Pioneer Series Trust Ii Sample Contracts

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – MASTER INVESTMENT COMPANY SERVICE AGREEMENT (April 28th, 2006)

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 Series Trust Ii – AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF REORGANIZATION (September 27th, 2005)

AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF REORGANIZATION THIS AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF REORGANIZATION (the "Agreement") is made as of the 22nd day of August 2005, by and between each Pioneer trust listed on Annex A hereto, each a Delaware statutory trust (the "Acquiring Trust"), on behalf of its series (the "Acquiring Fund"), with its principal place of business at 60 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109, and AmSouth Funds, a Massachusetts business trust (the "AmSouth Trust"), on behalf of each of its series listed on Annex B hereto (the "Acquired Fund"), with its principal place of business at 3435 Stelzer Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219. The Acquiring Fund and the Acquired Fund are sometimes referred to collectively herein as the "Funds" and individually as a "Fund." This Agreement is intended to be and is adopted as a plan of a "reorganization" as defined in Section 368(a)(1)(D) of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code") and the Treasury

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF REORGANIZATION (September 27th, 2005)

AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF REORGANIZATION THIS AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF REORGANIZATION (the "Agreement") is made as of the 22nd day of August 2005, by and between each Pioneer trust listed on Annex A hereto, each a Delaware statutory trust (the "Acquiring Trust"), on behalf of its series (the "Acquiring Fund"), with its principal place of business at 60 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109, and AmSouth Funds, a Massachusetts business trust (the "AmSouth Trust"), on behalf of each of its series listed on Annex B hereto (the "Acquired Fund"), with its principal place of business at 3435 Stelzer Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219. The Acquiring Fund and the Acquired Fund are sometimes referred to collectively herein as the "Funds" and individually as a "Fund." This Agreement is intended to be and is adopted as a plan of a "reorganization" as defined in Section 368(a)(1)(C) of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code") and the T

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – MANAGEMENT CONTRACT (December 13th, 2004)

MANAGEMENT CONTRACT THIS AGREEMENT dated as of this 10th day of December, 2004 between Pioneer Series Trust II, a Delaware statutory trust (the "Trust"), on behalf of Pioneer Growth Opportunities Fund (the "Fund"), 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,

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – MANAGEMENT CONTRACT (December 13th, 2004)

MANAGEMENT CONTRACT THIS AGREEMENT dated as of this 10th day of December, 2004 between Pioneer Series Trust II, a Delaware statutory trust (the "Trust"), on behalf of Pioneer California Tax Free Income Fund (the "Fund"), 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, THER

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – MANAGEMENT CONTRACT (December 13th, 2004)

MANAGEMENT CONTRACT THIS AGREEMENT dated as of this 10th day of December, 2004 between Pioneer Series Trust II, a Delaware statutory trust (the "Trust"), on behalf of Pioneer Tax Free Money Market Fund (the "Fund"), 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

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – MANAGEMENT CONTRACT (December 13th, 2004)

MANAGEMENT CONTRACT THIS AGREEMENT dated as of this 10th day of December, 2004 between Pioneer Series Trust II, a Delaware statutory trust (the "Trust"), on behalf of Pioneer Municipal Bond Fund (the "Fund"), 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 co

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – MANAGEMENT CONTRACT (June 8th, 2004)

MANAGEMENT CONTRACT THIS AGREEMENT dated as of this 20th day of February, 2004 between Pioneer Series Trust II (the "Trust"), a Delaware statutory trust, on behalf of its series, Pioneer Papp Small and Mid Cap Growth Fund (the "Fund"), 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 Fund. NOW, THEREF

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – MANAGEMENT CONTRACT (June 8th, 2004)

MANAGEMENT CONTRACT THIS AGREEMENT dated as of this 20th day of February, 2004 between Pioneer Series Trust II (the "Trust"), a Delaware statutory trust, on behalf of its series, Pioneer Papp Strategic Growth Fund (the "Fund"),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 Fund. NOW, THEREFOR

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (June 8th, 2004)

SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT THIS SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT is made as of this 20th day of February, 2004 by and between PIONEER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC., a Delaware corporation and a member of the UniCredito Italiano banking group, register of banking groups with its principal place of business at 60 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109 (the "Adviser"), and L. ROY PAPP & ASSOCIATES, LLP, an Arizona limited liability partnership with its principal place of business at 6225 North 24th Street, Suite 150, Phoenix, Arizona 85016 ("Sub-Adviser"). W I T N E S S E T H WHEREAS, pursuant to authority granted to the Adviser by the Board of Trustees (the "Board") of the Pioneer Papp Small and Mid Cap Growth Fund (the "Fund") and pursuant to the provisions of the Management Agreement dated as of February 20, 2004 between the Adviser and the Fund (the "Management Agreement"), the Adviser has selected the Sub-Adviser to act a

