REVERSE SIDE OF NOTE
National Health Investors, Inc.
3.000% SENIOR NOTE DUE 2031
This Note is one of a duly authorized issue of Notes of the Issuer, designated as its 3.000 % Senior Notes due 2031 (herein called the Notes), issued under and pursuant to an Indenture dated as of January 26, 2021 (herein called the Base Indenture), between the Issuer and Regions Bank, as trustee (herein called the Trustee), as supplemented by the First Supplemental Indenture dated as of January 26, 2021 (herein called the First Supplemental Indenture, and together with the Base Indenture, the Indenture), between the Issuer and the Trustee, to which Indenture and any indentures supplemental thereto reference is hereby made for a description of the rights, limitations of rights, obligations, duties and immunities thereunder of the Trustee, the Issuer and the Holders of the Notes. Defined terms used but not otherwise defined in this Note shall have the respective meanings ascribed thereto in the Indenture. In the event of a conflict between the terms of this Note and the terms of the Indenture, the terms of the Indenture shall govern.
If an Event of Default (other than an Event of Default specified in clause (e), (f) or (g) of Section 3.1 of the First Supplemental Indenture) occurs and is continuing, the principal of, premium, if any, and accrued and unpaid interest on all Notes may be declared to be due and payable by either the Trustee or the Holders of at least twenty five percent (25%) in aggregate principal amount of the Notes then outstanding, and, upon said declaration the same shall be immediately due and payable. If an Event of Default specified in clause (e), (f) or (g) of Section 3.1 of the First Supplemental Indenture occurs, the principal of and premium, if any, and interest accrued and unpaid on all the Notes shall be immediately and automatically due and payable without necessity of further action.
The Indenture contains provisions permitting the Issuer and the Trustee, with the consent of the Holders of not less than a majority in aggregate principal amount of the Notes at the time outstanding, to execute supplemental indentures adding any provisions to or changing in any manner or eliminating any of the provisions of the Indenture or of any supplemental indenture with respect to the Notes or modifying in any manner the rights of the Holders of the Notes, subject to exceptions set forth in Section 902 of the Base Indenture. Subject to the provisions of the Indenture, the Holders of not less than a majority in aggregate principal amount of the Notes at the time outstanding may, on behalf of the Holders of all of the Notes, waive any past default or Event of Default with respect to the Notes, subject to exceptions set forth in the Indenture.
No reference herein to the Indenture and no provision of this Note or of the Indenture shall impair, as among the Issuer and the Holder of the Notes, the obligation of the Issuer, which is absolute and unconditional, to pay the principal of, premium, if any, on and interest on this Note at the place, at the respective times, at the rate and in the coin or currency herein and in the Indenture prescribed.
Interest on the Notes shall be computed on the basis of a 360-day year of twelve 30-day months.
The Notes are issuable in fully registered form, without coupons, in minimum denominations of $2,000 principal amount and any multiple of $1,000. At the office or agency of the Issuer referred to on the face hereof, and in the manner and subject to the limitations provided in the Indenture, without payment of any service charge but with payment of a sum sufficient to cover any tax, assessment or other governmental charge that may be imposed in connection with any registration of transfer or exchange of Notes, Notes may be transferred or may be exchanged for a like aggregate principal amount of Notes of any other authorized denominations.
The Issuer shall have the right to redeem the Notes under certain circumstances as set forth in Section 1.4(d) of the First Supplemental Indenture and Article Eleven of Base Indenture.
The Notes are not subject to redemption through the operation of any sinking fund.
Except to the extent expressly provided in Article Sixteen of the Base Indenture, no recourse for the payment of the principal of or any premium or interest on this Note, or for any claim based hereon or otherwise in respect hereof, and no recourse under or upon any obligation, covenant or agreement of the Issuer in the Indenture or any supplemental indenture or in any Note, or because of the creation of any indebtedness represented thereby, shall be had against any past, present or future general partner, limited partner, member, employee, incorporator, controlling person, stockholder, officer, director or agent, as such, of the Issuer, or of any of the Issuers predecessors or successors, either directly or through the Issuer, under any rule of law, statute or constitutional provision or by the enforcement of any assessment or by any legal or equitable proceeding or otherwise, all such liability being expressly waived and released by the acceptance of the Notes by the Holders thereof and as part of the consideration for the issue of the Notes.