G III APPAREL GROUP LTD /DE/0000821002false00008210022024-06-042024-06-04

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 6, 2024 (June 4, 2024)

G-III APPAREL GROUP, LTD.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

Delaware
(State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation)

0-18183
(Commission File Number)

41-1590959
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


(Address of principal executive offices)

512 Seventh Avenue

New York, New York
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

10018
(Zip Code)

(212) 403-0500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2 below):

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

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

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share

GIII

The Nasdaq Stock Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter). Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 1.01     Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

Third Amended and Restated ABL Credit Agreement

On June 4, 2024, the Company’s subsidiaries, G-III Leather Fashions, Inc., Riviera Sun, Inc., AM Retail Group, Inc. and The Donna Karan Company Store LLC (collectively, the “Borrowers”), entered into the third amended and restated credit agreement (the “Third ABL Credit Agreement”) with the lenders named therein and with JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent. The Third ABL Credit Agreement is a five-year senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility providing for borrowings in an aggregate principal amount of up to $700 million. The Company and certain of its wholly-owned domestic subsidiaries, as well as G-III Apparel Canada ULC (collectively, the “Guarantors”), are guarantors under the Third ABL Credit Agreement.

The Third ABL Credit Agreement amends and restates the Second Amended Credit Agreement, dated as of August 7, 2020 (as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time prior to June 4, 2024, the “Second Credit Agreement”), by and among the Borrowers and the Guarantors, the lenders from time-to-time party thereto, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., in its capacity as the administrative agent thereunder. The Second Credit Agreement provided for borrowings of up to $650 million and was due to expire on August 7, 2025. The Third ABL Credit Agreement extends the maturity date to June 4, 2029, subject to a springing maturity date as defined within the credit agreement.

Amounts available under the Third ABL Credit Agreement are subject to borrowing base formulas and overadvances as specified in the Third ABL Credit Agreement. Borrowings bear interest, at the Borrowers’ option, at Adjusted Term Secured Overnight Financing Rate (“SOFR”)  plus a margin of 1.50% to 2.00%, or the alternate base rate plus a margin of 0.50% to 1.00% (defined as the greatest of (i) the “prime rate” of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. from time to time, (ii) the federal funds rate plus 0.5% and (iii) SOFR for a borrowing with an interest period of one month plus 1.00%), with the applicable margin determined based on the Borrowers’ average daily availability under the Third ABL Credit Agreement. The Third ABL Credit Agreement is secured by specified assets of the Borrowers and the Guarantors.

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. was the administrative agent and a lender under the Second Credit Agreement. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and its affiliates from time to time have provided in the past and may in the future provide commercial lending and financial advisory services to the Company and its subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business.

The foregoing summary and description of the Third ABL Credit Agreement does not purport to be complete and is subject to, and qualified in its entirety by, the full text of the Third ABL Credit Agreement, a copy of which is being filed as Exhibit 10.1 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.

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

The information set forth in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference in this Item 2.03.

Item 9.01     Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

The following exhibits are filed herewith:

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EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit
No.


Description

10.1

Third Amended and Restated ABL Credit Agreement, dated as of June 4, 2024, among G-III Leather Fashions, Inc., Riviera Sun, Inc., AM Retail Group, Inc. and The Donna Karan Company Store LLC, as Borrowers, the Loan Guarantors party thereto, the Lenders party thereto and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Administrative Agent.

104

Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

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SIGNATURE

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

G-III APPAREL GROUP, LTD.

Date: June 6, 2024

By:

/s/ Neal S. Nackman

Name:

Neal S. Nackman

Title:

Chief Financial Officer

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Exhibit 10.1

EXECUTION VERSION

Graphic

THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT

dated as of

June 4, 2024

among

G-III LEATHER FASHIONS, INC.,

The Other Borrowers Party Hereto,

The Other Loan Parties Party Hereto,

The Lenders Party Hereto,

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.,

as Administrative Agent

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., BARCLAYS BANK PLC, CAPITAL ONE, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, CITIZENS BANK, N.A., HSBC SECURITIES (USA) INC.,

KEYBANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, T.D. BANK, N.A., U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, UBS AG, STAMFORD BRANCH and WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,

as Co-Syndication Agents

and

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., BARCLAYS BANK PLC, CAPITAL ONE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, T.D. BANK, N.A., UBS AG, STAMFORD BRANCH and WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,

as Joint Bookrunners and Joint Lead Arrangers

ASSET BASED LENDING

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ARTICLE I Definitions1

Section 1.01 Defined Terms1

Section 1.02 Classification of Loans and Borrowings66

Section 1.03 Terms Generally66

Section 1.04 Accounting Terms; GAAP67

Section 1.05 Certain Calculations67

Section 1.06 Timing of Payment or Performance69

Section 1.07 Negative Covenant Compliance69

Section 1.08 Amendment and Restatement of the Existing ABL Credit Agreement70

Section 1.09 Interest Rates; Benchmark Notification70

Section 1.10 Divisions71

Section 1.11 Letters of Credit71

ARTICLE II The Credits71

Section 2.01 Commitments71

Section 2.02 Loans and Borrowings72

Section 2.03 Requests for Revolving Borrowings72

Section 2.04 Protective Advances73

Section 2.05 Swingline Loans and Overadvances74

Section 2.06 Letters of Credit75

Section 2.07 Funding of Borrowings82

Section 2.08 Interest Elections82

Section 2.09 Termination and Reduction of Commitments; Increase in Commitments83

Section 2.10 Repayment of Loans; Evidence of Debt85

Section 2.11 Prepayment of Loans86

Section 2.12 Fees86

Section 2.13 Interest87

Section 2.14 Alternate Rate of Interest88

Section 2.15 Increased Costs91

Section 2.16 Break Funding Payments92

Section 2.17 Taxes93

Section 2.18 Payments Generally; Allocation of Proceeds; Sharing of Set-offs96

Section 2.19 Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders98

Section 2.20 Defaulting Lenders99

Section 2.21 Returned Payments100

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Section 2.22 Banking Services, Swap Agreements and Supply Chain Finance Obligations101

Section 2.23 Designation of Borrowing Subsidiaries101

Section 2.24 Extensions of Commitments102

Section 2.25 Judgment Currency103

ARTICLE III Representations and Warranties.104

Section 3.01 Organization; Powers104

Section 3.02 Authorization; Enforceability104

Section 3.03 Governmental Approvals; No Conflicts104

Section 3.04 Financial Condition; No Material Adverse Change105

Section 3.05 Properties105

Section 3.06 Litigation and Environmental Matters105

Section 3.07 Compliance with Laws and Agreements106

Section 3.08 Investment Company Status106

Section 3.09 Taxes106

Section 3.10 Pension Plans106

Section 3.11 Disclosure107

Section 3.12 Patriot Act108

Section 3.13 Solvency108

Section 3.14 Insurance108

Section 3.15 Capitalization and Subsidiaries108

Section 3.16 Security Interest in Collateral108

Section 3.17 Employment Matters108

Section 3.18 Anti-Corruption Laws and Sanctions109

ARTICLE IV Conditions.109

Section 4.01 Effective Date109

Section 4.02 Each Credit Event111

Section 4.03 Designation of a Borrowing Subsidiary111

ARTICLE V Affirmative Covenants.113

Section 5.01 Financial Statements; Borrowing Base and Other Information113

Section 5.02 Notices of Material Events117

Section 5.03 Existence; Conduct of Business118

Section 5.04 Payment of Tax119

Section 5.05 Maintenance of Properties119

Section 5.06 Books and Records; Inspection Rights119

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Section 5.07 Compliance with Laws119

Section 5.08 Use of Proceeds120

Section 5.09 Insurance120

Section 5.10 Appraisals and Field Examinations120

Section 5.11 Additional Collateral; Further Assurances; Canada Sub.121

Section 5.12 Unrestricted Subsidiaries; Designation and Redesignation124

Section 5.13 Depository Banks124

Section 5.14 Post-Closing Obligations124

ARTICLE VI Negative Covenants.124

Section 6.01 Indebtedness125

Section 6.02 Liens128

Section 6.03 Fundamental Changes130

Section 6.04 Investments, Loans, Advances, Guarantees and Acquisitions132

Section 6.05 Dispositions135

Section 6.06 Sale and Leaseback Transactions136

Section 6.07 Restricted Payments; Certain Payments of Indebtedness136

Section 6.08 Transactions with Affiliates139

Section 6.09 Restrictive Agreements140

Section 6.10 Amendment of Organizational Documents140

Section 6.11 Change in Fiscal Year140

Section 6.12 Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio141

Section 6.13 Canadian Pension Plans141

ARTICLE VII Events of Default.141

Section 7.01 Events of Default142

Section 7.02 Remedies Upon an Event of Default144

ARTICLE VIII The Administrative Agent.145

Section 8.01 Authorization and Action145

Section 8.02 Administrative Agent’s Reliance, Limitation of Liability, Etc148

Section 8.03 The Administrative Agent Individually149

Section 8.04 Successor Administrative Agent149

Section 8.05 Acknowledgements of Lenders and Issuing Bank150

Section 8.06 Collateral Matters152

Section 8.07 Credit Bidding153

Section 8.08 Certain ERISA Matters154

Section 8.09 Flood Laws155

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ARTICLE IX Miscellaneous.155

Section 9.01 Notices155

Section 9.02 Waivers; Amendments158

Section 9.03 Expenses; Limitation of Liability; Indemnity162

Section 9.04 Successors and Assigns164

Section 9.05 Survival169

Section 9.06 Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness169

Section 9.07 Severability170

Section 9.08 Right of Setoff171

Section 9.09 Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Consent to Service of Process171

Section 9.10 WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL172

Section 9.11 Headings172

Section 9.12 Confidentiality172

Section 9.13 Several Obligations; Nonreliance; Violation of Law173

Section 9.14 USA PATRIOT Act173

Section 9.15 Canadian Anti-Money Laundering Legislation173

Section 9.16 [Intentionally Omitted]174

Section 9.17 Disclosure174

Section 9.18 Appointment for Perfection174

Section 9.19 Interest Rate Limitation174

Section 9.20 Intercreditor Agreements174

Section 9.21 Acknowledgement and Consent to Bail-In of Affected Financial Institutions176

Section 9.22 No Fiduciary Duty, etc176

Section 9.23 Acknowledgement Regarding Any Supported QFCs177

Section 9.24 Joint and Several177

ARTICLE X Loan Guaranty.178

Section 10.01 Guaranty178

Section 10.02 Guaranty of Payment179

Section 10.03 No Discharge or Diminishment of Loan Guaranty179

Section 10.04 Defenses Waived179

Section 10.05 Rights of Subrogation180

Section 10.06 Reinstatement; Stay of Acceleration180

Section 10.07 Information180

Section 10.08 [Reserved]180

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Section 10.09 Taxes180

Section 10.10 Maximum Liability180

Section 10.11 Contribution181

Section 10.12 Liability Cumulative181

Section 10.13 Keepwell182

ARTICLE XI The Borrower Representative.182

Section 11.01 Appointment; Nature of Relationship182

Section 11.02 Powers182

Section 11.03 Employment of Agents182

Section 11.04 Notices182

Section 11.05 Successor Borrower Representative183

Section 11.06 Execution of Loan Documents; Borrowing Base Certificate183

Section 11.07 Reporting183

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SCHEDULES:

Commitment Schedule

Schedule 1.01(a) – Calvin Klein License Agreements

Schedule 1.01(b) – Existing Airway Releases and Existing Steamship Guarantees

Schedule 2.06 – Existing Letters of Credit

Schedule 3.05 – Properties

Schedule 3.06 – Disclosed Matters

Schedule 3.14 – Insurance

Schedule 3.15 – Capitalization and Subsidiaries

Schedule 5.10 – Mortgaged Properties

Schedule 5.14 – Post-Closing Obligations

Schedule 6.01 – Existing Indebtedness

Schedule 6.02 – Existing Liens

Schedule 6.04 – Existing Investments

Schedule 6.09 – Existing Restrictions

EXHIBITS:

Exhibit A

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Form of Assignment and Acceptance

Exhibit B

-

Form of Borrowing Request

Exhibit C

-

Form of Compliance Certificate

Exhibit D

-

Form of Joinder Agreement

Exhibit E

-

Form of ABL/Fixed Asset Intercreditor Agreement

Exhibit F-1

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Form of U.S. Tax Certificate (for Non-U.S. Lenders That Are Not Partnerships)

Exhibit F-2

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Form of U.S. Tax Certificate (for Non-U.S. Participants That Are Not Partnerships)

Exhibit F-3

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Form of U.S. Tax Certificate (for Non-U.S. Participants That Are Partnerships)

Exhibit F-4

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Form of U.S. Tax Certificate (for Non-U.S. Lenders That Are Partnerships)

Exhibit G

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Form of Solvency Certificate

Exhibit H

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Form of Intercompany Subordinated Note

Exhibit I

-

Form of Borrowing Base Certificate

Exhibit J-1

-

Form of Borrowing Subsidiary Agreement

Exhibit J-2

-

Form of Borrowing Subsidiary Termination

Exhibit K

-

Form of Factored Account Certificate

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THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED CREDIT AGREEMENT dated as of June 4, 2024 (as it may be amended or modified from time to time, this “Agreement”) among G-III LEATHER FASHIONS, INC., a New York corporation, RIVIERA SUN, INC., a Delaware corporation, AM RETAIL GROUP, INC., a Delaware corporation and THE DONNA KARAN COMPANY STORE LLC, a New York limited liability company, as Borrowers, the other Borrowers party hereto, the Loan Guarantors from time to time party hereto, the Lenders from time to time party hereto, and JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as Administrative Agent.

WHEREAS, certain of the Loan Parties and Lenders and the Administrative Agent are currently party to the Second Amended and Restated Credit Agreement, dated as of August 7, 2020 (as amended prior to the date hereof, the “Existing ABL Credit Agreement”);

WHEREAS, the Borrowers, the other Loan Parties, the Lenders, and the Administrative Agent have agreed to enter into this Agreement in order to (i) amend and restate the Existing ABL Credit Agreement in its entirety; (ii) modify and re-evidence the “Obligations” under, and as defined in, the Existing ABL Credit Agreement, which shall be repayable in accordance with the terms of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents; and (iii) set forth the terms and conditions under which the Lenders will, from time to time, make loans and extend other financial accommodations to or for the benefit of the Loan Parties;

WHEREAS, it is the intent of the parties hereto that this Agreement not constitute a novation of the obligations and liabilities of the parties under the Existing ABL Credit Agreement or be deemed to evidence or constitute full repayment of such obligations and liabilities, but that this Agreement amend and restate in its entirety the Existing ABL Credit Agreement and re-evidence the obligations and liabilities of the Borrowers and the other Loan Parties outstanding thereunder, which shall be payable in accordance with the terms hereof; and

WHEREAS, it is also the intent of the Borrowers and the “Loan Guarantors” (as referred to and defined in the Existing ABL Credit Agreement) to confirm that all obligations under the “Loan Documents” (as referred to and defined in the Existing ABL Credit Agreement) shall continue in full force and effect as modified and/or restated by the Loan Documents and that, from and after the Effective Date, all references to the “Credit Agreement” contained in any such existing “Loan Documents” shall be deemed to refer to this Agreement;

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the mutual covenants contained herein, the parties hereto hereby agree that the Existing ABL Credit Agreement is hereby amended and restated as follows:

ARTICLE I
Definitions
Section 1.01Defined Terms.  As used in this Agreement, the following terms, including in the preamble and recitals above, have the meanings specified below:
2025 Senior Notes” means the 7.875% senior secured notes due 2025 issued pursuant to the Notes Agreement.
2025 Senior Notes Period” means the period commencing on the date that is ninety-one (91) days prior to the earliest maturity date of the 2025 Senior Notes (so long as, prior to such date, the 2025 Senior Notes have not been paid in full or Refinanced with Indebtedness that does not mature on or prior to the


date occurring 91 days after the Latest Maturity Date) and ending on the date of such maturity date of the 2025 Senior Notes.
ABL/Fixed Asset Intercreditor Agreement” means the Intercreditor Agreement, dated as of the Effective Date, among the Administrative Agent, the Notes Agent and each of the Loan Parties party thereto, substantially in the form of Exhibit E-1.
ABR”, when used in reference to (a) a rate of interest, refers to the Alternate Base Rate, and (b) any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, bear interest at a rate determined by reference to the Alternate Base Rate.
Acceptable Field Examination” means, with respect to any assets of any Loan Party, a field examination conducted by the Administrative Agent or its designee of such assets and related working capital matters and of such Loan Party’s related data processing and other systems, the results of which shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion.
Acceptable Inventory Appraisal” means, with respect to any Inventory, an appraisal of such Inventory from one or more firms satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, which appraisals shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion.
Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in the applicable Security Agreement.
Account Debtor” means any Person obligated on an Account.
Acquired EBITDA” shall mean, with respect to any Acquired Entity or Business or any Converted Restricted Subsidiary for any period, the amount for such period of Consolidated EBITDA of such entity on a pro forma basis (determined as if references to Holdings and the Restricted Subsidiaries in the definition of the term “Consolidated EBITDA” were references to such entity on a pro forma basis and its subsidiaries that will become Restricted Subsidiaries), all as determined on a consolidated basis for such entity on a pro forma basis in accordance with GAAP.
Acquired Entity or Business” has the meaning provided in the definition of the term “Consolidated EBITDA.”
Acquisition” means any transaction, or any series of related transactions, consummated on or after the Effective Date by which Holdings or any Restricted Subsidiary (i) acquires any going business or all or substantially all of the assets of any firm, corporation or limited liability company, or division thereof, whether through purchase of assets, merger, amalgamation or otherwise or (ii) acquires all or substantially all of the Equity Interests of any other Person.
Acquisition Consideration” shall mean, in connection with any Acquisition, the aggregate amount (as valued at the Fair Market Value of such Acquisition at the time such Acquisition is made) of, without duplication: (a) the purchase consideration paid or payable for such Acquisition, whether payable at or prior to the consummation of such Acquisition or deferred for payment at any future time, whether or not any such future payment is subject to the occurrence of any contingency, and including any and all payments representing the purchase price and any assumptions of Indebtedness and/or Guarantee obligations, “earn-outs” and other agreements to make any payment the amount of which is, or the terms of payment of which are, in any respect subject to or contingent upon the revenues, income, cash flow or profits (or the like) of any Person or business and (b) the aggregate amount of Indebtedness assumed in connection with such Acquisition; provided in each case, that any such future payment that is subject to a contingency shall be considered Acquisition Consideration only to the extent of the reserve, if any, required under GAAP (as

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determined at the time of the consummation of such Acquisition) to be established in respect thereof by Holdings or its Restricted Subsidiaries.
Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR” means an interest rate per annum equal to (a) the Daily Simple SOFR, plus (b) 0.10%; provided that if the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR as so determined would be less than the Floor, such rate shall be deemed to be equal to the Floor for the purposes of this Agreement.
Adjusted Term SOFR Rate” means, for any Interest Period, an interest rate per annum equal to (a) the Term SOFR Rate for such Interest Period, plus (b) 0.10%; provided that if the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate as so determined would be less than the Floor, such rate shall be deemed to be equal to the Floor for the purposes of this Agreement.
Administrative Agent” means JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (including its branches and affiliates), in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders hereunder.
Administrative Questionnaire” means an Administrative Questionnaire in a form supplied by the Administrative Agent.
Affected Financial Institution” means (a) any EEA Financial Institution or (b) any UK Financial Institution.
Affiliate” means, with respect to a specified Person, another Person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, Controls or is Controlled by or is under common Control with the Person specified.
Aggregate Commitments” means, at any time, the aggregate Commitments of all Lenders at such time, as increased or reduced from time to time pursuant to the terms and conditions hereof.  As of the Effective Date, the Aggregate Commitments are $700,000,000.
Aggregate Revolving Exposure” means, at any time, the aggregate Revolving Exposure of all the Lenders.
Agreed LC Currencies” means (a) Dollars and (b) any other currency (i) that is lawful currency (other than Dollars) that is readily available and freely transferable and convertible into Dollars and (ii) that is agreed to by the Administrative Agent and the relevant Issuing Bank.
Airway Release” means any airway release (including any Existing Airway Release) agreed to be issued or caused to be issued by an Issuing Bank, in accordance with the terms of the Continuing Agreement for Commercial and Standby Letters of Credit or any other applicable letter of credit agreement between such Issuing Bank and any Borrower.  
Alternate Base Rate” means, for any day, a rate per annum equal to the greatest of (a) the Prime Rate in effect on such day, (b) the NYFRB Rate in effect on such day plus ½ of 1%, and (c) the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate for a one-month Interest Period as published two U.S. Government Securities Business Days prior to such day (or if such day is not a U.S. Government Securities Business Day, the immediately preceding U.S. Government Securities Business Day) plus 1%; provided that, for the purpose of this definition, the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate for any day shall be based on the Term SOFR Reference Rate at approximately 5:00 a.m., Chicago time, on such day (or any amended publication time for the Term SOFR Reference Rate, as specified by the CME Term SOFR Administrator in the Term SOFR Reference Rate methodology).  Any change in the Alternate Base Rate due to a change in the Prime Rate, the NYFRB Rate or the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate shall be effective from and including the effective date of such change in

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the Prime Rate, the NYFRB Rate or the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate, respectively. If the Alternate Base Rate is being used as an alternate rate of interest pursuant to Section 2.14 (for the avoidance of doubt, only until the Benchmark Replacement has been determined pursuant to Section 2.14(b)), then the Alternate Base Rate shall be the greater of clauses (a) and (b) above and shall be determined without reference to clause (c) above.  For the avoidance of doubt, if the Alternate Base Rate as determined pursuant to the foregoing would be less than 2.00%, such rate shall be deemed to be 2.00% for purposes of this Agreement.
Ancillary Document” has the meaning assigned to it in Section 9.06(b).
Anti-Corruption Laws” means all laws, rules, and regulations of any jurisdiction applicable to Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries from time to time concerning or relating to bribery or corruption, including Canadian Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Laws.
Applicable Commitment Fee Rate” means (a) until the first Business Day after the delivery to the Administrative Agent, pursuant to Section 5.01(f), of the Borrowing Base Certificate as of the last day of the first full fiscal quarter of Holdings ending after the Effective Date, 0.375% per annum and (b) for any period thereafter, a percentage per annum determined by reference to the following grid based on the Average Usage for the then most recently ended fiscal quarter of Holdings:

Average Usage

Unused Line Fee Rate

< 50%

0.375%

≥ 50%

0.25%

Applicable Percentage” means, with respect to any Lender, with respect to Revolving Loans, LC Exposure, Swingline Loans, Protective Advances or Overadvances, a percentage equal to a fraction the numerator of which is such Lender’s Commitment and the denominator of which is the Aggregate Commitment; provided that, (i) if the Commitments have terminated or  expired, the Applicable Percentages shall be determined based upon such Lender’s share of the Aggregate Revolving Exposure at that time and (ii) in accordance with Section 2.20, so long as any Lender shall be a Defaulting Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Commitment shall be disregarded in the calculations under this definition.
Applicable Rate” means, for any day, with respect to any Loan, the applicable rate per annum set forth below under the caption “Revolver ABR Spread”, “Revolver RFR Spread” or “Revolver Term Benchmark Spread”, as the case may be, based upon the Availability Percentage as of the most recent determination date; provided that, until the first Business Day after the delivery to the Administrative Agent, pursuant to Section 5.01(f), of the Borrowing Base Certificate as of the last day of the first full fiscal quarter of Holdings ending after the Effective Date, the “Applicable Rate” shall be the applicable rates per annum set forth below in Category 1:

Category

Availability Percentage

Revolver

ABR Spread

Revolver

Term Benchmark

Spread

Revolver RFR Spread

Category 1

> 66.7%

0.50%

1.50%

1.50%

Category 2

> 33.3 but < 66.7%

0.75%

1.75%

1.75%

Category 3

< 33.3%

1.00%

2.00%

2.00%

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For purposes of the foregoing: 

(a) the Applicable Rate shall be determined as of the end of each fiscal quarter of Holdings based upon the Availability Percentage for such fiscal quarter as determined based upon the Borrowers’ Borrowing Base Certificates delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(f); and

(b) each change in the Applicable Rate resulting from a change in the Availability Percentage shall be effective during the period commencing on and including the first day of the fiscal quarter following the date of delivery to the Administrative Agent of a Borrowing Base Certificate and related information indicating such change and ending on the date immediately preceding the effective date of the next such change.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Availability Percentage shall be deemed to be in Category 3 at any time at the option of the Administrative Agent or at the request of the Required Lenders if the Borrowers fail to deliver any Borrowing Base Certificate required to be delivered by them pursuant to Section 5.01(f) during the period from the expiration of the time for delivery thereof until five (5) days after such Borrowing Base Certificate is so delivered.

If at any time the Administrative Agent determines in its Permitted Discretion that any Borrowing Base Certificate or related information based on which Availability and the corresponding Applicable Rate was determined, as applicable, was incorrect (whether based on a restatement, fraud or otherwise), the Borrowers shall be required to retroactively pay any additional amount that the Borrowers would have been required to pay if such Borrowing Base Certificate or related information based upon which Availability was determined had been accurate at the time it was delivered.

Approved Electronic Platform” has the meaning assigned to it in Section 9.01(d).
Approved Foreign Subsidiary” means any Foreign Subsidiary which is requested by the Borrower Representative to be incorporated herein as a Borrowing Subsidiary pursuant to the terms set forth in Section 2.23 and approved by each Lender in its reasonable discretion.
Approved Fund” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04.
Arranger” means each of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., Bank of America, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Capital One, National Association, T.D. Bank, N.A., UBS AG, Stamford Branch and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., in their capacities as joint bookrunners and joint lead arrangers hereunder.
Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption agreement entered into by a Lender and an assignee (with the consent of any party whose consent is required by Section 9.04), and accepted by the Administrative Agent, substantially in the form of Exhibit A or any other form (including electronic records generated by the use of an electronic platform) approved by the Administrative Agent.
Availability” means, at any time, an amount equal to the excess, if any, of (a) the Maximum Borrowing Amount at such time over (b) the Aggregate Revolving Exposure at such time (calculated, with respect to any Defaulting Lender, as if such Defaulting Lender had funded its Applicable Percentage of all outstanding Borrowings), all as determined by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion; provided that, (I) solely for purposes of (1) the definition of “Payment Conditions”, (2) determining whether a Cash Dominion Period is in effect for purposes of Sections 5.01(b)(ii) and 5.01(f), (3) Section 5.10 and/or (4) during any period in which a Maturity Reserve is in effect, clause (a) of this definition shall mean the sum of (i) the Maximum Borrowing Amount at such time plus (ii) the lesser of (x) the Suppressed

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Availability at such time and (y) an amount equal to 5.0% of the Maximum Borrowing Amount at such time, but, in the case of clause (4), not in excess of the Aggregate Commitments and (II) solely for purposes of (1) determining whether a Cash Dominion Period is in effect, (2) whether an FCCR Test Period is in effect, (3) for purposes of Section 5.10, and/or (4) the definition of “Payment Conditions”, clause (a) of this definition shall be calculated without giving effect to the Unrestricted Cash Cap.
Availability Percentage” means, for any fiscal quarter of Holdings, an amount (expressed as a percentage) equal to (a) average daily Availability during such fiscal quarter divided by (b) the average daily amount of the Aggregate Commitments during such fiscal quarter.
Availability Period” means the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the earlier of the Maturity Date and the date of termination of the Commitments (and, if such day is not a Business Day, then on the immediately preceding Business Day).
Available Commitment” means, at any time, the Aggregate Commitment minus the Aggregate Revolving Exposure (calculated, with respect to any Defaulting Lender, as if such Defaulting Lender had funded its Applicable Percentage of all outstanding Borrowings).
Available Tenor” means, as of any date of determination and with respect to the then-current Benchmark, as applicable, any tenor for such Benchmark (or component thereof) or payment period for interest calculated with reference to such Benchmark (or component thereof), as applicable, that is or may be used for determining the length of an Interest Period for any term rate or otherwise, for determining any frequency of making payments of interest calculated pursuant to this Agreement as of such date and not including, for the avoidance of doubt, any tenor for such Benchmark that is then-removed from the definition of “Interest Period” pursuant to clause (e) of Section 2.14.
Average Usage” means for any fiscal quarter of Holdings, the average daily aggregate Revolving Exposure for such fiscal quarter divided by Aggregate Commitments as of the last day of such fiscal quarter.
Bail-In Action” means the exercise of any Write-Down and Conversion Powers by the applicable Resolution Authority in respect of any liability of an Affected Financial Institution.
Bail-In Legislation” means, (a) with respect to any EEA Member Country implementing Article 55 of Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union, the implementing law, regulation, rule or requirement for such EEA Member Country from time to time which is described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule and (b) with respect to the United Kingdom, Part I of the United Kingdom Banking Act of 2009 (as amended from time to time) and any other law, regulation or rule applicable in the United Kingdom relating to the resolution of unsound or failing banks, investment firms or other financial institutions or their affiliates (other than through liquidation, administration or other insolvency proceedings).
Banking Services” means each and any of the following bank services provided to any Loan Party or its Subsidiaries by any Lender or any of its Affiliates: (a) credit cards for commercial customers (including, without limitation, “commercial credit cards” and purchasing cards), (b) stored value cards, (c) merchant processing services and (d) treasury management services (including, without limitation, controlled disbursement, automated clearinghouse transactions, return items, any direct debit scheme or arrangement, overdrafts and interstate depository network services).
Banking Services Obligations” means any and all obligations of the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries, whether absolute or contingent and howsoever and whensoever created, arising, evidenced or

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acquired (including all renewals, extensions and modifications thereof and substitutions therefor) in connection with Banking Services.
Banking Services Reserves” means all Reserves which the Administrative Agent from time to time establishes in its Permitted Discretion for Banking Services then provided or outstanding.
Bankruptcy Code” means Title 11 of the United States Code entitled “Bankruptcy”, as now and hereafter in effect, or any successor statute.
Bankruptcy Event” means, with respect to any Person, when such Person becomes the subject of a bankruptcy, reorganization or insolvency proceeding, or has had a receiver, conservator, trustee, administrator, monitor, custodian, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with reorganization or liquidation of its business, appointed for it, or, in the good faith determination of the Administrative Agent, has taken any action in furtherance of, or indicating its consent to, approval of, or acquiescence in, any such proceeding or appointment, provided that a Bankruptcy Event shall not result solely by virtue of any ownership interest, or the acquisition of any ownership interest, in such Person by a Governmental Authority or instrumentality thereof, provided, further, that such  ownership interest does not result in or provide such Person 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 permits such Person (or such Governmental Authority or instrumentality), to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made by such Person.
Benchmark” means, initially, with respect to any (i) RFR Loan, the Daily Simple SOFR or (ii) Term Benchmark Loan, the Term SOFR Rate; provided that, if a Benchmark Transition Event and the related Benchmark Replacement Date have occurred with respect to the Daily Simple SOFR or Term SOFR Rate, as applicable, or the then-current Benchmark, then “Benchmark” means the applicable Benchmark Replacement to the extent that such Benchmark Replacement has replaced such prior benchmark rate pursuant to clause (b) of Section 2.14.
Benchmark Replacement” means, for any Available Tenor, the first alternative set forth in the order below that can be determined by the Administrative Agent for the applicable Benchmark Replacement Date:
(1)the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR;
(2)the sum of: (a) the alternate benchmark rate that has been selected by the Administrative Agent and the Borrower Representative as the replacement for the then-current Benchmark for the applicable Corresponding Tenor giving due consideration to (i) any selection or recommendation of a replacement benchmark rate or the mechanism for determining such a rate by the Relevant Governmental Body or (ii) any evolving or then-prevailing market convention (as determined in consultation with the Borrower) for determining a benchmark rate as a replacement for the then-current Benchmark for syndicated credit facilities denominated in Dollars at such time in the United States and (b) the related Benchmark Replacement Adjustment;
provided that if the Benchmark Replacement as determined pursuant to clause (1) or clause (2) above would be less than the Floor, the Benchmark Replacement will be deemed to be the Floor for the purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.
Benchmark Replacement Adjustment” means, with respect to any replacement of the then-current Benchmark with an Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement for any applicable Interest Period and Available Tenor for any setting of such Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement, the spread adjustment, or method for

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calculating or determining such spread adjustment (which may be a positive or negative value or zero), that has been selected by the Administrative Agent and the Borrower Representative for the applicable Corresponding Tenor giving due consideration to (i) any selection or recommendation of a spread adjustment, or method for calculating or determining such spread adjustment, for the replacement of such Benchmark with the applicable Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement by the Relevant Governmental Body on the applicable Benchmark Replacement Date and/or (ii) any evolving or then-prevailing market convention for determining a spread adjustment, or method for calculating or determining such spread adjustment, for the replacement of such Benchmark with the applicable Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement for syndicated credit facilities denominated in Dollars at such time.
Benchmark Replacement Conforming Changes” means, with respect to any Benchmark Replacement and/or any Term Benchmark Revolving Loan, any technical, administrative or operational changes (including changes to the definition of “Alternate Base Rate,” the definition of “Business Day,” the definition of “U.S. Government Securities Business Day,” the definition of “Interest Period,” timing and frequency of determining rates and making payments of interest, timing of borrowing requests or prepayment, conversion or continuation notices, length of lookback periods, the applicability of breakage provisions, and other technical, administrative or operational matters) that the Administrative Agent reasonably decides, in consultation with the Borrower, may be appropriate to reflect the adoption and implementation of such Benchmark and to permit the administration thereof by the Administrative Agent in a manner substantially consistent with market practice (or, if the Administrative Agent reasonably decides, in consultation with the Borrower, that adoption of any portion of such market practice is not administratively feasible or if the Administrative Agent reasonably determines, in consultation with the Borrower, that no market practice for the administration of such Benchmark exists, in such other manner of administration as the Administrative Agent, in consultation with the Borrower, decides is reasonably necessary in connection with the administration of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents).
Benchmark Replacement Date” means, with respect to any Benchmark, the earliest to occur of the following events with respect to such then-current Benchmark:
(1)in the case of clause (1) or (2) of the definition of “Benchmark Transition Event,” the later of (a) the date of the public statement or publication of information referenced therein and (b) the date on which the administrator of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof) permanently or indefinitely ceases to provide such Benchmark or, if such Benchmark is a term rate, all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof); or
(2)in the case of clause (3) of the definition of “Benchmark Transition Event,” the first date on which such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof) has been or, if such Benchmark is a term rate, all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof) have been, determined and announced by the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of such Benchmark (or such component thereof) to be no longer representative; provided that such non-representativeness will be determined by reference to the most recent statement or publication referenced in such clause (3) and even if such Benchmark (or such component thereof) or, if such Benchmark is a term rate, any Available Tenor of such Benchmark (or such component thereof) continues to be provided on such date.
For the avoidance of doubt, (i) if the event giving rise to the Benchmark Replacement Date occurs on the same day as, but earlier than, the Reference Time in respect of any determination, the Benchmark Replacement Date will be deemed to have occurred prior to the Reference Time for such determination and (ii) the “Benchmark Replacement Date” will be deemed to have occurred in the case of clause (1) or (2) with respect to any Benchmark upon the occurrence of the applicable event or events set forth therein with respect to all then-current Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof).

