts as are necessary to insure that, after giving effect to all such transfers, the amount of Committed Revolving Loans made by each Revolving Lender shall be equal to such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Applicable Percentage of all Committed Revolving Loans outstanding as of such Settlement Date.  If the summary statement requires transfers to be made to the Administrative Agent by the Revolving Lenders and is received prior to 1:00 p.m. on a Business Day, such transfers shall be made in immediately available funds no later than 3:00 p.m. that day; and, if received after 1:00 p.m., then no later than 3:00 p.m. on the next Business Day. The obligation of each Revolving Lender to transfer such funds is irrevocable, unconditional and without recourse to or warranty by the Administrative Agent.  If and to the extent any Revolving Lender shall not have so made its transfer to the Administrative Agent, such Revolving Lender agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, forthwith on demand such amount, together with interest thereon, for each day from such date until the date such amount is paid to the Administrative Agent, equal to the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation plus any administrative, processing, or similar fees customarily charged by the Administrative Agent in connection with the foregoing.

(o)   Increase in Revolving Commitments.

(i)           Increase.

(1)          Request for Increase.  Provided no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise therefrom, upon notice to the Administrative Agent (which shall promptly notify the Revolving Lenders), the Lead Borrower may from time to time, request an increase in the Aggregate Revolving Commitments by an amount (for all such requests) not exceeding $50,000,000 (collectively, the “Revolving Commitment Increases”); provided that (i) any such request for an increase shall be in a minimum amount of $25,000,000, (ii) the Lead Borrower may make a maximum of two such requests, and (iii) the amount of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments, as the same may be increased pursuant to this Section 2.15(a), shall not exceed $300,000,000 at any time.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, until payment in full of the Term Loan, (x) the aggregate amount of Revolving Commitment Increases shall not exceed $25,000,000, and (y) the amount of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments, as the same may be increased pursuant to this Section 2.15(a), shall not exceed $275,000,000 at any time.  At the time of sending such notice, the Lead Borrower (in consultation with the Administrative Agent) shall specify the time period within which each Revolving Lender is requested to respond (which shall in no event be less than ten Business Days from the date of delivery of such notice to the Lenders).

(2)          Revolving Lender Elections to Increase.  Each Revolving Lender shall notify the Administrative Agent within such time period whether or not it agrees to increase its Revolving

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Commitment and, if so, whether by an amount equal to, greater than, or less than its Revolving Applicable Percentage of such requested increase.  Any Revolving Lender not responding within such time period shall be deemed to have declined to increase its Revolving Commitment.

(3)          Notification by Administrative Agent; Additional Revolving Lenders.  The Administrative Agent shall notify the Lead Borrower and each Revolving Lender of the Revolving Lenders’ responses to each request made hereunder.  To achieve the full amount of a requested increase and subject to the approval of the Administrative Agent, the L/C Issuer and the Swing Line Lender (which approvals shall not be unreasonably withheld), to the extent that the existing Revolving Lenders decline to increase their Revolving Commitments, or decline to increase their Revolving Commitments to the amount requested by the Lead Borrower, the Administrative Agent, in consultation with the Lead Borrower, will use its reasonable efforts to arrange for other Eligible Assignees to become a Revolving Lender hereunder and to issue commitments in an amount equal to the amount of the increase in the Aggregate Revolving Commitments requested by the Lead Borrower and not accepted by the existing Revolving Lenders (and the Lead Borrower may also invite additional Eligible Assignees to become Revolving Lenders) (each, an “Additional Commitment Revolving Lender”), provided, however, that without the consent of the Administrative Agent, at no time shall the Revolving Commitment of any Additional Commitment Revolving Lender be less than $25,000,000.

(4)          Effective Date and Allocations.  If the Aggregate Revolving Commitments are increased in accordance with this Section, the Administrative Agent and the Lead Borrower shall determine the effective date (the “Increase Effective Date”) and the final allocation of such increase.  The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Lead Borrower and the Revolving Lenders of the final allocation of such increase and the Increase Effective Date and on the Increase Effective Date (i) the Aggregate Revolving Commitments under, and for all purposes of, this Agreement shall be increased by the aggregate amount of such Revolving Commitment Increases, and (ii) Schedule 2.01 shall be deemed modified, without further action, to reflect the revised Revolving Commitments and Revolving Applicable Percentages of the Revolving Lenders.

(ii)          Conditions to Effectiveness of Revolving Commitment Increase.  As a condition precedent to such Revolving Commitment Increase, (i) the Lead Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a certificate of each Loan Party dated as of the Increase Effective Date (in sufficient copies for each Lender) signed by a Responsible Officer of such Loan Party (A) certifying and attaching the resolutions adopted by such Loan Party approving or consenting to such Revolving Commitment Increase, and (B) in the case of the Borrowers, certifying that, before and after giving effect to such Revolving Commitment Increase, (1) the representations and warranties contained in Article V and the other Loan Documents are true and correct on and as of the Increase Effective Date, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they are true and correct as of such earlier date, and except that for purposes of this Section 2.15, the representations and warranties contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 5.05 shall be deemed to refer to the most recent statements furnished pursuant to clauses (a) and (b), respectively, of Section 6.01, and (2) no Default or Event of Default exists or would arise therefrom, (ii) the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent, and any Additional Commitment Revolving Lender shall have executed and delivered a Joinder to the Loan Documents in such form as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably require; (iii) the Borrowers shall have paid such fees and other compensation to, the Additional Commitment Revolving Lenders as the Lead Borrower and such Additional Commitment Revolving Lenders shall agree; (iv) the Borrowers shall have paid such arrangement fees to the Administrative Agent as the Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent may agree; (v) if requested by the Administrative Agent, the Borrowers shall deliver to the Administrative Agent and the Revolving Lenders an opinion or opinions, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, from counsel to the Borrowers reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and dated such date; (vi) the Borrowers and the Additional Commitment Revolving Lender shall have delivered such other instruments, documents and agreements as the Administrative Agent may reasonably have requested; (vii) no Default or Event of Default exists; and (viii) if any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries owns any Margin Stock, Borrowers shall deliver to the Administrative Agent an updated Form U-1 (with sufficient additional originals thereof for each Lender), duly executed and delivered by the Borrowers, together with such other documentation as the

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Administrative Agent shall reasonably request, in order to enable the Agents, the Term Loan Agent and the Lenders to comply with any of the requirements under Regulations T, U or X of the FRB.  The Borrowers shall prepay any Committed Revolving Loans outstanding on the Increase Effective Date (and pay any additional amounts required pursuant to Section 2.05) to the extent necessary to keep the outstanding Committed Revolving Loans ratable with any revised Revolving Applicable Percentages arising from any non-ratable increase in the Revolving Commitments under this Section.

(iii)         Conflicting Provisions.  This Section shall supersede any provisions in Sections 2.13 or 10.01 to the contrary.

3. TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY;

APPOINTMENT OF LEAD BORROWER

(a)          Taxes.

(A)         Payments Free of Taxes.  Any and all payments by or on account of any obligation of the Borrowers hereunder or under any other Loan Document shall be made free and clear of and without reduction or withholding for any Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes, provided that if the Borrowers shall be required by applicable law to deduct any Indemnified Taxes (including any Other Taxes) from such payments, then (i) the sum payable shall be increased as necessary so that after making all required deductions (including deductions applicable to additional sums payable under this Section) the Administrative Agent, Lender or L/C Issuer, as the case may be, receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such deductions been made, (ii) the Borrowers shall make such deductions and (iii) the Borrowers shall timely pay the full amount deducted to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law.

(B)         Payment of Other Taxes by the Borrowers.  Without limiting the provisions of subsection (A) above, the Borrowers shall timely pay any Other Taxes to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law.

(C)         Indemnification by the Loan Parties.  The Loan Parties shall indemnify the Administrative Agent, each Lender and the L/C Issuer, within 10 days after written demand therefor, for the full amount of any Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes (including Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section) paid by the Administrative Agent, such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, and any penalties, interest and reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority.  A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to the Lead Borrower by a Lender or the L/C Issuer (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Lender or the L/C Issuer, shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

(D)         Evidence of Payments.  As soon as practicable after any payment of Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes by the Borrowers to a Governmental Authority, the Lead Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent the original or a certified copy of a receipt issued by such Governmental Authority evidencing such payment, a copy of the return reporting such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(E)          Status of Lenders.  Any Foreign Lender that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding tax under the law of the jurisdiction in which any Borrower is resident for tax purposes, or any treaty to which such jurisdiction is a party, with respect to payments hereunder or under any other Loan Document shall deliver to the Lead Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), at the time or times prescribed by applicable law or reasonably requested by the Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation prescribed by applicable law as will permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate of withholding. Such delivery shall be provided on the Restatement Date and on or before such documentation expires or becomes obsolete or after the occurrence of an event requiring a change in the documentation most recently delivered.  In addition, any Lender, if requested by the Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by applicable law or reasonably requested by the Lead Borrower or

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the Administrative Agent as will enable the Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent to determine whether or not such Lender is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in the event that any Borrower is resident for tax purposes in the United States, any Foreign Lender shall deliver to the Lead Borrower and the Administrative Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the request of the Lead Borrower or the Administrative Agent, but only if such Foreign Lender is legally entitled to do so), whichever of the following is applicable:

(v)          duly completed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN claiming eligibility for benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States is a party,

(vi)         duly completed copies of Internal Revenue Service Form W-8ECI,

(vii)        in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under section 881(c) of the Code, (x) a certificate to the effect that such Foreign 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 Borrowers 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 (y) duly completed copies of  Internal Revenue Service Form W-8BEN,

(viii)       to the extent a Recipient is not a U.S. person within the meaning of Section 7701(a)(30) and is not the beneficial owner of payments made under this Agreement or any Loan Document (for example, where such Recipient is a non-U.S. partnership), (A) an IRS Form W-8IMY on behalf of itself and (B) the relevant forms prescribed in clauses (i), (ii), (iii), (v) and (vi) of this Section 3.01(e) that would be required of each such beneficial owner if such beneficial owner were a Recipient, or

(ix)         any other form prescribed by applicable law as a basis for claiming exemption from or a reduction in United States Federal withholding tax duly completed together with such supplementary documentation as may be prescribed by applicable law to permit the Lead Borrower to determine the withholding or deduction required to be made.

(F)          Transfer of Obligations.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein or in any Loan Document, if a Lender sells, assigns, grants a participation in or otherwise transfers all or part of the Obligations of the Loan Parties to such Lender, such Lender agrees to notify the Administrative Agent of the percentage amount in which it is no longer the beneficial owner of Obligations of the Loan Parties to such Lender.  To the extent of such percentage amount, the Administrative Agent and the Borrower will treat such Lender’s documentation provided pursuant to subsection (e) of this Section 3.01 as no longer valid. Neither the Borrower nor any other Loan Party shall make any greater payments pursuant to this Section 3.01 as a consequence of (i) such sale, assignment, participation or transfer or (ii) any change by a Lender of its designated lending branch.

(G)         Treatment of Certain Refunds.  If the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the L/C Issuer determines, in its sole discretion, that it has received a refund of any Taxes or Other Taxes as to which it has been indemnified by the Borrowers or with respect to which the Borrowers have paid additional amounts pursuant to this Section, it shall pay to the Borrowers an amount equal to such refund (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made, or additional amounts paid, by the Borrowers under this Section with respect to the Taxes or Other Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket expenses of the Administrative Agent, such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund), provided that the Borrowers, upon the request of the Administrative Agent, such Lender or the L/C Issuer, agree to repay the amount paid over to the Borrowers (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) to the Administrative Agent, such Lender or the L/C Issuer in the event the Administrative Agent, such Lender or the L/C Issuer is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority.  This subsection shall not be construed to require the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the L/C Issuer to make available its tax returns (or any other information relating to its taxes that it deems confidential) to the Borrowers or any other Person.

