Second Amendment to Credit Agreement, dated June 29, 2021 between Werner Enterprises, Inc. and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association
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SECOND AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT
THIS AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”) dated June 29, 2021, is entered into by and between WERNER ENTERPRISES, INC., a Nebraska corporation (“Borrower”), and WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (“Bank”).
WHEREAS, Borrower is currently indebted to Bank pursuant to the terms and conditions of that certain Credit Agreement between Borrower and Bank dated May 14, 2019 (“Credit Agreement”).
WHEREAS, Bank and Borrower have agreed to certain changes in the terms and conditions set forth in the Credit Agreement, and the parties hereto have agreed to amend the Credit Agreement to reflect said changes.
NOW, THEREFORE, for valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree that the Credit Agreement shall be amended as follows:
1. AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT. Section 1.4(b) of the Credit Agreement shall be and hereby is amended by inserting a new sentence immediately at the end of such section to read in its entirety as follows:
Notwithstanding the foregoing, ECM Associated, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“ECM”) and each of its wholly owned subsidiaries shall not be required to become a Guarantor pursuant to the requirements of this Section even if it is a Material Subsidiary if and only so long as Borrower and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates own less than 100% of the voting equity interests in ECM. If at any time ECM or any of its wholly owned subsidiaries is a Material Subsidiary and either Borrower and its Subsidiaries and Affiliates own 100% of the voting equity interests in ECM, then Borrower shall cause ECM and/or each of its wholly owned subsidiaries which is a Material Subsidiary to promptly become a Guarantor pursuant to the terms and conditions of this Section
2. CONDITIONS PRECEDENT. The effective date of this Amendment shall be the date that all of the following conditions set forth in this Section have been satisfied, as determined by Bank and evidenced by Bank’s system of record. Notwithstanding the occurrence of the effective date of this Amendment, Bank shall not be obligated to extend credit under this Amendment or any other Loan Document until all conditions to each extension of credit set forth in the Credit Agreement have been fulfilled to Bank's satisfaction.
(a) Approval of Bank Counsel. All legal matters incidental to the effectiveness of this Amendment shall be satisfactory to Bank's counsel.
(b) Documentation. Bank shall have received, in form and substance satisfactory to Bank, this Amendment.
(c) Regulatory and Compliance Requirements. All regulatory and compliance requirements, standards and processes shall be completed to the satisfaction of Bank.
(a) Except as specifically provided herein, all terms and conditions of the Credit Agreement remain in full force and effect, without waiver or modification. All terms defined in the Credit Agreement shall have the same meaning when used in this Amendment. This Amendment and the Credit Agreement shall be read together, as one document.
(b) Borrower hereby remakes all representations and warranties contained in the Credit Agreement and reaffirms all covenants set forth therein. Borrower further certifies that as of the date of this Amendment there exists no Event of Default as defined in the Credit Agreement, nor any condition, act or event which with the giving of notice or the passage of time or both would constitute any such Event of Default.
(c) Borrower hereby covenants that Borrower shall provide to Bank from time to time such other information as Bank may request for the purpose of enabling Bank to fulfill its regulatory and compliance requirements, standards and processes. Borrower hereby represents and warrants to Bank that all information provided from time to time by Borrower to Bank for the purpose of enabling Bank to fulfill its regulatory and compliance requirements, standards and processes was complete and correct at the time such information was provided and, except as specifically identified to Bank in a subsequent writing, remains complete and correct today, and shall be complete and correct at each time Borrower is required to reaffirm the representations and warranties set forth in the Credit Agreement.
(d) A CREDIT AGREEMENT MUST BE IN WRITING TO BE ENFORCEABLE UNDER NEBRASKA LAW. TO PROTECT THE PARTIES FROM ANY MISUNDERSTANDINGS OR DISAPPOINTMENTS, ANY CONTRACT, PROMISE, UNDERTAKING OR OFFER TO FOREBEAR REPAYMENT OF MONEY OR TO MAKE ANY OTHER FINANCIAL ACCOMMODATION IN CONNECTION WITH THIS LOAN OF MONEY OR GRANT OR EXTENSION OF CREDIT, OR ANY AMENDMENT OF, CANCELLATION OF, WAIVER OF, OR SUBSTITUTION FOR ANY OR ALL OF THE TERMS OR PROVISIONS OF ANY INSTRUMENT OR DOCUMENT EXECUTED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS LOAN OF MONEY OR GRANT OR EXTENSION OF CREDIT, MUST BE IN WRITING TO BE EFFECTIVE.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto, intending to be legally bound hereby, have caused this Agreement to be effective as of the effective date set forth above.
WERNER ENTERPRISES, INC.
By: /s/ Derek J. Leathers
Name: Derek J. Leathers
Its: Chairman, CEO & President
By: /s/ John J. Steele
Name: John J. Steele
Its: EVP, Treasurer & CFO
WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
By: /s/ Bill Weber
Name: Bill Weber
Its: Senior Vice President