Investments in securities of MLPs involve risks that differ from an investment in common stock. MLPs are controlled by their general partners, which generally have conflicts of interest and limited fiduciary duties to the MLP, which may permit the general partner to favor its own interests over the MLPs.
A portion of the benefits you are expected to derive from the Fund's investment in MLPs depends largely on the MLPs being treated as partnerships for federal income tax purposes. As a partnership, an MLP has no federal income tax liability at the entity level. Therefore, treatment of one or more MLPs as a corporation for federal income tax purposes could affect the Fund's ability to meet its investment objective and would reduce the amount of cash available to pay or distribute to you. Legislative, judicial, or administrative changes and differing interpretations, possibly on a retroactive basis, could negatively impact the value of an investment in MLPs and therefore the value of your investment in the Fund.
The fund invests primarily in a particular sector and could experience greater volatility than a fund investing in a broader range of industries.
The Fund may be subject to risks relating to its investment in Canadian securities. Because the Fund will invest in securities denominated in foreign currencies and the income received by the Fund will generally be in foreign currency, changes in currency exchange rates may negatively impact the Fund's return.
Investments in the energy infrastructure sector are subject to: reduced volumes of natural gas or other energy commodities available for transporting, processing or storing; changes in the regulatory environment; extreme weather and; rising interest rates which could result in a higher cost of capital and drive investors into other investment opportunities.
The Alerian Energy Infrastructure ETF is not suitable for all investors. Subject to investment risks, including possible loss of the principal amount invested.
ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc. is not affiliated with Alerian.
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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 here. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. For additional information on the above listed funds, please click the respective link.
Insurance Products Shares of the Portfolios are offered only to participating insurance companies and their separate accounts to fund the benefits of Variable Contracts, and to qualified pension and retirement plans and registered and unregistered separate accounts.
Closed-End Funds do not continuously issue shares for sale as open-end mutual funds do. Since the initial public offering, the Funds now trade in the secondary market. Investors wishing to buy or sell shares need to place orders through an intermediary or broker. The share price of a closed-end fund is based on the market's value. The Fund's investment objective is fundamental and may not be changed without the vote of the Fund's shareholders.
USO, USL, DNO, UNG, UNL, UGA, UHN, BNO, USCI, CPER and USAG are not mutual funds or any other type of Investment Company within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and are not subject to regulation thereunder.
Shares of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are not individually redeemable and owners of the shares may acquire those shares from the ETF and tender those shares for redemption to the ETF in Creation Units only, see the ETF prospectus for additional information regarding Creation Units. Investors may purchase or sell ETF shares throughout the day through any brokerage account, which will result in typical brokerage commissions.
With the exception of the closed-end funds listed above, ALPS Distributors, Inc. and/or ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc., 1290 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203, is the distributor for the open-end mutual funds and exchange-traded funds/products on this website.
The Funds described on this website are offered to United States residents only. Information on this site should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security any persons outside the United States.
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