Pioneer High Yield Fund Sample Contracts

Pioneer High Yield Fund – POWER OF ATTORNEY (February 28th, 2006)

POWER OF ATTORNEY I, the undersigned Trustee of the investment companies listed on Annex A for which Pioneer Investment Management, Inc. or one of its affiliates acts as investment adviser, hereby constitute and appoint John F. Cogan, Jr., Osbert M. Hood, Dorothy E. Bourassa, John Carey and Vincent Nave, to be my true, sufficient and lawful attorney, with full power to each of them, to sign for me in my name and in the capacities indicated below: (i) any Registration Statement on Form N-1A, Form N-14, N-2 or any other applicable registration form under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended ("1940 Act"), and/or under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("1933 Act"), and any and all amendments thereto filed by any of the investment companies listed in Annex A or any investment company for which Pioneer Investment Management, Inc. or any of its affiliates acts as investment adviser in the future (ea

Pioneer High Yield Fund – ADMINISTRATION AGREEMENT (February 28th, 2006)

ADMINISTRATION AGREEMENT THIS ADMINISTRATION AGREEMENT dated this 9th day of October, 1998 between the Pioneer Funds, listed on Exhibit 1 hereto (the "Funds"), and Pioneering Management Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the "Manager"). W I T N E S S E T H WHEREAS, the Funds are registered as open-end, diversified, management investment companies under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the "1940 Act"), and has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") a registration statement (the "Registration Statement") for the purpose of registering its shares for public offering under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"); WHEREAS, the parties hereto are parties to Management Contracts (the "Management Contracts"); WHEREAS, the Management Contracts provide that the Manager will bear all of the Funds' expenses other than those provided i

Pioneer High Yield Fund – MASTER INVESTMENT COMPANY SERVICE AGREEMENT (February 25th, 2005)

PIONEER FAMILY OF FUNDS MASTER INVESTMENT COMPANY SERVICE AGREEMENT March 4, 2003 WHEREAS, each open-end and closed-end investment management company listed on Exhibit A hereto organized as either a Delaware business trust or a Massachusetts business trust, each with its principal place of business at 60 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109 (each a "Customer"), has previously entered into an investment management company service agreement (the "Original Agreement(s)") between itself and Pioneer Investment Management Shareholder Services, Inc., a Massachusetts corporation with its principal place of business at 60 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109 ("PIMSS"); and WHEREAS, Customer and PIMSS now have determined that it is desirable to amend and restate each Original Agreement so as to provide for a Master Investment Company Service Agreement between each Customer listed

Pioneer High Yield Fund – EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT (January 14th, 2003)

EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT Expense Reimbursement Agreement made as of October 31, 2002, between Pioneer Investment Management, Inc. (PIM) and Pioneer High Yield Fund (the "Fund"). Whereas PIM and the Fund are parties to an Expense Limitation and Reimbursement Agreement, dated February 28, 2001, as amended and restated as of November 1, 2002 (the "Prior Agreement"); Whereas pursuant to the Prior Agreement, PIM has reduced the expenses of the Fund from February 25, 2000 through October 31, 2002; Whereas PIM has determined that the Fund has reached a sufficient size that limiting its expenses is no longer necessary; Whereas PIM is not required to limit such expenses after October 31, 2002; and Whereas PIM is entitled, subject to certain conditions, to be reimbursed for expenses that it has previously limited in accordance with the terms of the Prior Agreement. Now therefore the parties a

Pioneer High Yield Fund – MANAGEMENT CONTRACT (March 1st, 2002)

MANAGEMENT CONTRACT THIS AGREEMENT dated as of this 24th day of October, 2000 between Pioneer High Yield Fund, a Delaware business trust (the "Trust"), and Pioneer Investment Management, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Manager"). W I T N E S S E T H WHEREAS, the Trust is registered as an open-end management investment company under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the "1940 Act"), and has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission") a registration statement for the purpose of registering its shares for public offering under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"). WHEREAS, the parties hereto deem it mutually advantageous that the Manager should be engaged, subject to the supervision of the Trust's Board of Trustees and officers, to manage the Trust. NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and benefits set fo