WOLVERINE TUBE, INC.
WOLVERINE TUBE (CANADA) INC.
FOURTH AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT
This FOURTH AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT (this "AMENDMENT") is dated as of May 31,
2000 and entered into by and among, WOLVERINE TUBE INC., a Delaware corporation (the
"COMPANY"), WOLVERINE TUBE (CANADA) INC., an Ontario corporation ("WOLVERINE
CANADA"; the Company and Wolverine Canada are each a "BORROWER" and collectively, the
"BORROWERS"), CREDIT SUISSE FIRST BOSTON, as administrative agent (in such capacity, the
"ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT"), MELLON BANK, N.A., as documentation agent (in such capacity, the
"DOCUMENTATION AGENT") and the financial institutions listed on the signature pages hereto (each
individually referred to herein as a "LENDER" and collectively, as "LENDERS"), and is made with reference to
that certain Credit Agreement dated as of April 30, 1997, by and among the Borrowers, the Lenders, the
Administrative Agent and the Documentation Agent, as amended as of June 26, 1998, as of March 10, 1999 and
as of June 30, 1999 (such Credit Agreement, as so amended, the "CREDIT AGREEMENT"). Capitalized terms
used herein without definition shall have the same meanings herein as set forth in the Credit Agreement.
WHEREAS, the Borrowers have requested that Requisite Lenders, pursuant to Section 10.6 of the Credit
Agreement, agree to modify the provisions of the Credit Agreement to permit Wolverine Canada to increase the
amount of its secured intercompany indebtedness to its 74.5%-owned Subsidiary, WRI, to Cdn.$18.5 million, on
the terms and conditions set forth herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the premises and the agreements, provisions and covenants herein
contained, the parties hereto agree as follows:
SECTION 1 AMENDMENTS
The terms of the Credit Agreement are hereby amended as follows:
A. AMENDED DEFINITION. The following definition set forth in Subsection 1.1 of the Credit Agreement shall
be amended by deleting each such definition in its ent