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Coty : 50,000,088 Shares of Class A Common Stock Underwriting Agreement (Form 8-K)

09/10/2021 | 04:32pm EDT

50,000,088 Shares of Class A Common Stock

Underwriting Agreement

September 7, 2021

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC

1585 Broadway

New York, New York 10036

Ladies and Gentlemen:

KKR Rainbow Aggregator L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (the 'Selling Stockholder'), proposes to sell to Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC (the 'Underwriter'), an aggregate of 50,000,088 shares of Class A Common Stock, par value $ 0.01 per share (the 'Shares'), of Coty Inc., a Delaware corporation (the 'Company'). The shares of Class A Common Stock of the Company to be outstanding after giving effect to the sale of the Shares are referred to herein as the 'Stock'.

The Company and the Selling Stockholder hereby confirm their agreement with the Underwriter concerning the purchase and sale of the Shares, as follows:

1. Registration Statement. An 'automatic shelf registration statement' as defined under Rule 405 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the 'Securities Act') on Form S-3 (File No. 333-248444) in respect of the Shares has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the 'Commission') not earlier than three years prior to the date hereof; such registration statement, and any post-effective amendment thereto, became effective on filing; and no stop order suspending the effectiveness of such registration statement or any part thereof has been issued and no proceeding for that purpose has been initiated or, to the Company's knowledge, threatened by the Commission, and no notice of objection of the Commission to the use of such registration statement or any post-effective amendment thereto pursuant to Rule 401(g)(2) or pursuant to Section 8A under the Securities Act has been received by the Company (the base prospectus filed as part of such registration statement, in the form in which it has most recently been filed with the Commission on or prior to the date of this Agreement, is hereinafter called the 'Base Prospectus'; the preliminary prospectus supplement, dated September 7, 2021 relating to the Shares filed with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act is hereinafter called the 'Preliminary Prospectus Supplement'; the Base Prospectus, as amended and supplemented by the Preliminary Prospectus Supplement and any other prospectus supplement to the Base Prospectus in preliminary form that describes the Shares and the offering thereof and is used prior to the filing of the Prospectus (as defined below), is hereinafter called a 'Preliminary Prospectus'; the various parts of such registration statement, including all exhibits thereto and any information deemed to be a part thereof at the time of effectiveness pursuant to Rule 430A or Rule 430B under the Securities Act, each as amended at the time such part of the registration statement became effective, are hereinafter collectively called the 'Registration

Statement'; the Base Prospectus, as amended and supplemented by the final prospectus supplement relating to the Shares to be filed with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act in accordance with Section 6(a) hereof is hereinafter called the 'Prospectus'; any reference herein to the Base Prospectus, the Pricing Disclosure Package (as defined below), any Preliminary Prospectus or the Prospectus shall be deemed to refer to and include the documents incorporated by reference therein pursuant to Item 12 of Form S-3 under the Securities Act, as of the date of such prospectus; any reference to any amendment or supplement to the Base Prospectus, any Preliminary Prospectus or the Prospectus shall be deemed to refer to and include any post-effective amendment to the Registration Statement, any prospectus supplement relating to the Shares filed with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) under the Securities Act and any documents filed under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the 'Exchange Act'), and incorporated therein, in each case after the date of the Base Prospectus, such Preliminary Prospectus, or the Prospectus, as the case may be; any reference to any amendment to the Registration Statement shall be deemed to refer to and include any annual report of the Company filed pursuant to Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Exchange Act after the effective date of the Registration Statement that is incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the meanings given to such terms in the Registration Statement and the Prospectus.

At or prior to the Applicable Time (as defined below), the Company had prepared the following information (collectively with the pricing information set forth on Annex A, the 'Pricing Disclosure Package'): a Preliminary Prospectus dated September 7, 2021 and each 'free-writing prospectus' (as defined pursuant to Rule 405 under the Securities Act) listed on Annex A hereto.

'Applicable Time' means 10:15 P.M., New York City time, on September 7, 2021.

2. Purchase of the Shares. (a) On the basis of the representations, warranties and agreements set forth herein and subject to the conditions set forth herein, the Selling Stockholder agrees to sell to the Underwriter, and the Underwriter agrees to purchase from the Selling Stockholder, at a price per share of $8.39 (the 'Purchase Price'), all of the Shares.

(b) The Company and the Selling Stockholder understand that the Underwriter intends to make a public offering of the Shares, and initially to offer the Shares on the terms set forth in the Pricing Disclosure Package. The Company and the Selling Stockholder acknowledge and agree that the Underwriter may offer and sell Shares to or through any affiliate of the Underwriter.

(c) Payment for the Shares shall be made by wire transfer in immediately available funds to the account(s) specified by the Selling Stockholder to the Underwriter at the offices of Latham & Watkins LLP, located at 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, at 10:00 A.M. New York City time on September 10, 2021, or at such other time or place on the same or such other date, not later than the fifth business day thereafter, as the Underwriter, the Company and the Selling Stockholder may agree upon in writing. The time and date of such payment for the Shares is referred to herein as the 'Closing Date'.

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Payment for the Shares to be purchased on the Closing Date shall be made against delivery to the Underwriter of the Shares in definitive form registered in such names and in such denominations as the Underwriter shall request in writing not later than two full business days prior to the Closing Date with any transfer taxes payable in connection with the sale of such Shares duly paid by the Company and the Selling Stockholder, as applicable. Delivery of the Shares shall be made through the facilities of The Depository Trust Company ('DTC') unless the Underwriter shall otherwise instruct. The certificates for the Shares will be made available for inspection and packaging by the Underwriter at the office of DTC or its designated custodian not later than 1:00 P.M., New York City time, on the business day prior to the Closing Date.

(d) Each of the Company and the Selling Stockholder acknowledges and agrees that the Underwriter is acting solely in the capacity of an arm's length contractual counterparty to the Company and the Selling Stockholder with respect to the offering of Shares contemplated hereby (including in connection with determining the terms of the offering) and not as a financial advisor or a fiduciary to, or an agent of, the Company, the Selling Stockholder or any other person. Additionally, the Underwriter is not advising the Company, the Selling Stockholder or any other person as to any legal, tax, investment, accounting or regulatory matters in any jurisdiction. The Company and the Selling Stockholder shall consult with their own advisors concerning such matters and each shall be responsible for making its own independent investigation and appraisal of the transactions contemplated hereby, and the Underwriter shall have any responsibility or liability to the Company or the Selling Stockholder with respect thereto. Any review by the Underwriter of the Company, the transactions contemplated hereby or other matters relating to such transactions will be performed solely for the benefit of the Underwriter and shall not be on behalf of the Company or the Selling Stockholder. Moreover, the Selling Stockholder acknowledges and agrees that, although the Underwriter may be required or choose to provide certain Regulation Best Interest and Form CRS disclosures in connection with the offering, the Underwriter is not making a recommendation to the Selling Stockholder to participate in the offering, enter into a 'lock-up' agreement, or sell any Shares at the price determined in the offering, and nothing set forth in such disclosures is intended to suggest that the Underwriter is making such a recommendation.

3. Representations and Warranties of the Company. The Company represents and warrants to the Underwriter and the Selling Stockholder that:

(a) Preliminary Prospectus. No order preventing or suspending the use of any Preliminary Prospectus has been issued by the Commission, and each Preliminary Prospectus included in the Pricing Disclosure Package, at the time of filing thereof, complied in all material respects with the Securities Act, and no Preliminary Prospectus, at the time of filing thereof, contained any untrue statement of a material fact or omitted to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that the Company makes no representation or warranty with respect to any statements or omissions made in any Preliminary Prospectus in reliance upon and in conformity with (x) information relating to the Underwriter furnished to the Company in writing by the Underwriter expressly for use in any Preliminary Prospectus, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by the Underwriter consists of the information described as such in Section 9(c) hereof and (y) the Selling Stockholder Information (as defined in Section 4(e) hereof).

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(b) Pricing Disclosure Package. The Pricing Disclosure Package as of the Applicable Time did not, and as of the Closing Date, will not, contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that the Company makes no representation or warranty with respect to any statements or omissions made in the Pricing Disclosure Package in reliance upon and in conformity with (x) information relating to the Underwriter furnished to the Company in writing by the Underwriter expressly for use in such Pricing Disclosure Package, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by the Underwriter consists of the information described as such in Section 9(c) hereof and (y) the Selling Stockholder Information. No statement of material fact included in the Prospectus has been omitted from the Pricing Disclosure Package and no statement of material fact included in the Pricing Disclosure Package that is required to be included in the Prospectus has been omitted therefrom.

(c) Issuer Free Writing Prospectus. Other than the Registration Statement, the Preliminary Prospectus and the Prospectus, the Company (including its agents and representatives, other than the Underwriter in its capacity as such) has not prepared, made, used, authorized, approved or referred to and will not prepare, make, use, authorize, approve or refer to any 'written communication' (as defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act) that constitutes an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy the Shares (each such communication by the Company or its agents and representatives (other than a communication referred to in clause (i) below) an 'Issuer Free Writing Prospectus') other than (i) any document not constituting a prospectus pursuant to Section 2(a)(10)(a) of the Securities Act or Rule 134 under the Securities Act or (ii) the documents listed on Annex A hereto, each electronic road show and any other written communications approved in writing in advance by the Underwriter. Each such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus complies in all material respects with the Securities Act, has been or will be (within the time period specified in Rule 433) filed in accordance with the Securities Act (to the extent required thereby) and does not conflict with the information contained in the Registration Statement or the Pricing Disclosure Package, and, when taken together with the Preliminary Prospectus filed prior to the first use of such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, did not, and as of the Closing Date, will not, contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that the Company makes no representation or warranty with respect to any statements or omissions made in each such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or Preliminary Prospectus in reliance upon and in conformity with (x) information relating to the Underwriter furnished to the Company in writing by the Underwriter expressly for use in such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or Preliminary Prospectus, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by the Underwriter consists of the information described as such in Section 9(c) hereof and (y) the Selling Stockholder Information.