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(H)         FATCA.  If a payment made to a Lender under any Loan Document would be subject to U.S. federal income withholding Tax imposed by FATCA if such Lender were to fail to comply with the applicable reporting requirements of FATCA (including those contained in Section 1471(b) or 1472(b) of the Code, as applicable), such Lender shall deliver to the Administrative Agent (or, in the case of a Participant, to the Lender granting the participation only) at the time or times prescribed by law and at such time or times reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent (or, in the case of a Participant, the Lender granting the participation) such documentation prescribed by applicable law (including as prescribed by Section 1471(b)(3)(C)(i) of the Code) and such additional documentation reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent (or, in the case of a Participant, the Lender granting the participation) as may be necessary for the Administrative Agent or the Borrowers to comply with their obligations under FATCA and to determine that such Lender has complied with such Lender’s obligations under FATCA or to determine the amount to deduct and withhold from such payment. Solely for purposes of this clause (h), “FATCA” shall include any amendments made to FATCA after the date of this Agreement.

(b)          IllegalityIf any Lender determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for any Lender or its applicable Lending Office to make, maintain or fund LIBO Rate Loans, or to determine or charge interest rates based upon the LIBO Rate (including for purposes of determining the Term Loan Interest Rate), or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to purchase or sell, or to take deposits of, Dollars in the London interbank market, then, on notice thereof by such Lender to the Lead Borrower through the Administrative Agent, any obligation of such Lender to make or continue LIBO Rate Loans or to convert Base Rate Loans to LIBO Rate Loans, or to continue its portion of the Term Loan based upon the LIBO Rate, shall be suspended until such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Lead Borrower that the circumstances giving rise to such determination no longer exist.  Upon receipt of such notice, and notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (i) Borrowers shall, upon demand from such Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), prepay or, if applicable, convert all LIBO Rate Loans of such Lender to Base Rate Loans, either on the last day of the Interest Period therefor, if such Lender may lawfully continue to maintain such LIBO Rate Loans to such day, or immediately, if such Lender may not lawfully continue to maintain such LIBO Rate Loans, and (ii) the Term Loan shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus 4.75%.  Upon any such prepayment or conversion or change in interest calculation, the Borrowers shall also pay accrued interest on the amount so prepaid or converted or changed.

(c)          Inability to Determine RatesIf the Required Lenders determine that for any reason in connection with any request for a LIBO Rate Loan or a conversion to or continuation thereof, or the determination of the LIBO Rate with respect to the Term Loan, that (a) Dollar deposits are not being offered to banks in the London interbank market for the applicable amount and Interest Period of such LIBO Rate Loan or portion of the Term Loan, (b) adequate and reasonable means do not exist for determining the LIBO Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed LIBO Rate Loan or portion of the Term Loan, or (c) the LIBO Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed LIBO Rate Loan or portion of the Term Loan does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of funding such Loan, the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify the Lead Borrower and each Lender.  Thereafter, the obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain LIBO Rate Loans or to maintain the Term Loan based upon the LIBO Rate shall be suspended until the Administrative Agent (upon the instruction of the Required Lenders) revokes such notice.  Upon receipt of such notice, and notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (i) the Lead Borrower may revoke any pending request for a Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of LIBO Rate Loans or, failing that, will be deemed to have converted such request into a request for a Committed Borrowing of Base Rate Loans in the amount specified therein, and (ii) the Term Loan shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus 4.75%.

(d)          Increased Costs; Reserves on LIBO Rate Loans.

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(A)         Increased Costs Generally.  If any (x) Change in Law, or (y) compliance by any Lender or the L/C Issuer with any direction, request, or requirement (irrespective of whether having the force of law) of any Governmental Authority or monetary authority (including Regulation D of the FRB), shall:

(x)          impose, modify or deem applicable any reserve, special deposit, compulsory loan, insurance charge or similar requirement against assets of, deposits with or for the account of, or credit extended or participated in (including, without limitation, in respect of any Letter of Credit) by, any Lender (except any reserve requirement reflected in the LIBO Rate) or the L/C Issuer;

(xi)         subject any Lender or the L/C Issuer to any tax of any kind whatsoever with respect to this Agreement, any Letter of Credit, any participation in a Letter of Credit or any LIBO Rate Loan made by it, or change the basis of taxation of payments to such Lender or the L/C Issuer in respect thereof (except for Taxes imposed by way of withholding or deduction, Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes and amounts relating to the foregoing which shall be governed solely and exclusively by Section 3.01, and the imposition of, or any change in the rate of, any Excluded Tax payable by such Lender or the L/C Issuer); or

(xii)        impose on any Lender or the L/C Issuer or the London interbank market any other condition, cost or expense affecting this Agreement or LIBO Rate Loans made by such Lender or any Letter of Credit or participation therein;

and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase, directly or indirectly, the cost to such Lender of making or maintaining any LIBO Rate Loan (or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Loan), or to increase the cost to such Lender or the L/C Issuer of participating in, issuing or maintaining any Letter of Credit (or of maintaining its obligation to participate in or to issue any Letter of Credit), or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Lender or the L/C Issuer hereunder (whether of principal, interest or any other amount) then, upon request of such Lender or the L/C Issuer, the Borrowers will promptly pay to such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered, together with interest on such amount from the date of such demand until payment in full thereof at the rate then applicable to Base Rate Loans hereunder.

(B)        Capital Requirements.  If any Lender or the L/C Issuer determines that any Change in Law affecting such Lender or the L/C Issuer or any Lending Office of such Lender or such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s holding company, if any, regarding capital requirements has or would have the effect of reducing the rate of return on such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s capital or on the capital of such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s holding company, if any, as a consequence of this Agreement, the Commitments of such Lender or the Loans made by, or participations in Letters of Credit held by, such Lender, or the Letters of Credit issued by the L/C Issuer, to a level below that which such Lender or the L/C Issuer or such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s holding company could have achieved but for such Change in Law (taking into consideration such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s policies and the policies of such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s holding company with respect to capital adequacy), then from time to time the Borrowers will pay to such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or the L/C Issuer or such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s holding company for any such reduction suffered.

(C)         Certificates for Reimbursement.  A certificate of a Lender or the L/C Issuer setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or the L/C Issuer or its holding company, as the case may be, as specified in subsection (A) or (B) of this Section and delivered to the Lead Borrower shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  The Borrowers shall pay such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be, the amount shown as due on any such certificate within 10 days after receipt thereof.

(D)         Delay in Requests.  Failure or delay on the part of any Lender or the L/C Issuer to demand compensation pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s right to demand such compensation, provided that the Borrowers shall not be required to compensate a Lender or the L/C Issuer pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than nine months prior to the date that such Lender or the L/C Issuer, as the case may be,

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notifies the Lead Borrower of the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions and of such Lender’s or the L/C Issuer’s intention to claim compensation therefor (except that, if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the nine-month period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof).

(E)          Reserves on LIBO Rate Loans.  The Borrowers shall pay to each Lender, as long as such Lender shall be required to maintain reserves with respect to liabilities or assets consisting of or including Eurocurrency funds or deposits (currently known as "Eurocurrency liabilities"), additional interest on the unpaid principal amount of each LIBO Rate Loan equal to the actual costs of such reserves allocated to such Loan by such Lender (as determined by such Lender in good faith, which determination shall be conclusive), which shall be due and payable on each date on which interest is payable on such Loan, provided the Lead Borrower shall have received at least 10 days’ prior notice (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) of such additional interest from such Lender.  If a Lender fails to give notice 10 days prior to the relevant Interest Payment Date, such additional interest shall be due and payable 10 days from receipt of such notice.

(e)          Compensation for LossesUpon demand of any Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) from time to time, the Borrowers shall promptly compensate such Lender for and hold such Lender harmless from any loss, cost or expense incurred by it as a result of:

(i)           any continuation, conversion, payment or prepayment of any Loan other than a Base Rate Loan on a day other than the last day of the Interest Period for such Loan (whether voluntary, mandatory, automatic, by reason of acceleration, or otherwise);

(ii)          any failure by the Borrowers (for a reason other than the failure of such Lender to make a Loan) to prepay, borrow, continue or convert any Loan other than a Base Rate Loan on the date or in the amount notified by the Lead Borrower; or

(iii)         any assignment of a LIBO Rate Loan on a day other than the last day of the Interest Period therefor as a result of a request by the Lead Borrower pursuant to Section 10(m);

including any reasonably calculable loss of anticipated profits and any actual loss or expense arising from the liquidation or reemployment of funds obtained by it to maintain such Loan or from fees payable to terminate the deposits from which such funds were obtained.  The Borrowers shall also pay any customary administrative fees charged by such Lender in connection with the foregoing, provided such administrative charges are associated with the foregoing but not duplicative of the compensation for such loss, cost or expense otherwise described in this Section 3.05.

For purposes of calculating amounts payable by the Borrowers to the Lenders under this Section 3(e), each Lender shall be deemed to have funded each LIBO Rate Loan made by it at the LIBO Rate for such Loan by a matching deposit or other borrowing in the London interbank market for a comparable amount and for a comparable period, whether or not such LIBO Rate Loan was in fact so funded.  Anything to the contrary contained herein notwithstanding, neither Administrative Agent, nor any Lender, nor any of their Participants, is required actually to acquire eurodollar deposits to fund or otherwise match fund any Obligation as to which interest accrues based on the LIBO Rate.

A certificate of the Administrative Agent or a Lender delivered to Borrowers setting forth in reasonable detail any amount or amounts that the Administrative Agent or such Lender is entitled to receive pursuant to this Section 3.05 shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  Borrowers shall pay such amount to the Administrative Agent or such Lender, as applicable, within 10 days of the date of their receipt of such certificate.

(f)           Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.

(A)         Designation of a Different Lending Office.  If any Lender requests compensation under Section 3(d), or the Borrowers are required to pay any additional amount to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 3(a), or if any Lender gives a notice pursuant to Section 3(b), then

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such Lender shall use reasonable efforts to designate a different Lending Office for funding or booking its Loans hereunder or to assign its rights and obligations hereunder to another of its offices, branches or affiliates, if, in the judgment of such Lender, such designation or assignment (i) would eliminate or reduce amounts payable pursuant to Section 3(a) or 3(d), as the case may be, in the future, or eliminate the need for the notice pursuant to Section 3(b), as applicable, and (ii) in each case, would not subject such Lender to any unreimbursed cost or expense and would not otherwise be disadvantageous to such Lender.  The Borrowers hereby agree to pay all reasonable costs and expenses incurred by any Lender in connection with any such designation or assignment.

(B)         Replacement of Lenders.  If any Lender requests compensation under Section 3(d), or if the Borrowers are required to pay any additional amount to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 3(a), the Borrowers may replace such Lender in accordance with Section 10(m).

(g)          SurvivalAll of the Borrowers’ obligations under this Article III shall survive termination of the Aggregate Revolving Commitments and repayment of the Term Loan, the Committed Revolving Loans, the Swing Line Loans and all other Obligations hereunder.

(h)          Designation of Lead Borrower as Borrowers’ Agent.

(A)         Each Borrower hereby irrevocably designates and appoints the Lead  Borrower as such Borrower’s agent to obtain Credit Extensions, the proceeds of which shall be available to each Borrower for such uses as are permitted under this Agreement.  As the disclosed principal for its agent, each Borrower shall be obligated to each Credit Party on account of Credit Extensions so made as if made directly by the applicable Credit Party to such Borrower, notwithstanding the manner by which such Credit Extensions are recorded on the books and records of the Lead Borrower and of any other Borrower.  In addition, each Loan Party other than the Borrowers hereby irrevocably designates and appoints the Lead  Borrower as such Loan Party’s agent to represent such Loan Party in all respects under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.

(B)         Each Borrower recognizes that credit available to it hereunder is in excess of and on better terms than it otherwise could obtain on and for its own account and that one of the reasons therefor is its joining in the credit facility contemplated herein with all other Borrowers.  Consequently, each Borrower hereby assumes and agrees to discharge all Obligations of each of the other Borrowers.

(C)         The Lead  Borrower shall act as a conduit for each Borrower (including itself, as a “Borrower”) on whose behalf the Lead Borrower has requested a Credit Extension.  Neither the Administrative Agent nor any other Credit Party shall have any obligation to see to the application of such proceeds therefrom.

4. CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO CREDIT EXTENSIONS

(a)          Conditions of Initial Credit ExtensionThe obligation of the L/C Issuer and each Lender to make its initial Credit Extension hereunder is subject to satisfaction of the following conditions precedent:

(i)           The Administrative Agent’s receipt of the following, each of which shall be originals, telecopies or other electronic image scan transmission (e.g., “pdf” or “tif ” via e-mail) (followed promptly by originals) unless otherwise specified, each properly executed by a Responsible Officer of the signing Loan Party, each dated the Restatement Date (or, in the case of certificates of governmental officials, a recent date before the Restatement Date) and each in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent:

(1)          executed counterparts of this Agreement sufficient in number for distribution to the Administrative Agent, each Lender and the Lead Borrower;

(2)          a Note executed by the Borrowers in favor of each Lender requesting a Note;

(3)          such certificates of resolutions or other action, incumbency certificates and/or other certificates of Responsible Officers of each Loan Party as the Administrative Agent may

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require evidencing (A) the authority of each Loan Party to enter into this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which such Loan Party is a party or is to become a party and (B) the identity, authority and capacity of each Responsible Officer thereof authorized to act as a Responsible Officer in connection with this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which such Loan Party is a party or is to become a party;

(4)          copies of each Loan Party’s Organization Documents and such other documents and certifications as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require to evidence that each Loan Party is duly organized or formed, and that each Loan Party is validly existing, in good standing and qualified to engage in business in each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of properties or the conduct of its business requires such qualification, except to the extent that failure to so qualify in such jurisdiction could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;

(5)          a favorable opinion of each of Ballard Spahr LLP, counsel to the Loan Parties, each addressed to the Agents, the L/C Issuer and each Lender, as to such matters concerning the Loan Parties and the Loan Documents as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;

(6)          a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower certifying (A) that the conditions specified in Sections 4(b)(i) and (ii) have been satisfied, (B) that there has been no event or circumstance since the date of the Audited Financial Statements that has had or could be reasonably expected to have, either individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect, (C) to the Solvency of the Loan Parties as of the Restatement Date after giving effect to the transactions contemplated hereby, and (D) either that (1) no consents, licenses or approvals are required in connection with the execution, delivery and performance by such Loan Party and the validity against such Loan Party of the Loan Documents to which it is a party, or (2) that all such consents, licenses and approvals have been obtained and are in full force and effect;

(7)          evidence that all insurance required to be maintained pursuant to the Loan Documents and all endorsements in favor of the Agents required under the Loan Documents have been obtained and are in effect;

(8)          a payoff letter from the agent for the lenders under the Existing Term Loan Agreement satisfactory in form and substance to the Administrative Agent evidencing that the Existing Term Loan Agreement has been or concurrently with the Restatement Date is being terminated, all obligations thereunder are being paid in full, and all Liens securing obligations under the Existing Term Loan Agreement have been or concurrently with the Restatement Date are being released;

(9)          the Security Documents and certificates evidencing any stock being pledged thereunder, together with undated stock powers executed in blank, each duly executed by the applicable Loan Parties;

(10)        all other Loan Documents, each duly executed by the applicable Loan Parties;

(11)        (A)         appraisals (based on net liquidation value) by a third party appraiser acceptable to the Collateral Agent of all Inventory of the Borrowers, the results of which are satisfactory to the Collateral Agent and (B) a written report regarding the results of a commercial finance examination of the Loan Parties, which shall be satisfactory to the Collateral Agent;

(12)        results of searches or other evidence reasonably satisfactory to the Collateral Agent (in each case dated as of a date reasonably satisfactory to the Collateral Agent) indicating the absence of Liens on the assets of the Loan Parties, except for Permitted Encumbrances and Liens for which termination statements and releases satisfactory to the Collateral Agent are being tendered concurrently with such extension of credit or other arrangements satisfactory to the Collateral Agent for the delivery of such termination statements and releases have been made;

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(13)        (A)         all documents and instruments, including Uniform Commercial Code financing statements, required by law or reasonably requested by the Collateral Agent to be filed, registered or recorded to create or perfect the first priority Liens intended to be created under the Loan Documents and all such documents and instruments shall have been so filed, registered or recorded to the satisfaction of the Collateral Agent, (B) the DDA Notifications, Credit Card Notifications, and Blocked Account Agreements required pursuant to Section 6(m) hereof, (C) control agreements with respect to the Loan Parties’ securities and investment accounts, and (D) Collateral Access Agreements as required by the Collateral Agent; and

(14)        such other assurances, certificates, documents, consents or opinions as the Agents reasonably may require.

(ii)          After giving effect to (i) the first funding under the Loans, (ii) any charges to the Loan Account made in connection with the establishment of the credit facility contemplated hereby and (iii) all Letters of Credit to be issued (or deemed issued) at, or immediately subsequent to, such establishment, Revolving Availability shall be not less than $50,000,000.

(iii)         The Administrative Agent shall have received a Borrowing Base Certificate dated the Restatement Date, relating to the period ended as of May 19, 2018, and executed by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower.

(iv)         The Administrative Agent shall be reasonably satisfied that any financial statements delivered to it fairly present the business and financial condition of the Loan Parties and that there has been no Material Adverse Effect since the date of the most recent financial information delivered to the Administrative Agent.

(v)          The Administrative Agent shall have received and be satisfied with (i) a detailed forecast for the period commencing on the Restatement Date and ending April 30, 2019, which shall include a Revolving Availability model, Consolidated income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flow, by month, each prepared in conformity with GAAP and consistent with the Loan Parties’ then current practices and (b) such other information (financial or otherwise) reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent.

(vi)         There shall not be pending any litigation or other proceeding, the result of which, either individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(vii)        There shall not have occurred any default of any Material Contract of any Loan Party.

(viii)       The consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby shall not violate any Applicable Law or any Organization Document.

(ix)         All fees required to be paid to the Administrative Agent, the Term Loan Agent and to the Lenders on or before the Restatement Date shall have been paid in full.

(x)          The Borrowers shall have paid all fees, charges and disbursements of counsels to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent to the extent invoiced prior to or on the Restatement Date, plus such additional amounts of such fees, charges and disbursements as shall constitute the Administrative Agent’s or the Term Loan Agent’s, as applicable, reasonable estimate of such fees, charges and disbursements incurred or to be incurred by such Person through the closing proceedings (provided that such estimate shall not thereafter preclude a final settling of accounts between the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent).

(xi)         The Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall have received an executed Certificate of Beneficial Ownership with respect to each Borrower and such other documentation and other information required by regulatory authorities under applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules

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and regulations, including without limitation the Patriot Act, in each case, the results of which are reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders.

(xii)        No material changes in governmental regulations or policies affecting any Loan Party or any Credit Party shall have occurred prior to the Restatement Date.

(xiii)       There shall not have occurred any disruption or material adverse change in the United States financial or capital markets in general that has had, in the reasonable opinion of the Administrative Agent, a material adverse effect on the market for loan syndications or adversely affecting the syndication of the Loans.

Without limiting the generality of the provisions of Section 9(d), for purposes of determining compliance with the conditions specified in this Section 4(a), each Lender that has signed this Agreement shall be deemed to have Consented to, approved or accepted or to be satisfied with, each document or other matter required thereunder to be Consented to or approved by or acceptable or satisfactory to a Lender unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from such Lender prior to the proposed Restatement Date specifying its objection thereto.

(b)         Conditions to all Credit ExtensionsThe obligation of each Lender to honor any Request for Credit Extension (other than a LIBO Rate Loan Notice requesting only continuation of LIBO Rate Loans) and each L/C Issuer to issue each Letter of Credit is subject to the following conditions precedent:

(i)           The representations and warranties of each Loan Party contained in Article 5 or any other Loan Document, or which are contained in any document furnished at any time under or in connection herewith or therewith, shall be true and correct in all material respects on and as of the date of such Credit Extension, except (i) to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they shall be true and correct as of such earlier date, (ii) to the extent that such representations and warranties qualified by materiality, in which case they shall be true and correct in all respects, and (iii) for purposes of this Section 4(b), the representations and warranties contained in subsections (A), (B) and (e) of Section 5(e) shall be deemed to refer to the most recent statements furnished pursuant to clauses (i), (ii) and (d), respectively, of Section 6(a).

(ii)          No Default shall exist, or would result from such proposed Credit Extension or from the application of the proceeds thereof.

(iii)         The Administrative Agent and, if applicable, the L/C Issuer or the Swing Line Lender shall have received a Request for Credit Extension in accordance with the requirements hereof.

(iv)         No event or circumstance which could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect shall have occurred.

(v)          No Overadvance shall result from such Credit Extension.

Each Request for Credit Extension (other than a LIBO Rate Loan Notice requesting only a continuation of LIBO Rate Loans) submitted by the Borrower shall be deemed to be a representation and warranty by the Borrowers that the conditions specified in Sections 4(b)(i) and (ii) have been satisfied on and as of the date of the applicable Credit Extension.  The conditions set forth in this Section 4(b) are for the sole benefit of the Credit Parties but until the Required Lenders otherwise direct the Administrative Agent to cease making Loans and the L/C Issuer to issue Letters of Credit, the Lenders will fund their Applicable Percentage of all Loans and participate in all Swing Line Loans and Letters of Credit whenever made or issued, which are requested by the Lead Borrower and which, notwithstanding the failure of the Loan Parties  to comply with the provisions of this Article 4, agreed to by the Administrative Agent, provided, however, the making of any such Loans or the issuance of any Letters of Credit shall not be deemed a modification or waiver by

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any Credit Party of the provisions of this Article 4 on any future occasion or a waiver of any rights or the Credit Parties as a result of any such failure to comply.

5. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

To induce the Credit Parties to enter into this Agreement and to make Loans and to issue Letters of Credit hereunder, each Loan Party represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent and the other Credit Parties that:

(a)          Existence, Qualification and PowerEach Loan Party and each Subsidiary thereof (a) is a corporation, limited liability company, partnership or limited partnership, duly incorporated, organized or formed, validly existing and, where applicable, in good standing under the Laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation, organization, or formation (b) has all requisite power and authority and all requisite governmental licenses, permits, authorizations, consents and approvals to (i) own or lease its assets and carry on its business and (ii) execute, deliver and perform its obligations under the Loan Documents to which it is a party, and (c) is duly qualified and is licensed and, where applicable, in good standing under the Laws of each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of properties or the conduct of its business requires such qualification or license; except in each case referred to in clause (b)(i) or (c), to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  Schedule 5.01 annexed hereto sets forth, as of the Restatement Date, each Loan Party’s name as it appears in official filings in its state of incorporation or organization, its state of incorporation or organization, organization type, organization number, if any, issued by its state of incorporation or organization, and its federal employer identification number.

(b)          Authorization; No ContraventionThe execution, delivery and performance by each Loan Party of each Loan Document to which such Person is or is to be a party, has been duly authorized by all necessary corporate or other organizational action, and does not and will not (a) contravene the terms of any of such Person's Organization Documents; (b) conflict with or result in any breach, termination, or contravention of, or constitute a default under, or require any payment to be made under (i) any Material Contract or any Material Indebtedness to which such Person is a party or affecting such Person or the properties of such Person or any of its Subsidiaries or (ii) any order, injunction, writ or decree of any Governmental Authority or any arbitral award to which such Person or its property is subject; (c) result in or require the creation of any Lien upon any asset of any Loan Party (other than Liens in favor of the Collateral Agent under the Security Documents); or (d) violate any Law.

(c)          Governmental Authorization; Other ConsentsNo approval, consent, exemption, authorization, or other action by, or notice to, or filing with, any Governmental Authority or any other Person is necessary or required in connection with the execution, delivery or performance by, or enforcement against, any Loan Party of this Agreement or any other Loan Document, except for (a) the perfection or maintenance of the Liens created under the Security Documents (including the first priority nature thereof) or (b) such as have been obtained or made and are in full force and effect.

(d)          Binding EffectThis Agreement has been, and each other Loan Document, when delivered, will have been, duly executed and delivered by each Loan Party that is party thereto.  This Agreement constitutes, and each other Loan Document when so delivered will constitute, a legal, valid and binding obligation of such Loan Party, enforceable against each Loan Party that is party thereto in accordance with its terms, subject to applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and subject to general principles of equity, regardless of whether considered in a proceeding in equity or at law.

