Form 8-K Weatherford Internationa For: Sep 20

September 20, 2021 7:15 AM EDT

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EXHIBIT 10.1

 

AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO LC CREDIT AGREEMENT

THIS AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO LC CREDIT AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”) is entered into as of September 20, 2021 by and among Weatherford International Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company (“WIL-Bermuda”), Weatherford International, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“WIL-Delaware” and, together with WIL-Bermuda, the “Borrowers”), Weatherford International plc (“Parent” and, together with the Borrowers, each an “Obligor Party” and collectively the “Obligor Parties”), the other Guarantors (together with the Obligor Parties, the “Obligors”) the Lenders party hereto (constituting all the Lenders), Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as administrative agent for the Lenders (in such capacity, the “Administrative Agent”) and BTA Institutional Services Australia Limited ABN 48 002 916 396 as LC Australian Collateral Agent (“LC Australian Collateral Agent”).

RECITALS:

WHEREAS, reference is made to that certain LC Credit Agreement dated as of December 13, 2019, by and among the Obligor Parties, the Lenders named therein and the Administrative Agent (as amended by that certain Amendment No. 1 to LC Credit Agreement and Amendment No. 1 to U.S. Security Agreement, entered into as of August 28, 2020 and as further amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time prior to, but not including, the date hereof, the “LC Credit Agreement” and as amended by the Amendment, the “Amended LC Credit Agreement”); and

WHEREAS, the Obligor Parties have requested that the Administrative Agent and the Lenders agree to amend certain provisions of the LC Credit Agreement, and the Administrative Agent and the Lenders have agreed to amend the LC Credit Agreement as hereinafter set forth;

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

Section 1.           Defined Terms. Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings assigned to them in the LC Credit Agreement.

Section 2.           Amendments. Subject to the occurrence of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, the LC Credit Agreement is hereby amended to delete the stricken text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: stricken text) and to add the underlined text (indicated textually in the same manner as the following example: underlined text) as set forth in Exhibit A attached hereto; and

Section 3.           Amendment No. 2 Effective Date; Conditions Precedent. This Amendment shall become effective on the date (the “Amendment No. 2 Effective Date”) on which the following conditions have been satisfied:

(a)           The Administrative Agent shall have received, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, counterparts of this Amendment executed by the Obligors and the Lenders;

 

 

(b)           the representations and warranties set forth in Section 5 hereof shall be true and correct and no Default or Event of Default shall exist before or after giving effect to the Amendment (and the Administrative Agent shall have received a certification by a Responsible Officer of Parent that the conditions specified in this clause (b) have been satisfied);

(c)           the Administrative Agent shall have received such customary certificates of resolutions or other action, incumbency certificates and/or other certificates of Responsible Officers of each Obligor as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require evidencing the identity, authority and capacity of each Responsible Officer thereof authorized to act as a Responsible Officer in connection with this Amendment;

(d)           the Administrative Agent shall have received such documents and certifications required to be delivered under Sections 5.01(a)(v), 5.01(a)(vi) and 5.01(a)(ix) of the LC Credit Agreement (or, where applicable, certifications of a Responsible Officer that there have been no changes to such documents as previously delivered to the Administrative Agent since the Effective Date or the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, as applicable) and, to the extent available under applicable local law, good standing certificates, as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require with respect to each Obligor;

(e)           a certificate of a Principal Financial Officer of Parent certifying that, after giving effect to the Amendment, the Parent and its Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis, are Solvent as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date;

(f)           to the extent available in the applicable jurisdiction(s), (I) appropriate Lien search results or certificates (including UCC and PPSA lien search certificates and tax and judgment lien searches in the United States and other material jurisdictions) as of a recent date reflecting no prior Liens encumbering the assets of the Obligors other than Liens permitted under the LC Credit Agreement (as amended hereby) and (II) clear searches against Parent in the Companies Registration Office, Dublin, the High Court Central Office and all other relevant registries; and

(g)           Borrowers shall have paid (i) as consideration for the agreements of the Lenders in respect of this Amendment, to each applicable Lender party hereto a fee equal to 0.75% of the aggregate principal amount of such Lender’s Commitments on the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, (ii) the fees set forth in the fee letter, dated the date hereof, between the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent, (iii) fees of legal counsel for the Administrative Agent, to the extent invoiced at or before 1:00 p.m., New York City time, on the Business Day immediately prior to the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date and (iv) to the extent invoiced at or before 1:00 p.m., New York City time, on the Business Day immediately prior to the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, all out-of-pocket expenses required to be reimbursed or paid by the Borrowers pursuant to Section 11.03 of the Amended LC Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document.

Section 4.           Post-Closing Deliverables. All actions or documents reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent that are necessary to establish or reaffirm that the Lenders will have a perfected first priority security interest (subject to Liens permitted under Section 8.04 of the LC Credit Agreement (as amended hereby)) in the LC Priority Collateral securing the Secured Obligations, shall have been taken or executed and delivered (including, if so requested, deeds of confirmation, amendments and/or supplements to Collateral Documents) by no later than

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the dates set forth on Exhibit B hereto (or such later dates as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion).

Section 5.           Representations and Warranties. To induce the other parties hereto to enter into this Amendment, each of the Obligors represents and warrants that, on the date hereof and as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date (both before and after giving effect to the amendments set forth in this Amendment):

(a)           the representations and warranties set forth in Article VI of the LC Credit Agreement and in the other Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in which case such applicable representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) as of, and as if such representations and warranties were made on, the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date (unless such representation and warranty expressly relates to an earlier date, in which case such representation and warranty shall continue to be true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in which case such applicable representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) as of such earlier date);

(b)           on the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, after giving effect to all of the transactions contemplated hereby, the Obligors and their Subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis, are Solvent;

(c)           no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing on the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date; and

(d)           this Amendment constitutes the legal, valid and binding obligation of each of the Obligors, enforceable against each of the Obligors in accordance with its terms, except as enforceability may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, or similar laws affecting the enforcement of creditors’ rights generally or by equitable principles of general applicability.

Section 6.           Confirmation of Loan Documents. Except as expressly contemplated hereby, the terms, provisions, conditions and covenants of the Amended LC Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents remain in full force and effect and are hereby ratified and confirmed, and the execution, delivery and performance of this Amendment shall not, except as expressly set forth in this Amendment, operate as a waiver of, consent to or amendment of any term, provision, condition or covenant thereof. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, except pursuant hereto or as expressly contemplated or amended hereby, nothing contained herein shall be deemed (a) to constitute a waiver of compliance or consent to noncompliance by any Obligor with respect to any term, provision, condition or covenant of the LC Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document; (b) to prejudice any right or remedy that the Administrative Agent or any Lender may now have or may have in the future under or in connection with the LC Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document; or (c) to constitute a waiver of compliance or consent to noncompliance by any Obligor with respect to the terms, provisions, conditions and covenants of the LC Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents made the subject hereof. Each Obligor represents and acknowledges that it has no claims, counterclaims, offsets, credits or defenses to the Loan Documents or the performance of its obligations thereunder.

Section 7.           Ratification.

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(a)           Affiliate Guaranty. Each of the Obligor Parties hereby ratifies and confirms, on behalf of itself and each other Guarantor, the Guarantors’ obligations under the Affiliate Guaranty (subject to any limitations on a Guarantor’s liability contained in the Affiliate Guaranty) and hereby represents and acknowledges, on behalf of itself and each other Guarantor, that the Guarantors have no claims, counterclaims, offsets, credits or defenses to the Loan Documents or the performance of their obligations thereunder. Furthermore, each Obligor agrees that nothing contained in this Amendment shall adversely affect any right or remedy of the Administrative Agent or the Lenders under the Affiliate Guaranty or any of the other Loan Documents. Each Obligor agrees that all references in the Affiliate Guaranty to the “Guaranteed Obligations” shall include, without limitation, all of the obligations of WIL-Bermuda and WIL-Delaware to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders under the Amended LC Credit Agreement. Finally, each Obligor hereby represents and warrants that the execution and delivery of this Amendment and the other documents executed in connection herewith shall in no way change or modify its or any other Guarantor’s obligations as a guarantor, debtor, pledgor, assignor, obligor and/or grantor under the Affiliate Guaranty and the other Loan Documents (other than as set out below under clause (b) in relation to the definition of the Secured Obligations) and shall not constitute a waiver by the Administrative Agent or the Lenders of any of their rights against any Guarantor.

(b)           Collateral Documents. Each Obligor hereby acknowledges and ratifies the existence and priority of the Liens granted by it in and to the Collateral in favor of the Secured Parties and represents and warrants that such Liens and security interests are valid, existing and in full force and effect, and with respect to all security interest purported to be created under the Loan Documents expressed to be governed by the laws of the Netherlands (the “Dutch Security Documents), each Obligor party thereto reaffirms and confirms that it was such party's intent at the moment of entering into the relevant Dutch Security Document to secure the Secured Obligations as amended from time to time, including by the amendments as included in this Amendment. Each of the Obligor Parties hereby ratifies and confirms each Obligor’s obligations under the Collateral Documents to which such Obligor is a party and hereby represents and acknowledges that the Obligors have no claims, counterclaims, offsets, credits or defenses to the Loan Documents or the performance of their obligations thereunder. Furthermore, each Obligor agrees that nothing contained in this Amendment shall adversely affect any right or remedy of the Administrative Agent or the Lenders under the Collateral Documents or any of the other Loan Documents. Each Obligor declares and agrees that all references in any Collateral Document to the “Secured Obligations” or “Secured Money” shall extend to and include, without limitation, all of the obligations of WIL-Bermuda and WIL-Delaware to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders under the Amended LC Credit Agreement. Finally, each Obligor hereby represents and warrants that the execution and delivery of this Amendment and the other documents executed in connection herewith shall in no way change or modify its or any other Obligor’s obligations as a debtor, pledgor, assignor, obligor, grantor, mortgagor and/or chargor under any Collateral Document and the other Loan Documents and shall not constitute a waiver by the Administrative Agent or the Lenders of any of their rights against any Obligor.

Section 8.           Effect of Amendment. From and after the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, each reference in the LC Credit Agreement to “this Agreement”, “hereof”, or “hereunder” or words of like import, and all references to the LC Credit Agreement in any and all agreements, instruments, documents, notes, certificates, guaranties and other writings of every kind and nature shall be deemed to mean the LC Credit Agreement as modified by this Amendment. This

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Amendment shall constitute a Loan Document for all purposes of the LC Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents.

Section 9.           Costs and Expenses. Pursuant to the terms of Section 11.03 of the LC Credit Agreement, the Borrowers agree to pay all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Administrative Agent, its Affiliates and the LC Australian Collateral Agent including the reasonable and documented or invoiced fees, charges and disbursements of counsel for the Administrative Agent (or any sub-agent thereof) (including one local counsel in each applicable jurisdiction) in connection with the preparation, execution and enforcement of this Amendment.

Section 10.            Choice of Law. This Amendment and all other documents executed in connection herewith and the rights and obligations of the parties hereto and thereto, shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the law of the State of New York.

Section 11.            Submission to Jurisdiction; Consent to Service of Process.

(a)           Each party hereto hereby irrevocably and unconditionally submits, for itself and its property, to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (or the state courts sitting in the Borough of Manhattan in the event the Southern District of New York lacks subject matter jurisdiction), and any appellate court from any thereof, in any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Amendment or any other Loan Document, or for recognition or enforcement of any judgment, and each of the parties hereto hereby irrevocably and unconditionally (i) agrees that all claims in respect of any such action or proceeding may be heard and determined in such New York State court or, to the extent permitted by law, in such Federal court and (ii) waives its rights to any other jurisdiction that it may be entitled to by virtue of its present or any other future domicile or for any other reason. Each of the parties hereto agrees that a final, non-appealable judgment in any such action or proceeding shall be conclusive and may be enforced in other jurisdictions by suit on the judgment or in any other manner provided by law. Nothing in this Amendment (including this Section 10) or any other Loan Document shall affect any right that the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank or any Lender may otherwise have to bring any suit, action or proceeding relating to this Amendment or any other Loan Document against any Obligor or its properties in the courts of any jurisdiction.

(b)           Each Obligor hereby irrevocably and unconditionally waives, to the fullest extent it may legally and effectively do so, any objection which it may now or hereafter have to the laying of venue of any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Amendment or any other Loan Document in any court referred to in paragraph (a) of this Section. Each Obligor hereby irrevocably waives, to the fullest extent permitted by law, the defense of an inconvenient forum to the maintenance of such action or proceeding in any such court.

(c)           Each party to this Amendment irrevocably consents to service of process in the manner provided for notices in Section 11.02 of the LC Credit Agreement other than by facsimile. Nothing in this Amendment or any other Loan Document will affect the right of any party to this Amendment or any other Loan Document to serve process in any other manner permitted by law. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Amendment, each foreign Obligor hereby irrevocably designates CT Corporation System, 111 8th Avenue, New York, New York 10011, as the designee,

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appointee and agent of such Obligor to receive, for and on behalf of such Obligor, service of process in the State of New York in any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Amendment or any other Loan Document. For such purpose, each Obligor organized under the laws of Mexico shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a copy of the public deed that contains an irrevocable special power of attorney for lawsuits and collections (poder para pleitos y cobranzas) in terms of the first and fourth paragraphs of Article 2554 of the Federal Civil Code (Código Civil Federal) of Mexico and the respective provisions of the Civil Codes of the States of Mexico (or any successor provisions) granted before a Mexican notary public, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(d)           Each Obligor agrees that any suit, action or proceeding brought by any Obligor or any of their respective Subsidiaries relating to this Amendment or any other Loan Document against the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank, any Lender or any of their respective Affiliates shall be brought exclusively in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (or the state courts sitting in the Borough of Manhattan in the event the Southern District of New York lacks subject matter jurisdiction), and any appellate court from any thereof, unless no such court shall accept jurisdiction.

(e)           The Administrative Agent and each Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally submits, for itself and its property, to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (or the state courts sitting in the Borough of Manhattan in the event the Southern District of New York lacks subject matter jurisdiction), and any appellate court from any thereof, in any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Amendment or any other Loan Document, or for recognition or enforcement of any judgment, and each of the parties hereto hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees that all claims in respect of any such action or proceeding may be heard and determined in such New York State court or, to the extent permitted by law, in such Federal court. Each of the parties hereto agrees that a final, non-appealable judgment in any such action or proceeding shall be conclusive and may be enforced in other jurisdictions by suit on the judgment or in any other manner provided by law.

(f)           The Administrative Agent and each Lender hereby irrevocably and unconditionally waives, to the fullest extent it may legally and effectively do so, any objection which it may now or hereafter have to the laying of venue of any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Amendment or any other Loan Document in any court referred to in paragraph (e) of this Section. Each of the Administrative Agent and each Lender hereby irrevocably waives, to the fullest extent permitted by law, the defense of an inconvenient forum to the maintenance of such action or proceeding in any such court.

(g)           To the extent that any Obligor has or hereafter may acquire any immunity from jurisdiction of any court or from set-off or any legal process (whether through service or notice, attachment prior to judgment, attachment in aid of execution, execution or otherwise) with respect to itself or its property, such Obligor hereby irrevocably waives such immunity in respect of its obligations under the Loan Documents.

Section 12.            Waiver of Jury Trial. EACH PARTY HERETO HEREBY WAIVES, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY LEGAL PROCEEDING DIRECTLY OR

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INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AMENDMENT, THE OTHER LOAN DOCUMENTS OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY AND THEREBY (WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER THEORY). EACH PARTY HERETO (A) CERTIFIES THAT NO REPRESENTATIVE, AGENT OR ATTORNEY OF ANY OTHER PARTY HAS REPRESENTED, EXPRESSLY OR OTHERWISE, THAT SUCH OTHER PARTY WOULD NOT, IN THE EVENT OF LITIGATION, SEEK TO ENFORCE THE FOREGOING WAIVER AND (B) ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IT AND THE OTHER PARTIES HERETO HAVE BEEN INDUCED TO ENTER INTO THIS AMENDMENT AND THE OTHER LOAN DOCUMENTS BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE MUTUAL WAIVERS AND CERTIFICATIONS IN THIS SECTION.

Section 13.            Release. On and as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, each of the Obligors (on behalf of itself and its Affiliates) and its successors-in-title, legal representatives and assignees and, to the extent the same is claimed by right of, through or under any of the Obligors, for its past, present and future employees, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and trustees (each, a “Releasing Party” and collectively, the “Releasing Parties”), does hereby release and discharge, and shall be deemed to have forever released and discharged, the Credit Parties and the Credit Parties’ respective successors-in-title, legal representatives and assignees, past, present and future officers, directors, affiliates, shareholders, trustees, agents, employees, consultants, experts, advisors, attorneys and other professionals and all other persons and entities to whom any of the foregoing would be liable if such persons or entities were found to be liable to any Releasing Party, or any of them, in each case in their capacity as such (collectively hereinafter the “Lender Parties”), from any and all manner of action and actions, cause and causes of action, claims, charges, demands, counterclaims, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, bonds, bills, specialties, covenants, contracts, controversies, damages, judgments, expenses, executions, liens, claims of liens, claims of costs, penalties, attorneys’ fees, or any other compensation, recovery or relief on account of any liability, obligation, demand or cause of action of whatever nature, whether in law, equity or otherwise (including, without limitation, any so called “lender liability” claims, interest or other carrying costs, penalties, legal, accounting and other professional fees and expenses and incidental, consequential and punitive damages payable to third parties, or any claims arising under 11 U.S.C. §§ 541-550 or any claims for avoidance or recovery under any other federal, state or foreign law equivalent), whether known or unknown, fixed or contingent, joint and/or several, secured or unsecured, due or not due, primary or secondary, liquidated or unliquidated, contractual or tortious, direct, indirect, or derivative, asserted or unasserted, foreseen or unforeseen, suspected or unsuspected, now existing, heretofore existing or which may heretofore accrue against any of the Lender Parties in their capacities as such under any of the Loan Documents, whether held in a personal or representative capacity, solely to the extent based on any act, fact, event or omission or other matter, cause or thing occurring at or from any time prior to and including (but not after) the date hereof in any way, directly or indirectly arising out of, connected with or relating to any of this Amendment, the Loan Documents and the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby, or any other agreements, certificates, instruments and other documents and statements (whether written or oral) related to any of the foregoing (each, a “Claim” and collectively, the “Claims”). Each Releasing Party further stipulates and agrees with respect to all Claims, that it hereby waives, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any and all provisions, rights, and benefits conferred by any applicable U.S. federal or state law, or any principle of common law, that would otherwise limit a release or discharge of any unknown Claims pursuant to this Section 12.

Section 14.            Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness. 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. This Amendment, the LC Credit Agreement, the other Loan Documents and any separate letter agreements with respect to fees payable to the Administrative Agent constitute the entire contract among the parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersede any and all previous agreements and understandings, oral or written, relating to the subject matter hereof. This Amendment shall become effective on the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, and thereafter shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns. Delivery of an executed counterpart of a signature page to this Amendment by facsimile transmission or electronic transmission (in .pdf form) shall be effective for all purposes as delivery of a manually executed counterpart of this Amendment.

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Section 15.            Lender Authorization. The Lenders hereby authorize and direct the Administrative Agent to execute, deliver and perform this Amendment.

Section 16.            Guarantor Signatures. Each Guarantor, in its capacity as such, agrees that it is executing this Amendment in order to, and hereby does, ratify and reaffirm its obligations under the Affiliate Guaranty.

Section 17.            Designation.

(a)           The Borrowers and the LC Australian Collateral Agent (acting on the instructions of the LC Administrative Agent), hereby agree and acknowledge that this Amendment is a “Secured Document” for the purposes of the Security Trust Deed.

(b)           The LC Australian Collateral Agent in its capacity as trustee of the Weatherford Security Trust and each Obligor expressed to be a party to a Transaction Security Interest (as defined in the Security Trust Deed) hereby agree and acknowledge that this Amendment is a “Finance Document” for the purposes of each such Transaction Security Interest.

Section 18.            Limitation of Liability of LC Australian Collateral Agent. Clause 3.14 (Limitations of liability of LC Australian Collateral Agent) of the Security Trust Deed is incorporated by reference in this Amendment as if set out in full herein, mutatis mutandis.

 

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

 

  BORROWERS:  
     
  WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL LTD.  
     
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Christine M. Morrison  
    Vice President and Assistant Secretary  
         
  WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL, LLC  
         
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
    Christine M. Morrison  
    Vice President and Secretary  
         
         
  PARENT:  
         
  WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL PLC  
         
  By: /s/ Scott C. Weatherholt  
    Name: Scott C. Weatherholt  
    Title:

Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

 

 

 

 

Signature Page to Amendment No. 2 to LC Credit Agreement

 

 

 

 

GUARANTORS:

 

WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL, LLC

VISUAL SYSTEMS, INC.

INTERNATIONAL LOGGING LLC

INTERNATIONAL LOGGING S.A., LLC

PD HOLDINGS (USA), L.P.

PRECISION ENERGY SERVICES, INC.

WEATHERFORD ARTIFICIAL LIFT SYSTEMS, LLC

WEATHERFORD INVESTMENT INC.

WEATHERFORD/LAMB, INC.

WEUS HOLDING, LLC

COLUMBIA OILFIELD SUPPLY, INC.

ADVANTAGE R & D, INC.

DATALOG ACQUISITION, LLC

WEATHERFORD TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS, LLC

WEATHERFORD MANAGEMENT, LLC

WEATHERFORD (PTWI), L.L.C.

WEATHERFORD LATIN AMERICA LLC

WIHBV LLC

WUS HOLDING, L.L.C.

COLOMBIA PETROLEUM SERVICES CORP.

PRECISION DRILLING GP, LLC

WEATHERFORD URS HOLDINGS, LLC

WARRIOR WELL SERVICES, INC.

WEATHERFORD U.S., L.P.

WEATHERFORD GLOBAL SERVICES LLC

HIGH PRESSURE INTEGRITY, INC.

WEATHERFORD DISC INC.

PRECISION OILFIELD SERVICES, LLP

EPRODUCTION SOLUTIONS, LLC

DISCOVERY LOGGING, INC.

IN-DEPTH SYSTEMS, INC.

BENMORE IN-DEPTH CORP.

VISEAN INFORMATION SERVICES INC.

TOOKE ROCKIES, INC.

 

   
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Christine M. Morrison  
    Vice President & Secretary  
         

 

 

Signature Page to Amendment No. 2 to LC Credit Agreement

 

 

 

 

WEATHERFORD CANADA LTD.

PRECISION ENERGY SERVICES COLOMBIA LTD.

   
  By: /s/ Pamela M. Webb
  Name: Pamela M. Webb  
  Title: Vice President  
         

 

 

Signature Page to Amendment No. 2 to LC Credit Agreement

 

 

 

 

WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL LTD.

   
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Name: Christine M. Morrison  
  Title: Vice President and Assistant Secretary  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD BERMUDA HOLDINGS LTD.

   
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Name: Christine M. Morrison  
  Title: Vice President and Assistant Secretary  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL HOLDING (BERMUDA) LTD.

   
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Name: Christine M. Morrison  
  Title: Vice President and Assistant Secretary  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD SERVICES, LTD.

   
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Name: Christine M. Morrison  
  Title: Vice President and Assistant Secretary  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD HOLDINGS (BERMUDA) LTD.

   
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Name: Christine M. Morrison  
  Title: Vice President and Assistant Secretary  
         
   
 

HELIX EQUIPMENT LEASING LIMITED

   
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Name: Christine M. Morrison  
  Title: Vice President and Assistant Secretary  
         

 

 

Signature Page to Amendment No. 2 to LC Credit Agreement

 

 

 

 

KEY INTERNATIONAL DRILLING COMPANY LIMITED

   
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Name: Christine M. Morrison  
  Title: Assistant Secretary  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD HOLDINGS (BVI) LTD.

   
  By: /s/ Mark M. Rothleitner
  Name: Mark M. Rothleitner  
  Title: Vice President - Treasurer  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD COLOMBIA LIMITED

WEATHERFORD DRILLING INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS (BVI) LTD.

   
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Name: Christine M. Morrison  
  Title: Vice President and Secretary  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD OIL TOOL MIDDLE EAST LIMITED

   
  By: /s/ Mohammed Dadhiwala
  Name: Mohammed Dadhiwala  
  Title: Senior Vice President  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD DRILLING INTERNATIONAL (BVI) LTD.

   
  By: /s/ Mohammed Dadhiwala
  Name: Mohammed Dadhiwala  
  Title: Vice President  
         

 

 

Signature Page to Amendment No. 2 to LC Credit Agreement

 

 

 

 

WEATHERFORD U.K. LIMITED

   
  By: /s/ Richard Strachan
  Name: Richard Strachan  
  Title: Director  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD EURASIA LIMITED

   
  By: /s/ Richard Strachan
  Name: Richard Strachan  
  Title: Director  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD MANAGEMENT COMPANY SWITZERLAND SÀRL

   
  By: /s/ Mathias Neuenschwander
  Name: Mathias Neuenschwander  
  Title: Managing Officer  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD PRODUCTS GMBH

   
  By: /s/ Mathias Neuenschwander
  Name: Mathias Neuenschwander  
  Title: Managing Officer  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD SWITZERLAND TRADING AND DEVELOPMENT GMBH

   
  By: /s/ Mathias Neuenschwander
  Name: Mathias Neuenschwander  
  Title: Managing Officer  
         
         
 

WEATHERFORD WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS GMBH

   
  By: /s/ Mathias Neuenschwander
  Name: Mathias Neuenschwander  
  Title: Managing Officer  
         

 

 

Signature Page to Amendment No. 2 to LC Credit Agreement

 

 

 

 

WOFS INTERNATIONAL FINANCE GMBH

   
  By: /s/ Mathias Neuenschwander
  Name: Mathias Neuenschwander  
  Title: Managing Officer  
         
   
 

WOFS ASSURANCE LIMITED

   
  By: /s/ Scott C. Weatherholt
  Name: Scott C. Weatherholt  
  Title: President  
         
   
 

Weatherford OIL TOOL GMBH

   
  By: /s/ Kurt Meyer
  Name: Kurt Meyer  
  Title: Managing Director  
         
         
 

WEATHERFORD NETHERLANDS B.V.

   
  By: /s/ August Willem Versteeg
  Name: August Willem Versteeg  
  Title: Managing Director  
         
   
 

WEATHERFORD NORGE AS

   
  By: /s/ Geir Egil Olsen
  Name: Geir Egil Olsen  
  Title: Chairman of the Board  
         
   
 

Weatherford Services S. de R.L.

   
  By: /s/ Christine M. Morrison
  Name: Christine M. Morrison  
  Title: Administrator  
         

 

 

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Weatherford International (Luxembourg) Holdings S.À r.l.

société à responsabilité limitée

8-10, avenue de la Gare

L-1610 Luxembourg

R.C.S. Luxembourg B146.622

 
  By: /s Mathias Neuenschwander
  Name: Mathias Neuenschwander  
  Title: Manager A  
         
         
  By: /s/ Sebastien Francois
  Name: Sebastien Francois  
  Title: Manager A  

 

 

 

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SIGNED for and on behalf of

WEATHERFORD IRISH HOLDINGS LIMITED

by its lawfully appointed attorney:

 

in the presence of:      
  /s/ Christine M. Morrison  
/s/ Pam Davis   Signature of Attorney  
Signature of Witness      
    /s/ Christine M. Morrison  
Pam Davis   Print Name of Attorney  
Print Name of Witness      
       

2000 St. James Place

Houston, TX 77056

USA

     
Address of Witness      
       
Paralegal      
Occupation of Witness      

 

 

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WEATHERFORD AUSTRALIA PTY LIMITED ACN 008 947 395 in accordance with section 127 of the Corporations Act 2001(Cth)

 
  By: /s/ Bruno Teixeira Bezerra
  Name: Bruno Teixeira Bezerra  
  Title: Director  
         
         
  By: /s/ Robert Antonio DeGasperis
  Name: Robert Antonio DeGasperis  
  Title: Director  

 

 

 

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WEATHERFORD INDUSTRIA E COMERCIO LTDA.

   
  By: /s/ Alexandre Junior da Silva Nogueira
  Name: Alexandre Junior da Silva Nogueira  
  Title: Officer  
         

 

 

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WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL DE ARGENTINA S.A.

   
  By: /s/ Paula Samperio
  Name: Paula Samperio  
  Title: Vice President  
         

 

 

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WEATHERFORD DE MÉXICO, S. DE R.L. DE C.V.

   
  By: /s/ Rafael Jose Angeli Arab
  Name: Rafael Jose Angeli Arab  
  Title: Attorney-in-fact  
         

 

 

PD OILFIELD SERVICES MEXICANA, S. DE R.L. DE C.V.

   
  By: /s/ Rafael Jose Angeli Arab
  Name: Rafael Jose Angeli Arab  
  Title: Attorney-in-fact  
         

 

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT:

 

 

DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS,
     as Administrative Agent

   
  By: /s/ Mary Coseo
  Name: Mary Coseo  
  Title: Vice President  
         
   
  By: /s/ James Briggs
  Name: James Briggs  
  Title: Vice President  
         

 

 

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LC AUSTRALIAN COLLATERAL AGENT:

 

 

BTA Institutional Services Australia Limited (ABN 48 002 916 396) as LC Australian Collateral Agent:

   
  By attorney: /s/ Andrea Ruver
  Name: Andrea Ruver  
  Title: Vice President  
         
  under power of attorney dated 1 September 2007 in the presence of:
   
  Witness: /s/ Nadia Nicolai
  Name: Nadia Nicolai  
         

 

 

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LENDERS:

 

 

 

Deutsche Bank, New York,

as a Lender

 
       
  By: /s/ Jacopo Dominissini  
  Name: Jacopo Dominissini  
  Title: AVP  

 

 

Deutsche Bank, New York,

as a Lender

 
       
  By: /s/ Cedric Chahine  
  Name: Cedric Chahine  
  Title: Vice President  

 

 

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Barclays Bank PLC,

as a Lender

 
       
  By: /s/ Louise Brechin  
  Name: Louise Brechin  
  Title: Director  
       
       
       
    Executed in Aberdeen  

 

 

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Standard Chartered Bank,

as a Lender

 
       
  By: /s/ Kristopher Tracy  
  Name: Kristopher Tracy  
  Title: Director, Financing Solutions  

 

 

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Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc.,

as a Lender

 
       
  By: /s/ Marisa Moss  
  Name: Marisa Moss  
  Title: Vice President  

 

 

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WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, a national banking association,

as a Lender

 
       
  By: /s/ Michael Janak  
  Name: Michael Janak  
  Title: Managing Director  

 

 

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Citibank, N.A.,

as a Lender

 
       
  By: /s/ Ivan Davey  
  Name: Ivan Davey  
  Title: Vice President  

 

 

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Exhibit A

 

 

LC CREDIT AGREEMENT

Dated as of December 13, 2019

as amended by Amendment No. 1 to Credit Agreement, dated as of August 28, 2020 and

Amendment No. 2 to Credit Agreement, dated as of September 20, 2021

 

among

Weatherford International Ltd.,
a Bermuda exempted company

and

Weatherford International, LLC,
a Delaware limited liability company,
as Borrowers,

Weatherford International plc,

as Parent,

The Lenders Party Hereto,

The Issuing Banks Named Herein,

and

Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas,

as Administrative Agent

 

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.,

Wells Fargo Securities, LLC
and
Barclays Bank PLC,
as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners

 

 

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Page

 

Article I
DEFINITIONS; ACCOUNTING TERMS; INTERPRETATION

 

Section 1.01 Definitions 1
Section 1.02 Accounting Terms; Changes in GAAP 48
Section 1.03 Interpretation 49
Section 1.04 LLC Divisions 50
Section 1.05 Luxembourg Terms 51
Section 1.06 Dutch Terms 51
Section 1.07 Centre of Main Interest 52
Section 1.08 Quebec Terms 52

 

Article II
Commitments

 

Section 2.01 Termination and Reduction of Commitments 53
Section 2.02 Repayment of Obligations; Evidence of Debt 54
Section 2.03 Prepayment of Obligations 54
Section 2.04 Fees 55
Section 2.05 Interest 56
Section 2.06 Alternate Rate of Fees 57
Section 2.07 Increased Costs 58
Section 2.08 Several Liability; Agreement to Defer Exercise of Right of Contribution, Etc. 60
Section 2.09 Determination of Exchange Rates; Cash Collateralization as a Result of Currency Fluctuations 61
Section 2.10 Defaulting Lenders 61
Section 2.11 Increase in Commitments 63
Section 2.12 Activity Reports 64

 

Article III
LETTERS OF CREDIT

 

Section 3.01 Letters of Credit 65

 

Article IV
PAYMENTS; PRO RATA TREATMENT; TAXES

 

Section 4.01 Payments Generally; Pro Rata Treatment; Sharing of Set-offs 73
Section 4.02 Taxes/Additional Payments 75
Section 4.03 Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders 79
Section 4.04 Financial Assistance 80

 

 

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Section 4.05 UK Limitation 82

 

Article V
CONDITIONS PRECEDENT

 

Section 5.01 Conditions Precedent to the Effective Date 82
Section 5.02 Conditions Precedent to All Credit Events 89

 

Article VI
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

 

Section 6.01 Organization and Qualification 90
Section 6.02 Authorization, Validity, Etc. 91
Section 6.03 Governmental Consents, Etc. 91
Section 6.04 No Breach or Violation of Law or Agreements 91
Section 6.05 Litigation 92
Section 6.06 Information; No Material Adverse Change 92
Section 6.07 Investment Company Act; Margin Regulations 92
Section 6.08 ERISA; Canadian Defined Benefit Plans 93
Section 6.09 Tax Returns and Payments 93
Section 6.10 Requirements of Law 93
Section 6.11 No Default 94
Section 6.12 Anti-Corruption Laws and Sanctions 94
Section 6.13 Properties 94
Section 6.14 No Restrictive Agreements 95
Section 6.15 Solvency 95
Section 6.16 Insurance 95
Section 6.17 Rank of Obligations 95
Section 6.18 Liens 95
Section 6.19 Security Interest in Collateral 95
Section 6.20 Capital Stock 96
Section 6.21 EEA Financial Institutions 96
Section 6.22 Compliance with the Swiss Non-Bank Rules 96
Section 6.23 Dutch Fiscal Unity 96
Section 6.24 Tax Residency 97
Section 6.25 Status as a Holding Company 97

 

Article VII
AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS

 

Section 7.01 Information Covenants 97
Section 7.02 Books, Records and Inspections 100
Section 7.03 Insurance 100
Section 7.04 Payment of Taxes and other Claims 101
Section 7.05 Existence 101
Section 7.06 ERISA Compliance 101
Section 7.07 Compliance with Laws and Material Contractual Obligations 101

 

 

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Section 7.08 Additional Guarantors; Additional Specified Jurisdictions 102
Section 7.09 Designation of Unrestricted Subsidiaries; Redesignation of Unrestricted Subsidiaries as Restricted Subsidiaries 106
Section 7.10 Compliance with the Swiss Non-Bank Rules 106
Section 7.11 Post-Closing Grant and Perfection Requirements Matters 107
Section 7.12 Status as a Holding Company 107
Section 7.13 Lender Meeting 107
Section 7.14 Maintenance of Properties 107
SECTION 7.15 Morgan Stanley Letters of Credit 107

 

Article VIII
NEGATIVE COVENANTS

 

Section 8.01 Indebtedness 108
Section 8.02 Fundamental Changes 111
Section 8.03 Material Change in Business 112
Section 8.04 Liens 112
Section 8.05 Asset Dispositions 113
Section 8.06 Investments 115
Section 8.07 Swap Agreements 116
Section 8.08 Restricted Payments 116
Section 8.09 Financial Covenants 118
Section 8.10 Limitation on Transactions with Affiliates 118
Section 8.11 Restrictive Agreements 119
Section 8.12 Use of Proceeds 120
Section 8.13 Changes to Fiscal Year 120
Section 8.14 Amendments to Documents Governing Certain Indebtedness 121
Section 8.15 Limitation on Equity Issuances 121
Section 8.16 Book Value of Assets 121

 

Article IX
EVENTS OF DEFAULT AND REMEDIES

 

Section 9.01 Events of Default and Remedies 121
Section 9.02 Right of Setoff 126
Section 9.03 Other Remedies 126
Section 9.04 Application of Moneys During Continuation of Event of Default 127

 

Article X
ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT

 

Section 10.01 Authorization and Action 127
Section 10.02 Liability of Agents 129
Section 10.03 Reliance by Agents 130
Section 10.04 Delegation of Duties 130
Section 10.05 Successor Agents 131
Section 10.06 Credit Decision 131

 

 

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Section 10.07 Other Agents; Joint Lead Arrangers 132
Section 10.08 No Joint Venture 132
Section 10.09 Secured Party 132
Section 10.10 Administrative Agent May File Proofs of Claim 133
Section 10.11 Foreign Collateral Matters 134
Section 10.12 Credit Bid 135
Section 10.13 Certain ERISA Matters; Lender Representations 136
Section 10.14 Intercreditor Agreement 138
Section 10.15 Filings 138
Section 10.16 Force Majeure 139
Section 10.17 No Risk of Funds 139
Section 10.18 No Discretion 139
Section 10.19 Special, Consequential and Indirect Damages 139
Section 10.20 No Environmental Liability 140

 

Article XI
MISCELLANEOUS

 

Section 11.01 Waiver; Amendments; Joinder; Release of Guarantors; Release of Collateral 140
Section 11.02 Notices 142
Section 11.03 Expenses, Etc. 146
Section 11.04 Indemnity 147
Section 11.05 Successors and Assigns 149
Section 11.06 Confidentiality 154
Section 11.07 Survival 155
Section 11.08 Governing Law 155
Section 11.09 Independence of Covenants 156
Section 11.10 Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness; Electronic Execution 156
Section 11.11 Severability 156
Section 11.12 Conflicts Between This Agreement and the Other Loan Documents 157
Section 11.13 Headings 157
Section 11.14 Limitation of Interest 157
Section 11.15 Submission to Jurisdiction; Consent to Service of Process 157
Section 11.16 Waiver of Jury Trial 159
Section 11.17 Judgment Currency 159
Section 11.18 No Fiduciary Duty, etc. 159
Section 11.19 USA Patriot Act 160
Section 11.20 Appointment for Perfection 160
Section 11.21 Payments Set Aside 161
Section 11.22 No Fiduciary Duty 161
Section 11.23 Release of Guarantors 162
Section 11.24 Acknowledgement and Consent to Bail-In of EEA Financial Institutions 162
Section 11.25 Confirmation of Lender’s Status as a Swiss Qualifying Lender 162
Section 11.26 Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Book Runners 163
Section 11.27 Acknowledgement Regarding Any Supported QFCs 163
Section 11.28 Credit Reporting Act Notice 164

 

 

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EXHIBITS

 

EXHIBIT A Form of Assignment and Assumption
EXHIBIT B Form of Letter of Credit Request
EXHIBIT C Form of Compliance Certificate
EXHIBIT D Form of Assignee Certificate
EXHIBIT E Form of Increasing Lender Supplement
EXHIBIT F Form of Additional Lender Supplement
EXHIBIT G Form of Intercreditor Agreement
EXHIBIT H Form of U.S. Security Agreement
EXHIBIT I Form of Canadian Security Agreement
EXHIBIT J Forms of IP Short Forms
EXHIBIT K Form of English Security Agreements
EXHIBIT L Form of British Virgin Islands Security Agreements
EXHIBIT M Form of Intercompany Subordination Agreement
EXHIBIT N Form of Participant Certificate
EXHIBIT O Form of Activity Report
EXHIBIT P Form of Amendment No. 1 Intercreditor Agreement

 

 

SCHEDULES

 

SCHEDULE 1.01A Excluded Jurisdictions
SCHEDULE 1.01B Guarantors on the Effective Date
SCHEDULE 1.01C Effective Date Security Agreements
SCHEDULE 1.01D Effective Date Real Property
SCHEDULE 1.01E Effective Date Letters of Credit
SCHEDULE 2.01 Commitments
SCHEDULE 3.01 Existing Letters of Credit
SCHEDULE 6.05 Disclosed Litigation
SCHEDULE 6.12 Sanctions
SCHEDULE 6.20(a) Capitalization of Parent
SCHEDULE 6.20(b) Capitalization of Subsidiaries
SCHEDULE 7.11 Post-Closing Grant and Perfection Requirements
SCHEDULE 8.01 Existing Indebtedness
SCHEDULE 8.04 Existing Liens
SCHEDULE 8.05(d) Specified Dispositions
SCHEDULE 8.06 Existing Investments
SCHEDULE 8.11 Existing Restrictive Agreements

 

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LC Credit Agreement

THIS LC CREDIT AGREEMENT, dated as of December 13, 2019, is among WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL LTD., a Bermuda exempted company (“WIL-Bermuda”), WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“WIL-Delaware” and together with WIL-Bermuda, the “Borrowers”), WEATHERFORD INTERNATIONAL PLC, as Parent, the Lenders from time to time party hereto, DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS, as administrative agent for the Lenders (“DBTCA”), and the Issuing Banks from time to time party hereto.

WHEREAS, on July 1, 2019, Parent (as defined below) and the Borrowers (together, the “Debtors”) filed voluntary petitions with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division (the “Bankruptcy Court”) for relief under Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the United States Code and commenced their Chapter 11 proceedings (the “Chapter 11 Cases”);

WHEREAS, in connection with the Chapter 11 Cases, WIL-Bermuda has sought approval of, and to implement, a scheme of arrangement in Bermuda under Section 99 of the Companies Act 1981 (the “Bermuda Scheme”) and the examiner of Parent has sought orders confirming and approving his proposals for a scheme of arrangement by the Irish High Court under section 541 of the Companies Act 2014 of Ireland (the “Irish Scheme”);

WHEREAS, on the Plan Effective Date (as defined below), the Debtors shall emerge from the Chapter 11 Cases upon the effectiveness of the Debtors’ Second Amended Joint Prepackaged Plan of Reorganization For Weatherford International PLC and its Affiliate Debtors Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code (as amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time prior to the date hereof, the “Plan of Reorganization”), which Plan of Reorganization was confirmed by the Bankruptcy Court on September 11, 2019; and

WHEREAS, in connection with the Debtors’ emergence from the Chapter 11 Cases and concurrently with entry into this Agreement, Parent and/or certain of its Subsidiaries shall issue the Exit Senior Notes, enter into the Exit ABL Credit Agreement (each as defined below), and the Bermuda Scheme and the Irish Scheme (both of which shall become effective in accordance with their terms).

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements contained in this Agreement, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree as follows:

ARTICLE I
DEFINITIONS; ACCOUNTING TERMS; INTERPRETATION

SECTION 1.01          Definitions. As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

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ABL Facility” means any asset-based credit facility entered into by one or more Obligors at any time after the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date; provided that (a) reasonably in advance of the date of the initial issuance thereof, at least 50% of the commitments under such facility shall be offered to the Lenders on such terms that are reasonably acceptable to the Obligors; provided that to the extent that such Lenders do not accept such commitments, such Obligors may offer such commitments to other Commercial Lenders, (b) as of the date of the initial issuance thereof, such facility shall be provided by Commercial Lenders, (c) any Liens on the Collateral securing such facility shall be subject to each applicable Intercreditor Agreement, (d) such facility shall not be guaranteed by any Person that is not an Obligor and (e) the Administrative Agent is reasonably satisfied that it has received (or has otherwise agreed that reasonably satisfactory arrangements have been made for) all actions or documents reasonably requested by the it that are necessary to establish or reaffirm that all Liens intended to be constituted pursuant to the Collateral Documents remain valid, existing and in full force and effect and with the priority envisaged hereby (including, if so requested, deeds of confirmation, amendments and/or supplements to Collateral Documents and/or the applicable Intercreditor Agreement).

ABL Priority Collateral” means any Collateral consisting of: (a) Accounts, (b) Chattel Paper and rights to payment evidenced thereby, (c) Inventory, (d) unfinanced drilling, fracking, well maintenance and other similar rental tools, including, without limitation, artificial lift equipment, cementation production, drilling services, drilling tools, intervention services, line hanger, pressure drilling, open and case hole, pressure pumping, production automation, sand control, testing, tubular running services, well services, and wireline, (e) cash and cash equivalents, excluding identifiable proceeds of Notes Priority Collateral and LC Priority Collateral, (f) deposit accounts and securities accounts (including funds or other property held in or on deposit therein, excluding identifiable proceeds of Notes Priority Collateral and LC Priority Collateral), (g) Payment Intangibles in respect of the items referred to in the previous clauses (a)-(f), (h) to the extent related to, substituted or exchanged for, evidencing, supporting or arising from any of the items referred to in the preceding clauses (a)-(g), all Documents, Letter-of-credit rights, Instruments and rights to payment evidenced thereby, Supporting Obligations, General Intangibles (other than Capital Stock and intellectual property) and books and records, including customer lists, (i) to the extent attributed or pertaining to the foregoing, Commercial Tort Claims, (j) intercompany payables and other intercompany claims, business interruption insurance proceeds, representation and warranty insurance proceeds and tax refunds, and (k) substitutions, replacements, accessions, products or proceeds of any of the foregoing, in any form, including insurance proceeds and claims against third parties for loss or damage to, or destruction of, or other involuntary conversion (including claims in respect of condemnation or expropriation) of any kind or nature of any or all of the foregoing. All capitalized terms used in this definition and not defined elsewhere in this LC Credit Agreement shall have the meanings assigned to them in the UCC.

Acquisition” means any acquisition (whether by purchase, merger, consolidation or otherwise) of property or series of related acquisitions of property that constitutes (a) assets comprising all or substantially all or any significant portion of a business or operating unit of a business, or (b) all or substantially all of the Capital Stock of a Person.

Added Guarantor” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in Section 7.08(h).

Additional Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 2.11(a).

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Additional Lender Supplement” means an additional lender supplement entered into by the Borrowers and any Additional Lender in the form of Exhibit F or any other form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.

Adjusted LIBO Rate” means, with respect to any fee for any LC Fee Period, an interest rate per annum (rounded upwards, if necessary, to the next 1/100 of 1%) equal to (a) the LIBO Rate for such LC Fee Period multiplied by (b) the Statutory Reserve Rate.

Administrative Agent” means DBTCA in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders and any successor in such capacity pursuant to Article X.

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

Affiliate” means, with respect to any Person, any other Person who controls, is controlled by or is under common control with, such Person. For the purposes of this definition, “control” (including, with correlative meanings, the terms “controlling” and “controlled”), means the possession, directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, of the power to direct the management and policies of such Person, whether through the ownership of Capital Stock, by contract or otherwise; provided, that for purposes of Section 8.10 of this Agreement: (a) if any Person owns directly or indirectly 15% or more of the Capital Stock having ordinary voting power for the election of directors or other members of the governing body of a Person or 15% or more of the partnership or other ownership interests of a Person (other than as a limited partner of such Person), then both such Persons shall be Affiliates of each other, (b) each director (or comparable manager) of a Person shall be deemed to be an Affiliate of such Person, and (c) each partnership in which a Person is a general partner shall be deemed an Affiliate of such Person.

Affiliate Guaranty” means that certain Affiliate Guaranty, dated as of the Effective Date, by and among the Guarantors party thereto in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of itself and the other holders of the Secured Obligations.

Agent Parties” has the meaning specified in Section 11.02(e)(ii).

Aggregate Commitments” means, at any time, the sum of the Commitments of all Lenders at such time. The amount of the Aggregate Commitments as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date is $215,000,000.

Aggregate Liquidity” means, as of any date of determination, all available, undrawn and unutilized commitments under the Revolving Credit Facility at such date plus the aggregate amount of Unrestricted Cash and Cash Equivalents of the Obligors at such date.

Agreed Currency” means any currency of a Specified State.

Agreement” means this LC Credit Agreement.

Alternate Base Rate” means, for any day, a rate per annum equal to the greatest of (a) the Prime Rate in effect on such day, (b) the NYFRB Rate in effect on such day plus ½ of 1% and (c) the Adjusted LIBO Rate on such day (or if such day is not a Business Day, the immediately

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preceding Business Day) plus 1%, provided that, for the purpose of this definition, the Adjusted LIBO Rate for any day shall be based on the LIBO Screen Rate (or if the LIBO Screen Rate is not available for such one month LC Fee Period, the Interpolated Rate) at approximately 11:00 a.m. London time on such day. Any change in the Alternate Base Rate due to a change in the Prime Rate, the NYFRB Rate or the Adjusted LIBO Rate shall be effective from and including the effective date of such change in the Prime Rate, the NYFRB Rate or the Adjusted LIBO Rate, respectively. For the avoidance of doubt, if the Alternate Base Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.

Alternative Currency” means Australian dollar, British pound sterling, Euro dollars, Swiss francs, Japanese yen, or one or more alternate currencies as requested by any Borrower and agreed to by the applicable Issuing Bank, with prior written consent of the Administrative Agent (such approvals and consents not to be unreasonably withheld).

Amendment No. 1” means that certain Amendment No. 1 to LC Credit Agreement dated as of August 28, 2020, among the Obligor Parties, the Lenders and the Administrative Agent.

Amendment No. 1 Effective Date” has the meaning given to such term in Amendment No. 1.

Amendment No. 1 Intercreditor Agreement” has the meaning specified in “Intercreditor Agreement”.

Amendment No. 2” means that certain Amendment No. 2 to the LC Credit Agreement, dated as of September 20, 2021, among the Obligor Parties, the Lenders and the Administrative Agent.

Amendment No. 2 Effective Date” has the meaning given to such term in Amendment No. 2.

Angolan Bond Investment” means the purchase of Dollar-linked or inflation-protected or other similar Angolan government sovereign or local corporate bonds or similar instruments having a similar purpose by Parent or a Restricted Subsidiary.

Anti-Corruption Laws” means all laws, rules and regulations of any jurisdiction applicable to Parent or any of its Subsidiaries from time to time concerning or relating to bribery or corruption, including the FCPA, the U.K. Bribery Act of 2010, as amended, and the Canadian Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-Terrorism Legislation and the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (Canada).

Applicable Margin” means, for any day, for purposes of calculating the LC Participation Fee Rate, 3.50% per annum, provided that if the LC Participation Fee Rate is being calculated with reference to the Alternate Base Rate, 2.50% per annum.

Applicable Percentage” means, with respect to any Lender, the percentage (carried out to the twelfth decimal place) of the Aggregate Commitments represented by such Lender’s Commitment; provided that at any time that a Defaulting Lender shall exist, “Applicable Percentage” shall mean the percentage of the Aggregate Commitments (disregarding any

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Defaulting Lender’s Commitment at such time) represented by such Lender’s Commitment. If all of the Commitments have terminated or expired, the Applicable Percentages shall be determined based upon the Commitments most recently in effect, giving effect to any assignments permitted hereunder and to any Lender’s status as a Defaulting Lender at the time of determination. The Applicable Percentage of each Lender as of the date hereof is set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01 or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.

Approved Fund” has the meaning specified in Section 11.05.

Argentine Bond Investment” means the purchase of Dollar-linked or inflation-protected or other similar Argentine government sovereign or local corporate bonds or similar instruments having a similar purpose by Parent or a Restricted Subsidiary.

Article 55 BRRD” means Article 55 of Directive 2014/59/EU establishing a framework for the recovery and resolution of credit institutions and investment firms.

Assignee Certificate” means a certificate executed by an assignee under an Assignment and Assumption, substantially in the form of Exhibit D.

Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption agreement entered into by a Lender and an assignee (with the consent of any party whose consent is required by Section 11.05) and accepted by the Administrative Agent, in the form of Exhibit A.

Attributable Receivables Amount” means the amount of obligations outstanding under receivables purchase facilities or factoring transactions on any date of determination that would be characterized as principal if such facilities or transactions were structured as secured lending transactions rather than as purchases, whether such obligations would constitute on-balance sheet Indebtedness or an off-balance sheet liability.

Availability Period” means the period from the Effective Date to the earlier of (a) Maturity Date and (b) the date of termination of all of the Commitments.

Bail-In Action” means the exercise of any Write-Down and Conversion Powers.

Bail-In Legislation” means, (a) with respect to any EEA Member Country which has implemented, or which at any time implements, Article 55 BRRD, the relevant implementing law or regulation as described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule from time to time, and (b) in relation to any state other than such an EEA Member Country or (to the extent that the United Kingdom is not such an EEA Member Country) the United Kingdom, any analogous law or regulation from time to time which requires contractual recognition of any Write-down and Conversion Powers contained in that law or regulation.

Banking Services” means each and any of the following bank services provided to Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary by any Lender or any of its Affiliates: (a) credit cards for commercial customers (including commercial credit cards and purchasing cards), (b) stored value cards, (c) merchant processing services, and (d) treasury management services (including controlled

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disbursement, automated clearinghouse transactions, return items, any direct debit scheme or arrangement, overdrafts and interstate depository network services).

Banking Services Obligations” means any and all obligations of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary, whether absolute or contingent and howsoever and whensoever created, arising, evidenced or acquired (including all renewals, extensions and modifications thereof and substitutions therefor) in connection with Banking Services.

Bankruptcy Court” has the meaning specified in the recitals.