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(d) Registration Statement and Prospectus. The Registration Statement is an 'automatic shelf registration statement' as defined under Rule 405 of the Securities Act that has been filed with the Commission not earlier than three years prior to the date hereof; and no notice of objection of the Commission to the use of such registration statement or any post-effective amendment thereto pursuant to Rule 401(g)(2) under the Securities Act has been received by the Company. No order suspending the effectiveness of the Registration Statement has been issued by the Commission, and no proceeding for that purpose or pursuant to Section 8A of the Securities Act against the Company or related to the offering of the Shares has been initiated or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened by the Commission; as of the applicable effective date of the Registration Statement and any post-effective amendment thereto, the Registration Statement and any such post-effective amendment complied and will comply in all material respects with the Securities Act, and did not and will not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary in order to make the statements therein not misleading; and as of the date of the Prospectus and any amendment or supplement thereto and as of the Closing Date, the Prospectus will comply in all material respects with the Securities Act and will not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading; provided that the Company makes no representation or warranty with respect to any statements or omissions made in the Registration Statement or Prospectus or any amendment or supplement thereto in reliance upon and in conformity with (x) information relating to the Underwriter furnished to the Company in writing by the Underwriter expressly for use in the Registration Statement and the Prospectus and any amendment or supplement thereto, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by the Underwriter consists of the information described as such in Section 9(c) hereof and (y) the Selling Stockholder Information.

(e) Incorporated Documents. The documents incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus and the Pricing Disclosure Package, when they were filed with the Commission, conformed in all material respects to the requirements of the Exchange Act; and any further documents so filed and incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus and the Pricing Disclosure Package, when such documents are filed with the Commission, will conform in all material respects to the requirements of the Exchange Act.

(f) Financial Statements. The consolidated financial statements of the Company (including the related notes and supporting schedules) and the other financial data included or incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, together with the related schedules and notes, comply, in all material respects, with the applicable requirements of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act, as applicable, and present fairly in all material respects the financial position of the Company and its consolidated subsidiaries at the dates indicated and the consolidated statement of operations, statement of equity and cash flows of the Company and its consolidated subsidiaries for the periods specified, in each case on the basis stated therein; said consolidated financial statements have been prepared in

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conformity with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles ('GAAP') applied on a consistent basis throughout the periods involved. The supporting schedules, if any, when read in conjunction with the related financial schedules, present fairly in all material respects in accordance with GAAP the information required to be stated therein. The selected historical consolidated financial data and the summary historical consolidated financial information included in the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus under the heading 'Summary Historical Consolidated Financial Information of Coty Inc.' present fairly in all material respects the information shown therein and have been compiled on a basis consistent with that of the financial statements presented therein. All disclosures contained in the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus regarding 'non-GAAP financial measures' (as such term is defined by the rules and regulations of the Commission) comply in all material respects with Regulation G of the Exchange Act and Item 10 of Regulation S-K of the Securities Act, to the extent applicable.

(g) No Material Adverse Change. Since the respective dates as of which information is given in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, (A) there has been no material adverse change in the condition, financial or otherwise, or in the earnings or business affairs of the Company and its subsidiaries considered as one enterprise, whether or not arising in the ordinary course of business (a 'Material Adverse Effect'), (B) there have been no transactions entered into by the Company or any of its subsidiaries, other than those in the ordinary course of business, which are material with respect to the Company and its subsidiaries considered as one enterprise, and (C) there has been no dividend or distribution of any kind declared, paid or made by the Company on any class of its capital stock; except, with respect to clauses (B) and (C), as otherwise stated in the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.

(h) Organization and Good Standing. The Company has been duly organized and is validly existing as a corporation in good standing under the laws of the State of Delaware and has corporate power and authority to own, lease and operate its properties and to conduct its business as described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus and to enter into and perform its obligations under this Agreement; and the Company is duly qualified as a foreign corporation to transact business and is in good standing in each other jurisdiction in which such qualification is required, whether by reason of the ownership or leasing of property or the conduct of business, except where the failure so to qualify or to be in good standing would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. Each 'significant subsidiary' of the Company (as such term is defined in Rule 1-02 of Regulation S-X) (each, a 'Subsidiary' and, collectively, the 'Subsidiaries') has been duly organized and is validly existing in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation or organization, has corporate or similar power and authority to own, lease and operate its properties and to conduct its business as described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus and to enter into and perform its obligations under this Agreement, and is duly qualified to transact business and is in good standing, to the extent such concept exists, in each jurisdiction in which such qualification is required, whether by reason of the ownership or leasing of property or the conduct of business, except where the failure to so qualify or

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to be in good standing would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. Except as otherwise disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, and to the extent such concept exists in the relevant jurisdiction of each Subsidiary, all of the issued and outstanding capital stock of each Subsidiary has been duly authorized and validly issued, is fully paid and non-assessable and is owned by the Company, directly or through subsidiaries (other than director qualifying shares or as required by applicable law), free and clear of any security interest, mortgage, pledge, lien, encumbrance, claim or equity of any third party, other than transfer restrictions under applicable securities laws, security interests granted under the Company's existing debt agreements as disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus ('Permitted Liens'). None of the outstanding shares of capital stock of any Subsidiary were issued in violation of the preemptive or similar rights of any securityholder of such Subsidiary. The only subsidiaries of the Company are (A) the subsidiaries listed on Exhibit 21.1 to the Company's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended December 31, 2020 and (B) certain other subsidiaries which, considered in the aggregate as a single subsidiary, do not constitute a 'significant subsidiary' as defined in Rule 1-02 of Regulation S-X.

(i) Authorization, Execution and Delivery of this Agreement. This Agreement has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by the Company.

(j) Description of the Underwriting Agreement. This Agreement conforms in all material respects to the description thereof contained in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.

(k) No Violation or Default. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries is (A) in violation of its charter, by-laws or similar organizational document, (B) in default in the performance or observance of any obligation, agreement, covenant or condition contained in any contract, indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, loan or credit agreement, note, lease or other agreement or instrument to which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is a party or by which it or any of them may be bound or to which any of the properties or assets of the Company or any Subsidiary is subject (collectively, 'Agreements and Instruments'), except for such defaults that would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, or (C) in violation of any law, statute, rule, regulation, judgment, order, writ or decree of any arbitrator, court, governmental body, regulatory body, administrative agency or other authority, body or agency having jurisdiction over the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective properties or assets (each, a 'Governmental Entity'), except for such violations that would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(l) No Conflicts. The execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated herein and the compliance by the Company of its obligations hereunder have been duly authorized by all necessary corporate or similar action and do not and will not, whether with or without the giving of notice or passage of time or both, conflict with or constitute a breach of, or default or

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Repayment Event (as defined below) under, or result in the creation or imposition of any lien, charge or encumbrance upon any properties or assets of the Company pursuant to, the Agreements and Instruments (except for any Permitted Liens and such conflicts, breaches, defaults or Repayment Events or liens, charges or encumbrances that would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect), nor will such action (i) result in any violation of the provisions of the charter, by-laws or similar organizational document of the Company or (ii) assuming the accuracy of, and the Underwriter's compliance with, the representations, warranties and agreements of the Underwriter herein, result in any violation of any law, statute, rule, regulation, judgment, order, writ or decree of any Governmental Entity applicable to the Company, except, solely with respect to this clause (ii), for such violations as would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. As used herein, a 'Repayment Event' means any event or condition which gives the holder of any note, debenture or other evidence of indebtedness for money borrowed (or any person acting on such holder's behalf) the right to require the repurchase, redemption or repayment of all or a portion of such indebtedness by the Company.

(m) No Consents Required. No consent, approval, authorization, order, registration or qualification of or with any court or arbitrator or governmental or regulatory authority is required for the execution, delivery and performance by the Company of this Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, except (y) for the registration of the Shares under the Securities Act and such consents, approvals, authorizations, orders and registrations or qualifications as may be required by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. ('FINRA') and under applicable state securities laws in connection with the purchase and distribution of the Shares by the Underwriter and (z) such as may have been already obtained by the Company.

(n) Legal Proceedings. Except as disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, there is no action, suit, proceeding, inquiry or investigation before or brought by any Governmental Entity now pending or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened, against or affecting the Company or any of its subsidiaries, which would, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, or which would, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to materially and adversely affect the power and ability of the Company to perform its obligations under this Agreement or to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby.

(o) Independent Accountants. The accountants who certified the financial statements and supporting schedules for the Company and its subsidiaries included in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus is an independent registered public accounting firm with respect to the Company and its subsidiaries as required by the Securities Act and the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board during the periods covered by such financial statements.

(p) Title to Real and Personal Property. The Company and its Subsidiaries have good and marketable title to all real property owned by them and good title to all

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other properties owned by them, in each case, free and clear of all mortgages, pledges, liens, security interests, claims, restrictions or encumbrances of any kind (other than Permitted Liens) except such as (A) are described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus or (B) do not, singly or in the aggregate, materially interfere with the use made and proposed to be made of such property by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries; and all of the leases and subleases material to the business of the Company and its subsidiaries, considered as one enterprise, and under which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries holds properties described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, are in full force and effect, and neither the Company nor any such subsidiary has any notice of any material claim that has been asserted by anyone adverse to the rights of the Company or any Subsidiary under any of the leases or subleases mentioned above, or affecting or questioning the rights of the Company or such Subsidiary to the continued possession of the leased or subleased premises under any such lease or sublease (other than Permitted Liens).

(q) Intellectual Property. The Company and its Subsidiaries own or possess, or can acquire on reasonable terms, adequate patents, patent rights, licenses, inventions, copyrights, know-how (including trade secrets and other unpatented and/or unpatentable proprietary or confidential information, systems or procedures), trademarks, service marks, trade names or other intellectual property (collectively, 'Intellectual Property') necessary to carry on the business now operated by them, and neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has received any notice or has knowledge of any infringement of or conflict with asserted rights of others with respect to any Intellectual Property or of any facts or circumstances which would render any Intellectual Property invalid or unenforceable, and which infringement or conflict (if the subject of any unfavorable decision, ruling or finding) or invalidity or unenforceability, singly or in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(r) Investment Company Act. The Company is not, and after giving effect to the offering and sale of the Shares and the application of the proceeds thereof as described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, the Company will not be, required to register as an 'investment company' as such term is defined in the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the 'Investment Company Act').

