Investment Advisory Agreement Sample Contracts

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.

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”).

Blackstone Private Credit FundINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

This Investment Advisory Agreement, dated and effective as of October 5, 2020, is made by and between Blackstone Private Credit Fund, a Delaware statutory trust (herein referred to as the “Fund”) and GSO Asset Management LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (herein referred to as the “Adviser”) (this “Agreement”).

Tidal ETF TrustINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (March 5th, 2021)

This Investment Advisory Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made as of __ , 2021, by and between Tidal ETF Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), on behalf of each series of the Trust listed on Schedule A attached hereto, as may be amended from time to time (each, a “Fund” and collectively, the “Funds”), and Toroso Investments, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Adviser”).

Investment Managers Series TrustFIFTH AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT BETWEEN INVESTMENT MANAGERS SERIES TRUST AND WCM Investment Management, LLC (March 4th, 2021)

THIS FIFTH AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), dated as of _______, 2021, to the Investment Advisory Agreement dated May 27, 2011, as amended June 28, 2013, October 30, 2019, March 31, 2020, and June 29, 2020 (the “Prior Agreement”), is entered into by and between Investment Managers Series Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), on behalf of its series listed in Appendix A, as amended from time to time (each a “Fund”), and WCM Investment Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Advisor”).

Northern Lights Fund Trust IiiINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT Between NORTHERN LIGHTS FUND TRUST III and CENTERSTONE INVESTORS, LLC (March 3rd, 2021)

This AGREEMENT is made as of November 23, 2020 between NORTHERN LIGHTS FUND TRUST III, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and CENTERSTONE INVESTORS, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Adviser”) located at located at 135 5th Avenue, Suite 3, New York, New York 10010.

Trust for Professional ManagersTRUST FOR PROFESSIONAL MANAGERS INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT with MAIRS & POWER, INC. (March 3rd, 2021)

THIS INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) is made as of the 18th day of August, 2020, by and between Trust for Professional Managers, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), on behalf of the series of the Trust as indicated on Schedule A attached hereto, as may be amended from time to time, and Mairs & Power, Inc. (the “Adviser”), a Minnesota corporation.

Ubs FundsTHE UBS FUNDS, ON BEHALF OF ITS SERIES, UBS ENGAGE FOR IMPACT FUND INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT AMENDMENT NUMBER ONE (February 22nd, 2021)

THIS AMENDMENT is made as of the 3rd day of December 2020, by and between The UBS Funds, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and UBS Asset Management (Americas) Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Advisor”).

ASYMmetric ETFs TrustINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 12th, 2021)

This Investment Advisory Agreement (“Agreement”) is made and entered into as of February 12, 2021, by and between ASYMmetric ETFs Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (“Trust”), on behalf of the funds listed on Appendix A, each a series of shares of the Trust (each, a “Fund” and, collectively, “Funds”), and ASYMmetric ETFs, LLC, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (“Adviser”).

Humankind Benefit CorpINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT between HUMANKIND BENEFIT CORPORATION and HUMANKIND INVESTMENTS LLC (February 12th, 2021)

INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT, dated as of January 28th 2021 by and between HUMANKIND BENEFIT CORPORATION, a Maryland benefit corporation which may issue one or more series of shares of beneficial interest (the “Company”), and HUMANKIND INVESTMENTS LLC (the “Adviser”), a Delaware public benefit limited liability company.

ALPS ETF TrustAmendment No. 6 to Investment Advisory Agreement (February 12th, 2021)

This Amendment No. 6, dated February 1, 2021 (this “Amendment”), to the Investment Advisory Agreement dated May 31, 2018 (the “Agreement”), as amended, by and between ALPS ETF Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”) and ALPS Advisors, Inc. (the “Adviser”). Any items not herein defined shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the Agreement.

BlackRock Private Investments FundSUB-INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 9th, 2021)

AGREEMENT dated [●], among BlackRock Private Investments Fund, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), BlackRock Advisors, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Advisor”), and BlackRock Capital Investment Advisors, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Sub-Advisor”).

USCF ETF TrustINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

THIS AGREEMENT is made and entered into as of ____________, 2020, by and between USCF CAYMAN COMMODITY 3, a Cayman Islands exempt company (the “Fund”), and USCF ADVISERS LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Adviser”).

