Exhibit 10.4
EXECUTION VERSION

AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED
SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT
AND MODIFICATION TO LOAN DOCUMENTS

This AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT AND MODIFICATION TO LOAN DOCUMENTS (thisAgreement), dated as of September 17, 2020 (theEffective Date), is made by and among SONIC AUTOMOTIVE, INC., a Delaware corporation (the Company), certain Subsidiaries of the Company signatory hereto, as Used Vehicle Borrowers and/or New Vehicle Borrowers, the Lenders signatory thereto, which constitute all of the Lenders, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (“Bank of America”), in its capacity as administrative agent for the Lenders (in such capacity, theAdministrative Agent), Bank of America, as Revolving Administrative Agent (in the capacity of collateral agent for the Secured Parties) and each of the other Loan Parties signatory hereto.

W I T N E S S E T H:

WHEREAS, the Company, certain Subsidiaries of the Company party thereto as New Vehicle Borrowers, Bank of America, as Administrative Agent, New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and Revolving Administrative Agent (in the capacity of collateral agent) and the Lenders from time to time party thereto have entered into that certain Third Amended and Restated Syndicated New and Used Vehicle Floorplan Credit Agreement dated as of November 30, 2016 (as amended by that certain Amendment No. 1, dated as of April 2, 2020 and effective as of March 31, 2020, as further amended by that certain Amendment No. 2 dated as of May 20, 2020, and as hereby amended and as from time to time further amended, modified, supplemented, restated, or amended and restated, the “Credit Agreement”; capitalized terms used in this Agreement and not otherwise defined herein shall have the respective meanings given thereto in the Credit Agreement), pursuant to which the Lenders have made available to the Company and certain Subsidiaries of the Company a new vehicle floorplan revolving credit facility (including a swing line subfacility) and a used vehicle floorplan revolving credit facility (including a swing line subfacility); and

WHEREAS, the Company has entered into the Company Guaranty pursuant to which it has guaranteed the payment and performance of the obligations of each Borrower under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents; and

WHEREAS, each of the other Guarantors has entered into a Subsidiary Guaranty pursuant to which it has guaranteed the payment and performance of the obligations of each Borrower under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents; and

WHEREAS, the Company and the respective Loan Parties that are parties thereto have entered into the Security Agreement and other Security Instruments, securing the Obligations under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents; and

WHEREAS, the Company has requested that the Administrative Agent and the Lenders amend certain provisions of the Credit Agreement as set forth below, and the Administrative Agent and the Lenders signatory hereto are willing to effect such amendment on the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and further valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree as follows:



1.Amendments to Credit Agreement; Release; Joinder.
(a)Amendments to Credit Agreement. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Credit Agreement is hereby amended so that, as amended, it shall read as set forth in, and shall have the terms, covenants, conditions and other provisions in the form of Credit Agreement set forth as Exhibit A to this Agreement (the “Consolidated Form Credit Agreement”). The parties hereto acknowledge and agree that each amendment to the Credit Agreement reflected in the Consolidated Form Credit Agreement is and shall be effective as if individually specified in this Agreement (the parties further acknowledging that amending the Credit Agreement by reference to the Consolidated Form Credit Agreement provides a convenience to the parties to permit the amended terms to be read in the context of the full Credit Agreement), and that this Agreement is not a novation of the Credit Agreement or of any credit facility provided thereunder or in respect thereof. The signature pages contained may be left off of the Consolidated Form Credit Agreement. Notwithstanding that the cover page of the Consolidated Form Credit Agreement is dated “as of November 30, 2016”, the changes to the Credit Agreement effected by this Agreement shall be effective as of the satisfaction or waiver to the conditions to effectiveness set forth in Section 3 of this Agreement.
(b)Release. The Administrative Agent, the Revolving Administrative Agent and the Lenders party hereto hereby (i) acknowledge that substantially all of the assets of Sonic – Newsome Chevrolet World, Inc., a South Carolina corporation and Sonic–Capitol Imports, Inc., a South Carolina corporation have been sold prior to the date hereof (such entities described in this clause (i), collectively, the “Disposed Dealership Entities”), (ii) agree that the Disposed Dealership Entities shall no longer constitute “Borrowers”, “Guarantors” or “Loan Parties” (each as defined in the Credit Agreement) under the Loan Documents and the obligations of the Disposed Dealership Entities under any of the Loan Documents are hereby released (except for any obligations or liabilities of any Disposed Dealership Entities thereunder which expressly survive such release) and (iii) the security interests and liens granted by the Disposed Dealership Entities to the Revolving Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Secured Parties, securing the Obligations under the Loan Documents (and relating to the floorplan credit facility provided thereunder) are hereby released, provided that, in no event shall the release described above result in any additional obligations on the Revolving Administrative Agent, the Administrative Agent or any Lender under any of the Loan Documents.
(c)Joinder to Credit Agreement:
(i) Credit Agreement. EchoPark SC, LLC, a South Carolina limited liability company (“EchoPark SC, LLC”) hereby agrees that, by its execution of this Agreement, such Person hereby becomes a party to the Credit Agreement and the Notes, and is and shall be for all purposes a “Used Vehicle Borrower” and a “Borrower” (each term having the respective meanings set forth in the Credit Agreement after giving effect to this Agreement) under the Loan Documents and shall have (and hereby unconditionally, absolutely and irrevocably assumes) all the terms, conditions, obligations, liabilities and undertakings of, and joins in each grant, pledge and assignment of any interest by, a Borrower as if it had manually executed the Credit Agreement, the Notes, and each other applicable Loan Document. EchoPark SC, LLC hereby ratifies, as of the date hereof, and agrees to be bound by, all of the terms, provisions and conditions contained in the Credit Agreement, the Notes, and each other applicable Loan Document.
(ii)     Affirmations. EchoPark SC, LLC hereby acknowledges and reaffirms as of the date hereof with respect to itself, its properties and its affairs each of the representations, warranties, acknowledgements and certifications applicable to, and each of the waivers by, any Borrower contained in the Credit Agreement (after giving effect to this Agreement).
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(iii)     Obligations. Without limiting the generality of the terms of Sections l(c)(i) and (ii) above or the terms of the Credit Agreement, EchoPark SC, LLC hereby jointly and severally, together with the other Borrowers, promises to each Lender and the Administrative Agent, the prompt payment and performance of all Obligations in full when due (whether at stated maturity, as a mandatory prepayment, by acceleration, or otherwise) strictly in accordance with the terms thereof. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the liability of EchoPark SC, LLC with respect to its Used Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities under the Credit Agreement shall be limited to an aggregate amount equal to the largest amount that would not render its obligations under the Credit Agreement subject to avoidance under Section 548 of the United States Bankruptcy Code or any comparable provisions of any applicable state law.
(iv) Assignment. Without limiting the generality of the terms of Sections l(c)(i) and (ii) above or the terms of Article II of the Credit Agreement, EchoPark SC, LLC hereby irrevocably designates, appoints, authorizes and directs the Company (including each Responsible Officer of the Company) to act on behalf of such Person for the purposes set forth in said Article II or any other provisions of the Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document, including without limitation the purpose of giving Requests for Borrowing and otherwise giving and receiving such notices and notifications and taking all such other actions contemplated by Article II or any other provision of the Credit Agreement or any other Loan Document.
(d)Joinder to Subsidiary Guaranty.
(i) Joinder. EchoPark SC, LLC hereby irrevocably, absolutely and unconditionally becomes a party to the Subsidiary Guaranty as a “Guarantor” (such term having the meaning set forth in the Subsidiary Guaranty after giving effect to this Agreement) and bound by all the terms, conditions, obligations, liabilities and undertakings of each Guarantor or to which any Guarantor is subject thereunder, including without limitation the joint and several, unconditional, absolute, continuing and irrevocable guarantee to the Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties of the payment and performance in full of the Guaranteed Liabilities (as defined in the Subsidiary Guaranty) whether now existing or hereafter arising, all with the same force and effect as if such Person were a signatory to the Subsidiary Guaranty.
(ii)     Affirmations. EchoPark SC, LLC hereby acknowledges and reaffirms as of the date hereof with respect to itself, its properties and its affairs each of the representations, warranties, acknowledgements and certifications applicable to, and each of the waivers by, any Guarantor contained in the Subsidiary Guaranty Agreement.

2.Amendments to the Schedules to Credit Agreement; Commitments.
(a)Amendments to the Schedules to Credit Agreement Each of the following Schedules to the Credit Agreement is hereby amended and restated or added, as applicable, to read in its entirety as set forth on set forth as Exhibit B to this Agreement (the “Amended Schedules to Credit Agreement”):
Schedule 1.01A    Silo Subsidiaries
Schedule 1.01B    Dual Subsidiaries
        Schedule 1.01C Certain ERISA Information
Schedule 2.01A    Commitments and Applicable Percentages
Schedule 2A.03(a)    Information Regarding Collateral
Schedule 5.01(a)    Information regarding Alabama Administrative Appeal
Schedule 5.13    Subsidiaries; Equity Interests
Schedule 6.13     Location of Collateral
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(b)Commitments. The parties hereby acknowledge and agree that (i) as of June 18, 2020, the Company converted $100,000,000 of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments into Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments pursuant to Section 2.11 of the Credit Agreement and (ii) the Commitment ((including the New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment and the Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment) of each of the Lenders shall be as set forth in Schedule 2.01A attached hereto, and the outstanding amount of the Loans (the “Outstanding Loans”) are allocated in accordance with such Commitments.
3.Effectiveness; Conditions Precedent. This Agreement and the amendments to the Credit Agreement herein provided shall become effective as of the Effective Date at the time when each of the following conditions has been satisfied:
(a)The Administrative Agent’s receipt of the following, each of which shall be originals or telecopies (followed promptly by originals) unless otherwise specified, each properly executed by a Responsible Officer of the signing Loan Party, each dated the Effective Date (or, in the case of certificates of governmental officials, a recent date before the Effective Date) and each in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and each of the Lenders:
(i) counterparts of this Agreement, duly executed by each Borrower, Bank of America, as Administrative Agent, New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and Revolving Administrative Agent, each other Loan Party and each Lender, (B) counterparts of that certain Amendment No. 2 to Fourth Amended and Restated Security Agreement, dated as of the Effective Date (the “Security Agreement Amendment”) duly executed by the Company, certain Subsidiaries of the Company, Bank of America, as Administrative Agent and Revolving Administrative Agent (including in the capacity of collateral agent for the Secured Parties) and the Lenders and Revolving Lenders party thereto and (C) counterparts of a letter agreement dated on or prior to the Effective Date, duly executed by the Company and Bank of America;
(ii) such certificates of resolutions or other action, incumbency certificates and/or other certificates of Responsible Officers of each Loan Party as the Administrative Agent may require evidencing the identity, authority and capacity of each Responsible Officer thereof authorized to act as a Responsible Officer in connection with this Agreement and the other Loan Documents to which such Loan Party is a party;
(iii) such documents and certifications as the Administrative Agent may reasonably require to evidence that each Loan Party is duly organized or formed, and that each Loan Party is validly existing, in good standing and qualified to engage in business in the respective jurisdictions, which includes each jurisdiction where its ownership, lease or operation of properties or the conduct of its business requires such qualification, except to the extent that failure to do so could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect;
(iv) a favorable opinion of Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP, counsel to the Loan Parties, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;
(v) a favorable opinion of local counsel to the Loan Parties in Florida, Texas, California, Alabama, and Tennessee, addressed to the Administrative Agent and each Lender in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent;
(vi) a certificate of a Responsible Officer of each Loan Party either (A) attaching copies of all consents, licenses and approvals required in connection with the execution, delivery and
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performance by such Loan Party and the validity against such Loan Party of the Loan Documents to which it is a party, and such consents, licenses and approvals shall be in full force and effect, or (B) stating that no such consents, licenses or approvals are so required;
(vii) a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Company certifying (A) that the conditions specified in Section 5(a) and (d) have been satisfied, and (B) that there has been no event or circumstance since December 31, 2019 that has had or could be reasonably expected to have, either individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect;
(viii) a certificate signed by the chief executive officer, chief financial officer, treasurer or chief accounting officer of each Loan Party certifying that each Loan Party is Solvent, after giving effect to this Agreement and the other Loan Documents and the Indebtedness pursuant hereto and thereto;
(ix) to the extent not otherwise delivered prior to the date hereof, a copy of (A) each standard form of Franchise Agreement for each vehicle manufacturer or distributor and (B) each executed Framework Agreement;
(x) to the extent not otherwise delivered prior to the date hereof, duly executed consents and waivers required pursuant to any Franchise Agreement or Framework Agreement;
(xi) to the extent requested by the Administrative Agent, evidence that all insurance required to be maintained pursuant to the Loan Documents has been obtained and is in effect, including endorsements naming the Revolving Administrative Agent (on behalf of the Secured Parties) as an additional insured and loss payee, as the case may be, on all such insurance policies maintained with respect to properties of the Company or any Loan Party constituting part of the Collateral;
(xii) the Loan Parties shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent and the Revolving Administrative Agent an authorization to share insurance information in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Revolving Administrative Agent (or such other form as required by each of the Loan Party’s insurance companies (the “Authorization to Share Insurance Information”);
(xiii) the Loan Parties shall have delivered to the Administrative Agent a Statement of Purpose for an Credit Extension Secured by Margin Stock (Federal Reserve Form U-1);
(xiv) consolidating balance sheets for the Company and each Subsidiary as at the end of June 30, 2020, and the related consolidating statements of income or operations, all in reasonable detail prepared by management of the Company or such Subsidiary, in each case with subtotals for (a) each Subsidiary, (b) all New Vehicle Borrowers (excluding the results of any Dual Subsidiaries), (c) all Used Vehicle Borrowers (excluding the results of any Dual Subsidiaries) and (d) all Silo Subsidiaries grouped by each Silo Lender, and in each case prior to intercompany eliminations;
(xv) UCC financing statements or amendments to previously filed UCC financing statements for filing in all places required by applicable law to perfect the Liens of the Revolving Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties under the Security Instruments as a valid and perfected Lien (with the priority described therein) as to items of Collateral in which a security interest may be perfected by the filing of financing statements, and such other documents and/or evidence of other actions as may be necessary under applicable law to perfect the Liens of the Revolving Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties under the Security Instruments as a valid and perfected Lien in and to such other Collateral as the Administrative Agent may require;
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(xvi) UCC search results with respect to the Loan Parties showing only Liens acceptable to the Administrative Agent (or pursuant to which arrangements satisfactory to the Administrative Agent shall have been made to remove any unacceptable Liens promptly after the Effective Date);
(xvii) such duly executed Landlord Waivers for locations of the Loan Parties not already in effect, as may be requested by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion;
(xviii) a certificate signed by a Responsible Officer of the Company certifying as to the status of the Unrestricted Subsidiaries; and
(xix) such other assurances, certificates, documents, consents or opinions as the Administrative Agent, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender or the Lenders reasonably may require.
(b)Upon the reasonable request of any Lender made at least ten (10) days prior to the date hereof, the Company shall have provided to such Lender, and such Lender shall be reasonably satisfied with, the documentation and other information so requested in connection with applicable “know your customer” and anti-money-laundering rules and regulations, including, without limitation, the PATRIOT Act, in each case at least five (5) Business Days prior to the date hereof and (ii) at least ten (10) days prior to the date hereof, any Loan Party that qualifies as a “legal entity customer” under the Beneficial Ownership Regulation shall have delivered, to each Lender that so requests, a Beneficial Ownership Certification in relation to such Loan Party; and
(c)All fees and expenses payable to the Administrative Agent, the Arranger and the Lenders (including the fees and expenses of counsel to the Administrative Agent) to the extent invoiced on or prior to the date hereof shall have been paid in full (without prejudice to final settling of accounts for such fees and expenses).
(d)The Revolving Credit Facility shall have been amended substantially simultaneously with the consummation of this Agreement.
4.Consent of the Loan Parties. Each of the Persons party hereto acknowledge and agree that this Agreement is not intended to be a novation or discharge of, and shall not be a novation or discharge of, any obligation of the Loan Parties under any Loan Document. The Company hereby consents, acknowledges and agrees to the amendments set forth herein and hereby confirms and ratifies in all respects the Company Guaranty (including without limitation the continuation of the Company’s payment and performance obligations thereunder upon and after the effectiveness of this Agreement and the amendments contemplated hereby) and the enforceability of the Company Guaranty against the Company in accordance with its terms. Each Subsidiary Guarantor hereby consents, acknowledges and agrees to the amendments set forth herein and hereby confirms and ratifies in all respects the Subsidiary Guaranty (including without limitation the continuation of such Subsidiary Guarantor’s payment and performance obligations thereunder upon and after the effectiveness of this Agreement and the amendments contemplated hereby) and the enforceability of such Subsidiary Guaranty against such Subsidiary Guarantor in accordance with its terms. Each Loan Party hereby consents, acknowledges and agrees to the amendments set forth herein and hereby confirms and ratifies in all respects each Security Instrument to which such Loan Party is a party (including without limitation the continuation of the perfection and priority of each Lien thereunder upon and after the effectiveness of this Agreement and the amendments contemplated hereby) and the enforceability of such Security Instrument against such Loan Party in accordance with its terms.
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5.Representations and Warranties. In order to induce the Administrative Agent and the Lenders to enter into this Agreement, each Loan Party represents and warrants to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders as follows:
(a)The representations and warranties made by each Loan Party in Article V of the Credit Agreement and in each of the other Loan Documents to which such Loan Party is a party are true and correct on and as of the date hereof, both before and after giving effect to this Agreement and the other Amendment Documents, in each case except to the extent that such representations and warranties expressly relate to an earlier date in which case they are true and correct as of such earlier date, and except that the representations and warranties contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 5.05 of the Credit Agreement will be deemed to refer to the most recent statements furnished pursuant to clauses (a) and (b), respectively, of Section 6.01 of the Credit Agreement;
(b)The Persons appearing as Subsidiary Guarantors on the signature pages to this Agreement constitute all Persons who are required to be Subsidiary Guarantors pursuant to the terms of the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents, including without limitation all Persons who became Subsidiaries or were otherwise required to become Subsidiary Guarantors after the Closing Date, and each of such Persons has become and remains a party to a Subsidiary Guaranty as a guarantor thereunder;
(c)This Agreement and each other Amendment Document has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by the Company and each of the other Loan Parties party hereto and constitutes a legal, valid and binding obligation of each such party, except as may be limited by general principles of equity or by the effect of any applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or similar law affecting creditors’ rights generally; and
(d)Both before and after giving effect to this Agreement and the other Amendment Documents, no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing.
6.Entire Agreement. This Agreement, together with all the other Loan Documents (collectively, the “Relevant Documents”), sets forth the entire understanding and agreement of the parties hereto in relation to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any prior negotiations and agreements among the parties relating to such subject matter. No promise, condition, representation or warranty, express or implied, not set forth in the Relevant Documents shall bind any party hereto, and no such party has relied on any such promise, condition, representation or warranty. Each of the parties hereto acknowledges that, except as otherwise expressly stated in the Relevant Documents, no representations, warranties or commitments, express or implied, have been made by any party to the other in relation to the subject matter hereof or thereof. None of the terms or conditions of this Agreement may be changed, modified, waived or canceled orally or otherwise, except in writing and in accordance with Section 10.01 of the Credit Agreement.
7.Full Force and Effect of Agreement. Except as hereby specifically amended, modified or supplemented, the Credit Agreement and all other Loan Documents are hereby confirmed and ratified in all respects and shall be and remain in full force and effect according to their respective terms.
8.Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original as against any party whose signature appears thereon, and all of which shall together constitute one and the same instrument. Delivery of an executed counterpart of a signature page of this Agreement by telecopy or electronic delivery (including by .pdf) shall be effective as delivery of a manually executed counterpart of this Agreement.
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9.Governing Law. This Agreement shall in all respects be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina applicable to contracts executed and to be performed entirely within such State, and shall be further subject to the provisions of Section 10.14 of the Credit Agreement.
10.Enforceability. Should any one or more of the provisions of this Agreement be determined to be illegal or unenforceable as to one or more of the parties hereto, all other provisions nevertheless shall remain effective and binding on the parties hereto.
11.References. All references in any of the Loan Documents to the “Credit Agreement” shall mean the Credit Agreement, as amended hereby and as further amended, modified, supplemented, restated, or amended and restated from time to time. All references in any of the Loan Documents to the “Security Agreement” shall mean the Security Agreement, as amended by the Security Agreement Amendment and as further amended, modified, supplemented, restated, or amended and restated from time to time.
12.Successors and Assigns. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the Company, each of the other Loan Parties, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders, and their respective successors, legal representatives, and assignees to the extent such assignees are permitted assignees as provided in Section 10.06 of the Credit Agreement.
13.Loan Document. This Agreement shall be deemed to be a “Loan Document” under and as defined in the Credit Agreement, for all purposes.
[Signature pages follow.]


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

COMPANY:
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE, INC.
By:    /s/ Heath R. Byrd            
Typed Name:    Heath R. Byrd
Typed Title:    Executive Vice President and Chief
    Financial Officer


NEW VEHICLE BORROWERS:
ARNGAR, INC.
FAA CONCORD H, INC.
FAA LAS VEGAS H, INC.
FAA POWAY H, INC.
FAA SERRAMONTE H, INC.
FRANCISCAN MOTORS, INC.
PHILPOTT MOTORS, LLC, formerly known as PHILPOTT MOTORS, LTD.
SAI CHAMBLEE V, LLC
SAI CHATTANOOGA N, LLC
SAI IRONDALE IMPORTS, LLC
SAI MONTGOMERY BCH, LLC
SAI MONTGOMERY CH, LLC
SAI NASHVILLE CSH, LLC
SAI NASHVILLE H, LLC
SAI NASHVILLE MOTORS, LLC
SAI ORLANDO CS, LLC
SAI PENSACOLA A, LLC
SAI ROARING FORK LR, INC.
SAI ROCKVILLE IMPORTS, LLC
SAI S. ATLANTA JLR, LLC
SANTA CLARA IMPORTED CARS, INC.
SONIC – LAS VEGAS C WEST, LLC
SONIC – LS CHEVROLET, LLC, formerly known as SONIC – LS CHEVRLOET, L.P.
SONIC – LUTE RILEY, LLC, formerly known as SONIC – LUTE RILEY, L.P.
SONIC – SHOTTENKIRK, INC.
SONIC ADVANTAGE PA, LLC, formerly known as SONIC ADVANTAGE PA, L.P.
By:    /s/ Heath R. Byrd            
Typed Name:    Heath R. Byrd
Typed Title:    Vice President and Treasurer
AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED
SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT
(Sonic Automotive, Inc.)
Signature Page


NEW VEHICLE BORROWERS, continued:
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE – 3401 N. MAIN, TX, LLC, formerly known as SONIC AUTOMOTIVE – 3401 N. MAIN, TX, L.P.
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE-9103 E. INDEPENDENCE, NC, LLC
SONIC HOUSTON JLR, LLC, formerly known as SONIC HOUSTON JLR, L.P.
SONIC HOUSTON LR, LLC, formerly known as SONIC HOUSTON LR, L.P.
SONIC MOMENTUM JVP, LLC, formerly known as SONIC MOMENTUM JVP, L.P.
SONIC MOMENTUM VWA, LLC, formerly known as SONIC MOMENTUM VWA, L.P.
SONIC-2185 CHAPMAN RD., CHATTANOOGA, LLC
SONIC–BUENA PARK H, INC.
SONIC–HARBOR CITY H, INC.
WINDWARD, INC.
By:    /s/ Heath R. Byrd            
Typed Name:    Heath R. Byrd
Typed Title:    Vice President and Treasurer


USED VEHICLE BORROWERS:
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE, INC.
By:    /s/ Heath R. Byrd            
Typed Name:    Heath R. Byrd
Typed Title:    Executive Vice President and Chief
    Financial Officer


ARNGAR, INC.
ECHOPARK AZ, LLC         
ECHOPARK CA, LLC        
ECHOPARK FL, LLC, formerly known as SAI AM FLORIDA, LLC        
ECHOPARK NC, LLC        
ECHOPARK SC, LLC
ECHOPARK TX, LLC
FAA CONCORD H, INC.
By:    /s/ Heath R. Byrd            
Typed Name:    Heath R. Byrd
Typed Title:    Vice President and Treasurer

AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED
SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT
(Sonic Automotive, Inc.)
Signature Page


USED VEHICLE BORROWERS, continued:

FAA LAS VEGAS H, INC.
FAA POWAY H, INC.
FAA SERRAMONTE H, INC.
FRANCISCAN MOTORS, INC.
SAI CHAMBLEE V, LLC
SAI CHATTANOOGA N, LLC
SAI DS, LLC
SAI MONTGOMERY BCH, LLC
SAI MONTGOMERY CH, LLC
SAI NASHVILLE CSH, LLC
SAI NASHVILLE H, LLC
SAI NASHVILLE MOTORS, LLC
SAI ORLANDO CS, LLC
SAI PENSACOLA A, LLC
SAI ROARING FORK LR, INC.
SAI ROCKVILLE IMPORTS, LLC
SAI S. ATLANTA JLR, LLC
SANTA CLARA IMPORTED CARS, INC.
SONIC – LAS VEGAS C WEST, LLC
SONIC – LS CHEVROLET, LLC, formerly known as SONIC – LS CHEVRLOET, L.P.
SONIC – LUTE RILEY, LLC, formerly known as SONIC – LUTE RILEY, L.P.
SONIC – SHOTTENKIRK, INC.
SONIC ADVANTAGE PA, LLC, formerly known as SONIC ADVANTAGE PA, L.P.
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE – 3401 N. MAIN, TX, LLC, formerly known as SONIC AUTOMOTIVE – 3401 N. MAIN, TX, L.P.
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE-9103 E. INDEPENDENCE, NC, LLC
SONIC HOUSTON JLR, LLC, formerly known as SONIC HOUSTON JLR, L.P.
SONIC HOUSTON LR, LLC, formerly known as SONIC HOUSTON LR, L.P.
SONIC MOMENTUM JVP, LLC, formerly known as SONIC MOMENTUM JVP, L.P.
SONIC-2185 CHAPMAN RD., CHATTANOOGA, LLC
SONIC–BUENA PARK H, INC.
SONIC–HARBOR CITY H, INC.
TT DENVER, LLC         
WINDWARD, INC.
By:    /s/ Heath R. Byrd            
Typed Name:    Heath R. Byrd
Typed Title:    Vice President and Treasurer
AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED
SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT
(Sonic Automotive, Inc.)
Signature Page


SUBSIDIARY GUARANTORS:
ARNGAR, INC.
ECHOPARK AZ, LLC
ECHOPARK CA, LLC
ECHOPARK FL, LLC, formerly known as SAI AM FLORIDA, LLC        
ECHOPARK NC, LLC
ECHOPARK SC, LLC
ECHOPARK TX, LLC
FAA CONCORD H, INC.
FAA LAS VEGAS H, INC.
FAA POWAY H, INC.
FAA SERRAMONTE H, INC.
FRANCISCAN MOTORS, INC.
PHILPOTT MOTORS, LLC, formerly known as PHILPOTT MOTORS, LTD.
SAI CHAMBLEE V, LLC
SAI CHATTANOOGA N, LLC
SAI DS, LLC
SAI IRONDALE IMPORTS, LLC
SAI MONTGOMERY BCH, LLC
SAI MONTGOMERY CH, LLC
SAI NASHVILLE CSH, LLC
SAI NASHVILLE H, LLC
SAI NASHVILLE MOTORS, LLC
SAI ORLANDO CS, LLC
SAI PENSACOLA A, LLC
SAI ROARING FORK LR, INC.
SAI ROCKVILLE IMPORTS, LLC
SAI S. ATLANTA JLR, LLC
SANTA CLARA IMPORTED CARS, INC.
SONIC – LAS VEGAS C WEST, LLC
SONIC – LS CHEVROLET, LLC, formerly known as SONIC – LS CHEVRLOET, L.P.
SONIC – LUTE RILEY, LLC, formerly known as SONIC – LUTE RILEY, L.P.
SONIC – SHOTTENKIRK, INC.
SONIC ADVANTAGE PA, LLC, formerly known as SONIC ADVANTAGE PA, L.P.
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE – 3401 N. MAIN, TX, LLC, formerly known as SONIC AUTOMOTIVE – 3401 N. MAIN, TX, L.P.
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE-9103 E. INDEPENDENCE, NC, LLC
By:    /s/ Heath R. Byrd            
Typed Name:    Heath R. Byrd
Typed Title:    Vice President and Treasurer
AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED
SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT
(Sonic Automotive, Inc.)
Signature Page


SUBSIDIARY GUARANTORS, continued:
SONIC HOUSTON JLR, LLC, formerly known as SONIC HOUSTON JLR, L.P.
SONIC HOUSTON LR, LLC, formerly known as SONIC HOUSTON LR, L.P.
SONIC MOMENTUM JVP, LLC, formerly known as SONIC MOMENTUM JVP, L.P.
SONIC MOMENTUM VWA, LLC, formerly known as SONIC MOMENTUM VWA, L.P.
SONIC-2185 CHAPMAN RD., CHATTANOOGA, LLC
SONIC–BUENA PARK H, INC.
SONIC–HARBOR CITY H, INC.
TT DENVER, LLC
WINDWARD, INC.
By:    /s/ Heath R. Byrd            
Typed Name:    Heath R. Byrd
Typed Title:    Vice President and Treasurer




ACKNOLWEDGED AND AGREED:

SONIC – NEWSOME CHEVROLET WORLD, INC.
SONIC – CAPITOL IMPORTS, INC.
By:    /s/ Heath R. Byrd            
Typed Name:    Heath R. Byrd
Typed Title:    Vice President and Treasurer








AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED
SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT
(Sonic Automotive, Inc.)
Signature Page


BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
as Administrative Agent
By:    /s/ David T. Smith                
Typed Name:        David T. Smith                
Typed Title:        Senior Vice President            



BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
as Revolving Administrative Agent
(in its capacity as collateral agent for the Secured Parties under the Loan Documents)
By:    /s/ Denise Jones                
Typed Name:        Denise Jones                
Typed Title:        Vice President                
    



LENDERS:

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as a Lender, New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender
By:    /s David T. Smith                
Typed Name:        David T. Smith                
Typed Title:        Senior Vice President            


JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., as a Lender
By:    /s/ Adam Sigman                
Typed Name:    Adam Sigman                
Typed Title:    Executive Director                


U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as a Lender
By:    /s/ Katherine Taylor            
Typed Name:    Katherine Taylor                
Typed Title:    Vice President                



AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED
SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT
(Sonic Automotive, Inc.)
Signature Page


MERCEDES-BENZ FINANCIAL SERVICES USA LLC, as a Lender
By:    /s/ Michele Nowak                
Typed Name:    Michele Nowak                
Typed Title:    Credit Director, National Accounts        


WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as a Lender
By:    /s/ Jeffrey E. Bullard, Sr.            
Typed Name:    Jeffrey E. Bullard, Sr.            
Typed Title:    Senior Vice President            


COMERICA BANK, as a Lender
By:    /s/ Coby McGee                
Typed Name:    Coby McGee                
Typed Title:    Portfolio Manager                


CAPITAL ONE, N.A., as a Lender
By:    /s/ Wade Carwile                
Typed Name:    Wade Carwile                
Typed Title:    Senior Vice President            


MASSMUTUAL ASSET FINANCE LLC, as a Lender
By:    /s/ Donald Buttler                
Typed Name:    Donald Buttler                
Typed Title:    Senior Vice President            


PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as a Lender
By:    /s/ Krutesh Trivedi                
Typed Name:    Krutesh Trivedi                
Typed Title:    Senior Vice President            



AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED
SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT
(Sonic Automotive, Inc.)
Signature Page


TD BANK, N.A., as a Lender
By:    /s/ Judy C. Johnson            
Typed Name:    Judy C. Johnson                
Typed Title:    VP, Market Credit Manager, Major        
        Accounts                    


TOYOTA MOTOR CREDIT CORPORATION, as a Lender
By:    /s/ Tracy Kaiser                
Typed Name:    Tracy Kaiser                
Typed Title:    National Accounts Manager        


VW CREDIT, INC., as a Lender
By:    /s/ Robb Nerdin                
Typed Name:    Robb Nerdin                
Typed Title:    Senior Manager Commercial Credit    

AMENDMENT NO. 3 TO THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED
SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT
(Sonic Automotive, Inc.)
Signature Page


EXHIBIT A
CONSOLIDATED FORM CREDIT AGREEMENT
See attached.





