such determination, less (a) all current liabilities (excluding any notes and loans payable, current maturities of long-term debt, the current portion of deferred revenue and obligations under capital leases) and (b) acquisition-related intangible assets in accordance with U.S. GAAP as in effect at the time of such determination. Consolidated Net Assets includes the goodwill of Thermo Fisher and its subsidiaries.
“Funded Debt” means, as of any date of determination, Thermo Fisher’s indebtedness or the indebtedness of a subsidiary of Thermo Fisher maturing by its terms more than one year after its creation and indebtedness classified as long-term debt under U.S. GAAP as in effect on the date of the indenture, and in each case ranking at least pari passu with the debt securities, the Thermo Fisher guarantee of the debt securities or the other senior indebtedness of such subsidiary of Thermo Fisher.
“indebtedness” means, with respect to any specified Person, any indebtedness of such Person, whether or not contingent:
in respect of borrowed money;
evidenced by bonds, notes, debentures or similar instruments or letters of credit (or reimbursement agreements in respect thereof); and
in respect of Capital Lease Obligations.
In addition, the term “indebtedness” includes (x) all indebtedness (as defined above) of others secured by a Lien on any asset of the specified Person (whether or not such indebtedness is assumed by the specified Person), provided that the amount of such indebtedness will be the lesser of (A) the fair market value of such asset at such date of determination and (B) the amount of such indebtedness, and (y) to the extent not otherwise included, the guarantee by the specified Person of any indebtedness (as defined above) of any other Person.
“Lien” means, with respect to any asset, any mortgage, lien, pledge, charge, security interest or encumbrance of any kind in respect of such asset, whether or not filed, recorded or otherwise perfected under applicable law, including any conditional sale or other title retention agreement.
“Original Issue Discount Security” means any debt security which provides for an amount less than the principal amount thereof to be due and payable upon a declaration of acceleration of maturity thereof pursuant to the indenture.
“Person” means any individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, joint venture, joint-stock company, association, trust, unincorporated organization or government or any agency or political subdivision of a government or governmental agency.
“Principal Property” means any single parcel of real property or any permanent improvement thereon (i) owned by Thermo Fisher or any of its subsidiaries located in the United States, including Thermo Fisher’s principal corporate office, any manufacturing facility or plant or any portion thereof and (ii) having a book value, as of the date of determination, in excess of 3% of Thermo Fisher’s most recently calculated Consolidated Net Assets. Principal Property does not include any property that Thermo Fisher’s board of directors has determined not to be of material importance to the business conducted by Thermo Fisher and its subsidiaries, taken as a whole. As of the date of this prospectus, none of Thermo Fisher’s current properties or those of its subsidiaries constitutes a Principal Property.
“Principal Subsidiary” means any direct or indirect subsidiary of Thermo Fisher that owns a Principal Property.
“Sale and Leaseback Transaction” means any arrangement with any Person providing for the leasing by Thermo Fisher or any subsidiary of any Principal Property which has been or is to be sold or transferred by Thermo Fisher or such subsidiary to such Person, excluding (1) temporary leases for a term, including renewals at the option of the lessee, of not more than three years, (2) leases between Thermo Fisher and a subsidiary or between subsidiaries of Thermo Fisher, (3) leases of a Principal Property executed by the time of, or within 12 months after the latest of, the acquisition, the completion of construction or improvement, or the commencement of commercial operation of the property and (4) arrangements pursuant to any provision of law with an effect similar to the former Section 168(f)(8) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended.
“U.S. GAAP” means generally accepted accounting principles set forth in the FASB Accounting Standards Codification or in such other statements by such other entity as have been approved by a significant segment of the accounting profession, which are in effect from time to time.