NINTH SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE
NINTH SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE, dated as of August 13, 2021, between EQUIFAX INC., a Georgia corporation (the Issuer), having its principal office at 1550 Peachtree Street, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30309, and U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as trustee (the Trustee), having its Corporate Trust Office at 1349 W. Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 1050, Atlanta, Georgia 30309, under the Indenture, dated as of May 12, 2016, between the Issuer and the Trustee (the Original Indenture).
WHEREAS, the Issuer executed and delivered its Original Indenture to the Trustee to issue from time to time for its lawful purposes debt securities evidencing its indebtedness.
WHEREAS, the Original Indenture provides that by means of a supplemental indenture, the Issuer may create one or more series of its debt securities and establish the form and terms and conditions thereof.
WHEREAS, the Issuer desires to issue a series of senior debt securities under the Original Indenture, and has duly authorized the creation and issuance of such series of debt securities and the execution and delivery of this Ninth Supplemental Indenture to modify the Original Indenture and provide certain additional provisions as hereinafter described;
WHEREAS, the Issuer and the Trustee deem it advisable to enter into this Ninth Supplemental Indenture for the purposes of establishing the terms of such series of debt securities and providing for the rights, obligations and duties of the Trustee with respect to such debt securities;
WHEREAS, all conditions and requirements of the Original Indenture necessary to make this Ninth Supplemental Indenture a valid, binding and legal instrument in accordance with its terms have been performed and fulfilled by the parties hereto and the execution and delivery thereof have been in all respects duly authorized by the parties hereto;
WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Issuer, acting through authority delegated to certain of its executive officers, has approved the creation of the Notes (as hereinafter defined) and the form, terms and conditions thereof;
WHEREAS, concurrently with the execution hereof, the Issuer has delivered an Officers Certificate and has caused its counsel to deliver to the Trustee an Opinion of Counsel; and
WHEREAS, the consent of Holders to the execution and delivery of this Ninth Supplemental Indenture is not required, and all other actions required to be taken under the Original Indenture with respect to this Ninth Supplemental Indenture have been taken.
NOW, THEREFORE IT IS AGREED:
Creation of The Notes
Section 1.1. Designation of Series. Pursuant to the terms hereof and Section 301 of the Original Indenture, the Issuer hereby creates a series of its debt securities which shall be known as the 2.350% Senior Notes due 2031 (the Notes), which Notes shall be deemed Securities for all purposes under the Original Indenture.