|FOREST CITY REALTY TRUST, INC. filed this Form DEFM14A on 10/12/2018|
(b) Where a reference in this Agreement is made to a Section or Exhibit such reference will be to a Section of or Exhibit to this Agreement unless otherwise indicated.
(c) Whenever the words include, includes, or including are used in this Agreement they will be deemed to be followed by the words without limitation. The words hereof, herein, and hereunder and words of similar import when used in this Agreement will refer to this Agreement as a whole and not to any particular provision of this Agreement. The word or when used in this Agreement is not exclusive.
(d) The definitions contained in this Agreement are applicable to the singular as well as the plural forms of such terms and to the masculine as well as to the feminine and neuter genders of such term.
(e) Any Contract, instrument, or statute defined or referred to herein or in any Contract or instrument that is referred to herein means such Contract, instrument, or statute as from time to time amended, modified, or supplemented, including, in the case of Contracts or instruments, by waiver or consent and, in the case of statutes, by succession of comparable successor statutes and references to all attachments thereto and instruments incorporated therein.
(f) References to a Person are also to its permitted successors and permitted assigns.
(g) Where this Agreement states that a party shall, will or must perform in some manner it means that the party is legally obligated to do so under this Agreement.
(h) The terms provided to or made available to, with respect to documents required to be provided by the Company to Parent or Merger Sub, include documents filed or furnished by the Company with the SEC that are publicly available in the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval Database of the SEC, documents made available for review by Parent or its Representatives in the Stapleton electronic data room, and documents made available for review by Parent or its Representatives in the Donnelley Financial Solutions Venue electronic data room maintained by the Company in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, in each case, prior to the date of this Agreement.
(i) The parties have participated jointly in negotiating and drafting this Agreement. In the event that an ambiguity or a question of intent or interpretation arises, this Agreement will be construed as if drafted jointly by the parties, and no presumption or burden of proof will arise favoring or disfavoring any party by virtue of the authorship of any provision of this Agreement.
(j) All references herein to dollars or $ will mean U.S. dollars.
10.14. Definitions. Each term set forth in Annex A is defined in the Section of this Agreement set forth opposite such term. In addition, for purposes of this Agreement, the following terms will have the following meanings:
2018 Convertible Notes means the Companys 4.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2018.
2020 Convertible Notes means the Companys 3.625% Convertible Senior Notes due 2020.
Acquisition Proposal means any proposal or offer (whether or not in writing) from any Person (other than Parent, Merger Sub, or any of their Affiliates) with respect to (i) any transaction or series of transactions providing for a merger, joint venture, partnership, consolidation, dissolution, liquidation, tender or exchange offer, recapitalization, reorganization, share exchange, dividend or distribution, business combination or similar transaction involving the Company or its Subsidiaries pursuant to which, if consummated, any Person or group (as defined pursuant to Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act, a group) of Persons, directly or indirectly, would hold or become the beneficial owner of securities representing 15% or more of the total voting power or 15% or more of the equity securities of the Company or the surviving entity or the direct or indirect parent of the Company, (ii) any transaction or series of transactions providing for the direct or indirect acquisition or purchase (including any asset sale, merger, joint venture, partnership, consolidation, dissolution, liquidation, tender or exchange offer, dividend or distribution, business combination or similar transaction) of assets (including equity securities of the Company or any Subsidiary) or businesses representing 15% or more of the consolidated total