The Funds' investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses must be considered carefully before investing. The prospectus contains this and other important information about the investment company. Please read it carefully before investing. A hard copy of the prospectus can be requested by calling 833.333.9383.
Investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible. As an ETF, the funds may trade at a premium or discount to NAV. Shares of any ETF are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. The Funds are not actively managed and would not sell a security due to current or projected under performance unless that security is removed from the Index or is required upon a reconstitution of the Index. A portfolio concentrated in a single industry or country, may be subject to a higher degree of risk. The value of stocks of information technology companies are particularly vulnerable to rapid changes in technology product cycles, rapid product obsolescence, government regulation and competition. The Funds are considered to be non-diversified, so they may invest more of its assets in the securities of a single issuer or a smaller number of issuers. Investments in foreign securities involve certain risks including risk of loss due to foreign currency fluctuations or to political or economic instability. This risk is magnified in emerging markets. Small and mid-cap companies are subject to greater and more unpredictable price changes than securities of large-cap companies. Augmented /Virtual Reality and video gaming companies are subject to intense global competition and may be smaller companies with limited resources. AR/VR and video gaming companies may have products that face rapid obsolescence and may also be subject to shifting consumer preferences, including preferences with respect to gaming console platforms and other forms of entertainment, and changes in consumer discretionary spending, all of which may change rapidly and cannot necessarily be predicted.
“The BlueStar Next Gen Video Gaming Index™”, “BVIDG™ Index” (collectively “Next Gen Video Gaming Index"), is the exclusive property and a trademark of BlueStar Global Investors LLC d/b/a BlueStar Indexes® and has been licensed for use for certain purposes by Defiance ETFs LLC. Products based on the Next Gen Video Gaming Index are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by BlueStar Global Investors, LLC or BlueStar Indexes®, and BlueStar Global Investors, LLC and BlueStar Indexes® makes no representation regarding the advisability of trading in such product(s).
Effective June 24, 2019, the BlueStar Augmented and Virtual Reality Index was renamed The BlueStar Next Gen Video Gaming Index. In conjunction with the name and the methodology change for the index, the Fund name, ticker, and Investment Strategy changed as well. Performance shown for periods prior to June 24, 2019 is that of the prior Investment Strategy.
Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.
Market price return represents changes to the midpoint price and accounts for distributions from the fund. The midpoint is the average of the bid-ask prices at 4:00 PM ET.
Diversification does not assure a profit nor protect against loss in a declining market. The fund holdings and sectors are subject to change at any time and should not be considered recommendations to buy or sell any security.
It is not possible to invest directly in an index.
*Commissions may be charged on trades.
The Defiance ETFs are distributed by Quasar Distributors, LLC.