(s) Taxes. All material United States federal income tax returns of the Company and its Subsidiaries required by law to be filed have been filed and all taxes shown by such returns or otherwise assessed, which are due and payable, have been paid, after giving effect to any applicable extensions, except assessments against which appeals have been or will be promptly taken and as to which adequate reserves have been provided. The Company and its Subsidiaries have filed all other tax returns that are required to have been filed by them pursuant to applicable foreign, state, local or other law except insofar as the failure to file such returns would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, and have paid all material taxes due pursuant to such returns or pursuant to any assessment received by the

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Company and its Subsidiaries, except for such taxes, if any, as are being contested in good faith and as to which adequate reserves have been established by the Company. The charges, accruals and reserves on the books of the Company in respect of any income and corporation tax liability for any years not finally determined are adequate to meet any assessments or re-assessments for additional income tax for any years not finally determined, except to the extent of any inadequacy that would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(t) Licenses and Permits. The Company and its Subsidiaries possess such permits, licenses, approvals, consents and other authorizations (collectively, 'Governmental Licenses') issued by the appropriate Governmental Entities necessary to conduct the business now operated by them, except where the failure to so possess would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. The Company and its Subsidiaries are in compliance with the terms and conditions of all Governmental Licenses, except where the failure so to comply would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. All of the Governmental Licenses are valid and in full force and effect, except when the invalidity of such Governmental Licenses or the failure of such Governmental Licenses to be in full force and effect would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has received any notice of proceedings relating to the revocation or modification of any Governmental Licenses which, singly or in the aggregate, if the subject of an unfavorable decision, ruling or finding, would reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(u) No Labor Disputes. No labor dispute with the employees of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries exists or, to the knowledge of the Company, is imminent, which would, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(v) Certain Environmental Matters. Except as described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus or as would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, (A) neither the Company nor any of its subsidiaries is in violation of any applicable federal, state, local or foreign statute, law, rule, regulation, ordinance, code, policy or rule of common law, including without limitation any judicial or administrative order, consent, decree or judgment, relating to pollution, contamination or protection of human health, the environment (including, without limitation, ambient air, surface water, groundwater, land surface or subsurface strata) or wildlife, including, without limitation, laws and regulations relating to the release or threatened release of hazardous or toxic chemicals, pollutants, contaminants, wastes, materials or substances including, without limitation, petroleum or petroleum products, asbestos-containing materials or mold (collectively, 'Hazardous Materials') or relating to the manufacture, processing, distribution, use, treatment, storage, disposal, transport or handling of Hazardous Materials (collectively, 'Environmental Laws'), (B) the Company and its subsidiaries have all permits, authorizations and approvals required under any applicable Environmental Laws and are

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each in compliance with their requirements, (C) there are no pending or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened administrative, regulatory or judicial actions, suits, demands, demand letters, claims, liens, notices of noncompliance or violation, investigation or proceedings relating to any Environmental Law against or affecting the Company or any of its subsidiaries and (D) to the knowledge of the Company, there are no events or circumstances that would reasonably be expected to form the basis of an order for clean-up or remediation, or a claim, action, suit or proceeding by any private party or Governmental Entity, against or affecting the Company or any of its subsidiaries relating to Hazardous Materials or any Environmental Laws.

(w) Disclosure Controls. The Company has established and maintains disclosure controls and procedures (as such term is defined in Rules 13a-15 and 15d-14 under the Exchange Act); such disclosure controls and procedures are designed to ensure that material information relating to the Company and its subsidiaries is made known to the chief executive officer and chief financial officer of the Company by others within the Company or any of its subsidiaries, and such disclosure controls and procedures are reasonably effective to perform the functions for which they were established subject to the limitations of any such control system; the Company's auditors and the audit committee of the board of directors of the Company have been advised of: (i) any significant deficiencies or material weaknesses in the design or operation of internal controls which could adversely affect the Company's ability to record, process, summarize, and report financial data; and (ii) any fraud, whether or not material, that involves management or other employees who have a role in the Company's internal controls; and since the date of the most recent evaluation of such disclosure controls and procedures, there have been no significant changes in internal controls or in other factors that could significantly affect internal controls.

(x) Accounting Controls. The Company and each of its Subsidiaries maintain effective internal control over financial reporting (as defined under Rule 13-a15 and 15d-15 under the 1934 Act Regulations) and a system of internal accounting controls that is in compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (the 'Sarbanes-Oxley Act,' which term, as used herein, includes the rules and regulations of the Commission promulgated thereunder) and is sufficient to provide reasonable assurances that (A) transactions are executed in accordance with management's general or specific authorization; (B) transactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP and to maintain accountability for assets; (C) access to assets is permitted only in accordance with management's general or specific authorization; (D) the recorded accountability for assets is compared with the existing assets at reasonable intervals and appropriate action is taken with respect to any differences; and (E) interactive data in eXtensible Business Reporting Language included or incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus and the Pricing Disclosure Package fairly presents the information called for in all material respects and is prepared in accordance with the Commission's rules and guidelines applicable thereto. Since the end of the Company's most recent audited fiscal year, there has been (1) no material weakness in the Company's internal control over financial reporting (whether or not remediated) and (2) no change in the Company's internal control over financial reporting that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, the Company's internal control over financial reporting.

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(y) eXtensible Business Reporting Language. The interactive data in eXtensible Business Reporting Language included or incorporated by reference in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus fairly presents the information called for in all material respects and has been prepared in accordance with the Commission's rules and guidelines applicable thereto.

(z) Insurance. The Company and its Subsidiaries carry or are entitled to the benefits of insurance, with reputable insurers, in such amounts and covering such risks as the Company believes are commercially reasonable for the conduct of its business, and all such insurance is in full force and effect, except as would not be reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect. The Company has no reason to believe that it or any of its Subsidiaries will not be able (A) to renew its existing insurance coverage as and when such policies expire or (B) to obtain comparable coverage from similar institutions as may be necessary or appropriate to conduct its business as now conducted and at a cost that would not reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.

(aa) Cybersecurity; Data Protection. The Company and its subsidiaries' information technology assets and equipment, computers, systems, networks, hardware, software, websites, applications, and databases (collectively, 'IT Systems') are adequate for, and operate and perform in all material respects as required in connection with the operation of the business of the Company and its subsidiaries as currently conducted, free and clear of all material bugs, errors, defects, Trojan horses, time bombs, malware and other corruptants. The Company and its subsidiaries have implemented and maintained commercially reasonable controls, policies, procedures, and safeguards to maintain and protect their material confidential information and the integrity, continuous operation, redundancy and security of all IT Systems and data (including all personal, personally identifiable, sensitive, confidential or regulated data ('Personal Data')) used in connection with their businesses, and neither the Company nor its subsidiaries have been notified, and each of them has no knowledge of, any event that could result in a material breach, violation, outage or unauthorized use of or accesses to same, except for those that have been remedied without material cost or liability or the duty to notify any other person, nor any incidents under internal review or investigations relating to the same. The Company and its subsidiaries are presently in material compliance with all applicable laws or statutes and all judgments, orders, rules and regulations of any court or arbitrator or governmental or regulatory authority, internal policies and contractual obligations relating to the privacy and security of IT Systems and Personal Data and to the protection of such IT Systems and Personal Data from unauthorized use, access, misappropriation or modification.

(bb) No Unlawful Payments. (i) None of the Company, any of its subsidiaries or any director thereof, or to the knowledge of the Company, any officer or employee thereof or any controlled affiliate, agent or other representative acting on behalf of the Company or any of its subsidiaries, has taken any action, directly or indirectly, that

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would result in a violation by such persons of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended, and the rules and regulations thereunder (the 'FCPA') or other applicable anti-corruption laws, including, without limitation, making use of the mails or any means or instrumentality of interstate commerce corruptly in furtherance of an offer, payment, promise to pay or authorization of the payment of any money, or other property, gift, promise to give, or authorization of the giving of anything of value to any 'foreign official' (as such term is defined in the FCPA) or any foreign political party or official thereof or any candidate for foreign political office, in contravention of the FCPA or other applicable anti-corruption laws, (ii) the Company and its subsidiaries and, to the knowledge of the Company, its affiliates, have conducted their businesses in compliance with the FCPA and all applicable anti-corruption laws and have instituted and maintain and enforce policies and procedures designed to ensure continued compliance therewith, and (iii) neither the Company nor its subsidiaries will use, directly or indirectly, the proceeds of the offering in furtherance of an offer, payment, promise to pay, or authorization of the payment or giving of money, or anything else of value, to any person in violation of any applicable anti-corruption laws.

(cc) Compliance with Anti-Money Laundering Laws. The operations of the Company and its subsidiaries are and have been conducted at all times in compliance with all applicable financial recordkeeping and reporting requirements, including those of the Currency and Foreign Transactions Reporting Act of 1970, as amended, the Bank Secrecy Act, as amended by Title Bank Secrecy Act, as amended by Title III of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 (USA PATRIOT Act), and the applicable money laundering statutes of all jurisdictions, the rules and regulations thereunder and any related or similar rules, regulations or guidelines, issued, administered or enforced by any Governmental Entity (collectively, the 'Money Laundering Laws'); and no action, suit or proceeding by or before any Governmental Entity involving the Company or any of its subsidiaries with respect to the Money Laundering Laws is pending or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened.

(dd) No Conflicts with Sanctions Laws.

(i) None of the Company, any of its subsidiaries, any director or, to the knowledge of the Company, any officer or employee thereof, any agent, controlled affiliate or representative of the Company or any of its subsidiaries is an individual or entity ('Person') is currently the subject or target of any sanctions administered or enforced by the United States Government, including, without limitation, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control, or sanctions administered or enforced by the United Nations Security Council, the European Union, or Her Majesty's Treasury, or other relevant sanctions authority (collectively, 'Sanctions'), nor is the Company or any subsidiary located, organized or resident in a country or territory that is the subject or target of Sanctions, including, without limitation, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria and Crimea.

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(ii) For the past 5 years, except as would not result in a violation of Sanctions by any Person, the Company and its subsidiaries have not knowingly engaged in, are not now knowingly engaged in, and will not engage in, any dealings or transactions with any Person, or in any country or territory, that at the time of the dealing or transaction is or was the subject of Sanctions.

(iii) The representations and undertaking given in this Section 3(dd) will not apply to any party to this Agreement to which Council Regulation (EC) No 2271/1996 of 22 November 1996, as amended, (or any law or regulation implementing such Regulation in any member state of the European Union or the United Kingdom) (the 'Blocking Regulation') applies, if and to the extent that such representation and undertaking is or would be unenforceable by reason of breach of any provision of the Blocking Regulation.

(iv) The Company will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the Shares by the Selling Stockholder.

