TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Evolve Funds Group Inc. ("Evolve ETFs") is pleased to announce that it has filed a preliminary prospectus with the Canadian securities regulators for an actively managed ETF that focuses on blockchain technologies, Evolve Blockchain ETF ("LINK"). LINK is designed to provide Canadian investors with an actively managed portfolio of equity securities that are involved in the development and utilization of blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies.
"Blockchain technology is poised to disrupt virtually every business and industry," said Raj Lala, President & CEO of Evolve ETFs. "Currently, at the base of every digital currency, many compare blockchain to the second coming of the internet. To our knowledge, this will be Canada's first actively managed Blockchain ETF. Active management will allow us to be nimble and potentially capitalize on emerging opportunities in the industry."
LINK actively invests in equity securities of issuers that are involved in the research, development, or utilization of blockchain technologies, or involved in the supply chain for blockchain applications including technology hardware. Evolve ETFs, a registered investment fund manager and portfolio manager, will act as promoter, manager, trustee and portfolio manager of LINK and will be responsible for the administration of LINK.
A preliminary prospectus containing important information relating to securities of the Evolve ETF has been filed with the securities commissions or similar authorities in all provinces and territories of Canada. The preliminary prospectus is still subject to completion or amendment. A copy of the preliminary prospectus is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). There will not be any sale or acceptance of an offer to buy the securities until a receipt for the final prospectus has been issued.
About Evolve ETFs.
Evolve specializes in bringing innovative ETFs to Canadian investors. Currently, Evolve has eleven ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Evolve's suite of ETFs provide investors with access to: (i) long term investment themes; (ii) index-based income strategies; and (iii) some of the world's leading investment managers. Established by a team of industry veterans with a proven track record of success, we create investment products that make a difference. For more information, please visit www.evolveetfs.com.
Commissions, management fees and applicable sales taxes all may be associated with an investment in the exchange traded funds managed by Evolve Funds Group Inc. (the "ETFs"). The ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the ETFs. Please read the prospectus before investing.
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