Parties contained herein and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, Borrower and the other Loan Parties (collectively, the Releasing Parties), each on behalf of itself and its successors, assigns, and other legal representatives hereby absolutely, unconditionally and irrevocably releases, remises and forever discharges Agent, the Lender Parties, solely in their capacities as Lenders, and their respective present and former shareholders, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, predecessors, directors, officers, attorneys, employees, agents and other representatives, in each case solely in their capacities relative to the Lender Parties and not in any other capacity such party may have relative to the Releasing Parties (Agent, each Lender Party, and all such other Persons being hereinafter referred to collectively as the Releasees and individually as a Releasee), of and from all demands, actions, causes of action, suits, covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, sums of money, accounts, bills, reckonings, damages and any and all other claims, counterclaims, defenses, rights of set-off, demands and liabilities whatsoever of every name and nature, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, both at law and in equity, which Borrower, the Loan Parties or any of their respective successors, assigns or other legal representatives may now or hereafter own, hold, have or claim to have against the Releasees or any of them for, upon, or by reason of any circumstance, action, cause or thing whatsoever which arises at any time on or prior to the day and date of this Agreement, for or on account of, or in relation to, or in any way in connection with the Facility Agreement or any of the other Loan Documents or transactions thereunder (any of the foregoing, a Claim and collectively, the Claims). Each Releasing Party expressly acknowledges and agrees, with respect to the Claims, that it waives, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any and all provisions, rights, and benefits conferred by any applicable U.S. federal or state law, or any principle of U.S. common law, that would otherwise limit a release or discharge of any unknown Claims pursuant to this Section 11. Furthermore, each of the Releasing Parties hereby absolutely, unconditionally and irrevocably covenants and agrees with and in favor of each Releasee that it will not sue (at law, in equity, in any regulatory proceeding or otherwise) any Releasee on the basis of any Claim released and/or discharged by the Releasing Parties pursuant to this Section 11. The foregoing release, covenant and waivers of this Section 11 shall survive and remain in full force and effect regardless of the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby, the repayment or prepayment of any of the Loans, or the termination of the Facility Agreement, this Agreement, any other Loan Document or any provision hereof or thereof.
(b) Each Releasing Party understands, acknowledges and agrees that its release set forth above may be pleaded as a full and complete defense and may be used as a basis for an injunction against any action, suit or other proceeding which may be instituted, prosecuted or attempted in breach of the provisions of such release.
(c) Each Releasing Party agrees that no fact, event, circumstance, evidence or transaction which could now be asserted or which may hereafter be discovered shall affect in any manner the final, absolute and unconditional nature of the release set forth above.
SECTION 12. Incorporation by Reference. Article 6 (Miscellaneous) of the Facility Agreement is hereby incorporated by reference as if set forth herein in its entirety.
SECTION 13. More Favorable Terms. To the extent that any other forbearance, standstill or other similar agreement entered into by the Borrower or any Loan Party (any such agreement, a