Investment Management Agreement Sample Contracts

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. – Investment Management Agreement (February 22nd, 2019)

THIS AGREEMENT, dated as of July 29, 2016, is entered into by and between Ivy Variable Insurance Portfolios f/k/a Ivy Funds Variable Insurance Portfolios (the "Trust") and Ivy Investment Management Company ("IICO"), with respect to each series of the Trust listed in Appendix A (each, a "Fund").

Brighthouse Financial, Inc. – Investment Management Agreement Between Brighthouse Services, Llc and Metlife Investment Advisors, Llc (February 8th, 2019)
Watford Holdings Ltd. – Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (January 29th, 2019)

This Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of April 30, 2018 and effective as of January 1, 2018, is entered into by and among Watford Re Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability (the "Company"), Watford Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability (the "Parent"), HPS Investment Partners, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (f/k/a Highbridge Principal Strategies, LLC) (the "Investment Manager") and, solely for the limited purposes set forth in Sections 3(a), 5(b), 14(b)(iii), 19 and 25, Arch Underwriters Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability ("AUL").

Watford Holdings Ltd. – Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (January 29th, 2019)

This Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of October 15, 2018 and effective as of January 1, 2018, is entered into by and among Watford Specialty Insurance Company, a New Jersey domiciled insurance company (the "Company"), HPS Investment Partners, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (f/k/a Highbridge Principal Strategies, LLC) (the "Investment Manager") and, solely for the limited purposes set forth in Sections 3(a), 5(b), 14(b)(iii), 19 and 25, Arch Underwriters Inc., a Delaware corporation ("AUI").

Watford Holdings Ltd. – Investment Management Agreement (January 29th, 2019)

This Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of December 7, 2015, is entered into by and among Watford Insurance Company Europe Limited, a Gibraltar domiciled insurance company (the "Company"), Highbridge Principal Strategies, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the "Investment Manager") and, solely for the limited purposes set forth in Sections 3(a), 5(b), 14(b)(iii), 19 and 25, Arch Underwriters Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability ("AUL").

Watford Holdings Ltd. – Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (January 29th, 2019)

This Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of October 15, 2018 and effective as of January 1, 2018, is entered into by and among Watford Insurance Company, a New Jersey domiciled insurance company (the "Company"), HPS Investment Partners, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (F/K/A Highbridge Principal Strategies, LLC) (the "Investment Manager") and, solely for the limited purposes set forth in Sections 3(a), 5(b), 14(b)(iii), 19 and 25, Arch Underwriters Inc., a Delaware corporation ("AUI").

Watford Holdings Ltd. – Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (January 29th, 2019)

This Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of January 25, 2019 and effective as of January 1, 2018, is entered into by and among Watford Asset Trust I, a Delaware statutory trust (the "Company"), Watford Re Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability (the "Parent"), and HPS Investment Partners, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (f/k/a Highbridge Principal Strategies, LLC) (the "Investment Manager").

Hines Global Reit II, Inc. – Investment Management Agreement (December 31st, 2018)

SECURITY CAPITAL RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT INCORPORATED (a company incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware) located at 10 S. Dearborn Street Suite 1400, Chicago, Illinois 60603 ("Investment Adviser")

Watford Holdings Ltd. – Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (December 6th, 2018)

This Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of April 30, 2018 and effective as of January 1, 2018, is entered into by and among Watford Re Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability (the "Company"), Watford Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability (the "Parent"), HPS Investment Partners, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (f/k/a Highbridge Principal Strategies, LLC) (the "Investment Manager") and, solely for the limited purposes set forth in Sections 3(a), 5(b), 14(b)(iii), 19 and 25, Arch Underwriters Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability ("AUL").

Watford Holdings Ltd. – Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (December 6th, 2018)

This Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of October 15, 2018 and effective as of January 1, 2018, is entered into by and among Watford Insurance Company, a New Jersey domiciled insurance company (the "Company"), HPS Investment Partners, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (F/K/A Highbridge Principal Strategies, LLC) (the "Investment Manager") and, solely for the limited purposes set forth in Sections 3(a), 5(b), 14(b)(iii), 19 and 25, Arch Underwriters Inc., a Delaware corporation ("AUI").

