This excerpt taken from the PBG 8-K filed Aug 4, 2009.
Superior Proposal” means a bona fide, unsolicited written Acquisition Proposal for at least a majority of the total number of outstanding shares of Company Stock and Company Class B Stock (considered as a single class for this purpose) or all or substantially all of the consolidated assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries on terms that the Board of Directors of the Company determines in good faith by a majority vote, after considering the advice of a financial advisor of nationally recognized reputation and outside legal counsel and taking into account all the terms and conditions of the Acquisition Proposal, including any break-up fees, expense reimbursement provisions, conditions to consummation and availability of any necessary financing, provide greater value to the Company’s stockholders (in their capacity as stockholders of the Company) than as provided hereunder (taking into account any proposal by Parent to amend the terms of this Agreement pursuant to Section 6.03(d)), which the Board of Directors of the Company determines is reasonably likely to be consummated.
(f) Obligation to Terminate Existing Discussions. The Company shall, and shall cause its Subsidiaries and its and their Representatives to, cease immediately and cause to be terminated any and all existing activities, discussions or negotiations, if any, with any Third Party and its Representatives and its financing sources conducted prior to the date hereof with respect to any Acquisition Proposal.
(g) Board Actions. Any determination made or action taken by the Board of Directors of the Company in accordance with Sections 6.03(b) and 6.03(d) shall be made or taken only after receipt of the affirmative recommendation of the Special Committee with respect to such determination or action and, if applicable, after the Audit and Affiliated Transactions Committee’s review and approval thereof.
Section 6.04 . Tax Matters. (a) From the date hereof until the Effective Time, neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries shall make or change any material Tax election, change any annual tax accounting period, adopt or change any method of tax accounting, file any material amended Tax Returns or claims for material Tax refunds, enter into any material closing agreement, surrender any material Tax claim, audit or assessment, surrender any right to claim a material Tax refund, offset or other reduction in Tax liability, consent to any extension or waiver of the limitations period applicable to any Tax claim or assessment or take or omit to take any other action, if any such action or omission would have the effect of increasing the Tax liability or reducing any Tax asset of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries.
(b) The Company and each of its Subsidiaries shall establish or cause to be established in accordance with GAAP on or before the Effective Time an adequate accrual for all Taxes due with respect to any period or portion thereof ending prior to or as of the Effective Time.
Covenants of Parent
Parent agrees that:
Section 7.01 . Conduct of Parent. From the date hereof until the Effective Time, except as otherwise contemplated herein or in the Concurrent Merger Agreement, Parent shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to conduct its business in the ordinary course consistent with past practice and use its reasonable best efforts to preserve intact its business organizations and relationships with Third Parties and to keep available the services of its present officers and employees. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, from the date hereof until the Effective Time Parent shall not, nor shall it permit any of its Subsidiaries to:
(a) amend the articles of incorporation or bylaws of Parent in a manner that would have a material and adverse impact on the value of Parent Stock;
(b) adopt or implement a plan of complete or partial liquidation or resolution providing for or authorizing such liquidation or a dissolution, merger, consolidation or recapitalization of Parent;
(c) agree, resolve or commit to do any of the foregoing; or
(d) enter into, modify, amend or terminate any contract, arrangement, commitment or understanding or waive, release or assign any rights or claims thereunder, which if so entered into, modified, amended, terminated, waived, released or assigned would be reasonably likely to (i) impair the ability of Parent to perform its obligations under this Agreement in any material respect, or (ii) prevent or materially delay or impair the consummation of the Merger and the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
Section 7.02 . Obligations of Merger Subsidiary. Parent shall take all action necessary to cause Merger Subsidiary to perform its obligations under this Agreement and to consummate the Merger on the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement.
Section 7.03 . Voting of Company Stock. Parent shall vote or cause to be voted all shares of Company Stock and Company Class B Stock beneficially owned by it or any of its Subsidiaries in favor of adoption of this Agreement at the Company Stockholder Meeting. At or prior to the Company Stockholder Meeting, Parent shall vote or cause to be voted separately as a class (at the Company Stockholder Meeting or by written consent) all shares of Company Class B stock beneficially owned by it or any of its Subsidiaries in favor of adoption of this Agreement at the Company Stockholder Meeting (the “