NEW YORK, April 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon has expanded its exchange-traded product relationship with United States Commodity Funds (USCF) and completed the asset conversion onto BNY Mellon's ETF Servicing platform. BNY Mellon has been appointed by USCF to provide ETF services— including serving as its custodian, fund accountant and administrator and transfer agent. The conversion was completed on April 1st.
USCF is an innovative asset management firm that has built their reputation by bringing previously difficult to access investment products to every investor. USCF specializes in commodity and alternative exchange-traded products (ETPs) including the first oil ETP, the United States Oil Fund, LP (NYSE Arca: USO) in 2006.
"BNY Mellon is focused on delivering digital exchange-traded product solutions aimed at driving efficiencies across the ecosystem and working closely with our partners to develop long-term solutions for the industry," said Jeff McCarthy, Global ETF Product Head, BNY Mellon Asset Servicing. "We are honored to have USCF appoint BNY Mellon as a trusted partner to help execute their strategy."
John Love, President of USCF, said, "We were impressed by BNY Mellon's technology offerings and cost-effective services. We are excited to leverage the BNY Mellon enterprise as we enter our next phase of innovation and growth."
BNY Mellon supports global ETF issuers as they design, issue, distribute, and manage funds. In addition to its core custody, fund accounting and administration, and transfer agency offerings, it offers ETF and asset manager trading, collateral, funding, liquidity management, ETF access and distribution strategies.
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USCF operates on the leading edge of product innovation as an asset management firm offering exchange- traded products (ETPs) and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The firm broke new ground with the launch of the first oil ETP, the United States Oil Fund, LP (USO), in 2006. Over the next decade, USCF designed and issued ten more specialty products across commodity and private equity asset classes. For more information about USCF visit our website www.uscfinvestments.com.
Exchange Traded Product Disclosure: We advise you to consider a Fund's objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. Download a copy of a Fund's Prospectus by clicking on the following: USO which contains this and other information, or contact the Fund's distributor at: ALPS Distributors, Inc., 1290 Broadway, Suite 1100, Denver, Colorado 80203 or call 800-920-0259. Please read the Fund's Prospectus carefully before investing. Past performance does not guarantee future results.
Commodity trading is highly speculative and involves a high degree of risk. Commodities and futures generally are volatile and are not suitable for all investors. An investor may lose all or substantially all of an investment. Investing in commodity interests subject each Fund to the risks of its related industry. These risks could result in large fluctuations in the price of a particular Fund's respective shares. Funds that focus on a single sector generally experience greater volatility. For further discussion of these and additional risks associated with an investment in the Funds please read the respective Fund Prospectus before investing.
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