This Amendment is made by and between
Jackson Variable Series Trust, a Massachusetts business trust (the “Trust”), and Jackson National Life Distributors LLC (“JNLD”), a
broker-dealer registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.
Whereas, the Trust and JNLD (the “Parties”) entered into a Second Amended and Restated Distribution Agreement on July 1, 2017, as amended (the “Agreement”), whereby the Trust appointed JNLD as distributor (the “Distributor”) of the shares of
the Funds, as listed on Schedule A of the Agreement.
Whereas, the Board of Trustees of the Trust (the “Board”) has approved fund mergers and fund name changes for certain Funds, as outlined below, effective June 24, 2019 (collectively, the “Fund Changes”):
JNL/AQR Risk Parity Fund to merge into the JNL/T. Rowe Price Managed Volatility Balanced Fund of JNL
JNL/BlackRock Global Long Short Credit Fund to merge into the JNL/Crescent High Income Fund of JNL
JNL/Epoch Global Shareholder Yield Fund to merge into the JNL/The Boston Company Equity Income Fund of
the Trust, which will be the JNL/Mellon Equity Income Fund, pursuant to the fund name change outlined below; and
JNL/PPM America Long Short Credit Fund to merge into the JNL/PPM America High Yield Bond Fund of JNL
Fund Name Changes
JNL/Neuberger Berman Risk Balanced Commodity Strategy Fund change to JNL/Neuberger Berman Commodity
JNL/PIMCO Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund change to JNL/PIMCO Investment Grade Credit Bond Fund;
JNL/The Boston Company Equity Income Fund change to JNL/Mellon Equity Income Fund.
Whereas, pursuant to Board approval of the Fund Changes, the Parties have agreed to amend the Agreement, effective June 24, 2019, to update the list of funds to remove the merged funds, and to update the fund names in Schedule A.
Now Therefore, in consideration of the mutual covenants herein contained, the Parties hereby agree to amend the Agreement as follows:
Schedule A to the Agreement is hereby deleted and replaced in its entirety with Schedule A dated June 24, 2019, attached hereto.
Each of the Parties represents and warrants to the others that it has full authority to enter into this Amendment, upon the terms and conditions hereof, and that the individual
executing this Amendment is duly authorized to bind the respective party to this Amendment.
This Amendment may be executed in one or more counterparts, which together shall constitute one document.
In Witness Whereof, the Parties have caused this Amendment to be executed, effective June 24, 2019.