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Benchmark Transition Event” means, with respect to any Benchmark, the occurrence of one or more of the following events with respect to such then-current Benchmark:
(1)a public statement or publication of information by or on behalf of the administrator of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof) announcing that such administrator has ceased or will cease to provide such Benchmark (or such component thereof) or, if such Benchmark is a term rate, all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof), permanently or indefinitely; provided that, at the time of such statement or publication, there is no successor administrator that will continue to provide such Benchmark (or such component thereof) or, if such Benchmark is a term rate, any Available Tenor of such Benchmark (or such component thereof);
(2)a public statement or publication of information by the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof), the Federal Reserve Board, the NYFRB, the CME Term SOFR Administrator, an insolvency official with jurisdiction over the administrator for such Benchmark (or such component), a resolution authority with jurisdiction over the administrator for such Benchmark (or such component) or a court or an entity with similar insolvency or resolution authority over the administrator for such Benchmark (or such component), in each case which states that the administrator of such Benchmark (or such component) has ceased or will cease to provide such Benchmark (or such component thereof) or, if such Benchmark is a term rate, all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof) permanently or indefinitely; provided that, at the time of such statement or publication, there is no successor administrator that will continue to provide such Benchmark (or such component thereof) or, if such Benchmark is a term rate, any Available Tenor of such Benchmark (or such component thereof); or
(3)a public statement or publication of information by the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof) announcing that such Benchmark (or such component thereof) or, if such Benchmark is a term rate, all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof) are no longer, or as of a specified future date will no longer be, representative.
For the avoidance of doubt, a “Benchmark Transition Event” will be deemed to have occurred with respect to any Benchmark if a public statement or publication of information set forth above has occurred with respect to each then-current Available Tenor of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof).
Benchmark Unavailability Period” means, with respect to any Benchmark, the period (if any) (x) beginning at the time that a Benchmark Replacement Date pursuant to clauses (1) or (2) of that definition has occurred if, at such time, no Benchmark Replacement has replaced such then-current Benchmark for all purposes hereunder and under any Loan Document in accordance with Section 2.14 and (y) ending at the time that a Benchmark Replacement has replaced such then-current Benchmark for all purposes hereunder and under any Loan Document in accordance with Section 2.14.
Beneficial Ownership Certification” means a certification regarding beneficial ownership or control as required by the Beneficial Ownership Regulation.
Beneficial Ownership Regulation” means 31 C.F.R. § 1010.230.
Benefit Plan” means any of (a) an “employee benefit plan” (as defined in Section 3(3) of ERISA) that is subject to Title I of ERISA, (b) a “plan” as defined in Section 4975 of the Code to which Section 4975 of the Code applies, and (c) any Person whose assets include (for purposes of the Plan Asset

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Regulations or otherwise for purposes of Title I of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code) the assets of any such “employee benefit plan” or “plan”.
BHC Act Affiliate” of a party means an “affiliate” (as such term is defined under, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 U.S.C. 1841(k)) of such party.
Board” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States of America.
Bona Fide Debt Fund” shall mean any debt fund Affiliate of any Person described in clause (a) or (b) of the definition of Disqualified Institution that is primarily engaged in, or advises funds or other investment vehicles that are primarily engaged in, making, purchasing, holding or otherwise investing in commercial loans, notes, bonds and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its business and whose managers (or any other Person that has the power and authority to make investment decisions or otherwise exerts control over such Person) do not have the power, directly or indirectly to cause or cause the direction of or manage any equity or equity-like investments in any Disqualified Institution.
Bond Hedge Transaction” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Permitted Call Spread Swap Agreement”.
Borrower” or “Borrowers” means, individually or collectively, (a) the Company, (b) Riviera Sun, Inc., a Delaware corporation, (c) AM Retail Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation, (d) The Donna Karan Company Store LLC, a New York limited liability company, and (e) to the extent eligible to be a Borrower in accordance with Section 2.23, each Borrowing Subsidiary.
Borrower Representative” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 11.01.
Borrowing” means (a) Revolving Loans of the same Type, made, converted or continued on the same date and, in the case of Term Benchmark Loans, as to which a single Interest Period is in effect, (b) a Swingline Loan, (c) a Protective Advance, (d) an Overadvance and (e) Loans of the same Type, made, converted or continued on the same date and, in the case of Term Benchmark Loans, as to which a single Interest Period is in effect.
Borrowing Base” means, at any time, the sum of
(a)the product of (i) 90% multiplied by (ii) the book value of the Borrowers’ and Canada Sub’s Eligible Credit Card Account Receivables at such time plus
(b)the product of (i) 85% multiplied by (ii) the book value of the Borrowers’ and Canada Sub’s Eligible Accounts at such time minus the Dilution Reserve at such time; plus
(c)an amount equal to the lesser of (i) 70% of Eligible Wholesale Inventory (including Eligible Wholesale LC Inventory (net of duty and freight reserves)) (valued at the lower of cost (FIFO) or market) of the Borrowers and Canada Sub at such time and (ii) the product of (x) 85% multiplied by the Net Orderly Liquidation Value percentage for Wholesale Inventory identified in the most recent inventory appraisal ordered by the Administrative Agent  (including as requested by the Borrower Representative in accordance with Section 5.10(d)) multiplied by Eligible Wholesale Inventory (including Eligible Wholesale LC Inventory (net of duty and freight reserves)) (valued at the lower of cost (FIFO) or market) of the Borrowers and Canada Sub at such time; plus

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(d)an amount equal to the product of (i) 90% (or, solely during a Seasonal Supplemental Period, 92.5%) multiplied by (ii) the Net Orderly Liquidation Value percentage for Retail Inventory (including Eligible Retail LC Inventory (net of duty and freight reserves)) identified in the most recent inventory appraisal ordered by the Administrative Agent (including as requested by the Borrower Representative in accordance with Section 5.10(d)) multiplied by (iii) Eligible Retail Inventory (including Eligible Retail LC Inventory (net of duty and freight reserves)) (valued at the lower of cost (FIFO) or market); plus
(e)100% of the Borrowers’ and Canada Sub’s Unrestricted Cash (to the extent held in deposit accounts and/or securities accounts maintained at JPMCB or its Affiliates and subject to Deposit Account Control Agreements or Securities Account Control Agreement, as applicable, in favor of the Administrative Agent pursuant to which the Administrative Agent has a perfected, first priority Lien thereon for the benefit of the Secured Parties); provided that the aggregate amount included under this clause (e) at any time shall not exceed $175,000,000 (this proviso shall be referred to as the “Unrestricted Cash Cap”); minus
(f)the sum of (i) an amount (the “Royalty Reserve Amount”) equal to, without duplication, the estimated royalty payments and (without duplication) accrued royalty payments (in each case net of prepaid royalties) due from the Borrowers and Canada Sub in respect of the sale of branded inventory subject to license agreements (to the extent such estimated royalty payments and (without duplication) accrued royalty payments (in each case net of prepaid royalties) are not taken into account in determining the applicable net orderly liquidation percentages for Wholesale Inventory and Retail Inventory) plus (ii) such other Reserves as may be established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion (including, without limitation, Reserves for rent and consignee’s, warehouseman’s and bailee’s charges, Reserves for inventory shrinkage, Reserves for banking products and swap agreements, Reserves for contingent liabilities and uninsured losses, Reserves for duty and freight charges, and other customary Reserves) plus (iii) the Maturity Reserve;

provided that, the aggregate portion of the Borrowing Base comprised of Wholesale Inventory that constitutes In-Transit Inventory shall not exceed 15% of the Borrowing Base at any time.

The Administrative Agent may, in its Permitted Discretion, adjust Reserves used in computing the Borrowing Base, with any such changes to be effective three (3) Business Days after delivery of notice thereof to the Borrower Representative. The Borrowing Base at any time shall be determined by reference to the most recent Borrowing Base Certificate delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 5.01(f).

Notwithstanding the foregoing, no assets acquired pursuant to any Acquisition shall be included in the calculation of the Borrowing Base until such time as the Administrative Agent shall have received an Acceptable Inventory Appraisal and an Acceptable Field Examination shall have been completed with respect to such assets; provided that, Eligible Accounts, Eligible Credit Card Account Receivables, Eligible Inventory and other eligible assets acquired pursuant to any Acquisition but for which no Acceptable Inventory Appraisal has been received or no Acceptable Field Examination has been completed may be included in the Borrowing Base for a period of up to ninety (90) days following such Acquisition, so long as (i) the aggregate amount of such acquired assets included in the Borrowing Base shall not exceed $50,000,000 at any time and (ii) subject to clause (i) of this proviso, such Eligible Accounts, Eligible Credit Card Account Receivables and Eligible Inventory shall be included in the Borrowing Base with the following adjustments: (A) the advance rate set forth in clause (a)(i) shall be 80%, (B) the advance rate set forth in clause (b)(i) shall be 75% and (C) in lieu of including such Eligible Inventory in the Borrowing Base in accordance with clauses (c) and (d) above, the Borrowing Base shall include an amount equal to 50% of such Eligible Inventory (valued at the lower of cost (FIFO) or market).  For purposes of clarity, any such assets included in the Borrowing Base pursuant to the proviso of the preceding sentence shall be

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subject to all future appraisals and field examinations conducted pursuant to Section 5.10(a) or 5.10(b), as applicable, after the acquisition thereof.

Borrowing Base Certificate” means a certificate, signed and certified as accurate and complete by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative, in substantially the form of Exhibit I or another form which is acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion.

Borrowing Request” means a request by the Borrower Representative for a Revolving Borrowing in accordance with the terms of Section 2.03 and substantially in the form of Exhibit B or such other form as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent.
Borrowing Subsidiary” means any Borrower (other than the Company) and any additional Subsidiary with respect to which a Borrowing Subsidiary Agreement shall have been executed and delivered as provided in Section 2.23 and, in each case, with respect to which a Borrowing Subsidiary Termination has not been executed and delivered as provided in Section 2.23.

Borrowing Subsidiary Agreement” means a Borrowing Subsidiary Agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit J-1.

Borrowing Subsidiary Effective Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.23.

Borrowing Subsidiary Termination” means a Borrowing Subsidiary Termination substantially in the form of Exhibit J-2.
Business Day” means any day (other than a Saturday or a Sunday) on which banks are open for business in New York City; provided that, in addition to the foregoing, (a) in relation to RFR Loans and any interest rate settings, fundings, disbursements, settlements or payments of any such RFR Loan, or any other dealings of such RFR Loan and (b) in relation to Loans referencing the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate and any interest rate settings, fundings, disbursements, settlements or payments of any such Loans referencing the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate or any other dealings of such Loans referencing the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate, in each case, a Business Day shall exclude any such day that is not a U.S. Government Securities Business Day.
Calvin Klein License Agreements” means, collectively, the product and brand licensing agreements set forth on Schedule 1.01(a).
Canada Sub” means G-III Apparel Canada ULC, an unlimited liability company organized under the laws of British Columbia, Canada.
Canada Sub Guarantee” means that certain Third Amended and Restated Guarantee and Indemnity Agreement, dated as of the Effective Date, by Canada Sub in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of itself and the other Secured Parties.
Canadian Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-Terrorism Legislation” means the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, S.C. 2000, c. 17 and the United Nations Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. U-2 or any similar Canadian legislation relating to the suppression of terrorism and money laundering, together with all rules, regulations and interpretations thereunder or related thereto including, without limitation, the Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on the Suppression of Terrorism and the United Nations Al-Qaida and Taliban Regulations promulgated under the United Nations Act.

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Canadian Blocked Person” means any Person that is a “designated person”, “politically exposed foreign person” or “terrorist group” as described in any Canadian Economic Sanctions and Export Control Laws.
Canadian Economic Sanctions and Export Control Laws” means any Canadian laws, regulations or orders governing transactions in controlled goods or technologies or dealings with countries, entities, organizations, or individuals subject to economic sanctions and similar measures, including the Special Economic Measures Act (Canada), the United Nations Act (Canada), the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Canada), Part II.1 of the Criminal Code (Canada) and the Export and Import Permits Act (Canada), and any related regulations.
Canadian Pension Event” means (a) the whole or partial withdrawal of Canada Sub (if it is a Loan Party at such time) or another Loan Party from a Canadian Pension Plan during a plan year; or (b) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate in whole or in part a Canadian Pension Plan or the treatment of a Canadian Pension Plan amendment as a termination or partial termination; or (c) the institution of proceedings by any Governmental Authority to terminate in whole or in part or have a trustee appointed to administer a Canadian Pension Plan; or (d) any other event or condition which might constitute grounds for the termination of, winding up or partial termination of winding up or the appointment of trustee to administer, any Canadian Pension Plan.
Canadian Pension Plans” means each pension or retirement savings plan required to be registered under Canadian federal or provincial law that is maintained, contributed to or required to be contributed to by a Loan Party for its Canadian employees or former Canadian employees or for which a Loan Party has any liability, but does not include a Canadian Union Plan, the Canada Pension Plan or the Quebec Pension Plan as maintained by the Government of Canada or the Province of Quebec, respectively, or any equivalent plan maintained in any other jurisdiction in Canada.
Canadian Pledge Agreement” means that certain Third Amended and Restated Canadian Pledge Agreement, dated as of the Effective Date, by and between the Company and the Administrative Agent for the benefit of itself and the other Secured Parties, with respect to the Equity Interests of Canada Sub.
Canadian Priority Payable Reserve” means the reserves established in the good faith credit discretion of the Administrative Agent for amounts secured by any Liens, choate or inchoate, which rank or are capable of ranking in priority to, or pari passu with, the Administrative Agent’s and/or Lenders’ Liens, including, without limitation, in the good faith credit discretion of the Administrative Agent, any such amounts due and not paid for wages, salaries, commission or compensation, including vacation pay; (including, as provided for, under the Wage Earners Protection Program Act (Canada)),  amounts due and not paid under any legislation relating to workers’ compensation or to employment insurance, all amounts deducted or withheld and not paid and remitted when due under the Income Tax Act (Canada), amounts currently or past due and not paid for realty, municipal or similar taxes, any and all solvency deficiencies, unfunded liabilities on wind-up or wind-up deficiencies in regards to any Pension Plan which is a defined benefit plan (to the extent impacting personal or moveable property) and all amounts currently or past due and not contributed, remitted or paid to any Canadian Pension Plan or under the Canada Pension Plan, the Pension Benefits Act (Ontario) or any similar legislation.
Canadian Security Agreements” means each of the Third Amended and Restated Canadian Pledge and Security Agreement, dated as of the Effective Date, among Canada Sub, the other Loan Parties from time to time party thereto, and the Administrative Agent for the benefit of itself and the other Secured Parties, the Third Amended and Restated Canadian Pledge and Security Agreement, dated as of the Effective Date, among the Company, the other Loan Parties from time to time party thereto, and the Administrative Agent for the benefit of itself and the other Secured Parties, and any other pledge or security

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agreement or deed of hypothec entered into on or after the Effective Date by any Loan Party organized under the laws of Canada or any province thereof (as required by this Agreement or any other Loan Document for the purpose of creating a Lien on the property of Canada Sub or any other Loan Party organized under the laws of Canada or any province thereof (or any other property located in Canada)).
Canadian Union Plan” means any registered pension plan for the benefit of Canadian employees or former Canadian employees of a Loan Party that is not maintained, sponsored or administered by a Loan Party, but to which a Loan Party is required to contribute pursuant to a collective agreement.
Capital Expenditures” means, without duplication, any expenditure or commitment to expend money for any purchase or other acquisition of any asset which would be classified as a fixed or capital asset on a consolidated balance sheet of Holdings and its Subsidiaries prepared in accordance with GAAP.
Capital Lease Obligations” means, at the time any determination thereof is to be made, the amount of the finance lease liability in respect of a finance lease that would at such time be required to be capitalized and reflected as a liability on a balance sheet (excluding the footnotes thereto) in accordance with GAAP; provided that obligations of Holdings or the Restricted Subsidiaries, or of a special purpose or other entity not consolidated with the Holdings and the Restricted Subsidiaries, either existing on the Effective Date or created thereafter that (a) initially were not included on the consolidated balance sheet of Holdings as finance lease obligations or were subsequently characterized as finance lease obligations or, in the case of such a special purpose or other entity becoming consolidated with Holdings and the Restricted Subsidiaries were required to be characterized as finance lease obligations upon such consideration, in either case, due to a change in accounting treatment or otherwise, or (b) did not exist on the Effective Date and were required to be characterized as finance lease obligations, but would not have been required to be treated as finance lease obligations on the Effective Date had they existed at that time, shall for all purposes not be treated as Capital Lease Obligations or Indebtedness. Capital Lease Obligation shall exclude all operating lease and non-finance lease liabilities that are required to be capitalized and reflected as liabilities in the balance sheet in accordance with GAAP.
Cash Dominion Period” means any period of time (a) when an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or (b) commencing with the date on which Availability is less than the greater of 12.5% of the Maximum Borrowing Amount and $65,000,000 for five (5) consecutive Business Days, and continuing until such subsequent date (if any) as when Availability has been at least the greater of 12.5% of the Maximum Borrowing Amount and $65,000,000 for thirty (30) consecutive days.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, if at any time four (4) separate Cash Dominion Periods shall have commenced and ended, then any subsequent Cash Dominion Period shall be permanently in effect for the remainder of the term of this Agreement.

Cash Equivalents” means:

(a)direct obligations of, or obligations the principal of and interest on which are unconditionally guaranteed by, the United States of America (or by any agency thereof to the extent such obligations are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States of America), in each case maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof;
(b)investments in commercial paper maturing within 270 days from the date of acquisition thereof and having, at such date of acquisition, the highest credit rating obtainable from S&P or from Moody’s;
(c)investments in certificates of deposit, banker’s acceptances and time deposits maturing within 180 days from the date of acquisition thereof issued or guaranteed by or placed with, and money

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market deposit accounts issued or offered by, any domestic office of any commercial bank organized under the laws of the United States of America or any State thereof which has a combined capital and surplus and undivided profits of not less than $500,000,000;
(d)fully collateralized repurchase agreements with a term of not more than 30 days for securities described in clause (a) above and entered into with a financial institution satisfying the criteria described in clause (c) above;
(e)securities with maturities of one year or less from the date of acquisition issued or fully guaranteed by any state, commonwealth or territory of the United States, by any political subdivision or taxing authority of any such state, commonwealth or territory, the government of the United Kingdom, the Government of Canada or any country that is a member state of the European Union or any agency or instrumentality thereof, the securities of which state, commonwealth, territory, political subdivision, taxing authority, agency or instrumentality (as the case may be) are rated at least A- by S&P or Baa1 by Moody’s;
(f)United States dollars or, in the case of any foreign subsidiary that is a Restricted Subsidiary, such local currencies held by it from time to time in the ordinary course of business;
(g)money market mutual or similar funds that invest exclusively in assets satisfying the requirements of clauses (a) through (f) of this definition;
(h)money market funds that (i) comply with the criteria set forth in Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 2a-7 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, (ii) are rated AAA by S&P and Aaa by Moody’s and (iii) have portfolio assets of at least $5,000,000,000; and
(i)in the case of any Foreign Subsidiary, other short-term investments that are analogous to the foregoing, are of comparable credit quality and are customarily used by companies in the jurisdiction of such Foreign Subsidiary for cash management purposes.
CFC” means any Subsidiary that is a “controlled foreign corporation” with the meaning of Section 957 of the Code.
Change in Control” means the occurrence of any of the following:
(a) the sale, lease or transfer (other than by way of merger or consolidation), in one or a series of related transactions, of all or substantially all the assets of Holdings and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, to any Person or group (within the meaning of Section 13(d)(3) or Section 14(d)(2) of the Exchange Act, or any successor provision) other than to Holdings or its Subsidiaries;
(b) Holdings becomes aware (by way of a report or any other filing pursuant to Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act, proxy, vote, written notice or otherwise) of the acquisition by any Person or group (within the meaning of Section 13(d)(3) or Section 14(d)(2) of the Exchange Act, or any successor provision), including any group acting for the purpose of acquiring, holding or disposing of securities (within the meaning of Rule 13d-5(b)(1) under the Exchange Act), in a single transaction or in a related series of transactions, by way of merger, consolidation, amalgamation or other business combination or purchase of beneficial ownership (within the meaning of Rule 13d-3 under the Exchange Act, or any successor provision), of more than 50% of the total voting power of the Voting Stock of Holdings, in each case, other than an acquisition where the holders of the Voting Stock of Holdings as of immediately prior to such acquisition hold 50% or more of the Voting Stock of the ultimate parent of Holdings or successor thereto immediately after such acquisition (provided no holder of the Voting Stock of Holdings as of

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immediately prior to such acquisition owns, directly or indirectly, more than 50% of the voting power of the Voting Stock of Holdings immediately after such acquisition);
(c) Holdings shall cease to own directly 100% of the Equity Interests of the Company;
(d) the Company ceases to own, at any time, directly or indirectly through one or more Subsidiaries which are Loan Parties, 100% of the outstanding voting Equity Interests of Canada Sub (if it is a Loan Party at such time) and each entity that is a Borrower at such time (other than the Company) on a fully diluted basis (other than any directors’ qualifying shares of any Borrower or Canada Sub); or
(e) any “Change of Control,” “Fundamental Change,” or “Make-Whole Fundamental Change” (howsoever defined) occurs under any Permitted Convertible Notes (excluding any such Make-Whole Fundamental Change resulting solely from the voluntary calling of any Permitted Convertible Notes for redemption).
Notwithstanding the preceding or any provision of Rule 13d-3 of the Exchange Act (or any successor provision), a Person or group shall not be deemed to beneficially own Voting Stock subject to an equity or asset purchase agreement, merger agreement, option agreement, warrant agreement or similar agreement (or voting or option or similar agreement related thereto) until the consummation of the Voting Stock in connection with the transactions contemplated by such agreement.
Change in Law” means the occurrence after the date of this Agreement (or, with respect to any Lender, such later date on which such Lender becomes a party to this Agreement) of any of the following: (a) the adoption of or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty; (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation, implementation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority; or (c) compliance by any Lender or any Issuing Bank (or, for purposes of Section 2.15(b), by any lending office of such Lender or by such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s holding company, if any) with any request, guideline, requirement or directive (whether or not having the force of law) of any Governmental Authority made or issued after the date of this Agreement; provided that, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith or in the implementation thereof, and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements 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, issued or implemented.
Charges” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.19.
Class”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, are Revolving Loans, Swingline Loans, Protective Advances or Overadvances.
CME Term SOFR Administrator” means CME Group Benchmark Administration Limited as administrator of the forward-looking term SOFR (or a successor administrator).
Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time.
Co-Syndication Agent” means each of Bank of America, N.A., Barclays Bank PLC, Capital One, National Association, Citizens Bank, N.A., HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., KeyBank National Association,

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T.D. Bank, N.A., U.S. Bank National Association, UBS AG, Stamford Branch and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., in its capacity as a co-syndication agent hereunder.
Collateral” means any and all property owned, leased or operated by a Person covered by the Collateral Documents and any and all other property of any Loan Party, now existing or hereafter acquired, that may at any time be or become subject to a security interest or Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, on behalf of itself and the Lenders and the other Secured Parties, to secure all or any part of the Secured Obligations; provided that, in no event shall “Collateral” include any Excluded Collateral.
Collateral Access Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in the U.S. Security Agreement.
Collateral Documents” means, collectively, the U.S. Security Agreement, the Canadian Security Agreements, the Canadian Pledge Agreement, any mortgages and any other documents executed and delivered by a Loan Party pursuant to which a Loan Party grants a Lien upon any real or personal property as security for payment of the Secured Obligations, in each case, together with all exhibits, schedules, annexes, addenda, and other attachments thereto, and with respect to each of the foregoing, as the same may be amended, restated, supplemented, or otherwise modified from time to time.
Collection Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in the U.S. Security Agreement.
Commercial LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate undrawn Dollar Amount of all outstanding commercial Letters of Credit plus (b) the aggregate Dollar Amount of all LC Disbursements relating to commercial Letters of Credit that have not yet been reimbursed by or on behalf of the Borrowers.  The Commercial LC Exposure of any Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate Commercial LC Exposure at such time.
Commitment” means, with respect to each Lender, the commitment, if any, of such Lender to make Revolving Loans and to acquire participations in Letters of Credit, Swingline Loans, Overadvances and Protective Advances hereunder, expressed as an amount representing the maximum aggregate permitted amount of such Lender’s Revolving Exposure hereunder, as such commitment may be reduced or increased from time to time (a) pursuant to Section 2.09 and (b) assignments by or to such Lender pursuant to Section 9.04.  The initial amount of each Lender’s Commitment is set forth on the Commitment Schedule, or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender shall have assumed its Commitment, as applicable.
Commitment Schedule” means the Schedule attached hereto identified as such.
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.
Communications” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.01(f).
Company” means G-III Leather Fashions, Inc., a New York corporation.
Computation Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.06(l).
Connection Income Taxes” means Other Connection Taxes that are imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated) or that are franchise Taxes or branch profits Taxes.
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(a) without duplication and to the extent already deducted or, in the case of clauses (v) and (vii) below, to the extent not included (and not added back or excluded) in arriving at such Consolidated Net Income, the sum of the following amounts for such period:
(i)Interest Expense for such period;
(ii)income tax expense for such period;
(iii)all amounts attributable to depreciation and amortization expense for such period (including impairment of long-term assets);
(iv)any other non-cash charges for such period (but excluding any non-cash charge in respect of an item that was included in Consolidated Net Income in a prior period);
(v)proceeds from business interruption insurance (to the extent not reflected as revenue or income in such statement of Consolidated Net Income) received by Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries;
(vi)the aggregate amount of Consolidated Net Income for such period attributable to non-controlling interests of third parties in any non wholly-owned Subsidiary, excluding cash distributions in respect thereof to the extent already included in Consolidated Net Income;
(vii)amounts attributable to any demonstrable “run rate” cost-savings, operating expense reductions or other cost synergies that are reasonably projected in good faith by Holdings to be achieved in connection with acquisitions or dispositions or other initiatives within 12 months following the consummation of such transaction and which Holdings determines in good faith are reasonably identifiable, quantifiable and factually supportable in the good faith judgment of Holdings as set forth in a certificate signed by a Financial Officer of Holdings (calculated on a pro forma basis as though such cost-savings, operating expense reductions or other cost synergies had been realized on the first day of such period, net of the amount of actual benefits realized during such period from such transaction) and any costs incurred in connection with achieving such cost-savings, operating expense reductions or other cost synergies; provided that, amounts added back pursuant to this clause (a)(vii), other than costs incurred in connection with achieving such cost-savings, operating expense reductions or other cost synergies (and any similar provisions as set forth in Section 1.05), together with amounts excluded from Consolidated Net Income pursuant to clause (o) of the definition thereof, shall be limited to 25% of Consolidated EBITDA in the aggregate for any Test Period (calculated without giving effect to any such add-backs); minus
(b) without duplication and to the extent included in Consolidated Net Income:
(i)any cash payments made during such period in respect of non-cash charges described in clause (a)(v) taken in a prior period;
(ii)any extraordinary, non-recurring and unusual gains and any non-cash items of income for such period; and
(iii)any gains attributable to business dispositions or asset dispositions, other than in the ordinary course of business, as determined in good faith by a Financial Officer of

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Holdings, in each case, calculated for Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP;

; provided that there shall be included in determining Consolidated EBITDA for any period, without duplication, the Acquired EBITDA of any Person, property, business or asset acquired by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary during such period (other than any Unrestricted Subsidiary) to the extent not subsequently sold, transferred or otherwise disposed of during such period (but not including the Acquired EBITDA of any related Person, property, business or assets to the extent not so acquired) (each such Person, property, business or asset acquired, including pursuant to the Transactions or pursuant to a transaction consummated prior to the Closing Date, and not subsequently so Disposed of, an “Acquired Entity or Business”), and the Acquired EBITDA of any Unrestricted Subsidiary that is converted into a Restricted Subsidiary during such period (each, a “Converted Restricted Subsidiary”), in each case based on the Acquired EBITDA of such entity on a pro forma basis for such period (including the portion thereof occurring prior to such acquisition or conversion) determined on a historical pro forma basis; and (ii) there shall be excluded in determining Consolidated EBITDA for any period the Disposed EBITDA of any Person, property, business or asset sold, transferred or otherwise Disposed of, closed or classified as discontinued operations by the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary to the extent not subsequently reacquired, reclassified or continued, in each case, during such period (each such Person (other than an Unrestricted Subsidiary), property, business or asset so sold, transferred or otherwise Disposed of, closed or classified, a “Sold Entity or Business”), and the Disposed EBITDA of any Restricted Subsidiary that is converted into an Unrestricted Subsidiary during such period (each, a “Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary”), in each case based on the Disposed EBITDA of such Sold Entity or Business or Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary for such period (including the portion thereof occurring prior to such sale, transfer, disposition, closure, classification or conversion) determined on a historical pro forma basis.

Consolidated Net Incomemeans, for any period, the consolidated net income (or loss) of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries, determined on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP; provided that there shall be excluded, without duplication:
(a)the income (or deficit) of any Person accrued prior to the date it becomes a Restricted Subsidiary or is merged into or consolidated with Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries (except when giving pro forma effect thereto);
(b)the income (or deficit) of any Person (other than Holdings or a Restricted Subsidiary) in which Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries has an ownership interest, except to the extent that any such income is actually received by Holdings or such Restricted Subsidiary in the form of dividends or similar distributions;
(c)the effects from adjustments in the financial statements of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries from applying purchase accounting, including applying recapitalization or purchase accounting to inventory, property and equipment, software, goodwill and other intangible assets, in-process research and development, post-employment benefits, leases, deferred revenue and debt-like items required or permitted by GAAP (including the effects of such adjustments pushed down to Holdings and the Restricted Subsidiaries), as a result of any consummated acquisition or Investment, or the amortization or write-off of any amounts thereof;
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(e)the cumulative effect of a change in accounting principles during such period to the extent included in net income;
(f)any impairment charge or asset write-off or write-down, including impairment charges or asset write-offs or write-downs related to intangible assets, long-lived assets, investments in debt and equity securities or as a result of a change in law or regulation, in each case, pursuant to GAAP, and the amortization of intangibles arising pursuant to GAAP, which, without limiting the foregoing, shall include any impairment charges resulting from the application of Financial Accounting Standards Board Statements No. 142 and 144, and the amortization of intangibles arising pursuant to No. 141;
(g)any (i) one-time non-cash compensation charges, (ii) non-cash costs or expenses resulting from stock option plans, employee benefit plans, compensation charges or post-employment benefit plans, or grants or awards of stock, stock appreciation or similar rights, stock options, restricted stock, preferred Equity Interests or other rights and (iii) non-cash write-offs or write-downs of goodwill;
(h)any gain or loss for such period from currency translation gains or losses (or similar charges) or net gains or losses related to currency remeasurements of Indebtedness (including any net loss or gain resolution from Swap Agreement Obligations for currency exchange risk entered in relation with Indebtedness) and any unrealized net after-tax income (loss) from Swap Agreement Obligations or Banking Services Obligations and the application of Accounting Standards Codification Topic 815 “Derivatives and Hedging” shall be excluded;
(i)all net after-tax charges or expenses with respect to curtailments, discontinuations or modifications to pension and post-retirement employee benefit plans; and
(j)any extraordinary, non-recurring or unusual charges, expenses or costs and any costs resulting from store closures (including any costs in connection therewith, including lease termination costs, headcount reduction costs, contract termination costs and relocation costs and charges);
(k)any loss, expense or charge (including all fees and expenses or charges relating thereto) from abandoned, closed, disposed or discontinued operations and any losses on disposal of abandoned, closed or discontinued operations (other than held for sale discontinued operations until actually disposed of);
(l)any cost, expense or charge (including all fees and expenses or charges relating thereto) attributable to business dispositions or asset dispositions, other than in the ordinary course of business, as determined in good faith by a Financial Officer;
(m)losses, charges or expenses relating to acquisitions, Investments, recapitalizations, dispositions, issuances or repayments of indebtedness, issuances of equity securities or capital stock, sale processes, refinancing transactions or amendments or other modifications of any debt instrument (in each case, including any such transaction consummated prior to the Effective Date and any such transaction whether or not completed) and any charges or non-recurring merger costs incurred during such period as a result of any such transaction;
(n)earn out and contingent consideration obligations (including to the extent accounted for as bonuses or otherwise) and adjustments thereof and purchase price adjustments, in each case in connection with acquisitions or Investments; and

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(o)business optimization expenses and other restructuring charges, reserves or expenses (which, for the avoidance of doubt, shall include, without limitation, the effect of facility closures, facility consolidations, retention, severance, systems establishment costs, contract termination costs, future lease commitments and excess pension charges); provided that the aggregate amount of expenses, charges or reserves excluded from Consolidated Net Income pursuant to this clause (o), when taken together with the amounts added back to Consolidated EBITDA pursuant to clause (a)(vii), shall not exceed more than 25% of Consolidated EBITDA in the aggregate for any Test Period (calculated without giving effect to this exclusion).

In addition, to the extent not already included in Consolidated Net Income, Consolidated Net Income shall include the amount of proceeds received from business interruption insurance or reimbursement of expenses and charges that are covered by indemnification and other reimbursement provisions in connection with any acquisition or other Investment or any disposition of any asset permitted under this Agreement.

Consolidated Total Assets” means, as of any date of determination, the total assets of any Person on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP, as shown on the most recent balance sheet of such Person delivered with the financial statements pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or 5.01(b)(i) or, for the period prior to the time any such statements are so delivered, the financial statements delivered pursuant to Section 3.04(a). Unless the context otherwise requires, if no applicable Person is referenced, “Consolidated Total Assets” shall be deemed to refer to Consolidated Total Assets of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis.
Continuing Agreement for Commercial and Standby Letters of Credit” means that certain Continuing Agreement for Commercial and Standby Letters of Credit entered into by JPMCB in its capacity as Issuing Bank and the Company, in connection with this Agreement.
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.
Controlled Disbursement Account” means those certain controlled disbursement accounts of the Borrowers maintained with the Administrative Agent as zero balance, cash management accounts with unique ABA routing numbers which effectively limit the number and frequency of daily check presentments pursuant to and under any agreement between a Borrower and the Administrative Agent, as modified and amended from time to time, and through which all or substantially all check disbursements of a Borrower, any other Loan Party and any designated Subsidiary of a Borrower are made and settled on a daily basis with no uninvested balance remaining overnight.

