EX-99.H.3 6 dex99h3.htm EXHIBIT (H)(3) EXHIBIT (H)(3)



AMENDMENT AGREEMENT #1 (the “Amendment”) dated as of December 15, 2006 between PROSHARES TRUST (“ProShares”) and J.P. MORGAN INVESTOR SERVICES CO. (“J.P. Morgan”).


WHEREAS, ProShares and J.P. Morgan have entered into a Fund Services Agreement dated as of June 16, 2006 (the “Agreement”), and

WHEREAS, ProShares and J.P. Morgan wish to amend the Agreement and to have the Agreement, as amended herein, govern the rights and obligations of ProShares and J.P. Morgan,

NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual agreements herein contained, ProShares and J.P. Morgan hereby acknowledge and agree as follows:

1. Certain Definitions. Unless otherwise defined herein, capitalized terms used herein have the meanings specified in or pursuant to the Agreement.

2. Amendments.

(a) Schedule A of the Agreement is hereby amended by replacing it in its entirety with Schedule A annexed hereto.

(b) Schedule B of the Agreement is hereby amended by replacing it in its entirety with Schedule B annexed hereto.

(c) Section 18 shall be added as follows:


The Trust may delist any Fund at any time as determined in its sole discretion. In such event, a Fund which is delisted shall no longer be considered in the calculation of any fees set forth on Schedule B subsequent to the date of delisting.”

3. Except as specifically amended hereby, all of the terms and conditions of the Agreement shall continue to be in full force and effect and shall be binding upon the parties in accordance with their respective terms.

4. Each of the parties hereby represents and warrants that the execution, delivery and performance of this Amendment are within the party’s corporate power and have been duly authorized by all necessary corporate action, and this Amendment constitutes the legal, valid and binding obligation of the party in accordance with its terms.

5. This Amendment may be executed in any number of counterparts and by the different parties hereto on separate counterparts, each of which when so executed and delivered shall be an original, but all of which shall together constitute one and the same instrument.

6. This Amendment shall be construed in accordance with and be governed by the laws of the State of New York (without reference to choice of law doctrine).

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have caused this Amendment to be executed by their respective officers or authorized representatives as of the day and year first above written.





Name: Louis Mayberg

Title: President










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Short Real Estate ProShares

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Short Technology ProShares

Short Telecommunications ProShares

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UltraShort Russell1000 ProShares

UltraShort Russell2000 ProShares

UltraShort S&P SmallCap600 ProShares

UltraShort Russell1000 Value ProShares

UltraShort Russell1000 Growth ProShares



UltraShort Russell MidCap Value ProShares

UltraShort Russell MidCap Growth ProShares

UltraShort Russell2000 Value ProShares

UltraShort Russell2000 Growth ProShares

UltraShort Basic Materials ProShares

UltraShort Biotechnology ProShares

UltraShort Consumer Goods ProShares

UltraShort Consumer Services ProShares

UltraShort Financials ProShares

UltraShort Health Care ProShares

UltraShort Industrials ProShares

UltraShort Oil & Gas ProShares

UltraShort Precious Metals ProShares

UltraShort Real Estate ProShares

UltraShort Semiconductors ProShares

UltraShort Technology ProShares

UltraShort Telecommunications ProShares

UltraShort Utilities ProShares

UltraShort Russell1000 ProShares

Ultra Short Russell MidCap

Ultra Russell2000 ProShares

Ultra S&P SmallCap600 ProShares

Ultra Russell1000 Value ProShares

Ultra Russell1000 Growth ProShares

Ultra Russell MidCap Value ProShares

Ultra Russell MidCap Growth ProShares

Ultra Russell2000 Value ProShares

Ultra Russell2000 Growth ProShares

Ultra Basic Materials ProShares

Ultra Biotechnology ProShares

Ultra Consumer Goods ProShares

Ultra Consumer Services ProShares

Ultra Financials ProShares

Ultra Health Care ProShares

Ultra Industrials ProShares

Ultra Oil & Gas ProShares

Ultra Precious Metals ProShares

Ultra Real Estate ProShares

Ultra Semiconductors ProShares

Ultra Technology ProShares

Ultra Telecommunications ProShares

Ultra Utilities ProShares

Ultra Russell1000 ProShares

Ultra Russell MidCap

* For the avoidance of doubt, the parties acknowledge and agree that, prior to the commencement of investment operations of any of the foregoing Funds, the Trust may elect to appoint a service provider (other than J.P. Morgan) to any of such Funds to provide similar services as set forth pursuant to this Agreement, as determined in the Trust’s sole discretion.





FEES AND EXPENSES Fund Accounting, Fund Administration and Standard Fund

Regulatory Services

The per annum fees set forth on this Schedule B include the (1) per fund charges (2) market value fees, and (3) out-of-pocket expenses described in Section 5, which will be valid for the services described in this Agreement, and will not be subject to change for a period of three (3) years following the effective date of this Agreement, or the commencement of operations, whichever is later.



(1) Per Fund Charge (calculated monthly based on average net assets)   

First 6 Months


$0 to $50 million


Over $50 million

   No additional charges

Next 6 Months


$0 to $50 million


Over $50 million

   No additional charges

Year 2


First Level Charge


$0 to $50 million or

   20 bp

Over $50 million

   No additional charges

Second Level Charge (in addition to the First Level Charge above for Funds with assets less than $50 million)


$0 to $20 million or


$20 million to $50 million*


*  In Year 2, the maximum amount a single Fund will pay for the Per Fund Charge will be $100,000


Year 3 and thereafter unless otherwise mutually agreed


Charge per fund


(2) Market Value Fees (calculated monthly based on average net assets)


Based on Total Average Net Assets


First $1 billion


$1 billion to $2 billion

   .60 bp

$2 billion to $5 billion

   .35 bp

Over $5 billion

   No additional charge



  (3) Out-of-Pocket Expenses

The Trust will reimburse J.P. Morgan for Fund expenses incurred by J.P. Morgan on behalf of the Trust, including those set forth in Section 5 of this Agreement, provided that such expenses are without markup, customary and commercially reasonable. With respect to the foregoing, J.P. Morgan shall provide, upon request by the Trust, invoices and other reasonable items requested by the Trust in order to verify such expenses.


  (4) Miscellaneous

J.P. Morgan will provide the Trust with tax equalization services at no additional charge.

J.P. Morgan will provide the Trust with monthly and ad hoc wash sale reporting at no additional charge.