AdvisorShares Announces the Closing of Fund

Jul 28, 2015, 16:30 ET from AdvisorShares

BETHESDA, Md., July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvisorShares, a leading sponsor of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced today that the AdvisorShares Accuvest Global Long Short ETF (NYSE Arca: AGLS) will close. The AdvisorShares Board of Trustees approved the closing and subsequent liquidation of AGLS, and following the fund's last day of trading on August 7, 2015, AGLS will cease operations, withdraw its assets, and distribute the remaining proceeds to shareholders on or after August 14, 2015.

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A leading provider in the actively managed ETF marketplace, AdvisorShares offers 23 active ETFs with approximately $1.3 billion of assets under management (as of July 24, 2015). Visit to register for free weekly economic commentary. For educational insight into the active ETF marketplace, visit, follow @AdvisorShares on Twitter and 'Like' us on Facebook.

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