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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

 

August 30, 2022

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

 

 

O-I GLASS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware   1-9576   22-2781933
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 

(Commission
File Number)

 

(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

One Michael Owens Way

Perrysburg, Ohio

(Address of principal executive offices)

43551-2999

(Zip Code)

 

(567) 336-5000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

(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:

 

¨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

Name of each exchange on which
registered

Common stock, $.01 par value OI The New York Stock Exchange

 

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

 

Emerging growth company ¨

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITEM 1.01.ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT.

 

On August 30, 2022, Owens-Illinois Group, Inc. (“OI Group”), a direct, wholly owned subsidiary of O-I Glass, Inc. (the “Company”) entered into Amendment No. 1 (the “Credit Agreement Amendment”) to its Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement with Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent, Owens-Illinois General Inc., as Borrowers’ Agent, and the other Agents, Arrangers and Lenders named therein (the “Original Credit Agreement” and, as amended by the Credit Agreement Amendment, the “Amended Credit Agreement”). The Credit Agreement Amendment provides for up to $500 million of borrowings in the form of term loans. The proceeds of such term loans will be used, together with cash, to retire in full certain term loans outstanding under the Original Credit Agreement, in an amount equal to $600 million, which term loans outstanding under the Original Credit Agreement would otherwise mature in December 2023. The term loans borrowed under the Credit Agreement Amendment mature in March 2027. The term loans borrowed under the Credit Agreement Amendment are secured by certain collateral of OI Group and certain of its subsidiaries. In addition, the Credit Agreement Amendment makes modifications to certain loan documents, in order to give the Company increased flexibility to incur secured debt in the future.

 

The term loans borrowed under the Credit Agreement Amendment are subject to the same covenants and restrictions that apply to the other loans outstanding under the Original Credit Agreement.

 

The term loans borrowed under the Credit Agreement Amendment are subject to the same financial maintenance covenant that applies to the other loans outstanding under the Original Credit Agreement. Such financial maintenance covenant could restrict the ability of OI Group to undertake additional financing or acquisitions to the extent that such financing or acquisitions would cause a breach of such financial maintenance covenant.

 

Failure to comply with the covenants and restrictions in the Amended Credit Agreement could result in an event of default under the Amended Credit Agreement. In such an event, OI Group could not request borrowings under its revolving facility, and all amounts outstanding under the Amended Credit Agreement, together with accrued interest, could then be declared immediately due and payable. If an event of default occurs under the Amended Credit Agreement and the lenders cause all of the outstanding debt obligations under the Amended Credit Agreement to become due and payable, this would result in a default under a number of other outstanding debt securities and could lead to an acceleration of obligations related to these debt securities.

 

The Total Leverage Ratio (as defined in the Amended Credit Agreement) determines pricing for the term loans borrowed under Amendment No. 1. The interest rate on such term loans is, at OI Group’s option, the Base Rate or Term SOFR (each as defined in the Amended Credit Agreement), plus an applicable margin. The applicable margin ranges from 1.50% to 2.25% for Term SOFR loans and from 0.50% to 1.25% for Base Rate loans.

 

The foregoing description in this Current Report of the Credit Agreement Amendment is not intended to be a complete description of the Credit Agreement Amendment and related documents. The description is qualified in its entirety by the full text of the documents which are attached as exhibits to and incorporated by reference in this Current Report.

 

ITEM 2.03.CREATION OF A DIRECT FINANCIAL OBLIGATION OR AN OBLIGATION UNDER AN OFF-BALANCE SHEET ARRANGEMENT OF A REGISTRANT.

 

The information set forth under Item 1.01 is incorporated herein by reference.

 

 

 

 

ITEM 7.01.REGULATION FD DISCLOSURE.

 

On August 30, 2022, the Company issued a press release announcing that its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. (“OB Glass”), had delivered a notice of partial redemption to holders of OB Glass’s 5.875% senior notes due 2023 (the “Notes”), calling for the redemption of $300 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference.

 

Following the partial redemption of the Notes, $250 million aggregate principal amount of the Notes will remain outstanding. The redemption date will be September 9, 2022. In accordance with the terms of the Notes and the Indenture, dated as of August 24, 2015 (the “Indenture”), by and among OB Glass, the guarantors named therein and U.S. Bank Trust Company, National Association (as successor in interest to U.S. Bank National Association), as trustee, the Notes will be redeemed at a price equal to the sum of the principal amount of the Notes to be redeemed, the applicable premium calculated in accordance with the terms of the Notes and the Indenture, and the accrued and unpaid interest on the Notes up to, but not including, the redemption date. The Company intends to fund the redemption with cash on hand.

 

The information contained in this Item 7.01 and in Exhibit 99.1 hereto is furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

 

ITEM 9.01.FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS.

 

(d)Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
No.
  Description
4.1*   Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement, dated August 30, 2022, by and among the Borrowers named therein, Owens-Illinois General Inc., as Borrowers’ Agent, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent, and the other Agents, Arrangers and Lenders named therein.
4.2*   Intercreditor Agreement, dated as of March 25, 2022, by and among Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent for the lenders party to the Amended Credit Agreement, and any other parties thereto, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement (incorporated by reference to Annex B to Exhibit 4.1 hereto).
4.3*   Pledge Agreement, dated as of March 25, 2022, between Owens-Illinois Group, Inc., Owens-Brockway Packaging, Inc., and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Collateral Agent and any other parties thereto, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement (incorporated by reference to Annex D to Exhibit 4.1 hereto).
4.4*   Security Agreement, dated as of March 25, 2022, between Owens-Illinois Group, Inc., each of the direct and indirect subsidiaries of Owens-Illinois Group, Inc. signatory thereto, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Collateral Agent, as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement (incorporated by reference to Annex C to Exhibit 4.1 hereto).
99.1   Press Release, dated August 30, 2022
104  

Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)

     
*Certain schedules and exhibits have been omitted pursuant to Item 601(a)(5) of Regulation S-K.

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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

 

  O-I GLASS, INC.
   
     
Date: August 31, 2022 By: /s/ John A. Haudrich
  Name: John A. Haudrich
  Title: Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

  

 

 

Exhibit 4.1

 

Execution Version 

 

AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO CREDIT AGREEMENT AND
SYNDICATED FACILITY AGREEMENT

 

This AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO CREDIT AGREEMENT AND SYNDICATED FACILITY AGREEMENT is dated as of August 30, 2022 (this “Amendment”) among Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Owens-Brockway” and the “U.S. Borrower”), OI European Group B.V., a private company with limited liability organized under the laws of the Netherlands with its registered offices (statutaire zetel) in Schiedam, the Netherlands and registered under number 24291478, O-I Europe Sàrl, a Swiss Société à responsabilité limitée (limited liability corporation) registered with the commercial register of the Canton of Vaud under registration number CHE-112.181.506, O-I Canada Corp., a Nova Scotia company, Glass International OISPV, S.A.P.I. de C.V., S.O.F.O.M., E.N.R., a sociedad anónima promotora de inversión de capital variable, sociedad financiera de objeto múltiple, entidad no regulada, organized under the laws of Mexico (each of the foregoing, together with Owens-Brockway, a “Borrower” and collectively the “Borrowers”), Owens-Illinois Group, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), Owens-Illinois General Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Borrowers’ Agent”), the Lenders party hereto (including each Lender identified on the signature pages hereto as a “New Lender” (the “New Lenders”)) and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent for the Lenders (in such capacity, the “Administrative Agent”) and as Collateral Agent, which amends that certain Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement, dated as of March 25, 2022 (as amended, restated, amended and restated, modified or supplemented from time to time prior to the date hereof, the “Existing Credit Agreement”; the Existing Credit Agreement as amended by this Amendment and as further amended, restated, amended and restated, modified or supplemented from time to time, the “Credit Agreement”), among the Borrowers, the Company, the Borrowers’ Agent, the Lenders party thereto from time to time, the Issuing Lenders, the Overdraft/Swingline Providers and the Administrative Agent.

 

WHEREAS, Owens-Brockway has requested Refinancing Term Loans in an aggregate principal amount of $500,000,000 pursuant to Sections 2.1(c) and 12.1(d) of the Existing Credit Agreement to refinance Delayed Draw Term Loans (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement.

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Sections 2.1(c) and 12.1(d) of the Credit Agreement and the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Lenders party to this Amendment with a Tranche C Term Loan Commitment (such Lenders, the “Tranche C Term Loan Lenders”) have agreed to extend the Refinancing Term Loans in the form of the Tranche C Term Loans to Owens-Brockway on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date (defined below).

 

WHEREAS, the Borrowers have requested, and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Administrative Agent and the Lenders party hereto have agreed, to amend the Existing Credit Agreement, Intercreditor Agreement (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement, the “Existing Intercreditor Agreement”; the Existing Intercreditor Agreement, as amended by this Amendment and as further amended, restated, amended and restated, modified or supplemented from time to time, is referred to herein as the “Intercreditor Agreement”), Security Agreement (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement, the “Existing Security Agreement”; the Existing Security Agreement, as amended by this Amendment and as further amended, restated, amended and restated, modified or supplemented from time to time, is referred to herein as the “Security Agreement”) and Pledge Agreement (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement, the “Existing Pledge Agreement”; the Existing Pledge Agreement, as amended by this Amendment and as further amended, restated, amended and restated, modified or supplemented from time to time, is referred to herein as the “Pledge Agreement”), in each case, as more specifically set forth herein.

 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree as follows:

 

Section 1.              Defined Terms; References. Unless otherwise specifically defined herein, each term used herein which is defined in the Credit Agreement has the meaning assigned to such term in the Credit Agreement. Each reference to “hereof”, “hereunder”, “herein” and “hereby” and each other similar reference and each reference to “this Agreement” and each other similar reference contained in the Credit Agreement, Intercreditor Agreement, Security Agreement or Pledge Agreement, as applicable shall, after the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, refer to the Credit Agreement, Intercreditor Agreement, Security Agreement or Pledge Agreement, respectively, as amended hereby. This Amendment is a Loan Document.

 

Section 2.              Amendments to Existing Credit Agreement, Existing Intercreditor Agreement, Existing Security Agreement and Existing Pledge Agreement. Effective as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Existing Credit Agreement, Existing Intercreditor Agreement, Existing Security Agreement and Existing Pledge Agreement are hereby amended as follows:

 

(a)           the body of the Existing Credit Agreement (excluding any exhibits or schedules thereto (other than as set forth in clause (e) immediately below) which shall remain in full force and effect) is hereby amended as set forth in Annex A attached hereto, such that all of the newly inserted bold, double-underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following examples: double-underlined text and double-underlined text) and any formatting changes attached hereto shall be deemed to be inserted in the text of the Existing Credit Agreement, and all of the deleted stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following examples: stricken text and stricken text) shall be deemed to be deleted from the text of the Existing Credit Agreement;

 

(b)           the body of the Existing Intercreditor Agreement (excluding any schedules thereto which shall remain in full force and effect) is hereby amended as set forth in Annex B attached hereto, such that all of the newly inserted bold, double-underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following examples: double-underlined text and double-underlined text) and any formatting changes attached hereto shall be deemed to be inserted in the text of the Existing Intercreditor Agreement, and all of the deleted stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following examples: stricken text and stricken text) shall be deemed to be deleted from the text of the Existing Intercreditor Agreement;

 

(c)           the body of the Existing Security Agreement (excluding any exhibits or schedules thereto which shall remain in full force and effect) is hereby amended as set forth in Annex C attached hereto, such that all of the newly inserted bold, double-underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following examples: double-underlined text and double-underlined text) and any formatting changes attached hereto shall be deemed to be inserted in the text of the Existing Security Agreement, and all of the deleted stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following examples: stricken text and stricken text) shall be deemed to be deleted from the text of the Existing Security Agreement;

 

(d)           the body of the Existing Pledge Agreement (excluding any exhibits or schedules thereto which shall remain in full force and effect) is hereby amended as set forth in Annex D attached hereto, such that all of the newly inserted bold, double-underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following examples: double-underlined text and double-underlined text) and any formatting changes attached hereto shall be deemed to be inserted in the text of the Existing Pledge Agreement, and all of the deleted stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following examples: stricken text and stricken text) shall be deemed to be deleted from the text of the Existing Pledge Agreement; and

 

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(e)           the Schedules to the Existing Credit Agreement are hereby amended to add Schedule 1.1(f) (Tranche C Term Loan Commitments) as a new Schedule to the Existing Credit Agreement in the form attached hereto as Annex E.

 

Section 3.              New Lender Joinder. By its execution of this Amendment, each New Lender hereby acknowledges, agrees and confirms that, on and after the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date:

 

(a)           it will be deemed to be a party to the Credit Agreement as a “Lender”, “Tranche C Term Loan Lender”, and a “Term Loan Lender” for all purposes of the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and shall have all of the obligations of, and shall be entitled to the benefits of, a Lender, Tranche C Term Loan Lender and Term Loan Lender under the Credit Agreement as if it had executed the Credit Agreement;

 

(b)           it is subject to and bound by the Re-Allocation Agreement and acknowledges Section 3.6 of the Re-Allocation Agreement which sets forth restrictions on the transfer of loans and commitments under the credit which are in addition to those set forth in the credit agreement;

 

(c)           pursuant to Section 11.10(a) of the Credit Agreement, it hereby agrees to the terms of the Intercreditor Agreement and the entry by the Collateral Agent into the Intercreditor Agreement on such New Lender’s behalf, and agrees (on its behalf and on behalf of its Affiliates) to be bound by the terms of the Intercreditor Agreement;

 

(d)           it has received a copy of the Credit Agreement, the Re-Allocation Agreement, the Intercreditor Agreement and copies of the most recent financial statements delivered pursuant to Section 7.1 of the Credit Agreement and such other documents and information as it deems appropriate, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent, the Arrangers, any other Lender or any of their respective Affiliates, to make its own credit analysis and decision to enter into this Amendment and become a Lender, Tranche C Term Loan Lender and Term Loan Lender under the Credit Agreement; and

 

(e)           it will provide any additional documentation reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent to evidence it status as a Lender, Tranche C Term Loan Lender and Term Loan Lender as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date or as required to be delivered by it pursuant to the terms of the Credit Agreement.

 

Section 4.              Representations and Warranties. Each Loan Party party hereto hereby represents and warrants that, immediately prior to and immediately after giving effect to this Amendment and the extension of the Tranche C Term Loans:

 

(a)           the execution, delivery and performance by it of this Amendment does not (i) violate any provision of law applicable to it, the Organic Documents of it, or any order, judgment or decree of any court or other agency of government binding on it, (ii) conflict with, result in a material breach of or constitute (with due notice or lapse of time or both) a material default under any Contractual Obligation of it, (iii) result in or require the creation or imposition of any Lien (other than Liens in favor of the Collateral Agent) upon any of the properties or assets of it or (iv) require any approval of stockholders or any approval or consent of any Person under any material Contractual Obligation of it, other than those approvals and consents which have been obtained;

 

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(b)           it has all requisite organizational power and authority to enter into this Amendment and the execution, delivery and performance by it of this Amendment has been duly authorized by all necessary organizational action by it. Each Loan Party party hereto has duly executed and delivered this Amendment, and this Amendment and each other Loan Document to which it is a party constitutes the legally valid and binding obligations of it, enforceable against it in accordance with their respective terms, except as enforcement may be limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or similar laws relating to or limiting creditors’ rights generally or by equitable principles relating to enforceability;

 

(c)           each of the representations and warranties set forth in the Credit Agreement and in the other Loan Documents is true and correct in all material respects on and as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date (both immediately before and after giving effect to this Amendment) (it being understood and agreed that (x) any representation or warranty which by its terms is made as of a specified date shall be required to be true and correct in all material respects only as of such specified date and (y) any representation or warranty that is qualified as to “materiality,” “Material Adverse Effect” or similar language shall be true and correct in all respects on such date); and

 

(d)           no Unmatured Event of Default and no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing.

 

Section 5.              Effectiveness. This Amendment shall become effective on the date (the “Amendment No. 1 Effective Date”) when each of the following conditions shall have been satisfied or waived:

 

(a)           the Administrative Agent shall have received from each Loan Party party hereto, the Tranche C Term Loan Lenders and the Lenders constituting the Requisite Lenders and Requisite Obligees (as defined in the Intercreditor Agreement) a counterpart of this Amendment (which may include telecopy, .pdf or other electronic transmission of a signed signature page of this Amendment) signed on behalf of such party;

 

(b)           each of the representations and warranties set forth in the Credit Agreement and in the other Loan Documents shall be true and correct in all material respects on and as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date (it being understood and agreed that (x) any representation or warranty which by its terms is made as of a specified date shall be required to be true and correct in all material respects only as of such specified date and (y) any representation or warranty that is qualified as to “materiality,” “Material Adverse Effect” or similar language shall be true and correct in all respects on such date);

 

(c)           at the time of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date and immediately after giving effect to this Amendment, no Unmatured Event of Default or Event of Default shall exist;

 

(d)           the Administrative Agent shall have received, in each case in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent:

 

(i)            an Officer’s Certificate of the Company, dated as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, certifying compliance with the requirements set forth in preceding clauses (b) and (c) of this Section 5;

 

(ii)           executed counterparts of a Term Note in favor of each Tranche C Term Loan Lender (in each case, if requested) duly executed by the U.S. Borrower;

 

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(iii)           (A) either (x) a copy of the certificate or articles of incorporation or equivalent organizational document, including all amendments thereto, of the Company, the U.S. Borrower and each Subsidiary Guarantor (each a “U.S. Loan Party” and collectively the “U.S. Loan Parties”), certified as of a recent date by the Secretary of State of the state of its organization or (y) confirmation from such U.S. Loan Party that there has been no change to such organizational documents since last delivered to the Administrative Agent, (B) a certificate of a Secretary or Responsible Officer of each U.S. Loan Party dated the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date (1) certifying that (x) attached thereto is a true and complete copy of the by-laws, operating agreement or similar governing document of such U.S. Loan Party as in effect on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date and at all times since a date prior to the date of the resolutions described in clause (2) below or (y) there has been no change or amendment to such governing documents since last delivered to the Administrative Agent, (2) certifying that attached thereto is a true and complete copy of resolutions duly adopted by the Board of Directors or other governing body of such U.S. Loan Party authorizing the execution, delivery and performance of this Amendment and that such resolutions have not been modified, rescinded or amended and are in full force and effect, (3) certifying as to the incumbency and specimen signature of each officer executing this Amendment or any other document delivered in connection herewith on behalf of such U.S. Loan Party and (4) attaching thereto a good standing certificate from the Secretary of State (or other applicable authority) of such U.S. Loan Party’s jurisdiction of organization and, to the extent generally available and customary in its jurisdiction of organization, a certificate or other evidence as to payment of any applicable franchise or similar taxes from the appropriate taxing authority of such jurisdiction, in each case, dated a recent date prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date;

 

(iv)           an executed copy of a favorable written opinion of Latham & Watkins LLP, special counsel to U.S. Loan Parties, dated as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date (this Agreement constituting a written request by the U.S. Loan Parties to such counsel to deliver such opinion to the Lenders);

 

(v)           a certificate executed by a Responsible Financial Officer of Company dated the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date demonstrating that, after giving effect to the consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis will be Solvent;

 

(vi)          an executed Notice of Borrowing for the Tranche C Term Loans signed by a duly authorized officer of the U.S. Borrower;

 

(vii)         the results of a recent search, by a Person satisfactory to Administrative Agent, of all effective UCC financing statements which may have been made with respect to any personal or mixed property of any U.S. Loan Party; and

 

(viii)        a Compliance Certificate for the period of four full Fiscal Quarters ending June 30, 2022 (prepared in good faith and in a manner consistent with the requirements of Section 7.1(c) of the Credit Agreement giving pro forma effect to the incurrence of the Tranche C Term Loans and evidencing compliance with the covenants referred to in such Compliance Certificate);

 

(e)           all reasonably incurred and documented costs, fees, expenses (including, without limitation, legal fees and expenses) and other compensation payable to (i) the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 12.4 of the Credit Agreement and (ii) to Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, pursuant to that certain Engagement Letter dated as of August 2, 2022 by and among Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, the Company and Owens-Brockway, in each case, on or before the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, and in the case of legal fees and expenses to the extent invoiced at least three business days prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date unless otherwise agreed, shall have been (or shall be, substantially concurrently with the occurrence of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date) paid to the extent earned;

 

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(f)           on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, Owens-Brockway shall have, substantially concurrently with the occurrence of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, repaid in full all Delayed Draw Term Loans under the Existing Credit Agreement; and

 

(g)           (i) upon the reasonable request of any Lender made at least ten days prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, the Borrowers shall have provided to such Lender the documentation and other information so requested in connection with applicable “know your customer” and anti-money-laundering rules and regulations, including the USA PATRIOT Act, in each case at least five days prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, and (ii) at least five days prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, any Borrower that qualifies as a “legal entity customer” under the Beneficial Ownership Regulation shall deliver a Beneficial Ownership Certification in relation to such Borrower upon the reasonable request of any Lender.

 

Section 6.              Confirmation of Guarantees and Security Interests. By signing this Amendment, the Loan Parties party hereto hereby confirm that the obligations of the Loan Parties under the Credit Agreement, Intercreditor Agreement, Security Agreement and Pledge Agreement, each as modified or supplemented hereby and the other Loan Documents to which such Loan Parties are party (i) are entitled to the benefits of the guarantees and the security interests set forth or created in the Guarantee Agreements, the Collateral Documents and the other Loan Documents, as applicable, (ii) constitute “Obligations”, “U.S. Obligations”, “Foreign Obligations” and “Guarantied Obligations” or other similar term for purposes of the Credit Agreement, the Guarantee Agreements, the Collateral Documents and all other Loan Documents, as applicable, (iii) notwithstanding the effectiveness of the terms hereof, the Guarantee Agreements, the Collateral Documents and the other Loan Documents, as applicable, are, and shall continue to be, in full force and effect and are hereby ratified and confirmed in all respects. Each Loan Party party hereto ratifies and confirms that all Liens granted, conveyed, or assigned to the Administrative Agent or the Collateral Agent by such Person pursuant to any Loan Document to which it is a party remain in full force and effect, are not released or reduced, and continue to secure full payment and performance of the Obligations.

 

Section 7.              Authorization. Each Lender party hereto authorizes and directs Collateral Agent to enter into the amendments to the Intercreditor Agreement contemplated at Annex B attached hereto on behalf of and for the benefit of that Lender, and agrees (on its behalf and on behalf of its Affiliates) to be bound by the terms of the Intercreditor Agreement contemplated at Annex B attached hereto. Each Lender party hereto hereby authorizes Collateral Agent to enter into, for the benefit of the Lenders and the other Secured Parties, the amendments to the Security Agreement and Pledge Agreement contemplated at Annex C and Annex D, respectively, attached hereto, and agrees (on its behalf and on behalf of its Affiliates) to be bound by the terms of the Security Agreement and Pledge Agreement contemplated at Annex C and Annex D, respectively, attached hereto.

 

Section 8.              Governing Law. THIS AMENDMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK.

 

Section 9.              Counterparts. This Amendment may be executed in counterparts (and by different parties hereto on different counterparts), each of which shall constitute an original but all of which when taken together shall constitute a single contract. Delivery of an executed signature page to this Amendment by facsimile transmission or other electronic transmission shall be as effective as delivery of a manually signed counterpart of this Amendment.

 

Section 10.            Miscellaneous. This Amendment shall not by implication or otherwise limit, impair, constitute a waiver of or otherwise affect the rights and remedies of any Lender or the Administrative Agent under the Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document, and shall not alter, modify, amend or in any way affect any of the terms, conditions, obligations, covenants or agreements contained in the Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document, all of which are ratified and affirmed in all respects and shall continue in full force and effect. Nothing herein shall be deemed to entitle any Loan Party to a consent to, or a waiver, amendment, modification or other change of, any of the terms, conditions, obligations, covenants or agreements contained in the Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document in similar or different circumstances.

  

[Signature pages follow]

 

6

 

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

 

  OWENS-ILLINOIS GROUP, INC.
   
  By: /s/ Anand Patel
    Name: Anand Patel
    Title: Treasurer
   
  OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC.
   
  By: /s/ Anand Patel
    Name: Anand Patel
    Title: Vice President and Treasurer

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  O-I CANADA CORP.
   
   
  By: /s/ Anand Patel
    Name: Anand Patel
    Title: Secretary and Treasurer

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  OI EUROPEAN GROUP B.V.
   
   
  By: /s/ Anand Patel
    Name: Anand Patel
    Title: Director

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  O-I EUROPE SÀRL
   
   
  By: /s/ Alessandro Cantile
    Name: Alessandro Cantile
    Title: Director
   
  By: /s/ Darrow A. Abrahams
    Name: Darrow A. Abrahams
    Title: Director

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  GLASS INTERNATIONAL OISPV, S.A.P.I. de C.V., S.O.F.O.M., E.N.R.
   
   
  By: /s/ Rafael Eduardo Freire Ponce
    Name: Rafael Eduardo Freire Ponce
    Title: Attorney-in-fact

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  OWENS-ILLINOIS GENERAL INC.,
  as Borrowers’ Agent
   
   
  By: /s/ Anand Patel
    Name: Anand Patel
    Title: Treasurer

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  SOLELY FOR PURPOSES OF AMENDMENTS ON ANNEX B, On behalf of each entity named on Schedule A annexed hereto, in the capacity set forth for such entity on such Schedule A
   
  By: /s/ Anand Patel
    Name: Anand Patel

 

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

 

SCHEDULE A

 

Names of Pledgors Title of Officer Executing on
Behalf of Such Pledgor
OI Australia Inc. Treasurer
OI General FTS Inc. Treasurer
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. Vice President and Treasurer
Owens-Brockway Packaging, Inc. Treasurer
Owens-Illinois General Inc. Treasurer
Owens-Illinois Group, Inc. Treasurer
O-I Packaging Solutions LLC Treasurer

 

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

 

  SOLELY FOR PURPOSES OF AMENDMENTS ON ANNEX C, On behalf of each entity named on Schedule B annexed hereto, in the capacity set forth for such entity on such Schedule B
   
  By: /s/ Anand Patel
    Name: Anand Patel

  

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

 

SCHEDULE B

 

Names of Grantors Title of Officer Executing on
Behalf of Such Grantor
OI Australia Inc. Treasurer
OI General FTS Inc. Treasurer
Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc. Vice President and Treasurer
Owens-Brockway Packaging, Inc. Treasurer
Owens-Illinois General Inc. Treasurer
Owens-Illinois Group, Inc. Treasurer
O-I Packaging Solutions LLC Treasurer

 

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

  

  SOLELY FOR PURPOSES OF AMENDMENTS ON ANNEX D, OWENS-ILLINOIS GROUP, INC.
   
  By: /s/ Anand Patel
    Name: Anand Patel
    Title: Treasurer
   
  SOLELY FOR PURPOSES OF AMENDMENTS ON ANNEX D, OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC.
   
  By: /s/ Anand Patel
    Name: Anand Patel
    Title: Vice President and Treasurer

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

    
AGENTS AND LENDERS:  
   
  WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
  as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent and a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Andrew Payne
    Name: Andrew Payne
    Title: Managing Director

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  CREDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE AND INVESTMENT BANK,
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Andrew Sidford 
  Name: Andrew Sidford 
  Title: Managing Director
   
  By: /s/ Gordon Yip 
  Name: Gordon Yip 
  Title: Director

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  COÖPERATIEVE RABOBANK U.A., NEW YORK BRANCH,
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Michael Falter 
  Name: Michael Falter 
  Title: Managing Director
   
  By: /s/ Shane Koonce 
  Name: Shane Koonce 
  Title: Executive Director

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  Bank of America, N.A., 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Jason Yakabu 
  Name: Jason Yakabu 
  Title: Director

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  BNP PARIBAS, 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Brendan Heneghan 
  Name: Brendan Heneghan 
  Title: Director
   
  By: /s/ Nicolas Doche 
  Name: Nicolas Doche 
  Title: Vice President

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Christopher A. Salek 
  Name: Christopher A. Salek 
  Title: Executive Director

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Catherine Jones 
  Name: Catherine Jones 
  Title: Managing Director

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  COBANK, ACB, 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Jared Greene 
  Name: Jared Greene 
  Title: Assistant Corporate Secretary

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  MIZUHO BANK, LTD., 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Donna DeMagistris 
  Name: Donna DeMagistris 
  Title: Executive Director

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  GOLDMAN SACHS BANK USA, 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Thomas Manning 
  Name: Thomas Manning 
  Title: Authorized Signatory

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

 
  GOLDMAN SACHS LENDING PARTNERS LLC, 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Thomas Manning 
  Name: Thomas Manning 
  Title: Authorized Signatory

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  TD BANK, N.A., 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Steve Levi 
  Name: Steve Levi 
  Title: Senior Vice President

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  BARCLAYS BANK, PLC, 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Charlene Saldanha 
  Name: Charlene Saldanha 
  Title: Vice President

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Kyle Patterson 
  Name: Kyle Patterson 
  Title: Senior Vice President
 

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  KEYBANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ Paul Johnson 
  Name: Paul Johnson 
  Title: Senior Vice President

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

   
  WOODFOREST NATIONAL BANK, 
  as a Lender
   
  By: /s/ David A. A. Macdonald 
  Name: David A. A. Macdonald 
  Title: Executive Vice President Commercial Banking-Middle Market

 

Owens-Illinois Group, Inc.
Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement
Signature Page

 

Annex A

 

Credit Agreement

 

[see attached]

 

Annex A

 

Execution VersionAnnex A

to Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement

 

 

 

$300,000,000 U.S. Dollar Revolving Facility
$950,000,000 Multicurrency Revolving Facility
$500,000,000 Tranche A Term Loan A Facility
$450,000,000 Tranche B Term Loan A Facility
 

$600,000,000 Delayed Draw500,000,000 Tranche C Term Loan A Facility

 

 

CREDIT AGREEMENT AND SYNDICATED FACILITY AGREEMENT

 

Dated March 25, 2022 

(as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement dated as of August 30, 2022)

 

among

 

OWENS-ILLINOIS GROUP, INC.
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC.,
OI EUROPEAN GROUP B.V.,
O-I EUROPE SÀRL,
O-I CANADA CORP.,
OWENS-ILLINOIS GENERAL INC.,
GLASS INTERNATIONAL OISPV, S.A.P.I. de C.V., S.O.F.O.M., E.N.R.

 

WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION,
as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent
and
VARIOUS LENDING INSTITUTIONS

 

 

 

Arranged by

 

WELLS FARGO SECURITIES, LLC,
CREDIT AGRICOLE CORPORATE & INVESTMENT BANK,
 

COÖPERATIEVE RABOBANK U.A. NEW YORK BRANCH, 

BOFA SECURITIES, INC., 

BNP PARIBAS SECURITIES CORP., 

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., 

THE BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA, 

and 

COBANK, ACB,
as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners,

 

COÖPERATIEVE RABOBANK U.A. NEW YORK BRANCH, 

as Sustainability Coordinator

 

and

 

MIZUHO BANK, LTD., 

DEUTSCHE BANK AG NEW YORK BRANCH, 

GOLDMAN SACHS LENDING PARTNERS LLC, 

and
GOLDMAN SACHS BANK USA,
as Documentation Agents

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table of Contents

 

Page

 

Article I Definitions and Accounting Terms 2
     
1.1 Definitions 2
     
1.2 Terms Generally; Financial Statements 66
     
1.3 Calculation of Exchange Rate 67
     
1.4 Dutch Terms 67
     
1.5 Cashless Settlement 67
     
1.6 Division 68
     
1.7 Rates 68
     
1.8 Times of Day 68
   
Article II Amount and Terms of U.S. Dollar, Euro and Alternative Currency Credits 68
     
2.1 The Commitments 68
     
2.2 Evidence of Indebtedness; Repayment of Loans 76
     
2.3 Minimum Amount of Each Borrowing; Maximum Number of Borrowings 77
     
2.4 Borrowing Options 77
   
2.5 Notice of Borrowing 78
     
2.6 [Reserved] 78
     
2.7 Conversion or Continuation 78
     
2.8 Disbursement of Funds 79
     
2.9 Utilization of Revolving Commitments in an Alternative Currency 80
     
2.10 Additional Facility 81
     
2.11 Letters of Credit 84
     
2.12 Pro Rata Borrowings 92
     
2.13 Defaulting Lenders 93
     
2.14 Borrowers’ Agent 95
     
2.15 Extension of Term Loans; Extension of Revolving Loans 96
     
Article III Interest and Fees 100
     
3.1 Interest 100
     
3.2 Fees 102
     
3.3 Computation of Interest and Fees 103
     
3.4 Interest Periods 103
     
3.5 Compensation for Funding Losses 104
     
3.6 Increased Costs, Etc. 105

 

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3.7 Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Affected Lenders 107
     
3.8 Changed Circumstances 108
     
Article IV Reduction of Commitments; Payments and Prepayments 111
     
4.1 Voluntary Reduction of Commitments 111
     
4.2 Mandatory Reductions of Term Loan Commitments 112
     
4.3 Voluntary Prepayments 112
     
4.4 Mandatory Prepayments 113
     
4.5 Application of Prepayments; Waiver of Certain Prepayments 117
     
4.6 Method and Place of Payment 117
     
4.7 Net Payments 118
     
Article V Conditions of Credit 122
     
5.1 Conditions to Closing Date 122
     
5.2 Conditions Precedent to All Loans 126
     
5.3 Conditions to Letters of Credit 126
     
Article VI Representations and Warranties 127
     
6.1 Organization, Powers, Good Standing, Business and Subsidiaries 127
     
6.2 Authorization of Borrowing, Etc. 128
     
6.3 Financial Condition 128
     
6.4 No Adverse Material Effect 128
     
6.5 Litigation; Adverse Facts 128
     
6.6 Payment of Taxes 129
     
6.7 Governmental Regulation 129
     
6.8 Securities Activities 129
     
6.9 Employee Benefit Plans 129
     
6.10 Disclosure 130
     
6.11 Environmental Protection 130
     
6.12 Title to Properties; Liens; Intellectual Property 130
     
6.13 Solvency 131
     
6.14 Matters Relating to Collateral 131
     
6.15 Credit Agreement Under Indentures 132
     
6.16 Non-Bank Rules 132
     
6.17 Anti-Terrorism and Sanctions Laws 132

 

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6.18 USA PATRIOT Act; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act 133
     
6.19 Mexican Withholding Tax 133
     
6.20 Centre of Main Interests and Establishments 133
     
6.21 DAC6 133
     
Article VII Affirmative Covenants 133
     
7.1 Financial Statements 133
     
7.2 Corporate Existence, Etc. 136
     
7.3 Payment of Taxes and Claims; Tax Consolidation 136
     
7.4 Maintenance of Properties; Insurance; Application of Net Insurance/Condemnation Proceeds 136
     
7.5 Inspection 137
     
7.6 Compliance with Laws 137
     
7.7 Securities Activities 137
     
7.8 Environmental Matters 137
     
7.9 Execution of Subsidiary Guaranty and Security Agreement After the Closing Date 138
     
7.10 Designation of Unrestricted Subsidiaries 142
     
7.11 Non-Bank Rules 142
     
7.12 Use of Proceeds 142
     
7.13 Centre of Main Interest and Establishments 143
     
7.14 Post-Closing Matters 143
     
Article VIII Negative Covenants 143
     
8.1 Indebtedness 143
     
8.2 Liens and Related Matters 145
     
8.3 Investments; Acquisitions 147
     
8.4 Contingent Obligations 149
     
8.5 Restricted Payments 150
     
8.6 [Reserved] 150
     
8.7 Restriction on Fundamental Changes; Asset Sales 151
     
8.8 [Reserved] 153
     
8.9 Transactions with Shareholders and Affiliates 153
     
8.10 Sales and Lease Backs 153
     
8.11 Conduct of Business 154

 

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8.12 Amendments of Documents Relating to Subordinated Indebtedness; No Prepayments of Subordinated Indebtedness 154
     
Article IX Financial Covenant 154
     
9.1 Secured Leverage Ratio 154
     
Article X Events of Default 154
     
10.1 Listing of Events of Default 154
     
10.2 Action if Bankruptcy 157
     
10.3 Action if Other Event of Default 157
     
10.4 [Reserved] 157
     
10.5 Rights Not Exclusive 157
     
10.6 Application of Proceeds 157
     
Article XI The Agents 159
     
11.1 Appointment 159
     
11.2 Administrative Agent in Its Individual Capacity 159
     
11.3 Nature of Duties 159
     
11.4 Reliance 160
     
11.5 Delegation of Duties 160
     
11.6 Resignation by Administrative Agent 161
     
11.7 Lack of Reliance on Administrative Agent 162
     
11.8 No Other Duties, Etc. 162
     
11.9 Administrative Agent May File Proofs of Claim 163
     
11.10 Intercreditor Agreements, Collateral and Guaranty Matters 163
     
11.11 Intercreditor Agreement 165
     
11.12 Withholding Tax Indemnity 166
     
11.13 Holders 166
     
11.14 Certain ERISA Considerations 166
     
11.15 Reimbursement by Lenders 167
     
11.16 Erroneous Payments 167
     
Article XII Miscellaneous 169
     
12.1 No Waiver; Modifications in Writing 169
     
12.2 Further Assurances 174
     
12.3 Notices, Etc. 174
     
12.4 Costs and Expenses; Indemnification 175

 

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12.5 Confirmations 177
     
12.6 Adjustment; Setoff 177
     
12.7 Execution in Counterparts; Electronic Execution 179
     
12.8 Binding Effect; Assignment; Addition and Substitution of Lenders 179
     
12.9 CONSENT TO JURISDICTION; MUTUAL WAIVER OF JURY TRIAL; SERVICE OF PROCESS 186
     
12.10 Severability of Provisions 187
     
12.11 Transfers of Notes 188
     
12.12 Registry 188
     
12.13 [Reserved] 188
     
12.14 Headings 188
     
12.15 Termination of Agreement 188
     
12.16 Treatment of Certain Information; Confidentiality 189
     
12.17 Concerning the Collateral and the Loan Documents 190
     
12.18 Dutch Parallel Debt 191
     
12.19 No Fiduciary Duty 192
     
12.20 Acknowledgment and Consent to Bail-In of Affected Financial Institutions 192
     
12.21 USA PATRIOT Act 192
     
12.22 Acknowledgment Regarding Any Supported QFCs 193
     
12.23 Sustainability Requirements 194
     
12.24 Dutch Attorney 196
     
Article XIII Special Provisions Relating to a Re-Allocation Event 196
     
13.1 Conversion 196
     
13.2 Payment and Distribution 196
     
Article XIV Company Guaranty 197
     
14.1 Guaranty 197
     
14.2 Waivers 197
     
14.3 Payment 198
     
14.4 Waiver of Subrogation, Etc. 199
     
14.5 Termination 200
     
14.6 Security 200
     
14.7 Keepwell 200

 

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INDEX OF SCHEDULES AND EXHIBITS

 

Exhibits

 

Exhibit 2.1(d) Form of Notice of Swing Line Borrowing 
Exhibit 2.1(e) Form of Offshore Overdraft Agreements 
Exhibit 2.2(a)(1) Form of Term Note 
Exhibit 2.2(a)(2) Form of Revolving Note 
Exhibit 2.2(a)(3) Form of Mexican Note 
Exhibit 2.2(a)(4) Form of Swing Line Note 
Exhibit 2.5 Form of Notice of Borrowing 
Exhibit 2.7 Form of Notice of Conversion or Continuation 
Exhibit 2.11(c) Form of Notice of Issuance 
Exhibit 4.7(d)-1 Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate 
Exhibit 4.7(d)-2 Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate 
Exhibit 4.7(d)-3 Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate 
Exhibit 4.7(d)-4 Form of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate 
Exhibit 4.7(d)(iii) Form of Mexican Tax Invoice 
Exhibit 5.1(a)(ii) Form of Domestic Borrowers’ Guaranty 
Exhibit 5.1(j) Form of Intercreditor Agreement 
Exhibit 5.1(j)(i)(A) Form of Security Agreement 
Exhibit 5.1(j)(B) Form of Pledge Agreement 
Exhibit 7.1(c) Form of Compliance Certificate 
Exhibit 7.9 Form of Subsidiary Guaranty 
Exhibit 12.1(c) Form of Joinder Agreement 
Exhibit 12.8(d) Form of Assignment and Assumption Agreement

 

Schedules

 

Schedule 1.1(a) Commitments 
Schedule 1.1(b) Foreign Subsidiaries 
Schedule 1.1(c) Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrowers/Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrowers 
Schedule 1.1(d) Subsidiary Guarantors 
Schedule 1.1(e) Offshore Guarantors 
Schedule 1.1(f) Tranche C Term Loan Commitments
Schedule 2.11(j) Existing Letters of Credit 
Schedule 6.1 Subsidiaries 
Schedule 7.14 Post-Closing Matters 
Schedule 8.1 Indebtedness 
Schedule 8.2 Existing Liens 
Schedule 8.3 Existing Investments 
Schedule 8.4 Contingent Obligations 
Schedule 8.9 Transactions with Affiliates 
Schedule 12.8(j) Voting Participants

 

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CREDIT AGREEMENT and syndicated facility agreement

 

THIS CREDIT AGREEMENT AND SYNDICATED FACILITY AGREEMENT is dated as of March 25, 2022 and is made by and among OWENS-ILLINOIS GROUP, INC., a Delaware corporation (“Company”), OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC., a Delaware corporation (“Owens-Brockway”), OI EUROPEAN GROUP B.V., a private company with limited liability organized under the laws of the Netherlands with its registered offices (statutaire zetel) in Schiedam, the Netherlands and registered under number 24291478 (“OIEG”), O-I EUROPE SÀRL, a Swiss Société à responsabilité limitée (limited liability corporation) registered with the commercial register of the Canton of Vaud under registration number CHE-112.181.506 (“OI Europe”), O-I CANADA CORP., a Nova Scotia company (“O-I Canada”), GLASS INTERNATIONAL OISPV, S.A.P.I. de C.V., S.O.F.O.M., E.N.R., a sociedad anónima promotora de inversión de capital variable, sociedad financiera de objeto múltiple, entidad no regulada, organized under the laws of Mexico (“O-I Mexico”), and OWENS-ILLINOIS GENERAL INC., a Delaware corporation (“O-I General”), as Borrowers’ Agent (in such capacity “Borrowers’ Agent”), THE LENDERS LISTED ON THE SIGNATURE PAGES HEREOF (each individually a “Lender” and collectively, the “Lenders”), the ISSUING LENDERS (as defined below) LISTED ON THE SIGNATURE PAGES HEREOF, the OVERDRAFT/SWINGLINE PROVIDERS (as defined below) LISTED ON THE SIGNATURE PAGES HEREOF, WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (“Wells Fargo”), as Administrative Agent for the Lenders (in such capacity, “Administrative Agent”) and as Collateral Agent for the Lenders (in such capacity, “Collateral Agent”).

 

WITNESSETH:

 

WHEREAS, the Lenders, at the request of Company, have agreed to extend certain credit facilities to Borrowers, the proceeds of which will be used (i) to repay the loans under the Existing Credit Agreement and pay related fees and expenses and (ii) to provide financing for general corporate purposes (including working capital requirements) of Company, the Borrowers and their respective Subsidiaries;

 

WHEREAS, Owens-Brockway will secure all of the Obligations hereunder, and under the other Loan Documents and in respect of Other Lender Guarantied Obligations pursuant to a First Priority Lien granted to Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Lenders and the holders of Other Lender Guarantied Obligations, on substantially all of its personal property, including a pledge of all of the Capital Stock of certain of its Restricted Domestic Subsidiaries;

 

WHEREAS, Company and certain of the wholly-owned Restricted Domestic Subsidiaries of Company will guarantee the Obligations of Owens-Brockway hereunder and under the other Loan Documents and the Other Lender Guarantied Obligations and secure their guaranties pursuant to a First Priority Lien granted to Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Lenders and the holders of Other Lender Guarantied Obligations, on substantially all of their respective personal property, including a pledge of all of the Capital Stock of certain of their Restricted Domestic Subsidiaries (other than the Harbor Capital Subsidiaries) and 65% of the voting Capital Stock of substantially all of the first-tier Restricted Foreign Subsidiaries owned directly by Company or such Restricted Domestic Subsidiary;

 

WHEREAS, Company and certain of the wholly-owned Restricted Domestic Subsidiaries of Company will guarantee the Obligations of the Offshore Borrowers and secure their guaranties pursuant to a First Priority Lien granted to Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, on substantially all of their respective personal property;

 

WHEREAS, each Canadian Guarantor, OIEG, each Dutch Guarantor, O-I Mexico and each Mexican Guarantor will guarantee the Obligations of O-I Canada hereunder and under the other Loan Documents and (other than O-I Canada and the Canadian Guarantors) will secure their guaranties pursuant to a First Priority Lien granted to Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, on substantially all of their respective personal property;

 

 

WHEREAS, OIEG will secure all of its Obligations hereunder and under the other Loan Documents pursuant to a First Priority Lien granted to Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, on substantially all of its personal property;

 

WHEREAS, O-I Canada, each Canadian Guarantor, each Dutch Guarantor, O-I Mexico and each Mexican Guarantor will guarantee the Obligations of OIEG hereunder and under the other Loan Documents and (other than O-I Canada and the Canadian Guarantors) will secure their guaranties pursuant to a First Priority Lien granted to Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, on substantially all of their respective personal property;

 

WHEREAS, O-I Mexico will secure all of its Obligations hereunder and under the other Loan Documents pursuant to a First Priority Lien granted to Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, on substantially all of its personal property;

 

WHEREAS, O-I Canada, each Canadian Guarantor, OIEG, each Dutch Guarantor and each Mexican Guarantor will guarantee the Obligations of O-I Mexico hereunder and under the other Loan Documents and (other than O-I Canada and the Canadian Guarantors) will secure their guaranties pursuant to a First Priority Lien granted to Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, on substantially all of their respective personal property;

 

WHEREAS, O-I Canada, each Canadian Guarantor, OIEG, each Dutch Guarantor, O-I Mexico and each Mexican Guarantor will guarantee the Obligations of OI Europe hereunder and under the other Loan Documents and (other than O-I Canada and the Canadian Guarantors) will secure their guaranties pursuant to a First Priority Lien granted to Collateral Agent, on behalf of the Lenders, on substantially all of their respective personal property; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the promises and the agreements, provisions and covenants herein contained, Company, Borrowers’ Agent, Borrowers, the Lenders and Agents hereby agree as follows.

 

Article I
Definitions and Accounting Terms

 

1.1          Definitions. As used herein, and unless the context requires a different meaning, the following terms have the meanings indicated:

 

2023 Senior Notes” means Owens-Brockway’s dollar-denominated 5.875% Senior Notes due 2023 issued pursuant to that certain Indenture dated as of August 24, 2015 among Owens-Brockway, the guarantors party thereto and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee.

