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Ft 9197FT 9197 TRUST AGREEMENT Dated: March 5, 2021 (March 5th, 2021)

The Trust Agreement among First Trust Portfolios L.P., as Depositor, The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee, First Trust Advisors L.P., as Evaluator and Portfolio Supervisor, sets forth certain provisions in full and incorporates other provisions by reference to the document entitled "Standard Terms and Conditions of Trust for FT 4484 and certain subsequent Series, Effective: November 6, 2013" as amended by Amendment dated September 5, 2017 (herein called the "Standard Terms and Conditions of Trust"), and such provisions as are incorporated by reference constitute a single instrument. All references herein to Articles and Sections are to Articles and Sections of the Standard Terms and Conditions of Trust.

ETF Series SolutionsSCHEDULE A to the INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT Dated July 25, 2018 between ETF SERIES SOLUTIONS and Defiance ETFs, LLC (March 5th, 2021)

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Schedule A to be signed on their behalf by their duly authorized officers as of January 28, 2021.

CM Change Industrial LPAMENDED AND RESTATED JOINT FILING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

The undersigned hereby agree that the statement on Schedule 13D with respect to the Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share, of INDUS Realty Trust, Inc. (formerly Griffin Industrial Realty, Inc.) dated as of the date hereof is, and any further amendments thereto signed by each of the undersigned shall be, filed on behalf of each of the undersigned pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of Rule 13d-1(k) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

Cae IncDated February 27, 2021 CORAL BLUE INVESTMENT PTE. LTD. and CAE INC. SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

As used in this Agreement, including the paragraphs prior to this definitional section and any amendments hereto, unless the context otherwise requires:

Tidal ETF TrustEIGHTH AMENDMENT TO THE FUND ACCOUNTING SERVICING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

THIS EIGHTH AMENDMENT effective as of the last date on the signature block, to the Fund Accounting Servicing Agreement (the “Agreement”) dated as of December 21, 2018, as amended, is entered into by and between TIDAL ETF TRUST, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and U.S. BANCORP FUND SERVICES, LLC d/b/a U.S. BANK GLOBAL FUND SERVICES, a Wisconsin limited liability company (“Fund Services”).

ETF Series SolutionsAMENDMENT TO THE ETF SERIES SOLUTIONS FUND ACCOUNTING SERVICING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

THIS AMENDMENT, as of February 12, 2021 to the Fund Accounting Servicing Agreement dated as of May 16, 2012, as amended (the “Agreement”), is entered into by and between ETF SERIES SOLUTIONS, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and U.S. BANCORP FUND SERVICES, LLC, a Wisconsin limited liability company (“USBFS”).

Mannkind CorpAMENDMENT NO. 6 TO CREDIT AND SECURITY AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

This AMENDMENT NO. 6 TO CREDIT AND SECURITY AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) is made as of this 1st day of March, 2021, by and among MANNKIND CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation (“MannKind”), MANNKIND LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“MannKind LLC”), QRUMPHARMA, INC., a Delaware corporation (“QP”, and, QP, together with MannKind and MannKind LLC, each a “Borrower” and collectively, the “Borrowers”), MIDCAP FINANCIAL TRUST, as Agent (in such capacity, together with its successors and assigns, “Agent”) and the financial institutions or other entities from time to time parties to the Credit Agreement referenced below, each as a Lender.

Legg Mason Partners Equity TrustMANAGEMENT AGREEMENT Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (March 5th, 2021)

This MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is made this [ ] day of [ ], 2021, by and between Legg Mason Partners Equity Trust (the “Trust”) and Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Manager”).

Thomas H. Lee Advisors, LLCJOINT FILING AGREEMENT PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-1(k)(1) (March 5th, 2021)

In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the persons named below agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of the Schedule 13D to which this Agreement is an exhibit (and any further amendment filed by them) with respect to the shares of Class A Common Stock of Syneos Health, Inc. This agreement may be executed simultaneously in any number of counterparts, all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument.

Legg Mason Partners Equity TrustSUBADVISORY AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

This SUBADVISORY AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is made this [ ] day of [ ], 2021, by and between Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Manager”), and Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Subadviser”).

ETF Series SolutionsSIXTH AMENDMENT TO THE ETF DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

This sixth amendment (the “Amendment “) to the ETF Distribution Agreement (the “Agreement”) dated as of August 28, 2017 by and between ETF Series Solutions, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and Foreside Fund Services, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Distributor”), is entered into as of February 5, 2021 (the “Effective Date”).

BlackRock ETF Trust IIPURCHASE AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

BlackRock ETF Trust II (the “Trust”), a statutory trust under the laws of the State of Delaware, and BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. (“BFM”), a Delaware corporation, hereby agree as follows:

BlackRock ETF Trust IIINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT, dated , 2021, between BlackRock ETF Trust II (the “Trust”), a statutory trust organized under the laws of the State of Delaware, and BlackRock Fund Advisors, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of California (the “Adviser”).