Converted Restricted Subsidiary” has the meaning provided in the definition of the term “Consolidated EBITDA.”

Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary” has the meaning provided in the definition of the term “Consolidated EBITDA.”
Corresponding Tenor with respect to any Available Tenor means, as applicable, either a tenor (including overnight) or an interest payment period having approximately the same length (disregarding business day adjustment) as such Available Tenor.
Covered Entity” means any of the following:

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(i)a “covered entity” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 252.82(b);
(ii)a “covered bank” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 47.3(b); or
(iii)a “covered FSI” as that term is defined in, and interpreted in  accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 382.2(b).
Credit Card Account Receivables” means any receivables due to any Borrower or Canada Sub from the credit card issuer, credit card processor or applicable electronic payment service provider in connection with purchases from and other goods and services provided by such Borrower or Canada Sub (a) on the following credit cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, Carte Blanche and such other credit cards as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably approve from time to time or (b) from PayPal, GSI Commerce or any other e-commerce services provider or electronic payment services provider as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably approve from time to time, in each case which have been earned by performance by such Borrower or Canada Sub but not yet paid to such Borrower or Canada Sub by the credit card issuer, credit card processor or e-commerce or electronic payment services provider, as applicable.
Credit Event” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 4.02.
Credit Party” means the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, the Swingline Lender or any other Lender.
Cross-Default Reference Obligation” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Qualified Indebtedness”.
Customary Intercreditor Agreement” shall mean (a) to the extent executed in connection with the incurrence of secured Indebtedness incurred by a Loan Party, the Liens on the Collateral securing which are intended to rank junior in priority to the Liens on the Collateral securing the Obligations, at the option of the Borrower Representative and the Administrative Agent acting together in good faith, a customary intercreditor agreement in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower Representative, which agreement shall provide that the Liens on the Collateral securing such Indebtedness shall rank junior in priority to the Liens on the Collateral securing the Obligations and (b) in respect of any other Indebtedness incurred by a Loan Party intended to be secured (x) by the ABL Priority Collateral on a junior priority basis with the Obligations and (y) by the Fixed Asset Priority Collateral on a senior priority basis to the Obligations, at the option of the Borrower Representative and the Administrative Agent acting together in good faith, a customary intercreditor agreement in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower Representative, which agreement shall provide that the Liens on the Fixed Asset Priority Collateral securing such Indebtedness shall rank senior in priority to the Liens on such Collateral securing the Obligations and that the Liens on the ABL Priority Collateral securing such Indebtedness shall rank junior in priority to the Liens on such Collateral securing the Obligations.
Daily Simple SOFR” means, for any day (a “SOFR Rate Day”), a rate per annum equal to SOFR for the day (such day, a “SOFR Determination Day”) that is five (5) U.S. Government Securities Business Days prior to (i) if such SOFR Rate Day is a U.S. Government Securities Business Day, such SOFR Rate Day or (ii) if such SOFR Rate Day is not a U.S. Government Securities Business Day, the U.S. Government Securities Business Day immediately preceding such SOFR Rate Day, in each case, as such SOFR is published by the SOFR Administrator on the SOFR Administrator’s Website.  If by 5:00 p.m. (New York

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City time) on the second (2nd) U.S. Government Securities Business Day immediately following any SOFR Determination Date, SOFR in respect of such SOFR Determination Date has not been published on the SOFR Administrator’s Website and a Benchmark Replacement Date with respect to the Daily Simple SOFR has not occurred, then SOFR for such SOFR Determination Date will be SOFR as published in respect of the first preceding U.S. Government Securities Business Day for which such SOFR was published on the SOFR Administrator’s Website. Any change in Daily Simple SOFR due to a change in SOFR shall be effective from and including the effective date of such change in SOFR without notice to the Borrower Representative.
Default” means any event or condition which constitutes an Event of Default or which upon notice, lapse of time or both would, unless cured or waived, become an Event of Default.
Default Right” has the meaning assigned to that term in, and shall be interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. §§ 252.81, 47.2 or 382.1, as applicable.
Defaulting Lender” means any Lender that (a) has failed, within two (2) Business Days of the date required to be funded or paid, to (i) fund any portion of its Loans, (ii) fund any portion of its participations in Letters of Credit or Swingline Loans or (iii) pay over to any Credit Party any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder, unless, in the case of clause (i) above, such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent in writing that such failure is the result of such Lender’s good faith determination that a condition precedent to funding (specifically identified and including the particular Default, if any) has not been satisfied; (b) has notified any Borrower or any Credit Party in writing, or has made a public statement, to the effect that it does not intend or expect to comply with any of its funding obligations under this Agreement (unless such writing or public statement indicates that such position is based on such Lender’s good faith determination that a condition precedent (specifically identified and including the particular Default, if any) to funding a Loan under this Agreement cannot be satisfied) or generally under other agreements in which it commits to extend credit, (c) has failed, within three (3) Business Days after request by a Credit Party, acting in good faith, to provide a certification in writing from an authorized officer of such Lender that it will comply with its obligations to fund prospective Loans and participations in then outstanding Letters of Credit and Swingline Loans under this Agreement, provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon such Credit Party’s receipt of such certification in form and substance satisfactory to it and the Administrative Agent, or (d) has become or has a Parent that has become the subject of (i) a Bankruptcy Event or (ii) a Bail-In Action.
Deposit Account Control Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in the U.S. Security Agreement or any Canadian Security Agreement, as applicable.
Designated Noncash Consideration” shall mean the fair market value of noncash consideration received by Holdings or a Restricted Subsidiary in connection with a Disposition that is so designated as “Designated Noncash Consideration” pursuant to certificate of a Responsible Officer of the Borrower Representative, setting forth the basis of such valuation, less the amount of cash or Cash Equivalents received in connection with a subsequent sale of such Designated Noncash Consideration.
Dilution Ratio” means the amount (expressed as a percentage and calculated as of any date based upon the results of the most recent field examination conducted prior to such date) equal to (a) the aggregate amount of all, without duplication, deductions, credit memos, returns, adjustments, allowances, bad debt write-offs and other non-cash credits which are recorded to reduce accounts receivable in a manner consistent with current and historical accounting practices of the Borrowers for the twelve (12) most recently ended fiscal months divided by (b) total gross sales for the twelve (12) most recently ended fiscal months.

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Dilution Reserve” means a reserve equal to the product of (a) the percentage amount by which (i) the applicable Dilution Ratio exceeds (ii) 5%, multiplied by (b) the Eligible Accounts.
Disclosed Matters” means the actions, suits and proceedings and the environmental matters disclosed in Schedule 3.06.
Disposed EBITDA” shall mean, with respect to any Sold Entity or Business or Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary for any period, the amount for such period of Consolidated EBITDA of such Sold Entity or Business or Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary (determined as if references to Holdings and the Restricted Subsidiaries in the definition of the term “Consolidated EBITDA” (and in the component financial definitions used therein) were references to such Sold Entity or Business and its Subsidiaries or to such Converted Unrestricted Subsidiary and its Subsidiaries), all as determined on a consolidated basis for such Sold Entity or Business.
Disposition” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.05.
Disqualified Capital Stock” means any Equity Interests that, by their terms (or by the terms of any security or other Equity Interests into which they are convertible or for which they are exchangeable), or upon the happening of any event or condition, (a) require the payment of any dividends (other than dividends payable solely in shares of Qualified Equity Interests), (b) mature or are mandatorily redeemable or subject to mandatory repurchase or redemption or repurchase at the option of the holders thereof (other than solely for Qualified Equity Interests), in each case in whole or in part and whether upon the occurrence of any event, pursuant to a sinking fund obligation on a fixed date or otherwise (including as the result of a failure to maintain or achieve any financial performance standards) or (c) are or become convertible into or exchangeable for, automatically or at the option of any holder thereof, any Indebtedness, Equity Interests or other assets other than Qualified Equity Interests, in the case of each of clauses (a), (b) and (c), prior to the date that is 91 days after the Latest Maturity Date (other than as a result of a Disposition or Event of Loss so long as any rights of the holders thereof upon the occurrence of a change of control, Disposition or Event of Loss shall be subject to the prior repayment in full of the Secured Obligations (other than Banking Services Obligations, Supply Chain Finance Obligations, Swap Agreement Obligations and Unliquidated Obligations, in each case, not then due and payable)); provided, however, that if such Equity Interests are issued to any employee or to any plan for the benefit of employees of the Borrower or the Restricted Subsidiaries or by any such plan to such employees, such Equity Interests shall not constitute Disqualified Capital Stock solely because they may be required to be repurchased by a Loan Party in order to satisfy applicable statutory or regulatory obligations or as a result of such employee’s termination, death or disability.
Disqualified Institution” shall mean (a) any Person who directly competes with Holdings or any of its Subsidiaries in a principal line of business of Holdings and its Subsidiaries, identified on a list made available to the Lenders on the Electronic System or another similar electronic system on the Effective Date (as such list may be supplemented from time to time by Holdings pursuant to clause (b) below) and (b) any other Person who directly competes with Holdings or any of its Subsidiaries in a principal line of business of Holdings and its Subsidiaries, which Person has been designated by Holdings as a “Disqualified Institution” by written notice to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders (including by posting such notice to an Electronic System) not fewer than three (3) Business Days prior to such date and (c) any Affiliate of any Person described in clause (a) or (b) of this definition who is clearly identifiable as an Affiliate based solely on the similarity of its name (other than Bona Fide Debt Funds).  It is understood and agreed that (i) any supplement to the list of Persons that are Disqualified Institutions shall not apply retroactively to disqualify any Persons that have previously acquired an assignment or participation interest in the Loans (but solely with respect to such Loans), (ii) the Administrative Agent shall have no responsibility or liability to determine or monitor whether any Lender or potential Lender is a Disqualified Institution, (iii) the failure

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to deliver such list (or supplement thereto) in accordance with Section 9.01 shall render such list (or supplement) not received and not effective and (iv) “Disqualified Institution” shall exclude any Person that the Borrower Representative has designated as no longer being a “Disqualified Institution” by written notice delivered to the Administrative Agent from time to time in accordance with Section 9.01.
Distribution Center” means (a) the Borrowers’ distribution and fulfillment centers located in Dayton, New Jersey and Kearny, New Jersey and (b) any other distribution and fulfillment center utilized by any Borrower including, without limitation, the Leased Distribution Centers at any time after the Effective Date.
Dollar Amount” of any currency at any date shall mean (i) the amount of such currency if such currency is Dollars or (ii) the equivalent amount thereof in Dollars if such currency is a Foreign Currency, calculated on the basis of the Exchange Rate for such currency, on or as of the most recent Computation Date provided for in Section 2.06(l) or, in the case of an LC Disbursement, on or as of the date of such LC Disbursement.
Dollars” or “$” refers to lawful money of the United States of America.
Domestic Restricted Subsidiary” means any Domestic Subsidiary of Holdings that constitutes a Restricted Subsidiary.
Domestic Subsidiary” means, with respect to any Person, (i) each subsidiary of such Person that is organized under the laws of the United States, any State of the United States, or the District of Columbia and (ii) each subsidiary of such Person that is organized under the laws of Canada or any province thereof that is not a CFC.
Dormant Subsidiary” means, collectively, G-III Brands, Ltd., a Delaware corporation, G-III License Company, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, and CK Outerwear, LLC, a New York limited liability company.
DQ List” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(e)(iv).
ECP” means an “eligible contract participant” as defined in Section 1(a)(18) of the Commodity Exchange Act or any regulations promulgated thereunder and the applicable rules issued by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and/or the SEC.

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.

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waived in accordance with Section 9.02).

Electronic Signature” means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to, or associated with, a contract or other record and adopted by a Person with the intent to sign, authenticate or accept such contract or record.

Electronic System” means any electronic system, including e-mail, e-fax, web portal access, Intralinks®, ClearPar®, Debt Domain, Syndtrak and any other Internet or extranet-based site, whether such electronic system is owned, operated or hosted by the Administrative Agent and the Issuing Bank and any of its respective Related Parties or any other Person, providing for access to data protected by passcodes or other security system.

Eligible Accounts” means, at any time, the Accounts of a Borrower or Canada Sub which in accordance with the terms hereof are eligible as the basis for the extension of Revolving Loans and Swingline Loans and the issuance of Letters of Credit hereunder.  Eligible Accounts shall not include any Account of a Borrower or Canada Sub:
(a)which is not subject to a first priority perfected security interest in favor of the Administrative Agent, subject to Liens permitted pursuant to clause (a) of the definition of “Permitted Encumbrances” for amounts not yet overdue;
(b)which is subject to any Lien other than (i) a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, (ii) a Lien permitted under Section 6.02(a)(ii), (iii) a Permitted Encumbrance which does not have priority over the Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent or (iv) Prior Claims that are unregistered and that secure amounts that are not yet due and payable;
(c)(i) which provides for a scheduled due date that is more than 60 days after the date of the original invoice therefor, (ii) which is unpaid for more than 60 days after the original due date therefor, or (iii) which is unpaid more than 90 days after the date of the original invoice therefor; provided, that, (x) Accounts owing from any Account Debtor having a corporate credit rating of at least BBB- by S&P or Baa3 by Moody’s that have a scheduled due date more than 60 days but not more than 120 days from the date of the original invoice therefor and which are not unpaid for more than 30 days after the original due date and which are not unpaid for more than 135 days after the original invoice date shall, in each case, not be excluded for purposes of this clause (c), and (y) Accounts not described in the foregoing clause (x) having an aggregate value not in excess of $90,000,000, in each case, that have a scheduled due date more than 60 days but not more than 120 days from the date of the original invoice therefor and which are not unpaid for more than 30 days after the original due date and which are not unpaid for more than 135 days after the original invoice date shall not be excluded for purposes of this clause (c);
(d)which has been written off the books of such Borrower or Canada Sub or otherwise designated as uncollectible;
(e)which is owing by an Account Debtor for which more than 50% of the Accounts owing from such Account Debtor and its Affiliates are ineligible pursuant to clause (c) above;
(f)which is owing by an Account Debtor to the extent the aggregate amount of Accounts owing from such Account Debtor and its Affiliates to all Borrowers and Canada Sub exceeds 20% of the aggregate amount of Eligible Accounts of all Borrowers and Canada Sub; provided that, Accounts owing from (A) Macy’s, Inc. that exceed 20% but that do not exceed 35% of the aggregate Eligible Accounts shall not be excluded pursuant to this clause (f) so long as either (i) Macy’s, Inc. maintains a corporate credit rating of at least B+ by S&P and a corporate family ratings of B1 by Moody’s or (ii) the Administrative

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Agent elects not to exclude such Accounts pursuant to this clause (f) in its Permitted Discretion and (B) any Account Debtor (excluding Macy’s, Inc.) having a corporate credit rating from S&P of at least BBB- and a corporate family rating from Moody’s of at least Baa3 that exceed 20% but do not exceed 35% of the aggregate Eligible Accounts shall not be excluded pursuant to this clause (f);
(g)with respect to which any covenant, representation or warranty contained in this Agreement or in the applicable Security Agreement has been breached or is not true;
(h)which (i) does not arise from the sale of goods or performance of services in the ordinary course of business, (ii) is not evidenced by an invoice or other documentation reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent which has been sent to the Account Debtor, (iii) represents a progress billing, (iv) is contingent upon any Loan Party’s completion of any further performance, (v) represents a sale on a bill-and-hold, guaranteed sale, sale-and-return, sale on approval, consignment, cash-on-delivery or any other repurchase or return basis or (vi) relates to payments of interest;
(i)for which the goods giving rise to such Account have not been shipped to the Account Debtor or for which the services giving rise to such Account have not been performed by such Borrower or Canada Sub or if such Account was invoiced more than once;
(j)with respect to which any check or other instrument of payment has been returned uncollected for any reason to the extent of such returned payment;
(k)which is owed by an Account Debtor which has (i) applied for or been subject of a petition or application for, suffered, or consented to the appointment of any receiver, custodian, trustee, administrator, liquidator or similar official for such Account Debtor of its assets, (ii) had possession of all or a material part of its property taken by any receiver, custodian, trustee or liquidator, (iii) filed, or had filed against it, any assignment, application, request or petition for liquidation, reorganization, compromise, arrangement, adjustment of debts, stay of proceedings, adjudication as bankrupt, winding-up, or voluntary or involuntary case or proceeding under any state, provincial, territorial or federal bankruptcy laws, (iv) admitted in writing its inability to pay its debts as they become due or (v) ceased operation of its business;
(l)which is owed by any Account Debtor which has sold all or a substantially all of its assets;
(m)which is owed by an Account Debtor which (i) does not maintain its chief executive office in the U.S. or Canada or (ii) is not organized under applicable law of the U.S., any state of the U.S. or the District of Columbia, Canada, or any province or territory of Canada unless, in any such case, such Account is backed by a letter of credit acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion;
(n)which is owed in any currency other than U.S. dollars or Canadian dollars (provided that on all Borrowing Base Certificates, reports and other documentation required to be delivered to the Administrative Agent by the Borrowers or Canada Sub hereunder, the aggregate amount of all Accounts denominated in Canadian dollars shall be converted by the Borrower Representative to Dollars using the applicable Exchange Rate as of the date of such Borrowing Base Certificate, report, or other document);
(o)which is owed by (i) any Governmental Authority of any country other than the U.S. unless such Account is backed by a Letter of Credit acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, or (ii) any Governmental Authority of the U.S., or any department, agency, public corporation, or instrumentality thereof, unless the Federal Assignment of Claims Act of 1940, as amended (31 U.S.C. § 3727 et seq. and 41 U.S.C. § 15 et seq.), and any other steps necessary to perfect the Lien of the Administrative Agent in such Account have been complied with to the Administrative Agent’s satisfaction;

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(p)which is owed by any Affiliate of any Loan Party or any employee, officer, director, agent or stockholder of any Loan Party or any of its Affiliates;
(q)which, for any Account Debtor, exceeds a credit limit determined by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, to the extent of such excess;
(r)which is owed by an Account Debtor or any Affiliate of such Account Debtor to which any Loan Party is indebted, but only to the extent of such indebtedness, or is subject to any security, deposit, progress payment, retainage or other similar advance made by or for the benefit of an Account Debtor, in each case to the extent thereof;
(s)which is subject to any counterclaim, deduction, defense, setoff or dispute but only to the extent of any such counterclaim, deduction, defense, setoff or dispute;
(t)which is evidenced by any promissory note, chattel paper or instrument;
(u)which is owed by an Account Debtor (i) located in any jurisdiction which requires filing of a “Notice of Business Activities Report” or other similar report in order to permit such Borrower or Canada Sub to seek judicial enforcement in such jurisdiction of payment of such Account, unless such Borrower or Canada Sub has filed such report or qualified to do business in such jurisdiction or (ii) which is a Sanctioned Person;
(v)with respect to which such Borrower or Canada Sub has made any agreement with the Account Debtor for any reduction thereof, other than discounts and adjustments given in the ordinary course of business, or any Account which was partially paid and such Borrower or Canada Sub created a new receivable for the unpaid portion of such Account;
(w)which does not comply in all material respects with the requirements of all applicable laws and regulations, whether federal, state, provincial, territorial or local, including without limitation the Federal Consumer Credit Protection Act, the Federal Truth in Lending Act and Regulation Z of the Board;
(x)which is for goods that have been sold under a purchase order or pursuant to the terms of a contract or other agreement or understanding (written or oral) that indicates or purports that any Person other than such Borrower or Canada Sub has or has had an ownership interest in such goods, or which indicates any party other than such Borrower or Canada Sub as payee or remittance party;
(y)which was created on cash on delivery terms;
(z)which is owing from an Account Debtor if, at any time within the prior 365 days, any Borrower or Canada Sub has sold, transferred or assigned to the Factor any Account (other than any assignment of an Account to the Factor only of the rights to collect such Account) owing from such Account Debtor pursuant to any Factoring Agreement;
(aa)which is owing from an Account Debtor, if any Borrower or Canada Sub has assigned to the Factor the right to collect any existing or future Account owing from such Account Debtor; provided that, the Administrative Agent may, in its Permitted Discretion, notwithstanding the provisions of this clause (aa) allow the Company to include in Eligible Accounts up to a maximum of $40,000,000 in the aggregate of Accounts outstanding at any time which, in accordance with one or more Factoring Agreements, have been assigned to the Factor for purposes of collection only but which remain the property of the Company, so long as the Factor is contractually obligated to purchase such Accounts pursuant to and in accordance with the terms of such Factoring Agreements (it being expressly understood that the portion

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of any Account which constitutes a “Client Risk Receivable” as such term is defined in such Factoring Agreements for which the Company retains all or a portion of the risk of non-payment by the Account Debtor, shall not be permitted to be included as an Eligible Account); or
(bb)which is a Credit Card Account Receivable.

In the event that an Account which was previously an Eligible Account ceases to be an Eligible Account hereunder, the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent thereof promptly after the Borrower Representative has knowledge such Account ceases to be an Eligible Account and this shall be reflected on the next Borrowing Base Certificate.  In the event that an Account that was not previously sold, transferred or assigned to the Factor is sold, transferred or assigned (including, without limitation, any assignment to the Factor for purposes of collection only) to the Factor in accordance with any Factoring Agreement, the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent thereof on and at the time of submission to the Administrative Agent of the next Factored Account Certificate.  In determining the amount of an Eligible Account, the face amount of an Account may, in the Administrative Agent’s Permitted Discretion, be reduced by, without duplication, including with respect to Reserves and other eligibility criteria, to the extent not reflected in such face amount, (i) the amount of all sales, advances or prepayments, accrued and actual discounts (including early pay discounts), claims, credits or credits pending, promotional program allowances, price adjustments, finance charges or other allowances (including any amount that such Borrower or Canada Sub may be obligated to rebate to an Account Debtor 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 Account but not yet applied by such Borrower or Canada Sub to reduce the amount of such Account.

Eligible Credit Card Account Receivable” means any Credit Card Account Receivable that (i) has been earned and represents the bona fide amounts due to a Borrower or Canada Sub from a credit card processor, credit card issuer, e-commerce services provider and/or electronic payment services provider, and in each case originated in the ordinary course of business of the applicable Borrower or Canada Sub and (ii) is not excluded as an Eligible Credit Card Account Receivable pursuant to any of clauses (a) through (i) below.  Without limiting the foregoing, to qualify as an Eligible Credit Card Account Receivable, a Credit Card Account Receivable shall indicate no Person other than a Borrower or Canada Sub as payee or remittance party.  Eligible Credit Card Account Receivable shall not include any Credit Card Account Receivable if:
(a)such Credit Card Account Receivable is not owned by a Borrower or Canada Sub or such Borrower or Canada Sub does not have good or marketable title to such Credit Card Account Receivable;
(b)such Credit Card Account Receivable does not constitute a “Payment Intangible” (as defined in the UCC) or an “Intangible” (as defined in the PPSA) under which the Account Debtor’s principal obligation is a monetary obligation, or such Credit Card Account Receivable has been outstanding more than five (5) Business Days (or, if such Credit Card Account Receivable is due to such Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable, from the American Express Company or its Affiliates, seven (7) Business Days);
(c)the credit card issuer or credit card processor of the applicable credit card or such e-commerce services provider or electronic payment services provider with respect to such Credit Card Account Receivable is the subject of any bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings;
(d)such Credit Card Account Receivable is not a valid, legally enforceable obligation of the applicable credit card processor, credit card issuer, e-commerce services provider or electronic payment services provider with respect thereto;

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(e)such Credit Card Account Receivable is not subject to a perfected first priority security interest in favor of the Administrative Agent (for the benefit of the Secured Parties) and subject only to (i) Liens permitted pursuant to clause (a) of the definition of “Permitted Encumbrances” for amounts not yet overdue, (ii)  Liens permitted under Section 6.02(a)(ii), (iii) Permitted Encumbrances which do not have priority over the Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent or (iv) Prior Claims that are unregistered and that secure amounts that are not yet due and payable;
(f)such Credit Card Account Receivable does not conform in all material respects to all representations, warranties or other provisions in the Loan Documents or in the credit card agreements or services agreements, as applicable, relating to such Credit Card Account Receivable;
(g)such Credit Card Account Receivable is subject to risk of set-off, non-collection or not being processed due to unpaid and/or accrued credit card processor, e-commerce service or electronic payment service fee balances, to the extent of the lesser of the balance of such Credit Card Account Receivable or such unpaid fees;
(h)such Credit Card Account Receivable is evidenced by “chattel paper” or an “instrument” of any kind unless such “chattel paper” or “instrument” is in the possession of the Administrative Agent, and to the extent necessary or appropriate, endorsed to the Administrative Agent;
(i)on and after the date that is sixty (60) days following the Effective Date (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree to in its reasonable discretion), such Credit Card Account Receivable is due from a credit card processor with respect to which a Processor Control Agreement has not been obtained; or
(j)such Credit Card Account Receivable does not meet such other usual and customary eligibility criteria for Credit Card Account Receivables as the Administrative Agent may determine from time to time in its Permitted Discretion.
 In determining the amount to be so included in the calculation of the value of an Eligible Credit Card Account Receivable, the face amount thereof shall be reduced by, without duplication, including with respect to Reserves and other eligibility criteria, to the extent not reflected in such face amount, (i) the amount of all customary fees and expenses in connection with any credit card, e-commerce service or electronic payment service arrangements and (ii) the aggregate amount of all cash received in respect thereof but not yet applied by the applicable Borrower or Canada Sub to reduce the amount of such Eligible Credit Card Account Receivable.
Eligible In-Transit Inventory” means, as of the date of determination thereof, without duplication, In-Transit Inventory of any Borrower or Canada Sub that, except as otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, meets each of the following criteria:
(a) such In-Transit Inventory is being shipped on a common carrier for receipt by such Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable, within forty-five (45) days of shipment (but which has not yet been delivered to such Borrower or Canada Sub) to a public warehouse, distribution center, private warehouse or other facility within the continental U.S. (or, in the case of Canada Sub, British Columbia, Canada) that is owned or leased by such Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable, or constitutes a third party warehouse that is used by such Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable;
(b) the bill of lading, waybill, document of title or other shipping documents (which may be in electronic format) (collectively, “Shipping Documents”) with respect to such In-Transit Inventory shall be issued in the name of such Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable, as consignee (or consigned to the order

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of the Administrative Agent pursuant to clause (c) below), and if so requested by the Administrative Agent at any time that Availability is less than 20% of the Maximum Borrowing Amount, shall be in negotiable form;
(c) if the Shipping Documents with respect to such In-Transit Inventory are in negotiable form, the Administrative Agent shall have received confirmation that the applicable freight forwarder or customs broker has possession of the original Shipping Documents issued in the name of such Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable, as consignee (or, if so requested by the Administrative Agent, consigned to the order of the Administrative Agent);
(d) on and after the date that is sixty (60) days following the Effective Date (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree to in its reasonable discretion), the applicable freight forwarder or customs broker shall have executed an agreement in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent with respect to such In-Transit Inventory and the Shipping Documents with respect thereto;
(e) no common carrier, freight forwarder or customs broker with respect to any such In-Transit Inventory shall be an Affiliate of any Loan Party, the vendor or the supplier; and
(f) the Administrative Agent shall have received evidence that such In-Transit Inventory is insured against types of loss, damage, hazards and risks, and in amounts, reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and the Administrative Agent shall have been named as lender loss payee with respect to such insurance;
provided that, the Administrative Agent, in its Permitted Discretion, may exclude particular In-Transit Inventory from “Eligible In Transit Inventory” in the event the Administrative Agent determines that such In-Transit Inventory is subject to any Person’s right of reclamation, repudiation, stoppage in transit or other event which may adversely impact the ability of the Administrative Agent to realize upon such In-Transit Inventory.
Eligible Inventory” means, at any time, the Inventory of a Borrower or Canada Sub which the Administrative Agent determines in its Permitted Discretion is eligible as the basis for the extension of Revolving Loans and Swingline Loans and the issuance of Letters of Credit.  Without limiting the Administrative Agent’s discretion provided herein, Eligible Inventory shall not include any Inventory:
(a)which is not subject to a first priority perfected security interest in favor of the Administrative Agent, subject to Liens permitted pursuant to clause (a) of the definition of “Permitted Encumbrances” for amounts not yet overdue;
(b)which is subject to any Lien other than (i) a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, (ii) a Lien permitted under Section 6.02(a)(ii), (iii) a Permitted Encumbrance which does not have priority over the Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent or (iv) Prior Claims that are unregistered and that secure amounts that are not yet due and payable;
(c)which the Administrative Agent determines, in its Permitted Discretion, is slow moving, obsolete, unmerchantable, defective, used, unfit for sale, not salable at prices approximating at least the cost of such Inventory in the ordinary course of business or unacceptable due to age, type, category and/or quantity (it being understood that in the use of such Permitted Discretion, the Administrative Agent may take into account whether such Inventory was treated as slow moving or otherwise unfit for sale in the calculation of the applicable Net Orderly Liquidation Value);

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(d)with respect to which any covenant, representation or warranty contained in this Agreement or in the applicable Security Agreement has been breached or is not true;
(e)in which any Person other than such Borrower or Canada Sub shall (i) have any direct or indirect ownership, interest or title to such Inventory or (ii) be indicated on any purchase order or invoice with respect to such Inventory as having or purporting to have an interest therein;
(f)which is not finished goods or which constitutes work-in-process, raw materials, spare or replacement parts, subassemblies, packaging and shipping material, manufacturing supplies, samples, prototypes, displays or display items, bill-and-hold goods, goods that are returned or marked for return, repossessed goods, defective or damaged goods, goods held on consignment, or goods which are not of a type held for sale in the ordinary course of business;
(g)which is not located at a facility owned or leased by a Borrower in the U.S. or by Canada Sub in the U.S. or British Columbia, Canada; provided, that (x) Inventory of any Borrower which is in transit with a common carrier from vendors and suppliers within the U.S, (y) Inventory of Canada Sub which is in transit from vendors and suppliers within the U.S. or British Columbia, Canada or (z) Eligible In-Transit Inventory, which, in each case, otherwise meets the criteria for Eligible Inventory shall not be excluded from Eligible Inventory solely on the basis of this clause (g);
(h)which is located (i) at any Leased Distribution Center or (ii) any retail location leased by such Borrower (other than a Leased Distribution Center) in any Landlord Lien State, in each case, unless (x)  the lessor has delivered to the Administrative Agent a Collateral Access Agreement or (y) a Reserve for rent, charges and other amounts due or to become due with respect to such facility has been established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion;
(i)which is located in any third party warehouse or is in the possession of a bailee (other than a third party processor) and is not evidenced by a Document, unless (i) such warehouseman or bailee has delivered to the Administrative Agent a Collateral Access Agreement and such other documentation as the Administrative Agent may require or (ii) an appropriate Reserve has been established by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion;
(j)which is being processed offsite at a third party location or outside processor, or is in-transit to or from such third party location or outside processor;
(k)which is the subject of a consignment by such Borrower or Canada Sub as consignor;
(l)which contains or bears any intellectual property rights licensed to such Borrower or Canada Sub unless the Administrative Agent is satisfied that it may sell or otherwise dispose of such Inventory without (i) infringing the rights of such licensor, (ii) violating any contract with such licensor, or (iii) incurring any liability with respect to payment of royalties other than royalties incurred pursuant to sale of such Inventory under the current licensing agreement;
(m)which is not reflected in a current perpetual inventory report of such Borrower or Canada Sub;
(n)for which reclamation rights have been asserted by the seller;
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(p)which is Wholesale Inventory produced for sale under a Material License Agreement that has been terminated by the licensor party thereto as a result of a default by any Borrower or Canada Sub under, a breach by any Borrower or Canada Sub of, or a failure of any Borrower or Canada Sub to comply with the terms of, such Material License Agreement; or
(q)which is Wholesale Inventory produced for sale under a Material License Agreement that has expired in accordance with its terms to the extent such Wholesale Inventory remains unsold after the expiration of the applicable sell-off period under such Material License Agreement.

In the event that Inventory which was previously Eligible Inventory ceases to be Eligible Inventory hereunder, the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent thereof promptly after the Borrower Representative has knowledge such Inventory ceases to be Eligible Inventory and this shall be reflected on the next Borrowing Base Certificate.

Eligible Retail Inventory” means Eligible Inventory that is Retail Inventory.  For the avoidance of doubt, no Retail Inventory of Canada Sub shall constitute Eligible Retail Inventory.
Eligible Retail LC Inventory” means, at any time, Retail Inventory that would be Eligible Retail Inventory but for the fact that the Borrowers have not paid for such Retail Inventory and instead, such Retail Inventory is subject to commercial Letters of Credit issued for the account(s) of one or more of the Borrowers and for the benefit of the sellers of such Retail Inventory, each of which commercial Letters of Credit has an expiry date that is no later than ninety (90) days from the date of issuance of such Letter of Credit, and which Inventory is and at all times continues to be acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion.
Eligible Wholesale Inventory” means Eligible Inventory that is Wholesale Inventory.
Eligible Wholesale LC Inventory” means, at any time, Wholesale Inventory that would be Eligible Wholesale Inventory but for the fact that the Borrowers or Canada Sub (as the case may be) have not paid for such Wholesale Inventory and instead, such Wholesale Inventory is subject to commercial Letters of Credit issued for the account(s) of one or more of the Borrowers or Canada Sub (as the case may be), and for the benefit of the sellers of such Wholesale Inventory, each of which commercial Letters of Credit has an expiry date that is no later than ninety (90) days from the date of issuance of such Letter of Credit, and which Inventory is and at all times continues to be acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion.
Environmental Laws” means all laws, rules, regulations, codes, guidelines, bulletins, rulings, ordinances, orders, orders-in-council, decrees, judgments, injunctions, notices or binding agreements issued, promulgated or entered into by any Governmental Authority, relating in any way to the environment, preservation or reclamation of natural resources, the management, Release or threatened Release of any Hazardous Material or to health and safety matters (as they relate to exposure to Hazardous Material).
Environmental Liability” means any liability, contingent or otherwise (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties or indemnities), of any Borrower or Subsidiary directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) any violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal of any Hazardous Materials, (c) any 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.