SL Investment Corp.AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT BETWEEN SL INVEsTMENT Corp. AND MS CAPITAL PARTNERS ADVISER INC. (February 5th, 2021)

This Amended and Restated Investment Advisory Agreement (this “Agreement”) is made as of February 1, 2021, by and between SL Investment Corp., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and MS Capital Partners Adviser Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Adviser”).

Wisconsin Capital Funds IncWISCONSIN CAPITAL FUNDS, INC. THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT TO THE INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

THIS THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT effective as of the 5th day of February, 2021, to the Investment Advisory Agreement dated as of May 21, 2007, as amended July 1, 2010, July 1, 2011, July 1, 2012, August 1, 2013, August 1, 2014, August 1, 2015, August 1, 2016, August 1, 2017, December 1, 2017, August 1, 2018, August 1, 2019, and August 1, 2020 (the “Agreement”), is entered into by and between Wisconsin Capital Funds, Inc., a Maryland corporation (the “Company”) and Wisconsin Capital Management, LLC, a Wisconsin limited liability company (the “Adviser”).

Northern Lights Fund TrustINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT Between NORTHERN LIGHTS FUND TRUST and CLARK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT GROUP, INC. (February 4th, 2021)

AGREEMENT, made as of December 16, 2020, between Northern Lights Fund Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the "Trust"), and Clark Capital Management Group, Inc., a Philadelphia Corporation (the "Adviser") located at 1650 Market Street, 53'' Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

ETF Managers TrustAMENDMENT TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 29th, 2021)

THIS AMENDMENT dated as of this 9th day of December, 2020, to the Amended and Restated Investment Advisory Agreement dated as of June 24, 2016 (the “Agreement”), is entered into by and between ETF MANAGERS TRUST (the “Trust”), a Delaware statutory trust and ETF MANAGERS GROUP LLC (the “ETFMG”), a registered investment adviser.

Investment Managers Series Trust IIINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT BETWEEN AXS Aspect Core Diversified Strategy Fund Limited AND AXS INVESTMENTS LLC (January 29th, 2021)

THIS INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), dated as of November 8, 2019 is entered into by and between each wholly-owned subsidiary listed in Appendix A (each a “Fund” and together the “Funds”), and AXS Investments LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Advisor”).

Capitol Series TrustCAPITOL SERIES TRUST AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 29th, 2021)

This AGREEMENT is made as of October 1, 2015, and amended and restated as of December 9, 2020, by and between Capitol Series Trust (the “Trust”), an Ohio business trust, with its principal office and place of business at 225 Pictoria Drive, Suite 450, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45246, and Fuller & Thaler Asset Management, Inc., a California corporation, with its principal office and place of business at 411 Borel Avenue, Suite 300, San Mateo, CA 94402 (the “Adviser”).

Investment Managers Series Trust IIINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT BETWEEN AXS chesapeake strategy Fund limited AND AXS INVESTMENTS LLC (January 29th, 2021)

THIS INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), dated as of November 8, 2019 is entered into by and between each wholly-owned subsidiary listed in Appendix A (each a “Fund” and together the “Funds”), and AXS Investments LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Advisor”).

Uncommon Investment Funds TrustINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 29th, 2021)

AGREEMENT made as of this 18th day of December, 2020 between Uncommon Investment Advisors LLC, a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (the “Advisor”), and Uncommon Investment Funds Trust, a statutory trust organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (the “Trust“).

Reynolds Funds IncINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (as amended) (January 28th, 2021)

AGREEMENT made this 10th day of August, 1988, between REYNOLDS BLUE CHIP GROWTH FUND, INC., a Maryland corporation (the "Fund"), and REYNOLDS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT (the "Adviser").

Advisors' Inner Circle Fund IIIinvestment ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 28th, 2021)

INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) made as of this 15th day of December, 2020, by and between The Advisors’ Inner Circle Fund III (the “Trust”), a Delaware statutory trust registered as an investment company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the “1940 Act”), and SouthernSun Asset Management, LLC (the “Adviser”), a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware, with the Adviser’s principal place of business at 240 Madison Avenue, Suite 700, Memphis, Tennessee 38103.

ASA Gold & Precious Metals LTDASA GOLD AND PRECIOUS METALS LIMITED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 28th, 2021)

THIS INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) is dated effective as of April 12, 2019, by and between ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited, a Bermuda corporation, with its principal office and place of business at Atlantic Fund Services, 3 Canal Plaza, Suite 600, Portland, ME 04101 (the “Fund”), and Merk Investments LLC a Delaware limited liability company, with its principal office and place of business at 44 Montgomery St #3730, San Francisco, CA 94104 (the “Adviser”).