Cae IncDated February 27, 2021 CDPQ MARCHÉS BOURSIERS INC. and CAE INC. SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)
Tidal ETF TrustEIGHTH AMENDMENT TO THE CUSTODY AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

THIS EIGHTH AMENDMENT effective as of the last date on the signature block, to the Custody Agreement (the “Agreement”) dated as of December 21, 2018, as amended, is entered into by and between TIDAL ETF TRUST, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, a national banking association organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America with its principal place of business at Minneapolis, Minnesota (the “Custodian”).

Entrepreneurs Fund General Partner LTDJoint Filing Agreement (March 5th, 2021)

In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k)(1) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), the undersigned hereby agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of a Statement on Schedule 13D (including any and all amendments thereto, the “Schedule 13D”) relating to the common stock, $0.0001 par value per share, of SmartKem, Inc., which may be deemed necessary pursuant to Regulation 13D or 13G promulgated under the Exchange Act.

ETF Series SolutionsSUBLICENSE AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

This Sublicense Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made as of March 5, 2021, by and between Defiance ETFs, LLC, a registered investment adviser (the “Adviser”), and ETF Series Solutions, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), on behalf of its series listed on Schedule I hereto (each, a “Fund” and, collectively, the “Funds”).

Tidal ETF TrustSEVENTH AMENDMENT TO ETF DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

This seventh amendment (the “Amendment”) to the ETF Distribution Agreement dated as of January 3, 2019, as amended (the “Agreement”), by and between Tidal ETF Trust (the “Trust) and Foreside Fund Services, LLC (“Foreside”), is entered into with an effective date of ______________, 2021 (the “Effective Date”).

ETF Series SolutionsAMENDMENT TO THE ETF SERIES SOLUTIONS TRANSFER AGENT SERVICING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

THIS AMENDMENT, dated as of February 12, 2021, to the Transfer Agent Servicing Agreement dated as of May 16, 2012, as amended (the “Agreement”), is entered into by and between ETF SERIES SOLUTIONS, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and U.S. BANCORP FUND SERVICES, LLC, a Wisconsin limited liability company (“USBFS”).

Biotechnology Value Fund L PJoint Filing Agreement (March 5th, 2021)

The undersigned hereby agree that the Statement on Schedule 13G dated March 5, 2021 with respect to the shares of Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share of 5:01 Acquisition Corp., a Delaware corporation, and any further amendments thereto executed by each and any of the undersigned shall be filed on behalf of each of the undersigned pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions of Rule 13d-1(k)(1) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

CFAC Holdings VI, LLCJOINT FILING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

AGREEMENT dated as of March 5, 2021, by and among CFAC Holdings VI, LLC, Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P., CF Group Management, Inc. and Howard W. Lutnick (together, the “Parties”).

Rada Electronic Industries LTDRADA Electronic Industries Ltd. UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)
Ft 9253FT 9253 TRUST AGREEMENT Dated: March 5, 2021 (March 5th, 2021)

The Trust Agreement among First Trust Portfolios L.P., as Depositor, The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee, First Trust Advisors L.P., as Evaluator and Portfolio Supervisor, sets forth certain provisions in full and incorporates other provisions by reference to the document entitled "Standard Terms and Conditions of Trust for FT 4484 and certain subsequent Series, Effective: November 6, 2013" as amended by Amendment dated September 5, 2017 (herein called the "Standard Terms and Conditions of Trust"), and such provisions as are incorporated by reference constitute a single instrument. All references herein to Articles and Sections are to Articles and Sections of the Standard Terms and Conditions of Trust.

Brixmor Operating Partnership LPBRIXMOR OPERATING PARTNERSHIP LP 2.250% Senior Notes due 2028 UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)
BlackRock ETF Trust IIPURCHASE AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

BlackRock ETF Trust II (the “Trust”), a statutory trust under the laws of the State of Delaware, and BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. (“BFM”), a Delaware corporation, hereby agree as follows:

Coliseum Capital Management, LLCJOINT FILING AGREEMENT PURSUANT TO RULE 13d-1(k) (March 5th, 2021)

This agreement is made pursuant to Rule 13d-l(k)(1) under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Act”) by and among the parties listed below, each referenced to herein as a “Joint Filer.” The Joint Filers agree that a statement of beneficial ownership as required by Sections 13(g) or 13(d) of the Act and the Rules thereunder may be filed on each of their behalf on Schedule 13G or Schedule 13D, as appropriate, and that said joint filing may thereafter be amended by further joint filings. The Joint Filers state that they each satisfy the requirements for making a joint filing under Rule 13d-1.