(e)          Financial Statements; No Material Adverse Effect.

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(A)         The Audited Financial Statements (i) were prepared in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein; (ii) fairly present the financial condition of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof and their results of operations for the period covered thereby; and (iii) show all Material Indebtedness and other liabilities, direct or contingent, of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof, including liabilities for taxes, material commitments and Indebtedness.

(B)         Each unaudited Consolidated and consolidating balance sheet of the Parent and its Subsidiaries delivered pursuant to Section 6.01(b) and (c) since the date of the audited Consolidated and consolidating financial statements most recently delivered pursuant to Section 6.01(a), and the related Consolidated and consolidating statements of income or operations and cash flows for the applicable fiscal periods ended on the dates reflected in each such unaudited balance sheet, (i) were prepared in accordance with GAAP consistently applied throughout the period covered thereby, except as otherwise expressly noted therein, and (ii) fairly present the financial condition of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as of the date thereof and their results of operations for the period covered thereby, subject, in the case of clauses (i) and (ii), to the absence of footnotes and to normal year-end audit adjustments.  Schedule 5.05 sets forth, as of the date of such financial statements, all Material Indebtedness of the Loan Parties and their Consolidated Subsidiaries, including liabilities for taxes, material commitments and Material Indebtedness, in each case to the extent not otherwise set forth in such financial statements.

(C)         Since the date of the Audited Financial Statements, there has been no event or circumstance, either individually or in the aggregate, that has had or could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(D)        Intentionally Omitted.

(E)        The Consolidated and consolidating forecasted balance sheet and statements of income and cash flows of the Parent and its Subsidiaries delivered pursuant to Section 6(a)(d) will be prepared in good faith on the basis of the assumptions stated therein, which assumptions were fair in light of the conditions existing at the time of delivery of such forecasts, and represented, at the time of delivery, the Loan Parties’ best estimate of its future financial performance.

(f)           LitigationThere are no actions, suits, proceedings, claims or disputes pending or, to the knowledge of the Loan Parties after due and diligent investigation, threatened or contemplated, at law, in equity, in arbitration or before any Governmental Authority, by or against any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries or against any of its properties or revenues that (a) purport to affect or pertain to this Agreement or any other Loan Document, or any of the transactions contemplated hereby, or (b) except as specifically disclosed in Schedule 5.06, either individually or in the aggregate, if determined adversely, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, and there has been no adverse change in the status, or financial effect on any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, of the matters described on Schedule 5.06.

(g)          No Default.  Except as disclosed on Schedule 5.07, no Loan Party or any Subsidiary is in default under or with respect to any Material Contract or any Material Indebtedness.  No Default has occurred and is continuing or would result from the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or any other Loan Document.

(h)          Ownership of Property; Liens

(A)         Each of the Loan Parties and each Subsidiary thereof has good record and marketable title in fee simple to or valid leasehold interests in, all real property necessary or used in the ordinary conduct of its business, free and clear of all Liens, other than Permitted Encumbrances.  Each of the Loan Parties and each Subsidiary has good and marketable title to, valid leasehold interests in, or valid licenses to use all personal property and assets material to the ordinary conduct of its business.

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(B)         Schedule 5.08(b)(1) sets forth the address (including street address, county and state) of all Real Estate that is owned by the Loan Parties, together with a list of the holders of any mortgage or other Lien thereon as of the Restatement Date.  Schedule 5.08(b)(2) sets forth the address (including street address, county and state) of all Leases of the Loan Parties, together with a list of the lessor and its contact information with respect to each such Lease as of the Restatement Date.  Each of such Leases is in full force and effect and the Loan Parties are not in default of the terms thereof.

(C)         Schedule 7.01 sets forth a complete and accurate list of all Liens on the property or assets of each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries, showing as of the Restatement Date the lienholder thereof, the principal amount of the obligations secured thereby and the property or assets of such Loan Party or such Subsidiary subject thereto.  The property of each Loan Party and each of its Subsidiaries is subject to no Liens, other than Permitted Encumbrances.

(D)         Schedule 7.02 sets forth a complete and accurate list of all Investments held by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party on the Restatement Date, showing as of the Restatement Date the amount, obligor or issuer and maturity, if any, thereof.

(E)          Schedule 7.03 sets forth a complete and accurate list of all Indebtedness of each Loan Party or any Subsidiary of a Loan Party on the Restatement Date, showing as of the Restatement Date the amount, obligor or issuer and maturity thereof.

(i)           Environmental Compliance

(A)         Except as specifically disclosed in Schedule 5.09, no Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof (i) has failed to comply with any Environmental Law or to obtain, maintain or comply with any permit, license or other approval required under any Environmental Law, (ii) has become subject to any Environmental Liability, (iii) has received notice of any claim with respect to any Environmental Liability or (iv) to the Knowledge of the Senior Executive Officers, is aware of any basis for any Environmental Liability, except, in each case, as could not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(B)         Except as otherwise set forth in Schedule 5.09, (i) none of the properties currently or formerly owned or currently operated by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof is listed or proposed for listing on the NPL or on the CERCLIS or any analogous foreign, state or local list; (ii) there are no underground or above-ground storage tanks or any surface impoundments, septic tanks, pits, sumps or lagoons in which Hazardous Materials are being or have been treated, stored or disposed on any property currently owned by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof; (iii) to the Knowledge of the Senior Executive Officers, there is no asbestos or asbestos-containing material on any property currently owned or operated by any Loan Party or Subsidiary thereof; and (iv) Hazardous Materials have not been unlawfully released, discharged or disposed of by any Loan Party or Subsidiary thereof on any property currently or formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof.

(C)         Except as otherwise set forth on Schedule 5.09, no Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof is undertaking, and no Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof has completed, either individually or together with other potentially responsible parties, any investigation or assessment or remedial or response action relating to any actual or threatened release, discharge or disposal of Hazardous Materials at any site, location or operation, either voluntarily or pursuant to the order of any Governmental Authority or the requirements of any Environmental Law; and all Hazardous Materials generated, used, treated, handled or stored at, or transported to or from, any property currently or formerly owned or operated by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof have been disposed of in a manner not reasonably expected to result in material liability to any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof.

(j)           InsuranceThe properties of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries are insured with insurance companies which are financially sound and reputable to the actual knowledge of the Senior Executive Officers and which are not Affiliates of the Loan Parties, in such amounts, with such deductibles and covering such risks (including, without limitation, workmen’s compensation, public liability, business interruption and property damage insurance) as are customarily carried by companies engaged in similar businesses and owning similar properties in localities where the Loan Parties or the applicable Subsidiary

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operates.  Schedule 5.10 sets forth a description of all insurance maintained by or on behalf of the Loan Parties as of the Restatement Date. Each insurance policy listed on Schedule 5.10 is in full force and effect and all premiums in respect thereof that are due and payable have been paid.

(k)          TaxesThe Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries have filed all Federal, state and other material tax returns and reports required to be filed, and have paid all Federal, state and other material taxes, assessments, fees and other governmental charges levied or imposed upon them or their properties, income or assets otherwise due and payable, except those which are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings being diligently conducted, for which adequate reserves have been provided in accordance with GAAP, as to which Taxes no Lien (other than Permitted Encumbrances) has been filed and which contest effectively suspends the collection of the contested obligation and the enforcement of any Lien securing such obligation.  None of the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries has received written notice of a proposed tax assessment against any such Loan Party or Subsidiary that would, if made, have a Material Adverse Effect.  No Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof is a party to any tax sharing agreement.

(l)           ERISA Compliance.

(A)         The Lead Borrower, each of its ERISA Affiliates, and each Plan is in substantial compliance in all material respects with the applicable provisions of ERISA, the Code and other Federal or state Laws.  Each Plan that is intended to qualify under Section 401(a) of the Code or sponsor of such plan has received a favorable determination, opinion or advisory letter from the IRS or an application for such a letter is currently being processed by the IRS with respect thereto and, to the best knowledge of the Loan Parties, nothing has occurred which would prevent, or cause the loss of, such qualification.  The Loan Parties and each ERISA Affiliate have made all required contributions to each Plan subject to Sections 412 or 430 of the Code and to each Multiemployer Plan, and no application for a funding waiver or an extension of any amortization period pursuant to Sections 412 or 430 of the Code has been made with respect to any Plan.  No Lien imposed under the Code or ERISA exists to the Knowledge of the Loan Parties or is likely to arise on account of any Plan or Multiemployer Plan.

 

(B)         There are no pending or, to the knowledge of the Loan Parties, threatened claims, actions or lawsuits, or action by any Governmental Authority, with respect to any Plan that could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.  There has been no prohibited transaction or, if applicable, violation of the ERISA fiduciary responsibility rules with respect to any Plan that has resulted or to the Knowledge of the Loan Parties could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(C)         (i)           No ERISA Event has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur; (ii) no Pension Plan has any Unfunded Pension Liability; (iii) neither any Loan Party nor any ERISA Affiliate has incurred, or reasonably expects to incur, any liability under Title IV of ERISA with respect to any Pension Plan (other than premiums due and not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA); (iv) neither any Loan Party nor any ERISA Affiliate has incurred, or reasonably expects to incur, any liability (and no event has occurred which, with the giving of notice under Section 4219 of ERISA, would result in such liability) under Sections 4201 or 4243 of ERISA with respect to a Multiemployer Plan; and (v) neither any Loan Party nor any ERISA Affiliate has engaged in a transaction that could be subject to Sections 4069 or 4212(c) of ERISA.

(m)         Subsidiaries; Equity InterestsThe Loan Parties have no Subsidiaries other than those specifically disclosed in Part (a) of Schedule 5.13, which Schedule sets forth the legal name, jurisdiction of incorporation or formation and authorized Equity Interests of each such Subsidiary.  All of the outstanding Equity Interests in such Subsidiaries have been validly issued, are fully paid and non-assessable and are owned by a Loan Party (or a Subsidiary of a Loan Party) in the amounts specified on Part (a) of Schedule 5.13 free and clear of all Liens except for those created under the Security Documents.  Except as set forth in Schedule 5.13, there are no outstanding rights to purchase any Equity Interests in any Subsidiary.  The Loan Parties have no equity investments in any other corporation or entity other than those specifically disclosed in Part (b) of Schedule 5.13.  All of the outstanding Equity Interests in the Loan Parties have been

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validly issued, and are fully paid and non-assessable and are owned in the amounts specified on Part (c) of Schedule 5.13 free and clear of all Liens except for those created under the Security Documents.  The copies of the Organization Documents of each Loan Party and each amendment thereto provided pursuant to Section 4(a) are true and correct copies of each such document, each of which is valid and in full force and effect.  The Certificate of Beneficial Ownership executed and delivered to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders for each Borrower on or prior to the Restatement Date, as updated from time to time in accordance with this Agreement, is accurate, complete and correct as of the date hereof and as of the date any such update is delivered.

(n)          Margin Regulations; Investment Company Act;

(A)         Neither any Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries owns any Margin Stock or is engaged or will be engaged, principally or as one of its important activities, in the business of purchasing or carrying Margin Stock, or extending credit for the purpose of purchasing or carrying Margin Stock.  None of the proceeds of the Credit Extensions shall be used directly or indirectly for the purpose of purchasing or carrying any Margin Stock, for the purpose of extending credit to others for the purpose of purchasing or carrying any Margin Stock, or for any purpose that violates the provisions of Regulation T, U or X of the FRB.  Neither any Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries expects to acquire any Margin Stock.

(B)         None of the Loan Parties, any Person Controlling any Loan Party, or any Subsidiary is or is required to be registered as an “investment company” under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

(o)          Disclosure.  Each Loan Party has disclosed to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders all agreements, instruments and corporate or other restrictions to which it or any of its Subsidiaries is subject, and all other matters known to it, that, individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.  No report, financial statement, certificate or other information furnished (whether in writing or orally) by or on behalf of any Loan Party to the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby and the negotiation of this Agreement or delivered hereunder or under any other Loan Document (in each case, as modified or supplemented by other information so furnished) contains any material misstatement of fact or omits to state any material fact necessary to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that, with respect to projected financial information, the Loan Parties represent only that such information was prepared in good faith based upon assumptions believed to be reasonable at the time.