 

2025 Senior Notes” means Owens-Brockway’s dollar-denominated (i) 5.375% Senior Notes due 2025 issued pursuant to that certain Indenture dated as of December 3, 2014 among Owens-Brockway, the guarantors party thereto and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee and (ii) 6.375% Senior Notes due 2025 issued pursuant to that certain Indenture dated as of August 24, 2015 among Owens-Brockway, the guarantors party thereto and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee.

 

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2027 Senior Notes” means Owens-Brockway’s dollar-denominated 6.625% Senior Notes due 2027 issued pursuant to that certain Indenture dated as of May 13, 2020 among Owens-Brockway, the guarantors party thereto and U.S. Bank National Association.

 

Accordion-Reducing Permitted Secured Debt” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 4.4(e).

 

Acquired Indebtedness” means Indebtedness of a Person or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries existing (i) at the time such Person becomes a Restricted Subsidiary of Company, (ii) at the time it merges or consolidates with Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, or (iii) is assumed by Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in connection with the acquisition of assets from such Person, and in each case not incurred by such Person in connection with, or in anticipation or contemplation of, such Person becoming a Restricted Subsidiary of Company or such acquisition, merger or consolidation.

 

Acquisition” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 8.3.

 

Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower” means each Domestic Subsidiary listed on Schedule 1.1(c) as amended from time to time in accordance with Section 12.1(c).

 

Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower Loan” means the extension of credit to an Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower pursuant to this Agreement.

 

Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower Sublimit” means such sublimit made available to an Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower in accordance with Section 12.1(c) (for the avoidance of doubt, such Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower Sublimit to the extent utilized will reduce dollar-for-dollar (or the equivalent in any other currency) the otherwise available Multicurrency Revolving Commitment or the Dollar Revolving Commitment, as the case may be, available to the other Borrowers hereunder).

 

Additional Facilities” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.10(a).

 

Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower” means each Foreign Subsidiary listed on Schedule 1.1(c) as amended from time to time in accordance with Section 12.1(c); provided that each Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower must (a) be incorporated (or similarly organized) in a jurisdiction as to which all applicable Lenders have confirmed to Administrative Agent their ability and willingness to make Loans into such jurisdiction; provided, further, that no such Lender confirmation shall be required with respect to any Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower incorporated (or similarly organized) in a jurisdiction (x) in which any Borrower is organized on the Closing Date or (y) in which any then-existing Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower is organized and (b) not be prohibited from providing a guaranty of the Obligations and/or granting a security interest in its assets constituting Collateral due to the operation of Section 7.9(e).

 

Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower Loan” means the extension of credit to an Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower pursuant to this Agreement.

 

Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower Sublimit” means such sublimit made available to an Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower in accordance with Section 12.1(c) (for the avoidance of doubt, such Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower Sublimit will reduce dollar-for-dollar (or the equivalent in any other currency) the otherwise available Multicurrency Revolving Commitment available to the other Borrowers hereunder).

 

Additional Incremental Rights” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.10(a).

 

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Additional Revolving Commitments” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.10(a).

 

Additional Term Loans” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.10(a).

 

Adjusted Term SOFR” means, for purposes of any Available Tenor, the rate per annum equal to (a) Term SOFR for such Available Tenor plus (b) the applicable Term SOFR Adjustment, if applicable pursuant to the definition thereof, for such Available Tenor; provided that if Adjusted Term SOFR as so determined shall ever be less than the Floor, then Adjusted Term SOFR shall be deemed to be the Floor.

 

Administrative Agent” has the meaning assigned to that term in the introduction to this Agreement (including any of its designated branch offices or affiliates) and any successor Administrative Agent in such capacity.

 

Affected Financial Institution” means (a) any EEA Financial Institution or (b) any UK Financial Institution.

 

Affiliate” of any Person means any other Person, directly or indirectly, controlling, controlled by, or under common control with, that Person. For the purposes of this definition, “control” (including with correlative meanings, the terms “controlling”, “controlled by” and “under common control with”), as applied to any Person, means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of that Person, whether through the ownership of Voting Securities or by contract or otherwise; provided, that, being an officer or a director of a Person shall not, in, and of itself, be deemed “control” of such Person. Notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of Section 12.8, an “Affiliate” shall be a Person engaged in the business of banking or buying or investing in loans who is controlled by, or under common control with, a Lender.

 

Agency Fee Letter” means that certain Engagement Letter dated as of February 16, 2022 among, inter alia, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Company and Owens-Brockway and providing for, inter alia, the payment of certain fees in connection with this Agreement.

 

Agents” means Administrative Agent and for purposes of Article XI and Article XIV, the Collateral Documents, the Intercreditor Agreement and the Re-Allocation Agreement only, Collateral Agent.

 

Agreed Alternative Currency” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.9(b).

 

Agreement” means this Credit Agreement, as the same may at any time be amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented and/or otherwise modified in accordance with the terms hereof and in effect.

 

Alternative Currency” means, at any time, Euro, Canadian Dollars (which shall be available only under the Canadian Overdraft Agreement) and any Agreed Alternative Currency.

 

Alternative Currency Loan” means any Loan denominated in a currency other than Dollars.

 

“Amendment No. 1” means that certain Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement dated as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date by and among Company, the Borrowers, the Borrowers’ Agent, the other Loan Parties party thereto, the Tranche C Term Loan Lenders and other Lenders party thereto, and the Administrative Agent.

 

“Amendment No. 1 Effective Date” means August 30, 2022.

 

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Anti-Corruption Laws” means all laws, rules, and regulations of any jurisdiction applicable to each Borrower and its Affiliates from time to time concerning or relating to bribery or corruption including the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended and the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (Canada).

 

Anti-Terrorism Laws” has the meaning given in Section 6.17(a).

 

Applicable Base Rate Margin” means (i) with respect to Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loans, (a) prior to the three month anniversary of the Delayed Draw Funding Date (if such date occurs), the applicable percentage rate per annum set forth in the following applicable table under the column Applicable Base Rate Margin opposite the Applicable Leverage Ratio on such date and (b) thereafter, 2.00% :

 

Applicable Leverage Ratio Applicable Base Rate Margin
For Base Rate Loans
Less than or equal to 2.75 to 1.00 0.50%
Greater than 2.75 to 1.00
but less than or equal to 3.50 to 1.00
0.75%

Greater than 3.50 to 1.00

but less than or equal to 4.25 to 1.00

1.00%
Greater than 4.25 to 1.00 1.25%

 

and (ii) with respect to Term Loans (other than Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loans) and Revolving Loans denominated in Dollars and Swing Line Loans, at any date, the applicable percentage rate per annum set forth in the following applicable table under the column Applicable Base Rate Margin opposite the Applicable Leverage Ratio on such date:

 

Applicable Leverage Ratio Applicable Base Rate Margin
For Base Rate Loans
Less than or equal to 2.75 to 1.00 0.00%
Greater than 2.75 to 1.00
but less than or equal to 3.50 to 1.00
0.25%

Greater than 3.50 to 1.00

but less than or equal to 4.25 to 1.00

0.50%
Greater than 4.25 to 1.00 0.75%

 

Applicable Commitment Fee Percentage” means, at any date, for each Revolving Facility, the applicable percentage rate per annum set forth in the following applicable table under the applicable column opposite the Applicable Leverage Ratio as of such date:

 

Applicable Leverage Ratio Applicable Commitment Fee Percentage
Less than or equal to 2.75 to 1.00 0.20%
Greater than 2.75 to 1.00
but less than or equal to 3.50 to 1.00
0.25%

Greater than 3.50 to 1.00

but less than or equal to 4.25 to 1.00

0.30%
Greater than 4.25 to 1.00 0.35%

 

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Applicable Currency” means as to any particular payment or Loan, the currency in which it is denominated or is payable (i.e. Dollars, Euro or the applicable Alternative Currency).

 

Applicable Eurocurrency Margin” means with respect to Revolving Loans denominated in Euros or any Agreed Alternative Currency (if applicable), at any date, the applicable percentage rate per annum set forth in the following applicable table under the column Applicable Eurocurrency Margin opposite the Applicable Leverage Ratio on such date:

 

Applicable Leverage Ratio Applicable Eurocurrency Margin
Less than or equal to 2.75 to 1.00 1.00%
Greater than 2.75 to 1.00
but less than or equal to 3.50 to 1.00
1.25%

Greater than 3.50 to 1.00

but less than or equal to 4.25 to 1.00

1.50%
Greater than 4.25 to 1.00 1.75%

 

Applicable Term SOFR Margin” means (i) with respect to Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loans, (a) prior to the three month anniversary of the Delayed Draw Funding Date (if such date occurs), the applicable percentage rate per annum set forth in the following applicable table under the column Applicable Term SOFR Margin opposite the Applicable Leverage Ratio on such date: and (b) thereafter, 3.00%

 

Applicable Leverage Ratio Applicable Term SOFR Margin
Less than or equal to 2.75 to 1.00 1.50%
Greater than 2.75 to 1.00
but less than or equal to 3.50 to 1.00
1.75%

Greater than 3.50 to 1.00

but less than or equal to 4.25 to 1.00

2.00%
Greater than 4.25 to 1.00 2.25%

 

and (ii) with respect to Term Loans (other than Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loans) denominated in Dollars and Revolving Loans denominated in Dollars, at any date, the applicable percentage rate per annum set forth in the following applicable table under the column Applicable Term SOFR Margin opposite the Applicable Leverage Ratio on such date:

 

Applicable Leverage Ratio Applicable Term SOFR Margin
Less than or equal to 2.75 to 1.00 1.00%
Greater than 2.75 to 1.00
but less than or equal to 3.50 to 1.00
1.25%

Greater than 3.50 to 1.00

but less than or equal to 4.25 to 1.00

1.50%
Greater than 4.25 to 1.00 1.75%

 

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Applicable Leverage Ratio” means, with respect to any date of determination, the Total Leverage Ratio set forth in the Pricing Certificate (as defined below) in respect of the most recently ended Test Period prior to such date of determination. For purposes of this definition, “Pricing Certificate” means an Officers’ Certificate of Borrowers’ Agent delivered (a) in the case of any of the first three Fiscal Quarters (beginning with the Fiscal Quarter ending March 31, 2022) of any Fiscal Year, within 45 days after the end of such Fiscal Quarter or (b) in the case of the fourth Fiscal Quarter of any Fiscal Year (beginning with the Fiscal Quarter ending December 31, 2022), within 90 days after the end of such Fiscal Quarter in each case certifying as to the Total Leverage Ratio, calculated on a Pro Forma Basis, as of the last day of such Fiscal Quarter, and setting forth the calculation of such Total Leverage Ratio in reasonable detail, which Officers’ Certificate may be delivered to Administrative Agent at any time on or after the date of delivery by Borrowers’ Agent of the Compliance Certificate with respect to the period ending on the last day of the applicable Fiscal Quarter pursuant to Section 7.1(c); provided, that, in the event Borrowers’ Agent fails to deliver to Administrative Agent a Pricing Certificate on or before the 45th day after the end of any of the first three Fiscal Quarters of any Fiscal Year or the 90th day after the end of the fourth Fiscal Quarter of any Fiscal Year (each such deadline, a “Cutoff Date” with respect to any such Fiscal Quarter), Borrowers’ Agent shall be deemed to have delivered to Administrative Agent, on the relevant Cutoff Date, a Pricing Certificate which establishes that the Total Leverage Ratio as of the last day of such Fiscal Quarter or as of the occurrence of the Pro Forma Event, as applicable, was greater than 4.25:1.00. Any change to the Applicable Base Rate Margin, Applicable Commitment Fee Percentage, Applicable Eurocurrency Margin or Applicable Term SOFR Margin as a result of a change to the Applicable Leverage Ratio shall take effect two Business Days after delivery of a Pricing Certificate. As of the ClosingAmendment No. 1 Effective Date, and until a Pricing Certificate is delivered for the Fiscal Quarter ending JuneSeptember 30, 2022, the Applicable Leverage Ratio shall be deemed to be greater than 3.50:1.00 but less than or equal to 4.25:1.00.

 

Arranger” means each of Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., New York Branch, BofA Securities, Inc., BNP Paribas Securities Corp., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., The Bank of Nova Scotia, and CoBank, ACB, each in its capacity as a joint lead arranger and bookrunner under this Agreement.

 

Asbestos Reserve” means the aggregate reserve of Holdings, any Parent or Paddock and any of their respective Subsidiaries for claims (including anticipated claims) of persons against Holdings or Paddock or any of their respective Subsidiaries for exposure to asbestos-containing products and fees, costs and expenses related thereto.

 

Asbestos Reserve Increase Addback Amount” means an amount not to exceed $150,000,000 in any Fiscal Year; provided, that, Company may elect, by written notice to Administrative Agent, to increase the maximum Asbestos Reserve Increase Addback Amount for any Fiscal Year by an amount up to the maximum Asbestos Reserve Increase Addback Amount for the immediately succeeding two Fiscal Years, with the amount of such elected increase reducing, on a dollar-for-dollar basis, the Asbestos Reserve Increase Addback Amount for such succeeding Fiscal Year (or Fiscal Years) in forward order.

 

Asset Sale” means any sale, transfer or other disposition by Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries (including Borrowers) to any other Person (other than sales, transfers or other dispositions (1) to any Loan Party (other than OI Europe), (2) by any Loan Party to OI Europe or to any other Subsidiary of Company that is not a Loan Party of assets the aggregate value of which for all such sales, transfers or other dispositions after the Closing Date less the aggregate value of all sales, transfers or other dispositions from OI Europe or any Subsidiary that is not a Loan Party to any Loan Party after the Closing Date does not exceed $500,000,000, or (3) by a non-Loan Party to Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries) in a single transaction or a related series of transactions of (i) any of the stock of any of Company’s Restricted Subsidiaries (including any Restricted Foreign Subsidiary), (ii) substantially all of the assets of any geographic or other division or line of business of Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries (including any Restricted Foreign Subsidiary), or (iii) any other assets (including, without limitation, any assets which do not constitute substantially all of the assets of any geographic or other division or line of business but excluding (a) any assets manufactured, constructed or otherwise produced or purchased for sale to others in the ordinary course of business of Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries and (b) any accounts receivable sold by Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in connection with Receivables Sale Indebtedness); provided, that, any sale, transfer or disposition shall not be deemed to be an Asset Sale unless the value of the assets sold in such single transaction or related series of transactions exceeds $25,000,000. Solely for purposes of Section 8.5(i), the issuance of Capital Stock by Company or any of its Restricted Domestic Subsidiaries (other than by Owens-Brockway or with respect to employee and executive compensation plans and issuances to qualifying directors of Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries) shall be deemed an Asset Sale (except to the extent such issuance, if deemed a disposition or transfer, would not constitute an Asset Sale under clause (1) above).

 

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Assignee” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.8(e).

 

Assignment and Assumption Agreement” means an Assignment and Assumption Agreement substantially in the form of Exhibit 12.8(d) annexed hereto and made a part hereof by any applicable Lender, as assignor, and such Lender’s assignee in accordance with Section 12.8.

 

Attorney Costs” means all reasonable, documented and out-of-pocket fees and disbursements of either (i) any law firm or other external counsel or (ii) the reasonable allocated cost of internal legal services, including all reasonable disbursements of internal counsel, which in the absence of an Event of Default which is continuing shall include only the fees and expenses of one joint counsel for Administrative Agent and the Lenders (and one additional special and/or local counsel in each appropriate jurisdiction, to the extent reasonably necessary and, solely in the case of an actual or perceived conflict of interest, an additional counsel in each appropriate jurisdiction for such affected Person or similarly situated Persons).

 

Available Dollar Revolving Commitment” means, as to any Lender at any time an amount equal to the excess, if any, of (a) such Lender’s Dollar Revolving Commitment over (b) the sum of (i) the aggregate Effective Amount of then outstanding Dollar Revolving Loans made by such Lender and (ii) such Lender’s Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share of the Effective Amount of Dollar LC Obligations then outstanding.

 

Available Multicurrency Revolving Commitment” means, as to any Lender at any time an amount equal to the excess, if any, of (a) such Lender’s Multicurrency Revolving Commitment over (b) the sum of (i) the aggregate Effective Amount of then outstanding Multicurrency Revolving Loans made by such Lender and (ii) such Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of the Effective Amount of Multicurrency LC Obligations and Overdraft/Swingline Amounts then outstanding.

 

Available Multicurrency Revolving Sublimit” means, as to any Borrower at any time an amount equal to (i) such Borrower’s Multicurrency Revolving Sublimit at such time minus (ii) the sum of (x) the aggregate Effective Amount of then outstanding Multicurrency Revolving Loans made to such Borrower plus (y) the Effective Amount of such Borrower’s LC Obligations plus (z) the aggregate Effective Amount of then outstanding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts with respect to such Borrower.

 

Available Tenor” means, as of any date of determination and with respect to any then-current Benchmark for any Applicable Currency, as applicable, (a) if such Benchmark is a term rate, any tenor for such Benchmark (or component thereof) that is or may be used for determining the length of an interest period pursuant to this Agreement or (b) otherwise, any payment period for interest calculated with reference to such Benchmark (or component thereof) that is or may be used for determining any frequency of making payments of interest calculated with reference to such Benchmark, in each case, 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 Section 3.8(c)(iv).

 

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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 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).

 

Bankruptcy Code” means Title I of the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978, as amended, as set forth in Title 11 of the United States Code, as hereafter amended, the BIA, the CCAA, the WURA and all other liquidation, conservatorship, bankruptcy, assignment for the benefit of creditors, moratorium, rearrangement, receivership, insolvency, reorganization or similar debtor relief laws of any applicable jurisdictions from time to time in effect and affecting the rights of creditors generally.

 

Base Rate” means, at any time, the highest of (a) the Prime Rate, (b) the Federal Funds Rate plus 0.50% and (c) Adjusted Term SOFR for a one-month tenor in effect on such day plus 1.00%; each change in the Base Rate shall take effect simultaneously with the corresponding change or changes in the Prime Rate, the Federal Funds Rate or Adjusted Term SOFR, as applicable (provided that clause (c) shall not be applicable during any period in which Adjusted Term SOFR is unavailable or unascertainable). Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall the Base Rate be less than 0.00%.

 

Base Rate Loan” means any Loan which bears interest at a rate determined with reference to the Base Rate. All Base Rate Loans shall be denominated in Dollars.

 

Benchmark” means, initially, with respect to any (i) Obligations, interest, fees, commissions or other amounts denominated in, or calculated with respect to, Dollars, the Term SOFR Reference Rate; provided that if a Benchmark Transition Event has occurred with respect to the Term SOFR Reference Rate or the then-current Benchmark for Dollars, then “Benchmark” means, with respect to such Obligations, interest, fees, commissions or other amounts, the applicable Benchmark Replacement to the extent that such Benchmark Replacement has replaced such prior benchmark rate pursuant to Section 3.8(c)(i), and (ii) Obligations, interest, fees, commissions or other amounts denominated in, or calculated with respect to, Euros, EURIBOR, provided that if a Benchmark Transition Event has occurred with respect to EURIBOR or the then-current Benchmark for Euros, then “Benchmark” means, with respect to such Obligations, interest, fees, commissions or other amounts, the applicable Benchmark Replacement to the extent that such Benchmark Replacement has replaced such prior benchmark rate pursuant to Section 3.8(c)(i).

 

Benchmark Replacement” means, with respect to any Benchmark Transition Event for any then-current Benchmark, the sum of: (a) the alternate benchmark rate that has been selected by the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers’ Agent as the replacement for such Benchmark 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 for determining a benchmark rate as a replacement for such Benchmark for syndicated credit facilities denominated in the Applicable Currency at such time and (b) the related Benchmark Replacement Adjustment; provided that, if such Benchmark Replacement as so determined would be less than the Floor, such Benchmark Replacement will be deemed to be the Floor for the purposes of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents.

 

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Benchmark Replacement Adjustment” means, with respect to any replacement of any then-current Benchmark with an Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement for any applicable Available Tenor, the spread adjustment, or method for 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 Borrowers’ Agent 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 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 the Applicable Currency.

 

Benchmark Replacement Date” means the earliest to occur of the following events with respect to the then-current Benchmark for any currency:

 

(a)            in the case of clause (a) or (b) of the definition of “Benchmark Transition Event,” the later of (i) the date of the public statement or publication of information referenced therein and (ii) the date on which the administrator of such Benchmark (or the published component used in the calculation thereof) permanently or indefinitely ceases to provide all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof); or

 

(b)            in the case of clause (c) 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 determined and announced by the regulatory supervisor for the administrator of such Benchmark (or such component thereof) to be non-representative; provided that such non-representativeness will be determined by reference to the most recent statement or publication referenced in such clause (c), even if any Available Tenor of such Benchmark (or such component thereof) continues to be provided on such date.

 

For the avoidance of doubt, the “Benchmark Replacement Date” will be deemed to have occurred in the case of clause (a) or (b) 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).

 

Benchmark Transition Event” means, with respect to the then-current Benchmark for any Applicable Currency, the occurrence of one or more of the following events with respect to such Benchmark:

 

(a)            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 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 any Available Tenor of such Benchmark (or such component thereof);

 

(b)            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 Board, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the central bank for the currency applicable to such Benchmark, 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), which states that the administrator of such Benchmark (or such component) has ceased or will cease to provide 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 any Available Tenor of such Benchmark (or such component thereof); or

 

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(c)            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 all Available Tenors of such Benchmark (or such component thereof) are not, or as of a specified future date will not 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 Transition Start Date” means, with respect to any Benchmark for any currency, in the case of a Benchmark Transition Event, the earlier of (i) the applicable Benchmark Replacement Date and (ii) if such Benchmark Transition Event is a public statement or publication of information of a prospective event, the 90th day prior to the expected date of such event as of such public statement or publication of information (or if the expected date of such prospective event is fewer than 90 days after such statement or publication, the date of such statement or publication).

 

Benchmark Unavailability Period” means, with respect to any then-current Benchmark for any Applicable Currency, the period (if any) (i) beginning at the time that a Benchmark Replacement Date with respect to such Benchmark has occurred if, at such time, no Benchmark Replacement has replaced such Benchmark for all purposes hereunder and under any Loan Document in accordance with Section 3.8(c)(i) and (ii) ending at the time that a Benchmark Replacement has replaced such Benchmark for all purposes hereunder and under any Loan Document in accordance with Section 3.8(c)(i).

 

Beneficial Ownership Certification” means a certification regarding beneficial ownership 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 ERISA) that is subject to Title I of ERISA, (b) a “plan” as defined in Section 4975 of the Code or (c) any Person whose assets include (for purposes of ERISA Section 3(42) or otherwise for purposes of Title I of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code) the assets of any such “employee benefit plan” or “plan”.

 

Benefited Lender” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.6(a).

 

BIA” means the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada), as amended.

 

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

 

Borrower” means each of Owens-Brockway, OIEG, O-I Canada, OI Europe, O-I Mexico, any Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower and any Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower, and “Borrowers” means any combination thereof, collectively.

 

Borrowers’ Agent” means Owens-Illinois General Inc. pursuant to the appointment made by Borrowers in Section 2.14.

 

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Borrowing” means a group of Loans of a single currency and Type made by the Lenders on a single date (or resulting from a conversion on such date) and in the case of Eurocurrency Loans or Term SOFR Loans, as to which a single Interest Period is in effect.

 

Business Day” means (i) for all purposes other than as covered by clause (ii) below, any day excluding Saturday, Sunday and any day which is a legal holiday under the laws of the States of New York or Ohio or is a day on which banking institutions located in such states are authorized or required by law or other governmental action to close, and (ii) as it relates to any payment, determination, funding or notice to be made or given in connection with any Offshore Currency Loan, any day (A) on which dealings in deposits in the applicable currency are carried out in the London interbank market, (B) on which commercial banks and foreign exchange markets are open for business in London, New York City, and/or the principal financial center for such Alternative Currency, and (C) with respect to any such payment, determination or funding to be made in connection with any Offshore Currency Loan denominated in Euros, on which the Trans-European Automated Real-time Gross Settlement Express Transfer (TARGET) System or any successor settlement system is open; provided, however that when used in connection with an Obligation denominated in Canadian Dollars, the term “Business Day” shall also exclude any day on which banks are not open for business in Toronto, and (iii) with respect to any borrowings, disbursements, payments, calculations, interest rates and Interest Periods pertaining to any Letter of Credit issued in a currency other than Dollars or an Alternative Currency, a day on which the Issuing Lender is open for business in the location in which such Letter of Credit is issued.

 

Canadian Dollars” means the lawful currency of Canada.

 

Canadian Guarantors” means any Canadian Subsidiary that becomes an Offshore Guarantor pursuant to Section 7.9(b).

 

Canadian Overdraft Account” means the account established by O-I Canada with Canadian Overdraft Provider and referenced in the Canadian Overdraft Agreement.

 

Canadian Overdraft Agreement” means that certain overdraft agreement between O-I Canada and The Bank of Nova Scotia dated on or about the date hereof, and/or any Offshore Overdraft Agreement between O-I Canada and any successor Canadian Overdraft Provider, in substantially the form of Exhibit 2.1(e) annexed hereto, with such modifications thereto as may be approved by Administrative Agent and any successor Offshore Overdraft Agreement executed and delivered by O-I Canada and such successor Canadian Overdraft Provider pursuant to Section 12.8(d), as any such Offshore Overdraft Agreement may hereafter be amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.

 

Canadian Overdraft Amount” means, as at any date of determination, the aggregate amount of outstanding overdrafts (inclusive of principal, interest and fees and other charges thereon) charged to the Canadian Overdraft Account.

 

Canadian Overdraft Provider” means The Bank of Nova Scotia or any successor Canadian Overdraft Provider pursuant to Section 12.8(d); provided, however, that no such Lender shall be a successor Canadian Overdraft Provider until O-I Canada and such Lender have executed and delivered a Canadian Overdraft Agreement to Administrative Agent.

 

Canadian Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of O-I Canada organized under the federal laws of Canada or any province or territory thereof.

 

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Capital Stock” means, with respect to any Person, any and all common shares, preferred shares, interests, participations, rights in or other equivalents (however designated) of such Person’s capital stock, partnership interests, membership interests or other equity interests and any rights (other than debt securities convertible into or exchangeable for capital stock), warrants or options exchangeable for or convertible into such capital stock or other equity interests.

 

Capitalized Lease” means, at the time any determination thereof is to be made, any lease of property, real or personal, in respect of which the present value of the minimum rental commitment is capitalized on the balance sheet of the lessee in accordance with GAAP (for the avoidance of doubt, subject to Section 1.2(d)).

 

Cash” means money, currency or the available credit balance in Dollars, Canadian Dollars, an Alternative Currency or another currency that, in the reasonable opinion of Administrative Agent, is at such time freely transferable and freely convertible into Dollars in a Deposit Account.

 

Cash Equivalents” means:

 

(i)            marketable direct obligations issued or unconditionally guarantied by (x) the United States Government, any government of a Participating Member State having a long term credit rating of at least A from S&P and at least A2 from Moody’s or issued by any of their respective agencies and (a) backed by the full faith and credit of the United States of America or Participating Member State having a long term credit rating of at least A from S&P and at least A2 from Moody’s, as applicable, or (b) having a rating of at least AAA from S&P or at least Aaa from Moody’s, in each case maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof;

 

(ii)           marketable direct obligations issued by any state of the United States of America or any political subdivision of any such state or any public instrumentality thereof maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof and, at the time of acquisition, having the highest rating obtainable from either S&P or Moody’s;

 

(iii)          commercial paper maturing no more than one year from the date of creation thereof and, at the time of acquisition, having a rating of at least A-1 from S&P or at least P-1 from Moody’s;

 

(iv)          certificates of deposit or bankers’ acceptances maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof, or overnight bank deposits, issued by (x) any Lender, (y) any commercial bank organized under the laws of the United States of America or any state thereof or the District of Columbia having combined capital and surplus of not less than $250,000,000 or (z) a non-United States commercial banking institution which is either currently ranked among the 100 largest banks in the world (by assets, according to the American Banker), has combined capital and surplus and undividended profits of $500,000,000 or whose commercial paper (or the commercial paper of such bank’s holding company) has a rating of at least A-1 from S&P or at least P-1 from Moody’s;

 

(v)           Eurodollar time deposits having a maturity of less than one year purchased directly from any Lender or any Affiliate of any Lender (whether such deposit is with such Lender or Affiliate or any other Lender);

 

(vi)          repurchase agreements and reverse repurchase agreements with any Lender or any Affiliate of any Lender relating to marketable direct obligations issued or unconditionally guarantied by (x) a government of a Participating Member State having a long term credit rating of at least A from S&P and at least A2 from Moody’s or (y) the United States Government or issued by any agency thereof and 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; and

 

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(vii)         shares of any money market mutual fund rated at least AAA or the equivalent thereof by S&P or at least Aaa or the equivalent thereof by Moody’s, including, without limitation, any such mutual fund managed or advised by any Lender or Administrative Agent.

 

CCAA” means the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada), as amended.

 

CERCLA” means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended.

 

Change in Law” means the occurrence, after the date of this Agreement, of any of the following: (a) the adoption or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty, (b) any change in any law, rule regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation, implementation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority or (c) the making or issuance of any request, guideline or directive (having the force of law) by any Governmental Authority; provided, however, notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a “Change in Law,” regardless of the date enacted, adopted, implemented or issued.

 

Change of Control” means the occurrence of the following: any “person” or group (as such terms are used in Sections 13(d) and 14(d) 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 or other business combination or purchase of beneficial ownership (within the meaning of Rule 13d 3 under the Exchange Act, or any successor provision), other than a Parent, becomes the “beneficial owner” (as defined in Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 under the Exchange Act), directly or indirectly, of more than 50% of the total voting power of the Voting Securities of Company; provided that so long as Company is a Subsidiary of any Parent, no “person” shall be deemed to be or become a “beneficial owner” of more than 50% of the total voting power of the Voting Securities of Company unless such “person” shall be or become a “beneficial owner” of more than 50% of the total voting power of the Voting Securities of such Parent (other than a Parent that is a Subsidiary of another Parent).

 

Closing Date” means the date of this Agreement.

 

Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

 

Collateral” means all “Collateral” (or equivalent term) as defined in any applicable Collateral Document and all other assets pledged pursuant to the Collateral Documents.

 

Collateral Account” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 4.4(a)(i).

 

Collateral Agent” means Wells Fargo acting in the capacity of collateral agent on behalf of the Lenders and the holders of Other Lender Guarantied Obligations and the other persons (other than Company or its Restricted Subsidiaries) who in each case (a) are included on Schedule 1 to the Intercreditor Agreement on the Closing Date or (b) execute and deliver to Collateral Agent acknowledgements to the Intercreditor Agreement acknowledged (to the extent necessary) by Borrowers’ Agent. Collateral Agent may from time to time designate other sub-agents to act on behalf of Collateral Agent with respect to the Offshore Collateral Documents. The term “Collateral Agent” shall be deemed to include such sub-agents where appropriate.

 

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Collateral Documents” means the Domestic Collateral Documents and the Offshore Collateral Documents, collectively.

 

Collateral Reinstatement Event” means, at any time after the satisfaction of the Initial Collateral Release Conditions or the Subsequent Collateral Release Conditions (as applicable), the occurrence of either of the following: (a) Holdings ceases to maintain any of the ratings set forth in clause (i) or (ii) of the definition of Threshold Debt Ratings or (b) Owens-Brockway requests that the Liens and security interests in all Collateral consisting of Capital Stock granted by the Loan Parties (as in effect immediately prior to the commencement of the most recent release of such Collateral pursuant to Section 11.10(d)) to secure the Obligations (or any portion thereof) be reinstated.

 

Collateral Release Period” means an Initial Collateral Release Period or a Subsequent Collateral Release Period.

 

Commercial Letter of Credit” means any letter of credit or similar instrument issued for the account of one or more Borrowers pursuant to this Agreement for the purpose of supporting trade obligations of one or more Borrowers or any of their Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business.

 

Commitment” means, with respect to each Lender, the aggregate of the Dollar Revolving Commitment, Multicurrency Revolving Commitment, the Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitments and the Term Loan Commitments of such Lender and “Commitments” means such commitments of all of the Lenders collectively.

 

Commitment Fee” means collectively, Dollar Commitment Fees and Multicurrency Commitment Fees.

 

Commitment Period” means, the period from and including the Closing Date to but not including the applicable Revolver Termination Date.

 

Commodities Agreement” means any forward commodities contract, commodities option contract, commodities futures contract, commodities futures option, or similar agreement or arrangement.

 

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.

 

Common Stock” means the common stock of a Person.

 

Company” has the meaning assigned to that term in the introductory paragraph hereof.

 

Company Guaranty” means the guaranty by Company contained in Article XIV.

 

Compliance Certificate” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 7.1(c).

 

Computation Date” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.9(a).

 

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Conforming Changes” means, with respect to the use or administration of an initial Benchmark or the use, administration, adoption or implementation of any Benchmark Replacement, any technical, administrative or operational changes (including changes to the definition of “Base Rate”, the definition of “Business Day,” the definition of “RFR Business Day,” the definition of “Interest Period” or any similar or analogous definition (or the addition of a concept of “interest period”), timing and frequency of determining rates and making payments of interest, timing of borrowing requests or prepayment, conversion or continuation notices, the applicability and length of lookback periods, the applicability of Section 3.5 and other technical, administrative or operational matters) that the Administrative Agent decides (in consultation with the Borrowers’ Agent) may be appropriate to reflect the adoption and implementation of any such rate or to permit the use and administration thereof by the Administrative Agent in a manner substantially consistent with market practice (or, if the Administrative Agent decides (in consultation with the Borrowers’ Agent) that adoption of any portion of such market practice is not administratively feasible or if the Administrative Agent determines that no market practice for the administration of any such rate exists, in such other manner of administration as the Administrative Agent decides (in consultation with the Borrowers’ Agent) is reasonably necessary in connection with the administration of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents).

 

Consolidated EBITDA” means, for any period, (1) the remainder of Consolidated Net Income adjusted to exclude (without duplication) the effects of the following (other than clause (xi)), plus (2) the amount set forth in clause (xi):

 

(i)            Consolidated Interest Expense;

 

(ii)           provisions for taxes based on income;

 

(iii)          depreciation expense;

 

(iv)          amortization expense;

 

(v)           extraordinary, unusual or non-recurring items;

 

(vi)          non-recurring gains and non-cash charges (excluding any such charges related to claims of persons against Paddock and/or any of its Subsidiaries for exposure to asbestos-containing products and fees, costs and expenses related thereto); provided that, if any non-cash accrual or reserve in respect of a potential future cash disbursement is excluded pursuant to this clause (vi) and a cash disbursement on account of such non-cash accrual or reserve is made in a future period, the amount of such cash disbursement shall be deducted from Consolidated EBITDA in such future period to the extent not already deducted in the calculation of Consolidated Net Income;

 

(vii)         non-recurring cash charges (other than any charges related to claims of persons against Paddock and/or any of its Subsidiaries for exposure to asbestos-containing products and fees, costs and expenses related thereto) in an amount not to exceed $40,000,000 for any such charge individually or $80,000,000 in the aggregate for all such charges in any four Fiscal Quarter period;

 

(viii)        (v) fees, costs and expenses in connection with the execution, delivery and performance of any of the Loan Documents, (w) transaction fees, costs and expenses (including up-front fees, commissions, premiums or charges) incurred in connection with, to the extent permitted under the Loan Documents and whether or not consummated, equity issuances, investments, acquisitions, asset dispositions, recapitalizations, refinancings, mergers, option buy-outs, or the incurrence or repayment of Indebtedness or any amendments, waivers or other modifications under the agreements relating to such Indebtedness or the foregoing transactions, (x) fees, costs and expenses in connection with strategic initiatives, transition costs and other business optimization and information systems related fees costs and expenses (including non-recurring employee bonuses in connection therewith and the separation and eventual disposal of businesses or lines of business), (y) fees, costs and expenses with respect to Receivables Sale Indebtedness or Permitted Factoring, to the extent not included in Consolidated Interest Expense and (z) fees, costs and expenses in connection with the Permitted Paddock Plan Transfers and entry into and performance of obligations under the Specified Indemnification Agreements;

 

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(ix)           until the Specified Paddock End Date, increases to the Asbestos Reserve in an amount not to exceed the Asbestos Reserve Increase Addback Amount;

 

(x)            minority share owners’ interests in earnings of subsidiaries;

 

(xi)           without duplication of any pro forma adjustments in accordance with the definition of “Pro Forma Basis”, the amount of “run-rate” cost savings, product margin synergies (including increased share of shelf), operating expense reductions and product cost (including sourcing), and other operating improvements and synergies reasonably identifiable and factually supportable relating to, and projected by Holdings in good faith to result from, actions taken or with respect to which substantial steps have been taken or are expected to be taken by Holdings or any of its Subsidiaries within 24 months after (A) in the case of the Transactions, the Closing Date and (B) in the case of asset sales, investments, asset dispositions, operating improvements, mergers or other business combinations, acquisitions, divestitures, restructurings and cost savings initiatives, the date it is consummated, net of the amount of actual benefits realized during such period from such actions; provided that the aggregate amount added back pursuant to this clause (xi) (other than in connection with any mergers, business combinations, acquisitions or divestitures) and clause (xii) and pursuant to any pro forma adjustments in accordance with the definition of “Pro Forma Basis” in any Test Period shall not exceed 30% of Consolidated EBITDA with respect to such period (prior to giving effect to such add-backs pursuant to this clause (xi) and clause (xii) and such adjustments); and

 

(xii)          costs, charges, accruals, reserves or expenses attributable to the undertaking or implementation of cost savings initiatives, operating expense reductions, integration, transition, facilities opening and pre-opening, business optimization and other restructuring costs, charges, accruals, reserves and expenses (including, without limitation, inventory optimization programs, software development costs and costs related to the closure or consolidation of facilities, stores or distribution centers and curtailments, costs related to entry into new markets, consulting fees, signing costs, retention or completion bonuses, relocation expenses, severance payments, modifications to pension and post-retirement employee benefit plans, new systems design and implementation costs and project startup costs); provided that the aggregate amount of any such costs, charges, accruals, reserves or expenses (other than in connection with any mergers, business combinations, acquisitions or divestitures), together with any amounts added back pursuant to clause (xi) and pursuant to any pro forma adjustment in accordance with the definition of Pro Forma Basis in any Test Period shall not exceed 30% of Consolidated EBITDA with respect to such period (prior to giving effect to such add-backs pursuant to this clause (xii) and clause (xi) and such adjustments),

 

all of the foregoing as determined on a consolidated basis for Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries in conformity with GAAP.

 

Consolidated Interest Expense” means, for any period, without duplication, the sum of (i) total interest expense (including, without limitation, any such expense attributable to Capitalized Leases in accordance with GAAP (for the avoidance of doubt, subject to Section 1.2(d)) and all commissions, discounts and other fees and charges owed with respect to letters of credit and bankers’ acceptance financing and accounting for net amounts paid or received under Hedging Agreements in respect of interest rate exposure (with cap payments amortized over the life of the cap)) of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period determined on a consolidated basis in conformity with GAAP, plus (ii) any discount, yield and/or interest component in respect of Receivables Sale Indebtedness (regardless of whether such amounts would constitute interest expense in accordance with GAAP).

 

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Consolidated Net Income” means, respectively, for any period, the net income (or loss) of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis for such period taken as a single accounting period determined in conformity with GAAP; provided that there shall be excluded therefrom (i) the income (or loss) of any Person (other than consolidated Subsidiaries of such Person) in which any other Person (other than such Person or any of its Subsidiaries) has a joint interest, except to the extent of the amount of dividends or other distributions actually paid to such Person or any of its Subsidiaries by such Person during such period, (ii) the cumulative effect of a change in accounting principles during such period and (iii) any net after-tax income (or loss) from discontinued operations and any net after-tax gains or losses on disposal of discontinued operations, in each case after the date of disposal.

 

Consolidated Tangible Assets” means the total assets of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries, as determined from the consolidated balance sheet of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries most recently delivered pursuant to Section 7.1(a) or (b), but excluding therefrom (a) all items that are treated as goodwill and other intangible assets (net of applicable amortization) under GAAP and (b) for the avoidance of doubt, the total assets of Paddock and its Subsidiaries.

 

Contingent Obligation” means, as applied to any Person, any direct or indirect liability, contingent or otherwise, of that Person (i) with respect to any Indebtedness of another if the primary purpose or intent thereof by the Person incurring the Contingent Obligation is to provide assurance to the obligee of such Indebtedness of another that such Indebtedness of another will be paid or discharged, or that any agreements relating thereto will be complied with, or that the holders of such Indebtedness will be protected (in whole or in part) against loss in respect thereof, (ii) with respect to any letter of credit or bank guarantee issued for the account of that Person or as to which that Person is otherwise liable for reimbursement of drawings, or (iii) under Hedging Agreements (other than Commodities Agreements). Contingent Obligations shall include (a) the direct or indirect guaranty, endorsement (otherwise than for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business), co-making, discounting with recourse or sale with recourse by such Person of the obligations of another, (b) the obligation to make take-or-pay or similar payments if required regardless of non-performance by another other party or parties to an agreement, and (c) any liability of such Person for the obligation of another through any agreement (contingent or otherwise) (1) to purchase, repurchase or otherwise acquire such obligation or any security therefor, or to provide funds for the payment or discharge of such obligation (whether in the form of loans, advances, stock purchases, capital contributions or otherwise) or (2) to maintain the solvency or any balance sheet item, level of income or financial condition of another if, in the case of any agreement described under subclauses (1) or (2) of this sentence, the primary purpose or intent thereof is as described in the preceding sentence. The amount of any Contingent Obligation shall be equal to the principal amount of the obligation so guaranteed or otherwise supported or, if less, the amount to which such Contingent Obligation is specifically limited, or, if not stated, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof as determined by such Person in good faith.

 

Contractual Obligation” means, as to any Person, any provision of any Securities issued by such Person or of any indenture or credit agreement or any agreement, instrument or other undertaking to which such Person is a party or by which it or any of its property is bound or to which it may be subject.

 

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 ownership of Voting Securities, by contract or otherwise, and “controlling” and “controlled” have meanings correlative thereto.

 

Credit Event” means the making of any Loan or the issuance of any Letter of Credit.

 

Credit Exposure” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.8(b).

 

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CRD IV/CRR” means (a) Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms, and (b) Directive 2013/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on access to the activity of credit institutions and the prudential supervision of credit institutions and investment firms.

 

Criminal Code Section” has the meaning given in Section 3.1(h).

 

Debtor Relief Plan” means a plan of reorganization or plan of liquidation pursuant to any Bankruptcy Code.

 

Default Rate” means a variable rate per annum which shall be two percent (2%) per annum plus either (i) the then applicable interest rate hereunder in respect of the amount on which the Default Rate is being assessed or (ii) if there is no such applicable interest rate, the Base Rate plus the Applicable Base Rate Margin.

 

Defaulting Lender” means any Lender that (a) has failed, within two 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 Overdraft/Swingline Amounts or (iii) pay over to Administrative Agent, an Overdraft/Swingline Provider, any Issuing Lender or any other Lender any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder, unless, in the case of clause (i) above, such Lender notifies 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 Administrative Agent, any Overdraft/Swingline Provider, any Issuing Lender or any other Lender and the Borrowers 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), (c) has failed, within three Business Days after written request by a Borrower, acting in good faith, to provide a written confirmation 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 Overdraft/Swingline Amounts under this Agreement; provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon such Borrower’s receipt of such certification in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to it and Administrative Agent; or (d) has become the subject of a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding or become the subject of a Bail-In Action; provided that a Lender shall not be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any equity interest in that Lender or any direct or indirect parent company thereof by a Governmental Authority so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made with such Lender.

 

Delayed Draw Commitment Period” means the period from the Closing Date to the Delayed Draw Termination Date.

 

Delayed Draw Funding Date” means the date on which the conditions set forth in Section 5.2 are satisfied or waived and the Delayed Draw Term Loans are borrowed, which shall be a date during the Delayed Draw Commitment Period.

 

“Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitment” means, with respect to any Lender, the principal amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name in the Register or in any Assignment and Assumption Agreement under the caption “Amount of Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitment,” which commitment as of the Closing Date is the amount set forth opposite such lender’s name on Schedule 1.1(a) hereto under the caption “Amount of Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitment” as the same may be adjusted from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof, and “Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitments” means all such commitments collectively, which commitments equal $600,000,000 in the aggregate as of the Closing Date.

 

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“Delayed Draw Term Loan Facility” means the credit facility under this Agreement evidenced by the Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitments and the Delayed Draw Term Loans.

 

Delayed Draw Term Loan Lender” means any Lender which has a Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitment or is owed a Delayed Draw Term Loan (or a portion thereof).

 

Delayed Draw Term Loans” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.1(a)(iii).

 

Delayed Draw Termination Date” means the earliest of (a) December 31, 2022 (or such later date as may be agreed by the Delayed Draw Term Loan Lenders), (b) the Delayed Draw Funding Date and (c) the date on which the Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitments are terminated pursuant to Section 4.1(b).

 

Delayed Draw Undrawn Fee” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 3.2(b)(iii).

 

Deposit Account” means a demand, time, savings, passbook or like account with a bank, savings and loan association, credit union or like organization, other than an account evidenced by a negotiable certificate of deposit.

 

Determination Date” means with respect to any (A) Letter of Credit, (i) the most recent date upon which one of the following shall have occurred: (w) the date of issuance of such Letter of Credit, (x) the date such Letter of Credit is amended to increase the face amount of such Letter of Credit, but only as to the amount of such increase, (y) in the case of all Existing Letters of Credit denominated in Alternative Currencies, the Closing Date, but only as to such Existing Letters of Credit and (z) such other date determined by Administrative Agent in its sole discretion or as the Requisite Lenders shall require; and (ii) such other date determined by Administrative Agent in its sole discretion; and (B) Offshore Overdraft Amount, (i) the most recent date upon which one of the following shall have occurred: (x) the date of incurrence of any amount under any Overdraft Agreement, and (y) upon receipt of a notice from an Offshore Overdraft Provider pursuant to Section 2.1(e)(viii); and (ii) such other date determined by Administrative Agent in its sole discretion.

 

Disqualified Institution” means, on any date, (a) any Person that is a competitor of Holdings or any of its Subsidiaries or any of such competitor’s Affiliates, which Person has been designated by the Borrowers’ Agent as a “Disqualified Institution” by written notice to Administrative Agent (including, without limitation, by electronic communication (including e-mail and Internet or intranet websites)) not less than two (2) Business Days prior to such date (or, in the case of Affiliates of a competitor, to the extent that such Person is clearly identifiable as an Affiliate of such competitor on the basis of such Affiliate’s name) and/or (b) any other Person and any Affiliate of such Person, in each case identified by Borrower’s Agent in writing to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the Closing Date (excluding any bona fide debt fund or investment vehicle that is engaged in making, purchasing, holding or otherwise investing in commercial loans, bonds and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of business which is managed independently from any competitor of Holdings or any of its Subsidiaries); provided that “Disqualified Institutions” shall exclude any Person that the Borrowers’ Agent has designated as no longer being a “Disqualified Institution” by written notice delivered to Administrative Agent from time to time; provided, further, that any designation of a Disqualified Institution pursuant to clause (b) of this definition on or prior to the Closing Date shall not apply to retroactively disqualify any Person that has previously been allocated a Commitment in connection with the primary syndication of the Facilities.