Bankruptcy Event” means, with respect to any Person, such Person becomes the subject of a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding (whether on a provisional, interim, permanent or other basis), or has had a receiver, receiver or manager, conservator, trustee, administrator, custodian, examiner, liquidator, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with the reorganization or liquidation of its business appointed for it (including in the case of any Defaulting Lender, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other state or federal regulatory authority), or, in the good faith determination of the Administrative Agent, has taken any action in furtherance of, or indicating its consent to, approval of, or acquiescence in, any such proceeding or appointment; provided that a Bankruptcy Event shall not result solely by virtue of any ownership interest, or the acquisition of any ownership interest, in such Person by a Governmental Authority or instrumentality thereof so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Person with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Person (or such Governmental Authority or instrumentality) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made by such Person.

Barclays” means Barclays Bank PLC and its successors.

Beneficial Ownership Certification” means a certification regarding beneficial ownership or control as required by the Beneficial Ownership Regulation.

Beneficial Ownership Regulation” means 31 C.F.R. § 1010.230.

Benefit Plan” means any of (a) an “employee benefit plan” (as defined in Section 3(3) of ERISA) that is subject to Title I of ERISA, (b) a “plan” as defined in Section 4975 of the Code to which Section 4975 of the Code applies and (c) any Person whose assets include (for purposes of the Plan Asset Regulations or otherwise for purposes of Title I of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code) the assets of any such “employee benefit plan” or “plan”.

Bermuda Scheme” has the meaning specified in the recitals.

Board” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States of America (or any successor).

Board of Directors” means, with respect to any Person, the board of directors (or comparable managers) of such Person, or any committee thereof duly authorized to act on behalf of such board of directors (or comparable managers).

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Book Value of Assets” means, as of any date of determination, (I) with respect to Sections 8.16 and 7.01(h)(ii), the aggregate net book value of all LC Priority Collateral, and (II) with respect to any Collateral Transfer, the aggregate net book value of all LC Priority Collateral subject to such transfer, in each case (a) excluding the value of any such LC Priority Collateral consisting of (i) cash, (ii) Cash Equivalents (and similar short-term marketable securities), (iii) intangible assets and (iv) Capital Stock of any Person, (b) calculated on a consolidated basis for all Obligors (so as to exclude the value of any such LC Priority Collateral consisting of obligations owing by one Obligor to another Obligor) and (c) with such net book values as stated in the most recent consolidated financial statements of the Parent delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(a) or Section 7.01(b).

Borrowers” means, collectively, WIL-Bermuda and WIL-Delaware.

British Virgin Islands Security Agreements” means the British Virgin Island law governed security agreements listed on Schedule 1.01C and in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit L.

Business Day” means any day that is not a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which banks are authorized or required to close in the state of New York, except that, if a determination of a Business Day shall relate to the determination of the LIBO Rate, the term “Business Day” also shall exclude any day on which banks are closed for dealings in Dollar deposits in the London interbank market.

Canadian Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-Terrorism Legislation” means Part II.1 of the Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, The Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act, S.C. 2000, c. 17 and the United Nations Act, R.S.C. 1985, c.U-2 or any similar Canadian legislation, together with all rules, regulations and interpretations thereunder or related thereto including, without limitation, the Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on the Suppression of Terrorism and the United Nations Al-Qaida and Taliban Regulations promulgated under the United Nations Act.

Canadian Defined Benefit Plan” means any pension plan registered under the Income Tax Act (Canada), the Pension Benefits Act (Ontario) or any other applicable pension standards legislation which contains a “defined benefit provision” as defined in subsection 147.1(1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada).

Canadian Security Agreement” means that certain Canadian security agreement governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta, dated as of the Effective Date, by and among the Obligors that are Canadian Subsidiaries from time to time party thereto and the Administrative Agent, listed on Schedule 1.01C hereto and in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit I.

Canadian Subsidiaries” means a Subsidiary of Parent organized under the laws of a jurisdiction located in Canada.

Capital Lease” means a lease that is required to be capitalized for financial reporting purposes in accordance with GAAP.

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Capital Stock” means, with respect to any Person, all of the shares, options, warrants, interests, participations, or other equivalents (regardless of how designated) of or in such Person, whether voting or nonvoting, including capital stock (or other ownership or profit interests or units), preferred stock, or any other “equity security” (as such term is defined in Rule 3a11-1 of the General Rules and Regulations promulgated by the SEC under the Exchange Act).

Capitalized Lease Obligation” means that portion of the obligations under a Capital Lease that is required to be capitalized in accordance with GAAP.

Cash Equivalents” means (a) Domestic Cash Equivalents, and (b) Foreign Cash Equivalents.

Change in Law” means the occurrence, after the date of this Agreement (or with respect to any Lender, if later, the date on which such Lender becomes a Lender), of any of the following: (a) the adoption or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty, (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation, implementation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority, or (c) the making or issuance of any request, rule, guideline, requirement or directive (whether or not having the force of law) by any Governmental Authority; provided, that notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (i) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements and directives thereunder, issued in connection therewith or in implementation thereof, and (ii) all requests, rules, guidelines, requirements and directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a “Change in Law” regardless of the date enacted, adopted, issued or implemented.

Change of Control” means:

(a)       any Person or two or more Persons acting in concert (other than Permitted Holders) shall have acquired beneficial ownership, directly or indirectly, of equity interests of Weatherford Parent Company (or other securities convertible into such equity interests) representing 30% or more of the combined voting power of all equity interests of Weatherford Parent Company entitled (without regard to the occurrence of any contingency) to vote for the election of members of the Board of Directors of Weatherford Parent Company,

(b)       during any period of 12 consecutive months commencing on or after the Effective Date, the occurrence of a change in the composition of the Board of Directors of Weatherford Parent Company such that a majority of the members of such Board of Directors are not Continuing Directors, or

(c)       the occurrence of any “Change of Control” or similar event under the Senior Secured Notes, the Exit Senior Notes or the Revolving Credit Documents.

Chapter 11 Cases” has the meaning specified in the recitals.

Charges” has the meaning specified in Section 11.14.

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Code” means the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, and the regulations promulgated thereunder.

Collateral” means any and all property owned, leased or operated by an Obligor covered by the Collateral Documents and any and all other property of any Obligor, now existing or hereafter acquired, that may at any time be or become subject to a security interest or other Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, on behalf of itself and the other Secured Parties, to secure the Secured Obligations. For the avoidance of doubt, Collateral shall not include Excluded Assets.

Collateral Documents” means, collectively, the Security Agreements, the Pledge Agreements, the Mortgages and all other agreements, instruments and documents executed in connection with this Agreement that are intended to create, perfect (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) or evidence Liens to secure the Secured Obligations, including all other security agreements, pledge agreements, deeds, charges, mortgages, deeds of trust, deposit account control agreements, securities account control agreements, uncertificated securities control agreements, pledges, financing statements and all other written matter heretofore, now, or hereafter executed by any of the Obligors and delivered to the Administrative Agent that are intended to create, perfect or evidence Liens to secure the Secured Obligations.

Collateral Transfer” means any Disposition, Investment or Restricted Payment involving any Collateral.

Commercial Lender” means a commercial bank that provides loans or other financings via asset-based lending facilities or revolving credit facilities in the ordinary course of business of such commercial bank.

Commercial Letter of Credit” means any letter of credit, bank guarantee or similar instrument issued for the purpose of providing the primary payment mechanism in connection with the purchase of materials, goods or services.

Commitment” means, with respect to each Lender, the commitment of such Lender to acquire participations in Letters of Credit hereunder in an aggregate principal amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01 under the heading “Commitment”, as such amount may be (a) reduced from time to time pursuant to Section 2.01, and (b) reduced or increased from time to time pursuant to assignments by or to such Lender pursuant to Section 4.03 or Section 11.05.

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

Communications” has the meaning specified in Section 11.02(e)(ii).

Compliance Certificate” means, with respect to any fiscal period, a certificate of a Principal Financial Officer of Parent substantially in the form of Exhibit C certifying as to (a) whether a Default has occurred and, if a Default has occurred, specifying the details thereof and any action taken or proposed to be taken with respect thereto, (b) setting forth reasonably detailed calculations demonstrating compliance with the covenants set forth in Section 8.09 for such period,

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(c) identifying all Material Specified Subsidiaries, (d) specifying whether any Material Specified Subsidiaries are organized in jurisdictions other than Specified Jurisdictions or Excluded Jurisdictions, (e) stating whether any change in GAAP or in the application thereof has occurred since the date of Parent’s consolidated financial statements most recently delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(b) and, if any such change has occurred, specifying the effect of such change on the financial statements accompanying such certificate, and (f) any changes to exhibits or schedules to any Collateral Document as required by such Collateral Document.

Connection Income Taxes” means Other Connection Taxes that are imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated) or that are franchise Taxes.

Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA” means, for any period, consolidated net income of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries for such period plus, (a) the following expenses or charges (without duplication) and to the extent deducted from revenues in determining consolidated net income for such period: (i) consolidated interest expense, (ii) expense for income taxes, (iii) depreciation, (iv) amortization, (v) professional fees incurred and exit bankruptcy fees incurred prior to the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date in an aggregate amount not to exceed $50,000,000, (vi) cash restructuring costs incurred and paid during the fourth quarter prior to the Effective Date associated with the transformation, severance and restructuring costs program in an aggregate amount not to exceed $30,000,000, (vii) cash restructuring costs incurred during the fourth Fiscal Quarter of 2019 (but not paid prior to the Effective Date) associated with the transformation, severance and restructuring costs program in an aggregate amount not to exceed $50,000,000, (viii) from and after the Testing Period ending on March 31, 2020, extraordinary or non-recurring cash costs, expenses and charges, including those related to (A) severance, cost savings, operating expense reductions, facilities closings, percentage of completion contracts, consolidations, and integration costs and other restructuring charges or reserves and (B) bankruptcy, reorganization, litigation, settlement and judgment costs and expenses; provided that the aggregate amount of all addbacks made pursuant to this clause (viii) shall not exceed (x) $100,000,000 during any Testing Period ending on or prior to December 31, 2020 and (y) the greater of (1) $25,000,000 and (2) 10% of Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for any Testing Period thereafter (calculated prior to giving effect to this clause (viii)), it being understood that any such addback used in determining the EBITDA Plug Numbers (as defined below) shall be permitted and shall not count against such limitations, (ix) any non-cash losses or charges under Hedge Agreements resulting from the application of FASB ASC 815, (x) non-cash compensation expenses or costs related to any management equity plan or stock option plan or any other management or employee benefit plan or agreement, (xi) fees, expenses, premiums and similar charges incurred in connection with this Agreement and the Transactions and in connection with any Revolving Credit Facility, and (xii) all other non-cash charges, expenses or losses minus, (b) the following items of income or gains (without duplication) to the extent included in consolidated net income for such period, (i) interest income, (ii) income tax benefits (to the extent not netted from tax expense), (iii) any cash payments made during such period in respect of non-cash items described in clause (ix) above subsequent to the Fiscal Quarter in which such non-cash expenses or losses were incurred, (iv) any non-cash gains under Swap Agreements resulting from the application of FASB ASC 815 and (v) all other non-cash income or gains, all calculated in accordance with GAAP on a consolidated basis. For the purposes of calculating Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for any Testing Period, if at any time during such Testing Period Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries shall have made any acquisition or Disposition involving the payment

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or receipt, as applicable, of consideration by Parent or a Restricted Subsidiary in excess of $20,000,000, Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for such Testing Period shall be calculated after giving effect thereto on a pro forma basis as if such acquisition or Disposition had occurred on the first day of such Testing Period.

In addition, notwithstanding the above, (a) Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for the Fiscal Quarter ended December 31, 2018, shall be deemed to be $210,000,000, (b) Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for the Fiscal Quarter ended March 31, 2019, shall be deemed to be $120,000,000, (c) Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for the Fiscal Quarter ended June 30, 2019, shall be deemed to be $124,000,000, (d) Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for the Fiscal Quarter ended September 30, 2019, shall be deemed to be $172,000,000, and (e) Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for the Fiscal Quarter ended December 31, 2019, shall be calculated in a manner consistent with the calculation methodology used in determining the amounts set forth in the preceding clauses (a) through (d) (collectively, the “EBITDA Plug Numbers”).

Continuing Director” means (a) any member of the Board of Directors who was a director (or comparable manager) of Parent on the Effective Date, and (b) any individual who becomes a member of the Board of Directors after the Effective Date if such individual was approved, appointed or nominated for election to the Board of Directors by either the Permitted Holders or a majority of the Continuing Directors.

Credit Party” means the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank or any Lender.

DBTCA” means Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas and its successors.

Debtors” has the meaning specified in the recitals.

Default” means the occurrence of any event that with the giving of notice or the passage of time or both would become an Event of Default.

Defaulting Lender” means any Lender that (a) has failed, within two (2) Business Days of the date required to be funded or paid, to (i) fund any portion of its participations in Letters of Credit or (ii) pay over to any Credit Party any other amount required to be paid by it hereunder, (b) has notified any Obligor Party or any Credit Party in writing, or has made a public statement to the effect, that it does not intend or expect to comply with any of its obligations under this Agreement or generally under other agreements in which it commits to extend credit, (c) has failed, within three (3) Business Days after request by any Obligor Party or any Credit Party, acting in good faith, to provide a certification in writing from an authorized officer of such Lender that it will comply with its obligations to fund participations in then-outstanding Letters of Credit under this Agreement; provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon such Obligor Party’s or Credit Party’s receipt of such certification in form and substance satisfactory to such Obligor Party or such Credit Party, as applicable, and the Administrative Agent, or (d) has become, or whose Lender Parent has become, the subject of a Bankruptcy Event or a Bail-In Action. Any determination by the Administrative Agent that a Lender is a Defaulting Lender shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Lender shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender upon delivery of written notice of such determination to the Borrowers, Issuing Bank and each Lender.

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Deutsche Bank” means Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch and its successors.

Discharge of the Revolving Credit Facility” means the date on which all obligations under the Revolving Credit Facility shall have been satisfied and discharged in full (other than contingent indemnification obligations as to which no claim has been received), any applicable Intercreditor Agreement including such Revolving Credit Facility shall have been terminated with respect to such Revolving Credit Facility and no Revolving Credit Facility is outstanding.

Dispose” means to sell, lease, assign, exchange, convey or otherwise transfer (excluding the granting of a Lien on) any property or license any Intellectual Property to another Person. “Disposition” has a meaning correlative thereto.

Disqualified Capital Stock” means any Capital Stock that, by its terms (or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible or for which it is exchangeable), or upon the happening of any event, (a) matures or is mandatorily redeemable for any consideration other than other Capital Stock (which would not constitute Disqualified Capital Stock), pursuant to a sinking fund obligation or otherwise, or (b) is convertible or exchangeable for Indebtedness or redeemable for any consideration other than other Capital Stock (which would not constitute Disqualified Capital Stock) at the option of the holder thereof, in whole or in part, in each case (determined as of the date of issuance), on or prior to the date that is 91 days after the Maturity Date; provided that any Capital Stock that would not constitute Disqualified Capital Stock but for provisions thereof giving holders thereof (or the holders of any security into which such Capital Stock is convertible or for which such Capital Stock is exchangeable) the right to require the issuer thereof to redeem such Capital Stock upon the occurrence of any Change of Control or any Disposition occurring prior to the date that is 91 days after the Maturity Date at the time such Capital Stock is issued shall not constitute Disqualified Capital Stock if such Capital Stock provides that the issuer thereof will not redeem any such Capital Stock pursuant to such provisions prior to Payment in Full.

Dollar Equivalent” means, on any date of determination, (a) with respect to any amount denominated in Dollars, such amount and (b) with respect to any amount denominated in an Alternative Currency, the equivalent in Dollars of such amount determined by the Administrative Agent (or, in the case of reimbursement obligations required to be paid pursuant to Section 3.01 or the calculation of fronting fees, by the applicable Issuing Bank being reimbursed) in accordance with normal banking industry practice using the Exchange Rate on such date of determination. In making any determination of the Dollar Equivalent for any purpose, the Administrative Agent (or Issuing Bank, as the case may be) shall use the relevant Exchange Rate in effect on the date on which a Dollar Equivalent is required to be determined pursuant to the provisions of this Agreement. As appropriate, amounts specified in this Agreement as amounts in Dollars shall be or include any relevant Dollar Equivalent amount.

Dollars”, “dollars” and “$” means the lawful currency of the United States of America.

Domestic Cash Equivalents” means (a) marketable direct obligations issued by, or unconditionally guaranteed by, the United States or issued by any agency thereof and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States, in each case maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof, (b) marketable direct obligations issued or fully guaranteed by any state of the United States or any political subdivision of any such state or any public instrumentality thereof

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maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof and, at the time of acquisition, having one of the two highest ratings obtainable from either S&P or Moody’s, (c) commercial paper maturing no more than 270 days 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, (d) certificates of deposit, time deposits, overnight bank deposits or bankers’ acceptances maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof issued by any bank organized under the laws of the United States or any state thereof or the District of Columbia or any United States branch of a foreign bank having at the date of acquisition thereof combined capital and surplus and undivided profits of not less than $500,000,000, (e) Deposit Accounts maintained with (i) any bank that satisfies the criteria described in clause (d) above, or (ii) any other bank organized under the laws of the United States or any state thereof so long as the full amount maintained with any such other bank is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, (f) repurchase obligations of any commercial bank satisfying the requirements of clause (d) of this definition or recognized securities dealer having combined capital and surplus and undivided profits of not less than $500,000,000, having a term of not more than 30 days, with respect to securities satisfying the criteria in clauses (a) or (d) above, (g) debt securities with maturities of six months or less from the date of acquisition backed by standby letters of credit issued by any commercial bank satisfying the criteria described in clause (d) above, and (h) Investments in money market funds substantially all of whose assets are invested in the types of assets described in clauses (a) through (g) above.

Domestic Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of any Obligor that is organized under the laws of a jurisdiction located in the United States of America.

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

Effective Date” means the date on which each party hereto has executed and delivered this Agreement and the other conditions set forth in Section 5.01 are first satisfied (or waived in accordance with Section 11.01).

Effective Date Letters of Credit” means the Letters of Credit described on Schedule 1.01E and to be issued on the Effective Date by the applicable Issuing Banks referenced on such schedule.

Effective Date Real Property” means the real property listed on Schedule 1.01D.

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

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

Eligible Jurisdiction” means (a) each Excluded Jurisdiction other than (i) any Excluded Jurisdiction that is an Ineligible Jurisdiction, and (ii) Iran, or any other country that is a Sanctioned Country or otherwise subject to Sanctions, and (b) the countries of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia

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and South Africa; provided, that the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers, by mutual written agreement, may re-categorize any country between the definitions of “Eligible Jurisdiction” and “Ineligible Jurisdiction”.

English Security Documents” means the English-law-governed security agreements listed on Schedule 1.01C and in substantially the form as attached to Exhibit K.

Environmental Laws” means all Requirements of Law, relating in any way to the protection of the environment, preservation or reclamation of natural resources, the management, release or threatened release of any harmful or deleterious substance or to health and safety with respect to exposure to any harmful or deleterious substance.

Environmental Liability” means any liability (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties or indemnities), resulting from (a) violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, 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.

ERISA” means the United States Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended from time to time, and all rules, regulations, rulings and interpretations adopted by the U.S. Department of Labor thereunder.

ERISA Affiliate” means (a) each member of a controlled group of corporations and each trade or business (whether or not incorporated) under common control which, together with Parent or any Borrower, would be treated as a single employer at any time within the preceding six years under Section 414 of the Code or Section 4001 of ERISA and (b) any Subsidiary of any of the Obligors.

ERISA Event” means (a) any “reportable event”, as defined in Section 4043 of ERISA or the regulations issued thereunder with respect to a Plan (other than an event for which the 30-day notice period is waived); (b) the failure to satisfy the “minimum funding standard” (as defined in Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA) with respect to a Plan, whether or not waived; (c) the filing pursuant to Section 412(c) of the Code or Section 302(c) of ERISA of an application for a waiver of the minimum funding standard with respect to any Plan; (d) a determination that any Plan is, or is expected to be, in “at risk” status (as defined in Section 430 of the Code or Section 303 of ERISA); (e) the incurrence by Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any liability under Title IV of ERISA with respect to the termination of any Plan; (f) the receipt by Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from the PBGC or a plan administrator of any notice relating to an intention to terminate any Plan or Multiemployer Plan or to appoint a trustee to administer any Plan; (g) any event or condition which constitutes grounds under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of, a trustee to administer, any Plan or Multiemployer Plan; (h) the incurrence by Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any liability with respect to the withdrawal or partial withdrawal from any Plan or Multiemployer Plan or a substantial cessation of operations that is treated as a withdrawal under Section 4062(e) of ERISA; (i) the receipt by any Multiemployer Plan from Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of any

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notice, concerning the imposition upon Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate of Withdrawal Liability or a determination that a Multiemployer Plan is, or is expected to be, insolvent or is subject to the requirements for plans in endangered, critical or critical and declining status under Section 432 of the Code or Section 305 of ERISA; or (j) any Foreign Plan Event.

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.

Eurodollar”, when used in reference to any fee, refers to whether such fee is bearing interest at a rate determined by reference to the Adjusted LIBO Rate.

European Insolvency Regulation” means Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings (recast).

Event of Default” has the meaning specified in Section 9.01.

Exchange Act” means the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

Exchange Rate” shall mean, on any day, (a) with respect to any Alternative Currency on a particular date, the rate of exchange for the purchase of Dollars with such Alternative Currency in the London foreign exchange market at the end of the applicable Business Day as quoted by Bloomberg as the “ask price”, or as displayed on such other information service which publishes that rate of exchange from time to time in place of Bloomberg (or if such service ceases to be available, the equivalent of such amount in Dollars as determined by the Administrative Agent, in consultation with the Borrowers, using any method of determination it deems reasonably appropriate) and (b) if such amount is denominated in any other currency (other than Dollars), the equivalent of such amount in Dollars as determined by the Administrative Agent, in consultation with the Borrowers, using any method of determination it deems reasonably appropriate; provided that in connection with any determination by the Administrative Agent of the equivalent of such amount in Dollars, as applicable, pursuant to the foregoing clauses (a) or (b), upon the written request of any Borrower, the Administrative Agent shall notify such Borrower of the sources used to determine such amount.

Excluded Account” means (a) any deposit account of an Obligor, including the funds on deposit therein, that is used solely for payroll funding and other employee wage and benefit payments (including flexible spending accounts), tax payments, escrow or trust purposes, or any other fiduciary purpose, (b) any deposit account of an Obligor, including the funds on deposit therein, that has been pledged to secure Indebtedness (other than Indebtedness in respect of the Senior Secured Notes, any Revolving Credit Facility and this Agreement) or other obligations, in each case, to the extent such cash collateral is expressly permitted by Section 8.04 and is exclusively used for such purpose, (c) any Specified Eligible Deposit Account, (d) any Specified Ineligible Deposit Account, and (e) other deposit accounts of the Obligors to the extent the aggregate cash or Cash Equivalent balance of all such other deposit accounts described in this clause (e) does not at any time exceed $10,000,000.

Excluded Assets” means, collectively, (a) any Capital Stock in any Foreign Subsidiary, joint venture or non-Wholly-Owned Subsidiary that is a Subsidiary of an Obligor and that, in each case, is organized in a Sanctioned Country or the grant of a security interest therein is not permitted

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by applicable law; (b) any contract, instrument, lease, license, agreement or other document to the extent that the grant of a security interest therein would (in each case until any required consent or waiver shall have been obtained) result in a violation, breach, termination (or a right of termination) or default under such contract, instrument, lease, license, agreement or other document (including pursuant to any “change of control” or similar provision); provided, however, that any such asset will only constitute an Excluded Asset under this clause (b) to the extent such violation or breach, termination (or right of termination) or default would not be rendered ineffective pursuant to Sections 9-406, 9-407, 9-408 or 9-409 of the UCC (or any successor provision or provisions) of any relevant jurisdiction or any other applicable law; and provided further that any such asset shall cease to constitute an Excluded Asset at such time as the condition causing such violation, breach, termination (or right of termination) or default no longer exists (whether by ineffectiveness, lapse, termination or consent) and, to the extent severable, the security interest granted under the applicable Collateral Document shall attach immediately to any portion of such right that does not result in any of the consequences specified in this clause (b); (c) any property, to the extent the granting of a Lien therein is prohibited by any applicable law (including laws and other governmental regulations governing insurance companies) or would require governmental or third party (other than the Obligors or their Subsidiaries) consent, approval, license or authorization not obtained (other than to the extent that such prohibition would be rendered ineffective pursuant to Sections 9-406, 9-407, 9-408, 9-409 or other applicable provisions of the UCC of any relevant jurisdiction or any other applicable law); provided that, immediately upon the ineffectiveness, lapse or termination of such prohibition or the granting of such governmental or third party consent, approval, license or authorization, as applicable, such assets shall automatically constitute Collateral (but only to the extent such assets do not otherwise constitute Excluded Assets hereunder); (d) motor vehicles and other assets subject to certificates of title, except to the extent a Lien therein can be perfected by the filing of a UCC financing statement; (e) commercial tort claims to the extent that the reasonably predicted value thereof is less than $10,000,000 individually or in the aggregate; (f) any intent-to-use trademark application prior to the filing of a “Statement of Use” or “Amendment to Allege Use” with respect thereto, to the extent (if any) that, and solely during the period (if any) in which, the grant of a security interest therein would impair the validity or enforceability of such intent-to-use trademark application under any applicable law; (g) other customary exclusions under applicable local law or in applicable local jurisdictions consented to by the Administrative Agent and set forth in the Collateral Documents; (h) shares of Parent that have been repurchased and are being held as treasury shares but not cancelled; (i) for the avoidance of doubt, any assets owned by, or the ownership interests in, any Unrestricted Subsidiary (which shall in no event constitute Collateral, nor shall any Unrestricted Subsidiary be an Obligor); (j) any leasehold interest in real property; (k) any asset or property, the granting of a security interest in which would result in material adverse tax consequences to any Obligor as reasonably determined by the Borrowers and consented to by the Administrative Agent, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed; (l) any interests in partnerships, joint ventures and non-Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries which cannot be pledged without the consent of one or more third parties other than any Obligor or any Subsidiary thereof (after giving effect to Sections 9-406, 9-407, 9-408 or 9-409 of the UCC (or any successor provision or provisions) of any relevant jurisdiction or any other applicable law) (until any required consent or waiver shall have been obtained); provided that, immediately upon the ineffectiveness, lapse or termination of such prohibition or the granting of such third party consent or waiver, as applicable, such assets shall automatically constitute Collateral (but only to

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the extent such assets do not otherwise constitute Excluded Assets hereunder); (m) Excluded Accounts; (n) those assets as to which the Administrative Agent agrees in writing (in consultation with the Borrowers) that the cost of obtaining such a security interest or perfection thereof are excessive in relation to the benefit to the Secured Parties of the security to be afforded thereby; and (o) any real property other than the Effective Date Real Property that has a net book value of less than $10,000,000 as reflected in the most recent consolidated financial statements of Parent delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(a) or Section 7.01(b); provided that, the foregoing exclusions shall not apply to any asset or property of any Borrower and its Subsidiaries on which a Lien has been granted in favor of the Senior Secured Notes Trustee to secure the Senior Secured Notes or the applicable administrative agent or collateral agent to secure any Revolving Credit Facility.

Excluded Jurisdictions” means the countries or other jurisdictions identified on Schedule 1.01A hereto.

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

Excluded Taxes” means, with respect to the Administrative Agent, any Lender, any Issuing Bank or any other recipient of any payment to be made by or on account of any obligation of any Borrower or Guarantor under any Loan Document, (a) any taxes imposed on (or measured by reference to, in whole or in part) its income, profits, capital or net worth (but excluding withholding Taxes for purposes of this subsection (a) only) (i) by the United States of America, or by the jurisdiction under the laws of which such recipient is organized or resident or in which its principal office is located or, in the case of any Lender, in which its applicable lending office is located or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes, (b) any branch profits taxes imposed by the United States of America or any similar tax imposed by any other jurisdiction in which the Administrative Agent, any Lender, any Issuing Bank or any other such recipient is located or otherwise conducting business activity or a Borrower is resident for income tax purposes as of the date of this Agreement, (c) in the case of a Lender (other than an assignee pursuant to an assignment requested by a Borrower under Section 4.03(b), or otherwise at the request of a Borrower or Guarantor), any United States, Irish, Swiss, German or Bermuda withholding tax that is imposed on amounts payable to such Lender at the time such Lender becomes a party to this Agreement (or designates a new lending office) or would have been so imposed if a Borrower were a United States corporation, except to the extent that such Lender (or its assignor, if any) was entitled, at the time of designation of a new lending office (or assignment), to receive additional amounts from such Borrower with respect to such withholding tax pursuant to Section 4.02(a), (d) in the case of a Lender, any withholding tax that would not be imposed on amounts payable to such Lender but for a change of its jurisdiction of organization and/or tax residency, except to the extent payments

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to, or for the benefit of, such Lender were subject to a withholding tax for which an Obligor was responsible immediately prior to the Lender’s change in jurisdiction and/or tax residency, (e) any United States, Irish, Swiss, German or Bermuda withholding tax attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with Section 4.02(c) or Section 4.02(e), (f) any United States federal withholding Taxes imposed by FATCA, (g) any Taxes assessed on a Lender under the laws of Germany solely due to the fact that the Obligations are secured (directly or indirectly) by real estate located in Germany (inländischer Grundbesitz) or by German rights subject to the civil code provisions relating to real estate (inländische Rechte, die den Vorschriften des bürgerlichen Rechts über Grundstücke unterliegen) or ships which are registered in a German ship register and (h) any German withholding tax for which the relevant obligor is required by the relevant German tax office to make a Tax deduction on account of German Tax pursuant to Section 50a paragraph 7 of the German Income Tax Act (Einkommensteuergesetz) or a comparable replacement regulation; except that Excluded Taxes shall not include any United States federal withholding taxes that may be imposed after the time a Foreign Lender becomes a party to this Agreement (or designates a new lending office), as a result of a change in law, rule, regulation, treaty, order or other decision or other Change in Law with respect to any of the foregoing by any Governmental Authority.

Existing Letters of Credit” means the outstanding letters of credit and bank guarantees issued by the Issuing Banks and set forth on Schedule 3.01 hereto.

Exit ABL Administrative Agent” means Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., in its capacity as administrative agent under the Exit ABL Credit Agreement or any successor or substitute administrative agent thereunder.

Exit ABL Collateral Agent” means Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., in its capacity as collateral agent under the Exit ABL Credit Agreement or any successor or substitute collateral agent thereunder.

Exit ABL Credit Agreement” means that certain ABL Credit Agreement, dated as of December 13, 2019, by and among Parent, WIL-Bermuda, WIL-Delaware, Weatherford Oil Tool Gmbh, Weatherford Products GmbH, the other borrowers from time to time party thereto, the lenders from time to time party thereto, the Exit ABL Administrative Agent and the Exit ABL Collateral Agent.

Exit ABL Credit Documents” means the Loan Documents (as defined in the Exit ABL Credit Agreement).

Exit ABL Credit Facility” means the senior secured revolving asset-based credit facility provided pursuant to the Exit ABL Credit Agreement and the other Exit ABL Credit Documents.

Exit Senior Notes” means the unsecured senior notes of WIL-Bermuda to be issued on the Effective Date pursuant to the Plan of Reorganization.

Exit Senior Notes Indenture” means the indenture, dated on or about the date hereof, governing the Exit Senior Notes, which is in substantially the form attached as an exhibit to the Parent’s Form T-3, as amended, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Joint Lead Arrangers to permit the Secured Obligations and the Transactions.

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Extended Expiration Letter of Credit” has the meaning specified in Section 3.01(d).

Facility Fee Rate” means 0.500% per annum.

FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with), any current or future regulations or official interpretations thereof, any agreement entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code and any fiscal or regulatory legislation or rules adopted pursuant to any Intergovernmental Agreement, as defined in Treasury Regulation Section 1.1471-1(b)(67), treaty or convention among Governmental Authorities and implementing such sections of the Code.

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

Federal Funds Effective Rate” means, for any day, the rate calculated by the NYFRB based on such day’s federal funds transactions by depository institutions (as determined in such manner as the NYFRB shall set forth on its public website from time to time) and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the NYFRB as the federal funds effective rate. For the avoidance of doubt, if the Federal Funds Effective Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.

Financial Standby Letter of Credit” means, as determined by an Issuing Bank, a standby Letter of Credit (including, for the avoidance of doubt bank guarantees) under which the beneficiary is entitled to draw thereon in the event that the account party (or the Person or Persons on whose behalf such Letter of Credit was issued) fails to perform a financial obligation.

Fiscal Quarter” means a Fiscal Quarter of Parent, ending on the last day of each March, June, September and December.

Fiscal Year” means a Fiscal Year of Parent, ending on December 31 of each year.

Flood Laws” means collectively, (a) the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 (which comprehensively revised the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 and the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973) as now or hereafter in effect or any successor statute thereto, (b) the Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2004 as now or hereafter in effect or any successor statute thereto and (c) the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012 as now or hereafter in effect or any successor statute thereto.

Foreign Cash Equivalents” means (a) certificates of deposit, banker’s acceptances, or time deposits maturing within one year from the date of acquisition thereof, in each case payable in an Agreed Currency and issued by any bank organized under the laws of any Specified State and having at the date of acquisition thereof combined capital and surplus and undivided profits of not less than $500,000,000 (calculated at the then-applicable Exchange Rate), (b) Deposit Accounts maintained with any bank that satisfies the criteria described in clause (a) above, and (c) Investments in money market funds substantially all of whose assets are invested in the types of assets described in clauses (a) through (b) above.

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Foreign Collateral Agent” means the foreign collateral agent as defined in the Amendment No. 1 Intercreditor Agreement.

Foreign Lender” means any Lender or Participant that is organized under the laws of a jurisdiction other than the United States of America or any State thereof.

Foreign Plan” means any employee pension benefit plan (within the meaning of Section 3(2) of ERISA, whether or not subject to ERISA) that is not subject to United States law, that is maintained or contributed to by Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate or with respect to which Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate may have any liability.

Foreign Plan Event” means, with respect to any Foreign Plan, (a) the failure to make or, if applicable, accrue in accordance with normal accounting practices, any employer or employee contributions required by applicable law or by the terms of such Foreign Plan, (b) the failure to register or loss of good standing with applicable regulatory authorities of any such Foreign Plan required to be registered, (c) the failure of any Foreign Plan to comply with any material provisions of applicable law and regulations or with the material terms of such Foreign Plan, or (d) a final determination that Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate are responsible for a deficit or funding shortfall in a Foreign Plan.

Foreign Subsidiary” means any direct or indirect subsidiary of any Obligor that is not a Domestic Subsidiary.

Funded Indebtedness” means, with respect to Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries as of any date, the sum, without duplication, of (a) all Indebtedness of the type described in clauses (a), (b), (d) and (g) of the definition thereof of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary, other than any such Indebtedness that is Subordinated, and (b) all Guarantees by Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary with respect to any of the foregoing types of Indebtedness (whether or not the primary obligor is Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary), other than any such Guarantee that is Subordinated.

GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America as in effect from time to time as set forth in the opinions, statements and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

Governmental Authority” means the government of any Specified Jurisdiction or any other nation and any political subdivision of any of the foregoing, whether state or local, and any central bank, agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, department, commission, board, bureau, court, tribunal or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to government.

Guarantee” of or by any Person means any guaranty or other contingent liability of such Person (other than any endorsement for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business), direct or indirect, with respect to any Indebtedness of another Person, through an agreement or otherwise, including (a) any other endorsement or discount with recourse or undertaking substantially equivalent to or having economic effect similar to a guarantee in respect of any such Indebtedness, (b) any agreement (i) to pay or purchase, or to advance or supply funds for the primary purpose of the payment or purchase of, any such Indebtedness, (ii) to purchase securities

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or to purchase, sell or lease property, products, materials or supplies, or transportation or services, with the primary purpose of enabling such other Person to pay any such Indebtedness or (iii) to make any loan, advance or capital contribution to or other investment in, or to otherwise provide funds to or for, such other Person in respect of enabling such Person to satisfy any such Indebtedness (including any liability for a dividend, stock liquidation payment or expense) or to assure a minimum equity, working capital or other balance sheet condition in respect of any such Indebtedness, and (c) any obligations of such Person as an account party in respect of any letter of credit or bank guaranty issued to support any such Indebtedness; provided, however, that notwithstanding the foregoing, support letters delivered for audit purposes (to the extent consistent with past practices of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries) and performance guarantees shall not be considered Guarantees pursuant to this definition. The amount of any Guarantee shall be an amount equal to the lesser of the stated or determinable amount of the primary Indebtedness in respect of which such Guarantee is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof as determined by such Person in good faith.

Guarantors” means Parent and each Restricted Subsidiary that enters into a Guaranty Agreement with respect to the Secured Obligations. The Guarantors as of the Effective Date are set forth on Schedule 1.01B hereto.

Guaranty Agreements” means, collectively, (a) the Affiliate Guaranty and (b) any other guaranty agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of itself and the other holders of the Secured Obligations, in any such case, pursuant to which any Person guarantees the Secured Obligations.

Hazardous Materials” means all substances, materials or wastes defined as explosive, radioactive, hazardous or toxic or as pollutants or contaminants, or terms of similar meaning, under any Environmental Law (including, for the avoidance of doubt, petroleum or petroleum distillates, asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls and radon gas) and all other substances, materials or wastes of any nature regulated pursuant to any Environmental Law.

Hostile Acquisition” means (a) the acquisition of the Capital Stock of a Person through a tender offer or similar solicitation of the owners of such Capital Stock which has not been approved (prior to such acquisition) by the board of directors (or any other applicable governing body) of such Person or by similar action if such Person is not a corporation and (b) any such acquisition as to which such approval has been withdrawn.

Hypothecary Representative” has the meaning specified in Article X.

Impacted Interest Period” has the meaning assigned to such term in the definition of “LIBO Rate”.

Increasing Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 2.11(a).

Increasing Lender Supplement” means an increasing lender supplement entered into by the Borrowers and any Increasing Lender in the form of Exhibit E or any other form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent.

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Indebtedness” of any Person means, without duplication, (a) all obligations of such Person for borrowed money (whether or not the recourse of the lender is to the whole of the assets of such Person or only to a portion thereof), including obligations evidenced by a bond, note, debenture or similar instrument; (b) all non-contingent reimbursement obligations of such Person in respect of letters of credit, bank guaranties, bankers’ acceptances, bid bonds, surety bonds, performance bonds, customs bonds, advance payment bonds and similar instruments; (c) all obligations of such Person for the balance deferred and unpaid of the purchase price for any property or services (except for trade payables or other obligations arising in the ordinary course of business that are not more than 90 days past due or which are being contested in good faith by appropriate action and for which adequate reserves have been maintained in accordance with GAAP); (d) all Capitalized Lease Obligations of such Person; (e) all Indebtedness (as described in the other clauses of this definition) of others secured by a consensual Lien on property owned or acquired by such Person (whether or not the Indebtedness secured thereby has been assumed); (f) all Guarantees by such Person of the Indebtedness (as described in the other clauses of this definition) of any other Person (including, for the avoidance of doubt, any Subsidiary or other Affiliate of such Person or any third party that is not affiliated with such Person); and (g) all Disqualified Capital Stock of such Person. The Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any other entity (including any partnership in which such Person is a general partner) to the extent such Person is liable therefor as a result of such Person’s ownership interest in or other relationship with such entity, except to the extent the terms of such Indebtedness provide that such Person is not liable therefor.

Indemnified Taxes” means any Taxes imposed on or with respect to any payment made by or on account of any obligation of any Borrower or Guarantor under any Loan Document, other than Excluded Taxes and Other Taxes.

Indemnitee” has the meaning specified in Section 11.04(a).

Ineligible Jurisdiction” means the countries of Albania, Angola, Congo, Egypt, Gabon, and Nigeria; provided that the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers, by mutual written agreement, may re-categorize any country between the definitions of “Ineligible Jurisdiction” and “Eligible Jurisdiction”.

“Insolvency Laws” means (a) the Bankruptcy Code, (b) the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (Canada), (c) the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada), (d) the Winding-Up and Restructuring Act (Canada), (e) the Canada Business Corporations Act (Canada) where such statute is used by a Person to propose an arrangement, (f) the German Insolvency Act (Insolvenzordnung), (g) the German Insolvency Code (Insolvenzordnung) (Anordnung von Sicherungsmaßnahmen)), and/or (h) any similar legislation in a relevant jurisdiction, in each case as applicable and as in effect from time to time.

Insolvency Proceeding” means (a) any proceeding commenced by or against any Person under any provision of any Insolvency Law or under any other provincial, state or federal bankruptcy or insolvency law, each as now and hereafter in effect, any successors to such statutes, and any similar laws in any jurisdiction including, without limitation, any laws relating to assignments for the benefit of creditors, formal or informal moratoria, compositions, extensions generally with creditors, or proceedings seeking reorganization, arrangement, or other similar

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relief and any law permitting a debtor to obtain a stay or a compromise of the claims of its creditors and/or (b) a Person having filed a notice under Section 36 of the Tax Collection Act of the Netherlands (Invorderingswet 1990) or Section 60 of the Social Insurance Financing Act of the Netherlands (Wet Financiering Sociale Verzekeringen) in conjunction with Section 36 of the Tax Collection Act of the Netherlands (Invorderingswet 1990).

Intellectual Property” has the meaning set forth in the U.S. Security Agreement, and includes all Industrial Designs (as defined in the Canadian Security Agreement).

Intercompany Subordination Agreement” means an intercompany subordination agreement, dated as of the date hereof, executed and delivered by each Obligor and the Parent’s Subsidiaries party thereto, and Agent, in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit M, or as otherwise reasonably agreed by the Required Lenders.

Intercreditor Agreement” means, collectively,

(a)       that certain Intercreditor Agreement dated as of the Effective Date, substantially in the form of Exhibit G hereto, by and among the Administrative Agent, the Exit ABL Collateral Agent, the Borrowers and the other Obligors from time to time party thereto, as replaced by the Intercreditor Agreement (the “Amendment No. 1 Intercreditor Agreement”) dated as of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, substantially in the form of Exhibit P hereto;

(b)       any intercreditor agreement executed after the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date in connection with any ABL Facility, by and among the Administrative Agent, the applicable administrative agent or collateral agent under any ABL Facility, the trustee or collateral agent for any Indebtedness permitted under Section 8.01(p) (if applicable), the Borrowers and the other Obligors from time to time party thereto; provided, that such intercreditor agreement shall (i) be in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (it being understood that the Intercreditor Agreements described in clause (a) above are reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) and (ii) provide that the Liens securing such ABL Facility shall be junior to the Liens securing the Secured Obligations, except that with respect to the ABL Priority Collateral, the Liens securing such ABL Facility shall be senior to the Liens securing the Secured Obligations except that any Liens in respect of Specified Cash Collateral provided under this Agreement shall not secure the ABL Facility;

(c)       any intercreditor agreement executed after the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date in connection with any RC Facility, by and among the Administrative Agent, the applicable administrative agent or collateral agent under any RC Facility, the trustee or collateral agent for any Indebtedness permitted under Section 8.01(p) (if applicable), the Borrowers and the other Obligors from time to time party thereto; provided, that such intercreditor agreement shall (i) be in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (it being understood that the Intercreditor Agreements described in clause (a) above are reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent) and (ii) provide that the Liens securing such RC Facility shall be pari passu with, or junior to, the Liens securing the Secured Obligations except that any Liens in respect of Specified Cash Collateral provided under this Agreement shall not secure the RC Facility; and

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(d)       any additional instrument, document, agreement (including any supplemental intercreditor agreement), filing or certification, each in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and that the Administrative Agent reasonably requires to be executed, delivered or obtained (whether by an Obligor, the Senior Secured Notes Secured Parties, the administrative agent or collateral agent under any Revolving Credit Facility or any other Person) under the laws of any Specified Jurisdiction in order for the Liens on the LC Priority Collateral securing the Senior Secured Notes, any RC Facility or to the extent not ABL Priority Collateral, any ABL Facility, as applicable, to be subordinated to(or in the case of an RC Facility subordinated to or pari passu with) the Liens on the LC Priority Collateral securing the Secured Obligations to the reasonable satisfaction of the Administrative Agent.

Initial LC Fee Period” means the period from December 12, 2019 until January 1, 2020.

Interpolated Rate” means, at any time, for any Impacted Interest Period, the rate per annum (rounded down to the same number of decimal places as the LIBO Screen Rate) determined by the Administrative Agent (which determination shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error) to be equal to the rate that results from interpolating on a linear basis between: (a) the LIBO Screen Rate for the longest period (for which the LIBO Screen Rate is available for the applicable currency) that is shorter than the Impacted Interest Period and (b) the LIBO Screen Rate for the shortest period (for which the LIBO Screen Rate is available for the applicable currency) that exceeds the Impacted Interest Period, in each case, at such time; provided that if any Interpolated Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for the purposes of this Agreement.

Investment” means, as applied to any Person, any direct or indirect (a) purchase or other acquisition (including pursuant to any merger or consolidation with any Person) of any Capital Stock, evidences of Indebtedness or other securities of any other Person, (b) loan or advance made by such Person to any other Person, (c) Guarantee, assumption or other incurrence of liability by such Person of or for any Indebtedness of any other Person, (d) capital contribution or other investment by such Person in any other Person or (e) purchase or other acquisition (in one transaction or a series of transactions) of any assets of any other Person constituting a business unit.

IP Short Forms” means the Trademark Security Agreement and Patent Security Agreement in substantially the form of Exhibit J, and to the extent applicable, a copyright security agreement in a form substantially similar thereto.

Irish Scheme” has the meaning specified in the recitals.

Issuing Bank” means (a) each of Deutsche Bank, Wells Fargo, Barclays, Citibank, N.A., Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. (“Morgan Stanley”), Nordea Bank Abp, New York Branch, Standard Chartered Bank and any other Lender that agrees to issue Letters of Credit hereunder as contemplated by Section 3.01(l), in its capacity as an issuer of Letters of Credit hereunder and (b) solely with respect to the Existing Letters of Credit, each issuer thereof. Each Issuing Bank may, in its discretion, arrange for one or more Letters of Credit to be issued by Affiliates of such Issuing Bank, in which case the term “Issuing Bank” shall include any such Affiliate with respect to Letters of Credit issued by such Affiliate.

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Issuing Bank Agreement” has the meaning specified in Section 3.01(l).

Joint Lead Arrangers” means Deutsche Bank, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and Barclays, each in its capacity as Joint Lead Arranger and Joint Bookrunner hereunder.

LC Australian Collateral Agent” has the meaning specified in the Intercreditor Agreement.

LC Collateral Account” has the meaning specified in Section 3.01(k).

LC Commitment” means, as to each Issuing Bank, the commitment of such Issuing Bank to issue Letters of Credit pursuant to Section 3.01. The amount of each Issuing Bank’s LC Commitment, at any time, shall be (a) with respect to each Issuing Bank as of the Effective Date, its “LC Commitment” as set forth on Schedule 2.01, and (b) with respect to any other Issuing Bank after the Effective Date, an amount agreed to by such Issuing Bank, in the case of any Issuing Bank described in the preceding clause (a) or clause (b), as such LC Commitment may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with Section 3.01(j).

LC Disbursement” means a payment made by any Issuing Bank pursuant to a Letter of Credit.

LC Expiration Date” has the meaning specified in Section 3.01(d).

LC Exposure” means, with respect to any Lender at any time, such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the Total LC Exposure at such time. For all purposes of this Agreement, if on any date of determination (a) a Letter of Credit has expired by its terms but any amount may still be drawn thereunder by reason of the operation of Article 29(a) of the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, International Chamber of Commerce Publication No. 600 (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the applicable time) or Rule 3.13 or Rule 3.14 of the International Standby Practices, International Chamber of Commerce Publication No. 590 (or such later version thereof as may be in effect at the applicable time) or similar terms of the Letter of Credit itself, (b) if compliant documents in respect of such Letter of Credit have been presented but not yet honored or refused, or (c) such Letter of Credit has not yet expired or been cancelled, then in each case such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be “outstanding” and “undrawn” in the amount so remaining available to be paid, and the obligations of the Borrowers and each Lender shall remain in full force and effect until the Issuing Bank and the Lenders shall have no further obligations to make any payments or disbursements under any circumstances with respect to any Letter of Credit. Further, if a Letter of Credit by its terms provides for any automatic increase in the amount available to be drawn thereunder, then for purposes of calculating LC Exposure and Total LC Exposure, the outstanding amount of such Letter of Credit shall be deemed to include the amount of such increase even if it has not yet taken effect.

LC Fee Period” means, initially, the Initial LC Fee Period, and subsequently, the applicable one calendar month period commencing on the first Business Day of the calendar month and ending on the last Business Day of such calendar month.

LC Participation Fee” has the meaning specified in Section 2.04(b)(i).

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LC Participation Fee Rate” means the LIBO Rate plus the Applicable Margin, provided that if the LC Participation Fee Rate is being calculated by reference to the Alternate Base Rate, LC Participation Fee Rate shall mean the Alternate Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin.

LC Priority Collateral” has the meaning specified for “LC Priority Collateral” or “LC/RCF Priority Collateral”, as applicable, in the Intercreditor Agreement.

Lender Parent” means, with respect to any Lender, any Person as to which such Lender is, directly or indirectly, a subsidiary.

Lenders” means the Persons listed in Schedule 2.01 and any other Person that shall have become a party hereto pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption, other than any such Person that ceases to be a party hereto pursuant to an Assignment and Assumption.

Letter of Credit” means any letter of credit or bank guarantee issued pursuant to this Agreement (including the Existing Letters of Credit pursuant to Section 3.01(n)).

Letter of Credit Request” means a request by a Borrower for the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension, as the case may be, of a Letter of Credit in accordance with Section 3.01(b), which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit B.

Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination and on a consolidated basis, the result of (a) the amount equal to (i) Funded Indebtedness as of such date minus (ii) Unrestricted Cash in an amount not to exceed $100,000,000, to (b) Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA for the four Fiscal Quarter period ended as of such date.

LIBO Rate” means, with respect to any Letter of Credit for any applicable LC Fee Period, the LIBO Screen Rate at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time, two Business Days prior to the commencement of such LC Fee Period; provided that if a LIBO Screen Rate shall not be available at such time for such LC Fee Period (the “Impacted Interest Period”), then the LIBO Rate for such LC Fee Period shall be the Interpolated Rate. It is understood and agreed that all of the terms and conditions of this definition of “LIBO Rate” shall be subject to Section 2.06.

LIBO Screen Rate” means, for any day and time, with respect to any Letter of Credit for any LC Fee Period, the London interbank offered rate as administered by ICE Benchmark Administration (or any other Person that takes over the administration of such rate for Dollars) for the 30 calendar day period beginning on the first day of such LC Fee Period as displayed on such day and time on pages LIBOR01 or LIBOR02 of the Reuters screen that displays such rate (or, in the event such rate does not appear on a Reuters page or screen, or any successor or substitute page on such screen that displays such rate, or on the appropriate page of such other information service that publishes such rate from time to time selected by the Administrative Agent in its reasonable discretion), provided that if the LIBO Screen Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for the purposes of this Agreement. When determining the rate for a period which is less than the shortest period for which the LIBO Screen Rate is available, the LIBO Screen Rate for purposes of this definition shall be deemed to be the overnight screen rate where “overnight screen rate” means the overnight rate determined by the Administrative Agent from such service as the Administrative Agent may select.

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LIBO Successor Rate” has the meaning specified in Section 2.06.

LIBO Successor Rate Conforming Changes” means, with respect to any proposed LIBO Successor Rate, any conforming changes to the definition of “Alternate Base Rate”, the definition of “LC Fee Period”, timing and frequency of determining rates and making payments of interest and other administrative matters as may be appropriate, that the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers mutually decide, to reflect the adoption of such LIBO Successor Rate and to permit the administration thereof by the Administrative Agent in a manner substantially consistent with market practice (or, if the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers determine that adoption of any portion of such market practice is not administratively feasible or that no market practice for the administration of such LIBO Successor Rate exists, in such other manner of administration as the Administrative Agent and Borrowers decide).

Lien” means any mortgage, deed of trust, pledge, hypothecation, assignment, charge, deposit arrangement, encumbrance, easement, lien (statutory or other), security interest, or other security arrangement and any other preference, priority, or preferential arrangement of any kind or nature whatsoever, including any conditional sale contract or other title retention agreement, the interest of a lessor under a Capital Lease and any synthetic or other financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing.

Limitation Acts” means the Limitation Act 1980 and the Foreign Limitation Periods Act 1984.

Loan Documents” means, collectively, this Agreement, the Guaranty Agreements, the Letters of Credit (and applications therefor), the Collateral Documents, the Intercompany Subordination Agreement, the Security Trust Deed, all instruments, certificates and agreements now or hereafter executed or delivered by any Obligor to the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank or any Lender pursuant to or in connection with any of the foregoing, and all amendments, modifications, renewals, extensions, increases and rearrangements of, and substitutions for, any of the foregoing.

Luxembourg Obligors” means any Obligor organized under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Material Adverse Effect” means, relative to any occurrence of whatever nature (including any adverse determination in any litigation, arbitration or governmental investigation or proceeding) and after taking into account actual insurance coverage and effective indemnification with respect to such occurrence, (a) a material adverse effect on the financial condition, business, assets or operations of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, or (b) a material adverse effect on (i) the ability of the Obligors to collectively perform their payment or other material obligations hereunder or under the other Loan Documents or (ii) the ability of the Administrative Agent or the Lenders to realize the material benefits intended to be provided by the Obligors under the Loan Documents.