(p)          Compliance with LawsEach of the Loan Parties and each Subsidiary is in compliance (A) in all material respects with the requirements of all Laws and all orders, writs, injunctions and decrees applicable to it or to its properties, except in such instances in which (i) such requirement of Law or order, writ, injunction or decree is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted or (ii) the failure to comply therewith, either individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, and (B) with Sections 10.17 and 10.18.

(q)          Intellectual Property; Licenses, Etc.  The Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries own, or possess the right to use, all of the Intellectual Property, licenses, permits and other authorizations that are reasonably necessary for the operation of their respective businesses, without conflict with the rights of any other Person.  To the best knowledge of the Lead Borrower, no slogan or other advertising device, product, process, method, part or other material now employed, or now contemplated to be employed, by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary infringes upon any rights held by any other Person.  Except as specifically disclosed in Schedule 5.17, no claim or litigation regarding any of the foregoing is pending or, to the best knowledge of the Lead Borrower, threatened, which, either individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

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(r)           Labor Matters.

There are no strikes, lockouts, slowdowns or other material labor disputes against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof pending or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, threatened. To the Knowledge of the Senior Executive Officers, the hours worked by and payments made to employees of the Loan Parties comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act and any other applicable federal, state, local or foreign Law dealing with such matters except to the extent that any such violation could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. No Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries has incurred any liability or obligation under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act or similar state Law.  All payments due from any Loan Party and its Subsidiaries, or for which any claim may be made against any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, on account of wages and employee health and welfare insurance and other benefits, have been paid or properly accrued in accordance with GAAP as a liability on the books of such Loan Party. Except as set forth on Schedule 5.18, no Loan Party or any Subsidiary is a party to or bound by any collective bargaining agreement, management agreement, employment agreement, bonus, restricted stock, stock option, or stock appreciation plan or agreement or any similar plan, agreement or arrangement which, in any case, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. There are no representation proceedings pending or, to any Loan Party’s knowledge, threatened to be filed with the National Labor Relations Board, and no labor organization or group of employees of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary has made a pending demand for recognition. Except as set forth on Schedule 5.18, there are no complaints, unfair labor practice charges, grievances, arbitrations, unfair employment practices charges or any other claims or complaints against any Loan Party or any Subsidiary pending or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, threatened to be filed with any Governmental Authority or arbitrator based on, arising out of, in connection with, or otherwise relating to the employment or termination of employment of any employee of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries. The consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents will not give rise to any right of termination or right of renegotiation on the part of any union under any collective bargaining agreement to which any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is bound.

(s)           Security Documents

(i)           The Security Agreement creates in favor of the Collateral Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Parties referred to therein, a legal, valid, continuing and enforceable security interest in the Collateral (as defined in the Security Agreement), the enforceability of which is subject to applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and subject to general principles of equity, regardless of whether considered in a proceeding in equity or at law.  The financing statements, releases and other filings are in appropriate form and have been or will be filed in the offices specified in the Perfection Certificate.  Upon such filings and/or the obtaining of “control” (as defined in the UCC), the Collateral Agent will have a perfected Lien on, and security interest in, to and under all right, title and interest of the grantors thereunder in all Collateral that may be perfected by filing, recording or registering a financing statement or analogous document (including without limitation the proceeds of such Collateral subject to the limitations relating to such proceeds in the UCC) or by obtaining control, under the UCC (in effect on the date this representation is made) in each case prior and superior in right to any other Person.

(ii)          When the Security Agreement (or a short form thereof) is filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the United States Copyright Office and when financing statements, releases and other filings in appropriate form are filed in the offices specified in Schedule II of the Security Agreement, the Collateral Agent shall have a fully perfected Lien on, and security interest in, all right, title and interest of the applicable Loan Parties in the Intellectual Property (as defined in the Security Agreement) in which a security interest may be perfected by filing, recording or registering a security agreement, financing statement or analogous document in the United States Patent and Trademark Office or the United States Copyright Office, as applicable, in each case prior and superior in right to any other Person (it being understood that subsequent recordings in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the United States Copyright Office may be necessary to perfect a Lien on registered trademarks, trademark applications and copyrights acquired by the Loan Parties after the Restatement Date).

(t)           Solvency

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After giving effect to the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, and before and after giving effect to each Credit Extension, the Loan Parties, on a Consolidated basis, are Solvent. No transfer of property has been or will be made by any Loan Party and no obligation has been or will be incurred by any Loan Party in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or the other Loan Documents with the intent to hinder, delay, or defraud either present or future creditors of any Loan Party.

(u)          Deposit Accounts; Credit Card Arrangements.

(A)         Annexed hereto as Schedule 5.21(a) is a list of all DDAs and Blocked Accounts maintained by the Loan Parties as of the Restatement Date, which Schedule includes, with respect to each DDA and each Blocked Account (i) the name and address of the depository; (ii) the account number(s) maintained with such depository; (iii) a contact person at such depository, and (iv) the identification of each Blocked Account Bank.

(B)         Annexed hereto as Schedule 5.21(b) is a list describing all arrangements as of the Restatement Date to which any Loan Party is a party with respect to the processing and/or payment to such Loan Party of the proceeds of any credit card charges for sales made by such Loan Party.

(v)          Brokers.  No broker or finder brought about the obtaining, making or closing of the Loans or transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents, and no Loan  Party or Affiliate thereof has any obligation to any Person in respect of any finder’s or brokerage fees in connection therewith.

(w)         Customer and Trade Relations.  There exists no actual or, to the knowledge of any Loan Party, threatened, termination or cancellation of, or any material adverse modification or change in the business relationship of any Loan Party with any supplier material to its operations.

(x)          Material Contracts.  Schedule 5.24 sets forth all Material Contracts to which any Loan Party is a party or is bound as of the Restatement Date.  The Loan Parties have delivered true, correct and complete copies of such Material Contracts to the Administrative Agent on or before the Restatement Date.  The Loan Parties are not in breach or in default in any material respect of or under any Material Contract and have not received any notice of the intention of any other party thereto to terminate any Material Contract.

(y)          Casualty.  Neither the businesses nor the properties of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries are affected by any fire, explosion, accident, strike, lockout or other labor dispute, drought, storm, hail, earthquake, embargo, act of God or of the public enemy or other casualty (whether or not covered by insurance) that, either individually or in the aggregate, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(z)          OFAC; Sanctions; Anti-Corruption Laws; Anti-Money Laundering Laws.  No Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries is in violation of any Sanctions.  No Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries nor, to the knowledge of such Loan Party, any director, officer, employee, agent or Affiliate of such Loan Party or such Subsidiary (a) is a Sanctioned Person or a Sanctioned Entity, (b) has any assets located in Sanctioned Entities, or (c) derives revenues from investments in, or transactions with Sanctioned Persons or Sanctioned Entities.  Each of the Loan Parties and its Subsidiaries has implemented and maintains in effect policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and Affiliates with all Sanctions, Anti-Corruption Laws and Anti-Money Laundering Laws.  Each of the Loan Parties and its Subsidiaries, and to the knowledge of each such Loan Party, each director, officer, employee, agent and Affiliate of each such Loan Party and each such Subsidiary, is in compliance with all Sanctions, Anti-Corruption Laws and Anti-Money Laundering Laws.  No proceeds of any loan made or Letter of Credit issued hereunder will be used to fund any operations in, finance any investments or activities in, or make any payments to, a Sanctioned Person or a Sanctioned Entity, or otherwise used in any manner that would result in a violation of any applicable

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Sanctions, Anti-Corruption Laws or Anti-Money Laundering Laws by any Person (including any Credit Party or other individual or entity participating in any transaction).

(aa)         Patriot Act.  To the extent applicable, each Loan Party is in compliance, in all material respects, with the (a) Trading with the Enemy Act, as amended, and each of the foreign assets control regulations of the United States Treasury Department (31 CFR, Subtitle B, Chapter V, as amended) and any other enabling legislation or executive order relating thereto, and (b) Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA Patriot Act of 2001, as amended) (the “Patriot Act”).

(bb)        Swap Contracts.  On each date that any Swap Contract is executed by any Provider, each Loan Party satisfies all eligibility, suitability and other requirements under the Commodity Exchange Act and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission regulations.

6. AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS

So long as any Lender shall have any Commitment hereunder, any Loan or other Obligation hereunder shall remain unpaid or unsatisfied, or any Letter of Credit shall remain outstanding, the Loan Parties shall, and shall (except in the case of the covenants set forth in Sections 6(a),  6(b), and 6(c)) cause each Subsidiary to:

(a)          Financial StatementsDeliver to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent, in form and detail satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent:

(i)           as soon as available, but in any event within 90 days after the end of each Fiscal Year of the Parent, a Consolidated and, if requested by the Administrative Agent or the Term Loan Agent, consolidating balance sheet of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such Fiscal Year, and the related Consolidated, and if so requested, consolidating statements of income or operations, Shareholders’ Equity and cash flows for such Fiscal Year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the previous Fiscal Year, all in reasonable detail and prepared in accordance with GAAP, such Consolidated statements to be audited and accompanied by (i) a report and unqualified opinion of a Registered Public Accounting Firm reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, which report and opinion shall be prepared in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards and shall not be subject to any “going concern” or like qualification or exception or any qualification or exception as to the scope of such audit ,and such consolidating statements to be certified by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower to the effect that such statements are fairly stated in all material respects when considered in relation to the Consolidated financial statements of the Parent and its Subsidiaries;

(ii)          as soon as available, but in any event within 45 days after the end of each of the Fiscal Quarters of each Fiscal Year of the Parent, a Consolidated and, if requested by the Administrative Agent or the Term Loan Agent, consolidating balance sheet of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such Fiscal Quarter, and the related Consolidated, and if so requested, consolidating statements of income or operations, Shareholders’ Equity and cash flows for such Fiscal Quarter and for the portion of the Parent’s Fiscal Year then ended, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for (A) such period set forth in the projections delivered pursuant to Section 6(a)(d) hereof, (B) the corresponding Fiscal Quarter of the previous Fiscal Year and (C) the corresponding portion of the previous Fiscal Year, all in reasonable detail, such Consolidated statements to be certified by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower as fairly presenting the financial condition, results of operations, Shareholders’ Equity and cash flows of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as of the end of such Fiscal Quarter in accordance with GAAP, subject only to normal year-end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes and such consolidating statements to be certified by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower to the effect that such statements are fairly stated in all material respects when considered in relation to the Consolidated financial statements of the Parent and its Subsidiaries;

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(iii)         as soon as available, but in any event within 30 days after the end of each of the Fiscal Months of each Fiscal Year of the Parent, a Consolidated and, if requested by the Administrative Agent or the Term Loan Agent, consolidating balance sheet of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as at the end of such Fiscal Month, and the related Consolidated, and if so requested, consolidating statements of income or operations, Shareholders’ Equity and cash flows for such Fiscal Month, and for the portion of the Parent’s Fiscal Year then ended, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for (A) such period set forth in the projections delivered pursuant to Section 6(a)(d) hereof, (B) the corresponding Fiscal Month of the previous Fiscal Year and (C) the corresponding portion of the previous Fiscal Year, all in reasonable detail, such Consolidated statements to be certified by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower as fairly presenting the financial condition, results of operations, Shareholders’ Equity and cash flows of the Parent and its Subsidiaries as of the end of such Fiscal Month in accordance with GAAP, subject only to normal year-end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes and such consolidating statements to be certified by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower to the effect that such statements are fairly stated in all material respects when considered in relation to the Consolidated financial statements of the Parent and its Subsidiaries;

(iv)         as soon as available, but in any event no later than 30 days prior to the end of each Fiscal Year of the Parent, forecasts prepared by management of the Lead Borrower, in form satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent, of Consolidated balance sheets and statements of income or operations and cash flows of the Parent and its Subsidiaries on a monthly basis for the immediately following Fiscal Year (including the Fiscal Year in which the Maturity Date occurs), and as soon as available, any significant revisions to such forecast with respect to such following Fiscal Year.