 

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Documentation Agent” means each of Mizuho Bank, Ltd., Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, Goldman Sachs Lending Partners LLC and Goldman Sachs Bank USA, in its capacity as documentation agent under this Agreement.

 

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

 

Dollar Commercial Letter of Credit” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.11(a)(ii).

 

Dollar Commitment Fee” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 3.2(b)(i).

 

Dollar Equivalent” means, at any time, (a) as to any amount denominated in Dollars, the amount thereof at such time, (b) as to any amount denominated in an Alternative Currency or Canadian Dollars, the equivalent amount in Dollars as determined by Administrative Agent at such time on the basis of the Exchange Rate for the purchase of Dollars with such Alternative Currency or Canadian Dollars (as applicable) on the most recent Computation Date provided for in Section 2.9(a) and (c) as to any amount denominated in any other currency, the equivalent in Dollars of such amount determined by Administrative Agent using the Exchange Rate then in effect.

 

Dollar LC Commission” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.11(g)(ii).

 

Dollar LC Obligations” means, at any time, an amount equal to the sum of (a) the aggregate Stated Amount of the then outstanding Dollar Letters of Credit and (b) the aggregate amount of Unpaid Drawings under the Dollar Letters of Credit which have not then been reimbursed pursuant to Section 2.11(f). The Dollar LC Obligation of any Dollar Revolving Lender at any time shall mean its Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share of the aggregate Dollar LC Obligations outstanding at such time.

 

Dollar Letters of Credit” means, collectively, the irrevocable Letters of Credit issued pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii) in form acceptable to the applicable Issuing Lender, together with any increases or decreases in the Stated Amount thereof and any renewals, amendments and/or extensions thereof, and “Dollar Letter of Credit” means any one of such Dollar Letters of Credit.

 

Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share” means, when used with reference to any Dollar Revolving Lender and any described aggregate or total amount, an amount equal to the result obtained by multiplying such described aggregate or total amount by a fraction the numerator of which shall be such Dollar Revolving Lender’s Dollar Revolving Commitment or, if the Revolver Termination Date for the Dollar Revolving Facility has occurred, the Effective Amount of such Dollar Revolving Lender’s then outstanding Dollar Revolving Loans and Dollar LC Obligations and the denominator of which shall be the Dollar Revolving Commitments or, if the Revolver Termination Date for the Dollar Revolving Facility has occurred, the Effective Amount of all then outstanding Dollar Revolving Loans and Dollar LC Obligations.

 

Dollar Revolving Commitment” means, with respect to any Dollar Revolving Lender, the obligation of such Dollar Revolving Lender to make Dollar Revolving Loans as such commitment may be adjusted from time to time pursuant to this Agreement, which commitment as of the Closing Date is the amount set forth opposite such lender’s name on Schedule 1.1(a) hereto under the caption “Amount of Dollar Revolving Commitment” as the same may be adjusted from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof and “Dollar Revolving Commitments” means such commitments collectively, which commitments equal $300,000,000 in the aggregate as of the Closing Date.

 

Dollar Revolving Facility” means the credit facility under this Agreement evidenced by the Dollar Revolving Commitments and the Dollar Revolving Loans.

 

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Dollar Revolving Lender” means any Lender which has a Dollar Revolving Commitment or is owed a Dollar Revolving Loan (or a portion thereof).

 

Dollar Revolving Loan” and “Dollar Revolving Loans” have the meanings given in Section 2.1(b)(i).

 

Dollar Standby Letter of Credit” has the meaning given in Section 2.11(a)(ii).

 

Domestic Borrowers’ Guaranty” means that certain Domestic Borrowers’ Guaranty dated as of the date hereof, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 5.1(a)(ii), as amended, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time, pursuant to which (x) Owens-Brockway shall guarantee all Obligations of the Offshore Borrowers; and (y) Owens-Brockway shall guarantee the Other Lender Guarantied Obligations.

 

Domestic Collateral Documents” means the Pledge Agreement and the Security Agreement.

 

Domestic Subsidiaries” means all Subsidiaries of Company other than (A) the Foreign Subsidiaries and (B) Subsidiaries organized under the laws of a state of the United States of America but owned, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part as of the date hereof by a Foreign Subsidiary other than ACI America Holdings, Inc.

 

DQ List” has the meaning specified in Section 12.8(k)(D).

 

Drawing” has the meaning given in Section 2.11(d)(ii).

 

Dutch Collateral Documents” means any of the Collateral Documents governed by the laws of the Netherlands.

 

Dutch Guarantors” means OI Canada Holdings B.V. and each other Dutch Subsidiary that becomes an Offshore Guarantor under Section 7.9(b).

 

Dutch Loan Party” means a Loan Party organized under the laws of the Netherlands or otherwise resident for Tax purposes of the Netherlands.

 

Dutch Overdraft Account” means an account established by OIEG with Dutch Overdraft Provider and referenced in a Dutch Overdraft Agreement.

 

Dutch Overdraft Agreement” means that certain overdraft agreement between OIEG and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, dated on or about the date of this Agreement, and any Offshore Overdraft Agreement between OIEG, OI Europe and any successor Dutch Overdraft Provider, in substantially the form of Exhibit 2.1(e) annexed hereto, with such modifications thereto as may be approved by Administrative Agent and any successor Offshore Overdraft Agreement executed and delivered by OIEG and such successor Dutch Overdraft Provider pursuant to Section 12.8(d), as any such Offshore Overdraft Agreement may hereafter be amended, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time in accordance with the terms thereof and hereof.

 

Dutch Overdraft Amount” means, as at any date of determination, the aggregate principal amount of outstanding overdrafts charged to the Dutch Overdraft Account.

 

Dutch Overdraft Provider” means Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank or any successor Dutch Overdraft Provider pursuant to Section 12.8(d); provided, however, that no such Lender shall be a successor Dutch Overdraft Provider until OIEG and such Lender have executed and delivered a Dutch Overdraft Agreement to Administrative Agent.

 

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Dutch Parallel Debt” has the meaning given in Section 12.18(a).

 

Dutch Secured Parties” means Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, the Lenders, the Issuing Lenders and any other holders of Obligations owed by any Offshore Borrowers.

 

Dutch Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of OIEG organized under the laws of the Netherlands.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Effective Amount” means (a) with respect to any Loans on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal Dollar Equivalent amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments or repayments of Loans occurring on such date, (b) with respect to any outstanding Multicurrency LC Obligations on any date, the Dollar amount (or, if applicable, the Dollar Equivalent amount) of such Multicurrency LC Obligations on such date after giving effect to any issuances of Multicurrency Letters of Credit occurring on such date and any other changes in the aggregate amount of the Multicurrency LC Obligations as of such date, including as a result of any reimbursements of outstanding unpaid drawings under any Multicurrency Letters of Credit or any reductions in the maximum amount available for drawing under Multicurrency Letters of Credit taking effect on such date and (c) with respect to any Overdraft/Swingline Amount on any date, the Dollar amount (or, if applicable, the Dollar Equivalent amount) of such Overdraft/Swingline Amount on such date after giving effect to any Swing Line Borrowing or borrowing under an Overdraft Agreement on such date.

 

Eligible Assignee” means (i) a commercial bank organized under the laws of the United States of America or any state thereof; (ii) a savings and loan association or savings bank organized under the laws of the United States of America or any state thereof; (iii) a commercial bank organized under the laws of any other country or a political subdivision thereof; provided that (x) such bank is acting through a branch or agency located in the United States of America or (y) such bank is organized under the laws of a country that is a member of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development or a political subdivision of such country; and (iv) any other entity which is an “accredited investor” (as defined in Regulation D under the Securities Act) which extends credit or buys or invests in loans as one of its businesses including, but not limited to, insurance companies, mutual funds and lease financing companies, in each case (under clauses (i) through (iv) above) that is reasonably acceptable to Administrative Agent and Company; provided, that, “Eligible Assignee” shall not include a natural person, Holdings (or any other Parent of the Company), Company, any Borrower or any of their Affiliates. For the avoidance of doubt, any Disqualified Institution is subject to Section 12.8(k).

 

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Employee Benefit Plan” means any “employee benefit plan” as defined in Section 3(3) of ERISA (other than a Multiemployer Plan) which is or was, within the preceding six (6) years, maintained or contributed to by Holdings, any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or, with respect to any such plan that is subject to Section 412 of the Code or Title IV of ERISA, any of their respective ERISA Affiliates, but excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, any Foreign Plan.

 

Environment” means ambient air, indoor air, surface water and groundwater (including potable water, navigable water and wetlands), the land surface or subsurface strata, natural resources such as flora and fauna, or as otherwise defined in any Environmental Law.

 

Environmental Laws” means any and all applicable treaties, laws (including common law), rules, regulations, codes, ordinances, orders, decrees, judgments, injunctions 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, or exposure to, any Hazardous Material or to health and safety matters, including but not limited to CERCLA.

 

Environmental Liability” means any liability, contingent or otherwise (including, but not limited to, any liability for damages, natural resource damage, costs of environmental remediation, administrative oversight costs, fines, penalties or indemnities), of any Loan Party or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) any violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation or arrangement, storage, treatment or disposal of any Hazardous Materials, (c) exposure to any Hazardous Materials, (d) the Release or threatened Release of any Hazardous Materials into the Environment or (e) any contract, agreement or other consensual arrangement pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the foregoing.

 

Environmental Lien” means a Lien in favor of any Governmental Authority for (i) any liability under Environmental Laws, or licenses, authorizations, or directions of any Governmental Authority or court, or (ii) damages relating to, or costs incurred by such Governmental Authority in response to, a Release or threatened Release of a Hazardous Material into the Environment.

 

Environmental Permits” means any permit, approval, authorization, certificate, license, variance, filing or permission required by or from any Governmental Authority pursuant to any Environmental Law.

 

ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as from time to time amended.

 

ERISA Affiliate” means, with respect to any Person, any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) which, together with such Person, is under common control as described in Section 414(c) of the Code, or is a member of a “controlled group,” as defined in Section 414(b) of the Code, which includes such Person or, solely for purposes of Section 302 of ERISA and Section 412 of the Code, is treated as a single employer under Section 414(m) of the Code. Unless otherwise qualified, all references to an “ERISA Affiliate” in this Agreement shall refer to an ERISA Affiliate of Holdings or any Restricted Subsidiary.

 

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ERISA Event” means: (i) a Reportable Event with respect to a Pension Plan; (ii) the failure of any Pension Plan to meet the minimum funding standard of Section 412 or Section 430 of the Code or Section 302 or 303 of ERISA, in each case, whether or not waived, or the failure to make by its due date a required installment under Section 430(j) of the Code or Section 303(j) of ERISA with respect to a Pension Plan; (iii) a withdrawal by Holdings, any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or any ERISA Affiliate from a Pension Plan subject to Section 4063 of ERISA during a plan year in which it was a “substantial employer” (as defined in Section 4001(a)(2) of ERISA), or a cessation of operation which is treated as such a withdrawal under Section 4062(e) of ERISA; (iv) a complete or partial withdrawal (within the meanings of Sections 4203 and 4205 of ERISA) by Holdings, any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan or the receipt by Holdings, any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or any ERISA Affiliate of notification from a Multiemployer Plan that it is in “reorganization” or “insolvency” pursuant to Section 4241 or 4245 of ERISA, respectively; (v) the determination that any Pension Plan is in at-risk status (within the meaning of Section 430(i) of the Code or Section 303(i) of ERISA) or that a Multiemployer Plan is in endangered or critical status (within the meaning of Section 432(b) of the Code or Section 305(b) of ERISA); (vi) the filing of a notice by the plan administrator of intent to terminate a Pension Plan, the treatment of a plan amendment as a termination of a Pension Plan under Section 4041 of ERISA or the commencement of proceedings by the PBGC to terminate under Section 4042 of ERISA a Pension Plan or receipt by Holdings, any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or any ERISA Affiliate of notice of the termination of a Multiemployer Plan under Section 4041A of ERISA; (vii) the institution of proceedings under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Pension Plan or, to the knowledge of Holdings, any Multiemployer Plan; (viii) the imposition of any liability under Title IV of ERISA (other than with respect to PBGC premiums due but not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA) upon Holdings, any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or any ERISA Affiliate; (ix) the imposition of a Lien pursuant to Section 430(k) of the Code or pursuant to ERISA with respect to any Pension Plan; (x) receipt from the IRS of notice of the failure of any Employee Benefit Plan intended to qualify under Section 401(a) of the Code to qualify under Section 401(a) of the Code, or the failure of any trust forming part of any such Employee Benefit Plan to qualify for exemption from taxation under Section 501(a) of the Code; or (xi) the occurrence of an event substantially similar to any of the foregoing events with respect to a Foreign Plan that is not subject to regulation under ERISA by reason of Section 4(b)(4) of ERISA.

 

Erroneous Payment” has the meaning assigned thereto in Section 11.16(a).

 

Erroneous Payment Deficiency Assignment” has the meaning assigned thereto in Section 11.16(d).

 

Erroneous Payment Impacted Class” has the meaning assigned thereto in Section 11.16(d).

 

Erroneous Payment Return Deficiency” has the meaning assigned thereto in Section 11.16(d).

 

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.

 

EURIBOR” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Eurocurrency Rate”.

 

Euro” or “” means the lawful currency of Participating Member States.

 

Eurocurrency Loan” means any Loan bearing interest at a rate determined by reference to the Eurocurrency Rate.

 

Eurocurrency Rate” means, for any Eurocurrency Loan for any Interest Period, the aggregate of (1) and (2) below:

 

(1)            in the case of Loans denominated in Euro, the rate of interest per annum equal to the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (“EURIBOR”) as administered by the European Money Markets Institute, or a comparable or successor administrator approved by the Administrative Agent, for a period comparable to the applicable Interest Period, at approximately 11:00 a.m. (Brussels time) on the applicable Interest Rate Determination Date; plus

 

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(2)            the then current cost of the Lenders of complying with any Eurocurrency Reserve Requirements.

 

Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Eurocurrency Rate shall not in any event be less than 0.00%.

 

Eurocurrency Reserve Requirements” means, for any day as applied to a Eurocurrency Loan, the aggregate (without duplication) of the maximum rates (expressed as a decimal fraction) of reserve liquid asset or similar requirements in effect on such day (including, without limitation, basic, supplemental, marginal and emergency reserves under any regulations of the Board or other Governmental Authority having jurisdiction with respect thereto), including without limitation, under regulations issued from time to time by (a) the Board, (b) any Governmental Authority of the jurisdiction of the relevant currency or (c) any Governmental Authority of any jurisdiction in which advances in such currency are made to which banks in any jurisdiction are subject for any category of deposits or liabilities customarily used to fund loans in such currency or by reference to which interest rates applicable to loans in such currency are determined.

 

Event of Default” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 10.1.

 

Exchange Act” means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and as codified in 15 U.S.C. 78a et seq., and as hereafter amended.

 

Exchange Rate” means, on any day, with respect to conversions between any Alternative Currency (including Canadian Dollars) and Dollars, the Spot Rate; provided that, if at the time of any such determination, for any reason, no such spot rate is being quoted, Administrative Agent may use any reasonable method it deems applicable to determine such rate, and such determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error. For purposes of determining the Exchange Rate in connection with an Alternative Currency Borrowing, such Exchange Rate shall be determined as of the Computation Date for such Borrowing. Administrative Agent shall provide Borrowers’ Agent with the then current Exchange Rate from time to time upon Borrowers’ Agent’s request therefor.

 

Excluded Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Guarantor, any Swap Obligation if, and to the extent that, all or a portion of the Obligations guaranteed by such Guarantor or the grant by such Guarantor of a security interest to secure, such Swap Obligation (or any Obligations guaranteed by such Guarantor thereof) is or becomes illegal under the Commodity Exchange Act or any rule, regulation or order of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (or the application or official interpretation of any thereof) by virtue of such Guarantor’s failure for any reason to constitute an “eligible contract participant” as defined in the Commodity Exchange Act (determined after giving effect to Section 14.7 and any other “keepwell, support or other agreement” for the benefit of such Guarantor and any and all guarantees of such Guarantor’s Swap Obligations by other Loan Parties) at the time the Obligations guaranteed by such Guarantor, or a grant by such Guarantor of a security interest, becomes effective with respect to such Swap Obligation. If a Swap Obligation arises under a master agreement governing more than one swap, such exclusion shall apply only to the portion of such Swap Obligation that is attributable to swaps for which such Obligations guaranteed by such Guarantor or security interest is or becomes excluded in accordance with the first sentence of this definition.

 

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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 under any Loan Document: (i) Taxes based upon, or measured by, net income (however denominated) or net profits, including franchise Taxes and other Taxes imposed in lieu of net income Taxes and branch profit taxes, in each case (A) imposed as a result of such Recipient being a resident of, organized under the laws of, or having its principal office located in, the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (or any political subdivision thereof), (B) in the case of each Lender or Issuing Lender imposed as a result of such Recipient having its applicable lending office located in such jurisdiction (or any political subdivision thereof), or (C) imposed as a result of any other present or former connection between such Recipient and the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (other than connections arising from such Recipient having executed, delivered, become a party to, performed its obligations under, received payments under, received or perfected a security interest under, engaged in any other transaction pursuant to or enforced any Loan Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan or Loan Document); (ii) in the case of a Lender (other than an assignee pursuant to a request by Borrowers’ Agent or Borrower under Section 3.7(b)), any U.S. federal withholding Tax imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender, in respect of any Loans, Letters of Credit, or Commitments provided to U.S. Borrower pursuant to a law in effect on the date on which (A) such Lender becomes a party to this Agreement, or (B) such Lender changes its lending office, except in each case to the extent that, pursuant to Section 4.7, amounts with respect to such Taxes were payable either to such Lender’s assignor immediately before such Lender became a party hereto or to such Lender immediately before it changed its lending office; (iii) any Taxes (other than Taxes imposed, levied, collected, withheld or assessed by or within Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, Switzerland or any political subdivision thereof), including FATCA, that are in effect and would apply to a payment to a Tax Transferee as of the date of acquisition of any Loans by such Tax Transferee or the date of and as a result of the change of lending office of such Tax Transferee, as the case may be (provided, however, that a Person shall not be considered a Tax Transferee for purposes of this clause (iii) as a result of a change of its lending office or the taking of any other steps pursuant to Section 3.7(a) or as a result of an exchange and reallocation pursuant to the Re-Allocation Agreement), except in each case to the extent that such transferor to such Tax Transferee is entitled at the time of acquisition or the Tax Transferee is entitled at the time of the change in the Tax Transferee’s applicable lending office, as the case may be, to receive additional amounts from any Borrower or any other Person under this Agreement with respect to such Taxes pursuant to Section 4.7, and provided that this clause (iii) shall not apply to treat as an Excluded Tax any Taxes imposed as a result of an Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower being organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands or Switzerland; (iv) Taxes attributable to a Recipient’s failure to comply with Section 4.7(d) (other than Section 4.7(d)(iii)); (v) with respect to any Loans, Letters of Credit, or Commitments provided to U.S. Borrower, any Taxes imposed pursuant to FATCA; or (vi) any Canadian federal withholding Taxes imposed under the ITA because such Lender, Arranger, Documentation Agent, Sustainability Coordinator, Senior Managing Agent, Administrative Agent or Tax Transferee is not dealing at arm’s length for purposes of the ITA with the applicable Loan Party at the time of such payment or deemed payment or is a “specified shareholder” (as such term is defined in subsection 18(5) of the ITA) of the applicable Loan Party or does not deal at arm’s length for purposes of the ITA with a “specified shareholder” (as such term is defined in subsection 18(5) of the ITA) of the applicable Loan Party.

 

Executive Order” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 6.17(a).

 

Existing Credit Agreement” means the Third Amended and Restated Credit Agreement and Syndicated Facility Agreement dated as of June 25, 2019, among Owens-Brockway, Company, OIEG, OI Europe, O-I Canada, O-I General, Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch, as administrative agent thereunder and the other lenders, issuing lenders, overdraft providers and agents party thereto from time to time, as amended from time to time prior to the date hereof and as in effect immediately prior to the Closing Date.

 

Existing Letters of Credit” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.11(j).

 

Existing Owens-Brockway Senior Unsecured Notes” means the 2023 Senior Notes, the 2025 Senior Notes and the 2027 Senior Notes, in each case to the extent not repaid, redeemed or repurchased on the Closing Date (and, for avoidance of doubt, any notes issued in exchange or replacement thereof on substantially identical terms).

 

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Existing Revolver Tranche” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(b).

 

Existing Term Loan Tranche” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(a).

 

Extended Revolving Commitments” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(b).

 

Extended Revolving Loans” means revolving credit under a Revolver Extension Series loans that results from an Extension Amendment.

 

Extended Term Loans” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(a).

 

Extending Revolving Lender” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(c).

 

Extending Term Lender” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(c).

 

Extension Amendment” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(d).

 

Extension Election” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(c).

 

Extension Request” means any Term Loan Extension Request or a Revolver Extension Request, as the case may be.

 

Extension Series” means any Term Loan Extension Series or a Revolver Extension Series, as the case may be.

 

Extension” means the establishment of an Extension Series by amending a Loan or Commitment pursuant to the terms of Section 2.15 and the applicable Extension Amendment.

 

Facility” means any of the credit facilities established under this Agreement.

 

Farm Credit Lender” means any Lender that is a lending institution chartered or otherwise organized and existing pursuant to the provisions of the Farm Credit Act of 1971 and under the regulation of the Farm Credit Administration.

 

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 agreements 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.

 

Federal Funds Rate” means, for any day, the rate per annum equal to the weighted average of the rates on overnight federal funds transactions with members of the Federal Reserve System, as published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on the Business Day next succeeding such day, provided that if such rate is not so published for any day which is a Business Day, the Federal Funds Rate for such day shall be the average of the quotation for such day on such transactions received by the Administrative Agent from three federal funds brokers of recognized standing selected by the Administrative Agent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Federal Funds Rate shall be less than 0.00%, such rate shall be deemed to be 0.00% for purposes of this Agreement.

 

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First Priority” means, with respect to any Lien purported to be created in any Collateral pursuant to any Collateral Document, that (i) such Lien is perfected and such Lien (other than floating charges with respect to certain Collateral (the use of which with respect to such Collateral has been approved by Administrative Agent)), has priority over any other Lien on such Collateral (other than Liens permitted pursuant to Section 8.2(a)) and (ii) such Lien is the only Lien (other than Liens permitted pursuant to Section 8.2(a)) to which such Collateral is subject.

 

Fiscal Quarter” means a fiscal quarter of any Fiscal Year.

 

Fiscal Year” means the fiscal year of Company and its Restricted Domestic Subsidiaries ending on December 31 of each calendar year.

 

Floor” means a rate of interest equal to 0.00%.

 

Foreign Collateral” means that portion of the Collateral securing the Foreign Obligations.

 

Foreign Obligations” means all of the Obligations owing by any Offshore Borrower.

 

Foreign Plan” means any plan, agreement, fund (including, without limitation, any super-annuation fund) or other similar program, arrangement or agreement established or maintained outside of the United States of America by a Loan Party or one or more of its Subsidiaries that provides employee benefits, including medical, hospital care, dental, sickness, accident, disability, life insurance, pension, supplemental pension, retirement or savings benefits to any employee of a Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, in either case, residing outside of the United States of America.

 

Foreign Subsidiary” means, (i) any Subsidiary of Company identified as such on Schedule 1.1(b) annexed hereto, (ii) any Subsidiary of any Subsidiary described in clause (i), (iii) any Foreign Subsidiary Holdco, and (iv) any Subsidiary acquired, incorporated or otherwise established by Company or any of its Subsidiaries on or after the Closing Date which is organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than the United States of America, any State thereof or the District of Columbia.

 

Foreign Subsidiary Holdco” means any Restricted Subsidiary organized under the laws of a state of the United States of America, substantially all of whose assets consist, directly or indirectly, of equity interests and/or intercompany indebtedness in Foreign Subsidiaries.

 

Fund” means a Person that is a fund that makes, purchases, holds or otherwise invests in commercial loans or similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its existence.

 

GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the U.S. and, solely with respect to OIEG and any Dutch Subsidiaries, the Netherlands, applied on a consistent basis.

 

Governing Body” means the board of directors or other body having the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a Person that is a corporation, partnership, trust or limited liability company.

 

Government Acts” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.11(h).

 

Governmental Authority” means any federal, state, provincial, territorial, local or foreign court or governmental agency, authority, instrumentality or regulatory body, including any central bank and any supra- national body exercising such powers or functions, such as the European Union or the European Central Bank.

 

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Ground Leasehold Interest” as applied to any Person, means any lease by which such Person leases the fee interest in real property and owns the improvements thereon (until the termination of the lease).

 

Guarantee Agreements” means, collectively, the Company Guaranty, the Domestic Borrowers’ Guaranty, the Subsidiary Guaranty and the Offshore Guaranties.

 

Guarantied Obligations” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 14.1.

 

Guarantors” means, collectively, Company, the Subsidiary Guarantors and the Offshore Guarantors.

 

Harbor Capital Subsidiaries” means, collectively, OI Advisors, Inc. (f/k/a Harbor Capital Advisors, Inc.), OI Securities, Inc. (f/k/a HCA Securities, Inc.) and OI Transfer, Inc. (f/k/a Harbor Transfer, Inc.).

 

Hazardous Materials” means all pollutants, contaminants, wastes, substances, chemicals, materials and other constituents, including, without limitation, crude oil, petroleum or petroleum distillates, asbestos or asbestos containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls (“PCBs”) or PCB-containing materials or any other substances, wastes or equipment of any nature which can give rise to Environmental Liability under, or are regulated pursuant to, any Environmental Law.

 

Hedging Agreement” means any interest rate protection agreement, foreign currency exchange agreement, commodity price protection agreement or other interest or currency exchange rate or commodity price hedging arrangement and all other similar agreements or arrangements designed to alter the risks of any Person arising from fluctuations in interest rate, currency values or commodity prices.

 

Holdings” means O-I Glass, Inc., a Delaware corporation.

 

Holdings Ordinary Course Payments” means dividends or other distributions by, or payments of intercompany indebtedness from, Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries to Holdings or any Parent or Paddock necessary to permit Holdings, any Parent or Paddock to pay (or to permit any Parent to make payments to Paddock to pay any of the following items): (i) payments in respect of Permitted Holdings Hedging Obligations, (ii) until the Specified Paddock End Date, for claims of persons for exposure to asbestos-containing products, and fees, costs and expenses related thereto, (iii) so long as no Unmatured Event of Default arising under Sections 10.1(a), (i), and (k) or Event of Default shall exist (or shall be caused by such payment), (A) cash dividends on Permitted Preferred Stock after the Closing Date with an aggregate liquidation preference or redemption price not exceeding $250,000,000 used (or the proceeds of which are used directly or indirectly within 180 days of receipt) as consideration for an Acquisition not prohibited hereunder and (B) share repurchases of, or common dividends on, Holdings’ Capital Stock after the Closing Date in an aggregate amount not exceeding $100,000,000, (iv) consolidated Tax liabilities of Holdings, any Parent or Paddock and their respective Restricted Subsidiaries and (v) general administrative costs and other on-going expenses of Holdings, any Parent or Paddock in the ordinary course of business.

 

Incremental Cap” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.10(a).

 

Indebtedness” as applied to any Person, means (i) all indebtedness for borrowed money, (ii) that portion of obligations with respect to Capitalized Leases which is properly classified as a liability on a balance sheet in conformity with GAAP (for the avoidance of doubt, subject to Section 1.2(d) hereof), (iii) notes payable and drafts accepted representing extensions of credit whether or not representing obligations for borrowed money (other than such notes or drafts for the deferred purchase price of property or services to the extent not constituting Indebtedness pursuant to clause (v) below), (iv) the amount of all honored but unreimbursed drawings under letters of credit, (v) any obligation owed for all or any part of the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than (x) trade payables and other accrued liabilities incurred in the ordinary course of business, (y) deferred compensation arrangements and (z) earn-out obligations unless such earn-out obligations have been liquidated and are not paid when due), which purchase price is (a) due more than six months from the date of incurrence of the obligation in respect thereof or (b) evidenced by a note or similar written instrument and (vi) all indebtedness secured by any Lien on any property or asset owned or held by that Person regardless of whether the indebtedness secured thereby shall have been assumed by that Person or is nonrecourse to the credit of that Person; provided, however, that with respect to any indebtedness of the type described in the foregoing clause (vi) which has not been assumed by that Person or is otherwise nonrecourse to the credit of that Person, the amount of such indebtedness shall be deemed to be the lesser of the outstanding principal amount of such indebtedness and the fair market value of the property or assets of such Person securing such indebtedness.

 

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Indemnified Person” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.4(b).

 

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

 

Industry Standards” has the meaning given in Section 7.4(a).

 

Initial Collateral Release Conditions” means, as of any applicable date of determination, (i) Holdings has achieved (and as of such date maintains) the Threshold Debt Ratings specified in clause (i) of the definition thereof, (ii) the indentures or other agreements governing any Permitted Secured Debt provide for the release of all liens securing such notes on the Collateral (other than any such Collateral consisting of Capital Stock) upon the release of the liens on such Collateral securing the Obligations, (iii) no Event of Default is continuing and (iv) Administrative Agent shall have received a certificate from Company certifying to the foregoing in a manner reasonably acceptable to Administrative Agent.

 

Initial Collateral Release Period” means each period commencing with the satisfaction of the Initial Collateral Release Conditions and continuing until the occurrence of the next Collateral Reinstatement Event, if any, immediately following the satisfaction of such Initial Collateral Release Conditions.

 

Insolvency Proceeding” means, whether voluntary or involuntary (a) any case, proceeding or other action commenced by the Borrowers or any Guarantor (i) under any existing or future law of any jurisdiction, domestic or foreign, relating to bankruptcy, concurso mercantil, insolvency, reorganization, restructuring, power of sale, compromise, foreclosure or relief of debtors, seeking to have an order for relief entered with respect to it, or seeking to adjudicate it as bankrupt or insolvent, or seeking reorganization, arrangement, adjustment, wind-up, liquidation, dissolution, composition or other relief with respect to it or its debts, or (ii) seeking appointment of a Receiver, trustee, custodian, conciliador or other similar official for it or for all or any substantial part of its assets; or (b) there shall be commenced against the Borrowers or any Guarantor any such case, proceeding or other action referred to in clause (a) of this definition which results in the entry of an order for relief or any such adjudication or appointment remains undismissed, undischarged or unbonded for a period of sixty (60) days; or (c) there shall be commenced against the Borrowers or any Guarantor any case, proceeding or other action seeking issuance of a warrant of attachment, execution, distraint or similar process against all or any substantial part of its assets which results in the entry of an order for any such relief which shall not have been vacated, discharged, or stayed or bonded pending appeal within sixty (60) days from the entry thereof.

 

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Insolvency Regulation” shall mean the Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on Insolvency Proceedings.

 

Intellectual Property” means all patents, trademarks, tradenames, copyrights, know-how, trade secrets, technology and software, used in or necessary for the conduct of the business of Company and its Subsidiaries as currently conducted that are material to the condition (financial or otherwise), business or operations of Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole.

 

Intercreditor Agreement” means the Intercreditor Agreement dated as of the date hereof, among Collateral Agent, Administrative Agent, holders of Other Permitted Credit Exposure included on Schedule 1 to the Intercreditor Agreement on the Closing Date and such Lenders or Affiliates of Lenders which are holders of Other Permitted Credit Exposure and execute acknowledgments to such Intercreditor Agreement, and such other Persons who may become parties to the Intercreditor Agreement in accordance with the terms thereof, which in the future execute acknowledgments to the Intercreditor Agreement, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit 5.1(j), and as such Intercreditor Agreement may hereafter be amended, supplemented or modified from time to time (including, without limitation, as contemplated by Section 5.1(k) and/or Section 11.11).

 

Interest Payment Date” means (i) as to any Base Rate Loan or Swing Line Loan, each Quarterly Payment Date to occur while such Loan is outstanding, (ii) as to any Eurocurrency Loan or Term SOFR Loan having an Interest Period of three months or less, the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto and (iii) as to any Eurocurrency Loan or Term SOFR Loan having an Interest Period longer than three months, each day which is a three (3) month anniversary of the first day of the Interest Period applicable thereto and the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto; provided, however, that, in addition to the foregoing, each of (A) the date upon which both the Revolving Commitments have been terminated and the Revolving Loans have been paid in full and (B) the applicable Term Loan Maturity Date shall be deemed to be an “Interest Payment Date” with respect to any interest which is then accrued hereunder for such Loan.

 

Interest Period” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 3.4.

 

Interest Rate Determination Date” means, with respect to any Interest Period, two (2) Business Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period (or such other day as is generally treated as the rate fixing day by market practice in the applicable interbank market as determined by the Administrative Agent; provided that to the extent that such market practice is not administratively feasible for the Administrative Agent, such other day as otherwise reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent).

 

Investment” means, as applied to any Person, (i) any purchase or other acquisition by that Person of, or a beneficial interest in, Securities of any other Person, or a capital contribution by that Person to any other Person, (ii) any loan or advance to any other Person (other than (v) prepaid expenses or any Receivable created or acquired in the ordinary course of business, (w) advances to employees for moving and travel expenses, (x) drawing accounts, (y) intercompany loans or advances among Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice to the extent that such intercompany loans or advances have a term of 364 days or less (inclusive of any rollover or extension of the term) and (z) other expenditures in the ordinary course of business similar to the expenditures described in the foregoing clauses (v) through (y)) or (iii) any Acquisition. The amount of any Investment shall be the original cost (which shall not include (i) the amount of any Indebtedness of the Person that is the subject of such Investment that is assumed by the Person making such Investment or (ii) the value of any Common Stock issued as all or a portion of the consideration payable in connection with such Investment) or, in the case of an Investment consisting of non-cash consideration received in connection with an Asset Sale or other sale of assets, the original value of such Investment, plus the cost of all additions thereto, and less returns of capital to the Person making the Investment, without any adjustments for increases or decreases in value, or write-ups, write-downs or write-offs with respect to such Investment.

 

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IP Collateral” means, collectively, the Intellectual Property of Borrowers and their Restricted Domestic Subsidiaries that constitutes Collateral under the Collateral Documents.

 

IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.

 

Issuing Lender” means (i) solely with respect to Existing Letters of Credit, the issuing lenders set forth on Schedule 2.11(j) and (ii) with respect to any other Letters of Credit, Bank of America, N.A., JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., The Bank of Nova Scotia, BNP Paribas, Wells Fargo and Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank, each in accordance with their Letter of Credit Issuer Sublimit, and any other Lender which agrees or is otherwise obligated to issue such Letter of Credit, determined as provided in Section 2.11(b); provided that, including with respect to the Existing Letters of Credit, an Issuing Lender may delegate the issuance of the applicable Letter of Credit to an Affiliate; provided, further, that in the event of any such delegation by an Issuing Lender, an Issuing Lender shall be deemed to be the Issuing Lender for purposes relating to the utilization of the Dollar Revolving Commitments or Multicurrency Revolving Commitments, as the case may be, under this Agreement, although such Affiliate shall be entitled to all rights of reimbursement relating to such Letter of Credit or an Issuing Lender and such Affiliate may apportion all rights and obligations relating to such Letter of Credit as they may agree and such apportionment shall be binding for all purposes hereunder; provided, further, that Wells Fargo’s resignation as Administrative Agent in accordance with Section 11.6 shall also constitute Wells Fargo’s resignation as an Issuing Lender with respect to any Letters of Credit (other than Letters of Credit issued by Wells Fargo prior to such resignation).

 

ITA” means the Income Tax Act (Canada), as amended, and any successor thereto, and any regulations promulgated thereunder.

 

Joint Venture” means a joint venture, partnership or other similar arrangement, whether in corporate, partnership, limited liability company or other legal form; provided that, as to any such arrangement in corporate form, such corporation shall not, as to any Person of which such corporation is a Subsidiary, be considered to be a Joint Venture to which such Person is a party.

 

LC Obligations” means, at any time, an amount equal to the sum of the aggregate Multicurrency LC Obligations and Dollar LC Obligations.

 

LC Participant” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.11(e).

 

LC Supportable Indebtedness” means (i) obligations of Holdings or its Restricted Subsidiaries incurred in the ordinary course of business with respect to insurance obligations and workers’ compensation, surety bonds and other similar statutory obligations, (ii) obligations of Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries with respect to capital calls or similar requirements in respect of Joint Ventures to which Holdings or such Restricted Subsidiary is a party, (iii) obligations of Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries imposed by statute or by a court of competent jurisdiction to post appeal bonds or other security in connection with litigation appeals, and other performance, payment, deposit or surety obligations of Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, in any such other case if required by law or governmental rule or regulation or in accordance with custom and practice in the industry, (iv) obligations of Owens Insurance Limited with respect to certain self-insurance and reinsurance programs, including obligations under insurance treaties, (v) Restricted Standby Letter of Credit Purposes and (vi) such other obligations of Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries as are reasonably acceptable to Administrative Agent and the respective Issuing Lender and otherwise not restricted pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.

 

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Lender” and “Lenders” have the respective meanings assigned to those terms in the introduction to this Agreement and shall include (a) any Person that becomes a “Lender” (i) pursuant to Section 12.8, (ii) in connection with the incurrence of an Additional Facility pursuant to Section 2.10, (iii) in connection with the incurrence of any Refinancing Term Loans pursuant to Section 2.1(c) and (iv) in connection with the incurrence of any Replacement Term Loans pursuant to Section 12.1(g) and (b) as the context requires, the Swing Line Lender.

 

Letters of Credit” means, Multicurrency Letters of Credit and Dollar Letters of Credit, collectively or separately as the context requires, and “Letter of Credit” means any one of such Letters of Credit.

 

Letter of Credit Amendment Request” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.11(c).

 

Letter of Credit Exposure” means, with respect to a Revolving Lender, such Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, of the aggregate LC Obligations.

 

Letter of Credit Issuer Sublimit” means, with respect to any Issuing Lender, the obligation of such Issuing Lender to issue Letters of Credit as such obligation may be adjusted from time to time pursuant to this Agreement, which obligation as of the Closing Date is the amount set forth opposite such lender’s name on Schedule 1.1(a) hereto under the caption “Letter of Credit Issuer Sublimit” as the same may be adjusted from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof.

 

Lien” means any lien, mortgage, pledge, security interest, hypothec, assignment by way of security, charge or encumbrance of any kind (including any conditional sale or other title retention agreement, any lease in the nature thereof, and any statutory trust or deemed trust) and any other agreement intended to create any of the foregoing.

 

Limited Condition Acquisition” means any Acquisition permitted under Section 8.3 which Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries is contractually committed to consummate, the consummation of which is not conditioned on the availability of, or on obtaining, third party financing.

 

Loan” means any Term Loan, Dollar Revolving Loan, Multicurrency Revolving Loan, Swing Line Loan, Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower Loan, Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower Loan, Additional Term Loan, Refinancing Term Loan, Extended Term Loan, Extended Revolving Loan, Replacement Term Loan or any combination thereof, and “Loans” means all such Loans collectively.

 

Loan Documents” means, collectively, this Agreement, the Notes, each Letter of Credit, each Offshore Overdraft Agreement, the Intercreditor Agreement, the Re-Allocation Agreement, each Collateral Document and each Guarantee Agreement and each other document, instrument, certificate and agreement executed and delivered by the Loan Parties or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries in favor of the Administrative Agent or any Secured Party in connection with this Agreement to the extent specifically included as a “Loan Document” pursuant to the terms thereof.

 

Loan Party” means each of the Borrowers, Company, the Guarantors and, upon execution of a Loan Document thereby, any of Company’s other Subsidiaries from time to time executing such Loan Document, and “Loan Parties” means all such Persons, collectively.

 

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Margin Stock” has the meaning assigned to that term in Regulation U of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System as in effect from time to time.

 

Material Adverse Effect” means a materially adverse effect on (i) the business, operations or financial condition, of Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, (ii) the ability of the Loan Parties, taken as a whole, to perform their material obligations under the Loan Documents (taken as a whole) or (iii) the rights of or benefits available to Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent or the Lenders taken as a whole to enforce the Obligations.

 

Material Indebtedness” means Indebtedness (other than the Loans and Letters of Credit), or obligations in respect of one or more Hedging Agreements, of any one or more of Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries (other than any Restricted Subsidiary of Holdings that is not a Material Subsidiary), in an individual principal amount of $100,000,000 or more or an aggregate principal amount of $175,000,000 or more. For purposes of determining Material Indebtedness, the “principal amount” of the obligations of Company or any Subsidiary in respect of any Hedging Agreement at any time shall be the maximum aggregate amount (giving effect to any netting agreements) that such Person would be required to pay if such Hedging Agreement were terminated at such time.

 

Material Subsidiary” means each indirect or direct Restricted Subsidiary of Holdings now existing or hereafter acquired or formed indirectly or directly by Holdings which (a) for the most recent Fiscal Year of Holdings, accounted for more than 7% of the consolidated revenues of Holdings or (b) as at the end of such Fiscal Year, was the owner of more than 8% of the consolidated assets of Holdings.

 

Maximum Commitment” means, when used with reference to any Lender, the aggregate of such Lender’s Term Loan Commitments, Dollar Revolving Commitments or Multicurrency Revolving Commitments in the amounts not to exceed those set forth opposite the name of such Lender on Schedule 1.1(a) hereto, subject to reduction from time to time in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

 

Mexican Financial Institution” means an institución de banca múltiple or an institución de banca de desarrollo organized or created, as appropriate, and existing pursuant to and in accordance with the laws of Mexico and authorized to engage in the business of banking by the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit (Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público) or the National Banking and Securities Commission of Mexico (Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores).

 

Mexican Guarantors” means any Mexican Subsidiary that becomes an Offshore Guarantor pursuant to Section 7.9(b).

 

Mexican Loan Party” means a Loan Party organized under the laws of Mexico or otherwise resident for Tax purposes of Mexico.

 

Mexico” means the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos).

 

Minimum Borrowing Amount” means (i) with respect to Base Rate Loans, $5,000,000, (ii) with respect to Eurocurrency Loans, €5,000,000, and (iii) with respect to Term SOFR Loans, $5,000,000.

 

Minimum Borrowing Multiple” means, (i) in the case of a Borrowing in Dollars, $1,000,000, and (ii) in the case of a Borrowing in Euros, €1,000,000.

 

MITL” means the Mexican Income Tax Law in force for 2022 or any other successor provision thereof.

 

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Moody’s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. or any successor to the rating agency business thereof.

 

MTR” means the Mexican Miscellaneous Tax Resolutions (Resolución Miscelánea Fiscal) in force for 2022 or any other successor provision thereof.

 

Multicurrency Commercial Letter of Credit” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.11(a)(i).

 

Multicurrency Commitment Fee” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 3.2(b)(ii).

 

Multicurrency LC Commission” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.11(g)(ii).

 

Multicurrency LC Obligations” means, at any time, an amount equal to the sum of (i) the aggregate Stated Amount of the then outstanding Multicurrency Letters of Credit and (ii) the aggregate amount of Unpaid Drawings under Multicurrency Letters of Credit which have not then been reimbursed pursuant to Section 2.11(f). The Multicurrency LC Obligation of any Lender at any time shall mean its Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of the aggregate Multicurrency LC Obligations outstanding at such time.

 

Multicurrency Letters of Credit” means, collectively, all Commercial Letters of Credit and Multicurrency Standby Letters of Credit, in each case, issued pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(i) or listed on Schedule 2.11(j), and “Multicurrency Letter of Credit” means any one of such Letters of Credit.

 

Multicurrency Letter of Credit Exposure” means, with respect to a Revolving Lender, such Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of the aggregate Multicurrency LC Obligations.

 

Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share” means, when used with reference to any Multicurrency Revolving Lender and any described aggregate or total amount, an amount equal to the result obtained by multiplying such described aggregate or total amount by a fraction the numerator of which shall be such Multicurrency Revolving Lender’s Multicurrency Revolving Commitment or, if the Revolver Termination Date for the Multicurrency Revolving Facility has occurred, the Effective Amount of such Multicurrency Revolving Lender’s then outstanding Multicurrency Revolving Loans and Multicurrency LC Obligations and the denominator of which shall be the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments or, if the Revolver Termination Date for the Multicurrency Revolving Facility has occurred, the Effective Amount of all then outstanding Multicurrency Revolving Loans and Multicurrency LC Obligations.

 

Multicurrency Revolving Borrower” means each of Owens-Brockway, OIEG, O-I Canada, OI Europe, O-I Mexico, any Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower and any Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower, and “Multicurrency Revolving Borrowers” mean any combination thereof collectively.

 

Multicurrency Revolving Commitment” means, with respect to any Multicurrency Revolving Lender, the obligation of such Multicurrency Revolving Lender to make Multicurrency Revolving Loans and to participate in Multicurrency Letters of Credit and Overdraft/Swingline Amounts, as such commitment may be adjusted from time to time pursuant to this Agreement, which commitment as of the Closing Date is the amount set forth opposite such lender’s name on Schedule 1.1(a) under the caption “Amount of Multicurrency Revolving Commitment” as the same may be adjusted from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof and “Multicurrency Revolving Commitments” means such commitments collectively, which commitments equal $950,000,000 in the aggregate as of the Closing Date.

 

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Multicurrency Revolving Credit Exposure” means, with respect to a Revolving Lender, the sum (without duplication) of (i) the outstanding principal amount of Multicurrency Revolving Loans made by such Revolving Lender, (ii) the Multicurrency Letter of Credit Exposure of such Revolving Lender, (iii) the aggregate amount of all participations purchased by such Revolving Lender in Swing Line Loans, (iv) the Dollar Equivalent of all participations purchased by such Revolving Lender in the Offshore Overdraft Amount (net of any participations therein purchased by other Lenders) (v) in the case of the Swing Line Lender the aggregate principal amount of the Swing Lines Loans outstanding (net of any participations therein purchased by other Lenders) and (vi) in the case of any Offshore Overdraft Provider with respect to a particular Alternative Currency, the Dollar Equivalent of the relevant Offshore Overdraft Amount (net of any participations therein purchased by other Lenders).

 

Multicurrency Revolving Facility” means the credit facility under this Agreement evidenced by the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments and the Multicurrency Revolving Loans.

 

Multicurrency Revolving Lender” means any Lender which has a Multicurrency Revolving Commitment or is owed a Multicurrency Revolving Loan (or a portion thereof).

 

Multicurrency Revolving Loan” and “Multicurrency Revolving Loans” have the meanings given in Section 2.1(b)(ii).

 

Multicurrency Revolving Sublimit” means, (i) when used in reference to Owens-Brockway or an Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower, the Total Multicurrency Revolving Commitment and (ii) when used in reference to an Offshore Borrower, the applicable Offshore Sublimit.

 

Multicurrency Standby Letters of Credit” means any of the irrevocable standby letters of credit issued pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(i), in form acceptable to the Issuing Lender, together with any increases or decreases in the Stated Amount thereof and any renewals, amendments and/or extensions thereof.