Watford Holdings Ltd. – Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (December 6th, 2018)

This Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of October 15, 2018 and effective as of January 1, 2018, is entered into by and among Watford Specialty Insurance Company, a New Jersey domiciled insurance company (the "Company"), HPS Investment Partners, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (f/k/a Highbridge Principal Strategies, LLC) (the "Investment Manager") and, solely for the limited purposes set forth in Sections 3(a), 5(b), 14(b)(iii), 19 and 25, Arch Underwriters Inc., a Delaware corporation ("AUI").

Aptorum Group Ltd – Second Addendum to the Investment Management Agreement (September 5th, 2018)

THIS SECOND ADDENDUM TO THE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (this "2nd Addendum") is made and entered into as of the ____ day of ______________, 2016 by and between Guardian Capital Management Limited (the "Investment Manager") and Striker Asia Opportunities Fund Corporation (the "Company").

EMC Insurance Group, Inc. – First Amended Investment Management Agreement (August 7th, 2018)

THIS FIRST AMENDED INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (the "Agreement"), effective January 1, 2018, is entered into by and between Employers Mutual Casualty Company, an Iowa corporation (hereinafter referred to as "EMCC"), and

Triangle – BARINGS BDC SENIOR FUNDING I, LLC as Company and BARINGS LLC as Investment Adviser INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT Dated as of August 3, 2018 (August 6th, 2018)

INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT, dated as of August 3, 2018 (this "Agreement"), between BARINGS BDC SENIOR FUNDING I, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the "Company"), and BARINGS LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (in such capacity, the "Investment Adviser").

TCP Capital Corp. – INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT Dated as of August 1, 2018 BY AND BETWEEN BlackRock TCP Capital Corp. A Delaware Corporation AND Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC a Delaware Limited Liability Company (August 2nd, 2018)

This Investment Management Agreement (the "Agreement"), dated as of August 1, 2018 is made by and between BlackRock TCP Capital Corp. (the "Company"), a Delaware corporation which has elected to be treated as a business development company under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the "1940 Act"), and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC (the "Investment Manager"), a Delaware limited liability company registered as an investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the "Advisers Act").

Watford Holdings Ltd. – Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (July 31st, 2018)

This Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of April 30, 2018 and effective as of January 1, 2018, is entered into by and among Watford Re Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability (the "Company"), Watford Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability (the "Parent"), HPS Investment Partners, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (f/k/a Highbridge Principal Strategies, LLC) (the "Investment Manager") and, solely for the limited purposes set forth in Sections 3(a), 5(b), 14(b)(iii), 19 and 25, Arch Underwriters Ltd., a Bermuda exempted company with limited liability ("AUL").

Third Point Reinsurance Ltd. Co – Collateral Assets Investment Management Agreement (July 31st, 2018)

THIS COLLATERAL ASSETS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is entered into as of July 31, 2018, effective on August 31, 2018, between Third Point LLC (the "Investment Manager"), Third Point Reinsurance Company Ltd., a Bermuda Class 4 insurance company ("TP Re Bermuda"), and Third Point Reinsurance (USA) Ltd., a Bermuda Class 4 insurance company ("TP Re USA," and together with TP Re Bermuda, the "Client"). All capitalized terms used and not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Partnership Agreement (as defined below).

Aptorum Group Ltd – Second Addendum to the Investment Management Agreement (July 13th, 2018)

THIS SECOND ADDENDUM TO THE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (this "2nd Addendum") is made and entered into as of the ____ day of ______________, 2016 by and between Guardian Capital Management Limited (the "Investment Manager") and Striker Asia Opportunities Fund Corporation (the "Company").