(ee) No Broker's Fees. Neither the Company nor any of its subsidiaries is a party to any contract, agreement or understanding with any person (other than this Agreement) that would give rise to a valid claim against any of them or the Underwriter for a brokerage commission, finder's fee or like payment in connection with the offering and sale of the Shares.

(ff) No Registration Rights. No person has the right to require the Company or any of its subsidiaries to register any securities for sale under the Securities Act by reason of the filing of the Registration Statement with the Commission or, to the knowledge of the Company, the sale of the Shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholder hereunder.

(gg) Margin Rules. Neither the Company nor any of its subsidiaries nor any agent thereof acting on their behalf has taken, and none of them will take, any action that might cause this Agreement or the sale of the Shares to violate Regulation T, Regulation U or Regulation X of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

(hh) Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The Company and its officers and directors are in material compliance with the applicable provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act that are currently in effect.

(ii) No Manipulation. The Company has not and, to the knowledge of the Company, any affiliate of the Company has not, taken, nor will the Company or, to the knowledge of the Company, any affiliate, take, directly or indirectly, any action which is designed, or would reasonably be expected, to cause or result in, or which constitutes, the stabilization or manipulation of the price of any security of the Company to facilitate the sale or resale of the Shares or to result in a violation of Regulation M under the Exchange Act.

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(jj) Converted Shares Duly Authorized and Validly Issued. All shares of Class A Common Stock, par value $ 0.01 per share, of the Company outstanding prior to the Closing Date have been duly authorized and are validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable, and the Shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholder pursuant to the transactions contemplated by this Agreement have been duly authorized and are validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable.

4. Representations and Warranties of the Selling Stockholder. The Selling Stockholder represents and warrants to the Underwriter and the Company that:

(a) Required Consents; Authority. This Agreement has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by or on behalf of the Selling Stockholder.

(b) Payment and Delivery. Upon payment for the Shares to be sold by the Selling Stockholder pursuant to this Agreement, delivery of such Shares, as directed by the Underwriter, to Cede & Co. ('Cede') or such other nominee as may be designated by The Depository Trust Company ('DTC'), registration of such Shares in the name of Cede or such other nominee and the crediting of such Shares on the books of DTC to the securities account of the Underwriter (assuming that neither DTC nor the Underwriter has notice of any adverse claim (within the meaning of Section 8-105 of the New York Uniform Commercial Code (the 'UCC')) to such Shares), (A) DTC shall be a 'protected purchaser' of such Shares within the meaning of Section 8-303 of the UCC, (B) under Section 8-501 of the UCC, the Underwriter will acquire a valid security entitlement in respect of such Shares and (C) no action based on any 'adverse claim', within the meaning of Section 8-102 of the UCC, to such Shares may be successfully asserted against the Underwriter with respect to such security entitlement; for purposes of this representation, the Selling Stockholder may assume that when such payment, delivery and crediting occur, (x) such Shares will have been registered in the name of Cede or another nominee designated by DTC, in each case on the Company's share registry in accordance with its certificate of incorporation, bylaws and applicable law, (y) DTC will be registered as a 'clearing corporation' within the meaning of Section 8-102 of the UCC and (z) appropriate entry to the account of the Underwriter on the records of DTC will have been made pursuant to the UCC.

(c) No Conflicts. The execution and delivery by the Selling Stockholder of, and the performance by the Selling Stockholder of its obligations under, this Agreement, will not contravene or conflict with, result in a breach of, or constitute a default (or, with the giving of notice or lapse of time, would be in default) under, or require the consent of any other party to, (i) the Second Amended and Restated Limited Partnership Agreement, as amended to the date hereof, of the Selling Stockholder, (ii) any other agreement or instrument to which the Selling Stockholder is a party or by which it is bound or (iii) any provision of applicable law or any judgment, order, decree or regulation applicable to the Selling Stockholder of any court, regulatory body, administrative agency, governmental body or arbitrator having jurisdiction over the Selling Stockholder, except, in the case of the foregoing clauses (ii) and (iii) as would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to materially impact the Selling Stockholder's ability to perform its obligations under this Agreement. No consent, approval, authorization or other order

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of, or registration or filing with, any court or other governmental authority or agency, is required for the consummation by the Selling Stockholder of the transactions contemplated in this Agreement, except such as may be required under the Securities Act, the Exchange Act, applicable state securities or blue sky laws and from the FINRA and such other approvals as have been or will be made or obtained on or prior to the Closing Date.

(e) Pricing Disclosure Package. All information furnished to the Company or the Underwriter by or on behalf of the Selling Stockholder in writing expressly for use in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package or the Prospectus is, and on the Closing Date, will be, true, correct and complete in all material respects, and did not, as of the Applicable Time, and on the Closing Date, will not, contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact necessary to make such information not misleading, it being understood and agreed that the only such information consists of the name of the Selling Stockholder, the number of total shares beneficially owned, the number of offered shares and the address and other information with respect to the Selling Stockholder (excluding percentages) under the caption 'Selling Stockholder' in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus or the Pricing Disclosure Package (such information, the 'Selling Stockholder Information').

(f) Issuer Free Writing Prospectus. Other than the Registration Statement, the Preliminary Prospectus and the Prospectus, the Selling Stockholder (including its agents and representatives, other than the Underwriter in its capacity as such) has not prepared, made, used, authorized, approved or referred to and will not prepare, make, use, authorize, approve or refer to any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, other than (i) any document not constituting a prospectus pursuant to Section 2(a)(10)(a) of the Securities Act or Rule 134 under the Securities Act or (ii) the documents listed in Annex A hereto, each electronic road show and any other written communications approved in writing in advance by the Company and the Underwriter.

(g) Stabilization. The Selling Stockholder has not taken and will not take, directly or indirectly, any action that is designed to or that has constituted or that might reasonably be expected to cause or result in stabilization or manipulation of the price of any security of the Company to facilitate the sale or resale of the Shares.

Any certificate signed by or on behalf of the Selling Stockholder and delivered to the Underwriter or to counsel for the Underwriter in connection with the offering of the Shares shall be deemed a representation and warranty by the Selling Stockholder to the Underwriter as to the matters covered thereby with respect to the Selling Stockholder. The Selling Stockholder has a reasonable basis for making each of the representations set forth in this Section 4. The Selling Stockholder acknowledges that the Underwriter and, for purposes of the opinions to be delivered pursuant to Sections 8(h) and 8(i) hereof, counsel to the Selling Stockholder and counsel to the Underwriter, will rely upon the accuracy and truthfulness of the foregoing representations and hereby consents to such reliance.

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5. Further Agreements of the Company. The Company covenants and agrees with the Underwriter that:

(a) Required Filings. The Company will file the final Prospectus with the Commission within the time periods specified by Rule 424(b) and Rule 430A, 430B or 430C under the Securities Act, will file any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus to the extent required by Rule 433 under the Securities Act; and the Company will furnish copies of the Prospectus and each Issuer Free Writing Prospectus (to the extent not previously delivered) to the Underwriter in New York City prior to 10:00 A.M., New York City time, on the business day next succeeding the date of this Agreement in such quantities as the Underwriter may reasonably request. The Company will pay the registration fee for this offering within the time period required by Rule 456(b)(1) under the Securities Act (without giving effect to the proviso therein) and in any event prior to the Closing Date.

(b) Delivery of Copies. The Company will deliver, without charge, to the Underwriter, (A) a signed copy of the Registration Statement as originally filed and each amendment thereto, in each case including all exhibits and consents filed therewith and documents incorporated by reference therein; (B) a conformed copy of the Registration Statement as originally filed and each amendment thereto (without exhibits) and (C) during the Prospectus Delivery Period (as defined below), as many copies of the Prospectus (including all amendments and supplements thereto and documents incorporated by reference therein and each Issuer Free Writing Prospectus) as the Underwriter may reasonably request. As used herein, the term 'Prospectus Delivery Period' means such period of time after the first date of the public offering of the Shares as in the opinion of counsel for the Underwriter a prospectus relating to the Shares is required by law to be delivered (or required to be delivered but for Rule 172 under the Securities Act) in connection with sales of the Shares by the Underwriter or dealer.

(c) Amendments or Supplements, Issuer Free Writing Prospectuses. Before making, preparing, using, authorizing, approving, referring to or filing any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, and before filing any amendment or supplement to the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package or the Prospectus, whether before or after the time that the Registration Statement becomes effective, the Company will furnish to the Underwriter and counsel for the Underwriter a copy of the proposed Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, amendment or supplement for review and will not make, prepare, use, authorize, approve, refer to or file any such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or file any such proposed amendment or supplement to which the Underwriter reasonably objects.

(d) Notice to the Underwriter. The Company will advise the Underwriter promptly, and confirm such advice in writing, (i) when any amendment to the Registration Statement has been filed or becomes effective; (ii) when any supplement to the Pricing Disclosure Package, the Prospectus, or any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus or any amendment to the Prospectus has been filed or distributed; (iii) of any request by the Commission for any amendment to the Registration Statement or any amendment or supplement to the Prospectus or the receipt of any comments from the Commission relating to the Registration Statement or any other request by the Commission for any additional information; (iv) of the issuance by the Commission or any other governmental

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or regulatory authority of any order suspending the effectiveness of the Registration Statement or preventing or suspending the use of any Preliminary Prospectus, any of the Pricing Disclosure Package or the Prospectus or the initiation or threatening of any proceeding for that purpose or pursuant to Section 8A of the Securities Act; (v) of the occurrence of any event or development within the Prospectus Delivery Period as a result of which the Prospectus, any of the Pricing Disclosure Package, or any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus as then amended or supplemented would include any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances existing when the Prospectus, the Pricing Disclosure Package, or any such Issuer Free Writing Prospectus is delivered to a purchaser, not misleading; and (vi) of the receipt by the Company of any notice of objection of the Commission to the use of the Registration Statement or any post-effective amendment thereto pursuant to Rule 401(g)(2) under the Securities Act; and (vii) of the receipt by the Company of any notice with respect to any suspension of the qualification of the Shares for offer and sale in any jurisdiction or the initiation or threatening of any proceeding for such purpose; and the Company will use its reasonable best efforts to prevent the issuance of any such order suspending the effectiveness of the Registration Statement, preventing or suspending the use of any Preliminary Prospectus, any of the Pricing Disclosure Package or the Prospectus or suspending any such qualification of the Shares and, if any such order is issued, will obtain as soon as possible the withdrawal thereof.

