Investors should consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other important information. For a prospectus for the above listed funds, please click one of the following: BBRC, ECON, EMCR, EMDD, ESGN, ESGS, ESGW, GMMB, GMTB, HILO, INCO, INXX, SCIN, or XCEM. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. For additional information on the above listed funds, please click the respective link.
There are risks involved with investing in ETFs including the loss of money. An investment in the Fund is subject to investment risk including the possible loss of the entire principal amount that you invest.
Emerging market investments involve risk of capital loss from unfavorable fluctuation in currency values, from differences in generally accepted accounting principles, from economic or political instability in other nations or increased volatility and lower trading volume. Although the Fund’s shares are listed on the Exchange, there can be no assurance that an active, liquid or otherwise orderly trading market for shares will be established or maintained.
ETF shares are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemable. Investors buy and sell shares on a secondary market. Shares may trade at a premium or discount to the NAV. Only market makers or "authorized participants" may trade directly with the Fund(s), typically in blocks of 50,000 shares.
Effective September 1, 2016, Emerging Global Advisors, LLC was acquired by Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC (CMIA). In connection with the acquisition, CMIA is the investment manager to EGShares Funds as of that date. On October 19, 2016, the EGShares Funds were renamed as Columbia Funds. The Funds are distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc., which is not affiliated with CMIA. Columbia Threadneedle Investments is the global brand name of the Columbia and Threadneedle group of companies.
Beta Advantage® is a registered service mark of Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Beta Advantage® is the brand name of Columbia Threadneedle Investments multi-factor ETFs.
The funds referred to herein are not sponsored, endorsed, or promoted by MSCI, and MSCI bears no liability with respect to any such funds or any index on which such funds are based. The Prospectus contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MSCI has with Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC and any related funds.
The Beta Advantage® indexes are custom indexes owned and calculated by MSCI, based on MSCI Parent Indexes and aim to reflect the performance of a Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC investment approach. One cannot invest directly in an index.
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