provided, that notwithstanding the foregoing, Indebtedness shall be deemed not to include (a) Contingent Obligations incurred in the ordinary course of business or consistent with industry practice, (b) reimbursement obligations under commercial letters of credit (provided that unreimbursed amounts under letters of credit shall be counted as Indebtedness three (3) Business Days after such amount is drawn), (c) obligations under or in respect of Qualified Securitization Facilities; provided, further, that Indebtedness shall be calculated without giving effect to the effects of Accounting Standards Codification Topic No. 815, Derivatives and Hedging, and related interpretations to the extent such effects would otherwise increase or decrease an amount of Indebtedness for any purpose under this Indenture as a result of accounting for any embedded derivatives created by the terms of such Indebtedness or (d) deferred or prepaid revenues. For the avoidance of doubt, Indebtedness shall not include royalty payments.
Indenture means this Indenture, as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified from time to time.
Indirect Participant means a Person who holds a beneficial interest in a Global Note through a Participant.
Initial Purchasers means: Barclays Capital Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, HSBC Securities (USA) Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, PNC Capital Markets LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Fifth Third Securities Inc., Mizuho Securities USA LLC, MUFG Securities Americas Inc., Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., TD Securities (USA) LLC, BNP Paribas Securities Corp., BBVA Securities Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, The Huntington Investment Company and The Williams Capital Group, L.P.
Interest Payment Date means May 15 and November 15 of each year to stated maturity, beginning November 15, 2019.
Investment Grade Rating means a rating equal to or higher than Baa3 (or the equivalent) by Moodys and BBB- (or the equivalent) by S&P, or an equivalent rating by any other Rating Agency selected by the Issuer.
Investments means, with respect to any Person, all investments by such Person in other Persons (including Affiliates) in the form of loans (including guarantees), advances or capital contributions (excluding accounts receivable, credit card and debit card receivables, trade credit, advances to customers, commission, travel and similar advances to employees, directors, officers, members of management, manufacturers, consultants and independent contractors, in each case made in the ordinary course of business or consistent with industry practice), and purchases or other acquisitions for consideration of Indebtedness, Equity Interests or other securities issued by any other Person.
Investor means each of (1) TPG Group, (2) CPP Group, (3) LGP Group, (4) Bain Capital Investors LLC, (5) 3i Corporation and (6) Dr. Dennis B. Gillings and his Immediate Family Members, the Gillings Family Limited Partnership, the GFEF Limited Partnership, GF Management Company, LLC and the Gillings Family Foundation and their respective Affiliates and funds or partnerships managed or advised by any of them or any of their respective Affiliates, including for the avoidance of doubt, any co-investment vehicle controlled by any of the foregoing, but not including, however, any portfolio company of any of the foregoing.
Issue Date means May 10, 2019.
Issuer means IQVIA Inc. and its successors.