Person, or the sale, assignment, or transfer, lease conveyance or other
disposition of all or substantially all of such Person's assets or Capital
"DISQUALIFIED STOCK" means any Capital Stock that, by its terms, or by the
terms of any security into which it is convertible, or for which it is
exchangeable, in each case at the option of the holder thereof, or upon the
happening of any event, matures or is mandatorily redeemable, pursuant to a
sinking fund obligation or otherwise, or redeemable at the option of the holder
thereof, in whole or in part, on or prior to the date that is 91 days after the
date on which the notes mature. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, any
Capital Stock that would constitute Disqualified Stock solely because the
holders thereof have the right to require Charter Holdings to repurchase such
Capital Stock upon the occurrence of a change of control or an asset sale shall
not constitute Disqualified Stock if the terms of such Capital Stock provide
that Charter Holdings may not repurchase or redeem any such Capital Stock
pursuant to such provisions unless such repurchase or redemption complies with
the covenant described above under the caption "-- Certain
Covenants -- Restricted Payments."
"EVENTS OF DEFAULT" are set forth above under the caption "-- Events of
Default and Remedies."
"EQUITY INTERESTS" means Capital Stock and all warrants, options or other
rights to acquire Capital Stock, but excluding any debt security that is
convertible into, or exchangeable for, Capital Stock.
"EQUITY OFFERING" means any private or underwritten public offering of
Qualified Capital Stock of Charter Holdings which the gross proceeds to Charter
Holdings are at least $25 million.
"EXCESS PROCEEDS" means any Net Proceeds from Asset Sales that are not
applied to repay debt under the Credit Facilities or other Indebtedness or
invested in Productive Assets, in accordance with the indenture.
"EXISTING INDEBTEDNESS" means Indebtedness of Charter Holdings and its
Restricted Subsidiaries in existence on the date of the indentures, until such
amounts are repaid.
"FULL ACCRETION DATE" means April 1, 2004, the first date on which the
Accreted Value of the 9.920% notes has accreted to an amount equal to the
principal amount at maturity of the 9.920% notes.
"GAAP" means generally accepted accounting principles set forth in the
opinions and pronouncements of the Accounting Principles Board of the American
Institute of Certified Public Accountants and statements and pronouncements of
the Financial Accounting Standards Board or in such other statements by such
other entity as have been approved by a significant segment of the accounting
profession, which are in effect on March 17, 1999.
"GUARANTEE" or "GUARANTEE" means a guarantee other than by endorsement of
negotiable instruments for collection in the ordinary course of business, direct
or indirect, in any manner including, without limitation, by way of a pledge of
assets or through letters of credit or reimbursement agreements in respect
thereof, of all or any part of any Indebtedness, measured as the lesser of the
aggregate outstanding amount of the Indebtedness so guaranteed and the face
amount of the guarantee.
"GUARANTEED INDEBTEDNESS" is set forth above under the caption "-- Certain
Covenants -- Limitations on Issuances of Guarantees of Indebtedness."