FS Investment Solutions Uses in Definitions Clause

Definitions from Advisory Agreement

This Advisory Agreement (the Agreement) is made this 20th day of March, 2017 (the Effective Date), by and between FS CREDIT REAL ESTATE INCOME TRUST, INC., a Maryland corporation (the Company), and FS REAL ESTATE ADVISOR, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the Adviser). Capitalized terms used herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in Section 1 below.

Definitions. As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings specified below: Acquisition Expenses means any and all expenses incurred by the Company, the Adviser, the Sub-Adviser or any of their Affiliates in connection with the selection or acquisition of any Investments, whether or not acquired or originated, as applicable, including, without limitation, legal fees and expenses, travel and communications expenses, costs of appraisals, nonrefundable option payments on properties or other investments not acquired, accounting fees and expenses, title insurance premiums and the costs of performing due diligence. Adviser means: FS Real Estate Advisor, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. Adviser Entities means the Adviser and the Sub-Adviser. Affiliate or Affiliated means with respect to any Person: (i) any Person directly or indirectly controlling, controlled by, or under common control with such other Person; (ii) any Person directly or indirectly owning, controlling, or holding with the power to vote 10.0% or more of the outstanding voting securities of such other Person; (iii) any legal entity for which such Person acts as an executive officer, director, trustee, or general partner; (iv) any Person 10.0% or more of whose outstanding voting securities are directly or indirectly owned, controlled, or held, with power to vote, by such other Person; and (v) any executive officer, director, trustee, or general partner of such other Person. An entity shall not be deemed to control or be under common control with a program sponsored by the sponsor of the Company unless (A) the entity owns 10.0% or more of the voting equity interests of such program or (B) a majority of the Board (or equivalent governing body) of such program is composed of Affiliates of the entity. Average Invested Assets means, for a specified period, the average of the aggregate book value of the assets of the Company invested, directly or indirectly, in Investments before reserves for depreciation or bad debts or other similar non-cash reserves, computed by taking the average of such values at the end of each month during such period. Base Management Fee has the meaning set forth in Section 8. Board means the board of directors of the Company, as of any particular time. Bylaws mean the bylaws of the Company, as amended from time to time. Cause means, with respect to the termination of this Agreement, (i) fraud, criminal conduct, willful misconduct or breach of fiduciary duty by the Adviser, (ii) a material breach of this Agreement by the Adviser, or (iii) a failure by the Adviser to dedicate the personnel and financial resources necessary to effectively manage the Company, or perform its respective duties and obligations hereunder or (iv) a sustained material degradation in the brand or reputation of the Advisers parent and sponsor, Franklin Square Holdings, L.P. Charter means the articles of incorporation of the Company, as amended from time to time. Code means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended from time to time, or any successor statute thereto. Reference to any provision of the Code shall mean such provision as in effect from time to time, as the same may be amended, and any successor provision thereto, as interpreted by any applicable regulations as in effect from time to time. Company means FS Credit Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Maryland. Cost of Investments means the sum of: (i) with respect to the acquisition or origination of a Loan or other permitted investment to be wholly owned, directly or indirectly, by the Company, the amount actually paid or allocated to fund the acquisition, origination, development, construction or improvement of the Loan or other permitted investment, inclusive of expenses associated with such Loan or other permitted investment and the amount of any debt associated with, or used to fund the investment in, such Loan or other permitted investment; and (ii) with respect to the acquisition or origination of a Loan or other permitted investment through any Joint Venture, the portion of the amount actually paid or allocated to fund the acquisition, origination, development, construction or improvement of the Loan or other permitted investment, inclusive of expenses associated with such Loan or other permitted investment and expenses of the Joint Venture, plus the amount of any debt associated with, or used to fund the investment in, such Loan or other permitted investment that is attributable to the Companys investment in such Joint Venture. Dealer Manager means FS Investment Solutions, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, or such other Person or entity selected by the Board to act as dealer manager for any Offering. Dealer Manager Fees has the meaning set forth in the Charter. Disposition Expenses means any and all expenses incurred by the Company, the Adviser, the Sub-Adviser or any of their Affiliates in connection with