Material Indebtedness” means any Indebtedness of any one or more of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries in an aggregate principal amount exceeding $50,000,000.

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Material Real Property” means real property located in the United States of America, Canada or the United Kingdom owned by any Obligor with a net book value in excess of $10,000,000 and that is not an Excluded Asset and each Effective Date Real Property.

Material Specified Subsidiary” means (a) any Restricted Subsidiary that, together with its own consolidated Restricted Subsidiaries, as of the last day of any Fiscal Quarter ended for which financial statements have been delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(a) or Section 7.01(b) of this Agreement (i) had assets representing more than 2.5% of the Total Specified Asset Value as of such date or (ii) generated more than 2.5% of Consolidated Adjusted EBITDA of the Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries for the four consecutive Fiscal Quarter period ending on such date and (b) any Restricted Subsidiary organized in a Specified Jurisdiction that is a primary obligor or provides a Guarantee of any overdraft facility, working capital facility, letter of credit facility or other cash management facility that, if fully utilized, would provide for extensions of credit in an aggregate amount of $20,000,000 or more.

Material Subsidiary” means (a) each Material Specified Subsidiary, and (b) each other Restricted Subsidiary that, together with its own consolidated Restricted Subsidiaries, either (i) has total assets in excess of 5% of the total assets of Parent and its consolidated Restricted Subsidiaries or (ii) has gross revenues in excess of 5% of the consolidated gross revenues of Parent and its consolidated Restricted Subsidiaries based, in each case, on the most recent audited consolidated financial statements of Parent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, WIL-Delaware and WIL-Bermuda shall be deemed to be Material Subsidiaries.

Maturity Date” means May 29, 2024.

Maximum Rate” has the meaning specified in Section 11.14.

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

Morgan Stanley” has the meaning specified in “Issuing Bank”.

Mortgages” means, collectively, (a) the instruments described on Schedule 7.11 hereto and (b) each other mortgage, deed of trust, debenture or other agreement which conveys or evidences a Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the other Secured Parties, on real property of any Obligor, including any amendment, restatement, modification or supplement thereto.

Multiemployer Plan” means any plan covered by Title IV of ERISA which is a “multiemployer plan” (as such term is defined in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA).

NBV of Assets Ratio” means, as of any date of determination and on a consolidated basis, with net book values as stated in the most recent consolidated financial statements of the Parent delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(a) or Section 7.01(b), the result of (a) an amount equal to (i) the aggregate net book value of all assets of the Obligors minus (ii) the aggregate net book value of (A) the ABL Priority Collateral to the extent securing the ABL Facility and (B) the Notes Priority Collateral to the extent securing Indebtedness permitted under Section 8.01(p), to (b) an amount equal to (i) the Total LC Exposure minus (ii) the amount of the Specified Cash Collateral.

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New Weatherford Parent” has the meaning specified in clause (c) of the definition of “Redomestication”.

Non-Consenting Lender” means any Lender that does not approve any consent, waiver or amendment that (i) requires the approval of each Lender or each affected Lender in accordance with the terms of Section 11.01 and (ii) has been approved by the Required Lenders.

Notes Priority Collateral” has the meaning specified in the Intercreditor Agreement.

NYFRB” means the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

NYFRB Rate” means, for any day, the greater of (a) the Federal Funds Effective Rate in effect on such day and (b) the Overnight Bank Funding Rate in effect on such day (or for any day that is not a Business Day, for the immediately preceding Business Day); provided that if none of such rates are published for any day that is a Business Day, the term “NYFRB Rate” means the rate for a federal funds transaction quoted at 11:00 a.m. on such day received by the Administrative Agent from a Federal funds broker of recognized standing selected by it; provided, further, that if any of the aforesaid rates shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.

Obligations” means, collectively, all obligations with respect to Letters of Credit (including unreimbursed LC Disbursements), all accrued and unpaid fees and all expenses, reimbursements, indemnities and other obligations and indebtedness (including interest and fees accruing during the pendency of any bankruptcy, insolvency, administration, examinership, receivership or other similar proceeding, regardless of whether allowed or allowable in such proceeding), obligations and liabilities of any of Parent and its Subsidiaries to any of the Lenders, the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Banks, the LC Australian Collateral Agent or any Indemnitee, individually or collectively (whether existing on the Effective Date or arising thereafter, direct or indirect, joint or several, absolute or contingent, matured or unmatured, liquidated or unliquidated, secured or unsecured, arising by contract, operation of law or otherwise), arising or incurred under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents or otherwise in respect of any of any of the Letters of Credit.

Obligor Parties” means the Borrowers and Parent, and “Obligor Party” means any of them.

Obligors” means the Obligor Parties and any other Guarantors, and “Obligor” means any of them.

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

Original Foreign Collateral Agent” means the foreign collateral agent as defined in the Intercreditor Agreement dated as of the Effective Date.

Other Connection Taxes” means, with respect to any Recipient, Taxes imposed as a result of a present or former connection between such Recipient and the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (other than connections arising from such Recipient having executed, delivered, become a party

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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 Document).

Other Taxes” means any and all present or future stamp or documentary taxes, recording intangible, or any other excise taxes, charges or similar levies, other than Excluded Taxes, arising from any payment made hereunder or from the execution, delivery or enforcement of, or otherwise with respect to, this Agreement, but only to the extent that any of the foregoing is imposed by (a) Bermuda, Germany, Switzerland, the United States or any other jurisdiction in which any Obligor is organized or is resident for tax purposes or has Collateral that supports the Obligations hereunder or any other jurisdiction in which WIL-Bermuda is Redomesticated or is resident for tax purposes with respect to a Foreign Lender, or (b) Bermuda, Switzerland or any other jurisdiction in which any Borrower is organized or is resident for tax purposes or any other jurisdiction (other than the United States) in which WIL-Bermuda is Redomesticated or is resident for tax purposes with respect to a Lender which is not a Foreign Lender.

Overnight Bank Funding Rate” means, for any day, the rate comprised of both overnight federal funds and overnight Eurodollar borrowings (i.e., borrowings determined at the Adjusted LIBO Rate) by U.S.-managed banking offices of depository institutions (as such composite rate shall be determined by the NYFRB as set forth on its public website from time to time) and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the NYFRB as an overnight bank funding rate (from and after such date as the NYFRB shall commence to publish such composite rate).

Parallel Debt” means “Parallel Debt” (as defined in Section 13 in the Affiliate Guaranty).

Parent” means Weatherford International plc, an Irish public limited company; provided that, if a Redomestication occurs subsequent to the Effective Date and Parent is not the Surviving Person resulting from such Redomestication, the term “Parent” shall refer to the Surviving Person resulting from such Redomestication.

Participant” has the meaning specified in Section 11.05(c).

Participant Certificate” means a certificate executed by a Participant, substantially in the form of Exhibit N.

Participant Register” has the meaning specified in Section 11.05(c).

PATRIOT Act” has the meaning specified in Section 11.19.

Paying Borrower” has the meaning specified in Section 2.08.

Payment in Full” means the Commitments have expired or been terminated and the Obligations and all fees payable hereunder and all other amounts payable under the Loan Documents (other than contingent indemnification obligations as to which no claim has been received by any Obligor) shall have been paid in full in cash and all Letters of Credit (other than Letters of Credit with respect to which other arrangements satisfactory to each applicable Issuing Bank have been made) shall have expired or terminated, in each case, without any pending draw, and all LC Disbursements shall have been reimbursed in full in cash and the Swap Obligations

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have been paid in full in cash (or alternative collateral arrangements have been made satisfactory to the parties thereto).

PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation or any entity succeeding to any or all of its functions under ERISA.

Permitted Acquisition” means any Acquisition (other than a Hostile Acquisition) by Parent or a Restricted Subsidiary if (a) at the time of and immediately after giving effect thereto, (i) no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or would result therefrom, (ii) Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries are in compliance with Section 8.03, (b) all actions required to be taken with respect to such acquired or newly formed Subsidiary under Section 8.03 shall have been taken or will be taken within the time periods set forth therein, (c) such Acquisition involves a merger, consolidation or amalgamation of Parent or a Restricted Subsidiary with any other Person, such Acquisition is permitted under Section 8.03, (d) in the case of any Acquisition made by the Restricted Subsidiaries that are not Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries and Restricted Subsidiaries that are not Obligors (including Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries), the aggregate consideration paid in respect of such Acquisition, when taken together with the aggregate consideration paid in respect of all other Acquisitions consummated by such Persons since the Effective Date, does not exceed at any date of determination, an amount equal to the sum of (i) $200,000,000 plus (ii) the amount of net cash proceeds from issuances of Capital Stock (other than Disqualified Capital Stock) by Parent to the extent such issuance is substantially contemporaneous with the closing of such Acquisition and such net cash proceeds are used to pay consideration in respect of such Acquisition less any such amounts used to consummate Permitted Acquisitions pursuant to clause (e)(iv) below and (e) in the case of any Acquisition made by Obligors, the aggregate consideration paid in respect of such Acquisition, when taken together with the aggregate consideration paid in respect of all other Acquisitions consummated by such Persons since the Effective Date, does not exceed, at any date of determination, an amount equal to the sum of (i) $200,000,000 plus (ii) if such date is on or after the first anniversary of the Effective Date, $200,000,000 plus (iii) if such date is on or after the second anniversary of the Effective Date, $200,000,000 plus (iv) the amount of net cash proceeds from issuances of Capital Stock (other than Disqualified Capital Stock) by Parent to the extent such issuance is substantially contemporaneous with the closing of such Acquisition and such net cash proceeds are used to pay consideration in respect of such Acquisition less any such amounts used to consummate Permitted Acquisitions pursuant to clause (d)(ii) above.

Permitted Customer Notes Disposition” means the Disposition (including the sale of a participation) by any Restricted Subsidiary that is organized in a jurisdiction other than a Specified Jurisdiction to a third party of (or in) any Receivables that were originated by such Restricted Subsidiary in the ordinary course of business and have been converted, exchanged or novated into one or more promissory notes or similar instruments.

Permitted Existing Indebtedness” means the Indebtedness of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries existing as of the Effective Date and identified on Schedule 8.01.

Permitted Factoring Customers” means the Persons identified to the Administrative Agent in writing on or prior to the Effective Date, as such Persons may be updated from time to time by Parent with the approval of the Administrative Agent.

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Permitted Factoring Transaction Documents” means each of the documents and agreements entered into in connection with any Permitted Factoring Transaction.

Permitted Factoring Transactions” means receivables purchase facilities and factoring transactions entered into by Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary with respect to Receivables originated by Parent or such Restricted Subsidiary in the ordinary course of business and owing by one or more Permitted Factoring Customers, which receivables purchase facilities and factoring transactions give rise to Attributable Receivables Amounts that are non-recourse to Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries other than limited recourse customary for receivables purchase facilities and factoring transactions of the same kind, provided that (a) the aggregate face amount of all receivables sold or transferred pursuant to Permitted Factoring Transactions shall not exceed $100,000,000 during any Fiscal Quarter, and (b) such Receivables are segregated into deposit accounts that are separate and distinct from the deposit accounts constituting or holding Collateral (and Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries shall not otherwise commingle proceeds received in connection with a Permitted Factoring Transaction with any Collateral or proceeds thereof).

Permitted Holders” means Capital Research Management Company and its affiliates, on behalf of certain managed funds and accounts, and Franklin Advisers, Inc., as investment manager on behalf of certain funds and accounts.

Permitted Intercompany Specified Transactions” means capital contributions, other Investments, asset Dispositions or Restricted Payments made by Parent or a Restricted Subsidiary to or in a Restricted Subsidiary that is not an Obligor or an Obligor that is not a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary (a) in the ordinary course of business in order to comply with foreign requirements of law and accounting standards and practices with respect to minimum levels of retained earnings or other similar legal requirements, (b) in the ordinary course of business and in accordance with historical practices thereof prior to the commencement of the Chapter 11 Cases in connection with submitting RFPs, RFQs or other similar customer bids, (c) in the ordinary course of business and in accordance with historical practices thereof prior to the commencement of the Chapter 11 Cases in connection with tax optimization strategies, or (d) in the ordinary course of business and in accordance with historical practices thereof prior to the commencement of the Chapter 11 Cases in connection with funding operating losses of the recipient thereof.

Permitted Intercompany Treasury Management Transactions” means customary intercompany trade transactions, customary intercompany operational asset transfers and customary intercompany cash management transfers, in each case made in the ordinary course of business of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries and in accordance with historical practices thereof prior to the commencement of the Chapter 11 Cases.

Permitted Liens” means, without duplication:

(a)       Liens for Taxes or unpaid utilities (i) not yet delinquent or which can thereafter be paid without penalty, (ii) which are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings (provided that, with respect to Taxes referenced in this clause (ii), adequate reserves with respect thereto are maintained on the books of Parent or its Subsidiaries, to the extent required by GAAP), or (iii) imposed by any foreign Governmental Authority and attaching solely to assets with a fair market value not in excess of $50,000,000 in the aggregate at any one time;

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(b)       carriers’, warehousemen’s, mechanics’, materialmen’s, repairmen’s or other like Liens arising in the ordinary course of business and not overdue for a period of more than 60 days or which are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which adequate reserves have been made to the extent required by GAAP;

(c)       pledges or deposits made in compliance with, or deemed trusts arising in connection with, workers’ compensation, unemployment insurance, old age benefits, pension, employment or other social security laws or regulations;

(d)       easements, rights-of-way, use restrictions, minor defects or irregularities in title, reservations (including reservations in any original grant from any government of any land or interests therein and statutory exceptions to title) and other similar encumbrances incurred in the ordinary course of business which, in the aggregate, are not substantial in amount and which do not, in any case, materially detract from the value of the property subject thereto or materially interfere with the ordinary conduct of the business of Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries;

(e)       rights under retention of title arrangements in favor of suppliers incurred in the ordinary course of business;

(f)       judgment and attachment Liens not giving rise to an Event of Default or Liens created by or existing from any litigation or legal proceeding that are currently being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings, promptly instituted and diligently conducted, and for which adequate reserves have been made to the extent required by GAAP;

(g)       Liens on the assets (and related insurance proceeds) of any entity or asset (and related insurance proceeds) existing at the time such asset or entity is acquired by Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, whether by merger, amalgamation, consolidation, purchase of assets or otherwise; provided that (i) such Liens are not created, incurred or assumed by such entity in contemplation of such entity being acquired by Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, (ii) such Liens do not extend to any other assets of Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries and (iii) the Indebtedness secured by such Liens is permitted pursuant to this Agreement;

(h)       Liens on fixed or capital assets acquired, constructed or improved by Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary; provided that (i) such Liens secure Indebtedness permitted by Section 8.01(k), (ii) such Liens and the Indebtedness secured thereby are incurred prior to or within 90 days after such acquisition or the completion of such construction or improvement, (iii) the Indebtedness secured thereby does not exceed the cost of acquiring, constructing or improving such fixed or capital assets and (iv) such Liens shall not at any time encumber any property (other than proceeds from associated insurances and proceeds of, improvements, accessions and upgrades to, and related contracts, intangibles and other assets incidental to or arising from, the property so acquired, constructed or improved) other than the property financed by such Indebtedness;

(i)       (i) Liens incurred to secure the performance of tenders, bids, leases, statutory obligations, surety and appeal bonds, government contracts, performance and return-of-money bonds and other obligations of a like nature incurred in the ordinary course of business; provided that no Liens incurred under this sub-clause (i) shall secure obligations for the payment of borrowed money, and (ii) Liens solely on cash and Cash Equivalents not to exceed $50,000,000 at

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any one time securing letters of credit, letter of credit facilities, bank guaranties, bank guarantee facilities or similar instruments or facilities supporting the obligations described in the preceding sub-clause (i);

(j)       leases or subleases granted to others not interfering in any material respect with the business of Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries;

(k)       Liens to secure obligations arising from statutory or regulatory requirements;

(l)       any interest or title of a lessor in property (and proceeds (including proceeds from insurance) of, and improvements, accessions and upgrades to, such property) subject to any Capitalized Lease Obligation or operating lease which obligation or lease, in each case, is permitted under this Agreement;

(m)       Liens in favor of collecting or payor banks having a right of setoff, revocation, refund or chargeback with respect to money or instruments of Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries on deposit with or in possession of such bank subject to, in the case of bank accounts purported to be pledged under a Security Agreement governed by Dutch law, a Bank Consent Letter (as defined therein), and any netting or set-off arrangement entered into by any Obligor in the ordinary course of its banking arrangements for the purpose of netting debit and credit balances and any Lien arising under the general terms and conditions of banks or Sparkassen (Allgemeine Geschäftsbedingungen der Banken oder Sparkassen) with whom any Obligor maintains a banking relationship in the ordinary course of business;

(n)       [reserved.];

(o)       Liens solely on any cash earnest money deposits or escrow arrangements made by Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries in connection with any letter of intent or purchase agreement relating to any acquisition of property permitted hereunder;

(p)       extensions, renewals and replacements of any Lien permitted by any of the preceding clauses, so long as (i) the principal amount of any debt secured thereby is not increased (other than to the extent of any amounts incurred to pay costs of any such extension, renewal or replacement) and (ii) such Lien does not extend to any additional assets (other than improvements and accessions to, and replacements of, the assets originally subject to such Lien); and

(q)       any Lien created or subsisting to secure any obligations incurred in order to comply with the requirements of section 8a of the German Part-Time Retirement Act (Altersteilzeitgesetz) and/or section 7e of the Fourth Book of the German Social Security Code (Sozialgesetzbuch IV).

Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness” means Indebtedness (for purposes of this definition, “New Indebtedness”) incurred in exchange for, or the proceeds of which are used to extend, refinance, replace, defease, discharge, refund or otherwise retire for value any other Indebtedness (for purposes of this definition, the “Refinanced Indebtedness”), provided that (a) the aggregate principal amount (or accreted value, in the case of Indebtedness issued with original issue discount) of the New Indebtedness (including undrawn or available committed amounts) does not exceed the sum of (i) the aggregate principal amount (or accreted value, in the case of Indebtedness issued with original issue discount) then outstanding of the Refinanced Indebtedness (including undrawn

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or available committed amounts) plus (ii) an amount necessary to pay all accrued (including, for purposes of defeasance, future accrued) and unpaid interest on the Refinanced Indebtedness and any fees, premiums and expenses related to such exchange or refinancing, (b) the New Indebtedness has a stated maturity that is no earlier than the stated maturity date of the Refinanced Indebtedness, (c) the New Indebtedness has a Weighted Average Life to Maturity that is no shorter than the Weighted Average Life to Maturity of the Refinanced Indebtedness, (d) the New Indebtedness is not incurred or Guaranteed by any Person that was not an obligor on the Refinanced Indebtedness unless such Person would have been permitted under Section 8.01 to be the issuer or guarantor, as applicable, under a new issuance of such Indebtedness hereunder, in which case such incurrence of Indebtedness shall be deemed a reduction of the amount permitted under the applicable Section (if applicable); provided that in the event that the Refinanced Indebtedness is of the type described in Section 8.01(b), the New Indebtedness may be Guaranteed by any Obligor and shall be subject to the Intercreditor Agreement, and (e) if the Refinanced Indebtedness is subordinated in right of payment or lien priority to the Obligations, the New Indebtedness is subordinated in right of payment or lien priority, as applicable, to the Obligations to at least the same extent as the Refinanced Indebtedness.

Person” means any individual, corporation, company, limited or general partnership, limited liability company, joint venture, association, joint stock company, trust, unincorporated organization or other entity, or any Governmental Authority.

Plan” means an employee pension benefit plan, as defined in Section 3(2) of ERISA, which is covered by Title IV of ERISA or subject to the minimum funding standards under Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA and at any time within the preceding six (6) years has been (a) sponsored, maintained or contributed to by Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate for employees of Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate or (b) maintained pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement or any other arrangement under which more than one employer makes contributions and to which Parent, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate is or was then making or accruing an obligation to make contributions.

Plan Asset Regulations” means 29 CFR § 2510.3-101 et seq., as modified by Section 3(42) of ERISA, as amended from time to time.

Plan Effective Date” means “Effective Date” as defined in the Plan of Reorganization.

Plan of Reorganization” has the meaning specified in the recitals.

Pledge Agreements” means, collectively, any pledge agreement, charge, debenture, equitable mortgage over shares or other similar agreement or instrument in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of itself and the other Secured Parties, in any such case, pursuant to which any Person grants Liens on any Capital Stock owned by such Person to secure the Secured Obligations.

Pledged Subsidiary” means a direct Subsidiary of an Obligor that is organized in a Specified Jurisdiction and is not itself an Obligor.

PPSA” means the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) of Australia.

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Prime Rate” means the rate of interest per annum publicly announced from time to time by DBTCA or an affiliate thereof (for so long as it is the Administrative Agent) or any successor administrative agent pursuant to Article X hereto as its prime rate in effect at its principal office in New York City. Each change in the Prime Rate shall be effective from and including the date such change is publicly announced as being effective; provided that all interest and fees in respect of the Prime Rate shall be computed on the basis of a year of 365 days (or 366 days in a leap year), and in each case shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).

Principal Financial Officer” means, with respect to any Obligor, any director, any manager, the chief financial officer, the treasurer, the assistant treasurer or the principal accounting officer of such Obligor.

Projections” means Parent’s forecasted (a) balance sheets, (b) profit and loss statements, and (c) cash flow statements, all prepared on a basis consistent with Parent’s historical financial statements, together with appropriate supporting details and a statement of underlying assumptions.

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.

Qualified Capital Stock” means and refers to any Capital Stock issued by Parent (and not by one or more of its Subsidiaries) that is not a Disqualified Capital Stock.

RC Facility” means any revolving credit facility (other than an ABL Facility) entered into by one or more Obligors at any time after the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date; provided that (a) as of the date of the initial issuance thereof, such facility shall be provided by Commercial Lenders, (b) any Liens on the Collateral securing such facility shall be subject to each applicable Intercreditor Agreement, (c) such facility shall not be guaranteed by any Person that is not an Obligor and (d) the Administrative Agent is reasonably satisfied that it has received (or has otherwise agreed that reasonably satisfactory arrangements have been made for) all actions or documents reasonably requested by the it that are necessary to establish or reaffirm that all Liens intended to be constituted pursuant to the Collateral Documents remain valid, existing and in full force and effect and with the priority envisaged hereby (including, if so requested, deeds of confirmation, amendments and/or supplements to Collateral Documents and/or the applicable Intercreditor Agreement).

Real Estate Deliverables” means such Mortgages, title reports or certificates of title, title insurance policies (with endorsements), evidence of zoning compliance, property insurance, flood certifications and flood insurance (and, if applicable, FEMA form acknowledgements of insurance), opinions of counsel, undertakings of counsel to perfect any Mortgages together with copies of any applicable duly completed registration forms as may be required to achieve such perfection, surveys, appraisals, environmental assessments and reports, mortgage tax affidavits and declarations and other similar information and related certifications as are requested by, and in form and substance reasonably acceptable to, the Administrative Agent from time to time.

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Receivables” means any right to payment of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary created by or arising from sales of goods, leases of goods or the rendition of services rendered no matter how evidenced, whether or not earned by performance (whether constituting accounts, general intangibles, chattel paper or otherwise).

Receivables Related Security” means all contracts, contract rights, guarantees and other obligations related to Receivables, all proceeds and collections of Receivables and all other assets and security of a type that are customarily sold or transferred in connection with receivables purchase facilities and factoring transactions of a type that could constitute Permitted Factoring Transactions.

Recipient” means (a) the Administrative Agent, (b) any Lender and (c) any Issuing Bank, as applicable.

Redemption” means, with respect to any Indebtedness, the redemption, purchase, defeasance, prepayment or other acquisition or retirement for value of such Indebtedness. The term “Redeem” has a meaning correlative thereto.

Redomestication” means:

(a)       any amalgamation, merger, plan or scheme of arrangement, exchange offer, business combination, reincorporation, reorganization, consolidation or similar action of the Weatherford Parent Company with or into any other person (as such term is used in Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act), or of any other person (as such term is used in Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act) with or into the Weatherford Parent Company, or the sale, distribution or other disposition (other than by lease) of all or substantially all of the properties or assets of the Weatherford Parent Company and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole to any other person (as such term is used in Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act);

(b)       any continuation, discontinuation, domestication, redomestication, amalgamation, merger, plan or scheme of arrangement, exchange offer, business combination, reincorporation, reorganization, consolidation or similar action of the Weatherford Parent Company, pursuant to the law of the jurisdiction of its organization and of any other jurisdiction; or

(c)       the formation of a Person that becomes, as part of the transaction or series of related transactions, the direct or indirect owner of 100% of the voting shares of the Weatherford Parent Company (the “New Weatherford Parent”);

if, as a result thereof:

(x)       in the case of any action specified in clause (a), the entity that is the surviving, resulting or continuing Person in such amalgamation, merger, plan or scheme of arrangement, exchange offer, business combination, reincorporation, reorganization, consolidation or similar action, or the transferee in such sale, distribution or other disposition;

(y)       in the case of any action specified in clause (b), the entity that constituted the Weatherford Parent Company immediately prior thereto (but disregarding for this purpose any change in its jurisdiction of organization); or

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(z)       in the case of any action specified in clause (c), the New Weatherford Parent,

(in any such case, the “Surviving Person”) is a corporation or other entity, validly incorporated or formed and existing in good standing (to the extent the concept of good standing is applicable) (1) under the laws of the State of Delaware or another State of the United States, England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Canada or The Kingdom of the Netherlands, or (2) with the consent of all of the Lenders (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld (but, in each case, only to the extent that (x) each Lender can legally do business with, and commit to extend credit to, and receive Guarantees (and payments in respect thereof) from, an entity organized in such member country and (y) doing business with and receiving Guarantees (and payments in respect thereof) from such entity would not result in any material adverse tax, regulatory or legal consequences to any Lender), under the laws of any other jurisdiction; provided that (I) each class of Capital Stock of the Surviving Person issued and outstanding immediately following such action, and giving effect thereto, shall be beneficially owned by substantially the same Persons, in substantially the same percentages, as was the Capital Stock of the entity constituting the Weatherford Parent Company immediately prior thereto (provided that in no event shall a Change of Control result from any of the actions specified in clauses (a) through (c) above), and (II) the Surviving Person shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent:

(i)       a certificate to the effect that, both before and after giving effect to such transaction, no Default or Event of Default exists;

(ii)      an opinion, reasonably satisfactory in form, scope and substance to the Administrative Agent, of counsel reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, addressing such matters in connection with the Redomestication as the Administrative Agent or any Lender may reasonably request;

(iii)     if applicable, the documents required by Section 8.02(b); and

(iv)      if the Surviving Person is the New Weatherford Parent, (A) an instrument whereby such Person unconditionally guarantees the Obligations for the benefit of the Credit Parties and (B) an instrument whereby such Person becomes a party to this Agreement and assumes all rights and obligations hereunder of the entity constituting the Weatherford Parent Company immediately prior to the transactions described above, in each case in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

Register” has the meaning specified in Section 11.05(b)(iv).

Regulation D” means Regulation D of the Board (respecting reserve requirements), as the same is from time to time in effect, and all official rulings and interpretations thereunder or thereof.

Regulation T” means Regulation T of the Board (respecting eligible securities and margin requirements), as the same is from time to time in effect, and all official rulings and interpretations thereunder or thereof.

Regulation U” means Regulation U of the Board (respecting margin credit extended by banks), as the same is from time to time in effect, and all official rulings and interpretations thereunder or thereof.

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Regulation X” means Regulation X of the Board (respecting borrowers who obtain margin credit), as the same is from time to time in effect, and all official rulings and interpretations thereunder or thereof.

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

Required Lenders” means, at any time, Lenders having LC Exposures and unused Commitments representing more than fifty percent (50%) of the sum of the Total LC Exposure and unused Commitments at such time; provided that the LC Exposure of, and unused Commitment of, any Defaulting Lender shall be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Lenders.

Requirement of Law” means, as to any Person, any law (including common law), treaty, rule or regulation or determination of an arbitrator or a court or other Governmental Authority, in each case applicable to or binding upon such Person or any of its property or to which such Person or any of its property is subject.

Resolution Authority” means any body which has authority to exercise any Write-down and Conversion Powers.

Responsible Officer” means, with respect to any Obligor, any authorized board member, any director, any manager, the president, the chief financial officer, the treasurer, the assistant treasurer, the principal accounting officer or any vice president with responsibility for financial or accounting matters of such Obligor, or an individual specifically authorized by the Board of Directors of such Obligor to sign on behalf of such Obligor.

Restricted Obligations” has the meaning specified in Section 4.04(a).

Restricted Payment” means (a) any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) on account of any Capital Stock of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary, (b) any payment (whether in cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any Capital Stock of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary, (c) any voluntary Redemption of any Indebtedness prior to the stated maturity thereof or (d) any payment in violation of any subordination terms of any Indebtedness.

Restricted Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary of Parent that is not an Unrestricted Subsidiary. For the avoidance of doubt, each Borrower and each Guarantor (other than Parent) shall be a Restricted Subsidiary.

Restrictive Agreement” means any agreement or other arrangement that prohibits, limits, restricts or imposes any condition upon the ability of any Obligor to create, incur or permit to exist any Lien upon any of its property or assets (a) in favor of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders to secure any of the Secured Obligations, (b) in favor of the Senior Secured Notes Trustee and the Senior Secured Notes Secured Parties to secure any of the Senior Secured Notes or (c) in favor of

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the secured parties under any Revolving Credit Facility to secure the obligations with respect thereto.

Revaluation Date” means each of the following: (a) on the fifteenth day of each calendar month (or the following Business Day if such day is not a Business Day), and (c) such additional dates as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably determine or the Required Lenders shall reasonably require as a result of fluctuations in the relevant currency exchange rates or the occurrence and continuation of an Event of Default.

Revolving Credit Documents” means (a) any credit agreement or other comparable document evidencing Indebtedness under a Revolving Credit Facility, (b) all promissory notes evidencing Indebtedness under a Revolving Credit Facility and (c) all guaranties, security documents and other agreements, instruments, certificates and documents executed by any Obligor in connection with a Revolving Credit Facility.

Revolving Credit Facility” means, collectively, any single ABL Facility or RC Facility.

Revolving Credit Facility Effective Date” means the first date on which any Revolving Credit Facility becomes effective and commitments thereunder are available for drawing by an Obligor.

S&P” means Standard & Poor’s Ratings Group, a division of McGraw-Hill, Inc., or any successor to the ratings agency business thereof.

Sanctioned Country” means, at any time, a country, region or territory which is the subject or target of any Sanctions (at the time of this Agreement, Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan 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, any European Union member state, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Her Majesty’s Treasury of the United Kingdom, the Canadian government (or any agency thereof), the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade or any other relevant sanctions authority, (b) any Person operating, organized or resident in a Sanctioned Country or (c) any Person owned or controlled by any such Person or Persons described in the foregoing clauses (a) or (b).

Sanctions” means economic or financial sanctions or trade embargoes imposed, administered or enforced from time to time by (a) the U.S. government, including those administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury or the U.S. Department of State or (b) the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, Her Majesty’s Treasury of the United Kingdom, any European Union member state, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, the Australian Commonwealth Government, any governmental authority of Canada under the Special Economics Measures Act (Canada) or other applicable Canadian legislation or any other relevant sanctions authority.

SEC” means the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, or any governmental authority succeeding to the functions of said Commission.

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Secured Obligations” means (a) all Obligations, and (b) all Swap Obligations and Banking Services Obligations owing to one or more Lenders or their respective Affiliates; provided that the term “Swap Obligations” shall (i) not include, with respect to any Obligor, any Excluded Swap Obligations of such Obligor, and (ii) include (1) any Swap Obligations owing to one or more Lenders or their respective Affiliates under a Swap Agreement in effect prior to the Effective Date, and (2) any Swap Obligations owing to one or more Lenders or their respective Affiliates notwithstanding such party is no longer a Lender or an Affiliate of a Lender.

Secured Parties” means the holders of the Secured Obligations from time to time and shall include (a) each Lender in respect of its participations in Letters of Credit, (b) each Issuing Bank in respect of its Letters of Credit, (c) each Lender and Affiliate of such Lender in respect of Swap Agreements and Banking Services Agreements entered into with such Person by the Parent and any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, (d) the Administrative Agent, and the Lenders in respect of all other present and future obligations and liabilities constituting Secured Obligations of Parent and each Restricted Subsidiary of every type and description arising under or in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document, (e) each Indemnitee in respect of the obligations and liabilities of the Borrowers to such Person hereunder and under the other Loan Documents constituting Secured Obligations, and (f) their respective successors and (in the case of a Lender, permitted) transferees and assigns.

Security Agreements” means, collectively, (a) the agreements and other instruments described on Schedule 1.01C hereto, (b) the U.S. Security Agreement and the Canadian Security Agreement and (c) any other security agreement, debenture, mortgage, charge or other similar agreement in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of itself and the other Secured Parties, in any such case, pursuant to which any Obligor grants Liens on the property of such Obligor to secure the Secured Obligations.

Security Trust Deed” means the Security Trust Deed to be entered into among the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the LC Australian Collateral Agent.

Senior Secured Notes” means the senior secured notes of WIL-Bermuda due 2024 in an initial aggregate principal amount of $500,000,000 issued on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date pursuant to the Senior Secured Notes Indenture.

Senior Secured Notes Indenture” means the indenture dated as of August 28, 2020, among the Senior Secured Notes Trustee, WIL-Bermuda and the guarantors party thereto, together with all instruments and other agreements in connection therewith, as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time in accordance with the terms thereof, to the extent not prohibited under the Loan Documents.

Senior Secured Notes Secured Parties” means the First Lien Notes Secured Parties (as defined in the Senior Secured Notes Indenture).

Senior Secured Notes Trustee” means Wilmington Trust, National Association.

Solvent” means, in reference to any Person as of any date, (a) the fair value of the assets of such Person, at a fair valuation, will, as of such date, exceed its debts and liabilities

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(subordinated, contingent or otherwise), (b) the present fair saleable value of the property of such Person will, as of such date, be greater than the amount that will be required to pay the probable liability of its debts and other liabilities (subordinated, contingent or otherwise), as such debts and other liabilities become absolute and matured, (c) such Person will, as of such date, be able to pay its debts and liabilities (subordinated, contingent or otherwise), as such debts and liabilities become absolute and matured, and (d) such Person will not, as of such date, have unreasonably small capital with which to conduct the business in which it is engaged as such business is now conducted and is proposed to be conducted after the Effective Date.

Specified Cash Collateral” means, at any time, cash collateral then held by the Administrative Agent in the LC Collateral Account for purposes of Section 7.08(m) and Section 3.01(k)(i)(E).

Specified Disposition” means any Disposition of property described in Schedule 8.05(d) to this Agreement.

Specified Eligible Deposit Account” means, with respect to any Obligor, such Obligor’s deposit accounts located in an Eligible Jurisdiction; provided that, if any such deposit account of an Obligor located in an Eligible Jurisdiction becomes subject to a deposit account control agreement, such deposit account shall cease to be a Specified Eligible Deposit Account.

Specified Event of Default” means any Event of Default described in any of Sections 9.01(a), 9.01(c) (but only with respect to Section 7.01(a) and Section 7.01(b)), 9.01(h) and 9.01(i).

Specified Ineligible Deposit Account” means, with respect to any Obligor, any such Obligor’s deposit accounts located in an Ineligible Jurisdiction.

Specified Jurisdiction” means (a) the United States of America (or any state thereof), Canada (or any province or territory thereof), the United Kingdom, Ireland, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Netherlands, Argentina, Australia, Norway, Germany, Panama and certain other jurisdictions to be identified from time to time by the Required Lenders in accordance with Section 7.08(b) and (b) any “Specified Jurisdiction” (or the equivalent) under the Senior Secured Notes Indenture or any Revolving Credit Document. In no event shall any Excluded Jurisdiction be or become a Specified Jurisdiction.

Specified Senior Indebtedness” means all Funded Indebtedness (which for purposes of Section 8.01(j) only, shall also include Indebtedness of any type described in clause (c) of the definition of “Indebtedness”) of the Obligors.

Specified State” means each jurisdiction of organization of the Obligors, other than any Excluded Jurisdiction.

Stated Cash Collateralization Date” means the date that is 180 days before the Maturity Date.

Statutory Reserve Rate” means a fraction (expressed as a decimal), the numerator of which is the number one and the denominator of which is the number one minus the aggregate of the maximum reserve percentages (including any marginal, special, emergency or supplemental

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reserves) expressed as a decimal established by the Board to which the Administrative Agent is subject for eurocurrency funding (currently referred to as “Eurocurrency Liabilities” in Regulation D of the Board). Such reserve percentages shall include those imposed pursuant to such Regulation D of the Board. Letter of Credit fees set forth in Section 3.01 shall be deemed to constitute eurocurrency funding and to be subject to such reserve requirements without benefit of or credit for proration, exemptions or offsets that may be available from time to time to any Lender under such Regulation D of the Board or any comparable regulation. The Statutory Reserve Rate shall be adjusted automatically on and as of the effective date of any change in any reserve percentage.

Step Down / Release Trigger Date” the first date of determination for which the Leverage Ratio (without giving effect to clause (a)(ii) thereof) does not exceed 3.50 to 1.00 for two consecutive Fiscal Quarters.

Subordinated” means, with respect to any Indebtedness or Guarantee of Indebtedness, that such Indebtedness or Guarantee is contractually subordinated to the Obligations on terms acceptable to the Administrative Agent after taking into consideration such factors as the Administrative Agent may deem relevant to such determination.

Subordinated Indebtedness” means any Indebtedness that is Subordinated.

Subsidiary” of a Person means a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, or other entity in which that Person directly or indirectly owns or controls the Capital Stock having ordinary voting power to elect a majority of the Board of Directors of such corporation, partnership, limited liability company, or other entity. Unless the context otherwise clearly requires, references in this Agreement to a “Subsidiary” or the “Subsidiaries” refer to a Subsidiary or the Subsidiaries of Parent.

Surviving Person” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Redomestication”.

Swap Agreement” means any agreement with respect to any swap, forward, future or derivative transaction or option or similar agreement involving, or settled by reference to, one or more rates, currencies, commodities, equity or debt instruments or securities, or economic, financial or pricing indices or measures of economic, financial or pricing risk or value or any similar transaction or any combination of these transactions; provided that no phantom stock or similar plan providing for payments only on account of services provided by current or former directors, officers, employees or consultants of Parent or its Subsidiaries shall be a Swap Agreement. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth herein, Angolan Bond Investments and Argentine Bond Investments shall be deemed to be Swap Agreements.

Swap Obligation” means, with respect to any Obligor, 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.

Swiss Borrower” means any Borrower organized under the laws of Switzerland or, if different, deemed resident in Switzerland for Swiss Withholding Tax purposes.

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Swiss Federal Tax Administration” means the tax authorities referred to in article 34 of the Swiss Federal Act on Withholding Tax (Bundesgesetz über die Verrechnungssteuer vom 13. Oktober 1965, SR 642.21).

Swiss Guarantor” means any Guarantor incorporated in Switzerland and/or having its registered office in Switzerland and/or qualifying as a Swiss resident pursuant to art 9 of the Swiss Withholding Tax Act.

Swiss Guidelines” means, together, guideline S-02.123 in relation to interbank loans of 22 September 1986 (Merkblatt “Verrechnungssteuer auf Zinsen von Bankguthaben, deren Gläubiger Banken sind (Interbankguthaben)” vom 22. September 1986), circular letter No. 47 in relation to bonds of 25 July 2019 (1-047-V-2019) (Kreisschreiben Nr. 47 “Obligationen” vom 25. Juli 2019), guideline S-02.130.1 in relation to money market instruments and book claims of April 1999 (Merkblatt vom April 1999 betreffend Geldmarktpapiere und Buchforderungen inländischer Schuldner), circular letter No. 46 of 24 July 2019 (1-046-VS-2019) in relation to syndicated credit facilities (Kreisschreiben Nr. 46 “Steuerliche Behandlung von Konsortialdarlehen, Schuldscheindarlehen, Wechseln und Unterbeteiligungen” vom 24. Juli 2019), circular letter No. 34 of 26 July 2011 (1-034-V-2011) in relation to deposits (Kreisschreiben Nr. 34 “Kundenguthaben” vom 26. Juli 2011), the circular letter No. 15 of 3 October 2017 (1-015-DVS-2017) in relation to bonds and derivative financial instruments as subject matter of taxation of Swiss federal income tax, Swiss withholding tax and Swiss 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 notification regarding credit balances in groups (Mitteilung 010-DVS-2019 of February 2019 betreffend “Verrechnungssteuer: Guthaben im Konzern”), each as issued, and as amended or replaced from time to time by the Swiss Federal Tax Administration, or as applied in accordance with a tax ruling (if any) issued 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 Non-Bank Rules” means, together, the Swiss Twenty Non-Bank Rule and the Swiss Ten Non-Bank Rule.

Swiss Non-Qualifying Lender” means a person which does not qualify as a Swiss Qualifying Lender.

Swiss Obligor” means a Swiss Borrower or a Swiss Guarantor.

Swiss Qualifying Lender” means (a) a bank as defined in the Swiss Federal Code for Banks and Savings Banks dated 8 November 1934 (Bundesgesetz über die Banken und Sparkassen) as amended from time to time or (b) a person or entity 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 and in each case in accordance with the Swiss Guidelines or the applicable legislation or explanatory notes addressing the same issues that are in force at such time.

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Swiss Security Documents” means the Security Agreements governed by the laws of Switzerland.

Swiss Ten Non-Bank Rule” means the rule that the aggregate number of Lenders other than Swiss Qualifying Lenders of a Swiss Obligor under this Agreement must not at any time exceed ten (10); in each case in accordance with the meaning of the Swiss Guidelines or the applicable legislation or explanatory notes addressing the same issues that are in force at such time.

Swiss Twenty Non-Bank Rule” means the rule that the aggregate number of creditors other than Swiss Qualifying Lenders of a Swiss Obligor under all its outstanding debts relevant for the classification as debentures (Kassenobligation) (within the meaning of the Swiss Guidelines), including any Letters of Credit issued under this Agreement to a Swiss Borrower, must not at any time exceed twenty (20), in each case in accordance with the meaning of the Swiss Guidelines or the applicable legislation or explanatory notes addressing the same issues that are in force at such time.

Swiss Withholding Tax” means taxes imposed under the Swiss Withholding Tax Act.

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

Taxes” means taxes, levies, imposts, duties, fees, assessments or other charges of whatever nature now or hereafter imposed by any taxing authority, and all interest, penalties or similar liabilities with respect thereto.

Testing Period” means any period of four consecutive Fiscal Quarters (whether or not such quarters are all within the same Fiscal Year).

Total LC Exposure” means, at any time, the sum of (a) the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate undrawn amount of all outstanding Letters of Credit at such time plus (b) the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate amount of all LC Disbursements that have not yet been reimbursed by or on behalf of the Borrowers at such time.

Total Specified Asset Value” means, as of any date of determination, the book value of all assets of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis as of such date.

Transactions” means the transactions contemplated by the Agreement, the Loan Documents, the Exit ABL Credit Agreement, the Exit ABL Credit Documents, the Exit Senior Notes, the Exit Senior Notes Indenture, and the occurrence of the Plan Effective Date in connection with the Plan of Reorganization and all related transactions.

UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code as in effect from time to time in the State of New York or any other state, the laws of which are required to be applied in connection with the issue of perfection of security interests.

UK Bail-In Legislation” means, to the extent that the United Kingdom is not an EEA Member Country which has implemented, or implements, Article 55 BRRD, Part 1 of the United

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Kingdom Banking Act 2009 and any other law or regulation applicable in the United Kingdom relating to the resolution of unsound or failing banks, investment firms or other financial institutions or their affiliates (otherwise than through liquidation, administration or other insolvency proceedings).

UK Obligor” means the Obligors incorporated in any legal jurisdiction of the United Kingdom.

Unrestricted Cash” means, as of the date of determination, all cash and Cash Equivalents of the Obligors that are not “restricted” for purposes of GAAP (other than any Liens arising under the Loan Documents (including, for the avoidance of doubt, such Liens with respect to the Specified Cash Collateral) or Indebtedness incurred under Section 8.01(b) or (p)).

Unrestricted Subsidiary” means (a) any Subsidiary which Parent has designated in writing to the Administrative Agent to be an Unrestricted Subsidiary pursuant to Section 7.09 and (b) any direct or indirect Subsidiary of any Subsidiary described in clause (a), in each case that meets the following requirements:

(i)       such Subsidiary shall have no Indebtedness with recourse to Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary;

(ii)      such Subsidiary is not party to any agreement, contract, arrangement or understanding with Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary that violates Section 8.09(a);

(iii)     such Subsidiary is a Person with respect to which neither Parent nor any of its Restricted Subsidiaries has any direct or indirect obligation (A) to subscribe for additional Capital Stock of such Person or (B) to maintain or preserve such Person’s financial condition or to cause such Person to achieve any specified levels of operating results (it being understood that any contractual arrangements between Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries and such Subsidiary pursuant to which such Subsidiary sells products or provides services to Parent or such Restricted Subsidiary in the ordinary course of business are not included in this clause (B));

(iv)      such Subsidiary does not, either individually or together with other Subsidiaries that are designated as Unrestricted Subsidiaries, own or operate, directly or indirectly, all or substantially all of the assets of Parent and its Subsidiaries; and

(v)       such Subsidiary does not hold any Capital Stock in, or any Indebtedness of, Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary.

If at any time any Unrestricted Subsidiary fails to meet the preceding requirements to be an Unrestricted Subsidiary, it shall thereafter be a Restricted Subsidiary for purposes of this Agreement and any Indebtedness, Liens and Investments of such Subsidiary shall be deemed to be incurred by a Restricted Subsidiary as of such date and, if such Indebtedness, Liens or Investments are not permitted to be incurred as of such date hereunder, an Event of Default shall exist.

U.S. Qualifying Lender” means a Person that is entitled to receive, as of the Effective Date or upon becoming a party to the Loan Documents, payments of interest without the imposition

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of U.S. federal withholding tax (by statute or treaty) on payments of interest treated as being from sources within the United States for U.S. federal income tax purposes.

U.S. Security Agreement” means that certain U.S. Security Agreement, dated as of the Effective Date, by and among the Obligors listed on the signature pages thereto, and the Administrative Agent, listed on Schedule 1.01C hereto in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit H.

VAT” means (a) any Tax imposed in compliance with the Council Directive of 28 November 2006 on the common system of value added tax (EC Directive 2006/112); and (b) any other Tax of a similar nature, whether imposed in a member state of the European Union in substitution for, or levied in addition to, such tax referred to in paragraph (a) above, or imposed elsewhere, including, but not limited to, any tax imposed in compliance with the Swiss Federal Act on Value Added Tax of 12 June 2009 as amended from time to time.

Weatherford Parent Company” means Parent or, if a Redomestication has occurred subsequent to the Effective Date and prior to the event in question on the date of determination, the Surviving Person resulting from such Redomestication.

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

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

Wholly-Owned Subsidiary” of a Person means any Restricted Subsidiary of which all issued and outstanding Capital Stock (excluding directors’ qualifying shares or similar jurisdictional requirements) is directly or indirectly owned by such Person. Unless the context otherwise clearly requires, references in this Agreement to a “Wholly-Owned Subsidiary” or the “Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries” refer to a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary or Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries of Parent.

WIL-Bermuda” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph of this Agreement.

WIL-Delaware” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph of this Agreement.

Withdrawal Liability” means liability to a Multiemployer Plan as a result of a complete or partial withdrawal from such Multiemployer Plan, as such terms are defined in Part I of Subtitle E of Title IV of ERISA.

WOFS” means WOFS Assurance Limited, a Bermuda exempted company.

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Write-down and Conversion Powers” means: (a) in relation to any Bail-In Legislation described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule from time to time, the powers described as such in relation to that Bail-In Legislation in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule; (b) in relation to any other applicable Bail-In Legislation: (i) any powers under that Bail-In Legislation to cancel, transfer or dilute shares issued by a person that is a bank or investment firm or other financial institution or affiliate of a bank, investment firm or other financial institution, to cancel, reduce, modify or change the form of a liability of such a person 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; and (ii) any similar or analogous powers under that Bail-In Legislation; and (c) in relation to any UK Bail-In Legislation: (i) any powers under that UK Bail-In Legislation to cancel, transfer or dilute shares issued by a person that is a bank or investment firm or other financial institution or affiliate of a bank, investment firm or other financial institution, to cancel, reduce, modify or change the form of a liability of such a person 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 UK Bail-In Legislation that are related to or ancillary to any of those powers; and (ii) any similar or analogous powers under that UK Bail-In Legislation.

SECTION 1.02          Accounting Terms; Changes in GAAP.

(a)       Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, all accounting and financial terms used herein and not otherwise defined herein and the compliance with each covenant contained herein which relates to financial matters shall be determined in accordance with GAAP as in effect from time to time; provided that, if Parent notifies the Administrative Agent that Parent requests an amendment to any provision hereof to eliminate the effect of any change occurring after the Effective Date in GAAP or in the application thereof on the operation of such provision (or if the Administrative Agent notifies Parent that the Required Lenders request an amendment to any provision hereof for such purpose), regardless of whether any such notice is given before or after such change in GAAP or in the application thereof, then such provision shall be interpreted on the basis of GAAP as in effect and applied immediately before such change shall have become effective until such notice shall have been withdrawn or such provision amended in accordance herewith.

(b)       Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement or any other Loan Document, for purposes of calculations made pursuant to the terms of this Agreement or any other Loan Document, GAAP will be deemed to treat leases that would have been classified as operating leases in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States as in effect on December 31, 2018 in a manner consistent with the treatment of such leases under generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America as in effect on December 31, 2018, notwithstanding any modifications or interpretive changes thereto that may occur thereafter.

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(c)       Notwithstanding any other provision contained herein, all terms of an accounting or financial nature used herein shall be construed, and all computations of amounts and ratios referred to herein shall be made (i) without giving effect to any election under Accounting Standards Codification 825-10-25 (or any other Accounting Standards Codification or Financial Accounting Standard having a similar result or effect) to value any Indebtedness or other liabilities of Parent or any Subsidiary at “fair value”, as defined therein, and (ii) without giving effect to any treatment of Indebtedness in respect of convertible debt instruments under Accounting Standards Codification 470-20 (or any other Accounting Standards Codification or Financial Accounting Standard having a similar result or effect) to value any such Indebtedness in a reduced or bifurcated manner as described therein, and such Indebtedness shall at all times be valued at the full stated principal amount thereof.

(d)       All pro forma computations required to be made hereunder giving effect to any acquisition or Disposition, or issuance, incurrence or assumption of Indebtedness, or other transaction shall in each case be calculated giving pro forma effect thereto (and, in the case of any pro forma computation made hereunder to determine whether such acquisition or Disposition, or issuance, incurrence or assumption of Indebtedness, or other transaction is permitted to be consummated hereunder, to any other such transaction consummated since the first day of the period covered by any component of such pro forma computation and on or prior to the date of such computation) as if such transaction had occurred, unless otherwise expressly provided hereunder, on the first day of the period of four consecutive Fiscal Quarters ending with the most recent Fiscal Quarter for which financial statements shall have been delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(a) or Section 7.01(b) and, to the extent applicable, to the historical earnings and cash flows associated with the assets acquired or disposed of (but without giving effect to any synergies or cost savings) and any related incurrence or reduction of Indebtedness, all in accordance with Article 11 of Regulation S-X under the Securities Act. If any Indebtedness bears a floating rate of interest and is being given pro forma effect, the interest on such Indebtedness shall be calculated as if the rate in effect on the date of determination had been the applicable rate for the entire period (taking into account any Swap Agreement applicable to such Indebtedness).

SECTION 1.03          Interpretation.

(a)       In this Agreement unless the context indicates otherwise:

(i)       the definitions of terms herein shall apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined;

(ii)      any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms;

(iii)     the words “herein”, “hereof” and “hereunder” and other words of similar import refer to this Agreement in its entirety and not to any particular Article, Section or other subdivision hereof;

(iv)      any reference to any Person includes such Person’s successors and assigns, including any Person that becomes a successor to Parent as a result of a Redomestication, and reference to a Person in a particular capacity excludes such Person

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in any other capacity or individually, provided that nothing in this clause (iv) is intended to authorize any assignment not otherwise permitted by this Agreement;

(v)      any reference to any agreement, document or instrument (including this Agreement) means such agreement, document or instrument as amended, restated, amended and restated, supplemented or otherwise modified and in effect from time to time (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, restatements, amendments and restatements, supplements or other modifications set forth herein or in any other Loan Document);

(vi)      any reference to any Article, Section, page, Schedule or Exhibit means such Article, Section or page hereof or such Schedule or Exhibit hereto;

(vii)     the words “including”, “include” and “includes” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation” and the term “or” is not exclusive;

(viii)    with respect to the determination of any period of time, except as expressly provided to the contrary, the word “from” means “from and including” and the word “to” means “to but excluding”;

(ix)      the word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall”;

(x)       any reference to any law, rule or regulation means such as amended, modified, codified or reenacted, in whole or in part, and in effect from time to time; and

(xi)      the words “asset” and “property” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect and to refer to any and all tangible and intangible assets and properties, including cash, securities, accounts and contract rights.

