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AFA Multi-Manager Credit FundAFA MULTI-MANAGER CREDIT FUND AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST Dated: January 26, 2021 (February 4th, 2021)
Cliffwater Enhanced Lending FundCliffwater Enhanced Lending Fund AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST Dated: January 22, 2021 (January 29th, 2021)

AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST of Cliffwater Enhanced Lending Fund, a Delaware statutory trust, made as of January 22, 2021 by the undersigned Trustee.

Bluerock Total Income (Plus) Real Estate FundAmended and Restated Expense Limitation Agreement (January 28th, 2021)

You have engaged Bluerock Fund Advisor, LLC (the “Adviser”) to act as the investment adviser to the Bluerock Total Income+ Real Estate Fund (the "Fund"), pursuant to a Management Agreement dated as of July 26, 2012.

BlackRock Hedge Fund Guided Portfolio SolutionBLACKROCK HEDGE FUND GUIDED PORTFOLIO SOLUTION AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED AS OF NOVEMBER 20, 2020 (December 29th, 2020)

AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST made as of the 20th day of November, 2020 by the Trustees hereunder, and by the holders of shares of beneficial interest issued hereunder as hereinafter provided.

BlackRock Innovation & Growth TrustBLACKROCK INNOVATION AND GROWTH TRUST AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED AS OF DECEMBER 9, 2020 (December 21st, 2020)

THIS AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST made as of the 9th day of December, 2020, by the Trustee hereunder, and by the holders of shares of beneficial interest issued hereunder as hereinafter provided.

John Hancock Investors TrustAMENDMENT TO MASTER CUSTODIAN AGREEMENT (December 15th, 2020)

This Amendment to Master Custodian Agreement (“Amendment”) is made as of October 1, 2015, by and among each registered investment company party thereto (each, a “Fund” and collectively, the “Funds”) and State Street Bank and Trust Company (the “Custodian”).

John Hancock Investors TrustCHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER SERVICES AGREEMENT (December 15th, 2020)

THIS AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) is made as of this 30th day of June, 2020 by and among the trusts listed in Appendix A (the “Trusts”), on behalf of themselves and each of their funds (the “Funds”), John Hancock Investment Management LLC (formerly, John Hancock Advisers, LLC) (“John Hancock”) and the Trust’s Chief Compliance Officer, Frank Knox (the “CCO”).

John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield FundCHIEF COMPLIANCE OFFICER SERVICES AGREEMENT (December 15th, 2020)

THIS AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) is made as of this 30th day of June, 2020 by and among the trusts listed in Appendix A (the “Trusts”), on behalf of themselves and each of their funds (the “Funds”), John Hancock Investment Management LLC (formerly, John Hancock Advisers, LLC) (“John Hancock”) and the Trust’s Chief Compliance Officer, Frank Knox (the “CCO”).

John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield FundJOHN HANCOCK TAX-ADVANTAGED GLOBAL SHAREHOLDER YIELD FUND AMENDED AND RESTATED ADVISORY AGREEMENT (December 15th, 2020)

Amended and Restated Advisory Agreement dated June 30, 2020, between John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield Fund, a Massachusetts business trust (the “Fund”), and John Hancock Investment Management LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“JHIM” or the “Adviser”). In consideration of the mutual covenants contained herein, the parties agree as follows:

John Hancock Investors TrustAMENDED AND RESTATED SERVICE AGREEMENT (December 15th, 2020)

THIS AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) is amended and restated as of this 30th day of June, 2020, by and between the trusts listed in Appendix A (the “Trusts”), on behalf of themselves and each of their funds (except as noted) (the “Funds”) and John Hancock Investment Management LLC (formerly, John Hancock Advisers, LLC) (“John Hancock”).

John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield FundAMENDED AND RESTATED SERVICE AGREEMENT (December 15th, 2020)
John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield FundJOHN HANCOCK TAX-ADVANTAGED GLOBAL SHAREHOLDER YIELD FUND Boston, Massachusetts 02210 AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST Dated: January 22, 2016 (December 15th, 2020)
John Hancock Tax-Advantaged Global Shareholder Yield FundAMENDMENT TO MASTER CUSTODIAN AGREEMENT (December 15th, 2020)

This Amendment to Master Custodian Agreement (“Amendment”) is made as of October 1, 2015, by and among each registered investment company party thereto (each, a “Fund” and collectively, the “Funds”) and State Street Bank and Trust Company (the “Custodian”).