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Equity Interests”  means shares of capital stock, partnership interests, membership interests in a limited liability company, beneficial interests in a trust or other equity ownership interests in a Person, and any warrants, options or other rights entitling the holder thereof to purchase or acquire any such equity interest; but, for the avoidance of doubt, excluding any convertible notes or debt securities (including guarantees of debt securities) that are convertible into or exchangeable for Equity Interests. For the avoidance of doubt, Equity Interests will not include any Permitted Convertible Notes.
Equivalent Amount” of any currency with respect to any amount of Dollars at any date shall mean the equivalent in such currency of such amount of Dollars, calculated on the basis of the Exchange Rate for such other currency at 11:00 a.m., London time, on the date on or as of which such amount is to be determined.
ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time.
ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) that, together with a Borrower, is treated as a single employer under Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code or, solely for purposes of Section 302 of ERISA and Section 412 of the Code, is treated as a single employer under Section 414 of the Code.
ERISA Event” means (a) any “reportable event”, as defined in Section 4043(c) of ERISA or the regulations issued thereunder, with respect to a U.S. Pension Plan (other than an event for which the 30 day notice period is waived); (b) the failure by any Borrower or an ERISA Affiliate to meet the funding requirements of Sections 412 and 430 of the Code or Sections 302 or 303 of ERISA with respect to any U.S. Pension Plan, whether or not waived; (c) the filing pursuant to Section 412(c) of the Code or Section 303(c) of ERISA of an application for a waiver of the minimum funding standard with respect to any U.S. Pension Plan; (d) the incurrence by any Borrower or any of its ERISA Affiliates of any liability under Title IV of ERISA with respect to the termination of any U.S. Pension Plan; (e) the receipt by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from the PBGC or a plan administrator of any notice relating to an intention to terminate any U.S. Pension Plan or Plans or to appoint a trustee to administer any Plan; (f) the incurrence by any Borrower or any of its ERISA Affiliates of any liability with respect to the withdrawal or partial withdrawal from any U.S. Pension Plan or Multiemployer Plan; or (g) the receipt by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any notice, or the receipt by any Multiemployer Plan from any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any notice, concerning the imposition of Withdrawal Liability or a determination that a Multiemployer Plan is, or is expected to be, insolvent (within the meaning of Section 4245 of ERISA) or “endangered” or “critical” status (within the meaning of Section 432 or Section 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 assigned to such term in Article VII.
Event of Loss” shall mean any asset disposition as a result of the power of eminent domain, condemnation or otherwise, or pursuant to a sale of any such assets to a purchaser with such power under threat of such a taking or any other event giving rise to the receipt of proceeds under any casualty insurance policy in respect of a covered loss thereunder.
Exchange Act”  means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission promulgated thereunder.

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Exchange Rate” means, on any day, with respect to any Foreign Currency, the rate at which such Foreign Currency may be exchanged into Dollars, as set forth at approximately 11:00 a.m., Chicago time, on such date on the Reuters World Currency Page for such Foreign Currency. In the event that such rate does not appear on any Reuters World Currency Page, the Exchange Rate with respect to such Foreign Currency shall be determined by reference to such other publicly available service for displaying exchange rates as may be reasonably selected by the Administrative Agent or, in the event no such service is selected, such Exchange Rate shall instead be calculated on the basis of the arithmetical mean of the buy and sell spot rates of exchange of the Administrative Agent for such Foreign Currency on the London market at 11:00 a.m., Chicago time, on such date for the purchase of Dollars with such Foreign Currency, for delivery two (2) Business Days later; provided, that if at the time of any such determination, for any reason, no such spot rate is being quoted, the Administrative Agent, after consultation with the Borrower Representative, may use any reasonable method it deems appropriate to determine such rate, and such determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
Excluded Collateral” has the meaning assigned to such term in any Collateral Document and in any event, means (i) any Excluded Real Property, (ii) motor vehicles and other assets subject to certificates of title statutes (to the extent a lien thereon cannot be perfected solely by filing of a UCC financing statement), (iii) leasehold interests, letters of credit and letters of credit rights not constituting supporting obligations, in each case other than to the extent such interests, rights or obligations can be perfected by the filing of a UCC-1 or PPSA financing statement or other comparable foreign filing, and commercial tort claims (other than those where no additional action is required by any Loan Party to grant or perfect a security interest in such commercial tort claim), (iv) those pledges and assets over which the granting or perfecting of security interests in such assets would be prohibited by any Governmental Authority or contract existing on the Effective Date or on the date any Subsidiary party to such contract is acquired (so long as, in the case of an acquisition of a Subsidiary, any such prohibition was not incurred in contemplation of such acquisition), Requirement of Law (or if any Requirement of Law creates a material risk of tax or other liability as reasonably determined by the Borrower Representative in consultation with the Administrative Agent) or regulation, (v) equity interests in any Person other than Restricted Subsidiaries to the extent not permitted by the terms of such Person’s organizational or joint venture documents or to the extent the pledge thereof would be prohibited by any Governmental Authority, (vi) any lease, license or other agreement or any property subject to a lease, license or agreement or purchase money agreement, capital lease obligation or similar arrangements, in each case permitted under this Agreement, to the extent that a grant of a security interest therein would violate or invalidate such lease, license or agreement or purchase money agreement or create a right of termination in favor of any other party thereto (other than a Loan Party) after giving effect to the applicable anti-assignment provisions of the UCC or PPSA or other applicable statute or regulation, other than proceeds and receivables thereof, the assignment of which is expressly deemed effective under the UCC or PPSA or other applicable statute or regulation notwithstanding such prohibition, (vii) any “intent-to-use” trademark or service mark applications filed pursuant to Section 1(b) of the Lanham Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1051, prior to the filing and acceptance of a “Statement of Use” pursuant to Section 1(d) of the Lanham Act or an “Amendment to Allege Use” pursuant to Section 1(c) of the Lanham Act with respect thereto, solely to the extent, if any, that, and solely during the period, if any, in which, the grant of a security interest therein would impair the validity or enforceability of any registration that issues from such intent-to-use application under applicable federal law, (viii) those assets that the cost or burden of obtaining or perfecting a security interest therein are excessive in relation to the value of the security to be afforded thereby as reasonably determined by the Borrower Representative and the Administrative Agent, (ix) voting Equity Interests in any Foreign Subsidiaries or FSHCO, in each case in excess of 66% of the total combined voting power of the Equity Interests of such entities entitled to vote and 100% of the Equity Interests of such entities not entitled to vote, (x) Equity Interests in Unrestricted Subsidiaries, Subsidiaries of Foreign Subsidiaries or FSHCOs and (xi) Margin Stock; provided that, “Excluded Collateral” shall not include any proceeds, products, substitutions or replacements of Excluded

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Collateral (unless such proceeds, products, substitutions or replacements would otherwise constitute Excluded Collateral).
Excluded Real Property” means (a)(i) on the Effective Date, each fee-owned real property with a Fair Market Value of less than $5,000,000 per property or (ii) after the Effective Date, each fee-owned real property with a purchase price of less than $5,000,000 per property, (b) any real property located outside of the United States of America and (c) any ground leasehold or other commercial leasehold real property interests or improvements thereto or any interest therein.
Excluded Subsidiary” means (a) any Foreign Subsidiary, (b) any Domestic Subsidiary of a Foreign Subsidiary, (c) any Dormant Subsidiary, (d) any Immaterial Domestic Subsidiary, (e) any FSHCO and (f) any Unrestricted Subsidiary.
Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Loan Guarantor, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the Guarantee of such Loan Guarantor of, or the grant by such Loan 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) (a) by virtue of such Loan Guarantor’s failure for any reason to constitute an ECP at the time the Guarantee of such Loan Guarantor or the grant of such security interest becomes or would become effective with respect to such Swap Obligation or (b) in the case of a Swap Obligation subject to a clearing requirement pursuant to Section 2(h) of the Commodity Exchange Act (or any successor provision thereto), because such Loan Guarantor is a “financial entity,” as defined in Section 2(h)(7)(C)(i) of the Commodity Exchange Act (or any successor provision thereto), at the time the Guarantee of such Loan Guarantor becomes or would become effective with respect to such related Swap Obligation. If a Swap Obligation arises under a master agreement governing more than one swap, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to swaps for which such Guarantee or security interest is or becomes illegal.
Excluded Taxes” means any of the following Taxes imposed on or with respect to a Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to a Recipient, (a) Taxes imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated), franchise Taxes, and branch profits Taxes, in each case, (i) imposed as a result of such Recipient being organized under the laws of, or having its principal office or, in the case of any Lender, its applicable lending office located in, the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (or any political subdivision thereof) or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes, (b) in the case of a Lender, U.S. Federal withholding Taxes imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender with respect to an applicable interest in a Loan, Letter of Credit or Commitment pursuant to a law in effect on the date on which (i) such Lender acquires such interest in the Loan, Letter of Credit or Commitment (other than pursuant to an assignment request by the Borrower under Section 2.19(b)) or (ii) such Lender changes its lending office, except in each case to the extent that, pursuant to Section 2.17, amounts with respect to such Taxes were payable either to such Lender’s assignor immediately before such Lender acquired the applicable interest in a Loan, Letter of Credit or Commitment or to such Lender immediately before it changed its lending office, (c) Taxes attributable to such Recipient’s failure to comply with Section 2.17(f) or 2.17(h) and (d) any withholding Taxes imposed under FATCA.
Existing ABL Credit Agreement” has the meaning set forth in the recitals hereof.
Existing Airway Release” means any airway release that (a) was issued by JPMCB as an Issuing Bank under the Existing ABL Credit Agreement, (b) is outstanding on the Effective Date and (c) is listed on Schedule 1.01(b).
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Existing Steamship Guarantee” means any steamship guarantee that (a) was issued by JPMCB, as Issuing Bank, under the Existing ABL Credit Agreement, (b) is outstanding on the Effective Date and (c) is listed on Schedule 1.01(b).
Extended Commitment” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.24(a).
 “Extension” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.24(a).
 “Extension Offer” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.24(a).
Extenuating Circumstance” means any period during which the Administrative Agent has determined in its sole discretion (a) that due to unforeseen and/or nonrecurring circumstances, it is impractical and/or not feasible to submit or receive a Borrowing Request or Interest Election Request by email or fax or through Electronic System, and (b) to accept a Borrowing Request or Interest Election Request telephonically.
Factor” means (a) The CIT Group/Commercial Services, Inc., in its capacity as factor of certain Accounts of the Loan Parties pursuant to the Factoring Agreements, or (b) any other financial institution acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, that replaces The CIT Group/Commercial Services, Inc. in its capacity as factor of certain Accounts of the Loan Parties pursuant to the Factoring Agreements.
Factored Account Certificate” means a certificate, signed and certified as accurate and complete by a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative, in substantially the form of Exhibit K or another form which is acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, which sets forth detailed information regarding all Accounts of the Loan Parties that have been sold, assigned or transferred to the Factor since the date of the last Factored Account Certificate delivered to the Administrative Agent (including details regarding each Account that has been purchased and paid for by the Factor, each Account for which the right of collection only has been assigned to the Factor and for which the Factor remains contractually obligated to purchase under the Factoring Agreements, and each Account for which the right of collection has been assigned to the Factor but for which a Loan Party bears some or all of the risk of non-payment by the Account Debtor).
Factoring Agreements” means (a) that certain Credit Approved Receivables Purchasing Agreement, dated as of February 15, 2010, between Factor and the Company, as modified, amended or supplemented prior to the Effective Date (the “CIT CARPA”), (b) those certain side letter agreements between the Factor and the Company entered into prior to the Effective Date which, by their express terms, make reference to the CIT CARPA, (c) any modifications, amendments, supplements or side letter agreements that may from time to time after the Effective Date be entered into by the Factor and the Company and that reference the CIT CARPA, (provided, that any such modification, amendment, supplement or side letter agreement that is material shall be in form and substance and on terms acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion), (d) any other arrangement between the Factor and any Loan Party pursuant to which a Loan Party sells, assigns or transfers certain of its Accounts (including, without limitation, any assignment of rights of collection), in each case, in form and substance and on terms acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, and (e) any replacement of the arrangements described in clauses (a) through (d) of this definition, in each case, on terms acceptable to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion.  Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary set forth in this definition, (i) a change to any fees, rate of interest or commissions charged by Factor under the Factoring Agreements or (ii) any extension of any Factoring Agreement, shall not, in either case, be deemed to be a material change requiring the consent of the Administrative Agent.

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Fair Market Value” means, with respect to any asset or group of assets on any date of determination, the value of the consideration obtainable in a disposition of such asset at such date of determination assuming a disposition by a willing seller to a willing purchaser dealing at arm’s length and arranged in an orderly manner over a reasonable period of time having regard to the nature and characteristics of such asset, as determined by the Borrower Representative in good faith.
FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), any current or future regulations or official interpretations thereof, any agreement entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code and any fiscal or regulatory legislation, rules or practices adopted pursuant to any intergovernmental agreement, treaty or convention among Governmental Authorities and implementing such Sections of the Code.
FCCR Test Period” means any period (a) commencing on the last day of the most recent period of four consecutive fiscal quarters of Holdings then ended for which financial statements have been delivered (or are required to be delivered) pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or (b)(i) (or, if prior to the date of the delivery of the first financial statements required to be delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or (b)(i), the most recent financial statements referred to in Section 3.04(a)) on or prior to the date Availability is less than the greater of 10% of the Maximum Borrowing Amount and $52,500,000 at any time and (b) ending on the day after Availability has exceeded the greater of 10% of the Maximum Borrowing Amount and $52,500,000 for thirty (30) consecutive days.
Federal Funds Effective Rate” means, for any day, the rate calculated by the NYFRB based on such day’s federal funds transactions by depositary institutions, as determined in such manner as shall be set forth on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Website from time to time, and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the NYFRB as the effective federal funds rate, provided that, if the Federal Funds Effective Rate as so determined would be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for the purposes of this Agreement.
Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Website” means the website of the NYFRB at http://www.newyorkfed.org, or any successor source.
Final Release Conditions” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.02(d).
Financial Covenant” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.12.
Financial Officer” means the chief financial officer, principal accounting officer, treasurer or controller of a Borrower, Canada Sub (if it is a Loan Party at such time) or of a Loan Guarantor, as applicable.
First Lien Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (i) Total Secured Indebtedness, but excluding any secured indebtedness to the extent the Liens with respect thereto are subordinated to the Liens securing the Secured Obligations and the Notes Obligations, as of the last day of the most recently ended Test Period on or prior to such date of determination to (ii) Consolidated EBITDA of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such Test Period.
Fixed Asset Priority Collateral” has the meaning assigned thereto in the ABL/Fixed Asset Intercreditor Agreement (or any analogous and substantially similar definition in any Customary Intercreditor Agreement), and is intended to indicate that portion of the Collateral subject to a prior Lien in favor of the Notes Agent (or the agent in respect of any Qualified Indebtedness subject to a Customary Intercreditor Agreement) and, in each case, the other secured parties for which it acts.

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Fixed Charges” means, for any period, without duplication, the sum of (i) cash Interest Expense, (ii) regularly scheduled principal payments on indebtedness (excluding principal payments in respect of the Revolving Loans), (iii) earn out and similar payments, (iv) taxes paid in cash, (v) regularly scheduled cash dividends paid by Holdings (in accordance with Holdings’ dividend policy, as amended from time to time), (vi) payments in respect of Capital Lease Obligations and (vii) cash contributions to any Pension Plan, all calculated for Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP; provided that, for purposes of determining satisfaction of the Payment Conditions, “Fixed Charges” shall also include, without duplication, (x) all Restricted Payments and Restricted Debt Payments (if any) being proposed to be paid in cash and (y) all Restricted Payments and Restricted Debt Payments actually paid in cash, in each case, by Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis during such period.  
Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio” means, for any period, the ratio of (a) Consolidated EBITDA for such period minus the unfinanced portion of Capital Expenditures (it being understood that Capital Expenditures financed with Revolving Loans shall be deemed to be unfinanced Capital Expenditures for purposes of this clause (a)) to (b) Fixed Charges for such period, all calculated for Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP.
Flood Documentation” means with respect to each Mortgaged Property located in the United States of America or any territory thereof, (i) a completed “life-of-loan” Federal Emergency Management Agency standard flood hazard determination (to the extent a Mortgaged Property is located in a Special Flood Hazard Area, together with a notice about Special Flood Hazard Area status and flood disaster assistance duly executed by the Borrower Representative and the applicable Loan Party relating thereto) and (ii) to the extent a Mortgaged Property is located in a Special Flood Hazard Area, together with a notice about Special Flood Hazard Area status and flood disaster assistance duly executed by the Borrower Representative and the applicable Loan Party relating thereto, a copy of, or a certificate as to coverage under, and a declaration page relating to, the insurance policies required by Section 5.08 hereof and the applicable provisions of the Collateral Documents, each of which shall (A) be endorsed or otherwise amended to include a “standard” or “New York” lender’s loss payable or mortgagee endorsement (as applicable), (B) name the Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Secured Parties, as additional insured and loss payee/mortgagee, (C) identify the address of each property located in a Special Flood Hazard Area, the applicable flood zone designation and the flood insurance coverage and deductible relating thereto and (D) be otherwise in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
Flood Insurance Requirements” means Administrative Agent has received evidence indicating whether the improvements or any part thereof on any real property required to be subject to a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent or any other Collateral (including any personal property which is located on any real property leased by any Loan Party) are or will be located within a “Special Flood Hazard Area” as designated on maps prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and, if so, a flood notification form signed by Borrower Representative and evidence that a flood insurance policy or policies are in place for such improvements on the property and contents or other Collateral, as applicable, all in form, substance and amount satisfactory to Administrative Agent and at a minimum in compliance with applicable Flood Laws.
Flood Laws” means the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Act of 2012, as such statutes may be amended or re-codified from time to time, any substitutions, any regulations promulgated under such Flood Laws, and all other legal requirements relating to flood insurance.
Floor” means the benchmark rate floor, if any, provided in this Agreement (as of the execution of this Agreement, the modification, amendment or renewal of this Agreement or otherwise) with respect to the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate or the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR, as applicable.  For the avoidance of

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doubt, the initial Floor for each of Adjusted Term SOFR Rate or the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR shall be 0%.
Foreign Currencies” means any currency other than Dollars.
Foreign Currency LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the Dollar Amount of the aggregate undrawn and unexpired amount of all outstanding Foreign Currency Letters of Credit at such time plus (b) the aggregate principal Dollar Amount of all LC Disbursements in respect of Foreign Currency Letters of Credit that have not yet been reimbursed at such time.
Foreign Currency Letter of Credit” means a Letter of Credit denominated in a Foreign Currency.
Foreign Pension Plan” means any pension plan, pension undertaking, supplemental pension, retirement savings or other retirement income plan, obligation or arrangement of any kind that is (i) not a U.S. Pension Plan, a Canadian Pension Plan or a Canadian Union Plan, (ii) not otherwise subject to U.S. or Canadian law, and (iii) that is established, maintained or contributed to by any Loan Party or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or Affiliates or in respect of which any Loan Party or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or Affiliates has any liability, obligation or contingent liability.
Foreign Pension Event” means (a) the whole or partial withdrawal of any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary of a Loan Party from a Foreign Pension Plan during a plan year; or (b) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate in whole or in part a Foreign Pension Plan or the treatment of a Foreign Pension Plan amendment as a termination or partial termination; or (c) the institution of proceedings by any Governmental Authority to terminate in whole or in part or have a trustee appointed to administer a Foreign Pension Plan; or (d) any other event or condition which might constitute grounds for the termination of, winding up or partial termination of winding up or the appointment of trustee to administer, any Foreign Pension Plan, in each case, which could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.
Foreign Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary (other than, for so long as Canada Sub is a Loan Party hereunder, Canada Sub) that is not a Domestic Subsidiary.
FSHCO” means any direct or indirect Subsidiary of Holdings that has no material assets other than equity and/or, if any, Indebtedness of one or more direct or indirect Subsidiaries that are CFCs or FSHCOs.
Funding Accounts” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 4.01(e).
GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America.
Governmental Authority” means the government of the United States of America, Canada, any other nation or any political subdivision thereof, whether provincial, territorial, 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.
Guarantee” of or by any Person (without duplication) (for purposes of this definition only, the “guarantor”) means any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of the guarantor guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness or other monetary obligation (the “primary obligations”) of any other Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of the guarantor, direct or indirect, (a) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or other obligation or to purchase (or to advance or supply funds for the purchase of) any security for the payment thereof, (b) to purchase or lease property, securities

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or services for the purpose of assuring the owner of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment thereof, (c) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity of the primary obligor or otherwise to maintain the net worth or solvency of the primary obligor or (d) as an account party in respect of any letter of credit or letter of guaranty issued to support such Indebtedness or obligation; provided, that the term Guarantee shall not include endorsements for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business. The amount of any guarantor’s obligation shall be deemed to be an amount equal to the stated or determinable amount of the primary obligation in respect of which such guarantor’s obligation is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof (assuming such Person is required to perform thereunder) as determined by such Person in good faith.
Guaranteed Obligations” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 10.01.
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.
Holdings” means G-III Apparel Group, Ltd., a Delaware corporation.
IBA” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 1.09.
Immaterial Amendment” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 4.02.

Immaterial Domestic Subsidiary” means any Domestic Subsidiary, whether existing as of the Effective Date or formed or acquired thereafter, (i) the revenues of which, as of the end of any fiscal year, for the most recently ended Test Period, were less than the lesser of (x) $1,000,000 and (y) 1% of the consolidated revenues of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period or (ii) the consolidated assets of which, as of the end of any fiscal year, were less than the lesser of (x) $1,000,000 and (y) 1% of the Consolidated Total Assets of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries as of the end of such fiscal year, in each case, as reflected on the most recent annual or quarterly consolidated financial statements of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries.

Immaterial Foreign Subsidiary” means any Foreign Subsidiary, whether existing as of the Effective Date or formed or acquired thereafter, (i) the revenues of which, as of the end of any fiscal year, the most recently ended Test Period, were less than the lesser of (x) $1,000,000 and (y) 1% of the consolidated revenues of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period, or (ii) the consolidated assets of which, as of the end of any fiscal year, were less than the lesser of (x) $1,000,000 and (y) 1% of the Consolidated Total Assets of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries as of the end of such fiscal year, in each case, as reflected on the most recent annual or quarterly consolidated financial statements of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries.
Incremental Term Loans/ Notes Amount” means, at any time, the sum of (i) $125,000,000 plus (ii) an additional amount of Indebtedness such that, as of the most recently completed Test Period ending prior to the date of the incurrence of such Indebtedness for which the financial statements required by Section 5.01(a) or 5.01(b)(i) have been delivered, after giving pro forma effect to such incurrence, as if such incurrence (and the use of proceeds therefrom) or other event, as applicable, had been made as of the first day of such period, the First Lien Leverage Ratio (without giving effect to any amount incurred substantially simultaneously or contemporaneously therewith under clause (i) above) calculated is less than or equal to 2.50 to 1.00; provided that, solely for purposes of calculating the First Lien Leverage Ratio, the

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cash proceeds of any such Indebtedness shall be excluded for purposes of netting Unrestricted Cash permitted under the definition of “Total Indebtedness”.
Indebtedness” of any Person means, without duplication, (a) all obligations of such Person for borrowed money, (b) all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes or similar instruments, (c) all obligations of such Person upon which interest charges are customarily paid, (d) all obligations of such Person under conditional sale or other title retention agreements relating to property acquired by such Person, (e) all obligations of such Person in respect of the deferred purchase price of property or services (excluding accounts and other trade payables not overdue more than 90 days incurred in the ordinary course of business), (f) all Indebtedness of others secured by (or for which the holder of such Indebtedness has an existing right, contingent or otherwise, to be secured by) any Lien on property owned or acquired by such Person, whether or not the Indebtedness secured thereby has been assumed, (g) all Capital Lease Obligations of such Person, (h) all obligations, contingent or otherwise, of such Person as an account party in respect of letters of credit and letters of guaranty, (i) all obligations, contingent or otherwise, of such Person in respect of bankers’ acceptances, (j) all obligations of such Person under any earn-out or similar arrangement, to the extent such obligations would appear as a liability on a balance sheet (excluding the footnotes) of such person in accordance with GAAP, (k) any other Off-Balance Sheet Liability of such Person; and (l) all Guarantees by such Person of Indebtedness (described in the other clauses of this definition) of others,  provided that for the avoidance of doubt, any Guarantee by Holdings or any Restricted Subsidiary of obligations of another Person that do not constitute Indebtedness of such Person shall not constitute Indebtedness of Holdings or a Restricted Subsidiary. The Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any other entity (including any partnership in which such Person is a general partner) to the extent such Person is liable therefor as a result of such Person’s ownership interest in or other relationship with such entity, except to the extent the terms of such Indebtedness provide that such Person is not liable therefor.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the term “Indebtedness” will not include (a) in connection with the purchase by Holdings or of its Restricted Subsidiaries of any business, post-closing payment adjustments to which the seller may become entitled to the extent such payment is determined by a final closing balance sheet or such payment depends on the performance of such business after the closing unless such payments are required under GAAP to appear as a liability on the balance sheet (excluding the footnotes); provided, however, that at the time of closing, the amount of any such payment is not determinable and, to the extent such payment thereafter becomes fixed and determined, the amount is paid within 30 days thereafter; (b) deferred or prepaid revenues; (c) any Equity Interests other than Disqualified Capital Stock; (d) customary purchase price holdbacks in respect of a portion of the purchase price of an asset to satisfy warranty or other unperformed obligations of the respective seller and (e) Permitted Call Spread Swap Agreements, and any obligations thereunder.
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) hereof, Other Taxes.
Indemnitee” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.03(b).

Ineligible Institution” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(b).

Information” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.12.

Intellectual Property” means, all intellectual property and proprietary rights, including inventions, designs, patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names, trade secrets, confidential or proprietary information, customer lists, know-how, software and databases; and all related documentation,

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applications and registrations.

Intercompany Note” shall mean the Intercompany Subordinated Note, dated as of the Effective Date, substantially in the form of Exhibit H hereto, executed by Holdings and each other Restricted Subsidiary of Holdings party thereto.
Intercreditor Agreements” mean, collectively, (a) the ABL/Fixed Asset Intercreditor Agreement and (b) each Customary Intercreditor Agreement, or any two or more of each of the foregoing as the context so requires.
Interest Election Request” means a request by the Borrower Representative to convert or continue a Revolving Borrowing in accordance with Section 2.08.
Interest Expense” means, with reference to any period, total interest expense (including that attributable to Capital Lease Obligations) of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period with respect to all outstanding Indebtedness of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries (including all commissions, discounts and other fees and charges owed with respect to letters of credit and bankers’ acceptances and net costs under Swap Agreements in respect of interest rates to the extent such net costs are allocable to such period in accordance with GAAP), calculated on a consolidated basis for Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period in accordance with GAAP.
Interest Payment Date” means (a) with respect to any ABR Loan (other than a Swingline Loan), the first day of each calendar month and the Maturity Date, provided that, if the Effective Date occurs after the fifteenth day of the applicable calendar month, the first Interest Payment Date shall be the first Business Day of the second calendar month following the Effective Date, (b) with respect to any RFR Loan, (1) each date that is on the numerically corresponding day in each calendar month that is one month after the Borrowing of such RFR Loan (or, if there is no such numerically corresponding day in such month, then the last day of such month) and (2) the Maturity Date and (c) with respect to any Term Benchmark Loan, the last day of each Interest Period applicable to the Borrowing of which such Loan is a part (and, in the case of a Term Benchmark Borrowing with an Interest Period of more than three months’ duration, each day prior to the last day of such Interest Period that occurs at intervals of three months’ duration after the first day of such Interest Period) and the Maturity Date.
Interest Period” means with respect to any Term Benchmark Borrowing, the period commencing on the date of such Borrowing and ending on the numerically corresponding day in the calendar month that is one, three or six months thereafter (in each case, subject to the availability for the Benchmark applicable to the relevant Loan or Commitment), as the Borrower Representative may elect; provided, that (i) if any Interest Period would end on a day other than a Business Day, such Interest Period shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day unless such next succeeding Business Day would fall in the next calendar month, in which case such Interest Period shall end on the next preceding Business Day, (ii) any Interest Period that commences on the last Business Day of a calendar month (or on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the last calendar month of such Interest Period) shall end on the last Business Day of the last calendar month of such Interest Period and (iii) no tenor that has been removed from this definition pursuant to Section 2.14(e) shall be available for specification in such Borrowing Request or Interest Election Request unless such tenor has been subsequently re-added pursuant to Section 2.14(e).  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.
In-Transit Inventory” means Inventory of a Borrower or Canada Sub which is in-transit with a common carrier from a vendor or supplier located outside the continental U.S. (or, in the case of Canada

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Sub, outside of the continental U.S. or British Columbia, Canada) to a public warehouse, distribution center, private warehouse or other facility within the continental U.S. (or, in the case of Canada Sub, British Columbia, Canada) owned or leased by a Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable, and for which such Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable, has legal title at the time such Inventory is delivered to the common carrier (or legal title to such Inventory passes to such Borrower or Canada Sub upon delivery to the common carrier).
Inventory” has the meaning assigned to such term in the applicable Security Agreement.

Investment” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.04 but shall exclude deposits with financial institutions available for withdrawal on demand, accounts receivable, trade credit and similar advances to customers, commission, salary and similar advances to officers, employees, consultants or independent contractors, in each case in the ordinary course of business.

The amount, as of any date of determination, of (i) any Investment in the form of a loan or an advance shall be the principal amount thereof outstanding on such date, minus any payments in cash or Cash Equivalents actually received by such investor representing the principal amount of such Investment, but without any adjustment for write-downs or write-offs (including as a result of forgiveness of any portion thereof) with respect to such loan or advance after the date thereof, (ii) any Investment in the form of a guarantee shall be equal to the stated or determinable amount of the related primary obligation, or portion thereof, in respect of which such guarantee is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof, as determined in good faith by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower Representative, (iii) any Investment in the form of a transfer of Equity Interests or other non-cash property or services by the investor to the investee, including any such transfer in the form of a capital contribution, shall be the Fair Market Value of such Equity Interests or other property or services as of the time of the transfer, minus any payments paid in cash or Cash Equivalents actually received by such investor representing a return in respect of such Investment, but without any other adjustment for increases or decreases in value of, or write-ups, write-downs or write-offs with respect to, such Investment after the date of such Investment, except that the amount of any Investment in the form of an Acquisition shall be the Acquisition Consideration, and (iv) any Investment (other than any Investment referred to in clause (i), (ii) or (iii) above) by the specified Person in the form of a purchase or other acquisition for value of any Equity Interests, evidences of Indebtedness or other securities of any other Person shall be the original cost of such Investment, minus (i) the amount of any portion of such Investment that has been repaid in cash or Cash Equivalents to the investor as a return in respect of such Investment, but without any other adjustment for increases or decreases in value of, or write-ups, write-downs or write-offs with respect to, such Investment after the date of such Investment.  If an Investment involves the acquisition of more than one Person, the amount of such Investment shall be allocated among the acquired Persons in accordance with GAAP; provided that pending the final determination of the amounts to be so allocated in accordance with GAAP, such allocation shall be as reasonably determined by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower Representative.  For the avoidance of doubt, if Holdings or any Restricted Subsidiary issues, sells or otherwise disposes of any Equity Interests of a Person that is a Restricted Subsidiary such that, after giving effect thereto, such Person is no longer a Restricted Subsidiary, any Investment by Holdings or any Restricted Subsidiary in such Person remaining after giving effect thereto shall not be deemed to be a new Investment at such time.
IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.

Issuing Bank” means, individually and collectively, and, in each case, acting through itself or through one of its designated affiliates or branch office, (a) JPMCB, Barclays Bank PLC, Bank of America, N.A., Capital One, National Association, HSBC Bank USA, National Association, KeyBank National Association, U.S. Bank National Association and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., in each case, in its capacity as an issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder and (b) any other Lender from time to time designated by the

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Borrower Representative as an Issuing Bank, with the consent of such Lender and the Administrative Agent, and their respective successors in such capacity as provided in Section 2.06(i).  Any Issuing Bank may, in its discretion, arrange for one or more Letters of Credit to be issued by its Affiliates, in which case the term “Issuing Bank” shall include any such Affiliate with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Affiliate (it being agreed that such Issuing Bank shall, or shall cause such Affiliate to, comply with the requirements of Section 2.06 with respect to such Letters of Credit).  At any time there is more than one Issuing Bank, all singular references to the Issuing Bank shall mean any Issuing Bank, either Issuing Bank, each Issuing Bank, the Issuing Bank that has issued the applicable Letter of Credit, or both (or all) Issuing Banks, as the context may require.

Issuing Bank Sublimits” means, as of the Effective Date, (i) $12,500,000, in the case of JPMCB, (ii) $12,500,000, in the case of Barclays Bank PLC, (iii) $12,500,000, in the case of Bank of America, N.A., (iv) $12,500,000, in the case of Capital One, National Association, (v) $12,500,000, in the case of HSBC Bank USA, National Association, (vi) $12,500,000, in the case of KeyBank National Association, (vii) $12,500,000, in the case of U.S. Bank National Association, (viii) $12,500,000, in the case of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and (ix) with respect to any other Issuing Bank, such amount as shall be designated to the Administrative Agent and the Borrower Representative in writing by such Issuing Bank; provided that, any Issuing Bank shall be permitted, with the consent of the Borrower Representative and the Administrative Agent, at any time to increase or reduce its Issuing Bank Sublimit.

Joinder Agreement” means a Joinder Agreement in substantially the form of Exhibit D.
JPMCB” means JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., a national banking association, in its individual capacity, and its successors.
Landlord Lien State” means the States of Pennsylvania, Washington and Virginia and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, together with any other jurisdiction the laws of which are changed after the Effective Date to provide for the liens in favor of the landlords of such jurisdiction to have priority over the liens in favor of the Administrative Agent on Inventory; provided, that if the laws of any such jurisdiction are changed after the Effective Date so as to provide for the liens in favor of the Administrative Agent on Inventory to have priority over the liens in favor of the landlords of such jurisdiction, then such jurisdiction shall no longer be a “Landlord Lien State” as such term is used herein.
Latest Maturity Date” means, at any time, the latest Maturity Date applicable to any Revolving Loan hereunder at such time, in each case as extended in accordance with this Agreement from time to time.
LC Collateral Account” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.06(k).
LC Disbursement” means any payment made by an Issuing Bank pursuant to a Letter of Credit.
LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of the Commercial LC Exposure and the Standby LC Exposure at such time.  The LC Exposure of any Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate LC Exposure at such time.  For all purposes of this Agreement, if on any date of determination a Letter of Credit has expired by its terms but any amount may still be drawn thereunder by reason of the operation of Rule 3.14 of the “International Standby Practices 1998” published by the Institute of International Banking Law & Practice, Inc. (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the time of issuance), such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be “outstanding” in the amount so remaining available to be drawn.