 

Multiemployer Plan” means a “multiemployer plan,” within the meaning of Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA, with respect to which Holdings, any of its Subsidiaries or any ERISA Affiliate makes or is obligated to make contributions, or during the preceding six (6) years, has made or been obligated to make contributions.

 

Net Indebtedness” means, at any date and with respect to any Person, Indebtedness of such Person on such date less Cash and Cash Equivalents of such Person on such date, in each case determined by reference to the consolidated balance sheet of such Person determined in accordance with GAAP; provided that, for the avoidance of doubt, in no event shall (i) any Indebtedness held by Paddock, by any of its Subsidiaries, or by any trust created through the Paddock Plan, in any case, increase “Net Indebtedness” and (ii) any Cash and/or Cash Equivalents held by Paddock, by any of its Subsidiaries or by any trust created through the Paddock Plan, in any case, be deducted from Indebtedness in determining “Net Indebtedness” hereunder.

 

Net Insurance/Condemnation Proceeds” means, any Cash payments or proceeds received by Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries (i) under any casualty insurance policy (but excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, any personal injury insurance or business interruption insurance) in respect of a covered loss thereunder or (ii) as a result of the taking of any assets of Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries by any Person pursuant to the power of eminent domain, condemnation or other similar event, or pursuant to a sale of any such assets to a purchaser with such power under threat of such a taking, in each case net of any actual and reasonable documented costs incurred by Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in connection with the adjustment or settlement of any claims of Company or such Subsidiary in respect thereof and, in each case, only to the extent such cash payments or proceeds following any single occurrence of the events set forth in (i) and (ii) above, net of the foregoing documented costs, exceed $100,000,000 after the Closing Date; provided, that, for the avoidance of doubt, (x) any insurance proceeds received by Paddock or any Restricted Subsidiary for asbestos claims and (y) any O-I Venezuela Proceeds, in each case, shall not constitute Net Insurance/Condemnation Proceeds hereunder.

 

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Net Proceeds” means, with respect to the incurrence of any Indebtedness or any Asset Sale (i) the cash proceeds actually received in respect of such event, including any cash received in respect of any non-cash proceeds, but only as and when received, net of (ii) the sum of (A) bona fide costs incurred in connection with such event, including reasonable commissions and other fees and expenses (or, if such costs have not yet then been incurred or invoiced, Company’s good faith estimates thereof), (B) the amount of all Taxes (including any Taxes imposed as a result of the actual repatriation of any such proceeds) paid (or reasonably estimated to be payable or held in reserve in accordance with GAAP or other applicable accounting rules) in connection with such event, (C) in the case of an Asset Sale, the amount of all payments required to be made as a result of such event to repay Indebtedness (including any premium or penalty, if any, and interest) (other than Loans, any Other Permitted Credit Exposure, any Permitted Secured Debt or any other Indebtedness secured by a lien that is pari passu with or expressly subordinated to the Liens on the Collateral (or any portion thereof) securing all or any portion of the Obligations) secured on such assets and refinancings thereof permitted hereunder or a Lien permitted by Section 8.2(a)(vi), (D) the amount of any reserves established by Holdings or any of its Subsidiaries to fund contingent liabilities, purchase price adjustment and fixed indemnification payments reasonably estimated to be payable, in each case during the year that such event occurred or the next succeeding two years and that are directly attributable to such event (as determined reasonably and in good faith by Company); provided that any amount by which such reserves are reduced for reasons other than payment of any such contingent liabilities shall be considered “Net Proceeds” upon such reduction, (E) in the case of proceeds arising out of the sublease or sublicense of any property, amounts required to be paid in respect of the lease or license of such property, (F) any liabilities associated with such asset or assets and retained by Holdings or any of its Subsidiaries after such Asset Sale, including pension and other post-employment benefit liabilities and liabilities related to Environmental Liabilities or against any indemnification obligations associated with such Asset Sale; provided that any amount by which such reserves are reduced for reasons other than payment of any such liabilities shall be considered “Net Proceeds” upon such reduction, and (G) all distributions and other payments required to be made to minority interest holders in Subsidiaries, Unrestricted Subsidiaries or joint ventures as a result of such Asset Sale, or to any other Person (other than Holdings or any of its Subsidiaries) owning a beneficial interest in the assets disposed of in such Asset Sale; provided, that, any O-I Venezuela Proceeds shall not constitute Net Proceeds hereunder. Any proceeds received in a currency other than Dollars shall, for purposes of the calculation of the amount of Net Proceeds, be in an amount equal to the Dollar Equivalent thereof as of the date of receipt thereof by Company or any Subsidiary of Company.

 

Non-Bank Rules” means the Ten Non-Qualifying Bank Creditor Rule and the Twenty Non-Qualifying Bank Creditor Rule.

 

Non-Defaulting Lender” means each Lender which is not a Defaulting Lender.

 

Non-Public Lender” means any entity that does not belong to the “public” within the meaning of CRD IV/CRR.

 

Non-Recourse Receivables Financing Indebtedness” means any Indebtedness with respect to any Permitted Factoring or otherwise constituting Receivables Sale Indebtedness, in each case, solely to the extent that (a) no Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary guarantees any obligations (contingent or otherwise) under such transactions, (b) no property or asset (other than Receivables subject to such transactions or the Capital Stock of any special purpose vehicle contemplated by the definition of Receivables Sale Indebtedness (any such special purpose vehicle, a “Receivables Subsidiary”)) of any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary (other than a Receivables Subsidiary) is, directly or indirectly, contingently or otherwise, subject to claims for the satisfaction of obligations for any such transaction and (c) there shall be no recourse to any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary (other than a Receivables Subsidiary) in connection with such transactions, in the case of each of the foregoing clauses (a), (b) or (c), except to the extent customary (as determined by Company in good faith) for similar transactions in the applicable jurisdictions (including, to the extent applicable, in a manner consistent with the delivery of a “true sale”/“absolute transfer” opinion with respect to any transfer by any Loan Party or any Restricted Subsidiary (other than a Receivables Subsidiary)).

 

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Non-refundable Portion” has the meaning given in Section 3.1(i).

 

Non-U.S. Lender” means any Lender, Overdraft/Swingline Provider or Issuing Lender that is not a United States person within the meaning of Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code.

 

Note” means a note substantially in the form of Exhibit 2.2(a)(1), Exhibit 2.2(a)(2) or Exhibit 2.2(a)(3) and “Notes” means all of such Notes collectively.

 

Notice Address” means with respect to Administrative Agent, the office of Administrative Agent located at 1525 West W.T. Harris Blvd., Charlotte, North Carolina 28262, Attention of: Syndication Agency Services or such other office as Administrative Agent may hereafter designate in writing as such to the other parties hereto.

 

Notice of Borrowing” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.5.

 

Notice of Conversion or Continuation” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.7.

 

Notice of Issuance” has the meaning given in Section 2.11(c).

 

Notice of Swing Line Borrowing” means a notice of a Swing Line Borrowing pursuant to Section 2.1(d)(ii), which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit 2.1(d) or such other form as approved by the Administrative Agent and the Swing Line Lender, appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the U.S. Borrower.

 

Obligations” means all obligations of every nature of any Loan Party from time to time owed to Administrative Agent, the Lenders or any of them under or in respect of this Agreement (including the Loans), the Notes, the Letters of Credit, the Offshore Overdraft Agreements or any of the other Loan Documents whether for principal, interest, premium, fees, indemnification or otherwise (including interest accruing during the pendency of any Insolvency Proceeding, whether or not allowed in such Insolvency Proceeding, excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, all obligations under or in respect of Other Lender Guarantied Obligations and Other Permitted Credit Exposure). Notwithstanding the foregoing, the “Obligations” exclude Excluded Swap Obligations.

 

OFAC” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 6.17(a).

 

OFAC Regulations” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 6.17(a).

 

Officers’ Certificate” means, as applied to any corporation, limited liability company, partnership or trust, a certificate executed on behalf of such entity by any one of its Chairman of the Board (if an officer) or its President or one of its Vice Presidents or, if applicable, its managing member, general partner or trustee or, in the case of any Offshore Borrower or Offshore Guarantor, any director or any attorney appointed by power of attorney, or its Chief Financial Officer, its Treasurer, any of its Assistant Treasurers, its Controller or any of its Assistant Controllers or, in the case of any Offshore Borrower or Offshore Guarantor, any other director or attorney appointed by power of attorney (or such other customary instrument of delegation in the jurisdiction of organization of such Offshore Borrower or Offshore Guarantor).

 

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Offshore Borrower” means O-I Canada, OIEG, OI Europe, O-I Mexico and any Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower, and “Offshore Borrowers” means O-I Canada, OIEG, OI Europe, O-I Mexico and each such Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower collectively.

 

Offshore Collateral Documents” means the Offshore Security Agreements.

 

Offshore Currency Equivalent” means, at any time as to any amount denominated in Dollars, the equivalent amount in the applicable Alternative Currency as determined by Administrative Agent at such time on the basis of the Spot Rate for the purchase of such Alternative Currency with Dollars on the most recent Computation Date.

 

Offshore Currency Loan” means any Loan denominated in an Alternative Currency.

 

Offshore Guaranties” means the guaranties entered into by each of the Offshore Borrowers (other than OI Europe) of the Obligations of the other Offshore Borrowers and by each of the Offshore Guarantors of the Obligations of the Offshore Borrowers, in each case in a form satisfactory to Administrative Agent, as the same may be amended, amended and restated or otherwise modified from time to time.

 

Offshore Guarantors” means, collectively, the Canadian Guarantors, the Dutch Guarantors, the Mexican Guarantors and, if applicable, any Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower and any of its Material Subsidiaries which are required to become Offshore Guarantors pursuant to Section 7.9(b). As of the Closing Date, the Offshore Guarantors are set forth on Schedule 1.1(e).

 

Offshore Overdraft Account” means the Canadian Overdraft Account or the Dutch Overdraft Account, and “Offshore Overdraft Accounts” means the Canadian Overdraft Account and the Dutch Overdraft Account, collectively.

 

Offshore Overdraft Agreement” means the Canadian Overdraft Agreement and the Dutch Overdraft Agreement, and “Offshore Overdraft Agreements” means the Canadian Overdraft Agreement and the Dutch Overdraft Agreement, collectively.

 

Offshore Overdraft Amount” means the Canadian Overdraft Amount and the Dutch Overdraft Amount and “Offshore Overdraft Amounts” means the Canadian Overdraft Amount and the Dutch Overdraft Amount, collectively.

 

Offshore Overdraft Provider” means Canadian Overdraft Provider and Dutch Overdraft Provider, and “Offshore Overdraft Providers” means Canadian Overdraft Provider and Dutch Overdraft Provider, collectively.

 

Offshore Security Agreements” means, collectively, (i) the security agreements executed by OIEG, each Dutch Guarantor and, as applicable, each Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower and any Material Subsidiary of such Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower which is required to become an Offshore Guarantor under Section 7.9, as executed and delivered, or amended and restated, as the case may be, on or prior to (a) the date of this Agreement or (b) with respect to an Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower, the date on which such Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower has been designated as such pursuant to Section 12.1(c)(i), (ii) with respect to any Material Subsidiary of an Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower which is required to become an Offshore Guarantor under Section 7.9, the date on which such Material Subsidiary executes a counterpart to the applicable Offshore Collateral Document, or (iii) the security agreements executed by O-I Mexico and, where applicable, Owens América, S. de R.L. de C.V., (a sociedad de responsabilidad limitada de capital variable), in each case as the same may be amended, amended and restated or otherwise modified in a form satisfactory to Administrative Agent from time to time in accordance with the terms thereof and hereof.

 

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Offshore Sublimit” means, at any time, (i) as to O-I Canada, the lesser of (a) $20,000,000 (or the Offshore Currency Equivalent thereof) and (b) the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments then in effect, (ii) as to OIEG, the lesser of (a) $600,000,000 (or the Offshore Currency Equivalent thereof) and (b) the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments then in effect, (iii) as to OI Europe, the lesser of (a) $425,000,000 (or the Offshore Currency Equivalent thereof) and (b) the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments then in effect, (iv) as to O-I Mexico, the lesser of (a) $100,000,000 (or the Offshore Currency Equivalent thereof) and (b) the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments then in effect and (v) as to an Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower, the lesser of (a) the Additional Foreign Subsidiary Borrower Sublimit designated pursuant to Section 12.1(c)(ii) (or the Offshore Currency Equivalent thereof) and (b) the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments then in effect; provided that such Offshore Sublimits may be from time to time decreased pursuant to Section 4.1(a) and increased pursuant to Section 2.10.

 

O-I Canada” has the meaning assigned to that term in the introductory paragraph hereof.

 

OI Europe” has the meaning assigned to that term in the introductory paragraph hereof.

 

O-I General” has the meaning assigned to that term in the introductory paragraph hereof.

 

O-I Mexico” has the meaning assigned to that term in the introductory paragraph hereof.

 

OIEG” has the meaning assigned to that term in the introductory paragraph hereof.

 

O-I Venezuela Proceeds” means all proceeds received by Company or any of its Subsidiaries related to the seizure/expropriation by the Venezuelan government of bottling plants in Venezuela.

 

Operating Lease” of any Person, means any lease (including, without limitation, leases which may be terminated by the lessee at any time) of any property (whether real, personal or mixed) by such Person, as lessee, which is not a Capitalized Lease.

 

Organic Documents” means (i) relative to each Person that is a corporation, its charter, articles of incorporation, articles of amendment, articles of amalgamation, by-laws and all shareholder agreements, voting trusts and similar arrangements applicable to any of its authorized shares of capital stock, (ii) relative to each Person that is a partnership, its partnership agreement and any other similar arrangements applicable to any partnership or other equity interests in the Person, (iii) in respect of any Person incorporated under the laws of Mexico, the escritura constitutiva and estatutos sociales and (iv) relative to any Person that is any other type of legal entity, such documents as shall be comparable to the foregoing.

 

Other Lender Guarantied Obligations” means the obligations owed to the Lenders, their Affiliates or other Persons set forth on Schedule 1 to the Intercreditor Agreement on the Closing Date pursuant to Other Permitted Credit Exposure which are guaranteed pursuant to one or more of the Guarantee Agreements.

 

Other Permitted Credit Exposure” means the obligations of Company or any Restricted Subsidiaries of Company owed to the Lenders, Affiliates of Lenders or other Persons which are included on Schedule 1 to the Intercreditor Agreement on the Closing Date arising out of loans, advances, overdrafts, interest rate, currency or hedge products and other derivative exposures (including under interest rate agreements, currency agreements and commodities agreements) and other extensions of credit to Company or such Restricted Subsidiaries; provided, that “Other Permitted Credit Exposure” shall not include Excluded Swap Obligations.

 

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Other Taxes” means any and all present or future stamp, court or documentary, intangible, recording, filing or similar Taxes that arise from any payment made under, from the execution, delivery, performance, enforcement or registration of, from the receipt or perfection of a security interest under, or otherwise with respect to, any Loan Document, except any such Taxes that are Excluded Taxes imposed with respect to any assignment.

 

Overdraft Agreement” means the Canadian Overdraft Agreement or the Dutch Overdraft Agreement, as applicable.

 

Overdraft/Swingline Amount” means the aggregate outstanding amount of Swing Line Loans and/or an Offshore Overdraft Amount, as applicable.

 

Overdraft/Swingline Provider” means the Swing Line Lender and/or an Offshore Overdraft Provider, as applicable.

 

Overnight Rate” means, for any day, (a) with respect to any amount denominated in Dollars, the greater of (i) the Federal Funds Rate and (ii) an overnight rate reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent (or to the extent payable to an Issuing Lender, such Issuing Lender with notice to the Administrative Agent) to be customary in the place of disbursement or payment for the settlement of international banking transactions, and (b) with respect to any amount denominated in an Alternative Currency, an overnight rate reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent (or to the extent payable to an Issuing Lender, such Issuing Lender with notice to the Administrative Agent) to be customary in the place of disbursement or payment for the settlement of international banking transactions.

 

Owens-Brockway” means Owens-Brockway Glass Container Inc., a Delaware corporation.

 

Packaging” means Owens-Brockway Packaging, Inc., a Delaware corporation and the parent corporation of Owens-Brockway.

 

Paddock” means Paddock Enterprises, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, as it exists on the Closing Date and including any successor entity upon and after the Paddock Plan becomes effective.

 

Paddock Bankruptcy Case” means the proceeding pending as of the Closing Date under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in respect of Paddock.

 

Paddock Plan” means the First Amended Plan of Reorganization for Paddock under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, dated February 14, 2022, as it may be amended, amended and restated, corrected, revised, and/or supplemented from time to time, or any other plan of reorganization proposed by Paddock with the support of Holdings, the official committee of asbestos personal injury claimants appointed in the Paddock Bankruptcy Case (as such committee may be reconstituted from time to time) and the representative for future asbestos claimants appointed in the Paddock Bankruptcy Case.

 

Parent” means any of Holdings and any Other Parent and any other Person that is a wholly-owned Subsidiary of Parent or any Other Parent and of which Company is a wholly-owned Subsidiary. As used herein, “Other Parent” means a Person of which Company becomes a wholly-owned Subsidiary after the Closing Date; provided that immediately after Company first becomes a wholly-owned Subsidiary of such Person, more than 50% of the Voting Securities of such Person shall be held by one or more Persons that held more than 50% of the Voting Securities of Company or a Parent of Company immediately prior to Company first becoming such Subsidiary.

 

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Participant Register” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.8(c).

 

Participants” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.8(b).

 

Participating Member State” means any member state of the European Communities that adopts or has adopted the euro as its lawful currency in accordance with legislation of the European Community relating to Economic and Monetary Union.

 

Payment Office” means the office of Administrative Agent located at its Notice Address, or any subsequent office which shall have been specified by written notice to the Borrowers’ Agent and Lenders, as the Administrative Agent’s Payment Office referred to herein.

 

Payment Recipient” has the meaning assigned thereto in Section 11.16(a).

 

PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation created by Section 4002(a) of ERISA.

 

Pension Plan” means an “employee pension benefit plan”, as defined in Section 3(2) of ERISA (other than a Multiemployer Plan), which is subject to the provisions of Title IV of ERISA or Section 412 of the Code and which is sponsored, maintained, contributed to or required to be contributed to by Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any ERISA Affiliate.

 

Permitted Canadian Liens” means all Liens created by applicable statutory law in Canada, including for amounts owing in respect of the Wage Earners Protection Program of Canada or otherwise for salary wages, vacation pay, employee deductions and contributions, goods and services taxes, sales taxes, harmonized sales taxes, realty taxes, business taxes, workers’ compensation, employment insurance or Canada Pension Plan or similar obligations, Quebec corporate taxes, pension plan or fund obligations or otherwise under or in respect of any Canadian Foreign Plan and overdue rents.

 

Permitted Covenant” means (i) any periodic reporting covenant, (ii) any covenant restricting payments by Holdings with respect to any securities of Holdings which are junior to the applicable Permitted Preferred Stock, (iii) any covenant the default of which can only result in an increase in the amount of any redemption price, repayment amount, dividend rate or interest rate, (iv) any covenant providing board observance rights with respect to Holdings’ board of directors and (v) any other covenant that does not adversely affect the interests of the Lenders (as reasonably determined by Administrative Agent).

 

Permitted Encumbrances” means the following types of Liens:

 

(i)            Liens for Taxes, assessments or governmental charges or claims the payment of which is not at the time required by Section 7.3 or as to which the grace period has not yet expired (not to exceed 60 days);

 

(ii)           Permitted Canadian Liens and other statutory Liens and rights of set-off of banks, Liens of landlords (including in Quebec, pursuant to any hypothec to secure rent payments) and Liens of carriers, warehousemen, suppliers, mechanics, materialmen and other Liens imposed by law incurred in the ordinary course of business (including title retention agreements arising in the ordinary course of business) for sums not yet delinquent or that are not overdue for a period of more than 60 days or are being contested in good faith, if such reserve or other appropriate provision, if any, as shall be required by GAAP (subject to Section 1.2) shall have been made therefor;

 

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(iii)          Liens (other than any Lien imposed pursuant to Section 401(a)(29) or 430(k) of the Code or Section 303(k) of ERISA) incurred or deposits made in the ordinary course of business in connection with workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, old age pensions and other types of social security, or to secure the performance of tenders, statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, bids, leases, government contracts, performance and return-of-money bonds and other similar obligations (exclusive of obligations for the payment of borrowed money);

 

(iv)         any attachment or judgment Lien not resulting in an Event of Default under Section 10.1(f);

 

(v)          leases, subleases or licenses of occupancy granted to others not interfering in any material respect with the business of Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries, taken as a whole;

 

(vi)         easements, rights-of-way, restrictions (including zoning restrictions), encroachments, minor defects or irregularities in title and other similar charges or encumbrances not interfering in any material respect with the ordinary conduct of the business of Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries, taken as a whole;

 

(vii)        any (a) interest or title of a lessor under any lease not prohibited by this Agreement, (b) restriction or encumbrance that the interest or title of such lessor or sublessor may be subject to, or (c) subordination of the interest of the lessee or sublessee under such lease to any restriction or encumbrance referred to in the preceding clause (b), so long as the holder of such restriction or encumbrance agrees to recognize the rights of such lessee or sublessee under such lease;

 

(viii)       Liens arising from UCC financing statements regarding leases or charges not prohibited by this Agreement or indicated to be “precautionary filings”;

 

(ix)          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;

 

(x)            Liens incurred in the ordinary course of business encumbering deposits made to secure obligations arising from statutory, regulatory, contractual or warranty requirements of Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries (excluding deposits securing the repayment of Indebtedness);

 

(xi)          Liens (i) on cash or deposits granted in favor of an Issuing Lender to cash collateralize any Defaulting Lender’s participation in Letters of Credit, and (ii) encumbering customary initial deposits and margin deposits securing obligations under Hedging Agreements and other Liens incurred in the ordinary course of business and which are within the general parameters customary in the industry securing obligations under Hedging Agreements, including, but not limited to, Liens created pursuant to a Credit Support Annex in a form published by International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.;

 

(xii)          Liens securing reimbursement obligations under Commercial Letters of Credit or bankers’ acceptance facilities, which Liens encumber documents and other property to be acquired by drawings under such Commercial Letters of Credit or drafts accepted under such bankers’ acceptance facilities;

 

(xiii)         Liens arising out of any lease for a term of more than 12 months so long as such Liens do not secure any Indebtedness;

 

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(xiv)        Liens arising out of conditional sale, title retention, consignment or similar arrangements for the sale of goods entered into in the ordinary course of business of Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries provided that there has occurred and is continuing no default in the obligations related thereto;

 

(xv)         Liens arising in countries other than the United States of America substantially comparable to the foregoing and/or to the Liens described in clauses (xvii), (xviii) or (xix) below;

 

(xvi)        Liens created over credit balances in Dutch or Canadian bank accounts of any Restricted Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of their banking arrangements pursuant to the general conditions of such bank;

 

(xvii)       licenses and sublicenses of Intellectual Property rights not interfering, individually or in the aggregate, in any material respect, with the conduct of the business of Company or any of its Subsidiaries;

 

(xviii)      Liens solely on any earnest money deposits made by any Borrower or any of their Restricted Subsidiaries in connection with any letter of intent or purchase agreement entered into by it to the extent such acquisition is not prohibited hereunder;

 

(xix)         Liens on Cash and Cash and Cash Equivalents arising in respect of any cash pooling, netting or composite account arrangements in the ordinary course of business between any one or more Borrowers and any of their Restricted Subsidiaries or between any one or more of such entities and one or more banks or other financial institutions where any such entity maintains deposits; and

 

(xx)          customary rights of set off, revocation, refund or chargeback, Liens or similar rights under agreements with respect to deposits of cash, securities accounts, deposit disbursements, concentration accounts or comparable accounts under the laws of any foreign jurisdiction (including, for the avoidance of doubt, any Lien or set-off arrangements entered into by OIEG or any other Dutch Subsidiary which arise pursuant to any general banking conditions (algemene bankvoorwaarden)) or under the UCC (or comparable foreign law) or arising by operation of law of banks or other financial institutions at which any Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries maintains such securities accounts, deposit disbursements, concentration accounts or comparable accounts under the law of any foreign jurisdiction in the ordinary course of business permitted by this Agreement.

 

Permitted European Senior Debt” means (i) OI European Group B.V.’s Euro-denominated 3.125% Senior Notes due 2024 (including guarantees thereof required by the indenture governing the same) issued pursuant to that certain Indenture dated as of November 3, 2016 among OI European Group B.V., the guarantors party thereto, Deutsche Trustee Company Limited, as trustee, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, as paying agent and transfer agent, and Deutsche Bank Luxembourg S.A., as Luxembourg transfer agent and registrar, (ii) OI European Group B.V.’s 2.875% Senior Notes due 2025 (including guarantees thereof required by the indenture governing the same) issued pursuant to that certain Indenture dated as of November 12, 2019 OI European Group B.V., the guarantors party thereto, Deutsche Trustee Company Limited, as trustee, Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, as principal paying agent and transfer agent, and Deutsche Bank Luxembourg S.A., as Luxembourg transfer agent and registrar, (iii) OI European Group B.V.’s 4.75% Senior Notes due 2030 (including guarantees thereof required by the indenture governing the same) issued pursuant to that certain Indenture dated as of November 16, 2021 among OI European Group B.V., the guarantors party thereto and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as trustee and (iv) additional Indebtedness (including guarantees thereof and Indebtedness and guarantees issued in exchange or in replacement thereof containing substantially similar terms); provided that any additional Indebtedness incurred pursuant to the preceding clause (iv) hereof shall have the following characteristics: (w) the sole issuer or borrower shall be OIEG or another Restricted Foreign Subsidiary reasonably acceptable to Administrative Agent, (x) any other obligors (whether guarantors or other credit support parties) shall include only Company, Owens-Brockway and/or the Subsidiary Guarantors and no other Persons, (y) such Indebtedness (and any guaranties thereof) shall be unsecured or constitute Subordinated Indebtedness or both and (z) such Indebtedness is at then-prevailing market terms and conditions, in each case, determined by Company in good faith.

 

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Permitted Factoring” means the factoring or sale at a discount (or any such arrangement similar to the foregoing) of accounts receivable of Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries on a non-recourse basis in the ordinary course of business.

 

Permitted Holdings Hedging Obligations” means obligations under Hedging Agreements entered into by Holdings which could have been entered into by Owens-Brockway under Section 8.4(iii).

 

Permitted Paddock Plan Transfers” means transfers by the Borrowers to Holdings, and subsequently from Holdings, in an aggregate amount not to exceed the sum of (i) $610,000,000 for the purpose of, directly or indirectly, funding a trust established pursuant to Section 524(g) of the Bankruptcy Code to resolve current and future asbestos-related personal injury claims against Paddock pursuant to the Paddock Plan in connection with (a) consummation of the Paddock Plan and (b) issuance of a permanent injunction providing, among other things, protection for Holdings from claims for personal injury and wrongful death in connection with exposure to asbestos-containing products for which Paddock is alleged to liable, plus (ii) amounts payable under the Specified Indemnification Agreements, plus (iii) any other amounts necessary to confirm and consummate the Paddock Bankruptcy Plan and to conclude the Paddock Bankruptcy Case.

 

Permitted Preferred Stock” means any preferred stock of Holdings (or any equity security of Holdings that is convertible or exchangeable into any preferred stock of Holdings), so long as the terms of any such preferred stock or equity security of Holdings (i) do not provide any collateral security, (ii) do not provide any guaranty or other support by Company or any of its Subsidiaries, (iii) do not contain any mandatory put, redemption, repayment, sinking fund or other similar provision occurring before the date that is 91 days after the fifth anniversary of the Closing Date, (iv) do not contain any covenants other than any Permitted Covenant, (v) do not grant the holders thereof any voting rights except for (w) voting rights required to be granted to such holders under applicable law, (x) customary voting rights on fundamental matters such as mergers, consolidations, sales of substantial assets, or liquidations involving Holdings and matters that could adversely affect the rights, preferences, qualifications, limitations or restrictions of such Permitted Preferred Stock and any other voting rights that are customary in the market at the time of issuance of such Permitted Preferred Stock, as determined by Administrative Agent in its reasonable judgment, (y) other voting rights to the extent not greater than or superior to those allocated to Holdings Common Stock on a per share basis, and (z) voting rights with respect to the election of directors arising from dividends in arrears, and (vi) are otherwise reasonably satisfactory to Administrative Agent.

 

Permitted Real Property Encumbrances” means (i) as to any particular real property at any time, such easements, encroachments, covenants, rights of way, minor defects, irregularities or encumbrances on title which do not, (1) secure Indebtedness or (2) in the reasonable opinion of Administrative Agent, materially impair such real property for the purpose for which it is held by the owner thereof, the marketability thereof or the Lien held by Collateral Agent, (ii) municipal and zoning ordinances, which are not violated in any material respect by the existing improvements and the present use made by the owner thereof of the premises (iii) landlord’s liens, or mechanics’, carriers’, workers’, repairers’ and similar encumbrances arising or incurred in the ordinary course of business for amounts which are not delinquent, (iv) encumbrances for Taxes, assessments and governmental charges not yet due and payable, and (v) with respect to leasehold interests in real property, mortgages, obligations, liens and other encumbrances incurred, created, assumed or permitted to exist and arising by, through or under a landlord or owner of such leased property encumbering the landlord’s or owner’s interest in such leased property.

 

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Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness” means a replacement, renewal, refinancing, extension, defeasance, restructuring, refunding, amendment, restatement, supplementation or other modification of any Indebtedness by the Person that originally incurred such Indebtedness, provided that:

 

(i)            the principal amount of such Indebtedness does not exceed the principal amount of the Indebtedness refinanced thereby on such date plus all accrued interest and premiums and the amounts of all fees, expenses, penalties (including prepayment penalties) and premiums incurred in connection with such replacement, renewal, refinancing, extension, defeasance, restructuring, refunding, repayment, amendment, restatement, supplementation or modification, plus, without duplication, any additional amount that would otherwise be permitted to be incurred under Section 8.1 (and, if applicable, secured under Section 8.2), so long as any such additional amount complies with the requirements of, and is treated as a utilization of the applicable provisions of Sections 8.1 and 8.2 (as applicable);

 

(ii)           the final maturity date of such Indebtedness shall be no earlier than the final maturity date of the Indebtedness being renewed, replaced or refinanced, extended, defeased, restructured, refunded, repaid, amended, restricted, supplemented or modified;

 

(iii)          the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of such Indebtedness is not less than the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of the Indebtedness being replaced, renewed, refinanced, extended, defeased, restructured, refunded, repaid, amended, restated, supplemented or modified;

 

(iv)         such Indebtedness is not guaranteed by any Loan Party or any Subsidiary of any Loan Party except to the extent such Person guaranteed such Indebtedness being replaced, renewed, refinanced, extended, defeased, restructured, refunded, repaid, amended, restated, supplemented or modified;

 

(v)          such Indebtedness is not secured by any assets other than those securing such originally incurred Indebtedness; and

 

(vi)         to the extent such Indebtedness refinances Subordinated Indebtedness, such Indebtedness is subordinated to the Loans or the guaranties thereof at least to the same extent as such Indebtedness being replaced, renewed, refinanced, extended, defeased, restructured, refunded, repaid, amended, restated, supplemented or modified.

 

Permitted Secured Debt” means Indebtedness of Company, Owens-Brockway or one or more of the Subsidiary Guarantors having the following characteristics: (v) no collateral (other than all or any portion of the Collateral granted pursuant to the Domestic Collateral Documents) shall secure such Indebtedness and the Liens on the Collateral, if any, shall rank subordinate to or pari passu with the Liens securing the Obligations in accordance with the terms of the Intercreditor Agreement, (w) such Indebtedness shall not have any scheduled payment of principal, mandatory prepayment, mandatory redemption or sinking fund payment in excess of 1% of the outstanding principal amount per year prior to the date that is 91 days after the fifth anniversary of the Closing Date, except for provisions requiring any permitted obligor referred to above to repurchase all or a portion of Permitted Secured Debt from the holders thereof upon the occurrence of a “change of control” or following an “asset sale” (such terms to be defined in documentation governing such Permitted Secured Debt), (y) the Net Proceeds of such Indebtedness shall be applied as required by Section 4.4(e) and (z) such Indebtedness is at then-prevailing market terms and conditions, in each case, determined by Company in good faith, and any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness thereof.

 

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Permitted Unsecured Debt” means Indebtedness (including guarantees thereof) having the following characteristics: (u) the obligors (whether borrowers, issuers, guarantors, pledgors or other support parties) shall include Company, Owens-Brockway and one or more Subsidiary Guarantors (it being understood and agreed that the right of any such obligor to satisfy its obligations in respect of such Indebtedness with, or the rights of any holder thereof to convert or exchange such Indebtedness into, Holdings Common Stock, or any obligation of Holdings, as a party to the indenture governing such Indebtedness, to issue Holdings Common Stock in satisfaction of any such Indebtedness, shall not render Holdings an ‘obligor’ in respect of such Indebtedness for purposes of this clause (u)), (v) such Indebtedness shall be unsecured or constitute Subordinated Indebtedness or both, (w) such Indebtedness shall not have any scheduled payment of principal, mandatory prepayment, mandatory redemption or sinking fund payment prior to the date that is 91 days after the fifth anniversary of the Closing Date, except for provisions requiring an obligor (A) with respect to any such Indebtedness in the form of a bridge facility, to make such a payment, prepayment or redemption in connection with a refinancing of such bridge facility with Indebtedness that otherwise meets the requirements of this definition or (B) to repurchase all or a portion of Permitted Unsecured Debt from the holders thereof (i) upon the occurrence of a ‘change of control’ or following an ‘asset sale’ or, (ii) in the case of any such Indebtedness that may, in whole or in part, be converted into, exchanged for, or which may, in whole or in part, be satisfied by delivery of Holdings Common Stock upon the occurrence of a conversion or exchange event relating to the price of Holdings Common Stock, the trading price of such Indebtedness, a ‘fundamental change’ or other specified corporate transaction or corporate event, or (iii) upon the occurrence of any special and/or mandatory redemption event (such terms in this clause (B) (or similar or equivalent terms) to be defined in the documentation governing such Permitted Unsecured Debt) and (x) such Indebtedness is at then-prevailing market terms and conditions, in each case, determined by Company in good faith, and any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness thereof.  Permitted Unsecured Debt shall also mean and include the Existing Owens-Brockway Senior Unsecured Notes and related guaranties, and any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness thereof.

 

Person” means an individual or a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, trust, incorporated or unincorporated association, joint venture, joint stock company, government (or an agency or political subdivision thereof) or other entity of any kind.

 

Pledge Agreement” means the Pledge Agreement dated as of the date hereof, by and between Company, Packaging and Collateral Agent, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 5.1(j)(B), as such Pledge Agreement may hereafter be amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time (including pursuant to Section 12.17).

 

Prime Rate” means, at any time, the rate of interest per annum publicly announced from time to time by the Administrative Agent as its prime rate. Each change in the Prime Rate shall be effective as of the opening of business on the day such change in such prime rate occurs. The parties hereto acknowledge that the rate announced publicly by the Administrative Agent as its prime rate is an index or base rate and shall not necessarily be its lowest or best rate charged to its customers or other banks.

 

Pro Forma Basis” means, as of any date of determination, (a) if the date of determination is not the last day of a Test Period, the Secured Leverage Ratio or Total Leverage Ratio will be calculated based on Consolidated EBITDA for the most recent Test Period, and Net Indebtedness as of such date of determination (other than Revolving Outstandings, which, solely for purposes of calculating the Secured Leverage Ratio and the Total Leverage Ratio, shall be calculated in a manner consistent with the definition of Total Leverage Ratio and Secured Leverage Ratio, as applicable), (b) any Pro Forma Events that have occurred (or will have occurred) after the first day of the applicable Test Period and on or before such date of determination shall be given pro forma effect in the calculation of Consolidated EBITDA, as if they occurred on the first day of such Test Period, and (c) for purposes of calculating Consolidated EBITDA in connection with any Acquisition, any historical extraordinary non-recurring costs or expenses or other verifiable costs or expenses that will not continue after the Acquisition or disposition date may be eliminated and other expenses, and cost reductions, synergies and business optimization expenses may be reflected, in each case, without duplication, (a) on a basis consistent with Regulation S-X promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission, (b) otherwise to the extent factually supportable and identifiable, pro forma cost savings directly attributable to operational efficiencies expected to be created with respect to such Acquisition, which can be reasonably computed (based on the four (4) fiscal quarters immediately preceding the proposed acquisition) and are approved by Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion or (c) on the basis set forth in clause (xi) of the definition of Consolidated EBITDA.

 

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Pro Forma Event” means and includes (i) any disposition to third parties by Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries of assets the fair market value of which equals or exceeds $25,000,000 or (ii) any Acquisition in which the aggregate consideration paid or given (including, without limitation, cash paid, Acquired Indebtedness or assumed Indebtedness and the value of any other consideration paid or given) to third parties equals or exceeds $25,000,000.

 

Pro Rata Share” means, when used with reference to any Lender and any described aggregate or total amount of any Facility or Facilities, an amount equal to the result obtained by multiplying such described aggregate or total amount by a fraction the numerator of which shall be such Lender’s Maximum Commitment with respect to such Facility or Facilities and the denominator of which shall be the Total Commitment with respect to such Facility or Facilities or, if no Commitments are then outstanding, such Lender’s aggregate Term Loans and Revolving Credit Exposure to the aggregate Term Loans and Revolving Credit Exposure hereunder with respect to such Facility.

 

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.

 

PTO” means the United States Patent and Trademark Office or any successor or substitute office in which filings are necessary or, in the opinion of Collateral Agent, desirable in order to create or perfect Liens on any IP Collateral.

 

Purchase Money Indebtedness” means Indebtedness incurred simultaneously with or within 180 days after the acquisition, construction, leasing or improvement of real property or tangible personal property to finance such acquisition, construction or improvement of such property (in each case, whether directly or through the purchase of equity interests of a Person owning such real property or tangible personal property that is or becomes a Restricted Subsidiary), and any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness with respect thereto.

 

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

 

Qualifying Bank” means a person or entity including any commercial bank or financial institution (irrespective of its jurisdiction of organization) which effectively conducts banking activities with its own infrastructure and staff as its principal business purpose and which has a banking license in full force and effect issued in accordance with the banking laws in force in its jurisdiction of incorporation, or if acting through a branch, issued in accordance with the banking laws in the jurisdiction of such branch, all in accordance with the Swiss Guidelines.

 

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Qualifying Intragroup Creditors” means creditors of receivables (Guthaben) owed by another member of the same group of companies, all in accordance with article 14a of the Swiss Withholding Tax Ordinance of 19 December 1966, SR 642.211 as amended from time to time.

 

Quarterly Payment Date” means March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15 of each year following the Closing Date.

 

Re-Allocation Agreement” means that certain Re-Allocation Agreement dated as of the date hereof, between the Administrative Agent, the Collateral Agent, each Lender and each Issuing Lender, as such Re-Allocation Agreement may hereafter be amended, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.

 

Re-Allocation Event” means the first date after the Closing Date on which there shall occur (i) any event described in clause (i) of Section 10.1 with respect to any Borrower or (ii) any acceleration of the maturity of the Loans (or any Event of Default under Section 10.1(a) resulting from a failure to pay any Loan or other Obligation at the final maturity thereof).

 

Real Property” means all right, title and interest of any Loan Party or any of its respective Subsidiaries in and to a parcel of real property owned, leased or operated (including, without limitation, any leasehold estate) by any Loan Party or any of its respective Subsidiaries together with, in each case, all improvements and, to the extent deemed real property under applicable laws, appurtenant fixtures, equipment, personal property, easements and other property and rights incidental to the ownership, lease or operation thereof.

 

Receivables Sale Indebtedness” means Indebtedness incurred or deemed incurred or cash consideration received from the sale of Receivables by Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or a special purpose vehicle established by any of them to purchase and sell such receivables. Solely for purposes of Section 8.1(xiv), “Receivables Sale Indebtedness” shall be deemed to include the face amount of any account receivable subject to Permitted Factoring until the earlier of (x) the date on which such account receivable becomes due and payable and (y) the payment in full of such account receivable by the applicable account debtor.

 

Receivable(s)” means and includes all of Company’s and its Subsidiaries’ presently existing and hereafter arising or acquired accounts, accounts receivable, and all present and future rights of Company and its Subsidiaries to payment for goods sold or leased or for services rendered (except those evidenced by instruments or chattel paper), whether or not they have been earned by performance, and all rights in any merchandise or goods which any of the same may represent, and all rights, title, security and guaranties with respect to each of the foregoing, including, without limitation, any right of stoppage in transit.

 

Receivables Subsidiary” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “Non-Recourse Receivables Financing Indebtedness”.

 

Receiver” means a receiver, interim receiver, receiver and manager, liquidator, trustee in bankruptcy, administrator or similar person.

 

Recipient” means any Agent, any Issuing Lender, any Lender or any Overdraft/Swingline Provider, as applicable.

 

Recovery Event” means the receipt by Holdings (or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries) of any insurance or condemnation proceeds payable (i) by reason of any theft, physical destruction or damage or any other similar event with respect to any properties or assets of Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, (ii) by reason of any condemnation, taking, seizing or similar event with respect to any properties or assets of Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or (iii) under any policy of insurance required to be maintained under Section 7.4; provided, however, that in no event shall payments made under personal injury or business interruption insurance or rent insurance constitute a Recovery Event.

 

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Refinanced Term Loans” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.1(g).

 

Refinancing Term Loans” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 2.1(c).

 

Register” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.12.

 

Regulation D” means Regulation D of the Board as from time to time in effect and any successor provision to all or a portion thereof establishing reserve requirements.

 

Related Fund” means, with respect to any Lender which is a Fund, any other Fund that is administered or managed by the same investment advisor of such Lender or by an Affiliate of such investment advisor.

 

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

 

Release” means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, disposing, depositing, dispersing, emanating or migrating of any Hazardous Material in, into, onto or through the Environment.

 

Relevant Governmental Body” means (a) with respect to a Benchmark Replacement in respect of Obligations, interest, fees, commissions or other amounts denominated in, or calculated with respect to, Dollars, the Board or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or a committee officially endorsed or convened by the Board or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or any successor thereto and (b) with respect to a Benchmark Replacement in respect of Obligations, interest, fees, commissions or other amounts denominated in, or calculated with respect to, any Alternative Currency, (i) the central bank for the currency in which such Obligations, interest, fees, commissions or other amounts are denominated, or calculated with respect to, or any central bank or other supervisor which is responsible for supervising either (A) such Benchmark Replacement or (B) the administrator of such Benchmark Replacement or (ii) any working group or committee officially endorsed or convened by (A) the central bank for the Applicable Currency in which such Obligations, interest, fees, commissions or other amounts are denominated, or calculated with respect to, (B) any central bank or other supervisor that is responsible for supervising either (1) such Benchmark Replacement or (2) the administrator of such Benchmark Replacement, (C) a group of those central banks or other supervisors or (D) the Financial Stability Board or any part thereof.

 

Replaced Lender” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 3.7(b).

 

Replacement Lender” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 3.7(b).

 

Replacement Term Loans” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.1(g).

 

Reportable Event” means a “reportable event” described in Section 4043(c) of ERISA or in the regulations thereunder with respect to a Pension Plan, excluding any event for which the thirty (30) day notice requirement has been waived.

 

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Requirement of Law” means, as to any Person, any law (including common law), treaty, rule or regulation or judgment, criteria, decree, determination or award of an arbitrator or a court or other Governmental Authority, including without limitation, any Environmental Law, in each case imposing a legal obligation or binding upon such Person or any of its property or to which such Person or any of its property is subject.

 

Requisite Lenders” means, at any time of determination, (i) where such term is used with respect to any particular Facility, Non-Defaulting Lenders the sum of whose Effective Amount of outstanding Loans and Commitments under such Facility (or, if after the Commitments under such Facility have been terminated, outstanding Loans and Pro Rata Share of LC Obligations and outstanding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts, in each case under such Facility) then in effect constitute greater than 50% of the sum of (a) the total Effective Amount of outstanding Loans under such Facility and (b) the total Commitments under such Facility less the aggregate Commitments under such Facility of Defaulting Lenders (or, if after the Commitments under such Facility have been terminated, the total Effective Amount of outstanding Loans under such Facility of Non-Defaulting Lenders and the aggregate Pro Rata Share of all Non-Defaulting Lenders of the total outstanding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts and LC Obligations under such Facility (if applicable to such Facility) at such time) and (ii) in all other cases, Non-Defaulting Lenders the sum of whose Effective Amount of outstanding Term Loans, Dollar Revolving Commitments and Multicurrency Revolving Commitments (or, if after the Total Dollar Revolving Commitment or Total Multicurrency Revolving Commitment, as applicable, has been terminated (or any Facility thereof), outstanding Dollar Revolving Loans, Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share of Dollar LC Obligations, Multicurrency Revolving Loans and Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of outstanding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts and Multicurrency LC Obligations) and so long as any Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitments remain outstanding, the aggregate amount of Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitments then in effect constitute greater than 50% of the sum of (a) the total Effective Amount of outstanding Term Loans and so long as any Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitments remain outstanding, the aggregate amount of Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitments and (b) the Total Revolving Commitment less the aggregate Revolving Commitments of Defaulting Lenders (or, if after the Total Revolving Commitment has been terminated, the total Effective Amount of outstanding Revolving Loans of Non-Defaulting Lenders and the aggregate Revolver Pro Rata Share of all Non-Defaulting Lenders of the total outstanding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts, Dollar LC Obligations and Multicurrency LC Obligations at such time).

 

Resolution Authority” means an EEA Resolution Authority or, with respect to any UK Financial Institution, a UK Resolution Authority.

 

Responsible Financial Officer” means the Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer, Controller or Treasurer of Company, or, if being applied to a Subsidiary, of the applicable Subsidiary and with respect to OIEG and each Dutch Subsidiary, a managing director or any other person who is authorized to represent OIEG or such Dutch Subsidiary, as applicable.

 

Responsible Officer” means any of the Chairman or Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, the President, any Executive Vice President, any Senior Vice President, the Chief Financial Officer, any Vice President, the Treasurer or the Assistant Treasurer of Company or, if being applied to a Subsidiary, of the Subsidiary and with respect to OIEG and each Dutch Subsidiary, a managing director or any other person who is authorized to represent OIEG or such Dutch Subsidiary, as applicable.

 

Restricted Domestic Subsidiary” means a Restricted Subsidiary which is a Domestic Subsidiary.

 

Restricted Foreign Subsidiary” means a Restricted Subsidiary which is a Foreign Subsidiary.

