FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE, (this Supplemental Indenture) dated as of March 31, 2019, by and among CHS/Community Health Systems, Inc., a Delaware corporation (Issuer), the parties that are signatories hereto as Guarantors (each, a Guaranteeing Subsidiary and, collectively, the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries), Credit Suisse AG, as Collateral Agent, and Regions Bank, as Trustee under the Indenture referred to below.
W I T N E S S E T H:
WHEREAS, each of the Issuer, the Guarantors, the Trustee and the Collateral Agent have heretofore executed and delivered an indenture dated as of March 6, 2019 (as amended, supplemented, waived or otherwise modified, the Indenture), providing for the issuance on such date of an aggregate principal amount of $1,600,809,000 of 8.000% Senior Secured Notes due 2026 (the Notes) of the Issuer;
WHEREAS, the Indenture provides that the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries shall execute and deliver to the Trustee and the Collateral Agent a supplemental indenture pursuant to which the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries shall unconditionally guarantee all of the Issuers Obligations under the Notes and the Indenture on the terms and conditions set forth herein and under the Indenture (the Note Guarantee), each on the terms and conditions set forth herein; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 9.1 of the Indenture, the Issuer, any Guarantor, the Collateral Agent and the Trustee are authorized to execute and deliver this Supplemental Indenture to amend or supplement the Indenture, without the consent of any Holder;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the Issuer, the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries, the Collateral Agent and the Trustee mutually covenant and agree for the benefit of the Trustee, the Collateral Agent and the Holders of the Notes as follows:
SECTION 1.1. Defined Terms. As used in this Supplemental Indenture, terms defined in the Indenture or in the preamble or recitals hereto are used herein as therein defined. The words herein, hereof and hereby and other words of similar import used in this Supplemental Indenture refer to this Supplemental Indenture as a whole and not to any particular section hereof.
AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND; GUARANTEE
SECTION 2.1. Agreement to be Bound. Each of the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries hereby becomes a party to the Indenture as a Guarantor and as such will have all of the rights and be subject to all of the obligations and agreements of a Guarantor under the Indenture.
SECTION 2.2. Guarantee. Each of the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries agrees, on a joint and several basis with all the existing Guarantors, to fully, unconditionally and irrevocably