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Leased Distribution Center” means any distribution center or similar facility leased or subleased by any Borrower (as lessee or sublessee, as applicable), including without limitation, the distribution centers leased by the Borrowers located in South Brunswick, New Jersey, Jamesburg, New Jersey, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota and Carlstadt, New Jersey.
Lenders” means the Persons listed on the Commitment Schedule and any other Person that shall have become a lender hereunder pursuant to Section 2.09 or an Assignment and Assumption, other than any such Person that ceases to be a Lender hereunder pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption or otherwise.  Unless the context otherwise requires, the term “Lenders” includes the Swingline Lender and the Issuing Banks.  
Letter of Credit” means any letter of credit (including any Existing Letter of Credit), Steamship Guarantee or Airway Release issued pursuant to this Agreement.
Lien” means, with respect to any asset, (a) any mortgage, deed of trust, lien, pledge, hypothecation, encumbrance, charge or security interest in, on or of such asset, (b) the interest of a vendor or a lessor under any conditional sale agreement, capital lease or title retention agreement (or any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing) relating to such asset and (c) in the case of securities, any purchase option, call or similar right of a third party with respect to such securities.
Liquidity” means the sum, as of any date of determination, of (x) the aggregate amount of Unrestricted Cash as of such date and (y) the then applicable amount of Availability (which shall be calculated (x) without including any Unrestricted Cash included in the calculation of the Borrowing Base under clause (e) of the definition thereof as of such date and (y) using the Borrowing Base as calculated pursuant to the most recent Borrowing Base Certificate delivered to the Administrative Agent under this this Agreement prior to such date of determination and the Aggregate Revolver Exposure as of such date of determination).  Holdings agrees to deliver to the Administrative Agent a calculation of Liquidity on each relevant date of determination as provided in the definition of Maturity Date, to the extent requested by the Administrative Agent, certified by a Financial Officer based on information internally available to Holdings.
Loan Documents” means this Agreement, any promissory notes issued pursuant to this Agreement, any Letter of Credit applications, any Loan Guaranty, the Collateral Documents and the Intercreditor Agreements.  Any reference in this Agreement or any other Loan Document to a Loan Document shall include all appendices, exhibits or schedules thereto, and all amendments, restatements, supplements or other modifications thereto, and shall refer to this Agreement or such Loan Document as the same may be in effect at any and all times such reference becomes operative.
Loan Guarantor” means each Loan Party in its capacity as a guarantor hereunder (or any other Loan Document).
Loan Guaranty” means Article X of this Agreement and each separate Guarantee (including, without limitation, the Canada Sub Guarantee), in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, delivered by any Loan Guarantor.
Loan Parties” means, collectively, (a) Holdings, (b) the Borrowers, (c) other than to the extent provided in Section 5.11(f), Canada Sub, (d) each other Loan Guarantor and (e) with respect to each of the foregoing, their successors and permitted assigns to the extent not constituting Excluded Subsidiaries.

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Loans” means the loans and advances made by the Lenders pursuant to this Agreement, including Swingline Loans, Overadvances and Protective Advances.
Margin Stock” has the meaning assigned to such term in Regulation U issued by the Board.
Market Capitalization” means, as of any date of determination, an amount equal to (i) the total number of issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Holdings (or any successor of Holdings) or any direct or indirect parent of Holdings on such date of determination multiplied by (ii) the arithmetic mean of the closing prices per share of such common stock for the 30 consecutive trading days immediately preceding such date of determination.
Material Adverse Effect” means a material adverse effect on (a) the business, assets, operations, or financial condition of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries (other than Excluded Subsidiaries), taken as a whole, (b) the ability of any Loan Party to perform any of its payment obligations under the Loan Documents to which it is a party, (c) the validity or enforceability of this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents or (d) the rights of or benefits available to the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank or the Lenders under any of the Loan Documents.
Material Indebtedness” means Indebtedness (other than the Loans and Letters of Credit), or obligations in respect of one or more Swap Agreements, of any one or more of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries in an aggregate principal amount exceeding $50,000,000. For purposes of determining Material Indebtedness, the “obligations” of any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary in respect of any Swap Agreement at any time shall be the maximum aggregate amount (giving effect to any netting agreements) that such Loan Party or such Restricted Subsidiary would be required to pay if such Swap Agreement were terminated at such time.
Material License Agreement” means (a) the Calvin Klein License Agreements (taken as a whole, it being understood that no single Calvin Klein License Agreement on its own shall constitute a Material License Agreement unless such single Calvin Klein License Agreement meets the criteria set forth in clause (b) of this definition), and (b) (i) any product and brand licensing agreement, (ii) any group of product and brand licensing agreements with respect to a single product or brand or any group of related products or brands (other than the Calvin Klein License Agreements) or (iii) any group of product and brand licensing agreements that share a common parent or other common ownership, in each case, to which any Loan Party is a party or by which any Loan Party is bound and from which the Loan Parties derive revenues in any fiscal year in excess of 5% of the Loan Parties’ aggregate revenues from wholesale sales.
Material Real Property” means any fee-owned real property that is not Excluded Real Property.
Material Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary that is not an Immaterial Domestic Subsidiary or an Immaterial Foreign Subsidiary.
Maturity Date” means the earliest to occur of (a) June 4, 2029, as such date may be extended (in the case of each Lender consenting thereto) from time to time pursuant to Section 2.24, (b) any date on which the Commitments are reduced to zero or otherwise terminated pursuant to the terms hereof or (c) the date that is ninety-one (91) days prior to the earliest maturity date of the 2025 Senior Notes unless either (i) on or prior to such applicable 91st day, the 2025 Senior Notes have been paid in full, reduced to an outstanding principal amount of no more than $25,000,000 or Refinanced or otherwise modified such that the applicable maturity date in respect of the 2025 Senior Notes is a date at least 91 days after the Latest Maturity Date or (ii) Liquidity on such applicable 91st day equals or exceeds $100,000,000 (assuming the inclusion of the full amount of a Maturity Reserve in respect of such payment); provided that, in each case, if such date is not a Business Day, the Maturity Date shall be the immediately preceding Business Day.

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Maturity Reserve” means a Reserve with respect to, if not Refinanced to a maturity date, or otherwise modified or amended such that the payment thereof is required no earlier than, at least 91 days after the Latest Maturity Date, the 2025 Senior Notes; provided that the amount of such Reserve shall be no more than the aggregate outstanding principal amount of the 2025 Senior Notes as of the date that is 91 days prior to the maturity date of the 2025 Senior Notes less $25,000,000. The Maturity Reserve shall become effective no earlier than on the 91st day prior to the maturity date of the 2025 Senior Notes.  The Maturity Reserve shall be reduced by the amount of any subsequent payment of principal in respect of the 2025 Senior Notes that occurs after the date of the imposition of any such Reserve and shall be immediately eliminated if subsequent to the date of imposition of such Reserve, the 2025 Senior Notes are Refinanced or otherwise modified or amended such that the payment thereof is required no earlier than at least 91 days after the Latest Maturity Date.  
Maximum Borrowing Amount” means, at any time, an amount equal to the lesser of (i) the Aggregate Commitment at such time and (ii) the Borrowing Base at such time.
Maximum Rate” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.19.
Minimum Extension Condition” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.24(b).
Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.
Mortgage” means any mortgage, deed of trust, deed of hypothec or other agreement which conveys or evidences a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, on real property of a Loan Party, including any amendment, restatement, modification or supplement thereto.
Mortgaged Properties” means the Material Real Properties that are identified as such on Schedule 5.10 and each additional Material Real Property encumbered by a Mortgage pursuant to Section 5.10(c).
Multiemployer Plan” means a multiemployer plan as defined in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA.
Net Orderly Liquidation Value” means, with respect to Inventory of any Person, the orderly liquidation value thereof as determined in a manner acceptable to the Administrative Agent by an appraiser acceptable to the Administrative Agent, net of all costs of liquidation thereof.
Non-Consenting Lender” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.02(d).
Non-U.S. Lender” means a Lender that is not a U.S. Person.
Not Otherwise Applied” shall mean, with reference to any amount of proceeds of any transaction or event, that such amount (a) was not previously applied in determining the permissibility of a transaction under the Loan Documents where such permissibility was contingent on receipt of such amount or utilization of such amount for a specified purpose and (b) in the case of net cash proceeds from Equity Interests, was not otherwise used for or in connection with the incurrence of Indebtedness pursuant to Section 6.01(u).
Notes Agent” means, initially, U.S. Bank National Association  in its capacity as trustee under the Notes Agreement (or any successor agent or trustee thereunder or under any replacement thereof) and any other indenture trustee, collateral agent or other representative appointed as such under any Notes Documents.

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Notes Agreement” means that certain senior secured notes indenture, dated as of August 7, 2020, by and among Holdings, as issuer and the Notes Agent.
Notes Documents” means, collectively, the Notes Agreement and all other agreements, instruments, documents and certificates executed and/or delivered in connection therewith.
NYFRB” means the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
NYFRB Rate” means, for any day, the greater of (a) the Federal Funds Effective Rate in effect on such day and (b) the Overnight Bank Funding Rate in effect on such day(or for any day that is not a Business Day, for the immediately preceding Business Day); provided that if none of such rates are published for any day that is a Business Day, the term “NYFRB Rate” means the rate for a federal funds transaction quoted at 11:00 a.m. on such day received by the Administrative Agent from a Federal funds broker of recognized standing selected by it; provided, further, that if any of the aforesaid rates as so determined would be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.
Obligated Party” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 10.02.

Obligations” means all unpaid principal of and accrued and unpaid interest on the Loans, all LC Exposure, all accrued and unpaid fees and all expenses, reimbursements, indemnities and other obligations of the Loan Parties to the Lenders or to any Lender, the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank or any indemnified party arising under the Loan Documents, including, without limitation, interest and fees that accrue after the commencement of any Bankruptcy Event with respect to any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary of any Loan Party.  Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Obligations shall not include any Excluded Swap Obligations.

Off-Balance Sheet Liability” of a Person means (a) any repurchase obligation or liability of such Person with respect to accounts or notes receivable sold by such Person, (b) any indebtedness, liability or obligation under any so-called “synthetic lease” transaction entered into by such Person, or (c) any indebtedness, liability or obligation arising with respect to any other transaction which is the functional equivalent of or takes the place of borrowing but which does not constitute a liability on the balance sheets of such Person (other than operating leases).
Organizational Documents” means, with respect to any Person (other than an individual), such Person’s Certificate or Articles of Incorporation, or equivalent formation documents, and Bylaws, Operating Agreement, or equivalent governing documents, and, in the case of any partnership, includes any partnership agreement, and any amendments to any of the foregoing.

Other Connection Taxes” means, with respect to any Recipient, Taxes imposed as a result of a present or former connection between such Recipient and the jurisdiction imposing such Taxes (other than a connection arising from such Recipient having executed, delivered, enforced, become a party to, performed its obligations under, received payments under, received or perfected a security interest under, or engaged in any other transaction pursuant to or enforced any Loan Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan Document).

Other Taxes” means any present or future stamp, court, documentary, intangible, recording, filing or similar excise or property Taxes that arise from any payment made under, from the execution, delivery, performance, enforcement or registration of, or from the registration, receipt or perfection of a security interest under, or otherwise with respect to, any Loan Document, except any such Taxes that are Other Connection Taxes imposed with respect to an assignment (other than an assignment under Section 2.19(b)).

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Overadvance” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(b).

Overnight Bank Funding Rate” means, for any day, the rate comprised of both overnight federal funds and overnight eurodollar transactions denominated in Dollars by U.S.-managed banking offices of depository institutions (as such composite rate shall be determined by the NYFRB as set forth on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s Website from time to time) and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the NYFRB as an overnight bank funding rate.

Overnight Foreign Currency Rate” means, for any amount payable in a Foreign Currency, the rate of interest per annum as determined by the Administrative Agent at which overnight or weekend deposits in the relevant currency (or if such amount due remains unpaid for more than three (3) Business Days, then for such other period of time as the Administrative Agent may elect) for delivery in immediately available and freely transferable funds would be offered by the Administrative Agent to major banks in the interbank market upon request of such major banks for the relevant currency as determined above and in an amount comparable to the unpaid principal amount of the related LC Disbursement, plus any taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, charges or withholdings imposed upon, or charged to, the Administrative Agent by any relevant correspondent bank in respect of such amount in such relevant currency.
Parent” means, with respect to any Lender, the Person as to which such Lender is, directly or indirectly, a subsidiary.
Participant” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(c).
Participant Register” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(c).
Payment” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 8.05(d).
Payment Conditions” means, with respect to any proposed designated action on any date,  conditions that are satisfied if (a) both immediately before and immediately giving effect to the proposed designated action on such date, no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing and (b) either  (i) after giving effect to such proposed designated action as if it occurred on the first day of the applicable Pro Forma Period, Availability (calculated on a pro forma basis) shall be greater than the greater of 20% of the Maximum Borrowing Amount and $100,000,000 at all times during such Pro Forma Period or (ii) both (x) after giving effect to such proposed designated action as if it occurred on the first day of such Pro Forma Period, Availability (calculated on a pro forma basis) shall be greater than the greater of 15% of the Maximum Borrowing Amount and $75,000,000 at all times during such Pro Forma Period and (y) the Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, computed on a pro forma basis for the period of four consecutive fiscal quarters ending on the most recent fiscal quarter of Holdings for which financial statements have been delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or Section 5.01(b)(i), shall be greater than 1.00 to 1.00.
Payment or Bankruptcy Event of Default” means any Event of Default under clause (a), (b), (h), (i) or (j) of Article VII.
Payment Notice” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 8.05(d).
PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation referred to and defined in ERISA and any successor entity performing similar functions.
Pension Plan” means any U.S. Pension Plan, Canadian Pension Plan or Foreign Pension Plan.

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Permitted Acquisition” means any Acquisition, if:
(a) such Acquisition is not a hostile acquisition or contested by the Person to be acquired;
(b) immediately prior to the consummation of such purchase or Acquisition and immediately after giving effect to such consummation of such Acquisition, no Event of Default shall exist;
(c) to the extent required by Section 5.11, (i) the property, assets and businesses acquired in such Acquisition shall become Collateral in accordance with the terms of Section 5.11 and (ii) any such newly created or acquired Restricted Subsidiary that is required to become a Loan Guarantor pursuant to Section 5.11 shall become a Loan Guarantor in accordance with the terms of Section 5.11; provided that, if any Lien on any Collateral (including the creation or perfection of any Lien) is not or cannot reasonably be created and/or perfected on the closing date of such Acquisition after the Company’s use of commercially reasonable efforts to do so, or without undue burden or expense, then the creation and/or perfection of any such Lien on such Collateral shall not constitute a requirement to close such Permitted Acquisition, but instead shall be created and/or perfected within ninety (90) days after the closing date of such Permitted Acquisition (or before such later date as the Administrative Agent may reasonably agree), pursuant to reasonably satisfactory arrangements to be mutually agreed upon;
(d) after giving effect to such Acquisition, Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries will be in compliance with Section 5.03 and Section 6.03(b);
(e) the Company shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent final executed material documentation relating to such Acquisition reasonably promptly after request therefor by the Administrative Agent; and
(f) both immediately before and immediately after giving pro forma effect to such Acquisition, the Payment Conditions shall be satisfied with respect to such Acquisition.
Permitted Call Spread Swap Agreements” means (a) any Swap Agreement (including, but not limited to, any bond hedge transaction or capped call transaction or substantively equivalent derivative transaction) (determined without regard to clause (ii) of the proviso to the definition thereof) pursuant to which the Company acquires an option requiring the counterparty thereto to deliver to the Company shares of common stock of the Company (or other securities or property following a merger event or other change of the common stock of the Company), the cash value thereof or a combination thereof from time to time upon exercise of such option entered into by the Company in connection with the issuance of Permitted Convertible Notes (such transaction, a “Bond Hedge Transaction”) and (b) any Swap Agreement (determined without regard to clause (ii) of the proviso to the definition thereof) pursuant to which the Company issues to the counterparty thereto warrants to acquire common stock of the Company (or other securities or property following a merger event or other change of the common stock of the Company) (whether such warrant is settled in shares, cash or a combination thereof) entered into by the Company in connection with the issuance of Permitted Convertible Notes (such transaction, a “Warrant Transaction”); provided that (i) the terms, conditions and covenants of each such Swap Agreement shall be such as are customary for such agreements of such type (as determined by the Company in good faith), (ii) the purchase price for such Bond Hedge Transaction, less the proceeds received by the Company from the sale of any related Warrant Transaction, does not exceed the net proceeds received by the Company from the issuance of the related Permitted Convertible Notes and (iii) in the case of clause (b) above, such Swap Agreement would be classified as an equity instrument in accordance with GAAP.
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common stock of Holdings (or other securities or property following a merger event, similar event or other change of the common stock of Holdings), cash or any combination thereof (with the amount of such cash or such combination determined by reference to the market price of such common stock or such other securities or property).
Permitted Discretion” means a determination made in good faith and in the exercise of reasonable (from the perspective of a secured asset-based lender) business judgment.

Permitted Encumbrances” means:

(a) Liens imposed by law for Taxes that are not yet overdue by more than 30 days or are being contested in compliance with Section 5.04 and for which, in any case, appropriate reserves have been established and maintained in accordance with GAAP;

(b) carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, materialmen’s, repairmen’s and other like Liens imposed by law, arising in the ordinary course of business and securing obligations that are not overdue by more than 60 days or are being contested in compliance with Section 5.04 and for which, in any case, appropriate reserves have been established and maintained in accordance with GAAP;

(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;

(d) Liens incurred or deposits made to secure the performance of bids, trade contracts, leases, statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, performance bonds and other obligations of a like nature, in each case in the ordinary course of business, whether pursuant to statutory requirements, common law or consensual arrangements and obligations in respect of letters of credit, bank guarantees or similar instruments that have been posted to support the same;

(e) judgment liens in respect of judgments that do not constitute an Event of Default under clause (j) of Article VII;

(f) easements, zoning restrictions, rights-of-way, charges, encumbrances, defects in title, prior rights of other Persons, 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 interfere with the ordinary conduct of business of the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary;

(g) leases or subleases granted to other Persons and not interfering in any material respect, individually or taken as a whole, with the business of the lessor or sublessor;

(h) Liens arising from precautionary Uniform Commercial Code or PPSA filings or similar filings relating to operating leases;

(i) Liens in favor of customs and revenue authorities arising as a matter of law to secure payment of customs duties in connection with the importation of goods;

(j) licenses of Intellectual Property in the ordinary course of business;

(k) Liens in favor of banks or other financial institutions in the ordinary course of business consisting of rights of setoff or securing fees or other charges not constituting indebtedness;

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(l) Liens on insurance proceeds securing the payment of financed insurance premiums;

(m) any interest or title of a lessor or sublessor under any lease of real property or personal property;

(n) deposits made or other security provided to secure liabilities to insurance carriers under insurance or self-insurance arrangements;

(o) rights of consignors of goods in goods consigned, whether or not perfected by the filing of a financing statement or other registration, recording or filing;

(p) Liens (i) of a collection bank arising under Section 4-210 of the UCC or any comparable or successor provision on items in the course of collection, (ii) attaching to commodity trading accounts or other commodity brokerage accounts incurred in the ordinary course of business and not for speculative purposes and (iii) in favor of banking institutions encumbering deposits (including the right of set-off);

(q) any zoning or similar law or right reserved to or vested in any Governmental Authority to control or regulate the use of any real property that does not materially detract from the value of the affected property or interfere with the ordinary conduct of the business of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries, taken as a whole;

(r) Liens encumbering reasonable customary initial deposits and margin deposits and Liens attaching to commodity trading accounts or other brokerage accounts incurred in the ordinary course of business and not for speculative purposes;

(s) Liens that are contractual rights of set-off (i) relating to the establishment of depository relations with banks not given in connection with the issuance of Indebtedness, (ii) relating to pooled deposit or sweep accounts of Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries to permit satisfaction of overdraft or similar obligations incurred in the ordinary course of business of Borrower and its Restricted Subsidiaries or (iii) relating to purchase orders and other agreements entered into with customers of the Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business;

(t) Liens solely on any cash earnest money deposits made by Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in connection with any letter of intent or purchase agreement permitted under this Agreement;

(u) Liens given to a public utility or any Governmental Authority when required by such utility or Governmental Authority in connection with the operations of that Person in the ordinary course of its business;

(v) operating leases of vehicles or equipment which are entered into in the ordinary course of the business and

(w) customary restrictions in any license agreement with the Borrower as a licensee, including without limitation, with respect to the sale of Inventory (provided that the Borrower shall give the Administrative Agent prompt notice of the execution of any such license agreement).

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extend, refinance, renew, replace or refund (collectively to “Refinance” or a “Refinancing” or “Refinanced”), such Refinanced Indebtedness (or previous refinancing thereof constituting Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness); provided that (a) except to the extent otherwise permitted under this Agreement, the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of any such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness does not exceed the principal amount (or accreted value, if applicable) of the Refinanced Indebtedness outstanding immediately prior to such Refinancing except by an amount equal to the unpaid accrued interest and premium thereon plus other reasonable and customary amounts paid and fees and expenses reasonably incurred in connection with such Refinancing plus an amount equal to any existing commitment unutilized and letters of credit undrawn thereunder (and the proceeds thereof shall be substantially contemporaneously applied to prepay such Refinanced Indebtedness, such interest, such premiums, such fees and expenses and such other reasonable amounts), (b) (i) other than with respect to Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness of Indebtedness permitted under Section 6.01(e), Section 6.01(n) or Section 6.01(o), such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness has a final maturity that is equal to or later than (and, in the case of revolving Indebtedness, does not require mandatory commitment reductions, if any, prior to) the earlier of (x) the final maturity of the Refinanced Indebtedness and (y) the Latest Maturity Date and (ii) other than with respect to revolving Indebtedness, such Refinancing Indebtedness has a Weighted Average Life to Maturity equal to or greater than the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of the Refinanced Indebtedness (without giving effect to any amortization or prepayments in respect of such Refinanced Indebtedness), (c) if the Refinanced Indebtedness is unsecured, such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is unsecured, (d) if the Refinanced Indebtedness is subordinated to the Obligations, the Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness shall be subordinated to the Obligations on terms, taken as a whole, at least as favorable to the Lenders as those contained in the documentation governing the Refinanced Indebtedness, (e) if the Refinanced Indebtedness was secured by Liens on the Collateral, such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is not secured by assets other than the Collateral, (f) if the Refinanced Indebtedness is subject to an intercreditor agreement to which the Administrative Agent is a party, then if such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness is secured, the holders of such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness or their authorized representative on their behalf, shall become party to such or a similar Intercreditor Agreement providing for the same (or lesser) lien priority, (g) the terms and conditions of such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness (other than with respect to pricing, premiums, fees, rate floors and optional prepayment or redemption terms) are, in the reasonable and good faith determination of the Borrower Representative, no more restrictive (when taken as a whole) to Holdings and its Subsidiaries than the terms and conditions applicable to the Refinanced Indebtedness (when taken as a whole) (except for covenants or other provisions applicable only to periods after the Maturity Date at the time of incurrence of such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness) (provided that an Officer’s Certificate of the Borrower Representative delivered to the Administrative Agent in good faith at least five (5) Business Days prior to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, together with a reasonably detailed description of the material terms and conditions of such Indebtedness or drafts of the documentation relating thereto, stating that the Borrower Representative has determined in good faith that such terms and conditions satisfy the requirement set out in the foregoing clause (g), shall be conclusive evidence that such terms and conditions satisfy such requirement unless the Administrative Agent provides notice to the Borrower Representative of an objection during such five (5) Business Day period (including a reasonable description of the basis upon which it objects)) and (h) no Person that was not an obligor with respect to the Refinanced Indebtedness shall be an obligor under the Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness such that the primary obligors and guarantors in respect of such Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness remain the same (or constitute a subset thereof), except that any additional obligor may be added to the extent such additional obligor is or becomes a Loan Party.
Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, unlimited liability company, trust, joint venture, association, company, partnership, Governmental Authority or other entity.
Platform” means Debt Domain, Intralinks, Syndtrak or a substantially similar electronic transmission system.

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PPSA” means the Personal Property Security Act (Ontario), including the regulations thereto, provided that, if perfection or the effect of perfection or non-perfection or the priority of any Lien created hereunder on the Collateral is governed by the personal property security legislation or other applicable legislation with respect to personal property security, in effect in a jurisdiction other than Ontario, “PPSA” means the Personal Property Security Act or such other applicable legislation (including the Civil Code of Quebec) in effect from time to time in such other jurisdiction for the purposes of the provisions hereof relating to such perfection, effect of perfection or non-perfection or priority.
Plan Asset Regulations” means 29 CFR § 2510.3-101 et seq., as modified by Section 3(42) of ERISA, as amended from time to time.
Prime Rate” means the rate of interest last quoted by The Wall Street Journal as the “Prime Rate” in the U.S. or, if The Wall Street Journal ceases to quote such rate, the highest per annum interest rate published by the Federal Reserve Board in Federal Reserve Statistical Release H.15 (519) (Selected Interest Rates) as the “bank prime loan” rate or, if such rate is no longer quoted therein, any similar rate quoted therein (as determined by the Administrative Agent) or any similar release by the Federal Reserve Board (as determined by the Administrative Agent).  Each change in the Prime Rate shall be effective from and including the date such change is publicly announced or quoted as being effective.    
Prior Claims” means all Liens created by applicable law (in contrast with Liens voluntarily granted) (or interests similar thereto under applicable law) including for amounts owing for employee source deductions, vacation pay, goods and services taxes, sales taxes, harmonized sales taxes, municipal taxes, worker’s compensation, pension fund obligations and overdue rents.
Proceeds of Crime Act” means the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act (Canada), as amended from time to time, and including all regulations thereunder.
Processor Control Agreement” means, with respect to any credit card processor providing credit card processing services for or on behalf of any Borrower or Canada Sub, an agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, executed and delivered by such Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable, such credit card processor and the Administrative Agent, pursuant to which such credit card processor shall agree, among other things, to follow instructions originated by the Administrative Agent regarding amounts payable by such credit card processor to such Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable, pursuant to the applicable credit card processing agreement without the further consent of such Borrower or Canada Sub, as applicable, under circumstances specified therein.

Pro Forma Period” means the period commencing thirty (30) days prior to the date of any proposed designated action and ending on the date of such proposed designated action.

Projections” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 5.01(d).

PTE” means a prohibited transaction class exemption issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, as any such exemption may be amended from time to time.

QFC” has the meaning assigned to the term “qualified financial contract” in, and shall be interpreted in accordance with, 12 U.S.C. 5390(c)(8)(D).

QFC Credit Support” has the meaning assigned to it in Section 9.23.

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 Loan Guaranty or grant of the relevant security

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interest becomes or would become 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 la(18)(A)(v)(II) of the Commodity Exchange Act.

Qualified Equity Interests” means any Equity Interests of any Person other than Disqualified Capital Stock.
Qualified Indebtedness” means Indebtedness that (i) is not subject to any Guarantee by any Person other than a Loan Party and shall be guaranteed on a pari passu basis with the Obligations, (ii) if secured, the obligations in respect thereof shall not be secured by a Lien on any asset of Holdings or any Restricted Subsidiary other than any asset constituting Collateral, (iii) if secured, the security agreements relating to such Indebtedness shall be no more restrictive, taken as a whole, than the Collateral Documents, (iv) if secured, such Indebtedness shall be subject to a Customary Intercreditor Agreement, (v) is subject to covenants, defaults and similar provisions that are not more restrictive, taken as a whole, than market terms of agreements governing comparable Indebtedness of similar companies at the time such Indebtedness is incurred and do not violate any provisions of this Agreement (provided that, a certificate of a Financial Officer of the Borrower Representative delivered to the Administrative Agent in good faith at least five (5) Business Days prior to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, together with a reasonably detailed description of the material terms and conditions of such Indebtedness or drafts of the documentation relating thereto, stating that the Borrower Representative has determined in good faith that such covenants, defaults and similar provisions satisfy the requirement set out in this clause (v), shall be conclusive evidence that such covenants, defaults and similar provisions satisfy such requirement unless the Administrative Agent provides notice to the Borrower Representative of its objection during such five (5) Business Day period (including a reasonable description of the basis upon which it objects), (vi) such Indebtedness does not mature on or prior to the date occurring 91 days after the Latest Maturity Date (it being understood that, in respect of any Indebtedness constituting Permitted Convertible Notes, neither (x) any provision requiring an offer to purchase such Indebtedness as a result of change of control or other fundamental change (which change of control or other fundamental change, for the avoidance of doubt, constitutes a “Change in Control” hereunder), which purchase is settled on a date no earlier than a date following a period of time customary for convertible Indebtedness of such type (as mutually determined by Holdings and the initial purchaser(s), underwriter(s) or investor(s), as applicable, in good faith) following the date Holdings sends the related notice with respect to such change of control or other fundamental change nor (y) any right to early conversion or exchange or actual early conversion or exchange of any Permitted Convertible Notes in accordance with the terms thereof, in either case, shall violate the foregoing restriction), (vii) such Indebtedness does not have scheduled amortization payments in excess of 2.5% per year and (viii) in respect of any Indebtedness constituting Permitted Convertible Notes, any cross-default or cross-acceleration event of default (each howsoever defined) provision contained therein that relates to indebtedness or other payment obligations of any Loan Party (such indebtedness or other payment obligations, a “Cross-Default Reference Obligation”) contains a cure period (after written notice to the issuer of such Indebtedness by the trustee or to such issuer and such trustee by holders of at least 25% in aggregate principal amount of such Indebtedness then outstanding) that is customary for convertible Indebtedness of such type (as mutually determined by Holdings and the initial purchaser(s), underwriter(s) or investor(s), as applicable, in good faith) before a default, event of default, acceleration or other event or condition under such Cross-Default Reference Obligation results in an event of default under such cross-default or cross-acceleration provision.
Recipient” means, as applicable, (a) the Administrative Agent, (b) any Lender and (c) any Issuing Bank, or any combination thereof (as the context requires).
Reference Time” with respect to any setting of the then-current Benchmark means (i) if such Benchmark is the Term SOFR Rate, 5:00 a.m., Chicago time, on the day that is two (2) U.S. Government

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Securities Business Days preceding the date of such setting, (ii) if the RFR for such Benchmark is Daily Simple SOFR, then four (4) RFR Business Days prior to such setting or (iii) if such Benchmark is none of the Term SOFR Rate or Daily Simple SOFR, the time determined by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion.
Refinance” or a “Refinancing” or “Refinanced” shall each have the meaning provided in the definition of “Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness.”
Refinancing Convertible Notes” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.07.
Register” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 9.04(b).
Related Parties” means, with respect to any specified Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the respective directors, officers, partners, members, trustees, employees, agents, administrators, managers, representatives and advisors of such Person and such Person’s Affiliates.
Release” means any releasing, spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, migrating, disposing or dumping of any substance into the environment.
Relevant Governmental Body” means the Federal Reserve Board and/or the NYFRB, or a committee officially endorsed or convened by the Federal Reserve Board and/or the NYFRB or, in each case, any successor thereto.
Relevant Rate” means (i) with respect to any Term Benchmark Borrowing, the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate or (ii) with respect to any RFR Borrowing, the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR, as applicable.
Reorganization” means any reorganization of any of the Loan Parties and/or its Subsidiaries implemented in order to optimize the tax position of such entities or any parent thereof (as reasonably determined by the Borrower Representative in good faith), in each case, so long as such reorganization does not (as reasonably determined by the Borrower Representative and the Administrative Agent) materially impair any Guarantee or security interests of the Lenders and is otherwise not materially adverse to the Lenders in their capacity as such, taken as a whole, and after giving effect to such restructuring, the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries otherwise comply with the requirements of Section 5.11.
Report” means reports prepared by the Administrative Agent or another Person showing the results of appraisals, field examinations or audits pertaining to the assets of the Borrowers or Canada Sub (if it is a Loan Party at such time) from information furnished by or on behalf of the Borrowers or Canada Sub (if it is a Loan Party at such time) after the Administrative Agent has exercised its rights of inspection pursuant to this Agreement (including as requested by the Borrower Representative pursuant to Section 5.10(d)), which Reports may be distributed to the Lenders by the Administrative Agent.
Required Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders (other than Defaulting Lenders) having Revolving Exposure and unused Commitments representing more than 50% of the sum of the Aggregate Revolving Exposure and unused Commitments.
Requirement of Law” means any law, treaty, rule or regulation or determination of an arbitrator or a court or other Governmental Authority, in each case applicable to or binding upon such Person or any of its property or to which such Person or any of its property is subject.

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Reserves” means the Royalty Reserve, Maturity Reserves and any and all other reserves which the Administrative Agent deems necessary, in its Permitted Discretion, to maintain (including, without limitation, reserves for accrued and unpaid interest on the Secured Obligations, Banking Services Reserves, Canadian Priority Payable Reserves, volatility reserves, reserves for rent at locations leased by any Loan Party and for consignee’s, warehousemen’s and bailee’s charges, reserves for Accounts that have been sold, transferred or assigned to the Factor, or with respect to which the Factor has been assigned the right of collection, in each case, pursuant to the Factoring Agreements, reserves for dilution of Accounts, reserves for Inventory shrinkage, reserves for customs charges and shipping charges related to any Inventory in transit, reserves for Swap Agreement Obligations, reserves for contingent liabilities of any Loan Party, reserves for uninsured losses of any Loan Party, reserves for uninsured, underinsured, un-indemnified or under-indemnified liabilities or potential liabilities with respect to any litigation and reserves for taxes, fees, assessments, and other governmental charges) with respect to the Collateral or any Loan Party. The amount of any Reserve established by the Administrative Agent, and any change in the amount of any Reserve, shall have a reasonable relationship to the event, condition or other matter that is the basis for such Reserve or such change, except Maturity Reserves shall only be permitted to be imposed in the amounts set forth in, and remain in effect only as described in, the definition of Maturity Reserve.  Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, Reserves shall not duplicate eligibility criteria contained in the definition of Eligible Accounts, Eligible Credit Card Account Receivables, Eligible Inventory or any other Reserve then established.
Resolution Authority” means an EEA Resolution Authority or, with respect to any UK Financial Institution, a UK Resolution Authority.
Responsible Officer” means, with respect to any Person, any of the following officers:  the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operating Officer, any Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer, any Executive Vice President, any Senior Vice President, the Controller, the Treasurer, any Vice President, the Secretary, any Director, the Assistant Secretary or such other Person as is authorized in writing by the Borrower to act on behalf of such Person and is reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.
Restricted Debt Payment” means any voluntary prepayment of or in respect of principal of any Indebtedness for borrowed money, including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the early repurchase, redemption, retirement, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any Indebtedness for borrowed money (other than any intercompany Indebtedness owed to or by Holdings or any Restricted Subsidiary) that (i) by its terms is subordinated in right of payment to the Secured Obligations, (ii) is secured by Liens on the Collateral that rank junior in priority to the Liens on the Collateral securing the Obligations or (iii) constitutes unsecured Material Indebtedness.
Restricted Payment” means any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) with respect to any Equity Interests in Holdings or any Restricted Subsidiary, or any payment (whether in cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any such Equity Interests in Holdings, or any option, warrant or other right to acquire any such Equity Interests in Holdings or any Subsidiary.
Restricted Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of the Borrower that is not an Unrestricted Subsidiary.
Retail Inventory” means Inventory to be sold by the Borrowers through the Borrowers’ retail distribution channels.
Reuters” means, as applicable, Thomson Reuters Corp., Refinitiv, or any successor thereto.