(b)       The Article and Section headings herein and in the Table of Contents are for convenience only and shall not affect the construction hereof.

(c)       No provision of this Agreement shall be interpreted or construed against any Person solely because that Person or its legal representative drafted such provision.

(d)       Unless otherwise specified herein, (i) all dollar amounts expressed herein shall refer to Dollars and (ii) for purposes of calculating compliance with the terms of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents (including for purposes of calculating compliance with the covenants), each obligation or calculation shall be converted to its Dollar Equivalent.

SECTION 1.04          LLC Divisions. For all purposes under the Loan Documents, in connection with any division or plan of division under Delaware law (or any comparable event under a different jurisdiction’s laws): (a) if any asset, right, obligation or liability of any Person becomes the asset, right, obligation or liability of a different Person, then it shall be deemed to have been transferred from the original Person to the subsequent Person, and (b) if any new Person comes into existence, such new Person shall be deemed to have been organized on the first date of its existence by the holders of its Capital Stock at such time.

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SECTION 1.05          Luxembourg Terms. In this Agreement, in respect of any Luxembourg Obligor or any other entity which is organized under the laws of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg or has its “centre of main interests” (as that term is used in Article 3(1) of the Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings (recast)) in Luxembourg, a reference to:

(a)       a “liquidator”, “trustee”, “custodian”, “compulsory manager”, “receiver”, “administrative receiver”, “administrator” or “similar officer” includes any:

(i)       juge-commissaire or insolvency receiver (curateur) appointed under the Luxembourg Commercial Code;

(ii)      liquidateur appointed under Articles 1100-1 to 1100-15 (inclusive) of the Luxembourg act dated 10 August 1915 on commercial companies, as amended;

(iii)     juge-commissaire or liquidateur appointed under Article 1200-1 of the Luxembourg act dated 10 August 1915 on commercial companies, as amended;

(iv)      commissaire appointed under the Grand-Ducal decree of 24 May 1935 on the controlled management regime or under Articles 593 to 614 (inclusive) of the Luxembourg Commercial Code; and

(v)       juge délégué appointed under the Luxembourg act of 14 April 1886 on the composition to avoid bankruptcy, as amended; and

(b)       a “winding-up”, “administration”, “liquidation” or “dissolution” includes, without limitation, bankruptcy (faillite), liquidation, composition with creditors (concordat préventif de faillite), moratorium or reprieve from payment (sursis de paiement) and controlled management (gestion contrôlée).

SECTION 1.06          Dutch Terms. In this Agreement, in respect of any entity which is organized under the laws of the Netherlands or has its “centre of main interests” (as that term is used in Article 3(1) of the Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings (recast)) in the Netherlands, a reference to:

(a)       “the Netherlands” means the European part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and “Dutch” means in or of the Netherlands;

(b)       a “security interest”, “security” or “lien” includes any mortgage (hypotheekrecht), pledge (pandrecht), retention of title arrangement (eigendomsvoorbehoud), right of retention (recht van rententie), right to reclaim goods (recht van reclame) and any right in rem (beperkt recht) created for the purpose of granting security (goederenrechtelijke zekerheid);

(c)       a “winding-up”, “administration” or “dissolution” includes declared bankrupt (failliet verklaard) or dissolved (ontbonden);

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(d)       a “moratorium” includes surseance van betaling or voorlopige surseance van betaling and a “moratorium is declared” includes surseance verleend or voorlopige surseance verleend;

(e)       a “liquidator”, “receiver”, “administrative receiver”, “conservator”, “trustee”, “administrator”, “compulsory manager”, “custodian”, “assignee for the benefit of creditors” or similar Person includes a curator, a beoogd curator or a bewindvoerder;

(f)       an “attachment” includes an executoriaal beslag or conservatoir beslag;

(g)       “any applicable federal, state or foreign bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization or other similar law” or “any proceedings for the bankruptcy, dissolution, liquidation or winding up” includes a Person having filed a notice under Section 36 of the Tax Collection Act of the Netherlands (Invorderingswet 1990) or Section 60 of the Social Insurance Financing Act of the Netherlands (Wet Financiering Sociale Verzekeringen) in conjunction with Section 36 of the Tax Collection Act of the Netherlands (Invorderingswet 1990); and

(h)       a “decree or order for relief in respect of any Obligor or any Material Subsidiary in an involuntary case or proceeding under any applicable federal, state or foreign bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization or other similar law” includes any insolvency proceedings within the meaning of the Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings (recast) listed or to be listed in Annex A thereto.

SECTION 1.07          Centre of Main Interest.

(a)       In the case of Parent, on the Effective Date, for the purposes of Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings (recast), its “centre of main interest” (as that term is used in Article 3(1) of the European Insolvency Regulation) is situated in the State of Texas in the United States of America.

(b)       In the case of any Person incorporated in the Netherlands, on the Effective Date, for the purposes of Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings (recast), its “centre of main interest” (as that term is used in Article 3(1) of the European Insolvency Regulation) is situated in the Netherlands.

SECTION 1.08          Quebec Terms. For purposes of any assets, liabilities or entities located in the Province of Québec and for all other purposes pursuant to which the interpretation or construction of this Agreement may be subject to the laws of the Province of Québec or a court or tribunal exercising jurisdiction in the Province of Québec, (a) “personal property” shall include “movable property”, (b) “real property” or “real estate” shall include “immovable property”, (c) “tangible property” shall include “corporeal property”, (d) “intangible property” shall include “incorporeal property”, (e) “security interest”, “mortgage” and “lien” shall include a “hypothec”, “right of retention”, “prior claim”, “reservation of ownership” and a resolutory clause, (f) all references to filing, perfection, priority, remedies, registering or recording under the Uniform Commercial Code or a Personal Property Security Act shall include publication under the Civil Code of Québec, (g) all references to “perfection” of or “perfected” liens or security interest shall include a reference to an “opposable” or “set up” hypothec as against third parties, (h) any “right

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of offset”, “right of setoff” or similar expression shall include a “right of compensation”, (i) “goods” shall include “corporeal movable property” other than chattel paper, documents of title, instruments, money and securities, (j) an “agent” shall include a “mandatary”, (k) “construction liens” or “mechanics, materialmen, repairmen, construction contractors or other like Liens” shall include “legal hypothecs” and “legal hypothecs in favour of persons having taken part in the construction or renovation of an immovable”, (l) “joint and several” shall include “solidary”, (m) “gross negligence or wilful misconduct” shall be deemed to be “intentional or gross fault”, (n) “beneficial ownership” shall include “ownership on behalf of another as mandatary”, (o) “easement” shall include “servitude”, (p) “priority” shall include “rank” or “prior claim”, as applicable, (q) “survey” shall include “certificate of location and plan”, (r) “state” shall include “province”, (s) “fee simple title” shall include “absolute ownership” and “ownership” (including ownership under a right of superficies), (t) “accounts” shall include “claims”, (u) “legal title” shall include “holding title on behalf of an owner as mandatory or prete-nom”, (v) “ground lease” shall include “emphyteusis” or a “lease with a right of superficies”, as applicable, (w) “leasehold interest” shall include a “valid lease”, (x) “lease” shall include a “leasing contract” and (y) “guarantee” and “guarantor” shall include “suretyship” and “surety”, respectively. The parties hereto confirm that it is their wish that this Agreement and any other document executed in connection with the transactions contemplated herein be drawn up in the English language only and that all other documents contemplated thereunder or relating thereto, including notices, may also be drawn up in the English language only. Les parties aux présentes confirment que c’est leur volonté que cette convention et les autres documents de crédit soient rédigés en langue anglaise seulement et que tous les documents, y compris tous avis, envisagés par cette convention et les autres documents peuvent être rédigés en langue anglaise seulement.

ARTICLE II
Commitments

SECTION 2.01          Termination and Reduction of Commitments.

(a)       Termination of Commitments on the Maturity Date.

(i)       On the Maturity Date (if the Commitments have not been terminated in full earlier in accordance with the terms hereof), (x) the Borrowers shall pay to each Lender all amounts then payable to such Lender under this Agreement and (y) such Lender’s Commitment (and, in the case of a Lender that is an Issuing Bank, such Issuing Bank’s LC Commitment) shall automatically terminate.

(ii)       The Borrowers shall, on the Maturity Date, cash collateralize, for the benefit of the applicable Issuing Banks, the Borrowers’ obligations corresponding to the LC Exposure associated with each Letter of Credit, including any Extended Expiration Letter of Credit, in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 3.01(k)(i) (and the cash so deposited shall be held, invested and applied by such Issuing Bank in a manner consistent with the investment and other procedures described in Section 3.01(k)) until the expiration and termination of such Letter of Credit.

(b)       Voluntary Reduction of Commitments.

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(i)       At their option, the Borrowers may at any time terminate, or from time to time reduce, the Commitments, provided that (A) each reduction of the Commitments shall be in an amount that is an integral multiple of $1,000,000 and not less than $5,000,000 and (B) the Borrowers shall not terminate or reduce the Commitments if, after giving effect to any concurrent prepayment in accordance with Section 2.03, the Total LC Exposure would exceed the Aggregate Commitments.

(ii)       The Borrowers shall notify the Administrative Agent of any election to terminate or reduce the Commitments under Section 2.01(b)(i) at least three Business Days prior to the effective date of such termination or reduction, specifying such election and the effective date thereof. Promptly following receipt of any notice, the Administrative Agent shall advise the Lenders of the contents thereof. Each notice delivered by the Borrowers pursuant to this Section shall be irrevocable; provided that a notice of termination of the Commitments delivered by the Borrowers may state that such notice is conditioned upon the effectiveness of other credit facilities or the closing of a securities offering, in which case such notice may be revoked by the Borrowers (by notice to the Administrative Agent on or prior to the specified effective date) if such condition is not satisfied. Any termination or reduction of the Commitments shall be permanent. Except as expressly set forth in the Loan Documents, each reduction of Commitments shall be made ratably among the Lenders in accordance with their respective applicable Commitments.

SECTION 2.02          Repayment of Obligations; Evidence of Debt.

(a)       The Borrowers hereby unconditionally promise to pay in immediately available funds to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender all outstanding Obligations on the Maturity Date in accordance with Section 2.08(a).

(b)       Each Lender shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice an account or accounts evidencing the indebtedness of the Borrowers to such Lender resulting from each Letter of Credit made by such Lender, including the amounts of principal and interest payable and paid to such Lender from time to time hereunder.

(c)       The Administrative Agent shall maintain accounts in which it shall record the amount of any sum received by the Administrative Agent hereunder for the account of the Lenders and each Lender’s share thereof.

(d)       The entries made in the accounts maintained pursuant to this Section shall be prima facie evidence of the existence and amounts of the obligations recorded therein; provided that the failure of any Lender or the Administrative Agent to maintain such accounts or any error therein shall not in any manner affect the obligation of the Borrowers to repay the Obligations in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.

SECTION 2.03          Prepayment of Obligations.

(a)       On the date that a Change of Control occurs, the Commitments shall terminate and the Borrowers shall, subject to Section 2.08(a), (i) repay all outstanding Obligations

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in immediately available funds, and (ii) deposit in the LC Collateral Account an amount in cash required by Section 3.01(k)(i).

(b)       If at any time (including concurrently with or immediately after giving effect to any reduction of the Lenders’ Commitments pursuant to Section 2.01) the Total LC Exposure exceeds the Aggregate Commitments, the Borrowers shall, within two Business Days, cash collateralize LC Exposures in accordance with Section 2.08(a) and the procedures set forth in Section 3.01(k)(i) in an amount equal to such excess.

SECTION 2.04          Fees.

(a)       The Borrowers, jointly and severally, agree to pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Lender a facility fee, which shall accrue during the period from and including the Effective Date to but excluding the date on which such Lender’s Commitment terminates, at the Facility Fee Rate on the average daily amount of the unused Commitment of such Lender. Facility fees accrued through and including the last day of March, June, September and December of each year, shall be payable in arrears in Dollars on the fifth Business Day after such last date and on the date on which the aggregate Commitments terminate and on the Maturity Date, with payment commencing on April 7, 2020; provided that any facility fees accruing after the date on which the aggregate Commitments terminate shall be payable on demand. All facility fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days, as applicable, and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day).

(b)       The Borrowers agree to pay (subject to Section 2.08(a)):

(i)       to the Administrative Agent, for the account of each Lender in accordance with its Applicable Percentage, a participation fee with respect to the Lenders’ participations in Letters of Credit, which shall accrue at the LC Participation Fee Rate on the average daily Dollar Equivalent of the maximum amount available to be drawn under each such Letter of Credit (whether or not any increase in respect thereof has taken effect) during the period from and including the date of issuance of each such Letter of Credit to but excluding the earlier of (1) the date on which such Letter of Credit expires or terminates and (2) the Maturity Date (the “LC Participation Fee”); and

(ii)       to each Issuing Bank, for its own account, a fronting fee with respect to each Letter of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank, which shall accrue at the rate of 0.125% per annum on the average daily Dollar Equivalent amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit during the period from and including the date of issuance of such Letter of Credit to but excluding the date on which such Letter of Credit expires or terminates, as well as such Issuing Bank’s standard fees with respect to the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit or processing of drawings thereunder.

Participation fees and fronting fees accrued through and including the last day of March, June, September and December of each year shall be payable in arrears in Dollars on the fifth Business Day after such last day, with payment commencing on April 7, 2020; provided that all such fees shall be payable to the Lenders on the Maturity Date, to all Lenders on any other date on which

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the aggregate Commitments terminate, and any such fees accruing after the date on which the aggregate Commitments terminate shall be payable on demand. Any other fees payable to any Issuing Bank pursuant to this paragraph shall be payable in Dollars within 10 days after demand. All participation fees and fronting fees shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days, as applicable, and shall be payable for the actual number of days elapsed (including the first day but excluding the last day) other than as set forth in the definition of “Prime Rate”. The amount of participation and fronting fees payable hereunder shall be set forth in a written invoice or other notice delivered to the Borrowers by the Administrative Agent or, in the case of fronting fees, by the applicable Issuing Bank.

(c)       The Borrowers agree to pay to the Administrative Agent, for its own account, fees payable in the amounts and at the times separately agreed upon between themselves and the Administrative Agent.

(d)       All fees payable hereunder shall be paid on the dates due, in immediately available funds in Dollars, to the Administrative Agent (or to any Issuing Bank, in the case of fees payable to it) for ratable distribution, in the case of facility fees, utilization fees and participation fees to the extent described in this Section 2.04, to the applicable Lenders. Fees paid shall not be refundable under any circumstances (unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent with respect to fees payable to the Administrative Agent for its own account).

SECTION 2.05          Interest.

(a)       Notwithstanding the foregoing, if any Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, including if any reimbursement obligation, any fee, (including the fronting fee, the facility fee and the LC Participation Fee), or other amount payable by the Borrowers hereunder is not paid when due, whether at stated maturity, upon acceleration or otherwise, all Obligations shall bear interest, after as well as before judgment, at a rate per annum equal to 2.000% plus the rate otherwise applicable to such amount.

(b)       Accrued interest shall be payable in arrears in immediately available funds on the fifth Business Day after the last day of March, June, September and December of each year and upon termination of the Commitments with payment commencing on April 7, 2020; provided that (i) interest accrued pursuant to Section 2.05(a) shall be payable on demand, and (ii) in the event of any repayment or prepayment of any Obligations, accrued interest on the principal amount repaid or prepaid shall be payable on the date of such repayment or prepayment.

(c)       All interest hereunder shall be computed on the basis of a year of 360 days, except that interest computed by reference to the Alternate Base Rate at times when the Alternate Base Rate is based on the Prime Rate shall be computed as set forth in the definition of “Prime Rate”. The applicable Alternate Base Rate, Adjusted LIBO Rate or LIBO Rate shall be determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with the terms hereof, and such determination shall be presumed correct absent manifest error.

(d)       The interest rates provided for in this Agreement with respect to any Swiss Obligor, including this Section 2.05, are minimum interest rates. When entering into this Agreement, the parties have assumed that the interest payable at the rates set out in this

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Section 2.05 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 is imposed on interest payments, the payment of interest due by a Swiss Obligor shall, in line with and subject to Section 4.02, including any limitations therein and any obligations thereunder, be increased to an amount which (after making any deduction of the Non-Refundable Portion (as defined below) of the 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 the 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, “Non-Refundable Portion” shall mean the Swiss Withholding Tax at the standard rate (being, as at the date hereof, 35%) 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. The Lenders shall provide to the Swiss Obligors all reasonably requested information, and otherwise reasonably cooperate, to obtain such Swiss tax ruling. Each Swiss Obligor shall provide to the Administrative Agent the documents required by law or applicable double taxation treaties for the Lenders to claim a refund of any Swiss Withholding Tax so deducted.

(e)       For the purposes of the Interest Act (Canada) and disclosure thereunder, whenever any interest or any fee to be paid under any Loan Document is to be calculated on the basis of a 360-day, 365-day or 366-day 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 and divided by 360, 365 or 366, 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.

SECTION 2.06          Alternate Rate of Fees.

(a)       If prior to the commencement of any LC Fee Period for a Letter of Credit:

(i)       the Administrative Agent reasonably determines (which determination shall be presumed correct absent manifest error) that adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the LIBO Rate, as applicable, for such LC Fee Period; or

(ii)       the Administrative Agent is advised by the Required Lenders that the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the LIBO Rate, as applicable, for such LC Fee Period will not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of making or maintaining participations in Letters of Credit for such LC Fee Period;

then the Administrative Agent shall give written notice (by facsimile transmission or electronic transmission (in .pdf format)) thereof to the Borrowers and the Lenders as promptly as practicable thereafter and, until the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrowers and the Lenders that the circumstances giving rise to such notice no longer exist, then in the case of any fee charged in

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respect of a Letter of Credit at the LIBO Rate, such fee shall on the last day of the then current LC Fee Period applicable thereto begin to accrue at the Alternate Base Rate.

(b)       Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement or any other Loan Documents, if the Administrative Agent determines (which determination shall be conclusive absent manifest error) or the Required Lenders notify the Administrative Agent (with a copy to the Borrowers) that they have determined that:

(i)       adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the LIBO Rate, as applicable, for any LC Fee Period, including, without limitation, because the Adjusted LIBO Rate or LIBO Rate, as applicable, is not available or published on a current basis and such circumstances are unlikely to be temporary; or

(ii)       the supervisor for the administrator of the Adjusted LIBO Rate or LIBO Rate or a Governmental Authority having jurisdiction over the Administrative Agent has made a public statement identifying a specific date after which Adjusted LIBO Rate or the LIBO Rate, as applicable, shall no longer be made available, or used for determining the interest rate of loans,

then, after (A) such determination by the Administrative Agent in good faith or (B) receipt by the Administrative Agent of such notice, as applicable, the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers may amend this Agreement to replace the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the LIBO Rate with an alternate benchmark rate (including any mathematical or other adjustments to the benchmark (if any) incorporated therein) that has been broadly accepted by the syndicated loan market in the United States in lieu of the Adjusted LIBO Rate or LIBO Rate, as applicable (any such proposed rate, a “LIBO Successor Rate”), together with any proposed LIBO Successor Rate Conforming Changes (but, for the avoidance of doubt, such related changes shall not include a reduction in the Applicable Margin); provided, that if such alternate rate of interest would be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement, and, notwithstanding anything to the contrary in Section 11.01, any such amendment shall become effective at 5:00 p.m. (New York time) on the fifth Business Day after the Administrative Agent shall have posted such proposed amendment to all Lenders and the Borrowers unless, prior to such time, Lenders comprising the Required Lenders have delivered to the Administrative Agent notice that such Required Lenders do not accept such amendment. If no LIBO Successor Rate has been determined and the circumstances under clause (i) above exist, the obligation of the Issuing Banks to issue additional Letters of Credit shall be suspended.

SECTION 2.07          Increased Costs.

(a)       If any Change in Law shall:

(i)       impose, modify or deem applicable any reserve, special deposit, liquidity or similar requirement (including any compulsory loan requirement, insurance charge or other assessment) against assets of, deposits with or for the account of, or credit extended by, any Lender (except any such reserve requirement reflected in the Adjusted LIBO Rate) or any Issuing Bank;

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(ii)       impose on any Lender or any Issuing Bank or the London interbank market any other condition, cost or expense (other than Taxes) affecting this Agreement or any Letter of Credit or participation therein; or

(iii)       subject any Recipient to any Taxes (other than (A) Indemnified Taxes, (B) Taxes described in clauses (b) through (h) of the definition of “Excluded Taxes”, (C) Connection Income Taxes, and (D) Other Taxes) on its loans, loan principal, letters of credit, commitments, or other obligations, or its deposits, reserves, other liabilities or capital attributable thereto;

and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the cost to such Lender or such other Recipient of making, continuing, converting into or maintaining any Commitment or to increase the cost to any Recipient of participating in, issuing or maintaining any Letter of Credit or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Recipient hereunder (whether of principal, interest or otherwise), then upon written request of such Recipient (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), the Borrowers shall pay to such Person such additional amount or amounts as shall compensate such Recipient for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered.

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

(c)       A certificate of a Lender or an Issuing Bank setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or such Issuing Bank or its holding company, as the case may be, as specified in Section 2.07(a) or Section 2.07(b), along with (i) a calculation of such amount or amounts, (ii) a description of the specific Change in Law that justifies such amounts due and (iii) such other pertinent information related to the foregoing as any Borrower may reasonably request, shall be delivered to the Borrowers and shall be presumed correct absent manifest error. Any Lender’s or Issuing Bank’s determination of any such amount or amounts shall be made in good faith (and not on an arbitrary or capricious basis) and substantially consistent with similarly situated customers of such Person under agreements having provisions similar to Section 2.07(a) or 2.07(b), as applicable, after consideration of such factors as such Person then reasonably determines to be relevant. The Borrowers shall pay such Lender or such Issuing Bank, as the case may be, the correct amount shown as due on any such certificate within 10 days after receipt thereof.

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(d)       Failure or delay on the part of any Lender or any Issuing Bank to demand compensation pursuant to this Section shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s right to demand such compensation; provided that no Borrower shall be required to compensate a Lender or an Issuing Bank pursuant to this Section for any increased costs or reductions incurred more than 120 days prior to the date that such Lender or such Issuing Bank, as the case may be, delivers written notice to the Borrowers of the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions and of such Lender’s or such Issuing Bank’s intention to claim compensation therefor; provided further that if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the 120-day period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof.

(e)       Each Lender requesting compensation under this Section shall comply with Section 4.03(a).

SECTION 2.08          Several Liability; Agreement to Defer Exercise of Right of Contribution, Etc.

(a)       Notwithstanding anything in this Agreement or any other Loan Documents to the contrary, with respect to each Letter of Credit, (a) the Borrower that requests such Letter of Credit or otherwise is the applicant therefor and shall be the “Requesting Borrower” and all Borrowers other than the Requesting Borrower shall be the “Other Borrowers”, (b) the Requesting Borrower shall be severally (and not jointly) liable under this Agreement for the reimbursement, cash collateral and other obligations (including fees and interest) associated with such Letter of Credit, and (c) no Other Borrower shall be a co-debtor with the Requesting Borrower with respect to such Letter of Credit or be in any way primarily liable under this Agreement for such Letter of Credit or the reimbursement, cash collateral or other obligations (including fees and interest) associated with such Letter of Credit; provided that the forgoing limitations shall not affect (i) any obligations of any such Other Borrower with respect to any other Letters of Credit (and the related reimbursement and other obligations with respect thereto) for which it is a “Requesting Borrower” or (ii) any obligations of any such Other Borrower under the Affiliate Guaranty.

(b)       Notwithstanding any payment or payments made by a Borrower (a “Paying Borrower”) hereunder, or any setoff or application by the Administrative Agent or any Lender of any security furnished by, or of any credits or claims against, such Paying Borrower, if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, such Paying Borrower will not assert or exercise any rights of the Administrative Agent or any Lender or of its own, against any other Borrower to recover the amount of any such payment, setoff or application by the Administrative Agent or any Lender, whether by way of assertion of any claim, or exercise of any remedy or right of subrogation, reimbursement, exoneration, contribution, indemnification, participation or otherwise, and whether arising by contract, by statute, under common law or otherwise, and, if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, such Paying Borrower shall not have any right to exercise any right of recourse to or any claim against assets or property of the other Borrowers for such amounts, in each case unless and until all of the Obligations of the Borrowers have been fully and finally satisfied. If any amount shall be paid to a Paying Borrower by any other Borrower after payment in full of the Obligations, and the Obligations shall thereafter be reinstated in whole or in part and the Administrative Agent or any Lender is forced to repay to any Borrower any sums received in payment of the Obligations, the obligations of each Borrower hereunder shall be

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automatically pro tanto reinstated and such amount shall be held in trust by the payee thereof for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders and shall forthwith be paid to the Administrative Agent to be credited and applied to the Obligations, whether matured or unmatured.

SECTION 2.09          Determination of Exchange Rates; Cash Collateralization as a Result of Currency Fluctuations.

(a)       The Administrative Agent shall determine the Exchange Rates (in accordance with the definition thereof) as of each Revaluation Date to be used for calculating Dollar Equivalent amounts in respect of the amounts available for drawing under outstanding Letters of Credit denominated in Alternative Currencies. Such Exchange Rates shall become effective as of such Revaluation Date and shall be the Exchange Rates employed in converting any amounts between the applicable Alternative Currencies until the next Revaluation Date to occur.

(b)       If as a result of fluctuations in Exchange Rates (which shall be calculated in accordance with the definition thereof by the Administrative Agent on each Revaluation Date) the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrowers in writing that the Total LC Exposure exceeds 105% of the aggregate Commitments, the Borrowers shall, within two Business Days following receipt of such notice, deliver to the Administrative Agent cash collateral in an amount equal to the remaining excess after giving effect to such prepayment.

SECTION 2.10          Defaulting Lenders.

(a)       Notwithstanding any provision of any Loan Document to the contrary, if any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, then the following provisions shall apply for so long as such Lender is a Defaulting Lender:

(i)       facility fees shall cease to accrue on the unfunded portion of the Commitment of such Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 2.04(a);

(ii)       the Commitment and LC Exposure of such Defaulting Lender shall not be included in determining whether the Required Lenders have taken or may take any action hereunder (including any consent to any amendment, waiver or other modification pursuant to Section 11.01); provided that the provisions of this clause (ii) shall not apply to the vote of a Defaulting Lender in the case of an amendment, waiver or other modification described in Section 11.01 for which such Defaulting Lender’s consent is expressly required;

(iii)       if any LC Exposure exists at the time such Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, then:

(A)       all or any part of LC Exposure of such Defaulting Lender shall be automatically reallocated (effective as of the date such Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender) among the non-Defaulting Lenders in accordance with their respective Applicable Percentages, but only to the extent that (x) each non-Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure does not exceed the Commitment of such non-Defaulting Lender, (y) the sum of all non-Defaulting Lenders’ LC Exposure does

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not exceed the total of all non-Defaulting Lenders’ Commitments and (z) no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing;

(B)       if the reallocation described in clause (A) above cannot, or can only partially, be effected, the Borrowers shall, within three Business Days following the Borrowers’ receipt of written notice from the Administrative Agent, cash collateralize, for the benefit of the applicable Issuing Banks, the Borrowers’ obligations corresponding to such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure (after giving effect to any partial reallocation pursuant to clause (A) above) in accordance with the procedures set forth in Section 3.01(k)(i) (and the cash so deposited shall be held, invested and applied by such Issuing Bank in a manner consistent with the investment and other procedures described in Section 3.01(k)) for so long as such LC Exposure is outstanding;

(C)       if the Borrowers cash collateralize any portion of such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure pursuant to clause (B) above, the Borrowers shall not be required to pay any fees to such Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 2.04(b)(i) with respect to such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure during the period such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure is cash collateralized;

(D)       if the LC Exposure of the non-Defaulting Lenders is reallocated pursuant to clause (A) above, then the Letter of Credit participation fees payable to the Lenders pursuant to Section 2.04(b)(i) shall be adjusted in accordance with such non-Defaulting Lenders’ Applicable Percentages after giving effect to such reallocation; and

(E)       if all or any portion of such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure is neither reallocated nor cash collateralized pursuant to clause (A) or (B) above, then, without prejudice to any rights or remedies of any Issuing Bank or any other Lender hereunder, all facility fees that otherwise would have been payable to such Defaulting Lender under Section 2.04(a) (solely with respect to the portion of such Defaulting Lender’s Commitment that was utilized by such LC Exposure) and all Letter of Credit participation fees that otherwise would have been payable to such Defaulting Lender under Section 2.04(b)(i) with respect to such LC Exposure shall be payable to the Issuing Banks, ratably based on the portion of such LC Exposure attributable to Letters of Credit issued by each Issuing Bank, until such LC Exposure is reallocated and/or cash collateralized pursuant to clause (A) or (B) above; and

(iv)       so long as any Lender is a Defaulting Lender, no Issuing Bank shall be required to issue, amend or increase any Letter of Credit, unless it is satisfied that the related exposure and the Defaulting Lender’s then outstanding LC Exposure will be 100% covered by the Commitments of the non-Defaulting Lenders and/or cash collateral will be provided by the Borrowers in accordance with Section 2.10(a)(iii)(B), 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 2.10(a)(iii)(A) (and such Defaulting Lender shall not participate therein);

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(b)       The rights and remedies against, and with respect to, a Defaulting Lender under this Section 2.10 are in addition to, and cumulative and not in limitation of, all other rights and remedies that the Administrative Agent and each Lender, Issuing Bank, Borrower or any other Obligor may at any time have against, or with respect to, such Defaulting Lender.

(c)       In the event that the Administrative Agent, the Borrowers, and the Issuing Banks agree in writing that a Defaulting Lender has adequately remedied all matters that caused such Lender to be a Defaulting Lender, then the LC Exposures of the Lenders shall be readjusted to reflect the inclusion of such Lender’s Commitment.

SECTION 2.11          Increase in Commitments.

(a)       Borrowers’ Request. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Borrowers may by written notice to the Administrative Agent, and with the consent of each Issuing Bank, elect to request at any time and from time to time (but not more than twice in any calendar year) prior to the Maturity Date an increase to the aggregate Commitments (each such increase, a “Commitment Increase”, and each additional commitment provided pursuant to a Commitment Increase, an “Incremental Commitment”); provided that the aggregate amount of (x) all Incremental Commitments provided after the Effective Date under this Agreement shall not exceed $25,000,000 (such amount, the “Incremental Commitment Cap”). Each such notice shall specify (i) the date on which the Borrowers propose that the applicable Incremental Commitments shall be effective, which shall be a date not less than ten (10) Business Days (or such shorter period as may be agreed by the Administrative Agent) after the date on which such notice is delivered to the Administrative Agent and (ii) the identity of each Person to whom the Borrowers propose any portion of such Incremental Commitments be allocated and the amounts of such allocations; provided that (A) any existing Lender approached to provide an Incremental Commitment may elect or decline, in its sole discretion, to provide such Incremental Commitment (any existing Lender electing to provide an Incremental Commitment, an “Increasing Lender”), (B) any Person approached to provide an Incremental Commitment that is not already a Lender shall meet the requirements to be an assignee under Section 11.05(b) (subject to such consents, if any, as may be required under Section 11.05(b)) and shall deliver all applicable forms and documents required by clauses (D), (E), (F) and (H) of Section 11.05(b)(ii) (any such Person agreeing to provide all or any portion of an Incremental Commitment that is not already a Lender, an “Additional Lender”), (C) if any Increasing Lender is providing an Incremental Commitment, then the Borrowers and such Increasing Lender shall execute an Increasing Lender Supplement, and (D) if any Additional Lender is providing an Incremental Commitment, then the Borrowers and such Additional Lender shall execute an Additional Lender Supplement. Each Commitment Increase shall be in an aggregate amount of $5,000,000 or any whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof (provided that the amount of a Commitment Increase may be less than $5,000,000 if such amount represents all remaining availability under the Incremental Commitment Cap).

(b)       Conditions. Each Commitment Increase shall become effective on the proposed effective date set forth in the Borrowers’ request for a Commitment Increase or such later date as the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers agree (the “Increase Effective Date”), which in any event shall be on or after the date on which the Administrative Agent shall have received:

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(i)       an Additional Lender Supplement for each Additional Lender participating in such Commitment Increase and an Increasing Lender Supplement for each Increasing Lender participating in such Commitment Increase, in each case duly executed by all parties thereto;

(ii)       such documents and opinions consistent with those delivered on the Effective Date as to the organizational power and authority of the Borrowers to request Letters of Credit hereunder after giving effect to such Commitment Increase as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;

(iii)       such evidence of appropriate corporate or other organizational authorization on the part of the Borrowers, Parent and the other Obligors with respect to such Commitment Increase as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;

(iv)       if requested by the Administrative Agent, an opinion or opinions, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, from counsel to the Borrowers and the Obligors reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, covering such matters relating to such Commitment Increase as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request;

(v)       a certificate of a Responsible Officer of Parent, dated such Increase Effective Date, certifying that (A) the representations and warranties set forth in Article VI and in the other Loan Documents are true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in which case such applicable representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) as of, and as if such representations and warranties were made on, such Increase Effective Date (unless such representation and warranty expressly relates to an earlier date, in which case such representation and warranty shall continue to be true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in which case such applicable representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) as of such earlier date) and (B) no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing on such Increase Effective Date; and

(vi)       other customary closing certificates and documentation (similar to the documentation required to be delivered on the Effective Date under Section 5.01, to the extent applicable) relating to such Commitment Increase as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request.

(c)       Equal and Ratable Benefit. The Commitments established pursuant to this paragraph shall constitute Commitments under, and shall be entitled to all the benefits afforded by, this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, and shall, without limiting the foregoing, benefit equally and ratably from the Guaranty Agreements.

SECTION 2.12          Activity Reports. Each Issuing Bank shall deliver a weekly report in the form of Exhibit O or any other form reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, to the Administrative Agent on the first Business Day of each week indicating the number of Letters

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of Credit issued or amended (including the face amount thereof) on each day during the prior week by such Issuing Bank.

ARTICLE III
LETTERS OF CREDIT

SECTION 3.01          Letters of Credit.

(a)       General. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, any Borrower may request that any Issuing Bank issue bid, performance or other Letters of Credit (in each case other than Financial Standby Letters of Credit), denominated in Dollars or any Alternative Currency, for the account of such Borrower or, subject to Section 3.01(m), a Restricted Subsidiary of such Borrower, in a form reasonably acceptable to such Issuing Bank, at any time and from time to time during the Availability Period applicable to Lenders. At the applicable Issuing Bank’s discretion, Letters of Credit may be issued subject to: (i) the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, Publication No. 600, (ii) International Standby Practices 1998, (iii) the Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees, or (iv) any successor provisions of (i) to (iii). In the event of any inconsistency between the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the terms and conditions of any form of letter of credit or bank guarantee application or other agreement submitted by any Borrower to, or entered into by any Borrower with, any Issuing Bank relating to any Letter of Credit, the terms and conditions of this Agreement shall control. Nothing contained in this Article III is intended to limit or restrict the rights of any Borrower or any Restricted Subsidiary to obtain letters of credit otherwise permitted by this Agreement from any Person, regardless of whether such Person is a party hereto. Notwithstanding the foregoing, neither Barclays nor Morgan Stanley, as Issuing Bank, shall be required to issue any Commercial Letters of Credit and (b) Morgan Stanley will not be required to issue any bank guarantees. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, (A) from the Effective Date through the 60th day after the Effective Date, no more than 300 (or such greater number as may be agreed by the Administrative Agent) Letters of Credit issued pursuant to this Agreement (including Existing Letters of Credit issued pursuant to Section 3.01(n)) may be outstanding at any time, and (B) from and after the 61st day after the Effective Date, no more than 500 (or such greater number as may be agreed by the Administrative Agent) Letters of Credit issued pursuant to this Agreement (including Existing Letters of Credit issued pursuant to Section 3.01(n)) may be outstanding at any time.

(b)       Notice of Issuance, Amendment, Renewal, Extension; Certain Conditions. To request the issuance of a Letter of Credit by any Issuing Bank (or the amendment, renewal or extension of an outstanding Letter of Credit issued by any Issuing Bank), a Borrower shall hand deliver or transmit by facsimile or email (or transmit by other electronic communication, if arrangements for doing so have been approved by such Issuing Bank) to such Issuing Bank with a copy to the Administrative Agent not later than (i) 1:00 p.m., New York City time, one Business Day before the Effective Date in the case of the Effective Date Letters of Credit, (ii) 11:00 a.m., New York City time, three Business Days before the proposed date such Letter of Credit (other than an Effective Date Letter of Credit) is to be issued and (iii) 11:00 a.m., New York City time, three Business Days before the proposed date of any amendment, renewal or extension of a Letter of Credit, a Letter of Credit Request requesting the issuance of a Letter of Credit, or identifying the Letter of Credit to be amended, renewed or extended, and specifying the date of issuance,

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amendment, renewal or extension (which shall be a Business Day), the date on which such Letter of Credit is to expire (which shall comply with Section 3.01(c)), the amount of such Letter of Credit, the name and address of the beneficiary thereof and such other information as shall be necessary to prepare, amend, renew or extend such Letter of Credit. If requested by the applicable Issuing Bank, the applicable Borrower also shall submit a letter of credit or bank guarantee application on such Issuing Bank’s standard form in connection with any request for a Letter of Credit. A Letter of Credit shall be issued, amended, renewed or extended by an Issuing Bank only if (and, upon issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of each Letter of Credit, the applicable Borrower shall be deemed to represent and warrant that), after giving effect to such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension, (i) the Total LC Exposure shall not exceed the Aggregate Commitments, and (ii) the portion of the Total LC Exposure attributable to Letters of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank will not, unless such Issuing Bank shall so agree in accordance with Section 3.01(j), exceed the LC Commitment of such Issuing Bank, provided that the Borrowers shall not reduce the Commitment of any Issuing Bank if, after giving effect of such reduction, the conditions set forth in clauses (i) and (ii) above shall not be satisfied. Unless the applicable Issuing Bank has received written notice from any Lender, the Administrative Agent or any Obligor, before 4:30 p.m., New York City time, on the Business Day immediately prior to the requested date of issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of the applicable Letter of Credit that one or more applicable conditions contained in Section 5.02 shall not then be satisfied, then, subject to the terms and conditions hereof, such Issuing Bank shall, on the requested date, issue, amend, renew or extend, as applicable, such Letter of Credit.

(c)       Legal and Policy Prohibitions. An Issuing Bank shall not be under any obligation to issue any Letter of Credit if:

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

(ii)       the issuance of such Letter of Credit would violate one or more policies of such Issuing Bank applicable to letters of credit generally.

(d)       Expiration Date. Each Letter of Credit shall expire on or prior to the date (the “LC Expiration Date”) that is five Business Days prior to the Maturity Date; provided that, subject to the terms and conditions of Section 3.01(k), any Borrower may request that an Issuing Bank issue on or prior to the Stated Cash Collateralization Date a Letter of Credit with an expiration date that is beyond the LC Expiration Date (including as a result of an automatic renewal of a Letter of Credit for an additional period that would end after the LC Expiration Date) but in no event later than the one-year anniversary of the Maturity Date (each such Letter of Credit, an “Extended Expiration Letter of Credit”), and such Issuing Bank may in its sole discretion, without the consent of the Administrative Agent or any of the Lenders, agree to issue such Extended

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Expiration Letter of Credit (it being understood that no Issuing Bank shall be obligated to issue any Extended Expiration Letter of Credit). No Extended Expiration Letter of Credit may be issued after the Stated Cash Collateralization Date.

(e)       Participations. By the issuance of a Letter of Credit (or an amendment to a Letter of Credit increasing the amount thereof) and without any further action on the part of the applicable Issuing Bank or the Lenders, such Issuing Bank hereby grants to each Lender, and each Lender hereby acquires from such Issuing Bank, a participation in such Letter of Credit equal to such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the aggregate Dollar Equivalent amount available to be drawn under such Letter of Credit. In consideration and in furtherance of the foregoing, each Lender hereby absolutely and unconditionally agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the applicable Issuing Bank, in Dollars, such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the Dollar Equivalent amount of each LC Disbursement made by such Issuing Bank and not reimbursed by the Borrowers on the date due as provided in Section 3.01(f), or of any reimbursement payment required to be refunded to a Borrower for any reason. Each Lender acknowledges and agrees that its obligation to acquire participations pursuant to this paragraph in respect of Letters of Credit is absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance whatsoever, including any amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or the occurrence and continuance of a Default or reduction or termination of the Commitments, and that each such payment shall be made without any offset, abatement, withholding or reduction whatsoever.

(f)       Reimbursement. If any Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement in respect of a Letter of Credit, the applicable Borrower that requested such Letter of Credit or that is otherwise an applicant for such Letter of Credit shall reimburse such LC Disbursement by paying to the applicable Issuing Bank an amount equal to such LC Disbursement in Dollars, in an amount equal to the Dollar Equivalent of such LC Disbursement, not later than 12:00 noon, New York City time, on the Business Day immediately following the date that such LC Disbursement is made, if the Borrowers shall have received notice of such LC Disbursement on the date that such LC Disbursement is made, or, if such notice has not been received by the Borrowers on such date, then not later than 12:00 noon, New York City time, on the Business Day immediately following the date that the Borrowers receive such notice. If the applicable Borrower fails to make such payment when due and no other Borrower makes such payment, the Issuing Bank shall notify the Administrative Agent who shall notify each Lender of the applicable LC Disbursement, the payment then due from such Borrower in respect thereof and such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the Dollar Equivalent thereof. Promptly following receipt of such notice, each Lender shall pay to the applicable Issuing Bank, in Dollars, its Applicable Percentage of the Dollar Equivalent of the payment then due from such Borrower, in the manner set forth in the immediately following sentence. Each Lender shall make each such payment to be made by it on the proposed date thereof by wire transfer of immediately available funds (by 12:00 noon, New York City time, on the Business Day immediately following the date such notice was given). Promptly following receipt by the applicable Issuing Bank of any payment from a Borrower pursuant to this paragraph, the applicable Issuing Bank shall distribute such payment to the extent that Lenders have made payments pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse such Issuing Bank, to such Lenders as their interests may appear. Any payment made by a Lender pursuant to this paragraph to reimburse any Issuing Bank for any LC Disbursement shall not relieve any Borrower of its obligation to reimburse such LC Disbursement.

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(g)       Obligations Absolute. The Borrowers’ obligations to reimburse LC Disbursements as provided in Section 3.01(f) shall be absolute, unconditional and irrevocable, and shall be performed strictly in accordance with the terms of this Agreement under any and all circumstances whatsoever and irrespective of (i) any lack of validity or enforceability of any Letter of Credit or this Agreement, or any term or provision therein, (ii) any draft or other document presented under a Letter of Credit proving to be forged, fraudulent or invalid in any respect or any statement therein being untrue or inaccurate in any respect, (iii) payment by an Issuing Bank under a Letter of Credit against presentation of a draft or other document that does not comply with the terms of such Letter of Credit, excluding payments by such Issuing Bank with respect to drafts or other documents that do not comply on their face with the express terms of such Letter of Credit, or (iv) any other event or circumstance whatsoever, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing, that might, but for the provisions of this Section, constitute a legal or equitable discharge of, or provide a right of setoff against, the Borrowers’ obligations hereunder. Neither the Administrative Agent, the Lenders nor any Issuing Bank, nor any of their Affiliates, shall have any liability or responsibility by reason of or in connection with the issuance or transfer of any Letter of Credit or any payment or failure to make any payment thereunder (irrespective of any of the circumstances referred to in the preceding sentence), or any error, omission, interruption, loss or delay in transmission or delivery of any draft, notice or other communication under or relating to any Letter of Credit (including any document required to make a drawing thereunder), any error in interpretation of technical terms or any consequence arising from causes beyond the control of any Issuing Bank; provided that the foregoing shall not be construed to excuse an Issuing Bank from liability to the Borrowers to the extent of any direct damages (as opposed to consequential damages, claims in respect of which are hereby waived by the Borrowers to the extent permitted by applicable law) suffered by a Borrower that are caused by such Issuing Bank’s failure to exercise care when determining whether drafts and other documents presented under a Letter of Credit comply with the terms thereof. The parties hereto expressly agree that, in the absence of gross negligence, willful misconduct or unlawful acts on the part of an Issuing Bank (as finally determined by a court of competent jurisdiction), such Issuing Bank shall be deemed to have exercised care in each such determination. Notwithstanding anything herein and without limiting the generality of the foregoing thereof, the parties agree that, with respect to documents presented which appear on their face to be in substantial compliance with the terms of a Letter of Credit, each Issuing Bank may, in its sole discretion, either accept and make payment upon such documents without responsibility for further investigation, regardless of any notice or information to the contrary, or refuse to accept and make payment upon such documents if such documents are not in strict compliance with the terms of such Letter of Credit.

(h)       Disbursement Procedures. Each Issuing Bank shall, within the period stipulated by terms and conditions of Letter of Credit, following its receipt thereof, examine all documents purporting to represent a demand for payment under a Letter of Credit issued by such Issuing Bank. After such examination such Issuing Bank shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers for whose account the Letter of Credit was issued by telephone (confirmed by facsimile or electronically) of such demand for payment and whether such Issuing Bank has made or shall make an LC Disbursement thereunder; provided that any failure to give or delay in giving such notice shall not relieve the Borrowers of their obligation to reimburse such Issuing Bank and the Lenders with respect to any such LC Disbursement.

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(i)       Interim Interest. If any Issuing Bank shall make any LC Disbursement, then, unless such LC Disbursement is reimbursed by a Borrower in full on the date such LC Disbursement is made, the unpaid amount thereof shall bear interest, for each day from and including the date such LC Disbursement is made to but excluding the date that such LC Disbursement is reimbursed, at the then applicable Alternate Base Rate plus the Applicable Margin; provided that, if the Borrowers fail to reimburse such LC Disbursement when due pursuant to Section 3.01(f), then Section 2.05(a) shall apply. Interest accrued pursuant to this paragraph shall be for the account of the applicable Issuing Bank, except that interest accrued on and after the date of payment by any Lender pursuant to Section 3.01(e) to reimburse such Issuing Bank shall be for the account of such Lender to the extent of such payment.

(j)       Modification and Termination of LC Commitments of Issuing Banks.

(i)       The LC Commitment of any Issuing Bank may be terminated at any time by written notice by the Borrowers to the Administrative Agent and such Issuing Bank. The Administrative Agent shall notify the Lenders of such decision. From and after the effective date of any such termination, the Issuing Bank whose LC Commitment was terminated shall remain a party hereto and shall continue to have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit issued by it prior to such termination (and shall continue to be an “Issuing Bank” for purposes of this Agreement), but it shall not be required to issue any additional Letters of Credit hereunder. Following receipt by the Administrative Agent of the Borrowers’ written notice of termination, the Administrative Agent shall amend Schedule 2.01 to remove such Issuing Bank as an Issuing Bank from Schedule 2.01.

(ii)      By written notice to the Borrowers, each Issuing Bank may from time to time request that such Issuing Bank’s LC Commitment be increased, decreased or terminated. Within ten (10) Business Days following receipt of such notice, the Borrowers shall provide such Issuing Bank with notice of their acceptance or rejection of such modification or termination, and if the Borrowers accept such modification or termination, the Borrowers shall also provide a copy of such notice to the Administrative Agent. With respect to a termination of such Issuing Bank’s LC Commitment, from and after the effective date of such termination, such Issuing Bank shall remain a party hereto and shall continue to have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement with respect to Letters of Credit issued by it prior to such modification or termination (and shall continue to be an “Issuing Bank” for purposes of this Agreement), but shall not be required to issue any additional Letters of Credit hereunder.

(k)       Cash Collateralization.

(i)       If:

(A)     any Event of Default shall occur and be continuing, on the Business Day that the Borrowers receive notice from the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders (or, if the maturity has been accelerated, Lenders with LC Exposures representing greater than 50% of the Total LC Exposure) demanding the deposit of cash collateral pursuant to this paragraph;

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(B)     on the Maturity Date or, if earlier, the termination of the Aggregate Commitments;

(C)     the Borrowers are required to cash collateralize LC Exposure pursuant to (I) Section 2.03 or (II) Section 2.10;

(D)     any Extended Expiration Letters of Credit are issued and outstanding on the Stated Cash Collateralization Date; or

(E)      the Borrowers are required to cash collateralize LC Exposure pursuant to Section 7.08(m);

then the Borrowers shall deposit in an account maintained with the Administrative Agent, in the name of the Administrative Agent and for the benefit of the Issuing Banks and the Lenders (the “LC Collateral Account”), an amount in cash equal to (w) in the case of clause (A) immediately above, (1) 105% of the Total LC Exposure with respect to Letters of Credit that are denominated in an Alternative Currency and (2) 103% of the Total LC Exposure with respect to Letters of Credit that are denominated in U.S. Dollars as of such date plus any accrued and unpaid interest thereon; provided that the obligation of the Borrower that requested, or is otherwise an applicant with respect to, such Letter of Credit to deposit such cash collateral shall become effective immediately, and such deposit shall become immediately due and payable, without demand or other notice of any kind, upon the occurrence of any Event of Default with respect to a Borrower described in clause (i) or (j) of Section 9.01, (x) in the case of clause (C) immediately above, an amount necessary to satisfy the requirements of Section 2.03 or 2.10, as the case may be, (y) in the case of clause (C) immediately above, 103% of the Total LC Exposure with respect to any Extended Expiration Letters of Credit on the Stated Cash Collateralization Date that are denominated in Dollars and 105% of the Dollar Equivalent of the Total LC Exposure with respect to any Extended Expiration Letters of Credit on the Stated Cash Collateralization Date that are denominated in Alternative Currencies, and (z) in the case of clause (E) immediately above, an amount equal to the amount required by Section 7.08(m). Any such deposits pursuant to this Section 3.01(k)(i) or such other provisions under this Agreement where cash collateralization is required shall be held by the Administrative Agent as collateral for the payment and performance of the Borrowers’ reimbursement and other obligations in respect of Letters of Credit under this Agreement. The Administrative Agent shall have exclusive dominion and control, as defined in the Uniform Commercial Code of the State of New York, including the exclusive right of withdrawal, over the LC Collateral Account, and each Borrower hereby grants the Administrative Agent a security interest in the LC Collateral Account. The Administrative Agent shall have no obligation to pay interest on the investment of such deposits, but the Administrative Agent shall invest such deposits at the written direction of the Borrowers, which investments shall be made at the Borrowers’ risk and expense. Interest or profits, if any, on such investments shall accumulate in the LC Collateral Account. Moneys in the LC Collateral Account shall be applied by the Administrative Agent to reimburse the Issuing Banks for LC Disbursements made by the Issuing Banks for which they have not been reimbursed, and, to the extent not so applied, shall be held for the satisfaction of the reimbursement obligations of the applicable Borrower pursuant to Section 3.01(f) or, if the scheduled maturity date of the

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Obligations has been accelerated, be applied to satisfy other obligations of the Borrowers under this Agreement; provided that cash collateral provided pursuant to clause (E) above shall be applied in accordance with clause (4) of the immediately succeeding sentence. If the Borrowers are required to provide an amount of cash collateral (1) as a result of the occurrence of an Event of Default, such amount (to the extent not applied as provided in this Section 3.01(k)(i)) shall be returned to the Borrowers within three Business Days after all Events of Default have been cured or waived, (2) pursuant to Section 2.03 and the Total LC Exposure is subsequently reduced to an amount less than the Aggregate Commitments, such cash collateral (to the extent not applied as provided in this Section 3.01(k)(i)) or a portion thereof shall be promptly returned to the Borrowers to the extent, and within three Business Days after determining, that the amount of the Total LC Exposure is less than the amount of the Aggregate Commitments, (3) as a result of any Extended Expiration Letters of Credit, such amount (to the extent not applied as provided in this Section 3.01(k)(i)) shall be returned to the Borrowers within three Business Days after each such Extended Expiration Letter of Credit has expired or terminated without any pending draw under such Extended Expiration Letter of Credit or (4) pursuant to Section 7.08(m), such cash collateral shall be held by the Collateral Agent shall be returned to the Borrowers within three Business Days after the earlier to occur of (a) the Step Down / Release Trigger Date and (b) the Discharge of the Revolving Credit Facility unless and to the extent on the date of such occurrence one of the events giving rise to the requirement for cash collateralization described in clauses (A), (B), (C) or (D) above shall have also occurred and the cash collateral therefor shall not have been delivered.

(ii)       The obligations of each of the Borrowers and the Lenders under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents regarding Letters of Credit, including obligations under this Section 3.01, shall survive after the Maturity Date and termination of this Agreement for so long as any LC Exposure exists (whether or not all or any portion of such LC Exposure has been cash collateralized as described in Section 3.01(k)); provided that with respect to Extended Expiration Letters of Credit, only the Borrowers and the applicable Issuing Banks’ obligations (and not those of any other Lender) shall so survive.

(iii)       For the avoidance of doubt, each Lender confirms that its respective obligations (x) under Section 3.01(e) and (y) in respect of Letters of Credit shall be reinstated in full and apply if the delivery of any cash collateral pursuant to this Section 3.01(k) in respect of such Letters of Credit is subsequently invalidated, declared to be fraudulent or preferential, set aside or required to be repaid to a trustee, receiver or any other party, in the case of any event with respect to any Borrower described in or Section 9.01(i) or Section 9.01(j) or otherwise.