(e) Ongoing Compliance. (1) If during the Prospectus Delivery Period (i) any event or development shall occur or condition shall exist as a result of which the Prospectus as then amended or supplemented would include any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances existing when the Prospectus is delivered to a purchaser, not misleading or (ii) it is necessary to amend or supplement the Prospectus to comply with law, the Company will promptly notify the Underwriter thereof and forthwith prepare and, subject to paragraph (c) above, file with the Commission and furnish to the Underwriter and to such dealers as the Underwriter may designate such amendments or supplements to the Prospectus (or any document to be filed with the Commission and incorporated by reference therein) as may be necessary so that the statements in the Prospectus as so amended or supplemented (or any document to be filed with the Commission and incorporated by reference therein) will not, in the light of the circumstances existing when the Prospectus is delivered to a purchaser, be misleading or so that the Prospectus will comply with law and (2) if at any time prior to the Closing Date (i) any event or development shall occur or condition shall exist as a result of which the Pricing Disclosure Package as then amended or supplemented would include any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances existing when the Pricing Disclosure Package is delivered to a purchaser, not misleading or (ii) it is necessary to amend or supplement the Pricing Disclosure Package to comply with law, the Company will promptly notify the Underwriter thereof and forthwith prepare and, subject to paragraph (c) above, file with the Commission (to the extent required) and furnish to the Underwriter and to such dealers as the Underwriter may designate, such amendments or

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supplements to the Pricing Disclosure Package (or any document to be filed with the Commission and incorporated by reference therein) as may be necessary so that the statements in the Pricing Disclosure Package as so amended or supplemented will not, in the light of the circumstances existing when the Pricing Disclosure Package is delivered to a purchaser, be misleading or so that the Pricing Disclosure Package will comply with law.

(f) Blue Sky Compliance. The Company will qualify the Shares for offer and sale under the securities or Blue Sky laws of such jurisdictions as the Underwriter shall reasonably request and will continue such qualifications in effect so long as required for distribution of the Shares; provided that the Company shall not be required to (i) qualify as a foreign corporation or other entity or as a dealer in securities in any such jurisdiction where it would not otherwise be required to so qualify, (ii) file any general consent to service of process in any such jurisdiction or (iii) subject itself to taxation in any such jurisdiction if it is not otherwise so subject.

(g) Earning Statement. The Company will make generally available to its security holders and the Underwriter as soon as practicable an earning statement that satisfies the provisions of Section 11(a) of the Securities Act and Rule 158 of the Commission promulgated thereunder covering a period of at least twelve months beginning with the first fiscal quarter of the Company occurring after the 'effective date' (as defined in Rule 158) of the Registration Statement.

(h) Clear Market. For a period of 60 days after the date of the Prospectus, the Company will not (i) offer, pledge, sell, contract to sell, sell any option or contract to purchase, purchase any option or contract to sell, grant any option, right or warrant to purchase, lend or otherwise transfer or dispose of, directly or indirectly, or submit to, or file with, the Commission a registration statement under the Securities Act relating to, any shares of Stock or any securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Stock, or publicly disclose the intention to undertake any of the foregoing, or (ii) enter into any swap or other agreement that transfers, in whole or in part, any of the economic consequences of ownership of the Stock or any such other securities, whether any such transaction described in clause (i) or (ii) above is to be settled by delivery of Stock or such other securities, in cash or otherwise, without the prior written consent of the Underwriter, other than the Shares to be sold hereunder.

The restrictions described above do not apply to (i) the issuance of shares of Stock or securities convertible into or exercisable for shares of Stock pursuant to the conversion or exchange of convertible or exchangeable securities or the exercise of warrants or options (including any 'net' or 'cashless' exercise) or the settlement of RSUs (including any 'net' or 'cashless' settlement), in each case outstanding on the date of this Agreement and described in the Prospectus, (ii) grants of stock options, stock awards, restricted stock, RSUs, or other equity awards and the issuance of shares of Stock or securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for shares of Stock (whether upon the exercise of stock options or otherwise) to the Company's employees, officers, directors, advisors, or consultants pursuant to the terms of an equity compensation plan in effect as of the Closing Date and described in the Prospectus, (iii) facilitating the

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establishment of a trading plan on behalf of a shareholder, officer or director of the Company pursuant to Rule 10b5-1 under the Exchange Act for the transfer of shares of Stock, provided that (1) such plan does not provide for the transfer of Stock during such 60-day period and (2) to the extent a public announcement or filing under the Exchange Act, if any, is required of or voluntarily made by the Company regarding the establishment of such plan, such announcement or filing shall include a statement to the effect that no transfer of Stock may be made under such plan during such 60-day period, (iv) the repurchase of any shares of Stock pursuant to the Company's existing share repurchase programs, agreements or rights providing for an option to repurchase or a right of first refusal on behalf of the Company pursuant to the Company's repurchase rights or agreements that were in existence on the date hereof and described in the Prospectus and (v) the issuance by the Company of shares of Stock or securities convertible into, exchangeable for or that represent the right to receive shares of Stock in connection with (1) the acquisition by the Company or any of its subsidiaries of the securities, business, technology, property or other assets of another person or entity or pursuant to an employee benefit plan assumed by the Company in connection with such acquisition, and the issuance of any such securities pursuant to any such agreement, or (2) the Company's joint ventures, commercial relationships and other strategic transactions, provided the aggregate number of shares of Stock that the Company may sell or issue or agree to sell or issue pursuant to this clause (v) shall not exceed 5% of the total number of shares of Stock outstanding immediately following the offering of the Shares contemplated by this Agreement.

(j) No Stabilization. Neither the Company nor its subsidiaries or affiliates will take, directly or indirectly, any action designed to or that could reasonably be expected to cause or result in any stabilization or manipulation of the price of the Stock.

(l) Exchange Listing. The Company will use its reasonable best efforts to list, subject to notice of issuance, the Shares on the New York Stock Exchange (the 'Exchange').

(m) [Reserved].

(n) [Reserved].

(o) Filings. The Company will file with the Commission such reports as may be required by Rule 463 under the Securities Act with respect to the offering of Shares contemplated hereby.

6. Further Agreements of the Selling Stockholder. The Selling Stockholder covenants and agrees with the Underwriter that:

(a) Notification. The Selling Stockholder will advise the Underwriter promptly, and if requested by the Underwriter, will confirm such advice in writing, during the period when a prospectus relating to the Shares is required by the Securities Act to be delivered (whether physically or through compliance with Rule 172 under the Securities Act or any similar rule), of any change in the Selling Stockholder Information in the Registration Statement, any preliminary prospectus, any free writing prospectus, the Prospectus or any amendment or supplement thereto relating to the Selling Stockholder.

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(b) Tax Form. To deliver to the Underwriter prior to the Closing Date a properly completed and executed United States Treasury Department Form W-9, together with all required attachments, if any, of the Selling Stockholder.

The Underwriter may, in its sole discretion, waive in writing the performance by the Company or the Selling Stockholder of any one or more of the foregoing covenants or extend the time for their performance.

7. Certain Agreements of the Underwriter. The Underwriter hereby represents and agrees that:

(a) It has not and will not use, authorize use of, refer to or participate in the planning for use of, any 'free writing prospectus', as defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act (which term includes use of any written information furnished to the Commission by the Company and not incorporated by reference into the Registration Statement and any press release issued by the Company) other than (i) a free writing prospectus that contains no 'issuer information' (as defined in Rule 433(h)(2) under the Securities Act) that was not included (including through incorporation by reference) in the Preliminary Prospectus or a previously filed Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, (ii) any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus listed on Annex A or prepared pursuant to Section 3(c) or Section 4(c) above (including any electronic road show), or (iii) any free writing prospectus prepared by the Underwriter and approved by the Company in advance in writing (each such free writing prospectus referred to in clauses (i) or (iii), an 'Underwriter Free Writing Prospectus').

(b) It has not and will not, without the prior written consent of the Company, use any free writing prospectus that contains the final terms of the Shares unless such terms have previously been included in a free writing prospectus filed with the Commission.

(c) It is not subject to any pending proceeding under Section 8A of the Securities Act with respect to the offering (and will promptly notify the Company and the Selling Stockholder if any such proceeding against it is initiated during the Prospectus Delivery Period).

8. Conditions of Underwriter's Obligations. The obligation of the Underwriter to purchase the Shares on the Closing Date as provided herein is subject to the performance by the Company and the Selling Stockholder in all material respects of their respective covenants and other obligations hereunder and to the following additional conditions:

(a) Registration Compliance; No Stop Order. No order suspending the effectiveness of the Registration Statement shall be in effect, and no proceeding for such purpose, pursuant to Rule 401(g)(2) or pursuant to Section 8A under the Securities Act

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shall be pending before or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened by the Commission; the Prospectus and each Issuer Free Writing Prospectus shall have been timely filed with the Commission under the Securities Act (in the case of an Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, to the extent required by Rule 433 under the Securities Act) and in accordance with Section 5(a) hereof; and all requests by the Commission for additional information shall have been complied with to the reasonable satisfaction of the Underwriter.

(b) Representations and Warranties. The respective representations and warranties of the Company and the Selling Stockholder contained herein shall be true and correct in all material respects (except in the case of Section 3(bb), (cc) and (dd) or to the extent already qualified by materiality, in which case, shall be true and correct in all respects) on the date hereof and on and as of the Closing Date; and the statements of the Company and its officers and of the Selling Stockholder made in any certificates delivered pursuant to this Agreement shall be true and correct on and as of the Closing Date.

(c) No Downgrade. Subsequent to the earlier of (A) the Applicable Time and (B) the execution and delivery of this Agreement, (i) no downgrading shall have occurred in the rating accorded any debt securities, convertible securities or preferred stock issued or guaranteed by the Company or any of its subsidiaries by any 'nationally recognized statistical rating organization', as such term is defined under Section 3(a)(62) under the Exchange Act and (ii) no such organization shall have publicly announced that it has under surveillance or review, or has changed its outlook with respect to, its rating of any such debt securities or preferred stock issued or guaranteed by the Company or any of its subsidiaries (other than an announcement with positive implications of a possible upgrading).

(d) No Material Adverse Change. No event or condition of a type described in Section 3(g) hereof shall have occurred or shall exist, which event or condition is not described in the Pricing Disclosure Package (excluding any amendment or supplement thereto) and the Prospectus (excluding any amendment or supplement thereto) and the effect of which in the judgment of the Underwriter makes it impracticable or inadvisable to proceed with the offering, sale or delivery of the Shares on the Closing Date, on the terms and in the manner contemplated by this Agreement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.