 

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Restricted Payment” means (i) any dividend or other distribution, direct or indirect, on account of any shares of any class of stock of Company now or hereafter outstanding, except a dividend payable solely in shares of that class of stock to the holders of that class, (ii) any redemption, retirement, sinking fund or similar payment, purchase or other acquisition for value, direct or indirect, of any shares of any class of stock of Company now or hereafter outstanding, (iii) any payment made to retire, or to obtain the surrender of, any outstanding warrants, options or other rights to acquire shares of any class of stock of Company now or hereafter outstanding, and (iv) any payment or prepayment of principal of, premium, if any, or interest on, or redemption, purchase, retirement, defeasance (including in-substance or legal defeasance), sinking fund or similar payment with respect to, any Subordinated Indebtedness (other than Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness with respect thereto).

 

Restricted Standby Letter of Credit Purposes” means any Standby Letter of Credit issued for the purpose of supporting (i) Indebtedness incurred by any Restricted Foreign Subsidiary or any Joint Venture to which Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries is a party for working capital and general business purposes, (ii) Indebtedness of Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in respect of industrial revenue or development bonds or financings, (iii) obligations with respect to leases of Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, or (iv) other obligations of Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries for which letter of credit support would be used in the ordinary course of Holdings’ or such Restricted Subsidiary’s business or otherwise consistent with custom and practice in the industry.

 

Restricted Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of Holdings other than an Unrestricted Subsidiary.

 

Revolver Extension Request” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(b).

 

Revolver Extension Series” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(b).

 

Revolver Pro Rata Share” means, when used with reference to any Revolving Lender and any described aggregate or total amount, an amount equal to the result obtained by multiplying such described aggregate or total amount by a fraction the numerator of which shall be such Revolving Lender’s Revolving Commitment or, if the Revolver Termination Date for any Revolving Facility has occurred, the Effective Amount of such Revolving Lender’s then outstanding Revolving Loans and the denominator of which shall be the Revolving Commitments or, if the Revolver Termination Date for any Facility has occurred, the Effective Amount of all then outstanding Revolving Loans for such terminated Facility and LC Obligations.

 

Revolver Termination Date” means (i) with respect to the Dollar Revolving Facility and the Multicurrency Revolving Facility, the five-year anniversary of the Closing Date or such earlier date as the Revolving Commitments shall have been terminated or otherwise reduced to $0 pursuant to this Agreement and (ii) with respect to any Revolver Extension Series, the date specified thereof in the applicable Extension Amendment.

 

Revolving Commitment” means, with respect to any Revolving Lender, such Lender’s Dollar Revolving Commitment and/or Multicurrency Revolving Commitment and “Revolving Commitments” means such commitments collectively.

 

Revolving Credit Exposure” means, with respect to a Revolving Lender, the sum of (i) the outstanding principal amount of the Revolving Loans made by such Revolving Lender, (ii) the Letter of Credit Exposure of such Revolving Lender and (iii) the Overdraft/Swingline Amount of such Revolving Lender.

 

Revolving Facilities” means the Dollar Revolving Facility, the Multicurrency Revolving Facility and any Revolver Extension Series.

 

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Revolving Lender” means any Lender which has a Revolving Commitment or is owed a Revolving Loan (or a portion thereof).

 

Revolving Loan” means a Dollar Revolving Loan or a Multicurrency Revolving Loan as the case may be and “Revolving Loans” means such Loans collectively.

 

Revolving Outstandings” means, at any time, the sum of the aggregate Revolving Credit Exposure of all Revolving Lenders then outstanding; provided, however, that the term Revolving Outstandings shall not include any Revolving Credit Exposure the proceeds of which were not used for working capital or other ordinary course corporate purposes (and in any event excluding, without limitation or duplication, any Revolving Credit Exposure then outstanding the proceeds of which were used to finance (A) an Acquisition (other than an Acquisition of a Person that, immediately prior to such Acquisition, is a Restricted Subsidiary) (including to refinance any Indebtedness assumed as part of any such Acquisition), (B) an Investment in a Person (other than an Investment in a Person that, immediately prior to such Investment, is a Restricted Subsidiary), (C) a payment under a Contingent Obligation with respect to any Person other than a Restricted Subsidiary, (D) a Restricted Payment pursuant to Section 8.5(v) or (vi) or (E) a voluntary or optional payment of Subordinated Indebtedness (other than intercompany indebtedness by and among Company and its Restricted Subsidiaries) pursuant to Section 8.12(b)).

 

RFR Business Day” means, for any Obligations, interest, fees, commissions or other amounts denominated in, or calculated with respect to Dollars, 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; provided, that for purposes of notice requirements in Sections 2.5, 2.7 and 4.3(a), in each case, such day is also a Business Day.

 

S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Rating Service, a division of S&P Global Inc. and any successor thereto.

 

Sanctioned Country” means, at any time, a country, region or territory which is the subject or target of comprehensive economic or trade Sanctions (which, as of the Closing Date, includes Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria).

 

Sanctioned Person” means, at any time (a) any Person listed in any Sanctions-related list of designated Persons maintained by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of State, the United Nations Security Council, the European Union or any EU member state, Her Majesty’s Treasury or Switzerland (the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of Switzerland (SECO) and/or the Swiss Directorate of International law (DIL)), (b) any Person located, organized or resident in a Sanctioned Country, (c) any Person who is at such time subject to Sanctions or (d) any Person owned or controlled by any such Person or Persons described in the foregoing (a) through (c).

 

Sanctions” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 6.17.

 

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Scheduled Term Repayments” means, (i) from the Closing Date, (i) with respect to the principal payments on the Tranche A Term Loans and Tranche B Term Loans for each date set forth below, the percentage of the original aggregate principal amount of such Term Loans (as applicable) outstanding on the Closing Date set forth opposite thereto and (ii) from the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, with respect to the Delayed Drawprincipal payments on the Tranche C Term Loans, 100.00% for each date set forth below, the percentage of the original aggregate principal amount of such Tranche C Term Loans shall be repaidoutstanding on the Term Loan Maturity Date with respect to Delayed Draw Term LoansAmendment No. 1 Effective Date set forth opposite thereto, in each case as the amount of such installment may be reduced from time to time pursuant to Sections 4.3 and 4.4:

 

Date 

Scheduled Tranche A Term Loan
and, Tranche B Term Loan and
Tranche C Term Loan

Repayment Percentage

 
December 31, 2022   1.25%
December 31, 2023   2.50%
December 31, 2024   3.75%
December 31, 2025   5.00%
December 31, 2026   5.00%
Term Loan Maturity Date   82.50%

 

SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission or any successor thereto.

 

Secured Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a)  the sum of (x) Net Indebtedness as of such date that is then secured by Liens on property or assets of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries (excluding from such calculation the Revolving Outstandings and any Non-Recourse Receivables Financing Indebtedness) as of such date plus (y) the Revolving Outstandings on the December 31 immediately preceding such date (or, in the case of a Test Period ended on December 31 in any Fiscal Year of Company, the Revolving Outstandings on such December 31), to (b) Consolidated EBITDA of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries for the most recently completed Test Period; provided that Net Indebtedness (subject to adjustment as set forth in subclauses (x) and (y) of the preceding clause (a)) constituting Obligations shall be deemed to be secured at all times (including during any Collateral Release Period) for purposes of determining the Secured Leverage Ratio hereunder.

 

Secured Parties” has the meaning provided in the respective Collateral Documents to the extent such term or any equivalent term is defined therein and shall include any Person who is granted a Lien or security interest pursuant to any Loan Document.

 

Securities” means any stock, shares, voting trust certificates, bonds, debentures, options, warrants, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness, secured or unsecured, convertible, subordinated or otherwise, or in general any instruments commonly known as “securities” or any certificates of interest, shares or participations in temporary or interim certificates for the purchase or acquisition of, or any right to subscribe to, purchase or acquire, any of the foregoing.

 

Securities Act” means the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

 

Security Agreement” means the Security Agreement dated as of the date hereof, by and among Company, Owens-Brockway, the Subsidiary Guarantors and Collateral Agent, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 5.1(j)(i)(A), as such Security Agreement may hereafter be amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time (including, without limitation, pursuant to (i) any amendments effectuating the addition of an Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower appointed pursuant to Section 7.9(c) hereof and/or (ii) Section 12.17 hereof).

 

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SOFR” means a rate equal to the secured overnight financing rate as administered by the SOFR Administrator.

 

SOFR Administrator” means the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (or a successor administrator of the secured overnight financing rate).

 

Solvent” means, (A) with respect to any Person organized under the laws of a state of the United States of America, means that as of the date of determination both (i)(a) the then fair saleable value of the property of such Person is (1) greater than the total amount of liabilities (including contingent liabilities) of such Person and (2) not less than the amount that will be required to pay the probable liabilities on such Person’s then existing debts as they become absolute and due considering all financing alternatives and potential asset sales reasonably available to such Person; (b) such Person’s capital is not unreasonably small in relation to its business or any contemplated or undertaken transaction; and (c) such Person does not intend to incur, or believe (nor should it reasonably believe) that it will incur, debts beyond its ability to pay such debts as they become due; and (ii) such Person is “solvent” within the meaning given that term and similar terms under applicable laws relating to fraudulent transfers and conveyances; (B) with respect to any Person incorporated or organized under the laws of the Netherlands or Canada means that such Person is able to pay its debts as such debts become due and payable and, in the case of any Person organized under the laws of Canada, is not an “insolvent person” within the meaning of the BIA; (C) with respect to any Person organized under the laws of Switzerland means that as of the date of determination, (i) the value of the assets of such Person is higher than the sum of (a) the liabilities of such Person and (b) half of the share capital of such Person, and (ii) such Person disposes of cash or cash equivalents in an amount that is not less than the total of the short-term liabilities; and (D) with respect to any Person organized under the laws of Mexico, that such person is not in any of the circumstances provided in articles 9 and 10 of the Mexican Bankruptcy Law (Ley de Concursos Mercantiles) by which it may be declared in an insolvency proceeding (concurso mercantil) or bankruptcy (quiebra). For purposes of this definition, the amount of any contingent liability at any time shall be computed as the amount that, in light of all of the facts and circumstances existing at such time, represents the amount that can reasonably be expected to become an actual or matured liability.

 

“Specified Permitted Secured Debt” has the meaning given in Section 10.1(e).

 

“Specified 2022 Permitted Secured Debt” has the meaning given in Section 4.4(e).

 

“Specified 2022 Permitted Secured Debt Issuance Date” has the meaning given in Section 4.4(e).

 

“Specified 2022 Permitted Secured Debt Prepayment Date” has the meaning given in Section 4.4(e).

 

Specified Indemnification Agreements” means (i) the Covered Claims Indemnification Agreement and (ii) the Environmental Claims or Causes of Action Indemnification Agreement, in each case to be entered into by Holdings and Paddock pursuant to the Paddock Plan.

 

Specified Paddock End Date” means the first date on which the Paddock Plan has become effective and a permanent injunction has been issued providing, among other things, protection for Holdings from assertion of claims for personal injury and wrongful death in connection with asbestos-containing products for which Paddock is alleged to be liable.

 

Specified Representations” means the representations and warranties made by Company and the Borrowers, in or pursuant to Sections 6.1 6.2(a), 6.2(b) (solely with respect to the Organic Documents of each Loan Party, the Existing Owens-Brockway Senior Unsecured Notes and the Permitted European Senior Debt), 6.2(d), 6.7, 6.8, 6.13, 6.14, 6.17 and 6.18.

 

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Spot Rate” means, for an Applicable Currency, the rate provided (either by publication or otherwise provided or made available to the Administrative Agent) by Thomson Reuters Corp. (or equivalent service chosen by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion) as the spot rate for the purchase of such Applicable Currency with another currency at a time selected by the Administrative Agent on the date of determination.

 

Standby Letters of Credit” has the meaning given in Section 2.11(a)(ii).

 

Stated Amount” or “Stated Amounts” means (i) with respect to any Letter of Credit issued in Dollars, the stated or face amount of such Letter of Credit (to the extent) available at the time for drawing (subject to presentment of all requisite documents), and (ii) with respect to any Letter of Credit issued in any currency other than Dollars, the Dollar Equivalent of the stated or face amount of such Letter of Credit (to the extent) available at the time for drawing (subject to presentment of all requisite documents), in either case as the same may be increased or decreased from time to time in accordance with the terms of such Letter of Credit. For purposes of calculating the Stated Amount of any Letter of Credit at any time:

 

(i)            any increase in the Stated Amount of any Letter of Credit by reason of any amendment to any Letter of Credit shall be deemed effective under this Agreement as of the date Issuing Lender actually issues an amendment purporting to increase the Stated Amount of such Letter of Credit, whether or not Issuing Lender receives the consent of the Letter of Credit beneficiary or beneficiaries to the amendment, except that if a Borrower has required that the increase in Stated Amount be given effect as of an earlier date and Issuing Lender issues an amendment to that effect, then such increase in Stated Amount shall be deemed effective under this Agreement as of such earlier date requested by such Borrower; and

 

(ii)            any reduction in the Stated Amount of any Letter of Credit by reason of any amendment to any Letter of Credit shall be deemed effective under this Agreement as of the later of (x) the date Issuing Lender actually issues an amendment purporting to reduce the Stated Amount of such Letter of Credit, whether or not the amendment provides that the reduction be given effect as of an earlier date, or (y) the date Issuing Lender receives the written consent (including by authenticated telex, cable, SWIFT messages or facsimile transmission with, in the case of a facsimile transmission, a follow-up original hard copy) of the Letter of Credit beneficiary or beneficiaries to such reduction, whether written consent must be dated on or after the date of the amendment issued by Issuing Lender purporting to effect such reduction.

 

Subordinated Indebtedness” means any Indebtedness of Company or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries that is expressly subordinated in right of payment to the Obligations.

 

Subsequent Collateral Release Conditions” means, as of any applicable date of determination, (i) Holdings has achieved (and as of such date maintains) the Threshold Debt Ratings specified in clause (ii) of the definition thereof, (ii) the indentures or other agreements governing any Permitted Secured Debt provide for the release of all liens securing such notes on the Collateral upon the release of the liens on such Collateral securing the Obligations, (iii) no Event of Default is continuing and (iv) Administrative Agent shall have received a certificate from Company certifying to the foregoing in a manner reasonably acceptable to Administrative Agent.

 

Subsequent Collateral Release Period” means each period commencing with the satisfaction of the Subsequent Collateral Release Conditions and continuing until the occurrence of the next Collateral Reinstatement Event, if any, immediately following the satisfaction of such Subsequent Collateral Release Conditions.

 

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Subsidiary” means, with respect to any Person (i) any corporation of which more than 50% of the outstanding Capital Stock having ordinary voting power to elect a majority of the board of directors of such corporation (irrespective of whether at the time capital stock of any other class or classes of such corporation shall or might have voting power upon the occurrence of any contingency) is at the time directly or indirectly owned by such Person, by such Person and one or more other Subsidiaries of such Person, or by one or more other Subsidiaries of such Person; (ii) any partnership or limited liability company of which more than 50% of the outstanding partnership interests or limited liability company interest, as applicable, having the power to act as a general partner of such partnership (irrespective of whether at the time any partnership interests other than general partnership interests of such partnership shall or might have voting power upon the occurrence of any contingency) or the managing member or members of such limited liability company are at the time directly or indirectly owned by such Person, by such Person and one or more other Subsidiaries of such Person, or by one or more other Subsidiaries of such Person; (iii) any other legal entity the accounts of which would or should be consolidated with those of such Person on a consolidated balance sheet of such Person prepared in accordance with GAAP; and (iv) in relation to any entity incorporated or established in the Netherlands shall include a “dochtermaatschappij” within the meaning of section 2:24a of the Dutch Civil Code; provided, that, notwithstanding the foregoing, Owens-Illinois de Venezuela C.A. and Fabrica de Vidrio Los Andes C.A. shall not constitute Subsidiaries. Unless otherwise qualified, all references to a “Subsidiary” or to “Subsidiaries” in this Agreement shall refer to a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries of Company.

 

Subsidiary Guarantor” means any Restricted Domestic Subsidiary of Company that executes and delivers a counterpart of the Subsidiary Guaranty. As of the Closing Date, the Subsidiary Guarantors are set forth on Schedule 1.1(d).

 

Subsidiary Guaranty” means the Subsidiary Guaranty dated as of the date hereof, by and among the Subsidiary Guarantors as of the Closing Date (excluding, in each case so long as such Subsidiary is not a Material Subsidiary, Owens-Brockway, the Harbor Capital Subsidiaries, Bolivian Investments, Inc., Sovereign Air, LLC, Maumee Air Associates Inc., ACI Ventures, Inc., OI Caribbean Sales and Distributions Inc., OI International Holdings Inc., O-I US Procurement Company, Inc., and OI Levis Park STS Inc., unless Borrowers’ Agent otherwise agrees to join any such entity as a Subsidiary Guarantor as determined in its sole discretion), a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 7.9, and as supplemented hereafter under certain circumstances by certain Restricted Domestic Subsidiaries of Company in accordance with Section 7.9, and as such Subsidiary Guaranty may hereafter be amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.

 

Sustainability Coordinator” means Coöperatieve Rabobank U.A., New York Branch, in its capacity as sustainability coordinator under this Agreement.

 

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

 

Swing Line Borrowing” means a borrowing of a Swing Line Loan pursuant to Section 2.1(d).

 

Swing Line Lender” means Bank of America, N.A., in its capacity as provider of Swing Line Loans, or any successor swing line lender hereunder.

 

Swing Line Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.1(d)(i).

 

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Swing Line Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) $100,000,000 and (b) the Multicurrency Revolving Facility. The Swing Line Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Multicurrency Revolving Facility.

 

Swiss Guidelines” means, collectively, the guidelines S-02.122.1 in relation to bonds of April 1999 as issued by the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (Merkblatt S-02.122.1 vom April 1999 betreffend “Obligationen”), S-02.123 in relation to interbank transactions of 22 September 1986 as issued by the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (Merkblatt S-02.123 vom 22. September 1986 betreffend Zinsen von Bankguthaben, deren Gläubiger Banken sind (“Interbankguthaben”)), S-02.128 in relation to syndicated credit facilities of January 2000 (Merkblatt S-02.128 vom January 2000 “Steuerliche Behandlung von Konsortialdarlehen, Schuldscheindarlehen, Wechseln und Unterbeteiligungen”), and S-02.130.1 in relation to accounts receivable of Swiss debtors of April 1999 (Merkblatt S-02.130.1 vom April 1999 “Geldmarktpapiere und Buchforderungen inländischer Schuldner”) and the circular letter No. 34 “Customer Credit Balances” of 26 July 2011 (1-034-V-2011) (Kreisschreiben Nr. 34 “Kundenguthaben” vom 26. Juli 2011), the circular letter no. 15 (1-015-DVS-2017) of October 3, 2017 in relation to bonds and derivative financial instruments as subject matter of taxation of Swiss federal income tax, Swiss federal withholding tax and Swiss federal stamp taxes (Kreisschreiben Nr. 15 “Obligationen und derivative Finanzinstrumente als Gegenstand der direkten Bundessteuer, der Verrechnungssteuer und der Stempelabgaben” vom 3. Oktober 2017) and the communication 010-DVS-2019 of 5 February 2019 in relation to Swiss Withholding Tax: credit balances in groups (Mitteilung 010-DVS-2019 of 5 February 2019 betreffend “Verrechnungssteuer: Guthaben im Konzern”) as issued, and as amended or replaced from time to time, by the Swiss Federal Tax Administration or as substituted or superseded and overruled by any law, statute, ordinance, regulation, court decision or the like as in force from time to time.

 

Swiss Withholding Tax Statute” means the Swiss Federal Act on Withholding Tax of 13 October 1965 (Bundesgesetz über die Verrechnungssteuer, SR 642.21) together with the related regulations and guidelines, all as amended and applicable from time to time.

 

Swiss Withholding Tax” means the tax levied pursuant to the Swiss Withholding Tax Statute, as amended from time to time.

 

Tax Transferee” means any Person who acquires any interest in the Loans (other than any Person listed on Schedule 1.1(a) or Schedule 12.8(j)) (whether or not by operation of law) or the new office to which a Lender or Agent has transferred its Loans for purposes of determining where the Loans are made, accounted for or booked.

 

Taxes” means any and all present and future taxes, duties, levies, imposts, deductions, assessments, charges or withholdings imposed by any Governmental Authority, and any and all liabilities (including interest, inflationary adjustments and penalties and other additions to taxes) with respect to the foregoing.

 

TCA” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 1.4(c).

 

Ten Non-Qualifying Bank Creditor Rule” means the rule that the aggregate number of creditors of OI Europe under any credit facility which are not Qualifying Banks must not exceed 10 (ten), all in accordance within the meaning of the Swiss Guidelines.

 

Term Loan” means a loan made pursuant to Section 2.1(a).

 

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Term Loan Commitments” means, with respect to any Lender, the Tranche A Term Loan Commitment, Tranche B Term Loan Commitment and Delayed Drawthe Tranche C Term Loan Commitment, collectively.

 

Term Loan Extension Request” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(a).

 

Term Loan Extension Series” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.15(a).

 

Term Loan Facility” means any term loan facility established under this Agreement (including, (i) as of the Closing Date, the Tranche A Term Loan Facility, and the Tranche B Term Loan Facility and the Delayed Draw(ii) as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, the Tranche C Term Loan Facility), as well as any Additional Term Loans, Extended Term Loans, Refinancing Term Loans and Replacement Term Loans, in each case established after the date hereof).

 

Term Loan Lender” means any Lender which has a Term Loan Commitment or is owed a Term Loan (or a portion thereof).

 

Term Loan Maturity Date” means (i) with respect to the Tranche A Term Loans and, the Tranche B Term Loans and the Tranche C Term Loans, the date that is the fifth anniversary of the Closing Date, (ii) with respect to the Delayed Draw Term Loans, to the extent the Delayed Draw Funding Date occurs, December 31, 2023, (iii) with respect to any Term Loan Extension Series, the date specified therefor in the applicable Extension Amendment, (iviii) with respect to any Additional Term Loans, the date specified therefor in the applicable amendment executed pursuant to Section 2.10(b), (viv) with respect to any Refinancing Term Loans, the date specified therefor in the applicable amendment executed pursuant to Section 2.1(c)(ii) and (viv) with respect to any Replacement Term Loans, the date specified therefor in the applicable amendment executed pursuant to Section 12.1(g).

 

Term Loan Pro Rata Share” means, with respect to any Term Loan Facility, when used with reference to any Lender and any described aggregate or total amount, an amount equal to the result obtained by multiplying such described aggregate or total amount by a fraction the numerator of which shall be such Lender’s then outstanding Loans under such Term Loan Facility and the denominator of which shall be the amount of all then outstanding Loans under such Term Loan Facility.

 

Term SOFR” means,

 

(a)            for any calculation with respect to a Term SOFR Loan, the Term SOFR Reference Rate for a tenor comparable to the applicable Interest Period on the day (such day, the “Periodic Term SOFR Determination Day”) that is two (2) RFR Business Days prior to the first day of such Interest Period, as such rate is published by the Term SOFR Administrator; provided, however, that (i) if as of 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time) on any Periodic Term SOFR Determination Day, the Term SOFR Reference Rate for the applicable tenor has not been published by the Term SOFR Administrator and a Benchmark Replacement Date with respect to the Term SOFR Reference Rate has not occurred, then Term SOFR will be the Term SOFR Reference Rate for such tenor as published by the Term SOFR Administrator on the first preceding RFR Business Day for which such Term SOFR Reference Rate for such tenor was published by the Term SOFR Administrator so long as such first preceding RFR Business Day is not more than three (3) RFR Business Days prior to such Periodic Term SOFR Determination Day and (ii) Term SOFR for any one-week or two-week Interest Period shall be based on one-month Term SOFR, and

 

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(b)            for any calculation with respect to a Base Rate Loan on any day, the Term SOFR Reference Rate for a tenor of one month on the day (such day, the “Base Rate Term SOFR Determination Day”) that is two (2) RFR Business Days prior to such day, as such rate is published by the Term SOFR Administrator; provided, however, that if as of 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time) on any Base Rate Term SOFR Determination Day the Term SOFR Reference Rate for the applicable tenor has not been published by the Term SOFR Administrator and a Benchmark Replacement Date with respect to the Term SOFR Reference Rate has not occurred, then Term SOFR will be the Term SOFR Reference Rate for such tenor as published by the Term SOFR Administrator on the first preceding RFR Business Day for which such Term SOFR Reference Rate for such tenor was published by the Term SOFR Administrator so long as such first preceding RFR Business Day is not more than three (3) RFR Business Days prior to such Base Rate Term SOFR Determination Day.

 

Term SOFR Adjustment” means (i) with respect to a Base Rate Loan determined pursuant to clause (c) of the definition thereof, 0.10% (10.0 basis points) and (ii) with respect a Term SOFR Loan, (a) 0.05% (5.0 basis points) for an Interest Period of one-week’s duration, (b) 0.05% (5.0 basis points) for an Interest Period of two-week’s duration, (c) 0.10% (10.0 basis points) for an Interest Period of one-month’s duration, (d) 0.15% (15.0 basis points) for an Interest Period of three-months’ duration, and (e) 0.25% (25.0 basis points) for an Interest Period of six-months’ duration; provided that, if at any time after the Closing Date the Borrowers’ Agent notifies (which notification shall identify the applicable Subject Agreements (as defined below)) the Administrative Agent that a minimum of ten (10) publicly filed credit agreements (x) for pro rata credit facilities with an aggregate facility size greater than $1,000,000,000 per agreement and (y) for borrowers with corporate family ratings of no greater than Ba1 from Moody’s or BB+ from S&P (or the equivalent prevailing ratings) at the time such agreements are entered into have eliminated the application of credit spread adjustments for loans thereunder based on a Term SOFR benchmark (any such agreements, the “Subject Agreements”), then the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Lenders of (and specify) such Subject Agreements (such notification to Lenders, the “Term SOFR Adjustment Notification”) and, so long as the Administrative Agent has not received written notice of objection to the Subject Agreements from Lenders comprising Requisite Lenders (any such objection notice shall specify the applicable Subject Agreement(s) and reason(s) such Lenders believe any applicable Subject Agreements do not meet the criteria set forth in the immediately preceding clauses (x) and (y)) within five (5) Business Days after the date of such Term SOFR Adjustment Notification, the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers’ Agent shall reduce (and the Lenders hereby authorize and consent to such reduction) the Term SOFR Adjustment to 0.00% for all tenors with respect to Base Rate Loans and Term SOFR Loans hereunder on the seventh (7th) Business Day after the date of such Term SOFR Adjustment Notification. If the Requisite Lenders have objected to one or more Subject Agreements, the Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Lenders thereof and the Borrowers’ Agent may submit a revised Term SOFR Adjustment Notification with additional or replacement Subject Agreements, which revised Term SOFR Adjustment Notification shall be subject to the procedures set forth above. Notwithstanding anything set forth herein, the Administrative Agent shall not be responsible or have any liability for, or have any duty to ascertain, inquire into, or monitor publicly filed credit agreements to determine whether any credit agreements meet the criteria set forth above for Subject Agreements.

 

Term SOFR Administrator” means CME Group Benchmark Administration Limited (CBA) (or a successor administrator of the Term SOFR Reference Rate selected by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion).

 

Term SOFR Loan” means any Loan that bears interest at a rate based on Adjusted Term SOFR other than pursuant to clause (c) of the definition of “Base Rate”.

 

Term SOFR Reference Rate” means the forward-looking term rate based on SOFR.

 

Test Period” means the four consecutive Fiscal Quarters of Holdings then last ended for which financial statements have been, or were required to be, delivered to the Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 7.1.

 

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Threshold Debt Ratings” means (i) for purpose of the Initial Collateral Release Conditions, a corporate credit rating of Holdings of BB+ or higher by S&P and a corporate family rating of Ba1 or higher by Moody’s and (ii) for purpose of the Subsequent Collateral Release Conditions, a corporate credit rating of Holdings of BBB- or higher by S&P and a corporate family rating of Baa3 or higher by Moody’s.

 

Total Available Dollar Revolving Commitment” means, at the time any determination thereof is made, the sum of the respective Available Dollar Revolving Commitments of the Lenders at such time.

 

Total Available Multicurrency Revolving Commitment” means, at the time any determination thereof is made, the sum of the respective Available Multicurrency Revolving Commitments of the Lenders at such time.

 

Total Available Revolving Commitment” means, at any date, the sum of (i) the Total Available Dollar Revolving Commitment on such date, plus (ii) the Total Available Multicurrency Revolving Commitment on such date.

 

Total Commitment” means, at the time any determination thereof is made, the sum of the Term Loan Commitments and the Revolving Commitments of each of the Lenders at such time.

 

Total Dollar Revolving Commitment” means, at any time, the sum of the Dollar Revolving Commitments of each of the Lenders at such time.

 

Total Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) the sum of (x) Net Indebtedness of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries (excluding from such calculation the Revolving Outstandings and any Non-Recourse Receivables Financing Indebtedness) as of such date plus (y) the Revolving Outstandings on the December 31 immediately preceding such date (or, in the case of a Test Period ended on December 31 in any Fiscal Year of Company, the Revolving Outstandings on such December 31), to (b) Consolidated EBITDA of Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such Test Period.

 

Total Multicurrency Revolving Commitment” means, at any time, the sum of the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments of each of the Lenders at such time.

 

Total Revolving Commitment” means, at any time, the sum of the Revolving Commitments of each of the Lenders at such time.

 

Trade Date” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.8.

 

Tranche A Term Loan” means a loan made pursuant to Section 2.1(a)(i).

 

Tranche A Term Loan Commitment” means, with respect to any Lender, the principal amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name in the Register or in any Assignment and Assumption Agreement under the caption “Amount of Tranche A Term Loan Commitment,” which commitment as of the Closing Date is the amount set forth opposite such lender’s name on Schedule 1.1(a) hereto under the caption “Amount of Tranche A Term Loan Commitments” as the same may be adjusted from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof, and “Tranche A Term Loan Commitments” means all such commitments collectively, which commitments equal $500,000,000 in the aggregate as of the Closing Date.

 

Tranche A Term Loan Facility” means the credit facility under this Agreement evidenced by the Tranche A Term Loan Commitments and the Tranche A Term Loans.

 

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Tranche A Term Loan Lender” means any Lender which has a Tranche A Term Loan Commitment or is owed a Tranche A Term Loan (or a portion thereof).

 

Tranche B Term Loan” means a loan made pursuant to Section 2.1(a)(ii).

 

Tranche B Term Loan Commitment” means, with respect to any Lender, the principal amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name in the Register or in any Assignment and Assumption Agreement under the caption “Amount of Tranche B Term Loan Commitment,” which commitment as of the Closing Date is the amount set forth opposite such lender’s name on Schedule 1.1(a) hereto under the caption “Amount of Tranche B Term Loan Commitments” as the same may be adjusted from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof, and “Tranche B Term Loan Commitments” means all such commitments collectively, which commitments equal $450,000,000 in the aggregate as of the Closing Date.

 

Tranche B Term Loan Facility” means the credit facility under this Agreement evidenced by the Tranche B Term Loan Commitments and the Tranche B Term Loans.

 

Tranche B Term Loan Lender” means any Lender which has a Tranche B Term Loan Commitment or is owed a Tranche B Term Loan (or a portion thereof).

 

“Tranche C Term Loan” means a loan made pursuant to Section 2.1(a)(iii).

 

“Tranche C Term Loan Commitment” means, with respect to any Lender, the principal amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name in the Register or in any Assignment and Assumption Agreement under the caption “Amount of Tranche C Term Loan Commitment,” which commitment as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date is the amount set forth opposite such lender’s name on Schedule 1.1(f) hereto under the caption “Amount of Tranche C Term Loan Commitments” as the same may be adjusted from time to time pursuant to the terms hereof, and “Tranche C Term Loan Commitments” means all such commitments collectively, which commitments equal $500,000,000 in the aggregate as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date.

 

“Tranche C Term Loan Facility” means the credit facility under this Agreement evidenced by the Tranche C Term Loan Commitments and the Tranche C Term Loans.

 

“Tranche C Term Loan Lender” means any Lender which has a Tranche C Term Loan Commitment or is owed a Tranche C Term Loan (or a portion thereof).

 

Transactions” means and includes (i) each of the Credit Events occurring on the Closing Date, (ii) the repayment in full of the loans and other obligations outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement and (iii) the payment of fees and expenses in connection with the foregoing.

 

Transferee” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.8(g).

 

Triggering Asset Sale” means an Asset Sale that generates Net Proceeds equal to or in excess of $100,000,000.

 

Twenty Non-Qualifying Bank Creditor Rule” means the rule that the aggregate number of creditors (including the Lenders), other than Qualifying Banks and Qualifying Intragroup Creditors, of OI Europe under all outstanding loans, facilities and/or private placements (including under this Agreement) must not at any time exceed twenty (20), in each case in accordance with the meaning of the Guidelines.

 

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Type” means, with respect to a Loan, its character as a Base Rate Loan, a Eurocurrency Loan or a Term SOFR Loan.

 

UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect from time to time in the relevant jurisdiction.

 

Unadjusted Benchmark Replacement” means the applicable Benchmark Replacement excluding the related Benchmark Replacement Adjustment.

 

Unfunded Pension Liability” means, with respect to any Pension Plan, the “amount of unfunded benefit liabilities” (as defined in Section 4001(a)(18) of ERISA) of such Pension Plan, determined as of the then most recent actuarial valuation report for such Pension Plan based on the assumption relied on in such actuarial valuation for the applicable plan year.

 

Unmatured Event of Default” means an event, act or occurrence which with the giving of notice or the lapse of time (or both) would constitute an Event of Default if that condition or event were not cured or removed within any applicable grace or cure period.

 

Unpaid Drawing” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.11(d).

 

Unrestricted Subsidiary” means (i) any Subsidiary of Company designated by the board of directors of Company as an Unrestricted Subsidiary pursuant to Section 7.10 subsequent to the Closing Date and (ii) any Subsidiary of an Unrestricted Subsidiary. Each Unrestricted Subsidiary as of the Closing Date is described as such on Schedule 6.1.

 

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.

 

USA PATRIOT Act” means the Uniting And Strengthening America By Providing Appropriate Tools Required To Intercept And Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT Act) Act of 2001, P.L. 107-56.

 

U.S. Borrower” means Owens-Brockway.

 

U.S. Collateral” means that portion of the Collateral securing the U.S. Obligations.

 

U.S. Obligations” means all of the Obligations owing by the U.S. Borrower.

 

U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” has the meaning given in Section 4.7(d).

 

VAT” means any Tax imposed by EC Directive 2006/112/EC on the Common System of value added tax, and any national legislation implementing that directive, together with any legislation supplemental thereto, and any other Tax of a similar nature imposed by any Governmental Authority and all interest, additions to tax or penalties related thereto.

 

Voting Participant” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.8(j).

 

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Voting Participant Notification” has the meaning assigned to that term in Section 12.8(j).

 

Voting Securities” means any class of Capital Stock of a Person pursuant to which the holders thereof have, at the time of determination, the general voting power under ordinary circumstances to vote for the election of directors, managers, trustees or general partners of such Person (irrespective of whether or not at the time any other class or classes will have or might have voting power by reason of the happening of any contingency).

 

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

 

Wells Fargo” has the meaning assigned to that term in the introductory paragraph hereof.

 

Wholly-Owned Subsidiary” means, with respect to any Person, any Subsidiary of such Person, all of the outstanding shares of Capital Stock of which (other than qualifying shares required to be owned by directors) are at the time owned directly or indirectly by such Person and/or one or more Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries of such Person; provided that (i) OI Manufacturing Italy SpA shall be deemed a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of OI Europe and (ii) O-I Glasspack GmbH & Co. KG shall be deemed to be a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of O-I Glasspack Beteiligungs Verwaltungs GmbH.

 

Withholding Agent” means the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent.

 

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.

 

written” or “in writing” means any form of written communication or a communication by means of telecopier device or authenticated telex, telegraph or cable.

 

WURA” means the Winding-Up and Restructuring Act (Canada), as amended.

 

The foregoing definitions shall be equally applicable to both the singular and plural forms of the defined terms. In the computation of periods of time from a specified date to a later specified date, the word “from” means “from and including” and the words “to” and “until” each mean “to but excluding.” The words “herein,” “hereof” and words of similar import as used in this Agreement shall refer to this Agreement as a whole and not to any particular provision in this Agreement. References to “Articles,” “Sections,” “paragraphs,” “Exhibits” and “Schedules” in this Agreement shall refer to Articles, Sections, paragraphs, Exhibits and Schedules of this Agreement unless otherwise expressly provided; references to Persons include their respective permitted successors and assigns or, in the case of governmental Persons, Persons succeeding to the relevant functions of such persons; and all references to statutes and related regulations shall include any amendments of same and any successor statutes and regulations. Unless otherwise expressly provided herein, references to constitutive and Organic Documents and to agreements (including the Loan Documents) and other contractual instruments shall be deemed to include subsequent amendments, restatements, extensions, supplements and other modifications thereto, but only to the extent that such amendments, restatements, extensions, supplements and other modifications are not prohibited by any Loan Document.

 

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1.2           Terms Generally; Financial Statements.

 

(a)           Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, all accounting terms used herein but not expressly defined in this Agreement, all computations and determinations for purposes of determining compliance with the financial requirements of this Agreement shall have the respective meanings given to them or shall be made in accordance with GAAP and on a basis consistent with the presentation of the financial statements and projections delivered pursuant to, or otherwise referred to in, Sections 7.1(a), 7.1(b) and 7.1(h). Notwithstanding the foregoing sentence, the financial statements required to be delivered pursuant to Section 7.1 shall be prepared in accordance with GAAP in the United States of America as in effect on the respective dates of their preparation. Unless otherwise provided for herein, wherever any computation is to be made with respect to any Person and its Subsidiaries, such computation shall be made so as to exclude all items of income, assets and liabilities attributable to any Person which is not a Subsidiary of such Person. For purposes of this Agreement, amounts of Indebtedness shall be determined according to the face or principal amount thereof, based on the amount owing under the applicable Obligation (without regard to any election by Holdings or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries to measure an item of indebtedness using fair value or any other discount that may be applicable under GAAP). In the event that any changes in generally accepted accounting principles in the U.S. occur after the date of this Agreement or the application thereof from that used in the preparation of the financial statements referred to in Section 6.3 hereof occur after the Closing Date and such changes or such application result in a material variation in the method of calculation of financial covenants or other terms of this Agreement, then such changes shall not be given effect for purposes of calculations in connection with the financial covenant, standards or term found in this Article I, Article VII or Article VIII until such time as Company, Administrative Agent and the Lenders shall enter into and diligently pursue negotiations in good faith in order to amend such provisions of this Agreement so as to equitably reflect such changes so that the criteria for evaluating Holdings’ financial condition will be the same after such changes as if such changes had not occurred.

 

(b)           For purposes of computing ratios in the financial covenants in Article IX, as of the end of any Test Period, all components of such ratios for the applicable Test Period shall be calculated on a Pro Forma Basis as determined in good faith by Company and certified to by a Responsible Officer of Company to Administrative Agent.

 

(c)           For purposes of the limitations, levels and baskets in Articles IV, VII, VIII and X stated in Dollars, non-Dollar currencies will be converted into Dollars at the time of incurrence or receipt, as the case may be, using the methodology set forth in the definition of Dollar Equivalent.

 

(d)           Notwithstanding any other provision contained herein, any lease that is or would be characterized as an operating lease for purposes of GAAP prior to the issuance of FASB ASU No. 2016-02 shall continue to be accounted for as an operating lease for purposes of this Agreement (whether or not such operating lease was in effect on such date) notwithstanding the fact that such lease is required in accordance with such ASU (on a prospective or retroactive basis or otherwise) to be treated as a Capitalized Lease in the financial statements to be delivered pursuant to Section 7.1.

 

(e)           Any references herein to “Holdings and its Restricted Subsidiaries”, “Restricted Subsidiaries of Holdings” or like language shall exclude Paddock and its Subsidiaries.

 

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1.3           Calculation of Exchange Rate. On each Computation Date, Administrative Agent shall (a) determine the Exchange Rate as of such Computation Date and (b) give notice thereof to each Borrower and to each Lender that shall have requested such information. The Exchange Rates so determined shall become effective as of such Computation Date and shall remain effective until the next succeeding Computation Date, and shall for all purposes of this Agreement (other than any provision expressly requiring the use of a current Exchange Rate) be the Exchange Rate employed in converting amounts between Dollars and Canadian Dollars or Alternative Currencies, as applicable.

 

1.4           Dutch Terms. In relation to any entity that is incorporated, or where applicable, has its centre of main interest in the Netherlands, and in relation to any assets in the Netherlands a reference to:

 

(a)           a moratorium includes (voorlopige) surseance van betaling;

 

(b)           winding up, liquidation, dissolution and reorganization (and any of those terms) includes an entity being declared bankrupt (failliet verklaard), dissolved (ontbonden) or subjected to any intervention, recovery or resolution measure on the basis of the Dutch Act on Financial Supervision (Wet op het Financieel Toezicht);

 

(c)           any proceedings relation to an insolvency, a moratorium, a winding up, liquidation or dissolution includes an entity having filed (i) for surseance van betaling or voorlopige surseance van betaling or (ii) any notice under section 36 of the Tax Collection Act of the Netherlands (Invorderingswet 1990) (“TCA”) or section 60 paragraphs 2 and/or 3 of the Social Insurance Financing Act of the Netherlands (Wet Financiering Sociale Verzekeringen) in conjunction with section 36 of the TCA;

 

(d)           a Lien includes any privilege (voorrecht), right of retention (recht van retentie), right to reclaim goods (recht van reclame), and any other right created for the purpose of granting security (goederenrechtelijk zekerheidsrecht);

 

(e)           a liquidator includes a curator or a beoogd curator;

 

(f)           an administrator includes a bewindvoerder, a beoogd bewindvoerder, a herstructureringsdeskundige or an observator;

 

(g)           an attachment includes conservatoir and executoriaal beslag;

 

(h)          Insolvency Proceedings includes statutory proceedings for the restructuring of debt (akkoordprocedure) under the Dutch Bankruptcy Act (Faillissementswet);

 

(i)            “works council” means each works council (ondernemingsraad) or central or group works council (centrale of groepsondernemingsraad) within the meaning of the Works Councils Act of the Netherlands (Wet op de ondernemingsraden) having jurisdiction over that Loan Party; and

 

(j)            “all requisite organizational power and authority” includes any action required to comply with the Works Councils Act of the Netherlands (Wet op de ondernemingsraden) and obtaining an unconditional positive advice (advies) from the competent works council(s).

  

1.5           Cashless Settlement. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, any Lender may exchange, continue or rollover all or a portion of its Loans in connection with any refinancing, extension, loan modification or similar transaction permitted by the terms of this Agreement, pursuant to a cashless settlement mechanism approved by the Borrowers’ Agent, Administrative Agent and such Lender.

 

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1.6           Division. For all purposes under the Loan Documents, in connection with any division or plan of division under any applicable law: (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 on the first date of its existence by the holders of its Capital Stock at such time.

 

1.7           Rates. The Administrative Agent does not warrant or accept any responsibility for, and shall not have any liability with respect to, (a) the continuation of, administration of, submission of, calculation of or any other matter related to the Term SOFR Reference Rate, Adjusted Term SOFR, Term SOFR, the Eurocurrency Rate, or any other Benchmark, or any component definition thereof or rates referred to in the definition thereof, or with respect to any alternative, successor or replacement rate thereto (including any Benchmark Replacement), including whether the composition or characteristics of any such alternative, successor or replacement rate (including any Benchmark Replacement), as it may or may not be adjusted pursuant to Section 3.8(c), will be similar to, or produce the same value or economic equivalence of, or have the same volume or liquidity as, the Term SOFR Reference Rate, Term SOFR, Adjusted Term SOFR, the Eurocurrency Rate, such Benchmark or any other Benchmark prior to its discontinuance or unavailability, or (b) the effect, implementation or composition of any Conforming Changes. The Administrative Agent and its Affiliates or other related entities may engage in transactions that affect the calculation of a Benchmark, any alternative, successor or replacement rate (including any Benchmark Replacement) or any relevant adjustments thereto and such transactions may be adverse to the Borrowers. The Administrative Agent may select information sources or services in its reasonable discretion to ascertain any Benchmark, any component definition thereof or rates referred to in the definition thereof, in each case pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, and, other than with respect to its own gross negligence or willful misconduct, in each case, as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in a final and non-appealable judgment, shall have no liability to any Borrower, any Lender or any other person or entity for damages of any kind for any error or calculation of any such rate (or component thereof) provided by any such information source or service; provided that in no event shall the Administrative Agent have any liability for any 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) resulting therefrom.

 

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

 

Article II
Amount and Terms of U.S. Dollar, Euro and Alternative Currency Credits

 

2.1           The Commitments.

 

(a)            Term Loans.

 

(i)             Tranche A Term Loans. Each Tranche A Term Loan Lender, severally and for itself alone, hereby agrees, on the terms and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth herein and in the other Loan Documents to make a loan to Owens-Brockway on the Closing Date in an aggregate principal amount equal to the Tranche A Term Loan Commitment of such Lender. The Tranche A Term Loans (i) shall be incurred by Owens-Brockway pursuant to a single drawing, (ii) shall be denominated in Dollars and (iii) shall not exceed for any Lender at the time of incurrence thereof on the Closing Date that aggregate principal amount which equals the Tranche A Term Loan Commitment, if any, of such Lender at such time. Each Lender’s Tranche A Term Loan Commitment shall expire immediately and without further action on the Closing Date after giving effect to the Tranche A Term Loans made thereon. No amount of any Tranche A Term Loan which is repaid or prepaid by Owens-Brockway may be reborrowed hereunder.

 

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(ii)            Tranche B Term Loans. Each Tranche B Term Loan Lender, severally and for itself alone, hereby agrees, on the terms and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth herein and in the other Loan Documents to make a loan to OIEG on the Closing Date in an aggregate principal amount equal to the Tranche B Term Loan Commitment of such Lender. The Tranche B Term Loans (i) shall be incurred by OIEG pursuant to a single drawing, (ii) shall be denominated in Dollars and (iii) shall not exceed for any Lender at the time of incurrence thereof on the Closing Date that aggregate principal amount which equals the Tranche B Term Loan Commitment, if any, of such Lender at such time. Each Lender’s Tranche B Term Loan Commitment shall expire immediately and without further action on the Closing Date after giving effect to the Tranche B Term Loans made thereon. No amount of any Tranche B Term Loan which is repaid or prepaid by OIEG may be reborrowed hereunder.