(l)       Designation of Additional Issuing Banks. From time to time, the Borrowers may by notice to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, and with the prior written approval of the Administrative Agent, designate as additional Issuing Banks one or more Lenders that agree to serve in such capacity as provided below. The acceptance by a Lender of any appointment as an Issuing Bank hereunder shall be evidenced by an agreement (an “Issuing Bank Agreement”), which shall be in a form reasonably satisfactory to the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent, shall set forth the LC Commitment of such Lender and shall be executed by such Lender, the

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Borrowers and the Administrative Agent and, from and after the effective date of such Issuing Bank Agreement, (i) such Lender shall have all the rights and obligations of an Issuing Bank under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents and (ii) references herein and in the other Loan Documents to the term “Issuing Bank” shall be deemed to include such Lender in its capacity as an Issuing Bank.

(m)       Letters of Credit Issued for Account of Restricted Subsidiaries. Notwithstanding that a Letter of Credit issued or outstanding hereunder supports any obligations of, or is for the account of, a Restricted Subsidiary, or states that a Restricted Subsidiary is the “account party”, “applicant”, “customer”, “instructing party”, or the like of or for such Letter of Credit, and without derogating from any rights of the applicable Issuing Bank (whether arising by contract, at law, in equity or otherwise) against such Restricted Subsidiary in respect of such Letter of Credit, (i) the applicable Borrower requesting, or otherwise an applicant with respect to, a Letter of Credit, shall reimburse, indemnify and compensate the applicable Issuing Bank hereunder for such Letter of Credit (including to reimburse any and all drawings thereunder) as if such Letter of Credit had been issued solely for the account of a Borrower and (ii) each Borrower irrevocably waives any and all defenses that might otherwise be available to it as a guarantor or surety of any or all of the obligations of such Restricted Subsidiary in respect of such Letter of Credit. Each of the Borrowers hereby acknowledges that the issuance of such Letters of Credit for Restricted Subsidiaries inures to the benefit of such Borrower, and that such Borrower’s business derives substantial benefits from the businesses of the Restricted Subsidiaries.

(n)       Existing Letters of Credit. Simultaneously with the occurrence of the Effective Date, each of the Existing Letters of Credit shall be deemed issued under this Agreement (and shall comprise Letters of Credit under this Agreement and the other Loan Documents), and with respect to each such Existing Letter of Credit, the applicable Borrower specified on Schedule 3.01 with respect to such Existing Letter of Credit shall be deemed to be the applicant (or where no Borrower is specified on either Schedule 3.01 or any schedule to Amendment No. 1, all Borrowers shall be deemed to be the applicant thereof), and shall have the reimbursement obligations provided in Section 3.01(f), with respect thereto. Existing Letters of Credit shall be subject to all provisions contained herein (including, without limitation, Section 3.01(e), Section 3.01(f) and Section 3.01(g)) and be secured by the Collateral pursuant to the Loan Documents. No Existing Letters of Credit issued by Standard Chartered Bank (or any of its Affiliates) (x) may be amended or modified without the approval of such Person, which approval may be given in its sole discretion and (y) shall be renewed or extended upon the expiration thereof in effect on the Effective Date.

(o)       Minimum Denominations. Letters of Credit (other than Existing Letters of Credit) hereunder shall be issued in minimum face amounts of $25,000 (or if denominated in an Alternative Currency, the Dollar equivalent of $25,000).

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ARTICLE IV
PAYMENTS; PRO RATA TREATMENT; TAXES

SECTION 4.01          Payments Generally; Pro Rata Treatment; Sharing of Set-offs.

(a)       Each Borrower shall make each payment required to be made by it hereunder (including fees or reimbursement of LC Disbursements, or of amounts payable under Sections 2.07, 2.08 or 4.02, or otherwise) prior to 12:00 p.m., New York City time, on the date when due, in immediately available funds, without set-off or counterclaim. Any amounts received after such time on any date may, in the discretion of the Administrative Agent, be deemed to have been received on the next succeeding Business Day for purposes of calculating interest thereon. All such payments shall be made to the Administrative Agent at its offices at 60 Wall Street, New York, New York; provided that (i) payments to be made directly to an Issuing Bank as expressly provided herein shall be made directly to such Issuing Bank, as applicable, and (ii) payments pursuant to Sections 2.07, 2.08, 4.02 and 11.04 shall be made directly to the Persons entitled thereto. The Administrative Agent shall distribute any such payments received by it for the account of any other Person to the appropriate recipient promptly following receipt thereof. If any payment hereunder shall be due on a day that is not a Business Day, the date for payment shall be extended to the next succeeding Business Day, and, in the case of any payment accruing interest, interest thereon shall be payable for the period of such extension. All payments hereunder in respect of any Obligation (or of any breakage indemnity in respect of thereof) shall be made in Dollars; all other payments hereunder and under each other Loan Document shall be made in Dollars. Any payment required to be made by the Administrative Agent hereunder shall be deemed to have been made by the time required if the Administrative Agent shall, at or before such time, have taken the necessary steps to make such payment in accordance with the regulations or operating procedures of the clearing or settlement system used by the Administrative Agent to make such payment. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this Section, if, after the issuance of any Letter of Credit in any Alternative Currency, currency control or exchange regulations are imposed in the country which issues such currency with the result that the type of currency in which the Letter of Credit was issued (herein, the “original currency”) no longer exists or for any reason the relevant Borrower is not able to make payment to the Issuing Bank in such original currency, or the terms of this Agreement require the conversion of such Letter of Credit or the related Letter of Credit Exposure into Dollars (including as required by Sections 3.01(c) and 3.01(e)), then all payments to be made by such Borrower hereunder in such currency shall instead be made when due in Dollars in an amount equal to the Dollar Equivalent (as of the date of repayment) of such payment due, it being the intention of the parties hereto that each Borrower takes all risks of the imposition of any such currency control or exchange regulations or conversion, and each Borrower agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Issuing Banks, the Administrative Agent and the Lenders from and against any loss resulting from any Letter of Credit denominated in an Alternative Currency that is not repaid to the Issuing Banks, the Administrative Agent or the Lenders, as the case may be, in the original currency.

(b)       If at any time insufficient funds are received by and available to the Administrative Agent to pay fully all amounts of principal, unreimbursed LC Disbursements, interest and fees then due hereunder, such funds shall be applied (i) first, towards payment of interest and fees then due hereunder, ratably among the parties entitled thereto in accordance with the amounts of interest and fees then due to such parties, and (ii) second, towards payment of

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principal and unreimbursed LC Disbursements then due hereunder, ratably among the parties entitled thereto in accordance with the amounts of principal and unreimbursed LC Disbursements then due to such parties.

(c)       If any Lender shall, by exercising any right of set-off or counterclaim or otherwise, obtain payment in respect of any Obligation or participations in LC Disbursements resulting in such Lender receiving payment of a greater proportion of the aggregate amount of its participations in LC Disbursements and accrued fees thereon (excluding any fees payable to such Lender in its role as an Issuing Bank) than the proportion received by any other Lender, then the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall purchase (for cash at face value) participations in LC Disbursements of other Lenders to the extent necessary so that the benefit of all such payments shall be shared by the Lenders ratably in accordance with the aggregate amount of principal of and accrued interest on their respective participations in LC Disbursements; provided that (i) if any such participations are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, without interest, and (ii) the provisions of this paragraph shall not be construed to apply to any payment made by a Borrower pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of this Agreement or any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its LC Disbursements to any assignee or participant, other than to a Borrower or any Subsidiary or Affiliate thereof (as to which the provisions of this paragraph shall apply). Each Borrower consents to the foregoing and agrees, to the extent it may effectively do so under applicable law, that any Lender acquiring a participation pursuant to the foregoing arrangements may exercise against such Borrower rights of set-off and counterclaim with respect to such participation as fully as if such Lender were a direct creditor of such Borrower in the amount of such participation.

(d)       Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Borrower prior to the date on which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders or any Issuing Bank hereunder that such Borrower shall not make such payment, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Borrower has made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may, in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Lenders or such Issuing Bank, as the case may be, the amount due. In such event, if a Borrower has not in fact made such payment, then each of the Lenders or the applicable Issuing Bank, as the case may be, severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender or Issuing Bank with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is distributed to it to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at the greater of the Federal Funds Effective Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.

(e)       If any Lender shall fail to make any payment required to be made by it pursuant to Section 3.01(e), Section 3.01(f), Section 4.01(d) or Section 11.04(a), then the Administrative Agent may, in its discretion and notwithstanding any contrary provision hereof, (i) apply any amounts thereafter received by the Administrative Agent for the account of such Lender for the benefit of the Administrative Agent or any Issuing Bank to satisfy such Lender’s obligations to the Administrative Agent or such Issuing Bank, as applicable, under such Section until all such unsatisfied obligations are fully paid, and/or (ii) hold any such amounts in a segregated account as cash collateral for, and application to, any future funding obligations of such

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Lender under any such Section, in the case of each of clauses (i) and (ii) above, in any order as determined by the Administrative Agent in its discretion.

SECTION 4.02          Taxes/Additional Payments.

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

(b)       The Borrowers shall indemnify the Administrative Agent, each Lender and each Issuing Bank, within 20 days after written demand therefor, for the full amount of any Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes paid by the Administrative Agent, such Lender or such Issuing Bank, as the case may be, on or with respect to any payment by or on account of any obligation of a Borrower hereunder (including Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section), whether or not such Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority; provided that the Borrowers shall not be liable for any penalties, interest and expenses that result from the failure of the Administrative Agent, a Lender or an Issuing Bank to notify the Borrowers of the Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes within a reasonable period of time after becoming aware of such Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes. A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to the Borrowers by a Lender or an Issuing Bank, or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Lender or such Issuing Bank, shall be presumed correct absent manifest error.

(c)       Any Lender that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding tax under the law of the jurisdiction in which a Borrower is organized, tax resident or otherwise located, or any treaty to which any such jurisdiction is a party, with respect to payments under this Agreement, on the date on which such Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable written request of the Borrowers or Administrative Agent), shall deliver to such Borrower (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), at the time or times prescribed by applicable law, such properly completed and executed documentation prescribed by applicable law (or otherwise reasonably requested by such Borrower) as shall permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate; provided, that with respect to any documentation required under the laws of any foreign jurisdiction other than Bermuda, Germany, Ireland or Switzerland, the execution and submission of such documentation shall not be required if in the Lender’s reasonable judgement such completion, execution or submission would subject such Lender to any material unreimbursed cost or expense or would materially prejudice the legal or commercial position of such Lender.

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(d)       If the Administrative Agent or a Lender determines, in its sole discretion, that it has received a refund of any Taxes paid by a Borrower or with respect to which a Borrower has paid additional amounts pursuant to this Section 4.02, it shall pay over such refund to such Borrower (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made, or additional amounts paid, by such Borrower under this Section 4.02 with respect to the Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket expenses of the Administrative Agent or such Lender and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund); provided that each Borrower, upon the request of the Administrative Agent or such Lender, agrees to repay promptly the amount paid over to such Borrower (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such amount) to the Administrative Agent or such Lender in the event the Administrative Agent or such Lender is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority. This Section shall not be construed to require the Administrative Agent or any Lender to make available its Tax returns (or any other information relating to its Taxes which it deems confidential) to any Borrower or any other Person. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this paragraph (d), in no event will the indemnified party be required to pay any amount to an indemnifying party pursuant to this paragraph (d), the payment of which would place the indemnified party in a less favorable net after-Tax position than the indemnified party would have been in if the Tax subject to indemnification and giving rise to such refund had not been deducted, withheld or otherwise imposed and the indemnification payments or additional amounts with respect to such Tax had never been paid.

(e)       Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, each Lender shall deliver to each Borrower and the Administrative Agent on the Effective Date or upon the effectiveness of any Assignment and Assumption by which it becomes a party to this Agreement (unless an Event of Default under Section 9.01(a), 9.01(h) or Section 9.01(i) has occurred and is continuing on the effective date of such Assignment and Assumption) (i) two duly completed copies of United States Internal Revenue Service Form W-8ECI, W-8BEN, W-8BEN-E, W-8EXP, W-8IMY or W-9, or other applicable governmental form, as the case may be, certifying in each case that such Lender is entitled to receive payments under this Agreement without deduction or withholding of any United States federal income Taxes, as if each Borrower were incorporated under the laws of the United States or a State thereof and (ii)  any other governmental forms (including tax residency certificates) which are necessary or required under an applicable Tax treaty or otherwise by law to eliminate any withholding Tax or which have been reasonably requested by the Borrowers. Each Lender which delivers to the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent a Form W-8ECI, W-8BEN, W-8BEN-E, W-8EXP, W-8IMY or W-9, or other applicable governmental form pursuant to the preceding sentence further undertakes to deliver to the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent two further copies of such form on or before the date that any such form expires or becomes obsolete or after the occurrence of a change in circumstance or of any event requiring a change in the most recent form so delivered by it, and such amendments thereto or extensions or renewals thereof as may reasonably be requested by a Borrower and the Administrative Agent, in each case certifying that such Lender is entitled to receive payments under this Agreement without deduction or withholding of any United States federal income Taxes, unless a Change in Law has occurred prior to the date on which any such delivery would otherwise be required which renders all such forms inapplicable or which would prevent such Lender from duly completing and delivering any such form with respect to it and such Lender advises the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent that it is not capable of receiving payments without any deduction or withholding of United States federal income Taxes. If a payment made to a Lender under any Loan Document would be subject

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

(f)       Each Lender shall severally indemnify the Administrative Agent, within 10 days after demand therefor, for (i) any Indemnified Taxes attributable to such Lender (but only to the extent that the Borrowers have not already indemnified the Administrative Agent for such Indemnified Taxes and without limiting the obligation of the Borrowers to do so), (ii) any Taxes attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with the provisions of Section 11.05(c) relating to the maintenance of a Participant Register and (iii) any Excluded Taxes attributable to such Lender, in each case, that are payable or paid by the Administrative Agent in connection with any Loan Document, and any reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority. A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to any Lender by the Administrative Agent shall be conclusive absent manifest error. Each Lender hereby authorizes the Administrative Agent to set off and apply any and all amounts at any time owing to such Lender under any Loan Document or otherwise payable by the Administrative Agent to the Lender from any other source against any amount due to the Administrative Agent under this paragraph (f).

(g)       The Borrowers will remit to the appropriate Governmental Authority, prior to delinquency, all Indemnified Taxes and Other Taxes required to be remitted by a Borrower in respect of any payment. Within 30 days after the date of any payment of Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes, the applicable Borrower will furnish to the Administrative Agent the original or a certified copy of a receipt evidencing payment of such Indemnified Taxes or Other Taxes or such other evidence thereof as may be reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(h)       Notwithstanding any provision of this Agreement to the contrary (including Section 2.05(d) and this Section 4.02), a Swiss Obligor shall not be required to make a tax gross up, a tax indemnity payment or an increased interest payment under any Loan Document to a specific Lender or Participant (but, for the avoidance of doubt, shall remain required to make a tax gross up, a tax indemnity payment, or an increased interest payment to all other Lenders) in respect of Swiss Withholding Tax due on interest payments by a Swiss Obligor under this Agreement as a direct result of such Lender or Participant (i) making an incorrect declaration of its status as to whether or not it is a Swiss Qualifying Lender or a single Swiss Non-Qualifying Lender, (ii) breaching the restrictions regarding transfers, assignments, participations, sub-participation and exposure transfers set forth in Section 11.05 (provided, however, that if a Specified Event of Default occurs within 90 days following any such transfer, assignment, participation or sub-participation, the Swiss Obligors shall be required to make such tax gross up, tax indemnity

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payment or increased interest payment) or (iii) ceasing to be a Swiss Qualifying Lender other than as a result of any change after the date it became a Lender or Participant under this Agreement in (or in the interpretation, administration or application of) any law or double taxation treaty, or any published practice or published concession of any relevant taxing authority.

(i)       VAT.

(i)       All amounts set out or expressed to be payable under a Loan Document by any party to any Lender or Administrative Agent which (in whole or in part) constitute the consideration for a supply or supplies for VAT purposes are deemed to be exclusive of any VAT which is chargeable on such supply or supplies, and accordingly, subject to clause (ii) below, if VAT is or becomes chargeable on any supply made by any Lender or Administrative Agent to any party under a Loan Document and such Lender or Administrative Agent is required to account to the relevant Governmental Authority for the VAT, that party shall pay to the Lender or Administrative Agent, as the case may be (in addition to and at the same time as paying any other consideration for such supply subject to receipt of a valid VAT invoice), an amount equal to the amount of such VAT.

(ii)      If VAT is or becomes chargeable on any supply made by any Lender or Administrative Agent (the “Supplier”) to any other Lender or Administrative Agent (the “Supply Recipient”) under a Loan Document, and any party other than the Supply Recipient (the “Relevant Party”) is required by the terms of a Loan Document to pay an amount equal to the consideration for such supply to the Supplier (rather than being required to reimburse the Supply Recipient in respect of that consideration), then:

(A)     where the Supplier is the person required to account to the relevant Governmental Authority for the VAT, the Relevant Party must also pay to the Supplier (at the same time as paying that amount) an additional amount equal to the amount of VAT; the Supply Recipient must (where this subsection (ii)(A) applies) promptly pay to the Relevant Party an amount equal to any credit or repayment the Supply Recipient receives from the relevant Governmental Authority which the Supply Recipient reasonably determines relates to the VAT chargeable on that supply; and

(B)     where the Supply Recipient is the person required to account to the relevant Governmental Authority for the VAT, the Relevant Party must promptly, following demand from the Supply Recipient, pay to the Supply Recipient an amount equal to the VAT chargeable on that supply but only to the extent that the Supply Recipient reasonably determines that it is not entitled to credit or repayment from the relevant Governmental Authority in respect of all or part of that VAT.

(iii)     Where a Loan Document requires any party to reimburse or indemnify a Lender or Administrative Agent for any cost or expense, the party shall reimburse or indemnify (as the case may be) such Lender or Administrative Agent for the full amount of such cost or expense, including such part thereof as represents VAT, save to the extent that such Lender or Administrative Agent reasonably determines that it is

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entitled to credit or repayment in respect of such VAT from the relevant Governmental Authority.

(iv)      Any reference in this Section 4.02(i) to any party shall, at any time when such party is treated as a member of a group or unity (or fiscal unity) for VAT purposes, include (where appropriate and unless the context otherwise requires) a reference to the person who is treated as making the supply or (as appropriate) receiving the supply under the grouping rules (as defined and provided for in Article 11 of the EC Council Directive 2006/112 (or as implemented by the relevant member state of the European Union or any other similar provision in any jurisdiction which is not a member state of the European Union)) so that a reference to a party shall be construed as a reference to that party or the relevant group or unity (or fiscal unity) of which that party is a member for VAT purposes at the relevant time or the relevant member (or head) of that group or unity (or fiscal unity) at the relevant time (as the case may be) or any national legislation implementing that Directive.

(v)       In relation to any supply made by a Lender or Administrative Agent to any party under a Loan Document, if reasonably requested by such Lender or Administrative Agent, that party must promptly provide such Lender or Administrative Agent with details of that party’s VAT registration and such other information as is reasonably requested in connection with such Lender’s or Administrative Agent’s, as the case may be, VAT reporting requirements in relation to such supply.

(vi)      Each party’s obligations under this Section 4.02(i) shall survive the resignation or replacement of the Administrative Agent or any assignment of rights by, or the replacement of, a Lender, and the repayment, satisfaction or discharge of all Obligations under any Loan Document.

SECTION 4.03          Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.

(a)       If any Lender requests compensation under Section 2.07 or if a Borrower is required to pay any Indemnified Taxes or additional amounts to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 4.02, then such Lender shall use reasonable efforts to designate a different lending office for funding or booking its Letters of Credit hereunder or to assign its rights and obligations hereunder to another of its offices, branches or affiliates, if, in the judgment of such Lender, such designation or assignment (i) would eliminate or reduce amounts payable pursuant to Section 2.07 or 4.02, as the case may be, in the future and (ii) would not subject such Lender to any unreimbursed cost or expense and would not otherwise be disadvantageous to such Lender. The Borrowers hereby agree to pay all reasonable costs and expenses incurred by any Lender in connection with any such designation or assignment.

(b)       If (i) any Lender requests compensation under Section 2.07 (including for Taxes under Section 2.07(a)(iii)), or (ii) a Borrower is required to pay any Indemnified Taxes or additional amounts to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 4.02, or (iii) any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, or (iv) any Lender becomes a Swiss Non-Qualifying Lender (but only if such event causes a breach of the Swiss Non-Bank Rules), or (v) any Lender fails to provide its consent to a Redomestication under the laws of

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a jurisdiction (other than England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, The Kingdom of the Netherlands, Luxembourg, or Switzerland) outside of the United States, or (vi) any Lender is a Non-Consenting Lender, then the Borrowers may, at their sole expense and effort, upon notice to such Lender and the Administrative Agent, require such Lender to assign and delegate, without recourse (in accordance with and subject to the restrictions contained in Section 11.05), all its interests, rights and obligations under this Agreement to an assignee that shall assume such obligations (which assignee may be another Lender, if a Lender accepts such assignment); provided that (1) the Borrowers shall have received the prior written consent of each Issuing Bank and, if such assignee is not already a Lender hereunder, the Administrative Agent, which consent of the Issuing Banks and the Administrative Agent (if applicable) shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed, (2) such Lender shall have received payment of an amount equal to its participations in LC Disbursements, accrued interest thereon, accrued fees and all other amounts payable to it hereunder, from the assignee (to the extent of such outstanding principal and accrued interest and fees) or the Borrowers (in the case of all other amounts) and (3) in the case of any such assignment resulting from a claim for compensation under Section 2.07 or payments required to be made pursuant to Section 4.02, such assignment shall result in a reduction in such compensation or payments. A Lender shall not be required to make any such assignment and delegation if, prior thereto, as a result of a waiver by such Lender or otherwise, the circumstances entitling the Borrowers to require such assignment and delegation cease to apply and such Lender neither received nor continued to claim any such compensation or payment. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, any Non-Consenting Lender shall be deemed to have consented to the assignment and delegation of its interests, rights and obligations to any proposed assignee pursuant to this Section 4.03(b) if it does not execute and deliver an Assignment and Assumption to the Administrative Agent within one Business Day after having received a written request therefor.

SECTION 4.04          Financial Assistance.

(a)       If and to the extent a Swiss Obligor becomes liable under this Agreement or any other Loan Document for obligations of any other Obligor (other than the wholly owned direct or indirect subsidiaries of such Swiss Obligor) (the “Restricted Obligations”) and if complying with such obligations would constitute a repayment of capital (Einlagerückgewähr), a violation of the legally protected reserves (gesetzlich geschützte Reserven) or the payment of a (constructive) dividend (Gewinnausschüttung) by such Swiss Obligor or would otherwise be restricted under Swiss law and practice then applicable, such Swiss Obligor’s aggregate liability for Restricted Obligations shall not exceed the amount of the Swiss Obligor’s freely disposable equity (frei verfügbares Eigenkapital) at the time it becomes liable including, without limitation, any statutory reserves which can be transferred into unrestricted, distributable reserves, in accordance with Swiss law (the “Freely Disposable Amount”).

(b)       This limitation shall only apply to the extent it is a requirement under applicable law at the time the Swiss Obligor is required to perform Restricted Obligations under the Loan Documents. Such limitation shall not free the Swiss Obligor from its obligations in excess of the Freely Disposable Amount, but merely postpone the performance date thereof until such times when the Swiss Obligor has again freely disposable equity. The limitation set out in this Section shall not apply to the extent the Swiss Obligor guarantees or otherwise secures any

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amounts borrowed under any Loan Document which are on-lent to the Swiss Obligor or to wholly owned direct or indirect subsidiaries of the Swiss Obligor.

(c)       If the enforcement of the obligations of the Swiss Obligor under the Loan Documents would be limited due to the effects referred to in this Agreement, the Swiss Obligor shall further, to the extent permitted by applicable law and Swiss accounting standards and upon request by the Administrative Agent, (i) write up or sell any of its assets that are shown in its balance sheet with a book value that is significantly lower than the market value of the assets, in case of sale, however, only if such assets are not necessary for the Swiss Obligor’s business (nicht betriebsnotwendig) and (ii) reduce its share capital to the minimum allowed under then applicable law, provided that such steps are permitted under the Loan Documents.

(d)       The Swiss Obligor and any direct holding company of the Swiss Obligor which is a party to a Loan Document shall procure that the Swiss Obligor will take and will cause to be taken all and any action as soon as reasonably practicable but in any event within 30 Business Days from the request of the Administrative Agent, including, without limitation, (i) the passing of any shareholders’ resolutions to approve any payment or other performance under this Agreement or any other Loan Documents, (ii) the provision of an audited interim balance sheet, (iii) the provision of a determination by the Swiss Obligor of the Freely Disposable Amount based on such audited interim balance sheet, (iv) the provision of a confirmation from the auditors of the Swiss Obligor that a payment of the Swiss Obligor under the Loan Documents in an amount corresponding to the Freely Disposable Amount is in compliance with the provisions of Swiss corporate law which are aimed at protecting the share capital and legal reserves, and (v) the obtaining of any other confirmations which may be required as a matter of Swiss mandatory law in force at the time the Swiss Obligor is required to make a payment or perform other obligations under this Agreement or any other Loan Document, in order to allow a prompt payment in relation to Restricted Obligations with a minimum of limitations.

(e)       If so required under applicable law (including tax treaties) at the time it is required to make a payment under this Agreement, the Swiss Obligor:

(i)       shall use its best efforts to ensure that such payments can be made without deduction of Swiss withholding tax, or with deduction of Swiss withholding tax at a reduced rate, by discharging the liability to such tax by notification pursuant to applicable law (including tax treaties) rather than payment of the tax;

(ii)      shall deduct the Swiss withholding tax at such rate (being 35% on the date hereof) as in force from time to time if the notification procedure pursuant to clause (a) above does not apply; or shall deduct the Swiss withholding tax at the reduced rate resulting after discharge of part of such tax by notification if the notification procedure pursuant to clause (a) applies for a part of the Swiss withholding tax only; and shall pay within the time allowed any such taxes deducted to the Swiss Federal Tax Administration; and

(iii)     shall promptly notify the Administrative Agent that such notification or, as the case may be, deduction has been made, and provide the Administrative Agent with evidence that such a notification of the Swiss Federal Tax

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Administration has been made or, as the case may be, such taxes deducted have been paid to the Swiss Federal Tax Administration.

(f)       In the case of a deduction of Swiss withholding tax, the Swiss Obligor shall use its best efforts to ensure that any person that is entitled to a full or partial refund of the Swiss withholding tax deducted from such payment under this Agreement or any other Loan Document, will, as soon as possible after such deduction:

(i)       request a refund of the Swiss withholding tax under applicable law (including tax treaties), and

(ii)      pay to the Administrative Agent upon receipt any amount so refunded.

(g)       The Administrative Agent shall co-operate with the Swiss Obligor to secure such refund.

(h)       To the extent the Swiss Obligor is required to deduct Swiss withholding tax pursuant to this Agreement, and if the Freely Disposable Amount is not fully utilized, the Swiss Obligor will be required to pay an additional amount so that after making any required deduction of Swiss withholding tax the aggregate net amount paid to the Administrative Agent is equal to the amount which would have been paid if no deduction of Swiss withholding tax had been required, provided that (i) the aggregate amount paid (including the additional amount) shall in any event be limited to the Freely Disposable Amount, (ii) such gross up is permitted under the applicable law, and (iii) such steps are permitted under the Loan Documents. If a refund is made to a Credit Party, such Credit Party shall transfer the refund so received to the Swiss Obligor, subject to any right of set-off of such Credit Party pursuant to the Loan Documents.

SECTION 4.05          UK Limitation. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, this guarantee, indemnity or other obligation provided under this Agreement by a Guarantor incorporated under the laws of England and Wales does not apply to any liability to the extent that it would result in such guarantee, indemnity or other obligation hereunder constituting unlawful financial assistance within the meaning of section 678 or 679 of the Companies Act 2006 or any equivalent and applicable provisions under the laws of England and Wales.

ARTICLE V
CONDITIONS PRECEDENT

SECTION 5.01          Conditions Precedent to the Effective Date. The obligation of each Issuing Bank to issue any Letter of Credit (including any deemed issuance of Existing Letters of Credit), on or after the Effective Date for the account of any Borrower is subject to satisfaction of the following conditions:

(a)       The Administrative Agent shall have received the following, all in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent:

(i)       this Agreement executed by each Person listed on the signature pages hereof;

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(ii)      the Affiliate Guaranty executed by each Guarantor existing as of the Effective Date;

(iii)     the Intercreditor Agreement executed by each Person listed on the signature pages thereof;

(iv)      a certificate of a Responsible Officer of Parent, dated the Effective Date and certifying (A) that the representations and warranties made by each Obligor in any Loan Document delivered at or prior to the Effective Date are true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in which case such applicable representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) as of the Effective Date, except for those that by their express terms apply to an earlier date which shall be true and correct in all material respects as of such earlier date, (B) as to the absence of the occurrence and continuance of any Default or Event of Default on the Effective Date immediately after giving effect to the issuance (or deemed issuance) of any Letter of Credit, (C) that it and each other Obligor constitute a group of companies for the purposes of section 243 of the Companies Act 2014 of Ireland, (D) confirming that its entry into the Loan Documents does not constitute unlawful financial assistance for the purposes of Section 82 of the Companies Act 2014 of Ireland, and (E) that no notice pursuant to Section 1002 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (as from time to time amended, replaced or re-enacted) has been served on Parent by the Irish Revenue Commissioners;

(v)       a certificate of the secretary or an assistant secretary or other Responsible Officer of each Obligor (other than any Obligor incorporated in England and Wales) (and in the case of a Luxembourg Obligor, a manager (gérant)), dated the Effective Date and certifying (A) true and complete copies of the constitution or memorandum, articles of association or memorandum of association, by-laws, the deed or certificate of incorporation, certified or original excerpt from the commercial register and any other organizational documents, as applicable, each as amended and in effect on the Effective Date, of such Obligor (other than any Obligor incorporated in England and Wales), (B) the resolutions adopted by the Board of Directors (or, in the case of an Obligor organized under the laws of Switzerland formed as a limited liability company, the Managing Directors) and/or (if required by applicable law or customary market practice in the jurisdiction) of all the holders of the issued shares, in each case of such Obligor (other than any Obligor incorporated in England and Wales) (1) authorizing the execution, delivery and performance by such Obligor of the Loan Documents to which it is or shall be a party and, in the case of a Borrower, the issuance (or deemed issuance) of Letters of Credit for the account of such Borrower hereunder, and (2) authorizing directors, officers or other representatives of such Obligor to execute and deliver the Loan Documents to which it is or shall be a party and any related documents, including any agreement contemplated by this Agreement, (C) the absence of any proceedings for the bankruptcy, dissolution, liquidation or winding up of such Obligor (and in the case of a Luxembourg Obligor, that it is not subject to insolvency proceedings such as bankruptcy (faillite), compulsory liquidation (liquidation judiciaire), voluntary liquidation (liquidation volontaire), winding-up, moratorium, composition with creditors (gestion contrôlé), suspension of payments (sursis de paiement), voluntary arrangement with creditors (concordate préventif

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de la faillite), fraudulent conveyance, general settlement with creditors, reorganization or other similar order or proceedings affecting the rights of creditors generally and any proceedings in jurisdictions other than Luxembourg having similar effect), (D) the incumbency and specimen signatures of the officers or other authorized representatives of such Obligor (other than any Obligor incorporated in England and Wales) executing any documents on its behalf, (E) if required by applicable law or customary market practice in the jurisdiction, certifying that the guaranteeing or securing of the Commitments would not cause a guarantee or security limit binding on such Obligor to be exceeded, and (F) that each document provided by such Obligor pursuant to Section 5.01(a)(i), (ii), (iii), (x), and Section 5.01(a)(xi) is correct, complete and in full force and effect as at a date no earlier than the date of this Agreement;

(vi)      in relation to each Obligor incorporated in England and Wales, (A) a copy of its constitutional documents; (B) a copy of a resolution of its board of directors: (1) approving the terms of, and the transactions contemplated by, the Loan Documents to which it is a party and resolving that it execute the Loan Documents to which it is a party; (2) authorizing a specified person or persons to execute the Loan Documents to which it is a party on its behalf; (3) authorizing a specified person or persons, on its behalf, to sign and/or dispatch all documents and notices to be signed and/or dispatched by it under or in connection with the Loan Documents to which it is a party; (C) a copy of a resolution signed by all holders of the issued shares in each Obligor incorporated in England and Wales, approving the terms of, and the transactions contemplated by, the Loan Documents to which the Obligor incorporated in England and Wales is a party; (D) a specimen of the signature of each person authorised by the resolution referred to in (B) above; (E) a certificate of each Obligor incorporated in England and Wales (signed by a director, a manager or an authorized signatory, as the case may be) confirming that subject to the guarantee limitations as set out in the Loan Documents, guaranteeing or securing, as appropriate, the commitments as set out in Schedule 2.01 would not cause any guarantee, security or similar limit binding on it to be exceeded; (F) certificates of each Obligor incorporated in England and Wales (signed by a director, a manager or an authorized signatory, as the case may be) dated as at the Effective Date and certifying that each copy document relating to it specified in this paragraph (vi) is correct, complete and (to the extent executed) in full force and effect and has not been amended or superseded as at a date no earlier than the Effective Date;

(vii)     favorable, signed opinions addressed to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders dated the Effective Date, each in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, from (A) Latham & Watkins LLP, special United States counsel to the Obligors, (B) Conyers Dill & Pearman Limited, special Bermuda counsel to WIL-Bermuda, (C) Baker McKenzie, Geneva, special Swiss counsel to certain of the Obligors, (D) Matheson, special Irish counsel to Parent, (E) Dentons Canada LLP, special British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario counsel to certain of the Obligors, Stewart McKelvey, special Nova Scotia and Newfoundland counsel to certain of the Obligors, MLT Aikins LLP, special Saskatchewan counsel to certain of the Obligors and Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP, special Manitoba counsel to certain of the Obligors, (F) Baker & McKenzie LLP, special Luxembourg counsel to certain of the Obligors, (G) Conyers Dill & Pearman, special British Virgin Islands counsel to certain of the Obligors, (H) Sidley

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Austin LLP, special English counsel to the Administrative Agent, (I) Jones Walker LLP, special Louisiana counsel to Weatherford U.S., L.P., (J) Norton Rose Fulbright, special Australian counsel to the Administrative Agent, (K) BAHR, special Norwegian counsel to the Administrative Agent, (L) Baker & McKenzie Amsterdam N.V., special Dutch counsel to certain of the Obligors, (M) Holland & Hart LLP, special Nevada and Wyoming counsel to certain of the Obligors, (N) Baker & McKenzie, special German counsel to certain of the Obligors, and (O) Arias, Fábrega & Fábrega, special Panamanian counsel to certain of the Obligors, in each case, given upon the express instruction of the applicable Obligor(s), as applicable;

(viii)    a certificate of a Principal Financial Officer of Parent certifying that, after giving effect to the Transactions (as defined in this Agreement on the Effective Date), the Parent and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis are Solvent as of the Effective Date;

(ix)      to the extent applicable to the relevant Obligor and available in the applicable jurisdiction(s), (A) copies of the constitution, memorandum of association, articles of association, by-laws or certificates of incorporation, certificates of name change, excerpt from the commercial register or other similar organizational documents, as applicable, of each Obligor (other than WIL-Bermuda) certified as of a recent date prior to the Effective Date by the appropriate Governmental Authority or by a Responsible Officer with respect to Obligors incorporated or registered under the laws of the British Virgin Islands and Bermuda, (B) certificates of appropriate public officials or bodies as to the existence, good standing and qualification to do business as a foreign entity, of each Obligor (other than any Obligor incorporated in England and Wales) in each jurisdiction in which the ownership of its properties or the conduct of its business requires such qualification and where the failure to so qualify would, individually or collectively, have a Material Adverse Effect, (C) to the extent not covered by clauses (A) and (B) immediately above, and only with respect to any Obligor organized outside of the United States of America, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, Ireland, England and Wales or Switzerland, documents, excerpts or certificates issued by appropriate public officials or bodies with respect to such Obligor that are customarily delivered by entities organized in the same jurisdiction as such Obligor in connection with transactions similar to the Transactions and (D) in the case of Luxembourg Obligors, a copy of the applicable up-to-date consolidated articles of association and an electronic certificate of non-inscription of insolvency proceedings issued by the Trade and Companies Register (Registre de Commerce et des Sociétés) in Luxembourg (the “RCS”) as at a date no earlier than the Effective Date and an up-to-date, true and complete electronic excerpt of the RCS as at a date no earlier than the Effective Date;

(x)       the U.S. Security Agreement and the Canadian Security Agreement dated as of the Effective Date, in each case executed by each Obligor listed on the signature pages thereof;

(xi)      a Pledge Agreement governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta executed by Weatherford Holdings (Switzerland) Gmbh and pledging the Capital Stock of Weatherford Canada Ltd.;

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(xii)      all English Security Documents, in each case executed by each Obligor listed on the signature pages thereof;

(xiii)     all British Virgin Islands Security Documents, in each case executed by each Obligor listed on the signature pages thereof;

(xiv)     subject to the terms of the relevant Collateral Agreement, each document, form or notice (including any UCC financing statement) required by the Collateral Documents delivered on the Effective Date or reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent to be filed, delivered, registered or recorded in order to perfect (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) the Liens of the Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Secured Parties, in the Collateral provided on the Effective Date, shall have been delivered to the Administrative Agent in proper form for filing, registration or recordation, or, as permitted in such Specified Jurisdictions, shall have been filed, registered or recorded;

(xv)      to the extent available in the applicable jurisdiction(s), all original stock certificates or other certificates evidencing the certificated Capital Stock pledged pursuant to the Collateral Documents delivered on the Effective Date, together with an undated stock power duly executed in blank by the registered owner thereof or any other documents or instruments necessary to transfer such certificates for each such certificate;

(xvi)     a statement from the principal representative and insurance manager of WOFS, addressed to the board of directors of WOFS confirming, in connection with WOFS’ entry into the Affiliate Guaranty, compliance with the solvency margins and ratios applicable to WOFS in accordance with the Bermuda Insurance Act 1978 (as amended) and regulations promulgated thereunder;

(xvii)    a certificate of a director of Weatherford Australia Pty Limited, dated the Effective Date and confirming that (A) the resolutions referred to in Section 5.01(a)(v), which were duly passed by the duly appointed directors of Weatherford Australia Pty Limited, have not been modified, rescinded or amended and are in full force and effect, (B) entry into the Loan Documents to which it is a party and the performance by Weatherford Australia Pty Limited of its obligations under the Loan Documents, is for the benefit of, and in the best interest of, Weatherford Australia Pty Limited, (C) at the time of deciding to commit Weatherford Australia Pty Limited to the Loan Documents to which it is a party or shall be a party, Weatherford Australia Pty Limited was solvent and there were reasonable grounds to expect that it would continue, after entering into the Loan Documents to which it is a party or shall be a party, to be able to pay all its debts as and when they become due and payable and would not become unable to do so as a result of entering into the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents to which it is a party or shall be a party, (D) guaranteeing the Commitments in full would not cause any guaranteeing or similar limit binding on it to be exceeded and (E) neither part 2J.3 nor Chapter 2E of the Corporations Act 2001(Cth) applies to the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents;

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(xviii)   in respect of an Obligor that is incorporated in the Netherlands, evidence of an unconditional neutral or positive advice of any works council which has advisory rights in respect of the entry into and performance of the transactions contemplated in the Loan Documents to which that Obligor is a party; and

(xix)     to the extent available in the applicable jurisdiction(s), (I) appropriate Lien search results or certificates (including UCC and PPSA lien search certificates and tax and judgment lien searches in the United States and other material jurisdictions) as of a recent date reflecting no prior Liens encumbering the assets of the Obligors other than those being released on or prior to the Effective Date or Liens permitted hereunder and (II) clear searches against Parent in the Companies Registration Office, Dublin, the High Court Central Office and all other relevant registries;

(b)       The Aggregate Commitments on the Effective Date shall be at least $150,000,000 (or such other amount as may be agreed by the Required Consenting Noteholders (as such term is defined in the Plan of Reorganization)).

(c)       The Administrative Agent shall have received evidence reasonably satisfactory to it that all material consents of (i) each Governmental Authority and (ii) each other Person, if any, including any lenders under any bilateral credit facility of Parent and its Subsidiaries, in each case required to be received by the Obligors in connection with the Letters of Credit issued or to be issued hereunder, and the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which any Obligor is a party, have been satisfactorily obtained.

(d)       The Administrative Agent shall have received evidence reasonably satisfactory to it that the conditions precedent to the effectiveness of the Exit ABL Credit Agreement as set forth in Section 3.1 thereof have been satisfied or waived.

(e)       The Administrative Agent shall have received evidence reasonably satisfactory to it that (i) the conditions precedent to the effectiveness of the Plan of Reorganization as set forth therein shall have been satisfied or waived in accordance with the terms of the Plan of Reorganization, and (ii) the Plan Effective Date shall have occurred, or shall have occurred concurrently with the effectiveness of this Agreement.

(f)       The Joint Lead Arrangers shall have received evidence reasonably satisfactory to them that the Irish Scheme shall have been approved by the Irish High Court, or such other structure as is reasonably acceptable to the Joint Lead Arrangers, and has become effective in accordance with its terms, or will become effective concurrently with the effectiveness of this Agreement.

(g)       The Joint Lead Arrangers shall have received evidence reasonably satisfactory to them that a provisional liquidator of WIL-Bermuda has been appointed and the Bermuda Scheme has been sanctioned by the Bermuda court, or such other structure as is reasonably acceptable to the Joint Lead Arrangers, and has become effective in accordance with its terms, or will become effective concurrently with the effectiveness of this Agreement.

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(h)       (i) All commitments and other obligations (other than contingent indemnification obligations as to which no claim has been received) with respect to the Prepetition Revolving Credit Claims, the Prepetition Term Loan Claims, the Prepetition A&R Claims and the DIP Facility Claims (as each term is defined in the Plan of Reorganization) have been cancelled, and Indebtedness in respect of such Prepetition Revolving Credit Claims, Prepetition Term Loan Claims, Prepetition A&R Claims and DIP Facility Claims has been satisfied in full, and (ii) all existing Liens in favor of the Prepetition Agents, the Prepetition Lenders, the DIP Agent and the DIP Lenders (as each term is defined in the Plan of Reorganization) and any other creditor with a Lien on the Collateral (except for Liens permitted by Section 6.18) (subject to arrangements reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent having been made for the applicable filings of terminations) have terminated, in each case effective prior to or concurrently with the effectiveness of this Agreement.

(i)       After giving effect to the initial use of proceeds of the Exit ABL Credit Facility and the Exit Senior Notes (including the payment of all amounts associated with the Chapter 11 Cases), (a) minimum availability under the Exit ABL Credit Facility on the Effective Date is not less than $150,000,000, and (b) minimum availability under the Exit ABL Credit Facility plus unrestricted cash of the Obligors on the Effective Date (located in the United States, England, Canada, Norway, United Arab Emirates and Germany), is not less than $350,000,000.

(j)       The order confirming the Plan of Reorganization shall have become a Final Order (as defined in the Plan of Reorganization) (provided that solely for purposes of this clause (j), that certain appeal filed by GAMCO Asset Management Inc. in the United States District Court, docketed as 4:19-cv-4324 (the “GAMCO Appeal”), shall not prevent such order from becoming a Final Order to the extent such order would otherwise be a Final Order but for the GAMCO Appeal), and such order shall not have been amended, modified, vacated, stayed or reversed.

(k)       There shall be no adversary proceeding pending in the Bankruptcy Court, or litigation commenced outside of the Chapter 11 Cases that is not stayed pursuant to Section 362 of the Bankruptcy Code, seeking to enjoin or prevent the financing or the transactions contemplated under this Agreement.

(l)       The Joint Lead Arrangers shall have received evidence reasonably satisfactory to them that Parent and its Subsidiaries shall have no Indebtedness for borrowed money outstanding or otherwise incurred, or any letters of credit outstanding, other than in respect of (i) the Exit ABL Credit Agreement and this Agreement and the facilities thereunder and hereunder, (ii) the Exit Senior Notes in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $2,100,000,000, (iii) up to $415,000,000 of outstanding letters of credit or reimbursement obligations under letters of credit, pursuant to bilateral facilities or otherwise, and (iv) certain Indebtedness in respect of Weatherford Industria e Comercio Ltd. in respect of an equipment loan, in an amount not exceeding $500,000.

(m)       The Lenders shall have received (i) audited consolidated financial statements of Parent for the Fiscal Years ended December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017, including condensed consolidating financial information with respect to the Guarantors to the extent required to be presented in the periodic reports of Parent filed with the SEC pursuant to the Exchange Act and (ii) unaudited interim consolidated financial statements of Parent for each

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quarterly period ended subsequent to December 31, 2018, including condensed consolidating financial information with respect to the Guarantors to the extent required to be presented in the periodic reports of Parent filed with the SEC pursuant to the Exchange Act, and in each case under this clause (ii) as are reasonably acceptable to the Joint Lead Arrangers.

(n)       The Borrowers shall have paid (i) to the Administrative Agent, the Joint Lead Arrangers and the Lenders, as applicable, all fees and other amounts agreed upon by such parties to be paid on or prior to the Effective Date, and (ii) to the extent invoiced at or before 1:00 p.m., New York City time, on the Business Day immediately prior to the Effective Date, all out-of-pocket expenses required to be reimbursed or paid by the Borrowers pursuant to Section 11.03 or any other Loan Document.

(o)       Each Obligor shall have provided to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, if requested at least seven Business Days prior to the Effective Date, the documentation and other information requested by the Administrative Agent or any Lender in order to comply with requirements of the PATRIOT Act and applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations.

(p)       Certificates of insurance (other than for any Obligor incorporated in England and Wales) listing the Administrative Agent as (x) loss payee for the property casualty insurance policies of the Obligors (other than the UK Obligors), together with loss payable endorsements and (y) additional insured with respect to the liability insurance of the Obligors (other than the UK Obligors), together with additional insured endorsements, shall have been provided.

Each Lender, by delivering its signature page hereto, shall be deemed to have consented to, approved or accepted or to be satisfied with, each Loan Document and each other document required thereunder to be consented to, approved by or acceptable or satisfactory to a Lender, unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from such Lender prior to the proposed Effective Date specifying its objection thereto.

SECTION 5.02          Conditions Precedent to All Credit Events. The obligation of any Issuing Bank to issue, amend, renew or extend (including deemed issuance) any Letter of Credit on or after the Effective Date is subject to the further conditions precedent that, on the date such Letter of Credit is issued, amended, renewed or extended:

(a)       The representations and warranties of each Obligor set forth in this Agreement and in the other Loan Documents shall be true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in which case such applicable representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) on and as of the date such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit, except to the extent any such representations and warranties are expressly limited to an earlier date, in which case, on and as of the date of such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit, such representations and warranties shall continue to be true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in which case such applicable representation and warranty shall be true and correct in all respects) as of such specified earlier date.

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(b)       The Administrative Agent and the applicable Issuing Bank shall have received (i) in the case of an issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of a Letter of Credit, a Letter of Credit Request as required by Section 3.01(b) by the time and on the Business Day specified in Section 3.01(b) and (ii) such other certificates, documents and other papers and information as the applicable Issuing Bank may reasonably request, including know-your-customer and beneficial ownership information with respect to Persons for the account of whom Letters of Credit are being issued.

(c)       After giving effect to the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit, the Dollar Equivalent of the Total LC Exposure shall not exceed the Aggregate Commitments.

(d)       To the extent a Defaulting Lender exists at the time of such issuance, amendment, renewal or extension, such Defaulting Lender’s LC Exposure in respect of such Letter of Credit shall be cash collateralized to the extent required by Section 2.06 of this Agreement, or otherwise secured to the reasonable satisfaction of the applicable Issuing Bank.

(e)       No Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would result from the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit.

(f)       If such Letter of Credit is denominated in an Alternative Currency, the applicable Issuing Bank shall have received evidence reasonably satisfactory to them that there shall not have occurred any adverse change in national or international financial, political or economic conditions or currency exchange rates or exchange controls which, in the opinion of such applicable Issuing Bank, would make it impractical for such Letter of Credit to be denominated in the relevant Alternative Currency.

(g)       The issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of such Letter of Credit shall not violate any Requirement of Law nor any policy of the applicable Issuing Bank in effect at such time and generally applicable to letters of credit.

The acceptance of the benefits of each Letter of Credit and any amendment, renewal, or extension thereof shall constitute a representation and warranty by each of the Obligors to each of the Lenders that all of the conditions specified in Section 5.02(a) and Section 5.02(c) have been satisfied as of that time.

ARTICLE VI
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

Each Obligor Party represents and warrants to the Lenders, the Issuing Banks and the Administrative Agent as follows:

SECTION 6.01          Organization and Qualification. Each Obligor and each Restricted Subsidiary (a) is a company, corporation, partnership or entity having limited liability that is duly incorporated, registered, organized (or in the case of any English, Irish, Australian, Bermuda, Luxembourg or British Virgin Islands Obligor, duly incorporated) or formed, validly existing and, to the extent applicable in the relevant jurisdiction of such Obligor or Restricted Subsidiary, in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation or formation (and in the case

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of a Luxembourg Obligor, for the purposes of the European Insolvency Regulation, its “centre of main interests” (as that term is used in article 3(1) of the European Insolvency Regulation) is located at its registered office (siège statutaire) in Luxembourg and it does not have an “establishment” (as that term is used in article 2(10) of the European Insolvency Regulation) in any other jurisdiction), (b) has the corporate, partnership or other power and authority to own its property and to carry on its business as now conducted and (c) is duly qualified as a foreign corporation or other foreign entity to do business and, to the extent applicable in the relevant jurisdiction of such Obligor or Restricted Subsidiary, is in good standing in every jurisdiction in which the failure to be so qualified would, together with all such other failures of the Obligors and the Restricted Subsidiaries to be so qualified or in good standing, have a Material Adverse Effect.

SECTION 6.02          Authorization, Validity, Etc. Each Obligor has the corporate and, as applicable, any other power and authority to execute, deliver and perform its obligations hereunder and under the other Loan Documents to which it is a party and to request Letters of Credit, and to consummate the Transactions, and all such action has been duly authorized by all necessary corporate, partnership or other proceedings on its part or on its behalf. Each Loan Document has been duly and validly executed and delivered by or on behalf of each Obligor and constitutes valid and legally binding agreements of such Obligor enforceable against such Obligor in accordance with the terms hereof, and the Loan Documents to which such Obligor is a party, when duly executed and delivered by or on behalf of such Obligor, shall constitute valid and legally binding obligations of such Obligor enforceable in accordance with the respective terms thereof and of this Agreement, except, in each case (a) as may be limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, examinership, reorganization, moratorium, fraudulent transfer or other similar laws relating to or affecting the enforcement of creditors’ rights generally, and by general principles of equity which may limit the right to obtain equitable remedies (regardless of whether such enforceability is a proceeding in equity or at law) and (b) as to the enforceability of provisions for indemnification and the limitations thereon arising as a matter of law or public policy.

SECTION 6.03          Governmental Consents, Etc. No authorization, consent, approval, license or exemption of, or filing or registration with, any Governmental Authority is necessary to have been made or obtained by any Obligor for the valid execution, delivery and performance by any Obligor of any Loan Document to which it is a party or the consummation of the Transactions, except those that have been obtained and are in full force and effect, including filings, notifications and registrations necessary to perfect Liens created under the Loan Documents (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) and such matters relating to performance as would ordinarily be done in the ordinary course of business after the Effective Date.

SECTION 6.04          No Breach or Violation of Law or Agreements. Neither the execution, delivery and performance by any Obligor of the Loan Documents to which it is a party, nor compliance with the terms and provisions thereof, nor the extensions of credit contemplated by the Loan Documents, nor the consummation of the Transactions (a) will breach or violate any applicable Requirement of Law, (b) will result in any breach or violation of, or constitute a default under, or result in the creation or imposition of (or the obligation to create or impose) any Lien prohibited hereunder upon any of its property or assets pursuant to the terms of, (i)  the Exit Senior Notes or the Exit Senior Notes Indenture, the Senior Secured Notes or the Senior Secured Notes Indenture or (ii) any other indenture, agreement or other instrument (including, without limitation,

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any Revolving Credit Document) to which it or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries is party or by which any property or asset of it or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries is bound or to which it is subject, except for breaches, violations and defaults under clauses (a) and (b)(ii) that collectively for the Obligors would not have a Material Adverse Effect, or (c) will violate any provision of the organizational documents or by-laws of any Obligor.

SECTION 6.05          Litigation. Except as set forth on Schedule 6.05, (a) there are no actions, suits or proceedings pending or, to the best knowledge of Parent, threatened in writing against any Obligor or against any of their respective properties or assets that are reasonably likely to have (individually or collectively) a Material Adverse Effect and (b) to the best knowledge of Parent, there are no actions, suits or proceedings pending or threatened that purport to affect or pertain to the Loan Documents or any transactions contemplated thereby.

SECTION 6.06          Information; No Material Adverse Change.