John Hancock Investors TrustJOHN HANCOCK INVESTORS TRUST AMENDED AND RESTATED ADVISORY AGREEMENT (December 15th, 2020)

Amended and Restated Advisory Agreement dated June 30, 2020, between John Hancock Investors Trust, a Massachusetts business trust (the “Fund”), and John Hancock Investment Management LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“JHIM” or the “Adviser”). In consideration of the mutual covenants contained herein, the parties agree as follows:

StoneCastle Financial Corp.MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN STONECASTLE FINANCIAL CORP. AND STONECASTLE- ARROWMARK ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC (December 14th, 2020)

THIS MANAGEMENT AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”), dated February 12, 2020 (the “Effective Date”), is entered into between StoneCastle Financial Corp., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”) and StoneCastle-ArrowMark Asset Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Advisor”).

Terra Income Fund 6, Inc.TERRA INCOME FUND, INC. [•]% Notes due 202[•] UNDERWRITING AGREEMENT (December 7th, 2020)
Terra Income Fund 6, Inc.FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE (December 7th, 2020)

THIS FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE (this “First Supplemental Indenture”), dated as of [ ], 202[ ], is between Terra Income Fund 6, Inc., a Maryland corporation (the “Company”), and U.S. Bank National Association, as trustee (the “Trustee”). All capitalized terms used herein shall have the meaning set forth in the Base Indenture (as defined below).

Pimco Corporate & Income Opportunity FundAMENDED AND RESTATED SUPPORT SERVICES AGREEMENT (November 24th, 2020)

This AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT is made on this 8th day of October, 2020, by and between PIMCO Investments LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“PI”), and each of the investment companies listed on Appendix A hereto (each a “Fund” and, collectively, the “Funds”), in each case acting and agreeing with PI severally and neither jointly nor jointly and severally with any other Fund.

Pimco Corporate & Income Opportunity FundPIMCO CORPORATE & INCOME OPPORTUNITY FUND PIMCO DYNAMIC CREDIT AND MORTGAGE INCOME FUND PIMCO DYNAMIC INCOME FUND PIMCO INCOME OPPORTUNITY FUND PIMCO INCOME STRATEGY FUND PIMCO INCOME STRATEGY FUND II (each, a “Fund” and collectively, the “Funds”) (November 24th, 2020)
PIMCO Dynamic Income FundPIMCO CORPORATE & INCOME OPPORTUNITY FUND PIMCO DYNAMIC CREDIT AND MORTGAGE INCOME FUND PIMCO DYNAMIC INCOME FUND PIMCO INCOME OPPORTUNITY FUND PIMCO INCOME STRATEGY FUND PIMCO INCOME STRATEGY FUND II (each, a “Fund” and collectively, the “Funds”) ... (November 20th, 2020)
John Hancock GA Senior Loan TrustInvestment ADVISORY AGREEMENT (November 19th, 2020)

Investment Advisory Agreement dated November 19th, 2020 (the “Agreement”), between John Hancock GA Senior Loan Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and Manulife Investment Management Private Markets (US) LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Adviser”). In consideration of the mutual covenants contained herein, the parties agree as follows:

John Hancock GA Senior Loan TrustMaster Custodian Agreement (November 19th, 2020)

This Agreement is made as of December 18, 2018 (this “Agreement”), between each management investment company identified on Appendix A and each management investment company which becomes a party to this Agreement in accordance with the terms hereof (in each case, a “Fund”), including, if applicable, each series of the Fund identified on Appendix A and each series which becomes a party to this Agreement in accordance with the terms hereof, and State Street Bank and Trust Company, a Massachusetts trust company (the “Custodian”).

John Hancock GA Senior Loan TrustAMENDED AND RESTATED SERVICE AGREEMENT (November 19th, 2020)

THIS AGREEMENT (the “Agreement”) is dated as of this 19th day of November, 2020, by and between the trusts listed in Appendix A (the “Funds”) and Manulife Investment Management Private Markets (US) LLC (“John Hancock”).

John Hancock GA Senior Loan TrustTransfer Agency and Service Agreement (November 19th, 2020)

This Transfer Agency and Service Agreement (“Agreement”) dated as of December 18, 2018 and effective as of January 4, 2019, is by and between State Street Bank and Trust Company, a Massachusetts trust company having its principal office and place of business at One Lincoln Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111 (“State Street” or the “Transfer Agent”), and each registered investment company identified on Schedule A hereto, each a Delaware statutory trust having its principal office and place of business at 197 Clarendon Street, Boston, MA 02116 (each, a “Trust”).