 

(iii)           Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loans. Each Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loan Lender, severally and for itself alone, hereby agrees, on the terms and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth herein and in the other Loan Documents to make a loan (each such loan, a “Delayed Draw Term Loan”) during the Delayed Draw Commitment Period to Owens-Brockway (which may beon the ClosingAmendment No. 1 Effective Date) in an aggregate principal amount equal to the Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loan Commitment of such Delayed Draw Term Loan Lender. The Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loans (Ai) shall be incurred by Owens-Brockway pursuant to a single drawing, (Bii) shall be denominated in Dollars and (Ciii) shall not exceed for any Delayed Draw Term Loan Lender at the time of incurrence thereof on the Delayed Draw FundingAmendment No. 1 Effective Date that aggregate principal amount which equals the Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loan Commitment, if any, of such Delayed Draw Term Loan Lender at such time. Each Delayed Draw Term Loan Lender’s Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loan Commitment shall expire immediately and without further action on the Delayed Draw Termination DateAmendment No. 1 Effective Date after giving effect to the Tranche C Term Loans made thereon. No amount of any Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loan which is repaid or prepaid by Owens-Brockway may be reborrowed hereunder. Subject to Section 4.1(b), the Borrowers may, upon written notice to the Administrative Agent, irrevocably terminate allThe parties hereto agree that the Tranche C Term Loans are being incurred by Owens-Brockway on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date as “Refinancing Term Loans” of the Delayed Draw Term Loan CommitmentsLoans outstanding hereunder immediately prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date.

 

(b)           Revolving Loans.

 

(i)            Dollar Revolving Loan Facility. Each Dollar Revolving Lender, severally and for itself alone, hereby agrees, on the terms and subject to the conditions hereinafter set forth and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth herein and in the other Loan Documents, to make loans to Owens-Brockway or an Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower, as the case may be, denominated in Dollars on a revolving basis from time to time during the Commitment Period, in an amount not to exceed its Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share of the Total Available Dollar Revolving Commitment (each such loan by any Lender, a “Dollar Revolving Loan” and collectively, the “Dollar Revolving Loans”); provided, that no such Dollar Revolving Loan shall be made if after giving effect thereto, the Total Available Dollar Revolving Commitments would equal less than zero. All Dollar Revolving Loans comprising the same Borrowing hereunder shall be made by the Dollar Revolving Lenders simultaneously and in proportion to their respective Dollar Revolving Commitments. Prior to the Revolver Termination Date for the Dollar Revolving Facility, Dollar Revolving Loans may be repaid and reborrowed by U.S. Borrower or an Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrower (if applicable) in accordance with the provisions hereof and, except as otherwise specifically provided in Section 3.6, all Dollar Revolving Loans comprising the same Borrowing shall at all times be of the same Type.

 

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(ii)            Multicurrency Revolving Loan Facility. Each Multicurrency Revolving Lender, severally and for itself alone, hereby agrees, on the terms and subject to the conditions hereinafter set forth and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth herein and in the other Loan Documents, to make loans to any Multicurrency Revolving Borrower, denominated in Dollars or an Alternative Currency as set forth below, on a revolving basis from time to time during the Commitment Period for the Multicurrency Revolving Facility, in an amount not to exceed its Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of (a) with respect to all Borrowers the Total Available Multicurrency Revolving Commitment and (b) with respect to any applicable Borrower, such Borrower’s Available Multicurrency Revolving Sublimit (each such loan by any Lender, a “Multicurrency Revolving Loan” and collectively, the “Multicurrency Revolving Loans”); provided, that (v) no such Multicurrency Revolving Loan shall be made if after giving effect thereto, the Total Available Multicurrency Revolving Commitments would equal less than zero, (w) Multicurrency Revolving Loans made to OIEG shall be made in Dollars or Euro, (x) Multicurrency Revolving Loans made to OI Europe shall be made in Euro, (y) Multicurrency Revolving Loans made to O-I Mexico shall be made in Dollars and (z) Multicurrency Revolving Loans made to O-I Canada shall be made in Dollars (provided that Lenders shall not be obligated to make Multicurrency Revolving Loans to O-I Canada, and O-I Canada may not request any such Multicurrency Revolving Loans at any time a Canadian Overdraft Agreement is in effect, except to repay the Canadian Overdraft Amount upon notice from the Canadian Overdraft Provider pursuant to Section 2.1(e)). All Multicurrency Revolving Loans comprising the same Borrowing hereunder shall be made by the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders simultaneously and in proportion to their respective Multicurrency Revolving Commitments. Prior to the Revolver Termination Date for the Multicurrency Revolving Commitment, Multicurrency Revolving Loans may be repaid and reborrowed by a Multicurrency Revolving Borrower in accordance with the provisions hereof and, except as otherwise specifically provided in Section 3.6 all Multicurrency Revolving Loans comprising the same Borrowing shall at all times be of the same Type. For the avoidance of doubt, the aggregate principal amount of Multicurrency Revolving Loans made to Offshore Borrowers shall reduce the availability of Multicurrency Revolving Loans made to Owens-Brockway and other Additional Domestic Subsidiary Borrowers on a dollar-for-dollar basis to the extent of the Dollar Equivalent of the Multicurrency Revolving Loans outstanding.

 

(c)            Refinancing Term Loans.

 

(i)             Owens-Brockway and OIEG shall have the right at any time (so long as (x) no Unmatured Event of Default or Event of Default then exists and (y) Borrowers’ Agent shall have delivered to Administrative Agent a Compliance Certificate for the period of four full Fiscal Quarters immediately preceding the incurrence described below (prepared in good faith and in a manner consistent with the requirements of Section 7.1(c) giving pro forma effect to such incurrence and evidencing compliance with the covenants referred to in such Compliance Certificate)), to incur loans from one or more existing Lenders and/or other Persons that are Eligible Assignees and which, in each case, agree to make such loans and commitments to make loans to Owens-Brockway or OIEG as applicable (the “Refinancing Term Loans”) in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed the aggregate amount (together with accrued interest, premium and fees in respect thereof) of Tranche A Term Loans, Tranche B Term Loans and Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loans theretofore made to such Borrower and thereafter repaid (or to be repaid with the proceeds of such Refinancing Term Loans). Refinancing Term Loans may be incurred as one or more tranches (of at least $150,000,000, or if less, the aggregate principal amount of the Term Loans to be refinanced) of Refinancing Term Loans as determined by Administrative Agent that are pari passu in all respects with, have a Weighted Average Life to Maturity of not less than, have a final maturity no earlier than and shall otherwise be (except as to pricing and fees) on terms and conditions substantially similar to, the applicable tranche of Term Loans such tranche of Refinancing Term Loans is to replace or refinance.

 

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(ii)            If Owens-Brockway or OIEG desires to incur Refinancing Term Loans, Owens-Brockway or OIEG, as applicable, will enter into an amendment with the applicable lenders (which shall upon execution thereof become Lenders hereunder if not theretofore Lenders) to provide for such Refinancing Term Loans, which amendment shall set forth any terms and conditions of the Refinancing Term Loans not covered by this Agreement as agreed by Owens-Brockway or OIEG, as applicable, and such Lenders, and shall provide for the issuance of promissory notes to evidence the Refinancing Term Loans if requested by the lenders advancing Refinancing Term Loans (which notes shall constitute Notes for purposes of this Agreement), with such amendment to be in form and substance reasonably acceptable to Agents and consistent with the terms of this Section 2.1(c)(ii) and of the other provisions of this Agreement. Borrowers shall, and shall cause the other Loan Parties to, execute and deliver such documents and instruments and take such other actions as may be reasonably requested by Administrative Agent in connection with the Refinancing Term Loans. In addition, any Lenders providing Refinancing Term Loans shall become bound by the Re-Allocation Agreement in a manner satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and the Lenders and Issuing Lenders hereby authorize the Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent to enter into any amendment or supplement to the Re-Allocation Agreement as the Administrative Agent or Collateral Agent deems necessary or appropriate in order to give effect to the foregoing. No consent of any Lender (other than any Lender making Refinancing Term Loans) is required to permit the Loans contemplated by this Section 2.1(c)(ii) or the aforesaid amendment to effectuate the Refinancing Term Loans. No Lender shall have any obligation, whether express or implied, to commit to provide any Refinancing Term Loans. This Section 2.1 shall supersede any provisions contained in this Agreement, including, without limitation, Section 12.1.

 

(d)           Swing Line Loans.

 

(i)            The Swing Line. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Swing Line Lender, in reliance upon the agreements of the other Lenders set forth in this Section 2.1(d), shall make loans (each such loan, a “Swing Line Loan”) in Dollars to Owens-Brockway from time to time on any Business Day during the Commitment Period in an aggregate amount outstanding not to exceed at any time the amount of the Swing Line Sublimit; provided, however, that (x) after giving effect to any Swing Line Loan, (A) the Total Available Multicurrency Revolving Commitments shall be greater than zero, and (B) the Multicurrency Revolving Credit Exposure of any Multicurrency Revolving Lender shall not exceed such Lender’s Multicurrency Revolving Commitment, (y) Owens-Brockway shall not use the proceeds of any Swing Line Loan to refinance any outstanding Swing Line Loan, and (z) in the event there is a Defaulting Lender, the Swing Line Lender shall not be under any obligation to make any Swing Line Loan unless the Swing Line Lender is satisfied, in its reasonable discretion, that the related exposure and the Defaulting Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of the then outstanding Swing Line Loans will be 100% covered by the Revolving Commitments of the Non-Defaulting Lenders and/or cash collateral will be provided by the Borrowers in a manner satisfactory to it and Company, in each case, in its reasonable discretion, to eliminate such Swing Line Lender’s risk with respect to the participation in Swing Line Loans of the Defaulting Lender or Lenders, and participating interests in any newly funded Swing Line Loan shall be allocated among Non-Defaulting Lenders in a manner consistent with Section 2.13(a)(i) (and such Defaulting Lender shall not participate therein). Within the foregoing limits, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, Owens-Brockway may borrow under this Section 2.1(d), prepay under Section 4.3, and reborrow under this Section 2.1(d). Each Swing Line Loan shall bear interest only at a rate based on the Base Rate. Immediately upon the making of a Swing Line Loan, each Multicurrency Revolving Lender shall be deemed to, and hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees to, purchase from the Swing Line Lender a risk participation in such Swing Line Loan in an amount equal to the product of such Revolving Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share times the amount of such Swing Line Loan.

 

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(ii)            Borrowing Procedures. Each Swing Line Borrowing shall be made upon the Borrowers’ Agent’s irrevocable notice to the Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent, which may be given by (A) telephone or (B) by a Notice of Swing Line Borrowing; provided that any telephonic notice must be confirmed promptly by delivery to the Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent of a Notice of Swing Line Borrowing. Each such notice must be received by the Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent not later than 1:00 p.m. (New York City time) on the requested borrowing date, and shall specify (i) the amount to be borrowed, which shall be a minimum of $100,000, and (ii) the requested borrowing date, which shall be a Business Day. Promptly after receipt by the Swing Line Lender of any Notice of Swing Line Borrowing, the Swing Line Lender will confirm with the Administrative Agent (by telephone or in writing) that the Administrative Agent has also received such Notice of Swing Line Borrowing and, if not, the Swing Line Lender will notify the Administrative Agent (by telephone or in writing) of the contents thereof. Unless the Swing Line Lender has received notice (by telephone or in writing) from the Administrative Agent (including at the request of any Multicurrency Revolving Lender) prior to 2:00 p.m. on the date of the proposed Swing Line Borrowing (A) directing the Swing Line Lender not to make such Swing Line Loan as a result of the limitations set forth in the first proviso to the first sentence of Section 2.1(d)(i), or (B) that one or more of the applicable conditions specified in Section 5.2 is not then satisfied, then, subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the Swing Line Lender will, not later than 3:00 p.m. on the borrowing date specified in such notice of Swing Line Borrowing, make the amount of its Swing Line Loan available to Owens-Brockway.

 

(iii)            Refinancing of Swing Line Loans.

 

(A)          The Swing Line Lender at any time in its sole and absolute discretion may request, on behalf of Owens-Brockway (which hereby irrevocably authorizes the Swing Line Lender to so request on its behalf), that each Multicurrency Revolving Lender make a Base Rate Loan in an amount equal to such Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of the amount of Swing Line Loans then outstanding. Such request shall be made in writing (which written request shall be deemed to be a Notice of Borrowing for purposes hereof) and in accordance with the requirements of Section 2.5, without regard to the minimum and multiples specified therein for the principal amount of Base Rate Loans, but subject to the unutilized portion of the Multicurrency Revolving Facility and the conditions set forth in Section 5.2. The Swing Line Lender shall furnish the Borrowers’ Agent or Owens-Brockway with a copy of the applicable Notice of Borrowing promptly after delivering such notice to the Administrative Agent. Each Multicurrency Revolving Lender shall make an amount equal to its Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of the amount specified in such Notice of Borrowing available to the Administrative Agent in immediately available funds (and the Administrative Agent may apply cash collateral available with respect to the applicable Swing Line Loan, and any such application of cash collateral shall reduce the outstanding amount of Swing Line Loans on a dollar for dollar basis (and the Base Rate Loans contemplated by this Section 2.1(d)(iii)(A) will not be made to Owens-Brockway to the extent of any such reduction)) for the account of the Swing Line Lender at the Payment Office not later than 1:00 p.m. on the day specified in such Notice of Borrowing, whereupon, subject to Section 2.1(d)(iii)(B), each Multicurrency Revolving Lender that so makes funds available shall be deemed to have made a Base Rate Loan to Owens-Brockway in such amount. The Administrative Agent shall remit the funds so received to the Swing Line Lender.

 

(B)           If for any reason any Swing Line Loan cannot be refinanced by such Multicurrency Revolving Credit Loans in accordance with Section 2.1(d)(iii)(A), the request for Base Rate Loans submitted by the Swing Line Lender as set forth herein shall be deemed to be a request by the Swing Line Lender that each of the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders fund its risk participation in the relevant Swing Line Loan and each Multicurrency Revolving Lender’s payment to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Swing Line Lender pursuant to Section 2.1(d)(iii)(A) shall be deemed payment in respect of such participation.

 

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(C)           If any Multicurrency Revolving Lender fails to make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Swing Line Lender any amount required to be paid by such Lender pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.1(d)(iii) by the time specified in Section 2.1(d)(iii), the Swing Line Lender shall be entitled to recover from such Lender (acting through the Administrative Agent), on demand, such amount with interest thereon for the period from the date such payment is required to the date on which such payment is immediately available to the Swing Line Lender at a rate per annum equal to the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Swing Line Lender in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by the Swing Line Lender in connection with the foregoing. If such Lender pays such amount (with interest and fees as aforesaid), the amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Multicurrency Revolving Loan or funded participation in the relevant Swing Line Loan, as the case may be. A certificate of the Swing Line Lender submitted to any Lender (through the Administrative Agent) with respect to any amounts owing under this clause (C) shall be conclusive absent manifest error.

 

(D)          Each Multicurrency Revolving Lender’s obligation to make Multicurrency Revolving Loans or to purchase and fund risk participations in Swing Line Loans pursuant to this Section 2.1(d)(iii) shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (I) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right which such Lender may have against the Swing Line Lender, any Borrower or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, (II) the occurrence or continuance of an Unmatured Event of Default, or (III) any other occurrence, event or condition, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing; provided, however, that each Multicurrency Revolving Lender’s obligation to make Multicurrency Revolving Loans pursuant to this Section 2.1(d)(iii) is subject to the conditions set forth in Section 5.2. No such funding of risk participations shall relieve or otherwise impair the obligation of Owens-Brockway to repay outstanding Swing Line Loans, together with interest as provided herein. The obligations of the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders hereunder to fund participations in Swing Line Loans are several and not joint.

 

(iv)            Repayment of Participations.

 

(A)          At any time after any Multicurrency Revolving Lender has purchased and funded a risk participation in a Swing Line Loan, if the Swing Line Lender receives any payment on account of such Swing Line Loan, the Swing Line Lender will distribute to such Multicurrency Revolving Lender its Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share thereof in the same funds as those received by the Swing Line Lender.

 

(B)           If any payment received by the Swing Line Lender in respect of principal or interest on any Swing Line Loan is required to be returned by the Swing Line Lender under any of the circumstances described in Section 12.6(c) (including pursuant to any settlement entered into by the Swing Line Lender in its discretion), each Multicurrency Revolving Lender shall pay to the Swing Line Lender its Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share thereof on demand of the Administrative Agent, plus interest thereon from the date of such demand to the date such amount is returned, at a rate per annum equal to the Federal Funds Rate. The Administrative Agent will make such demand upon the request of the Swing Line Lender. The obligations of the Lenders under this subsection shall survive the payment in full of the Obligations and the termination of this Agreement.

 

(v)            Interest for Account of Swing Line Lender. The Swing Line Lender shall be responsible for invoicing Owens-Brockway for interest on the Swing Line Loans. Until each Multicurrency Revolving Lender funds its Base Rate Loan or risk participation pursuant to this Section 2.1(d) to refinance such Multicurrency Revolving Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of any Swing Line Loan, interest in respect of such Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share shall be solely for the account of the Swing Line Lender.

 

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(vi)            Payments Directly to Swing Line Lender. Owens-Brockway shall make all payments of principal and interest in respect of the Swing Line Loans directly to the Swing Line Lender.

 

(e)            Offshore Overdraft Accounts.

 

(i)            The Lenders agree that O-I Canada and OIEG may each establish and maintain an Offshore Overdraft Account with an Offshore Overdraft Provider pursuant to an Offshore Overdraft Agreement; provided that (a) (1) the Canadian Overdraft Amount shall not exceed at any time the Offshore Currency Equivalent of $20,000,000 and (2) the Dutch Overdraft Amount shall not exceed at any time the Offshore Currency Equivalent of $60,000,000, (b) in no event shall an Offshore Borrower request an extension of credit under an Offshore Overdraft Agreement (and no Offshore Overdraft Provider shall be obligated to extend credit under an Offshore Overdraft Agreement) if, after giving effect to such extension of credit the Total Available Multicurrency Revolving Commitments or such Borrower’s Available Multicurrency Revolving Sublimit would equal less than zero and (c) in the event there is a Defaulting Lender, no Offshore Overdraft Provider shall be under any obligation to make any extension of credit under an Offshore Overdraft Agreement unless such Offshore Overdraft Provider is satisfied, in its reasonable discretion, that the related exposure and the Defaulting Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of the then outstanding Offshore Overdraft Amounts will be 100% covered by the Revolving Commitments of the Non-Defaulting Lenders and/or cash collateral will be provided by the Borrowers in a manner satisfactory to it and Company, in each case, in its reasonable discretion, to eliminate such Offshore Overdraft Provider’s risk with respect to the participation in the Offshore Overdraft Amounts of the Defaulting Lender or Lenders, and participating interests in any newly funded Offshore Overdraft Amounts shall be allocated among Non-Defaulting Lenders in a manner consistent with Section 2.13(a)(i) (and such Defaulting Lender shall not participate therein). No later than one (1) Business Day following any extension of credit under any Offshore Overdraft Agreement (or such later date as agreed to by the Administrative Agent), the Borrowers’ Agent shall provide notice to the Administrative Agent of such extension of credit, which notice shall specify the applicable Offshore Overdraft Account and amount of such extension of credit.

 

(ii)            Notwithstanding anything contained in this Agreement to the contrary (but subject, however, to the limitations set forth in Section 2.1(b)(ii) with respect to the making of Multicurrency Revolving Loans), Lenders and each Offshore Borrower further agree that any Offshore Overdraft Provider at any time in its sole and absolute discretion may, upon notice to the relevant Offshore Borrower, Administrative Agent and the Lenders, require each Multicurrency Revolving Lender (including such Offshore Overdraft Provider) on three Business Days’ notice to (a) make a Multicurrency Revolving Loan in Dollars (in the case of such a Loan to O-I Canada) or Euro (in the case of such a Loan to OIEG) in an amount equal to that Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share (determined with respect to such type of Multicurrency Revolving Commitments) of the relevant Offshore Overdraft Amount (calculated in the case of such a Loan to O-I Canada by reference to the applicable Spot Rate on the date such Multicurrency Revolving Loan is to be made) or, (b) in the event the relevant type of Multicurrency Revolving Commitment has terminated or the conditions for the making of such Multicurrency Revolving Loans under Section 5.2 are not satisfied, require each Multicurrency Revolving Lender to purchase a participation in Dollars (in the case of the Canadian Overdraft Amount) or Euro (in the case of the Dutch Overdraft Amount) in amounts due with respect to the relevant Offshore Overdraft Account in an amount equal to that Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of the relevant Offshore Overdraft Amount (calculated in the case of a participation in the Canadian Overdraft Amount by reference to the applicable Spot Rate on the date such participation is to be purchased); provided, however, that the obligation of each Multicurrency Revolving Lender to make each such Multicurrency Revolving Loan is subject to the condition that at the time such extension of credit under the applicable Offshore Overdraft Agreement was made the duly authorized officer of such Offshore Overdraft Provider responsible for the administration of such Offshore Overdraft Provider’s credit relationship with the relevant Offshore Borrower believed in good faith that (a) no Event of Default had occurred and was continuing, or (b) any Event of Default that had occurred and was continuing had been waived by Requisite Lenders (or, if applicable under Section 12.1, all Lenders or all Lenders with Obligations directly affected, as applicable) at the time such extension of credit under such Offshore Overdraft Agreement was made.

 

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(iii)           In the case of Multicurrency Revolving Loans or participation purchases made by Lenders other than Administrative Agent under Section 2.1(e)(ii), each such Lender shall make the amount of its Multicurrency Revolving Loan or the amount of its participation, as applicable, available to Administrative Agent in accordance with Section 2.8. The proceeds of such Multicurrency Revolving Loans or participation purchases shall be delivered by Administrative Agent to such Offshore Overdraft Provider (and not to any Borrower or other Loan Party) as soon as practicable and applied to repay the relevant Offshore Overdraft Amount. On the day such Multicurrency Revolving Loans are made or such participations are purchased, such Offshore Overdraft Provider’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of the Offshore Overdraft Amount being refunded shall be deemed to be paid with the proceeds of a Multicurrency Revolving Loan made by such Offshore Overdraft Provider and such portion of the Offshore Overdraft Amount deemed to be so paid shall no longer be outstanding.

 

(iv)           Each Offshore Borrower authorizes the Offshore Overdraft Provider to charge such Offshore Borrower’s accounts with such Offshore Overdraft Provider (up to the amount available in each such account) in order to immediately pay such Offshore Overdraft Provider the amount of the Offshore Overdraft Amount to be refunded to the extent amounts received from Lenders, including amounts deemed to be received from such Offshore Overdraft Provider, are not sufficient to repay in full the Offshore Overdraft Amount to be refunded; provided that such Offshore Overdraft Provider shall give such Offshore Borrower notice of such charges prior thereto or as soon as reasonably practicable thereafter.

 

(v)            Each Multicurrency Revolving Loan made in accordance with the foregoing shall be made (x) if denominated in Dollars, as a Base Rate Loan or (y) if denominated in any other Alternative Currency, as a Eurocurrency Loan. If any portion of any such amount paid to any Offshore Overdraft Provider should be recovered by or on behalf of such Offshore Borrower from such Offshore Overdraft Provider in bankruptcy, by assignment for the benefit of creditors or otherwise, the loss of the amount so recovered shall be ratably shared among all Lenders in the manner contemplated by Section 4.5.

 

(vi)           Except as provided above in this Section 2.1(e) (and, in the case of the obligation to make Multicurrency Revolving Loans, except for the satisfaction of the conditions specified in Section 5.2), each Lender’s obligation to make Multicurrency Revolving Loans pursuant to this Section 2.1(e) and the obligation of each Multicurrency Revolving Lender to purchase participations in any Offshore Overdraft Amount pursuant to this Section 2.1(e) shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including, without limitation, (a) any set-off, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right which such Lender may have against such Offshore Overdraft Provider, any Borrower or any other Person for any reason whatsoever; (b) the occurrence or continuance of an Event of Default or an Unmatured Event of Default; (c) any adverse change in the condition (financial or otherwise) of any Loan Party; (d) any breach of this Agreement by any Borrower or any other Lender; or (e) any other circumstance, happening, or event whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing; provided that in the event that the obligations of Lenders to make Multicurrency Revolving Loans are terminated in accordance with Article X, Multicurrency Revolving Lenders shall thereafter only be obligated to purchase participations in the relevant Offshore Overdraft Amount as provided in this Section 2.1(e). In the event that any Lender fails to make available to the relevant Administrative Agent the amount of any of such Lender’s Multicurrency Revolving Loans required to be made pursuant to this Section 2.1(e) or to Administrative Agent the amount of any participations in the relevant Offshore Overdraft Amount which are required to be purchased from such Offshore Overdraft Provider by such Lender pursuant to this Section 2.1(e), such Offshore Overdraft Provider shall be entitled to recover such amount on demand from such Lender together with interest at the customary rate set by such Offshore Overdraft Provider for the correction of errors among banks in the relevant jurisdiction for three Business Days and thereafter at the Base Rate. Nothing in this Section 2.1(e) shall be deemed to prejudice the right of any Lender to recover from any Offshore Overdraft Provider any amounts made available by such Lender to such Offshore Overdraft Provider pursuant to this Section 2.1(e) in respect of any extension of credit by such Offshore Overdraft Provider under the relevant Offshore Overdraft Agreement in the event that it is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in a final and non-appealable judgment that such extension of credit by such Offshore Overdraft Provider constituted gross negligence or willful misconduct on the part of such Offshore Overdraft Provider.

 

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(vii)          Any notice given by any Offshore Overdraft Provider to the relevant Lenders pursuant to Section 2.1(e)(ii) shall be concurrently given by such Offshore Overdraft Provider to Administrative Agent and the applicable Offshore Borrower or Borrowers’ Agent.

 

(viii)         Not later than the end of the first and third week of each month, and promptly upon request by Administrative Agent, each Offshore Overdraft Provider shall deliver to Administrative Agent a written report in form satisfactory to Administrative Agent setting forth activity with respect to the applicable Offshore Overdraft Account since the last such report and the applicable Offshore Overdraft Amount outstanding as of the end of the period covered by such report.

 

(ix)           Anything contained in this Agreement to the contrary notwithstanding, no amendment, modification, termination or waiver of any provision of this Agreement or of the other Loan Documents, and no consent to any departure by any Borrower therefrom, shall modify, terminate or waive in any manner adverse to any Offshore Overdraft Provider any provision of this Section 2.1(e) or any other provision of this Agreement directly relating to the Offshore Overdraft Accounts or the Offshore Overdraft Amounts (including any provision directly relating to the repayment of the Offshore Overdraft Amounts with the proceeds of Multicurrency Revolving Loans or directly relating to the obligations of Lenders to purchase participations in the Offshore Overdraft Amounts) without the written concurrence of the applicable Offshore Overdraft Providers.

 

2.2          Evidence of Indebtedness; Repayment of Loans.

 

(a)          Evidence of Indebtedness. At the request of any Lender (which request shall be made to Administrative Agent), each respective Borrower’s obligation to pay the principal of and interest on all the Loans made to it by such Lender shall be evidenced, (1) if Term Loans, by a promissory note duly executed and delivered by such Borrower substantially in the form of Exhibit 2.2(a)(1) hereto, with blanks appropriately completed in conformity herewith, (2) if Revolving Loans (other than Revolving Loans made or to be made to O-I Mexico), by a promissory note duly executed and delivered by such Borrower substantially in the form of Exhibit 2.2(a)(2) hereto, with blanks appropriately completed in conformity herewith, (3) if Revolving Loans made or to be made to O-I Mexico, by a non-negotiable promissory note (pagaré no negociable) duly issued by O-I Mexico substantially in the form of Exhibit 2.2(a)(3) hereto, and (4) if Swing Line Loans, by a promissory note duly executed and delivered by such Borrower substantially in the form of Exhibit 2.2(a)(4). In the event that O-I Mexico has issued a Note pursuant to clause (3) of the immediately preceding sentence with respect to a Loan and the terms and conditions of such Loan change in any way (including as a result of a conversion or continuation pursuant to Section 2.7 or a change in the Applicable Base Rate Margin, the Applicable Eurocurrency Margin or the Applicable Term SOFR Margin), O-I Mexico shall issue the applicable Lender a new Note that reflects such new terms (and which shall otherwise be issued in accordance with clause (3) of the immediately preceding sentence) within three (3) Business Days following the date in which such change becomes effective.

 

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(b)          Notation of Payments. Each Lender will note on its internal records the amount of each Loan made by it, the Applicable Currency and tranche of such Loan and each payment in respect thereof and will, prior to any transfer of any of its Notes, endorse on the reverse side thereof the outstanding principal amount of Loans evidenced thereby. Failure to make any such notation shall not affect any Borrower’s or any guarantor’s obligations hereunder or under the other applicable Loan Documents in respect of such Loans.

 

(c)          Repayment of Loans. Each Borrower hereby unconditionally promises to pay to Administrative Agent for the account of the relevant Lenders (i) in respect of Revolving Loans of such Borrower, on the applicable Revolver Termination Date (or such earlier date as, and to the extent that, such Revolving Loan becomes due and payable pursuant to the terms of this Agreement), the unpaid principal amount of each Revolving Loan made to it by each such Revolving Lender, in the Applicable Currency and (ii) in respect of Term Loans of such Borrower under a particular Term Loan Facility, on the applicable Term Loan Maturity Date (or such earlier date as, and to the extent that, such Term Loan Facility becomes due and payable pursuant to the terms of this Agreement), the unpaid principal amount of each Term Loan made to it under such Term Loan Facility by each such Term Loan Lender, in the applicable currency. Each Borrower hereby further agrees to pay interest in immediately available funds (in the Applicable Currency) at the applicable Payment Office on the unpaid principal amount of the Revolving Loans and Term Loans made to it from time to time from the Closing Date until payment in full thereof at the rates per annum, and on the dates, set forth in Section 3.1.

 

2.3          Minimum Amount of Each Borrowing; Maximum Number of Borrowings. The aggregate principal amount of each Borrowing by any Borrower hereunder shall be not less than the Minimum Borrowing Amount and, if greater, shall be in Minimum Borrowing Multiples above such minimum (or, if less, the then Total Available Dollar Revolving Commitment or the Total Available Multicurrency Revolving Commitment). More than one Borrowing may be incurred on any date, provided that unless approved by Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion, at no time shall there be outstanding more than (i) ten (10) Borrowings of Eurocurrency Loans or (ii) more than ten (10) Borrowings of Term SOFR Loans.

 

2.4          Borrowing Options. The Term Loans and the Revolving Loans shall, at the option of the applicable Borrower except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, be (i) Base Rate Loans, (ii) Eurocurrency Loans, (iii) Term SOFR Loans or (iv) part Base Rate Loans and part Term SOFR Loans. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, Base Rate Loans and Term SOFR Loans may only be incurred with respect to Loans denominated in Dollars, and the Term Loans and Revolving Loans denominated in Alternative Currencies shall be Eurocurrency Loans. Any Lender may, if it so elects, fulfill its commitment by causing a foreign branch or affiliate with reasonable and appropriate capacities to fund the applicable currency and without any increased cost to Borrowers to make or continue any Loan, provided that in such event the funding of that Lender’s Loan shall, for the purposes of this Agreement, be considered to be the obligations of or to have been made by that Lender and the obligation of the applicable Borrower to repay that Lender’s Loan shall nevertheless be to that Lender and shall be deemed held by that Lender, for the account of such branch or affiliate.

 

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2.5          Notice of Borrowing. Whenever any Borrower desires to make a Borrowing of any Loan hereunder (other than a Swing Line Loan, for which the requirements for the Borrowing thereof are set forth in Section 2.1(d)), it shall give Administrative Agent at its Notice Address (i) in the case of Dollar denominated Loans, at least one Business Day’s prior written notice (or telephonic notice promptly confirmed in writing), given not later than 12:00 p.m. (New York City time), of each Base Rate Loan, and at least three RFR Business Days’ prior written notice (or telephonic notice promptly confirmed in writing) given not later than 12:00 p.m. (New York City time), of each Term SOFR Loan to be made hereunder, (ii) in the case of Alternative Currency Loans, at least three Business Days’ prior written notice (or telephonic notice promptly confirmed in writing) given not later than 12:00 p.m. (New York City time); provided, however, that a Notice of Borrowing with respect to Borrowings to be made on the Closing Date may, at the discretion of Administrative Agent, be delivered later than the time specified above but no later than 12:00 p.m. (New York City time) on the Business Day prior to the Closing Date. Each such notice (each a “Notice of Borrowing”), which shall be in the form of Exhibit 2.5 hereto, shall be irrevocable, shall be deemed a representation by such Borrower that all conditions precedent to such Borrowing have been satisfied and shall specify (i) the aggregate principal amount of the Loans to be made pursuant to such Borrowing stated in the relevant currency, (ii) the date of Borrowing (which shall be a Business Day), (iii) whether the Loans being made pursuant to such Borrowing are to be Tranche A Term Loans, Tranche B Term Loans, Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loans, Dollar Revolving Loans or Multicurrency Revolving Loans, as applicable, (iv) whether such Loans are to be Base Rate Loans, Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans, (v) with respect to Term SOFR Loans and Eurocurrency Loans, the Interest Period to be applicable thereto and (vi) with respect to Eurocurrency Loans, the Applicable Currency to be applicable thereto. Administrative Agent shall as promptly as practicable give each Lender that would be required to fund a portion of a proposed Borrowing written or telephonic notice (promptly confirmed in writing) of such proposed Borrowing, such Lender’s Pro Rata Share thereof and of the other matters covered by the Notice of Borrowing. Without in any way limiting any Borrower’s obligation to confirm in writing any telephonic notice, Administrative Agent or the respective Issuing Lender (in the case of Letters of Credit) may act without liability upon the basis of telephonic notice believed by Administrative Agent in good faith to be from a Responsible Officer of such Borrower prior to receipt of written confirmation. Administrative Agent’s records shall, absent manifest error, be final, conclusive and binding on each Borrower with respect to evidence of the terms of such telephonic Notice of Borrowing. Each Borrower hereby agrees not to dispute Administrative Agent’s or such Issuing Lender’s record of the time of telephonic notice.

 

2.6          [Reserved].

 

2.7          Conversion or Continuation. Any Borrower may elect (i) on any Business Day to convert Base Rate Loans or any portion thereof to Term SOFR Loans and (ii) at the end of any Interest Period with respect thereto, to convert Term SOFR Loans or any portion thereof into Base Rate Loans or to continue such Term SOFR Loans or any portion thereof for an additional Interest Period and (iii) at the end of any Interest Period with respect thereto, to continue Eurocurrency Loans for an additional Interest Period; provided, however, that the aggregate principal amount of the Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans for each Interest Period therefor must be in an aggregate principal amount equal to the Minimum Borrowing Amount for Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans, as applicable, or Minimum Borrowing Multiples in excess thereof. Each conversion or continuation of Loans of a Facility shall be allocated among the Loans of the Lenders in such Facility in accordance with their respective Pro Rata Shares. Each such election shall be in substantially the form of Exhibit 2.7 hereto (a “Notice of Conversion or Continuation”) and shall be made by giving Administrative Agent prior written notice to the Notice Address not later than 12:00 p.m. (New York City time) at least (x) three RFR Business Days prior to the day on which a proposed conversion or continuation or a Loan denominated in Dollars is to be effective, and (y) three Business Days prior to the day on which a proposed conversion or continuation of a Eurocurrency Loan is to be effective, in each case, specifying (i) the amount and type of conversion or continuation, (ii) in the case of a conversion to or a continuation of Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans, the Interest Period therefor, and (iii) in the case of a conversion, the date of conversion (which date shall be a Business Day). Notwithstanding the foregoing, no conversion in whole or in part of Base Rate Loans to Term SOFR Loans shall be permitted at any time at which an Unmatured Event of Default or an Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing. Borrowers shall not be entitled to specify an Interest Period in excess of one month for any Alternative Currency Loan if an Unmatured Event of Default or an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing. If, within the time period required under the terms of this Section 2.7, Administrative Agent does not receive a Notice of Conversion or Continuation from the applicable Borrower containing a permitted election to continue any (a) Term SOFR Loans for an additional Interest Period or to convert any such Loans, then, upon the expiration of the Interest Period therefor, such Loans will be automatically converted to Base Rate Loans or (b) Eurocurrency Loans for an additional Interest Period, then, upon the expiration of the Interest Period therefor, such Loans will automatically continue as Eurocurrency Loans in the same Applicable Currency with an Interest Period of one month. Each Notice of Conversion or Continuation shall be irrevocable. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, a Swing Line Loan may not be converted to a Term SOFR Loan.

 

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2.8          Disbursement of Funds. No later than 9:00 a.m. (New York time) on the date specified in each Notice of Borrowing, each applicable Lender will make available its Pro Rata Share of Loans, of the Borrowing requested to be made on such date in the Applicable Currency and in immediately available funds, at the Payment Office and Administrative Agent will make available to the applicable Borrower at its Payment Office the aggregate of the amounts so made available by the Lenders not later than 10:00 a.m. (New York time). Unless Administrative Agent shall have been notified by any Lender at least one (1) Business Day prior to the date of Borrowing that such Lender does not intend to make available to Administrative Agent such Lender’s portion of the Borrowing to be made on such date, Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender has made such amount available to Administrative Agent on such date of Borrowing and Administrative Agent may, but shall not be required to, in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the applicable Borrower a corresponding amount. If such corresponding amount is not in fact made available to Administrative Agent by such Lender on the date of Borrowing, Administrative Agent shall be entitled to recover such corresponding amount on demand from such Lender. If such Lender does not pay such corresponding amount forthwith upon Administrative Agent’s demand therefor, Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the applicable Borrower and, if so notified, the applicable Borrower shall immediately pay such corresponding amount to Administrative Agent. Administrative Agent shall also be entitled to recover from the applicable Borrower interest on such corresponding amount in respect of each day from the date such corresponding amount was made available by Administrative Agent to the applicable Borrower to the date such corresponding amount is recovered by Administrative Agent, at a rate per annum equal to the rate for Base Rate Loans, Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans, as the case may be, applicable during the period in question; provided, however, that any interest paid to Administrative Agent in respect of such corresponding amount shall be credited against interest payable by Borrower to such Lender under Section 3.1 in respect of such corresponding amount. Any amount due hereunder to Administrative Agent from any Lender which is not paid when due shall bear interest payable by such Lender, from the date due until the date paid, at the Federal Funds Rate for amounts in Dollars (and, at Administrative Agent’s cost of funds for amounts in any Alternative Currency) for the first three days after the date such amount is due and thereafter at the Federal Funds Rate (or such cost of funds rate) plus 1%, together with Administrative Agent’s standard interbank processing fee. Further, such Lender shall be deemed to have assigned any and all payments made of principal and interest on its Loans, amounts due with respect to its Letters of Credit (or its participations therein) and any other amounts due to it hereunder first to Administrative Agent to fund any outstanding Loans made available on behalf of such Lender by Administrative Agent pursuant to this Section 2.8 until such Loans have been funded (as a result of such assignment or otherwise) and then to fund Loans of all Lenders other than such Lender until each Lender has outstanding Loans equal to its Pro Rata Share of all Loans (as a result of such assignment or otherwise). Such Lender shall not have recourse against such Borrower with respect to any amounts paid to Administrative Agent or any Lender with respect to the preceding sentence, provided that, such Lender shall have full recourse against such Borrower to the extent of the amount of such Loans it has so been deemed to have made. Nothing herein shall be deemed to relieve any Lender from its obligation to fulfill its Commitment hereunder or to prejudice any rights which such Borrower may have against the Lender as a result of any default by such Lender hereunder.

 

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2.9          Utilization of Revolving Commitments in an Alternative Currency.

 

(a)          Administrative Agent will determine the Dollar Equivalent amount with respect to any (i) Credit Event comprised of a borrowing of Revolving Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency as of the requested Credit Event date, (ii) outstanding Revolving Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency (A) as of each date of a continuation of such Revolving Loans pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, but only as to the amounts so continued on such date, and (B) as of such additional dates as the Administrative Agent shall determine or the Requisite Lenders shall require, (iii) Multicurrency Letters of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, as of each Determination Date, (iv) outstanding Revolving Loans and Unpaid Drawings denominated in an Alternative Currency as of any redenomination date pursuant to this Agreement, and (v) the Offshore Overdraft Amount as of receipt of any notice with regard to any Overdraft Agreement pursuant to Section 2.1(e)(viii) (each such date under clauses (i) through (v), a “Computation Date”). Upon receipt of any Notice of Borrowing, with respect to any Revolving Loans, Administrative Agent shall, as promptly as practicable, notify each applicable Revolving Lender thereof and of the amount of such Lender’s Revolver Pro Rata Share of the Borrowing. In the case of a Borrowing comprised of Revolving Loans denominated in an Alternative Currency, such notice will provide the approximate amount of each Lender’s Revolver Pro Rata Share of the Borrowing, and Administrative Agent will, upon the determination of the Dollar Equivalent amount of the Borrowing as specified in the Notice of Borrowing, promptly notify each Lender of the exact amount of such Lender’s Revolver Pro Rata Share of the Borrowing.

 

(b)          A Borrower shall be entitled to request that Multicurrency Revolving Loans hereunder also be permitted to be made in any other lawful currency constituting a eurocurrency (other than Dollars), in addition to the eurocurrencies specified in the definition of “Alternative Currency” herein, that in the reasonable opinion of each of the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders is at such time freely traded in the offshore interbank foreign exchange markets and is freely transferable and freely convertible into Dollars (an “Agreed Alternative Currency”). The applicable Borrower shall deliver to Administrative Agent any request for designation of an Agreed Alternative Currency in accordance with Section 12.3, to be received by Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. (New York City time) at least ten (10) Business Days in advance of the date of any Borrowing hereunder proposed to be made in such Agreed Alternative Currency. Upon receipt of any such request Administrative Agent will promptly notify the applicable Multicurrency Revolving Lenders thereof, and each applicable Multicurrency Revolving Lender will use commercially reasonable efforts to respond to such request within two (2) Business Days of receipt thereof. Each Multicurrency Revolving Lender may grant or accept such request in its sole discretion. Administrative Agent will promptly notify Borrowers’ Agent of the acceptance or rejection of any such request.

 

(c)          In the case of a proposed Borrowing comprised of Multicurrency Revolving Loans denominated in an Agreed Alternative Currency, the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders shall be under no obligation to make such Loans in the requested Agreed Alternative Currency as part of such Borrowing if Administrative Agent has received notice from any of the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders by 3:00 p.m. (New York City time) three (3) Business Days prior to the day of such Borrowing that such Lender cannot provide Loans in the requested Agreed Alternative Currency (or if any Multicurrency Revolving Lender has failed to respond to a request for an Agreed Alternative Currency pursuant to clause (b) above), in which event Administrative Agent will give notice to Borrowers’ Agent no later than 9:00 a.m. (London time) on the second Business Day prior to the requested date of such Borrowing that the Borrowing in the requested Agreed Alternative Currency is not then available, and notice thereof also will be given promptly by Administrative Agent to the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders. If Administrative Agent shall have so notified Borrowers’ Agent that any such Borrowing in a requested Agreed Alternative Currency is not then available, the applicable Borrower may, by notice to Administrative Agent not later than 2:00 p.m. (London time) two (2) Business Days prior to the requested date of such Borrowing, withdraw the Notice of Borrowing relating to such requested Borrowing. If a Borrower does so withdraw such Notice of Borrowing, the Borrowing requested therein shall not occur and Administrative Agent will promptly so notify each Multicurrency Revolving Lender. If such Borrower does not so withdraw such Notice of Borrowing, Administrative Agent will promptly so notify each Multicurrency Revolving Lender and such Notice of Borrowing shall be deemed to be a Notice of Borrowing that requests a Borrowing comprised of Base Rate Loans in an aggregate amount equal to the Dollar Equivalent of the originally requested Borrowing in the Notice of Borrowing; and in such notice by Administrative Agent to each Lender will state such aggregate amount of such Borrowing in Dollars and such Lender’s Pro Rata Share thereof.

 

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(d)          In the case of a proposed continuation of Revolving Loans denominated in an Agreed Alternative Currency for an additional Interest Period pursuant to Section 2.7, the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders shall be under no obligation to continue such Loans if Administrative Agent has received notice from any of the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders by 4:00 p.m. (New York City time) four (4) Business Days prior to the day of such continuation that such Lender cannot continue to provide Loans in the Agreed Alternative Currency, in which event Administrative Agent will give notice to Borrowers’ Agent not later than 9:00 a.m. (New York City time) on the third Business Day prior to the requested date of such continuation that the continuation of such Loans in the Agreed Alternative Currency is not then available, and notice thereof also will be given promptly by Administrative Agent to the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders. If Administrative Agent shall have so notified Borrowers’ Agent that any such continuation of Loans is not then available, any Notice of Conversion or Continuation with respect thereto shall be deemed withdrawn and such Loans shall be redenominated into Base Rate Loans in Dollars with effect from the last day of the Interest Period with respect to any such Loans. Administrative Agent will promptly notify Borrowers’ Agent and the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders of any such redenomination and in such notice by Administrative Agent to each Lender will state the aggregate Dollar Equivalent amount of the redenominated Alternative Currency Loans as of the Computation Date with respect thereto and such Lender’s Revolver Pro Rata Share thereof.

 

2.10         Additional Facility.

 

(a)          Any Borrower (other than OI Europe or O-I Canada) shall have the right at any time (so long as (x) no Unmatured Event of Default or Event of Default then exists; and (y) Company shall have delivered to Administrative Agent a Compliance Certificate for the period of four (4) full Fiscal Quarters immediately preceding the incurrence described below (prepared in good faith and in a manner and using such methodology which is consistent with the most recent financial statements delivered pursuant to Section 7.1) giving pro forma effect to such incurrence and the application of the proceeds thereof (excluding the cash proceeds of such incurrence and, with respect to any Additional Revolving Commitment, assuming a borrowing of the maximum amount of Loans available thereunder) and evidencing compliance with the covenant set forth in Article IX); provided, that, in the case of Additional Facilities (as defined below) incurred to consummate an Acquisition permitted pursuant to Section 8.3, such Compliance Certificate may, at Company’s election, be delivered at the time of entry into definitive documentation for an Acquisition permitted pursuant to Section 8.3 evidencing compliance with the covenant set forth in Article IX (on a Pro Forma Basis giving pro forma effect to such incurrence and the application of the proceeds thereof (excluding the cash proceeds of such incurrence and, with respect to any Additional Revolving Commitment, assuming a borrowing of the maximum amount of Loans available thereunder)) as of the last day of the Fiscal Quarter immediately preceding the entry into such definitive documentation, and from time to time after the Closing Date to incur from one or more existing Lenders and/or other Persons that are Eligible Assignees and which, in each case, agree to make such commitments and loans to such Borrower, in Dollars or in an Alternative Currency, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed an amount equal to the sum of (A)(i) $1,500,000,000 (or the Dollar Equivalent thereof in an Alternative Currency at the time of funding) minus (ii) the total amount of Accordion-Reducing Permitted Secured Debt incurred through such date plus (B) the amount of any optional prepayment of any Loan, including any Loan under any Additional Facility (other than, in each case, incurred pursuant to clause (C) below) (accompanied, to the extent such prepayments are of Loans under any Revolving Facility and/or any Additional Revolving Commitments, by a permanent commitment reduction in the like amount under such Revolving Facility and/or Additional Revolving Commitments) so long as, in the case of any such optional prepayment, such prepayment was not funded with the proceeds of a contemporaneous refinancing with new long-term Indebtedness plus (C) an amount such that, at the time of the incurrence of the applicable Additional Facility (after giving effect to the full utilization of the applicable Additional Facility and the application of the proceeds thereof, excluding the cash proceeds of such incurrence), the Secured Leverage Ratio (calculated as though the total amount of Accordion-Reducing Permitted Secured Debt incurred through such date was outstanding on such date) does not exceed 2.00:1.00 (such amount, the “Incremental Cap”) (it being acknowledged that each Additional Facility under this Section shall be incurred under clause (C) if clause (C) is available at the time of such incurrence up to the maximum amount available, and any additional amounts incurred at any time that clause (C) is unavailable shall be incurred under clauses (A) and/or (B), and any simultaneous incurrence under clauses (A) and/or (B) shall not be given pro forma effect for purposes of determining the Secured Leverage Ratio with respect to any incurrence under clause (C)), which may be incurred as (i) commitments to increase any tranche of Revolving Commitments (“Additional Revolving Commitments”), (ii) to the extent the Delayed Draw Termination Date has not occurred, commitments to increase the Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitments (“Additional DDTL Commitments”), (iii) one or more tranches of additional term loans substantially similar to the Term Loans of a particular Term Loan Facility (the “Additional Term Loans”) that are pari passu in all respects to the Term Loans made under such Term Loan Facility that would provide that the Additional Term Loans would have a Weighted Average Life to Maturity of not less than the Term Loans with the then longest Weighted Average Life to Maturity and a final maturity date no earlier than the latest Term Loan Maturity Date and/or (iviii) increases to one or more existing Term Loan Facilities (collectively, “Additional Facilities”); provided, that no Additional Term Loans, Additional Revolving Commitments, Additional DDTL Commitments or Additional Facilities shall be guaranteed by entities other than the Loan Parties (other than OI Europe) and the terms and conditions of any Additional Term Loans shall be substantially similar to those applicable to the existing Term Loan Facilities (other than as to pricing, fees and other economic terms, and provided, that the applicable Borrower shall have the right to unilaterally provide the existing Term Loan Lenders with additional rights and benefits (such rights and benefits “Additional Incremental Rights”) and the “substantially similar” requirement of this proviso and compliance therewith shall be determined after giving effect to such additional rights and benefits); provided further, that any existing Lender approached to provide all or a portion of the Additional Facilities may elect or decline, in its sole discretion, to provide such Additional Facilities.