(e) Officers' Certificate. The Company shall have furnished to the Underwriter a certificate of the Company, signed by (x) the chairman, chief executive officer, president or vice president and (y) the chief financial officer, treasurer or principal financial or accounting officer of the Company, dated the Closing Date or any settlement date, as the case may be, to the effect that the signers of such certificate have carefully

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examined the Registration Statement, the Disclosure Package, the Prospectus and any amendment or supplement thereto, as well as each electronic road show used in connection with the offering of the Shares, and this Agreement and that:

(1) the representations and warranties of the Company in this Agreement are true and correct in all material respects (except to the extent already qualified by materiality, in which case such representations and warranties are true and correct in all respects) at the Applicable Time and on the Closing Date, and the Company has complied in all material respects with all the agreements and satisfied all the conditions on its part to be performed or satisfied hereunder at or prior to the Closing Date;

(2) since the date of the most recent financial statements included in the Disclosure Package and the Prospectus (exclusive of any supplement thereto), there has been no material adverse change in the condition (financial or otherwise), business or results of operations of the Company and its subsidiaries, taken as a whole, except as set forth in or contemplated in the Disclosure Package and the Prospectus (exclusive of any supplement thereto); and

(3) no stop order suspending the effectiveness of the Registration Statement or any notice objecting to its use has been issued and no proceedings for that purpose or pursuant to Section 8A under the Act have been instituted or, to the Company's knowledge, threatened.

(f) Comfort Letters. On the date of this Agreement and on the Closing Date, Deloitte & Touche LLP shall have furnished to the Underwriter, at the request of the Company, letters, dated the respective dates of delivery thereof and addressed to the Underwriter, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Underwriter, containing statements and information of the type customarily included in accountants' 'comfort letters' to underwriters with respect to the financial statements and certain financial information contained or incorporated by reference in each of the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus; provided, that the letter delivered on the Closing Date, shall use a 'cut-off' date no more than two business days prior to such Closing Date.

(g) Opinion and 10b-5 Statement of Counsel for the Company. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, counsel for the Company, shall have furnished to the Underwriter, at the request of the Company, their written opinion and 10b-5 statement, dated the Closing Date, and addressed to the Underwriter, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Underwriter.

(h) Opinion of Counsel for the Selling Stockholder. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, counsel for the Selling Stockholder, shall have furnished to the Underwriter, at the request of the Selling Stockholder, their written opinion, dated the Closing Date, and addressed to the Underwriter, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Underwriter.

(i) Opinion and 10b-5 Statement of Counsel for the Underwriter. The Underwriter shall have received on and as of the Closing Date, an opinion and 10b-5 statement, addressed to the Underwriter, of Latham & Watkins LLP, counsel for the Underwriter, with respect to such matters as the Underwriter may reasonably request, and such counsel shall have received such documents and information as they may reasonably request to enable them to pass upon such matters.

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(j) No Legal Impediment to Issuance and/or Sale. No action shall have been taken and no statute, rule, regulation or order shall have been enacted, adopted or issued by any federal, state or foreign governmental or regulatory authority that would, as of the Closing Date, prevent the issuance or sale of the Shares by the Company or the sale of the Shares by the Selling Stockholder; and no injunction or order of any federal, state or foreign court shall have been issued that would, as of the Closing Date, prevent the issuance or sale of the Shares by the Company or the sale of the Shares by the Selling Stockholder.

(k) Good Standing. The Underwriter shall have received on and as of the Closing Date, satisfactory evidence of the good standing of the Company in its jurisdiction of organization and its good standing in such other jurisdictions as the Underwriter may reasonably request, in each case in writing or any standard form of telecommunication from the appropriate governmental authorities of such jurisdictions.

(m) Lock-up Agreements. The 'lock-up' agreements, each substantially in the form of Exhibit A hereto, between you and certain shareholders, executive officers and directors of the Company, including the Selling Stockholder, relating to sales and certain other dispositions of shares of Stock or certain other securities, delivered to you on or before the date hereof, shall be full force and effect on the Closing Date.

(n) Chief Financial Officer's Certificate. At each of the time of execution of this Agreement and the Closing Date, the Underwriter shall have received a certificate signed by the chief financial officer of the Company, dated such date or the Closing Date, certifying certain financial information contained in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.

(o) Approval of Listing. The Shares to be delivered on the Closing Date, shall have been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange, subject to official notice of issuance.

(p) Additional Documents. On or prior to the Closing Date, the Company and the Selling Stockholder shall have furnished to the Underwriter such further certificates and documents as the Underwriter may reasonably request.

All opinions, letters, certificates and evidence mentioned above or elsewhere in this Agreement shall be deemed to be in compliance with the provisions hereof only if they are in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to counsel for the Underwriter.

9. Indemnification and Contribution.

(a) Indemnification of the Underwriter and the Selling Stockholder by the Company. The Company agrees to indemnify and hold harmless (i) the Underwriter, its affiliates, directors and officers and each person, if any, who controls the Underwriter within the meaning of Section 15

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of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act, and (ii) the Selling Stockholder, its affiliates, directors and officers and each person, if any, who controls the Selling Stockholder within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act, from and against any and all losses, claims, damages and liabilities (including, without limitation, legal fees and other expenses incurred in connection with any suit, action or proceeding or any claim asserted, as such fees and expenses are incurred), joint or several, that arise out of, or are based upon, (i) any untrue statement or alleged untrue statement of a material fact contained in the Registration Statement or caused by any omission or alleged omission to state therein a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary in order to make the statements therein, not misleading, or (ii) any untrue statement or alleged untrue statement of a material fact contained in the Prospectus (or any amendment or supplement thereto), any Preliminary Prospectus, any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, any 'issuer information' filed or required to be filed pursuant to Rule 433(d) under the Securities Act, any road show as defined in Rule 433(h) under the Securities Act (a 'road show') or any Pricing Disclosure Package (including any Pricing Disclosure Package that has subsequently been amended), or caused by any omission or alleged omission to state therein a material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading, in each case except insofar as such losses, claims, damages or liabilities arise out of, or are based upon, any untrue statement or omission or alleged untrue statement or omission made in reliance upon and in conformity with any information relating to the Underwriter or the Selling Stockholder furnished to the Company in writing by the Underwriter or the Selling Stockholder expressly for use therein, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by the Underwriter consists of the information described as such in paragraph (c) below and the only such information furnished by the Selling Stockholder consists of the Selling Stockholder Information.

(b) Indemnification of the Underwriter by the Selling Stockholder. The Selling Stockholder agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Underwriter, its affiliates, directors and officers and each person, if any, who controls the Underwriter within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act, to the same extent as the indemnity set forth in paragraph (a) above, but only with respect to any losses, claims, damages or liabilities arising out of, or are based upon, any untrue statement or omission or alleged untrue statement or omission made in reliance upon and in conformity with the Selling Stockholder Information; provided that the liability of the Selling Stockholder under this subsection shall be limited to an amount equal to the aggregate gross proceeds after underwriting commissions and discounts, but before expenses, to the Selling Stockholder from the sale of Shares sold by the Selling Stockholder hereunder (the 'Selling Stockholder Net Proceeds').

(c) Indemnification of the Company and the Selling Stockholder. The Underwriter agrees, severally and not jointly, to indemnify and hold harmless (i) the Company, its directors, its officers who signed the Registration Statement and each person, if any, who controls the Company within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act and (ii) the Selling Stockholder and each person, if any, who controls the Selling Stockholder within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act to the same extent as the indemnity set forth in paragraph (a) above, but only with respect to any losses, claims, damages or liabilities that arise out of, or are based upon, any

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untrue statement or omission or alleged untrue statement or omission made in reliance upon and in conformity with any information relating to the Underwriter furnished to the Company in writing by the Underwriter expressly for use in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus (or any amendment or supplement thereto), any Preliminary Prospectus, any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, any road show or any Pricing Disclosure Package (including any Pricing Disclosure Package that has subsequently been amended), it being understood and agreed upon that the only such information furnished by the Underwriter consists of the following information in the Prospectus furnished on behalf of the Underwriter: the information contained in the twelfth paragraph under the caption 'Underwriting'.

(d) Notice and Procedures. If any suit, action, proceeding (including any governmental or regulatory investigation), claim or demand shall be brought or asserted against any person in respect of which indemnification may be sought pursuant to the preceding paragraphs of this Section 9, such person (the 'Indemnified Person') shall promptly notify the person against whom such indemnification may be sought (the 'Indemnifying Person') in writing; provided that the failure to notify the Indemnifying Person shall not relieve it from any liability that it may have under the preceding paragraphs of this Section 9 except to the extent that it has been materially prejudiced (through the forfeiture of substantive rights or defenses) by such failure; and provided, further, that the failure to notify the Indemnifying Person shall not relieve it from any liability that it may have to an Indemnified Person otherwise than under the preceding paragraphs of this Section 9. If any such proceeding shall be brought or asserted against an Indemnified Person and it shall have notified the Indemnifying Person thereof, the Indemnifying Person shall retain counsel reasonably satisfactory to the Indemnified Person (who shall not, without the consent of the Indemnified Person, be counsel to the Indemnifying Person) to represent the Indemnified Person and any others entitled to indemnification pursuant to this Section that the Indemnifying Person may designate in such proceeding and shall pay the fees and expenses in such proceeding and shall pay the fees and expenses of such counsel related to such proceeding, as incurred. In any such proceeding, any Indemnified Person shall have the right to retain its own counsel, but the fees and expenses of such counsel shall be at the expense of such Indemnified Person unless (i) the Indemnifying Person and the Indemnified Person shall have mutually agreed to the contrary; (ii) the Indemnifying Person has failed within a reasonable time to retain counsel reasonably satisfactory to the Indemnified Person; (iii) the Indemnified Person shall have reasonably concluded that there may be legal defenses available to it that are different from or in addition to those available to the Indemnifying Person; or (iv) the named parties in any such proceeding (including any impleaded parties) include both the Indemnifying Person and the Indemnified Person and representation of both parties by the same counsel would be inappropriate due to actual or potential differing interests between them. It is understood and agreed that the Indemnifying Person shall not, in connection with any proceeding or related proceeding in the same jurisdiction, be liable for the fees and expenses of more than one separate firm (in addition to any local counsel) for all Indemnified Persons, and that all such fees and expenses shall be paid or reimbursed as they are incurred. Any such separate firm for the Underwriter, its affiliates, directors and officers and any control persons of the Underwriter shall be designated in writing by Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and any such separate firm for the Company, its directors, its officers who signed the Registration Statement and any control persons of the Company shall be designated in writing by the Company and any such separate firm for the Selling Stockholder shall be designated in writing by the Selling Stockholder. The

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Indemnifying Person shall not be liable for any settlement of any proceeding effected without its written consent, but if settled with such consent, the Indemnifying Person agrees to indemnify each Indemnified Person from and against any loss or liability by reason of such settlement. No Indemnifying Person shall, without the written consent of the Indemnified Person, effect any settlement of any pending or threatened proceeding in respect of which any Indemnified Person is or could have been a party and indemnification could have been sought hereunder by such Indemnified Person, unless such settlement (x) includes an unconditional release of such Indemnified Person, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to such Indemnified Person, from all liability on claims that are the subject matter of such proceeding and (y) does not include any statement as to or any admission of fault, culpability or a failure to act by or on behalf of any Indemnified Person.

