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Exchange Traded Concepts Files for Approval to Issue Fixed Income and Actively Managed ETFs

October 20th, 2011

Expanding its ETF-in-a-Box platform for investment managers and advisors, Exchange Traded Concepts (ETC) has filed requests for exemptive relief with the Securities & Exchange Commission to issue fixed income and actively managed exchange-traded funds.

“These filings mark our latest commitment to provide investment managers and financial advisors, both in the U.S. and abroad, a single partner to quarterback all the operational and regulatory complexities of running an ETF so they can focus on growing their business and brand.”
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In addition to active and fixed income funds, ETC has requested relief to issue domestic and international funds that employ fund-of-funds, 130/30, and balanced strategies.

The filings reflect ETC’s effort to meet marketplace demand for sophisticated investments in an ETF structure by enabling current and prospective partners to launch ETFs across the full spectrum of investment strategies. Under the ETC platform, partners will be able to launch such ETFs in an accelerated, cost-efficient manner under their own label.

“Our plan to broaden the types of funds available on the ETF-in-a-Box platform is a response to the continued innovation demonstrated by investment strategists,” explains Garrett Stevens, CEO of Exchange Traded Concepts. “These filings mark our latest commitment to provide investment managers and financial advisors, both in the U.S. and abroad, a single partner to quarterback all the operational and regulatory complexities of running an ETF so they can focus on growing their business and brand.”

Stevens anticipates launching products on the ETC platform that employ these strategies starting in 2012.

For more information, please visit www.ExchangeTradedConcepts.com or call 405-778-8377. For media inquiries contact Bradd DelMuto at Bradd@GregoryFCA.com or call 610-228-2101.

About Exchange Traded Concepts

Exchange Traded Concepts (ETC) is a firm built as a portal to launch new, custom exchange-traded funds efficiently and cost-effectively through a complete turnkey solution. ETC is a private-label ETF advisor with passive exemptive relief from the SEC to launch both domestic and international index-tracking 40 Act ETFs.

Investment managers, independent advisors, foreign managers and others seeking to launch an ETF for their strategy have the opportunity to build awareness and recognition for their brand as a private label ETF and, for a minimal initial investment, launch an ETF in approximately one-third of the time it would take to launch an ETF from scratch.

ETC’s ETF-in-a-Box™ Solution is a turnkey platform that provides time-sensitive and cost-effective methods to bring an exchange-traded fund to market. Seasoned ETF professionals have the operational and regulatory experience plus the industry contacts needed to navigate the complexities of launching and managing an ETF.

Strategic partnerships with SEI, IMS and other service providers assist ETC’s sub-advisors in navigating the exchange-traded fund launch process with the guidance necessary to maintain regulatory compliance.

Enhance your firm’s probability of developing a successful ETF business by partnering with ETC. For more information, please go to www.exchangetradedconcepts.com.

Contacts

Exchange Traded Concepts (ETC)
Press Contact:
Luke Napoli, 610-228-2127
luke@gregoryfca.com


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