BETHESDA, Md., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvisorShares, a leading sponsor of 18 actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today announced May 2013 income distributions for ETFs that pay monthly dividends. Shareholders of record on May 29, 2013 will receive cash distributions paid on May 31, 2013 in the following amounts:
For Non-Resident Alien ("NRA") shareholders who are normally subject to a 30% (or lower tax treaty rate depending on the country) NRA withholding tax on ETF dividend income and short-term capital gain dividends, unless such dividends are designated as exempt from NRA withholding tax, 90.59% of the AdvisorShares Peritus High Yield ETF distribution, 59.77% of the AdvisorShares Madrona Global Bond ETF distribution, and 100% of the AdvisorShares Newfleet Multi-Sector Income ETF distribution have been designated as exempt.
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An investment in ETFs 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. The Funds may not be suitable for all investors.