(a)       All written information heretofore furnished by the Obligors to the Administrative Agent or any Lender in connection with this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents, when considered together with the disclosures made herein, in the other Loan Documents and in the filings made by any Obligor with the SEC pursuant to the Exchange Act, did not as of the date thereof (or if such information related to a specific date, as of such specific date), when read together and taken as a whole, contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements contained therein not misleading in light of the circumstances under which such statements were made, except for such information, if any, that has been updated, corrected, supplemented, superseded or modified pursuant to a written instrument delivered to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders prior to the Effective Date.

(b)       Parent has heretofore furnished to the Lenders its consolidated balance sheet and statements of income, stockholders equity and cash flows as of and for the Fiscal Years ended December 31, 2018 and December 31, 2017, in each case as reported on by KPMG LLP, independent public accountants. Such financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the financial position and results of operations and cash flows of Parent and its consolidated Subsidiaries as of such dates and for such periods in accordance with GAAP.

(c)       There has been no material adverse change since July 3, 2019 in the financial condition, business, assets or operations of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries, taken as a whole.

SECTION 6.07          Investment Company Act; Margin Regulations.

(a)       Neither any Obligor nor any of its Restricted Subsidiaries is, or is regulated as, an “investment company”, as such term is defined in the Investment Company Act of 1940 (as adopted in the United States), as amended.

(b)       Neither any Obligor nor any of its Restricted Subsidiaries is engaged principally, or as one of its important activities, in the business of extending credit for the purpose of purchasing or carrying any “margin stock” as defined in Regulation U. No part of the proceeds of any Letters of Credit issued hereunder will be used to purchase or carry any such margin stock

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or to extend credit to others for the purpose of purchasing or carrying any such margin stock or for any purpose that violates, or is inconsistent with, the provisions of Regulation T, U or X.

SECTION 6.08          ERISA; Canadian Defined Benefit Plans.

(a)       Each Obligor and each ERISA Affiliate has maintained and administered each Plan and Foreign Plan in compliance with all applicable laws and the terms of each such Plan or Foreign Plan, except for such instances of noncompliance that, when taken together with all other such instances of noncompliance, have not resulted in and would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(b)       No ERISA Event has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur that, when taken together with all other such ERISA Events that are reasonably expected to occur, could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(c)       There has been no nonexempt “prohibited transaction” (as defined in Section 406 of ERISA) or violation of the fiduciary responsibility rules with respect to any Plan, in either case that would, when taken together with all other such “prohibited transactions” or violations, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(d)       None of the assets of the Obligors constitute “plan assets” (within the meaning of the Plan Asset Regulations).

(e)       No Obligor sponsors, administers, participates in or contributes to, or has any liabilities or obligations in respect of, any Canadian Defined Benefit Plan.

SECTION 6.09          Tax Returns and Payments. Each Obligor and each Restricted Subsidiary has caused to be filed all United States federal income Tax returns and other material Tax returns, statements and reports (or obtained extensions with respect thereto) which are required to be filed and has paid or deposited or made adequate provision in accordance with GAAP for the payment of all Taxes (including estimated Taxes shown on such returns, statements and reports) which are shown to be due pursuant to such returns, except (a) for Taxes whose amount, applicability or validity is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which adequate reserves have been established in accordance with GAAP and (b) where the failure to pay such Taxes (collectively for the Obligors and the Restricted Subsidiaries, taken as a whole) would not have a Material Adverse Effect.

SECTION 6.10          Requirements of Law.

(a)       The Obligors and each of their Restricted Subsidiaries are in compliance with all Requirements of Law, applicable statutes, regulations and orders of, and all applicable restrictions imposed by, all Governmental Authorities in respect of the conduct of their businesses and the ownership of their property, except for instances in which the failure to comply therewith, either individually or in the aggregate, would not have a Material Adverse Effect.

(b)       Except with respect to any matters that, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries (i) has failed to comply with any Environmental Law or to obtain, maintain or

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comply with any permit, license or other approval required for the conduct of Parent’s or any of its Subsidiaries’ business under any Environmental Law, (ii) is liable for any Environmental Liability, (iii) has received notice of any claim against or affecting it with respect to any Environmental Liability or (iv) has knowledge of any facts or circumstances that would give rise to any Environmental Liability against or affecting it.

(c)       As of the Effective Date, the information included in the Beneficial Ownership Certification (if any such certificate was required to be delivered by any Borrower under the Beneficial Ownership Regulation) is true and correct in all respects.

SECTION 6.11          No Default. No Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing.

SECTION 6.12          Anti-Corruption Laws and Sanctions.

(a)       Each Obligor has implemented and maintains in effect policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by such Obligor, its Subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions, and such Obligor, its Subsidiaries and their respective officers and employees and, to the knowledge of such Obligor, its directors and agents, are in compliance with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions in all material respects. Except as disclosed on Schedule 6.12, none of (a) each Obligor, any Subsidiary of such Obligor or any of their respective directors, officers or employees, or (b) to the knowledge of each Obligor, any agent of such Obligor or any Subsidiary of such Obligor that will act in any capacity in connection with or benefit from the credit facility established hereby, is a Sanctioned Person. No issuance of the Letters of Credit or any other transaction contemplated by this Agreement will violate any Anti-Corruption Laws or any Sanctions applicable to any party hereto.

(b)       To the extent that any representation contained in this Section 6.12 made by any Obligor incorporated or organized under the laws of Germany or a resident (Inländer) (within the meaning of section 2 paragraph 15 of the German Foreign Trade Act (Auβenwirtschaftgesetz)) would result in a violation of or conflict with or liability under either EU Regulation (EC) 2271/96 or section 7 of the German Foreign Trade Ordinance (Außenwirtschaftsverordnung) (in connection with the German Foreign Trade Act (Außenwirtschaftsgesetz (AWG)) or any similar anti-boycott statute, the Required Lenders will, upon the request of the respective Obligor, enter into bona fide discussions with such Obligor regarding the implementation of procedures to mitigate any such conflict or violation.

SECTION 6.13          Properties.

(a)       Each of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries has good and marketable title to, or valid leasehold interests in, all its real and personal property material to its business, except for (i) Liens permitted by Section 8.04 and (ii) minor defects in title that do not, and could not reasonably be expected to, interfere with its ability to conduct its business as currently conducted or to utilize such properties for their intended purposes.

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businesses by Parent and its Subsidiaries does not infringe upon the rights of any other Person, except for any such failure to own or license, or infringements that, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

SECTION 6.14          No Restrictive Agreements. Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries are not subject to any Restrictive Agreements other than Restrictive Agreements permitted by Section 8.11.

SECTION 6.15          Solvency. Immediately after the consummation of the Transactions to occur on the Effective Date, Parent and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, are and will be Solvent.

SECTION 6.16          Insurance. Parent and its Subsidiaries maintain, including through self-insurance, insurance with respect to their property and business against such liabilities and risks, in such types and amounts and with such deductibles or self-insurance risk retentions, in each case as are in accordance with customary industry practice for companies engaged in similar businesses as Parent and its Subsidiaries (taken as a whole), as such customary industry practice may change from time to time.

SECTION 6.17          Rank of Obligations. The Indebtedness of each Obligor under the Loan Documents to which it is a party rank at least equally with all of the senior and unsecured unsubordinated Indebtedness of such Obligor, except Indebtedness mandatorily (and not consensually) preferred by applicable law, and ahead of all Subordinated Indebtedness, if any, of such Obligor.

SECTION 6.18          Liens. There are no Liens on any of the assets of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary other than Liens permitted by Section 8.04 and Liens that are being released on the Effective Date.

SECTION 6.19          Security Interest in Collateral. The provisions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents, including but not limited to the English Security Documents, create legal and valid perfected (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) Liens on all the Collateral in favor of the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Parties, and such Liens constitute perfected (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) and continuing Liens on the Collateral, securing the Secured Obligations, enforceable against the applicable Obligor and all third parties (other than (i) in respect of motor vehicles that are subject to a certificate of title, (ii) money, (iii) letter-of-credit rights (other than supporting obligations), (iv) commercial tort claims (other than those that by the terms of the Collateral Documents are required to be perfected), (v) any Deposit Accounts and Securities Accounts (each, as defined in the U.S. Security Agreement) not subject to a control agreement as permitted by the Loan Documents, (vi) as otherwise contemplated by the Collateral Documents, and subject only to the filing of financing statements, the recordation of any IP Short Forms, the recordation of any Mortgages and other filings and recordation contemplated by the Collateral Documents, in each case, in the appropriate filing offices), and having priority over all other Liens on the Collateral except in the case of (a) Liens permitted by Section 8.04 and (b) Liens perfected only by possession (including possession of any

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certificate of title) to the extent the Administrative Agent has not obtained or does not maintain possession of such Collateral.

SECTION 6.20          Capital Stock. Schedule 6.20(a) sets forth a complete and accurate description of the authorized Capital Stock of Parent as of the Effective Date immediately after giving effect to the Transactions, by class, and, as of the Effective Date immediately after giving effect to the Transactions, a description of the number of shares of each such class that are issued and outstanding. Schedule 6.20(b) (as such Schedule may be updated from time to time to reflect changes resulting from transactions permitted under this Agreement) is a complete and accurate list of Parent’s direct and indirect Subsidiaries, showing, solely in the case of Obligors: (i) the number of shares of each class of common and preferred Capital Stock authorized for each of such Obligor, (ii) the number and the percentage of the outstanding shares of each class of Capital Stock owned directly by the parent (or parents) of each such Obligor and (iii) the number and the percentage of the outstanding shares of each class of Capital Stock held by any Obligor in any other Subsidiary. All of the outstanding Capital Stock of each Obligor has been validly issued and is fully paid and non-assessable.

SECTION 6.21          EEA Financial Institutions. No Obligor is an EEA Financial Institution.

SECTION 6.22          Compliance with the Swiss Non-Bank Rules.

(a)       Each Swiss Obligor is in compliance with the Swiss Non-Bank Rules; provided, however, that a Swiss Obligor shall not be in breach of this representation if the permitted number of Swiss Non-Qualifying Lenders is exceeded solely by reason of:

(i)       a failure by one or more Lenders or Participants to comply with their obligations under Section 11.05;

(ii)       a confirmation made by one or more Lenders or Participants to be one single Swiss Non-Qualifying Lender is incorrect;

(iii)       one or more Lenders or Participants ceasing to be a Swiss Qualifying Lender (to the extent such Lender or Participant is confirmed to be a Swiss Qualifying Lender) as a result of any reason attributable to such Lender or Participant; or

(iv)       an assignment or participation of any Commitments or LC Exposure under this Agreement to a Swiss Non-Qualifying Lender after the occurrence of an Event of Default.

(b)       For the purposes of this Section 6.22, each Swiss Obligor shall assume that the aggregate number of Lenders or Participants under this Agreement which are Swiss Non-Qualifying Lenders is ten (10).

SECTION 6.23          Dutch Fiscal Unity. Any fiscal unity (fiscale eenheid) for Dutch tax purposes of which an Obligor forms part consists of Obligors and/or Restricted Subsidiaries only.

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SECTION 6.24          Tax Residency. Each Obligor organized under the laws of the Netherlands is resident for tax purposes in the Netherlands only and does not have a permanent establishment or other taxable presence outside the Netherlands, unless with the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent.

SECTION 6.25          Status as a Holding Company. Parent does not have any operating assets or engage in any business other than any customary business of a holding company and ordinary course business operations of Parent in existence prior to the Effective Date.

ARTICLE VII
AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS

Until Payment in Full, the Obligor Parties covenant and agree that:

SECTION 7.01          Information Covenants. Each Obligor Party shall furnish or cause to be furnished to the Administrative Agent:

(a)       Upon the earlier to occur of (i) five Business Days after being filed with the SEC and (ii) the date that is the deadline to file with SEC, the quarterly report on Form 10-Q, or its equivalent, of Parent for such Fiscal Quarter; provided that the Obligor Parties shall be deemed to have furnished said quarterly report on Form 10-Q for purposes of this Section 7.01(a) on the date the same shall have been made available on “EDGAR” (or any successor thereto) or on its home page on the worldwide web (which page is, as of the date of this Agreement, located at www.weatherford.com). Such quarterly report shall include, and to the extent it does not include shall be supplemented by, a consolidated balance sheet, income statement and related statements of operations, stockholders’ equity and cash flows as of the end of and for such Fiscal Quarter and the then-elapsed portion of the Fiscal Year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the corresponding period or periods of (or, in the case of the balance sheet, as of the end of) the previous Fiscal Year, together with a corresponding discussion and analysis of results from management, all certified by one of its Principal Financial Officers as presenting fairly in all material respects the financial condition and results of operations of Parent and its consolidated Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP consistently applied, subject to normal year-end audit adjustments and the absence of footnotes.

(b)       Upon the earlier to occur of (i) five Business Days after being filed with the SEC and (ii) the date that is the deadline to file with the SEC, the annual report on Form 10-K, or its equivalent, of Parent for such Fiscal Year, certified by KPMG LLP or other independent certified public accountants of recognized national standing reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent and the Required Lenders, whose certification shall be without qualification or scope limitation; provided that (i) the Obligor Parties shall be deemed to have furnished said annual report on Form 10-K for purposes of this Section 7.01(b) on the date the same shall have been made available on “EDGAR” (or any successor thereto) or on its home page on the worldwide web (which page is, as of the date of this Agreement, located at www.weatherford.com) and (ii) if said annual report on Form 10-K contains the report of such independent public accountants (without qualification or exception, and to the effect, as specified above), no Obligor Party shall be required to deliver such report. Such annual report shall include, and to the extent it does not include shall be supplemented by, Parent’s audited consolidated balance sheet, income statement

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and related statements of operations, stockholders’ equity and cash flows as of the end of and for such year, setting forth in each case in comparative form the figures for the previous Fiscal Year, all reported on by KPMG LLP or other independent public accountants of recognized national standing (which opinion shall be without qualification or exception as to the scope of such audit) to the effect that such consolidated financial statements present fairly in all material respects the financial condition and results of operations of Parent and its consolidated Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis in accordance with GAAP consistently applied.

(c)       Promptly after the same become publicly available (whether on “EDGAR” (or any successor thereto) or Parent’s homepage on the worldwide web or otherwise), notice to the Administrative Agent of the filing of all periodic reports on Form 10-K or Form 10-Q, and all amendments to such reports and all definitive proxy statements filed by any Obligor or any of its Subsidiaries with the SEC, or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any or all of the functions of the SEC, or with any national securities exchange, or distributed by Parent to its shareholders generally, as the case may be (and in furtherance of the foregoing, Parent will give to the Administrative Agent prompt written notice of any change at any time or from time to time of the location of Parent’s home page on the worldwide web).

(d)       Promptly, and in any event within five (5) Business Days after:

(i)       the occurrence of any of the following with respect to any Obligor or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries: (A) the service of process on Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries with respect to the pendency or commencement of any litigation, arbitration or governmental proceeding against such Obligor or Restricted Subsidiary which would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect and (B) the institution of any proceeding against any Obligor or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries with respect to, or the receipt of notice by such Person of potential liability or responsibility for violation or alleged violation of, any law, rule or regulation (including any Environmental Law) which would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect and (C) any casualty or other insured damage to any material portion of the Collateral or the commencement of any action or proceeding for the taking of any material portion of the Collateral interest therein under power of eminent domain or by condemnation or similar proceeding; or

(ii)      any Obligor Party obtains knowledge of the occurrence of any event or condition which constitutes a Default or an Event of Default; or

(iii)     any Obligor Party obtains knowledge of the occurrence of a Change of Control;

a notice of such event, condition, occurrence or development, specifying the nature thereof.

(e)       Within five Business Days after the delivery of the financial statements provided for in Section 7.01(a) and 7.01(b), (i) a Compliance Certificate with respect to the fiscal period covered by such financial statements and (ii) a report setting forth the amount of cash and Unrestricted Cash of Parent on a consolidated basis as of the date of such financial statements.

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(f)       Promptly, and in any event within 30 days after any Responsible Officer of such Obligor Party obtains knowledge thereof, notice of:

(i)       the occurrence or expected occurrence of (A) any ERISA Event with respect to any Plan or any Multiemployer Plan, (B) a failure to make any required contribution to a Plan before the due date (including extensions) thereof or (C) any Lien in favor of the PBGC or a Plan, in each case that would reasonably be expected to, individually or in the aggregate, have a Material Adverse Effect; and

(ii)      the institution of proceedings or the taking of any other action by the PBGC or Parent or any ERISA Affiliate or any administrator or trustee of a Multiemployer Plan with respect to the withdrawal from, or the termination, insolvency, endangered, critical or critical and declining status (within the meaning of such terms as used in ERISA) of, any Plan or Multiemployer Plan, which withdrawal, termination, insolvency, endangered, critical or critical and declining status would reasonably be expected to, individually or in the aggregate, have a Material Adverse Effect.

(g)       As soon as available, and in any event within 60 days after the start of each Fiscal Year, copies of Parent’s Projections, for the forthcoming fiscal year, quarter by quarter, certified by a Principal Financial Officer of Parent as being such officer’s good faith estimate of the financial performance of Parent and its Subsidiaries during the period covered thereby.

(h) (i) Within 30 days after the consummation of any Collateral Transfer resulting in Book Value of Assets of greater than $25,000,000 ceasing to be LC Priority Collateral, (A) written notice of such Collateral Transfer (including the book value of the LC Priority Collateral so transferred), (B) a certificate of a Principal Financial Officer of an Obligor Party, certifying that after giving effect to such Collateral Transfer, the Book Value of Assets with respect to all remaining LC Priority Collateral is no less than $1,000,000,000 and (C) a reasonably detailed calculation demonstrating Parent’s calculation of such Book Value of Assets and (ii) within five Business Days after the delivery of the financial statements provided for in Section 7.01(a) and 7.01(b), a calculation of the Book Value of Assets as of the end of the fiscal period covered by such financial statements.

(i)       Promptly, and in any event within five (5) Business Days after, notices of default sent to or from the Obligors in connection with the Senior Secured Notes, Exit Senior Notes Indenture, the Revolving Credit Documents or any amendment, supplement or other modification to the Senior Secured Notes Indenture, the Exit Senior Notes Indenture, any Revolving Credit Document or any documents related to any of the foregoing.

(j)       From time to time and with reasonable promptness, (x) such other information or documents (financial or otherwise) with respect to any Obligor or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries as the Administrative Agent or any Lender through the Administrative Agent may reasonably request including with respect to any Collateral and (y) information and documentation reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent or any Lender for purposes of compliance with applicable “know your customer” and anti-money laundering rules and regulations, including the PATRIOT Act and the Beneficial Ownership Regulation (to the extent applicable); provided that any non-public information obtained by any Person pursuant to such

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request shall be treated as confidential information in accordance with Section 11.06. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no Obligor or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries shall be required to deliver any information or documents if the disclosure thereof to the Administrative Agent or any Lender would violate a binding confidentiality agreement with a Person that is not an Affiliate of Parent or any Subsidiary.

SECTION 7.02          Books, Records and Inspections. Each Obligor Party shall permit, or cause to be permitted, the Administrative Agent or any Lender, upon written notice, to visit and inspect any of the properties of such Obligor Party and its Restricted Subsidiaries, to examine the books and financial records of such Obligor Party and its Restricted Subsidiaries and to discuss the affairs, finances and accounts of such Obligor Party and its Restricted Subsidiaries with any Responsible Officer of such Obligor Party, or Restricted Subsidiary, including inspections of Collateral and records relating to Collateral and discussions with respect to Collateral and records relating to Collateral all at such reasonable times and as often as any Lender, through the Administrative Agent, may reasonably request; provided that any non-public information obtained by any Person during any such visitation, inspection, examination or discussion shall be treated as confidential information in accordance with Section 11.06.

SECTION 7.03          Insurance. Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries shall maintain or cause to be maintained (including through self-insurance) insurance with respect to their property and business against such liabilities and risks, in such types and amounts and with such deductibles or self-insurance risk retentions, in each case as are in accordance with customary industry practice for companies engaged in similar businesses as Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries (taken as a whole), as such customary industry practice may change from time to time; provided, however, that in the event that any improved real property owned by an Obligor is subject to a Mortgage and is located in any area that has been designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a “Special Flood Hazard Area”, such Obligor shall purchase and maintain, or cause to be purchased and maintained, flood insurance on such Collateral, which shall be in an amount equal to the lesser of (a) the Commitments and (b) the total replacement cost value of such improvements. Parent will furnish to the Lenders, upon request of the Administrative Agent, information in reasonable detail as to the insurance so maintained. Parent shall deliver to the Administrative Agent endorsements (x) to all “All Risk” physical damage insurance policies on all of the Obligors’ tangible personal property and assets insurance policies naming the Administrative Agent as lender loss payee, and (y) to all general liability and other liability policies of the Obligors naming the Administrative Agent an additional insured. In the event Parent or any other Obligor at any time or times hereafter shall fail to obtain or maintain any of the policies or insurance required herein, then the Administrative Agent, without waiving or releasing any obligations or resulting Default hereunder, may at any time or times thereafter (but shall be under no obligation to do so) obtain and maintain such policies of insurance and pay premiums and take any other action with respect thereto which the Administrative Agent deems advisable. All sums so disbursed by the Administrative Agent shall constitute part of the Obligations, payable as provided in this Agreement. Without limiting the foregoing, to the extent that any Obligor is entitled to receive proceeds under any insurance policy, it shall direct the applicable insurer to deposit such proceeds (and such proceeds shall be so deposited) into a deposit account that is subject to a deposit account control agreement in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, which, subject to the Intercreditor Agreement, establishes “control” (within

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the meaning of Section 9-104 of the UCC) with respect to such deposit account by the Administrative Agent on behalf of the Secured Parties.

SECTION 7.04          Payment of Taxes and other Claims. Each Obligor Party shall, and Parent shall cause each Restricted Subsidiary to, pay or discharge or cause to be paid or discharged, before the same shall become delinquent, all Taxes levied or imposed upon such Obligor Party or such Restricted Subsidiary, as applicable, or upon the income, profits or property of such Obligor Party or such Restricted Subsidiary, as applicable, except for (i) such Taxes the non-payment or non-discharge of which would not, individually or in the aggregate, have a Material Adverse Effect and (ii) any such Tax whose amount, applicability or validity is being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which adequate reserves have been established in accordance with GAAP.

SECTION 7.05          Existence. Except as expressly permitted pursuant to Section 8.02 or Section 8.05, Parent shall, and will cause each Restricted Subsidiary to, do all things necessary to (a) preserve and keep in full force and effect the corporate or other existence of Parent or such Restricted Subsidiary as applicable (which, for the avoidance of doubt, shall not prohibit a change in corporate form or domiciliation), and (b) preserve and keep in full force and effect the rights and franchises of Parent or such Restricted Subsidiary as applicable; provided that this clause (b) shall not require Parent or such Restricted Subsidiary to preserve or maintain any rights or franchises if Parent or such Restricted Subsidiary shall determine that (i) the preservation and maintenance thereof is no longer desirable in the conduct of the business of Parent or such Restricted Subsidiary, taken as a whole, and that the loss thereof is not disadvantageous in any material respect to the Lenders, or (ii) the failure to maintain and preserve the same could not reasonably be expected, in the aggregate, to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

SECTION 7.06          ERISA Compliance. Parent and each Borrower shall, and shall cause each ERISA Affiliate to, comply with respect to each Plan, Multiemployer Plan and Foreign Plan, with all applicable provisions of applicable laws and the terms of each such Plan, Multiemployer Plan or Foreign Plan, except to the extent that any failure to comply would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

SECTION 7.07          Compliance with Laws and Material Contractual Obligations.

(a)       Parent will, and will cause each of its Restricted Subsidiaries to, (i) comply with the laws, rules, regulations and orders of any Governmental Authority applicable to it or its property (including Environmental Laws) and (ii) perform its obligations under agreements to which it is a party, except in the case of each of clauses (i) and (ii) where the failure to do so, individually or in the aggregate, could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. Parent will maintain in effect and enforce policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance by Parent, its Subsidiaries and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents with Anti-Corruption Laws and applicable Sanctions.

(b)       To the extent that any obligation contained in this Section 7.07 made by any Obligor incorporated or organized under the laws of Germany or a resident (Inländer) (within the meaning of section 2 paragraph 15 of the German Foreign Trade Act (Auβenwirtschaftgesetz)) would result in a violation of or conflict with or liability under either EU Regulation (EC) 2271/96

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or section 7 of the German Foreign Trade Ordinance (Außenwirtschaftsverordnung) (in connection with the German Foreign Trade Act (Außenwirtschaftsgesetz (AWG)) or any similar anti-boycott statute, such Obligor shall implement procedures to mitigate any such conflict or violation to the reasonable satisfaction of the Required Lenders.

SECTION 7.08          Additional Guarantors; Additional Specified Jurisdictions; Additional Cash Collateral.

(a)       If (i) as of the time of delivery of a Compliance Certificate pursuant to Section 7.01(a), it is determined that any Restricted Subsidiary is a Material Specified Subsidiary that is organized in a Specified Jurisdiction, or (ii) any Restricted Subsidiary Guarantees or otherwise becomes an obligor in respect of Indebtedness or other obligations in respect of the Senior Secured Notes, a Revolving Credit Facility or any other third party Indebtedness for borrowed money of an Obligor in an aggregate principal amount in excess of $20,000,000, Parent shall (A) with respect to a determination made pursuant to Section 7.08(a)(i) above, within 45 days (or such later date as may be agreed upon by the Administrative Agent) after such determination (or, in the case of a Material Specified Subsidiary organized in a new Specified Jurisdiction, 45 days after the Administrative Agent designates such new Specified Jurisdiction pursuant to Section 7.08(b), as such time period may be extended by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion), or (B) with respect to any Guarantee provided pursuant to Section 7.08(a)(ii) immediately above, contemporaneously with the provision of such Guarantee, cause such Restricted Subsidiary to (1) become a Guarantor by delivering to the Administrative Agent a duly executed Guaranty Agreement or supplement to a Guaranty Agreement or such other document as the Administrative Agent shall deem appropriate for such purpose, (2) deliver to the Administrative Agent such opinions (including an opinion as to such Guarantor’s ability to guarantee the Secured Obligations pursuant to such Guaranty Agreement, supplement or other document and to grant Liens to secure the Secured Obligations), organizational and authorization documents and certificates of the type referred to in Section 5.01 as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, and (3) deliver to the Administrative Agent such other documents as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, all in form, content and scope reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(b)       If, in the most recent Compliance Certificate delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(e), Parent identifies any Material Specified Subsidiary that is organized in a jurisdiction that is not a then-existing Specified Jurisdiction or an Excluded Jurisdiction, then the Administrative Agent, at the direction of the Required Lenders, shall have the right to designate such jurisdiction as a Specified Jurisdiction by providing written notice of such designation to Parent, which designation shall be deemed to take effect on the Business Day such designation is made.

(c)       As promptly as possible but in any event within 45 days (or such later date as may be agreed upon by the Administrative Agent) after any Person becomes an Obligor pursuant to Section 7.08(a) or otherwise, Parent shall cause (i) such Person to deliver to the Administrative Agent, Collateral Documents (or one or more joinders thereto) reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent pursuant to which such Person grants to Administrative Agent a Lien on substantially all of its assets (other than Excluded Assets) and agrees to be bound by the terms and provisions thereof and (ii) subject to the Intercreditor Agreement, all of the issued and outstanding

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Capital Stock of such Obligor to be subject to a perfected (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) Lien, with the priority as set forth in the Intercreditor Agreement, in favor of the Administrative Agent to secure the Secured Obligations in accordance with the terms and conditions of, and subject to the exceptions set forth in, the Collateral Documents or such other pledge and security documents as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request, subject in any case to Liens created under the Loan Documents, and restrictions on transfer imposed by applicable securities laws and other Liens permitted hereunder that arise by operation of law, such Collateral Documents to be accompanied, upon the reasonable request of the Administrative Agent, by appropriate corporate resolutions, other corporate documentation and legal opinions in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and its counsel.

(d)       As promptly as possible but in any event within 45 days (or such later date as may be agreed upon by the Administrative Agent) after (i) an Obligor acquires personal property that is not an Excluded Asset and is not already subject to a perfected (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) Lien, with the priority as set forth in the Intercreditor Agreement, in accordance with the Collateral Documents and/or the Intercreditor Agreement, such Obligor shall cause such personal property to be subject to a perfected (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction), with the priority as set forth in the Intercreditor Agreement, Lien in favor of the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties to secure the Secured Obligations in accordance with the terms and conditions of, and subject to the exceptions set forth in, the Collateral Documents and/or the Intercreditor Agreement, subject in any case to Liens permitted by Section 8.04 and (ii) to the extent not covered by clause (i) immediately above, an Obligor acquires or holds Capital Stock of a Pledged Subsidiary that is not an Excluded Asset and is not already subject to a perfected (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) Lien, with the priority as set forth in the Intercreditor Agreement, in accordance with the Collateral Documents and/or the Intercreditor Agreement, such Obligor shall cause all of the issued and outstanding Capital Stock of each Pledged Subsidiary to be subject to a perfected (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) Lien, with the priority as set forth in the Intercreditor Agreement, in favor of the Administrative Agent to secure the Secured Obligations in accordance with the terms and conditions of, and subject to the exceptions set forth in, the Collateral Documents, the Intercreditor Agreement or such other pledge and security documents as the Administrative Agent shall reasonably request, subject in any case to Liens created under the Loan Documents, and restrictions on transfer imposed by applicable securities laws and other Liens permitted hereunder that arise by operation of law.

(e)       Within 120 days after the Effective Date (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion), Parent shall, and shall cause each Obligor that owns Material Real Property as of the Effective Date to, deliver Mortgages and Real Estate Deliverables with respect to such Material Real Property (and, to the extent not constituting Material Real Property, the Effective Date Real Property) to the Administrative Agent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Administrative Agent (in consultation with the Lenders) may waive the requirement contained in this Section 7.08(e) with respect to any parcel of Material Real Property if, as a result of flood, environmental or other due diligence conducted with respect to such Material Real Property, the Administrative Agent determines (in consultation with the

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Lenders) that the cost of, or risk associated with, obtaining a Mortgage with respect to such Material Real Property is excessive in relation to the benefit to the Secured Parties of the security to be afforded thereby, provided that no Material Real Property shall be taken as Collateral unless Lenders receive 45 days advance notice and each Lender confirms to Agent that it has completed all flood due diligence, received copies of all flood insurance documentation and confirmed flood insurance compliance as required by the Flood Laws or as otherwise reasonably satisfactory to such Lender.

(f)       If any Material Real Property is acquired by an Obligor after the Effective Date, Parent will notify the Administrative Agent thereof, and, within 120 days after such acquisition (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion), Parent shall deliver the related Mortgages and Real Estate Deliverables to the Administrative Agent. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Administrative Agent may waive the Mortgage and Real Estate Deliverables requirement contained in this Section 7.08(f) with respect to any parcel of Material Real Property if, as a result of flood, environmental or other due diligence conducted with respect to such Material Real Property, the Administrative Agent determines (in consultation with the Lenders) that the cost of, or risk associated with, obtaining a Mortgage with respect to such Material Real Property is excessive in relation to the benefit to the Secured Parties of the security to be afforded thereby, provided that no Material Real Property shall be taken as Collateral unless Lenders receive 45 days advance notice and each Lender confirms to Agent that it has completed all flood due diligence, received copies of all flood insurance documentation and confirmed flood insurance compliance as required by the Flood Laws or as otherwise reasonably satisfactory to such Lender.

(g)       Without limiting the foregoing, Parent shall, and shall cause each Obligor to, execute and deliver, or cause to be executed and delivered, to the Administrative Agent, as applicable, such documents, agreements, instruments, forms and notices and will take or cause to be taken such further actions (including the filing and recording of financing statements, fixture filings, Mortgages and other documents serving notices of assignment and such other actions or deliveries of the type required by Section 5.02, as applicable), which may be required by law or which the Administrative Agent may, from time to time, reasonably request to carry out the terms and conditions of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents and to ensure perfection (or any analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) and priority of the Liens created or intended to be created by the Collateral Documents, all at the expense of the Obligors, provided that no Material Real Property shall be taken as Collateral unless Lenders receive 45 days advance notice and each Lender confirms to Agent that it has completed all flood due diligence, received copies of all flood insurance documentation and confirmed flood insurance compliance as required by the Flood Laws or as otherwise reasonably satisfactory to such Lender.

(h)       If any Intellectual Property registration or application is acquired or filed by an Obligor after the Effective Date, Parent will notify the Administrative Agent thereof, and, within 60 days after such acquisition or filing (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion), to the extent reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, such Obligor shall execute and deliver the related IP Short Forms to the Administrative Agent.

(i)       At any time, at its option, and with the consent of the Administrative Agent (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld or delayed), Parent may cause any Subsidiary to

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(i) become a Guarantor by delivering to the Administrative Agent a duly executed Guaranty Agreement or supplement to a Guaranty Agreement or such other document as the Administrative Agent shall deem appropriate for such purpose, (ii) deliver to the Administrative Agent such opinions (including an opinion as to such Guarantor’s ability to guarantee the Obligations pursuant to such Guaranty Agreement, supplement or other document and, if applicable, to grant Liens to secure the Secured Obligations), organizational and authorization documents and certificates of the type referred to in Section 5.01 as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, including a certificate of a Principal Financial Officer of Parent with supporting information certifying as to such Guarantor’s ability to guarantee the Obligations pursuant to such Guaranty Agreement, supplement or other document, which certificate shall be in substantially the same form as the certificate delivered pursuant to Section 5.02(a), and (iii) deliver to the Administrative Agent such other documents as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent, all in form, content and scope reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (any such Subsidiary, an “Added Guarantor”). Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, no Added Guarantor shall become a party to any Collateral Document except as elected by Parent and consented to by the Administrative Agent.

(j)       Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein (including this Section 7.08) or in any other Loan Document, (x) the Administrative Agent shall not accept delivery of any Mortgage from any Obligor unless each of the Lenders has received 45 days prior written notice thereof and the Administrative Agent has received confirmation from each Lender that such Lender has completed its flood insurance diligence, has received copies of all flood insurance documentation and has confirmed that flood insurance compliance has been completed as required by the Flood Laws or as otherwise reasonably satisfactory to such Lender and (y) the Administrative Agent shall not accept delivery of any joinder to any Loan Document with respect to any Surviving Person that is the New Weatherford Parent, or Subsidiary of any Obligor, if such Surviving Person or Subsidiary qualifies as a “legal entity customer” under the Beneficial Ownership Regulation unless such Surviving Person or Subsidiary has delivered a Beneficial Ownership Certification in relation to such Surviving Person or Subsidiary and Administrative Agent has completed its Patriot Act searches, OFAC/PEP searches and customary individual background checks for such Surviving Person or Subsidiary, the results of which shall be satisfactory to Administrative Agent; provided that any delays with respect to the delivery, execution or effectiveness of any Loan Document or other deliverable caused by clauses (x) and (y) shall not constitute a Default or an Event of Default.

(k)       Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement or any Collateral Document, the Obligors shall not be required to take any actions to grant or perfect the security interests of the Administrative Agent in any Capital Stock in any Foreign Subsidiary, joint venture or non-Wholly-Owned Subsidiary that is a Subsidiary of an Obligor in any jurisdiction other than a Specified Jurisdiction.

(l)       Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement or any other Loan Document, WOFS’s liability shall be limited or extinguished, as applicable, to the extent necessary to ensure that WOFS, at all times, meets its minimum solvency margin and liquidity ratio pursuant to the Insurance Act 1978 of Bermuda (the “Insurance Act”) and remains in compliance with sections 31A through 31C of the Insurance Act.

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       (m)       As soon as practicable but in no event more than one Business Day after the Revolving Credit Facility Effective Date, the Borrowers shall deposit in the LC Collateral Account as cash collateral in accordance with Section 3.01(k)(i)(E) an amount equal to $50,000,000; provided that (i) the cash so deposited pursuant to this Section 7.08(m) shall cash collateralize the LC Exposure and be held, invested and applied by the Administrative Agent in a manner consistent with the investment and other procedures described in Section 3.01(k), (ii) the Administrative Agent shall return to the Borrowers in accordance with, and to the extent required by, Section 3.01(k)(i) any Specified Cash Collateral and (iii) from and after the earlier to occur of (A) the Step Down / Release Trigger Date and (B) the Discharge of the Revolving Credit Facility, the Borrowers shall have no obligation to provide, and the Administrative Agent shall not hold (subject to the time period for the return thereof contemplated by Section 3.01(k)(i)), cash collateral under this Section 7.08(m) or Section 3.01(k)(i)(E).

SECTION 7.09          Designation of Unrestricted Subsidiaries; Redesignation of Unrestricted Subsidiaries as Restricted Subsidiaries.

(a)       Unless designated as an Unrestricted Subsidiary pursuant to this Section 7.09, each Subsidiary shall be classified as a Restricted Subsidiary.

(b)       If Parent designates any Subsidiary as an Unrestricted Subsidiary pursuant to paragraph (c) below, Parent shall be deemed to have made an Investment in such Unrestricted Subsidiary in an amount equal to the fair market value as of the date of such designation of the consolidated assets of such Subsidiary.

(c)       On and after the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date, Parent may not designate any Subsidiary to be an Unrestricted Subsidiary without the written consent of the Administrative Agent.

(d)       Any merger, consolidation or amalgamation of an Unrestricted Subsidiary into a Restricted Subsidiary shall be deemed to constitute a designation of such Unrestricted Subsidiary as a Restricted Subsidiary for purposes of this Agreement and, as such, must be permitted by Section 7.09(d) (in addition to Section 8.02 and any other relevant provisions herein).

(e)       Notwithstanding the foregoing or anything to the contrary contained herein, no Obligor may be an Unrestricted Subsidiary.

SECTION 7.10          Compliance with the Swiss Non-Bank Rules.

(a)       Each Swiss Obligor shall comply with the Swiss Non-Bank Rules; provided, however, that a Swiss Obligor shall not be in breach of this covenant if the permitted number of Swiss Non-Qualifying Lenders is exceeded solely by reason of:

(i)       a failure by one or more Lenders or Participants to comply with their obligations under Section 11.05 or Section 11.25;

(ii)      a confirmation made by one or more Lenders or Participants to be one single Swiss Non-Qualifying Lender is incorrect;

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(iii)     one or more Lenders or Participants ceasing to be a Swiss Qualifying Lender (to the extent such Lender or Participant is confirmed to be a Swiss Qualifying Lender) as a result of any change after the date it became a Lender or Participant under this Agreement in (or in the interpretation, administration, or application of) any law or treaty or any published practice or published concession of any relevant taxing authority; or

(iv)      an assignment or participation of any Commitments or LC Exposure under this Agreement to a Swiss Non-Qualifying Lender after the occurrence of an Event of Default.

(b)       For the purposes of this Section 7.10, each Swiss Obligor shall assume that the aggregate number of Lenders and Participants under this Agreement which are Swiss Non-Qualifying Lenders is ten.

SECTION 7.11          Post-Closing Grant and Perfection Requirements Matters. Parent shall, and shall cause each Restricted Subsidiary to, satisfy each requirement set forth on Schedule 7.11 on or before the date set forth on such Schedule (or such later date as the Administrative Agent may agree in its sole discretion).

SECTION 7.12          Status as a Holding Company. Parent shall not have any operating assets or engage in any business other than any customary business of a holding company and ordinary course business operations of Parent in existence prior to the Effective Date.

SECTION 7.13          Lender Meeting. Parent will, within 90 days after the close of each Fiscal Year of Parent, at the request of Administrative Agent or of the Required Lenders and upon reasonable prior notice, hold a conference call (at a mutually agreeable time) with all Lenders who choose to attend such conference call during which the financial results of the previous Fiscal Year and the financial condition of the Obligors and their Subsidiaries and the projections presented for the current Fiscal Year shall be reviewed; provided that the foregoing requirement may be satisfied by public earnings calls for all shareholders that are open to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders.

SECTION 7.14          Maintenance of Properties. Each Obligor will, and will cause each of its Restricted Subsidiaries to, maintain and preserve all of its assets that are necessary or useful in the proper conduct of its business in good working order and condition, ordinary wear, tear, casualty, and condemnation and Dispositions permitted under Section 8.05 excepted (except where the failure to so maintain and preserve assets could not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect).

SECTION 7.15          Morgan Stanley Letters of Credit. The Borrowers agree that within 180 days of the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date (or such later date as Morgan Stanley may agree), they shall, or shall cause their applicable subsidiaries to, replace, terminate or otherwise modify Letters of Credit issued by Morgan Stanley as Issuing Bank such that Morgan Stanley’s LC Commitment shall be equal or greater than the Dollar Equivalent of the aggregate undrawn amount of all outstanding Letters of Credit at such time issued by Morgan Stanley (plus any Dollar Equivalent amounts of LC Disbursements by Morgan Stanley that have not yet been reimbursed by or on behalf of the Borrowers at such time).

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ARTICLE VIII
NEGATIVE COVENANTS

Until Payment in Full, the Obligor Parties covenant and agree that:

SECTION 8.01          Indebtedness. Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, create, incur, assume or permit to exist any Indebtedness, except:

(a)       the Obligations;

(b)       Indebtedness of the Obligors incurred under any Revolving Credit Facility and any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof, provided that (i) as of the Revolving Credit Facility Effective Date, (A) such indebtedness shall have a stated maturity date no sooner than the Maturity Date and (B) the NBV of Assets Ratio (calculated on a pro forma basis after giving effect to such incurrence) shall not be less than (1) if the Step Down / Release Trigger Date shall not have occurred, 3.00 to 1.00 or (2) if the Step Down / Release Trigger Date shall have occurred or occurs on such date, 2.50 to 1.00 and (ii) the aggregate principal amount of such Indebtedness (including undrawn or available committed amounts thereunder), taken together, shall not exceed $400,000,000 at any time outstanding;

(c)       Permitted Existing Indebtedness and Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof;

(d)       Indebtedness arising from intercompany loans and advances owing by (i) any Obligor to any other Obligor, (ii) a Restricted Subsidiary that is not an Obligor to another Restricted Subsidiary that is not an Obligor, (iii) an Obligor (other than Parent) to a Restricted Subsidiary that is not an Obligor or an Unrestricted Subsidiary, so long as the parties thereto are party to the Intercompany Subordination Agreement, (iv) a Restricted Subsidiary that is not an Obligor to an Obligor, so long as in the case of any such loan made pursuant to this clause (iv) (A) the aggregate amount of all such loans (by type, not by the borrower) made from and after the Effective Date, together with all such loans made from and after the Effective Date pursuant to clause (v) below, does not exceed $55,000,000 outstanding at any one time, and (B) at the time of the making of such loan, no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or would result therefrom, and (v) a Restricted Subsidiary that is not an Obligor to an Unrestricted Subsidiary, so long as in the case of any such loan made pursuant to this clause (v) (A) the aggregate amount of all such loans (by type, not by the borrower) made from and after the Effective Date, together with all such loans made from and after the Effective Date pursuant to clause (iv) above, does not exceed $55,000,000 outstanding at any one time, and (B) at the time of the making of such loan, no Event of Default has occurred and is continuing or would result therefrom;

(e)       Indebtedness of the Obligors incurred under the Exit Senior Notes in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed at any time outstanding $2,100,000,000 and Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof;

(f)       unsecured guarantees with respect to the Indebtedness of any Obligor or one of their Restricted Subsidiaries, to the extent that the Person that is obligated under such guaranty could have incurred such underlying Indebtedness;

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(g)       Indebtedness of Restricted Subsidiaries in respect of overdrafts, working capital borrowings and facilities, short-term loans and cash management requirements (and Guarantees thereof) that, in each case, are required to be repaid or are repaid within 30 days following the incurrence thereof (which Indebtedness may be continuously rolled-over for successive 30-day periods), provided that the aggregate outstanding amount of such Indebtedness does not at any time exceed $200,000,000;

(h)       Unsecured Specified Senior Indebtedness, provided that (i) as a condition to incurring any such Specified Senior Indebtedness, (A) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing at the time of and immediately after giving pro forma effect to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, (B) the aggregate principal amount of all Indebtedness incurred pursuant to this Section 8.01(h) would not exceed $200,000,000 at any time, and (C) after giving pro forma effect to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, the Leverage Ratio (calculated as of the last day of the most recently ended period for which financial statements are available as if such Indebtedness had been incurred on the last day of such period) would not exceed 4.25 to 1.00, if such Indebtedness is incurred on or prior to the second anniversary of the Effective Date, and 3.75 to 1.00 if such Indebtedness is incurred at any time thereafter, and (ii) as of the date of incurrence, such Indebtedness shall have a stated maturity date no sooner than 91 days after the Maturity Date;

(i)       unsecured Indebtedness incurred by an Obligor or Restricted Subsidiary; provided that (i) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing at the time of and immediately after giving effect to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, (ii) after giving pro forma effect to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, the Leverage Ratio (calculated as of the last day of the most recently ended period for which financial statements are available as if such Indebtedness had been incurred on the last day of such period) would not exceed 4.25 to 1.00, if such Indebtedness is incurred on or prior to the second anniversary of the Effective Date, and 3.75 to 1.00 if such Indebtedness is incurred at any time thereafter (calculated as of the last day of the most recently ended testing period for which financial statements are available as if such Indebtedness had been incurred on the last day of such testing period) and (iii) except with respect to Indebtedness in an aggregate amount not to exceed $45,000,000, as of the date of incurrence, such Indebtedness shall have a stated maturity date no sooner than 91 days after the Maturity Date;

(j)       unsecured Subordinated Indebtedness of any Obligor (other than Subordinated Indebtedness consisting of Guarantees by any Obligor of Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 8.01(c), Section 8.01(h) or Section 8.01(i)), provided that (i) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing at the time of and immediately after giving effect to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, and (ii) as of the date of incurrence, such Indebtedness shall have a stated maturity date no sooner than 91 days after the Maturity Date;

(k)       Indebtedness of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary incurred to finance the acquisition, construction or improvement of any fixed or capital assets, including Capitalized Lease Obligations and any Indebtedness assumed in connection with the acquisition of any such assets or secured by a Lien on any such assets prior to the acquisition thereof, and extensions, renewals and replacements of any such Indebtedness that do not increase the outstanding principal amount thereof, provided that (i) such Indebtedness is incurred prior to or within 90 days after such acquisition or the completion of such construction or improvement and (ii) the aggregate

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principal amount of Indebtedness incurred pursuant to this Section 8.01(k) shall not at any time exceed $175,000,000;

(l)       Indebtedness incurred to finance insurance premiums of any Restricted Subsidiary in the ordinary course of business in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed the amount of such insurance premiums;

(m)       indemnification, adjustment of purchase price, earnout or similar obligations (including any earnout obligations), in each case, incurred or assumed in connection with any acquisition or Disposition otherwise permitted hereunder of any business or assets of Parent and any Restricted Subsidiary or Capital Stock of a Subsidiary, other than guarantees of Indebtedness incurred by any Person acquiring all or any portion of such business, assets or Capital Stock for the purpose of financing or in contemplation of any such acquisition;

(n)       other Indebtedness in an aggregate principal amount at any time outstanding pursuant to this Section 8.01(n) not in excess of $10,000,000;

(o)       non-contingent reimbursement obligations of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries in respect of letters of credit, bank guaranties, bankers’ acceptances, bid bonds, surety bonds, performance bonds, customs bonds, advance payment bonds and similar instruments;

(p)       Indebtedness of any Obligor in the form of bonds, including pursuant to the Senior Secured Notes Indenture and Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness thereof; provided that (i) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing at the time of and immediately after giving effect to the incurrence of such Indebtedness, (ii) as of the date of incurrence, such Indebtedness shall have a stated maturity date no sooner than 91 days after the Maturity Date, (iii) such Indebtedness shall not provide for any payment of principal or any scheduled or mandatory prepayments or redemptions on any date sooner than 91 days after the Maturity Date (other than any change of control offer, customary offers or prepayments for bonds or customary acceleration rights after an event of default), (iv) any secured Indebtedness incurred pursuant to this Section 8.01(p) may only be secured by a lien on the Collateral pursuant to an intercreditor agreement in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent (it being understood that the Amendment No. 1 Intercreditor Agreement described in clause (a) of the definition of “Intercreditor Agreement” is reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent), and (v) the aggregate principal amount of all Indebtedness incurred pursuant to this Section 8.01(p), including any outstanding notes issued pursuant to the Senior Secured Notes Indenture, would not exceed $600,000,000 at any time;

(q)       support, reimbursement, hold harmless, indemnity and similar letters or agreements provided by, or entered into solely between, Parent and/or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries (whether before, simultaneous with, or after the Effective Date), but only to the extent any such letters or agreements both (i) relate to the guarantee of Obligations and/or pledge of assets by Parent and/or any Restricted Subsidiary under a Loan Document and (ii) do not modify, limit or otherwise adversely affect any obligation of any Guarantor or pledgor of assets to a Lender, the Administrative Agent, or an Issuing Bank (or any rights a Lender, the Administrative Agent, or Issuing Bank has under the Loan Documents);

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(r)       Indebtedness in the form of Permitted Intercompany Treasury Management Transactions; and

(s)       Indebtedness in the form of Permitted Intercompany Specified Transactions, so long as at the time of incurrence, no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise as a result of the applicable transaction;

For purposes of this Section 8.01, any payment by Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary of any interest on any Indebtedness in kind (by adding the amount of such interest to the principal amount of such Indebtedness) shall be deemed to be an incurrence of Indebtedness.

SECTION 8.02          Fundamental Changes.

(a)       Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, merge into or consolidate or amalgamate with any other Person, or permit any other Person to merge into or consolidate or amalgamate with it, except that, if at the time thereof and immediately after giving effect thereto no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, any Person may merge, consolidate or amalgamate with (i) any Obligor or Restricted Subsidiary or (ii) any non-Affiliate to facilitate any acquisition or Disposition otherwise permitted by the Loan Documents; provided that, in the case of each of clauses (i) and (ii), other than in the case of facilitating a Disposition otherwise permitted by the Loan Documents, if such merger, consolidation or amalgamation involves the Parent, a Borrower or an Obligor, then the Parent, a Borrower or an Obligor, as applicable, shall be the surviving or continuing Person; provided further that, in each case, any such merger, consolidation or amalgamation involving a Person that is not a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary immediately prior to such merger, consolidation or amalgamation shall not be permitted unless it is also permitted by Section 8.06 and, in the case of a Person that is an Unrestricted Subsidiary immediately prior to such merger, consolidation or amalgamation, Section 7.09.

(b)       Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions, this Section 8.02 shall not prohibit any Redomestication; provided that (i) in the case of a Redomestication of Parent of the type described in clause (a) of the definition thereof, the Surviving Person shall (A) execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent an instrument, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, whereby such Surviving Person shall become a party to this Agreement and the Affiliate Guaranty and assume all rights and obligations of Parent hereunder and thereunder, and (B) deliver to the Administrative Agent one or more opinions of counsel in form, scope and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and (ii) in the case of a Redomestication of Parent of the type described in clause (b) of the definition thereof in which the Person formed pursuant to such Redomestication is a different legal entity than Parent, the Person formed pursuant to such Redomestication shall (A) execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent an instrument, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, whereby such Person shall become a party to this Agreement and the Affiliate Guaranty and assume all rights and obligations of such Obligor hereunder and thereunder, and (B) deliver to the Administrative Agent one or more opinions of counsel in form, scope and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and (iii) the Administrative Agent shall have completed (A) Patriot Act searches, OFAC/PEP searches and customary individual background checks for each applicable Person and (B) customary certificates regarding beneficial

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ownership or control in connection with applicable “beneficial ownership” rules and regulations in respect of the Obligors, in each case, the results of which shall be satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.

(c)       Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, wind up, liquidate or dissolve; provided that, if at the time thereof and immediately after giving effect thereto no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, (i) any Restricted Subsidiary that is not an Obligor may wind up, liquidate or dissolve if Parent determines in good faith that such winding up, liquidation or dissolution is in the best interests of Parent and its other Restricted Subsidiaries and is not materially disadvantageous to the Lenders and (ii) any Obligor (other than Parent or Borrowers) may wind up, liquidate or dissolve if (A) the owner of all of the Capital Stock of such Person immediately prior to such event shall be a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of Parent, that is organized in a Specified Jurisdiction and (B) if such owner is not then an Obligor, such owner shall execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent (1) a guaranty of the Obligations in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (2) an opinion, reasonably satisfactory in form, scope and substance to the Administrative Agent, of counsel reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, addressing such matters in connection with such event as the Administrative Agent or any Lender may reasonably request, (3) the Collateral Documents (or such similar Collateral Documents as are necessary in the reasonable discretion of the Administrative Agent for such Person to comply with Section 7.08(d)) and (4) such other documentation as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request.

SECTION 8.03          Material Change in Business. Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries (taken as a whole) shall not engage in any material business substantially different from those businesses of Parent and its Subsidiaries described in the Form 10-K of Parent for the Fiscal Year ended December 31, 2018, and any business reasonably related, ancillary or complementary thereto.

