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AdvisorShares Announces February 2012 Distributions

 

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvisorShares Investments, a sponsor of actively managed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), today announced February 2012 income distributions for ETFs which pay monthly dividends. Shareholders of record on February 27, 2012 will receive cash distributions paid on February 29, 2012 in the following amounts:

ETF Name

Ticker

Distribution Amount

Madrona Global Bond ETF

FWDB

$0.0520/per share 

Peritus High Yield ETF

HYLD

$0.3126/per share

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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, 94.12% of the Peritus High Yield ETF distribution and 65.17% of the Madrona Global Bond ETF distribution has been designated as exempt.

To request more information on AdvisorShares, please contact Ryan Graham at 202-684-6442 or rg@advisorshares.com.

About AdvisorShares

AdvisorShares is one of the leading providers of actively managed ETFs.  As of 2/24/2012 AdvisorShares offers 13 active ETFs with over $420,000,000 of assets under management, including:

Alternative Strategies

 

Tactical Strategies

Dent Tactical ETF (NYSE: DENT)

Cambria Global Tactical ETF (NYSE: GTAA)

Meidell Tactical Advantage ETF (NYSE: MATH)

 

Long/Short Strategies

Accuvest Global Long Short ETF (NYSE: AGLS)

Rockledge SectorSAM ETF (NYSE: SSAM)

 

Short Strategies

Active Bear ETF (NYSE: HDGE)

 

Domestic Equity Strategies

Madrona Domestic ETF (NYSE: FWDD)

TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (NYSE: TTFS)

 

International Equity Strategies

WCM/BNY Mellon Focused Growth ADR ETF (NYSE: AADR)

Madrona International ETF (NYSE: FWDI)

 

Global Equity Strategies

Accuvest Global Opportunities ETF (NYSE: ACCU)

 

Income Strategies

Peritus High Yield ETF (NYSE: HYLD)

Madrona Global Bond ETF (NYSE: FWDB)

AdvisorShares provides educational support to help investors understand ETFs, and the underlying investment strategy for each of the AdvisorShares ETFs.  AdvisorShares continues to seek qualified sub-advisor investment partners to offer compelling investment strategies in an active ETF structure. Visit our website at www.advisorshares.com to learn more about us. Follow the AdvisorShares Team on Twitter or 'Like' us on Facebook.

Before investing you should carefully consider the Fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other information is in the prospectus, a copy of which may be obtained by visiting the Fund's website at www.AdvisorShares.com. Please read the prospectus carefully before you invest.

Foreside Fund Services, LLC, distributor.

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.

Contact:

Ryan Graham

 

AdvisorShares

 

202-684-6442 

 

rg@advisorshares.com

SOURCE AdvisorShares Investments, LLC

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