EXECUTION VERSION

EXHIBIT A
TO AMENDMENT NO.3 TO CREDIT AGREEMENT

"CONSOLIDATED FORM CREDIT AGREEMENT"



Published CUSIP Number: 83545FAN4

THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED SYNDICATED
NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT

Dated as of November 30, 2016
as amended by the that certain Amendment No. 1, dated as of April 2, 2020 and effective as of March 31, 2020, as further amended by the that certain Amendment No. 2, dated as of May 20, 2020, and as further amended by the that certain Amendment No. 3, dated as of September 17, 2020

among
SONIC AUTOMOTIVE, INC.,
as the Company and a Used Vehicle Borrower,

CERTAIN OF THE COMPANY’S SUBSIDIARIES,
as New Vehicle Borrowers,

CERTAIN OF THE COMPANY’S SUBSIDIARIES,
as Used Vehicle Borrowers,

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
as Administrative Agent, New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and
Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender,

BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
as Revolving Administrative Agent (in the capacity as collateral agent),

JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A.
as Syndication Agent,

U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
and
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.
as Co-Documentation Agents,

THE OTHER LENDERS PARTY HERETO
and
BofA SECURITIES, INC.,
as Sole Lead Arranger and Sole Bookrunner






TABLE OF CONTENTS

Section     Page
ARTICLE I.    DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS.........................................1
1.01    Assignments and Allocations; Amendment and Restatement.....................1
1.02    Defined Terms.............................................................................................3
1.03    Other Interpretive Provisions.....................................................................47
1.04    Accounting Terms......................................................................................48
1.05    Rounding....................................................................................................50
1.06    Times of Day..............................................................................................50
1.07    Rates...........................................................................................................50
ARTICLE II.    THE COMMITMENTS AND CREDIT EXTENSIONS..........................50
2.01    New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans................................................50
2.02    Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans.......................................................................................51
2.03    New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan.................................................52
2.04    New Vehicle Floorplan Overdrafts............................................................57
2.05    Electronic Processing.................................................................................58
2.06    Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans................................................59
2.07    Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans.......................................................................................59
2.08    Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans...............................................60
2.09    Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdrafts...........................................................65
2.10    Prepayments...............................................................................................67
2.11    Termination, Reduction or Conversion of Commitments..........................68
2.12    Repayment of Loans..................................................................................70
2.13    Interest    .......................................................................................................75
2.14    Fees............................................................................................................76
2.15    Computation of Interest and Fees..............................................................76
2.16    Evidence of Debt.......................................................................................77
2.17    Payments Generally; Administrative Agent’s Clawback..........................77
2.18    Sharing of Payments by Lenders...............................................................79
2.19    Increase in Commitments..........................................................................80
2.20    New Vehicle Borrowers.............................................................................82
2.21    Used Vehicle Borrowers............................................................................84



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Section     Page
2.22    Removed Franchises..................................................................................85
2.23    Cash Collateral and Other Credit Support    ...........................................86
2.24    Defaulting Lenders....................................................................................87
ARTICLE III.    TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY............................90
3.01    Taxes..........................................................................................................90
3.02    Illegality.....................................................................................................95
3.03    Inability to Determine Rates......................................................................96
3.04    Increased Costs; Reserves on Eurodollar Rate Loans    ...............................98
3.05    Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders....................................100
3.06    Survival....................................................................................................100
ARTICLE IV.    CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO AMENDMENT AND RESTATEMENT.....................................................................................101
4.01    Amendment and Restatement..................................................................101
4.02    Conditions to all Borrowings...................................................................104
4.03    Conditions to all Borrowings pursuant to a Payment Commitment, Auction Agreement or a Payoff Letter Commitment..............................105
ARTICLE V.    REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES.......................................105
5.01    Existence, Qualification and Power; Compliance with Laws..................105
5.02    Authorization; No Contravention............................................................106
5.03    Governmental Authorization; Other Consents........................................106
5.04    Binding Effect..........................................................................................106
5.05    Financial Statements; No Material Adverse Effect; No Internal Control Event........................................................................................................106
5.06    Litigation..................................................................................................107
5.07    No Default................................................................................................107
5.08    Ownership of Property; Liens..................................................................107
5.09    Environmental Compliance.....................................................................108
5.10    Insurance..................................................................................................108
5.11    Taxes........................................................................................................108
5.12    ERISA Compliance..................................................................................108
5.13    Subsidiaries; Equity Interests...................................................................109
5.14    Margin Regulations; Investment Company Act......................................109
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Section     Page
5.15    Disclosure................................................................................................109
5.16    Compliance with Laws............................................................................110
5.17    Intellectual Property; Licenses, Etc.........................................................110
5.18    Books and Records..................................................................................110
5.19    Franchise Agreements and Framework Agreements...............................110
5.20    Collateral..................................................................................................111
5.21    Solvency...................................................................................................111
5.22    Labor Matters...........................................................................................111
5.23    Acquisitions.............................................................................................111
5.24    Real Estate Indebtedness.........................................................................111
5.25    Service Loaner Vehicles..........................................................................112
5.26    Permitted Third Party Service Loaner Indebtedness...............................112
5.27    OFAC.......................................................................................................112
5.28    Anti-Corruption Laws..............................................................................112
5.29    Affected Financial Institutions.................................................................112
5.30    Taxpayer Identification Number..............................................................112
5.31    Covered Entities. No Loan Party is a Covered Entity.............................112
ARTICLE VI.    AFFIRMATIVE COVENANTS.............................................................112
6.01    Financial Statements................................................................................112
6.02    Certificates; Other Information................................................................116
6.03    Notices.....................................................................................................119
6.04    Payment of Obligations............................................................................120
6.05    Preservation of Existence, Etc.; Maintenance of Vehicle Title Documentation.........................................................................................120
6.06    Maintenance of Properties; Repairs.........................................................121
6.07    Maintenance of Insurance........................................................................121
6.08    Compliance with Laws and Contractual Obligations..............................121
6.09    Books and Records..................................................................................121
6.10    Inspection Rights.....................................................................................121
6.11    Use of Proceeds.......................................................................................122
6.12    Floorplan Audits......................................................................................122
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Section     Page
6.13    Location of Vehicles................................................................................123
6.14    Additional Subsidiaries............................................................................123
6.15    Further Assurances...................................................................................124
6.16    Landlord Waivers.....................................................................................124
6.17    Notices Regarding Indebtedness..............................................................124
6.18    Joinder of Additional Silo Lenders..........................................................124
6.19    Deposit Accounts.....................................................................................124
6.20    Anti-Corruption Laws; Sanctions............................................................125
6.21    Post-Closing Covenants...........................................................................125
ARTICLE VII.    NEGATIVE COVENANTS........................................................125
7.01    Liens.........................................................................................................125
7.02    Investments..............................................................................................127
7.03    Indebtedness.............................................................................................127
7.04    Fundamental Changes..............................................................................129
7.05    Dispositions..............................................................................................130
7.06    Restricted Payments.................................................................................130
7.07    Change in Nature of Business..................................................................131
7.08    Transactions with Affiliates.....................................................................132
7.09    Burdensome Agreements.........................................................................132
7.10    Use of Proceeds........................................................................................132
7.11    Financial Covenants.................................................................................132
7.12    Acquisitions.............................................................................................132
7.13    [Reserved]................................................................................................133
7.14    Amendments of Certain Indebtedness.....................................................133
7.15    Prepayments, etc. of Certain Indebtedness..............................................133
7.16    Silo Subsidiaries.......................................................................................134
7.17    Dual Subsidiaries.....................................................................................134
7.18    [Intentionally Omitted.]...........................................................................134
7.19    Disposition of Subsidiary or Franchise....................................................134
7.20    Additional Credit Support Documentation..............................................134
7.21    Perfection of Deposit Accounts...............................................................135
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Section     Page
7.22    Sanctions..................................................................................................135
7.23    Certain Service Loaner Vehicles.............................................................135
7.24    Anti-Corruption Laws..............................................................................135
ARTICLE VIII.    EVENTS OF DEFAULT AND REMEDIES..............................135
8.01    Used Vehicle Events of Default...............................................................135
8.02    Remedies Upon Used Vehicle Event of Default......................................138
8.03    New Vehicle Events of Default...............................................................140
8.04    Remedies Upon New Vehicle Event of Default......................................142
8.05    Overdrawing of Loans.............................................................................144
8.06    Application of Funds...............................................................................145
ARTICLE IX.    ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT................................................................146
9.01    Appointment and Authority....................................................................146
9.02    Rights as a Lender...................................................................................146
9.03    Exculpatory Provisions............................................................................147
9.04    Reliance by Administrative Agent and Revolving Administrative Agent.......................................................................................................148
9.05    Delegation of Duties................................................................................148
9.06    Resignation of Administrative Agent......................................................149
9.07    Non-Reliance on Administrative Agent and Other Lenders....................150
9.08    No Other Duties, Etc................................................................................151
9.09    Administrative Agent May File Proofs of Claim; Credit Bidding...........151
9.10    Collateral and Guaranty Matters..............................................................153
9.11    Collateral..................................................................................................154
9.12    Certain ERISA Matters............................................................................155
ARTICLE X.    MISCELLANEOUS................................................................................156
10.01    Amendments, Etc.....................................................................................156
10.02    Notices; Effectiveness; Electronic Communication................................158
10.03    No Waiver; Cumulative Remedies; Enforcement....................................161
10.04    Expenses; Indemnity; Damage Waiver....................................................161
10.05    Payments Set Aside..................................................................................163
10.06    Successors and Assigns............................................................................164
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Section     Page
10.07    Treatment of Certain Information; Confidentiality..................................169
10.08    Right of Setoff    .........................................................................................170
10.09    Interest Rate Limitation...........................................................................171
10.10    Counterparts; Integration; Effectiveness..................................................171
10.11    Survival of Representations and Warranties............................................172
10.12    Severability..............................................................................................172
10.13    Replacement of Lenders..........................................................................172
10.14    Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Etc............................................................173
10.15    Waiver of Jury Trial.................................................................................174
10.16    USA PATRIOT Act Notice.....................................................................174
10.17    Designated Senior Indebtedness..............................................................175
10.18    No Advisory or Fiduciary Responsibility................................................175
10.19    Electronic Execution of Assignments and Certain Other Documents.....175
10.20    Acknowledgment and Consent to Bail-In of Affected Financial Institutions...............................................................................................176
10.21    Acknowledgement Regarding Any Supported QFCs..............................176


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SCHEDULES
Schedule 1.01A    Silo Subsidiaries
Schedule 1.01B    Dual Subsidiaries
Schedule 1.01C    Certain ERISA Information
Schedule 2.01A    Commitments and Applicable Percentages
Schedule 2A.03(a)    Information Regarding Collateral
Schedule 4.01     Good Standing Jurisdictions and Foreign Qualifications
Schedule 5.01(a)    Information regarding Alabama Administrative Appeal
Schedule 5.05    Certain Indebtedness
Schedule 5.06    Litigation
Schedule 5.13    Subsidiaries; Other Equity Investments
Schedule 5.19    Franchise and Framework Agreements
Schedule 6.13    Location of Vehicles
Schedule 7.01    Existing Liens
Schedule 7.03    Existing Indebtedness
Schedule 7.25    Post-Closing Deliveries
Schedule 10.02    Administrative Agent’s Office; Certain Addresses for Notices;
    Tax Identification Number


EXHIBITS
Form of
Exhibit A-1    New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice
Exhibit A-2    Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice
Exhibit B-1(a)    New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice (Borrowing)
Exhibit B-1(b)    New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice (Conversion)
Exhibit B-2    Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice
Exhibit C    Note
Exhibit D    Assignment and Assumption
Exhibit E    Third Amended and Restated Company Guaranty
Exhibit F    Third Amended and Restated Subsidiary Guaranty
Exhibit G    Compliance Certificate
Exhibit H    Floorplan Joinder Agreement
Exhibit I    [Reserved]
Exhibit J    Fourth Amended and Restated Security Agreement
Exhibit K    New Vehicle Borrower Notice
Exhibit K-2    Used Vehicle Borrower Notice
Exhibit L    Opinion Matters
Exhibit M    Master Intercreditor Agreement
Exhibit N    Forms of U.S. Tax Compliance Certificates
Exhibit O    Conversion Notice
Exhibit P    Notice of Loan Prepayment


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THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED SYNDICATED
NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT

This THIRD AMENDED AND RESTATED SYNDICATED NEW AND USED VEHICLE FLOORPLAN CREDIT AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is entered into as of November 30, 2016, among SONIC AUTOMOTIVE, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Company” and a “Used Vehicle Borrower”), certain Subsidiaries of the Company party hereto pursuant to Section 2.20 (each a “New Vehicle Borrower”), certain Subsidiaries of the Company party hereto pursuant to Section 2.21 (each a “Used Vehicle Borrower” and together with the Company and the New Vehicle Borrowers, the “Borrowers” and each individually a “Borrower”), each lender from time to time party hereto (collectively, the “Lenders” and individually, a “Lender”), and BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Administrative Agent, New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, and BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., as Revolving Administrative Agent (in the capacity of collateral agent for the Secured Parties referenced below).
The Company, certain Subsidiaries of the Company party thereto, certain of the Lenders (the “Existing Lenders”) and the Administrative Agent entered into that certain Second Amended and Restated Syndicated New and Used Vehicle Floorplan Credit Agreement dated as of July 23, 2014, (as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified prior to (but excluding) the date hereof, the “Existing Credit Agreement”), pursuant to which certain of the Existing Lenders agreed to make a revolving new vehicle floorplan facility and a revolving used vehicle floorplan facility available to certain of the Borrowers in accordance with the terms thereof.
The Company has requested that the Lenders amend and restate the Existing Credit Agreement in order to continue to provide a revolving credit facility and extend the maturity thereof and the Lenders are willing to do so on the terms and conditions set forth herein.
In consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements herein contained, the parties hereto covenant and agree as follows:
ARTICLE I.
DEFINITIONS AND ACCOUNTING TERMS

1.01     Assignments and Allocations; Amendment and Restatement.
(a)     Simultaneously with the Closing Date, the parties hereby agree that (i) the initial New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments are $800,000,000, the initial New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment of each of the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders hereunder shall be as set forth in Schedule 2.01A, the outstanding amount of the New Vehicle Floorplan Loans (as defined in and under the Existing Credit Agreement, without giving effect to any New Vehicle Floorplan Borrowings of New Vehicle Floorplan Loans under this Agreement on the Closing Date, but after giving effect to any repayment or reduction thereof with the proceeds of any applicable sources) shall be reallocated in accordance with such New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments and the requisite assignments shall be deemed to be made in such amounts by and between the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders and from each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender to each other New Vehicle Floorplan Lender (including from New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders who increase or reduce their New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments in connection with this Agreement), with the
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same force and effect as if such assignments were evidenced by applicable Assignments and Assumptions (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) under the Existing Credit Agreement but without the payment of any related assignment fee, and no other documents or instruments, shall be, or shall be required to be, executed in connection with such assignments (all of which requirements are hereby waived), (ii) the initial Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments are $215,000,000, the initial Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment of each of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders hereunder shall be as set forth in Schedule 2.01A, the outstanding amount of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans (as defined in and under the Existing Credit Agreement, without giving effect to any Used Vehicle Floorplan Borrowings of Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans under this Agreement on the Closing Date, but after giving effect to any repayment or reduction thereof with the proceeds of any applicable sources) shall be reallocated in accordance with such Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments and the requisite assignments shall be deemed to be made in such amounts by and between the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders and from each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender to each other Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender (including from Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders who increase or reduce their Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments in connection with this Agreement), with the same force and effect as if such assignments were evidenced by applicable Assignments and Assumptions (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) under the Existing Credit Agreement but without the payment of any related assignment fee, and no other documents or instruments, shall be, or shall be required to be, executed in connection with such assignments (all of which requirements are hereby waived), (iii) the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line (as defined under the Existing Credit Agreement) shall continue as the new vehicle swing line subfacility hereunder, with the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit set out herein, and the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement), if any, shall continue as and deemed to be New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowings hereunder and (iv) the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line (as defined under the Existing Credit Agreement) shall continue as the used vehicle swing line subfacility hereunder, with the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit set out herein, and the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement), if any, shall continue as and deemed to be Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowings hereunder.
(b)     On the Closing Date, the applicable Lenders shall make full or net cash settlement with one another and with any lender under the Existing Credit Agreement that may not be a Lender under this Agreement, in each case through the Administrative Agent, as the Administrative Agent may direct or approve, with respect to all assignments, reallocations and other changes in Commitments, such that after giving effect to such settlements, each Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the Aggregate Commitments equals (with customary rounding) its Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all Loans.
(c)    The Borrowers, each Guarantor, the Administrative Agent and the Lenders hereby agree that upon the effectiveness of this Agreement, the terms and provisions of the Existing Credit Agreement that in any manner govern or evidence the Obligations, the rights and interests of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, in any of their respective capacities, and any terms, conditions or matters related to any thereof, shall be and hereby are amended and restated in their entirety by the terms, conditions and provisions of this Agreement, and the terms and provisions of the Existing Credit Agreement, except as otherwise expressly provided herein, shall be superseded by this Agreement.
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(d)     Notwithstanding this amendment and restatement of the Existing Credit Agreement, including anything in this Section 1.01, and certain of the related “Loan Documents” as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement (the “Prior Loan Documents”), (i) after giving effect to any repayments, commitment reductions and commitment terminations on the date hereof, all of the indebtedness, liabilities and obligations owing by any Borrower (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) under the Existing Credit Agreement and other Prior Loan Documents shall continue as Obligations hereunder, as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified by the terms of this Agreement, (ii) each of this Agreement and the Notes and the other Loan Documents is given as a substitution or supplement of, as the case may be, and not as a payment of, the indebtedness, liabilities and obligations of the Borrowers (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) and the Guarantors (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) under the Existing Credit Agreement or any Prior Loan Document and is not intended to constitute a novation thereof or of any of the other Prior Loan Documents, and (iii) certain of the Prior Loan Documents will remain in full force and effect, as set forth in this Agreement or in such Prior Loan Document. Upon the effectiveness of this Agreement, all Loans (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) owing by any Borrower (as defined in the Existing Credit Agreement) and outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement shall continue as Loans hereunder subject to the terms hereof. Loans which are Base Rate Loans, each as defined and outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement on the Closing Date, shall continue to accrue interest at the Base Rate hereunder, and Loans which are Eurodollar Rate Loans, each as defined and outstanding under the Existing Credit Agreement on the Closing Date, shall continue to accrue interest at the Eurodollar Rate hereunder; provided, that, on and after the Closing Date, the margin applicable to any Loan hereunder shall be as set forth in the definition of Applicable Rate below, without regard to any margin applicable thereto under the Existing Credit Agreement prior to the Closing Date. All accrued but unpaid interest and fees owing under the Existing Credit Agreement as of the date hereof shall be repaid on the date hereof at the applicable rates set forth in the Existing Credit Agreement.
1.02     Defined Terms. As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings set forth below:
Acquisition” means the acquisition of (i) a controlling equity interest or other controlling ownership interest in another Person (including the purchase of an option, warrant or convertible or similar type security to acquire such a controlling interest at the time it becomes exercisable by the holder thereof), whether by purchase of such equity or other ownership interest or upon the exercise of an option or warrant for, or conversion of securities into, such equity or other ownership interest, (ii) assets of another Person which constitute all or substantially all of the assets of such Person or of a line or lines of business conducted by or a vehicle franchise or vehicle brand licensed or owned by such Person, or (iii) assets constituting a vehicle dealership.
Acquisition Arrangement” has the meaning specified in Section 7.12.
Additional Unsecured Indebtedness” means Indebtedness of the Company (which may be guaranteed by the Subsidiaries of the Company on an unsecured basis); provided that, (i) such Indebtedness is (A) not secured by any property of the Company or any Subsidiary, (B) does not have a maturity, and does not require any principal payments (whether by scheduled installment, mandatory prepayment or redemption, or the exercise of any put right), earlier than
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six (6) months following the Maturity Date, and (C) has terms (including terms of maturity and amortization) that are typical for indebtedness of such type issued at such time and such terms (other than applicable rates of interest) are otherwise no more restrictive, or less advantageous to the Lenders, than the Loan Documents or are otherwise on terms satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, and (ii) after giving effect to the issuance of such Indebtedness, (A) no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would occur as a result therefrom and (B) all other requirements set forth in Section 7.03(l) shall have been met.
Additional Unsecured Indebtedness Prepayment” means any prepayment, redemption, purchase, defeasance, settlement in cash or other satisfaction prior to the scheduled maturity thereof of any Additional Unsecured Indebtedness, provided, however, that “Additional Unsecured Indebtedness Prepayment” shall not include any amount prepaid with the proceeds of the refinancing of such Additional Unsecured Indebtedness with new or additional Additional Unsecured Indebtedness.
Adjustment” has the meaning specified in Section 3.03(c).
Administrative Agent” means Bank of America in its capacity as administrative agent under any of the Loan Documents, or any successor administrative agent.
Administrative Agent’s Office” means the Administrative Agent’s address and, as appropriate, account as set forth on Schedule 10.02, or such other address or account as the Administrative Agent may from time to time notify to the Company and the Lenders.
Administrative Questionnaire” means an Administrative Questionnaire in a form supplied by the Administrative Agent.
Affected Financial Institution” means (a) any EEA Financial Institution or (b) any UK Financial Institution.
Affiliate” means, with respect to any Person, another Person that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, Controls or is Controlled by or is under common Control with the Person specified.
Aggregate Commitments” means, collectively, the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments and the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments.
Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments” means the New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments of all the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders.
Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments” means the Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments of all the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders.
Agreement” means this Third Amended and Restated Syndicated New and Used Vehicle Floorplan Credit Agreement.
Amendment No. 1 Effective Date” means March 31, 2020.
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Amendment No. 2” means that certain Amendment No. 2 to Third Amended and Restated Syndicated New and Used Vehicle Floorplan Credit Agreement dated as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date among the Company, certain Subsidiaries of the Company, the Lenders party thereto, the Administrative Agent, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender.
Amendment No. 2 Effective Date” means May 20, 2020.
Amendment No. 3” means that certain Amendment No. 3 to Third Amended and Restated Syndicated New and Used Vehicle Floorplan Credit Agreement dated as of the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date among the Company, certain Subsidiaries of the Company, the Lenders party thereto, the Administrative Agent, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the Revolving Administrative Agent.
Amendment No. 3 Effective Date” means September 17, 2020.
Applicable Facility” means the New Vehicle Floorplan Facility or the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility, as applicable.
Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage” means with respect to any New Vehicle Floorplan Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments represented by such Lender’s New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment at such time, subject to adjustment as provided in Section 2.24. If the commitment of each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender to make New Vehicle Floorplan Loans have been terminated pursuant to Section 8.04 or if the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments have expired, then the Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender shall be determined based on the Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of such New Vehicle Floorplan Lender most recently in effect, giving effect to any subsequent assignments and to any Lender’s status as a Defaulting Lender. The initial Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender is set forth opposite the name of such New Vehicle Floorplan Lender on Schedule 2.01A or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such New Vehicle Floorplan Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.
Applicable Percentage” means with respect to any Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the Aggregate Commitments represented by such Lender’s Commitment at such time, subject to adjustment as provided in Section 2.24. If the commitment of each Lender under an Applicable Facility to make Loans under such Applicable Facility has been terminated pursuant to Section 8.02 or Section 8.04 or if the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, as applicable, have expired, then for the purposes of determining the Applicable Percentage of any Lender, the Commitment of such Lender under such Applicable Facility shall be calculated in accordance with the second sentence of the definition of “Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage” or “Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage”, as the case may be.
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Applicable Rate” means, from time to time, the following percentages per annum:

Applicable Rate
Commitment Fee on New Vehicle Floorplan FacilityCommitment Fee on Used Vehicle Floorplan FacilityEurodollar Rate Loans + (for New Vehicle Floorplan Facility)Base Rate Loans + (for New Vehicle Floorplan Facility)Eurodollar Rate Loans + (for Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility)Base Rate Loans + (for Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility)
0.15%0.15%1.25%0.25%1.50%0.50%

Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage” means with respect to any Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender at any time, the percentage (carried out to the ninth decimal place) of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments represented by such Lender’s Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment at such time, subject to adjustment as provided in Section 2.24. If the commitment of each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender to make Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans has been terminated pursuant to Section 8.02 or if the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments have expired, then the Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender shall be determined based on the Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender most recently in effect, giving effect to any subsequent assignments and to any Lender’s status as a Defaulting Lender. The initial Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender is set forth opposite the name of such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender on Schedule 2.01A or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable.
Approved Fund” means any Fund 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.
Arranger” means BofA Securities, Inc., in its capacity as sole lead arranger and sole bookrunner.
Assignee Group” means two or more Eligible Assignees that are Affiliates of one another or two or more Approved Funds managed by the same investment advisor.
Assignment and Assumption” means an assignment and assumption entered into by a Lender and an Eligible Assignee (with the consent of any party whose consent is required by Section 10.06(b)), and accepted by the Administrative Agent, in substantially the form of Exhibit D or any other form (including electronic documentation generated by use of an electronic platform) approved by the Administrative Agent.
Attributable Indebtedness” means, on any date, (a) in respect of any capital lease of any Person, the capitalized amount thereof that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP, and (b) in respect of any Synthetic Lease Obligation, the capitalized amount of the remaining lease payments under the relevant lease that would appear on a balance sheet of such Person prepared as of such date in accordance with GAAP if such lease were accounted for as a capital lease.
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“Auction Agreements” means any written agreement entered into between the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and any auction house acceptable to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender providing for payment of funds directly by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender to the applicable auction house for the purchase of one or more Used Vehicles by one or more Used Vehicle Borrowers, as the same may be amended, restated or otherwise modified from time to time.
Audited Financial Statements” means the audited consolidated balance sheet of the Company and its Subsidiaries for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, and the related consolidated statements of income or operations, shareholders’ equity and cash flows for such fiscal year of the Company and its Subsidiaries, including the notes thereto.
Automatic Debit Date” means the fifth day of a calendar month, provided that if such day is not a Business Day, the respective Automatic Debit Date shall be the next succeeding Business Day.
Availability Period” means:
(a) in the case of the New Vehicle Floorplan Facility, the period from and including the Closing Date to the earliest of (i) the Maturity Date, (ii) the date of termination of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments pursuant to Section 2.11 and (iii) the date of termination of the commitment of each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender to make New Vehicle Floorplan Loans pursuant to Section 8.04, and
(b) in the case of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility, the period from and including the Closing Date to the earliest of (i) the Maturity Date, (ii) the date of termination of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments pursuant to Section 2.11 and (iii) the date of termination of the commitment of each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender to make Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans pursuant to Section 8.02.
Bail-In Action” means the exercise of any Write-Down and Conversion Powers by the applicable Resolution Authority in respect of any liability of an Affected Financial Institution.
Bail-In Legislation” means, (a) with respect to any EEA Member Country implementing Article 55 of Directive 2014/59/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union, the implementing law, rule, regulation or requirement for such EEA Member Country from time to time which is described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule, and (b) with respect to the United Kingdom, Part I of the United Kingdom Banking Act 2009 (as amended from time to time) and any other law, regulation or rule applicable in the United Kingdom relating to the resolution of unsound or failing banks, investment firms or other financial institutions or their affiliates (other than through liquidation, administration or other insolvency proceedings).
Bank of America” means Bank of America, N.A. and its successors.
Bank of America Letter” means (i) the letter agreement, dated October 20, 2016, among the Company, the Administrative Agent and the Arranger and (2) the letter agreement, dated May 20, 2020, among the Company and the Administrative Agent.
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Base Rate” means for any day a fluctuating rate per annum equal to the highest of (a) the Federal Funds Rate plus 1/2 of 1%, (b) the rate of interest in effect for such day as publicly announced from time to time by Bank of America as its “prime rate” and (c) the Eurodollar Rate plus 1.00%; provided that if the Base Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed zero for purposes of this Agreement. The “prime rate” is a rate set by Bank of America based upon various factors including Bank of America’s costs and desired return, general economic conditions and other factors, and is used as a reference point for pricing some loans, which may be priced at, above, or below such announced rate. Any change in such prime rate announced by Bank of America shall take effect at the opening of business on the day specified in the public announcement of such change. If the Base Rate is being used as an alternate rate of interest pursuant to Section 3.03 hereof, then the Base Rate shall be the greater of clauses (a) and (b) above and shall be determined without reference to clause (c) above.
Base Rate Committed Loan” means a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan, as the context may require, that is a Base Rate Loan.

Base Rate Loan” means a Loan that bears interest based on the Base Rate.
Beneficial Ownership Certification” means a certification regarding beneficial ownership required by the Beneficial Ownership Regulation.
Beneficial Ownership Regulation” means 31 C.F.R. § 1010.230.
Benefit Plan” means any of (a) an “employee benefit plan” (as defined in ERISA) that is subject to Title I of ERISA, (b) a “plan” as defined in and subject to Section 4975 of the Code or (c) any Person whose assets include (for purposes of ERISA Section 3(42) or otherwise for purposes of Title I of ERISA or Section 4975 of the Code) the assets of any such “employee benefit plan” or “plan”.
Borrower” and “Borrowers” each has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.
Borrower Materials” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.
Borrowing” means a New Vehicle Floorplan Borrowing or a Used Vehicle Floorplan Borrowing, as the context may require.
Builder Basket Amount” means, as of any date of determination, with respect to any Restricted Payment or any Subordinated Indebtedness Prepayment, the sum of:
(A)    $110,000,000; plus
(B)    50% of the aggregate Consolidated Net Income of the Company accrued on a cumulative basis during the period beginning September 30, 2016 and ending on the last day of the Company's last fiscal quarter ending prior to the date of such Restricted Payment or Subordinated Indebtedness Prepayment, or, if such aggregate cumulative Consolidated Net Income shall be a loss, minus 100% of such loss; plus
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(C)    100% of the aggregate net cash proceeds and the fair market value of assets other than cash received after September 30, 2016, and on or prior to such date of determination, by the Company either (x) as capital contributions in the form of common equity to the Company or (y) from the issuance or sale (other than to any of its Subsidiaries) of Qualified Capital Stock of the Company or any options, warrants or rights to purchase such Qualified Capital Stock of the Company (except, in each case, to the extent such proceeds are used to purchase, redeem or otherwise retire Capital Stock or Subordinated Indebtedness as set forth below) (and excluding the net cash proceeds and the fair market value of assets other than cash received from the issuance of Qualified Capital Stock financed, directly or indirectly, using funds borrowed from the Company or any Subsidiary until and to the extent such borrowing is repaid); plus
(D)    100% of the aggregate net cash proceeds and the fair market value of assets other than cash received after September 30, 2016, and on or prior to such date of determination, by the Company (other than from any of its Subsidiaries) upon the exercise of any options, warrants or rights to purchase Qualified Capital Stock of the Company (and excluding the net cash proceeds and the fair market value of assets other than cash received from the exercise of any options, warrants or rights to purchase Qualified Capital Stock financed, directly or indirectly, using funds borrowed from the Company or any Subsidiary until and to the extent such borrowing is repaid); plus
(E)    100% of the aggregate net cash proceeds and the fair market value of assets other than cash received after September 30, 2016, and on or prior to such date of determination, by the Company from the conversion or exchange, if any, of debt securities or Redeemable Capital Stock of the Company or its Restricted Subsidiaries into or for qualified Capital Stock of the Company plus, to the extent such debt securities or Redeemable Capital Stock were issued after September 30, 2016, upon the conversion or exchange of such debt securities or Redeemable Capital Stock, the aggregate of net cash proceeds and the fair market value of assets other than cash received from their original issuance (and excluding the net cash proceeds and the fair market value of assets other than cash received from the conversion or exchange of debt securities or Redeemable Capital Stock financed, directly or indirectly, using funds borrowed from the Company or any Subsidiary until and to the extent such borrowing is repaid); plus
(F)    in the case of the disposition or repayment of any Specified Investment made after September 30, 2016, and on or prior to such date of determination, an amount (to the extent not included in Consolidated Net Income) equal to (a) the lesser of (i) the return of capital with respect to such Investment and (ii) the initial amount of such Investment, in either case, less the cost of the disposition of such Investment and net of taxes.
Business Day” means any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or other day on which commercial banks are authorized to close under the Laws of, or are in fact closed in, the state where the Administrative Agent’s Office is located and, if such day relates to any Eurodollar Rate Loan, means any such day that is also a London Banking Day.
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Buyer Notes” means those promissory notes received by the Company or any Subsidiary as partial or full payment consideration for Dispositions of vehicle dealerships, associated dealership real estate or related businesses, or Dispositions of Subsidiaries, by the Company or such Subsidiary to the obligors of such promissory notes.
Capital Stock” of any Person means any and all shares, interests, participations, rights in or other equivalents (however designated) of such Person's capital stock or other equity interests whether now outstanding or issued after the date of this Agreement, including limited liability company interests, partnership interests (whether general or limited), any other interest or participation that confers on a Person the right to receive a share of the profits and losses of, or distributions of assets of (other than a distribution in respect of Indebtedness), the issuing Person, including any Preferred Stock and any rights (other than debt securities convertible into Capital Stock), warrants or options exchangeable for or convertible into such Capital Stock.
Cash Collateralize” means to pledge and deposit with or deliver to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent, New Vehicle Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender (as applicable) and the Lenders, as collateral for Obligations in respect of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, or obligations of Lenders to fund participations in respect of either thereof (as the context may require), cash or deposit account balances or, if the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender benefitting from such collateral shall agree in its sole discretion, other credit support, in each case pursuant to documentation in form and substance satisfactory to (a) the Administrative Agent and (b) the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender (as applicable). “Cash Collateral” shall have a meaning correlative to the foregoing and shall include the proceeds of such cash collateral and other credit support.
Change in Law” means the occurrence, after the date of this Agreement, of any of the following: (a) the adoption or taking effect of any law, rule, regulation or treaty, (b) any change in any law, rule, regulation or treaty or in the administration, interpretation, implementation or application thereof by any Governmental Authority or (c) the making or issuance of any request, rule, guideline or directive (whether or not having the force of law) by any Governmental Authority; provided that notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (x) the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and all requests, rules, guidelines or directives thereunder or issued in connection therewith or in the implementation thereof and (y) all requests, rules, guidelines or directives promulgated by the Bank for International Settlements, the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (or any successor or similar authority) or the United States or foreign regulatory authorities, in each case pursuant to Basel III, shall in each case be deemed to be a “Change in Law”, regardless of the date enacted, adopted, issued or implemented.
Change of Control” means an event or series of events by which:
(a)    any “person” or “group” (as such terms are used in Sections 13(d) and 14(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, but excluding any employee benefit plan of such person or its subsidiaries, and any person or entity acting in its capacity as trustee, agent or other fiduciary or administrator of any such plan) (other than (i) Sonic Financial, O. Bruton Smith or B. Scott Smith; (ii) any spouse or immediate family member of O.
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Bruton Smith and B. Scott Smith (collectively with O. Bruton Smith and B. Scott Smith, a “Smith Family Member”); or (iii) any trust, corporation, partnership or other entity, the beneficiaries, stockholders, partners and owners of which are Smith Family Members, (the persons and entities in “i”, “ii”, and “iii” being referred to, collectively and individually, as the “Smith Group”) so long as in the case of clauses (ii) and (iii) O. Bruton Smith or B. Scott Smith retains a majority of the voting rights associated with such ownership) becomes the “beneficial owner” (as defined in Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, except that a person or group shall be deemed to have “beneficial ownership” of all securities that such person or group has the right to acquire (such right, an “option right”), whether such right is exercisable immediately or only after the passage of time), directly or indirectly, of 25% or more of the equity securities of the Company entitled to vote for members of the board of directors or equivalent governing body of the Company on a fully-diluted basis (and taking into account all such securities that such person or group has the right to acquire pursuant to any option right);
(b)    during any period of 12 consecutive months, a majority of the members of the board of directors or other equivalent governing body of the Company cease to be composed of individuals (i) who were members of that board or equivalent governing body on the first day of such period, (ii) whose election or nomination to that board or equivalent governing body was approved by individuals referred to in clause (i) above constituting at the time of such election or nomination at least a majority of that board or equivalent governing body or (iii) whose election or nomination to that board or other equivalent governing body was approved by individuals referred to in clauses (i) and (ii) above constituting at the time of such election or nomination at least a majority of that board or equivalent governing body;
(c)    any Person or two or more Persons (excluding members of the Smith Group so long as O. Bruton Smith or B. Scott Smith retains a majority of the voting rights associated with such equity securities) acting in concert shall have acquired by contract or otherwise, or shall have entered into a contract or arrangement that, upon consummation thereof, will result in its or their acquisition of the power to exercise, directly or indirectly, a controlling influence over the management or policies of the Company, or control over the equity securities of the Company entitled to vote for members of the board of directors or equivalent governing body of the Company on a fully-diluted basis (and taking into account all such securities that such Person or group has the right to acquire pursuant to any option right) representing 25% or more of the combined voting power of such securities; or
(d)    the Company fails to own, directly or indirectly, 100% of the Equity Interests of any Subsidiary other than as a result of the sale of all Equity Interests in a Subsidiary pursuant to a Permitted Disposition.
Closing Date” means November 30, 2016.
Code” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
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Collateral” means, collectively, the assets and rights and interests in property of any Person in which the Revolving Administrative Agent, on behalf of the Secured Parties, is granted a Lien under any Security Instrument as security for all or any portion of the Obligations.
Commitment” means, as to each Lender, the New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment and Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment of such Lender.
Committed Borrowing” means a New Vehicle Committed Borrowing or a Used Vehicle Committed Borrowing, as the context may require.
Company” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto.
Company Guaranty” means that certain Third Amended and Restated Company Guaranty Agreement executed by the Company in favor of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, substantially in the form of Exhibit E, as supplemented, amended, or modified from time to time.
Compliance Certificate” means a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit G.
Connection Income Taxes” means Other Connection Taxes that are imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated) or that are franchise Taxes or branch profits Taxes.
Consolidated Current Assets” means, as of any date of determination, the current assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis as of such date (but excluding in any event (i) any long-term assets of discontinued operations held for sale, other than such assets which (x) are the subject of an executed non-cancelable purchase and sale agreement between the applicable Loan Party and a Person which is not an Affiliate of any Loan Party and (y) the applicable Loan Party intends, in good faith, to Dispose of within 60 days of such date of determination and (ii) any Investment described in Section 7.02(i)).
Consolidated Current Liabilities” means, as of any date of determination, the current liabilities of the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis as of such date.
Consolidated EBITDAR” means for any period, on a consolidated basis for the Company and its Subsidiaries, the sum of the amounts for such period, without duplication, of (a) Consolidated Net Income, plus (b) to the extent deducted in computing Consolidated Net Income for such period: (i) Consolidated Interest Expense with respect to non-floorplan Indebtedness (including interest expense not payable in cash), (ii) charges against income for foreign, Federal, state and local income taxes, (iii) depreciation expense, (iv) amortization expense, including, without limitation, amortization of other intangible assets and transaction costs, (v) non-cash charges, (vi) all extraordinary losses, (vii) legal fees, broker fees and other transaction expenses incurred in connection with any Permitted Acquisition (not to exceed $1,000,000 in the aggregate for each such Acquisition), (viii) Consolidated Rental Expense, and (ix) non-cash lease termination charges, net of any amortization of such charges, minus (c) to the extent included in computing Consolidated Net Income for such period, (i) extraordinary gains and (ii) all gains on repurchases of long-term Indebtedness.
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Consolidated Fixed Charges” means, for any period, the sum of (a) Consolidated Interest Expense with respect to non-floorplan Indebtedness for such period (excluding any interest expense not payable in cash and not payable as a result of any default), plus (b) Consolidated Principal Payments for such period, plus (c) Consolidated Rental Expenses for such period, plus (d) Federal, state, local and foreign income taxes paid in cash by the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis during such period, plus (e) dividends and distributions paid in cash by the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis during such period, minus (f) cash refunds of Federal, state, local and foreign income taxes received by the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis during such period. The calculation of “Consolidated Fixed Charges” is further described in Section 1.04(d).
Consolidated Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) the difference of (i) Consolidated EBITDAR for the four fiscal quarter period ending on such date minus (ii) an amount equal to $100,000 (representing assumed maintenance capital expenditures) multiplied by the average daily number of physical dealership locations at which the Subsidiaries operated franchised vehicle dealerships during such period to (b) Consolidated Fixed Charges for such period.
Consolidated Funded Indebtedness” means, as of any date of determination, for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, the sum of (a) the outstanding principal amount of all obligations, whether current or long-term, for borrowed money (including Obligations hereunder) and all obligations evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes, loan agreements or other similar instruments, (b) all purchase money Indebtedness, (c) all direct obligations arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments, (d) all obligations in respect of the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than trade accounts payable in the ordinary course of business), (e) Attributable Indebtedness in respect of capital leases and Synthetic Lease Obligations, (f) without duplication, all Guarantees with respect to outstanding Indebtedness of the types specified in clauses (a) through (e) above of Persons other than the Company or any Subsidiary, and (g) all Indebtedness of the types referred to in clauses (a) through (f) above of any partnership or joint venture (other than a joint venture that is itself a corporation or limited liability company) in which the Company or a Subsidiary is a general partner or joint venturer, unless such Indebtedness is expressly made non-recourse to the Company or such Subsidiary.