 

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(b)          In the event that a Borrower desires to create an Additional Facility, Additional DDTL Commitments or Additional Revolving Commitments, such Borrower will enter into an amendment with the lenders (who shall by execution thereof become Lenders hereunder if not theretofore Lenders) to provide for such Additional Facility, Additional DDTL Commitments or Additional Revolving Commitments, which amendment shall set forth any terms and conditions of the Additional Facility, Additional DDTL Commitments or Additional Revolving Commitments not covered by this Agreement as agreed by the applicable Borrower and such Lenders, and shall provide for the issuance of promissory notes to evidence the Additional Facility, Additional DDTL Commitments or Additional Revolving Commitments if requested by the Lenders making advances under the Additional Facility or providing Additional DDTL Commitments or Additional Revolving Commitments (which notes shall constitute Notes for purposes of this Agreement), with such amendment to be in form and substance reasonably acceptable to Administrative Agent to the extent the terms thereof are inconsistent with the terms of this Section 2.10(b) and of the other provisions of this Agreement. In addition, any Lenders providing commitments or Term Loans under any Additional Facility or Additional Revolving Commitment shall become bound by the Re-Allocation Agreement in a manner satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and the Lenders and the Issuing Lenders hereby authorize the Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent to enter into any amendment or supplement to the Re-Allocation Agreement as Administrative Agent deems necessary or appropriate in order to give effect to the foregoing. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, no consent of any Lender (other than any Lender making loans or whose commitment is increased under the Additional Facility, Additional DDTL Commitments or Additional Revolving Commitments) is required to permit the Loans or commitments contemplated by this Section 2.10(b) or the aforesaid amendment to effectuate the Additional Facility, Additional DDTL Commitments or Additional Revolving Commitments. No Lender shall have any obligation, whether express or implied, to commit to provide any Additional Facility, Additional DDTL Commitments or Additional Revolving Commitments.

 

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(c)          On the effective date of any Additional Revolving Commitments, the participations held by the Revolving Lenders in the LC Obligations, with respect to the applicable tranche of Revolving Commitments immediately prior to such increase will be reallocated so as to be held by the Revolving Lenders ratably in accordance with their respective Revolving Commitment percentages after giving effect to such Additional Revolving Commitments. If, on the date of an Additional Revolving Commitment, there are any Revolving Loans outstanding under the applicable tranche of the Revolving Commitments, the applicable Borrowers shall prepay such Revolving Loans in accordance with this Agreement on the date of effectiveness of such Additional Revolving Commitment (but the applicable Borrowers may finance such prepayment with a concurrent borrowing of Revolving Loans under the applicable tranche of the Revolving Commitments from the Revolving Lenders in accordance with their Revolver Pro Rata Share after giving effect to such Additional Revolving Commitment).

 

(d)          Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.10(a), (b) or (c) or any other provision of any Loan Document:

 

(i)          If the proceeds of any Additional Facility are intended to be applied to finance a Limited Condition Acquisition permitted pursuant to Section 8.3 then, at the election of the Company, (A) the requirements of clause (x) of Section 2.10(a) above shall be determined as of the date the definitive agreement for such Limited Condition Acquisition is entered into and, on the date any such Additional Facility is funded to consummate any Limited Condition Acquisition, no Event of Default under Section 10.1(a) or Section 10.1(i) shall exist, (B) the representations and warranties required to be made in connection with the initial Loans made under such Additional Facility pursuant to Section 5.2(b)(i) shall be made as of the date the definitive agreement for such Limited Condition Acquisition is entered into and, with respect to the representations and warranties made on the date any such Additional Facility is funded in connection with such Limited Condition Acquisition, be limited hereunder to the Specified Representations on such date, and (C) to the extent that such Additional Facilities are to be incurred in reliance on clause (C) of Section 2.10(a) above, the Secured Leverage Ratio test specified therein shall be determined as of the date the definitive agreements for such Limited Condition Acquisition are entered into.

 

(ii)          If Company has made an election under clause (i)(C) of this Section 2.10(d) for any Limited Condition Acquisition permitted pursuant to Section 8.3, then in connection with any subsequent calculation of any ratio with respect to the incurrence of Indebtedness or Liens, or the making of Restricted Payments, mergers, dispositions, Investments, the prepayment, redemption, purchase, defeasance or other satisfaction of Subordinated Indebtedness, or the designation of an Unrestricted Subsidiary on or following the relevant date of determination and prior to the earlier of the date on which such Limited Condition Acquisition is consummated or the date that the definitive agreement for such Limited Condition Acquisition is terminated or expires without consummation of such Limited Condition Acquisition, any such ratio shall be calculated on a Pro Forma Basis assuming such Limited Condition Acquisition and other transactions in connection therewith (including any incurrence of Indebtedness and the use of proceeds thereof) have been consummated except to the extent such calculation on a Pro Forma Basis would result in a lower ratio than if calculated without giving effect to such Limited Condition Acquisition and the other transactions in connection therewith.

 

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2.11          Letters of Credit.

 

(a)           Letter of Credit Commitments.

 

(i)            Multicurrency Letters of Credit. Subject to and upon the terms and conditions herein set forth, Borrowers’ Agent may request, on behalf of itself or any Multicurrency Revolving Borrower (other than O-I Canada; provided, however, that Borrowers’ Agent may request that a Letter of Credit be issued for the account of Owens-Brockway which will support an obligation of O-I Canada), that any Issuing Lender issue (and the Issuing Lenders hereby agree to issue), at any time and from time to time on and after the Closing Date, and prior to the 30th Business Day preceding the Revolver Termination Date for the Multicurrency Revolving Facility (x) for the account of such Borrower and for the benefit of any holder (or any trustee, agent or other similar representative for any such holder) of LC Supportable Indebtedness of such Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, an irrevocable standby letter of credit in Dollars or an Alternative Currency, in a form customarily used by such Issuing Lender, or in such other form as has been approved by such Issuing Lender (each such standby letter of credit, a “Multicurrency Standby Letter of Credit”), in support of LC Supportable Indebtedness and (y) for the account of such Borrower and in support of trade obligations of such Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, an irrevocable sight letter of credit in a form customarily used by such Issuing Lender or in such other form as has been approved by such Issuing Lender (each such commercial letter of credit, a “Multicurrency Commercial Letter of Credit,” and together with the Multicurrency Standby Letters of Credit, the “Multicurrency Letters of Credit”) in support of commercial transactions of Company and its Subsidiaries; provided, however, no Multicurrency Letter of Credit shall be issued the Dollar Equivalent of the Stated Amount of which, (i) when added to the Effective Amount of all Multicurrency LC Obligations (exclusive of Unpaid Drawings relating to Multicurrency Letters of Credit which are repaid on or prior to the date of, and prior to the issuance of, the respective Letter of Credit at such time), would exceed either (x) when aggregated with all Dollar Letters of Credit issued pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii) below, $350,000,000 (or, in the case of Multicurrency Standby Letters of Credit, when aggregated with all Dollar Standby Letters of Credit issued pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(ii) below for Restricted Standby Letter of Credit Purposes, $200,000,000), (y) when added to the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate principal amount of all Multicurrency Revolving Loans, Overdraft/Swingline Amounts and Multicurrency LC Obligations then outstanding with respect to all Borrowers, the Total Multicurrency Revolving Commitment at such time, or (z) without the consent of the applicable Issuing Lender (other than with respect to the Existing Letters of Credit on the Closing Date), with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Lender, the Letter of Credit Issuer Sublimit of such Issuing Lender or (ii) when added to the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate principal amount of all Multicurrency Revolving Loans, Multicurrency LC Obligations and Overdraft/Swingline Amounts of such Borrower, such Borrower’s Multicurrency Revolving Sublimit.

 

(ii)          Dollar Letters of Credit. Subject to and upon the terms and conditions herein set forth, Owens-Brockway may request, on behalf of itself, that an Issuing Lender issue, at any time and from time to time on and after the Closing Date, and prior to the 30th Business Day preceding the Revolver Termination Date, (x) for the account of Owens-Brockway and for the benefit of any holder (or any trustee, agent or other similar representative for any such holder) of LC Supportable Indebtedness of Owens-Brockway or any of its Subsidiaries, an irrevocable standby letter of credit in Dollars, in a form customarily used and as provided from time to time by such Issuing Lender, or in such other form as has been approved by such Issuing Lender (each such standby letter of credit, a “Dollar Standby Letter of Credit” and, together with any Multicurrency Standby Letters of Credit, the “Standby Letters of Credit”), in support of LC Supportable Indebtedness and (y) for the account of Owens-Brockway and in support of trade obligations of Owens-Brockway or any of its Subsidiaries, an irrevocable sight letter of credit in a form customarily used and as provided from time to time by such Issuing Lender or in such other form as has been approved by such Issuing Lender (each such commercial letter of credit, a “Dollar Commercial Letter of Credit,” and, together with any Multicurrency Commercial Letters of Credit, the “Commercial Letters of Credit”) in support of commercial transactions of Company and its Subsidiaries; provided, however, no Dollar Letter of Credit shall be issued the Dollar Equivalent of the Stated Amount of which, when added to the Effective Amount of all Dollar LC Obligations (exclusive of Unpaid Drawings relating to Dollar Letters of Credit which are repaid on or prior to the date of, and prior to the issuance of, the respective Dollar Letter of Credit at such time), would exceed either (x) when aggregated with all Multicurrency Letters of Credit issued pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(i) above, $350,000,000 (or, in the case of Standby Letters of Credit, when aggregated with all Multicurrency Letters of Credit issued pursuant to Section 2.11(a)(i) above for Restricted Standby Letter of Credit Purposes, $200,000,000), (y) when added to the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate principal amount of all Dollar Revolving Loans and Dollar LC Obligations then outstanding with respect to all Borrowers, the Total Dollar Revolving Commitment at such time or (z) without the consent of the applicable Issuing Lender with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Lender, the Letter of Credit Issuer Sublimit of such Issuing Lender.

 

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(iii)          Borrowers’ Agent shall identify in the request for the issuance of a Letter of Credit under which of the Multicurrency Revolving Facility or the Dollar Revolving Facility such Letter of Credit shall be issued; provided that Letters of Credit denominated in a currency other than Dollars may only be requested to be issued under the Multicurrency Revolving Facility (and, for the avoidance of doubt, Letters of Credit in Dollars may be issued under either the Dollar Revolving Facility or the Multicurrency Revolving Facility).

 

(b)          Obligation of Issuing Lender to Issue Letter of Credit. Each Issuing Lender (other than any Issuing Lender that is an Issuing Lender hereunder pursuant to only clause (i) of the definition thereof) agrees that it will (subject to the terms and conditions contained herein), at any time and from time to time on or after the Closing Date and prior to the Revolver Termination Date for the Revolving Facilities, following its receipt of the respective Notice of Issuance, issue for the account of the applicable Borrower one or more Letters of Credit under either the Multicurrency Revolving Facility or the Dollar Revolving Facility, as applicable (x) in the case of Standby Letters of Credit, in support of such LC Supportable Indebtedness of the applicable Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries as is permitted to remain outstanding without giving rise to an Event of Default or Unmatured Event of Default hereunder and (y) in the case of Commercial Letters of Credit, in support of trade obligations as referenced in Section 2.11(a)(i) or Section 2.11(a)(ii), provided, that the respective Issuing Lender shall be under no obligation to issue any Letter of Credit of the types described above if at the time of such issuance:

 

(i)            any order, judgment or decree of any Governmental Authority or arbitrator shall purport by its terms to enjoin or restrain such Issuing Lender from issuing such Letter of Credit or any Requirement of Law applicable to such Issuing Lender from any Governmental Authority with jurisdiction over such Issuing Lender shall prohibit, or request that such Issuing Lender refrain from, the issuance of letters of credit generally or such Letter of Credit in particular or shall impose upon such Issuing Lender with respect to such Letter of Credit any restriction or reserve or capital requirement (for which such Issuing Lender is not otherwise compensated) not in effect on the Closing Date, or any unreimbursed loss, cost or expense which was not applicable, in effect or known to such Issuing Lender as of the Closing Date and which such Issuing Lender in good faith deems material to it; or

 

(ii)           such Issuing Lender shall have received notice from any Lender prior to the issuance of such Letter of Credit of the type described in Section 2.11(b)(ii)(A)(v).

 

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(A)          Notwithstanding the foregoing, (i) each Standby Letter of Credit shall have an expiry date occurring not later than one year after such Letter of Credit’s date of issuance, provided, that (x) any Standby Letter of Credit may be automatically extendable for periods of up to one year so long as such Letter of Credit provides that the respective Issuing Lender retains an option, satisfactory to such Issuing Lender, to terminate such Letter of Credit within a specified period of time prior to each scheduled extension date and (y) each Commercial Letter of Credit shall have an expiry date occurring not later than 180 days after such Commercial Letter of Credit’s date of issuance; (ii) (x) no Standby Letter of Credit shall have an expiry date occurring later than 10 days prior to the Revolver Termination Date for the Revolving Facilities and (y) no Commercial Letter of Credit shall have an expiry date occurring later than 30 days prior to the Revolver Termination Date for the applicable Revolving Facility; (iii) each Multicurrency Letter of Credit shall be denominated in Dollars, or in the respective Issuing Lender’s sole discretion, an Alternative Currency, and be payable on a sight basis and each Dollar Letter of Credit shall be denominated in Dollars and be payable on a sight basis; (iv) the Stated Amount of each Letter of Credit shall not be less than the Dollar Equivalent of $100,000 or such lesser amount as is acceptable to the respective Issuing Lender; and (v) no Issuing Lender will issue any Letter of Credit after it has received written notice from the applicable Borrower or the Requisite Lenders stating that an Event of Default or Unmatured Event of Default exists until such time as such Issuing Lender shall have received a written notice of (x) rescission of such notice from the party or parties originally delivering the same or (y) a waiver of such Event of Default or Unmatured Event of Default by the Requisite Lenders (or all the Lenders to the extent required by Section 12.1).

 

(B)          Notwithstanding the foregoing, in the event there is a Defaulting Lender, no Issuing Lender shall be required to issue any Letter of Credit unless the respective Issuing Lender is satisfied that the related exposure and the Defaulting Lender’s then outstanding Letter of Credit Exposure will be 100% covered by the Revolving Commitments of the Non-Defaulting Lenders and/or cash collateral will be provided by the Borrowers in a manner satisfactory to it and Company to eliminate such Issuing Lender’s risk with respect to the participation in Letters of Credit of the Defaulting Lender or Lenders, including by cash collateralizing such Defaulting Lender or Lenders’ applicable Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share of the applicable LC Obligations, and participating interests in any newly issued or increased Letter of Credit shall be allocated among Non-Defaulting Lenders in a manner consistent with Section 2.13(a)(i) (and such Defaulting Lender shall not participate therein).

 

(c)          Procedures for Issuance and Amendments of Letter of Credit. Whenever a Borrower desires that a Letter of Credit be issued, such Borrower shall give Administrative Agent and the respective Issuing Lender written notice thereof prior to 1:00 p.m. (New York City time) at least five (5) Business Days (or such shorter period as may be acceptable to such Issuing Lender) prior to the proposed date of issuance (which shall be a Business Day) which written notice shall be in the form of Exhibit 2.11(c) (each, a “Notice of Issuance”) and may be submitted via facsimile to the respective Issuing Lender (who may rely upon such facsimile if it were an original thereof). Each such notice shall specify (A) the proposed issuance date and expiration date, (B) the name(s) of each obligor with respect to such Letter of Credit, (C) the applicable Borrower as the account party, (D) the name and address of the beneficiary (which Person shall be acceptable to the applicable Issuing Lender), (E) the Stated Amount in Dollars or, if applicable, the Alternative Currency, of such proposed Letter of Credit, (F) whether such Letter of Credit is to be a Standby Letter of Credit or Commercial Letter of Credit and (G) the purpose of such Letter of Credit, which must be a purpose permitted by Section 2.11(a) and such other information as such Issuing Lender may reasonably request. In addition, each Letter of Credit request shall contain a general description of the terms and conditions to be included in such proposed Letter of Credit (all of which terms and conditions shall be acceptable to the respective Issuing Lender). Unless otherwise specified, all Letters of Credit will be governed by the Uniform Customs and Practices for Documentary Credit Operations as in effect on the date of issuance of such Letter of Credit. Each Notice of Issuance shall include any other documents as the respective Issuing Lender customarily requires in connection therewith. From time to time while a Letter of Credit is outstanding and prior to the Revolver Termination Date for the applicable Revolving Facility, the applicable Issuing Lender will, upon written request received by the Issuing Lender (with a copy sent by Borrower to Administrative Agent) at least three (3) Business Days (or such shorter time as the Issuing Lender and Administrative Agent may agree in a particular instance in their sole discretion) prior to the proposed date of amendment, amend any Letter of Credit issued by it. Each such request for amendment of a Letter of Credit shall be made by facsimile or other method permitted by Section 12.3, confirmed promptly in an original writing (each a “Letter of Credit Amendment Request”) and shall specify in form and detail reasonably satisfactory to the Issuing Lender: (i) the Letter of Credit to be amended; (ii) the proposed date of amendment of the Letter of Credit (which shall be a Business Day); (iii) the nature of the proposed amendment; and (iv) such other matters as the Issuing Lender may require. The Issuing Lender shall be under no obligation to amend any Letter of Credit if: (A) the Issuing Lender would have no obligation at such time to issue such Letter of Credit in its amended form under the terms of this Agreement, or (B) the beneficiary of any such Letter of Credit does not accept the proposed amendment to the Letter of Credit. In the case of Standby Letters of Credit, each Issuing Lender shall, promptly after the issuance of or amendment or modification to such a Letter of Credit, give Administrative Agent and the applicable Borrower written notice of the issuance, amendment or modification of such Letter of Credit, accompanied by a copy of such issuance, amendment or modification. Promptly upon receipt of such notice, Administrative Agent shall give each Multicurrency Revolving Lender or Dollar Revolving Lender, as applicable, written notice of such issuance, amendment or modification, and if so requested by any such Lender, Administrative Agent shall provide such Lender with copies of such issuance, amendment or modification. As to any Letters of Credit issued by an Issuing Lender other than Wells Fargo, the respective Issuing Lender shall furnish to Administrative Agent, on the first Business Day of each week, by facsimile or other method permitted by Section 12.3 a report detailing the aggregate daily total outstanding Commercial Letters of Credit for such Issuing Lender during the prior week.

 

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(d)          Agreement to Repay Letter of Credit Payments.

 

(i)          The applicable Borrower hereby agrees to reimburse the respective Issuing Lender, by making payment to Administrative Agent in immediately available funds in Dollars at the Payment Office, for the Dollar Equivalent of any payment or disbursement made by such Issuing Lender under and in accordance with any Letter of Credit (each such amount so paid or disbursed until reimbursed, an “Unpaid Drawing”), no later than one Business Day after the date on which such Borrower receives notice of such payment or disbursement (if such Unpaid Drawing was in an Alternative Currency, then in the Dollar Equivalent amount of such Unpaid Drawing), with interest on the amount so paid or disbursed by such Issuing Lender, to the extent not reimbursed prior to 12:00 Noon (New York City time) on the date of such payment or disbursement, from and including the date paid or disbursed to but excluding the date such Issuing Lender is reimbursed therefor by such Borrower at a rate per annum which shall be the Base Rate in effect from time to time plus the Applicable Base Rate Margin for Revolving Loans with respect to Multicurrency Letters of Credit in Dollars, provided, however, that, anything contained in this Agreement to the contrary notwithstanding, (i) unless such Borrower shall have notified Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Lender prior to 10:00 a.m. (New York City time) on the Business Day following receipt of such notice that the applicable Issuing Lender will be reimbursed for the amount of such Unpaid Drawing with funds other than the proceeds of Revolving Loans such Borrower shall be deemed to have timely given a Notice of Borrowing to Administrative Agent requesting each Multicurrency Revolving Lender or Dollar Revolving Lender, as applicable, to make Multicurrency Revolving Loans or Dollar Revolving Loans, as applicable, which are Base Rate Loans, on the date on which such Unpaid Drawing is honored in an amount equal to the Dollar Equivalent of the amount of such Unpaid Drawing and Administrative Agent shall, if such Notice of Borrowing is deemed given, promptly notify the applicable Lenders thereof and (ii) unless any of the events described in Section 10.1(i) shall have occurred (in which event the procedures of Section 2.11(e) shall apply), each such Multicurrency Revolving Lender or Dollar Revolving Lender, as applicable, shall, on the date such drawing is honored, make Multicurrency Revolving Loans or Dollar Revolving Loans, as applicable, which are Base Rate Loans in the amount of its Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share of the Dollar Equivalent of such Unpaid Drawing, the proceeds of which shall be applied directly by Administrative Agent to reimburse the applicable Issuing Lender for the amount of such Unpaid Drawing; and provided, further, that, if for any reason, proceeds of Multicurrency Revolving Loans or Dollar Revolving Loans are not received by the applicable Issuing Lender on such date in an amount equal to the amount of the Dollar Equivalent of such drawing, the applicable Borrower shall reimburse the applicable Issuing Lender, on the Business Day immediately following the date such drawing is honored, in an amount in same day funds equal to the excess of the amount of the Dollar Equivalent of such drawing over the Dollar Equivalent of the amount of such Multicurrency Revolving Loans or Dollar Revolving Loans, if any, which are so received, plus accrued interest on such amount at the rate set forth in Section 3.1(a) or (g), as applicable; provided, however, to the extent such amounts are not reimbursed prior to 12:00 Noon (New York City time) on the fifth Business Day following such payment or disbursement, interest shall thereafter accrue on the amounts so paid or disbursed by such Issuing Lender (and until reimbursed by the applicable Borrower) at a rate per annum which shall be the Base Rate in effect from time to time plus the Applicable Base Rate Margin (plus an additional 2% per annum), such interest also to be payable on demand. The respective Issuing Lender shall give the applicable Borrower prompt notice of each Drawing under any Letter of Credit, provided that the failure to give any such notice shall in no way affect, impair or diminish any Loan Party’s obligations hereunder.

 

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(ii)          The obligations of each Borrower under this Section 2.11(d) to reimburse the respective Issuing Lender with respect to drawings on Letters of Credit (each, a “Drawing”) (including, in each case, interest thereon) shall be absolute and unconditional under any and all circumstances and irrespective of any setoff, counterclaim or defense to payment which such Borrower may have or have had against any Issuing Lender, Agent or any Lender (including in its capacity as issuer of the Letter of Credit or as LC Participant), or any non-application or misapplication by the beneficiary of the proceeds of such Drawing, the respective Issuing Lender’s only obligation to Borrowers being to confirm that any documents required to be delivered under such Letter of Credit appear to have been delivered and that they appear to comply on their face with the requirements of such Letter of Credit. Any action taken or omitted to be taken by any Issuing Lender under or in connection with any Letter of Credit if taken or omitted in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined by a final and non-appealable judgment rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction, shall not create for such Issuing Lender any resulting liability to any Borrower or any other Loan Party.

 

(e)          Letter of Credit Participations. Immediately upon the issuance by any Issuing Lender of any Letter of Credit, such Issuing Lender shall be deemed to have sold and transferred to (i) each Multicurrency Revolving Lender with respect to each Multicurrency Letter of Credit and (ii) each Dollar Revolving Lender with respect to each Dollar Letter of Credit, in each case, other than such Issuing Lender (each such Lender, in its capacity under this Section 2.11(e), an “LC Participant”), and each such LC Participant shall be deemed irrevocably and unconditionally to have purchased and received from such Issuing Lender, without recourse or warranty, an undivided interest and participation, to the extent of such Revolving Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share (with respect to Multicurrency Letters of Credit) and such Dollar Revolver Lender’s Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share (with respect to Dollar Letters of Credit), as the case may be, in such Letter of Credit, each substitute Letter of Credit, each Drawing made thereunder and the obligations of the Borrowers under this Agreement with respect thereto (although Letter of Credit fees shall be payable directly to Administrative Agent for the account of the LC Participant as provided in Section 2.11(g) and the LC Participants shall have no right to receive any portion of the issuing fees), and any security therefor or guaranty pertaining thereto. Upon any change in the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments of the Multicurrency Revolving Lenders or the Dollar Revolving Commitments of the Dollar Revolving Lenders, it is hereby agreed that, with respect to all outstanding Letters of Credit and Unpaid Drawings relating to Letters of Credit, there shall be an automatic adjustment pursuant to this Section 2.11(e) to reflect the new Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, of the assignor and assignee Lender or of all Lenders with Multicurrency Revolving Commitments or Dollar Revolving Commitments, as the case may be. In determining whether to pay under any Letter of Credit, such Issuing Lender shall have no obligation relative to the LC Participants other than to confirm that any documents required to be delivered under such Letter of Credit appear to have been delivered and that they appear to comply on their face with the requirements of such Letter of Credit. Any action taken or omitted to be taken by any Issuing Lender under or in connection with any Letter of Credit issued by it if taken or omitted in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined by a final and non-appealable judgment rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction, shall not create for such Issuing Lender any resulting liability to any Loan Party or any Lender.

 

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(f)          Draws Upon Letter of Credit; Reimbursement Obligations. In the event that any Issuing Lender makes any payment under any Letter of Credit issued by it and the applicable Borrower shall not have reimbursed such amount in full to such Issuing Lender pursuant to Section 2.11(d), such Issuing Lender shall promptly notify Administrative Agent, and Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each LC Participant of such failure, and each such LC Participant shall promptly and unconditionally pay to Administrative Agent for the account of such Issuing Lender, the amount of such LC Participant’s applicable Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, of such payment in Dollars or, in the case of a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, in such Alternative Currency and in same day funds; provided, however, that no LC Participant shall be obligated to pay to Administrative Agent its applicable Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share of such unreimbursed amount for any wrongful payment made by such Issuing Lender under a Letter of Credit issued by it as a result of acts or omissions constituting willful misconduct or gross negligence as determined by a final and non-appealable judgment rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction on the part of such Issuing Lender. If Administrative Agent so notifies any LC Participant required to fund a payment under a Letter of Credit prior to 11:00 a.m. (New York City time) or, in the case of a Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency, 11:00 a.m. (London time) on any Business Day, such LC Participant shall make available to Administrative Agent for the account of the respective Issuing Lender such LC Participant’s applicable Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, of the amount of such payment on such Business Day in same day funds. If and to the extent such LC Participant shall not have so made its applicable Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, of the amount of such payment available to Administrative Agent for the account of the respective Issuing Lender, such LC Participant agrees to pay to Administrative Agent for the account of such Issuing Lender, forthwith on demand such amount, together with interest thereon, for each day from such date until the date such amount is paid to Administrative Agent for the account of such Issuing Lender at the Federal Funds Rate. The failure of any LC Participant to make available to Administrative Agent for the account of the respective Issuing Lender its applicable Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, of any payment under any Letter of Credit issued by it shall not relieve any other LC Participant of its obligation hereunder to make available to Administrative Agent for the account of such Issuing Lender its applicable Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, of any payment under any such Letter of Credit on the day required, as specified above, but no LC Participant shall be responsible for the failure of any other LC Participant to make available to Administrative Agent for the account of such Issuing Lender such other LC Participant’s applicable Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, of any such payment.

 

(i)            Whenever any Issuing Lender receives a payment of a reimbursement obligation as to which Administrative Agent has received for the account of such Issuing Lender any payments from the LC Participants pursuant to this Section 2.11(f), such Issuing Lender shall pay to Administrative Agent and Administrative Agent shall pay to each LC Participant which has paid its Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, thereof, in Dollars or, if in an Alternative Currency, in such Alternative Currency and in same day funds, an amount equal to such LC Participant’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, of the principal amount of such reimbursement obligation and interest thereon accruing after the purchase of the respective participations.

 

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(ii)           The obligations of the LC Participants to make payments to each Issuing Lender with respect to Letters of Credit issued by it shall be irrevocable and not subject to any qualification or exception whatsoever and shall be made in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement under all circumstances, including, without limitation, any of the following circumstances:

 

(A)          any lack of validity or enforceability of this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents;

 

(B)          The existence of any claim, setoff, defense or other right which any Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries may have at any time against a beneficiary named in a Letter of Credit, any transferee of any Letter of Credit (or any Person for whom any such transferee may be acting), Administrative Agent, any LC Participant, or any other Person, whether in connection with this Agreement, any Letter of Credit, the transactions contemplated herein or any unrelated transactions (including any underlying transaction between Company or any of its Subsidiaries and the beneficiary named in any such Letter of Credit);

 

(C)          any draft, certificate or any other document presented under any Letter of Credit proving to be forged, fraudulent, invalid or insufficient in any respect to any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect;

 

(D)          the surrender or impairment of any security for the performance or observance of any of the terms of any of the Loan Documents; or

 

(E)           the occurrence of any Event of Default or Unmatured Event of Default.

 

(g)          Fees for Letters of Credit.

 

(i)            Issuing Lender Fees. The applicable Borrower agrees to pay the following amount to the respective Issuing Lender with respect to the Letters of Credit issued by it for the account of any Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries:

 

(A)          with respect to payments made under any Letter of Credit, interest, payable on demand, on the amount paid by such Issuing Lender in respect of each such payment from the date of the payments through the date such amount is reimbursed by such Borrower (including any such reimbursement out of the proceeds of Revolving Loans pursuant to Section 2.11(c)) at a rate determined in accordance with the terms of Section 2.11(d)(i);

 

(B)          with respect to the issuance or amendment of each Letter of Credit and each payment made thereunder, documentary and processing charges in accordance with Issuing Lender’s standard schedule for such charges in effect at the time of such issuance, amendment, transfer or payment, as the case may be; and

 

(C)          an issuing fee equal to one-eighth of one percent (0.125%) per annum of the Stated Amount outstanding and undrawn LC Obligations payable in arrears on each Quarterly Payment Date and on the Revolver Termination Date and thereafter, on demand together with customary issuance and payment charges.

 

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(ii)          Participating Lender Fees. Each Borrower agrees to pay to Administrative Agent in the currency in which such Letter of Credit is denominated for distribution to each LC Participant (A) in respect of all Multicurrency Letters of Credit issued for the account of such Borrower outstanding such Lender’s Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share of a commission equal to the then Applicable Eurocurrency Margin for Multicurrency Revolving Loans with respect to the Effective Amount under such outstanding Letters of Credit (the “Multicurrency LC Commission”) payable in arrears on each Quarterly Payment Date, on the Revolver Termination Date for the Multicurrency Revolving Facility and thereafter, on demand and (B) in respect of all Dollar Letters of Credit issued for the account of such Borrower outstanding such Lender’s Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share of a commission equal to the then Applicable Term SOFR Margin for Dollar Revolving Loans with respect to the amount outstanding under such Letters of Credit (the “Dollar LC Commission”) payable in arrears on each Quarterly Payment Date, on the Revolver Termination Date and thereafter, on demand. Each of the Multicurrency LC Commission and the Dollar LC Commission shall be computed on a daily basis from the first day of issuance of each Letter of Credit and on the basis of the actual number of days elapsed over a year of 360 days.

 

Promptly upon receipt by the respective Issuing Lender or Administrative Agent of any amount described in clause (i)(A) or (ii) of this Section 2.11(g), such Issuing Lender or Administrative Agent shall distribute to each Lender that has reimbursed such Issuing Lender in accordance with Section 2.11(d) its Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share of such amount. Amounts payable under clause (i)(B) and (C) of this Section 2.11(g) shall be paid directly to such Issuing Lender.

 

(h)          Indemnification. In addition to amounts payable as elsewhere provided in this Agreement, each Borrower hereby agrees to protect, indemnify, pay and hold each Issuing Lender harmless from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, charges and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) which any Issuing Lender may incur or be subject to as a consequence, direct or indirect, of (i) the issuance of the Letters of Credit, other than as a result of the gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined by a final and non-appealable judgment rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction with respect to such Issuing Lender or (ii) the failure of the applicable Issuing Lender to honor a Drawing under any Letter of Credit as a result of any act or omission, whether rightful or wrongful, of any present or future de jure or de facto government or Governmental Authority (all such acts or omissions herein called “Government Acts”), provided that OI Europe shall only be responsible to so indemnify with respect to Letters of Credit issued for its own account. As between any Borrower and each Issuing Lender, such Borrower assumes all risks of the acts and omissions of, or misuse of the Letters of Credit issued by any Issuing Lender by, the respective beneficiaries of such Letters of Credit. In furtherance and not in limitation of the foregoing, no Issuing Lender shall be responsible: (i) for the form, validity, sufficiency, accuracy, genuineness or legal effect of any document submitted by any party in connection with the application for and issuance of or any Drawing under such Letters of Credit, even if it should in fact prove to be in any or all respects invalid, insufficient, inaccurate, fraudulent or forged; (ii) for the validity or sufficiency of any instrument transferring or assigning or purporting to transfer or assign any such Letter of Credit or the rights or benefits thereunder or proceeds thereof, in whole or in part, which may prove to be invalid or ineffective for any reason; (iii) for failure of the beneficiary of any such Letter of Credit to comply fully with conditions required in order to draw upon such Letter of Credit; (iv) for errors, omissions, interruptions or delays in transmission or delivery of any messages, by mail, cable, telegraph, telex or otherwise, whether or not they be in cipher; (v) for errors in interpretation of technical terms; (vi) for any loss or delay in the transmission or otherwise of any document required in order to make a Drawing under any such Letter of Credit or of the proceeds thereof; (vii) for the misapplication by the beneficiary of any such Letter of Credit of the proceeds of any Drawing under such Letter of Credit; and (viii) for any consequences arising from causes beyond the control of the applicable Issuing Lender, including, without limitation, any Government Acts. None of the above shall affect, impair, or prevent the vesting of any of the applicable Issuing Lender’s rights or powers hereunder. For the avoidance of doubt, this Section 2.11(h) shall not apply to Taxes, except any Taxes that represent claims, demands, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, charges and expenses arising from any non-Tax claim.

 

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In furtherance and extension and not in limitation of the specific provisions hereinabove set forth, any action taken or omitted by any Issuing Lender under or in connection with the Letters of Credit issued by it or the related certificates, if taken or omitted in good faith, and in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined by a final and non-appealable judgment rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction, shall not put any Issuing Lender under any resulting liability to any Borrower or any other Loan Party.

 

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, no Borrower shall have any obligation to indemnify any Issuing Lender in respect of any liability incurred by such Issuing Lender to the extent arising out of the gross negligence or willful misconduct of such Issuing Lender as determined by a final and non-appealable judgment rendered by a court of competent jurisdiction. The right of indemnification in the first paragraph of this Section 2.11(h) shall not prejudice any rights that any Borrower may otherwise have against each Issuing Lender with respect to a Letter of Credit issued hereunder.

 

(i)            [Reserved].

 

(j)            Existing Letters of Credit. The letters of credit set forth under the caption “Letters of Credit Outstanding on the Closing Date” on Schedule 2.11(j) annexed hereto and made a part hereof which were issued pursuant to the Existing Credit Agreement and which remain outstanding as of the Closing Date are referred to as the “Existing Letters of Credit”. Each Borrower, each Issuing Lender and each of the Lenders hereby agree with respect to the Existing Letters of Credit that such Existing Letters of Credit, for all purposes under this Agreement shall be deemed to be Letters of Credit (as indicated on Schedule 2.11(j)), governed by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Each Lender agrees to participate in each Existing Letter of Credit issued by any Issuing Lender in an amount equal to its Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share or Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share, as the case may be, of the Stated Amount of such Existing Letter of Credit.

 

(k)           Provisions Related to Extended Revolving Commitments. If the expiration date with respect to Letters of Credit in respect of a particular Revolving Facility occurs prior to the expiry date of any Letter of Credit issued under such Revolving Facility, then, at Company’s option, (i) if one or more classes of Extended Revolving Commitments in respect of which the expiration date applicable to Letters of Credit issued thereunder shall not have so occurred are then in effect, such Letters of Credit shall, to the extent such Letters of Credit could have been issued under such other class or classes of Extended Revolving Commitments in accordance with the terms of this Agreement at such time, automatically be deemed to have been issued (including for purposes of the obligations of the applicable Lenders to purchase participations therein and to make Loans and fund participations in respect thereof pursuant to Sections 2.11(d) and (f)) under (and ratably participated in by the applicable Lenders pursuant to) the Commitments in respect of such non-terminating class or classes of Extended Revolving Commitments 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 subject to the other applicable requirements of this Section 2.11 and (ii) to the extent not reallocated pursuant to the immediately preceding clause (i), Company shall cash collateralize any such Letter of Credit on terms reasonably acceptable to the applicable Issuing Lenders.  The sublimit for Letters of Credit under a Revolver Extension Series shall be agreed solely with each Issuing Lender and set forth in the applicable Extension Amendment.

 

2.12          Pro Rata Borrowings. Borrowings of Loans under this Agreement shall be loaned by the applicable Lenders pro rata on the basis of their applicable Commitments under the applicable Facility. No Lender shall be responsible for any default by any other Lender in its obligation to make Loans hereunder and each Lender shall be obligated to make the Loans provided to be made by it hereunder, regardless of the failure of any other Lender to fulfill its Commitments hereunder.

 

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2.13          Defaulting Lenders.

 

(a)           Reallocation of Defaulting Lender Commitment, Etc. If a Lender becomes, and during the period it remains, a Defaulting Lender, the following provisions shall apply with respect to any outstanding Letter of Credit Exposure and any outstanding obligations under Sections 2.1(d) and 2.1(e) regarding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts of such Defaulting Lender:

 

(i)             so long as no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, the Letter of Credit Exposure and obligations under Sections 2.1(d) and 2.1(e) regarding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts of such Defaulting Lender will, subject to the limitation in the proviso below, automatically be reallocated (effective on the day such Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender) among the Non-Defaulting Lenders pro rata in accordance with their respective Revolving Commitments under the applicable Revolving Facility; provided that (a) after giving effect to such reallocation, (x) the sum of each Non-Defaulting Lender’s total of the Revolving Credit Exposure may not in any event exceed the Revolving Commitment of such Non-Defaulting Lender as in effect at the time of such reallocation, (y) the sum of each Non-Defaulting Lender’s total of the Multicurrency Revolving Credit Exposure may not in any event exceed the Multicurrency Revolving Commitment of such Non-Defaulting Lender as in effect at the time of such reallocation and (z) the sum of each Non-Defaulting Lender’s total of the Dollar Revolving Credit Exposure may not in any event exceed the Dollar Revolving Commitment of such Non-Defaulting Lender as in effect at the time of such reallocation and (b) subject to Section 12.20, neither such reallocation nor any payment by a Non-Defaulting Lender pursuant thereto will constitute a waiver or release of any claim the Borrowers, Administrative Agent, the Issuing Lenders, the Overdraft/Swingline Providers or any other Lender may have against such Defaulting Lender or cause such Defaulting Lender to be a Non-Defaulting Lender; and

 

(ii)            to the extent that any portion (the “unreallocated portion”) of the Defaulting Lender’s Letter of Credit Exposure and obligations under Sections 2.1(d) and 2.1(e) regarding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts cannot be so reallocated, whether by reason of the proviso in clause (i) above or otherwise, the applicable Borrower will, not later than two Business Days after demand by Administrative Agent (at the direction of any Issuing Lender and/or any Overdraft/Swingline Provider, as the case may be), (a) cash collateralize the obligations of the Borrower to the Issuing Lenders and the Overdraft/Swingline Providers in respect of such Letter of Credit Exposure and the obligations under Sections 2.1(d) and 2.1(e) regarding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts of such Defaulting Lender, as the case may be, in an amount at least equal to the aggregate amount of the unreallocated portion of such Letter of Credit Exposure and obligations under Sections 2.1(d) and 2.1(e) regarding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts or (b) in the case of such obligations under Sections 2.1(d) and 2.1(e) regarding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts, prepay in full the unreallocated portion of the obligations under Sections 2.1(d) and 2.1(e) regarding Overdraft/Swingline Amounts of such Defaulting Lender.

 

(b)          Fees.

 

(i)             Anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, during such period as a Lender is a Defaulting Lender, such Defaulting Lender will not be entitled to any Commitment Fee accruing during such period pursuant to Section 3.2(b) and the Borrowers shall no longer be required to pay the portion of the Commitment Fee accruing during such period that would have been payable to such Defaulting Lender.

 

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(ii)          Anything herein to the contrary notwithstanding, during such period as a Lender is a Defaulting Lender, such Defaulting Lender will not be entitled to any Letter of Credit fees accruing during such period (without prejudice to the rights of the Non-Defaulting Lenders in respect of such fees to the extent provided herein); provided that (x) to the extent that all or a portion of the Letter of Credit Exposure of a Defaulting Lender is reallocated to the Non-Defaulting Lenders pursuant to Section 2.13(a)(i), such fees that would have accrued for the benefit of such Defaulting Lender will instead accrue for the benefit of and be payable to such Non-Defaulting Lenders, pro rata in accordance with their respective Revolving Commitments, and (y) to the extent any portion of such Letter of Credit Exposure cannot be so reallocated, such Letter of Credit fees will instead accrue for the benefit of and be payable to the Issuing Lenders based on their pro rata share of the undrawn face amount of Letters of Credit outstanding; provided that if at any time and so long as the Borrowers shall have cash collateralized Letter of Credit Exposure of a Defaulting Lender as required pursuant to Section 2.13(a)(ii), then the Borrower shall no longer be required to pay Letter of Credit fees in respect of such cash collateralized amounts in respect of the Letter of Credit Exposure of such Defaulting Lender.

 

(c)          Termination of Defaulting Lender Commitment. So long as no Unmatured Event of Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, the Borrowers may terminate the unused amount of the Revolving Commitment of a Defaulting Lender upon not less than three Business Days’ prior notice to Administrative Agent (which will promptly notify the Lenders thereof); provided that (i) prior to any such termination, the Borrower shall have repaid in full all outstanding Revolving Loans (without any reduction of the Revolving Commitments) and all accrued but unpaid interest and fees hereunder owing to all Lenders and (ii) such termination will not be deemed to be a waiver or release of any claim the Borrowers, Administrative Agent, the Issuing Lenders, the Overdraft/Swingline Providers or any Lender may have against such Defaulting Lender; provided further that in the case of the termination of a Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitment, if such Defaulting Lender is a Issuing Lender with one or more outstanding Letters of Credit, then the Borrowers shall be required to fully cash collateralize such Letters of Credit.

 

(d)          Reallocation of Payments. If a Lender becomes, and during the period it remains, a Defaulting Lender, except in connection with a termination of such Defaulting Lender’s Revolving Commitments pursuant to Section 2.13(c) above, any amount paid by the Borrowers for the account of such Defaulting Lender (whether on account of principal, interest, fees, indemnity payments or other amounts) will not be paid or distributed to such Defaulting Lender, but will instead be retained by Administrative Agent in a segregated non-interest-bearing account until (subject to Section 2.13(e)) the earlier of (x) termination of the applicable Revolving Commitments and payment in full of all obligations of the Borrowers under such Revolving Facility and (y) the Revolver Termination Date applicable to such Defaulting Lender and payment in full of all obligations of the Borrowers under such Revolving Facility to all Lenders owing on such Revolver Termination Date and will be applied by Administrative Agent, to the fullest extent permitted by law, to the making of payments from time to time in the following order of priority: first to the payment of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to Administrative Agent under this Agreement, second to the payment of any amounts owing by such Defaulting Lender to the Issuing Lenders or the Overdraft/Swingline Providers (pro rata as to the respective amounts owing to each of them) under this Agreement, third as the Borrowers’ Agent may request (so long as no Unmatured Event of Default or Event of Default then exists), to the funding of any Loan in respect of which such Defaulting Lender has failed to fund its portion thereof as required by this Agreement, as determined by Administrative Agent, fourth to the payment of any amounts owing to the Lenders, the Issuing Lenders or the Overdraft/Swingline Providers as a result of any judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction obtained by any Lender, any Issuing Lender or any Overdraft/Swingline Provider against such Defaulting Lender as a result of such Defaulting Lender’s breach of its obligations under this Agreement and fifth after the earlier of (x) termination of the applicable Revolving Commitments and payment in full of all obligations of the Borrowers under such Revolving Facility and (y) the Revolver Termination Date applicable to such Defaulting Lender and payment in full of all obligations of the Borrowers under such Revolving Facility to all Lenders owing on such Revolver Termination Date, to pay amounts owing under this Agreement to such Defaulting Lender or as a court of competent jurisdiction may otherwise direct. For the sake of clarity, it is understood and agreed that any payment by the Borrowers on account of the obligations of a Defaulting Lender shall be and be deemed to be a payment by the Borrowers to such Defaulting Lender (and no interest will thereafter accrue on such amount) whether or not such payment is paid to such Defaulting Lender or deposited in the above- referenced non-interest bearing account.

