SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE dated as of August 23, 2007 by and among Starbucks Corporation, a Washington corporation (the “Company”), and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, a New York banking corporation, as trustee (the “Trustee”).
The Company has heretofore executed and delivered to the Trustee an indenture, dated as of August 23, 2007 (the “Base Indenture”, and together with this Supplemental Indenture, the “Indenture”), providing for the issuance from time to time of one or more series of the Company’s securities.
The Company desires and has requested the Trustee pursuant to Section 9.01 of the Base Indenture to join with it in the execution and delivery of this Supplemental Indenture in order to supplement the Base Indenture as, and to the extent set forth herein to provide for the issuance and the terms of the Notes (as defined below).
Section 9.01 of the Base Indenture provides that the Company and the Trustee, without the consent of any holders of the Company’s Securities, may amend or waive certain terms and conditions in the Base Indenture as permitted by Sections 2.01 and 2.02 thereof.
The execution and delivery of this Supplemental Indenture has been duly authorized by a resolution of the Board of Directors of the Company or a duly authorized committee thereof.
All conditions and requirements necessary to make this Supplemental Indenture a valid, binding and legal instrument in accordance with its terms have been performed and fulfilled by the parties hereto and the execution and delivery thereof have been in all respects duly authorized by the parties hereto.
The Company and the Trustee agree as follows for the benefit of each other and for the equal and ratable benefit of the Holders (as defined herein) of the 6.250% Senior Notes due 2017 (the “Notes”):
DEFINITIONS AND INCORPORATION
Section 1.01 Relationship with Base Indenture.
The terms and provisions contained in the Base Indenture will constitute, and are hereby expressly made, a part of this Supplemental Indenture and the Company and the Trustee, by their execution and delivery of this Supplemental Indenture, expressly agree to such terms and provisions and to be bound thereby. However, to the extent any provision of the Base Indenture conflicts with the express provisions of this Supplemental Indenture, the provisions of this Supplemental Indenture will govern and be controlling.