Consolidated Interest Expense” means, for any period, for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, the sum of (a) all interest (before factory assistance or subsidy), premium payments, debt discount, fees, charges and related expenses of the Company and its Subsidiaries in connection with borrowed money (including capitalized interest) or in connection with the deferred purchase price of assets, in each case to the extent treated as interest in accordance with GAAP, and (b) the portion of rent expense of the Company and its Subsidiaries with respect to such period under capital leases that is treated as interest in accordance with GAAP.
Consolidated Liquidity Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) the sum of Consolidated Current Assets (excluding Temporary Excess Cash) plus the Revolving
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Facility Liquidity Amount (as defined in the Revolving Credit Agreement on the date hereof) to (b) the sum of (i) Consolidated Current Liabilities (but excluding, without duplication and only to the extent such amounts would otherwise have been included in this clause (b)(i), (A) such Consolidated Current Liabilities consisting of any holder put right, balloon, bullet or similar final scheduled principal payment that would repay any Indebtedness permitted by Section 7.03 in full, other than any such holder put right, balloon, bullet or final payment which is due within ninety (90) days following such date of determination, and (B) any Temporary Indebtedness) plus (ii) without duplication, Indebtedness (whether or not reflected as a Consolidated Current Liability) under all floorplan financing arrangements.
Consolidated Net Income” means, for any period, for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, the net income of the Company and its Subsidiaries for such period.
Consolidated Principal Payments” means, for any period, for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, all scheduled payments of principal and amortization of the Company and its Subsidiaries in connection with Indebtedness for money borrowed (including Permitted Real Estate Indebtedness) or in connection with the deferred purchase price of assets which payments are made or are required to be made during such period, in each case to the extent treated as principal in accordance with GAAP (other than any balloon, bullet or similar final scheduled principal payment that repays such Indebtedness in full). It is acknowledged that payments permitted under Section 7.15 shall not be deemed to be scheduled payments of principal for purposes of determining “Consolidated Principal Payments”.
Consolidated Rental Expense” means, for any period, on a consolidated basis for the Company and its Subsidiaries, the aggregate amount of fixed and contingent rentals payable in cash by the Company and its Subsidiaries with respect to leases of real and personal property (excluding capital lease obligations) determined in accordance with GAAP for such period (subject to Section 1.04(b)).
Consolidated Total Lease Adjusted Leverage Ratio” means, as of any date of determination, the ratio of (a) (i) Consolidated Total Outstanding Indebtedness (excluding (v) Indebtedness under the New Vehicle Floorplan Facility, (w) Permitted Silo Indebtedness for New Vehicle or Used Vehicle inventory, (x) Indebtedness under the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility, (y) Temporary Indebtedness and (z) Permitted Third Party Service Loaner Indebtedness) as of such date minus (ii) the aggregate amount as of the date of determination of unrestricted domestic cash held in (x) accounts on the consolidated balance sheet of the applicable Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries as of such date to the extent the use thereof for application to payment of Indebtedness is not prohibited by law or any contract to which any such Person is a party and such cash is not subject to any Lien and (y) accounts established with Silo Lenders, if any, as an offset to floor plan notes payable that are reflected on the consolidated balance sheet of the applicable Person and its Restricted Subsidiaries as of such date to the extent the use thereof is not prohibited or restricted by law or any contract to which any such Person is a party and is not subject to any Lien; provided that the aggregate amount of cash under clauses (x) and (y) for purposes of this calculation shall in no event exceed $50,000,000 at any time, plus (iii) eight (8) times Consolidated Rental Expense for the period of four fiscal quarters most recently ended (excluding Consolidated Rental Expense relating to any real property acquired during the period of four fiscal quarters most recently ended but including as Consolidated Rental Expense the “rental payments” for any real property Disposed of and leased back to the
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Company or its Subsidiaries during the period of four fiscal quarters most recently ended as if such sale-leaseback transaction had occurred on and such “rental payments” began on the first day of such applicable four fiscal quarter period) to (b) Consolidated EBITDAR for the period of four fiscal quarters most recently ended.
Consolidated Total Outstanding Indebtedness” means, for any period, for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis, the aggregate outstanding principal amount of Consolidated Funded Indebtedness of the Company and its Subsidiaries for such period.
Contractual Obligation” means, as to any Person, any provision of any security issued by such Person or of any agreement, instrument or other undertaking to which such Person is a party or by which it or any of its property is bound.
Control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management or policies of a Person, whether through the ability to exercise voting power, by contract or otherwise. “Controlling” and “Controlled” have meanings correlative thereto.
Conversion Notice” means a notice from the Company delivered pursuant to Section 2.07 requesting that (a) any portion of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments be converted into Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, (b) any portion of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments be converted into Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, (c) any portion of Floorplan Commitments converted from Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments be restored to Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, or (c) any portion of Floorplan Commitments converted from Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments be restored to Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, as applicable, which notice, in each case, shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit O.
Cost of Acquisition” means, with respect to any Acquisition, as at the date of entering into any agreement therefor, the sum of the following (without duplication): (i) the value of the Equity Interests of the Company or any Subsidiary to be transferred in connection with such Acquisition, (ii) the amount of any cash and fair market value of other property (excluding property described in clause (i) and the unpaid principal amount of any debt instrument) given as consideration in connection with such Acquisition, (iii) the amount (determined by using the face amount or the amount payable at maturity, whichever is greater) of any Indebtedness incurred, assumed or acquired by the Company or any Subsidiary in connection with such Acquisition, (iv) all additional purchase price amounts in the form of earnouts and other contingent obligations that should be recorded on the financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP in connection with such Acquisition, (v) all amounts paid in respect of covenants not to compete, consulting agreements that should be recorded on the financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries in accordance with GAAP, and other affiliated contracts in connection with such Acquisition, and (vi) the aggregate fair market value of all other consideration given by the Company or any Subsidiary in connection with such Acquisition; provided that (x) the Cost of Acquisition shall not include the purchase price of floored vehicles acquired in connection with such Acquisition, (y) to the extent such Acquisition (or any other Acquisition or proposed Acquisition included in the calculation of any threshold set forth in Section 6.14 or 7.12) includes the purchase or leasing of any real property, the
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consideration attributable to such real property shall be excluded from the calculation of Cost of Acquisition, and (z) amounts under clause (iv) above shall be excluded from the calculation of Cost of Acquisition to the extent that such amounts as of the date of entering into any agreement with respect to such Acquisition are not reasonably expected to exceed $5,000,000 in the aggregate (each such determination for each applicable year of earnouts and other contingent obligations with respect to the applicable Acquisition to be based on the reasonably expected operations and financial condition of the Company and its Subsidiaries during the first year after the date of the applicable Acquisition). For purposes of determining the Cost of Acquisition for any transaction, the Equity Interests of the Company shall be valued in accordance with GAAP.
Covered Entity” has the meaning specified in Section 10.21.
Credit Extension” means a Borrowing.
Debtor Relief Laws” means the Bankruptcy Code of the United States, and all other liquidation, conservatorship, bankruptcy, assignment for the benefit of creditors, moratorium, rearrangement, receivership, insolvency, reorganization, or similar debtor relief Laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdictions from time to time in effect and affecting the rights of creditors generally.
Deemed Floored means, (i) with respect to each New Vehicle, the date the initial New Vehicle Floorplan Borrowing is deemed to be made with respect to such New Vehicle by a New Vehicle Floorplan Lender, including the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, under the New Vehicle Floorplan Facility and (ii) with respect to each Used Vehicle, the date the initial Used Vehicle Floorplan Borrowing is deemed to be made with respect to such Used Vehicle by a Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender, including the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, under the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility. Used Vehicles financed as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date after giving effect to Amendment No. 2 shall be “Deemed Floored” as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date.
Default” means any event or condition that constitutes a New Vehicle Event of Default or a Used Vehicle Event of Default or that, with the giving of any notice, the passage of time, or both, would be a New Vehicle Event of Default or a Used Vehicle Event of Default.
Default Rate” means an interest rate equal to (i) the Base Rate plus (ii) the Applicable Rate, if any, applicable to Base Rate Loans plus (iii) 2% per annum; provided, however, that with respect to a Eurodollar Rate Loan, the Default Rate shall be an interest rate equal to the interest rate (including any Applicable Rate) otherwise applicable to such Loan plus 2% per annum.
Defaulting Lender” means, subject to Section 2.24(b), any Lender that, as determined by the Administrative Agent, (a) has failed to perform any of its funding obligations hereunder including in respect of its Loans hereunder or participations in respect of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, or has failed to perform any of its funding obligations under the Revolving Credit Agreement including in respect of its Revolving Facility Loans (as defined in the Revolving Credit Agreement) thereunder, in each case within three Business Days of the date required to be funded by it hereunder or thereunder unless such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Company in writing that such
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failure is the result of such Lender’s determination that one or more conditions precedent to funding (each of which conditions precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in writing) has not been satisfied, (b) has notified any Borrower or the Administrative Agent that it does not intend to comply with any such funding obligations or has made a public statement to that effect (unless such writing or public statement relates to such Lender’s obligation to fund a Loan hereunder and states that such position is based on such Lender’s determination that a condition precedent to funding (which condition precedent, together with any applicable default, shall be specifically identified in such writing or public statement) cannot be satisfied) with respect to its funding obligations hereunder, thereunder or generally under other agreements in which it commits to extend credit, (c) has failed, within three Business Days after request by the Administrative Agent, to confirm in a manner satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, that it will comply with such funding obligations (provided that such Lender shall cease to be a Defaulting Lender pursuant to this clause (c) upon receipt of such written confirmation by the Administrative Agent and the Company), or (d) has, or has a direct or indirect parent company that has, (i) become the subject of a proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law, (ii) had appointed for it a receiver, custodian, conservator, trustee, administrator, assignee for the benefit of creditors or similar Person charged with reorganization or liquidation of its business or assets, including the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other state or federal regulatory authority acting in such a capacity, a custodian appointed for it, or (iii) become the subject of a Bail-In Action; provided that a Lender shall not be a Defaulting Lender solely by virtue of the ownership or acquisition of any Equity Interest in such Lender or any direct or indirect parent company thereof by a Governmental Authority so long as such ownership interest does not result in or provide such Lender with immunity from the jurisdiction of courts within the United States or from the enforcement of judgments or writs of attachment on its assets or permit such Lender (or such Governmental Authority) to reject, repudiate, disavow or disaffirm any contracts or agreements made with such Lender. Any determination by the Administrative Agent that a Lender is a Defaulting Lender under any one or more of clauses (a) through (d) above, and of the effective date of such status, shall be conclusive and binding absent manifest error, and such Lender shall be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender (subject to Section 2.24(b)) as of the date established therefor by the Administrative Agent in a written notice of such determination, which shall be delivered by the Administrative Agent to the Company, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and each other Lender promptly following such determination.
Demonstrator” means a New Vehicle that (i) has not been previously titled (other than to a New Vehicle Borrower in accordance with applicable law), (ii) is the then current model year or last model year, (iii) has an odometer reading of less than 7500 miles and (iv) is designated by the applicable New Vehicle Borrower as such.
Designated Jurisdiction” means any country or territory to the extent that such country or territory itself is the subject of any Sanction.
Disposition” or “Dispose” means the sale, transfer, license, lease or other disposition (including any sale and leaseback transaction) of any property by any Person, including any sale, assignment, transfer or other disposal, with or without recourse, of any notes or accounts receivable or any rights and claims associated therewith.
Dividing Person” has the meaning assigned to it in the definition of “Division.”
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Division” means the division of the assets, liabilities and/or obligations of a Person (the “Dividing Person”) among two or more Persons (whether pursuant to a “plan of division” or similar arrangement), which may or may not include the Dividing Person and pursuant to which the Dividing Person may or may not survive.
Dollar” and “$” mean lawful money of the United States.
Dual Subsidiary” means a Subsidiary which (i) operates more than one franchised vehicle dealership and (ii) has entered into separate floorplan financing arrangements with either (A) more than one Silo Lender or (B) the Lenders and at least one Silo Lender. The Dual Subsidiaries as of the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date are set forth on Schedule 1.01B. The Company may designate other Subsidiaries as Dual Subsidiaries from time to time in accordance with Sections 2.22 and 7.17.
EEA Financial Institution” means (a) any credit institution or investment firm established in any EEA Member Country which is subject to the supervision of an EEA Resolution Authority, (b) any entity established in an EEA Member Country which is a parent of an institution described in clause (a) of this definition, or (c) any financial institution established in an EEA Member Country which is a Subsidiary of an institution described in clauses (a) or (b) of this definition and is subject to consolidated supervision with its parent.
EEA Member Country” means any of the member states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.
EEA Resolution Authority” means any public administrative authority or any Person entrusted with public administrative authority of any EEA Member Country (including any delegee) having responsibility for the resolution of any EEA Financial Institution.
Eligible Assignee” means any Person that meets the requirements to be an assignee under Section 10.06(b)(iii) and (v) (subject to such consents, if any, as may be required under Section 10.06(b)(iii)).
Environmental Laws” means any and all Federal, state, local, and foreign statutes, laws, regulations, ordinances, rules, judgments, orders, decrees, permits, licenses, agreements or governmental restrictions relating to pollution and the protection of the environment or the release of any materials into the environment, including those related to hazardous substances or wastes, air emissions and discharges to waste or public systems.
Environmental Liability” means any liability, contingent or otherwise (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties or indemnities), of the Company, any other Loan Party or any of their respective Subsidiaries directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) violation of any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal of any Hazardous Materials, (c) exposure to any Hazardous Materials, (d) the release or threatened release of any Hazardous Materials or (e) any contract, agreement or other consensual arrangement pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the foregoing.
Equity Interests” means, with respect to any Person, all of the shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the warrants, options or other rights
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for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person, all of the securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of capital stock of (or other ownership or profit interests in) such Person or warrants, rights or options for the purchase or acquisition from such Person of such shares (or such other interests), and all of the other ownership or profit interests in such Person (including partnership, member or trust interests therein), whether voting or nonvoting, and whether or not such shares, warrants, options, rights or other interests are outstanding on any date of determination.
ERISA” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
ERISA Affiliate” means any trade or business (whether or not incorporated) under common control with the Company within the meaning of Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code (and Sections 414(m) and (o) of the Code for purposes of provisions relating to Section 412 of the Code).
ERISA Event” means (a) a Reportable Event with respect to a Pension Plan; (b) the withdrawal of any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from a Pension Plan subject to Section 4063 of ERISA during a plan year in which such entity was a “substantial employer” as defined in Section 4001(a)(2) of ERISA or a cessation of operations that is treated as such a withdrawal under Section 4062(e) of ERISA that has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in liability of any Borrower under Title IV of ERISA in excess of $1,000,000; (c) a complete or partial withdrawal by any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate from a Multiemployer Plan that has resulted or could reasonably be expected to result in liability of any Borrower under Title IV of ERISA in excess of (i) in the case of the Automotive Industries Pension Trust Fund (EIN # 94-1133245), Plan No. 001, $25,000,000 and (ii) in all other cases, $1,000,000; (d) the filing of a notice of intent to terminate or the treatment of a Pension Plan amendment as a termination under Section 4041 or 4041A of ERISA; (e) the institution by the PBGC of proceedings to terminate a Pension Plan, Multiemployer Plan or Multiple Employer Plan; (f) any event or condition which is reasonably likely to constitute grounds under Section 4042 of ERISA for the termination of, or the appointment of a trustee to administer, any Pension Plan of any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate; (g) except as set forth on Schedule 1.01C, the determination that any Pension Plan, Multiemployer Plan or Multiple Employer Plan is considered an at-risk plan or a plan in endangered or critical status within the meaning of Sections 430, 431 and 432 of the Code or Sections 303, 304 and 305 of ERISA; or (h) the imposition of any liability under Title IV of ERISA, other than for PBGC premiums due but not delinquent under Section 4007 of ERISA, upon any Borrower or any ERISA Affiliate in excess of (i) in the case of the Automotive Industries Pension Trust Fund (EIN # 94-1133245), Plan No. 001, $25,000,000 and (ii) in all other cases, $1,000,000.
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 Rate” means,
(a)    for any Interest Period with respect to a Eurodollar Rate Loan, the rate per annum equal to the London Interbank Offered Rate as administered by ICE Benchmark Administration (or any other Person that takes over the administration of such rate for U.S. Dollars for a period equal in length to such Interest Period) (“LIBOR”), as published on the applicable Bloomberg
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screen page (or such other commercially available source providing such quotations as may be designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time) at approximately 11:00 a.m., London time, two London Banking Days prior to the commencement of such Interest Period, for Dollar deposits (for delivery on the first day of such Interest Period) with a term equivalent to such Interest Period; and
(b)    for any interest calculation with respect to a Base Rate Loan on any date, the rate per annum equal to LIBOR, at or about 11:00 a.m., London time determined two London Banking Days prior to such date for U.S. Dollar deposits with a term of one month commencing that day;
provided that, if the Eurodollar Rate shall be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed zero for purposes of this Agreement.
A Loan bearing interest at the Eurodollar Rate may be (a) borrowed on a day other than the first day of the applicable Interest Period and (b) repaid or converted to a different Type of Loan on a day other than the last day of an Interest Period without giving rise to any additional payment for “break funding” losses.
Eurodollar Rate Committed Loan” means a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan, as the context may require, that bears interest at a rate based on clause (a) of the definition of “Eurodollar Rate.”
Eurodollar Rate Loan” means a Eurodollar Rate Committed Loan or a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan or a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan that bears interest at a rate based on clause (a) of the definition of “Eurodollar Rate.”
Event of Default” means either a New Vehicle Event of Default or a Used Vehicle Event of Default.
Excluded Investment” means (i) any Investment in the Company, any Restricted Subsidiary or any Person which, as a result of such Investment, (a) becomes a Restricted Subsidiary or (b) is merged or consolidated with or into, or transfers or conveys substantially all of its assets to, or is liquidated into, the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary; (ii) Indebtedness of the Company owing to a Restricted Subsidiary, Indebtedness of a Restricted Subsidiary owing to another Restricted Subsidiary, or guarantees by a Restricted Subsidiary of the Indenture Notes; (iii) Investments in any of the Indenture Notes; (iv) Temporary Cash Investments; (v) Investments acquired by the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary in connection with an asset sale permitted by the Indenture to the extent such Investments are non-cash proceeds; (vi) any Investment to the extent the consideration therefor consists of Qualified Capital Stock of the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary; (vii) Investments representing Capital Stock or obligations issued to the Company or any Restricted Subsidiary in the ordinary course of the good faith settlement of claims against any other Person by reason of a composition or readjustment of debt or a reorganization of any debtor or any Restricted Subsidiary; (viii) prepaid expenses advanced to employees in the ordinary course of business or other loans or advances to employees in the ordinary course of business not to exceed $1.0 million in the aggregate at any one time outstanding; (ix) Investments in existence on May 9, 2013; (x) deposits, including interest-bearing deposits, maintained in the ordinary course of business in banks or with floor
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plan lenders; endorsements for collection or deposit in the ordinary course of business by such Person of bank drafts and similar negotiable instruments of such other Person received as payment for ordinary course of business trade receivables; (xi) Investments acquired in exchange for the issuance of Capital Stock (other than Redeemable Capital Stock or Preferred Stock) of the Company or acquired with the net cash proceeds received by the Company after the date of this Agreement from the issuance and sale of Capital Stock (other than Redeemable Capital Stock or Preferred Stock); provided that such net cash proceeds are used to make such Investment within 10 days of the receipt thereof; (xii) Investments in prepaid expenses, negotiable instruments held for collection and lease, utility and worker’s compensation, performance and other similar deposits provided to third parties in the ordinary course of business; (xiii) consumer loans and leases entered into, purchased or otherwise acquired by the Company or its Subsidiaries, as lender, lessor or assignee, as applicable, in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practices; (xiv) items described in clause (c) of the definition of “Investment”; and (xv) in addition to the Investments described in clauses (i) through (xiv) above, Investments in an amount not to exceed the greater of (a) $25.0 million and (b) 1% of the Company’s consolidated tangible assets in the aggregate at any one time outstanding.
Excluded Real Estate Collateral” shall mean Eligible Borrowing Base Real Estate (as such term is defined in the Revolving Credit Agreement), and any related contracts, real property rights, fixtures, or proceeds thereof located at, attached to, or relating to any Eligible Borrowing Base Real Estate.
Excluded Taxes” means any of the following Taxes imposed on or with respect to any Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to a Recipient, (a) Taxes imposed on or measured by net income (however denominated), franchise Taxes, and branch profits Taxes, in each case, (i) imposed as a result of such Recipient being organized under the laws of, or having its principal office or, in the case of any Lender, its Lending Office located in, the jurisdiction imposing such Tax (or any political subdivision thereof) or (ii) that are Other Connection Taxes, (b) in the case of a Lender, U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed on amounts payable to or for the account of such Lender with respect to an applicable interest in a Loan or Commitment pursuant to a law in effect on the date on which (i) such Lender acquires such interest in the Loan or Commitment (other than pursuant to an assignment request by any Borrower under Section 10.13) or (ii) such Lender changes its Lending Office, except in each case to the extent that, pursuant to Section 3.01(a)(ii), (a)(iii) or (c), amounts with respect to such Taxes were payable either to such Lender's assignor immediately before such Lender became a party hereto or to such Lender immediately before it changed its Lending Office, (c) Taxes attributable to such Recipient’s failure to comply with Section 3.01(e) and (d) any U.S. federal withholding Taxes imposed pursuant to FATCA.
Existing Credit Agreement” has the meaning specified in the recitals hereto.
Facility Termination Date” means the date as of which all of the following shall have occurred: (a) the Company and the Borrowers shall have permanently terminated the credit facilities under the Loan Documents by final payment in full of all Outstanding Amounts, together with all accrued and unpaid interest and fees thereon; (b) all Commitments shall have terminated or expired; and (c) the Company and each other Loan Party shall have fully, finally and irrevocably paid and satisfied in full all of their respective Obligations and liabilities arising under the Loan Documents, (except for future obligations consisting of continuing indemnities
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and other contingent Obligations of the Company or any Loan Party that may be owing to the Administrative Agent, the Revolving Administrative Agent, any of their respective Related Parties or any Lender pursuant to the Loan Documents and expressly survive termination of this Agreement or any other Loan Document).
FASB ASC” means the Accounting Standards Codification of the Financial Accounting Standards Board.
FATCA” means Sections 1471 through 1474 of the Code, as of the date of this Agreement (or any amended or successor version that is substantively comparable and not materially more onerous to comply with) and any current or future regulations or official interpretations thereof and any agreements entered into pursuant to Section 1471(b)(1) of the Code and any fiscal or regulatory legislation, rules or practices adopted pursuant to any intergovernmental agreement, treaty or convention among Governmental Authorities entered into in connection with the implementation of the foregoing.
Federal Funds Rate” means, for any day, the rate per annum calculated by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York based on such day’s federal funds transactions by depository institutions (as determined in such manner as the Federal Reserve Bank of New York shall set forth on its public website from time to time) and published on the next succeeding Business Day by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as the federal funds effective rate; provided that if the Federal Funds Rate as so determined would be less than zero, such rate shall be deemed to be zero for purposes of this Agreement.
Fleet Vehicle” means one of a large group of New Vehicles sold to a Person (e.g., a rental car agency) which purchases in excess of ten (10) Vehicles per purchase contract for commercial use.
Flood Hazard Property” means any real property with respect to which the Administrative Agent requests a flood hazard determination in its sole discretion and which is determined to be in an area designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as having special flood or mudslide hazards.
Flood Requirements” means the following, with respect to any Flood Hazard Property, in each case in form and substance satisfactory to the Lenders: (a) the applicable Loan Party’s written acknowledgment of receipt of written notification from the Administrative Agent (i) as to the fact that such real property is a Flood Hazard Property and (ii) as to whether the community in which each such Flood Hazard Property is located is participating in the National Flood Insurance Program and (b) such other flood hazard determination forms, notices and confirmations thereof as requested by the Lenders and naming the Administrative Agent as loss payee on behalf of the Lenders; and (c) property level information sufficient for the Lenders to determine the adequacy of flood insurance.
Floorplan On-line System” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.05.
Foreign Lender” means (a) with respect to any Borrower that is a U.S. Person, a Lender that is not a U.S. Person, and (b) with respect to any Borrower that is not a U.S. Person, a Lender that is resident or organized under laws of a jurisdiction other than that in which such Borrower
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is resident for tax purposes. For purposes of this definition, the United States, each State thereof and the District of Columbia shall be deemed to constitute a single jurisdiction.
Foreign Person” means any Person that is organized under the laws of any jurisdiction other than the District of Columbia or any of the states of the United States.
Framework Agreement” means a framework agreement, in each case between a Loan Party and a manufacturer or distributor of New Vehicles.
The term “franchise” when used with respect to any vehicle manufacturer or distributor shall be deemed to include each dealership that is authorized by a Franchise Agreement to sell New Vehicles manufactured or distributed by such manufacturer or distributor, whether or not such dealership is expressly referred to as a franchise in the respective Franchise Agreement or Framework Agreement.
Franchise Agreement” means a franchise agreement, in each case between a Loan Party and a manufacturer or distributor of New Vehicles.

FRB” means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System of the United States.
Fronting Exposure” means, at any time there is a Defaulting Lender, (a) with respect to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Applicable Percentage of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans other than New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans as to which (i) such Defaulting Lender’s participation obligation has been reallocated pursuant to Section 2.24(a)(iv), or (ii) Cash Collateral or other credit support acceptable to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall have been provided in accordance with Section 2.24, and (b) with respect to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, such Defaulting Lender’s Applicable Percentage of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans other than Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans as to which (i) such Defaulting Lender’s participation obligation has been reallocated pursuant to Section 2.24(a)(iv), or (ii) Cash Collateral or other credit support acceptable to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall have been provided in accordance with Section 2.24.
Fund” means any Person (other than a natural Person) that is (or will be) engaged in making, purchasing, holding or otherwise investing in commercial loans and similar extensions of credit in the ordinary course of its activities.
GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States set forth in the opinions and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and statements and pronouncements of the Financial Accounting Standards Board or such other principles as may be approved by a significant segment of the accounting profession in the United States, that are applicable to the circumstances as of the date of determination, consistently applied.
Governmental Authority” means the government of the United States or any other nation, or of any political subdivision thereof, whether state or local, and any agency, authority, instrumentality, regulatory body, court, central bank or other entity exercising executive, legislative, judicial, taxing, regulatory or administrative powers or functions of or pertaining to
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government (including any supra-national bodies such as the European Union or the European Central Bank).
Grantor” has the meaning specified in Section 2A.03.
Guarantee” means, as to any Person, any (a) any obligation, contingent or otherwise, of such Person guaranteeing or having the economic effect of guaranteeing any Indebtedness or other obligation payable or performable by another Person (the “primary obligor”) in any manner, whether directly or indirectly, and including any obligation of such Person, direct or indirect, (i) to purchase or pay (or advance or supply funds for the purchase or payment of) such Indebtedness or other obligation, (ii) to purchase or lease property, securities or services for the purpose of assuring the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance of such Indebtedness or other obligation, (iii) to maintain working capital, equity capital or any other financial statement condition or liquidity or level of income or cash flow of the primary obligor so as to enable the primary obligor to pay such Indebtedness or other obligation, or (iv) entered into for the purpose of assuring in any other manner the obligee in respect of such Indebtedness or other obligation of the payment or performance thereof or to protect such obligee against loss in respect thereof (in whole or in part), or (b) any Lien on any assets of such Person securing any Indebtedness or other obligation of any other Person, whether or not such Indebtedness or other obligation is assumed by such Person (or any right, contingent or otherwise, of any holder of such Indebtedness to obtain any such Lien). The amount of any Guarantee shall be deemed to be an amount equal to the stated or determinable amount of the related primary obligation, or portion thereof, in respect of which such Guarantee is made or, if not stated or determinable, the maximum reasonably anticipated liability in respect thereof as determined by the guaranteeing Person in good faith. The term “Guarantee” as a verb has a corresponding meaning.
Guaranties” means, collectively, the Company Guaranty and the Subsidiary Guaranty.
Guarantors” means, collectively, (a) the Company and (b) the Subsidiary Guarantors.
Hazardous Materials” means all explosive or radioactive substances or wastes and all hazardous or toxic substances, wastes or other pollutants, including petroleum or petroleum distillates, asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, polychlorinated biphenyls, radon gas, infectious or medical wastes and all other substances or wastes of any nature regulated pursuant to any Environmental Law.
Impacted Loans” has the meaning specified in Section 3.03(a).
Indebtedness” means, as to any Person at a particular time, without duplication, all of the following, whether or not included as indebtedness or liabilities in accordance with GAAP:
(a)    all obligations of such Person for borrowed money and all obligations of such Person evidenced by bonds, debentures, notes, loan agreements or other similar instruments;
(b)    all direct or contingent obligations of such Person arising under letters of credit (including standby and commercial), bankers’ acceptances, bank guaranties, surety bonds and similar instruments;
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(c)    net obligations of such Person under any Swap Contract;
(d)    all obligations of such Person to pay the deferred purchase price of property or services (other than trade accounts payable in the ordinary course of business and, in each case, not past due for more than 60 days after the date on which such trade account payable was created);
(e)    indebtedness (excluding prepaid interest thereon) secured by a Lien on property owned or being purchased by such Person (including indebtedness arising under conditional sales or other title retention agreements), whether or not such indebtedness shall have been assumed by such Person or is limited in recourse;
(f)    capital leases and Synthetic Lease Obligations;
(g)    all obligations of such Person to purchase, redeem, retire, defease or otherwise make any payment in respect of any Equity Interest in such Person or any other Person, valued, in the case of a redeemable preferred interest, at the greater of its voluntary or involuntary liquidation preference plus accrued and unpaid dividends; and
(h)    all Guarantees of such Person in respect of any of the foregoing.
For all purposes hereof, the Indebtedness of any Person shall include the Indebtedness of any partnership or joint venture (other than a joint venture that is itself a corporation or limited liability company) in which such Person is a general partner or a joint venturer, unless such Indebtedness is expressly made non-recourse to such Person. The amount of any net obligation under any Swap Contract on any date shall be deemed to be the Swap Termination Value thereof as of such date. The amount of any capital lease or Synthetic Lease Obligation as of any date shall be deemed to be the amount of Attributable Indebtedness in respect thereof as of such date.
Indemnified Taxes” means (a) Taxes other than Excluded Taxes, imposed on or with respect to any payment made by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party under any Loan Document and (b) to the extent not otherwise described in (a), Other Taxes.
Indemnitees” has the meaning specified in Section 10.04(b).
Indenture” means that certain 6.125% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2027 Indenture, dated as of March 10, 2017, by and among the Company, the guarantors named therein and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee.
Indenture Notes” means the notes issued pursuant to the Indenture.
Information” has the meaning specified in Section 10.07.
Interest Payment Date” means the Automatic Debit Date of each calendar month.
Interest Period” means a period of approximately one month commencing on the first Business Day of each month and ending on the first Business Day of the following month.
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Internal Control Event” means a material weakness in, or fraud that involves management or other employees who have a significant role in, the Company’s internal controls over financial reporting, in each case as described in the Securities Laws.
Inventory” has the meaning given such term in Section 9-102 of the UCC.
Investment” means, as to any Person, any direct or indirect acquisition or investment by such Person, whether by means of (a) the purchase or other acquisition of capital stock or other securities of another Person, (b) a loan, advance or capital contribution to, Guarantee or assumption of debt of, or purchase or other acquisition of any other debt or equity participation or interest in, another Person, including any partnership or joint venture interest in such other Person and any arrangement pursuant to which the investor Guarantees Indebtedness of such other Person, or (c) the purchase or other acquisition (in one transaction or a series of transactions) of assets of another Person that constitute a business unit. For purposes of covenant compliance, the amount of any Investment shall be the amount actually invested, without adjustment for subsequent increases or decreases in the value of such Investment.
IP Rights” has the meaning specified in Section 5.17.
IRS” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.
Joinder Agreement” means each Floorplan Joinder Agreement, substantially in the form of Exhibit H, executed and delivered by a Subsidiary or any other Person to the Administrative Agent and the Revolving Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Parties, pursuant to Section 6.14.