Goldman Sachs BDC, Inc. – Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (June 15th, 2018)

This AGREEMENT (this Agreement) is made as of the 15th day of June, 2018 between GOLDMAN SACHS ASSET MANAGEMENT, L.P., a limited partnership formed under the laws of the state of Delaware (the Investment Manager), and GOLDMAN SACHS BDC, INC., a Delaware corporation (the Company).

Siguler Guff Small Business Credit Opportunities Fund, Inc – Investment Management Agreement (March 29th, 2018)

THIS AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made as of November 9, 2016, between SIGULER GUFF SMALL BUSINESS CREDIT OPPORTUNITIES FUND, INC., a Maryland corporation ("Fund"), and SIGULER GUFF ADVISERS, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("Siguler Guff Advisers"). Siguler Guff Advisers is sometimes referred to herein as the "Manager".

BlackRock Capital Investment Corp – Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement Amended and Restated Investment Management (March 7th, 2018)

AGREEMENT (this "Agreement"), dated as of January 16, 2018, between BlackRock Capital Investment Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the "BDC"), and BlackRock Capital Investment Advisors, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the "Advisor").

EMC Insurance Group, Inc. – Investment Management Agreement (March 5th, 2018)

THIS SERVICES AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is entered into by and between Employers Mutual Casualty Company, an Iowa corporation (hereinafter referred to as "EMCC"), and

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. – Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (February 23rd, 2018)

This Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (the "Agreement") is effective May 15, 2017, by and between Waddell & Reed Advisors Funds (the "Trust") and Waddell & Reed Investment Management Company ("WRIMCO"), with respect to each series of the Trust listed in Appendix A (each, a "Fund" and collectively, the "Funds"). This Agreement amends and restates in its entirety the Investment Management Agreement, dated as of January 30, 2009, by and between the Trust and WRIMCO and each Fund listed on Appendix A.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. – First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (February 23rd, 2018)

This first Amendment ("Amendment") is made and effective as of June 3, 2017 to the Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement dated May 15, 2017, by and between Waddell & Reed Advisors Funds (the "Trust") and Waddell & Reed Investment Management Company ("WRIMCO"), with respect to each series of the Trust listed in Appendix A (each, a "Fund" and collectively, the "Funds")(the "Agreement").

CF Corp – Investment Management Agreement (December 1st, 2017)

This Investment Management Agreement (the "Agreement"), dated as of November 30, 2017, is by and between Front Street Re (Cayman) Ltd., a Cayman exempted company organized under the laws of the Cayman Islands (the "Company") and Blackstone ISG-I Advisors L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (the "Investment Manager").

Advantage Insurance Inc. – Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (December 1st, 2017)

THIS SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made and entered into as of November 16th, 2017, by and between ADVANTAGE INSURANCE INC., a corporation incorporated under the laws of Puerto Rico ("Advantage Insurance"), and successor to ADVANTAGE INSURANCE HOLDINGS LTD., an exempted company limited by shares incorporated under the laws of the Cayman Islands ("Advantage Holdings"), ADVANTAGE LIFE & ANNUITY COMPANY SPC, a Cayman Islands licensed insurance company (the "Client"), and GSO / BLACKSTONE DEBT FUNDS MANAGEMENT LLC, a limited liability company incorporated in the State of Delaware (the "Investment Manager"), and, unless otherwise specified, shall be effective as of the date hereof.

CF Corp – Investment Management Agreement (December 1st, 2017)

This Investment Management Agreement (the "Agreement"), dated as of November 30, 2017, is by and between Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Company, a life insurance company domiciled in the State of Iowa (the "Company") and Blackstone ISG-I Advisors L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (the "Investment Manager").

CF Corp – Investment Management Agreement (December 1st, 2017)

This Investment Management Agreement (the "Agreement"), dated as of November 30, 2017, is by and between FGL US Holdings Inc., a corporation organized under the laws of Delaware (the "Company") and Blackstone ISG-I Advisors L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (the "Investment Manager").