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Revolving Exposure” means, with respect to any Lender at any time, the sum of (a) the outstanding principal amount of such Lender’s Revolving Loans, its LC Exposure and its Swingline Exposure at such time, plus (b) an amount equal to its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate principal amount of Overadvances outstanding, plus (c) an amount equal to its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate principal amount of Protective Advances at such time.
Revolving Exposure Limitations” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01.
Revolving Loan” means a Loan made pursuant to Section 2.01.
RFR” when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, means that such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, bears interest at a rate determined by reference to the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR.
RFR Borrowing” means, as to any Borrowing, the RFR Loans comprising such Borrowing.
RFR Loan” means a Loan that bears interest at a rate based on the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR.
S&P” means S&P Global Ratings, a Standard and Poor's Financial Services LLC business or any successor thereto.
Sanctioned Country” means, at any time, a country, region or territory which is itself the subject or target of any Sanctions (at the time of this Agreement, the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic, the so-called Luhansk People’s Republic, the Crimea, Zaporizhzhia and Kherson Regions of Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria).
Sanctioned Person” means, at any time, any Person subject or target of any Sanctions, including (a) any Person listed in any Sanctions-related list of designated Persons maintained by the U.S Government, including by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Commerce, or by the United Nations Security Council, the European Union or any European Union member state, the Government of Canada, His Majesty’s Treasury of the United Kingdom, (b) any Person operating, organized or resident in a Sanctioned Country, (c) a Canadian Blocked Person, (d) any Person owned or controlled by any such Person or Persons described in the foregoing clause (a), (b) or (c) (including, without limitation for purposes of defining a Sanctioned Person, as ownership and control may be defined and/or established in and/or by any applicable laws, rules, regulations, or orders).
Sanctions” means all economic or financial sanctions or trade embargoes or similar restrictions imposed, administered or enforced from time to time by (a) the U.S. government, including those administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the U.S. Department of State, or (b) the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, any European Union member state, His Majesty’s Treasury of the United Kingdom, or the federal government of Canada.
Seasonal Supplemental Period” means, with respect to each fiscal year, a period commencing on the first day of August of such calendar year and ending the last day of November of such calendar year; provided that, the definition of “Seasonal Supplemental Period” may be adjusted by the Administrative Agent from time to time in its Permitted Discretion.
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Secured Obligations” means all Obligations, together with all (i) Banking Services Obligations,  (ii) Swap Agreement Obligations and (iii) Supply Chain Finance Obligations, in each case owing to one or more Lenders or their respective Affiliates; provided, however, that the definition of “Secured Obligations” shall not create any guarantee by any Loan Guarantor of (or grant of security interest by any Loan Guarantor to support, as applicable) any Excluded Swap Obligation of such Loan Guarantor for purposes of determining the obligations of any Loan Party.
Secured Parties” means (a) the Administrative Agent, (b) the Lenders, (c) each Issuing Bank, (d) each provider of Banking Services, to the extent the Banking Services Obligations in respect thereof constitute Secured Obligations, (e) each counterparty to any Swap Agreement, to the extent the obligations thereunder constitute Secured Obligations, (f) each counterparty to Supply Chain Financings, to the extent the obligations thereunder constitute Secured Obligations, (g) the beneficiaries of each indemnification obligation undertaken by any Loan Party under any Loan Document and (h) the successors and assigns of each of the foregoing.  
Securities Account Control Agreement” has the meaning assigned to such term in the U.S. Security Agreement or any Canadian Security Agreement, as applicable.
Security Agreement” means any Canadian Security Agreement or the U.S. Security Agreement, as the case may be.
Settlement” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(d).
Settlement Date” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(d).
SOFR” means a rate equal to the secured overnight financing rate as administered by the SOFR Administrator.
SOFR Administrator” means the NYFRB (or a successor administrator of the secured overnight financing rate).
SOFR Administrator’s Website” means the NYFRB’s Website, currently at http://www.newyorkfed.org, or any successor source for the secured overnight financing rate identified as such by the SOFR Administrator from time to time.
SOFR Rate Day” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Daily Simple SOFR”.
Sold Entity or Business” has the meaning provided in the definition of the term “Consolidated EBITDA.”

Solvent” shall mean, at the time of determination:

(a)each of the Fair Value and the Present Fair Saleable Value of the assets of a Person and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole exceed their Stated Liabilities and Identified Contingent Liabilities; and

(b)such Person and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole do not have Unreasonably Small Capital; and

(c)such Person and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole can pay their Stated Liabilities and Identified Contingent Liabilities as they mature.

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Defined terms used in the foregoing definition shall have the meanings set forth in the Solvency Certificate delivered on the Effective Date pursuant to Section 4.01.
Special Flood Hazard Area” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 5.08.
Specified Equity Contribution” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.12.
Specified Transaction” means, with respect to any period, (a) the Transactions, and any Acquisition, Investment, sale, transfer or other disposition of assets or property other than in the ordinary course (as determined in good faith by Holdings), (b) any merger or consolidation, or any similar transaction other than in the ordinary course (as determined in good faith by Holdings), (c) any incurrence, issuance or repayment of Indebtedness, (d) any Restricted Payment or (e) any other event including any Disposition, in each case with respect to which the terms of the Loan Documents permitting such transaction require “pro forma compliance” with a test or covenant hereunder or requires such test or covenant to be calculated on a “pro forma basis” or to be given “pro forma effect.”
Standby LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the aggregate undrawn Dollar Amount of all outstanding standby Letters of Credit plus (b) the aggregate Dollar Amount of all LC Disbursements relating to standby Letters of Credit that have not yet been reimbursed by or on behalf of the Borrowers at such time.  The Standby LC Exposure of any Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the aggregate Standby LC Exposure at such time.
Statements” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.18(g).
Steamship Guarantees” means steamship guarantees (including any Existing Steamship Guarantees) agreed to be issued or caused to be issued by an Issuing Bank, in accordance with the terms of the Continuing Agreement for Commercial and Standby Letters of Credit or any other applicable letter of credit agreement between such Issuing Bank and any Borrower.
subsidiary” means, with respect to any Person (the “parent”) at any date, any corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or other entity the accounts of which would be consolidated with those of the parent in the parent’s consolidated financial statements if such financial statements were prepared in accordance with GAAP as of such date, as well as any other corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association or other entity (a) of which Equity Interests representing more than 50% of the equity or more than 50% of the ordinary voting power or, in the case of a partnership, more than 50% of the general partnership interests are, as of such date, owned, controlled or held, or (b) that is, as of such date, otherwise Controlled, by the parent or one or more subsidiaries of the parent or by the parent and one or more subsidiaries of the parent.
Subsidiary” means any direct or indirect subsidiary of Holdings or a Loan Party, as applicable.
Supermajority Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders (other than Defaulting Lenders) having Revolving Exposures and unused Commitments representing at least 662/3% of the sum of the Aggregate Revolving Exposure and unused Commitments at such time.
Supply Chain Finance Obligations” means obligations of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary relating to Supply Chain Financings with a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender.
Supply Chain Financing” shall mean credit support and/or payment obligations in respect of trade payables of any Loan Party or any Subsidiary, in each case issued for the benefit of, or payable to, any bank, financial institution or other Person that has acquired such trade payables pursuant to “supply chain”

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or other similar financing for vendors and suppliers of any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, so long as (i) other than pursuant to this Agreement and the Collateral Documents, such payment obligations are unsecured, (ii) the payment maturity date of such trade payables shall not have been extended after such trade payables have been acquired in connection with the Supply Chain Financing and (iii) such payment obligations represent amounts not in excess of those which such Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries would otherwise have been obligated to pay to its vendor or supplier in respect of the applicable trade payables.
Supported QFC” has the meaning assigned to it in Section 9.23.
Suppressed Availability” means, at any time, the excess, if any, of (a) the Borrowing Base at such time over (b) the Aggregate Commitment.
Swap Agreement” means any agreement with respect to any swap, forward, spot, future, credit default or derivative transaction or option or similar agreement involving, or settled by reference to, one or more rates, currencies, commodities, equity or debt instruments or securities, or economic, financial or pricing indices or measures of economic, financial or pricing risk or value or any similar transaction or any combination of these transactions; provided that the following shall not be deemed a “Swap Agreement”: (i) any phantom stock or similar plan (including, any stock option plan) in connection with services provided by current or former directors, officers, employees or consultants of Holdings or its Restricted Subsidiaries, (ii) any option or warrant agreement for the purchase of Equity Interests of Holdings, (iii) the purchase of Equity Interests or Indebtedness (including securities convertible into Equity Interests) of Holdings pursuant to delayed delivery contracts, and (iv) any of the foregoing to the extent that it constitutes a derivative embedded in a convertible or exchangeable security issued by Holdings or any Subsidiary.

Swap Agreement Obligations” means any and all obligations of any Loan Party or any of its  Subsidiaries, whether absolute or contingent and howsoever and whensoever created, arising, evidenced or acquired (including all renewals, extensions and modifications thereof and substitutions therefor), under (a) any and all Swap Agreements permitted hereunder with a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender, and (b) any and all cancellations, buy backs, reversals, terminations or assignments of any such Swap Agreement transaction.

Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Loan 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 or any rules or regulations promulgated thereunder
Swingline Exposure” means, at any time, the aggregate principal amount of all Swingline Loans outstanding at such time.  The Swingline Exposure of any Lender at any time shall be its Applicable Percentage of the total Swingline Exposure at such time.
Swingline Lender” means JPMCB (or any of its designated branch offices or affiliates), in its capacity as lender of Swingline Loans hereunder.  Any consent required of the Administrative Agent or the Issuing Bank shall be deemed to be required of the Swingline Lender and any consent given by JPMCB in its capacity as Administrative Agent or Issuing Bank shall be deemed given by JPMCB in its capacity as Swingline Lender.
Swingline Loan” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.05(a).
Taxes” means any present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, withholdings (including backup withholding), assessments, fees or other charges imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.

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Notes Obligations” means the Indebtedness and other obligations of Holdings and its Subsidiaries under the Notes Documents.
Term Benchmark”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, means that such Loan, or the Loans comprising such Borrowing, bears interest at a rate determined by reference to the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate.
Term SOFR Determination Day” has the meaning assigned to it in the definition of Term SOFR Reference Rate.
Term SOFR Rate” means, with respect to any Term Benchmark Borrowing and for any tenor comparable to the applicable Interest Period, the Term SOFR Reference Rate at approximately 5:00 a.m., Chicago time, two U.S. Government Securities Business Days prior to the commencement of such tenor comparable to the applicable Interest Period, as such rate is published by the CME Term SOFR Administrator.
Term SOFR Reference Rate” means, for any day and time (such day, the “Term SOFR Determination Day”), and for any tenor comparable to the applicable Interest Period, the rate per annum published by the CME Term SOFR Administrator and identified by the Administrative Agent as the forward-looking term rate based on SOFR.  If by 5:00 p.m. (New York City time) on such Term SOFR Determination Day, the “Term SOFR Reference Rate” for the applicable tenor has not been published by the CME Term SOFR Administrator and a Benchmark Replacement Date with respect to the Term SOFR Rate has not occurred, then, so long as such day is otherwise a U.S. Government Securities Business Day, the Term SOFR Reference Rate for such Term SOFR Determination Day will be the Term SOFR Reference Rate as published in respect of the first preceding U.S. Government Securities Business Day for which such Term SOFR Reference Rate was published by the CME Term SOFR Administrator, so long as such first preceding U.S. Government Securities Business Day is not more than five (5) U.S. Government Securities Business Days prior to such Term SOFR Determination Day.
Test Period” means, for any date of determination under this Agreement, a single period consisting of the most recent four consecutive fiscal quarters of Holdings for which financial statements have been required to be delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or Section 5.01(b)(i), as applicable (whether or not such quarters are all within the same fiscal year), or, prior to the first date to occur after the Effective Date on which financial statements have been delivered or have been required to be delivered pursuant to Section 5.01(a) or Section 5.01(b)(i), the period of four consecutive fiscal quarters of Holdings ended January 31, 2024.

Total Indebtedness” means, as of any date of determination, the outstanding principal amount of funded Indebtedness for borrowed money, purchase money Indebtedness and the principal portion of financing leases, determined on a consolidated basis, of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries less all Unrestricted Cash of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries; provided that, when calculating Total Indebtedness, the amount of (i) borrowings under this Agreement included in any such calculation shall be deemed to be the average daily amount of borrowings over the immediately preceding four quarter period and (ii) Unrestricted Cash included in any such calculation shall be deemed to be the average daily amount held by Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries over the immediately preceding four fiscal quarter period.

Total Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) Total Indebtedness as of the last day of the most recently ended Test Period to (b) Consolidated EBITDA of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such Test Period.

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Total Secured Indebtedness” means, as of any date of determination, any Total Indebtedness that is secured by Liens on any assets or property of Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries.
tranche”  has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.24(a).
Transaction Expenses” means, the fees and expenses incurred in connection with the Transactions and the transactions contemplated thereby, including any upfront fees.
Transactions” means (a) the execution, delivery and performance by the Loan Parties of this Agreement, the borrowing of Loans, the use of the proceeds thereof and the granting of Liens by the Loan Parties under the Loan Documents, (b) the payment of Transaction Expenses and (c) the consummation of the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.
Type”, when used in reference to any Loan or Borrowing, refers to whether the rate of interest on such Loan, or on the Loans comprising such Borrowing, is determined by reference to the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate, the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR Rate or the Alternate Base Rate.
UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect from time to time in the State of New York or any other state the laws of which are required to be applied in connection with the issue of perfection of security interests.
UK Financial Institution” means any BRRD Undertaking (as such term is defined under the PRA Rulebook (as amended from time to time) promulgated by the United Kingdom Prudential Regulation Authority) or any person falling within IFPRU 11.6 of the FCA Handbook (as amended from time to time) promulgated by the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority, which includes certain credit institutions and investment firms and certain affiliates of such credit institutions or investment firms.
UK Resolution Authority” means the Bank of England or any other public administrative authority having responsibility for the resolution of any UK Financial Institution.
Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement” means the applicable Benchmark Replacement excluding the Benchmark Replacement Adjustment;.
Unliquidated Obligations” means, at any time, any Secured Obligations (or portion thereof) that are contingent in nature or unliquidated, including any Secured Obligation that is: (i) an obligation to reimburse a bank for drawings not yet made under a letter of credit issued by it; (ii) any other obligation (including any guarantee) that is contingent in nature; or (iii) an obligation to provide collateral to secure any of the foregoing types of obligations.
Unrestricted Cash” means unrestricted cash and Cash Equivalents owned by Holdings or any Subsidiary and not controlled by or subject to any Lien or other preferential arrangement in favor of any creditor (other than Liens created under the Loan Documents, Liens permitted under Section 6.02(a)(ii) and, to the extent junior to the Liens securing the ABL Priority Collateral, Liens permitted under Section 6.02(k) and Liens constituting Permitted Encumbrances). For purposes of determining the value of any cash or Cash Equivalents denominated in a Foreign Currency at any time, such value shall be calculated on the basis of the Exchange Rate for such currency at such time.
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Unrestricted Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of Holdings that has been designated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary in accordance with Section 5.12.
USA PATRIOT Act” means the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001.
U.S. Government Securities Business Day” means any day except for (i) a Saturday, (ii) a Sunday or (iii) a day on which the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association recommends that the fixed income departments of its members be closed for the entire day for purposes of trading in United States government securities.
U.S. Pension Plan” means any employee pension benefit plan (other than a Multiemployer Plan) subject to the provisions of Title IV of ERISA or Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA, and in respect of which any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate is (or, if such plan were terminated, would under Section 4069 of ERISA be deemed to be) an “employer” as defined in Section 3(5) of ERISA.

U.S. Person” means a “United States person” within the meaning of Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code.

U.S. Security Agreement” means that certain Third Amended and Restated Pledge and Security Agreement, dated as of the Effective Date, between the Loan Parties and the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, and any other pledge or security agreement (other than any Canadian Security Agreement and the Canadian Pledge Agreement) entered into, after the date of this Agreement by any other Loan Party (as required by this Agreement or any other Loan Document) or any other Person.

U.S. Special Resolution Regime” has the meaning assigned to it in Section 9.23.

U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 2.17(f)(ii)(D).

Voting Stock” of any Person as of any date means the Equity Interests of such Person that is at the time entitled to vote in the election of the Board of Directors of such Person.
Warrant Transaction” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Permitted Call Spread Swap Agreement”.

Weighted Average Life to Maturity” means, when applied to any Indebtedness at any date, the number of years obtained by dividing:  (i) the sum of the products obtained by multiplying (a) 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 (b) the number of years (calculated to the nearest one-twelfth) that will elapse between such date and the making of such payment; by (ii) the then outstanding principal amount of such Indebtedness.

Wholesale Inventory” means Inventory to be sold by the Borrowers or Canada Sub through the Borrowers’ or Canada Sub’s wholesale distribution channels.
Withdrawal Liability” means liability to a Multiemployer Plan as a result of a complete or partial withdrawal from such Multiemployer Plan, as such terms are defined in Part I of Subtitle E of Title IV of ERISA.
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Write-Down and Conversion Powers” means, (a) with respect to any EEA Resolution Authority, the write-down and conversion powers of such EEA Resolution Authority from time to time under the Bail-In Legislation for the applicable EEA Member Country, which write-down and conversion powers are described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule and (b) with respect to the United Kingdom, any powers of the applicable Resolution Authority under the Bail-In Legislation to cancel, reduce, modify or change the form of a liability of any UK Financial Institution or any contract or instrument under which that liability arises, to convert all or part of that liability into shares, securities or obligations of that person or any other person, to provide that any such contract or instrument is to have effect as if a right had been exercised under it or to suspend any obligation in respect of that liability or any of the powers under that Bail-In Legislation that are related to or ancillary to any of those powers.
Section 1.02Classification of Loans and Borrowings.  For purposes of this Agreement, Loans may be classified and referred to by Class (e.g., a “Revolving Loan”) or by Type (e.g., a “Term Benchark Loan”) or by Class and Type (e.g., a “Term Benchmark Revolving Loan”).  Borrowings also may be classified and referred to by Class (e.g., a “Revolving Borrowing”) or by Type (e.g., a “Term Benchmark Borrowing”) or by Class and Type (e.g., a “Term Benchmark Revolving Borrowing”).
Section 1.03Terms Generally.  The definitions of terms herein shall apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined.  Whenever the context may require, any pronoun shall include the corresponding mascu­line, feminine and neuter forms.  The words “include”, “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation”.  The word “law” shall be construed as referring to all statutes, rules, regulations, codes and other laws (including official rulings and interpretations thereunder having the force of law or with which affected Persons customarily comply) and all judgments, orders and decrees of all Governmental Authorities.  The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall”.  Unless the context requires otherwise (a) any definition of or reference to any agreement, instrument or other document herein shall be construed as referring to such agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, restated, supplemented or otherwise modified (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, restatements, supplements or modifications set forth herein), (b) any definition of or reference to any statute, rule or regulation shall be construed as referring thereto as from time to time amended, supplemented or otherwise modified (including by succession of comparable successor laws), (c) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns (subject to any restrictions on assignments set forth herein) and, in the case of any Governmental Authority, any other Governmental Authority that shall have succeeded to any or all functions thereof, (d) the words “herein”, “hereof” and “hereunder”, and words of similar import, shall be construed to refer to this Agreement in its entirety and not to any particular provision hereof, (e) all references herein to Articles, Sections, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Exhibits and Schedules to, this Agreement, (f) any reference in any definition to the phrase “at any time” or “for any period” shall refer to the same time or period for all calculations or determinations within such definition, and (g) 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.

For purposes of any Collateral located in the Province of Quebec or charged by any deed of hypothec (or any other Loan Document) and for all other purposes pursuant to which the interpretation or construction of a Loan Document may be subject to the laws of the Province of Quebec or a court or tribunal exercising jurisdiction in the Province of Québec, (q) “personal property” shall be deemed to include “movable property”, (r) “real property” shall be deemed to include “immovable property”, (s) “tangible property” shall be deemed to include “corporeal property”, (t) “intangible property” shall be deemed to include “incorporeal property”, (u) “security interest” and “mortgage” shall be deemed to include a “hypothec”, (v) all references to filing, registering or recording under the UCC or the PPSA shall be deemed to include publication under the Civil Code of Québec, (w) all references to “perfection” of or “perfected”

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Liens shall be deemed to include a reference to the “opposability” of such Liens to third parties, (x) any “right of offset”, “right of setoff” or similar expression shall be deemed to include a “right of compensation”, (y) “goods” shall be deemed to include “corporeal movable property” other than chattel paper, documents of title, instruments, money and securities, and (z) an “agent” shall be deemed to include a “mandatary”.

Section 1.04Accounting Terms; GAAP.  Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, all terms of an accounting or financial nature shall be construed in accordance with GAAP, as in effect from time to time; provided that, if after the Effective Date there occurs any change in GAAP or in the application thereof on the operation of any provision hereof and the Borrower Representative notifies the Administrative Agent that the Borrowers request an amendment to any provision hereof to eliminate the effect of such change in GAAP or in the application thereof  (or if the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower Representative that the Required Lenders request an amendment to any provision hereof for such purpose), regardless of whether any such notice is given before or after such change in GAAP or in the application thereof, then such provision shall be interpreted on the basis of GAAP as in effect and applied immediately before such change shall have become effective until such notice shall have been withdrawn or such provision amended in accordance herewith. Notwithstanding any other provision contained herein, all terms of an accounting or financial nature used herein shall be construed, and all computations of amounts and ratios referred to herein shall be made, (i) without giving effect to any election under Accounting Standards Codification 825-10-25 (or any other Accounting Standards Codification or Financial Accounting Standard having a similar result or effect) to value any Indebtedness or other liabilities of the Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary at “fair value”, as defined therein,  (ii) without giving effect to any treatment of Indebtedness in respect of convertible debt instruments under Accounting Standards Codification 470-20 (or any other Accounting Standards Codification or Financial Accounting Standard having a similar result or effect) to value any such Indebtedness in a reduced or bifurcated manner as described therein, and such Indebtedness shall at all times be valued at the full stated principal amount thereof (for the avoidance of doubt, and without limitation of the foregoing, Permitted Convertible Notes shall at all times be valued at the full stated outstanding principal amount thereof and shall not include any reduction or appreciation in value of the shares deliverable upon conversion or exchange thereof) and (iii) all leases and obligations under any leases of any Person that are or would be characterized as operating leases and/or operating lease obligations in accordance with GAAP on January 1, 2018 (whether or not such operating leases and/or operating lease obligations were in effect on such date) shall continue to be accounted for as operating leases and/or operating lease obligations (and not as Capitalized Lease Obligations) for purposes of this Agreement regardless of any change in GAAP following the date that would otherwise require such obligations to be recharacterized as Capitalized Lease Obligations.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section or in any classification under GAAP of any Person, business, assets or operations in respect of which a definitive agreement for the asset sale, transfer, disposition or lease thereof has been entered into as discontinued operations, no pro forma effect shall be given to the classification thereof as discontinued operations (and the Consolidated EBITDA or any component thereof attributable to any such Person, business, assets or operations shall not be excluded for any purposes hereunder) until such asset sale, transfer, disposition or lease shall have been consummated.
Section 1.05Certain Calculations.
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ended Test Period for which financial statements under Section 5.01(a) or (b)(i), as applicable, have been delivered.
(b)For purposes of calculating any financial ratio or test (including Consolidated Total Assets and Consolidated EBITDA), Specified Transactions that have been made by Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries during the applicable Test Period or subsequent to such Test Period and on or prior to or simultaneously with the event for which the calculation of any such ratio is made shall be calculated on a pro forma basis assuming that all such Specified Transactions (and the change in any associated fixed charge obligations and the change in Consolidated EBITDA resulting therefrom) had occurred on the first day of the applicable Test Period (or, in the case of Consolidated Assets or Unrestricted Cash, on the last day of the applicable Test Period); provided that, notwithstanding the foregoing, when calculating the Financial Covenant for purposes of determining compliance with Section 6.12, any adjustment contemplated by the foregoing with respect to events that occurred subsequent to the end of the applicable Test Period shall not be given pro forma effect.  If since the beginning of any Test Period any Person that subsequently became a Restricted Subsidiary or was merged with or into the Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries since the beginning of such period shall have made any Specified Transaction that would have required adjustment pursuant to this definition, then such financial ratio or test (including Consolidated Total Assets and Consolidated EBITDA) shall be calculated giving pro forma effect thereto for such period as if such Specified Transaction had occurred at the beginning of the applicable Test Period.
(c) Whenever pro forma effect is to be given to a Specified Transaction, the pro forma calculations shall be made in good faith by a Financial Officer (and may include, for the avoidance of doubt, cost-savings, operating expense reductions or other cost synergies that are reasonably projected in good faith by the Borrower Representative to be achieved in connection Specified Transactions within twelve (12) months following the consummation of such transaction and which the Borrower Representative determines in good faith are reasonably identifiable, quantifiable and factually supportable in the good faith judgment of the Borrower Representative as set forth in a certificate signed by a Financial Officer (calculated on a pro forma basis as though such cost-savings, operating expense reductions or other cost synergies had been realized on the first day of such period, net of the amount of actual benefits realized during such period from such transaction); provided that, amounts added back pursuant to this clause (c) other than costs incurred in connection with achieving such cost-savings, operating expense reductions or other cost synergies, (and any similar provision as set forth in clause (a)(xiii),the definition of “Consolidated EBITDA”) shall be limited to 20% of Consolidated EBITDA in the aggregate for any Test Period (calculated without giving effect to any such add-backs));
(d)In the event that Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries incurs (including by assumption or guarantee) or Refinances (including by redemption, repurchase, repayment, retirement or extinguishment) any Indebtedness (other than Indebtedness incurred or Refinanced under any revolving credit facility or line of credit unless such Indebtedness has been permanently repaid and not replaced), in each case included in the calculations of any financial ratio or test, (i) during the applicable Test Period or (ii) subsequent to the end of the applicable Test Period and prior to or simultaneously with the event for which the calculation of any such ratio is made, then such financial ratio or test shall be calculated giving pro forma effect to such Incurrence or refinancing of Indebtedness, in each case to the extent required, as if the same had occurred on the last day of the applicable Test Period (except in the case of the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio, in which case such incurrence or Refinancing of Indebtedness will be given effect, as if the same had occurred on the first day of the applicable Test Period); provided that the foregoing shall not apply to any calculation of the Financial Covenant for purposes of determining compliance with Section 6.12.
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day of the applicable Test Period as if the rate in effect on the date of the event for which the calculation of the Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio is made had been the applicable rate for the entire period (taking into account any Swap Agreement Obligations applicable to such Indebtedness), including for purposes of calculating the Financial Covenant for purposes of determining compliance with Section 6.12; provided that the forgoing shall not apply to any calculation of the interest expense arising in respect of the Loans or other Obligations hereunder.  Interest on a Capitalized Lease Obligation shall be deemed to accrue at an interest rate reasonably determined by a Responsible Officer of the Company to be the rate of interest implicit in such Capitalized Lease Obligation in accordance with GAAP.   For purposes of making the computation referred to above, interest on any Indebtedness under a revolving credit facility shall be computed based upon the average daily balance of such Indebtedness during the applicable period.  Interest on Indebtedness that may optionally be determined at an interest rate based upon a factor of a prime or similar rate, a eurocurrency interbank offered rate, or other rate, shall be deemed to have been based upon the rate actually chosen, or, if none, then based upon such optional rate chosen as Holdings may designate.
(f)For purposes of any determination under Article V, VI or VII or any determination under any other provision of this Agreement requiring the use of a current exchange rate, all amounts incurred or proposed to be incurred in currencies other than Dollars shall be translated into Dollars at the exchange rate then in effect on the date of such determination (as determined in good faith by the Borrower Representative); provided, however, that (x) for purposes of determining compliance with Article VI with respect to the amount of any Indebtedness, Investment, Disposition, Restricted Payment or payment under Section 6.07(b) in a currency other than Dollars, no Default or Event of Default shall be deemed to have occurred solely as a result of changes in rates of exchange occurring after the time such Indebtedness or Investment is incurred or Disposition, Restricted Payment or payment under Section 6.07(b) is made, and (y) for purposes of determining compliance with any Dollar-denominated restriction on the incurrence of Indebtedness, if such Indebtedness is incurred to Refinance other Indebtedness denominated in a foreign currency, and such Refinancing would cause the applicable Dollar-denominated restriction to be exceeded if calculated at the relevant currency exchange rate in effect on the date of such Refinancing, such Dollar-denominated restriction shall be deemed not to have been exceeded so long as the principal amount of the Indebtedness that is incurred to refinance such Indebtedness does not exceed the principal amount (or accreted amount) of such Indebtedness being refinanced, except by an amount equal to the accrued interest, dividends and premium (including tender premiums), if any, thereon plus defeasance costs, underwriting discounts and other amounts paid and fees and expenses (including OID, closing payments, upfront fees and similar fees) incurred in connection with such refinancing plus an amount equal to any existing commitment unutilized and letters of credit undrawn thereunder.
Section 1.06Timing of Payment or Performance.  When the payment of any obligation or the performance of any covenant, duty or obligation is stated to be due or performance required on a day which is not a Business Day, the date of such payment (other than as described in the definition of Interest Period) or performance shall extend to the immediately succeeding Business Day (unless the next succeeding Business Day would be in the next calendar month, in which case such payment is due on the immediately preceding Business Day).
Section 1.07Negative Covenant Compliance.  For purposes of determining whether Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries comply with any exception to Article VI (other than the Financial Covenant) where compliance with any such exception is based on a financial ratio or metric being satisfied as of a particular point in time, it is understood that (a) compliance shall be measured at the time when the relevant event is undertaken, as such financial ratios and metrics are intended to be “incurrence” tests and not “maintenance” tests and (b) correspondingly, any such ratio and metric shall only prohibit Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries from creating, incurring, assuming, suffering to exist or making, as the case may be, any new, for example, Liens, Indebtedness or Investments, but shall not result in any previously permitted, for example, Liens, Indebtedness or Investments ceasing to be permitted hereunder.  For

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avoidance of doubt, with respect to determining whether Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries comply with any negative covenant in Article VI (other than the Financial Covenant), to the extent that any obligation or transaction could be attributable to more than one exception to any such negative covenant, Holdings may elect at the time of the making thereof to categorize all or any portion of such obligation or transaction to any one or more exceptions to such negative covenant that permit such obligation or transaction.

Section 1.08Amendment and Restatement of the Existing ABL Credit Agreement.  The parties to this Agreement agree that, on the Effective Date, the terms and provisions of the Existing ABL Credit Agreement shall be and hereby are amended, superseded and restated in their entirety by the terms and provisions of this Agreement. This Agreement is not intended to and shall not constitute a novation. All “Loans” (the “Existing Loans”) made and obligations incurred under the Existing ABL Credit Agreement which are outstanding on the Effective Date shall continue as Loans and Secured Obligations under (and shall be governed by the terms of) this Agreement and the other Loan Documents. Without limiting the foregoing, upon the effectiveness hereof: (a) all references in the “Loan Documents” (as defined in the Existing ABL Credit Agreement) to the “Administrative Agent,” the “Credit Agreement” and the “Loan Documents” shall be deemed to refer to the Administrative Agent, this Agreement and the Loan Documents, (b) Letters of Credit which remain outstanding on the Effective Date shall continue as Letters of Credit under (and shall be governed by the terms of) this Agreement, (c) all obligations constituting “Obligations” with any Lender or any Affiliate of any Lender which are outstanding on the Effective Date shall continue as Obligations under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, (d) the liens and security interests in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties securing payment of the Secured Obligations (and all filings with any Governmental Authority in connection therewith) are in all respects continuing and in full force and effect with respect to all Secured Obligations, (e) the Administrative Agent shall, in consultation with the Borrower Representative, make such reallocations, sales, assignments or other relevant actions in respect of each Lender’s credit and loan exposure under the Existing ABL Credit Agreement as are necessary in the judgment of the Administrative Agent in order that each such Lender’s outstanding Revolving Loans hereunder reflect such Lender’s ratable share of the outstanding Revolving Loans on the Effective Date and (f) each of the Loan Parties reaffirms the terms and conditions of the “Loan Documents” (as referred to and defined in the Existing ABL Credit Agreement) executed by it, as modified and/or restated by the “Loan Documents” (as referred to and defined herein), and acknowledges and agrees that each “Loan Document” (as referred to and defined in the Existing ABL Credit Agreement) executed by it, as modified and/or restated by the “Loan Documents” (as referred to and defined herein), remains in full force and effect and is hereby ratified, reaffirmed and confirmed. Furthermore, the parties to this Agreement agree that, on and after the Effective Date, all references in the “Loan Documents” (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement as in effect immediately prior to the Effective Date) to the “ABL/Term Loan Intercreditor Agreement” shall be deemed to reference to the ABL/Fixed Asset Intercreditor Agreement.
Section 1.09Interest Rates; Benchmark Notification.  The interest rate on a Loan denominated in Dollars may be derived from an interest rate benchmark that may be discontinued or is, or may in the future become, the subject of regulatory reform.  Upon the occurrence of a Benchmark Transition Event, Section 2.14(b) provides a mechanism for determining an alternative rate of interest.  The Administrative Agent does not warrant or accept any responsibility for, and shall not have any liability with respect to, the administration, submission, performance or any other matter related to any interest rate used in this Agreement, or with respect to any alternative or successor rate thereto, or replacement rate thereof, including without limitation, whether the composition or characteristics of any such alternative, successor or replacement reference rate will be similar to, or produce the same value or economic equivalence of, the existing interest rate being replaced or have the same volume or liquidity as did any existing interest rate prior to its discontinuance or unavailability.  The Administrative Agent and its affiliates and/or other related  entities may engage in transactions that affect the calculation of any interest rate used in this Agreement or

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any alternative, successor or alternative rate (including any Benchmark Replacement) and/or any relevant  adjustments thereto, in each case, in a manner adverse to the Borrowers. The Administrative Agent may select information sources or services in its reasonable discretion to ascertain any interest rate used in this Agreement, any component thereof, or rates referenced in the definition thereof, in each case pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, and shall have no liability to the Borrowers, any Lender or any other person or entity for damages of any kind, including direct or indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, costs, losses or expenses (whether in tort, contract or otherwise and whether at law or in equity), for any error or calculation of any such rate (or component thereof) provided by any such information source or service.