Landlord Waiver” means, as to any leasehold interest of a Loan Party, a landlord waiver and consent agreement executed by the landlord of such leasehold interest, in each case in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
Laws” means, collectively, all international, foreign, Federal, state and local statutes, treaties, rules, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, codes and administrative or judicial precedents or authorities, including the interpretation or administration thereof by any Governmental Authority charged with the enforcement, interpretation or administration thereof, and all applicable administrative orders, directed duties, requests, licenses, authorizations and permits of, and agreements with, any Governmental Authority, in each case whether or not having the force of law.
Lender” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto and, as the context requires, includes the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender.
Lending Office” means, as to any Lender, the office or offices of such Lender described as such in such Lender’s Administrative Questionnaire, or such other office or offices as a Lender may from time to time notify the Company and the Administrative Agent, which office may include any Affiliate of such Lender or any domestic or foreign branch of such Lender or
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such Affiliate. Unless the context otherwise requires each reference to a Lender shall include its applicable Lending Office.
LIBOR” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Eurodollar Rate”.
LIBOR Screen Rate” means the LIBOR quote on the applicable screen page the Administrative Agent designates to determine LIBOR (or such other commercially available source providing such quotations as may be designated by the Administrative Agent from time to time).
LIBOR Successor Rate” has the meaning specified in Section 3.03(c).
LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes” means, with respect to any proposed LIBOR Successor Rate, any conforming changes to the definition of Base Rate, Interest Period, timing and frequency of determining rates and making payments of interest and other technical, administrative or operational matters as may be appropriate, in the reasonable discretion of the Administrative Agent, to reflect the adoption and implementation of such LIBOR 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 determines that adoption of any portion of such market practice is not administratively feasible or that no market practice for the administration of such LIBOR Successor Rate exists, in such other manner of administration as the Administrative Agent determines is reasonably necessary in connection with the administration of this Agreement).
Lien” means any mortgage, pledge, hypothecation, assignment, deposit arrangement, encumbrance, lien (statutory or other), charge, or preference, priority or other security interest or preferential arrangement in the nature of a security interest of any kind or nature whatsoever (including any conditional sale or other title retention agreement, any easement, right of way or other encumbrance on title to real property, and any financing lease having substantially the same economic effect as any of the foregoing).
Loan” means a New Vehicle Floorplan Loan or a Used Vehicle Floorplan Loan, as the context may require.
Loan Documents” means, collectively, this Agreement, each Note, each Payment Commitment, each Payoff Letter Commitment, each Auction Agreement, the Security Agreement, each Joinder Agreement, each other Security Instrument, each Guaranty, the Bank of America Letter and any agreement creating or perfecting rights in Cash Collateral or other credit support pursuant to the provisions of Section 2.234 of this Agreement.
Loan Parties” means, collectively, the Company, each New Vehicle Borrower, each Used Vehicle Borrower, each Guarantor, each party executing the Security Agreement as a “Floorplan Subsidiary Grantor” and each Person (other than the Administrative Agent, the Revolving Administrative Agent, any Lender, any Silo Lender or any landlord executing a Landlord Waiver) executing any other Security Instrument.
London Banking Day” means any day on which dealings in Dollar deposits are conducted by and between banks in the London interbank eurodollar market.

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Master Intercreditor Agreement” means that certain Amended and Restated Intercreditor Agreement dated as of July 8, 2011 among the Administrative Agent, the Revolving Administrative Agent and the Silo Lenders and acknowledged by the Company on behalf of itself and its Subsidiaries substantially in the form of Exhibit M, and the exhibits thereto, as such agreement may be supplemented from time to time by execution and delivery of joinder agreements thereto and revised exhibits in accordance with the terms thereof, and as otherwise supplemented, amended or modified from time to time.

Material Adverse Effect” means (a) a material adverse effect on (i) the business, assets, properties, liabilities (actual or contingent), operations or condition (financial or otherwise) of the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, or (ii) the ability of the Borrowers, the Guarantors and the other Loan Parties, taken as a whole, to perform their respective obligations under any Loan Document to which any of them is a party (unless such Borrower, Guarantor or other Loan Party has repaid in full all of its respective Obligations and is no longer a Loan Party in accordance with the terms of this Agreement and the other Loan Documents) or (b) an adverse effect on the rights and remedies of the Administrative Agent, the Revolving Administrative Agent (in its capacity as collateral agent for the Secured Parties) or the Lenders under the Loan Documents.
Maturity Date” means November 30, 2022; provided that if any date determined to be a “Maturity Date” is not a Business Day, such Maturity Date shall be the next preceding Business Day.

Multiemployer Plan” means any employee benefit plan of the type described in Section 4001(a)(3) of ERISA, to which the Company or any ERISA Affiliate makes or is obligated to make contributions, or during the preceding five plan years, has made or been obligated to make contributions.
Multiple Employer Plan” shall mean a Plan which has two or more contributing sponsors (including the Company or any ERISA Affiliate) at least two of whom are not under common control, as such a plan is described in Section 4064 of ERISA.
Net Book Value” means, (i) for any contract-in-transit, the net book value of such contract-in-transit as reflected on the books of the Company in accordance with GAAP, and (ii) for any Vehicle, the net book value of such Vehicle as reflected on the books of the Company in accordance with GAAP, after netting out (without limitation) (a) the cost of payoff of any Lien (including any consumer Lien) on such Vehicle excluding the Lien of the Administrative Agent under the Loan Documents and (b) reserves maintained in accordance with the Company’s internal accounting policies; provided that, in no event shall “Net Book Value” of any asset described herein exceed the value of such asset reflected on the books of the Company and its Subsidiaries.
Net Cash Proceeds” means, with respect to any Disposition by any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, the excess, if any, of:
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(i)    the sum of cash and cash equivalents received in connection with such transaction (including any cash or cash equivalents received by way of deferred payment pursuant to, or by monetization of, a note receivable or otherwise, but only as and when so received) over
(ii)    the sum of
(A) (1) any Indebtedness that is secured by the applicable asset and that is required to be repaid in connection with such transaction (including any new or used vehicle floorplan loans or any Permitted Real Estate Indebtedness required to be repaid in connection therewith), and (2) any net obligations of such Person under any Swap Contract that relates to such Indebtedness and is also required by the terms of such Swap Contract to be repaid,
(B) the reasonable and customary out-of-pocket expenses incurred by such Loan Party or such Subsidiary in connection with such transaction, and
(C) income taxes reasonably estimated to be actually payable within two years of the date of the relevant transaction as a result of any gain recognized in connection therewith; provided that, if the amount of any estimated taxes pursuant to subclause (C) exceeds the amount of taxes actually required to be paid in cash in respect of such Disposition, the aggregate amount of such excess shall constitute Net Cash Proceeds.
New Vehicle” means a Vehicle which has never been owned except by a manufacturer, distributor or dealer and (except in the case of Service Loaner Vehicles) has never been registered, and (notwithstanding clause (c) of the definition of “Vehicle”) includes Rental Vehicles, Demonstrators and Service Loaner Vehicles, in each case whether or not held for sale.
New Vehicle Borrower” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto; provided that, subject to Section 2.22, in no event shall a Foreign Person, an Unrestricted Subsidiary or a Silo Subsidiary be a “New Vehicle Borrower”.
New Vehicle Borrower Notice” has the meaning specified in Section 2.20(b).
New Vehicle Event of Default” has the meaning specified in Section 8.03.
New Vehicle Floorplan Borrowing” means a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing or a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing, as the context may require.
New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment” means, as to each Lender, its obligation to (a) make New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans to the New Vehicle Borrowers pursuant to Section 2.01, and (b) purchase participations in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed the amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01A or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with this Agreement.
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New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of the same Type made by each of the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders pursuant to Section 2.01.
New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.01.
New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice” means a notice of (a) a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing, or (b) a conversion of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans from one Type to the other, pursuant to Section 2.02, which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit A-1 or such other form as may be approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent), appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the Company.
New Vehicle Floorplan Facility” means the new vehicle floorplan facility described in Sections 2.01 through 2.05 providing for New Vehicle Floorplan Loans to the New Vehicle Borrowers by the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders.
New Vehicle Floorplan Lender” means each Lender that has a New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment or, following termination of the New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, has New Vehicle Floorplan Loans outstanding.
New Vehicle Floorplan Loan” means an extension of credit by a New Vehicle Floorplan Lender to a New Vehicle Borrower under Article II in the form of a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan.
New Vehicle Floorplan Operations Group” means the group at Bank of America that operates and administers the New Vehicle Floorplan Facility.
New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft” has the meaning specified in Section 2.04.
New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line” means the revolving credit facility made available by the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender pursuant to Section 2.03.
New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing” means a borrowing of a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan pursuant to Section 2.03.
New Vehicle Swing Line Lender” means Bank of America in its capacity as provider of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, or any successor new vehicle swing line lender hereunder.
New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.03(a).
New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice” means a notice of a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing pursuant to Section 2.03(b), which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit B-1(a) in the case of a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing and Exhibit B-1(b) in the case of a conversion of any New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan from one Type to the other or such other form as approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the
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Administrative Agent), appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the Company.
New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) $65,000,000 and (b) the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments. The New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments.
Non-Consenting Lender” means any Lender that does not approve any consent, waiver or amendment that (i) requires the approval of all Lenders or all affected Lenders in accordance with the terms of Section 10.01 and (ii) has been approved by the Required Lenders.
Note” means a promissory note made by a Borrower or Borrowers, in favor of a Lender evidencing Loans made by such Lender to such Borrower or Borrowers, as applicable, substantially in the form of Exhibit C.
Notice of Loan Prepayment” means a notice of prepayment with respect to a Loan, which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit P or such other form as may be approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent), appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer.

Obligations” means all advances to, and debts, liabilities, obligations, covenants and duties of, any Loan Party arising under any Loan Document or otherwise with respect to any Loan, whether direct or indirect (including those acquired by assumption), absolute or contingent, due or to become due, now existing or hereafter arising and including interest and fees that accrue after the commencement by or against any Loan Party or any Affiliate thereof of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Laws naming such Person as the debtor in such proceeding, regardless of whether such interest and fees are allowed claims in such proceeding.
OFAC” means the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the United States Department of the Treasury.
Organization Documents” means, (a) with respect to any corporation, the certificate or articles of incorporation and the bylaws (or equivalent or comparable constitutive documents with respect to any non-U.S. jurisdiction); (b) with respect to any limited liability company, the certificate or articles of formation or organization and operating agreement; and (c) with respect to any partnership, joint venture, trust or other form of business entity, the partnership, joint venture or other applicable agreement of formation or organization and any agreement, instrument, filing or notice with respect thereto filed in connection with its formation or organization with the applicable Governmental Authority in the jurisdiction of its formation or organization and, if applicable, any certificate or articles of formation or organization of such entity.
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 to, performed its obligations under, received payments under, received or
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perfected a security interest under, engaged in any other transaction pursuant to or enforced any Loan Document, or sold or assigned an interest in any Loan or Loan Document).
Other Taxes” means all present or future stamp, court or documentary, intangible, recording, filing or similar Taxes that arise from any payment made under, from the execution, delivery, performance, enforcement or registration of, from the receipt or perfection of a security interest under, or otherwise with respect to, any Loan Document, except any such Taxes that are Other Connection Taxes imposed with respect to an assignment (other than an assignment made pursuant to Section 3.05).
Out of Balance” means, with respect to (i) a New Vehicle Floorplan Loan, the outstanding balance thereof has not been paid in accordance with Section 2.11(a)(iii) and (ii) a Used Vehicle Floorplan Loan, the outstanding balance thereof has not been paid in accordance with Section 2.11(a)(iv).
Outstanding Amount” means (i) with respect to New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments or repayments of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, as the case may be, occurring on such date and (ii) with respect to Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans on any date, the aggregate outstanding principal amount thereof after giving effect to any borrowings and prepayments of repayments of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, as the case may be, occurring on such date.
Participant” has the meaning specified in Section 10.06(d).
Participant Register” has the meaning specified in Section 10.06(d).
Payment Commitment” means a written agreement entered into between the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of New Vehicles, or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of Used Vehicles, and a vehicle manufacturer or distributor (and if required pursuant to the terms of the Payment Commitment, the applicable Borrower), providing for advances of the proceeds of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, as applicable, directly by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of New Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of Used Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, to such manufacturer or distributor in payment for the purchase of New Vehicles by the applicable New Vehicle Borrower or Used Vehicles by the applicable Used Vehicle Borrower, respectively.
Payoff Letter Commitment” means a written agreement entered into between the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of New Vehicles, or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of Used Vehicles, and a financial institution (and if required pursuant to the terms of the Payoff Letter Commitment, the applicable Borrower), which agreement is delivered in connection with the payoff of floorplan financing provided by such financial institution and provides for advances of the proceeds of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Swing Line Loans, as applicable, directly by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of New Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of
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Used Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, to such financial institution in order to pay for or refinance the purchase of New Vehicles by the applicable New Vehicle Borrower or Used Vehicles by the applicable Used Vehicle Borrower, respectively.
PBGC” means the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
Pension Act” shall mean the Pension Protection Act of 2006.
Pension Funding Rules” means the rules of the Code and ERISA regarding minimum required contributions (including any installment payment thereof) to Pension Plans and set forth in, with respect to plan years ending prior to the effective date of the Pension Act, Section 412 of the Code and Section 302 of ERISA, each as in effect prior to the Pension Act and, thereafter, Section 412, 430, 431, 432 and 436 of the Code and Sections 302, 303, 304 and 305 of ERISA.
Pension Plan” means any employee pension benefit plan (other than a Multiple Employer Plan or a Multiemployer Plan) that is maintained or is contributed to by any Borrower and any ERISA Affiliate and is either covered by Title IV of ERISA or is subject to the minimum funding standards under Section 412 of the Code.
Permitted Acquisition” means any Acquisition permitted by Section 7.12.
Permitted Disposition” means any Disposition permitted by Section 7.05.
Permitted Real Estate Indebtedness” means Indebtedness of the Company or a Subsidiary owing to non-Affiliated Persons secured solely by Liens on Permitted Real Estate Indebtedness Collateral so long as the amount of such Indebtedness (as measured for any specified real property parcel and improvements (if any) financed thereby) is no greater than eighty-five percent (85%) of the value of such parcel and improvements set forth in an appraisal thereof prepared by a member of the Appraisal Institute and an independent appraisal firm satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and commissioned in connection with such financing, a copy of which such appraisal has been provided to the Administrative Agent upon its request.
Permitted Real Estate Indebtedness Collateral” means, with respect to any particular Permitted Real Estate Indebtedness, the applicable real property used (at the time of the incurrence of such Permitted Real Estate Indebtedness) by a Subsidiary of the Company for the operation of a vehicle dealership or a business ancillary thereto, together with related real property rights, improvements, fixtures (other than trade fixtures), insurance payments, leases and rents related thereto and proceeds thereof; provided that Permitted Real Estate Indebtedness Collateral shall not include Excluded Real Estate Collateral.
Permitted Silo Guaranty” means, with respect to any Permitted Silo Indebtedness provided by any Silo Lender, the guaranty of such Indebtedness by (a) the Company or (b) any Subsidiary that operates one or more dealerships at which New Vehicle floorplan financing is provided by such Silo Lender.
Permitted Silo Indebtedness” means Indebtedness (including Permitted Silo Guaranties but excluding Indebtedness provided pursuant to this Agreement) incurred from time to time by any of the Company’s current or future Subsidiaries consisting of floorplan financing for New Vehicles or Used Vehicles provided by financial institutions or manufacturer-affiliated finance
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companies (“Silo Lenders”) to such Subsidiaries, provided that (i) with respect to financing of Used Vehicles, the proceeds of such financing are used for purchasing and carrying Used Vehicles, (ii) such indebtedness is secured by, in the case of Silo Lenders providing New Vehicle floorplan financing or New Vehicle and Used Vehicle floorplan financing, a lien on certain assets of such Subsidiaries (including New Vehicles and Used Vehicles financed (including related contracts-in-transit) and the proceeds thereof and certain general intangibles, but excluding real property and fixtures (other than trade fixtures)), and (iii) such Silo Lender is a party to and bound by the Master Intercreditor Agreement; provided that, Permitted Silo Indebtedness provided by a Silo Lender may be cross-collateralized with other Permitted Silo Indebtedness provided by such Silo Lender.
Permitted Third Party Service Loaner Indebtedness” means Indebtedness incurred from time to time by any of the Company’s current or future Subsidiaries consisting of financing for Service Loaner Vehicles, which financing is provided by manufacturers, manufacturer affiliated finance companies or other Persons to the Company or such Subsidiary (“Service Loaner Lenders”) so long as (i) such Indebtedness is secured solely by a Lien on said Service Loaner Vehicles so financed by the respective Service Loaner Lenders and the proceeds of such Service Loaner Vehicles, (ii) such Indebtedness is on terms (including pricing terms) that, taken as a whole, are more favorable to the Company and its Subsidiaries than the terms of this Agreement, and (iii) the Company has obtained and delivered to the Administrative Agent an intercreditor agreement executed by such applicable Service Loaner Lender, which intercreditor agreement (x) is in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (y) acknowledges that such Indebtedness is secured solely by a Lien on said Service Loaner Vehicles so financed and the proceeds thereof and (z) does not conflict with or violate the terms of the Master Intercreditor Agreement.
Person” means any natural person, corporation, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, association, company, partnership, Governmental Authority or other entity.
Plan” shall mean any employee benefit plan within the meaning of Section 3(3) of ERISA (generally including a Pension Plan, but excluding a Multiemployer Plan and Multiple Employer Plan), maintained by the Company or, in the case of a Pension Plan, by an ERISA Affiliate, for employees of the Company or any ERISA Affiliate.
Platform” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.
Preferred Stock” means, with respect to any Person, any Capital Stock of any class or classes (however designated) which is preferred as to the payment of dividends or distributions, or as to the distributions of assets upon any voluntary or involuntary liquidation or dissolution of such Person, over the Capital Stock of any other class in such Person.
Pro Forma Compliance” means that the Company and its Subsidiaries are in pro forma compliance with the financial covenants set forth in Section 7.11 calculated as if the event with respect to which Pro Forma Compliance is being tested had occurred on the first day of each relevant period with respect to which current compliance with such financial covenant would be determined (for example, in the case of a financial covenant based on Consolidated EBITDAR, as if such event had occurred on the first day of the four fiscal quarter period ending on the last day of the most recent fiscal quarter in respect of which financial statements have been delivered
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pursuant to Section 6.01(a) or (b)). Pro forma calculations made pursuant to this definition that require calculations of Consolidated EBITDAR on a pro forma basis will be made in accordance with Section 1.04(d).
Pro Forma Compliance Certificate” means, with respect to any event, a duly completed Compliance Certificate demonstrating Pro Forma Compliance for such event.
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.
Public Lender” has the meaning specified in Section 6.02.
Qualified Capital Stock” of any Person means any and all Capital Stock of such Person other than Redeemable Capital Stock.
Recipient” means the Administrative Agent, any Lender or any other recipient of any payment to be made by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party hereunder.
Redeemable Capital Stock” means any Capital Stock that, either by its terms or by the terms of any security into which it is convertible or exchangeable (at the option of the holders thereof), is or upon the happening of an event or passage of time would be, required to be redeemed prior to May 15, 2023 or is redeemable at the option of the holder thereof at any time prior to May 15, 2023 (other than upon a change of control of or sale of assets by the Company in circumstances where a holder of any Indenture Notes would have similar rights), or is convertible into or exchangeable for debt securities at any time prior to any such stated maturity at the option of the holder thereof.
Register” has the meaning specified in Section 10.06(c).
Registered Public Accounting Firm” has the meaning specified in the Securities Laws and shall be independent of the Company as prescribed in the Securities Laws.
Related Acquisition or Related Proposed Acquisition” means, with respect to any specified Acquisition (a “Specified Acquisition”), any other Acquisition, or any proposed Acquisition subject to an Acquisition Arrangement, that in each case (a) is part of a related series of Acquisitions or proposed Acquisitions that includes the Specified Acquisition, (b) involves any seller or transferor that is a seller or transferor (or an Affiliate of a seller or transferor) involved in the Specified Acquisition and (c) occurs or is reasonably expected to occur within six (6) months before or after the date of the Specified Acquisition.
Related Parties” means, with respect to any Person, such Person’s Affiliates and the partners, directors, officers, employees, agents, trustees, administrators, managers, advisors, consultants, service providers and representatives of such Person and of such Person’s Affiliates.
Relevant Governmental Body” means the Federal Reserve Board and/or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, or a committee officially endorsed or convened by the Federal Reserve Board and/or the Federal Reserve Bank of New York for the purpose of recommending a benchmark rate to replace LIBOR in loan agreements similar to this Agreement.
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Removed Franchise” has the meaning specified in Section 2.22(a).
Rental Vehicle” means a New Vehicle less than two years old owned by a New Vehicle Borrower and purchased directly from a manufacturer as a New Vehicle and that is used as a service loaner vehicle or is periodically subject to a rental contract with customers of the New Vehicle Borrower for loaner or rental periods of up to thirty (30) consecutive days or is used by dealership personnel in connection with parts and service operations.
Reportable Event” means any of the events set forth in Section 4043(c) of ERISA, other than events for which the 30 day notice period has been waived.
Request for Borrowing” means (a) with respect to a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing, or conversion of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans, a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice, (b) with respect to a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, or conversion of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice, (c) with respect to a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing, or conversion of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans, a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice, and (d) with respect to a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, or conversion of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice.
Required Financial Information” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Restricted Subsidiary”.
Required Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, at least three (3) Lenders whose Applicable Percentages aggregate at least 50% of the Aggregate Commitments, or, (i) if there are three (3) Lenders on such date of determination, “Required Lenders” shall mean at least two (2) Lenders whose Applicable Percentages aggregate at least 50% of the Aggregate Commitments, (ii) if there is one (1) Lender on such date of determination, “Required Lenders” shall mean such Lender, (iii) if the commitment of each Lender under an Applicable Facility to make Loans have been terminated pursuant to Section 8.02 or 8.04, the Commitments under such Applicable Facility shall be calculated based on the Total New Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings or Total Used Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings (as the case may be) with respect to such Applicable Facility (with the aggregate amount of each Lender’s risk participation and funded participation in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans and Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, as applicable, being deemed “held” by such Lender for purposes of this definition), (iv) the Commitment of, and the portion of the Total Outstandings held or deemed held by, any Defaulting Lender shall be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Lenders, (v) in the event that at the time of such determination any New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft is outstanding, each of (x) the Aggregate Commitments and the Total New Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings, and (y) the Commitment of or Total New Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings held by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender (as the case may be), shall be deemed for purposes of this determination to be increased in the amount of such outstanding New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft and (vi) in the event that at the time of such determination any Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft is outstanding, each of (x) the Aggregate Commitments and the Total Used Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings, and (y) the Commitment of or Total Used Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings held by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender (as the case may be), shall
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be deemed for purposes of this determination to be increased in the amount of such outstanding Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft.
Required New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, at least three (3) New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders whose Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentages aggregate at least 50% of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, provided that, (i) if there are three (3) New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders on such date of determination, “Required New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders” shall mean at least two (2) New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders whose Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentages aggregate at least 50% of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, (ii) if there is one (1) New Vehicle Floorplan Lender on such date of determination, “Required New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders” shall mean such Lender, and (iii) if the commitment of each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender to make New Vehicle Floorplan Loans has been terminated pursuant to Section 8.04, the New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments shall be calculated based on the Total New Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings (with the aggregate amount of each Lender’s risk participation and funded participation in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans being deemed “held” by such Lender for purposes of this definition); provided further that the New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment of, and the portion of the Total New Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings held or deemed held by, any Defaulting Lender shall be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders.
Required Revolving Lenders” has the meaning specified for the term “Required Lenders” in the Revolving Credit Agreement.
Required Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders” means, as of any date of determination, at least three (3) Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders whose Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentages aggregate at least 50% of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, provided that, (i) if there are three (3) Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders on such date of determination, “Required Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders” shall mean at least two (2) Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders whose Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentages aggregate at least 50% of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, (ii) if there is one (1) Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender on such date of determination, “Required Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders” shall mean such Lender, and (iii) if the commitment of each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender to make Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans has been terminated pursuant to Section 8.04, the Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments shall be calculated based on the Total Used Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings (with the aggregate amount of each Lender’s risk participation and funded participation in Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans being deemed “held” by such Lender for purposes of this definition); provided further that the Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment of, and the portion of the Total Used Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings held or deemed held by, any Defaulting Lender shall be excluded for purposes of making a determination of Required Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders.
Resolution Authority” means an EEA Resolution Authority or, with respect to any UK Financial Institution, a UK Resolution Authority.
Responsible Officer” means the chief executive officer, president, chief financial officer, chief accounting officer, treasurer, assistant treasurer or controller of a Loan Party and solely for purposes of the delivery of incumbency certificate pursuant to Section 4.01, the secretary or
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assistant secretary of a Loan Party, and, solely for the purposes of notices given pursuant to Article II, any other officer of the applicable Loan Party so designated by any of the foregoing officers in a notice to the Administrative Agent or any other officer of the applicable Loan Party designated in or pursuant to an agreement between the applicable Loan Party and the Administrative Agent. Any document delivered hereunder that is signed by a Responsible Officer of a Loan Party shall be conclusively presumed to have been authorized by all necessary corporate, partnership and/or other action on the part of such Loan Party and such Responsible Officer shall be conclusively presumed to have acted on behalf of such Loan Party. To the extent requested by the Administrative Agent, each Responsible Officer will provide an incumbency certificate and to the extent requested by the Administrative Agent, appropriate authorization documentation, in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent.
Restricted Payment” means any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, securities or other property) with respect to any capital stock or other Equity Interest of the Company or any Subsidiary, or any payment (whether in cash, securities or other property), including any sinking fund or similar deposit, on account of the purchase, redemption, retirement, acquisition, cancellation or termination of any such capital stock or other Equity Interest, or on account of any return of capital to the stockholders, partners or members (or the equivalent Person thereof) of the Company or any Subsidiary.
Restricted Subsidiary” means each direct or indirect Subsidiary of the Company that (i) has total assets (including Equity Interests in other Persons) of equal to or greater than $10,000 (calculated as of the most recent fiscal period with respect to which the Administrative Agent shall have received financial statements required to be delivered pursuant to Sections 6.01(a) or (b) (or if prior to delivery of any financial statements pursuant to such Sections, then calculated based on the Audited Financial Statements) (the “Required Financial Information”)), or (ii) has revenues (on a consolidated basis with its Subsidiaries) equal to or greater than $10,000 for a period of four consecutive fiscal quarters (calculated for the most recent four fiscal quarter period for which the Administrative Agent has received the Required Financial Information); provided, however, that notwithstanding the foregoing, the term “Restricted Subsidiaries” (i) shall also include any Subsidiaries designated as “Restricted Subsidiaries” pursuant to the definition of “Unrestricted Subsidiaries” and (ii) shall not include any Special Purpose Insurance Captive.
Revolving Administrative Agent” means, as applicable, Bank of America (in its capacity as the administrative agent under the Revolving Credit Agreement or any successor administrative agent under the Revolving Credit Agreement) serving as the collateral agent on behalf of the Secured Parties under the Loan Documents.
Revolving Credit Agreement” means that certain Fourth Amended and Restated Credit Agreement dated as of the date hereof among the Company, the Revolving Administrative Agent and the Revolving Lenders, as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.
Revolving Credit Facility” means the revolving credit facility described in the Revolving Credit Agreement providing for revolving loans to the Company by the Revolving Lenders.
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Revolving Default” has the meaning specified for the term “Default” in the Revolving Credit Agreement.
Revolving Event of Default” has the meaning specified for the term “Event of Default” in the Revolving Credit Agreement.
Revolving Facility Loan” means a loan by a Revolving Lender to the Company under the Revolving Credit Agreement.
Revolving Lender” means each lender that has a commitment under the Revolving Credit Facility or, following termination of such commitments, has Revolving Facility Loans outstanding.
Revolving Loan Documents” has the meaning specified for the term “Loan Documents” in the Revolving Credit Agreement.
Revolving Secured Party” has the meaning specified for the term “Secured Party” in the Revolving Credit Agreement.
Sanction(s)” means any sanction administered or enforced by the United States government (including without limitation, OFAC), the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, Her Majesty’s Treasury or other relevant sanctions authority.
Sarbanes-Oxley” means the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
Scheduled Unavailability Date” has the meaning specified in Section 3.03(c).

SEC” means the Securities and Exchange Commission, or any Governmental Authority succeeding to any of its principal functions.
Secured Parties” means, collectively, with respect to each of the Security Instruments, the Revolving Administrative Agent (in its capacity as collateral agent under the Loan Documents), the Administrative Agent and the Lenders.
Securities Laws” means the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Sarbanes-Oxley and the applicable accounting and auditing principles, rules, standards and practices promulgated, approved or incorporated by the SEC or the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, as each of the foregoing may be amended and in effect on any applicable date hereunder.
Security Agreement” means that certain Fourth Amended and Restated Security Agreement dated as of the Closing Date among the Company, each other Loan Party, the Administrative Agent and the Revolving Administrative Agent, substantially in the form of Exhibit J attached hereto, as supplemented from time to time by the execution and delivery of Joinder Agreements pursuant to Section 6.14, and as otherwise supplemented, amended, or modified from time to time.
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Security Instruments” means, collectively or individually as the context may indicate, the Security Agreement, any Joinder Agreement, the Master Intercreditor Agreement, any Landlord Waiver, and all other agreements (including control agreements), instruments and other documents, whether now existing or hereafter in effect, pursuant to which the Company, any other Loan Party, or any other Person shall grant or convey to the Revolving Administrative Agent or the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Secured Parties, a Lien in, or any other Person shall acknowledge any such Lien in, property as security for all or any portion of the Obligations and any other obligation under any Loan Document.
Service Loaner Lenders” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Permitted Third Party Service Loaner Indebtedness.”
Service Loaner Vehicles” means vehicles which are provided as service loaner vehicles for customers of a Subsidiary that are having their vehicles serviced by such Subsidiary.
Silo Financing Commencement Date” has the meaning specified in Section 2.11(a)(iii)(C).
Silo Lenders” has the meaning specified in the definition of “Permitted Silo Indebtedness.”
Silo Subsidiaries” means, those Subsidiaries (other than Dual Subsidiaries) from time to time obligated pursuant to Permitted Silo Indebtedness as permitted pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, which such Subsidiaries as of the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date are set forth on Schedule 1.01A. The Company may designate other Subsidiaries as Silo Subsidiaries from time to time in accordance with Sections 2.22 and 7.16.