(b)          Certificates; Other InformationDeliver to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent, in form and detail satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent:

(i)           concurrently with the delivery of the financial statements referred to in Section 6(a)(i), a certificate of its Registered Public Accounting Firm certifying such financial statements;

(ii)          (i) concurrently with the delivery of the financial statements referred to in Sections 6(a)(i) and (ii) and (iii), a duly completed Compliance Certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower, and (ii) concurrently with the delivery of the financial statements referred to in Sections 6(a)(i) and (ii) a copy of management’s discussion and analysis with respect to such financial statements;

(iii)         on the 15th day of each Fiscal Month (or, if such day is not a Business Day, on the next succeeding Business Day), a certificate in the form of Exhibit G (a “Borrowing Base Certificate”) showing the Revolving Borrowing Base and the Term Loan Borrowing Base as of the close of business as of the last day of the immediately preceding Fiscal Month (provided that the Appraised Value applied to the Eligible Inventory set forth in each Borrowing Base Certificate shall be the Appraised Value set forth in the most recent appraisal obtained by the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 6.10 hereof for the applicable month to which such Borrowing Base Certificate relates), each Borrowing Base Certificate to be certified as complete and correct by a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower; provided that at any time that  an Accelerated Borrowing Base Delivery Event has occurred and is continuing, such Borrowing Base Certificate shall be delivered on Wednesday of each week (or, if Wednesday is not a Business Day, on the next succeeding Business Day), as of the close of business on the immediately preceding Saturday;

(iv)         promptly upon receipt, copies of any detailed audit reports, management letters or recommendations submitted to the board of directors (or the audit committee of the board of directors) of any Loan Party by its Registered Public Accounting Firm in connection with the accounts or books of the Loan Parties or any Subsidiary, or any audit of any of them, including, without limitation, specifying any Internal Control Event;

(v)          promptly after the same are available, copies of each annual report, proxy or financial statement or other report or communication sent to the stockholders of the Loan Parties, and copies of all annual, regular, periodic and special reports and registration statements which any Loan Party may file or be

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required to file with the SEC under Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or with any national securities exchange, and in any case not otherwise required to be delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant hereto;

(vi)         the financial and collateral reports described on Schedule 6.02 hereto, at the times set forth in such Schedule;

(vii)        as soon as available, but in any event within 30 days after the end of each Fiscal Year of the Loan Parties, a report summarizing the insurance coverage (specifying type, amount and carrier) in effect for each Loan Party and its Subsidiaries and containing such additional information as the Administrative Agent, or any Lender or the Term Loan Agent through the Administrative Agent, may reasonably specify;

(viii)       promptly after the Administrative Agent’s request therefor, copies of all Material Contracts and documents evidencing Material Indebtedness;

(ix)         promptly after the Administrative Agent’s or any Lender’s request therefor, (i) confirmation of the accuracy of the information set forth in the most recent Certificate of Beneficial Ownership for each Borrower provided to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders; (ii) a new Certificate of Beneficial Ownership for each Borrower, in form and substance acceptable to the Administrative Agent, when the individual(s) to be identified as a Beneficial Owner have changed; and (iii) such information as requested pursuant to Section 10.17 hereof; and

(x)          promptly, such additional information regarding the business affairs, financial condition or operations of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, or compliance with the terms of the Loan Documents, as the Administrative Agent, the Term Loan Agent or any Lender may from time to time reasonably request.

Documents required to be delivered pursuant to Section 6(a)(i), (ii), or (iii) or Section 6(b)(iv) (to the extent any such documents are included in materials otherwise filed with the SEC) may be delivered electronically and if so delivered, shall be deemed to have been delivered on the date (i) on which the Lead Borrower posts such documents, or provides a link thereto on the Lead Borrower’s website on the Internet at the website address listed on Schedule 10(b); or (ii) on which such documents are posted on the Lead Borrower’s behalf on an Internet or intranet website, if any, to which each Lender, the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent have access (whether a commercial, third-party website or whether sponsored by the Administrative Agent); provided that: (i) the Lead Borrower shall deliver paper copies of such documents to the Administrative Agent, the Term Loan Agent or any Lender that requests the Lead Borrower to deliver such paper copies until a written request to cease delivering paper copies is given by the Administrative Agent, the Term Loan Agent or such Lender and (ii) the Lead Borrower shall notify the Administrative Agent, the Term Loan Agent and each Lender (by telecopier or electronic mail) of the posting of any such documents and provide to the Administrative Agent by electronic mail electronic versions (i.e., soft copies) of such documents.  Notwithstanding anything contained herein, in every instance the Lead Borrower shall be required to provide paper copies of the Compliance Certificates required by Section 6.02(b) to the Administrative Agent.  The Administrative Agent shall have no obligation to request the delivery or to maintain copies of the documents referred to above, and in any event shall have no responsibility to monitor compliance by the Loan Parties with any such request for delivery, and each Lender shall be solely responsible for requesting delivery to it or maintaining its copies of such documents.

The Loan Parties hereby acknowledge that (a) the Administrative Agent and/or the Arranger will make available to the Lenders and the L/C Issuer materials and/or information provided by or on behalf of the Loan Parties hereunder (collectively, “Borrower Materials”) by posting the Borrower Materials on IntraLinks, SyndTrack or another similar secure electronic transmission system (the “Platform”) and (b) certain of the Lenders may be “public-side” Lenders (i.e., Lenders that do not wish to receive material non-public information with respect to the Loan Parties or their securities) (each, a “Public Lender”).  The Loan Parties hereby agree that they will use commercially reasonable efforts to identify that portion of the

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Borrower Materials that may be distributed to the Public Lenders and that (w) all such Borrower Materials shall be clearly and conspicuously marked “PUBLIC” which, at a minimum, shall mean that the word “PUBLIC” shall appear prominently on the first page thereof; (x) by marking Borrower Materials “PUBLIC,” the Loan Parties shall be deemed to have authorized the Administrative Agent, the Arranger, the L/C Issuer and the Lenders to treat such Borrower Materials as not containing any material non-public information (although it may be sensitive and proprietary) with respect to the Loan Parties or their securities for purposes of United States Federal and state securities laws (provided,  however, that to the extent such Borrower Materials constitute Information, they shall be treated as set forth in Section 10(g)); (y) all Borrower Materials marked “PUBLIC” are permitted to be made available through a portion of the Platform designated “Public Investor”; and (z) the Administrative Agent and the Arranger shall be entitled to treat any Borrower Materials that are not marked “PUBLIC” as being suitable only for posting on a portion of the Platform not designated “Public Investor.”

(c)         NoticesPromptly notify the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent:

(i)           of the occurrence of any Default, to the Knowledge of a Senior Executive Officer;

(ii)          of any matter that has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, including (i) breach or non-performance of, or any default under, a Material Contract or with respect to Material Indebtedness of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof; (ii) any dispute, litigation, investigation, proceeding or suspension between any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof and any Governmental Authority; or (iii) the commencement of, or any material development in, any litigation or proceeding affecting any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof, including pursuant to any applicable Environmental Laws;

(iii)         of the occurrence of any ERISA Event, to the Knowledge of a Senior Executive Officer;

(iv)         of any material change in accounting policies or financial reporting practices by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof;

(v)          of any change in any Loan Party’s Senior Executive Officers;

(vi)         of the discharge by any Loan Party of its present Registered Public Accounting Firm or any withdrawal or resignation by such Registered Public Accounting Firm;

(vii)        of any collective bargaining agreement or other labor contract to which a Loan Party becomes a party, or the application for the certification of a collective bargaining agent;

(viii)       of the filing of any Lien for unpaid Taxes against any Loan Party, to the Knowledge of a Senior Executive Officer;

(ix)         of any casualty or other insured damage to any material portion of the Collateral, to the Knowledge of a Senior Executive Officer, or the commencement of any action or proceeding for the taking of any interest in a material portion of the Collateral under power of eminent domain or by condemnation or similar proceeding or if any material portion of the Collateral is damaged or destroyed;

(x)          of the occurrence of a Cash Dominion Event; and

(xi)         of any transaction of the nature contained in ARTICLE VII hereof, occurring after the Restatement Date, including, without limitation, (i) the entry by a Loan Party into a Material Contract, (ii) the incurrence by a Loan Party of Material Indebtedness, (iii) the voluntary or, to the actual knowledge of a Senior Executive Officer, involuntary grant of any Lien upon any property of a Loan Party; or (iv) the making of any Investments by a Loan Party.

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Each notice pursuant to this Section shall be accompanied by a statement of a Responsible Officer of the Lead Borrower setting forth details of the occurrence referred to therein and stating what action the Lead Borrower has taken and proposes to take with respect thereto.  Each notice pursuant to Section 6(c)(i) shall describe with particularity any and all provisions of this Agreement and any other Loan Document that have been breached.

(d)         Payment of Obligations.  Pay and discharge as the same shall become due and payable, all its obligations and liabilities, including (a) all tax liabilities, assessments and governmental charges or levies upon it or its properties or assets, (b) all lawful claims (including, without limitation, claims of landlords, warehousemen, customs brokers, and carriers) which, if unpaid, would by law become a Lien upon its property; and (c) all Indebtedness, as and when due and payable, but subject to any subordination provisions contained in any instrument or agreement evidencing such Indebtedness, except, in each case, where (a) the validity or amount thereof is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings, (b) such Loan Party has set aside on its books adequate reserves with respect thereto in accordance with GAAP, (c) such contest effectively suspends collection of the contested obligation and enforcement of any Lien securing such obligation, (d) no Lien has been filed with respect thereto and (e) the failure to make payment pending such contest could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to limit the rights of the Agents with respect to determining Reserves pursuant to this Agreement.

(e)          Preservation of Existence, Etc.  (a) Preserve, renew and maintain in full force and effect its legal existence and good standing under the Laws of the jurisdiction of its organization or formation except in a transaction permitted by Section 7(d) or 7(e); (b) take all reasonable action to maintain all rights, privileges, permits, licenses, including all Federal firearm licenses, and franchises necessary or desirable in the normal conduct of its business, except to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; and (c) preserve or renew all of its Intellectual Property, except to the extent such Intellectual Property is no longer used or useful in the conduct of the business of the Loan Parties.

(f)           Maintenance of Properties.  (a) Maintain, preserve and protect all of its material properties and equipment necessary in the operation of its business in good working order and condition, ordinary wear and tear excepted; and (b) make all necessary repairs thereto and renewals and replacements thereof except where the failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(g)          Maintenance of Insurance.

(i)           Maintain with financially sound and reputable insurance companies reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent not Affiliates of the Loan Parties, insurance with respect to its properties and business against loss or damage of the kinds customarily insured against by Persons engaged in the same or similar business and operating in the same or similar locations or as is required by applicable Law, of such types and in such amounts  as are customarily carried under similar circumstances by such other Persons and as are reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent.

(ii)          Cause fire and extended coverage policies maintained with respect to any Collateral to be endorsed or otherwise amended to include, as the insurable interest of the Loan Parties, Collateral Agent, Administrative Agent or Credit Parties should appear, (i) a non-contributing mortgage clause (regarding improvements to real property) and lenders’ loss payable clause (regarding personal property), in form and substance satisfactory to the Collateral Agent and the Term Loan Agent, which endorsements or amendments shall provide that the insurer shall pay all proceeds otherwise payable to the Loan Parties under the policies directly to the Collateral Agent, (ii) a provision to the effect that none of the Loan Parties, Credit Parties or any other Person shall be a co-insurer and (iii) such other provisions as the Collateral Agent may reasonably require from time to time to protect the interests of the Credit Parties.

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(iii)         Cause commercial general liability policies to be endorsed to name the Collateral Agent as an additional insured.

