AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND CONSENT TO THE CREDIT AGREEMENT
AND AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE GUARANTEE AND
Dated as of July 31, 2006
AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND CONSENT TO THE CREDIT AGREEMENT and
AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE GUARANTEE AND COLLATERAL AGREEMENT (collectively, the
“ Amendment ”) among FR X Chart Holdings LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“ Holdings ”), Chart
Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “ Borrower ”), as successor in interest to CI Acquisition, Inc., and
each of the Lenders (as defined in the Credit Agreement referred to below) listed on the signature pages hereto.
1. Holdings and the Borrower have entered into that certain Credit Agreement, dated as of October 17,
2005 (the “ Credit Agreement ”) with the Lenders party thereto and Citicorp North America, Inc. (“ CNAI ”), as
Administrative Agent (in such capacity, the “ Administrative Agent ”) and as collateral agent for the Lenders.
Capitalized terms not otherwise defined in this Amendment have the same meanings as specified therefor in the
2. Pursuant to the Credit Agreement, the Loan Parties have entered into a Guarantee and Collateral
Agreement, dated October 17, 2005, with CNAI, as Collateral Agent.
3. The Borrower intends to consummate an initial public offering (the “ Initial Public Offering ”) of its
Equity Interests and, in connection therewith, Holdings, the Borrower and the Lenders have agreed, on the terms
and conditions stated below, to amend and modify the Loan Documents as set forth herein.
4. The Borrower intends to increase the Revolving Credit Commitments under the Credit Agreement by
U.S.$55.0 million in accordance with Section 2.20 of the Credit Agreement as in effect immediately prior to the
Amendment No. 1 Effective Date (as defined herein).
SECTION 1. Amendments to the Credit Agreement . The Credit Agreement is, effective as of