SOFR” with respect to any day means the secured overnight financing rate published for such day by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, as the administrator of the benchmark (or a successor administrator) on the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s website (or any successor source) and, in each case, that has been selected or recommended by the Relevant Governmental Body.
SOFR-Based Rate” means SOFR or Term SOFR.
Solvent” means, when used with respect to any Person, that at the time of determination:
(a)    the fair value of its assets (both at fair valuation and at present fair saleable value on an orderly basis) is in excess of the total amount of its liabilities, including contingent obligations; and
(b)    it is then able and expects to be able to pay its debts as they mature; and
(c)    it has capital sufficient to carry on its business as conducted and as proposed to be conducted.
Sonic Financial” means Sonic Financial Corporation, a North Carolina corporation.
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Special Purpose Insurance Captive” means a Person which (a) at all times shall remain a wholly-owned Subsidiary of a Borrower or a Subsidiary Guarantor, (b) shall not engage in any business other than the provision of dealer physical damage insurance for new vehicle inventory, workers compensation insurance or healthcare insurance to the Company and its Subsidiaries, (c) if organized in North Carolina (or, in any other jurisdiction, to the extent otherwise permitted by Law) has its Equity Interests pledged pursuant to the Pledge Agreement (as defined in the Revolving Credit Agreement) and (d) has not and shall not (i) transfer any funds to any Person other than (x) payment in the ordinary course of business and on customary market terms of liability claims made by third parties against the Company and its Subsidiaries, (y) payment of its own business expenses in the ordinary course of business and on customary market terms, and (z) distributions to any Borrower or any Subsidiary Guarantor; (ii) make any Investment (other than Investments permitted under applicable insurance guidelines and made in the Company’s reasonable business judgment) in any Person, (iii) incur any Indebtedness (other than Indebtedness from time to time owed to the Company or any Subsidiary Guarantor) or grant a Lien on any of its assets (other than to secure Indebtedness owed to the Company or any Subsidiary Guarantor), (iv) provide any compensation to directors or employees other than on customary market terms for captive insurance companies or (v) have its Equity Interests pledged to any Person other than as described in clause (c) above. The parties hereto acknowledge that as of the date hereof, SRM Assurance, Ltd. is a Special Purpose Insurance Captive. A Special Purpose Insurance Captive shall not be permitted to have, acquire or form any direct or indirect Subsidiary.
Specified Investment” means any Investment in any Person other than an Excluded Investment.
Subordinated Indebtedness” means Indebtedness of the Company (which may be guaranteed by the Subsidiaries of the Company on an unsecured, subordinated basis); provided that, (i) such Indebtedness is not secured by any property of the Company or any Subsidiary, and at the time of issuance, (A) does not have a maturity, and does not require any principal payments (whether by scheduled installment, mandatory prepayment or redemption, or the exercise of any put right), earlier than six (6) months following the Maturity Date, (B) has terms (including terms of maturity and amortization) that are typical for indebtedness of such type issued at such time and such terms (other than applicable rates of interest) are otherwise no more restrictive, or less advantageous to the Lenders, than the Loan Documents or are otherwise on terms satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, (C) is subordinated to the Obligations in a manner reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent or has subordination terms substantially similar to those in the Indenture and (D) has customary standstill and blockage provisions with regard to payments and enforcement actions and (ii) after giving effect to the issuance of such Indebtedness, (a) no Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing or would occur as a result therefrom and (b) all other requirements set forth in Section 7.03(i) shall have been met.
Subordinated Indebtedness Prepayment” means any prepayment, redemption, purchase, defeasance, settlement in cash or other satisfaction prior to the scheduled maturity thereof of any Subordinated Indebtedness, provided, however, that “Subordinated Indebtedness Prepayment” shall not include any amount prepaid with the proceeds of the refinancing of such Subordinated Indebtedness with new or additional Subordinated Indebtedness.
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Subsidiary” of a Person means a corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited liability company or other business entity of which a majority of the shares of securities or other interests having ordinary voting power for the election of directors or other governing body (other than securities or interests having such power only by reason of the happening of a contingency) are at the time beneficially owned, or the management of which is otherwise controlled, directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, or both, by such Person. Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to a “Subsidiary” or to “Subsidiaries” shall refer to a Subsidiary or Subsidiaries of the Company and shall include, without limitation, the Unrestricted Subsidiaries.
Subsidiary Guarantors” means, collectively, all Subsidiaries executing a Subsidiary Guaranty on the Closing Date and other Subsidiaries that enter into a Joinder Agreement.
Subsidiary Guaranty” means the Third Amended and Restated Subsidiary Guaranty Agreement made by the Subsidiary Guarantors in favor of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders, substantially in the form of Exhibit F as supplemented from time to time by execution and delivery of Joinder Agreements pursuant to Section 6.14 and as otherwise supplemented, amended, or modified from time to time.
Swap Contract” means (a) any and all rate swap transactions, basis swaps, credit derivative transactions, forward rate transactions, commodity swaps, commodity options, forward commodity contracts, equity or equity index swaps or options, bond or bond price or bond index swaps or options or forward bond or forward bond price or forward bond index transactions, interest rate options, forward foreign exchange transactions, cap transactions, floor transactions, collar transactions, currency swap transactions, cross-currency rate swap transactions, currency options, spot contracts, or any other similar transactions or any combination of any of the foregoing (including any options to enter into any of the foregoing), whether or not any such transaction is governed by or subject to any master agreement, and (b) any and all transactions of any kind, and the related confirmations, which are subject to the terms and conditions of, or governed by, any form of master agreement published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc., any International Foreign Exchange Master Agreement, or any other master agreement (any such master agreement, together with any related schedules, a “Master Agreement”), including any such obligations or liabilities under any Master Agreement.
Swap Termination Value” means, in respect of any one or more Swap Contracts, after taking into account the effect of any legally enforceable netting agreement relating to such Swap Contracts, (a) for any date on or after the date such Swap Contracts have been closed out and termination value(s) determined in accordance therewith, such termination value(s), and (b) for any date prior to the date referenced in clause (a), the amount(s) determined as the mark-to-market value(s) for such Swap Contracts, as determined based upon one or more mid-market or other readily available quotations provided by any recognized dealer in such Swap Contracts (which may include a Lender or any Affiliate of a Lender).
Synthetic Lease Obligation” means the monetary obligation of a Person under (a) a so-called synthetic, off-balance sheet or tax retention lease, or (b) an agreement for the use or possession of property creating obligations that do not appear on the balance sheet of such
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Person but which, upon the insolvency or bankruptcy of such Person, would be characterized as the indebtedness of such Person (without regard to accounting treatment).
Taxes” means all present or future taxes, levies, imposts, duties, deductions, withholdings (including backup withholding), assessments, fees or other charges imposed by any Governmental Authority, including any interest, additions to tax or penalties applicable thereto.
Temporary Cash Investments” means (a) cash or (b) Investments held in the form of cash equivalents and short-term marketable securities.
Temporary Excess Cash” means cash proceeds received by the Company from the issuance of Subordinated Indebtedness permitted by Section 7.03(i), which cash (as set forth in a notice delivered by the Company to the Administrative Agent within five (5) Business Days of the Company’s receipt of such cash proceeds) is intended by the Company to be applied to the prepayment or purchase (whether by open market purchase or pursuant to a tender offer) of other Subordinated Indebtedness, but has not yet been so applied solely because the Company has not completed such prepayment, repurchase or refinancing, so long as such cash is so applied within six (6) months of receipt thereof.
Temporary Indebtedness” means Subordinated Indebtedness the Company intends to repay (whether by open market purchase or pursuant to a tender offer) using cash proceeds received by the Company from the issuance of other Subordinated Indebtedness permitted by Section 7.03(i); provided that, such applicable Subordinated Indebtedness shall only qualify as “Temporary Indebtedness” for so long as such cash proceeds qualify as “Temporary Excess Cash”.

Term SOFR means the forward-looking term rate for any period that is approximately (as determined by the Administrative Agent) as long as any of the Interest Period options set forth in the definition of “Interest Period” and that is based on SOFR and that has been selected or recommended by the Relevant Governmental Body, in each case as published on an information service as selected by the Administrative Agent from time to time in its reasonable discretion.
Threshold Amount” means $20,000,000.
Total Credit Exposure” means, as to any Lender at any time, the unused Commitments of such Lender at such time.
Total New Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings” means the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all New Vehicle Floorplan Loans.
Total Outstandings” means the aggregate of the Total New Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings and Total Used Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings.
Total Used Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings” means the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans.
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Type” means, with respect to a Loan, its character as a Base Rate Loan or a Eurodollar Rate Loan.
UCC” means the Uniform Commercial Code then in effect in the state of North Carolina or, if the context so indicates, another applicable jurisdiction.
UK Financial Institution” means any BRRD Undertaking (as such term is defined under the PRA Rulebook (as amended from time to time) promulgated by the United Kingdom Prudential Regulation Authority) or any person subject to IFPRU 11.6 of the FCA Handbook (as amended from time to time) promulgated by the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority, which includes certain credit institutions and investment firms, and certain affiliates of such credit institutions or investment firms.
UK Resolution Authority” means the Bank of England or any other public administrative authority having responsibility for the resolution of any UK Financial Institution.
United States” and “U.S.” mean the United States of America.
Unrestricted Subsidiaries” means all Subsidiaries of the Company other than the Restricted Subsidiaries; provided that in no event shall the Unrestricted Subsidiaries as a whole have more than $100,000 in total assets or more than $100,000 in total revenues for a period of four consecutive fiscal quarters (in each case) calculated as of the most recent four fiscal quarter period for which the Administrative Agent has received the Required Financial Information; and if either such threshold is exceeded, the Company shall immediately designate one or more such Subsidiaries to be “Restricted Subsidiaries” and deliver to the Administrative Agent all documents specified in Section 6.14 for such Subsidiaries, so that after giving effect to such designation, the remaining Unrestricted Subsidiaries shall satisfy such requirements; provided, however, that notwithstanding the foregoing, the assets and revenues of Special Purpose Insurance Captives shall not be taken into account for the purposes of determining the Company’s compliance with, and its covenants relating to, the thresholds described in this definition.
Used Vehicle” means a Vehicle other than a New Vehicle; provided that model year of such Vehicle may not be more than 6 years old and mileage may not exceed 80,000 miles, unless in either case of age or mileage otherwise approved by the Administrative Agent or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, as applicable, in its sole discretion.
Used Vehicle Borrower” has the meaning specified in the introductory paragraph hereto; provided that, subject to Section 2.22, in no event shall a Foreign Person, an Unrestricted Subsidiary or a Silo Subsidiary be a “Used Vehicle Borrower”.
Used Vehicle Borrower Notice” has the meaning specified in Section 2.21(b).
Used Vehicle Event of Default” has the meaning specified in Section 8.01.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Borrowing” means a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing or a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing, as the context may require.
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Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment” means, as to each Lender, its obligation to (a) make Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans to the Used Vehicle Borrowers pursuant to Section 2.06, and (b) purchase participations in Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, in an aggregate principal amount at any one time outstanding not to exceed the amount set forth opposite such Lender’s name on Schedule 2.01A or in the Assignment and Assumption pursuant to which such Lender becomes a party hereto, as applicable, as such amount may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with this Agreement.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing” means a borrowing consisting of simultaneous Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of the same Type made by each of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders pursuant to Section 2.06.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.06.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice” means a notice of (a) a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing, or (b) a conversion of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans from one Type to the other, pursuant to Section 2.07(a), which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit A-2 or such other form as may be approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent), appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the Company.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility” means the used vehicle floorplan facility described in Sections 2.06 through 2.08 providing for Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans to the Used Vehicle Borrowers by the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders.

Used Vehicle Floorplan Loan” means an extension of credit by a Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender to the Used Vehicle Borrowers under Article II in the form of a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender” means each Lender that has a Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment or, following termination of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, has Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans outstanding.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Operations Group” means the group at Bank of America that operates and administers the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft” has the meaning specified in Section 2.09.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line” means the revolving credit facility made available by the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender pursuant to Section 2.08.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing” means a borrowing of a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan pursuant to Section 2.08.
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Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender” means Bank of America in its capacity as provider of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, or any successor used vehicle swing line lender hereunder.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan” has the meaning specified in Section 2.08(a).
Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice” means a notice of a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing pursuant to Section 2.08(b), which shall be substantially in the form of Exhibit B-2 or such other form as approved by the Administrative Agent (including any form on an electronic platform or electronic transmission system as shall be approved by the Administrative Agent), and if applicable for such form, appropriately completed and signed by a Responsible Officer of the Company.
Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit” means an amount equal to the lesser of (a) $40,000,000 and (b) the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments. The Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit is part of, and not in addition to, the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments.
U.S. Person” means any Person that is a “United States Person” as defined in Section 7701(a)(30) of the Code.
U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate” has the meaning specified in Section 3.01(e)(ii)(B)(III).
Vehicle” means an automobile or truck with a gross vehicle weight of less than 16,000 pounds which satisfies the following requirements: (a) the vehicle is owned by a Grantor free of any title defects or any liens or interests of others except (i) the security interest in favor of the Revolving Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties, (ii) the security interest in favor of the Revolving Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties (as defined in the Revolving Credit Agreement), (iii) the security interests subject to the Master Intercreditor Agreement and (iv) other Liens to which the Administrative Agent consents in writing in its sole discretion; (b) except as set forth in Section 6.13, the vehicle is located at one of the locations identified in Schedule 6.13; (c) the vehicle is held for sale in the ordinary course of a Grantor’s business and is of good and merchantable quality; and (d) the vehicle is not a commercial truck designated as Class 4 or above by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration.
Vehicle Title Documentation” has the meaning specified in Section 6.05.
Within Line Limitation” means,
(a)    with respect to any Borrower, any dealer location and any specific vehicle manufacturer, distributor or auction house, as applicable, limitations on the amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans, as applicable, that may be advanced to such manufacturer, distributor or auction house with respect to New Vehicles or Used Vehicles, as applicable, purchased or to be purchased by such Borrower for such dealer location, or
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(b)    with respect to any Borrower, any dealer location and any specific vehicle manufacturer, distributor or auction house, as applicable, and Demonstrators, Rental Vehicles and Fleet Vehicles, limitations on the amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans, as applicable, that may be advanced to such manufacturer, distributor or auction house with respect to Demonstrators, Rental Vehicles and Fleet Vehicles purchased or to be purchased by such Borrower for such dealer location,
which limitations (in each case) are agreed to from time to time by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of New Vehicles, and the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of Used Vehicles, and such distributor, manufacturer or auction house from time to time.
Write-Down and Conversion Powers” means, (a) with respect to any EEA Resolution Authority, the write-down and conversion powers of such EEA Resolution Authority from time to time under the Bail-In Legislation for the applicable EEA Member Country, which write-down and conversion powers are described in the EU Bail-In Legislation Schedule, and (b) with respect to the United Kingdom, any powers of the applicable Resolution Authority under the Bail-In Legislation to cancel, reduce, modify or change the form of a liability of any UK Financial Institution or any contract or instrument under which that liability arises, to convert all or part of that liability into shares, securities or obligations of that person or any other person, to provide that any such contract or instrument is to have effect as if a right had been exercised under it or to suspend any obligation in respect of that liability or any of the powers under that Bail-In Legislation that are related to or ancillary to any of those powers.
1.03     Other Interpretive Provisions. With reference to this Agreement and each other Loan Document, unless otherwise specified herein or in such other Loan Document:
(a)     The definitions of terms herein shall apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined. Whenever the context may require, any pronoun shall include the corresponding masculine, feminine and neuter forms. The words “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the phrase “without limitation.” The word “will” shall be construed to have the same meaning and effect as the word “shall.” Unless the context requires otherwise, (i) any definition of or reference to any agreement, instrument or other document (including any Organization Document) shall be construed as referring to such agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, supplemented or otherwise modified (subject to any restrictions on such amendments, supplements or modifications set forth herein or in any other Loan Document); provided that, any reference to a defined term in any such agreement, instrument or other document (including the Revolving Credit Agreement) which has been terminated shall have the meaning set forth in such document immediately prior to such termination, (ii) any reference herein to any Person shall be construed to include such Person’s successors and assigns, (iii) the words “hereto,” “herein,” “hereof” and “hereunder,” and words of similar import when used in any Loan Document, shall be construed to refer to such Loan Document in its entirety and not to any particular provision thereof, (iv) all references in a Loan Document to Articles, Sections, Exhibits and Schedules shall be construed to refer to Articles and Sections of, and Exhibits and Schedules to, the Loan Document in which such references appear, (v) any reference to any law shall include all statutory and regulatory provisions consolidating, amending, replacing or interpreting such law and any reference to any law or regulation shall, unless otherwise specified, refer to such law or regulation as amended, modified or supplemented from time to time, and (vi) the words “asset” and “property” shall be
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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)     In the computation of periods of time from a specified date to a later specified date, the word “from” means “from and including;” the words “to” and “until” each mean “to but excluding;” and the word “through” means “to and including.”
(c)     Section headings herein and in the other Loan Documents are included for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
(d)     Any reference herein to a merger, transfer, consolidation, amalgamation, consolidation, assignment, sale, disposition or transfer, or similar term, shall be deemed to apply to a division of or by a limited liability company, or an allocation of assets to a series of a limited liability company (or the unwinding of such a division or allocation), as if it were a merger, transfer, consolidation, amalgamation, consolidation, assignment, sale, disposition or transfer, or similar term, as applicable, to, of or with a separate Person. Any division of a limited liability company shall constitute a separate Person hereunder (and each division of any limited liability company that is a Subsidiary, joint venture or any other like term shall also constitute such a Person or entity.
1.04     Accounting Terms.
(a)     Generally. All accounting terms not specifically or completely defined herein shall be construed in conformity with, and all financial data (including financial ratios and other financial calculations) required to be submitted pursuant to this Agreement shall be prepared in conformity with, GAAP applied on a consistent basis, as in effect from time to time, applied in a manner consistent with that used in preparing the Audited Financial Statements, except as otherwise specifically prescribed herein; provided that, all calculations of financial covenants shall reflect the results of both continuing operations and discontinued operations of the Company and its Subsidiaries, and in the event of any such discontinued operations, the Company shall provide subtotals for each of “continuing operations”, “discontinued operations” and “consolidated operations”. Notwithstanding the foregoing, for purposes of determining compliance with any covenant (including the computation of any financial covenant) contained herein, Indebtedness of the Company and its Subsidiaries shall be deemed to be carried at 100% of the outstanding principal amount thereof, and the effects of FASB ASC 825 on financial liabilities shall be disregarded. In connection with the Company’s delivery of financial statements hereunder, the Company shall deliver a reconciliation of the calculations of the financial covenants before and after giving effect to the adjustments from FASB ASC 825 described in this Agreement.
(b)     Changes in GAAP. If at any time any change in GAAP would affect the computation of any financial ratio or requirement set forth in any Loan Document, and either the Company or the Required Lenders shall so request, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Company shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratio or requirement to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in GAAP (subject to the approval of the Required Lenders); provided that, until so amended, (i) such ratio or requirement shall continue to be computed in accordance with GAAP prior to such change therein and (ii) the Company shall
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provide to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders financial statements and other documents required under this Agreement or as reasonably requested hereunder setting forth a reconciliation between calculations of such ratio or requirement made before and after giving effect to such change in GAAP. Without limiting the foregoing, for purposes of determining compliance with Section 7.11, leases shall continue to be classified and accounted for on a basis consistent with that reflected in the Audited Financial Statements for all purposes of this Agreement, notwithstanding any change in GAAP relating thereto, unless the parties hereto shall enter into a mutually acceptable amendment addressing such changes, as provided for above.
(c)     Consolidation of Variable Interest Entities. All references herein to consolidated financial statements of the Company and its Subsidiaries or to the determination of any amount for the Company and its Subsidiaries on a consolidated basis or any similar reference shall, in each case, be deemed to include each variable interest entity that the Company is required to consolidate pursuant to FASB ASC 810 as if such variable interest entity were a Subsidiary as defined herein.
(d)     Calculation of Consolidated EBITDAR, Consolidated Fixed Charges and Consolidated Rental Expense. Consolidated EBITDAR shall be calculated for any period by including the actual amount for such period, including the Consolidated EBITDAR attributable to Acquisitions permitted hereunder and occurring during such period and (to the extent otherwise included in Consolidated Net Income) excluding the Consolidated EBITDAR attributable to Permitted Dispositions of assets occurring during such period on a pro forma basis for the period from the first day of the applicable period through the date of the closing of each such permitted Acquisition or Permitted Disposition, utilizing (i) where available or required pursuant to the terms of this Agreement, historical audited and/or reviewed unaudited financial statements obtained from the seller, broken down by fiscal quarter in the Company’s reasonable judgment or (ii) unaudited financial statements (where no audited or reviewed financial statements are required pursuant to the terms of this Agreement) reviewed internally by the Company, broken down in the Company’s reasonable judgment; provided, however, that (x) any such pro forma adjustment of Consolidated EBITDAR shall reflect the Company’s and the Subsidiaries’ pro forma rental payments related to the assets acquired in any applicable Acquisition (and shall not reflect any rental expense payments of the applicable seller), and (y) any such pro forma adjustment of Consolidated EBITDAR shall not result in an increase of more than 10% of Consolidated EBITDAR prior to such adjustment, unless the Company provides to the Administrative Agent (A) the supporting calculations for such adjustment and (B) such other information as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request to determine the accuracy of such calculations. For purposes of determining “Consolidated Fixed Charges” for any period, the Consolidated Interest Expense, Consolidated Principal Payments and Consolidated Rental Expenses attributable to such Permitted Dispositions described above during such period may, at the option of the Company and subject to the consent of the Administrative Agent (which shall not be unreasonably withheld), be excluded therefrom.

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1.05     Rounding. Any financial ratios required to be maintained by the Company pursuant to this Agreement shall be calculated by dividing the appropriate component by the other component, carrying the result to one place more than the number of places by which such ratio is expressed herein and rounding the result up or down to the nearest number (with a rounding-up if there is no nearest number).
1.06     Times of Day. Unless otherwise specified, all references herein to times of day shall be references to Eastern time (daylight or standard, as applicable).
1.07     Rates. The Administrative Agent does not warrant, nor accept responsibility, nor shall the Administrative Agent have any liability with respect to the administration, submission or any other matter related to the rates in the definition of “Eurodollar Rate” or with respect to any rate that is an alternative or replacement for or successor to any of such rate (including, without limitation, any LIBOR Successor Rate) or the effect of any of the foregoing, or of any LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes.

ARTICLE II.
THE COMMITMENTS AND CREDIT EXTENSIONS

2.01     New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender severally agrees to make loans (each such loan, a “New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan”) to the New Vehicle Borrowers, jointly and severally, from time to time, on any Business Day during the Availability Period, in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of such Lender’s New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment; provided, however, that after giving effect to any New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing, (i) the Total Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Commitments, (ii) the Total New Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, (iii) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of the New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of any New Vehicle Floorplan Lender, plus such Lender’s Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans shall not exceed such Lender’s New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment, and (iv) on a per New Vehicle basis, such Loan shall not exceed 100% of the original invoice price (including freight charges) of each New Vehicle financed, provided, further, that the proceeds of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans shall only be used to pay the purchase price of New Vehicles, including the refinancing of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or other New Vehicle Floorplan Loans utilized for such purpose. Within the limits of each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the New Vehicle Borrowers may borrow under this Section 2.01, prepay under Section 2.09, and reborrow under this Section 2.01. New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans may be Base Rate Loans or Eurodollar Rate Loans, as further provided herein.

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2.02     Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans.
(a)     Each New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing and each conversion of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans from one Type to the other shall be made upon the Company’s irrevocable notice to the Administrative Agent, which may be given by (A) telephone, or (B) a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice; provided that any telephonic notice must be confirmed immediately by delivery to the Administrative Agent of a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice. Each such New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. (i) one Business Day prior to the requested date of any New Vehicle Floorplan Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans or of any conversion of Eurodollar Rate Loans to Base Rate Committed Loans or of any conversion of Base Rate Committed Loans to Eurodollar Rate Loans, and (ii) one Business Day prior to the requested date of any Borrowing of Base Rate Committed Loans. Each New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice shall specify (i) whether the Company is requesting a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing or a conversion of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans from one Type to the other, (ii) the requested date of the Borrowing or conversion, as the case may be (which shall be a Business Day), (iii) the principal amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans to be borrowed or converted, (iv) the Type of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans to be borrowed or to which existing New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans are to be converted, (v) the applicable New Vehicle Borrower, and (vi) (in the case of a Committed Borrowing that is not used to pay down a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan) the make, model, and vehicle identification number of each New Vehicle to be financed thereby. If the Company fails to provide a timely New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice requesting a conversion of Eurodollar Rate Loans to Base Rate Loans, such Loans shall continue as Eurodollar Rate Loans. If the Company fails to specify a Type of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan in a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice then the applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans shall, subject to Article III, be made as, or converted to, Eurodollar Rate Loans.
(b)     Following receipt of a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice, the Administrative Agent shall promptly (and in any event, at least one Business Day prior to the requested date of advance of the applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans) notify each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender of the amount of its Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans. Each such Lender shall make the amount of its New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan available to the Administrative Agent in immediately available funds at the Administrative Agent’s Office not later than 2:00 p.m. on the Business Day specified in the applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice. Upon satisfaction of the applicable conditions set forth in Section 4.02 (and, if such Borrowing is an initial Borrowing, Section 4.01), the Administrative Agent shall make all funds so received available to the applicable New Vehicle Borrower in like funds as received by the Administrative Agent by crediting the account of such Borrower on the books of Bank of America with the amount of such funds.
(c)     The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Company and the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders of the interest rate applicable to any Eurodollar Rate Loans upon determination of such interest rate. At any time that Base Rate Loans are outstanding, the Administrative Agent shall notify the Company and the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders of any
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change in Bank of America’s prime rate used in determining the Base Rate promptly following the public announcement of such change.
2.03     New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan.
(a)     The New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender may, in its sole discretion and in reliance upon the agreements of the other New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders set forth in this Section 2.03, make loans (each such loan, a “New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan”) to the New Vehicle Borrowers, jointly and severally, from time to time on any Business Day during the Availability Period in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit, notwithstanding the fact that such New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, when aggregated with the Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of the Lender acting as New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, may exceed the amount of such Lender’s New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment; provided, however, that after giving effect to any New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, (i) subject to Section 2.04, the Total Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Commitments, (ii) subject to Section 2.04, the Total New Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, (iii) subject to Section 2.04, the aggregate Outstanding Amount of the New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of any New Vehicle Floorplan Lender, plus such Lender’s Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans shall not exceed such Lender’s New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment, and (iv) such Loan, together with the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all other New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans made on or prior to such date shall not exceed any applicable Within Line Limitation unless otherwise consented to by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender in its sole discretion; and provided, further, that the proceeds of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans shall only be used (x) to honor New Vehicle Floorplan drafts presented by the applicable vehicle manufacturer or distributor to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender pursuant to Payment Commitments, (y) to honor New Vehicle Floorplan drafts presented by the applicable financial institution to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender pursuant to Payoff Letter Commitments or (z) otherwise to pay the purchase price of New Vehicles. Within the foregoing limits, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the New Vehicle Borrowers, may borrow under this Section 2.03, prepay under Section 2.09, and reborrow under this Section 2.03. Each New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan may be a Base Rate Loan or a Eurodollar Rate Loan. Except as otherwise provided with respect to New Vehicle Floorplan Overdrafts, immediately upon the making of a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender shall be deemed to, and hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees to, purchase from the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender a risk participation in such New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan in an amount equal to the product of such Lender’s Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage times the amount of such New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan.
(b)     Payment Commitments and Payoff Letter Commitments.
(i)     The New Vehicle Swing Line Lender is authorized to make New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans for the account of the New Vehicle Borrowers directly to certain individual manufacturers or distributors that provide New Vehicles to the New
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Vehicle Borrowers, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the respective Payment Commitment agreed to between the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and each such manufacturer or distributor, and without any further notice as otherwise required in this Section. Each New Vehicle Swing Line Loan made pursuant to a Payment Commitment shall be a Eurodollar Rate Loan at the time of such Borrowing, but may be converted to a Base Rate Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. The New Vehicle Borrowers shall be and remain jointly and severally liable to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, or the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders, as applicable, for all payments made to a manufacturer or distributor pursuant to a Payment Commitment.
(ii)     The New Vehicle Swing Line Lender is authorized to make New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans for the account of the New Vehicle Borrowers directly to certain individual financial institutions that financed New Vehicles for the New Vehicle Borrowers, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the respective Payoff Letter Commitment agreed to between the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and each such financial institution, and without any further notice as otherwise required in this Section. Each New Vehicle Swing Line Loan made pursuant to a Payoff Letter Commitment shall be a Eurodollar Rate Loan at the time of such Borrowing, but may be converted to a Base Rate Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. The New Vehicle Borrowers shall be and remain jointly and severally liable to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, or the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders, as applicable, for all payments made to a financial institution pursuant to a Payoff Letter Commitment.
(c)     Borrowing Procedures. Each New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing and each conversion of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans from one Type to the other shall be made pursuant to (i) a Payment Commitment, (ii) a Payoff Letter Commitment, (iii) upon the Company’s irrevocable notice to the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender by delivery of a written New Vehicle Swing Line Loan Notice, or (iv) in the case of a dealer trade, pursuant to the Floorplan On-line System in accordance with practices agreed to from time to time between the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the applicable New Vehicle Borrower. Each such notice from the Company must be received by the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender not later than 1:00 p.m. on the Business Day of the requested borrowing date or date of conversion of Eurodollar Rate Loans to Base Rate Loans or of any conversion of Base Rate Loans to Eurodollar Rate Loans, and in each case shall specify (i) the amount to be borrowed, (ii) the requested borrowing date, which shall be a Business Day, (iii) the Type of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan to be borrowed or to which existing New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans are to be converted, (iv) the applicable New Vehicle Borrower and (v) the applicable New Vehicle(s) (including the make, model and vehicle identification number of such New
Vehicle(s)). The New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender will, not later than 6:00 p.m. on the borrowing date specified in such New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice, make the amount of its New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan available directly to the manufacturer or distributor pursuant to a Payment Commitment, to the financial institution pursuant to a Payoff Letter Commitment or to the applicable New Vehicle Borrower at the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender’s office by crediting the account of such Borrower on the books of the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender. If the Company fails to provide a timely New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice requesting a conversion of Eurodollar Rate Loans to Base Rate Loans, such Loans shall, subject to Article III, continue as Eurodollar Rate Loans. If the
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Company fails to specify a Type of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan in a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice or if a Payment Commitment or Payoff Letter Commitment fails to specify a Type of New Vehicle Swing Line Loan, then the applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan shall, subject to Article III, be made as a Eurodollar Rate Loan.
(d)     Authorization. Each New Vehicle Borrower authorizes the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender (and each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender consents to such authorization) to enter into, modify or terminate Payment Commitments and Payoff Letter Commitments (in each case, in the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender’s discretion) and to advise each manufacturer or distributor or financial institution, as the case may be, that provides New Vehicles to such New Vehicle Borrower of any change or termination which may occur with respect to the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line. The New Vehicle Swing Line Lender will promptly notify the Company of any such modification or termination.
(e)     Refinancing of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans.
(i)     The New Vehicle Swing Line Lender at any time in its sole discretion may request, on behalf of the New Vehicle Borrowers (which hereby irrevocably authorizes the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender to so request on its behalf), that each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender make a Eurodollar Rate Committed Loan in an amount equal to such Lender’s Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans then outstanding (including, subject to Section 2.04(b)(iv), any New Vehicle Floorplan Overdrafts); provided that the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender intends to request each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender to make such Eurodollar Rate Committed Loans no less frequently than once in any given calendar month. Such request shall be made in writing (which written request shall be deemed to be a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice for purposes hereof) and in accordance with the requirements of Section 2.02, without regard to the minimum and multiples specified therein for the principal amount of Eurodollar Rate Loans, but subject to the unutilized portion of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments and the conditions set forth in Section 4.02. The New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender shall furnish the Company, upon request from the Company, with a copy of the applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice. Each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender shall make an amount equal to its Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the amount specified in such New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice available (including for this purpose Cash Collateral and other credit support made available with respect to the applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan) to the Administrative Agent in immediately available funds for the account of the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender at the Administrative Agent’s Office not later than 2:00 p.m. on the day specified in such New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice, whereupon, subject to Section 2.03(b)(ii), each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender that so makes funds available shall be deemed to have made a Eurodollar Rate Committed Loan to the Company in such amount. The Administrative Agent shall remit the funds so received to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender.
(ii)     If for any reason any New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan (other than a New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft) cannot be refinanced by such a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing in accordance with Section 2.03(e)(i), the request for
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Eurodollar Rate New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans submitted by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender as set forth herein shall be deemed to be a request by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender that each of the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders fund its risk participation in the relevant New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan and each Lender’s payment to the Administrative Agent for the account of the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender pursuant to Section 2.03(e)(i) shall be deemed payment in respect of such participation.
(iii)     If any New Vehicle Floorplan Lender fails to make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender any amount required to be paid by such New Vehicle Floorplan Lender pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.03(e) by the time specified in Section 2.03(e)(i), the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall be entitled to recover from such New Vehicle Floorplan Lender (acting through the Administrative Agent), on demand, such amount with interest thereon for the period from the date such payment is required to the date on which such payment is immediately available to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender at a rate per annum equal to the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender in connection with the foregoing. If such New Vehicle Floorplan Lender pays such amount (and such New Vehicle Floorplan Lender has also paid such interest and fees as aforesaid), such amount (other than any such interest and fees as aforesaid) so paid shall constitute such New Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s Loan included in the relevant Committed Borrowing or funded participation in the relevant New Vehicle Swing Line Loan, as the case may be. A certificate of the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender submitted to any New Vehicle Floorplan Lender (through the Administrative Agent) with respect to any amounts owing under this clause (iii) shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
(iv)     Each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s obligation to make New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or to purchase and fund risk participations in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans pursuant to this Section 2.03(e) shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (A) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right which such New Vehicle Floorplan
Lender may have against the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, the Company or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, (B) the occurrence or continuance of a Default, or (C) any other occurrence, event or condition, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing; provided, however, that each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s obligation to make New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans pursuant to this Section 2.03(e) is subject to the conditions set forth in Section 4.02. No such funding of risk participations shall relieve or otherwise impair the obligation of the New Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) to repay New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, together with interest as provided herein.
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(f)     Repayment of Participations.
(i)     At any time after any New Vehicle Floorplan Lender has purchased and funded a risk participation in a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, if the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender receives any payment on account of such New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender will distribute to such Lender its Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of such payment (appropriately adjusted, in the case of interest payments, to reflect the period of time during which such Lender’s risk participation was funded) in the same funds as those received by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender.
(ii)     If any payment received by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender in respect of principal or interest on any New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan (other than a New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft) is required to be returned by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender under any of the circumstances described in Section 10.05 (including pursuant to any settlement entered into by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender in its discretion), each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender shall pay to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender its Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage thereof on demand of the Administrative Agent, plus interest thereon from the date of such demand to the date such amount is returned by such Lender, at a rate per annum equal to the Federal Funds Rate from time to time in effect. The Administrative Agent will make such demand upon the request of the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender. The obligations of the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders under this clause shall survive the payment in full of the Obligations and the termination of this Agreement.
(g)     Interest for Account of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender. The New Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall be responsible for invoicing the New Vehicle Borrowers for interest on the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans. Until each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender funds its Eurodollar Rate Committed Loan or risk participation pursuant to this Section 2.03 to refinance such Lender’s Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of any New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, interest in respect of such Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage shall be solely for the account of the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender.
(h)     Payments Directly to New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender. Each New Vehicle Borrower shall make all payments of principal and interest in respect of the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans directly to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender.

