application of payments or credits thereon or by any other circumstances whatsoever (with or without notice to or the knowledge of the Guarantors, or any of them) which may in any manner or to any extent vary the risk of the Guarantors, or any of them, hereunder or may otherwise constitute a legal or equitable discharge of a surety or guarantor; it being the purpose and intent that this guaranty of payment and the obligations and liability of the Guarantors hereunder shall be absolute and unconditional under any and all circumstances and shall not be discharged except by payment and performance as herein provided.
5. In order to hold the Guarantors, or any of them, liable hereunder, there shall be no obligation on the part of any Guaranteed Creditor, at any time, to resort for payment to any Person directly liable in respect of the Indebtedness or to any other guaranty, or to any other Person, their properties or estates, or to resort to any collateral, security, property, liens or other rights or remedies whatsoever, and the Guaranteed Creditors shall have the right to enforce this guaranty of payment irrespective of whether or not other proceedings or steps are pending seeking resort to or realization upon or from any of the foregoing. The Guarantors jointly and severally agree to pay all reasonable out-of-pocket expenses, including court costs and reasonable attorneys fees, paid or incurred by the Guaranteed Creditors or any of them in endeavoring to collect on the Indebtedness or any part thereof and in enforcing this Guaranty Agreement.
6. The granting of credit to the Company by any Guaranteed Creditor from time to time in addition to the Indebtedness under the Credit Agreement without notice to the Guarantors, or any of them, is hereby authorized and shall in no way affect or impair the obligations and liability of the Guarantors, or any of them, hereunder.
7. The payment by any Guarantor of any amount or amounts under this guaranty of payment shall not entitle it, either at law, in equity or otherwise, to any right, title or interest (whether by way of subrogation or otherwise) in and to any of the Indebtedness, or in and to any security or collateral therefor, or in or to any amounts at any time paid or payable under or pursuant to any guaranty by any other Person of all or part of Indebtedness, or in and to any amounts theretofore, then or thereafter paid or applicable to the payment of the Indebtedness, howsoever such payment or payments may arise, until all of the Indebtedness has been fully paid and all obligations of the Guaranteed Creditors to extend credit to or for the benefit of the Company shall have terminated or expired.
8. This Guaranty Agreement may be enforced by the Guaranteed Creditors acting jointly, or it may be enforced by any Guaranteed Creditor acting alone or separately with respect to the Indebtedness which it holds. Any Guaranteed Creditor may, without any notice to the Guarantors, sell, assign or transfer, to the extent permitted in the Credit Agreement, the Indebtedness held by it, or any part thereof, or grant participations therein; and in that event, each and every immediate and successive assignee, transferee or holder of or participant in all or any part of the Indebtedness shall, to the extent permitted in the Credit Agreement, have the right to enforce this Guaranty Agreement, by suit or otherwise, for the benefit of such assignee, transferee, holder or participant as fully as if such assignee, transferee, holder or participant were herein by name specifically given such rights, powers and benefits; but each Guaranteed Creditor shall have an unimpaired right to enforce this
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