This excerpt taken from the SIRI 10-K filed Mar 10, 2009.
THIRD SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE, dated as of March 6, 2009, by and among XM Satellite Radio Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Company), XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc., a Delaware corporation (the Parent Guarantor), XM Equipment Leasing LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, XM Radio Inc. (the Subsidiary Guarantors), and The Bank of New York Mellon, as trustee (the Trustee).
WHEREAS the Company has executed and delivered to the Trustee an Indenture dated as of May 1, 2006 (as amended and supplemented, the Indenture), providing for the issuance of 9.75% Senior Notes due 2014 (the Notes);
WHEREAS, in connection with an offer to purchase undertaken by the Company for the Notes (the Offer to Purchase), the Company commenced a solicitation of consents from the Holders to certain amendments (the Proposed Amendments) to the Indenture set forth in the Offer to Purchase and Solicitation of Consents of the Company dated July 29, 2008 (the Consent Solicitation Statement);
WHEREAS, this Third Supplemental Indenture evidences the Proposed Amendments described in the Consent Solicitation Statement;
WHEREAS, Section 9.02 of the Indenture provides, among other things, that with the written consent of Holders of a majority in aggregate principal amount of the Notes outstanding (the Outstanding Amount) voting as a single class, the Company may from time to time amend or supplement the Indenture, subject to certain exceptions specified in Section 9.02 of the Indenture;
WHEREAS, on July 29, 2008, the Company mailed or otherwise delivered the Consent Solicitation Statement to each Holder of record as of such date;
WHEREAS, the Holders of a majority of the Outstanding Amount have consented to the amendments effected by this Third Supplemental Indenture in accordance with the provisions of the Indenture;
WHEREAS, this Third Supplemental Indenture has been duly authorized by all necessary corporate action on the part of the Company; and
WHEREAS, the Company has delivered, or caused to be delivered, to the Trustee an Officers Certificate and an Opinion of Counsel meeting the requirements of Sections 9.06, 12.04 and 12.05 of the Indenture and stating that the execution and delivery of this Third Supplemental Indenture is authorized or permitted by the Indenture and that all conditions precedent (including any covenants compliance with which constitutes a condition precedent), if any, provided for in the Indenture relating to this Third Supplemental Indenture have been satisfied.
NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and for other good and valuable consideration, receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the Company, the Parent Guarantor, the Subsidiary Guarantors and the Trustee mutually covenant and agree for the equal and ratable benefit of the Holders of the Notes as follows: