Shareholders of all AdvisorShares ETFs should have received proxy voting materials and if you have not already done so, it is very important to record your vote. For many shareholders, proxy materials are available online through the brokerage firm where the account is located. The proxy materials will include instructions on how to vote online, by phone or by mail. Below are these voting options. As noted in the proxy materials, the Board of Trustees recommends voting "For" each proposal.
INTERNET: Go to www.cesvote.com. Have your proxy card available when you access this website. Follow the prompts to vote your shares.
PHONE: Call (888) 693-8683. Use any touch-tone phone to vote your proxy. Have your proxy card available when you call. Follow the voting instructions to vote your shares.
MAIL: Mark, sign, and date your proxy card, then detach it, and return it in the postage-paid envelope provided.
Your efforts are greatly appreciated. You may also call Alliance Shareholder Communications at 855-973-0090 to speak with a representative if you have any questions.
Before investing you should carefully consider the Fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other information is in the prospectus, a copy of which may be obtained by visiting the Fund’s website at www.AdvisorShares.com. Please read the prospectus carefully before you invest. Foreside Fund Services, LLC, distributor.
An investment in the Funds is subject to risk, including the possible loss of principal amount invested. The risks associated with each Fund include the risks associated with the underlying ETFs, which can result in higher volatility, and are detailed in each Fund’s prospectus and on each Fund's webpage.