BlackRock 2040 Municipal Target Term TrustBLACKROCK 2040 MUNICIPAL TARGET TERM TRUST AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED AS OF NOVEMBER 16, 2020 (November 19th, 2020)

THIS AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST made as of the 16th day of November, 2020, by the Trustee hereunder, and by the holders of shares of beneficial interest issued hereunder as hereinafter provided.

John Hancock GA Senior Loan TrustAMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST (November 19th, 2020)

This AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST is made and entered into as of March 19, 2020, by the Trustee whose signature is affixed hereto.

Aspiriant Risk-Managed Capital Appreciation FundASPIRIANT RISK-MANAGED CAPITAL APPRECIATION FUND AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST Dated: November 10, 2020 (November 16th, 2020)

AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST of Aspiriant Risk-Managed Capital Appreciation Fund, a Delaware statutory trust, made as of November 10, 2020 by the undersigned Trustee(s).

Delaware Wilshire Private Markets FundAMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST (November 4th, 2020)
Aspiriant Risk-Managed Real Asset FundASPIRIANT RISK-MANAGED REAL ASSET FUND AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST Dated: October 26, 2020 (November 3rd, 2020)

AGREEMENT AND DECLARATION OF TRUST of Aspiriant Risk-Managed Real Asset Fund, a Delaware statutory trust, made as of October 26, 2020 by the undersigned Trustee(s).

PIMCO Dynamic Credit & Mortgage Income FundAMENDMENT TO TRANSFER AGENCY AND REGISTRAR SERVICES AGREEMENT (October 27th, 2020)

This Amendment (this “Amendment”) is made as of July __, 2016, by and between Pacific Investment Management Company LLC, a Delaware corporation, on behalf of each of the funds listed on Exhibit A of the Agreement (as defined below), and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, a New York limited liability trust company (“AST”).

PIMCO Dynamic Credit & Mortgage Income FundTRANSFER AGENCY AND REGISTRAR SERVICES AGREEMENT (October 27th, 2020)

This Transfer Agency and Registrar Services Agreement (this “Agreement”), dated as of __________, 2016 is between Pacific Investment Management Company LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“PIMCO”), on behalf of each of the funds listed on Exhibit A (each a “Company” and collectively the “Companies”) and American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC, a New York limited liability trust company (“AST”).

PIMCO Dynamic Credit & Mortgage Income FundPIMCO CORPORATE & INCOME OPPORTUNITY FUND PIMCO DYNAMIC CREDIT AND MORTGAGE INCOME FUND PIMCO DYNAMIC INCOME FUND PIMCO INCOME OPPORTUNITY FUND PIMCO INCOME STRATEGY FUND PIMCO INCOME STRATEGY FUND II (October 27th, 2020)
PIMCO Dynamic Credit & Mortgage Income FundAMENDMENT TO TRANSFER AGENCY AND REGISTRAR SERVICES AGREEMENT (October 27th, 2020)

THIS AMENDMENT TO TRANSFER AGENCY AND REGISTRAR SERVICES AGREEMENT (this “Amendment”), dated as of December 13, 2018 (the “Effective Date”), by and between PACIFIC INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT COMPANY LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“PIMCO”), on behalf of each of the funds listed on Exhibit A hereto and AMERICAN STOCK TRANSFER & TRUST COMPANY, LLC, a New York limited liability trust company (“AST”; together with PIMCO, the “Parties” and each, a “Party”).

PIMCO Dynamic Credit & Mortgage Income FundOFFERING EXPENSES AGREEMENT (October 27th, 2020)

AGREEMENT made this 17th day of September, 2020, by and between PIMCO Dynamic Credit and Mortgage Income Fund, a Massachusetts business trust (the “Fund”), and Pacific Investment Management Company LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Adviser”), and is acknowledged and agreed to by PIMCO Investments LLC (“PI”).

PIMCO Dynamic Credit & Mortgage Income FundSUPPORT SERVICES AGREEMENT (October 27th, 2020)

AGREEMENT made on April 4, 2012, as amended May 23, 2012 and January 4, 2013, and as further amended this 5th day of September, 2014, by and between PIMCO Investments LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“PI”) and each of the investment companies listed on Appendix A hereto (each a “Fund” and, collectively, the “Funds”), in each case acting and agreeing with PI severally and neither jointly nor jointly and severally with any other Fund.