Section 1.10Divisions.  For all purposes under the Loan Documents, in connection with any division or plan of division under Delaware law (or any comparable event under a different jurisdiction’s laws): (a) if any asset, right, obligation or liability of any Person becomes the asset, right, obligation or liability of a different Person, then it shall be deemed to have been transferred from the original Person to the subsequent Person, and (b) if any new Person comes into existence, such new Person shall be deemed to have been organized and acquired on the first date of its existence by the holders of its Equity Interests at such time.
Section 1.11Letters of Credit. 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 Article 29(a) of the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, International Chamber of Commerce Publication No. 600 (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the applicable time) or Rule 3.13 or Rule 3.14 of the International Standby Practices, International Chamber of Commerce Publication No. 590 (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the applicable time) or similar terms in the governing rules or law or of the Letter of Credit itself, or if compliant documents have been presented but not yet honored, such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be “outstanding” and “undrawn” in the amount so remaining available to be paid, and the obligations of the Borrowers and each Lender in respect of such Letter of Credit shall remain in full force and effect until the Issuing Banks and the Lenders shall have no further obligations to make any payments or disbursements under any circumstances with respect to such Letter of Credit.

ARTICLE II

The Credits
Section 2.01Commitments.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Lender severally (and not jointly) agrees to make Revolving Loans in Dollars to the Borrowers from time to time during the Availability Period in an aggregate principal amount that will not result in:

(a) such Lender’s Revolving Exposure exceeding such Lender’s Commitment; or

(b) the Aggregate Revolving Exposure exceeding the lesser of (i) the Aggregate Commitment and (ii) the Borrowing Base;

subject to the Administrative Agent’s authority, in its sole discretion, to make Protective Advances and Overadvances pursuant to the terms of Sections 2.04 and 2.05.  Within the foregoing limits and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Borrowers may borrow, prepay and reborrow Revolving Loans.  The limitations on Borrowings referred to in clauses (a) and (b) above are referred to collectively as the “Revolving Exposure Limitations”.

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Section 2.02Loans and Borrowings.  
(a)Each Loan (other than a Swingline Loan) shall be made as part of a Borrowing consisting of Loans of the same Class and Type made by the Lenders ratably in accordance with their respective Commitments of the applicable Class.  The failure of any Lender to make any Loan required to be made by it shall not relieve any other Lender of its obligations hereunder; provided that the Commitments of the Lenders are several and no Lender shall be responsible for any other Lender’s failure to make Loans as required.  Any Protective Advance, any Overadvance and any Swingline Loan shall be made in accordance with the procedures set forth in Sections 2.04 and 2.05.
(b)Subject to Section 2.14, each Revolving Borrowing shall be comprised entirely of ABR Loans or Term Benchmark Loans as the Borrower Representative may request in accordance herewith.  Each Swingline Loan shall be an ABR Loan.  Each Lender at its option may make any Term Benchmark Loan by causing any domestic or foreign branch or Affiliate of such Lender to make such Loan (and in the case of an Affiliate, the provisions of Sections 2.14, 2.15, 2.16 and 2.17 shall apply to such Affiliate to the same extent as to such Lender); provided that any exercise of such option shall not affect the obligation of the Borrowers to repay such Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
(c)At the commencement of each Interest Period for any Term Benchmark Revolving Borrowing, such Borrowing shall be in an aggregate amount that is an integral multiple of $5,000,000 and not less than $10,000,000.  ABR Revolving Borrowings may be in any amount. Borrowings of more than one Type and Class may be outstanding at the same time; provided that there shall not at any time be more than a total of six (6) Term Benchmark Borrowings outstanding.
(d)Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, the Borrower Representative shall not be entitled to request, or to elect to convert or continue, any Borrowing if the Interest Period requested with respect thereto would end after the Maturity Date.
Section 2.03Requests for Revolving Borrowings.  To request a Revolving Borrowing, the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent of such request either in writing (delivered by hand or facsimile) in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Borrower Representative or through Electronic System, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Administrative Agent (or if an Extenuating Circumstance shall exist, by telephone), not later than (a) in the case of a Term Benchmark Borrowing, 10:00 a.m., Chicago time, three (3) U.S. Government Securities Business Days before the date of the proposed Borrowing or (b) in the case of an ABR Borrowing, noon, Chicago time, on the date of the proposed Borrowing; provided that any such notice of an ABR Revolving Borrowing to finance the reimbursement of an LC Disbursement as contemplated by Section 2.06(e) may be given not later than 9:00 a.m., Chicago time, on the date of the proposed Borrowing.  Each such Borrowing Request shall be irrevocable and each such telephonic Borrowing Request, if permitted, shall be confirmed immediately upon the cessation of the Extenuating Circumstance by hand delivery, facsimile or a communication through Electronic System to the Administrative Agent of a written Borrowing Request in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Borrower Representative.  Each such written (or if permitted, telephonic) Borrowing Request shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02:
(i)the name of the applicable Borrower(s);
(ii)the aggregate amount of the requested Borrowing and a breakdown of the separate wires comprising such Borrowing;
(iii)the date of such Borrowing, which shall be a Business Day;

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(iv)whether such Borrowing is to be an ABR Borrowing or a Term Benchmark Borrowing; and
(v)in the case of a Term Benchmark Borrowing, the initial Interest Period to be applicable thereto, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period.”

If no election as to the Type of Revolving Borrowing is specified, then the requested Revolving Borrowing shall be an ABR Borrowing.  If no Interest Period is specified with respect to any requested Term Benchmark Revolving Borrowing, then the applicable Borrower(s) shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.  Promptly following receipt of a Borrowing Request in accordance with this Section, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the details thereof and of the amount of such Lender’s Loan to be made as part of the requested Borrowing. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall the Borrowers be permitted to request an RFR Loan (it being understood and agreed that Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR shall only apply to the extent provided in Sections 2.14(a) and 2.14(f)).

Section 2.04Protective Advances.  
(a)Subject to the limitations set forth below, the Administrative Agent is authorized by the Borrowers and the Lenders, from time to time in the Administrative Agent’s sole discretion (but shall have absolutely no obligation to), to make Loans in Dollars to the Borrowers, on behalf of all Lenders, which the Administrative Agent, in its Permitted Discretion, deems necessary or desirable (i) to preserve or protect the Collateral, or any portion thereof, (ii) to enhance the likelihood of, or maximize the amount of, repayment of the Loans and other Obligations, or (iii) to pay any other amount chargeable to or required to be paid by the Borrowers pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, including payments of reimbursable expenses (including costs, fees, and expenses as described in Section 9.03) and other sums payable under the Loan Documents (any of such Loans are herein referred to as “Protective Advances”); provided that, (x) the aggregate amount of Protective Advances plus the aggregate amount of Overadvances outstanding at any time shall not at any time exceed $65,000,000; (y) no Protective Advance shall cause any Lender’s Revolving Exposure to exceed such Lender’s Commitment, and (z) the Aggregate Revolving Exposure, after giving effect to the Protective Advances being made, shall not exceed the Aggregate Commitments.  Protective Advances may be made even if the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.02 have not been satisfied.  The Protective Advances shall be secured by the Liens in favor of the Administrative Agent in and to the Collateral and shall constitute Obligations hereunder.  All Protective Advances shall be ABR Borrowings.  The making of a Protective Advance on any one occasion shall not obligate the Administrative Agent to make any Protective Advance on any other occasion.  The Administrative Agent’s authorization to make Protective Advances may be revoked at any time by the Required Lenders.  Any such revocation must be in writing and shall become effective prospectively upon the Administrative Agent’s receipt thereof.  At any time that there is sufficient Availability and the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.02 have been satisfied, the Administrative Agent may request the Lenders to make a Revolving Loan to repay a Protective Advance.  At any other time the Administrative Agent may require the Lenders to fund their risk participations described in Section 2.04(b).
(b)Upon the making of a Protective Advance by the Administrative Agent (whether before or after the occurrence of a Default), each Lender shall be deemed, without further action by any party hereto, to have unconditionally and irrevocably purchased from the Administrative Agent, without recourse or warranty, an undivided interest and participation in such Protective Advance in proportion to its Applicable Percentage.  From and after the date, if any, on which any Lender is required to fund its participation in any Protective Advance purchased hereunder, the Administrative Agent shall promptly distribute to such Lender, such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of all payments of principal and interest and all proceeds of Collateral received by the Administrative Agent in respect of such Protective Advance.

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Section 2.05Swingline Loans and Overadvances.  
(a)The Administrative Agent, the Swingline Lender and the Lenders agree that in order to facilitate the administration of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, promptly after the Borrower Representative requests an ABR Borrowing, the Swingline Lender may elect to have the terms of this Section 2.05(a) apply to such Borrowing Request by advancing, on behalf of the Lenders and in the amount requested, same day funds in Dollars to the Borrowers, on the applicable Borrowing date to the Funding Account(s) (each such Loan made solely by the Swingline Lender pursuant to this Section 2.05(a) is referred to in this Agreement as a “Swingline Loan”), with settlement among them as to the Swingline Loans to take place on a periodic basis as set forth in Section 2.05(d).  Each Swingline Loan shall be subject to all the terms and conditions applicable to other ABR Loans funded by the Lenders, except that all payments thereon shall be payable to the Swingline Lender solely for its own account.  In addition, the Borrowers hereby authorize the Swingline Lender to, and the Swingline Lender shall, subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein (but without any further written notice required), not later than 1:00 p.m., Chicago time, on each Business Day, make available to the Borrowers by means of a credit to the Funding Account(s) or the Controlled Disbursement Account, the proceeds of a Swingline Loan to the extent necessary to pay items to be drawn on any Controlled Disbursement Account that Business Day subject to the Administrative Agent’s standard procedures for calculating clearing totals each morning; provided that, if on any Business Day there is insufficient borrowing capacity to permit the Swingline Lender to make available to the Borrowers a Swingline Loan in the amount necessary to pay all items to be so drawn on any such Controlled Disbursement Account on such Business Day, then the Borrowers shall be deemed to have requested an ABR Borrowing pursuant to Section 2.03 in the amount of such deficiency to be made on such Business Day. The aggregate amount of Swingline Loans outstanding at any time shall not exceed $65,000,000.  The Swingline Lender shall not make any Swingline Loan if the requested Swingline Loan results in the failure to satisfy the Revolving Exposure Limitations (before or after giving effect to such Swingline Loan).  All Swingline Loans shall be ABR Borrowings.
(b)Any provision of this Agreement to the contrary notwithstanding, at the request of the Borrower Representative, the Administrative Agent may in its sole discretion (but with absolutely no obligation), make Revolving Loans to the Borrowers, ratably on behalf of the Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages, in amounts that exceed Availability (any such excess Revolving Loans are herein referred to collectively as “Overadvances”); provided that, no Overadvance shall result in a Default due to Borrowers’ failure to comply with Section 2.01 for so long as such Overadvance remains outstanding in accordance with the terms of this paragraph, but solely with respect to the amount of such Overadvance.  In addition, Overadvances may be made even if the condition precedent set forth in Section 4.02(c) has not been satisfied.  All Overadvances shall constitute ABR Borrowings.  The authority of the Administrative Agent to make Overadvances is limited to an aggregate amount which, when added to the aggregate amount of Protective Advances then outstanding, shall not exceed $65,000,000 at any time and no Overadvance shall cause any Lender’s Revolving Exposure to exceed its Commitment; provided that, the Required Lenders may at any time revoke the Administrative Agent’s authorization to make Overadvances.  Any such revocation must be in writing and shall become effective prospectively upon the Administrative Agent’s receipt thereof. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement (including, without limitation, Section 2.11), the Borrowers may prepay any Overadvance in whole or in part at any time and in any amount; provided that (i) no Overadvance may remain outstanding for more than sixty (60) days and (ii) each Overadvance shall be due and payable in full at the time set forth in Section 2.10.
(c)Upon the making of a Swingline Loan or an Overadvance (whether before or after the occurrence of a Default and regardless of whether a Settlement has been requested with respect to such Swingline Loan or Overadvance), each Lender shall be deemed, without further action by any party hereto, to have unconditionally and irrevocably purchased from the Swingline Lender or the Administrative Agent,

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as the case may be, without recourse or warranty, an undivided interest and participation in such Swingline Loan or Overadvance in proportion to its Applicable Percentage of the Commitment.  The Swingline Lender or the Administrative Agent may, at any time, require the Lenders to fund their participations.  From and after the date, if any, on which any Lender is required to fund its participation in any Swingline Loan or Overadvance purchased hereunder, the Administrative Agent shall promptly distribute to such Lender, such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of all payments of principal and interest and all proceeds of Collateral received by the Administrative Agent in respect of such Loan.
(d)The Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Swingline Lender, shall request settlement (a “Settlement”) with the Lenders on any date that the Administrative Agent elects (but at least on a weekly basis), by notifying the Lenders of such requested Settlement by facsimile, telephone, or e-mail no later than 12:00 noon Chicago time on the date of such requested Settlement (the “Settlement Date”).  Each Lender (other than the Swingline Lender, in the case of the Swingline Loans) shall transfer the amount of such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the outstanding principal amount of the applicable Loan with respect to which Settlement is requested to the Administrative Agent, to such account of the Administrative Agent as the Administrative Agent may designate, not later than 2:00 p.m., Chicago time, on such Settlement Date.  Settlements may occur during the existence of a Default and whether or not the applicable conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.03 have then been satisfied.  Such amounts transferred to the Administrative Agent shall be applied against the amounts of the Swingline Lender’s Swingline Loans and, together with Swingline Lender’s Applicable Percentage of such Swingline Loan, shall constitute Revolving Loans of such Lenders, respectively.  If any such amount is not transferred to the Administrative Agent by any Lender on such Settlement Date, the Swingline Lender shall be entitled to recover from such  Lender on demand such amount, together with interest thereon, as specified in Section 2.07.
(e)Provisions Related to Extended Commitments.  If the maturity date shall have occurred in respect of any tranche of Commitments at a time when another tranche or tranches of Commitments is or are in effect with a longer maturity date, then on the earliest occurring maturity date all then outstanding Swingline Loans shall be repaid in full on such date (and there shall be no adjustment to the participations in such Swingline Loans as a result of the occurrence of such maturity date); provided, however, that if on the occurrence of such earliest maturity date (after giving effect to any repayments of Loans and any reallocation of Letter of Credit participations as contemplated in Section 2.06(m)), there shall exist sufficient unutilized Extended Commitments so that the respective outstanding Swingline Loans could be incurred pursuant the Extended Commitments which will remain in effect after the occurrence of such maturity date, then there shall be an automatic adjustment on such date of the participations in such Swingline Loans and same shall be deemed to have been incurred solely pursuant to the relevant Extended Commitments, and such Swingline Loans shall not be so required to be repaid in full on such earliest maturity date.  If the maturity date shall have occurred in respect of any tranche of Commitments at a time when another tranche or tranches of Commitments is or are in effect with a longer maturity date, then on the earliest occurring maturity date all then outstanding Overadvances shall be repaid in full on such date (and there shall be no adjustment to the participations in such Overadvances as a result of the occurrence of such maturity date),
Section 2.06Letters of Credit.  
(a)General.  Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Borrower Representative may request any Issuing Bank to issue Letters of Credit denominated in Agreed LC Currencies for its own account or for the account of another Borrower as the applicant thereof for the support of its or its Subsidiaries’ obligations, in a form reasonably acceptable to such Issuing Bank, at any time and from time to time during the Availability Period; provided that, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, Barclays Bank PLC, in its capacity as an Issuing Lender, shall not be required to issue any commercial Letters of Credit.  In the event of any inconsistency between the terms and conditions of this

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Agreement and the terms and conditions of any form of letter of credit application or other agreement submitted by the Borrowers to, or entered into by the Borrowers with, the Issuing Bank relating to any Letter of Credit, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall control.  Each Borrower unconditionally and irrevocably agrees that, in connection with any Letter of Credit issued for the support of any Subsidiary’s obligations as provided in the first sentence of this paragraph, such Borrower will be fully responsible for the reimbursement of LC Disbursements in accordance with the terms hereof, the payment of interest thereon and the payment of fees due under Section 2.12(b) to the same extent as if it were the sole account party in respect of such Letter of Credit (such Borrower hereby irrevocably waiving any defenses that might otherwise be available to it as a guarantor or surety of the obligations of such Subsidiary that is an account party in respect of any such Letter of Credit). Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, no Issuing Bank shall have any obligation hereunder to issue, amend or extend any Letter of Credit (i) if the use thereof would violate Section 5.08, (ii) if any order, judgment or decree of any Governmental Authority or arbitrator shall by its terms purport to enjoin or restrain such Issuing Bank from issuing, amending or extending such Letter of Credit, or request that such Issuing Bank refrain from issuing, amending or extending such Letter of Credit, or any Requirement of Law relating to such Issuing Bank or any request or directive (whether or not having the force of law) from any Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over such Issuing Bank shall prohibit the issuance, amendment or extension of letters of credit generally or such Letter of Credit in particular, or any such order, judgment or decree, or law shall impose upon such Issuing Bank with respect to such Letter of Credit any restriction, reserve or capital or liquidity  requirement (for which such Issuing Bank is not otherwise compensated hereunder) not in effect on the Effective Date, or shall impose upon such Issuing Bank any unreimbursed loss, cost or expense which was not applicable on the Effective Date and which such Issuing Bank in good faith deems material to it, or (iii) if the issuance, amendment or extension of such Letter of Credit would violate one or more policies of such Issuing Bank applicable to letters of credit generally; provided that, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith or in the implementation thereof, and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements 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 not to be in effect on the Effective Date for purposes of clause (ii) above, regardless of the date enacted, adopted, issued or implemented.  The letters of credit identified on Schedule 2.06 (the “Existing Letters of Credit”) shall be deemed to be “Letters of Credit” issued on the Effective Date for all purposes of the Loan Documents.  It is hereby understood and agreed that no Issuing Bank shall be obligated to issue any Airway Release or Steamship Guaranty unless otherwise separately agreed to in a letter of credit agreement between such Issuing Bank and any Borrower.
(b)Notice of Issuance, Amendment, Extension; Certain Conditions.  To request the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or the amendment or extension of an outstanding Letter of Credit), the Borrower Representative shall deliver by hand or facsimile (or transmit through Electronic Systems, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the respective Issuing Bank) to an Issuing Bank selected by it and to the Administrative Agent (prior to 9:00 am, Chicago time, at least three (3) Business Days prior to the requested date of issuance, amendment or extension) a notice requesting the issuance of a Letter of Credit, or identifying the Letter of Credit to be amended or extended, and specifying the date of issuance, amendment or extension (which shall be a Business Day), the date on which such Letter of Credit is to expire (which shall comply with paragraph (c) of this Section), the amount of such Letter of Credit, the Agreed LC Currency applicable thereto, the name and address of the beneficiary thereof and such other information as shall be necessary to prepare, amend or extend such Letter of Credit.  If requested by the Issuing Bank, the applicable Borrower also shall submit a letter of credit application on the Issuing Bank’s standard form in connection with any request for a Letter of Credit.  A Letter of Credit shall be issued, amended or extended only if (and upon issuance, amendment or extension of each Letter of Credit the Borrowers shall be deemed to represent and warrant that), after giving effect to such issuance, amendment

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or extension (but subject to Section 2.06(l) and 2.11(b)) (i) the aggregate LC Exposure shall not exceed $100,000,000, (ii) the aggregate Standby LC Exposure shall not exceed $35,000,000 and (iii) the Borrowers shall be in compliance with the Revolving Exposure Limitations.  Notwithstanding the foregoing or anything to the contrary contained herein, no Issuing Bank shall be obligated to issue or modify any Letter of Credit if, immediately after giving effect thereto, the outstanding LC Exposure in respect of all Letters of Credit issued by such Person and its Affiliates would exceed such Issuing Bank’s Issuing Bank Sublimit.  Without limiting the foregoing and without affecting the limitations contained herein, it is understood and agreed that the Borrower Representative may from time to time request that an Issuing Bank issue Letters of Credit in excess of its individual Issuing Bank Sublimit in effect at the time of such request, and each Issuing Bank agrees to consider any such request in good faith.  Any Letter of Credit so issued by an Issuing Bank in excess of its individual Issuing Bank Sublimit then in effect shall nonetheless constitute a Letter of Credit for all purposes of the Credit Agreement, and shall not affect the Issuing Bank Sublimit of any other Issuing Bank, subject to the limitations on the aggregate LC Exposure set forth in clause (i) of this Section 2.06(b).
(c)Expiration Date.  Each Letter of Credit shall expire (or be subject to termination or non-renewal by notice from the applicable Issuing Bank to the beneficiary thereof) at or prior to the close of business on the earlier of (i) the date one year after the date of the issuance of such Letter of Credit (or, in the case of any extension of the expiration date thereof, including, without limitation, any automatic renewal provision, one year after such extension); provided that a Letter of Credit may provide that its expiration date shall be automatically extended (but not beyond the date specified in clause (ii) below) to a date not more than one year after the then outstanding expiration date unless, at least a specified number of days prior to such then existing expiration date, the Issuing Bank shall have given the beneficiary thereof notice, in a form that may be specified in such Letter of Credit, that such expiration date shall not be so extended, and (ii) the date that is five (5) Business Days prior to the Maturity Date; provided that, (x) any Letter of Credit with a one-year tenor may contain customary automatic renewal provisions agreed upon by the Borrower Representative and the relevant Issuing Bank that provide for the renewal thereof for additional one-year periods (which shall in no event extend beyond the date referenced in clause (ii) above), subject to a right on the part of such Issuing Bank to prevent any such renewal from occurring by giving notice to the beneficiary in advance of any such renewal and (y) notwithstanding the foregoing, upon the Borrower Representative’s request and subject to the approval, in its discretion, of the Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Bank that has issued such Letter of Credit, any such Letter of Credit may have a later expiry date (but in any event not later than one (1) year after the Maturity Date) so long as it is cash collateralized or covered by standby letter(s) of credit in compliance with Section 2.06(j) below no later than the date which is 120 days prior to the Maturity Date.
(d)Participations.  By the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or an amendment to a Letter of Credit increasing the amount or extending the expiration date thereof) and without any further action on the part of the applicable Issuing Bank or the Lenders, such Issuing Bank hereby grants to each Lender, and each Lender hereby acquires from such Issuing Bank, a participation in such Letter of Credit equal to such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the aggregate amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit.  In consideration and in furtherance of the foregoing, each Lender hereby absolutely and unconditionally agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the respective Issuing Bank, such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of each LC Disbursement made by the respective Issuing Bank and not reimbursed by the Borrowers on the date due as provided in paragraph (e) of this Section, or of any reimbursement payment required to be refunded to the Borrowers for any reason, including after the Maturity Date.  Each Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to acquire participations pursuant to this paragraph in respect of Letters of Credit and to make payments in respect of such acquired participations is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including any amendment or extension of any Letter of Credit or the occurrence and continuance of a Default or reduction or termination

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of the Commitments, and that each such payment shall be made without any offset, abatement, withholding or reduction whatsoever.
(e)Reimbursement.  If an Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement in respect of a Letter of Credit, the Borrowers shall reimburse such LC Disbursement by paying to the Administrative Agent in Dollars the Dollar Amount equal to such LC Disbursement, calculated as of the date such Issuing Bank made such LC Disbursement (i) if such notice has been received by the Borrower Representative prior to 11:00 a.m., Chicago time, on any Business Day, not later than 11:00 a.m., Chicago time, on the first Business Day after the date on which the Borrower Representative shall have received notice of such LC Disbursement or, (ii) if such notice has been received by the Borrower Representative after 11:00 a.m., Chicago time, on any Business Day, not later than 11:00 a.m., Chicago time, on the second Business Day after the date on which the Borrower Representative shall have received notice of such LC Disbursement; provided that the Borrowers may, subject to the conditions to borrowing set forth herein, request in accordance with Section 2.03 or 2.05 that such payment be financed with an ABR Revolving Borrowing or Swingline Loan in an amount equal to the Dollar Amount of such LC Disbursement and, to the extent so financed, the Borrowers’ obligation to make such payment shall be discharged and replaced by the resulting ABR Revolving Borrowing or Swingline Loan, as applicable.  If the Borrowers fail to make such payment when due, the Administrative Agent shall notify each Lender of the applicable LC Disbursement, the payment then due from the Borrowers in respect thereof and the Dollar Amount of such Lender’s Applicable Percentage thereof.  Promptly following receipt of such notice, each Lender shall pay in Dollars to the Administrative Agent the Dollar Amount of its Applicable Percentage of the payment then due from the Borrowers, in the same manner as provided in Section 2.07 with respect to Loans made by such Lender (and Section 2.07 shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the payment obligations of the Lenders), and the Administrative Agent shall promptly pay to the respective Issuing Bank the amounts so received by it from the Lenders.  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 respective Issuing Bank or, to the extent that Lenders have made payments pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse such Issuing Bank, then to such Lenders and such Issuing Bank, as their interests may appear.  Any payment made by a Lender pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse an Issuing Bank for any LC Disbursement (other than the funding of ABR Revolving Loans or a Swingline Loan as contemplated above) shall not constitute a Loan and shall not relieve the Borrowers of their obligation to reimburse such LC Disbursement.  
(f)Obligations Absolute.  The Borrowers’ joint and several obligation to reimburse LC Disbursements as provided in paragraph (e) of this Section shall be absolute, unconditional and irrevocable, and shall be performed strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement under any and all circumstances whatsoever and irrespective of (i) any lack of validity or enforceability of any Letter of Credit or this Agreement, or any term or provision therein or herein, (ii) any draft or other document presented under a Letter of Credit proving to be forged, fraudulent or invalid in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect, (iii) any payment by the respective Issuing Bank under a Letter of Credit against presentation of a draft or other document that does not comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit, or (iv) any other event or circumstance whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing, that might, but for the provisions of this Section, constitute a legal or equitable discharge of, or provide a right of setoff against, the Borrowers’ obligations hereunder.  Neither the Administrative Agent, the Lenders nor any Issuing Bank, nor any of their Related Parties, shall have any liability or responsibility by reason of or in connection with the issuance or transfer of any Letter of Credit or any payment or failure to make any payment thereunder (irrespective of any of the circumstances referred to in the preceding sentence), or any error, omission, interruption, loss or delay in transmission or delivery of any draft, document, notice or other communication under or relating to any Letter of Credit (including any document required to make a drawing thereunder), any error in interpretation of technical terms, any error in translation or any consequence arising from causes beyond the control of the applicable Issuing Bank; provided that the foregoing shall not be construed to excuse the applicable Issuing Bank from liability to

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any Borrower to the extent of any direct damages (as opposed to special, indirect, consequential or punitive damages, claims in respect of which are hereby waived by the Borrowers to the extent permitted by applicable law) suffered by such Borrower that are caused by the applicable Issuing Bank’s (x) willful failure to make lawful payment under a Letter of Credit after the presentation to it of a draft and other documents, and at a time and place, strictly complying with the terms and conditions of the Letter of Credit or (y) failure to exercise care when determining whether drafts and other documents presented under a Letter of Credit comply with the terms thereof.  The parties hereto expressly agree that, in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of an Issuing Bank (as finally determined by a court of competent jurisdiction), such Issuing Bank shall be deemed to have exercised care in each such determination.  In furtherance of the foregoing and without limiting the generality thereof, the parties agree that, with respect to documents presented which appear on their face to be in substantial compliance with the terms of a Letter of Credit, the applicable Issuing Bank may, in its sole discretion, either accept and make payment upon such documents without responsibility for further investigation, regardless of any notice or information to the contrary, or refuse to accept and make payment upon such documents if such documents are not in strict compliance with the terms of such Letter of Credit.
(g)Disbursement Procedures.  The applicable Issuing Bank for any Letter of Credit shall, within the time allowed by applicable law or the specific terms of the Letter of Credit following its receipt thereof, examine all documents purporting to represent a demand for payment under such Letter of Credit.  The applicable Issuing Bank shall promptly after such examination notify the Administrative Agent and the applicable Borrower by telephone (confirmed by fax or through Electronic Systems) of such demand for payment if such Issuing Bank has made or will make an LC Disbursement thereunder; provided that such notice need not be given prior to payment by the Issuing Bank and any failure to give or delay in giving such notice shall not relieve the Borrowers or the Loan Guarantors of their obligations to reimburse the applicable Issuing Bank and the Lenders with respect to any such LC Disbursement.
(h)Interim Interest.  If the Issuing Bank for any Letter of Credit shall make any LC Disbursement, then, unless the Borrowers shall reimburse such LC Disbursement in full on the date such LC Disbursement is made, the unpaid amount thereof shall bear interest, for each day from and including the date such LC Disbursement is made to but excluding the date that the Borrowers reimburse such LC Disbursement, at the rate per annum then applicable to ABR Revolving Loans (or in the case such LC Disbursement is denominated in a Foreign Currency, at the Overnight Foreign Currency Rate for such Agreed LC Currency plus the then effective Applicable Rate with respect to Term Benchmark Revolving Loans) and such interest shall be due and payable on the date when such reimbursement is due and payable; provided that, if the Borrowers fail to reimburse such LC Disbursement when due pursuant to paragraph (e) of this Section, then Section 2.13(d) shall apply.  Interest accrued pursuant to this paragraph shall be for the account of such Issuing Bank, except that interest accrued on and after the date of payment by any Lender pursuant to paragraph (e) of this Section to reimburse such Issuing Bank for such LC Disbursement shall be for the account of such Lender to the extent of such payment.
(i)Replacement and Resignation of an Issuing Bank.  

(i) An Issuing Bank may be replaced at any time by written agreement among the Borrower Representative, the Administrative Agent, the replaced Issuing Bank and the successor Issuing Bank.  The Administrative Agent shall notify the Lenders of any such replacement of an Issuing Bank.  At the time any such replacement shall become effective, the Borrowers shall pay all unpaid fees accrued for the account of the replaced Issuing Bank pursuant to Section 2.12(b).  From and after the effective date of any such replacement, (i) the successor Issuing Bank shall have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit to be issued by it thereafter and (ii) references herein to the term “Issuing Bank” shall be deemed to refer to such successor or to any previous Issuing Bank, or to such successor and all previous Issuing Banks, as the context shall require.  After the replacement of an

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Issuing Bank hereunder, the replaced Issuing Bank shall remain a party hereto and shall continue to have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit then outstanding and issued by it prior to such replacement, but shall not be required to issue additional Letters of Credit or extend or otherwise amend any existing Letter of Credit.

(ii) Subject to the appointment and acceptance of a successor Issuing Bank, any Issuing Bank may resign as an Issuing Bank at any time upon thirty days’ prior written notice to the Administrative Agent, the Borrower Representative and the Lenders, in which case, such Issuing Bank shall be replaced in accordance with Section 2.06(i)(i) above.

