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8-K
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form 8-K on 05/29/2015
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(e) If Parent terminates this Agreement pursuant to Section 10.01(c)(i) or Section 10.01(c)(iii), then the Company shall within two Business Days following the delivery of the termination notice, pay or cause to be paid to Parent an amount equal to two billion dollars ($2,000,000,000) by wire transfer of immediately available funds (the “Company Termination Fee”).

(f) If (i) prior to the termination of this Agreement (but after the date hereof), a Company Acquisition Proposal shall have become publicly known, (ii) this Agreement is terminated pursuant to Section 10.01(b)(iii)(B) or Section 10.01(c)(ii), and (iii) within 12 months following such termination, the Company enters into a definitive agreement to consummate such Company Acquisition Proposal or such Company Acquisition Proposal is consummated, within two business days after the date any such event the Company shall pay or cause to be paid to Parent the Company Termination Fee by wire transfer of immediately available funds. Solely purposes of this Section 10.02(f), the term “Company Acquisition Proposal” shall have the meaning assigned to such term in Section 1.01, except that all references to “25%” therein shall be deemed to be references to “50%”.

(g) Each of the parties acknowledges that the agreements contained in this Section 10.02 are an integral part of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement and that (i) the Company Termination Fee is not a penalty, but rather is a reasonable amount that will compensate Parent, New Charter and Merger Subsidiary One, Merger Subsidiary Two and Merger Subsidiary Three in the circumstances in which the Company Termination Fee is payable for the efforts and resources expended and opportunities foregone while negotiating this Agreement and in reliance on this Agreement and on the expectation of the consummation of the Mergers, which amount would otherwise be impossible to calculate with precision, and (ii) neither the Parent Termination Fee nor the Parent Regulatory Termination Fee is a penalty, but rather is a reasonable amount that will compensate the Company in the circumstances in which the Parent Termination Fee or the Parent Regulatory Termination Fee (as applicable) is payable for the efforts and resources expended and opportunities foregone while negotiating this Agreement and in reliance on this Agreement and on the expectation of the consummation of the Mergers, which amount would otherwise be impossible to calculate with precision.

(h) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Agreement, if this Agreement is terminated in accordance with its terms and such termination gives rise to the obligation of Parent to pay the Parent Termination Fee or the Parent Regulatory Termination Fee and Parent shall have paid the Parent Termination Fee or the Parent Regulatory Termination Fee, as applicable, pursuant to this Section 10.02, the sole and exclusive remedy of the Company and its Subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors and Affiliates (collectively, the “Company Related Parties”) against Parent and its Subsidiaries and their respective officers, directors and Affiliates and any Financing Source, together with each Financing Source’s Affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, equityholders, partners, controlling parties, advisors, agents and representatives, and their respective successors and assigns (collectively, the “Financing Related Parties”) for any demands, claims, actions or causes of action, assessments, losses, damages, liabilities, diminution in value, costs and expenses, including interest, penalties

 

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