This excerpt taken from the GIS 8-K filed Apr 11, 2007.
SECTION 9.01. Company May Consolidate, etc., Only on Certain Terms. The Company shall not consolidate with or merge into any other Person or convey or transfer substantially all of its properties and assets, to any Person, unless:
(1) the Person formed by such consolidation or into which the Company is merged or the Person which acquires by conveyance or transfer the properties and assets of the Company substantially as an entirety shall be a Person organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America or any State or the District of Columbia, and shall expressly assume, by an indenture supplemental hereto, executed and delivered to the Trustee, in form reasonably satisfactory to the Trustee, the due and punctual payment of the principal of and interest on all the Securities and the performance of every covenant of this Indenture on the part of the Company to be performed or observed;
(2) immediately after giving effect to such transaction, no Event of Default, and no event which, after notice or lapse of time or both, would become an Event of Default, shall have happened and be continuing; and
(3) the Company shall have delivered to the Trustee an Officers Certificate and an Opinion of Counsel each stating that such consolidation, merger, conveyance or transfer and such supplemental indenture comply with this Article and that all conditions precedent herein provided for relating to such transaction have been complied with.
SECTION 9.02. Successor Corporation Substituted for Company. Upon any consolidation or merger, or any conveyance or transfer of substantially all of the properties and assets of the Company in accordance with Section 9.01, the successor Person formed by such consolidation or into which the Company is merged or to which such conveyance or transfer is made shall succeed to, and be substituted for, and may exercise every right and power of, the Company under this Indenture with the same effect as if such successor Person had been named as the Company herein.
In the event of any such conveyance or transfer, the Person named as the Company in the first paragraph of this instrument or any successor which shall theretofore have become such in the manner prescribed in this Article may be dissolved, wound-up and liquidated at any time thereafter, and such Person thereafter shall be released from its liabilities as obligor and maker of all the securities and from its obligations under this Indenture.