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2.04     New Vehicle Floorplan Overdrafts. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of Sections 2.01, 2.02 and 2.03,
(a)    if the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender has (acting in its discretion), according to the terms hereof, taken action to suspend or terminate Payment Commitments and/or Payoff Letter Commitments and such Payment Commitments and/or Payoff Letter Commitments, as the case may be, have in fact been suspended or terminated in accordance with their respective terms, then the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall not fund any draft with respect to such Payment Commitments and/or Payoff Letter Commitments;
(b)    if on any day the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.03 have been satisfied and a draft with respect to a Payment Commitment or a Payoff Letter Commitment is presented for payment, the payment of which would cause (i) (A) the Outstanding Amount of all New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans, plus (B) the Outstanding Amount of all New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, plus (C) the aggregate principal amount of all Requests for Borrowings of New Vehicle Floorplan Loans outstanding as of such day to exceed the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments as of such day or (ii) the Outstanding Amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans to exceed the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit, then, in such event:
(i)    the Company or any New Vehicle Borrower may either immediately reduce any pending Requests for Borrowing (if any) of a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or make a payment of principal on New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and/or New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans in an amount which would prevent the aggregate amounts described in (A), (B) and (C) above from exceeding the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments; or
(ii)    the Company may request an increase in the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments pursuant to Section 2.19, and such Payment Commitment or Payoff Letter Commitment shall be funded to the extent of such increase in accordance with said Section; or
(iii)    regardless of whether the conditions of Section 4.03 have otherwise been met, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender may in its sole and absolute discretion, but shall not be obligated to, fund the payment due under such Payment Commitment or Payoff Letter Commitment in whole or in part (the amount of any such funding made by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, the “New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft”). Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as a commitment by or as requiring the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender to fund any such New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft. The New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders shall not be obligated to purchase any portion of or any participation in any such New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft; or
(iv)    if such New Vehicle Swing Line Loan would not cause the aggregate amounts described in (A), (B) and (C) above to exceed the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender may in its sole and absolute discretion, but shall not be obligated to, fund the payment due under such Payment Commitment or Payoff Letter Commitment in whole or in part, notwithstanding
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that such Loan would cause the Outstanding Amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans to exceed the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit (and the amount of any such funding made by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall not be deemed to be a New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft); provided that, within five (5) Business Days after funding such payment, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall make a demand upon the Company that the Borrowers immediately repay such New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans to the extent that the Outstanding Amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans exceeds the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit.
2.05     Electronic Processing. Unless otherwise agreed to by the Administrative Agent and the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of New Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of Used Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, in their respective sole discretion, the Borrowers must request Loans electronically by access to the Administrative Agent’s web based floorplan on-line system (“Floorplan On-line System”) in accordance with and subject to the terms and conditions established between the Administrative Agent, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, the Used Vehicle Floor Plan Lender and the Company from time to time. Unless otherwise agreed to by the Administrative Agent and the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of New Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of Used Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, in their respective sole discretion, in connection with the New Vehicle Floorplan Facility or the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility, as applicable, (i) interest due pursuant to Section 2.12 shall be automatically debited on the Automatic Debit Date of each month from the applicable Borrower’s account with Bank of America pursuant to on-line procedures established and agreed to from time to time between such Borrower, the Administrative Agent and the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of New Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of Used Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, (“On-Line Procedures”), (ii) curtailments and other payments due pursuant to Section 2.12(a) must be made in immediately available funds on the due date thereof pursuant to On-Line Procedures, (iii) fees due pursuant to Section 2.14 must be made in immediately available funds on the due date thereof pursuant to On-Line Procedures and (iv) any other amounts otherwise due in respect of each Vehicle must be made in immediately available funds on the due date thereof pursuant to On-Line Procedures, including without limitation, automatic debits to cure Out of Balance conditions pursuant to Section 8.02 or Section 8.04; provided that, such payments due as a result of a Dealership Sale, a Removed Franchise, or a termination of Commitments in accordance with Section 2.11, may be made via wire transfer of immediately available funds. The Borrowers have requested access to the Floorplan On-line System to retrieve monthly bills, to permit the Borrowers to access certain account information relating to the Loans and to facilitate the making of any payments on the Loans by authorizing the Administrative Agent and the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of New Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of Used Vehicle Floor Plan Loans, to debit any one or more of the applicable Borrowers’ deposit accounts with the Administrative Agent or the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of New Vehicle Borrowers, or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, in the case of Used Vehicle Borrowers. In consideration for the Administrative Agent’s, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender’s and the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender’s granting to the Borrowers access to the Floorplan On-line System to view loan account information and make payments, the Borrowers acknowledge responsibility for the security of such Borrowers’ passwords and other information necessary for access to Floorplan On-line System, and the Company and each Borrower fully, finally, and
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forever releases and discharges the Administrative Agent, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and their employees, agents, and representatives from any and all causes of action, claims, debts, demands, and liabilities, of whatever kind or nature, in law or equity that the Company or any Borrower may now or hereafter have, in any way relating to the Company or any Borrower’s access to, or use of, the Floorplan On-line System, other than those arising out of the gross negligence, bad faith or willful misconduct of the Administrative Agent, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender.
2.06     Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender severally agrees to make loans (each such loan, a “Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan”) to the Used Vehicle Borrowers, jointly and severally, from time to time, on any Business Day during the Availability Period, in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment; provided, however, that after giving effect to any Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing, (i) the Total Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Commitments, (ii) the Total Used Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, (iii) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of any Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender, plus such Lender’s Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans shall not exceed such Lender’s Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment, and (iv) on a per Used Vehicle basis, such Loan shall not exceed (A) 100% of the acquisition cost if purchased at an auction facility satisfactory to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender or (B) the lesser of (x) 100% of the acquisition cost or (y) 100% of wholesale value as determined by the Administrative Agent, in each case, of each Used Vehicle financed, provided, further, that the proceeds of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans shall only be used to pay the purchase price of Used Vehicles, including the refinancing of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or other Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans utilized for such purpose. Within the limits of each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the Used Vehicle Borrowers may borrow under this Section 2.06, prepay under Section 2.09, and reborrow under this Section 2.06. Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans may be Base Rate Loans or Eurodollar Rate Loans, as further provided herein.
2.07     Borrowings, Conversions and Continuations of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans.
(a)     Each Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing and each conversion of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans from one Type to the other, shall be made upon the Company’s irrevocable notice to the Administrative Agent, which may be given by (A) telephone, or (B) a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice; provided that any telephonic notice must be confirmed immediately by delivery to the Administrative Agent of a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice. Each such Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice must be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. (i) one Business Day prior to the requested date of any Used Vehicle Floorplan Borrowing of Eurodollar Rate Loans or of any conversion of Eurodollar Rate Loans to Base Rate Committed Loans or of any conversion of Base Rate Committed Loans to Eurodollar Rate Loans, and (ii) one Business Day prior to the requested date of any Borrowing of Base Rate Committed Loans. Each Used
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Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice shall specify (i) whether the Company is requesting a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing or a conversion of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans from one Type to the other, (ii) the requested date of the Borrowing or conversion, as the case may be (which shall be a Business Day), (iii) the principal amount of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans to be borrowed or converted, (iv) the Type of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans to be borrowed or to which existing Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans are to be converted, (v) the applicable Used Vehicle Borrower, and (vi) (in the case of a Committed Borrowing that is not used to pay down a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan) the make, model, and vehicle identification number of each Used Vehicle to be financed thereby. If the Company fails to provide a timely Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice requesting a conversion of Eurodollar Rate Loans to Base Rate Loans, such Loans shall, subject to Article III, continue as Eurodollar Rate Loans. If the Company fails to specify a Type of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan in a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice, then the applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans shall, subject to Article III, be made as, or converted to, Eurodollar Rate Loans.
(b)     Following receipt of a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice, the Administrative Agent shall promptly (and in any event, at least one Business Day prior to the requested date of advance of the applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans) notify each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender of the amount of its Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans. Each Lender shall make the amount of its Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan available to the Administrative Agent in immediately available funds at the Administrative Agent’s Office not later than 2:00 p.m. on the Business Day specified in the applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice. Upon satisfaction of the applicable conditions set forth in Section 4.02 (and, if such Borrowing is an initial Borrowing, Section 4.01), the Administrative Agent shall make all funds so received available to the applicable Used Vehicle Borrower in like funds as received by the Administrative Agent by crediting the account of such Borrower on the books of Bank of America with the amount of such funds.
(c)     The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Company and the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders of the interest rate applicable to any Eurodollar Rate Loans upon determination of such interest rate. At any time that Base Rate Loans are outstanding, the Administrative Agent shall notify the Company and the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders of any change in Bank of America’s prime rate used in determining the Base Rate promptly following the public announcement of such change.
2.08     Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans.
(a)     The Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line. Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender may, in its sole discretion and in reliance upon the agreements of the other Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders set forth in this Section 2.08, make loans (each such loan, a “Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan”) to the Used Vehicle Borrowers, jointly and severally, from time to time on any Business Day during the Availability Period in an aggregate amount not to exceed at any time outstanding the amount of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit, notwithstanding the fact that such Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, when aggregated with the Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan
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Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender acting as Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, may exceed the amount of such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment; provided, however, that after giving effect to any Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan (i) subject to Section 2.09, the Total Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Commitments, (ii) subject to Section 2.09, the Total Used Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings shall not exceed the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, (iii) subject to Section 2.09, the aggregate Outstanding Amount of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of any Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender, plus such Lender’s Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans shall not exceed such Lender’s Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment, and (iv) such Loan, together with the aggregate Outstanding Amount of all other Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans made on or prior to such date shall not exceed any applicable Within Line Limitation unless otherwise consented to by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender in its sole discretion; and provided, further, that the proceeds of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans shall only be used (x) to honor Used Vehicle Floorplan drafts presented by the applicable vehicle manufacturer, distributor or auction house to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender pursuant to Payment Commitments or Auction Agreements, as applicable, (y) to honor Used Vehicle Floorplan drafts presented by the applicable financial institution to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender pursuant to Payoff Letter Commitments or (z) otherwise to pay the purchase price of Used Vehicles. Within the foregoing limits, and subject to the other terms and conditions hereof, the Used Vehicle Borrowers, may borrow under this Section 2.08, prepay under Section 2.09, and reborrow under this Section 2.08. Each Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan may be a Base Rate Loan or a Eurodollar Rate Loan. Except as otherwise provided with respect to Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdrafts, immediately upon the making of a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender shall be deemed to, and hereby irrevocably and unconditionally agrees to, purchase from the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender a risk participation in such Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan in an amount equal to the product of such Lender’s Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage times the amount of such Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan.
(b)     Payment Commitments; Auction Agreements and Payoff Letter Commitments.
(i)     The Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender is authorized to make Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans for the account of the Used Vehicle Borrowers directly to certain individual manufacturers, distributors or auction houses that provide Used Vehicles to the Used Vehicle Borrowers, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the respective Payment Commitment or Auction Agreement, as the case may be, agreed to between the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and each such manufacturer, distributor or auction house, and without any further notice as otherwise required in this Section. Each Used Vehicle Swing Line Loan made pursuant to a Payment Commitment or Auction Agreement shall be a Eurodollar Rate Loan at the time of such Borrowing, but may be converted to a Base Rate Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. The Used Vehicle Borrowers shall be and remain jointly and severally liable to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, or the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders, as applicable, for all payments made to a manufacturer, distributor or auction house pursuant to a Payment Commitment or Auction Agreement.
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(ii)     The Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender is authorized to make Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans for the account of the Used Vehicle Borrowers directly to certain individual financial institutions that financed Used Vehicles for the Used Vehicle Borrowers, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the respective Payoff Letter Commitment agreed to between the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and each such financial institution, and without any further notice as otherwise required in this Section. Each Used Vehicle Swing Line Loan made pursuant to a Payoff Letter Commitment shall be a Eurodollar Rate Loan at the time of such Borrowing, but may be converted to a Base Rate Loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. The Used Vehicle Borrowers shall be and remain jointly and severally liable to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, or the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders, as applicable, for all payments made to a financial institution pursuant to a Payoff Letter Commitment.
(c)     Borrowing Procedures. Each Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing and each conversion of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans from one Type to the other shall be made pursuant to (i) a Payment Commitment, (ii) an Auction Agreement or (iii) a Payoff Letter Commitment, (iv) upon the Company’s irrevocable notice to the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender by delivery of a written Used Vehicle Swing Line Loan Notice, or (v) in the case of a dealer trade, pursuant to the Floorplan On-line System in accordance with practices agreed to from time to time between the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the applicable Used Vehicle Borrower. Each such notice from the Company must be received by the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender not later than 1:00 p.m. on the Business Day of the requested borrowing date or date of conversion of Eurodollar Rate Loans to Base Rate Loans or of any conversion of Base Rate Loans to Eurodollar Rate Loans, and in each case shall specify (i) the amount to be borrowed, (ii) the requested borrowing date, which shall be a Business Day, (iii) the Type of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan to be borrowed or to which existing Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans are to be converted, (iv) the applicable Used Vehicle Borrower and (v) the applicable Used Vehicle(s) (including the make, model and vehicle identification number of such Used Vehicle(s)). The Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender will, not later than 6:00 p.m. on the borrowing date specified in such Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice, make the amount of its Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan available directly to the manufacturer, distributor or auction house pursuant to a Payment Commitment or Auction Agreement, as applicable, to the financial institution pursuant to a Payoff Letter Commitment or to the applicable Used Vehicle Borrower at the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender’s office by crediting the account of such Borrower on the books of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender. If the Company fails to provide a timely Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice requesting a conversion of Eurodollar Rate Loans to Base Rate Loans, such Loans shall, subject to Article III, continue as Eurodollar Rate Loans. If the Company fails to specify a Type of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan in a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan Notice or if a Payment Commitment, Auction Agreement or Payoff Letter Commitment fails to specify a Type of Used Vehicle Swing Line Loan, then the applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan shall, subject to Article III, be made as a Eurodollar Rate Loan.
(d)     Authorization. Each Used Vehicle Borrower authorizes the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender (and each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender consents to such authorization) to enter into, modify or terminate Payment Commitments, Auction Agreements and Payoff Letter
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Commitments (in each case, in the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender’s discretion) and to advise each manufacturer, distributor, financial institution or auction house, as the case may be, that provides Used Vehicles to such Used Vehicle Borrower of any change or termination which may occur with respect to the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line. Each Borrower authorizes the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender to furnish each auction house covered by an Auction Agreement information reflecting the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility provided by this Agreement. The Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender is further authorized to advise any applicable auction house of any change or termination which may occur with respect to the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility. The Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender may rely on written or telefax instructions for Borrowings under an Auction Agreement given by any Borrower, or if authorized under the Auction Agreement, by the auction house.
(e)     Refinancing of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans.
(i)     The Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender at any time in its sole discretion may request, on behalf of the Used Vehicle Borrowers (which hereby irrevocably authorizes the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender to so request on its behalf), that each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender make a Eurodollar Rate Committed Loan in an amount equal to such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the amount of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans then outstanding (including, subject to Section 2.09, any Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdrafts); provided that the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender intends to request each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender to make such Eurodollar Rate Committed Loans no less frequently than once in any given calendar month. Such request shall be made in writing (which written request shall be deemed to be a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice for purposes hereof) and in accordance with the requirements of Section 2.07, without regard to the minimum and multiples specified therein for the principal amount of Eurodollar Rate Loans, but subject to the unutilized portion of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments and the conditions set forth in Section 4.02. The Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall furnish the Company, upon request by the Company, with a copy of the applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice. Each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender shall make an amount equal to its Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of the amount specified in such Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice available (including for this purpose Cash Collateral and other credit support made available with respect to the applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan) to the Administrative Agent in immediately available funds for the account of the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender at the Administrative Agent’s Office not later than 2:00 p.m. on the day specified in such Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan Notice, whereupon, subject to Section 2.08(e)(ii), each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender that so makes funds available shall be deemed to have made a Eurodollar Rate Committed Loan to the Company in such amount. The Administrative Agent shall remit the funds so received to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender.
(ii)     If for any reason any Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan (other than a Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft) cannot be refinanced by such a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing in accordance with Section 2.08(e)(i), the request for Eurodollar Rate Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans submitted by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender as set forth
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herein shall be deemed to be a request by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender that each of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders fund its risk participation in the relevant Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan and each Lender’s payment to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender pursuant to Section 2.08(e)(i) shall be deemed payment in respect of such participation.
(iii)     If any Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender fails to make available to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender any amount required to be paid by such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section 2.08(e) by the time specified in Section 2.08(e)(i), the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall be entitled to recover from such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender (acting through the Administrative Agent), on demand, such amount with interest thereon for the period from the date such payment is required to the date on which such payment is immediately available to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender at a rate per annum equal to the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender in connection with the foregoing. If such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender pays such amount (and such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender has also paid such interest and fees as aforesaid), such amount (other than any such interest and fees as aforesaid) so paid shall constitute such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s Loan included in the relevant Committed Borrowing or funded participation in the relevant Used Vehicle Swing Line Loan, as the case may be. A certificate of the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender submitted to any Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender (through the Administrative Agent) with respect to any amounts owing under this clause (iii) shall be conclusive absent manifest error.
(iv)     Each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s obligation to make Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or to purchase and fund risk participations in Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans pursuant to this Section 2.08(e) shall be absolute and unconditional and shall not be affected by any circumstance, including (A) any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, defense or other right which such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender may have against the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, the Company or any other Person for any reason whatsoever, (B) the occurrence or continuance of a Default, or (C) any other occurrence, event or condition, whether or not similar to any of the foregoing; provided, however, that each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s obligation to make Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans pursuant to this Section 2.08(e) is subject to the conditions set forth in Section 4.02. No such funding of risk participations shall relieve or otherwise impair the obligation of the Used Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) to repay Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, together with interest as provided herein.
(f)     Repayment of Participations.
(i)     At any time after any Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender has purchased and funded a risk participation in a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, if the Used
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Vehicle Swing Line Lender receives any payment on account of such Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender will distribute to such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender its Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of such payment (appropriately adjusted, in the case of interest payments, to reflect the period of time during which such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s risk participation was funded) in the same funds as those received by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender.
(ii)     If any payment received by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender in respect of principal or interest on any Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan (other than a Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft) is required to be returned by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender under any of the circumstances described in Section 10.05 (including pursuant to any settlement entered into by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender in its discretion), each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender shall pay to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender its Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage thereof on demand of the Administrative Agent, plus interest thereon from the date of such demand to the date such amount is returned, at a rate per annum equal to the Federal Funds Rate. The Administrative Agent will make such demand upon the request of the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender. The obligations of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders under this clause shall survive the payment in full of the Obligations and the termination of this Agreement.
(g)     Interest for Account of Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender. The Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall be responsible for invoicing the Used Vehicle Borrowers for interest on the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans. Until each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender funds its Eurodollar Rate Committed Loan or risk participation pursuant to this Section 2.08 to refinance such Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender’s Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage of any Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, interest in respect of such Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage shall be solely for the account of the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender.
(h)     Payments Directly to Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender. Each Used Vehicle Borrower shall make all payments of principal and interest in respect of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans directly to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender.
2.09     Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdrafts. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of Sections 2.06, 2.07 and 2.08,
(a)    if the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender has (acting in its discretion), according to the terms hereof, taken action to suspend or terminate Payment Commitments, Auction Agreements and/or Payoff Letter Commitments and such Payment Commitments, Auction Agreements and/or Payoff Letter Commitments, as the case may be, have in fact been suspended or terminated in accordance with their respective terms, then the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall not fund any draft with respect to such Payment Commitments, Auction Agreements and/or Payoff Letter Commitments;
(b)    if on any day the conditions precedent set forth in Section 4.03 have been satisfied and a draft with respect to a Payment Commitment, Auction Agreement or a Payoff Letter
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Commitment is presented for payment, the payment of which would cause (i) (A) the Outstanding Amount of all Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans, plus (B) the Outstanding Amount of all Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, plus (C) the aggregate principal amount of all Requests for Borrowings of Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans outstanding as of such day to exceed the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments as of such day or (ii) the Outstanding Amount of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans to exceed the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit, then, in such event:
(i)    the Company or any Used Vehicle Borrower may either immediately reduce any pending Requests for Borrowing (if any) of a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or make a payment of principal on Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and/or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans in an amount which would prevent the aggregate amounts described in (A), (B) and (C) above from exceeding the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments; or
(ii)    the Company may request an increase in the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments pursuant to Section 2.19, and such Payment Commitment, Auction Agreement or Payoff Letter Commitment shall be funded to the extent of such increase in accordance with said Section; or
(iii)    regardless of whether the conditions of Section 4.03 have otherwise been met, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender may in its sole and absolute discretion, but shall not be obligated to, fund the payment due under such Payment Commitment, Auction Agreement or Payoff Letter Commitment in whole or in part (the amount of any such funding made by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, the “Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft”). Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as a commitment by or as requiring the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender to fund any such Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft. The Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders shall not be obligated to purchase any portion of or any participation in any such Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft; or
(iv)    if such Used Vehicle Swing Line Loan would not cause the aggregate amounts described in (A), (B) and (C) above to exceed the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender may in its sole and absolute discretion, but shall not be obligated to, fund the payment due under such Payment Commitment, Auction Agreement or Payoff Letter Commitment in whole or in part, notwithstanding that such Loan would cause the Outstanding Amount of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans to exceed the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit (and the amount of any such funding made by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall not be deemed to be a Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft); provided that, within five (5) Business Days after funding such payment, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender shall make a demand upon the Company that the Borrowers immediately repay such Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans to the extent that the Outstanding Amount of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans exceeds the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit.
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2.10     Prepayments.
(a)     In addition to the required payments of principal of New Vehicle Floorplan Loans and Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans set forth in Section 2.12, the Company may, upon notice to the Administrative Agent pursuant to delivery to the Administrative Agent of a Notice of Loan Prepayment, at any time or from time to time voluntarily prepay New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans in whole or in part without premium or penalty; provided that (i) such notice must be in a form acceptable to the Administrative Agent and be received by the Administrative Agent not later than 11:00 a.m. on the date of prepayment of such Loans; and (ii) any prepayment of Loans shall be in a principal amount of $500,000 or a whole multiple of $100,000 in excess thereof or, in each case, if less, the entire principal amount thereof then outstanding. Each such notice shall specify the date and amount of such prepayment, whether such prepayment is applicable to the New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and the Type(s) of Loans to be prepaid. The Administrative Agent will promptly notify each applicable Lender of its receipt of each such notice, and of the amount of such Lender’s Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage or Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage, as applicable, of such prepayment. If such notice is given by the Company, the Company shall make such prepayment and the payment amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein. Subject to Section 2.24, each such prepayment of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders shall be applied in accordance with their respective Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentages. Subject to Section 2.24, each such prepayment of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders shall be applied in accordance with their respective Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentages.
(b)     The Company may, upon notice to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender pursuant to delivery to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender of a Notice of Loan Prepayment (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), at any time or from time to time, voluntarily prepay New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans in whole or in part without premium or penalty; provided that such notice must be received by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender not later than 2:00 p.m. on the date of the prepayment (or 6:00 p.m. if such prepayment is accomplished through the Floorplan On-line System). Each such notice shall specify the date and amount of such prepayment and the New Vehicle(s) (including the make, model and vehicle identification number of such New Vehicle(s)) attributable to such prepayment. If such notice is given by the Company, the Company shall make such prepayment and the payment amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the date specified therein.
(c)    The Company may, upon notice to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender pursuant to delivery to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender of a Notice of Loan Prepayment (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), at any time or from time to time, voluntarily prepay Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans in whole or in part without premium or penalty; provided that (i) such notice must be received by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the Administrative Agent not later than 2:00 p.m. on the date of the prepayment (or 6:00 p.m. if such prepayment is accomplished through the Floorplan On-line System). Each such notice shall specify the date and amount of such prepayment. If such notice is given by the Company, the Company shall make such prepayment and the payment amount specified in such notice shall be due and payable on the dated specified therein.
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(d)     If for any reason the Total New Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings at any time exceed the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments then in effect, the Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall immediately prepay New Vehicle Floorplan Loans in an aggregate amount at least equal to such excess.
(e)     If for any reason the Total Used Vehicle Floorplan Outstandings at any time exceed the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments then in effect, the Borrowers shall immediately prepay Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans in an aggregate amount at least equal to such excess.
(f)     If for any reason the Outstanding Amount of any New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans exceeds either any applicable Within Line Limitation (unless otherwise agreed to by the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender) or the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit, the Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall immediately prepay such New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans in an aggregate amount at least equal to such excess.
(g)     If for any reason the aggregate Outstanding Amount of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans exceeds either any applicable Within Line Limitation (unless otherwise agreed to by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender) or the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit, the Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall immediately prepay Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans in an aggregate amount at least equal to such excess.
(h)     Prepayments made in respect of any New Vehicle Floorplan Loan must specify the applicable New Vehicle Borrower and New Vehicle(s) (including the make, model and vehicle identification number of such New Vehicle(s)) attributable to such prepayment.
(i)     Prepayments made in respect of any Used Vehicle Floorplan Loan must specify the applicable Used Vehicle Borrower and Used Vehicle(s) (including the make, model and vehicle identification number of such Used Vehicle(s)) attributable to such prepayment.
2.11     Termination, Reduction or Conversion of Commitments.
(a)     The Company may, upon notice to the Administrative Agent and the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, as applicable, terminate the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, or from time to time permanently reduce the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments; provided that (i) any such notice shall be received by the Administrative Agent and the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, as applicable, not later than 11:00 a.m. 30 days prior to the date of termination or reduction, (ii) any such partial reduction shall be in an aggregate amount of $10,000,000 or any whole multiple of $1,000,000 in excess thereof, (iii) if, after giving effect to any reduction of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit exceeds the amount of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, such Sublimit shall be automatically reduced by the amount of such excess, (iv) if, after giving effect to any reduction of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan
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Commitments, the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Sublimit exceeds the amount of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, such Sublimit shall be automatically reduced
by the amount of such excess, and (v) following any such reduction, no more than 40% of the Aggregate Commitments may be allocated to the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments. In connection with any reduction of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, as applicable, in its discretion may suspend and/or terminate all or a portion of the then outstanding Payment Commitments, Auction Agreements or Payoff Letter Commitments which shall be promptly selected by the Company, in an amount that corresponds to the size of said reduction. The Administrative Agent will promptly notify the applicable Lenders of any such notice of termination or reduction of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments. Any reduction of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments shall be applied to the Commitment of each Lender in accordance with (x) its respective Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage and (y) its respective Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage, as the case may be. All fees and interest accrued under the New Vehicle Floorplan Facility as of the effective date of any termination of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments shall be paid on the effective date of such termination; provided that, interest due and payable to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender (in such capacity) shall be due and payable pursuant to terms acceptable to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender in its sole discretion. All fees and interest accrued under the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility as of the effective date of any termination of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments shall be paid on the effective date of such termination; provided that, interest due and payable to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender (in such capacity), shall be due and payable pursuant to terms acceptable to the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender in its sole discretion.
(b)     At any time there exists any unused portion of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, and provided that, unless otherwise approved by the Administrative Agent in its sole discretion, no Default shall have occurred and be continuing, the Company may, by delivering to the Administrative Agent and the New Vehicle Floorplan Operations Group a Conversion Notice in substantially the form of Exhibit O not less than three days prior to the date of such conversion, request the Administrative Agent and the Lenders to convert all or a part of such unused portion of the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments into Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or all or a part of such unused portion of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments into Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, provided, (a) any such conversion of Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments shall be allocated on a pro rata basis among the Lenders holding Commitments in the Applicable Facility being converted, and (b) following any such conversion, at least 60% of the Aggregate Floorplan Facility Commitments must be allocated to the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments. Following such notice from the Company to the Administrative Agent and the New Vehicle Floorplan Operations Group and subject to the foregoing, the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, as applicable, shall upon such request be increased by the amount so requested by the Company. At any time there exists any unused amount of a converted portion of the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan
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Commitments, the Company may request the Administrative Agent and the New Vehicle Floorplan Operations Group to reverse any such portion thereof by delivering a Conversion Notice in substantially the form of Exhibit O, in whole or in part, and in such event the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments and the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments shall be restored, as applicable, in the respective amounts so requested by the Company.
2.12     Repayment of Loans.
(a)     Repayment of New Vehicle Floorplan Loans.
(i)     The New Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall repay the New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans on the Maturity Date.
(ii)     The New Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall repay each New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan (x) at any time on demand by the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender and (y) on the Maturity Date.
(iii)
(A)
(X) The New Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall pay in full an amount equal to the New Vehicle Floorplan Loan with respect to any New Vehicle (including without limitation, any New Vehicles that are dealer trades, Rental Vehicles, Demonstrators, and Service Loaner Vehicles) that has been sold or leased (other than the ordinary course lease of a Rental Vehicle) by any New Vehicle Borrower: (A) (1) with respect to New Vehicles (other than Fleet Vehicles), the earliest to occur of (x) fifteen (15) days after such sale or lease thereof or (y) with respect any New Vehicle for which cash has been received upon such sale or lease thereof, within five (5) days of the receipt of such cash, and (2) with respect to Fleet Vehicles, upon the earliest to occur of (aa) thirty (30) days after the date of such sale or lease (other than the ordinary course lease of a Rental Vehicle) and (bb) two (2) Business Days following receipt of proceeds from such sale or lease thereof.
(Y) With respect to each New Vehicle that has not been sold, the New Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall pay in full an amount equal to (i) in the case of any such New Vehicle held as Inventory, beginning 12 months after the date such New Vehicle is Deemed Floored, monthly payments of 10% of the original amount of the New Vehicle Floorplan Loan relating to such New Vehicle (each such required payment, an “NV Monthly Curtailment Payment”), with the final payment for all amounts then outstanding under such New Vehicle Floorplan Loan due 15 months after the date such New Vehicle is Deemed Floored (each such required payment, an “NV Final Curtailment Payment”), and (ii) in the case of each Demonstrator, Rental Vehicle, Service Loaner Vehicle and other mileaged Vehicle, beginning the date such New Vehicle is Deemed Floored,
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monthly payments of 2% of the original amount of the New Vehicle Floorplan Loan relating to such New Vehicle (each such required payment, a “Mileaged Monthly Curtailment Payment”), with the final payment for all amounts then outstanding under such New Vehicle Floorplan Loan due 24 months after the date such New Vehicle is Deemed Floored (each such required payment, a “Mileaged Final Curtailment Payment”);
provided that, payments which are required to be made under this clause (Y) with respect to the period from March 1, 2020 through May 31, 2020 (and are required to be made on the Interest Payments Dates for April, 2020, May, 2020 and June, 2020) shall (1) with respect to NV Monthly Curtailment Payments and Mileaged Monthly Curtailment Payments, be temporarily waived for such period and such payment requirements will resume without waiver on the Interest Payment Date for July, 2020 (with respect to the month of June 2020) and thereafter shall continue to be due and payable as described in this Section and (2) with respect to NV Final Curtailment Payments and Mileaged Final Curtailment Payments, be deferred for ninety (90) days and such payment requirements will resume without deferral on the Interest Payment Date for July, 2020 (with respect to the month of June 2020) and thereafter shall continue to be due and payable as described in this Section. By way of example, an NV Final Curtailment Payment which would have come due during the month of May 2020 shall be deferred until August 2020 (and paid on the Interest Payment Date for September 2020) but an NV Final Curtailment Payment which comes due during the month of June 2020 shall not be deferred and shall be paid on the Interest Payment Date for July 2020.
(Z) Upon the funding thereof, any New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft shall be due and payable in full by the New Vehicle Borrowers on the next following Business Day.
(B)If any Loan Party sells all or substantially all of the assets of a dealership or franchise to a Person other than a New Vehicle Borrower or Used Vehicle Borrower (each such sale being referred to as a “Dealership Sale”), then the New Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall pay in full an amount equal to the outstanding New Vehicle Floorplan Loan, if any, with respect to each New Vehicle that had been owned by (or identified as an asset on the books or records of) such dealership or franchise immediately prior to such Dealership Sale, which payment shall be made no later than five (5) Business Days following the receipt of proceeds from such Dealership Sale (whether or not such New Vehicle was sold in connection with such Dealership Sale).
(C)If the Company terminates the designation of a Subsidiary as a “New Vehicle Borrower” with respect to any Removed Franchise in accordance with Section 2.22, then the New Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall (1) repay each New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan and each New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan with respect to any New Vehicle that is subsequently
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financed by Permitted Silo Indebtedness at such Removed Franchise immediately upon the applicable date (each such date, a “Silo Financing Commencement Date”) such Subsidiary begins to finance New Vehicles through Permitted Silo Indebtedness as permitted by Section 2.22, and (2) repay (within five (5) Business Days after the applicable Silo Financing Commencement Date) any New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan with respect to any other Vehicle that is owned by any respective Removed Franchise on or after the applicable Silo Financing Commencement Date.
(iv)     Payments required to be made by any New Vehicle Borrower as set forth in Section 2.12(a)(i) and (ii) shall be applied in the following order: (1) first, to the outstanding principal balance and then to accrued interest on any New Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft, (2) second, to the outstanding principal balance of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, and (3) finally, to the remaining outstanding principal balance of the New Vehicle Floor Plan Committed Loans. Payments required to be made by any New Vehicle Borrower as set forth in Section 2.12(a)(iii) shall be applied first to the outstanding principal balance and then to accrued interest on the New Vehicle Floorplan Loan with respect to such New Vehicle, and then in the order set forth in the sentence above.
(v)     In the event of any disputed or duplicate New Vehicle Floorplan Loan (each a “Disputed Existing New Vehicle Loan”) being refinanced or paid down by any New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan in reliance on information provided by the Company, any Subsidiary or any existing lender pursuant to any audit completed under Section 4.01(a)(xvii), the Borrowers will (jointly and severally) upon demand, repay any New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan related to such Disputed Existing New Vehicle Loan, including accrued interest with respect to such New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, regardless of whether such Disputed Existing New Vehicle Loan has been resolved with the prior lender.
(vi)     Without limiting any other rights or obligations hereunder, interest, curtailment and other payments then due pursuant to this Section 2.12(a) or Section 2.14(b) shall be automatically debited on the Automatic Debit Date of each month from a deposit account maintained by the applicable New Vehicle Borrower with Bank of America pursuant to the Floorplan On-line System (provided that if there are not sufficient funds in such account to pay such amounts, then the New Vehicle Borrowers, jointly and severally, shall pay such amounts in cash when due). Without limiting any other rights or obligations hereunder, commitment fees with respect to the New Vehicle Floorplan Facility that are then due pursuant to Section 2.14(a) shall be automatically debited on the Automatic Debit Date of each month from a deposit account maintained by the Company with Bank of America (provided that if there are not sufficient funds in such account to pay such amounts, then the New Vehicle Borrowers, jointly and severally, shall pay such amounts in cash when due).
(vii)     Payments made in respect of any New Vehicle Floorplan Loan must specify the applicable New Vehicle Borrower and New Vehicle(s) (including the make,
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model and vehicle identification number of such New Vehicle(s)) attributable to such payment.
(b)     Repayment of Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans.
(i)     The Used Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall repay each Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan on the Maturity Date.
(ii)     The Used Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall repay each Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan (y) at any time on demand by the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and (z) on the Maturity Date.
(iii)     
(A)
(X) The Used Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall pay in full an amount equal to the Used Vehicle Floorplan Loan with respect to any Used Vehicle (including without limitation, any Used Vehicles that are dealer trades) that has been sold or leased by any Used Vehicle Borrower: (A) with respect to Used Vehicles, the earliest to occur of (x) fifteen (15) days after such sale or lease thereof or (y) with respect any Used Vehicle for which cash has been received upon such sale or lease thereof, within five (5) days of the receipt of such cash;
(Y) With respect to each Used Vehicle that has not been sold, the Used Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall pay in full an amount equal to, beginning 3 months after the date such Used Vehicle is Deemed Floored, monthly payments of 2% of the original amount of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Loan relating to such Used Vehicle (each such required payment, an “UV Monthly Curtailment Payment”), with the final payment for all amounts then outstanding under such Used Vehicle Floorplan Loan due 6 months after the date such Used Vehicle is Deemed Floored (each such required payment, an “UV Final Curtailment Payment”).
(Z) Upon the funding thereof, any Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft shall be due and payable in full by the Used Vehicle Borrowers on the next following Business Day.
(B)If any Loan Party sells all or substantially all of the assets pursuant to a Dealership Sale, then the Used Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall pay in full an amount equal to the outstanding Used Vehicle Floorplan Loan, if any, with respect to each Used Vehicle that had been owned by (or identified as an asset on the books or records of) such dealership or franchise immediately prior to such Dealership Sale, which payment shall be made no later than five (5) Business Days following the receipt of proceeds from such Dealership Sale (whether or not such Used Vehicle was sold in connection with such Dealership Sale).
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(C)If the Company terminates the designation of a Subsidiary as a “Used Vehicle Borrower” with respect to any Removed Franchise in accordance with Section 2.22, then the Used Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall (1) repay each Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan and each Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan with respect to any Used Vehicle that is subsequently financed by Permitted Silo Indebtedness at such Removed Franchise immediately upon the applicable date (each such date, a “Silo Financing Commencement Date”) such Subsidiary begins to finance Used Vehicles through Permitted Silo Indebtedness as permitted by Section 2.22, and (2) repay (within five (5) Business Days after the applicable Silo Financing Commencement Date) any Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan with respect to any other Vehicle that is owned by any respective Removed Franchise on or after the applicable Silo Financing Commencement Date.
(iv)     Payments required to be made by any Used Vehicle Borrower as set forth in Section 2.12(b)(i) and (ii) shall be applied in the following order: (1) first, to the outstanding principal balance and then to accrued interest on any Used Vehicle Floorplan Overdraft, (2) second, to the outstanding principal balance of Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, and (3) finally, to the remaining outstanding principal balance of the Used Vehicle Floor Plan Committed Loans. Payments required to be made by any Used Vehicle Borrower as set forth in Section 2.12(b)(iii) shall be applied first to the outstanding principal balance and then to accrued interest on the Used Vehicle Floorplan Loan with respect to such Used Vehicle, and then in the order set forth in the sentence above.
(v)     [Intentionally Omitted.] .
(vi)     Without limiting any other rights or obligations hereunder, interest, curtailment and other payments then due pursuant to this Section 2.12(b) or Section 2.14(b) shall be automatically debited on the Automatic Debit Date of each month from a deposit account maintained by the applicable Used Vehicle Borrower with Bank of America pursuant to the Floorplan On-line System (provided that if there are not sufficient funds in such account to pay such amounts, then the Used Vehicle Borrowers, jointly and severally, shall pay such amounts in cash when due). Without limiting any other rights or obligations hereunder, commitment fees with respect to the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility that are then due pursuant to Section 2.14(a) shall be automatically debited on the Automatic Debit Date of each month from a deposit account maintained by the Company with Bank of America (provided that if there are not sufficient funds in such account to pay such amounts, then the Used Vehicle Borrowers, jointly and severally, shall pay such amounts in cash when due).
(vii)     Payments made in respect of any Used Vehicle Floorplan Loan must specify the applicable Used Vehicle Borrower and Used Vehicle(s) (including the make, model and vehicle identification number of such Used Vehicle(s)) attributable to such payment.
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2.13     Interest.
(a)     Subject to the provisions of subsection (b) below, (i) each Eurodollar Rate Loan shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof from the applicable borrowing date at a rate per annum equal to the Eurodollar Rate plus the Applicable Rate; and (ii) each Base Rate Loan shall bear interest on the outstanding principal amount thereof from the applicable borrowing date at a rate per annum equal to the Base Rate plus the Applicable Rate.
(b)     (i)     If any amount of principal of any Loan is not paid when due (without regard to any applicable grace periods), whether at stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise, such amount shall thereafter bear interest at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.
(ii)     If any amount (other than principal of any Loan) payable by any Borrower under any Loan Document is not paid when due (without regard to any applicable grace periods), whether at stated maturity, by acceleration or otherwise, then upon the request of the Required Lenders, such amount shall thereafter bear interest at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.
(iii)     Upon the request of the Required Lenders, while any Event of Default exists (other than as set forth in clauses (b)(i) and (b)(ii) above), each Borrower, jointly and severally, shall pay interest on the principal amount of all outstanding Obligations hereunder at a fluctuating interest rate per annum at all times equal to the Default Rate to the fullest extent permitted by applicable Laws.
(iv)     Accrued and unpaid interest on past due amounts (including interest on past due interest) shall be due and payable upon demand.
(v)     Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, (A) all New Vehicle Floorplan Loans (including New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and New Vehicle Swing Line Loans) outstanding at any time shall bear interest at the same rate and (B) all Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans (including Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and Used Vehicle Swing Line Loans) outstanding at any time shall bear interest at the same rate.
(c)     Interest on each Loan shall be due and payable in arrears on each Interest Payment Date applicable thereto and at such other times as may be specified herein. Interest hereunder (i) shall be automatically debited from a deposit account maintained by the Company with Bank of America (provided that if there are not sufficient funds in such account to pay such interest, then the Borrowers shall pay such interest when due), and (ii) shall be due and payable in accordance with the terms hereof before and after judgment, and before and after the commencement of any proceeding under any Debtor Relief Law.

