This excerpt taken from the LMLP 8-K filed Sep 3, 2009.
Successors and Assigns. The Borrower may not assign this agreement or any of its rights, benefits or obligations hereunder. This agreement shall enure to the benefit of and shall be binding upon the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns. Any reference in this agreement to any Person shall include the successors and permitted assigns of such Person.