CF Corp – Investment Management Agreement (December 1st, 2017)

This Investment Management Agreement (the "Agreement"), dated as of November 30, 2017, is by and between Fidelity & Guaranty Life Holdings, Inc., a corporation organized under the laws of Delaware (the "Company") and Blackstone ISG-I Advisors L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (the "Investment Manager").

Westlake Chemical Partners LP – Investment Management Agreement (November 7th, 2017)

This INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made as of August 1, 2017, among WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation ("Westlake"), WESTLAKE CHEMICAL OPCO LP, a Delaware limited partnership ("OpCo"), and WESTLAKE CHEMICAL PARTNERS LP, a Delaware limited partnership ("MLP").

Carey Credit Income Fund – Amendment to A&r Loan Agreement and Investment Management Agreement (November 7th, 2017)

This Amendment to A&R Loan Agreement (this "Amendment"), dated as of August 24, 2017, is entered into among Hamilton Finance LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, as borrower (the "Company"); the Financing Providers party hereto; U.S. Bank National Association ("U.S. Bank"), in its capacities as collateral agent (in such capacity, the "Collateral Agent"), collateral administrator (in such capacity, the "Collateral Administrator") and securities intermediary (in such capacity, the "Securities Intermediary"); and JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, as administrative agent for the Financing Providers hereunder (in such capacity, the "Administrative Agent"). Reference is hereby made to (i) the Amended and Restated Loan Agreement (as amended or modified from time to time, the "Loan Agreement"), dated as of December 17, 2015 and amended and restated as of June 27, 2016, among parties hereto and (ii) the Investment Management Agreement (the "Investment Management Agreement"), dat

Investment Management Agreement (November 7th, 2017)

This INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made as of August 1, 2017, among WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORPORATION, a Delaware corporation ("Westlake"), WESTLAKE CHEMICAL OPCO LP, a Delaware limited partnership ("OpCo"), and WESTLAKE CHEMICAL PARTNERS LP, a Delaware limited partnership ("MLP").

Venture Lending & Leasing Fund IX, Inc. – Investment Management Agreement (October 18th, 2017)

THIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is made as of [date], between VENTURE LENDING & LEASING IX, INC., a Maryland corporation (the "Fund"), and WESTECH INVESTMENT ADVISORS LLC, a California limited liability company ("Westech Advisors"). Westech Advisors is sometimes referred to herein as the "Manager".

OneBeacon – Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (September 28th, 2017)

WHITE MOUNTAINS ADVISORS LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the "Advisor"), having an address at 200 Hubbard Road, Guilford, Connecticut 06437, and OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd., an exempted limited liability company organized under the laws of Bermuda (the "Client"), having an address at 605 North Highway 169, Plymouth, Minnesota 55441, and each affiliate company of the Client listed on Schedule B, and each having an address of 605 North Highway 169, Plymouth, Minnesota 55441, or which hereinafter becomes a party to this Agreement (each, an "Affiliated Company", and collectively, the "Affiliated Companies"), hereby enter into this Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of September 28, 2017, and hereby amend and restate in its entirety the Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement, dated December 23, 2014. The parties hereby agree that the Advisor shall act as discretionary advisor with respect to certain assets of

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. – Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (September 28th, 2017)

WHITE MOUNTAINS ADVISORS LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the "Advisor"), having an address at 200 Hubbard Road, Guilford, Connecticut 06437, and OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd., an exempted limited liability company organized under the laws of Bermuda (the "Client"), having an address at 605 North Highway 169, Plymouth, Minnesota 55441, and each affiliate company of the Client listed on Schedule B, and each having an address of 605 North Highway 169, Plymouth, Minnesota 55441, or which hereinafter becomes a party to this Agreement (each, an "Affiliated Company", and collectively, the "Affiliated Companies"), hereby enter into this Second Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement (this "Agreement"), dated as of September 28, 2017, and hereby amend and restate in its entirety the Amended and Restated Investment Management Agreement, dated December 23, 2014. The parties hereby agree that the Advisor shall act as discretionary advisor with respect to certain assets of