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2.14     Fees.
(a)     Commitment Fees. The New Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each New Vehicle Floorplan Lender in accordance with its Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage, a commitment fee equal to the Applicable Rate times the actual daily amount by which the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments exceed the Outstanding Amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans. The Used Vehicle Borrowers (jointly and severally) shall pay to the Administrative Agent for the account of each Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender in accordance with its Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage, a commitment fee equal to the Applicable Rate times the actual daily amount by which the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments exceed the Outstanding Amount of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans. The commitment fees shall accrue at all times during the Availability Period, including at any time during which one or more of the conditions in Article IV is not met, and shall be due and payable quarterly in arrears on the Automatic Debit Date after the end of each March, June, September and December, commencing with the first such date to occur after the Closing Date, and on the Maturity Date. The commitment fees shall be calculated quarterly in arrears, and if there is any change in the respective Applicable Rate during any quarter, the actual daily amount shall be computed and multiplied by such Applicable Rate separately for each period during such quarter that such Applicable Rate was in effect. New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans and Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans shall not be included in calculating the Outstanding Amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans used in determining the commitment fees set forth above.
(b)     Other Fees. (i) The Company shall pay to the Arranger and the Administrative Agent for their own respective accounts fees in the amounts and at the times specified in the Bank of America Letter. Such fees shall be fully earned when paid and shall not be refundable for any reason whatsoever.
(ii)     The Company shall pay to the Lenders such fees as shall have been separately agreed upon in writing in the amounts and at the times so specified. Such fees shall be fully earned when paid and shall not be refundable for any reason whatsoever.
2.15     Computation of Interest and Fees. All computations of interest for Base Rate Loans (including Base Rate Loans determined by reference to the Eurodollar Rate) shall be made on the basis of a year of 365 or 366 days, as the case may be, and actual days elapsed. All other computations of fees and interest shall be made on the basis of a 360-day year and actual days elapsed (which results in more fees or interest, as applicable, being paid than if computed on the basis of a 365-day year). Interest shall accrue on each Loan for the day on which the Loan is made, and shall not accrue on a Loan, or any portion thereof, for the day on which the Loan or such portion is paid, provided that any Loan that is repaid on the same day on which it is made shall, subject to Section 2.17(a), bear interest for one day. Each determination by the Administrative Agent of an interest rate or fee hereunder shall be conclusive and binding for all purposes, absent manifest error.
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2.16     Evidence of Debt.
(a)     The Borrowings made by each Lender shall be evidenced by one or more accounts or records maintained by such Lender and by the Administrative Agent in the ordinary course of business. The accounts or records maintained by the Administrative Agent and each Lender shall be conclusive absent manifest error of the amount of the Borrowings made by the Lenders to the Borrowers and the interest and payments thereon. Any failure to so record or any error in doing so shall not, however, limit or otherwise affect the obligation of the Borrowers hereunder to pay any amount owing with respect to the Obligations. In the event of any conflict between the accounts and records maintained by any Lender and the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent in respect of such matters, the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent shall control in the absence of manifest error. Upon the request of any Lender made through the Administrative Agent, the Borrowers shall execute and deliver to such Lender (through the Administrative Agent) a Note, which shall evidence such Lender’s Loans in addition to such accounts or records. Each Lender may attach schedules to its Note and endorse thereon the date, Type (if applicable), amount and maturity of its Loans and payments with respect thereto.
(b)     In addition to the accounts and records referred to in subsection (a) above, each Lender and the Administrative Agent shall maintain in accordance with its usual practice accounts or records evidencing the purchases and sales by such Lender of participations in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans and Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans. In the event of any conflict between the accounts and records maintained by the Administrative Agent and the accounts and records of any Lender in respect of such matters, the accounts and records of the Administrative Agent shall control in the absence of manifest error.
2.17     Payments Generally; Administrative Agent’s Clawback.
(a)     General. All payments to be made by any Borrower shall be made free and clear of and without condition or deduction for any counterclaim, defense, recoupment or setoff. Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, all payments by any Borrower hereunder shall be made to the Administrative Agent, for the account of the respective Lenders to which such payment is owed, at the Administrative Agent’s Office in Dollars and in immediately available funds not later than 2:00 p.m. on the date specified herein. The Administrative Agent will promptly distribute to each Lender its Applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Percentage or Applicable Used Vehicle Floorplan Percentage, as applicable (or other applicable share as provided herein) of such payment in like funds as received by wire transfer to such Lender’s Lending Office. All payments received by the Administrative Agent after 2:00 p.m. shall be deemed received on the next succeeding Business Day and any applicable interest or fee shall continue to accrue. If any payment to be made by any Borrower shall come due on a day other than a Business Day, payment shall be made on the next following Business Day, and such extension of time shall be reflected in computing interest or fees, as the case may be.
(b)     (i) Funding by Lenders; Presumption by Administrative Agent. Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from a Lender prior to 12:00 noon on the date of any Committed Borrowing that such Lender will not make available to the Administrative Agent such Lender’s share of such Committed Borrowing, the
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Administrative Agent may assume that such Lender has made such share available on such date in accordance with Section 2.02 or Section 2.07 and may (but shall be under no obligation to), in reliance upon such assumption, make available to the applicable Borrower a corresponding amount. In such event, if a Lender has not in fact made its share of the applicable Committed Borrowing available to the Administrative Agent, then the applicable Lender, the Borrowers jointly and severally agree to pay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand such corresponding amount in immediately available funds with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is made available to the applicable Borrower to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at (A) in the case of a payment to be made by such Lender, the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation, plus any administrative, processing or similar fees customarily charged by the Administrative Agent in connection with the foregoing and (B) in the case of a payment to be made by any Borrower, the interest rate applicable to Base Rate Loans. If any Borrower and such Lender shall pay such interest to the Administrative Agent for the same or an overlapping period, the Administrative Agent shall promptly remit to the applicable Borrower the amount of such interest paid by such Borrower for such period. If such Lender pays its share of the applicable Committed Borrowing to the Administrative Agent, then the amount so paid shall constitute such Lender’s Loan included in such Committed Borrowing. Any payment by any Borrower shall be without prejudice to any claim the any Borrower may have against a Lender that shall have failed to make such payment to the Administrative Agent.
(ii)     Payments by Borrower; Presumptions by Administrative Agent. Unless the Administrative Agent shall have received notice from the Company (on its own behalf or on behalf of a Borrower) prior to the date on which any payment is due to the Administrative Agent for the account of the Lenders hereunder that such Borrower will not make such payment, the Administrative Agent may assume that such Borrower has made such payment on such date in accordance herewith and may (but shall be under no obligation to), in reliance upon such assumption, distribute to the Lenders the amount due. In such event, if such Borrower has not in fact made such payment, then each of the Lenders severally agrees to repay to the Administrative Agent forthwith on demand the amount so distributed to such Lender, in immediately available funds with interest thereon, for each day from and including the date such amount is distributed to it to but excluding the date of payment to the Administrative Agent, at the greater of the Federal Funds Rate and a rate determined by the Administrative Agent in accordance with banking industry rules on interbank compensation.
A notice of the Administrative Agent to any Lender or any Borrower with respect to any amount owing under this subsection (b) shall be conclusive, absent manifest error.
(c)     Failure to Satisfy Conditions Precedent. If any Lender makes available to the Administrative Agent funds for any Loan to be made by such Lender to any Borrower as provided in the foregoing provisions of this Article II, and such funds are not made available to such Borrower by the Administrative Agent because the conditions to the applicable Borrowing set forth in Article IV are not satisfied or waived in accordance with the terms hereof, the
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Administrative Agent shall return such funds (in like funds as received from such Lender) to such Lender, without interest.
(d)     Obligations of New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders Several. The obligations of the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders hereunder to make New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans, to fund participations in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans and to make payments pursuant to Section 10.04(c) are several and not joint. The failure of any New Vehicle Floorplan Lender to make any New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan, to fund any such participation or to make any payment under Section 10.04(c) on any date required hereunder shall not relieve any other New Vehicle Floorplan Lender of its corresponding obligation to do so on such date, and no New Vehicle Floorplan Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other New Vehicle Floorplan Lender to so make its New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan, to purchase its participation or to make its payment under Section 10.04(c).
(e)     Obligations of Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders Several. The obligations of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders hereunder to make Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans, to fund participations in Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans and to make payments pursuant to Section 10.04(c) are several and not joint. The failure of any Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender to make any Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan, to fund any such participation or to make any payment under Section 10.04(c) on any date required hereunder shall not relieve any other Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender of its corresponding obligation to do so on such date, and no Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender shall be responsible for the failure of any other Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender to so make its Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan, to purchase its participation or to make its payment under Section 10.04(c).
(f)     Funding Source. Nothing herein shall be deemed to obligate any Lender to obtain the funds for any Loan in any particular place or manner or to constitute a representation by any Lender that it has obtained or will obtain the funds for any Loan in any particular place or manner.
2.18     Sharing of Payments by Lenders. If any Lender shall, by exercising any right of setoff or counterclaim or otherwise, obtain payment in respect of any principal of or interest on any of the New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans made by it, or the participations in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans held by it resulting in such Lender’s receiving payment of a proportion of the aggregate amount of such New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or participations and accrued interest thereon greater than its pro rata share thereof as provided herein, then the Lender receiving such greater proportion shall (a) notify the Administrative Agent of such fact, and (b) purchase from the other applicable Lenders (in the respective New Vehicle Floorplan Facility or Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility (for cash at face value) participations in the applicable New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and subparticipations in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans of the other Lenders, or make such other adjustments as shall be equitable, 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 New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and other amounts owing them, provided that:
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(i)     if any such participations or subparticipations are purchased and all or any portion of the payment giving rise thereto is recovered, such participations or subparticipations shall be rescinded and the purchase price restored to the extent of such recovery, without interest; and
(ii)     the provisions of this Section shall not be construed to apply to (x) any payment made by or on behalf of any Borrower pursuant to and in accordance with the express terms of this Agreement (including the application of funds arising from the existence of a Defaulting Lender, (y) the application of Cash Collateral in respect of obligations relating to New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans provided for in Section 2.23, or (z) any payment obtained by a Lender as consideration for the assignment of or sale of a participation in any of its New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or subparticipations in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, as the case may be, to any assignee or participant, other than an assignment, participation or subparticipation to the Company or any Subsidiary thereof (as to which the provisions of this Section 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 setoff 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.
2.19     Increase in Commitments.
(a)     Request for Increase. Provided there exists no Default nor any Revolving Default, upon notice to the Administrative Agent (which shall promptly notify the Lenders), the Company may from time to time, request an increase in the Aggregate Commitments by an amount for all such requests, not exceeding $250,000,000 in the aggregate, provided that the Company may make a maximum of five (5) such requests and (x) upon the reasonable request of any Lender made at least ten (10) Business Days prior to the Increase Effective Date, the Company shall have provided to such Lender, and such Lender shall be reasonably satisfied with, the documentation and other information so requested in connection with applicable “know your customer” and anti-money-laundering rules and regulations, including, without limitation, the PATRIOT Act, in each case at least five (5) Business Days prior to the Increase Effective Date and (y) at least ten (10) Business Days prior to the Increase Effective Date, any Loan Party that qualifies as a “legal entity customer” under the Beneficial Ownership Regulation shall have delivered, to each Lender that so requests, a Beneficial Ownership Certification in relation to such Loan Party. Such increase shall be allocated between the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments and the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments as requested by the Company and specified in its notice, provided that, (a) any increase in the Commitments of any Lender shall be allocated on a pro rata basis between its New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment and its Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment (consistent with the pro rata allocation of the entire increase on such occasion between the Aggregate New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments and the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments), and (b) following any
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such increase, no more than 40% of the Aggregate Commitments may be allocated to the Aggregate Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments. At the time of sending any such notice, the Company (in consultation with the Administrative Agent) shall specify (x) the time period within which each Lender is requested to respond (which shall in no event be less than ten Business Days from the date of delivery of such notice to the Lenders) and (y) whether the requested increase is for the New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or the Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments.
(b)     Lender Elections to Increase. Each Lender shall notify the Administrative Agent within such time period whether or not it agrees to increase its respective Commitment, and, if so, whether by an amount equal to, greater than, or less than its Applicable Percentage of such requested increase. Any Lender not responding within such time period shall be deemed to have declined to increase its Commitment.
(c)     Notification by Administrative Agent; Additional Lenders. The Administrative Agent shall notify the Company and each Lender of the Lenders’ responses to each request made hereunder. To achieve the full amount of a requested increase and subject to the approval of the Administrative Agent (which approvals shall not be unreasonably withheld), the Company may also invite additional Eligible Assignees to become Lenders pursuant to a joinder agreement in form and substance satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and its counsel.
(d)     Effective Date and Allocations. If the Aggregate Commitments are increased in accordance with this Section, the Administrative Agent and the Company shall determine the effective date (the “Increase Effective Date”) and the final allocation of such increase. The Administrative Agent shall promptly notify the Company and the Lenders of the final allocation of such increase and the Increase Effective Date.
(e)     Conditions to Effectiveness of Increase. As a condition precedent to such increase, the Company shall deliver to the Administrative Agent a certificate of each Loan Party dated as of the Increase Effective Date (in sufficient copies for each Lender) signed by a Responsible Officer of such Loan Party (i) certifying and attaching the resolutions adopted by such Loan Party approving or consenting to such increase, and (ii) in the case of the Company, certifying that, before and after giving effect to such increase, (A) the representations and warranties contained in Article V and the other Loan Documents are true and correct on and as of the Increase Effective Date, except to the extent that such representations and warranties specifically refer to an earlier date, in which case they are true and correct as of such earlier date, and except that for purposes of this Section 2.19, the representations and warranties contained in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 5.05 shall be deemed to refer to the most recent statements furnished pursuant to clauses (a) and (b), respectively, of Section 6.01, (B) no Default exists and (C) no Revolving Default exists. The Borrowers shall prepay any New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans, as applicable, outstanding on the Increase Effective Date to the extent necessary to keep the outstanding New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans, as applicable, ratable with any revised Applicable Percentages arising from any nonratable increase in the New Vehicle Floorplan Commitments or Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitments, as the case may be, under this Section.
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(f)     Conflicting Provisions. This Section shall supersede any provisions in Sections 2.18 or 10.01 to the contrary.
2.20     New Vehicle Borrowers.
(a)     Effective as of the date hereof, each Subsidiary that has executed this Agreement a shall be a “New Vehicle Borrower” hereunder and may receive New Vehicle Floorplan Loans for its account on the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement.
(b)     If any Subsidiary engages in the sale or leasing of New Vehicles and the Company wishes to designate such Subsidiary as a New Vehicle Borrower, the Company shall deliver to the Administrative Agent, pursuant to Section 6.14 or otherwise, a Joinder Agreement executed by such Subsidiary identifying such Subsidiary as a New Vehicle Borrower; provided that a New Vehicle Borrower shall not be required to execute a Joinder Agreement if such New Vehicle Borrower has executed and delivered this Agreement on the Closing Date. The parties hereto acknowledge and agree that prior to any such Subsidiary becoming entitled to utilize the credit facilities provided for in Sections 2.01 through 2.03 the Administrative Agent, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender, and the other Lenders shall have received the documents required by Section 6.14. If the Administrative Agent and the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender agree that such Subsidiary shall be entitled to receive New Vehicle Floorplan Loans hereunder, then promptly following receipt of all such documents required by Section 6.14, the Administrative Agent shall send a notice in substantially the form of Exhibit K-1 (a “New Vehicle Borrower Notice”) to the Company and the Lenders specifying the effective date upon which such Subsidiary shall constitute a New Vehicle Borrower for purposes hereof, whereupon each of the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders agrees to permit such New Vehicle Borrower to receive New Vehicle Floorplan Loans hereunder, on the terms and conditions set forth herein, and each of the parties agrees that such New Vehicle Borrower otherwise shall be a Borrower for all purposes of this Agreement.
(c)     Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, each New Vehicle Borrower shall be jointly and severally liable as a primary obligor, and not merely as surety, for any and all Obligations under the New Vehicle Floorplan Facility now or hereafter owed to the Administrative Agent, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders, whether voluntary or involuntary and however arising, whether direct or acquired by any Lender by assignment or succession, whether due or not due, absolute or contingent, liquidated or unliquidated, determined or undetermined (such Obligations, the “New Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities”).
(d)     Each New Vehicle Borrower expressly waives any and all defenses now or hereafter arising or asserted by reason of (i) any lack of legality, validity or enforceability of this Agreement, of any of the Notes, of any other Loan Document, or of any other agreement or instrument creating, providing security for, or otherwise relating to any of the Obligations or any guaranty of any of the New Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities or New Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities (the Loan Documents and all such other agreements and instruments being collectively referred to as the “Related Agreements”); (ii) any action taken under any of the Related Agreements, any exercise of any right or power therein conferred, any failure or omission to enforce any right conferred thereby, or any waiver of any covenant or condition therein provided; (iii) any acceleration of the maturity of any of the New Vehicle Borrowers’
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Liabilities or of any other obligations or liabilities of any Person under any of the Related Agreements; (iv) any release, exchange, non-perfection, lapse in perfection, disposal, deterioration in value, or impairment of any security for any of the New Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities, or for any other obligations or liabilities of any Person under any of the Related Agreements; (v) any dissolution of any Borrower, any Loan Party or any other party to a Related Agreement, or the combination or consolidation of any Borrower, any Loan Party or any other party to a Related Agreement into or with another entity or any transfer or disposition of any assets of any Borrower, any Loan Party or any other party to a Related Agreement; (vi) any extension (including without limitation extensions of time for payment), renewal, amendment, restructuring or restatement of, any acceptance of late or partial payments under, or any change in the amount of any borrowings or any credit facilities available under, this Agreement, any of the Notes or any other Loan Document or any other Related Agreement, in whole or in part; (vii) the existence, addition, modification, termination, reduction or impairment of value, or release of any other guaranty (or security therefor) of the New Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities; (viii) any waiver of, forbearance or indulgence under, or other consent to any change in or departure from any term or provision contained in this Agreement, any other Loan Document or any other Related Agreement, including without limitation any term pertaining to the payment or performance of any of the New Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities, or any of the obligations or liabilities of any party to any other Related Agreement; and (ix) any other circumstance whatsoever (with or without notice to or knowledge of such New Vehicle Borrower) which may or might in any manner or to any extent vary the risks of such New Vehicle Borrower, or might otherwise constitute a legal or equitable defense available to, or discharge of, a surety or a guarantor, including without limitation any right to require or claim that resort be had to any Borrower or any other Loan Party or to any collateral in respect of the New Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities. It is the express purpose and intent of the parties hereto that the joint and several liability of each New Vehicle Borrower for the New Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities shall be absolute and unconditional under any and all circumstances and shall not be discharged except by payment as herein provided. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the liability of each New Vehicle Borrower with respect to its New Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities shall be limited to an aggregate amount equal to the largest amount that would not render its obligations hereunder subject to avoidance under Section 548 of the Bankruptcy Code of the United States or any comparable provisions of any applicable state law.
(e)     Each Subsidiary that is or becomes a “New Vehicle Borrower” pursuant to this Section 2.20 hereby irrevocably appoints the Company as its agent for all purposes relevant to this Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents, including (i) the giving and receipt of notices, (ii) the execution and delivery of all documents, instruments and certificates contemplated herein and all modifications hereto, and (iii) the receipt of the proceeds of any New Vehicle Floorplan Loans made by the Lenders to any such New Vehicle Borrower hereunder. Any acknowledgment, consent, direction, certification or other action which might otherwise be valid or effective only if given or taken by all Borrowers, or by any Borrower acting singly, shall be valid and effective if given or taken only by the Company, whether or not any such other Borrower joins therein. Any notice, demand, consent, acknowledgement, direction, certification or other communication delivered to the Company in accordance with the terms of this Agreement shall be deemed to have been delivered to the Company and each New Vehicle Borrower.
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2.21     Used Vehicle Borrowers.
(a)     Effective as of the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date, the Company and each Subsidiary that has executed the Amendment No. 2 as a “Used Vehicle Borrower” shall be a “Used Vehicle Borrower” hereunder and may receive Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans for its account on the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement.
(b)     If any Subsidiary engages in the sale or leasing of Used Vehicles and the Company wishes to designate such Subsidiary as a Used Vehicle Borrower, the Company shall deliver to the Administrative Agent, pursuant to Section 6.14 or otherwise, a Joinder Agreement executed by such Subsidiary identifying such Subsidiary as a Used Vehicle Borrower; provided that a Used Vehicle Borrower shall not be required to execute a Joinder Agreement if such Used Vehicle Borrower has executed and delivered Amendment No. 2 on the Amendment No. 2 Effective Date. The parties hereto acknowledge and agree that prior to any such Subsidiary becoming entitled to utilize the credit facilities provided for in Sections 2.06 through 2.08 the Administrative Agent, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender, and the other Lenders shall have received the documents required by Section 6.14. If the Administrative Agent and the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender agree that such Subsidiary shall be entitled to receive Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans hereunder, then promptly following receipt of all such documents required by Section 6.14, the Administrative Agent shall send a notice in substantially the form of Exhibit K-2 (a “Used Vehicle Borrower Notice”) to the Company and the Lenders specifying the effective date upon which such Subsidiary shall constitute a Used Vehicle Borrower for purposes hereof, whereupon each of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders agrees to permit such Used Vehicle Borrower to receive Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans hereunder, on the terms and conditions set forth herein, and each of the parties agrees that such Used Vehicle Borrower otherwise shall be a Borrower for all purposes of this Agreement.
(c)     Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, each Used Vehicle Borrower shall be jointly and severally liable as a primary obligor, and not merely as surety, for any and all Obligations under the Used Vehicle Floorplan Facility now or hereafter owed to the Administrative Agent, the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders, whether voluntary or involuntary and however arising, whether direct or acquired by any Lender by assignment or succession, whether due or not due, absolute or contingent, liquidated or unliquidated, determined or undetermined (such Obligations, the “Used Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities”).
(d)     Each Used Vehicle Borrower expressly waives any and all defenses now or hereafter arising or asserted by reason of (i) any lack of legality, validity or enforceability of this Agreement, of any of the Notes, of any other Loan Document, or of any other Related Agreements; (ii) any action taken under any of the Related Agreements, any exercise of any right or power therein conferred, any failure or omission to enforce any right conferred thereby, or any waiver of any covenant or condition therein provided; (iii) any acceleration of the maturity of any of the Used Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities or of any other obligations or liabilities of any Person under any of the Related Agreements; (iv) any release, exchange, non-perfection, lapse in perfection, disposal, deterioration in value, or impairment of any security for any of the Used Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities, or for any other obligations or liabilities of any Person under any of the Related Agreements; (v) any dissolution of any Borrower, any Loan Party or any other party to a Related Agreement, or the combination or consolidation of any Borrower, any Loan
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Party or any other party to a Related Agreement into or with another entity or any transfer or disposition of any assets of any Borrower, any Loan Party or any other party to a Related Agreement; (vi) any extension (including without limitation extensions of time for payment), renewal, amendment, restructuring or restatement of, any acceptance of late or partial payments under, or any change in the amount of any borrowings or any credit facilities available under, this Agreement, any of the Notes or any other Loan Document or any other Related Agreement, in whole or in part; (vii) the existence, addition, modification, termination, reduction or impairment of value, or release of any other guaranty (or security therefor) of the Used Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities; (viii) any waiver of, forbearance or indulgence under, or other consent to any change in or departure from any term or provision contained in this Agreement, any other Loan Document or any other Related Agreement, including without limitation any term pertaining to the payment or performance of any of the Used Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities, or any of the obligations or liabilities of any party to any other Related Agreement; and (ix) any other circumstance whatsoever (with or without notice to or knowledge of such Used Vehicle Borrower) which may or might in any manner or to any extent vary the risks of such Used Vehicle Borrower, or might otherwise constitute a legal or equitable defense available to, or discharge of, a surety or a guarantor, including without limitation any right to require or claim that resort be had to any Borrower or any other Loan Party or to any collateral in respect of the Used Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities. It is the express purpose and intent of the parties hereto that the joint and several liability of each Used Vehicle Borrower for the Used Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities shall be absolute and unconditional under any and all circumstances and shall not be discharged except by payment as herein provided. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the liability of each Used Vehicle Borrower with respect to its Used Vehicle Borrowers’ Liabilities shall be limited to an aggregate amount equal to the largest amount that would not render its obligations hereunder subject to avoidance under Section 548 of the Bankruptcy Code of the United States or any comparable provisions of any applicable state law.
(e)     Each Subsidiary that is or becomes a “Used Vehicle Borrower” pursuant to this Section 2.21 hereby irrevocably appoints the Company as its agent for all purposes relevant to this Agreement and each of the other Loan Documents, including (i) the giving and receipt of notices, (ii) the execution and delivery of all documents, instruments and certificates contemplated herein and all modifications hereto, and (iii) the receipt of the proceeds of any Used Vehicle Floorplan Loans made by the Lenders to any such Used Vehicle Borrower hereunder. Any acknowledgment, consent, direction, certification or other action which might otherwise be valid or effective only if given or taken by all Borrowers, or by any Borrower acting singly, shall be valid and effective if given or taken only by the Company, whether or not any such other Borrower joins therein. Any notice, demand, consent, acknowledgement, direction, certification or other communication delivered to the Company in accordance with the terms of this Agreement shall be deemed to have been delivered to the Company and each Used Vehicle Borrower.
2.22     Removed Franchises.
(a)     The Company shall be permitted to terminate the designation of a Subsidiary as a “New Vehicle Borrower” and/or a “Used Vehicle Borrower” with respect to any particular franchise (any such franchise, a “Removed Franchise”) and redesignate such Subsidiary as a
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“Dual Subsidiary” or a “Silo Subsidiary”, as applicable, in order to finance New Vehicles and Used Vehicles through Permitted Silo Indebtedness so long as (i) the Company has (x) delivered notice of such request to the Administrative Agent, (y) in the case of a Dual Subsidiary, executed and delivered acknowledgements (in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent) of such Subsidiary’s continuing Obligations under the Loan Documents (including pursuant to the Subsidiary Guaranty) as requested by the Administrative Agent and (z) prepaid all outstanding Loans with respect to such redesignation as required by Section 2.12(a)(iii)(C), Section 2.12(b)(iii)(C) and otherwise complied with Section 7.17, (ii) such Subsidiary otherwise qualifies as a “Silo Subsidiary” or a “Dual Subsidiary”, as applicable, entitled to incur Permitted Silo Indebtedness pursuant to the terms of the Agreement at the time of such redesignation, and (iii) no Default or Event of Default then exists or will result therefrom. Following any such redesignation, such Subsidiary shall no longer be entitled to utilize the credit facilities provided for in Sections 2.01 through 2.03 or Sections 2.06 through 2.08 with respect to any Removed Franchise.
2.23     Cash Collateral and Other Credit Support.
(a)     Grant of Security Interest. All Cash Collateral (other than credit support not constituting funds subject to deposit) shall be maintained in blocked, non-interest bearing deposit accounts at Bank of America. The Borrowers, and to the extent provided by any Lender, such Lender, hereby grants to the Administrative Agent, for the benefit of the Administrative Agent and the Lenders (including the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the Used Vehicle Floorplan Lender), a security interest in all such cash, deposit accounts and all balances therein, and all other property so provided as collateral pursuant hereto, and in all proceeds of the foregoing. If at any time the Administrative Agent determines that Cash Collateral is subject to any right or claim of any Person other than the Administrative Agent as herein provided, or that the total amount of such Cash Collateral is less than that required to eliminate the applicable Fronting Exposure, the Borrowers (jointly and severally) or the relevant Defaulting Lender will, promptly upon demand by the Administrative Agent, pay or provide to the Administrative Agent additional Cash Collateral in an amount sufficient to eliminate the applicable Fronting Exposure. The Borrower shall pay on demand therefor from time to time all customary account opening, activity and other administrative fees and charges in connection with the maintenance and disbursement of Cash Collateral.
(b)     Application. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, Cash Collateral under any of this Section 2.23 or Sections 2.03 or 2.08 in respect of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans shall be held and applied to the satisfaction of the specific New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or obligations to fund participations therein (including, as to Cash Collateral provided by a Defaulting Lender, interest accrued on such obligation) for which the Cash Collateral or other credit support was so provided, prior to any other application of such property as may be provided for herein.
(c)     Release. Cash Collateral provided pursuant to any of the Sections referred to in Section 2.23(b) shall be released (except (i) as may be agreed to among the parties posting, and the New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Lender benefitting from, such Cash Collateral and (ii) Cash Collateral provided by or on behalf of a Loan Party shall not be released during the continuance of a Default or Event of Default)
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promptly following the payment or satisfaction of the obligations giving rise to delivery of such Cash Collateral, or, as to Cash Collateral provided pursuant to Sections 2.03 or 2.08, such earlier date as (A) the status of the applicable Lender as a Defaulting Lender shall be terminated or (B) the Administrative Agent shall determine in good faith that there remain outstanding no actual or potential Defaulting Lender funding obligations as to which the benefitted New Vehicle Swing Line Lender or Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender desires to maintain Cash Collateral.
2.24     Defaulting Lenders. (a) Adjustments. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Agreement, if any Lender becomes a Defaulting Lender, then, until such time as such Lender is no longer a Defaulting Lender, to the extent permitted by applicable Law:
(i)     Waivers and Amendments. Such Defaulting Lender’s right to approve or disapprove any amendment, waiver or consent with respect to this Agreement shall be restricted as set forth in the definition of “Required Lenders”, “Required New Vehicle Floorplan Lenders” and “Required Used Vehicle Floorplan Lenders” and Section 10.01.
(ii)     Reallocation of Payments. Any payment of principal, interest, fees or other amounts received by the Administrative Agent for the account of such Defaulting Lender (whether voluntary or mandatory, at maturity, pursuant to Article VIII or otherwise, and including any amounts made available to the Administrative Agent by such Defaulting Lender pursuant to Section 10.08), shall be applied at such time or times as may be determined by the Administrative Agent as follows; first, as to any payment made in respect of principal of Loans, ratably to the principal amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans, as applicable, of other Lenders as if such Defaulting Lender had no Loans outstanding, until such time as the Outstanding Amount of New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of each Lender, as applicable, shall equal its pro rata share thereof based on its Applicable Percentage (without giving effect to Section 2.24(a)(iv)); second, to any amounts (including interest thereon) owed hereunder by such Defaulting Lender to the Administrative Agent; third, to any amounts (including interest thereon) owed hereunder by such Defaulting Lender to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender (to the extent the Administrative Agent has received notice thereof), ratably to the Persons entitled thereto; fourth, to the posting of Cash Collateral (or funding of participations, as applicable) in respect of its Applicable Percentage (without giving effect to Section 2.24(a)(iv)) of New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans, (x) ratably to the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender in accordance with their respective applicable Fronting Exposures and (y) thereafter, to reduce ratably any reallocation of Applicable Percentages of other Lenders previously effected under Section 2.24(a)(iv); and fifth, to the Defaulting Lender or otherwise as required by applicable Law. Any payments, prepayments or other amounts paid or payable to a Defaulting Lender that are applied to pay amounts owed by a Defaulting Lender or to post Cash Collateral pursuant to this subsection 2.24(a)(ii) shall be deemed paid to and redirected by such Defaulting Lender, and each Lender irrevocably consents hereto.