(e) Contribution. If the indemnification provided for in paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) above is unavailable to an Indemnified Person or insufficient in respect of any losses, claims, damages or liabilities referred to therein, then each Indemnifying Person under such paragraph, in lieu of indemnifying such Indemnified Person thereunder, shall contribute to the amount paid or payable by such Indemnified Person as a result of such losses, claims, damages or liabilities in such proportion as is appropriate to reflect the relative benefits received by the Company and the Selling Stockholder, on the one hand, and the Underwriter on the other, in connection with the statements or omissions that resulted in such losses, claims, damages or liabilities, as well as any other relevant equitable considerations. The relative benefits received by the Company and the Selling Stockholder, on the one hand, and the Underwriter bear to the aggregate offering price of the Shares. The relative fault of the Company and the Selling Stockholder, on the one hand, and the Underwriter and the parties' relative intent, knowledge, access to information and opportunity to correct or prevent such statement or omission.

(f) Limitation on Liability. The Company, the Selling Stockholder and the Underwriter agree that it would not be just and equitable if contribution pursuant to paragraph (e) above were determined by prorata allocation or by any other method of allocation that does not take account of the equitable considerations referred to in paragraph (e) above. The amount paid or payable by an Indemnified Person as a result of the losses, claims, damages and liabilities referred to in paragraph (e) above shall be deemed to include, subject to the limitations set forth above, any legal or other expenses incurred by such Indemnified Person in connection with any such action or claim. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs (e) and (f), in no event shall the Underwriter be required to contribute any amount in excess of the amount by which the total underwriting discounts and commissions received by the Underwriter with respect to the offering of the Shares exceeds the amount of any damages that the Underwriter has otherwise been required to pay by reason of such untrue or alleged untrue statement or omission or alleged omission. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs (e) and (f), in no event shall the Selling Stockholder be required to contribute any amount in excess of the amount by which the Selling Stockholder Net Proceeds exceeds the amount of any damages that the Selling Stockholder has otherwise been required to pay by reason of such untrue or alleged untrue statement or omission or alleged omission. No person guilty of fraudulent misrepresentation (within the meaning of Section 11(f) of the Securities Act) shall be entitled to contribution from any person who was not guilty of such fraudulent misrepresentation.

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(g) Non-Exclusive Remedies. The remedies provided for in this Section 9 are not exclusive and shall not limit any rights or remedies which may otherwise be available to any Indemnified Person at law or in equity.

10. Effectiveness of Agreement. This Agreement shall become effective as of the date first written above.

11. Termination. This Agreement may be terminated in the absolute discretion of the Underwriter, by notice to the Company and the Selling Stockholder, if after the execution and delivery of this Agreement and on or prior to the Closing Date (i) trading generally shall have been suspended or materially limited on or by any of the New York Stock Exchange or The Nasdaq Stock Market; (ii) trading of any securities issued or guaranteed by the Company shall have been suspended on any exchange or in any over-the-counter market; (iii) a general moratorium on commercial banking activities shall have been declared by federal or New York State authorities; or (iv) there shall have occurred any outbreak or escalation of hostilities or any change in financial markets or any calamity or crisis, either within or outside the United States, that, in the judgment of the Underwriter, is material and adverse and makes it impracticable or inadvisable to proceed with the offering, sale or delivery of the Shares on the Closing Date, on the terms and in the manner contemplated by this Agreement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus.

12. [Reserved].

13. Payment of Expenses.

(a) Whether or not the transactions contemplated by this Agreement are consummated or this Agreement is terminated, the Company will pay or cause to be paid all costs and expenses incident to the performance of its obligations and those of the Selling Stockholder hereunder, including without limitation, (i) the costs incident to the authorization, issuance, sale, preparation and delivery of the Shares and any taxes payable in that connection; (ii) the costs incident to the preparation, printing and filing under the Securities Act of the Registration Statement, the Preliminary Prospectus, any Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, any Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus (including all exhibits, amendments and supplements thereto) and the distribution thereof; (iii) the fees and expenses of the Company's counsel and independent accountants and counsel for the Selling Stockholder; (v) the fees and expenses incurred in connection with the registration or qualification and determination of eligibility for investment of the Shares under the laws of such jurisdictions as the Underwriter may designate and the preparation, printing and distribution of a Blue Sky Memorandum (including the related fees and expenses of counsel for the Underwriter, together with any fees and expenses payable under clause (viii) hereto, up to an aggregate of $30,000); (vi) the cost of preparing stock certificates; (vii) the costs and charges of any transfer agent and any registrar; (viii) all expenses and application fees incurred in connection with any filing with, and clearance of the offering by, FINRA; (ix) all expenses incurred by the Company in connection with any 'road show' presentation to potential investors; and (x) all expenses and application fees related to the listing of the Shares on the New York Stock Exchange, if any.

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(b) If (i) this Agreement is terminated pursuant to Section 11, (ii) the Company or the Selling Stockholder for any reason fail to tender the Shares for delivery to the Underwriter or (iii) the Underwriter declines to purchase the Shares for any reason permitted under this Agreement, the Company agrees to reimburse the Underwriter for all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket costs and expenses (including the reasonable and documented fees and expenses of their counsel) reasonably incurred by the Underwriter in connection with this Agreement and the offering contemplated hereby.

14. Persons Entitled to Benefit of Agreement. This Agreement shall inure to the benefit of and be binding upon the parties hereto and their respective successors and the officers and directors and any controlling persons referred to herein and the affiliates of the Underwriter referred to in Section 9 hereof. Nothing in this Agreement is intended or shall be construed to give any other person any legal or equitable right, remedy or claim under or in respect of this Agreement or any provision contained herein. No purchaser of Shares from the Underwriter shall be deemed to be a successor merely by reason of such purchase.

15. Survival. The respective indemnities, rights of contribution, representations, warranties and agreements of the Company, the Selling Stockholder and the Underwriter contained in this Agreement or made by or on behalf of the Company, the Selling Stockholder or the Underwriter pursuant to this Agreement or any certificate delivered pursuant hereto shall survive the delivery of and payment for the Shares and shall remain in full force and effect, regardless of any termination of this Agreement or any investigation made by or on behalf of the Company, the Selling Stockholder or the Underwriter or the directors, officers, controlling persons or affiliates referred to in Section 9 hereof.

16. Certain Defined Terms. For purposes of this Agreement, (a) except where otherwise expressly provided, the term 'affiliate' has the meaning set forth in Rule 405 under the Securities Act; (b) the term 'business day' means any day other than a day on which banks are permitted or required to be closed in New York City; and (c) the term 'subsidiary' has the meaning set forth in Rule 405 under the Securities Act; and (d) the term 'significant subsidiary' has the meaning set forth in Rule 1-02 of Regulation S-X under the Exchange Act.

17. Compliance with USA Patriot Act. In accordance with the requirements of the USA Patriot Act (Title III of Pub. L. 107-56 (signed into law October 26, 2001)), the Underwriter is required to obtain, verify and record information that identifies their respective clients, including the Company and the Selling Stockholder, which information may include the name and address of their respective clients, as well as other information that will allow the Underwriter to properly identify its clients.

18. Miscellaneous.

(a) Notices. All notices and other communications hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given if mailed or transmitted and confirmed by any standard form of telecommunication. Notices to the Underwriter shall be given to c/o Morgan Stanley &

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Co. LLC, 1585 Broadway, New York, New York 10036. Notices to the Selling Stockholder shall be given to c/o Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P., 30 Hudson Yards, New York, NY 10001, Attention: Matthew Ross (email: matthew.ross@kkr.com), with a copy to Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, 425 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10017, Attention: Joseph H. Kaufman; Sunny Cheong (email: jkaufman@stblaw.com; scheong@stblaw.com).

(b) Governing Law. This Agreement and any claim, controversy or dispute arising under or related to this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York.

(f) Waiver of Jury Trial. Each of the parties hereto hereby waives any right to trial by jury in any suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Agreement.

(g) Recognition of the U.S. Special Resolution Regimes.

(i) In the event that any Underwriter that is a Covered Entity becomes subject to a proceeding under a U.S. Special Resolution Regime, the transfer from such Underwriter of this Agreement, and any interest and obligation in or under this Agreement, will be effective to the same extent as the transfer would be effective under the U.S. Special Resolution Regime if this Agreement, and any such interest and obligation, were governed by the laws of the United States or a state of the United States.

(ii) In the event that any Underwriter that is a Covered Entity or a BHC Act Affiliate of such Underwriter becomes subject to a proceeding under a U.S. Special Resolution Regime, Default Rights under this Agreement that may be exercised against such Underwriter are permitted to be exercised to no greater extent than such Default Rights could be exercised under the U.S. Special Resolution Regime if this Agreement were governed by the laws of the United States or a state of the United States.

As used in this Section 18(g):

'BHC Act Affiliate' has the meaning assigned to the term 'affiliate' in, and shall be interpreted in accordance with, 12 U.S.C. § 1841(k).

'Covered Entity' means any of the following:

(i) a 'covered entity' as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 252.82(b);

(ii) a 'covered bank' as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 47.3(b); or

(iii) a 'covered FSI' as that term is defined in, and interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. § 382.2(b).

'Default Right' has the meaning assigned to that term in, and shall be interpreted in accordance with, 12 C.F.R. §§ 252.81, 47.2 or 382.1, as applicable.