SECTION 8.04           Liens. Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, create, incur, assume or permit to exist any Lien on any property or asset now owned or hereafter acquired by it, except:

(a)       Liens created pursuant to any Loan Document;

(b)       (i) Liens arising under the Exit ABL Credit Documents in respect of cash that is collateralizing letters of credit issued thereunder or letters of credit originally issued under the Exit ABL Credit Documents that are cash collateralized directly with the issuing bank thereof or their designee through arrangements satisfactory to such parties, and (ii) Liens arising under the Revolving Credit Documents that secure the Indebtedness permitted by Section 8.01(b) and Swap Obligations and Banking Services Obligations secured thereby; provided that such Liens under this clause (ii) will at all times be subject to the terms of each applicable Intercreditor Agreement;

(c)       Permitted Liens;

(d)       any Lien on any property or asset of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary existing on the date hereof and set forth in Schedule 8.04, provided that (i) such Lien shall not apply to any other property or asset of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary and (ii) such Lien shall

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secure only those obligations that it secures on the date hereof and Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof;

(e)       precautionary Liens on Receivables and Receivables Related Security arising in connection with Permitted Factoring Transactions;

(f)       Liens on cash and Cash Equivalents (and deposit accounts in which such cash and Cash Equivalents are held), granted in the ordinary course of business, to secure obligations (contingent or otherwise) in respect of letters of credit or letter of credit facilities, bank guarantees or bank guarantee facilities, bid bonds, surety bonds, performance bonds, customs bonds, advance payment bonds and similar instruments and facilities, provided that after giving pro forma effect to the application of such Lien, Parent would be in compliance with the covenant set forth in Section 8.09(a);

(g)       Liens in accordance with, and securing Indebtedness permitted by, Section 8.01(p); and

(h)       Liens on assets so long as the aggregate principal amount of the Indebtedness and other obligations secured by such Liens does not at any time exceed $15,000,000;

SECTION 8.05          Asset Dispositions. Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, Dispose of any assets to any Person, except that:

(a)       any Obligor may Dispose of assets to any Obligor that is a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary;

(b)       any Restricted Subsidiary that is not an Obligor may Dispose of assets to an Obligor;

(c)       any Obligor may Dispose of assets to any other Obligor that is not a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary and any Restricted Subsidiary; provided that the aggregate value of all assets Disposed of in reliance on this Section 8.05(c) (net of the value of any such assets subsequently transferred to any Obligor by an Obligor that is not a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary) since the Effective Date shall not exceed (i) $25,000,000 plus (ii) up to an additional $25,000,000 so long as, at the time of such Disposition, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing;

(d)       any Specified Disposition shall be permitted;

(e)       Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may Dispose of inventory or obsolete or worn-out property in the ordinary course of business;

(f)       Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may make Investments permitted by Section 8.06 and Restricted Payments permitted by Section 8.08, in each case to the extent constituting Dispositions;

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(g)       any Disposition of Receivables and Receivables Related Security in connection with any Permitted Factoring Transaction shall be permitted and any Permitted Customer Notes Disposition shall be permitted, so long as at the time of such Disposition in connection with any Permitted Factoring Transaction, no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise as a result of the applicable transaction;

(h)       any Disposition of assets resulting from a casualty event or condemnation proceeding, expropriation or other involuntary taking by a Governmental Authority shall be permitted;

(i)       Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may grant in the ordinary course of business any license of Intellectual Property that does not interfere in any material respect with the business of Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries;

(j)       Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may Dispose of assets so long as at the time thereof and immediately after giving effect thereto, (i) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing, (ii) at least 75% of the consideration received in respect of such Disposition shall be cash or Cash Equivalents, (iii) the consideration received in respect of such Disposition shall be equal to or greater than the fair market value of the assets subject to such Disposition (as reasonably determined by a Principal Financial Officer of Parent, and if requested by the Administrative Agent, Parent shall deliver a certificate of a Principal Financial Officer of Parent certifying as to the foregoing), and (iv) after giving pro forma effect to such Disposition, Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries would be in compliance with the covenant set forth in Section 8.09(a);

(k)       Dispositions of surplus property in the ordinary course of business shall be permitted so long as the aggregate fair market value of all such surplus property Disposed of pursuant to this Section 8.05(k) does not exceed (i) $35,000,000 from the Effective Date through December 31, 2020, (ii) $30,000,000 during the Fiscal Year ending December 31, 2021, and (iii) $25,000,000 during any Fiscal Year thereafter;

(l)       Dispositions of equipment in the ordinary course of business, the proceeds of which are reinvested in the acquisition of other equipment of comparable value and useful in the business of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries within 180 days of such Disposition, shall be permitted;

(m)       leases of real or personal property in the ordinary course of business shall be permitted;

(n)       Permitted Intercompany Treasury Management Transactions;

(o)       Dispositions constituting Permitted Intercompany Specified Transactions, so long as at the time of such Disposition, no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise as a result of the applicable transaction; and

(p)       Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may Dispose of any personal or real property with a fair market value not in excess of $2,500,000 in any Fiscal Year.

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SECTION 8.06          Investments. Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, make any Investments in any Person, except:

(a)       Cash Equivalents;

(b)       Permitted Acquisitions;

(c)       (i) Investments in Subsidiaries in existence on the Effective Date and (ii) other Investments in existence on the Effective Date and described on Schedule 8.06 and any renewal or extension of any such Investments that does not increase the amount of the Investment being renewed or extended as determined as of such date of renewal or extension;

(d)       Investments by any Obligor in any other Obligor that is a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary;

(e)       Investments by any Restricted Subsidiary that is not an Obligor in any Obligor or any Restricted Subsidiary;

(f)       (i) Investments in Unrestricted Subsidiaries, and (ii) Investments by any Obligor in any Obligor that is not a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary and any Restricted Subsidiary; provided that the aggregate amount of all Investments made pursuant to this Section 8.06(f) and then outstanding since the Effective Date, shall not exceed $25,000,000;

(g)       accounts receivable arising in the ordinary course of business, and Investments received in connection with the bankruptcy or reorganization of suppliers and customers or in settlement of delinquent obligations of, and other disputes with, customers and suppliers to the extent reasonably necessary in order to prevent or limit loss;

(h)       Investments by any Obligor or Restricted Subsidiary in overnight time deposits in Argentina; provided that the aggregate outstanding amount of such Investments shall not exceed $50,000,000 at any time outstanding;

(i)       subject to the limitations set forth in clauses (d), (e) and (f) of this Section, Guarantees permitted by Section 8.01;

(j)       Investments received in consideration for a Disposition permitted by Section 8.05;

(k)       loans or advances to directors, officers and employees of any Restricted Subsidiary for expenses or other payments incident to such Person’s employment or association with any Restricted Subsidiary; provided that the aggregate outstanding amount of such advances and loans shall not exceed $2,500,000 at any time outstanding;

(l)       Investments evidencing the right to receive a deferred purchase price or other consideration for the Disposition of Receivables and Receivables Related Security in connection with any Permitted Factoring Transaction, so long as at the time of such Investment, no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise as a result of the applicable transaction;

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(m)       Investments consisting of Swap Agreements permitted under Section 8.07;

(n)       additional Investments, provided that at the time thereof and immediately after giving effect thereto, (i) the amount of all such Investments made pursuant to this Section 8.06(n) in the aggregate does not exceed $200,000,000 and (ii) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing;

(o)       Investments constituting Permitted Intercompany Treasury Management Transactions; and

(p)       Investments constituting Permitted Intercompany Specified Transactions, so long as at the time of such Investment, no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise as a result of the applicable transaction.

For purposes of determining the amount of any Investment, such amount shall be deemed to be the amount of such Investment when made, purchased or acquired (without adjustment for subsequent increases or decreases in the value of such Investment).

SECTION 8.07          Swap Agreements. Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, enter into any Swap Agreement, except (a) Swap Agreements entered into to hedge or mitigate risks to which Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary has actual exposure (other than those in respect of Capital Stock of Parent or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries), including to hedge or mitigate foreign currency and commodity price risks to which Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary has actual exposure, and (b) Swap Agreements entered into in order to effectively cap, collar or exchange interest rates (from fixed to floating rates, from one floating rate to another floating rate or otherwise) with respect to any interest-bearing liability or investment of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary.

SECTION 8.08          Restricted Payments. Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, declare or make, or agree to pay or make, directly or indirectly, any Restricted Payment, except:

(a)       Parent may declare and pay dividends on its Capital Stock payable solely in additional Capital Stock (other than Disqualified Capital Stock);

(b)       Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may make Restricted Payments in exchange for, or out of the proceeds received from, any substantially concurrent issuance (other than to a Subsidiary) of additional Capital Stock of Parent (other than Disqualified Capital Stock);

(c)       (i) Restricted Subsidiaries that are Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries and Obligors may declare and pay dividends or make other distributions on account of their Capital Stock so long as, if an Obligor is making such payment or distribution, the ultimate recipient of such payment or distribution (directly or indirectly, with receipt occurring substantially contemporaneously with the making of such payment or distribution) is an Obligor, and (ii) Restricted Subsidiaries that are not Obligors or Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries satisfying the requirements of clause (i) immediately above may pay dividends or make other distributions on account of, and make payments on account of the purchase, redemption, acquisition, cancellation or termination of, their Capital Stock ratably (or more favorably to a Restricted Subsidiary), so

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long as no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise as a result of the applicable transaction;

(d)       Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may make any prepayments under this Agreement and the Revolving Credit Documents in accordance with the terms thereof;

(e)       so long as no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing at the time thereof or immediately after giving effect thereto, Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may Redeem any Senior Secured Notes, Exit Senior Notes or other senior notes, in each case, with the proceeds of (a) Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness or (b) Indebtedness incurred under Section 8.01(h), (i), (j), or (p);

(f)       Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may redeem, repurchase or otherwise acquire or retire for value Capital Stock of Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary held by officers, directors or employees or former officers, directors or employees (or their transferees, estates or beneficiaries under their estates), either (i) upon any such individual’s death, disability, retirement, severance or termination of employment or service or (ii) pursuant to any equity subscription agreement, stock option agreement, restricted stock agreement, restricted stock unit agreement, stockholders’ agreement or similar agreement; provided, in any case, that the aggregate cash consideration paid for all such redemptions, repurchases or other acquisitions or retirements shall not exceed $10,000,000 during any calendar year;

(g)       Parent and each Restricted Subsidiary may consummate (i) repurchases, redemptions or other acquisitions or retirements for value of Capital Stock deemed to occur upon the exercise of stock options, warrants, rights to acquire Capital Stock or other convertible securities to the extent such Capital Stock represents a portion of the exercise or exchange price thereof; provided that any such repurchases, redemptions, acquisitions or retirements that are from any Person other than Parent and its Subsidiaries shall be cashless, and (ii) any repurchases, redemptions or other acquisitions or retirements for value of Capital Stock made or deemed to be made in lieu of withholding Taxes in connection with any exercise, vesting, settlement or exchange, as applicable, of stock options, warrants, restricted stock, restricted stock units or other similar rights;

(h)       Parent and each Restricted Subsidiary may make payments of cash in lieu of issuing fractional Capital Stock;

(i)       Each Restricted Subsidiary that is not a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary may make payments or distributions to dissenting stockholders pursuant to applicable law in connection with a merger, consolidation or transfer of assets that complies with the provisions of Sections 8.02 or 8.05;

(j)       Restricted Payments constituting Permitted Intercompany Specified Transactions, so long as at the time of such Restricted Payment no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise as a result of the applicable transaction;

(k)       Restricted Payments constituting Permitted Intercompany Treasury Management Transactions;

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(l)       Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may make other Restricted Payments described in clause (c) of the definition thereof, it being understood that no equity or dividend payments or other distributions in respect of Capital Stock may be made pursuant to this Section 8.08(l), and provided that, at the time thereof and immediately after giving effect thereto, (i) the amount of all such Restricted Payments made after the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date pursuant to this Section 8.08(l) in the aggregate shall not exceed $500,000,000 (together with the amount of accrued and unpaid interest, premiums and reasonable expenses paid in connection with such Restricted Payments), (ii) no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing and (iii) the Aggregate Liquidity is at least $400,000,000;

(m)       Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may repay or prepay intercompany loans or advances (i) owing to any Obligor, (ii) owing by any Restricted Subsidiary that is not an Obligor to any Restricted Subsidiary (and Restricted Subsidiaries that are not Obligors may otherwise make Restricted Payments to other Restricted Subsidiaries that are not Obligors), and (iii) in any other circumstances, provided that, in the case of this clause (iii), (x) no Default or Event of Default then exists or would arise as a result of the applicable transaction, and (y) to the extent such intercompany loans or advances are subject to the Intercompany Subordination Agreement, such repayment or prepayment shall not violate the terms thereof; and

(n)               so long as no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing at the time thereof or immediately after giving effect thereto, Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries may Redeem Senior Secured Notes with the net cash proceeds of any sale of Notes Priority Collateral.

SECTION 8.09          Financial Covenants.

(a)       Minimum Liquidity. Parent shall not, at any time, permit Aggregate Liquidity to be less than $300,000,000.

(b)       NBV of Assets Ratio. Parent shall not, as of the last day of any Fiscal Quarter for which financial statements are delivered pursuant to Section 7.01(a) or Section 7.01(b) (commencing with the first Fiscal Quarter ending after the Revolving Credit Facility Effective Date), permit the NBV of Assets Ratio to be less than (i) if the Step Down / Release Trigger Date shall not have occurred, 3.00 to 1.00 or (ii) if the Step Down / Release Trigger Date shall have occurred or occurs on such date, 2.50 to 1.00; provided that this Section 8.09(b) shall cease to apply from and after the Discharge of the Revolving Credit Facility.

SECTION 8.10          Limitation on Transactions with Affiliates. Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, directly or indirectly, conduct any business or enter into, renew, extend or permit to exist any transaction or series of related transactions (including any purchase, sale, lease or other exchange of property or the rendering of any service) with any Affiliate that is not either (a) Parent or one of Parent’s Restricted Subsidiaries or (b) Weatherford\Al-Rushaid Limited or Weatherford Saudi Arabia Limited, other than on fair and reasonable terms (taking all related transactions into account and considering the terms of such related transactions in their entirety) substantially as favorable to Parent or such Restricted Subsidiary, as the case may be, as would be available in a comparable arm’s-length transaction with a Person that is not an Affiliate. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the restrictions set forth in

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this covenant shall not apply to (i) Investments in Unrestricted Subsidiaries permitted by Section 8.06; (ii) the payment of reasonable and customary regular fees to directors of an Obligor or a Restricted Subsidiary of such Obligor who are not employees of such Obligor; (iii) loans and advances permitted hereby to officers and employees of an Obligor and its respective Restricted Subsidiaries for travel, entertainment and moving and other relocation expenses made in direct furtherance and in the ordinary course of business of an Obligor and its Restricted Subsidiaries; (iv) any other transaction with any employee, officer or director of an Obligor or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries pursuant to employee benefit, compensation or indemnification arrangements entered into in the ordinary course of business and approved by, as applicable, the Board of Directors of such Obligor or the Board of Directors of such Restricted Subsidiary permitted by this Agreement; and (v) non-exclusive licenses of Intellectual Property.

SECTION 8.11          Restrictive Agreements. Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, directly or indirectly, enter into, incur, create or permit to exist any Restrictive Agreement, except for:

(a)       limitations or restrictions contained in any Loan Document, the Senior Secured Notes Indenture, any Revolving Credit Documents and the Exit Senior Notes Indenture;

(b)       limitations or restrictions existing under or by reason of any Requirement of Law;

(c)       customary restrictions with respect to any Restricted Subsidiary or any of its assets contained in any agreement for the Disposition of a material portion of the Capital Stock of, or any of the assets of, such Restricted Subsidiary pending such Disposition; provided that such restrictions apply only to the Restricted Subsidiary that is, or assets that are, the subject of such Disposition and such Disposition is permitted hereunder;

(d)       limitations or restrictions contained in contracts and agreements outstanding on the Effective Date and renewals, extensions, refinancings or replacements thereof identified on Schedule 8.11; provided that the foregoing restrictions set forth in this Section 8.11 shall apply to any amendment or modification to, or any renewal, extension, refinancing or replacement of, any such contract or agreement that would have the effect of expanding the scope of any such limitation or restriction;

(e)       limitations or restrictions contained in any agreement or instrument to which any Person is a party at the time such Person is merged or consolidated with or into, or the Capital Stock of such Person is otherwise acquired by, Parent or any Restricted Subsidiary; provided that such restriction or limitation (i) is not applicable to any Person, or the properties or assets of any Person, other than the Person, or the property or assets of such Person, so acquired and (ii) is not incurred in connection with, or in contemplation of, such merger, consolidation or acquisition;

(f)       (i) the definition of “Restrictive Agreements” shall not apply to restrictions or conditions imposed by any agreement relating to secured Indebtedness permitted by this Agreement or Liens permitted under Section 8.04 if such restrictions or conditions apply only to the property or assets securing such Indebtedness or (ii) customary restrictions or limitations in

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leases or other contracts restricting the assignment thereof or the assignment of the property that is the subject of such lease;

(g)       limitations or restrictions contained in joint venture agreements, partnership agreements and other similar agreements with respect to a joint ownership arrangement restricting the disposition or distribution of assets or property of such joint venture, partnership or other joint ownership entity, so long as such encumbrances or restrictions are not applicable to the property or assets of any other Person;

(h)       customary restrictions and conditions contained in Permitted Factoring Transaction Documents; and

(i)       limitations or restrictions contained in the definitive documentation for any Indebtedness permitted under Section 8.01; provided that such limitations and restrictions, taken as a whole, are not materially more restrictive than those set forth in this Agreement .

SECTION 8.12          Use of Proceeds.

(a)       Parent and the Borrowers shall not, and Parent shall not permit any of its other Subsidiaries to, arrange for the issuance of any Letters of Credit for any purpose other than general corporate purposes of Parent and its Restricted Subsidiaries (to the extent otherwise permitted hereunder).

(b)       Parent shall not, nor shall it permit any of its Subsidiaries to, use any Letter of Credit or the proceeds of any Letter of Credit under this Agreement directly or indirectly for the purpose of buying or carrying any “margin stock” within the meaning of Regulation U (herein called “margin stock”) or for the purpose of reducing or retiring any indebtedness which was originally incurred to buy or carry a margin stock (except that Parent and any of its Restricted Subsidiaries may purchase the common stock of Parent, subject to compliance with applicable law and provided that Parent will not at any time permit the value of the assets of the Parent and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis that comprise “margin stock” as defined in Regulation U to exceed an amount equal to 25% of all of the assets of Parent and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis), or for any other purpose which would constitute this transaction a “purpose” credit within the meaning of Regulation U. Parent shall not, nor shall it permit any of its Subsidiaries to, take any action which would cause this Agreement or any other Loan Document to violate Regulation T, U or X.

(c)       No Borrower will request any Letters of Credit, and Parent shall not use or otherwise make available, and shall procure that its Subsidiaries and its or their respective directors, officers, employees and agents shall not use or otherwise make available, any Letters of Credit (i) in furtherance of an offer, payment, promise to pay, or authorization of the payment or giving of money, or anything else of value, to any Person in violation of any Anti-Corruption Laws, (ii) for the purpose of funding, financing or facilitating any activities, business or transaction of or with any Sanctioned Person, or in any Sanctioned Country, or (iii) in any manner that would result in the violation of any Sanctions applicable to any party hereto.

SECTION 8.13          Changes to Fiscal Year. Parent will not change its Fiscal Year from the basis in effect on the Effective Date.

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SECTION 8.14          Amendments to Documents Governing Certain Indebtedness. Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, amend or otherwise modify any of the documentation governing (a) (i) the Senior Secured Notes or any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof, (ii) any Exit Senior Notes or senior notes in existence on the date hereof or Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness in respect thereof or (iii) any Revolving Credit Facility or any Permitted Refinancing Indebtedness thereof, in each case to the extent that any such amendment or other modification, taken as a whole, would be materially adverse to the Lenders (provided that, for the avoidance of doubt, any amendment or other modification in order to incorporate the replacement of the Adjusted LIBO Rate or the LIBO Rate (or the equivalent terms in any Revolving Credit Facility) shall be deemed to not be materially adverse to the Lenders), (b) except as permitted by Section 8.01(i)(iii), any unsecured Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 8.01(i) to reduce the stated maturity of any such Indebtedness to be sooner than 91 days after the Maturity Date or (c) any Subordinated Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 8.01(j) to amend or otherwise modify the subordination terms of such Indebtedness in a manner adverse to the Lenders.

SECTION 8.15          Limitation on Equity Issuances. Parent will not issue or sell any of its Capital Stock, except for the issuance or sale of Qualified Capital Stock.

SECTION 8.16          Book Value of Assets. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this Article VIII, Parent shall not, and shall not permit any Restricted Subsidiary to, directly or indirectly, consummate any Permitted Acquisition, Permitted Intercompany Treasury Management Transactions, Permitted Intercompany Specified Transactions, Permitted Factoring Transactions, designation of an Unrestricted Subsidiary pursuant to Section 7.09, or any of the transactions contemplated by Section 8.01(d)(iv), 8.01(d)(v), 8.02(c)(ii) (other than in the case of any winding up, liquidation or dissolution of a Restricted Subsidiary all of the Capital Stock of which is directly owned by one or more Obligors), 8.05(c)(ii), 8.05(j), 8.06(n), 8.08(c)(ii), 8.08(e), 8.08(l) or 8.08(m) if, after giving effect thereto, the Book Value of Assets would be less than $1,000,000,000.

ARTICLE IX
EVENTS OF DEFAULT AND REMEDIES

SECTION 9.01          Events of Default and Remedies. If any of the following events (“Events of Default”) shall occur and be continuing:

(a)       (i) the reimbursement obligation in respect of any LC Disbursement shall not be paid when such payment is due (whether at the due date thereof or at a date fixed for prepayment thereof or otherwise) or Letters of Credit shall not have been cash collateralized in accordance with Section 3.01(k), or (ii) any interest on any Obligation, any fee or any other amount (other than an amount referred to in clause (i) of this Section 9.01(a)) payable hereunder or any other Loan Document shall not be paid within five (5) Business Days following the date on which the payment of interest, fee or such other amount is due; or

(b)       any representation or warranty made or, for purposes of Article V, deemed made by or on behalf of Parent or any Subsidiary herein or in any other Loan Document or in any document, certificate or financial statement delivered in connection with this Agreement or any

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other Loan Document shall prove to have been untrue in any material respect (or, to the extent qualified by materiality or reference to Material Adverse Effect, in all respects) as of the date of issuance or making or deemed making thereof; or

(c)       any Obligor shall fail to (i) perform or observe any covenant, condition or agreement contained in Section 7.02, Section 7.05 (with respect to the existence of any Obligor), Section 7.08(m) or Article VIII, or (ii) fail to give any notice required by Section 7.01(d)(ii); or

(d)       (i) any Obligor shall fail to give any notice required by Section 7.01 (other than Section 7.01(d)(ii)) and, in any event, such failure shall remain unremedied for five (5) days after the earlier to occur of (A) receipt by a Principal Financial Officer of any Obligor Party of notice of such failure (given by the Administrative Agent or any Lender) and (B) a Principal Financial Officer of any Obligor Party otherwise becoming aware of such failure, or (ii) any Obligor shall fail to perform or observe any covenant or any other agreement contained in Section 7.03, Section 7.04, Section 7.05 (other than with respect to the existence of any Obligor), Section 7.07, Section 7.08 and Section 7.14, and, in any event, such failure shall remain unremedied for fifteen (15) days after the earlier to occur of (I) receipt by a Principal Financial Officer of any Obligor Party of notice of such failure (given by the Administrative Agent or any Lender) and (II) a Principal Financial Officer of any Obligor Party otherwise becoming aware of such failure; or

(e)       Parent or any Obligor shall fail to perform or observe any other term, covenant or agreement contained in this Agreement (other than those specified in Section 9.01(a), 9.01(c) or 9.01(d)) or any other Loan Document to which it is a party and, in any event, such failure shall remain unremedied for 30 calendar days after the earlier to occur of (i) receipt by a Principal Financial Officer of any Obligor of notice of such failure (given by the Administrative Agent or any Lender) and (ii) a Principal Financial Officer of any Obligor otherwise becoming aware of such failure; or

(f)       there is (i) an event of default with respect to any Material Indebtedness, and such default (A) occurs at the final maturity of the obligations thereunder, or (B) results in a right by the holder of such Material Indebtedness, irrespective of whether exercised, to accelerate the maturity of such Obligor’s or its Restricted Subsidiary’s obligations thereunder, or (ii) an event of default under (A) the Senior Secured Notes Indenture (B) the Exit Senior Notes Indenture or (C) any Revolving Credit Document; provided that an event of default under any financial maintenance covenant included in any of the Revolving Credit Documents shall not constitute an Event of Default under this Section 9.01(f) unless (x) the loans under any Revolving Credit Facility have become due prior to scheduled maturity or (y) the administrative agent, collateral agent or secured parties under such Revolving Credit Documents have commenced enforcement actions with respect thereto; or

(g)       [reserved];

(h)       [reserved];

(i)       an Insolvency Proceeding is commenced by an Obligor or any of its Material Subsidiaries; or

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(j)       an Insolvency Proceeding is commenced against an Obligor or any of its Material Subsidiaries and any of the following events occur: (a) such Obligor or such Material Subsidiary consents to the institution of such Insolvency Proceeding against it, (b) the petition commencing the Insolvency Proceeding is not timely controverted, (c) the petition commencing the Insolvency Proceeding is not dismissed within sixty (60) calendar days of the date of the filing thereof, (d) an interim trustee is appointed to take possession of all or any substantial portion of the properties or assets of, or to operate all or any substantial portion of the business of, such Obligor or its Material Subsidiary, or (e) an order for relief shall have been issued or entered therein; or

(k)       a judgment or order for monetary damages shall be entered against any Obligor or any Restricted Subsidiary, which with other outstanding judgments and orders for monetary damages entered against such Obligors and such Restricted Subsidiaries equals or exceeds $65,000,000 in the aggregate (to the extent not covered (other than to the extent of customary deductibles) by insurance as to which the respective insurer has not denied coverage), and (i) within 60 days after entry thereof, such judgment shall not have been discharged or execution thereof stayed pending appeal or, within 60 days after the expiration of any such stay, such judgment shall not have been discharged, satisfied, vacated, or bonded pending appeal, or a stay of enforcement thereof is not in effect, or (ii) any enforcement proceeding shall have been commenced (and not stayed) upon any such judgment; provided that if such judgment or order provides for any Obligor or any Restricted Subsidiary to make periodic payments over time, no Event of Default shall arise under this clause (k) if such Obligor or such Restricted Subsidiary makes each such periodic payment when due in accordance with the terms of such judgment or order (or within 30 days after the due date of each such periodic payment, but only so long as no Lien attaches to any assets of an Obligor or Restricted Subsidiary during the period over which such payments are made and no enforcement proceeding is commenced by any creditor for payment of such judgment or order); or

(l)       at any time prior to Payment in Full, any Loan Document (other than one or more Collateral Documents intended to grant or perfect a Lien in Collateral with a net book value that does not exceed $5,000,000 in the aggregate under all such Collateral Documents) shall (other than to the extent permitted by the terms hereof or thereof or with the consent of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders), at any time after its execution and delivery and for any reason, cease to be in full force and/or shall be declared to be null and void, or the validity or enforceability thereof shall be contested by any Obligor or any Obligor shall deny that it has any or further liability or obligation thereunder; or

(m)       any Collateral Document shall (other than to the extent permitted by the terms hereof or thereof or with the consent of the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders), at any time after its execution and delivery and for any reason, fail to create a valid and perfected (or analogous concept to the extent perfection does not apply in the relevant jurisdiction) security interest with the priority set forth in the Intercreditor Agreement, or other Lien in any material portion of the Collateral purported to be covered thereby, except to the extent permitted under this Agreement or with the consent of the Administrative Agent and each Lender, provided that it shall not be an Event of Default if the aggregate net book value of the Collateral with respect to which the Collateral Documents fail to create a valid and perfected security interest or other Lien does not exceed $5,000,000;

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(n)       an ERISA Event has occurred that would reasonably be expected (individually or collectively) to result in payment by the Obligors during the term of this Agreement in excess of $30,000,000; any proceeding shall have occurred or is reasonably likely to occur by the PBGC under Section 4069(a) of ERISA to impose liability on Parent, any of its Subsidiaries, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate which (individually or collectively) would reasonably be expected to result in payment by the Obligors during the term of this Agreement in excess of $30,000,000; or Parent, any of its Subsidiaries, any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate has incurred or is reasonably likely to incur a liability to or on account of a Plan or Multiemployer Plan under Section 515, 4062, 4063, 4064, 4201 or 4204 of ERISA, or a notice of intent to terminate any Plan in a distress termination shall have been or is reasonably expected to be filed with the PBGC, or the PBGC shall have instituted proceedings under Section 4042 of ERISA to terminate or appoint a trustee to administer any Plan, or the PBGC shall have notified Parent or any ERISA Affiliate that a Plan may become a subject of any such proceedings, and there would result (individually or collectively) from any such event or events a material risk of either (i) the imposition of a Lien(s) upon, or the granting of a security interest(s) in, the assets of Parent, any of its Subsidiaries and/or any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate which would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, or (ii) Parent, any of its Subsidiaries and/or any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate incurring a liability(ies) or obligation(s) with respect thereto which would reasonably be expected to result in payment by the Obligors during the term of this Agreement in excess of $30,000,000;

(o)       the provisions of the Intercreditor Agreement shall for any reason (other than termination in accordance with its terms) be revoked or invalidated, or otherwise cease to be in full force and effect and binding under the laws of any applicable Specified Jurisdiction, or Parent or any Subsidiary of Parent shall contest in any manner the validity or enforceability thereof or deny that it has any further liability or obligation thereunder;

(p)       the obligation of any Guarantor under any Guaranty Agreement is limited in any material respect or terminated by operation of law or by such Guarantor (other than in accordance with the terms of this Agreement or the respective Guaranty Agreement) or if any Guarantor repudiates or revokes or purposes to repudiate or revoke such guaranty;

(q)       a Change of Control shall occur, whether directly or indirectly;

then, and in every such event (other than an event with respect to any Obligor described in Section 9.01(i) or Section 9.01(j)), and at any time thereafter during the continuance of such event, the Administrative Agent may, and at the request of the Required Lenders shall, by notice to the Borrowers, take either or both of the following actions, at the same or different times:

(i)       terminate the Commitments and the LC Commitments, and thereupon the Commitments and the LC Commitments shall terminate immediately, and terminate all obligations of each Issuing Bank to issue, amend or extend any Letter of Credit

(ii)       declare the Obligations then outstanding to be due and payable in whole (or in part, in which case any principal not so declared to be due and payable may thereafter be declared to be due and payable), and thereupon the Obligations so declared to

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be due and payable, together with accrued interest thereon and all fees and other obligations of the Borrowers accrued hereunder, shall become due and payable immediately, without presentment, demand, protest or other notice of any kind, all of which are hereby waived by the Borrowers;

(iii)       require the Borrowers deposit in the LC Collateral Account an additional amount in cash equal to (a) 103% of the Total LC Exposure in respect of Letters of Credit denominated in Dollars plus (b) 105% of the Dollar Equivalent Total LC Exposure in respect of Letters of Credit denominated in Alternative Currencies in accordance with Section 3.01(k).

And in case of any event with respect to any Obligor described in Section 9.01(i) or Section 9.01(j), the Commitments shall automatically terminate and all Obligations then outstanding, together with accrued interest thereon and all fees and other obligations of the Borrowers accrued hereunder, shall automatically become due and payable, without presentment, demand, protest or other notice of any kind, all of which are hereby waived by the Obligors.

In addition to any other rights and remedies granted to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders in the Loan Documents, the Administrative Agent on behalf of the Lenders may, subject to the Intercreditor Agreement, exercise all rights and remedies of a secured party under the New York Uniform Commercial Code or any other applicable law. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Administrative Agent, without demand of performance or other demand, presentment, protest, advertisement or notice of any kind (except any notice required by law referred to below) to or upon any Obligor or any other Person (all and each of which demands, defenses, advertisements and notices are hereby waived by the Borrowers and Parent on behalf of themselves and their respective Subsidiaries), may in such circumstances forthwith collect, receive, appropriate and realize upon the Collateral, or any part thereof, or consent to the use by any Obligor of any cash collateral arising in respect of the Collateral on such terms as the Administrative Agent deems reasonable, and/or may forthwith sell, lease, assign give an option or options to purchase or otherwise dispose of and deliver, or acquire by credit bid on behalf of the Lenders, the Collateral or any part thereof (or contract to do any of the foregoing), in one or more parcels at public or private sale or sales, at any exchange, broker’s board or office of the Administrative Agent or any Lender or elsewhere, upon such terms and conditions as it may deem advisable and at such prices as it may deem best, for cash or on credit or for future delivery, all without assumption of any credit risk. The Administrative Agent or any Lender shall have the right upon any such public sale or sales, and, to the extent permitted by law, upon any such private sale or sales, to purchase the whole or any part of the Collateral so sold, free of any right or equity of redemption in any Obligor, which right or equity is hereby waived and released by the Borrowers and Parent on behalf of themselves and their Subsidiaries. The Borrowers and Parent further agree on behalf of themselves and their Subsidiaries, at the Administrative Agent’s request, to assemble the Collateral and make it available to the Administrative Agent at places which the Administrative Agent shall reasonably select, whether at the premises of the Borrowers, another Obligor or elsewhere. The Administrative Agent shall apply the net proceeds of any action taken by it pursuant to this section, after deducting all reasonable costs and expenses of every kind incurred in connection therewith or incidental to the care or safekeeping of any of the Collateral or in any other way relating to the Collateral or the rights of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders hereunder, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and disbursements, to the payment in whole or in

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part of the obligations of the Obligors under the Loan Documents, in such order as the Administrative Agent may elect, and only after such application and after the payment by the Administrative Agent of any other amount required by any provision of law, including Section 9-615(a)(3) of the New York Uniform Commercial Code, need the Administrative Agent account for the surplus, if any, to any Obligor. To the extent permitted by applicable law, the Borrowers and Parent, on behalf of themselves and their Subsidiaries, waive all claims, damages and demands it may acquire against the Administrative Agent or any Lender arising out of the exercise by them of any rights hereunder. If any notice of a proposed sale or other disposition of Collateral shall be required by law, such notice shall be deemed reasonable and proper if given at least 10 days before such sale or other disposition.

SECTION 9.02          Right of Setoff. Upon the occurrence and during the continuance of any Event of Default, each Lender and each Issuing Bank are hereby authorized at any time and from time to time, without notice to any Obligor (any such notice being expressly waived by each Obligor), to set off and apply any and all deposits (general or special, time or demand, provisional or final but excluding the funds held in accounts clearly designated as escrow or trust accounts held by any Obligor for the benefit of Persons which are not Affiliates of any Obligor), whether or not such setoff results in any loss of interest or other penalty, and including all certificates of deposit, at any time held and other obligations at any time owing by such Lender or such Issuing Bank or any of their respective branches or Affiliates, as applicable, to or for the credit or the account of any Obligor against any and all of the Obligations irrespective of whether or not such Lender or such Issuing Bank or the Administrative Agent shall have made any demand under this Agreement or any other Loan Document. Should the right of any Lender or Issuing Bank to realize funds in any manner set forth above be challenged and any application of such funds be reversed, whether by court order or otherwise, the Lenders shall make restitution or refund to the applicable Obligor, as the case may be, pro rata in accordance with their Commitments; provided that if any Defaulting Lender shall exercise any such right of setoff, (x) all amounts so set off shall be paid over immediately to the Administrative Agent for further application and/or cash collateralization pursuant to Section 4.01(e) and, pending such payment, shall be segregated by such Defaulting Lender from its other funds and deemed held in trust for the benefit of each Credit Party and each Obligor as herein provided, and (y) such Defaulting Lender shall promptly provide to the Administrative Agent a statement describing in reasonable detail the obligations owing to such Defaulting Lender as to which it exercised such right of setoff. Each Lender and each Issuing Bank agree to promptly notify the applicable Obligor and the Administrative Agent after any such setoff and application; provided that the failure to give such notice shall not affect the validity of such setoff and application. The rights of the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Issuing Banks under this Section are in addition to other rights and remedies (including other rights of setoff) which the Administrative Agent, the Lenders or the Issuing Banks may have. This Section is subject to the terms and provisions of Section 4.01(c).

SECTION 9.03          Other Remedies. No remedy conferred herein or in any of the other Loan Documents is to be exclusive of any other remedy, and each and every remedy contained herein or in any other Loan Document shall be cumulative and shall be in addition to every other remedy given hereunder and under the other Loan Documents now or hereafter existing at law or in equity or by statute or otherwise.

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SECTION 9.04          Application of Moneys During Continuation of Event of Default.

(a)       So long as an Event of Default of which the Administrative Agent shall have given notice to the Lenders shall continue, all moneys received by the Administrative Agent and the LC Australian Collateral Agent (as applicable) from any Obligor under the Loan Documents shall, except as otherwise required by law, be distributed by the Administrative Agent and the LC Australian Collateral Agent (as applicable) on the dates selected by the Administrative Agent and the LC Australian Collateral Agent (as applicable) as follows:

first, to payment of the unreimbursed expenses of the Administrative Agent and the LC Australian Collateral Agent (as applicable) to be reimbursed under the Loan Documents, or pursuant to Section 11.03 and to any unpaid fees owing under the Loan Documents by the Obligors to the Administrative Agent and the LC Australian Collateral Agent (as applicable) including under Section 11.04;

second, to the payment of the unreimbursed expenses for which any Lender is to be reimbursed pursuant to Section 11.03;

third, to the ratable payment of all accrued and unpaid interest and fees on the Total LC Exposure;

fourth, ratably, to secure the repayment and discharge of the outstanding amount of all Total LC Exposure in accordance with Section 3.01(k) and to the extent constituting Secured Obligations, any Banking Services Obligations and Swap Obligations, until all such LC Exposure, Banking Services Obligations and Swap Obligations shall have been paid in full;

fifth, to the ratable payment of all other Secured Obligations, until all Secured Obligations shall have been paid in full; and

finally, to payment to the Obligors, or their respective successors or assigns, or as a court of competent jurisdiction may direct, of any surplus then remaining from such proceeds.

(b)       The term “unpaid” as used in this Section 9.04 shall mean all relevant Secured Obligations outstanding as of any such distribution date as to which prior distributions have not been made, after giving effect to any adjustments which are made pursuant to Section 9.02 of which the Administrative Agent shall have been notified.

ARTICLE X
ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT

SECTION 10.01          Authorization and Action.

(a)       Each of the Lenders, on behalf of itself and any of its Affiliates that are holders of Secured Obligations, and each Issuing Bank hereby irrevocably appoints the Administrative Agent as its agent and authorizes the Administrative Agent to take such actions on its behalf, including execution of the other Loan Documents, and to exercise such powers as are

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delegated to the Administrative Agent by the terms hereof and of the other Loan Documents, together with such actions and powers as are reasonably incidental thereto. In furtherance of the foregoing, to the extent required under the laws of any jurisdiction other than the United States of America, each of the Lenders, on behalf of itself and any of its Affiliates that are Secured Parties, hereby grants to the Administrative Agent any required powers of attorney to execute any Collateral Document governed by the laws of such jurisdiction on such Lender’s or Affiliate’s behalf. The provisions of this Article are solely for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, and neither the Borrowers nor any other Obligor shall have rights as a third party beneficiary of any of such provisions. It is understood and agreed that the use of the term “agent” as used herein or in any other Loan Documents (or any similar term) with reference to the Administrative Agent is not intended to connote any fiduciary or other implied (or express) obligations arising under agency doctrine of any applicable law. Instead, such term is used as a matter of market custom, and is intended to create or reflect only an administrative relationship between independent contracting parties.

(b)       The bank serving as the Administrative Agent hereunder shall have the same rights and powers in its capacity as a Lender as any other Lender and may exercise the same as though it were not the Administrative Agent, and such bank and its Affiliates may accept deposits from, lend money to and generally engage in any kind of business with any Obligor or any Subsidiary or other Affiliate thereof as if it were not the Administrative Agent hereunder.

(c)       In relation to Collateral which is subject to a Swiss Security Document, the Administrative Agent has caused the Exit ABL Administrative Agent to, subject to and in accordance with the provisions of the Intercreditor Agreement:

(i)       hold and administer any non-accessory Collateral (nicht-akzessorische Sicherheit) governed by Swiss law as fiduciary (treuhänderisch) in its own name but for the benefit of the Secured Parties; and

(ii)      hold and administer any accessory Collateral (akzessorische Sicherheit) governed by Swiss law as direct representative (direkter Stellvertreter) in the name and on behalf of the Secured Parties.

(d)       Each Secured Party had appointed the Exit ABL Administrative Agent as its direct representative (direkter Stellvertreter) and authorized the Exit ABL Administrative Agent (whether or not by or through employees or agents) to:

(i)       exercise such rights, remedies, powers and discretions as are specifically delegated to or conferred upon the Exit ABL Administrative Agent under the relevant Swiss Security Documents together with such powers and discretions as are reasonably incidental thereto;

(ii)      take such action on its behalf as may from time to time be authorized under or in accordance with the relevant Swiss Security Documents; and

(iii)     accept, enter into and execute as its direct representative (direkter Stellvertreter) any pledge or other creation of any accessory security right granted in favor of such Secured Party in connection with the Loan Documents under Swiss law and to

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agree to and execute in its name and on its behalf as its direct representative (direkter Stellvertreter) any amendments, confirmations and/or alterations to any Swiss Security Document which creates a pledge or any other accessory security right (akzessorische Sicherheit) including the release or confirmation of release of such Collateral, all subject to the provisions of the Intercreditor Agreement.

(e)       With effect as of the resignation of the Exit ABL Administrative Agent as Original Foreign Collateral Agent and in relation to Collateral which is subject to a Swiss Security Document, the Administrative Agent has caused the Foreign Collateral Agent to, subject to and in accordance with the provisions of the Intercreditor Agreement:

(i)       hold and administer any non-accessory Collateral (nicht-akzessorische Sicherheit) governed by Swiss law as fiduciary (treuhänderisch) in its own name but for the benefit of the Secured Parties; and

(ii)      hold and administer any accessory Collateral (akzessorische Sicherheit) governed by Swiss law as direct representative (direkter Stellvertreter) in the name and on behalf of the Secured Parties.

(f)       With effect as of the resignation of the Exit ABL Administrative Agent as Original Foreign Collateral Agent, each Secured Party has appointed and hereby appoints the Foreign Collateral Agent as its direct representative (direkter Stellvertreter) authorizing the Foreign Collateral Agent (whether or not by or through employees or agents) to:

(i)       exercise such rights, remedies, powers and discretions as are specifically delegated to or conferred upon the Foreign Collateral Agent under the relevant Swiss Security Documents together with such powers and discretions as are reasonably incidental thereto;

(ii)      take such action on its behalf as may from time to time be authorized under or in accordance with the relevant Swiss Security Documents; and

(iii)     accept, enter into and execute as its direct representative (direkter Stellvertreter) any pledge or other creation of any accessory security right granted in favor of such Secured Party in connection with the Loan Documents under Swiss law and to agree to and execute in its name and on its behalf as its direct representative (direkter Stellvertreter) any amendments, confirmations and/or alterations to any Swiss Security Document which creates a pledge or any other accessory security right (akzessorische Sicherheit) including the release or confirmation of release of such Collateral, all subject to the provisions of the Intercreditor Agreement.

SECTION 10.02          Liability of Agents. The Administrative Agent shall not have any duties or obligations except those expressly set forth herein and in the other Loan Documents. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, (a) the Administrative Agent shall not be subject to any fiduciary or other implied duties, regardless of whether a Default or an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, and (b) the Administrative Agent shall not have any duty to take any discretionary action or exercise any discretionary powers, except discretionary rights and powers expressly contemplated hereby and by the other Loan Documents that the Administrative Agent is

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required to exercise in writing as directed by the Required Lenders (or such other number or percentage of the Lenders as shall be necessary under the circumstances as provided in Section 11.01), and (c) except as expressly set forth herein, the Administrative Agent shall not have any duty to disclose, and shall not be liable for the failure to disclose, any information relating to any of the Obligors or any of their Subsidiaries that is communicated to or obtained by the bank serving as Administrative Agent or any of its Affiliates in any capacity. The Administrative Agent shall not be liable for any action taken or not taken by it with the consent or at the request of the Required Lenders (or such other number or percentage of the Lenders as shall be necessary under the circumstances as provided in Section 11.01) or in the absence of its own gross negligence, willful misconduct or unlawful acts, as determined by a final nonappealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction. The Administrative Agent shall be deemed not to have knowledge of any Default or Event of Default unless and until written notice thereof is given to the Administrative Agent by a Borrower or a Lender, and the Administrative Agent shall not be responsible for or have any duty to ascertain or inquire into (v) any statement, warranty or representation made in or in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document, (w) the contents of any certificate, report or other document delivered under this Agreement or any other Loan Document or in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document, (x) the performance or observance of any of the covenants, agreements or other terms or conditions set forth herein or in any other Loan Document, (y) the validity, enforceability, effectiveness or genuineness of this Agreement or any other agreement, instrument or document, or (z) the satisfaction of any condition set forth in Article V or elsewhere herein, other than those conditions requiring delivery of items expressly required to be delivered to the Administrative Agent.

SECTION 10.03          Reliance by Agents. The Administrative Agent shall be entitled to rely upon, and shall not incur any liability for relying upon, any notice, request, certificate, consent, statement, instrument, document or other writing believed in good faith by it to be genuine and to have been signed or sent by the proper Person. The Administrative Agent also may rely upon any statement made to it orally or by telephone and believed in good faith by it to be made by the proper Person, and shall not incur any liability for relying thereon. The Administrative Agent may consult with legal counsel (who may be counsel for any Borrower), independent accountants and other experts selected by it, and shall not be liable for any action taken or not taken by it, in each case in good faith in accordance with the advice of any such counsel, accountants or experts.

SECTION 10.04          Delegation of Duties. The Administrative Agent may perform any and all its duties and exercise its rights and powers by or, as the Administrative Agent deems appropriate in its sole discretion, through any one or more sub-agents identified by the Lenders and appointed by the Administrative Agent pursuant to documentation in form and substance acceptable to the Administrative Agent. The Lenders will exercise reasonable care in identifying any such sub-agent, and the Lenders and the Administrative Agent shall not be responsible or liable for any act or omission of any such sub-agent. The Administrative Agent and any such sub-agent may perform any and all its duties and exercise its rights and powers through their respective Related Parties. The exculpatory provisions of the preceding paragraphs shall apply to any such sub-agent and to the Related Parties of the Administrative Agent and any such sub-agent, and shall apply to their respective activities in connection with the syndication of the credit facilities provided for herein as well as activities as Administrative Agent. The Administrative Agent shall provide a copy of any notice of Default or Event of Default provided to the Borrowers under Section 9.02 to each sub-agent.

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SECTION 10.05          Successor Agents.

(a)       Subject to the appointment and acceptance of a successor Administrative Agent as provided in this paragraph and the second succeeding paragraph, the Administrative Agent may resign at any time by notifying the Lenders, each Issuing Bank and the Borrowers. Upon any resignation of the Administrative Agent, the Required Lenders shall have the right, in consultation with the Borrowers, to appoint a successor. If no successor shall have been so appointed by the Required Lenders and shall have accepted such appointment within 30 days after the retiring Administrative Agent gives notice of its resignation, then the retiring Administrative Agent may, on behalf of the Lenders and the Issuing Banks, appoint a successor Administrative Agent which shall be a bank with an office in New York, New York, or an Affiliate of any such bank.

(b)       In addition, in the event that (i) the Person serving as the Administrative Agent is a Defaulting Lender, (ii) such Person has been replaced in its capacity as a Lender pursuant to Section 4.03(b), and (iii) if such Person is an Issuing Bank, (A) the LC Commitment of such Person, as an Issuing Bank, has been terminated pursuant to Section 3.01(j) and (B) no Letters of Credit issued by such Person, as an Issuing Bank, are outstanding at such time (unless arrangements satisfactory to such Person for the cash collateralization thereof have been made), then the Required Lenders or the Borrowers may, by written notice to the Administrative Agent, remove such Person from its capacity as Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents; provided that a successor Administrative Agent selected by the Required Lenders, in consultation with the Borrowers, shall be appointed concurrently with such removal.

(c)       Upon the acceptance of its appointment as Administrative Agent hereunder by a successor, such successor shall succeed to and become vested with all the rights, powers, privileges and duties of the retiring or removed Administrative Agent, and the retiring or removed Administrative Agent shall be discharged from its duties and obligations hereunder. The fees payable by the Borrowers to a successor Administrative Agent shall be the same as those payable to its predecessor unless otherwise agreed between the Borrowers and such successor. After the Administrative Agent’s resignation or removal hereunder, the provisions of this Article and Sections 11.03 and 11.04 shall continue in effect for the benefit of such retiring or removed Administrative Agent, its sub-agents and their respective Related Parties in respect of any actions taken or omitted to be taken by any of them while it was acting as Administrative Agent.

SECTION 10.06          Credit Decision. Each Lender acknowledges and agrees that the extension of credit made hereunder are commercial loans and letters of credit and not investments in a business enterprise or securities. Each Lender further represents that it is engaged in making, acquiring or holding commercial loans in the ordinary course of its business and that it has, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent or any other Lender and based on such documents and information as it has deemed appropriate, made its own credit analysis and decision to enter into this Agreement as a Lender, and issue Commitments hereunder. Each Lender also acknowledges that it shall, independently and without reliance upon the Administrative Agent or any other Lender and based on such documents and information (which may contain material non-public information within the meaning of the United States securities laws concerning the Borrowers and their Affiliates) as it shall from time to time deem appropriate, continue to make its own decisions in taking or not taking action under or based upon this Agreement, any other

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Loan Document, any related agreement or any document furnished hereunder or thereunder and in deciding whether or to the extent to which it will continue as a Lender or assign or otherwise transfer its rights, interests and obligations hereunder.

SECTION 10.07          Other Agents; Joint Lead Arrangers. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, none of the Joint Lead Arrangers, Joint Bookrunners, Syndication Agent or Co-Documentation Agents listed on the cover page hereof shall have any powers, duties or responsibilities under this Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents, except in its capacity, as applicable, as the Administrative Agent, a Lender or an Issuing Bank hereunder.

SECTION 10.08          No Joint Venture. The Lenders are not partners or co-venturers, and no Lender shall be liable for the acts or omissions of, or (except as otherwise set forth herein in case of the Administrative Agent) authorized to act for, any other Lender. The Administrative Agent shall have the exclusive right on behalf of the Lenders to enforce the payment of any Obligations after the date such Obligation has become due and payable pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.

SECTION 10.09          Secured Party. In its capacity, the Administrative Agent, and, as applicable, any sub-agent thereof is a “representative” of the Secured Parties within the meaning of the term “secured party” as defined in the UCC. Each Lender authorizes the Administrative Agent and, as applicable, any sub-agent thereof to enter into each of the Collateral Documents to which it is a party and to take all action contemplated by such documents. Each Lender agrees that no Secured Party (other than the Administrative Agent and, as applicable, any sub-agent thereof) shall have the right individually to seek to realize upon the security granted by any Collateral Document, it being understood and agreed that such rights and remedies may be exercised solely by the Administrative Agent and, as applicable, any such sub-agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties upon the terms of the Collateral Documents. In the event that any Collateral is hereafter pledged by any Person as collateral security for the Secured Obligations, the Administrative Agent and, as applicable, any such sub-agent is hereby authorized, and hereby granted a power of attorney, to execute and deliver on behalf of the Secured Parties any documents necessary or appropriate to grant and perfect a Lien on such Collateral in favor of the Administrative Agent and, as applicable, any such sub-agent on behalf of the Secured Parties; provided that, with respect to any Collateral Documents governed by the laws of the Netherlands, the Administrative Agent shall act in its own name and for the benefit of the Secured Parties, but not as representative of the Secured Parties; provided further that, with respect to any Collateral Documents governed by the laws of Australia, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas shall not act in its own name or for the benefit of the Secured Parties nor as representative of the Secured Parties but rather through a sub-agent appointed by the Administrative Agent in accordance with Section 10.04; provided further that, with respect to any jurisdiction in which Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas is not able under applicable law or regulations to perform any of its duties as Administrative Agent or exercise its rights or powers as Administrative Agent under any Loan Document, Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas shall not be required to act in its own name or for the benefit of the Secured Parties nor as Administrative Agent or representative of the Secured Parties. The Lenders hereby authorize the Administrative Agent, at its option and in its discretion and, if so authorized by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, as applicable, any sub-agent appointed by the Administrative Agent in accordance with Section 10.04, to release any Lien granted to or held by the Administrative Agent or, as applicable, any such sub-agent upon

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any Collateral (i) as described in Section 11.01(c) and Section 11.23; (ii) as permitted by, but only in accordance with, the terms of the applicable Loan Document; or (iii) if approved, authorized or ratified in writing by the Required Lenders, unless such release is required to be approved by all of the Lenders hereunder. Upon request by the Administrative Agent at any time, the Lenders will confirm in writing the Administrative Agent’s authority or, as applicable, the authority of any sub-agent appointed by the Administrative Agent in accordance with Section 10.04 to release particular types or items of Collateral pursuant hereto. Upon any sale or transfer of assets constituting Collateral which is permitted pursuant to the terms of any Loan Document, or consented to in writing by the Required Lenders or all of the Lenders, as applicable, and promptly upon receipt of a written request by any Obligor Party to the Administrative Agent, the Administrative Agent and, if so authorized by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, as applicable, any sub-agent appointed by the Administrative Agent in accordance with Section 10.04 shall (and is hereby irrevocably authorized by the Lenders to) execute such documents as may be necessary to evidence the release of the Liens granted to the Administrative Agent or, as applicable, any such sub-agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties herein or pursuant hereto upon the Collateral that was sold or transferred; provided, however, that (i) the Administrative Agent and, as applicable, any such sub-agent shall not be required to execute any such document on terms which, in the Administrative Agent’s opinion, would expose the Administrative Agent or, as applicable, any such sub-agent to liability or create any obligation or entail any consequence other than the release of such Liens without recourse or warranty, and (ii) such release shall not in any manner discharge, affect or impair the Secured Obligations or any Liens (other than those expressly being released) upon (or obligations of Parent or any Subsidiary in respect of) all interests retained by Parent or any Subsidiary, including the proceeds of the sale, all of which shall continue to constitute part of the Collateral. Any execution and delivery by the Administrative Agent or, as applicable, any sub-agent thereof of documents in connection with any such release shall be without recourse to or warranty by the Administrative Agent and, as applicable, any such sub-agent.

