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Bankruptcy/Chapter 11

Novation Companies Plan Confirmed

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court issued an order confirming Novation Companies' Second Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization. As previously reported, "On the Effective Date, the disputes between the Debtors and the Noteholders shall be compromised and fully settled and the terms of the Amended Senior Notes and the Refinancing Documents, and the Noteholders shall receive: (a) a lump sum payment to the Indenture Trustee in an amount equal to accrued and unpaid interest on account of such Noteholder Claims in the amount of approximately $5,800,000 so long as the Effective Date shall occur on or before July 31, 2017;thereafter interest shall accrue and be payable to the Noteholders at the Full Rate as defined and set forth in the Indentures; (b) the Amended Senior Notes in principal amounts equal to the existing principal amounts under the Indentures, which shall accrue non-default interest at LIBOR + 350 basis points (as LIBOR is determined under the Amended Senior Notes), have a maturity date of March 20, 2033, and be secured with first priority liens covering all assets of the Debtors and all Subsidiary Guarantors whether existing now or at any future date, excluding (x) accounts receivable and (y) inventory of any existing and future operating businesses of the Company or any Subsidiary Guarantor (including but not limited to HCS); and (c) $500,000 in the aggregate on account of reimbursement of outstanding fees and expenses of the Noteholders' respective counsel through the Effective Date, payable to the respective Noteholders counsel directly." This financial/telecommunications company filed for Chapter 11 protection on July 20, 2016, listing $32 million in pre-petition assets.

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