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(iii)     Certain Fees. Such Defaulting Lender (i) shall not be entitled to receive any commitment fee pursuant to Section 2.14(a) for any period during which such Lender is a Defaulting Lender (and the Borrowers shall not be required to pay any such fee that otherwise would have been required to have been paid to such Defaulting Lender).
(iv)     Reallocation of Applicable Percentages to Reduce Fronting Exposure. During any period in which there is a Defaulting Lender as to which the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender (as applicable) has not received Cash Collateral pursuant to Section 2.03 or 2.08, then upon the request of the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender or the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender (as applicable) to the Administrative Agent, for purposes of computing the amount of the obligation of each non-Defaulting Lender to acquire, refinance or fund participations in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans or Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans pursuant to Sections 2.03 and 2.08, the “Applicable Percentage” of each non-Defaulting Lender shall be computed without giving effect to the Commitment of such Defaulting Lender; provided, that, (i) each such reallocation shall be given effect only if, at the initial date thereof, no Default or Event of Default shall have occurred and be continuing; (ii) in all cases, the obligation of each non-Defaulting Lender to acquire, refinance or fund participations in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans shall not exceed the positive difference, if any, between (1) the New Vehicle Floorplan Commitment of such non-Defaulting Lender and (2) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of the New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of such Lender, plus such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all other New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans (prior to giving effect to such reallocation), (iii) in all cases, the obligation of each non-Defaulting Lender to acquire, refinance or fund participations in Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans shall not exceed the positive difference, if any, between (1) the Used Vehicle Floorplan Commitment of such non-Defaulting Lender and (2) the aggregate Outstanding Amount of the Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans of such Lender, plus such Lender’s Applicable Percentage of the Outstanding Amount of all other Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans (prior to giving effect to such reallocation).
(b)     Defaulting Lender Cure. If the Company, the Administrative Agent, the New Vehicle Swing Line Lender and the Used Vehicle Swing Line Lender agree in writing in their reasonable discretion that a Defaulting Lender should no longer be deemed to be a Defaulting Lender, the Administrative Agent will so notify the parties hereto, whereupon as of the effective date specified in such notice and subject to any conditions set forth therein (which may include arrangements with respect to any Cash Collateral), such Lender will, to the extent applicable, purchase such portion of outstanding Loans of the other Lenders or take such other actions as the Administrative Agent may determine to be necessary to cause the New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans, Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loans and funded and unfunded participations in New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans and Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loans to be held on a pro rata basis by the Lenders in accordance with their Applicable Percentages (without giving effect to Section 2.24(a)(iv)), whereupon such Lender will cease to be a Defaulting Lender (and the Applicable Percentages of each Lender will automatically be adjusted on a prospective basis to reflect the foregoing); provided that no adjustments will be made retroactively with respect to fees accrued or payments made by or on behalf of any Borrower while such Lender was a Defaulting Lender; and provided, further, that except to the
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extent otherwise expressly agreed by the affected parties, no change hereunder from Defaulting Lender to Lender will constitute a waiver or release of any claim of any party hereunder arising from such Lender’s having been a Defaulting Lender.
ARTICLE IIA
SECURITY

2A.01    Security. As security for the full and timely payment and performance of all Obligations, each Borrower shall, and shall cause all other Loan Parties to, on or before the Closing Date, do or cause to be done all things reasonably necessary in the opinion of the Administrative Agent and its counsel to grant to the Revolving Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties a duly perfected security interest in all Collateral subject to no prior Lien or other encumbrance except as expressly permitted hereunder or under the other Loan Documents and with the priority identified in the Security Instruments. Without limiting the foregoing, each Borrower shall deliver, and shall cause each other applicable Loan Party to deliver, to the Administrative Agent, in form and substance reasonably acceptable to the Administrative Agent, (a) the Security Agreement and the Master Intercreditor Agreement and (b) UCC financing statements in form, substance and number as requested by the Administrative Agent, reflecting the Lien in favor of the Revolving Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties on the Collateral. In addition, and without limiting the foregoing, each Borrower shall take and cause each other Loan Party to take such further action, and deliver or cause to be delivered such further documents and instruments, as required by the Security Instruments or otherwise as the Administrative Agent may reasonably request to create, perfect and maintain the effectiveness and priority of the Liens contemplated by this Article IIA and each of the Security Instruments.
2A.02    Further Assurances. At the request of the Administrative Agent from time to time, each Borrower will or will cause all other Loan Parties, as the case may be, to execute, by their respective Responsible Officers, alone or with the Administrative Agent, or the Revolving Administrative Agent, any certificate, instrument, financing statement, control agreement, statement or document, or to procure any certificate, instrument, statement or document or to take such other action (and pay all related costs) which the Administrative Agent reasonably deems necessary from time to time to create, continue or preserve the Liens in Collateral (and the perfection and priority thereof) of the Revolving Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties contemplated hereby and by the other Loan Documents and specifically including all Collateral acquired by any Borrower or any other Loan Party after the Closing Date and all Collateral moved to or from time to time located at locations owned by third parties, including all leased locations, bailees, warehousemen and third party processors. Each of the Administrative Agent and the Revolving Administrative Agent is hereby irrevocably authorized to execute and file or cause to be filed, with or if permitted by applicable law without the signature of any Borrower or any Loan Party appearing thereon, all UCC financing statements reflecting any Borrower or any other Loan Party as “debtor” and the Revolving Administrative Agent as “secured party”, and continuations thereof and amendments thereto, as the Administrative Agent or the Revolving Administrative Agent reasonably deems necessary or advisable to give effect to the transactions contemplated hereby and by the other Loan Documents.
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2A.03    Information Regarding Collateral. Each Borrower represents, warrants and covenants that Schedule 2A.03(a) contains a true and complete list of (i) the exact legal name, jurisdiction of formation and location of the chief executive office of each Borrower and each other Person providing Collateral pursuant to a Security Instrument on the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date (such Persons, together with any other Persons that provide Collateral at any time pursuant to a Security Instrument, being referred to collectively as the “Grantors”), (ii) each trade name, trademark or other trade style used by such Grantor on the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, (iii) each location in which goods constituting Collateral having an aggregate value in excess of $100,000 are located as of the Amendment No. 3 Effective Date, whether owned, leased or third-party locations, and (iv) with respect to each leased or third party location, the name of each owner of such location and a summary description of the relationship between the applicable Grantor and such Person. Each Borrower further covenants that it shall not change, and shall not permit any other Grantor to change, its name, type of entity, jurisdiction of formation (whether by reincorporation, merger or otherwise), or the location of its chief executive office, or use or permit any other Grantor to use, any additional trade name, trademark or other trade style, except upon giving not less than 15 days’ prior written notice to the Administrative Agent and taking or causing to be taken all such action at such Borrower’s or such other Grantor’s expense as may be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent to perfect or maintain the perfection of the Lien of the Revolving Administrative Agent for the benefit of the Secured Parties in Collateral.

ARTICLE III.
TAXES, YIELD PROTECTION AND ILLEGALITY

3.01     Taxes.
(a)     Payments Free of Taxes; Obligation to Withhold; Payments on Account of Taxes.
(i)     Any and all payments by or on account of any obligation of any Loan Party hereunder or under any Loan Document shall be made without deduction or withholding for any Taxes, except as required by applicable Laws. If any applicable Laws (as determined in the good faith discretion of the Administrative Agent) require the deduction or withholding of any Tax from any such payment by the Administrative Agent or a Loan Party, then the Administrative Agent or such Loan Party shall be entitled to make such deduction or withholding upon the basis of the information and documentation to be delivered pursuant to subsection (e) below.
(ii)    If any Loan Party or the Administrative Agent shall be required by the Code to withhold or deduct any Taxes, including both United States Federal backup withholding and withholding taxes, from any payment, then (A) the Administrative Agent shall withhold or make such deductions as are determined by the Administrative Agent to be required based upon the information and documentation it has received pursuant to subsection (e) below, (B) the Administrative Agent shall timely pay the full amount withheld or deducted to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with the Code, and (C) to the extent that the withholding or deduction is made on account of Indemnified Taxes, the sum payable by the applicable Loan Party or any such Borrower
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shall be increased as necessary so that after any required withholding or the making of all required deductions (including deductions applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 3.01) the applicable Recipient receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such withholding or deduction been made.
(iii)    If any Loan Party or the Administrative Agent shall be required by any applicable Laws other than the Code to withhold or deduct any Taxes from any payment, then (A) such Loan Party or the Administrative Agent, as required by such Laws, shall withhold or make such deductions as are determined by it to be required based upon the information and documentation it has received pursuant to subsection (e) below, (B) such Loan Party or the Administrative Agent, to the extent required by such Laws, shall timely pay the full amount withheld or deducted to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with such Laws, and (C) to the extent that the withholding or deduction is made on account of Indemnified Taxes, the sum payable by the applicable Loan Party shall be increased as necessary so that after any required withholding or the making of all required deductions (including deductions applicable to additional sums payable under this Section 3.01) the applicable Recipient receives an amount equal to the sum it would have received had no such withholding or deduction been made.

(b)     Payment of Other Taxes by the Borrowers. Without limiting the provisions of subsection (a) above, the Company and each other Borrower shall timely pay to the relevant Governmental Authority in accordance with applicable law, or at the option of the Administrative Agent timely reimburse it for the payment of, any Other Taxes.
(c)     Tax Indemnifications.
(i)     the Company and each other Borrower (jointly and severally) shall, and does hereby, indemnify each Recipient, and shall make payment in respect thereof within 10 days after demand therefor, for the full amount of any Indemnified Taxes (including Indemnified Taxes imposed or asserted on or attributable to amounts payable under this Section 3.01) payable or paid by such Recipient or required to be withheld or deducted from a payment to such Recipient, and any penalties, interest and reasonable expenses arising therefrom or with respect thereto, whether or not such Indemnified Taxes were correctly or legally imposed or asserted by the relevant Governmental Authority. A certificate as to the amount of such payment or liability delivered to the Company by a Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), or by the Administrative Agent on its own behalf or on behalf of a Lender, shall be conclusive absent manifest error. The Company and each other Borrower shall, and does hereby, jointly and severally indemnify the Administrative Agent, and shall make payment in respect thereof within 10 days after demand therefor, for any amount which a Lender for any reason fails to pay indefeasibly to the Administrative Agent as required pursuant to Section 3.01(c)(ii) below.
(ii)    Each Lender shall, and does hereby, severally indemnify, and shall make payment in respect thereof within 10 days after demand therefor, (x) the Administrative Agent against any Indemnified Taxes attributable to such Lender (but only to the extent that any Borrower has not already indemnified the Administrative Agent for such Indemnified Taxes and without limiting the obligation of the Borrowers to do so), (y) the
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Administrative Agent and the Borrowers, as applicable, against any Taxes attributable to such Lender’s failure to comply with the provisions of Section 10.06(d) relating to the maintenance of a Participant Register and (z) the Administrative Agent and the Borrowers, as applicable, against any Excluded Taxes attributable to such Lender, in each case, that are payable or paid by the Administrative Agent or a Borrower 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, as the case may be, under this Agreement or any other Loan Document against any amount due to the Administrative Agent under this clause (ii).
(d)     Evidence of Payments. Upon request by the Company, any other Borrower or the Administrative Agent, as the case may be, after any payment of Taxes by the Company, any other Borrower or the Administrative Agent to a Governmental Authority as provided in this Section 3.01, the Company or such Borrower shall deliver to the Administrative Agent or the Administrative Agent shall deliver to the Company or such Borrower, as the case may be, the original or a certified copy of a receipt issued by such Governmental Authority evidencing such payment, a copy of any return required by Laws to report such payment or other evidence of such payment reasonably satisfactory to the Company or such Borrower or the Administrative Agent, as the case may be.
(e)     Status of Lenders; Tax Documentation.
(i)    Any Lender that is entitled to an exemption from or reduction of withholding Tax with respect to payments made under any Loan Document shall deliver to the Company and the Administrative Agent, at the time or times reasonably requested by the Company or the Administrative Agent, such properly completed and executed documentation reasonably requested by the Company or the Administrative Agent as will permit such payments to be made without withholding or at a reduced rate of withholding. In addition, any Lender, if reasonably requested by the Company or the Administrative Agent, shall deliver such other documentation prescribed by applicable law or reasonably requested by the Company or the Administrative Agent as will enable the Company or the Administrative Agent to determine whether or not such Lender is subject to backup withholding or information reporting requirements. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the preceding two sentences, the completion, execution and submission of such documentation (other than such documentation set forth in Section 3.01(e)(ii)(A), (ii)(B) and (ii)(D) below) shall not be required if in the Lender’s reasonable judgment 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.
(ii)    Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, in the event that the Company or any other Borrower is a U.S. Person,

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(A)    any Lender that is a U.S. Person shall deliver to the Company and the Administrative Agent on or prior to the date on which such Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Company or the Administrative Agent), executed copies of IRS Form W-9 certifying that such Lender is exempt from U.S. federal backup withholding tax;

(B)    any Foreign Lender shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, deliver to the Company and the Administrative Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Company or the Administrative Agent), whichever of the following is applicable:

(I)    in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of an income tax treaty to which the United States is a party (x) with respect to payments of interest under any Loan Document, executed copies of IRS Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable, establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “interest” article of such tax treaty and (y) with respect to any other applicable payments under any Loan Document, IRS Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable, establishing an exemption from, or reduction of, U.S. federal withholding Tax pursuant to the “business profits” or “other income” article of such tax treaty;

(II)    executed copies of IRS Form W-8ECI;

(III)    in the case of a Foreign Lender claiming the benefits of the exemption for portfolio interest under Section 881(c) of the Code, (x) a certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit N-1 to the effect that such Foreign Lender is not a “bank” within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(A) of the Code, a “10 percent shareholder” of the Company or any other Borrower within the meaning of Section 881(c)(3)(B) of the Code, or a “controlled foreign corporation” described in Section 881(c)(3)(C) of the Code (a “U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate”) and (y) executed copies of IRS Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable; or

(IV)    to the extent a Foreign Lender is not the beneficial owner of the applicable interest in any Credit Extension or Commitment, executed copies of IRS Form W-8IMY, accompanied by IRS Form W-SECT, IRS Form W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E, as applicable, a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit N-2 or Exhibit N-3, IRS Form W-9, and/or other certification documents from each beneficial owner, as applicable; provided that if the Foreign Lender is a partnership and one or more direct or indirect partners of such Foreign Lender are
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claiming the portfolio interest exemption, such Foreign Lender may provide a U.S. Tax Compliance Certificate substantially in the form of Exhibit N-4 on behalf of each such direct and indirect partner;

(C)    any Foreign Lender shall, to the extent it is legally entitled to do so, deliver to the Company and the Administrative Agent (in such number of copies as shall be requested by the recipient) on or prior to the date on which such Foreign Lender becomes a Lender under this Agreement (and from time to time thereafter upon the reasonable request of the Company or the Administrative Agent), executed copies of any other form prescribed by applicable law as a basis for claiming exemption from or a reduction in U.S. federal withholding Tax, duly completed, together with such supplementary documentation as may be prescribed by applicable law to permit the Company or the Administrative Agent to determine the withholding or deduction required to be made; and

(D)    if a payment made to a Lender under any Loan Document would be subject to U.S. 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 Company and the Administrative Agent at the time or times prescribed by law and at such time or times reasonably requested by the Company or 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 Company or the Administrative Agent as may be necessary for the Company 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 clause (D), “FATCA” shall include any amendments made to FATCA after the date of this Agreement. For purposes of determining withholding Taxes imposed under FATCA from and after the effective date of this Agreement, the Borrowers and the Administrative Agent shall treat (and the Lenders hereby authorize the Administrative Agent to treat) the Loans hereunder and this Agreement as not qualifying as a "grandfathered obligation" within the meaning of Treasury Regulation Section 1.1471-2(b)(2)(i).

(iii)    Each Lender agrees that if any form or certification it previously delivered pursuant to this Section 3.01 expires or becomes obsolete or inaccurate in any respect, it shall update such form or certification or promptly notify the Company and the Administrative Agent in writing of its legal inability to do so.

(f)     Treatment of Certain Refunds. Unless required by applicable Laws, at no time shall the Administrative Agent have any obligation to file for or otherwise pursue on behalf of a Lender, or have any obligation to pay to any Lender, any refund of Taxes withheld or deducted from funds paid for the account of such Lender. If any Recipient determines that it has received a refund of any Taxes as to which it has been indemnified by the Company or any other Borrower or with respect to which the Company or any Borrower has paid additional amounts
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pursuant to this Section 3.01, it shall pay to the Company or such Borrower an amount equal to such refund (but only to the extent of indemnity payments made, or additional amounts paid, by the Company or such Borrower under this Section with respect to the Taxes giving rise to such refund), net of all out-of-pocket expenses (including Taxes) incurred by such Recipient, and without interest (other than any interest paid by the relevant Governmental Authority with respect to such refund), provided that the Company and each other Borrower, upon the request of the Recipient, agrees to repay the amount paid over to the Company or such Borrower (plus any penalties, interest or other charges imposed by the relevant Governmental Authority) to the Recipient in the event the Recipient is required to repay such refund to such Governmental Authority. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this subsection, in no event will the applicable Recipient be required to pay any amount to the Company or any other Borrower pursuant to this subsection the payment of which would place the Recipient in a less favorable net after-Tax position than such Recipient would have been in if 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. This subsection shall not be construed to require any Recipient to make available its tax returns (or any other information relating to its taxes that it deems confidential) to the Company, any other Borrower or any other Person.
(g)     Survival. Each party’s obligations under this Section 3.01 shall survive the resignation or replacement of the Administrative Agent or any assignment of rights by, or the replacement of, a Lender, the termination of the Commitments and the repayment, satisfaction or discharge of all other Obligations.
3.02     Illegality. If any Lender determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for any Lender or its applicable Lending Office to perform any of its obligations hereunder or make, maintain or fund or charge interest with respect to any Credit Extension, or to determine or charge interest rates based upon the Eurodollar Rate, or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to purchase or sell, or to take deposits of, Dollars in the London interbank market, then, on notice thereof by such Lender to the Company through the Administrative Agent, (i) any obligation of such Lender to issue, make, maintain, fund or charge interest with respect to any such Credit Extension, continue Eurodollar Rate Loans, or to convert Base Rate Committed Loans to Eurodollar Rate Loans shall be suspended, and (ii) if such notice asserts the illegality of such Lender making or maintaining Base Rate Loans the interest rate on which is determined by reference to the Eurodollar Rate component of the Base Rate, the interest rate on which Base Rate Loans of such Lender shall, if necessary to avoid such illegality, be determined by the Administrative Agent without reference to the Eurodollar Rate component of the Base Rate, in each case until such Lender notifies the Administrative Agent and the Company that the circumstances giving rise to such determination no longer exist. Upon receipt of such notice, (x) the Company and each other Borrower (jointly and severally) shall, upon demand from such Lender (with a copy to the Administrative Agent), prepay or, if applicable, convert all such Eurodollar Rate Loans of such Lender to Base Rate Loans (the interest rate on which Base Rate Loans of such Lender shall, if necessary to avoid such illegality, be determined by the Administrative Agent without reference to the Eurodollar Rate component of the Base Rate) either on the last day of the Interest Period therefor, if such Lender may lawfully continue
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to maintain such Eurodollar Rate Loans to such day, or immediately, if such Lender may not lawfully continue to maintain such Eurodollar Rate Loans and (y) if such notice asserts the illegality of such Lender determining or charging interest rates based upon the Eurodollar Rate, the Administrative Agent shall during the period of such suspension compute the Base Rate applicable to such Lender without reference to the Eurodollar Rate component thereof until the Administrative Agent is advised in writing by such Lender that it is no longer illegal for such Lender to determine or charge interest rates based upon the Eurodollar Rate. Upon any such prepayment or conversion, the Company and each other Borrower (jointly and severally) shall also pay accrued interest on the amount so prepaid or converted.
3.03     Inability to Determine Rates.
(a)     If in connection with any request for a Eurodollar Rate Loan or a conversion to or continuation thereof, (i)  the Administrative Agent determines that (A) Dollar deposits are not being offered to banks in the London interbank Eurodollar market for the applicable amount and Interest Period of such Eurodollar Rate Loan, or (B)(x) adequate and reasonable means do not exist for determining the Eurodollar Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed Eurodollar Rate Loan or in connection with an existing or proposed Base Rate Loan and (y) the circumstances described in Section 3.03(c)(i) do not apply (in each case with respect to clause (a)(i) above, “Impacted Loans”), or (ii) the Administrative Agent or the Required Lenders determine that for any reason the Eurodollar Rate for any requested Interest Period with respect to a proposed Eurodollar Rate Loan does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of funding such Eurodollar Rate Loan, the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify the Company and each Lender. Thereafter, (x) the obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain Eurodollar Rate Loans shall be suspended (to the extent of the affected Eurodollar Rate Loans or Interest Periods) and (y) in the event of a determination described in the preceding sentence with respect to the Eurodollar Rate component of the Base Rate, the utilization of the Eurodollar Rate component in determining the Base Rate shall be suspended, in each case until the Administrative Agent (or, in the case of a determination by the Required Lenders described in clause (ii) of Section 3.03(a), until the Administrative Agent upon instruction of the Required Lenders) revokes such notice. Upon receipt of such notice, the Company may revoke any pending request for a Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurodollar Rate Loans (to the extent of the affected Eurodollar Rate Loans or Interest Periods) or, failing that, will be deemed to have converted such request into (i) in the case of a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan, a request for a New Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, (ii) in the case of a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, a request for a New Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, (iii) in the case of Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Loan, a request for a Used Vehicle Floorplan Committed Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, and (iv) in the case of a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Loan, a request for a Used Vehicle Floorplan Swing Line Borrowing of Base Rate Loans, in each case in the amount specified therein.
(b)     Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Administrative Agent has made the determination described in clause (a)(i) of this section, the Administrative Agent, in consultation with the Company and the affected Lenders, may establish an alternative interest rate for the Impacted Loans, in which case, such alternative rate of interest shall apply with respect to the Impacted Loans until (1) the Administrative Agent revokes the notice delivered with respect to the Impacted Loans under clause (a) of the first sentence of this section, (2) the Administrative
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Agent or the Required Lenders notify the Administrative Agent and the Company that such alternative interest rate does not adequately and fairly reflect the cost to such Lenders of funding the Impacted Loans, or (3) any Lender determines that any Law has made it unlawful, or that any Governmental Authority has asserted that it is unlawful, for such Lender or its applicable Lending Office to make, maintain or fund Loans whose interest is determined by reference to such alternative rate of interest or to determine or charge interest rates based upon such rate or any Governmental Authority has imposed material restrictions on the authority of such Lender to do any of the foregoing and provides the Administrative Agent and the Company written notice thereof.
(c)     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 Company or Required Lenders notify the Administrative Agent (with, in the case of the Required Lenders, a copy to the Company) that the Company or Required Lenders (as applicable) have determined, that:
(i)     adequate and reasonable means do not exist for ascertaining LIBOR for any requested Interest Period, including, without limitation, because the LIBOR Screen Rate is not available or published on a current basis and such circumstances are unlikely to be temporary; or
(ii)     the administrator of the LIBOR Screen Rate or a Governmental Authority having jurisdiction over the Administrative Agent has made a public statement identifying a specific date after which LIBOR or the LIBOR Screen Rate shall no longer be made available, or used for determining the interest rate of loans, provided that, at the time of such statement, there is no successor administrator that is satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, that will continue to provide LIBOR after such specific date (such specific date, the “Scheduled Unavailability Date”), or
(iii)     syndicated loans currently being executed, or that include language similar to that contained in this Section 3.03, are being executed or amended (as applicable) to incorporate or adopt a new benchmark interest rate to replace LIBOR,
then, reasonably promptly after such determination by the Administrative Agent or receipt by the Administrative Agent of such notice, as applicable, the Administrative Agent and the Company may amend this Agreement solely for the purpose of replacing LIBOR in accordance with this Section 3.03 with (x) one or more SOFR-Based Rates or (y) another alternate benchmark rate giving due consideration to any evolving or then existing convention for similar U.S. dollar denominated syndicated credit facilities for such alternative benchmarks and, in each case, including any mathematical or other adjustments to such benchmark giving due consideration to any evolving or then existing convention for similar U.S. dollar denominated syndicated credit facilities for such benchmarks, which adjustment or method for calculating such adjustment shall be published on an information service as selected by the Administrative Agent from time to time in its reasonable discretion and may be periodically updated (the “Adjustment;” and any such proposed rate, a “LIBOR Successor Rate”), and any such amendment shall become effective at 5:00 p.m. on the fifth Business Day after the
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Administrative Agent shall have posted such proposed amendment to all Lenders and the Company unless, prior to such time, Lenders comprising the Required Lenders have delivered to the Administrative Agent written notice that such Required Lenders (A) in the case of an amendment to replace LIBOR with a rate described in clause (x), object to the Adjustment; or (B) in the case of an amendment to replace LIBOR with a rate described in clause (y), object to such amendment; provided that for the avoidance of doubt, in the case of clause (A), the Required Lenders shall not be entitled to object to any SOFR-Based Rate contained in any such amendment. Such LIBOR Successor Rate shall be applied in a manner consistent with market practice; provided that to the extent such market practice is not administratively feasible for the Administrative Agent, such LIBOR Successor Rate shall be applied in a manner as otherwise reasonably determined by the Administrative Agent.
If no LIBOR Successor Rate has been determined and the circumstances under clause (i) above exist or the Scheduled Unavailability Date has occurred (as applicable), the Administrative Agent will promptly so notify the Company and each Lender. Thereafter, (x) the obligation of the Lenders to make or maintain Eurodollar Rate Loans shall be suspended, (to the extent of the affected Eurodollar Rate Loans or Interest Periods), and (y) the Eurodollar Rate component shall no longer be utilized in determining the Base Rate. Upon receipt of such notice, the Company may revoke any pending request for a Borrowing of, conversion to or continuation of Eurodollar Rate Loans (to the extent of the affected Eurodollar Rate Loans or Interest Periods) or, failing that, will be deemed to have converted such request into a request for a Committed Borrowing of Base Rate Loans (subject to the foregoing clause (y)) in the amount specified therein.
Notwithstanding anything else herein, any definition of LIBOR Successor Rate shall provide that in no event shall such LIBOR Successor Rate be less than zero for purposes of this Agreement.
In connection with the implementation of a LIBOR Successor Rate, the Administrative Agent will have the right to make LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes from time to time and, notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein or in any other Loan Document, any amendments implementing such LIBOR Successor Rate Conforming Changes will become effective without any further action or consent of any other party to this Agreement; provided that, with respect to any such amendment effected, the Administrative Agent shall post each such amendment implementing such LIBOR Successor Conforming Changes to the Lenders reasonably promptly after such amendment becomes effective.
3.04     Increased Costs; Reserves on Eurodollar Rate Loans.
(a)     Increased Costs Generally. If any Change in Law shall:
(i)     impose, modify or deem applicable any reserve, special deposit, compulsory loan, insurance charge or similar requirement against assets of, deposits with or for the account of, or credit extended or participated in by, any Lender (except any reserve requirement contemplated by Section 3.04(e));
(ii)     subject any Recipient to any Taxes (other than (A) Indemnified Taxes, (B) Taxes described in clauses (b) through (d) of the definition of Excluded Taxes and (C) Connection Income Taxes) on its loans, loan principal, letters of credit, commitments or
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other obligations, or its deposits, reserves, other liabilities or capital attributable thereto; or
(iii)     impose on any Lender or the London interbank market any other condition, cost or expense affecting this Agreement or Eurodollar Rate Loans made by such Lender;
and the result of any of the foregoing shall be to increase the cost to such Lender of making, converting to, continuing or maintaining in any Loan the interest on which is determined by reference to the Eurodollar Rate (or, in the case of clause (ii) above, any Loan), or of maintaining its obligation to make any such Loan, or to increase the cost to such Lender or to reduce the amount of any sum received or receivable by such Lender hereunder (whether of principal, interest or any other amount) then, upon request of such Lender, the Company and each other Borrower (jointly and severally) will pay to such Lender such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender for such additional costs incurred or reduction suffered.
(b)     Capital Requirements. If any Lender determines that any Change in Law affecting such Lender or any Lending Office of such Lender or such Lender’s holding company, if any, regarding capital or liquidity requirements has or would have the effect of reducing the rate of return on such Lender’s capital or on the capital of such Lender’s holding company, if any, as a consequence of this Agreement, the Commitments of such Lender or the Loans made by, or participations in Loans held by, such Lender, to a level below that which such Lender or such Lender’s holding company could have achieved but for such Change in Law (taking into consideration such Lender’s policies and the policies of such Lender’s holding company with respect to capital adequacy), then from time to time the Company and each other Borrower (jointly and severally) will pay to such Lender, as the case may be, such additional amount or amounts as will compensate such Lender or such Lender’s holding company for any such reduction suffered.
(c)     Certificates for Reimbursement. A certificate of a Lender setting forth the amount or amounts necessary to compensate such Lender or its holding company, as the case may be, as specified in subsection (a) or (b) of this Section and delivered to the Company shall be conclusive absent manifest error. The Company and each other Borrower (jointly and severally) shall pay such Lender the amount shown as due on any such certificate within 10 days after receipt thereof.
(d)     Delay in Requests. Failure or delay on the part of any Lender to demand compensation pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section shall not constitute a waiver of such Lender’s right to demand such compensation, provided that neither the Company nor any other Borrower shall be required to compensate a Lender pursuant to the foregoing provisions of this Section for any increased costs incurred or reductions suffered more than nine months prior to the date that such Lender notifies the Company of the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions and of such Lender’s intention to claim compensation therefor (except that, if the Change in Law giving rise to such increased costs or reductions is retroactive, then the nine-month period referred to above shall be extended to include the period of retroactive effect thereof).
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(e)     Reserves on Eurodollar Rate Loans. The Company and each other Borrower, jointly and severally, shall pay to each Lender, as long as such Lender shall be required to maintain reserves with respect to liabilities or assets consisting of or including Eurocurrency funds or deposits (currently known as “Eurocurrency liabilities”), additional interest on the unpaid principal amount of each Eurodollar Rate Loan equal to the actual costs of such reserves allocated to such Loan by such Lender (as determined by such Lender in good faith, which determination shall be conclusive), which shall be due and payable on each date on which interest is payable on such Loan, provided the Company shall have received at least 10 days’ prior notice (with a copy to the Administrative Agent) of such additional interest from such Lender. If a Lender fails to give notice 10 days prior to the relevant Interest Payment Date, such additional interest shall be due and payable 10 days from receipt of such notice.
3.05     Mitigation Obligations; Replacement of Lenders.
(a)     Designation of a Different Lending Office. Each Lender may make any Credit Extension to the Company and each other Borrower through any Lending Office, provided that the exercise of this option shall not affect the obligation of the Company and each other Borrower to repay the Credit Extension in accordance with the terms of this Agreement. If any Lender requests compensation under Section 3.04, or the Company or any other Borrower is required to pay any additional amount to any Lender or any Governmental Authority for the account of any Lender pursuant to Section 3.01, or if any Lender gives a notice pursuant to Section 3.02, then at the request of the Company and each other Borrower such Lender shall use reasonable efforts to designate a different Lending Office for funding or booking its Loans hereunder or to assign its rights and obligations hereunder to another of its offices, branches or affiliates, if, in the judgment of such Lender, such designation or assignment (i) would eliminate or reduce amounts payable pursuant to Section 3.01 or