Mandatory Offer to Repurchase... If we experience certain changes of control,
we must offer to repurchase any then-issued
notes at 101% of their principal amount or
accreted value, as applicable in each class
of notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest.
Basic Covenants of Indentures... The indentures governing the notes, among
other things, restrict our ability and the
ability of certain of our subsidiaries to:
- borrow money;
- create certain liens;
- pay dividends on stock or repurchase
- make investments;
- sell all or substantially all of our
assets or merge with or into other
- sell assets;
- in the case of our restricted
subsidiaries, create or permit to
exist dividend or payment
restrictions with respect to us; and
- engage in certain transactions with
These covenants are subject to important
You should carefully consider all of the information in this prospectus. In
particular, you should evaluate the specific risk factors under "Risk Factors"
for a discussion of certain risks involved with an investment in the new notes.