Independent Investment Banker means each of BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays Capital Inc. or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, as selected by the Company or, if all such firms are unwilling or unable to select the applicable Comparable Treasury Issue, an independent investment banking institution of national standing appointed by the Company.
Par Call Date means February 15, 2049 (six months prior to maturity).
Reference Treasury Dealer means each of BofA Securities, Inc., Barclays Capital Inc. or Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and their respective successors and two other primary U.S. government securities dealers in New York City (each, a Primary Treasury Dealer) selected by the Independent Investment Banker; provided, however, that if any of the foregoing shall cease to be a Primary Treasury Dealer, the Company shall substitute therefor another Primary Treasury Dealer.
Reference Treasury Dealer Quotations means, with respect to each Reference Treasury Dealer and any Optional Redemption Date for the Notes, an average, as determined by the Company, of the bid and asked prices for the Comparable Treasury Issue for the Notes, expressed in each case as a percentage of its principal amount, quoted in writing to the Company by the Reference Treasury Dealer at 3:30 p.m., New York City time, on the third business day preceding the Optional Redemption Date.
Treasury Yield means, with respect to any Optional Redemption Date, the rate per annum equal to the semi-annual equivalent yield to maturity, computed as of the third business day immediately preceding the Optional Redemption Date, of the Comparable Treasury Issue, assuming a price for the Comparable Treasury Issue, expressed as a percentage of its principal amount, equal to the applicable Comparable Treasury Price for the Optional Redemption Date.
As provided in the Indenture, the Notes shall be subject to repurchase by the Company or a third party at the option of the Holders at a purchase price of 101% upon the occurrence of a Change of Control Triggering Event. Upon receipt of notice of a Change of Control Offer, Holders electing to have Notes repurchased pursuant to the Change of Control Offer shall either (i) surrender this Note with the form of Option of Holder to Elect Repurchase attached hereto completed or (ii) transfer its Notes to the Paying Agent by book-entry transfer pursuant to the applicable procedures of the Paying Agent, in either case prior to the close of business on the third Business Day prior to the Change of Control Payment Date.
The Indenture permits, with certain exceptions as therein provided, the Company and the Trustee with the consent of the Holders of more than 50% in aggregate principal amount of the Securities at the time Outstanding of each series issued under the Indenture to be affected thereby, to execute supplemental indentures for the purpose of adding any provisions to or changing in any manner or eliminating any of the provisions of the Indenture or of modifying in any manner the rights of the Holders of the Securities of such series; provided, however, that no such supplemental indenture shall, among other things, (i) change the Stated Maturity of the principal of, or any installment of principal of or interest on, any Security, or reduce the principal amount thereof or interest thereon, if any, or any premium payable upon redemption thereof; or (ii) change the Place of Payment on any Security or the currency or currency unit in which any