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (June 8th, 2004)

SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT THIS SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT is made as of this 20th day of February, 2004 by and between PIONEER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC., a Delaware corporation and a member of the UniCredito Italiano banking group, register of banking groups with its principal place of business at 60 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109 (the "Adviser"), and L. ROY PAPP & ASSOCIATES, LLP, an Arizona limited liability partnership with its principal place of business at 6225 North 24th Street, Suite 150, Phoenix, Arizona 85016 ("Sub-Adviser"). W I T N E S S E T H WHEREAS, pursuant to authority granted to the Adviser by the Board of Trustees (the "Board") of the Pioneer Papp Stock Fund (the "Fund") and pursuant to the provisions of the Management Agreement dated as of February 20, 2004 between the Adviser and the Fund (the "Management Agreement"), the Adviser has selected the Sub-Adviser to act as investment sub-ad

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (June 8th, 2004)

SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT THIS SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT is made as of this 20th day of February, 2004 by and between PIONEER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC., a Delaware corporation and a member of the UniCredito Italiano banking group, register of banking groups with its principal place of business at 60 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109 (the "Adviser"), and L. ROY PAPP & ASSOCIATES, LLP, an Arizona limited liability partnership with its principal place of business at 6225 North 24th Street, Suite 150, Phoenix, Arizona 85016 ("Sub-Adviser"). W I T N E S S E T H WHEREAS, pursuant to authority granted to the Adviser by the Board of Trustees (the "Board") of the Pioneer Papp Strategic Growth Fund (the "Fund") and pursuant to the provisions of the Management Agreement dated as of February 20, 2004 between the Adviser and the Fund (the "Management Agreement"), the Adviser has selected the Sub-Adviser to act as invest

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – MANAGEMENT CONTRACT (June 8th, 2004)

MANAGEMENT CONTRACT THIS AGREEMENT dated as of this 20th day of February, 2004 between Pioneer Series Trust II (the "Trust"), a Delaware statutory trust, on behalf of its series, Pioneer Papp America-Pacific Rim Fund (the "Fund"), 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 Fund. NOW, THEREFORE, i

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – MANAGEMENT CONTRACT (June 8th, 2004)

MANAGEMENT CONTRACT THIS AGREEMENT dated as of this 20th day of February, 2004 between Pioneer Series Trust II (the "Trust"), a Delaware statutory trust, on behalf of its series, Pioneer Papp Stock Fund (the "Fund"), 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 Fund. NOW, THEREFORE, in consideratio

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (June 8th, 2004)

SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT THIS SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT is made as of this 20th day of February, 2004 by and between PIONEER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC., a Delaware corporation and a member of the UniCredito Italiano banking group, register of banking groups with its principal place of business at 60 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109 (the "Adviser"), and L. ROY PAPP & ASSOCIATES, LLP, an Arizona limited liability partnership with its principal place of business at 6225 North 24th Street, Suite 150, Phoenix, Arizona 85016 ("Sub-Adviser"). W I T N E S S E T H WHEREAS, pursuant to authority granted to the Adviser by the Board of Trustees (the "Board") of the Pioneer Papp America-Pacific Rim Fund (the "Fund") and pursuant to the provisions of the Management Agreement dated as of February 20, 2004 between the Adviser and the Fund (the "Management Agreement"), the Adviser has selected the Sub-Adviser to act as inv

Pioneer Series Trust Ii – SALES AGREEMENT (October 31st, 2003)

[February 2003] PIONEER FUNDS DISTRIBUTOR, INC. 60 STATE STREET BOSTON, MA 02109 (617) 742-7825 SALES AGREEMENT Pioneer Funds Distributor, Inc. (PFD), Member of the UniCredito Italiano Banking Group, Register of Banking Groups, acts as principal underwriter, as defined in the Investment Company Act of 1940, for the registered investment companies (the "Funds") listed on Appendix A attached (as amended from time to time by PFD). Acting as a principal, PFD offers to sell shares of the Funds subject to the conditions set forth in this agreement and subsequent amendments thereto. 1. Shares purchased from PFD for sale to the public shall be offered and sold at the price or prices, and on the terms and conditions, set forth in the currently effective prospectuses o