Vident: What’s Under The Hood?

September 15, 2015

This article is for informational purposes only, and is not an offer or recommendation to buy or sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any security or instrument, or to participate in any particular trading strategy. Further, none of the information and material in this article is intended to constitute legal advice, tax advice, investment advice or a recommendation to make (or refrain from making) any kind of investment decision and may not be relied on as such. Additionally, nothing presented in this article shall be deemed to constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer to provide advisory services to any person in any jurisdiction where such offer or solicitation would be unlawful or otherwise prohibited. Historical data and analysis should not be taken as an indication or guarantee of any future performance, analysis, forecast or prediction. Investing involves risk. Principal loss is possible.

Carefully consider the Fund's investment objectives, risk factors, charges and expenses before investing. This and additional information can be found in the Fund's prospectus, which may be obtained by visiting Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

This material represents an assessment of the market environment at a specific point in time and is not intended to be a forecast of future events, or a guarantee of future results. This information should not be relied upon by the reader as research or investment advice.

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. Because the Fund will be shorting stocks, it will incur expenses relating to those transactions. The use of short sales could increase the exposure of the Fund to the market, increase losses and increase the volatility of returns.

There is no guarantee that the Fund or the index will achieve its investment objective.

Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC serves as the investment advisor, and Vident Investment Advisory serves as a subadvisor to the fund. The Funds are distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co., which is not affiliated with Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC or any of its affiliates. WeatherStorm Capital has been licensed for use by Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC. FLAG Funds are not sponsored, endorsed, issued, sold or promoted by WeatherStorm Capital, nor does this company make any representations regarding the advisability of investing in the FLAG Funds.

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