Chevron CorpAGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER by and among CHEVRON CORPORATION, CADMIUM HOLDINGS INC., CADMIUM MERGER SUB LLC, NOBLE MIDSTREAM GP LLC and NOBLE MIDSTREAM PARTNERS LP March 4, 2021 (March 5th, 2021)

This AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER, dated as of March 4, 2021 (this “Agreement”), is entered into by and among Chevron Corporation, a Delaware corporation (“Parent”), Cadmium Holdings Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly owned Subsidiary of Parent (“Holdings”), Cadmium Merger Sub LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and a wholly owned Subsidiary of Holdings (“Merger Sub”), Noble Midstream Partners LP, a Delaware limited partnership (the “Partnership”), and Noble Midstream GP LLC, a Delaware limited liability company and the general partner of the Partnership (the “General Partner”). Certain capitalized terms used in this Agreement are defined in Article I.

Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc.Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc. $300,000,000 Aggregate Principal Amount 2.950% Notes due March 10, 2026 UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

Bain Capital Specialty Finance, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), proposes to issue and sell $300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 2.950% Notes due March 10, 2026 (the “Securities”). It is understood that, subject to the conditions hereinafter stated, the Securities will be sold by the Company to the several Underwriters named in Schedule A hereto (the “Underwriters”) in connection with the offer and sale of such Securities. Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC (“Goldman Sachs”) shall act as the representative of the Underwriters (the “Representative”). To the extent there are no additional Underwriters listed on Schedule A other than Goldman Sachs, the term Representative as used herein shall mean Goldman Sachs, as Underwriter, and the term Underwriters shall mean either the singular or plural as the context requires.

Hoak Public Equities, LPJOINT FILING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k)(1)(iii) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the persons named below agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of a Statement on Schedule 13D dated December 31, 2020 (including amendments thereto) with respect to the Common Stock of Verso Corporation. This Joint Filing Agreement shall be filed as an Exhibit to such Statement.

Cae IncSHARE AND ASSET PURCHASE AGREEMENT by and among L3Harris Technologies, Inc., CAE USA Inc., and CAE Inc. Dated as of February 27, 2021 (March 5th, 2021)

SHARE AND ASSET PURCHASE AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), dated as of February 27, 2021, by and among L3Harris Technologies, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Seller Parent”), CAE USA Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Purchaser”) and CAE Inc., a corporation duly constituted pursuant to the Canada Business Corporations Act (“Purchaser Parent”).

Ft 9273FT 9273 TRUST AGREEMENT Dated: March 5, 2021 (March 5th, 2021)

The Trust Agreement among First Trust Portfolios L.P., as Depositor, The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee, First Trust Advisors L.P., as Evaluator and Portfolio Supervisor, sets forth certain provisions in full and incorporates other provisions by reference to the document entitled "Standard Terms and Conditions of Trust for FT 4484 and certain subsequent Series, Effective: November 6, 2013" as amended by Amendment dated September 5, 2017 (herein called the "Standard Terms and Conditions of Trust"), and such provisions as are incorporated by reference constitute a single instrument. All references herein to Articles and Sections are to Articles and Sections of the Standard Terms and Conditions of Trust.

ETF Series SolutionsAMENDMENT TO THE ETF SERIES SOLUTIONS FUND ADMINISTRATION SERVICING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

THIS AMENDMENT, dated as of February 12, 2021, to the Fund Administration Servicing Agreement dated as of May 16, 2012, as amended (the “Agreement”), is entered into by and between ETF SERIES SOLUTIONS, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and U.S. BANCORP FUND SERVICES, LLC, a Wisconsin limited liability company (“USBFS”).

Tidal ETF TrustEIGHTH AMENDMENT TO THE TRANSFER AGENT SERVICING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

THIS EIGHTH AMENDMENT effective as of the last date on the signature block, to the Transfer Agent Servicing Agreement (the “Agreement”) dated as of December 21, 2018, as amended, is entered into by and between TIDAL ETF TRUST, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and U.S. BANCORP FUND SERVICES, LLC d/b/a U.S. BANK GLOBAL FUND SERVICES, a Wisconsin limited liability company (“Fund Services”).

Buxton Helmsley Group, Inc.JOINT FILING AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the undersigned agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of a statement on Schedule 13D, including all amendments thereto, with respect to the ordinary shares, par value $0.20 per share, of Mallinckrodt plc, and further agree that this Joint Filing Agreement shall be included as an exhibit to the first such joint filing and may, as required, be included as an exhibit to subsequent amendments thereto.

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. - ADR DepositaryContract (March 5th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 1 dated as of , 2021 (the "Amendment"), to the Second Amended and Restated Deposit Agreement dated as of July 1, 2015 (the "Deposit Agreement"), among Tsingtao Brewery Company Limited, incorporated under the laws of the People’s Republic of China (the "Company"), JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as depositary (the "Depositary"), and all holders from time to time of American depositary receipts ("ADRs") issued thereunder.