Emerging Global Files For EGShares Turkey Small Cap ETF
Emerging Global has filed paperwork with the SEC for a “EGShares Turkey Small Cap ETF.” The Fund seeks investment results that generally correspond (before fees and expenses) to the price and yield performance of the INDXX Turkey Small Cap Index. They did not specify a trading symbol in the initial filing.
Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses after Fee Waiver and/or Expense Reimbursement: 0.85%
Principal Investment Strategies
The Fund is an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”). The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by attempting to replicate the portfolio of the Turkey Small Cap Underlying Index through investments in equity securities, including common shares traded on local exchanges, American Depositary Receipts (“ADRs”) and Global Depositary Receipts (“GDRs”). ADRs and GDRs represent ownership interests in shares of foreign companies that are held in financial institution custodial accounts, and are traded on exchanges in the United States and around the world.
Under normal circumstances, the Fund will invest at least 80% of its net assets in Turkish small market capitalization (“small cap”) companies included in the Turkey Small Cap Underlying Index and generally expects to be substantially invested at such times, with at least 95% of its net assets invested in these securities. The Fund defines Turkish small cap companies as companies that are included in the Turkey Small Cap Underlying Index at the time of purchase, and generally includes companies that are domiciled in Turkey and that have a market capitalization between $100 million and $2 billion. The Fund does not seek temporary defensive positions when equity markets decline or appear to be overvalued.
The Fund’s intention is to replicate the constituent securities of the Turkey Small Cap Underlying Index as closely as possible using ADRs, GDRs or ordinary local shares. In certain circumstances, when it may not be possible or practicable to fully implement a replication strategy, the Fund may utilize a “representative sampling” strategy whereby the Fund would hold a significant number of the component securities of the Turkey Small Cap Underlying Index, but may not track the index with the same degree of accuracy as would an investment vehicle replicating the entire index. Active market trading of Fund Shares may cause more frequent creation or redemption activities and to the extent such creation and redemption activities are not conducted in-kind could increase the rate of portfolio turnover.
The Turkey Small Cap Underlying Index is a free-float market capitalization weighted stock market index comprised of a representative sample of 30 emerging market companies that INDXX, LLC determines to be representative of small cap companies domiciled in Turkey.
For the complete filing click: HERE