SECTION 10.10          Administrative Agent May File Proofs of Claim. In case of the pendency of any proceeding with respect to any Obligor under any federal, state or foreign bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership, administration, examinership or similar law now or hereafter in effect, the Administrative Agent (irrespective of whether any Obligation shall then be due and payable as herein expressed or by declaration or otherwise and irrespective of whether the Administrative Agent shall have made any demand on the Borrower) shall be entitled and empowered (but not obligated) by intervention in such proceeding or otherwise:

(a)       to file and prove a claim for the whole amount of the Secured Obligations that are owing and unpaid and to file such other documents as may be necessary or advisable in order to have the claims of the Lenders and the Administrative Agent (including any claim under Sections 2.08, 2.09, 2.07, 4.02, 11.03 and 11.04) allowed in such judicial proceeding; and

(b)       to collect and receive any monies or other property payable or deliverable on any such claims and to distribute the same;

and any custodian, receiver, assignee, trustee, administrator, examiner, liquidator, sequestrator or other similar official in any such proceeding is hereby authorized by each Lender and each other Secured Party to make such payments to the Administrative Agent and, in the event that the Administrative Agent shall consent to the making of such payments directly to the Lenders or the

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other Secured Parties, to pay to the Administrative Agent any amount due to it, in its capacity as the Administrative Agent, under the Loan Documents (including under Sections 11.03 and 11.04).

SECTION 10.11          Foreign Collateral Matters. (a) For the purposes of any grant of security under the laws of the Province of Quebec which may in the future be required to be provided by any Obligor, the Administrative Agent is hereby irrevocably authorized and appointed by each of the Lenders to act as hypothecary representative (within the meaning of Article 2692 of the Civil Code of Quebec) for all present and future Lenders (in such capacity, the “Hypothecary Representative”) in order to hold any hypothec granted under the laws of the Province of Quebec and to exercise such rights and duties as are conferred upon the Hypothecary Representative under the relevant deed of hypothec and applicable laws (with the power to delegate any such rights or duties). Any Person who becomes a Lender or successor Administrative Agent shall be deemed to have consented to and ratified the foregoing appointment of the Administrative Agent as the Hypothecary Representative on behalf of all Lenders, including such Person and any Affiliate of such Person designated above as a Lender. For greater certainty, the Administrative Agent, acting as the Hypothecary Representative, shall have the same rights, powers, immunities, indemnities and exclusions from liability as are prescribed in favor of the Administrative Agent in this Agreement, which shall apply mutatis mutandis. In the event of the resignation of the Administrative Agent (which shall include its resignation as the Hypothecary Representative) and appointment of a successor Administrative Agent, such successor Administrative Agent shall also act as the Hypothecary Representative, as contemplated above.

(b)       The Administrative Agent is hereby authorized to execute and deliver any Collateral Document expressed to be governed by the laws of the Netherlands or by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany and agree with the creation of Parallel Debt obligations as provided for in Section 13 of the Affiliate Guaranty. The Administrative Agent may resign at any time by notifying the Lenders and the Obligors, provided that the parties hereto acknowledge and agree that, for purposes of any Collateral Document expressed to be governed by the laws of the Netherlands or by the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany, any resignation by the Administrative Agent is not effective with respect to its rights and obligations under the Parallel Debts until such rights and obligations are assigned to the successor agent. The resigning Administrative Agent will reasonably cooperate in assigning its rights under the Parallel Debts to any such successor agent and will reasonably cooperate in transferring all rights under any Collateral Document expressed to be governed by the laws of the Netherlands to such successor agent.

(c)       Scottish Appointment Matters.

 

(i)       The Administrative Agent declares that it holds in trust for the Secured Parties, on the terms contained in this Article X: (A) the Collateral expressed to be subject to the Liens created in favor of the Administrative Agent as trustee for the Secured Parties by or pursuant to each Collateral Document which is governed by or subject to the laws of Scotland, and all proceeds of that Collateral; (B) all obligations expressed to be undertaken by any Obligor to pay amounts in respect of the Obligations to the Administrative Agent as trustee for the Secured Parties and secured by any Collateral Document which is governed by or subject to the laws of Scotland together with all representations and warranties expressed to be given by any Obligor or any other Person in favor of the Administrative Agent as trustee for the Secured Parties; and (C)

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any other amounts or property, whether rights, entitlements, choses in action or otherwise, actual or contingent, which the Administrative Agent is required by the terms of the Loan Documents to hold as trustee in trust for the Secured Parties.

 

(ii)      Without prejudice to the other provisions of this Article X, each of the Lenders, and by their acceptance of the benefits of the Loan Documents, the other holders of Secured Obligations, and each Issuing Bank hereby irrevocably authorizes the Administrative Agent to perform the duties, obligations and responsibilities and to exercise the rights, powers, authorities and discretion specifically given to the Administrative Agent as trustee for the Secured Parties under or in connection with the Loan Documents together with any other incidental rights, powers, authorities and discretions. For the avoidance of doubt, the Administrative Agent in its capacity as trustee for the Secured Parties shall have the same rights, powers, immunities, indemnities and exclusions from liability as are prescribed in favor of the Administrative Agent in this Agreement, which shall apply mutatis mutandis.

 

SECTION 10.12          Credit Bid.

(a)       The Secured Parties hereby irrevocably authorize the Administrative Agent, at the direction of the Required Lenders, to credit bid all or any portion of the Secured Obligations (including by accepting some or all of the Collateral in satisfaction of some or all of the Secured Obligations pursuant to a deed in lieu of foreclosure or otherwise) and in such manner purchase (either directly or through one or more acquisition vehicles) all or any portion of the Collateral (a) at any sale thereof conducted under the provisions of the Bankruptcy Code, including under Sections 363, 1123 or 1129 of the Bankruptcy Code, or any similar laws in any other applicable jurisdictions (including the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) of Australia), or (b) at any other sale, foreclosure or acceptance of collateral in lieu of debt conducted by (or with the consent or at the direction of) the Administrative Agent (whether by judicial action or otherwise) in accordance with any applicable law. In connection with any such credit bid and purchase, the Secured Obligations owed to the Secured Parties shall be entitled to be, and shall be, credit bid by the Administrative Agent at the direction of the Required Lenders on a ratable basis (with Secured Obligations with respect to contingent or unliquidated claims receiving contingent interests in the acquired assets on a ratable basis that shall vest upon the liquidation of such claims in an amount proportional to the liquidated portion of the contingent claim amount used in allocating the contingent interests) for the asset or assets so purchased (or for the equity interests or debt instruments of the acquisition vehicle or vehicles that are issued in connection with such purchase). In connection with any such bid (i) the Administrative Agent shall be authorized to form one or more acquisition vehicles and to assign any successful credit bid to such acquisition vehicle or vehicles, (ii) each of the Secured Parties’ ratable interests in the Secured Obligations which were credit bid shall be deemed without any further action under this Agreement to be assigned to such vehicle or vehicles for the purpose of closing such sale, (iii) the Administrative Agent shall be authorized to adopt documents providing for the governance of the acquisition vehicle or vehicles (provided that any actions by the Administrative Agent with respect to such acquisition vehicle or vehicles, including any disposition of the assets or equity interests thereof, shall be governed, directly or indirectly, by, and the governing documents shall provide for, control by the vote of the Required Lenders or their permitted assignees under the terms of this Agreement or the governing documents of the applicable acquisition vehicle or vehicles, as the case may be, irrespective of the

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termination of this Agreement and without giving effect to the limitations on actions by the Required Lenders contained in Section 11.02 of this Agreement), (iv) the Administrative Agent on behalf of such acquisition vehicle or vehicles shall be authorized to issue to each of the Secured Parties, ratably on account of the relevant Secured Obligations which were credit bid, interests, whether as equity, partnership, limited partnership interests or membership interests, in any such acquisition vehicle and/or debt instruments issued by such acquisition vehicle, all without the need for any Secured Party or acquisition vehicle to take any further action, and (v) to the extent that Secured Obligations that are assigned to an acquisition vehicle are not used to acquire Collateral for any reason (as a result of another bid being higher or better, because the amount of Obligations assigned to the acquisition vehicle exceeds the amount of Secured Obligations credit bid by the acquisition vehicle or otherwise), such Secured Obligations shall automatically be reassigned to the Secured Parties pro rata and the equity interests and/or debt instruments issued by any acquisition vehicle on account of such Secured Obligations shall automatically be cancelled, without the need for any Secured Party or any acquisition vehicle to take any further action. Notwithstanding that the ratable portion of the Secured Obligations of each Secured Party are deemed assigned to the acquisition vehicle or vehicles as set forth in clause (ii) above, each Secured Party shall execute such documents and provide such information regarding the Secured Party (and/or any designee of the Secured Party which will receive interests in or debt instruments issued by such acquisition vehicle) as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request in connection with the formation of any acquisition vehicle, the formulation or submission of any credit bid or the consummation of the transactions contemplated by such credit bid.

(b)       Without limiting the authority granted to the Administrative Agent in this Article X, each Lender (including each Person that becomes a Lender hereunder pursuant to Section 11.05) hereby authorizes and directs the Administrative Agent to enter into the Intercreditor Agreement on behalf of such Lender and agrees that the Administrative Agent may take such actions on its behalf as is contemplated by the terms of such Intercreditor Agreement. In the event of any conflict between the terms of the Intercreditor Agreement and this Agreement or the other Loan Documents, the terms of the Intercreditor Agreement shall govern and control.

SECTION 10.13          Certain ERISA Matters; Lender Representations. In addition to the foregoing, (a) each Lender (x) represents and warrants, as of the date such Person became a Lender party hereto, to, and (y) covenants, from the date such Person became a Lender party hereto to the date such Person ceases being a Lender party hereto, for the benefit of, the Administrative Agent, and each Joint Lead Arranger and their respective Affiliates, and not, for the avoidance of doubt, to or for the benefit of the Borrowers or any other Obligor that at least one of the following is and will be true:

(i)       such Lender is not using “plan assets” (within the meaning of the Plan Asset Regulations) of one or more Benefit Plans in connection with the Letters of Credit or the Commitments,

(ii)      the transaction exemption set forth in one or more PTEs, such as PTE 84-14 (a class exemption for certain transactions determined by independent qualified professional asset managers), PTE 95-60 (a class exemption for certain transactions involving insurance company general accounts), PTE 90-1 (a class exemption for certain transactions involving insurance company pooled separate accounts), PTE 91-38 (a class

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exemption for certain transactions involving bank collective investment funds) or PTE 96-23 (a class exemption for certain transactions determined by in-house asset managers), is applicable with respect to such Lender’s entrance into, participation in, administration of and performance of the Letters of Credit, the Commitments and this Agreement, and the conditions for exemptive relief thereunder are and will continue to be satisfied in connection therewith,

(iii)     (A) such Lender is an investment fund managed by a “Qualified Professional Asset Manager” (within the meaning of Part VI of PTE 84-14), (B) such Qualified Professional Asset Manager made the investment decision on behalf of such Lender to enter into, participate in, administer and perform the Letters of Credit, the Commitments and this Agreement, (C) the entrance into, participation in, administration of and performance of the Letters of Credit, the Commitments and this Agreement satisfies the requirements of sub-sections (b) through (g) of Part I of PTE 84-14 and (D) to the best knowledge of such Lender, the requirements of subsection (a) of Part I of PTE 84-14 are satisfied with respect to such Lender’s entrance into, participation in, administration of and performance of the Letters of Credit, the Commitments and this Agreement, or

(iv)      such other representation, warranty and covenant as may be agreed in writing between the Administrative Agent, in its sole discretion, and such Lender.

(b)       In addition, unless sub-clause (i) in the immediately preceding clause (a) is true with respect to a Lender or such Lender has not provided another representation, warranty and covenant as provided in sub-clause (iv) in the immediately preceding clause (a), such Lender further (x) represents and warrants, as of the date such Person became a Lender party hereto, to, and (y) covenants, from the date such Person became a Lender party hereto to the date such Person ceases being a Lender party hereto, for the benefit of, the Administrative Agent, and each Joint Lead Arranger and their respective Affiliates, and not, for the avoidance of doubt, to or for the benefit of the Borrowers or any other Obligor, that:

(i)       none of the Administrative Agent or any Joint Lead Arranger or any of their respective Affiliates is a fiduciary with respect to the assets of such Lender (including in connection with the reservation or exercise of any rights by the Administrative Agent under this Agreement, any Loan Document or any documents related to hereto or thereto),

(ii)      the Person making the investment decision on behalf of such Lender with respect to the entrance into, participation in, administration of and performance of the Letters of Credit, the Commitments and this Agreement is independent (within the meaning of 29 CFR § 2510.3-21, as amended from time to time) and is a bank, an insurance carrier, an investment adviser, a broker-dealer or other person that holds, or has under management or control, total assets of at least $50 million, in each case as described in 29 CFR § 2510.3-21(c)(1)(i)(A)-(E),

(iii)     the Person making the investment decision on behalf of such Lender with respect to the entrance into, participation in, administration of and performance of the Letters of Credit, the Commitments and this Agreement is capable of evaluating investment

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risks independently, both in general and with regard to particular transactions and investment strategies (including in respect of the obligations),

(iv)      the Person making the investment decision on behalf of such Lender with respect to the entrance into, participation in, administration of and performance of the Letters of Credit, the Commitments and this Agreement is a fiduciary under ERISA or the Code, or both, with respect to the Letters of Credit, the Commitments and this Agreement and is responsible for exercising independent judgment in evaluating the transactions hereunder, and

(v)       no fee or other compensation is being paid directly to the Administrative Agent, or any Joint Lead Arranger or any of their respective Affiliates for investment advice (as opposed to other services) in connection with the Letters of Credit, the Commitments or this Agreement.

(c)       The Administrative Agent and each Joint Lead Arranger hereby inform the Lenders that each such Person is not undertaking to provide impartial investment advice, or to give advice in a fiduciary capacity, in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby, and that such Person has a financial interest in the transactions contemplated hereby in that such Person or an Affiliate thereof (i) may receive interest or other payments with respect to the Letters of Credit, the Commitments and this Agreement, (ii) may recognize a gain if it extended the Letters of Credit or the Commitments for an amount less than the amount being paid for an interest in the Letters of Credit or the Commitments by such Lender or (iii) may receive fees or other payments in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby, the Loan Documents or otherwise, including structuring fees, commitment fees, arrangement fees, facility fees, upfront fees, underwriting fees, ticking fees, agency fees, administrative agent or collateral agent fees, utilization fees, minimum usage fees, letter of credit fees, fronting fees, deal-away or alternate transaction fees, amendment fees, processing fees, term out premiums, banker’s acceptance fees, breakage or other early termination fees or fees similar to the foregoing.

SECTION 10.14          Intercreditor Agreement. The Administrative Agent is authorized to enter into the Intercreditor Agreement and the parties hereto acknowledge that the Intercreditor Agreement is binding upon them. Each Lender (a) hereby agrees that it will be bound by and will take no actions contrary to the provisions of the Intercreditor Agreement, (b) hereby authorizes and instructs the Administrative Agent to enter into the Intercreditor Agreement and to subject the Liens on the Collateral securing the Secured Obligations to the provisions thereof and (c) hereby authorizes and instructs the Administrative Agent to enter into any new Intercreditor Agreement or any amendment, restatement, supplement or other modification to any existing Intercreditor Agreement, in each case, as necessary in connection with any Revolving Credit Facility permitted by this Agreement. The foregoing provisions are intended as an inducement to the Secured Parties to extend credit to the Borrowers and such Secured Parties are intended third-party beneficiaries of such provisions and the provisions of the Intercreditor Agreement.

SECTION 10.15          Filings. The Administrative Agent shall not be responsible for and makes no representation as to the existence, genuineness, value or protection of any Collateral, for the legality, effectiveness or sufficiency of any Security Agreement, or for the creation, perfection, priority, sufficiency or protection of any liens securing the Obligations. For the avoidance of doubt,

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nothing herein shall require the Administrative Agent to file financing statements or continuation statements, or be responsible for maintaining the security interests purported to be created as described herein (except for the safe custody of any Collateral in its possession and the accounting for moneys actually received by it hereunder or under any other Loan Document) and such responsibility shall be solely that of the Borrowers.

SECTION 10.16          Force Majeure. The Administrative Agent shall not incur any liability for not performing any act or fulfilling any duty, obligation or responsibility hereunder by reason of any occurrence beyond the control of the Administrative Agent (including but not limited to any act or provision of any present or future law or regulation or governmental authority, any act of God or war, civil unrest, local or national disturbance or disaster, any act of terrorism, or the unavailability of the Federal Reserve Bank wire or facsimile or other wire or communication facility).

SECTION 10.17          No Risk of Funds. The Administrative Agent shall not be required to expend or risk any of its own funds or otherwise incur any liability, financial or otherwise, in the performance of any of its duties hereunder or under any other Loan Document, or in the exercise of any of its rights or powers if it shall have reasonable grounds for believing that repayment of such funds or indemnity satisfactory to it against such risk or liability is not assured to it.

SECTION 10.18          No Discretion. Notwithstanding anything else to the contrary herein, whenever reference is made in this Agreement to any discretionary action by, consent, designation, specification, requirement or approval of, notice, request or other communication from, or other direction given or action to be undertaken or to be (or not to be) suffered or omitted by the Administrative Agent or to any election, decision, opinion, acceptance, use of judgment, expression of satisfaction or other exercise of discretion, rights or remedies to be made (or not to be made) by the Administrative Agent, it is understood that in all cases the Administrative Agent shall be fully justified in failing or refusing to take any such action under this Agreement if it shall not have received such written instruction, advice or concurrence of the Required Lenders or such other number or percentage of the Lenders as shall be expressly provided for herein or in the other Loan Documents or any agreement to which the Lenders and the Administrative Agent is a party and acting in accordance with such documents (such Lenders being referred to herein as the “Relevant Lenders”), as the Administrative Agent deems appropriate. Upon receipt of such written instruction, advice or concurrence from the Relevant Lenders, the Administrative Agent shall take such discretionary actions in accordance with such written instruction, advice or concurrence. This provision is intended solely for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and its successors and permitted assigns and is not intended to and will not entitle the other parties hereto to any defense, claim or counterclaim, or confer any rights or benefits on any party hereto.

SECTION 10.19          Special, Consequential and Indirect Damages. In no event shall the Administrative Agent be responsible or liable for special, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage of any kind whatsoever (including, but not limited to, loss of profit) irrespective of whether the Administrative Agent has been advised of the likelihood of such loss or damage and regardless of the form of action.

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SECTION 10.20          No Environmental Liability. The Administrative Agent will not be liable to any Person for any Environmental Law or any actions, suits, proceedings or claims, including any contribution actions, under any federal, state or local law, rule or regulation by reason of the Administrative Agent’s actions and conduct as authorized, empowered and directed hereunder or relating to any presence, discharge or release or threatened discharge or release of any Hazardous Materials. In the event that the Administrative Agent is required to acquire title to an asset for any reason, or take any managerial action of any kind in regard thereto, in order to carry out any obligation for the benefit of another, which in the Administrative Agent’s sole discretion may cause the Administrative Agent to be considered an “owner or operator” under any Environmental Law or otherwise cause the Administrative Agent to incur, or be exposed to, any liability in connection with any Environmental Law or any liability under any other federal, state or local law, the Administrative Agent reserves the right, instead of taking such action, either to resign as Administrative Agent or to arrange for the transfer of the title or control of the asset to a court appointed receiver.

ARTICLE XI
MISCELLANEOUS

SECTION 11.01          Waiver; Amendments; Joinder; Release of Guarantors; Release of Collateral.

(a)       No failure or delay by the Administrative Agent, any Issuing Bank or any Lender in exercising any right or power hereunder or under any other Loan Document shall operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any such right or power, or any abandonment or discontinuance of steps to enforce such a right or power, preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right or power. The rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Banks and the Lenders hereunder and under any other Loan Document are cumulative and are not exclusive of any rights or remedies that they would otherwise have. No waiver of any provision of this Agreement or any other Loan Document or consent to any departure by any Obligor therefrom shall in any event be effective unless the same shall be permitted by paragraph (b) of this Section, and then such waiver or consent shall be effective only in the specific instance and for the purpose for which given. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the issuance of a Letter of Credit shall not be construed as a waiver of any Default or Event of Default, regardless of whether the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any Issuing Bank may have had notice or knowledge of such Default at the time.

(b)       Neither this Agreement nor any provision hereof may be waived, amended or modified except pursuant to an agreement or agreements in writing entered into by the Obligor Parties and the Required Lenders or by the Obligor Parties and the Administrative Agent, with the consent of the Required Lenders; provided that no such agreement shall (i) increase the Commitment of any Lender without the written consent of such Lender (irrespective of whether such Lender is a Defaulting Lender), (ii) reduce or forgive the principal amount of any LC Disbursement or reduce the rate of interest thereon, or reduce or forgive any interest or fees payable hereunder, without the written consent of each Lender affected thereby (including Defaulting Lenders) (it being understood that only the Required Lenders shall be required to waive or amend the default rate of interest or to change any financial covenant or defined term therein), (iii) postpone any scheduled date of payment of the principal amount of any LC Disbursement, or

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any date for the payment of any interest, fees or other Obligations payable hereunder, or reduce the amount of, waive or excuse any such payment, or postpone the scheduled date of expiration of any Commitment, without the written consent of each Lender affected thereby (including Defaulting Lenders) (it being understood that only the Required Lenders shall be required to waive or amend the default rate of interest and this subsection shall not apply to prepayments), (iv) change Section 4.01(b) or 4.01(c) in a manner that would alter the pro rata sharing of payments required thereby, without the written consent of each Lender (other than Defaulting Lenders), (v) change any of the provisions of this Section or the definition of “Required Lenders” or any other provision of any Loan Document specifying the number or percentage of Lenders required to waive, amend or modify any rights hereunder or thereunder or make any determination or grant any consent hereunder or thereunder, without the written consent of each Lender (other than Defaulting Lenders), (vi) release any Borrower from its joint and several liability for the Obligations, without the written consent of each Lender (other than Defaulting Lenders), (vii) except in accordance with Section 11.01(c) or in any Collateral Document or the Intercreditor Agreement, release all or substantially all of the Collateral without the written consent of each Lender, (viii) change or waive any provisions of this Agreement or the Loan Documents so as to permit any Borrower to grant any Lien that is senior to, or pari passu with, the Liens granted to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties (other than any such grant expressly contemplated by the Intercreditor Agreement in respect of the collateral securing any Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 8.01(p) (in each case, as in effect on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date) or the Intercreditor Agreement in respect of the collateral securing any Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 8.01(b)), without the written consent of each Lender (other than Defaulting Lenders), (ix) change or waive any provisions of this Agreement or the Loan Documents so as to permit or cause the Administrative Agent to enter into any Intercreditor Agreement, subordination agreement or other similar agreement pursuant to which the Liens on the Collateral granted to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties are subordinated to, or shared on a pari passu basis with, other Liens (other than any such grant expressly contemplated by the Intercreditor Agreement in respect of the collateral securing any Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 8.01(p) (in each case, as in effect on the Amendment No. 1 Effective Date) or the Intercreditor Agreement in respect of the collateral securing any Indebtedness incurred pursuant to Section 8.01(b)) without the written consent of each Lender (other than Defaulting Lenders), (x) [reserved], (xi) release all or substantially all of the value of the Guaranty Agreements, collectively, without the written consent of each Lender or (xii) permit any Issuing Bank to issue Financial Standby Letters of Credit under this Agreement; provided further that no such agreement shall amend, modify or otherwise affect the rights or duties of the Administrative Agent or any Issuing Bank hereunder without the prior written consent of the Administrative Agent or such Issuing Bank, as the case may be; provided further that no such agreement shall amend or modify any provision of Section 2.10 without the consent of the Administrative Agent, each Issuing Bank and the Required Lenders. Subject to the foregoing, the waiver, amendment or modification of any provision of Article VI, VII or VIII or Section 9.01 may be effected with the consent of the Required Lenders. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, this Section 11.01(b) shall, in respect of a Defaulting Lender, be subject to Section 2.10(b).

(c)       The Lenders hereby irrevocably agree that any Lien on any assets or property granted to or held by the Administrative Agent or the Collateral Agent under any Loan Document shall be automatically released (i) upon Payment in Full, (ii) at the time such assets or property are Disposed of in compliance with the terms of this Agreement (other than property

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Disposed of to a Restricted Subsidiary organized in a Specified Jurisdiction), (iii) to the extent constituting property leased to Parent or any Subsidiary under a lease which has expired or been terminated in a transaction permitted under this Agreement, or (iv) as required to effect any Disposition of such Collateral in connection with any exercise of remedies of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders pursuant to Article IX and, in any case set forth above, promptly upon receipt of a written request therefor from the Borrower, the Administrative Agent will execute and deliver all documents as may reasonably be requested to evidence such release. Any such release shall not in any manner discharge, affect, or impair the Obligations or any Liens (other than those expressly being released) upon (or obligations of the Obligors in respect of) all interests retained by the Obligors, including the proceeds of any Disposition, all of which shall continue to constitute part of the Collateral.

(d)       Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (i) if the Administrative Agent and Borrowers acting together identify any ambiguity, omission, mistake, typographical error or other defect in any provision of this Agreement, then the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers shall be permitted to amend, modify or supplement such provision to cure such ambiguity, omission, mistake, typographical error or other defect, and such amendment, modification or supplement shall become effective without any further action or consent of any other party to this Agreement, (ii) if the Administrative Agent and Borrowers acting together identify any ambiguity, omission, mistake, typographical error or other defect in any provision of any Collateral Document, then the they shall be permitted to amend, modify or supplement such provision to cure such ambiguity, omission, mistake, typographical error or other defect, and such amendment, modification or supplement shall become effective without any further action or consent of any other party to the applicable Collateral Document and (iii) the Administrative Agent and applicable Obligors shall be permitted to amend, restate, supplement or modify any Intercreditor Agreement and any Collateral Document, in each case, as necessary in connection with the effectiveness any Revolving Credit Facility permitted by this Agreement, and such amendments, restatements, supplements and modifications shall become effective without any further action or consent of any other party to this Agreement.

(e)       Promptly upon receipt of a written request therefor from the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent will execute and deliver all documents as may reasonably be requested to effect a release of a Guarantor that ceases to exist in accordance with Section 8.02. The Borrowers hereby, jointly and severally, agree to pay all reasonable costs and expenses incurred by the Administrative Agent in connection with any such release of a Guarantor.

SECTION 11.02          Notices.

(a)       Except in the case of notices and other communications expressly permitted to be given by telephone (and subject to paragraph (b) below), all notices and other communications provided for herein shall be in writing and shall be delivered by hand or overnight courier service, mailed by certified or registered mail or sent by electronic transmission (in .pdf format), as follows:

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(i)       if to any Borrower or Guarantor, to it at:

c/o Weatherford International, LLC
2000 St. James Place
Houston, Texas 77056
Attention: General Counsel
Telephone:
Email:

with a copy to:

c/o Weatherford International, LLC
2000 St. James Place
Houston, Texas 77056
Attention: Treasurer
Telephone:
Email:

(ii)      if to the Administrative Agent at:

Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas
Trust and Agency Services
60 Wall Street, 24th Floor
Mail Stop: NYC60 - 2410
New York, NY 10005
USA
Attention: Project Finance Agency Services, Weatherford, SF0580
Fax:

Email:

(iii)     if to Barclays, in its capacity as an Issuing Bank, to it at:

Barclays Bank PLC

1 Churchill Place

London E14 5HP

United Kingdom

Telephone:

Email:

(iv)      if to Wells Fargo, in its capacity as Issuing Bank, to it at:

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association

1700 Lincoln Street, 4th Floor

Denver, CO 80203

USA

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Telephone:

Email:

 

(v)       if to Deutsche Bank, in its capacity as Issuing Bank, to it at:

Deutsche Bank AG New York Branch

60 Wall Street

New York, NY 10005

USA

Attention: Trade Finance

Telephone:

Email:

 

(vi)      if to Citibank, N.A., in its capacity as Issuing Bank, to it at:

Citibank, N.A.

811 Main Street, Suite 4000

Houston, TX 77002

USA

Attention: Ivan Davey

Telephone:

Email:

(vii)     if to Morgan Stanley, in its capacity as Issuing Bank, to it at:

Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc.

1300 Thames Street, 4th Floor

Thames Street Wharf

Baltimore, MD 21231

USA

Telephone:

Fax:

Email:

 

(viii)    if to Nordea Bank Abp, New York Branch, in its capacity as Issuing Bank, to it at:

Nordea Bank Abp, New York Branch

1211 Avenue of the Americas, 23rd Floor

New York, NY 10036

USA

Telephone:

Email:

 

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(ix)      if to any other Issuing Bank, to it at such address (or facsimile number) as shall be specified in the Issuing Bank Agreement to which such Issuing Bank shall be a party; and

(x)       if to any Lender, to it at its address (or facsimile number) set forth in its Administrative Questionnaire.

Notices sent by hand or overnight courier service, or mailed by certified or registered mail, shall be deemed to have been given when received; notices sent by facsimile shall be deemed to have been given when sent (except that, if not given during normal business hours for the recipient, shall be deemed to have been given at the opening of business on the next Business Day for the recipient). Notices delivered through Electronic Systems, to the extent provided in paragraph (b) below, shall be effective as provided in said paragraph (b).

(b)       Notices and other communications to the Lenders and the Issuing Banks hereunder may be delivered or furnished by Electronic Systems pursuant to procedures approved by the Administrative Agent; provided that the foregoing shall not apply to notices pursuant to Article II unless otherwise agreed by the Administrative Agent and the applicable Lenders. The Administrative Agent or any Obligor may, in its discretion, agree to accept notices and other communications to it hereunder by electronic communications pursuant to procedures approved by it; provided that approval of such procedures may be limited to particular notices or communications.

Unless the Administrative Agent otherwise prescribes,(i) notices and other communications sent to an e-mail address shall be deemed received upon the sender’s receipt of an acknowledgement from the intended recipient (such as by the “return receipt requested” function, as available, return e-mail or other written acknowledgement), and (ii) notices or communications posted to an Internet or intranet website shall be deemed received upon the deemed receipt by the intended recipient, at its e-mail address as described in the foregoing clause (i), of notification that such notice or communication is available and identifying the website address therefor; provided that, for both clauses (i) and (ii) above, if such notice, email or other communication is not sent during the normal business hours of the recipient, such notice or communication shall be deemed to have been sent at the opening of business on the next Business Day for the recipient.

(c)       Any party hereto may change its address or telecopy number for notices and other communications hereunder by notice to the other parties hereto.

(d)       The Administrative Agent shall deliver to any Borrower, upon written request, the address and facsimile number of any Lender and the name of the appropriate contact person at such Lender, in each case as provided in such Lender’s Administrative Questionnaire.

(e)       Electronic Systems.

(i)       Each Borrower agrees that the Administrative Agent may, but shall not be obligated to, make Communications (as defined below) available to the Issuing Bank and the other Lenders by posting the Communications on Debt Domain, Intralinks, Syndtrak, ClearPar or a substantially similar Electronic System.

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(ii)      Any Electronic System used by the Administrative Agent is provided “as is” and “as available”. The Agent Parties (as defined below) do not warrant the adequacy of such Electronic Systems and expressly disclaim liability for errors or omissions in the Communications. No warranty of any kind, express, implied or statutory, including any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement of third-party rights or freedom from viruses or other code defects, is made by any Agent Party in connection with the Communications or any Electronic System. In no event shall the Administrative Agent or any of its Related Parties (collectively, the “Agent Parties”) have any liability to any Obligor, any Lender, the Issuing Bank or any other Person or entity for damages of any kind, including direct or indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, losses or expenses (whether in tort, contract or otherwise) arising out of any Obligor’s or the Administrative Agent’s transmission of Communications through an Electronic System. “Communications” means, collectively, any notice, demand, communication, information, document or other material provided by or on behalf of any Obligor pursuant to any Loan Document or the transactions contemplated therein which is distributed by the Administrative Agent, any Lender or the Issuing Bank by means of electronic communications pursuant to this Section, including through an Electronic System.

SECTION 11.03          Expenses, Etc. The Borrowers, jointly and severally, shall pay (a) all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Administrative Agent (or any sub-agent thereof) and its Affiliates, including the reasonable and documented or invoiced fees, charges and disbursements of counsel for the Administrative Agent (or any such sub-agent) (including one local counsel in each applicable jurisdiction), in connection with the syndication and distribution (including via the Internet or through a service such as Intralinks) of the credit facilities provided for herein, the preparation, registration and administration of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents or any amendments, modifications or waivers of the provisions hereof or thereof (whether or not the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby shall be consummated), (b) all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Joint Lead Arrangers and their respective Affiliates, including the reasonable and documented or invoiced fees, charges and disbursements of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and Goldberg Kohn Lt. as counsel the Joint Lead Arrangers (and including, to the extent necessary, (i) one local counsel in each applicable jurisdiction, and (ii) one additional local counsel in the event of any actual or perceived conflict of interest among the Joint Lead Arrangers (and if necessary, one local counsel in each relevant jurisdiction) for group of the Joint Lead Arrangers that is subject to such conflict) in connection with the syndication, preparation, negotiation, execution and delivery of the credit facilities provided for herein, (c) all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred by any Issuing Bank in connection with the issuance, amendment, renewal or extension of any Letter of Credit or any demand for payment thereunder, (d) all transfer, stamp, documentary or other similar taxes, assessments or charges levied by any governmental or revenue authority in respect of this Agreement or any other Loan Document or any other document referred to herein or therein, and (e) all documented out-of-pocket expenses incurred by the Administrative Agent (or any sub-agent thereof), any Issuing Bank and/or any Lender (including the documented or invoiced fees, disbursements and other charges of (i) any counsel for the Administrative Agent (or any such sub-agent) (which, for the avoidance of doubt, may include counsel in foreign jurisdictions), (ii) one counsel to the Lenders licensed in the State of New York and licensed in each jurisdiction (including any state) where any Obligor or any Subsidiary of an Obligor is

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organized, has its chief executive office or has assets with a material value) and (iii) one additional local counsel in any applicable jurisdiction in the event of any actual or perceived conflict of interest among the Lenders (and if necessary, one local counsel in each relevant jurisdiction) for each group of Lenders that is subject to such conflict in connection with the enforcement, collection or protection of its rights in connection with this Agreement or any other Loan Document, including its rights under this Section, or in connection with the Letters of Credit issued hereunder, including all such out-of-pocket expenses incurred during any workout, restructuring or negotiations in respect of such Letters of Credit; provided that a Defaulting Lender will not be reimbursed for its costs and expenses related to the replacement of such Defaulting Lender or other matters incidental thereto.

SECTION 11.04          Indemnity.

(a)       The Borrowers shall indemnify the Administrative Agent (and any sub-agent thereof), each Joint Lead Arranger, each Issuing Bank and each Lender, and each Affiliate of each of the foregoing, and their respective directors, officers, employees, advisors and agents (each such Person being called an “Indemnitee” and collectively, the “Indemnitees”) from, and hold each Indemnitee harmless against, any and all losses, liabilities, claims or damages, costs or related expenses (including reasonable and documented out-of-pocket legal expenses including, to the extent necessary, one local counsel in each applicable jurisdiction, and in the event of any actual or perceived conflict of interest among the Indemnitees, one additional counsel (and, if necessary, one local counsel in each relevant jurisdiction) for each group of Indemnitees similarly situated that is subject to such conflict or other expenses incurred in connection with investigating or defending any of the foregoing) to which any Indemnitee may become subject, insofar as such losses, liabilities, claims or damages, costs or related expenses arise out of or result from (i) any claim, investigation, litigation or proceeding (including any threatened claim, investigation, litigation or proceeding) relating to this Agreement, any Letter of Credit or any other Loan Document (whether or not such claim, investigation, litigation or proceeding is brought by a Borrower or any other Obligor or its or their respective equity holders, Affiliates, creditors or any other third Person and whether based on contract, tort or any other theory and regardless of whether any Indemnitee is a party thereto), including any claim, investigation, litigation or proceeding in any way relating to the manufacture, purchase, acceptance, rejection, ownership, delivery, lease, possession, use, operation, condition, sale, return or other disposition of any Collateral (including latent and other defects, whether or not discoverable by the Administrative Agent or any Secured Party or any Obligor, and any claim for patent, trademark or copyright infringement), (ii) any actual or alleged presence or release of Hazardous Materials on or from any property owned or operated by WIL-Bermuda, WIL-Delaware, Parent or any of their Subsidiaries, or any Environmental Liability related in any way to WIL-Bermuda, WIL-Delaware, Parent or any of their Subsidiaries, except, in each case, insofar as the Environmental Liability or liability relating to the presence or release of Hazardous Materials arises out of conditions resulting from negligent actions taken by, or negligently not taken by, such Indemnitee after the date on which WIL-Bermuda, WIL-Delaware, Parent or any of their Subsidiaries is divested of ownership of such property (whether by foreclosure or deed in lieu of foreclosure, as mortgagee-in-possession or otherwise), or (iii) any actual or proposed use by any Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of the proceeds of any extension of credit by any Lender or any Issuing Bank hereunder, and the Borrowers, jointly and severally, shall reimburse each Indemnitee upon demand for any expenses (including reasonable and documented out-of-pocket legal expenses) incurred in connection with

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any such claim, investigation, litigation or proceeding; but excluding any such losses, claims, damages, liabilities or related expenses (A) found by a final, non-appealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction to have arisen or resulted from the (i) gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Indemnitee or (ii) a material breach of the funding obligations of such Indemnitee or any of such Indemnitee’s affiliates or (B) have not resulted from an act or omission by the Secured Parties and have been brought by an Indemnitee against any other Indemnitee (other than any claims against the Secured Parties in their respective capacities or in fulfilling their respective roles as an Administrative Agent, Joint Lead Arranger, Issuing Bank or any similar role that might be undertaken in connection with this Agreement); provided that nothing herein shall be deemed to limit the Borrower’s payment obligations under any other provision of this Agreement or any other Loan Document as a result of such Lender’s becoming a Defaulting Lender.  WITHOUT LIMITING ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, IT IS THE EXPRESS INTENTION OF THE PARTIES HERETO THAT EACH INDEMNITEE HEREUNDER SHALL BE INDEMNIFIED AND HELD HARMLESS AGAINST ANY AND ALL losses, liabilities, claims or damages, costs or related expenses ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM THE SOLE OR CONCURRENT ORDINARY NEGLIGENCE OF SUCH INDEMNITEE.  WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE SURVIVAL OF ANY OTHER OBLIGATIONS OF THE BORROWERS HEREUNDER AND UNDER THE OTHER LOAN DOCUMENTS TO WHICH IT IS A PARTY, THE OBLIGATIONS OF THE BORROWERS UNDER THIS SECTION 11.04 SHALL SURVIVE THE TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THE OTHER LOAN DOCUMENTS AND THE PAYMENT OF THE OTHER OBLIGATIONS.

With respect to an Obligor incorporated in Germany as (x) a limited liability company (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung - GmbH) or (y) a limited partnership (Kommanditgesellschaft) with a limited liability company as general partner, the limitations pursuant to Section 30 of the Affiliate Guaranty shall apply mutatis mutandis to the obligations set out under this Section 11.04.

(b)       To the extent that any Borrower fails to pay any amount required to be paid by it to the Administrative Agent or any Issuing Bank under Section 11.03 or paragraph (a) of this Section, each Lender severally agrees to pay to the Administrative Agent or such Issuing Bank, as the case may be, such Lender’s Applicable Percentage (determined as of the time that the applicable unreimbursed expense or indemnity payment is sought) of such unpaid amount; provided that the unreimbursed expense or indemnified loss, claim, damage, liability or related expense, as the case may be, was incurred by or asserted against the Administrative Agent or such Issuing Bank in its capacity as such.

(c)       To the extent permitted by applicable law, neither any party hereto nor any of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents shall assert, and each hereby waives, any claim against any other such Person, on any theory of liability, for special, indirect, consequential or punitive damages (as opposed to direct or actual damages) arising out of, in connection with, or as a result of, this Agreement or any other Loan Document or any agreement or instrument contemplated hereby or thereby, the transactions contemplated hereby, any Letter of Credit or the use of the proceeds thereof (it being understood that, to the extent any Indemnitee suffers any such special, indirect, consequential or punitive damages, the indemnification obligations of the Borrowers set forth in paragraph (a) of this Section shall apply).

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(d)       No Indemnitee referred to in Section 11.04(a) shall be liable for any damages arising from the use by unintended recipients of any information or other materials distributed by it through telecommunications, electronic or other information transmission systems in connection with this Agreement or the other Loan Documents or the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby, except for any such damages found by a final, nonappealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction to have been incurred by reason of the gross negligence, willful misconduct or unlawful conduct of such Indemnitee.

(e)       All amounts due under this Section 11.04 and under Section 11.03 shall be payable not later than ten (10) Business Days after written demand therefor and presentation of any documents required to be delivered in connection therewith.

SECTION 11.05          Successors and Assigns.

(a)       The provisions of this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns permitted hereby (including any Affiliate of any Issuing Bank that issues any Letter of Credit), except that (i) no Borrower may assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of each Lender (and any attempted assignment or transfer by such Obligor without such consent shall be null and void) and (ii) no Lender may assign or otherwise transfer its rights or obligations hereunder except in accordance with this Section. Nothing in this Agreement, expressed or implied, shall be construed to confer upon any Person (other than the parties hereto, their respective successors and assigns permitted hereby (including any Affiliate of any Issuing Bank that issues any Letter of Credit), Participants (to the extent provided in paragraph (c) of this Section) and, to the extent expressly contemplated hereby, the Related Parties of each of the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Banks and the Lenders) any legal or equitable right, remedy or claim under or by reason of this Agreement.

(b)       (i) Subject to the conditions set forth in this Section 11.05 (including subparagraph (b)(ii) below), any Lender may assign to one or more assignees all or a portion of its rights and obligations under this Agreement (including all or a portion of its Commitment at the time owing to it) with the prior written consent (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld and, additionally, in the case of assignments pursuant to Section 4.03, delayed or conditioned) of:

(A)       The Borrowers, provided that no consent of the Borrowers shall be required for an assignment to a Lender (provided such Lender is a U.S. Qualifying Lender), an Affiliate of a Lender (provided such Affiliate is a U.S. Qualifying Lender), an Approved Fund (provided such Approved Fund is a U.S. Qualifying Lender) or, if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, any other assignee; and

(B)       the Administrative Agent, provided that no consent of the Administrative Agent shall be required for an assignment to a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender, an Approved Fund immediately prior to giving effect to such assignment; and

(C)       each Issuing Bank;

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provided that any consent to an assignment required by the Borrowers under this Section 11.05(b)(i) shall be deemed to have been given by the Borrowers unless it shall have objected thereto by written notice to the Administrative Agent within ten (10) Business Days after receiving a written request for its consent to such assignment.

(ii)      Assignments shall be subject to the following additional conditions:

(A)     except in the case of an assignment to a Lender, an Affiliate of a Lender or an Approved Fund or an assignment of the entire remaining amount of the assigning Lender’s Commitment, the amount of the Commitment of the assigning Lender subject to each such assignment (determined as of the date the Assignment and Assumption with respect to such assignment is delivered to the Administrative Agent) shall not be less than $5,000,000 unless each of WIL-Bermuda and the Administrative Agent otherwise consent, provided that no such consent of the Borrowers shall be required if an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing;

(B)     each partial assignment shall be made as an assignment of a proportionate part of all the assigning Lender’s rights and obligations under this Agreement;

(C)     the parties to each assignment shall execute and deliver to the Administrative Agent an Assignment and Assumption, together with a processing and recordation fee of $3,500;

(D)     the assignee, if it shall not be a Lender, shall deliver to the Administrative Agent an Administrative Questionnaire in which the assignee designates one or more credit contacts to whom all syndicate-level information (which may contain material non-public information about the Obligor Parties and their respective Affiliates and their Related Parties or their respective securities) will be made available and who may receive such information in accordance with the assignee’s compliance procedures and applicable laws, including Federal and state securities laws;

(E)     except in connection with assignments made while an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, all prospective assignees of a Lender shall be required, as a condition to the effectiveness of such assignment, to execute and deliver the forms required under Section 4.02(c) and Section 4.02(e) for any Lender, and no assignment shall be effective in connection herewith unless and until such forms are so delivered;

(F)     except in the case when no consent of the Borrowers is required because an Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, no assignment shall be made to any such assignee unless such assignee is a U.S. Qualifying Lender;

(G)     no assignment shall be made to an Ineligible Institution; and

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(H)     the assignee, if it shall not be a Lender, shall deliver to Parent and the Administrative Agent an Assignee Certificate.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Section 11.05 or elsewhere in any Loan Document, the consent of each Borrower and of Parent shall, so long as no Specified Event of Default has occurred and is continuing, be required for an assignment or participation to any assignee or Participant that is a Swiss Non-Qualifying Lender; provided, however, that such a consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed and in any event, such consent shall be deemed given if any Borrower or Parent, as applicable, does not give its written decision within 10 Business Days after a request for such consent from the Administrative Agent. For the avoidance of doubt, if any Borrower or Parent determines in its reasonable discretion that any assignment or participation would result in noncompliance with the Swiss Non-Bank Rules and/or that the number of Lenders and Participants under this Agreement that are Swiss Non-Qualifying Lenders would exceed the number of ten, then such Borrower’s or Parent’s objection to such assignment or participation shall be deemed to be reasonable. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary but subject to Section 11.05(b)(ii)(E) and (F) above, Barclays Bank PLC may assign its Commitments hereunder to Barclays Bank Ireland PLC.

For purposes of this Section 11.05, the terms “Approved Fund” and “Ineligible Institution” have the following meanings:

Approved Fund” means any Person (other than a natural person) that is engaged in making, purchasing, holding or investing in bank loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its business and that is administered or managed by (a) a Lender, (b) an Affiliate of a Lender, or (c) an entity or an Affiliate of an entity that administers or manages a Lender.

Ineligible Institution” means (a) a natural person, (b) a Defaulting Lender or its Lender Parent, (c) Parent any of its Subsidiaries or any of its Affiliates, or (d) a company, investment vehicle or trust for, or owned and operated for the primary benefit of, a natural person or relative(s) thereof; provided that, with respect to clause (d), such company, investment vehicle or trust shall not constitute an Ineligible Institution if it (x) has not been established for the primary purpose of acquiring any Commitments, (y) is managed by a professional advisor, who is not such natural person or a relative thereof, having significant experience in the business of making or purchasing commercial loans, and (z) has assets greater than $25,000,000 and a significant part of its activities consist of making or purchasing commercial loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its business; provided, further, that with respect to clause (d) upon the occurrence and during the continuance of an Event of Default, any Person (other than a Lender) shall be an Ineligible Institution if after giving effect to any proposed assignment to such Person, such Person would hold more than 25% of the then outstanding Commitments, as the case may be.

(iii)       Subject to acceptance and recording thereof pursuant to subparagraph (b)(iv) of this Section, from and after the effective date specified in each Assignment and Assumption, the assignee thereunder shall be a party hereto and, to the

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extent of the interest assigned by such Assignment and Assumption, have the rights and obligations of a Lender under this Agreement, and the assigning Lender thereunder shall, to the extent of the interest assigned by such Assignment and Assumption, be released from its obligations under this Agreement (and, in the case of an Assignment and Assumption covering all of the assigning Lender’s rights and obligations under this Agreement, such Lender shall cease to be a party hereto but shall continue to be entitled to the benefits of Sections 2.07, 4.02, 11.03 and 11.04). Any assignment or transfer by a Lender of rights or obligations under this Agreement that does not comply with this Section 11.05 shall be treated for purposes of this Agreement as a sale by such Lender of a participation in such rights and obligations in accordance with paragraph (c) of this Section.

(iv)       The Administrative Agent, acting for this purpose as an agent of the Borrowers, shall maintain at one of its offices a copy of each Assignment and Assumption delivered to it and a register for the recordation of the names and addresses of the Lenders, and the Commitment of, and principal amount (and stated interest and fee amounts owing) of the LC Disbursements owing by each Borrower to, each Lender pursuant to the terms hereof from time to time (the “Register”). The entries in the Register shall be presumed correct, in the absence of manifest error, and the Obligors, the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Banks and the Lenders may treat each Person whose name is recorded in the Register pursuant to the terms hereof as a Lender hereunder for all purposes of this Agreement, notwithstanding notice to the contrary. The Register shall be available for inspection by the Obligors, any Issuing Bank and any Lender, at any reasonable time and from time to time upon reasonable prior notice.

(v)       Upon its receipt of a duly completed Assignment and Assumption executed by an assigning Lender and an assignee permitted under paragraph (b) of this Section, such assignee’s completed Administrative Questionnaire (unless such assignee shall already be a Lender hereunder), the processing and recordation fee referred to in paragraph (b) of this Section and any written consent to such assignment required by paragraph (b) of this Section, the Administrative Agent shall accept such Assignment and Assumption and record the information contained therein in the Register; provided that if either the assigning Lender or such assignee shall have failed to make any payment required to be made by it pursuant to Section 3.01(e) or (f), 4.01(d) or 11.04(a), the Administrative Agent shall have no obligation to accept such Assignment and Assumption and record the information therein in the Register unless and until such payment shall have been made in full, together with all accrued interest thereon. No assignment shall be effective for purposes of this Agreement unless it has been recorded in the Register as provided in this paragraph.

(c)          (i)          Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement or any other Loan Document, any Lender may, without the consent of any Obligor, the Administrative Agent or any Issuing Bank, sell participations to one or more banks or other entities other than an Ineligible Institution (a “Participant”) in all or a portion of such Lender’s rights and obligations under this Agreement (including all or a portion of its Commitment); provided that (A) such Lender’s obligations under this Agreement shall remain unchanged, (B) such Lender shall remain solely responsible to the other parties hereto for the performance of such obligations, (C) the Borrowers, the Administrative Agent, the Issuing Banks and the other Lenders shall continue to deal solely

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and directly with such Lender in connection with such Lender’s rights and obligations under this Agreement, (D) such Participant delivers a Participant Certificate to such Lender, the Administrative Agent, and WIL Ireland and (E) such Participant is a U.S. Qualifying Lender. Any agreement or instrument pursuant to which a Lender sells such a participation shall provide that such Lender shall retain the sole right to enforce this Agreement and to approve any amendment, modification or waiver of any provision of this Agreement; provided that such agreement or instrument may provide that such Lender will not, without the consent of the Participant, agree to any amendment, modification or waiver described in the first proviso to Section 11.01(b) that affects such Participant. Subject to subparagraph (c)(ii) of this Section, each Borrower agrees that each Participant shall be entitled to the benefits of Sections 2.07 and 4.02 to the same extent as if it were a Lender and had acquired its interest by assignment pursuant to paragraph (b) of this Section. To the extent permitted by law, each Participant also shall be entitled to the benefits of Section 9.02 as though it were a Lender; provided such Participant agrees to be subject to Section 4.01(b), and to deliver the forms required by Section 4.02(c), 4.02(e) and 4.02(h) as though it were a Lender. Each Lender that sells a participation shall, acting solely for this purpose as a non-fiduciary agent of the Borrowers (and such agency being solely for tax purposes), maintain a register on which it enters the name and address of each Participant and the principal amounts (and stated interest) of each Participant’s interest the Obligations under the Loan Documents (the “Participant Register”); provided that no Lender shall have any obligation to disclose all or any portion of the Participant Register (including the identity of any Participant or any information relating to a Participant’s interest in any Commitments or Letters of Credit or its other obligations under any Loan Document) to any Person other than the Borrowers except to the extent that such disclosure is necessary to establish that such Commitments or Letter of Credit or other obligation is in registered form under Section 5f.103-1(c) of the United States Treasury Regulations. The entries in the Participant Register shall be conclusive absent manifest error, and such Lender shall treat each Person whose name is recorded in the Participant Register as the owner of such participation for all purposes of this Agreement notwithstanding any notice to the contrary. For the avoidance of doubt, the Administrative Agent (in its capacity as Administrative Agent) shall have no responsibility for maintaining a Participant Register. Provided the requirements of this Section 11.05 (including, but not limited to, Section 11.05(c)(ii)), are satisf