EX-99.(H)(I)(B) 6 fndadmin_agrmt.htm AMENDED EXHIBIT TO FUND ADMINISTRATION SERVICING AGREEMENT

 
AMENDMENT TO THE
ETF SERIES SOLUTIONS
FUND ADMINISTRATION SERVICING AGREEMENT

THIS AMENDMENT 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”).

RECITALS

WHEREAS, the parties have entered into the Agreement; and

WHEREAS, the parties desire to amend the series of the Trust to add the PPTY – U.S. Diversified Real Estate ETF and to update the fee schedule; and

WHEREAS, Section 11 of the Agreement allows for its amendment by a written instrument executed by both parties.

NOW, THEREFORE, the parties agree to amend the Agreement as follows:

Amended Exhibit D is hereby superseded and replaced with Amended Exhibit D attached hereto.

Except to the extent amended hereby, the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Amendment to be executed by a duly authorized officer on one or more counterparts as of the date and year last written below.

ETF SERIES SOLUTIONS
U.S. BANCORP FUND SERVICES, LLC
 
 
By: /s/ Michael D. Barolsky                   
By: /s/ Joseph Neuberger                    
 
Name: Michael D. Barolsky
 
Name:  Joseph Neuberger
Title:  Vice President
Title:   President
Date: March 9, 2018
Date:  March 9, 2018
 
 
 
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Amended Exhibit D to the ETF Series Solutions Fund Administration Servicing Agreement

Name of Series
Vident International Equity Fund
Vident Core US Equity Fund
Vident Core U.S. Bond Strategy ETF
PPTY – U.S. Diversified Real Estate ETF

Base fee for USBFS Fund Accounting, Fund Administration, Chief Compliance Officer, Transfer Agent/Shareholder & Account Services, Custody and Distribution at August, 2018
 
Based on average net assets (i.e. “AUM”) of the ETF, the greater of…

[  ] basis points on the first $[  ] million
[  ] basis points on the balance
Or,
$[  ] (Year 1 [  ]% discount minimum fee of $[  ])
$[  ] (Year 2 [  ]% discounted minimum fee of $[  ])

Pricing Services**
§
$[  ]- Domestic Equities, Options, ADRs
§
$[  ]– Foreign Equities
§
$[  ]- Domestic Corporate/Convertible/Gov’t/Agency Bonds, Foreign Equities, Futures, Forwards, Currency Rates,
§
$[  ]- CMOs, Municipal Bonds, Money Market Instruments, Foreign Corporate/Convertible/Gov’t/Agency
                   Bonds, Asset Backed Securities, Mortgage Backed Securities, High Yield Bonds
§
$[  ]- Bank Loans
§
$[  ]- Credit Default Swaps
§
$[  ]- Swaptions, Index Swaps
§
$[  ]- Interest Rate Swaps, Foreign Currency Swaps, Total Return Swaps, Total Return Bullet Swaps
Corporate Action & Manual Pricing Services
§
$[  ]/Foreign Equity Security per Month for Corporate Action Service
§
$[  ]/Domestic Equity Security per Month for Corporate Action Service
§
$[  ] /Month Manual Security Pricing (>10/day)
Fair Value Services (Charged at the Complex Level)**
The lesser of, per Fund, $[  ]annually or
§
$[  ]on the First [  ]Securities
§
$[  ]on the Balance of Securities
 
NOTE: Prices above are based on using U.S. Bancorp primary pricing service which may vary by security type and are subject to change.  Use of alternative and/or additional sources may result in additional fees. Pricing vendors may designate certain securities as hard to value or as a non-standard security type which may result in additional fees. All schedules subject to change depending upon the use of unique security type requiring special pricing or accounting arrangements.

In addition to the fees described above, additional fees may be charged to the extent that changes to applicable laws, rules or regulations require additional work or expenses related to services provided (e.g., compliance with new liquidity risk management and reporting requirements).

Miscellaneous Expenses
All other miscellaneous fees and expenses, including but not limited to the following, will be separately billed as incurred: SWIFT processing, customized reporting, third-party data provider costs (including GICS, MSCI, Lipper, etc.), postage, stationary, programming, special reports, proxies, insurance, EDGAR/XBRL filing, retention of records, federal and state regulatory filing fees, expenses related to and including travel to and from Board of Trustee meetings, third party auditing and legal expenses, wash sales reporting (GainsKeeper), tax e-filing, PFIC monitoring, conversion expenses (if necessary), and travel related costs.

*Subject to annual CPI increase, Milwaukee MSA.
** Per security per fund per pricing day.
 
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Amended Exhibit D (continued) to the ETF Series Solutions Fund Administration Servicing Agreement

Additional Services

Subsequent New Fund Launch:
§  $[  ]/fund

The Fund start-up and registration services project fee is paid for by the advisor and not the Fund(s). This fee is not able to be recouped by the advisor under an expense waiver limitation or similar agreement. Fund startup and registration service fees are billed [  ]% following the selection of U.S. Bancorp Fund Services and [  ]% at SEC effectiveness.

External legal costs are included in the above fee, unless otherwise stated, for the first fund(s) launched by advisor.  Additional reviews by Trust counsel for extraordinary circumstances are billed at cost.

Ongoing Annual Legal Administration
Add the following for legal administration services in support of external legal counsel, including annual registration statement update and drafting of supplements:

§ $[  ]additional minimum

Daily Compliance Services (Charles River)
§ Base fee – $[  ]/fund per year
§ Setup – $[  ]/fund group

Section 15(c) Reporting
§ $[  ]/fund per report – first class
§ $[  ]/additional class report

Non-Standard Intraday Indicative Value (IIV) Calculation
§ Negotiated based upon specific requirements

Customized Benchmarking
§ Negotiated based upon specific requirements

NOTE: Additional Services Provided and Negotiated Upon Request

*Subject to annual CPI increase, Milwaukee MSA.

Fees are calculated pro rata and billed monthly.


Advisor’s Signature below acknowledges approval of the domestic and global fee schedule updates on this Amended Exhibit D.

Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC

By: /s/ J. Garrett Stevens

Printed Name: J. Garrett Stevens
 
Title:    CEO                                
Date:   3-12-18              
 
 
 

 
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