(iv)         Cause business interruption policies (which may be a component of other policies maintained by the Loan Parties in accordance with this Section 6.07) to name the Collateral Agent as a loss payee and to be endorsed or amended to include, as the insurable interest of the Loan Parties, Collateral Agent, Administrative Agent or Credit Parties should appear, (1) a provision that, from and after the Restatement Date, the insurer shall pay all proceeds otherwise payable to the Loan Parties under the policies directly to the Collateral Agent, (2) a provision to the effect that none of the Loan Parties, the Administrative Agent, the Collateral Agent or any other party shall be a co‑insurer and (3) such other provisions as the Collateral Agent may reasonably require from time to time to protect the interests of the Credit Parties.

(v)          Cause each such policy referred to in this Section 6.07 to also provide that it shall not be canceled, modified or not renewed (y) by reason of nonpayment of premium except upon not less than ten (10) days’ prior written notice thereof by the insurer to the Collateral Agent (giving the Collateral Agent the right to cure defaults in the payment of premiums) or (z) for any other reason except upon not less than thirty (30) days’ prior written notice thereof by the insurer to the Collateral Agent.

(vi)         Deliver to the Collateral Agent, prior to the cancellation, modification or non-renewal of any such policy of insurance, a copy of a renewal or replacement policy (or other evidence of renewal of a policy previously delivered to the Collateral Agent, including an insurance binder) together with evidence satisfactory to the Collateral Agent of payment of the premium therefor.

(vii)        Maintain for themselves and their Subsidiaries, a Directors and Officers insurance policy, and a “Blanket Crime” policy including employee dishonesty, forgery or alteration, theft, disappearance and destruction, robbery and safe burglary, property, and computer fraud coverage with responsible companies in such amounts as are customarily carried by business entities engaged in similar businesses similarly situated, and will upon request by the Administrative Agent or the Term Loan Agent furnish the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent certificates evidencing renewal of each such policy.

(viii)       Permit any representatives that are designated by the Collateral Agent to inspect the insurance policies maintained by or on behalf of the Loan Parties and to inspect books and records related thereto and any properties covered thereby.  The Loan Parties shall pay the reasonable fees and expenses of any representatives retained by the Collateral Agent to conduct any such inspection.

(ix)         None of the Credit Parties, or their agents or employees shall be liable for any loss or damage insured by the insurance policies required to be maintained under this Section 6(g).  Each Loan Party shall look solely to its insurance companies or any other parties other than the Credit Parties for the recovery of such loss or damage and such insurance companies shall have no rights of subrogation against any Credit Party or its agents or employees.  If, however, the insurance policies do not provide waiver of subrogation rights against such parties, as required above, then the Loan Parties hereby agree, to the extent permitted by law, to waive their right of recovery, if any, against the Credit Parties and their agents and employees.  The designation of any form, type or amount of insurance coverage by any Credit Party under this Section 6(g) shall in no event be deemed a representation, warranty or advice by such Credit Party that such insurance is adequate for the purposes of the business of the Loan Parties or the protection of their properties.

(h)          Compliance with LawsComply (a) in all material respects with the requirements of all Laws and all orders, writs, injunctions and decrees applicable to it or to its business or property, except in such instances in which (i) such requirement of Law or order, writ, injunction or decree is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings diligently conducted and with respect to which adequate reserves have been set aside and maintained by the Loan Parties in accordance with GAAP,  (ii) such contest effectively suspends enforcement of the contested Laws, and (iii) the failure to comply therewith could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, and (b) with Sections 10.17 and 10.18.

(i)           Books and Records; Accountants

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(A)         Maintain proper books of record and account, in which full, true and correct entries in conformity with GAAP consistently applied shall be made of all financial transactions and matters involving the assets and business of the Loan Parties or such Subsidiary, as the case may be; and (ii) maintain such books of record and account in material conformity with all applicable requirements of any Governmental Authority having regulatory jurisdiction over the Loan Parties or such Subsidiary, as the case may be.

(B)         at all times retain a Registered Public Accounting Firm which is reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and shall instruct such Registered Public Accounting Firm to cooperate with, and be available to, the Administrative Agent or its representatives to discuss the Loan Parties’ financial performance, financial condition, operating results, controls, and such other matters, within the scope of the retention of such Registered Public Accounting Firm, as may be raised by the Administrative Agent.

(j)           Inspection Rights

(A)         Permit representatives and independent contractors of the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent to visit and inspect any of its properties, to examine its corporate, financial and operating records, business plan, forecasts and cash flows, and make copies thereof or abstracts therefrom, and to discuss its affairs, finances and accounts with its directors, officers, and Registered Public Accounting Firm, all at the expense of the Loan Parties and at such reasonable times during normal business hours and as often as may be reasonably desired, upon reasonable advance notice to the Lead Borrower; provided, however, that when an Event of Default exists the Administrative Agent (or any of its representatives or independent contractors) may do any of the foregoing at the expense of the Loan Parties at any time during normal business hours and without advance notice.

(B)         Upon the request of the Administrative Agent after reasonable prior notice, permit the Administrative Agent or professionals (including investment bankers, consultants, accountants, lawyers and appraisers) retained by the Administrative Agent to conduct appraisals, commercial finance examinations and other evaluations, including, without limitation, of (i) the Lead Borrower’s practices in the computation of each Borrowing Base and (ii) the assets included in each Borrowing Base and related financial information such as, but not limited to, sales, gross margins, payables, accruals and reserves.  The Loan Parties shall pay the fees and expenses of the Administrative Agent and such professionals with respect to such evaluations and appraisals.  Without limiting the foregoing, the Loan Parties acknowledge that the Administrative Agent may, in its discretion, undertake, at the Loan Parties’ expense, up to (X) one (1) inventory appraisal and one (1) commercial finance examination in any Fiscal Year when Revolving Availability is at all times during such Fiscal Year greater than 35% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap, (Y) up to two (2) inventory appraisals and two (2) commercial finance examinations in any Fiscal Year when Revolving Availability is at any time during such Fiscal Year is less than or equal to 35% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap but greater than 20% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap, and (Z) up to three (3) inventory appraisals in any Fiscal Year when Revolving Availability is at any time during such Fiscal Year less than or equal to 20% of the Adjusted Combined Loan Cap.  In all events, if the Administrative Agent has not undertaken a commercial finance examination or an inventory appraisal within the immediately preceding nine (9) month period of any Fiscal Year, the Term Loan Agent may, in its discretion, direct the Administrative Agent to do so upon written notice to the Administrative Agent.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, the Administrative Agent may cause additional inventory appraisals and commercial finance examinations to be undertaken (x) as it in its discretion deems necessary or appropriate, at its own expense, or (y) at the expense of the Loan Parties, at any time required by applicable Law or if a Default shall have occurred and be continuing.

(k)          Use of Proceeds.  Use the proceeds of the Credit Extensions (a) to finance the acquisition of working capital assets of the Borrowers, including the purchase of inventory and equipment, in each case in the ordinary course of business, (b) to finance Capital Expenditures of the Borrowers, (c) for general corporate purposes of the Loan Parties, (d) to pay in full any obligations outstanding under the Existing Term Loan Agreement, (e) to pay in full any obligations outstanding in respect of Subordinated Debt, in each case described in this Section 6.11 to the extent expressly permitted under applicable Law and the Loan Documents.

(l)           Additional Loan Parties.  Notify the Administrative Agent at the time that any Person becomes a Subsidiary, and promptly thereafter (and in any event within fifteen (15) days), cause any such

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Person (a) which is not a CFC, to (i) become a Loan Party by executing and delivering to the Administrative Agent a Joinder to this Agreement or a counterpart of the Facility Guaranty or such other document as the Administrative Agent shall deem appropriate for such purpose, (ii) grant a Lien to the Collateral Agent on such Person’s assets to secure the Obligations, and (iii) deliver to the Administrative Agent documents of the types referred to in clauses (3) and (4) of Section 4(a)(i) and favorable opinions of counsel to such Person (which shall cover, among other things, the legality, validity, binding effect and enforceability of the documentation referred to in clause (i)), and (b) if any Equity Interests or Indebtedness of such Person are owned by or on behalf of any Loan Party, to pledge such Equity Interests and promissory notes evidencing such Indebtedness (except that, if such Subsidiary is a CFC, the Equity Interests of such Subsidiary to be pledged may be limited to 65% of the outstanding voting Equity Interests of such Subsidiary and 100% of the non-voting Equity Interests of such Subsidiary and such time period may be extended based on local law or practice), in each case in form, content and scope reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.  In no event shall compliance with this Section (l) waive or be deemed a waiver or Consent to any transaction giving rise to the need to comply with this Section (l) if such transaction was not otherwise expressly permitted by this Agreement or constitute or be deemed to constitute, with respect to any Subsidiary, an approval of such Person as a Borrower or permit the inclusion of any acquired assets in the computation of each Borrowing Base.

(m)         Cash Management.

(A)         On or prior to the Restatement Date (to the extent not delivered to the Administrative Agent prior to such date):

(xiii)       deliver to the Administrative Agent originals of notifications (each, a “Credit Card Notification”) substantially in the form attached hereto as Exhibit H which have been executed on behalf of such Loan Party, which shall be delivered by the Administrative Agent to such Loan Party’s Credit Card Issuers and Credit Card Processors listed on Schedule 5.21(b); and

(xiv)       enter into a Blocked Account Agreement satisfactory in form and substance to the Agents with each Blocked Account Bank (collectively, the “Blocked Accounts”).

(B)         The Loan Parties shall ACH or wire transfer no less frequently than daily (and whether or not there are then any outstanding Obligations) to a Blocked Account all amounts on deposit in each such DDA and all payments due from Credit Card Issuers and Credit Card Processors.

(C)         Each Blocked Account Agreement shall require upon notice from the Collateral Agent (it being understood that the Collateral Agent shall not deliver any such notice prior to the occurrence of a Cash Dominion Event) the ACH or wire transfer no less frequently than daily (and whether or not there are then any outstanding Obligations) to the concentration account maintained by the Collateral Agent at Wells Fargo (the “Collection Account”), of all cash receipts and collections, including, without limitation, the following:

(xv)        all available cash receipts (x) from the sale of Inventory, and (y) from the sale of other assets (whether or not constituting Collateral);

(xvi)       all proceeds of collections of Accounts;

(xvii)      all Net Cash Proceeds, and all other cash payments received by a Loan Party from any Person or from any source or on account of any sale or other transaction or event, including, without limitation, any Prepayment Event;

(xviii)     the then current contents of each DDA (net of any minimum balance, not to exceed $2,500.00, as may be required to be kept in the subject DDA by the depository institution at which such DDA is maintained);

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(xix)       the then current entire ledger balance of each Blocked Account (net of any minimum balance, not to exceed $2,500.00, as may be required to be kept in the subject Blocked Account by the Blocked Account Bank); and

(xx)        the proceeds of all credit card charges.

(D)         The Collection Account shall at all times be under the sole dominion and control of the Collateral Agent.  The Loan Parties hereby acknowledge and agree that (i) the Loan Parties have no right of withdrawal from the Collection Account, (ii) the funds on deposit in the Collection Account shall at all times be collateral security for all of the Obligations and (iii) the funds on deposit in the Collection Account shall be applied as provided in this Agreement.  In the event that, notwithstanding the provisions of this Section (m), any Loan Party receives or otherwise has dominion and control of any such proceeds or collections, such proceeds and collections shall be held in trust by such Loan Party for the Administrative Agent, shall not be commingled with any of such Loan Party’s other funds or deposited in any account of such Loan Party and shall, not later than the Business Day after receipt thereof, be deposited into the Collection Account or dealt with in such other fashion as such Loan Party may be instructed by the Administrative Agent.

(E)          Upon the request of the Administrative Agent, the Loan Parties shall cause bank statements and/or other reports to be delivered to the Administrative Agent not less often than monthly, accurately setting forth all amounts deposited in each Blocked Account to ensure the proper transfer of funds as set forth above.

(F)          At the request of the Administrative Agent, the Loan Parties shall deliver to the Administrative Agent copies of notifications (each, a “DDA Notification”), in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, which have been executed on behalf of such Loan Party and delivered to each depository institution listed on Schedule 5.21(a).

(G)         The Loan Parties shall cause to be maintained, with Wells Fargo or any Affiliate thereof, the Loan Parties’ primary Cash Management Services (including, without limitation, the Loan Parties’ concentration accounts, master depository accounts and similar accounts (which, for clarity, shall include the Blocked Accounts)) and primary operating accounts, other than such accounts as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion.