Collaborative Investment Series TrustINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 28th, 2021)

AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), made as of November 13, 2020 between COLLABORATIVE INVESTMENT SERIES TRUST, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and INNOVATIVE PORTFOLIOS, LLC, a limited liability company organized and existing under the laws of the State of Indiana (the “Adviser”) located at 8801 River Crossing Blvd., Indianapolis, Indiana.

Advisors' Inner Circle Fund IIIinvestment ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 28th, 2021)

INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) made as of this 30th day of April, 2020 by and between The Advisors’ Inner Circle Fund III (the “Trust”), a Delaware statutory trust registered as an investment company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the “1940 Act”), and RWC Asset Advisors (US) LLC (the “Adviser”), a Delaware limited liability company with its principal place of business at 2640 South Bayshore Drive, Suite 201, Miami, Florida 33133.

Centre FundsCENTRE FUNDS Amendment to Investment Advisory Agreement (January 28th, 2021)

This Amendment dated as of August 21, 2020 (this “Amendment”) is to the Investment Advisory Agreement dated as of July 20, 2016 (the “Agreement”), between Centre Funds (the “Trust”), on behalf the Centre Global Infrastructure Fund, a series of the Trust, and Centre Asset Management, LLC (the “Adviser”). Any items not herein defined shall have the meaning ascribed to them in the Agreement.

Intrepid Capital Management Funds TrustINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 27th, 2021)

THIS INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) is made as of June 30, 2007 between Intrepid Capital Management Funds Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and Intrepid Capital Management, Inc. (the “Adviser”).

Trust for Advised PortfoliosTRUST FOR ADVISED PORTFOLIOS INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT with First Republic Investment Management, Inc. (January 27th, 2021)

This INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT is made as of the 10th day of February, 2020, by and between Trust for Advised Portfolios, a Delaware statutory trust (hereinafter called the “Trust”), on behalf of the series of the Trust indicated on Schedule A, which may be amended from time to time, (each a “Fund”) and First Republic Investment Management, Inc., a New York corporation (hereinafter called the “Adviser”).

Intrepid Capital Management Funds TrustAMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 27th, 2021)

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”) is made as of January 22, 2021 between Intrepid Capital Management Funds Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and Intrepid Capital Management, Inc. (the “Adviser”).

Brandes Investment TrustBRANDES INVESTMENT TRUST SIXTEENTH AMENDMENT TO INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 27th, 2021)

THIS SIXTEENTH AMENDMENT TO INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT is made as of May 14, 2020, by and between BRANDES INVESTMENT TRUST (the “Trust”), a statutory trust organized under the laws of the State of Delaware, and BRANDES INVESTMENT PARTNERS, L.P. (the “Advisor”), a Delaware limited partnership.

MacKenzie Realty Capital, Inc.AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 27th, 2021)

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (“Agreement”) is effective as of the 1st day of January, 2021 (the “Effective Date”) by and between MacKenzie Realty Capital, Inc., a Maryland corporation having its principal place of business in Orinda, California (the “Company”), and MCM Advisers, LP, a California limited partnership having its principal place of business in Orinda, California (the “Adviser”).

Sterling Capital FundsSTERLING CAPITAL FUNDS AMENDMENT TO THE INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 27th, 2021)

THIS AMENDMENT is made as of February 1, 2021 between Sterling Capital Funds, a Massachusetts business trust (hereinafter called the “Trust”), and Sterling Capital Management LLC, a subsidiary of Truist Financial Corporation (hereinafter called the “Investment Adviser”).

James Alpha Funds TrustJAMES ALPHA EVENT DRIVEN CAYMAN FUND LTD. INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 26th, 2021)

THIS INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT is made as of the [ ] day of [ ] 2021 by and between James Alpha Event Driven Cayman Fund Ltd., a Cayman Islands company (the “Company”), and James Alpha Advisors, LLC (the “Adviser”).

Royce FundINVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE ROYCE FUND AND ROYCE & ASSOCIATES, LP (January 26th, 2021)

Investment Advisory Agreement made this 31st day of July 2020, by and between THE ROYCE FUND, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Fund”), and ROYCE & ASSOCIATES, LP, a Delaware limited partnership (the “Adviser”).