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'U.S. Special Resolution Regime' means each of (i) the Federal Deposit Insurance Act and the regulations promulgated thereunder and (ii) Title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the regulations promulgated thereunder.

(h) Counterparts. This Agreement may be signed in counterparts (which may include counterparts delivered by any standard form of telecommunication), each of which shall be an original and all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.

(i) Amendments or Waivers. No amendment or waiver of any provision of this Agreement, nor any consent or approval to any departure therefrom, shall in any event be effective unless the same shall be in writing and signed by the parties hereto.

(j) Headings. The headings herein are included for convenience of reference only and are not intended to be part of, or to affect the meaning or interpretation of, this Agreement.

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If the foregoing is in accordance with your understanding, please indicate your acceptance of this Agreement by signing in the space provided below.

Very truly yours,
COTY INC.
By:

/s/ Hemant Gandhi

Name: Hemant Gandhi
Title: SVP Treasury
KKR RAINBOW AGGREGATOR L.P.

By: KKR Rainbow Aggregator GP, LLC,

its general partner

By:

/s/ Matthew Ross

Name: Matthew Ross
Title: Vice President
Accepted: As of the date first written above
MORGAN STANLEY & CO. LLC
By:

/s/ Akanksha Agarwal

Name: Akanksha Agarwal
Title: Executive Director

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Schedule 1

Underwriter

Number of Shares

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC

50,000,088

Total

50,000,088

Sch. 1-1

Schedule 2

Selling Stockholder:

Number of
Shares:

KKR Rainbow Aggregator L.P.

50,000,088

Sch. 2-1

Annex A

a. Pricing Disclosure Package

None.

b. Pricing Information Provided Orally by the Underwriter

Public offering price per Share: $8.53

Number of Shares: 50,000,088

Annex A-2-1

Exhibit A

[Form of Lock-Up Agreement]

[ ], 2021

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC

1585 Broadway

New York, New York 10036

Re: Proposed Public Offering by a Selling Stockholder of Coty Inc.

Dear Sirs:

The undersigned understands that you, as the Underwriter (as defined below), propose to enter into an underwriting agreement (the 'Underwriting Agreement') with Coty Inc., a Delaware corporation (the 'Company'), and the Selling Stockholder listed on Schedule 2 to the Underwriting Agreement, providing for the public offering (the 'Public Offering') by the Underwriter named in Schedule 1 to the Underwriting Agreement (the 'Underwriter'), of shares (the 'Securities') of Class A Common Stock, $0.01 par value per share, of the Company (the 'Common Stock'). Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined shall have the meanings set forth in the Underwriting Agreement.

In consideration of the Underwriter's agreement to purchase and make the Public Offering of the Securities, and for other good and valuable consideration receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the undersigned hereby agrees that, without the prior written consent of the Underwriter, the undersigned will not, and will not cause any controlled affiliate to, during the period beginning on the date of this letter agreement (this 'Letter Agreement') and ending at the close of business [60][75] days after the date of the final prospectus relating to the Public Offering (the 'Prospectus') (such period, the 'Restricted Period'), (1) offer, sell, contract to sell, sell any option or contract to purchase, purchase any option or contract to sell, grant any option, right or warrant to purchase, lend, or otherwise transfer or dispose of, directly or indirectly, any shares of Common Stock, or any securities convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for Common Stock (including without limitation, Common Stock or such other securities which may be deemed to be beneficially owned by the undersigned in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission and securities which may be issued upon exercise of a stock option or warrant) (collectively with the Common Stock, the 'Lock-Up Securities'), (2) enter into any hedging, swap or other agreement or transaction that transfers, in whole or in part, any of the economic consequences of ownership of the Lock-Up Securities, whether any such transaction described in clause (1) or (2) above is to be settled by delivery of Lock-Up Securities, in cash or otherwise, (3) make any demand for, or exercise any right with respect to, the registration of any Lock-Up Securities, or (4) publicly disclose the intention to do any of the foregoing. The foregoing restrictions shall not apply to:

(i) transfers as a bona fide gift or gifts;

(ii) transfers pursuant to a will or other testamentary document or applicable laws of descent, or otherwise by way of testate or intestate succession, or to any trust, partnership, limited liability company or other entity for the direct or indirect benefit of the undersigned or the immediate family of the undersigned or otherwise to any members of the immediate family of the undersigned (for purposes of this lock-up agreement, 'immediate family' shall mean any relationship by blood, marriage or adoption, not more remote than first cousin);

(iii) transfers by operation of law;

(iv) transfers as a distribution to partners, equity holders, members or affiliates or to any of the undersigned's affiliates' directors, officers or employees, or to stockholders of the undersigned if the undersigned is a corporation, partnership or limited liability company, or if the undersigned is a trust, to a trustor or beneficiary of the trust;

(v) transfers to the undersigned's affiliates, or to any investment fund or other entity that controls or manages, or is controlled or managed by, or is under common control or management with, the undersigned;

(vi) transfers to any nominee or custodian of a person or entity to whom a disposition or transfer would be permissible under clauses (i) through (v);

(vii) transfers to the Underwriter in connection with the Public Offering of the Securities;

(viii) transfers to the Company in accordance with the terms of its existing equity incentive plans (a) in exchange for other Company securities upon a vesting event of the Company's securities, upon the exercise of options or warrants to purchase the Company's securities or upon expiration of the Company's securities, options or warrants or (b) in exchange for cash;

(ix) (A) transfers to the Company upon a vesting event of the Company's securities, upon the exercise of options or warrants to purchase the Company's securities or upon expiration of the Company's securities, options or warrants, in each case on a 'cashless' or 'net exercise' basis or to cover tax withholding obligations of the undersigned in connection with such vesting, exercise or expiration or (B) pursuant to one or more sales of Common Stock, the proceeds of which are used to pay any such tax withholding obligations referenced in clause (A) (including the payment of such proceeds to the Company in repayment of or reimbursement for any tax withholding obligations the Company has paid on behalf of the undersigned); provided that, in the case of clause (A) or (B), if the undersigned reports any such transaction on a Form 4 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the undersigned shall take the steps the undersigned deems necessary to cause such Form 4 to reflect the transaction code(s) required by General Instruction 8 to Form 4;

(x) the exercise by the undersigned of any right with respect to the registration of any of the Lock-Up Securities prior to the expiration of the [60][75]-daylock-up period; provided that the exercise of any such right shall not result in any public announcement regarding the exercise of such registration right, or the public filing of any registration statement in connection therewith prior to the expiration of the [60][75]-daylock-up period;

(xi) transfers of Lock-Up Securities acquired in open-market transactions after the completion of the Public Offering;

(xii) transfers pursuant to an order of a court or regulatory agency (for purposes of this Letter Agreement, a 'court or regulatory agency' means any domestic or foreign, federal, state or local government, including any political subdivision thereof, any governmental or quasi-governmental authority, department, agency or official, any court or administrative body, and any national securities exchange or similar self-regulatory body or organization, in each case of competent jurisdiction); provided that any filing under Section 16(a) of the Exchange Act in connection with such transfer shall indicate, to the extent permitted by such Section and the related rules and regulations, that such transfer is pursuant to an order of a court or regulatory agency; or

(xiii) transfers in response to a bona fide third party tender offer, merger, consolidation or other similar transaction made to or with all holders of Common Stock or Lock-Up Securities involving a 'change of control' (as defined below) of the Company occurring after the consummation of the Public Offering, that has been approved by the board of directors of the Company; provided that in the event that the tender offer, merger, consolidation or other such transaction is not completed, the undersigned's Lock-Up Securities shall remain subject to the terms of this Letter Agreement. For purposes of this clause (xiii), 'change of control' means the consummation of any bona fide third party tender offer, merger, consolidation or other similar transaction the result of which is that any 'person' (as defined in Section 13(d)(3) of the Exchange Act), or group of persons, other than the Company or JAB Holdings B.V. or any of its controlled affiliates, becomes the beneficial owner (as defined in Rules 13d-3 and 13d-5 of the Exchange Act) of more than 50% of total voting power of the voting stock of the Company occurring after the consummation of the Public Offering;

provided that (A) in the case of any transfer or distribution pursuant to clause (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), and (v), each donee, devisee, transferee or distributee shall execute and deliver to the Underwriter a lock-up letter in the form of this Letter Agreement, (B) in the case of any transfer or distribution pursuant to clause (i), (ii), (iv), and (v), no filing

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by any party (donor, donee, devisee, transferor, transferee, distributer or distributee) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the 'Exchange Act'), or other public announcement shall be required or shall be made voluntarily in connection with such transfer or distribution (other than a filing on a Form 5 made after the expiration of the [60][75]-daylock-up period) and (C) in the case of any transfer or distribution pursuant to clause (iii) it shall be a condition to such transfer that no public filing, report or announcement shall be voluntarily made and if any filing under Section 16(a) of the Exchange Act, or other public filing, report or announcement reporting a reduction in beneficial ownership of shares of Common Stock in connection with such transfer or distribution shall be legally required during the [60][75]-daylock-up period, such filing, report or announcement shall clearly indicate in the footnotes thereto the nature and conditions of such transfer.

Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, the undersigned shall be permitted to establish a contract, instruction or plan meeting the requirements of Rule 10b5-1(c)(1) under the Exchange Act (a '10b5-1 Plan'), at any time during the [60][75]-daylock-up period; provided that, prior to the expiration of the [60][75]-daylock-up period, (x) the undersigned shall not transfer any of the undersigned's Lock-Up Securities under such 10b5-1 Plan (except pursuant to a 10b5-1 Plan in effect on the date hereof) and (y) to the extent a public announcement or filing under the Exchange Act, if any, is required of or voluntarily made by or on behalf of the undersigned or the Company regarding the establishment of such plan, such announcement or filing shall include a statement to the effect that no transfer may be made under such plan during the [60][75]-daylock-up period. This Letter Agreement shall automatically terminate upon the date that the Company provides written notice to the Underwriter that the Company has determined not to proceed with the Public Offering; provided that the Company and the Underwriter shall not have executed the Underwriting Agreement on or prior to such date. Assuming the Underwriting Agreement has been executed, this Letter Agreement shall automatically terminate upon the date that the Underwriting Agreement is terminated in accordance with its terms.

The undersigned also agrees and consents to the entry of stop transfer instructions with the Company's transfer agent and registrar against the transfer of the Lock-Up Securities except in compliance with the foregoing restrictions.

This Letter Agreement shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof.

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