Indebtedness is subordinated in right of payment to, the notes or the Note Guarantees, on terms at least as favorable to the holders of notes as those contained in the documentation governing the
Indebtedness being renewed, refunded, refinanced, replaced, defeased or discharged; and |
||such Indebtedness is not incurred (other than by way of a guarantee) by a Restricted Subsidiary (other than Finance Corp. or a Guarantor) if Sunoco LP is the issuer or other primary obligor on the Indebtedness
being renewed, refunded, refinanced, replaced, defeased or discharged. |
Person means any individual,
corporation, partnership, joint venture, association, joint-stock company, trust, unincorporated organization, limited liability company or government or other entity.
Qualified Owner means any of (i) LE GP, LLC, Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.,
(ii) any Person who Beneficially Owns more than 50% of the Voting Stock of any entity specified in clause (i) above or who Beneficially Owns sufficient Equity Interests in such entity to elect a majority of its directors, managers,
trustees or other persons serving in a similar capacity for such entity and (iii) any Subsidiary or Affiliate of any entity specified in either clause (i) or clause (ii) above.
Rating Agencies means Moodys and S&P.
Ratings Categories means:
||with respect to S&P, any of the following categories: AAA, AA, A, BBB, BB, B, CCC, CC, C and D (or equivalent successor categories); and |
||with respect to Moodys, any of the following categories: Aaa, Aa, A, Baa, Ba, B, Caa, Ca, C and D (or equivalent successor categories). |
Ratings Decline means a decrease in the rating of the notes by both Moodys and S&P by one or more gradations
(including gradations within Rating Categories as well as between Rating Categories). In determining whether the rating of the notes has decreased by one or more gradations, gradations within Ratings Categories, namely + or - for S&P, and 1, 2
and 3 for Moodys, will be taken into account; for example, in the case of S&P, a ratings decline either from BB+ to BB or BB to BB- will constitute a decrease of one gradation.
Reporting Default means a Default described in clause (4) under Events of Default and Remedies.
Restricted Investment means an Investment other than a Permitted Investment.
Restricted Subsidiary of a Person means any Subsidiary of the referent Person that is not an Unrestricted Subsidiary.
Unless specified otherwise, references to a Restricted Subsidiary refer to a Restricted Subsidiary of Sunoco LP. Notwithstanding anything in the Indenture to the contrary, Finance Corp. shall be a Restricted Subsidiary of Sunoco LP.
S&P means Standard & Poors Ratings Services, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., or any
successor to the rating agency business thereof.
SEC means the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Senior Indebtedness means with respect to any Person, Indebtedness of such Person (other than Indebtedness owed to an
Affiliate), unless the instrument creating or evidencing such Indebtedness provides that such Indebtedness is subordinate in right of payment to the notes or the Note Guarantee of such Person, as the case may be.
Significant Subsidiary means any Subsidiary that would be a significant subsidiary as defined in
Article 1, Rule 1-02 of Regulation S-X, promulgated pursuant to the Securities Act, as such Regulation is in effect on the date of the Indenture.