(n)          Information Regarding the Collateral.

(A)         Furnish to the Administrative Agent at least thirty (30) days prior written notice of any change in: (i) any Loan Party’s name or in any trade name used to identify it in the conduct of its business or in the ownership of its properties; (ii) the location of any Loan Party’s chief executive office, its principal place of business, any office in which it maintains books or records relating to Collateral owned by it or any office or facility at which Collateral owned by it is located (including the establishment of any such new office or facility); (iii) any Loan Party’s organizational structure or jurisdiction of incorporation or formation; or (iv) any Loan Party’s Federal Taxpayer Identification Number or organizational identification number assigned to it by its state of organization. The Loan Parties agree not to effect or permit any change referred to in the preceding sentence unless all filings have been made under the UCC or otherwise that are required in order for the Collateral Agent to continue at all times following such change to have a valid, legal and perfected first priority security interest in all the Collateral for its own benefit and the benefit of the other Credit Parties.

(B)         Should any of the information on any of the Schedules hereto become inaccurate or misleading in any material respect as a result of changes after the Restatement Date, the Lead Borrower shall advise the Administrative Agent in writing of such revisions or updates as may be necessary or appropriate to update or correct the same.  From time to time as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, the Lead Borrower shall supplement each Schedule hereto, or any representation herein or in any other Loan Document, with respect to any matter arising after the Restatement Date that, if existing or occurring on the Restatement Date, would have been required to be set forth or described in such Schedule or as an exception to such representation or that is necessary to correct any information in such Schedule or representation which has been rendered inaccurate thereby (and, in the case of any supplements to any Schedule, such Schedule shall be appropriately marked to show the changes made therein).  Notwithstanding the foregoing, no supplement or revision to any Schedule or representation shall be deemed the Credit Parties’ consent to the matters reflected in such updated Schedules or revised representations nor permit the

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Loan Parties to undertake any actions otherwise prohibited hereunder or fail to undertake any action required hereunder from the restrictions and requirements in existence prior to the delivery of such updated Schedules or such revision of a representation; nor shall any such supplement or revision to any Schedule or representation be deemed the Credit Parties’ waiver of any Default resulting from the matters disclosed therein.

(o)          Physical Inventories.

(A)         Cause cycle counts to be conducted consistent with current practices reasonably satisfactory to the Collateral Agent and the Term Loan Agent with results to be shared with Collateral Agent and the Term Loan Agent and updated in the stock ledger timely.  If any Default or Event of Default exists, at the discretion of the Collateral Agent, and at Borrowers’ expense, the Borrowers shall conduct a full physical count of Inventory.  The Collateral Agent, at the expense of the Loan Parties, may participate in and/or observe each scheduled physical count of Inventory which is undertaken on behalf of any Loan Party.   The Lead Borrower, within 15 days following the completion of such inventory, shall provide the Collateral Agent and the Term Loan Agent with a reconciliation of the results of such inventory (as well as of any other physical inventory or cycle counts undertaken by a Loan Party) and shall post such results to the Loan Parties’ stock ledgers and general ledgers, as applicable.

(B)         Permit the Collateral Agent, in its discretion, if any Default or Event of Default exists, to cause additional such inventories to be taken as the Collateral Agent determines (each, at the expense of the Loan Parties).

(p)          Environmental Laws.

(A)         Conduct its operations and keep and maintain its Real Estate in material compliance with all Environmental Laws; (b) obtain and renew all environmental permits necessary for its operations and properties; and (c) implement any and all investigation, remediation, removal and response actions that are appropriate or necessary to maintain the value and marketability of the Real Estate or to otherwise comply with Environmental Laws pertaining to the presence, generation, treatment, storage, use, disposal, transportation or release of any Hazardous Materials on, at, in, under, above, to, from or about any of its Real Estate, provided,  however, that neither a Loan Party nor any of its Subsidiaries shall be required to undertake any such cleanup, removal, remedial or other action to the extent that its obligation to do so is being contested in good faith and by proper proceedings and adequate reserves have been set aside and are being maintained by the Loan Parties with respect to such circumstances in accordance with GAAP.

(q)          Further Assurances.

(A)         Execute any and all further documents, financing statements, agreements and instruments, and take all such further actions (including the filing and recording of financing statements and other documents), that may be required under any applicable Law, or which any Agent may request, to effectuate the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents or to grant, preserve, protect or perfect the Liens created or intended to be created by the Security Documents or the validity or priority of any such Lien, all at the expense of the Loan Parties. The Loan Parties also agree to provide to the Agents, from time to time upon request, evidence satisfactory to the Agents as to the perfection and priority of the Liens created or intended to be created by the Security Documents.

(B)         If any material assets are acquired by any Loan Party after the Restatement Date (other than assets constituting Collateral under the Security Documents that become subject to the Lien of the Security Documents upon acquisition thereof), notify the Agents thereof, and the Loan Parties will cause such assets to be subjected to a Lien securing the Obligations and will take such actions as shall be necessary or shall be requested by any Agent to grant and perfect such Liens, including actions described in paragraph (a) of this Section (m), all at the expense of the Loan Parties. In no event shall compliance with this Section 6(m)(B) waive or be deemed a waiver or Consent to any transaction giving rise to the need to comply with this Section (m)(B) if such transaction was not otherwise expressly permitted by this Agreement or constitute or be deemed to constitute Consent to the inclusion of any acquired assets in the computation of any Borrowing Base.

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(C)         Use, and cause each of the Subsidiaries to use, their commercially reasonable efforts to obtain lease terms in any lease entered into by any Loan Party after the date hereof not expressly prohibiting the recording in the relevant real estate filing office of an appropriate memorandum of lease and the encumbrancing of the leasehold interest of such Loan Party in the property that is the subject of such lease.

(D)         (i) Upon the request of the Collateral Agent, cause each of its customs brokers to deliver an agreement to the Collateral Agent covering such matters and in such form as the Collateral Agent may reasonably require, as required to protect Collateral Agent’s interest in the Eligible Inventory; and (ii) simultaneously with the delivery to the Term Loan Agent, deliver to the Collateral Agent an agreement covering such matters and in such form as the Collateral Agent may reasonably require with each such customs broker for which such an agreement has been provided to the Term Loan Agent.

(E)          (i) Upon the request of the Collateral Agent, request and use reasonable efforts to cause any of its landlords to deliver a Collateral Access Agreement to the Collateral Agent in such form as the Collateral Agent may reasonably require, provided that in all events such Collateral Access Agreement shall be furnished for each of Borrowers’ distribution centers; and (ii) simultaneously with the delivery to the Term Loan Agent, deliver to the Collateral Agent a Collateral Access Agreement for any location or Store for which a Collateral Access Agreement has been provided to the Term Loan Agent.

(F)          Without limiting the other provisions of this Agreement or the other Loan Documents (including, without limitation, any other provision of this Section 6.17 or Section 6.20 hereof), in the event that any Real Property owned by any Loan Party constitutes a Material Real Property (as defined in the Security Agreement) on or after the Restatement Date, the Loan Parties shall promptly (but in no event later than fifteen (15) days following such constituting a Material Real Property) deliver to the Collateral Agent a duly executed Mortgage together with all other items required pursuant to Section 6.20 with respect to such Real Estate.

(r)           Compliance with Terms of Leaseholds.  Except as otherwise expressly permitted hereunder, make all payments and otherwise perform all obligations in respect of all Leases of real property to which any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is a party, keep such Leases in full force and effect and not allow such Leases to lapse or be terminated or any rights to renew such leases to be forfeited or cancelled, notify the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent of any default by any party with respect to such Leases and cooperate with the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent in all respects to cure any such default, and cause each of its Subsidiaries to do so.

(s)           Material Contracts.  Perform and observe all the terms and provisions of each Material Contract to be performed or observed by it, maintain each such Material Contract in full force and effect, enforce each such Material Contract in accordance with its terms, take all such action to such end as may be from time to time requested by the Administrative Agent and, upon request of the Administrative Agent, make to each other party to each such Material Contract such demands and requests for information and reports or for action as any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries is entitled to make under such Material Contract, and cause each of its Subsidiaries to do so.

(t)           Real Estate.  As promptly as practicable, and in any event, not later than 30 days after the date of acquisition (or such later date as the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent shall agree) of any fee interest in real property having a value (together with improvements thereof) in excess of $1,000,000, (i) execute and deliver a Mortgage, in favor of the Collateral Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Parties, covering such real property, (ii) if requested by the Collateral Agent or the Term Loan Agent, provide the Credit Parties with (x) title and extended coverage insurance covering such real property in an amount at least equal to the purchase price of such real property (or such other amount as shall be reasonably specified by the Collateral Agent) as well as a current ALTA survey thereof, together with a surveyor’s certificate, and (y) any consents or estoppels reasonably deemed necessary or advisable by the Collateral Agent or the Term Loan Agent in connection with such Mortgage, each of the foregoing in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent, (iii) if

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reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent or the Term Loan Agent, deliver to the Administrative Agent legal opinions relating to the matters described above, which opinions shall be in form and substance, and from counsel, reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent and (iv) if any improvement on such real property is in an area identified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (or any successor agency) as a special flood hazard area with respect to which flood insurance has been made available under the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (as now or hereafter in effect or successor act thereto), then (i) maintain, or cause to be maintained, with a financially sound and reputable insurer, flood insurance in an amount and otherwise sufficient to comply with all applicable rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to the Flood Insurance Laws and (ii) deliver to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent evidence of such compliance in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the Term Loan Agent.

(u)          OFAC; Sanctions; Anti-Corruption Laws; Anti-Money Laundering Laws.  Each Loan Party will, and will cause each of its Subsidiaries to, comply with all applicable Sanctions, Anti-Corruption Laws and Anti-Money Laundering Laws.  Each of the Loan Parties and its Subsidiaries shall implement and maintain in effect policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and Affiliates with all Sanctions, Anti-Corruption Laws and Anti-Money Laundering Laws.  Each of the Loan Parties shall and shall cause their respective Subsidiaries to comply with all Sanctions, Anti-Corruption Laws and Anti-Money Laundering Laws.

(v)          Post-Closing Covenants.  On or before June 22, 2018, the Loan Parties shall deliver to the Agent, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Agent, such certificates and endorsements of insurance policies as are required pursuant to the terms of Section 6.07 hereof.

7. NEGATIVE COVENANTS

So long as any Lender shall have any Commitment hereunder, any Loan or other Obligation hereunder shall remain unpaid or unsatisfied, or any Letter of Credit shall remain outstanding, no Loan Party shall, nor shall it permit any Subsidiary to, directly or indirectly:

(a)          Liens.  Create, incur, assume or suffer to exist any Lien upon any of its property (excluding real property), assets or revenues, whether now owned or hereafter acquired or sign or file or suffer to exist under the UCC or any similar Law or statute of any jurisdiction a financing statement that names any Loan Party or any Subsidiary thereof as debtor; sign or suffer to exist any security agreement authorizing any Person thereunder to file such financing statement; sell any of its property or assets subject to an understanding or agreement (contingent or otherwise) to repurchase such property or assets with recourse to it or any of its Subsidiaries; or assign or otherwise transfer any accounts or other rights to receive income, other than, as to all of the above, Permitted Encumbrances.

(b)          Investments.  Make any Investments, except Permitted Investments.

(c)          Indebtedness.  (a) Create, incur, assume, guarantee, suffer to exist or otherwise become or remain liable with respect to, any Indebtedness, except Permitted Indebtedness, (b) without limiting the provisions of clause (a) above, create, incur, assume, guarantee, suffer to exist or otherwise become or remain liable with respect to any Indebtedness (other than the Obligations) that is subordinated or junior in right of payment to any other Indebtedness of the Loan Parties, unless such Indebtedness is also subordinated or junior in right of payment, in the same manner and to the same extent, to the Obligations, or (c) issue Disqualified Stock.

(d)          Fundamental ChangesMerge, dissolve, liquidate, consolidate with or into another Person, (or agree to do any of the foregoing), except that, so long as no Default or Event of Default shall have

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