The ALPS | CoreCommodity Management CompleteCommodities Strategy Fund seeks to maximize real returns, consistent with prudent investment management.
The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing, under normal circumstances, directly or indirectly in a combination of commodity-related equity securities and commodity futures-linked derivative instruments and thereby obtaining exposure to the commodity markets.
Bloomberg Commodity Index
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Performance and Fees
$10,000 Hypothetical Investment
The chart above represents the total return historical performance of a hypothetical investment of $10,000 in the Fund over the life of the Fund. Performance calculations are as of the end of each month. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. This chart does not reflect the deduction of taxes that a shareholder would pay on Fund distributions or the redemption of Fund shares.
Facts and Characteristics
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Participation in commodity futures is generally achieved through investments in over-the-counter commodity swap contracts, futures and/or options.
Participation in gold futures can be achieved through investments in ETFs that hold physical gold, and/or futures or other derivative contracts that are directly tied to the price performance of gold.
The portfolio composition data presented above is an estimate and may not include, among other things, investment expenses, dividends or interest payments, advisory fees or other expenses incurred by the Fund.
- Top Five Holdings
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The commodities markets and the prices of various commodities may fluctuate widely based on a variety of factors. Because the Fund’s performance is linked to the performance of highly volatile commodities, investors should consider purchasing shares of the Fund only as part of an overall diversified portfolio and should be willing to assume the risks of potentially significant fluctuations in the value of the Fund. The Fund invests in commodity futures related investments, which are derivative instruments that allow access to a diversified portfolio of commodities without committing substantial amounts of capital. Additional risks of commodity futures related investments include liquidity risk and counterparty credit risk. Liquidity risk is the risk stemming from the lack of marketability of an investment that cannot be bought or sold quickly enough to prevent or minimize a loss. Counterparty risk is the risk that a party to a transaction will fail to fulfill its obligations. The term is often applied specifically to swap agreements in which no clearinghouse guarantees the performance of the contract.
Another principal risk of investing in the Fund is equity risk, which is the risk that the value of the securities held by the Fund will fall due to general market and economic conditions, perceptions regarding the industries in which the issuers of securities held by the Fund participate or factors relating to specific companies in which the Fund invests. The Fund’s investments in non-US issuers may be even more volatile and may present more risks than investments in US issuers. Equity investments in commodity-related companies may not move in the same direction and to the same extent as the underlying commodities.
ALPS Advisors, Inc. and CoreCommodity Management, LLC are registered with the CFTC as the Commodity Pool Operator and, respectively, as the Commodity Trading Advisor. Both ALPS Advisors, Inc. and CoreCommodity Management, LLC are NFA members.
ALPS Advisors, Inc. is the investment adviser to the Fund and CoreCommodity Management, LLC is the investment sub-adviser to the Fund. ALPS Advisors, Inc. and ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc., affiliated entities, are unaffiliated with CoreCommodity Management, LLC. CoreCommodity Management, LLC serves as investment adviser to the Fund’s Cayman Islands subsidiary.
“CompleteCommodities” is a service mark of CoreCommodity Management, LLC.
ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc. is the distributor for the Fund.