 

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(e)          Cure. If Borrowers’ Agent, Administrative Agent, the Issuing Lenders and the Overdraft/Swingline Providers agree in writing in their discretion that a Lender that is a Defaulting Lender should no longer be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender, Administrative Agent will so notify the parties hereto, whereupon as of the effective date specified in such notice and subject to any conditions set forth therein (which may include arrangements with respect to any amounts then held in the segregated account referred to in Section 2.13(d)), such Lender will, to the extent applicable, purchase such portion of the outstanding Revolving Loans of the other Lenders (together with any break funding incurred by such other Lenders) and/or make such other adjustments as Administrative Agent may determine to be necessary to cause the total Multicurrency Revolving Commitments, Dollar Revolving Commitments, Revolving Commitments, Multicurrency Revolving Loans, Dollar Revolving Loans, Revolving Loans, Letter of Credit participation obligations and Overdraft/Swingline Amount participation obligations of the Lenders to be on a pro rata basis in accordance with their respective Revolving Commitments under the applicable Revolving Facility, whereupon such Lender will cease to be a Defaulting Lender; provided that no adjustments will be made retroactively with respect to fees accrued or payments made by or on behalf of the Borrowers while such Lender was a Defaulting Lender; and provided, further, that except to the extent otherwise expressly agreed by the affected parties, no change hereunder from Defaulting Lender to Non-Defaulting Lender will constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder arising from such Lender’s having been a Defaulting Lender.

 

(f)           New Letters of Credit. So long as any Lender is a Defaulting Lender, no Issuing Lender shall be required to issue, extend, renew or increase any Letter of Credit unless it is satisfied that it will have no unreallocated portion after giving effect thereto.

 

2.14        Borrowers’ Agent. O-I General is hereby appointed Borrowers’ agent hereunder by each Borrower (in such capacity “Borrowers’ Agent”). Each Borrower hereby authorizes, directs and empowers O-I General to act for and in the name of such Borrower and as its agent hereunder and under the other instruments and agreements referred to herein (including, without limitation, with respect to any service of process to be effected with respect to such Borrower). O-I General hereby accepts each such appointment. Each Borrower hereby irrevocably authorizes O-I General to take such action on such Borrower’s behalf and to exercise such powers hereunder, under the other Loan Documents, and under the other agreements and instruments referred to herein or therein as may be contemplated being taken or exercised by such Borrower by the terms hereof and thereof, together with such powers as may be incidental thereto, including, without limitation, to borrow hereunder and deliver Notices of Borrowing, Notices of Conversion or Continuation and Compliance Certificates hereunder, to convert, continue, repay or prepay Loans made hereunder, to reduce the Commitments, to pay interest, fees, costs and expenses incurred in connection with the Loans, this Agreement, the other Loan Documents, and the other agreements and instruments referred to herein or therein, to receive from or deliver to any Agent any notices, statements, reports, certificates or other documents or instruments contemplated herein, in the other Loan Documents or in any other agreement or instrument referred to herein and to receive from or transmit to any Agent any Loan proceeds or payments and to enter into any amendments or waivers of this Agreement (except to the extent that the execution of any such amendment or waiver by any Borrower is reasonably requested by Administrative Agent, acting on the advice of local counsel, where applicable). Each Agent, each Lender and each Issuing Lender shall be entitled to rely on the appointment and authorization of O-I General with respect to all matters related to this Agreement, the other Loan Documents and any other agreements or instruments referred to herein or therein whether or not any particular provision hereof or thereof specifies that such matters may or shall be undertaken by Borrowers’ Agent. In reliance hereon, each Agent, each Lender and each Issuing Lender may deal with O-I General alone with the same effect as if such Agent, such Lender or such Issuing Lender had dealt with each Borrower separately and individually.

 

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2.15        Extension of Term Loans; Extension of Revolving Loans.

 

(a)          Extension of Term Loans. The Borrowers’ Agent may at any time and from time to time request that all or a portion of the Term Loans of a given Term Loan Facility (each, an “Existing Term Loan Tranche”) be amended to extend the scheduled Term Loan Maturity Date with respect to all or a portion of any principal amount of such Term Loans (any such Term Loans which have been so amended, “Extended Term Loans”) and to provide for other terms consistent with this Section 2.15. In order to establish any Extended Term Loans, the applicable Borrower shall provide a notice to Administrative Agent (who shall provide a copy of such notice to each of the Lenders under the applicable Existing Term Loan Tranche) (each, a “Term Loan Extension Request”) setting forth the proposed terms of the Extended Term Loans to be established, which shall (x) be identical as offered to each Lender under such Existing Term Loan Tranche (including as to the proposed interest rates and fees payable) and offered pro rata to each Lender under such Existing Term Loan Tranche and (y) (except as to interest rates, fees, amortization, final maturity date, optional prepayments and redemptions, mandatory repayments, premium, required prepayment dates and participation in prepayments, which shall be determined by the applicable Borrower and the Extending Term Lenders and set forth in the relevant Term Loan Extension Request), be substantially identical to, or (taken as a whole) no more favorable to the Extending Term Lenders than those applicable to the Existing Term Loan Tranche subject to such Term Loan Extension Request (except for covenants or other provisions applicable only to periods after the latest Term Loan Maturity Date that is in effect on the effective date of the Extension Amendment (immediately prior to the establishment of such Extended Term Loans)) (as reasonably determined by the applicable Borrower), including: (i) all or any of the scheduled amortization payments of principal of the Extended Term Loans may be delayed to later dates than the scheduled amortization payments of principal of the Term Loans of such Existing Term Loan Tranche, to the extent provided in the applicable Extension Amendment; provided, however, that at no time shall there be Term Loan Facilities hereunder (including Additional Term Loans, Refinancing Term Loans, Replacement Term Loans and Extended Term Loans) which have more than five different Term Loan Maturity Dates; (ii) pricing, optional prepayment and redemptions and mandatory repayments with respect to the Extended Term Loans (whether in the form of interest rate margin, upfront fees, original issue discount or otherwise) may be different than pricing, optional prepayments and redemptions and mandatory repayments for the Term Loans of such Existing Term Loan Tranche, in each case, to the extent provided in the applicable Extension Amendment; (iii) the Extension Amendment may provide for other covenants and terms that apply solely to any period after the latest Term Loan Maturity Date that is in effect on the effective date of the Extension Amendment (immediately prior to the establishment of such Extended Term Loans); and (iv) Extended Term Loans may have call protection as may be agreed by the applicable Borrower and the Lenders thereof; provided that no Extended Term Loans incurred by the applicable Borrower with respect to Tranche A Term Loans and, Tranche B Term Loans and Tranche C Term Loans may be optionally or mandatorily prepaid prior to the date on which all such Tranche A Term Loans or, Tranche B Term Loans or Tranche C Term Loans and all other additional Term Loans, Refinancing Term Loans, Replacement Term Loans, Extended Term Loans incurred by the applicable Borrower, in each case with an earlier final stated maturity (including Term Loans under the Existing Term Loan Tranche from which they were amended) are repaid in full, unless such optional or mandatory prepayment is accompanied by a pro rata optional or mandatory prepayment of such other Term Loan Facility; provided, further, that (A) no Event of Default or Unmatured Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing at the time a Term Loan Extension Request is delivered to Lenders, (B) in no event shall the final maturity date of any Extended Term Loans of a given Term Loan Extension Series at the time of establishment thereof be earlier than the Term Loan Maturity Date of the applicable Existing Term Loan Tranche, (C) the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of any Extended Term Loans of a given Term Loan Extension Series at the time of establishment thereof shall be no shorter (other than by virtue of amortization or prepayment of such Indebtedness prior to the time of incurrence of such Extended Term Loans) than the remaining Weighted Average Life to Maturity of the applicable Existing Term Loan Tranche, (D) all documentation in respect of such Extension Amendment shall be consistent with the foregoing, and (E) any Extended Term Loans incurred with respect to Tranche A Term Loans, Tranche B Term Loans or Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loans may participate on a pro rata basis or less than a pro rata basis (but not greater than a pro rata basis) in any voluntary or mandatory repayments or prepayments hereunder with respect to any Tranche A Term Loans, Tranche B Term Loans or Delayed DrawTranche C Term Loans, and any other Additional Term Loans, Refinancing Term Loans, Replacement Term Loans and Extended Term Loans, incurred by the applicable Borrower, in each case as specified in the respective Term Loan Extension Request. Any Extended Term Loans amended pursuant to any Term Loan Extension Request shall be designated a series (each, a “Term Loan Extension Series”) of Extended Term Loans for all purposes of this Agreement; provided that any Extended Term Loans amended from an Existing Term Loan Tranche may, to the extent provided in the applicable Extension Amendment, be designated as an increase in any previously established Term Loan Extension Series with respect to such Existing Term Loan Tranche (in which case scheduled amortization with respect thereto shall be proportionally increased). Each Term Loan Extension Series of Extended Term Loans incurred under this Section 2.15 shall be in an aggregate principal amount that is not less than $100,000,000 (or, if less, the entire principal amount of the Indebtedness being extended pursuant to this Section 2.15(a)).

 

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(b)          Extension of Revolving Commitments. The Borrowers’ Agent may, at any time and from time to time, request that all or a portion of any Revolving Facility (each, an “Existing Revolver Tranche”) be amended to extend the Revolver Termination Date with respect to all or a portion of any principal amount of the Revolving Commitments under such Revolving Facility (any such Revolving Commitments under a Revolving Facility which have been so amended, “Extended Revolving Commitments”) and to provide for other terms consistent with this Section 2.15(b). In order to establish any Extended Revolving Commitments, Company shall provide a notice to Administrative Agent (who shall provide a copy of such notice to each of the Lenders under the applicable Existing Revolver Tranche) (each, a “Revolver Extension Request”) setting forth the proposed terms of the Extended Revolving Commitments to be established, which shall (x) be identical as offered to each Lender under such Existing Revolver Tranche (including as to the proposed interest rates and fees payable) and offered pro rata to each Lender under such Existing Revolver Tranche and (y) except as to interest rates, fees, optional redemption or prepayment terms, final maturity, and after the final maturity date, any other covenants and provisions (which shall be determined by Company and the Extending Revolving Lenders and set forth in the relevant Revolver Extension Request), the Extended Revolving Commitment extended pursuant to a Revolver Extension Request, and the related outstandings, shall be a “Revolving Facility” (or related outstandings, as the case may be) with such other terms substantially identical to, or taken as a whole, no more favorable to the Extending Revolving Lenders, as those applicable to the Existing Revolver Tranche subject to such Revolver Extension Request (and related outstandings) (as reasonably determined by Company), including: (i)  pricing, optional prepayment or redemption terms, with respect to extensions of credit under the Extended Revolving Commitments (whether in the form of interest rate margin, upfront fees, original issue discount or otherwise) may be different than the pricing, optional redemption or prepayment terms, for extensions of credit under any Revolving Facility of such Existing Revolver Tranche, in each case, to the extent provided in the applicable Extension Amendment; (ii) the Extension Amendment may provide for other covenants (as determined by Company and Extending Revolving Lenders) and terms that apply solely to any period after the latest Revolver Termination Date that is in effect on the effective date of the Extension Amendment (immediately prior to the establishment of such Extended Revolving Commitments); and (iii) (1) the borrowing and repayment (except for (A) payments of interest and fees at different rates on Extended Revolving Commitments (and related outstandings), (B) repayments required upon the Revolver Termination Date of such Revolving Facility (and related outstandings) or the Extended Revolving Commitments of a given Extension Series (and related outstandings), in each case having an earlier Revolver Termination Date and (C) repayments made in connection with a permanent repayment and termination of commitments under such Revolving Facility or the Extended Revolving Commitments of a given Extension Series, in each case having an earlier Revolver Termination Date (subject to clause (3) below)) of Loans with respect to Extended Revolving Commitments of a given Extension Series after the date of obtaining such Extended Revolving Commitments shall be made on a pro rata basis with the Existing Revolver Tranche, (2) subject to the provisions of Section 2.11 to the extent dealing with Letters of Credit which mature or expire after a maturity date when there exist Extended Revolving Commitments of a given Extension Series, all Letters of Credit issued under the Existing Revolver Tranche shall be participated on a pro rata basis by all Lenders with Revolving Commitments under the Existing Revolver Tranche and Extended Revolving Commitments in accordance with their percentage of the Commitments under the applicable Revolving Facilities (and except as provided in Section 2.1, without giving effect to changes thereto on an earlier Revolver Termination Date with respect to Letters of Credit theretofore incurred or issued), (3) the permanent repayment of Loans under, and termination of, Extended Revolving Commitments of a given Extension Series after the date of obtaining such Extended Revolving Commitments shall be made on a pro rata basis with the Existing Revolver Tranche, except that Company shall be permitted to permanently repay and terminate commitments of the Existing Revolver Tranche on a greater than a pro rata basis as compared to any other such Revolving Facility with a later Revolver Termination Date and (4) assignments and participations of Extended Revolving Commitments and Extended Revolving Loans shall be governed by the same assignment and participation provisions applicable to the Existing Revolver Tranche (and related outstandings); provided, further, that (A) no Event of Default or Unmatured Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing at the time a Revolver Extension Request is delivered to Lenders, (B) in no event shall the final maturity date of any Extended Revolving Commitments of a given Revolver Extension Series at the time of establishment thereof be earlier than the Revolver Termination Date of the applicable Existing Revolver Tranche, (C) at no time shall there be Commitments under revolving credit facilities hereunder (including the Revolving Commitments and Extended Revolving Commitments of each Extension Series) which have more than five different Revolver Termination Dates, (D) the sublimit for Swing Line Loans under any Revolver Extension Series shall be agreed solely with the Swing Line Lender and set forth in the applicable Extension Amendment and (E) all documentation in respect of such Extension Amendment shall be consistent with the foregoing. Any Extended Revolving Commitments amended pursuant to any Revolver Extension Request shall be designated a series (each, a “Revolver Extension Series”) of Extended Revolving Commitments for all purposes of this Agreement; provided that any Extended Revolving Commitments amended from an Existing Revolver Tranche may, to the extent provided in the applicable Extension Amendment, be designated as an increase in any previously established Revolver Extension Series with respect to such Existing Revolver Tranche. Each Revolver Extension Series of Extended Revolving Commitments incurred under this Section 2.15 shall be in an aggregate principal amount that is not less than $100,000,000 (or, if less, the entire principal amount of the Revolving Commitments being extended pursuant to this Section 2.15(b)).

 

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(c)          Extension Request. The Borrowers’ Agent shall provide the applicable Extension Request at least five Business Days prior to the date on which Lenders under the Existing Term Loan Tranche or Existing Revolver Tranche, as applicable, are requested to respond (or such shorter period as agreed by Administrative Agent), and shall agree to such procedures, if any, as may be established by, or acceptable to, Administrative Agent and the applicable Borrower, in each case acting reasonably to accomplish the purposes of this Section 2.15. Subject to Section 3.7(b), no Lender shall have any obligation to agree to have any of its Term Loans of any Existing Term Loan Tranche amended into Extended Term Loans or any of its Revolving Commitments amended into Extended Revolving Commitments, as applicable, pursuant to any Extension Request. Any Lender holding a Loan under an Existing Term Loan Tranche (each, an “Extending Term Lender”) wishing to have all or a portion of its Term Loans under an Existing Term Loan Tranche subject to such Extension Request amended into Extended Term Loans and any Revolving Lender (each, an “Extending Revolving Lender”) wishing to have all or a portion of its Revolving Commitments under an Existing Revolver Tranche subject to such Extension Request amended into Extended Revolving Commitments, as applicable, shall notify Administrative Agent (each, an “Extension Election”) on or prior to the date specified in such Extension Request of the amount of its Term Loans under the Existing Term Loan Tranche or Revolving Commitments under the Existing Revolver Tranche, as applicable, which it has elected to request be amended into Extended Term Loans or Extended Revolving Commitments, as applicable (subject to any minimum denomination requirements imposed by Administrative Agent). In the event that the aggregate principal amount of Term Loans under the Existing Term Loan Tranche or Revolving Commitments under the Existing Revolver Tranche, as applicable, in respect of which applicable Term Loan Lenders or Revolving Lenders, as the case may be, shall have accepted the relevant Extension Request exceeds the amount of Extended Term Loans or Extended Revolving Commitments, as applicable, requested to be extended pursuant to the Extension Request, Term Loans or Revolving Commitments, as applicable, subject to Extension Elections shall be amended to Extended Term Loans or Revolving Commitments, as applicable, on a pro rata basis (subject to rounding by Administrative Agent, which shall be conclusive) based on the aggregate principal amount of Term Loans or Revolving Commitments, as applicable, included in each such Extension Election.

  

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(d)          Extension Amendment. Extended Term Loans and Extended Revolving Commitments shall be established pursuant to an amendment (each, an “Extension Amendment”) to this Agreement among the Borrowers, Administrative Agent and each Extending Term Lender or Extending Revolving Lender, as applicable, providing an Extended Term Loan or Extended Revolving Commitment, as applicable, thereunder, which shall be consistent with the provisions set forth in Section 2.15(a) or 2.15(b) above, respectively (but which shall not require the consent of any other Lender). The effectiveness of any Extension Amendment shall be subject to the satisfaction (or waiver in accordance with such Extension Amendment) on the date thereof of each of the conditions set forth in Section 5.2 and, to the extent reasonably requested by Administrative Agent, receipt by Administrative Agent of (i) legal opinions, board resolutions and officers’ certificates consistent with those delivered on the Closing Date other than changes to such legal opinion resulting from a change in law, change in fact or change to counsel’s form of opinion reasonably satisfactory to Administrative Agent and (ii) reaffirmation agreements and/or such amendments to the Collateral Documents as may be reasonably requested by Administrative Agent in order to ensure that the Extended Term Loans or Extended Revolving Commitments, as applicable, are provided with the benefit of the applicable Loan Documents. Administrative Agent shall promptly notify each Lender as to the effectiveness of each Extension Amendment. Each of the parties hereto hereby agrees that this Agreement and the other Loan Documents may be amended pursuant to an Extension Amendment, without the consent of any other Lenders, to the extent (but only to the extent) necessary to (i) reflect the existence and terms of the Extended Term Loans or Extended Revolving Commitments (and related outstandings), as applicable, incurred pursuant thereto, (ii) modify the scheduled repayments set forth in Section 4.4(b) with respect to any Existing Term Loan Tranche subject to an Extension Election to reflect a reduction in the principal amount of the Term Loans of the applicable Term Loan Facility thereunder in an amount equal to the aggregate principal amount of the Extended Term Loans amended pursuant to the applicable Extension (with such amount to be applied ratably to reduce scheduled repayments of such Term Loans required pursuant to Section 4.4(b)), (iii) modify the prepayments set forth in Section 4.3 to reflect the existence of the Extended Term Loans and the application of prepayments with respect thereto and (iv) effect such other amendments to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents as may be necessary or appropriate, in the reasonable opinion of Administrative Agent and the Borrowers, to effect the provisions of this Section 2.15 (including, without limitation, such amendments as may be considered necessary or appropriate to integrate any Extended Term Loan as a new Term Loan Facility or any Extended Revolving Commitments as a new Revolving Facility), and the Requisite Lenders hereby expressly authorize Administrative Agent to enter into any such Extension Amendment. In addition, any Extending Term Lender or Extending Revolving Lender shall become bound by the Re-Allocation Agreement in a manner satisfactory to Administrative Agent, and the Lenders and Issuing Lenders hereby authorize Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent to enter into any amendment or supplement to the Re-Allocation Agreement as Administrative Agent deemed as appropriate, in order to give effect to the foregoing.

 

(e)          No Prepayment. No conversion or extension of Loans or Commitments pursuant to any Extension Amendment in accordance with this Section 2.15 shall constitute a voluntary or mandatory prepayment or repayment for purposes of this Agreement. This Section 2.15 shall supersede any provisions in Section 4.5 or 12.1 to the contrary.

 

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Article III
Interest and Fees

 

3.1          Interest.

 

(a)          Base Rate Loans. Each applicable Borrower agrees to pay interest in respect of the unpaid principal amount of each Base Rate Loan from the date the proceeds thereof are made available to such Borrower (or, if such Base Rate Loan was converted from a Term SOFR Loan, the date of such conversion) until the earlier of (i) the maturity (whether by acceleration or otherwise) of such Base Rate Loan or (ii) the conversion of such Base Rate Loan to a Term SOFR Loan pursuant to Section 2.7 at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Base Rate Margin.

 

(b)          Eurocurrency Loans. Each applicable Borrower agrees to pay interest in respect of the unpaid principal amount of such Borrower’s Eurocurrency Loans from the date the proceeds thereof are made available to such Borrower until the maturity (whether by acceleration or otherwise) of such Eurocurrency Loan at a rate per  annum equal to the relevant Eurocurrency Rate plus the Applicable Eurocurrency Margin.

 

(c)          Swing Line Loans. Owens-Brockway agrees to pay interest in respect of the unpaid principal amount of such Borrower’s Swing Line Loans from the date the proceeds thereof are made available to such Borrower until the maturity (whether by acceleration or otherwise) of such Swing Line Loans at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Base Rate Margin.

 

(d)          Term SOFR Loans. Each applicable Borrower agrees to pay interest in respect of the unpaid principal amount of such Borrower’s Term SOFR Loans from the date the proceeds thereof are made available to such Borrower (or, if such Term SOFR Loan was converted from a Base Rate Loan, the date of such conversion) until the earlier of (i) the maturity (whether by acceleration or otherwise) of such Term SOFR Loan or (ii) the conversion of such Term SOFR Loan to a Base Rate Loan pursuant to Section 2.7 at a rate per annum equal to the relevant Adjusted Term SOFR plus the Applicable Term SOFR Margin.

 

(e)          Payment of Interest. Interest on each Loan shall be payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date; provided, however, that interest accruing pursuant to Section 3.1(g) shall be payable from time to time on demand. Interest shall also be payable on all then outstanding Revolving Loans on the applicable Revolver Termination Date and on all Loans on the date of repayment (including prepayment) thereof (except that voluntary prepayments of Revolving Loans that are Base Rate Loans made pursuant to Section 4.3 on any day other than a Quarterly Payment Date or the applicable Revolver Termination Date need not be made with accrued interest from the most recent Quarterly Payment Date, provided such accrued interest is paid on the next Quarterly Payment Date) and on the date of maturity (by acceleration or otherwise) of such Loans. During the existence of any Event of Default, interest on any Loan shall be payable on demand.

 

(f)          Notification of Rate. Administrative Agent, upon determining the interest rate for any Borrowing of Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans for any Interest Period, shall promptly notify the applicable Borrowers and the applicable Lenders thereof. Such determination shall, absent manifest error and subject to Section 3.6, be final, conclusive and binding upon all parties hereto.

 

(g)          Default Interest. Notwithstanding the rates of interest specified herein, effective immediately upon any failure to make principal payments on any Loans, whether by acceleration or otherwise, the principal balance of each Loan then due and outstanding and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, any interest payment on each Loan not paid when due or other amounts then due and payable shall bear interest payable on demand, after as well as before judgment at a rate per annum equal to the Default Rate.

 

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(h)          Maximum Interest. If any interest payment or other charge or fee payable hereunder exceeds the maximum amount then permitted by applicable law, the applicable Borrower shall be obligated to pay the maximum amount then permitted by applicable law and the applicable Borrower shall continue to pay the maximum amount from time to time permitted by applicable law until all such interest payments and other charges and fees otherwise due hereunder (in the absence of such restraint imposed by applicable law) have been paid in full. To the extent necessary to comply with applicable usury law, provisions of any Collateral Documents related to maximum rates of interest are incorporated herein by reference and shall control and supersede any provision hereof or of any other Loan Document to the contrary. In no event shall the aggregate “interest” (as defined in Section 347 (the “Criminal Code Section”) of the Criminal Code (Canada)), payable to any Lender under this Agreement or any other Loan Document exceed the effective annual rate of interest lawfully permitted under the Criminal Code Section. Further, if any payment, collection or demand pursuant to this Agreement or any other Loan Document in respect of such “interest” is determined to be contrary to the provisions of the Criminal Code Section, such payment, collection, or demand shall be deemed to have been made by mutual mistake of the applicable Lender and the applicable Borrower and such “interest” shall be deemed to have been adjusted with retroactive effect to the maximum amount or rate of interest, as the case may be, as would not be so prohibited by law or so result in the receipt by the applicable Lender of interest at a rate not in contravention of the Criminal Code Section.

 

(i)           Minimum Interest. The rates of interest provided for in this Agreement, including, without limitation, in this Section 3.1, are minimum interest rates. When entering into this Agreement, the parties have assumed that the interest payable at the rates set out in this Section 3.1 or in other sections of this Agreement is not and will not become subject to Swiss Withholding Tax. Notwithstanding that the parties do not anticipate that any payment of interest will be subject to Swiss Withholding Tax, they agree that, in the event that Swiss Withholding Tax should be imposed on interest payments by an obligor and if Section 4.7(a) is unenforceable for any reason, the payment of interest due by such obligor shall be increased to an amount which (after making any deduction of the Non-refundable Portion (as defined below) of Swiss Withholding Tax) results in a payment to each Lender entitled to such payment of an amount equal to the payment which would have been due had no deduction of Swiss Withholding Tax been required. For this purpose, the Swiss Withholding Tax shall be calculated on the full grossed-up interest amount. For the purposes of this Section 3.1(i), “Non-refundable Portion” of Swiss Withholding Tax shall mean Swiss Withholding Tax at the standard rate (being, as at the date hereof, 35 per cent.) unless a tax ruling issued by the Swiss Federal Tax Administration confirms that, in relation to a specific Lender based on an applicable double tax treaty, the Non-refundable Portion is a specified lower rate in which case such lower rate shall be applied in relation to such Lender. If requested by a Lender, the relevant obligor shall provide to Administrative Agent the documents required by law or applicable double taxation treaties for the Lenders to prepare claims for the refund of any Swiss Withholding Tax so deducted.

 

(j)            Interest Act (Canada) Disclosure. For the purposes of the Interest Act (Canada) and disclosure thereunder, whenever any interest or fee to be paid hereunder or in connection herewith is to be calculated on the basis of a 360-day year or any other period of time that is less than a calendar year, the yearly rate of interest to which the rate used in such calculation is equivalent is the rate so used multiplied by the actual number of days in the calendar year in which the same is to be ascertained (365 or 366, as applicable) and divided by 360 or such other period of time, as applicable. The rates of interest under this Agreement are nominal rates, and not effective rates or yields. The principle of deemed reinvestment of interest does not apply to any interest calculation under this Agreement. Each applicable Borrower confirms that it understands and is able to calculate the rate of interest applicable to Loans based on methodology for calculating per annum rates provided for in this Agreement. Each applicable Borrower irrevocably agrees not to plead or assert, whether by way of defence or otherwise, in any proceeding relating to this Agreement or any transaction documents, that interest payable under this Agreement and the calculation thereof has not been adequately disclosed to each applicable Borrower as required pursuant to Section 4 of the Interest Act (Canada).

 

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(k)           Initial Benchmark Conforming Changes. In connection with the use or administration of any Benchmark, the Administrative Agent, in consultation with the Borrowers’ Agent, will have the right to make Conforming Changes from time to time and, notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, any amendments implementing such Conforming Changes will become effective without any further action or consent of any other party to this Agreement or any other Loan Document. The Administrative Agent will promptly notify the Borrowers and the Lenders of the effectiveness of any Conforming Changes in connection with the use or administration of any Benchmark.

 

3.2          Fees.

 

(a)           Upfront Fees. Each of Company and Owens-Brockway shall pay (or cause to be paid) such fees as have been separately agreed between them and the Arrangers (or any of them) at the times and otherwise in accordance with any such agreement.

 

(b)          Commitment Fees; Delayed Draw Undrawn Fees.

 

(i)           Commitment Fees. U.S. Borrower agrees to pay (or cause to be paid) to Administrative Agent for pro rata distribution to each Non-Defaulting Lender having a Dollar Revolving Commitment (based on its Dollar Revolver Pro Rata Share) a commitment fee in Dollars (the “Dollar Commitment Fee”) for the period commencing on the Closing Date to and including the Revolver Termination Date for the Dollar Revolving Facility or the earlier termination of the Dollar Revolving Commitments (and, in either case, repayment in full of the Dollar Revolving Loans and payment in full, or collateralization (by the deposit of cash into the Collateral Account or otherwise) in amounts and pursuant to arrangements satisfactory to Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Lenders, of the Dollar LC Obligations), computed at a rate equal to the Applicable Commitment Fee Percentage per annum on the average daily Total Available Dollar Revolving Commitment. Unless otherwise specified, accrued Dollar Commitment Fees shall be due and payable in arrears (A) on each Quarterly Payment Date, (B) on the Revolver Termination Date for the Dollar Revolving Facility and (C) upon any reduction or termination in whole or in part of the Dollar Revolving Commitments (but only, in the case of a reduction, on the portion of the Dollar Revolving Commitments then being reduced); and

 

(ii)          U.S. Borrower agrees to pay (or cause to be paid) to Administrative Agent for pro rata distribution to each Non-Defaulting Lender having a Multicurrency Revolving Commitment (based on its Multicurrency Revolver Pro Rata Share) a commitment fee in Dollars (the “Multicurrency Commitment Fee”) for the period commencing on the Closing Date to and including the Revolver Termination Date for the Multicurrency Revolving Facility or the earlier termination of the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments (and, in either case, repayment in full of the Multicurrency Revolving Loans and payment in full, or collateralization (by the deposit of cash into the Collateral Account or otherwise) in amounts and pursuant to arrangements satisfactory to Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Lenders, of the Multicurrency LC Obligations), computed at a rate equal to the Applicable Commitment Fee Percentage per annum on the average daily Total Available Multicurrency Revolving Commitment. Unless otherwise specified, accrued Multicurrency Commitment Fees shall be due and payable (A) on each Quarterly Payment Date, (B) on the Revolver Termination Date for the Multicurrency Revolving Facility and (C) upon any reduction or termination in whole or in part of the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments (but only, in the case of a reduction, on the portion of the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments then being reduced). For the avoidance of doubt, the outstanding amount of Swing Line Loans shall not be counted towards or considered usage of the Multicurrency Revolving Commitments for purposes of determining the Multicurrency Commitment Fee.

 

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(iii)            Delayed Draw Undrawn Fee. The U.S. Borrower agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of each Lender that has a Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitment, an undrawn fee in Dollars (the “Delayed Draw Undrawn Fee”) computed at a rate equal to the Applicable Commitment Fee Percentage per annum calculated on the aggregate unused Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitment of such Lender (as such commitment may be decreased or terminated pursuant to Sections 2.1(a)(iii) and 4.1(b)), accruing from and including the Closing Date to the Delayed Draw Termination Date. Unless otherwise specified, accrued Delayed Draw Undrawn Fees shall be due and payable in arrears (A) on each Quarterly Payment Date, (B) on the Delayed Draw Termination Date and (C) upon any reduction or termination of the Delayed Draw Term Loan Commitments.

 

(c)           Agency Fees. U.S. Borrower shall pay or cause to be paid to Administrative Agent for its own account, agency and other Loan fees in the amount and at the times set forth in the Agency Fee Letter.

 

3.3          Computation of Interest and Fees. Interest on all Loans and fees payable hereunder shall be computed on the basis of the actual number of days elapsed over a year of 360 days; provided that interest on all Base Rate Loans shall be computed on the basis of the actual number of days elapsed over a year of 365 or 366 days, as applicable. Each determination of an interest rate by Administrative Agent pursuant to any provision of this Agreement shall be conclusive and binding on each Borrower and the Lenders in the absence of manifest error. Administrative Agent shall, at any time and from time to time upon request of Borrowers’ Agent, deliver to Borrowers’ Agent a statement showing the quotations used by Administrative Agent in determining any interest rate applicable to Loans pursuant to this Agreement. Each change in the Applicable Base Rate Margin, Applicable Eurocurrency Margin, Applicable Commitment Fee Percentage or Applicable Term SOFR Margin as a result of a change in the Applicable Leverage Ratio shall become effective on the date upon which such change in such ratio occurs.

 

3.4          Interest Periods. At the time it gives any Notice of Borrowing or a Notice of Conversion or Continuation with respect to Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans, the applicable Borrower shall elect, by giving Administrative Agent written notice, the interest period (each an “Interest Period”) which Interest Period shall, at the option of the applicable Borrower, be one, three or six months (or, (x) with respect to Term SOFR Loans, and in each case determined based on one-month Term SOFR, one week or two weeks or (y) with respect to Eurocurrency Loans denominated in Euro, (A) one week determined based on one-week EURIBOR or (B) two weeks, determined pursuant to clause (h) of this Section 3.4); provided that:

 

(a)           all Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans comprising a Borrowing shall at all times have the same Interest Period;

 

(b)          the initial Interest Period for any Term SOFR Loan or Eurocurrency Loan shall commence on the date of such Borrowing of such Term SOFR Loan or Eurocurrency Loan (including the date of any conversion thereto from a Loan of a different Type) and each Interest Period occurring thereafter in respect of such Term SOFR Loan or Eurocurrency Loan shall commence on the last day of the immediately preceding Interest Period;

 

(c)           if any Interest Period relating to a Term SOFR Loan or Eurocurrency Loan begins on a day for which there is no numerically corresponding day in the calendar month at the end of such Interest Period, such Interest Period shall end on the last Business Day of such calendar month;

 

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(d)           if any Interest Period would otherwise expire on a day which is not a Business Day, such Interest Period shall expire on the next succeeding Business Day; provided, however, that if any Interest Period for a Term SOFR Loan or Eurocurrency Loan would otherwise expire on a day which is not a Business Day but is a day of the month after which no further Business Day occurs in such month, such Interest Period shall expire on the next preceding Business Day;

 

(e)           no Interest Period may be selected at any time when an Event of Default is then in existence; provided, that Alternative Currency Loans shall continue with Interest Periods of one month if any Event of Default is then in existence;

 

(f)            no Interest Period shall extend beyond the applicable Term Loan Maturity Date for any Term Loan or the applicable Revolver Termination Date for any Revolving Loan;

 

(g)           no Interest Period in respect of any Borrowing of Term Loans of any Facility shall be selected which extends beyond any date upon which a mandatory repayment of such Term Loan Facility will be required to be made under Section 4.4(b) or (d) as the case may be, if the aggregate principal amount of Term Loans of such Facility, which have Interest Periods which will expire after such date will be in excess of the aggregate principal amount of Term Loans of such Facility then outstanding less the aggregate amount of such required prepayment;

 

(h)           if any Borrower requests any Eurocurrency Loan denominated in Euro having an Interest Period with a duration of two weeks, the Administrative Agent shall determine the applicable interest rate for such period by determining (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) the rate that results from interpolating on a linear basis between: (i) the rate that would be applicable for a Eurocurrency Loan denominated in Euro with an Interest Period of one week and (ii) the rate that would be applicable for a Eurocurrency Loan denominated in Euro with an Interest Period of one month; provided that if the requested Interest Period extends over any year-end, the higher of the two rates will apply; and

 

(i)            no Interest Period that has been removed from this Section 3.4 pursuant to Section 3.8(c)(iv) shall be available for specification in any Notice of Borrowing or Notice of Conversion or Continuation.

 

3.5           Compensation for Funding Losses. Each Borrower hereby indemnifies each of the lenders against any loss, cost or expense (including any loss, cost or expense arising from the liquidation or reemployment of funds or from any fees payable) which may arise, be attributable to or result due to or as a result of: 

 

(a)           for any reason (other than a default by such Lender or Administrative Agent) a continuation or Borrowing of, or conversion from or into, Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans does not occur on a date specified therefor in a Notice of Borrowing or Notice of Conversion or Continuation (whether or not withdrawn);

 

(b)           any payment, prepayment or conversion or continuation of any of its Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans occurring for any reason whatsoever (including as a result of an Event of Default or any mandatory prepayment) on a date which is not the last day of an Interest Period applicable thereto;

 

(c)           any repayment of any of its Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans not being made on the date specified in a notice of payment given by such Borrower; or

 

(d)           (i) any other failure by such Borrower to repay such Borrower’s Term SOFR Loans or Eurocurrency Loans by the terms of this Agreement or (ii) the assignment of any Term SOFR Loan or Eurocurrency Loan other than on the last day of the Interest Period applicable thereto as a result of an election made by Borrowers’ Agent pursuant to Section 3.7.

 

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A certificate of such Lender setting forth in reasonable detail the basis for determining such amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender shall be delivered to such Borrower through Administrative Agent and shall, absent manifest or demonstrable error, be final, conclusive and binding for all purposes. Calculation of all amounts payable to a Lender under this Section 3.5 with respect to Eurocurrency Loans shall be made, in the applicable Lenders’ sole discretion, as though such Lender had actually funded its relevant Eurocurrency Loan through the purchase of a Eurocurrency deposit bearing interest at the Eurocurrency Rate in an amount equal to the amount of that Loan, having a maturity comparable to the relevant Interest Period and through the transfer of such Eurocurrency deposit from an offshore office of that Lender to a domestic office of that Lender in the United States of America, using any reasonably attribution or averaging methods which such Lender deems appropriate and practical; provided, however, that each Lender may fund each of its Eurocurrency Loans in any manner it sees fit and the foregoing assumption shall be utilized only for the calculation of amounts payable under this Section 3.5. For the avoidance of doubt, this Section 3.5 shall not apply to Taxes, except any Taxes that represent losses, expenses and liabilities arising from any non-Tax claim. All of the obligations of the Loan Parties under this Section 3.5 shall survive the resignation or replacement of the Administrative Agent or any assignment of rights by, or the replacement of, a Lender, the termination of the Commitments and the repayment, satisfaction or discharge of all obligations under any Loan Document.

 

3.6           Increased Costs, Etc.

 

(a)           In the event that any Lender or Issuing Lender shall have determined (which determination shall, absent manifest or demonstrable error, be final and conclusive and binding upon all parties hereto) at any time, that any Recipient shall incur increased costs or reduction in the amounts received or receivable hereunder with respect to any Loan because of (x) any Change in Law having general applicability to all comparably situated Lenders or Issuing Lenders within the jurisdiction in which such Lender or Issuing Lender operates since the date of this Agreement such as, for example, but not limited to: (A) the imposition of any Tax of any kind with respect to this Agreement or any Loan (other than (I) Indemnified Taxes and (II) Excluded Taxes); provided, that, if such increased costs are determined by a court of competent jurisdiction in a final non-appealable judgment to have been imposed as a result of a Lender’s or Issuing Lender’s gross negligence or willful misconduct, such Lender or Issuing Lender will promptly repay to the applicable Borrower the amount of any increased costs paid to such Lender or Issuing Lender by such Borrower under this Section 3.6, or (B) a change in official reserve, special deposit, compulsory loan, insurance charge or similar requirements by any Governmental Authority (but, in all events, excluding reserves required under Regulation D to the extent included in the computation of the Eurocurrency Rate) and/or (y) other circumstances since the date of this Agreement affecting such Lender or Issuing Lender or the interbank Eurocurrency market or the position of such Lender or Issuing Lender in such market (excluding, however, differences in a Lender’s or Issuing Lender’s cost of funds from those of Administrative Agent which are solely the result of credit differences between such Lender or Issuing Lender and Administrative Agent); then, and in any such event, such Lender or Issuing Lender shall promptly give notice (by telephone confirmed in writing) to Borrowers. Thereafter, such Borrower shall pay to such Lender or Issuing Lender, within ten days of written demand therefor, such additional amounts (in the form of an increased rate of, or a different method of calculating, interest or otherwise as such Lender or Issuing Lender in its sole discretion shall determine) as shall be required to compensate such Lender or Issuing Lender for such increased costs or reductions in amounts received or receivable hereunder (any written notice as to the additional amounts owed to such Lender or Issuing Lender, showing in reasonable detail the reasonable basis for the calculation thereof, submitted to Borrowers’ Agent by such Lender or Issuing Lender shall, absent manifest or demonstrable error, be final and conclusive and binding; provided, that, no Lender or Issuing Lender shall be entitled to receive additional amounts pursuant to this Section 3.6 for periods occurring prior to the 135th day before the giving of such notice, except that if the Change in Law giving rise to such additional amounts is retroactive, then the 135 day period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof). In determining such additional amounts pursuant to the immediately preceding sentence, each Lender and Issuing Lender shall act reasonably and in good faith and will, to the extent the increased costs or reductions in amounts receivable relate to such Lender’s or Issuing Lender’s loans or letters of credit in general and are not specifically attributable to a Loan hereunder, use averaging and attribution methods which are reasonable and which cover all loans similar to the Loans made by or Letters of Credit participated, such Lender or Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Lender whether or not the loan documentation for such other loans or letters of credit permits the Lender to receive increased costs of the type described in this Section 3.6(a).

 

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(b)           Eurocurrency Loans. At any time that any Eurocurrency Loan is affected by the circumstances described in Section 3.6(a), any Borrower may either (A) if the affected Eurocurrency Loan is then being made initially or pursuant to a conversion, by giving Administrative Agent telephonic notice (confirmed in writing) on the same date that the Borrowers’ Agent or the applicable Borrower was notified by the affected Lender or Administrative Agent pursuant to Section 3.6(a), cancel the respective Borrowing, or (B) if the affected Eurocurrency Loan is then outstanding, upon at least three Business Days’ written notice to Administrative Agent, prepay such Eurocurrency Loan in accordance with Section 4.3, provided, that if more than one Lender is affected at any time, then all affected Lenders must be treated the same pursuant to this Section 3.6(b).

 

(c)           Capital Requirements. Without duplication of Section 3.6(a), if any Lender determines that any Change in Law concerning capital adequacy or liquidity requirements by any Governmental Authority will have the effect of increasing the amount of capital or liquidity required or expected to be maintained by such Lender or any corporation controlling such Lender based on the existence of such Lender’s Commitments hereunder or its obligations hereunder, then the applicable Borrower shall pay to such Lender, within fifteen days of its written demand therefor, such additional amounts as shall be required to compensate such Lender or such other corporation for the increased cost to such Lender or such other corporation or the reduction in the rate of return to such Lender or such other corporation as a result of such increase of capital or liquidity; provided that, such additional amounts shall be proportionate to the amounts that such Lender charges other borrowers or account parties for such additional costs incurred or reductions suffered on loans to Persons similarly situated to Company in connection with substantially similar facilities as reasonably determined by such Lender acting in good faith.

 

(d)           Certificates for Reimbursement. Each Lender, upon determining that any additional amounts will be payable pursuant to this Section 3.6, will give prompt written notice thereof to Borrowers’ Agent and Administrative Agent (which notice Administrative Agent will promptly transmit to each of the other Lenders), which notice shall show in reasonable detail the basis for calculation of such additional amounts, although the failure to give any such notice shall not release or diminish any of any Borrower’s obligations to pay additional amounts pursuant to this Section 3.6. In determining such additional amounts, each Lender will act reasonably and in good faith and will use averaging and attribution methods which are reasonable and which will, to the extent the increased costs or reduction in the rate of return relates to such Lender’s commitments, loans or obligations in general and are not specifically attributable to the Commitments, Loans and obligations hereunder, cover all commitments, loans and obligations similar to the Commitments, Loans and obligations of such Lender hereunder whether or not the loan documentation for such other commitments, loans or obligations permits the Lender to make the determination specified in this Section 3.6. Such determination shall, absent manifest error, be final and conclusive and binding on all parties hereto. Each Lender, upon determining that any additional amounts will be payable pursuant to this Section 3.6(d), will give prompt written notice thereof to Borrowers, which notice shall show in reasonable detail the basis for calculation of such additional amounts.

 

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3.7           Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Affected Lenders.

 

(a)           Change of Lending Office. Each Lender which is or will be owed compensation pursuant to Section 3.6(a) or (c), Section 4.7(a) or (c) will, if requested by Borrowers’ Agent, use commercially reasonable efforts (subject to overall policy considerations of such Lender) to cause a different branch or Affiliate to make or continue a Loan or Letter of Credit or to assign its rights and obligations hereunder to another of its branches or Affiliates if in the judgment of such Lender such designation or assignment will avoid the need for, or materially reduce the amount of, such compensation to such Lender and will not, in the judgment of such Lender, be otherwise disadvantageous in any significant respect to such Lender. Company hereby agrees to pay, or to cause the applicable Borrower to pay, all reasonable and documented costs and expenses incurred by any Lender in connection with such designation or assignment. Nothing in this Section 3.7(a) shall affect or postpone any of the obligations of any Borrower or the right of any Lender provided for herein.

 

(b)           Replacement of Lenders. If (x) any Revolving Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender or otherwise defaults in its obligations to make Loans or fund Unpaid Drawings, (y) any Lender is owed increased costs under Section 3.6(a) or Section 3.6(c) or Section 4.7(a), (b) or (c) materially in excess of increased costs owed to the other Lenders or (z) as provided in Section 12.1(b) any Lender refuses to consent to certain proposed amendments, changes, supplements, waivers, discharges or terminations with respect to this Agreement, Company shall have the right to replace such Lender (the “Replaced Lender”) with one or more other Eligible Assignee or Eligible Assignees, none of whom shall constitute a Defaulting Lender or a Disqualified Institution at the time of such replacement (collectively, the “Replacement Lender”), reasonably acceptable to Administrative Agent, provided that (i) in the case of any replacement made pursuant to clause (y), such replacement will reduce the amount of any compensation payable by the Loan Parties under Section 3.6(a) or Section 3.6(c) or Section 4.7(a), (b), or (c), (ii) at the time of any replacement pursuant to this Section 3.7, the Replacement Lender shall enter into one or more assignment agreements, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to Administrative Agent, pursuant to which the Replacement Lender shall acquire all of the Commitments and outstanding Loans of, and participations in Letters of Credit and Overdraft/Swingline Amounts by, the Replaced Lender (or, at the option of Borrowers’ Agent if the respective Lender’s consent is required with respect to less than all Loans, to replace only the respective Loans of the respective non-consenting Lender which gave rise to the need to obtain such Lender’s individual consent), (iii) Company shall have paid, or shall have caused the applicable Borrower to pay, to Administrative Agent the assignment fee specified in Section 12.8, and (iv) all obligations of all Loan Parties owing to the Replaced Lender (including, without limitation, such increased costs and excluding those specifically described in clause (ii) above in respect of which the assignment purchase price has been, or is concurrently being, paid) shall be paid in full to such Replaced Lender concurrently with such replacement. Upon the execution of the respective assignment documentation, the payment of amounts referred to in clauses (ii), (iii) and (iv) above and, if so requested by the Replacement Lender, delivery to the Replacement Lender of the appropriate Note or Notes executed by each applicable Borrowers, the Replacement Lender shall become a Lender hereunder and, unless the Replaced Lender continues to have outstanding Loans hereunder, the Replaced Lender shall cease to constitute a Lender hereunder, except with respect to indemnification provisions under this Agreement (including under Section 4.7), which shall survive as to such Replaced Lender. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained above, no Lender that acts as a Issuing Lender may be replaced hereunder at any time when it has Letters of Credit outstanding hereunder unless arrangements reasonably satisfactory to such Issuing Lender (including the furnishing of a Letter of Credit in form and substance, and issued by an issuer satisfactory to such Issuing Lender or the depositing o