SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE (this “Supplemental Indenture”) dated as of August 27, 2021, among The Bartell Drug Company, a Washington corporation (the “New Subsidiary Guarantor”), a subsidiary of Rite Aid Corporation (or its successor), a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), the Company on behalf of itself and the Subsidiary Guarantors (the “Existing Subsidiary Guarantors”) under the indenture referred to below, and The Bank of New York Mellon Trust Company, N.A., a banking association organized under the laws of the United States of America, as trustee (in such capacity, “Trustee”) and as notes collateral agent (in such capacity, “Notes Collateral Agent”) under the indenture referred to below.
W I T N E S S E T H :
WHEREAS the Company and the Existing Subsidiary Guarantors have heretofore executed and delivered to the Trustee an Indenture (the “Indenture”) dated as of July 27, 2020, providing for the issuance of an unlimited aggregate principal amount of 8.000% Senior Secured Notes due 2026 (the “Securities”);
WHEREAS Section 4.09 of the Indenture provides that under certain circumstances the Company is required to cause the New Subsidiary Guarantor to execute and deliver to the Trustee a supplemental indenture pursuant to which the New Subsidiary Guarantor shall unconditionally guarantee all the Company’s obligations under the Securities pursuant to a Subsidiary Guarantee on the terms and conditions set forth herein; and
WHEREAS pursuant to Section 9.01 of the Indenture, the Trustee, the Company and the Existing Subsidiary Guarantors are authorized to execute and deliver this Supplemental Indenture;
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the New Subsidiary Guarantor, the Company, the Existing Subsidiary Guarantors and the Trustee mutually covenant and agree for the equal and ratable benefit of the Holders of the Securities as follows:
|Agreement to Guarantee. The New Subsidiary Guarantor hereby agrees, jointly and severally, on a senior secured basis, with all other Subsidiary Guarantors, to unconditionally guarantee the Company’s obligations under the Securities and the Indenture on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in Article X of the Indenture and to be bound by all other applicable provisions of the Indenture.
|Ratification of Indenture; Supplemental Indentures Part of Indenture. Except as expressly amended hereby, the Indenture is in all respects ratified and confirmed and all the terms, conditions and provisions thereof shall remain in full force and effect. This Supplemental Indenture shall form a part of the Indenture for all purposes, and every holder of Securities heretofore or hereafter authenticated and delivered shall be bound hereby.