This excerpt taken from the LUX 20-F filed Jun 28, 2006.
22.13. Loans and Guarantees
(a) The Italian Borrower shall ensure that no member of the Group that is not an Obligor will make any loans, grant any credit (save in the ordinary course of business) or give any
guarantee or indemnity to or for the benefit of any person or otherwise voluntarily assume any liability, whether actual or contingent, in respect of any obligation of any person.
(b) Paragraph (a) shall not apply to:
(i) any guarantees or counter-indemnities in respect of guarantees to (A) any applicable VAT office for accelerated VAT refunds (B) landlords for lease rentals (C) any tax or customs and excise authority, utility company or car leasing company in each case granted in the ordinary course of business;
(ii) any guarantees or counter-indemnities in respect of any Bank Guarantee issued in the ordinary course of business;
(iii) other guarantees granted in the ordinary course of business (excluding guarantees in respect of Indebtedness for Borrowed Money of any other member of the Group); or
(iv) any other loans, guarantees or financial accommodation by any member of the Group that is not an Obligor provided that the aggregate of such loans, guarantee or financial accommodation when aggregated with any Indebtedness for Borrowed Money (without double counting) under paragraph (d) of Clause 22.12 (Indebtedness for Borrowed Money) does not exceed twenty per cent. of the Consolidated Equity of the Group, in each case as determined at the end of any Relevant Period by the Consolidated Financial Statements or the Consolidated Quarterly Financial Statements (as the case may be) for the Relevant Period.