AccuShares files to register a new volatility ETF

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AccuShares Commodities Trust I, a newly-formed fund trust (“AccuShares”), has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue shares of 7 exchange traded funds (“ETFs”).   

Launch dates for the proposed ETFs have not yet been determined. The first ETF expected to be offered, the AccuShares Spot CBOE® VIX® Fund, is designed to provide exposure to the CBOE Volatility Index.

The remaining ETFs are designed to provide commodity price exposures as measured by the S&P GSCI® Spot and some of its sub-indices.

These ETFs are:

  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Spot Fund
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Agriculture and Livestock Spot Fund
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Industrial Metals Spot Fund
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Crude Oil Spot Fund
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Brent Oil Spot Fund
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Natural Gas Spot Fund

Each ETF is designed for investors seeking cost-effective, targeted and transparent exposure to various spot and spot proxy prices represented by the ETF’s Underlying Index. AccuShares intends to offer 2 Classes of Shares in each ETF, one designed for investors with a positive view of future index performance and one designed for investors with a negative view of future index performance.

The following shares have been included in the Registration Statement:

  • AccuShares Spot CBOE VIX Up Shares
  • AccuShares Spot CBOE VIX Down Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Spot Up Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Down Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Agriculture and Livestock Spot Up Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Agriculture and Livestock Spot Down Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Industrial Metals Spot Up Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Industrial Metals Spot Down Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Crude Oil Spot Up Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Crude Oil Spot Down Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Brent Oil Spot Up Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Brent Oil Spot Down Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Natural Gas Spot Up Shares
  • AccuShares S&P GSCI Natural Gas Spot Down Shares
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