(j)Cash Collateralization.  Subject to the terms of the ABL/Fixed Asset Intercreditor Agreement (if then in effect) and/or any Customary Intercreditor Agreement then in effect, if any Event of Default shall occur and be continuing, on the Business Day that the Borrower Representative receives notice from the Administrative Agent or the Required  Lenders (or, if the maturity of the Loans has been accelerated, Lenders with LC Exposure representing greater than 50% of the aggregate LC Exposure) demanding the deposit of cash collateral pursuant to this paragraph, the Borrowers shall deposit in an account or accounts with the Administrative Agent, in the name of the Administrative Agent and for the benefit of the Lenders (the “LC Collateral Account”), an amount in cash equal to 105% of the Dollar Amount of the LC Exposure as of such date plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon; provided that (i) the portions of such amount attributable to undrawn Foreign Currency Letters of Credit or LC Disbursements in a Foreign Currency that the Borrowers are not late in reimbursing shall be deposited in the applicable Foreign Currencies in the actual amounts of such undrawn Letters of Credit and LC Disbursements and (ii) the obligation to deposit such cash collateral shall become effective immediately, and such deposit shall become immediately due and payable, without demand or other notice of any kind, upon the occurrence of any Event of Default with respect to any Borrower described in Section 7.01 (h) or (i).  For the purposes of this paragraph, the Foreign Currency LC Exposure shall be calculated using the applicable Exchange Rate on the date notice demanding cash collateralization is delivered to the Borrower Representative. The Borrowers also shall deposit cash collateral pursuant to this paragraph as and to the extent required by Section 2.11(b).  In addition, if the Borrowers are required to provide cash collateral in connection with an extension of a Letter of Credit pursuant to Section 2.06(c), then, on or prior to the effective date of any such extension, the Borrowers shall deposit in the LC Collateral Account an amount in cash equal to 105% of the LC Exposure in respect of the Letter of Credit subject to such extension plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon.  In addition, and without limiting the foregoing or Section 2.06(c), if any LC Exposure in respect of a Letter of Credit remains outstanding after the expiration date of such Letter of Credit specified in said paragraph (c), the Borrowers shall immediately deposit in the LC Collateral Account an amount in cash equal to 105% of the Dollar Amount of such LC Exposure as of such date plus any accrued and unpaid interest thereon.  Any such deposit of cash collateral pursuant to this Section 2.06(j) shall be held by the Administrative Agent as collateral for the payment and performance of the Secured Obligations. The Administrative Agent shall have exclusive dominion and control, including the exclusive right of withdrawal, over the LC Collateral Account and the Borrowers hereby grant the Administrative Agent a security interest in the LC Collateral Account and all money or other assets on deposit therein or credited thereto.  Other than any interest earned on the investment of such deposits, which investments shall be made at the option and sole discretion of the Administrative Agent and at the Borrowers’ risk and expense, such deposits shall not bear interest.  Interest or profits, if any, on such investments shall accumulate in the LC Collateral Account.  Subject to the terms of the ABL/Fixed Asset Intercreditor Agreement (if then in effect) and/or any Customary Intercreditor Agreement then in effect, moneys in the LC Collateral Account shall be applied by the Administrative Agent to reimburse each Issuing Bank for LC Disbursements for which it has not been reimbursed, together with related fees, costs and customary processing charges, and, to the extent not so applied, shall be held for the satisfaction of the reimbursement obligations of the Borrowers for the LC Exposure at such time or, if the maturity of the Loans has been accelerated (but subject to the consent of Lenders with LC Exposure representing greater than 50% of the aggregate LC Exposure), be

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applied to satisfy other Secured Obligations.  Subject to the terms of the ABL/Fixed Asset Intercreditor Agreement (if then in effect) and/or any Customary Intercreditor Agreement then in effect, if the Borrowers are required to provide an amount of cash collateral hereunder as a result of the occurrence of an Event of Default, such amount (to the extent not applied as aforesaid) shall be returned to the Borrowers within three (3) Business Days after all such Events of Default have been cured or waived as confirmed in writing by the Administrative Agent.
(k)Issuing Bank Reports to the Administrative Agent.  Unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent, each Issuing Bank shall, in addition to its notification obligations set forth elsewhere in this Section, report in writing to the Administrative Agent (i) periodic activity (for such period or recurrent periods as shall be requested by the Administrative Agent) in respect of Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank, including all issuances, extensions, amendments, all expirations and cancelations and all disbursements and reimbursements, (ii) reasonably prior to the time that such Issuing Bank issues, amends or extends any Letter of Credit, the date of such issuance, amendment or extension, and the stated amount of the Letters of Credit issued, amended or extended by it and outstanding after giving effect to such issuance, amendment or extension (and whether the amounts thereof shall have changed), (iii) on each Business Day on which such Issuing Bank makes any LC Disbursement, the date and amount of such LC Disbursement, (iv) on any Business Day on which any Borrower fails to reimburse an LC Disbursement required to be reimbursed to such Issuing Bank on such day, the date of such failure and the amount of such LC Disbursement, and (v) on any other Business Day, such other information as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request as to the Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank.
(l)LC Exposure Determination.  For all purposes of this Agreement, the amount of a Letter of Credit that, by its terms or the terms of any document related thereto, provides for one or more automatic increases in the stated amount thereof 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 the time of determination.  The Administrative Agent will determine the Dollar Amount of (i) the LC Exposure as of the date of each request for the issuance, amendment or extension of any Letter of Credit and (ii) all outstanding Credit Events on and as of the last Business Day of each calendar quarter and, during the continuation of an Event of Default, on any other Business Day elected by the Administrative Agent in its discretion or upon instruction by the Required Lenders. Each day upon or as of which the Administrative Agent determines Dollar Amounts as described in the preceding clauses (i) and (ii) is herein described as a “Computation Date”.
(m)Provisions Related to Extended Commitments.  If the maturity date in respect of any tranche of Commitments occurs prior to the expiration of any Letter of Credit, then (i) if one or more other tranches of Commitments in respect of which the maturity date shall not have occurred are then in effect, such Letters of Credit shall automatically be deemed to have been issued (including for purposes of the obligations of the Lenders to purchase participations therein and to make Loans and payments in respect thereof pursuant to Section 2.06(d)) under (and ratably participated in by Lenders pursuant to) the Commitments in respect of such non-terminating tranches up to an aggregate amount not to exceed the aggregate principal amount of the unutilized Commitments thereunder at such time (it being understood that no partial face amount of any Letter of Credit may be so reallocated) and (ii) to the extent not reallocated pursuant to immediately preceding clause (i), the Borrowers shall cash collateralize any such Letter of Credit in accordance with Section 2.06(j).  If, for any reason, such cash collateral is not provided or the reallocation does not occur, the Lenders under the maturing tranche shall continue to be responsible for their participating interests in the Letters of Credit.  Except to the extent of reallocations of participations pursuant to clause (i) of the second preceding sentence, the occurrence of a maturity date with respect to a given tranche of Commitments shall have no effect upon (and shall not diminish) the percentage participations of the Lenders in any Letter of Credit issued before such maturity date.  Commencing with

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the maturity date of any tranche of Commitments, the sublimit for Letters of Credit shall be agreed with the Lenders under the extended tranches.
Section 2.07Funding of Borrowings.  
(a)Each Lender shall make each Loan to be made by such Lender hereunder on the proposed date thereof solely by wire transfer of immediately available funds by 1:00 p.m., Chicago time, to the account of the Administrative Agent most recently designated by it for such purpose by notice to the Lenders in an amount equal to such Lender’s Applicable Percentage; provided that, Swingline Loans shall be made as provided in Section 2.05.  The Administrative Agent will make such Loans available to the Borrower Representative by promptly crediting the amounts so received, in like funds, to the Funding Account; provided that ABR Revolving Loans made to finance the reimbursement of (i) an LC Disbursement as provided in Section 2.06(e) shall be remitted by the Administrative Agent to the applicable Issuing Bank and (ii) a Protective Advance or an Overadvance shall be retained by the Administrative Agent.
(b)Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Lender prior to the proposed date of any Borrowing that such Lender will not make available to the Administrative Agent such Lender’s share of such Borrowing, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender has made such share available on such date in accordance with paragraph (a) of this Section and may, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the applicable Borrower a corresponding amount.  In such event, if a Lender has not in fact made its share of the applicable Borrowing available to the Administrative Agent, then the applicable Lender and the Borrowers severally agree to pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is made available to the applicable Borrower to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at (i) in the case of such Lender, the greater of the Federal Funds Effective Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation or (ii) in the case of the Borrowers, the interest rate applicable to ABR Loans.  If such Lender pays such amount to the Administrative Agent, then such amount shall constitute such Lender’s Loan included in such Borrowing.
Section 2.08Interest Elections.  
(a)Each Revolving Borrowing initially shall be of the Type specified in the applicable Borrowing Request and, in the case of a Term Benchmark Revolving Borrowing, shall have an initial Interest Period as specified in such Borrowing Request.  Thereafter, the Borrower Representative may elect to convert such Borrowing to a different Type or to continue such Borrowing and, in the case of a Term Benchmark Revolving Borrowing, may elect Interest Periods therefor, all as provided in this Section.  The Borrower Representative may elect different options with respect to different portions of the affected Borrowing, in which case each such portion shall be allocated ratably among the Lenders holding the Loans comprising such Borrowing, and the Loans comprising each such portion shall be considered a separate Borrowing.  This Section shall not apply to Swingline Borrowings, Overadvances or Protective Advances, which may not be converted or continued.
(b)To make an election pursuant to this Section, the Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent of such election either in writing (delivered by hand or fax) by delivering an Interest Election Request signed by a Responsible Officer of the Borrower Representative or through Electronic System, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Administrative Agent (or if an Extenuating Circumstance shall exist, by telephone) by the time that a Borrowing Request would be required under Section 2.03 if the Borrowers were requesting a Revolving Borrowing of the Type resulting from such election to be made on the effective date of such election.  Each such Interest Election Request

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shall be irrevocable and each such telephonic Interest Election Request, if permitted, shall be confirmed immediately upon the cessation of the Extenuating Circumstance by hand delivery, Electronic System or facsimile to the Administrative Agent of a written Interest Election Request in a form approved by the Administrative Agent and signed by the Borrower Representative.
(c)Each written (or if permitted, telephonic) Interest Election Request (including requests submitted through Electronic System) shall specify the following information in compliance with Section 2.02:
(d)the name of the applicable Borrower, the Borrowing to which such Interest Election Request applies and if different options are being elected with respect to different portions thereof, the portions thereof to be allocated to each resulting Borrowing (in which case the information to be specified pursuant to clauses (iii) and (iv) below shall be specified for each resulting Borrowing);
(e)the effective date of the election made pursuant to such Interest Election Request, which shall be a Business Day;
(f)whether the resulting Borrowing is to be an ABR Borrowing or a Term Benchmark Borrowing; and
(g)if the resulting Borrowing is a Term Benchmark Borrowing, the Interest Period to be applicable thereto after giving effect to such election, which shall be a period contemplated by the definition of the term “Interest Period”.

If any such Interest Election Request requests a Term Benchmark Borrowing but does not specify an Interest Period, then the Borrowers shall be deemed to have selected an Interest Period of one month’s duration.

(h)Promptly following receipt of an Interest Election Request, the Administrative Agent shall advise each Lender of the details thereof and of such Lender’s portion of each resulting Borrowing.
(i)If the Borrower Representative fails to deliver a timely Interest Election Request with respect to a Term Benchmark Revolving Borrowing prior to the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto, then, unless such Borrowing is repaid as provided herein, at the end of such Interest Period such Borrowing shall be converted to an ABR Borrowing.  Notwithstanding any contrary provision hereof, if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing and the Administrative Agent, at the request of the Required Lenders, so notifies the Borrower Representative, then, so long as an Event of Default is continuing (i) no outstanding Revolving Borrowing may be converted to or continued as a Term Benchmark Borrowing and (ii) unless repaid, (A) each Term Benchmark Borrowing and (B) each RFR Revolving Borrowing shall be converted to an ABR Borrowing (in the case of a Term Benchmark Borrowing) at the end of the Interest Period applicable thereto or (in the case of an RFR Borrowing) on the next Interest Payment Date in respect thereof.
Section 2.09Termination and Reduction of Commitments; Increase in Commitments.  
(a)Unless previously terminated, all Commitments shall terminate on the Maturity Date.
(b)The Borrowers may at any time terminate the Commitments upon (i) the payment in full of all outstanding Loans, together with accrued and unpaid interest thereon and on any Letters of Credit, (ii) the cancellation and return of all outstanding Letters of Credit (or alternatively, with respect to each such Letter of Credit, the furnishing to the Administrative Agent of a cash deposit (or at the discretion of the Administrative Agent a back-up standby letter of credit satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and

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the Issuing Bank) in an amount in Dollars equal to the Dollar Amount of 105% of the LC Exposure as of such date), (iii) the payment in full of the accrued and unpaid fees and (iv) the payment in full of all reimbursable expenses and other Obligations (other than Unliquidated Obligations that have not yet arisen), together with accrued and unpaid interest thereon.
(c)The Borrowers may from time to time reduce the Commitments; provided that (i) each reduction of the Commitments shall be in an amount that is an integral multiple of $10,000,000 and (ii) the Borrowers shall not terminate or reduce the Commitments if, after giving effect to any concurrent prepayment of the Revolving Loans in accordance with Section 2.11, the Borrowers shall not be in compliance with the Revolving Exposure Limitations.
(d)The Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative Agent of any election to terminate or reduce the Commitments under paragraph (b) or (c) of this Section at least three (3) Business Days prior to the effective date of such termination or reduction, specifying such election and the effective date thereof.  Promptly following receipt of any notice, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof.  Each notice delivered by the Borrower Representative pursuant to this Section shall be irrevocable; provided that, a notice of termination of the Commitments delivered by the Borrower Representative may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities or any other event specified in such notice, in which case such notice may be revoked by the Borrower Representative (by notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the specified effective date) if such condition is not satisfied.  Any termination or reduction of the Commitments shall be permanent.  Each reduction of the Commitments shall be made ratably among the Lenders in accordance with their respective Commitments.
(e)The Borrowers shall have the right to request an increase of the Aggregate Commitments by an aggregate amount of up to $150,000,000 by obtaining additional Commitments either from one or more of the Lenders or other lending institutions; provided that (i) any such request for an increase shall be in a minimum amount of $25,000,000, (ii) the Administrative Agent and each Issuing Bank shall have consented (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld) to such Lender, to the extent such consent would be required under Section 9.04(b) for an assignment of Loans or Commitments to such Lender, (iii) any such new Lender assumes all of the rights and obligations of a “Lender” hereunder and (iv) the conditions and procedures described in Section 2.09(f) have been satisfied.  Nothing contained in this Section 2.09 shall constitute, or otherwise be deemed to be, a commitment on the part of any Lender to increase its Commitment hereunder at any time.
(f)Any amendment hereto providing for the increase of the Commitment of a Lender or addition of a Lender shall be in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and shall only require the written signatures of the Administrative Agent, the Borrowers, the Loan Parties party hereto and the Lender(s) being added or increasing their Commitment.  As conditions precedent to such an increase, the Loan Parties shall deliver to the Administrative Agent (i) a certificate of each Loan Party (in sufficient copies for each Lender, if requested by the Administrative Agent) signed by an authorized officer of such Loan Party (x) certifying and attaching the resolutions adopted by such Loan Party approving or consenting to such increase, (y) certifying that any security and guarantee confirmations as may have been reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent have been delivered and (z) certifying that, before and after giving effect to such increase, (A) the representations and warranties of the Loan Parties contained in Article III and the other Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they are true and correct in all material respects as of such earlier date or, in each case, to the extent qualified by a materiality standard, in which case they are true and correct in all respects and (B) no Default shall have occurred and be continuing and (ii) to the extent requested by the Administrative Agent, such opinions of counsel, certificates and other customary closing deliverables consistent with those delivered on the Effective Date,

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all of which shall be reasonably satisfactory in form and substance to the Administrative Agent.  The terms applicable to such additional or increased Commitments (except with respect to any customary commitment, arrangement, upfront or similar fees) shall be substantially the same as for the existing Commitments (it being understood that the Applicable Margin applicable to the then existing Lenders in respect of their Commitments may be increased without the consent of any Lender in connection with the incurrence of any such additional Commitments or increases in Commitments).
(g)Within a reasonable time after the effective date of any increase, the Administrative Agent shall, and is hereby authorized and directed to, revise the Commitment Schedule to reflect such increase and shall distribute such revised Commitment Schedule to each of the Lenders and the Borrowers, whereupon such revised Commitment Schedule shall replace the old Commitment Schedule and become part of this Agreement.  On the Business Day following any such increase, all outstanding ABR Loans shall be reallocated among the Lenders (including any newly added Lenders) in accordance with the Lenders’ respective revised Applicable Percentages.  Term Benchmark Loans shall not be reallocated among the Lenders prior to the expiration of the applicable Interest Period in effect at the time of any such increase.  
Section 2.10Repayment of Loans; Evidence of Debt.  
(a)The Borrowers hereby unconditionally promise jointly and severally to pay (i) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender the then unpaid principal amount of each Revolving Loan on the Maturity Date, (ii) to the Administrative Agent the then unpaid amount of each Protective Advance on the earlier of the Maturity Date and demand by the Administrative Agent and (iii) to the Administrative Agent the then unpaid principal amount of each Overadvance on the earlier of the Maturity Date and demand by the Administrative Agent.
(b)At all times that a Cash Dominion Period is in effect (but without any further written notice required to any Borrower), on each Business Day, the Administrative Agent shall apply all funds credited to the Collection Account on such Business Day or the immediately preceding Business Day (at the discretion of the Administrative Agent, whether or not immediately available) first to prepay any Protective Advances and Overadvances that may be outstanding, pro rata, and second to prepay the Revolving Loans (including Swingline Loans) (without a corresponding reduction in Commitments) and, if requested by the Administrative Agent in its Permitted Discretion, to cash collateralize outstanding LC Exposure.
(c)Each Lender shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice an account or accounts evidencing the Indebtedness of the Borrowers to such Lender resulting from each Loan made by such Lender, including the amounts of principal and interest payable and paid to such Lender from time to time hereunder.
(d)The Administrative Agent shall maintain accounts in which it shall record (i) the amount of each Loan made hereunder, the Class and Type thereof and the Interest Period applicable thereto, (ii) the amount of any principal or interest due and payable or to become due and payable from the Borrowers to each Lender hereunder and (iii) the amount of any sum received by the Administrative Agent hereunder for the account of the Lenders and each Lender’s share thereof.
(e)The entries made in the accounts maintained pursuant to paragraph (c) or (d) of this Section shall be prima facie evidence of the existence and amounts of the obligations recorded therein; provided that the failure of any Lender or the Administrative Agent to maintain such accounts or any error therein shall not in any manner affect the obligation of the Borrowers to repay the Loans in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

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(f)Any Lender may request that Loans made by it be evidenced by a promissory note.  In such event, the Borrowers shall prepare, execute and deliver to such Lender a promissory note payable to such Lender (or, if requested by such Lender, to such Lender and its registered assigns) and in a form approved by the Administrative Agent.  Thereafter, the Loans evidenced by such promissory note and interest thereon shall at all times (including after assignment pursuant to Section 9.04) be represented by one or more promissory notes in such form.
Section 2.11Prepayment of Loans.  
(a)The Borrowers shall have the right at any time and from time to time to prepay any Borrowing in whole or in part, subject to prior notice in accordance with paragraph (c) of this Section and, if applicable, payment of any break funding expenses under Section 2.16.
(b)In the event and on such occasion that (i) other than as a result of fluctuations in currency exchange rates, the Borrowers are not at any time in compliance with the Revolving Exposure Limitations (calculated with respect to Foreign Currency LC Exposure, as of the most recent Computation Date) or (ii) solely as a result of fluctuations in currency exchange rates, the Borrowers exceed any Revolving Exposure Limitation by 105% of the applicable threshold (calculated with respect to Foreign Currency LC Exposure, as of the most recent Computation Date), in either case, the Borrowers shall immediately prepay the Revolving Loans, LC Exposure and/or Swingline Loans (or cash collateralize LC Exposure in an account with the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 2.06(j)) in an aggregate amount necessary such that, on a pro forma basis following such prepayments or cash collateralization, the Borrowers shall be in compliance with the Revolving Exposure Limitations (it being understood that, in order to comply with this Section 2.11(b), the Borrowers shall prepay all such Revolving Loans and Swingline Loans prior to any cash collateralization of LC Exposure hereunder).  Notwithstanding the foregoing, it is hereby understood and agreed that for purposes of determining compliance with this Section 2.11(b), any Letters of Credit that have been cash collateralized in accordance with Section 2.06(j) hereof and for which the Administrative Agent holds such cash collateral shall not be included in the calculation of Revolving Exposure.
(c)The Borrower Representative shall notify the Administrative  Agent (and, in the case of prepayment of a Swingline Loan, the Swingline Lender) by telephone (confirmed by fax) or through Electronic System, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by the Administrative Agent, of any prepayment hereunder not later than 10:00 a.m., Chicago time, (A) in the case of prepayment of (x) a Term Benchmark Revolving Borrowing, not later than 11:00 a.m. three (3) Business Days before the date of prepayment or (y) an RFR Revolving Borrowing (solely to the extent applicable following a Benchmark Replacement or otherwise pursuant to Section 2.14(f)), not later than five (5) Business Days before the date of prepayment, or (B) in the case of prepayment of an ABR Revolving Borrowing, one (1) Business Day before the date of prepayment.  Each such notice shall be irrevocable and shall specify the prepayment date and the principal amount of each Borrowing or portion thereof to be prepaid; provided that, if a notice of prepayment is given in connection with a conditional notice of termination of the Commitments as contemplated by Section 2.09, then such notice of prepayment may be revoked if such notice of termination is revoked in accordance with Section 2.09.  Promptly following receipt of any such notice relating to a Revolving Borrowing, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof.  Each partial prepayment of any Revolving Borrowing shall be in an amount that would be permitted in the case of an advance of a Revolving Borrowing of the same Type as provided in Section 2.02.  Each prepayment of a Revolving Borrowing shall be applied ratably to the Revolving Loans included in the prepaid Borrowing.  Prepayments shall be accompanied by (i) accrued interest to the extent required by Section 2.13 and (ii) break funding payments to the extent required by Section 2.16.
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(a)The Borrowers agree to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender a commitment fee, which shall accrue at the Applicable Commitment Fee Rate on the daily amount of the Available Commitment of such Lender during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the date on which the Lenders’ Commitments terminate.  Accrued commitment fees shall be payable in arrears on the first day of each February, May, August and November and on the date on which the Commitments terminate, commencing on the first such date to occur after the Effective Date.  All commitment fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day and the last day of each period but excluding the date on which the Commitments terminate).
(b)The Borrowers agree to pay (i) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender a participation fee with respect to its participations in each outstanding standby Letter of Credit, which shall accrue on the average daily Dollar Amount of such Lender’s Standby LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements) at the same Applicable Rate used to determine the interest rate applicable to Term Benchmark Revolving Loans during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the later of the date on which such Lender’s Commitment terminates and the date on which such Lender ceases to have any Standby LC Exposure, (ii) to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender a participation fee with respect to its participations in commercial Letters of Credit, which shall accrue at a rate equal to (A) 50% multiplied by (B) the same Applicable Rate used to determine the interest rate applicable to Term Benchmark Revolving Loans on the average daily Dollar Amount of such Lender’s Commercial LC Exposure (excluding any portion thereof attributable to unreimbursed LC Disbursements) during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the later of the date on which such Lender’s Commitment terminates and the date on which such Lender ceases to have any Commercial LC Exposure, (iii) to each Issuing Bank for its own account a fronting fee with respect to each Letter of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank, which shall accrue at the rate of 0.125% per annum on the Dollar Amount of the daily maximum stated amount then available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit, during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the later of the date of termination of the Commitments and the date on which there ceases to be any LC Exposure with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank, and (iv) to each Issuing Bank, such Issuing Bank’s standard fees and commissions with respect to the issuance, amendment or extension of any Letter of Credit and other processing fees and other standard costs and charges, of such Issuing Bank relating to Letters of Credit as from time to time in effect.  Participation fees and fronting fees shall be payable in arrears on the first day of each February, May, August and November, commencing on the first such date to occur after the Effective Date; provided further that all such fees shall be payable on the date on which the Commitments terminate and any such fees accruing after the date on which the Commitments terminate shall be payable on demand.  Any other fees payable to the Issuing Bank pursuant to this paragraph shall be payable within 10 days after demand.  All participation fees and fronting fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day and the last day of each period but excluding the date on which the Commitments terminate).
(c)The Borrowers agree to pay to the Administrative Agent, for its own account, fees payable in the amounts and at the times separately agreed upon between the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent.
(d)All fees payable hereunder shall be paid on the dates due, in Dollars and immediately available funds, to the Administrative Agent (or to an Issuing Bank, in the case of fees payable to it) for distribution, in the case of commitment fees and participation fees, to the Lenders.  Fees paid shall not be refundable under any circumstances.
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(a)The Loans comprising each ABR Borrowing (including each Swingline Loan) shall bear interest at the Alternate Base Rate plus the Applicable Rate.
(b)The Loans comprising each Term Benchmark Borrowing shall bear interest at the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate for the Interest Period in effect for such Borrowing plus the Applicable Rate.  Each RFR Loan (solely to the extent applicable following a Benchmark Replacement or otherwise pursuant to Section 2.14(f)) shall bear interest at a rate per annum equal to the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR plus the Applicable Rate.
(c)Each Protective Advance and each Overadvance shall bear interest at the Alternate Base Rate plus the Applicable Rate for Revolving Loans plus 2% per annum.
(d)Notwithstanding the foregoing, during the occurrence and continuance of a Payment or Bankruptcy Event of Default, the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders may, at their option, by notice to the Borrower Representative (which notice may be revoked at the option of the Required Lenders notwithstanding any provision of Section 9.02 requiring the consent of “each Lender affected thereby” for reductions in interest rates), declare that (i) all overdue principal shall bear interest at 2% per annum plus the rate otherwise applicable to such principal as provided in the preceding paragraphs of this Section or (ii) in the case of any other amount overdue hereunder, such overdue amount shall accrue at 2% per annum plus the rate applicable to such fee or other obligation as provided hereunder.
(e)Accrued interest on each Loan (for ABR Loans, accrued through the last day of the prior calendar month) shall be payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date for such Loan and upon termination of the Commitments; provided that (i) interest accrued pursuant to paragraph (d) of this Section shall be payable on demand, (ii) in the event of any repayment or prepayment of any Loan (other than a prepayment of an ABR Revolving Loan prior to the end of the Availability Period), accrued interest on the principal amount repaid or prepaid shall be payable on the date of such repayment or prepayment and (iii) in the event of any conversion of any Term Benchmark Loan prior to the end of the current Interest Period therefor, accrued interest on such Loan shall be payable on the effective date of such conversion.
(f)Interest computed by reference to the Term SOFR Rate or Daily Simple SOFR and the Alternate Base Rate shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days. Interest computed by reference to the Alternate Base Rate only at times when the Alternate Base Rate is based on the Prime Rate shall be computed on the basis of a year of 365 days (or 366 days in a leap year). In each case interest shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).  All interest hereunder on any Loan shall be computed on a daily basis based upon the outstanding principal amount of such Loan as of the applicable date of determination. A determination of the applicable Alternate Base Rate, Adjusted Term SOFR Rate or Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR Rate shall be determined by the Administrative Agent, and such determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error.  All interest hereunder on any Loan shall be computed on a daily basis upon the outstanding principal amount of such Loan as of the applicable date of determination.
(g)For purposes of disclosure pursuant to the Interest Act (Canada), the annual rates of interest or fees to which the rates of interest or fees provided in this Agreement and the other Loan Documents (and stated herein or therein, as applicable, to be computed on the basis of 360 days or any other period of time less than a calendar year) are equivalent are the rates so determined multiplied by the actual number of days in the applicable calendar year and divided by 360 or such other period of time, respectively.
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(a)Subject to clauses (b), (c), (d), (e) and (f) of this Section 2.14, if:
(i)the Administrative Agent determines (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) (A) prior to the commencement of any Interest Period for a Term Benchmark Borrowing, that adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate (including because the Term SOFR Reference Rate is not available or published on a current basis) for such Interest Period or (B) at any time, that adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining the applicable Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR; or
(ii)the Administrative Agent is advised by the Required Lenders that (A) prior to the commencement of any Interest Period for a Term Benchmark Borrowing, the Adjusted Term SOFR Rate for such Interest Period will not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders (or Lender) of making or maintaining their Loans (or its Loan) included in such Borrowing for such Interest Period or (B) at any time, the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR will not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders (or Lender) of making or maintaining their Loans (or its Loan) included in such Borrowing;

then the Administrative Agent shall give notice thereof to the Borrower Representative and the Lenders through Electronic System as provided in Section 9.01 as promptly as practicable thereafter and, until (x) the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower Representative and the Lenders that the circumstances giving rise to such notice no longer exist with respect to the relevant Benchmark and (y) the Borrowers deliver a new Interest Election Request in accordance with the terms of Section 2.08 or a new Borrowing Request in accordance with the terms of Section 2.03, (1) any Interest Election Request that requests the conversion of any Revolving Borrowing to, or continuation of any Revolving Borrowing as, a Term Benchmark Borrowing and any Borrowing Request that requests a Term Benchmark Revolving Borrowing shall instead be deemed to be an Interest Election Request or a Borrowing Request, as applicable, for (x) an RFR Borrowing so long as the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR is not also the subject of Section 2.14(a)(i) or (ii) above or (y) an ABR Borrowing if the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR also is the subject of Section 2.14(a)(i) or (ii) above and (2) any Borrowing Request that requests an RFR Borrowing shall instead be deemed to be a Borrowing Request, as applicable, for an ABR Borrowing; provided that if the circumstances giving rise to such notice affect only one Type of Borrowings, then all other Types of Borrowings shall be permitted.  Furthermore, if any Term Benchmark Loan or RFR Loan is outstanding on the date of the Borrower Representative’s receipt of the notice from the Administrative Agent referred to in this Section 2.14(a) with respect to a Relevant Rate applicable to such Term Benchmark Loan or RFR Loan, then until (x) the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower Representative and the Lenders that the circumstances giving rise to such notice no longer exist with respect to the relevant Benchmark and (y) the Borrowers deliver a new Interest Election Request in accordance with the terms of Section 2.08 or a new Borrowing Request in accordance with the terms of Section 2.03, (A) any Term Benchmark Loan shall on the last day of the Interest Period applicable to such Loan, be converted by the Administrative Agent to, and shall constitute, (x) an RFR Borrowing so long as the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR is not also the subject of Section 2.14(a)(i) or (ii) above, on such day, or (y) an ABR Loan if the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR also is the subject of Section 2.14(a)(i) or (ii) above, on such day, and (B) any RFR Loan shall on and from such day be converted by the Administrative Agent to, and shall constitute an ABR Loan.

(b)Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document (and any Swap Agreement shall be deemed not to be a “Loan Document” for purposes of this Section 2.14(b)), if a Benchmark Transition Event and its related Benchmark Replacement Date have occurred prior to the Reference Time in respect of any setting of the then-current Benchmark, then (x) if a Benchmark Replacement is determined in accordance with clause (1) of the definition of “Benchmark Replacement” for such Benchmark Replacement Date, such Benchmark Replacement will replace such Benchmark for all purposes hereunder and under any Loan Document in respect of such Benchmark setting and subsequent

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Benchmark settings without any amendment to, or further action or consent of any other party to, this Agreement or any other Loan Document and (y) if a Benchmark Replacement is determined in accordance with clause (2) of the definition of “Benchmark Replacement” for such Benchmark Replacement Date, such Benchmark Replacement will replace such Benchmark for all purposes hereunder and under any Loan Document in respect of any Benchmark setting at or after 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on the fifth (5th) Business Day after the date notice of such Benchmark Replacement is provided to the Lenders without any amendment to, or further action or consent of any other party to, this Agreement or any other Loan Document so long as the Administrative Agent has not received, by such time, written notice of objection to such Benchmark Replacement from Lenders comprising the Required Lenders.
(c)Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, the Administrative Agent, in consultation with the Borrower, will have the right to make Benchmark Replacement Conforming Changes from time to time and, notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, any amendments implementing such Benchmark Replacement Conforming Changes will become effective without any further action or consent of any other party to this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
(d)The Administrative Agent will promptly notify the Borrower Representative and the Lenders of (i) any occurrence of a Benchmark Transition Event, (ii) the implementation of any Benchmark Replacement, (iii) the effectiveness of any Benchmark Replacement Conforming Changes, (iv) the removal or reinstatement of any tenor of a Benchmark pursuant to clause (f) below and (v) the commencement or conclusion of any Benchmark Unavailability Period.  Any determination, decision or election that may be made by the Administrative Agent or, if applicable, any Lender (or group of Lenders) pursuant to this Section 2.14, including any determination with respect to a tenor, rate or adjustment or of the occurrence or non-occurrence of an event, circumstance or date and any decision to take or refrain from taking any action or any selection, will be conclusive and binding absent manifest error and may be made in its or their sole discretion and without consent from any other party to this Agreement or any other Loan Document, except, in each case, as expressly required pursuant to this Section 2.14.
(e)Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, at any time (including in connection with the implementation of a Benchmark Replacement), (i) if the then-current Benchmark is a term rate (including the Term SOFR Rate) and either (A) any tenor for such Benchmark is not displayed on a screen or other information service that publishes such rate from time to time as selected by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion or (B) the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of such Benchmark has provided a public statement or publication of information announcing that any tenor for such Benchmark is or will be no longer representative, then the Administrative Agent may modify the definition of “Interest Period” for any Benchmark settings at or after such time to remove such unavailable or non-representative tenor and (ii) if a tenor that was removed pursuant to clause (i) above either (A) is subsequently displayed on a screen or information service for a Benchmark (including a Benchmark Replacement) or (B) is not, or is no longer, subject to an announcement that it is or will no longer be representative for a Benchmark (including a Benchmark Replacement), then the Administrative Agent may modify the definition of “Interest Period” for all Benchmark settings at or after such time to reinstate such previously removed tenor.
(f)Upon the Borrower Representative’s receipt of notice of the commencement of a Benchmark Unavailability Period, the Borrowers may revoke any request for (i) a Term Benchmark Borrowing or a conversion to or continuation of Term Benchmark Loans or (ii) an RFR Borrowing or conversion to RFR Loans, during any Benchmark Unavailability Period and, failing that, the Borrowers will be deemed to have converted (1) any such request for a Term Benchmark Borrowing into a request for a Borrowing of or conversion to (A) an RFR Borrowing so long as the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR is not the subject of a Benchmark Transition Event or (B) an ABR Borrowing if the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR

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is the subject of a Benchmark Transition Event or (2) any such request for an RFR Borrowing into a request for an ABR Borrowing.  During any Benchmark Unavailability Period or at any time that a tenor for the then-current Benchmark is not an Available Tenor, the component of the ABR based upon the then-current Benchmark or such tenor for such Benchmark, as applicable, will not be used in any determination of ABR.  Furthermore, if any Term Benchmark Loan or RFR Loan is outstanding on the date of the Borrower Representative’s receipt of notice of the commencement of a Benchmark Unavailability Period with respect to a Relevant Rate applicable to such Term Benchmark Loan or RFR Loan, then until such time as a Benchmark Replacement is implemented pursuant to this Section 2.14, (1) any Term Benchmark Loan shall on the last day of the Interest Period applicable to such Loan, be converted by the Administrative Agent to, and shall constitute, (x) an RFR Loan so long as the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR is not the subject of a Benchmark Transition Event, on such day or (y) an ABR Loan if the Adjusted Daily Simple SOFR is the subject of a Benchmark Transition Event, on such day and (2) any RFR Loan shall on and from such day be converted by the Administrative Agent to, and shall constitute an ABR Loan.
Section 2.15Increased Costs.  
(a)If any Change in Law shall:
(i)impose, modify or deem applicable any reserve, special deposit, liquidity or similar requirement (including any compulsory loan requirement, insurance charge or other assessment) against assets of, deposits with or for the account of, or credit extended by, any Lender or the Issuing Bank;
(ii)impose on any Lender or the Issuing Bank or the applicable offshore interbank market any other condition, cost or expense (other than Taxes) affecting this Agreement or Loans made by such Lender or any Letter of Credit or participation therein; or
(iii)subject any Recipient to any Taxes (other than (A) Indemnified Taxes, (B) Taxes described in clauses (b) through (d) of the definition of Excluded Taxes and (C) Connection Income Taxes) on its loans, loan principal, letters of credit, commitments, or other obligations, or its deposits, reserves, other liabilities or capital attributable thereto;

and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the cost to such Lender, Issuing Bank or such other Recipient of making, continuing, converting into or maintaining any Loan (or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Loan) or to increase the cost to such Lender, the Issuing Bank or such other Recipient of participating in, issuing or maintaining any Letter of Credit or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Lender, the Issuing Bank or such other Recipient hereunder (whether of principal, interest or otherwise), then the Borrowers will pay to such Lender, the Issuing Bank or such other Recipient, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender, the Issuing Bank or such other Recipient, as the case may be, for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered.

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

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