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The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

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The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

Holdings

as of 26-May-2016

Issuer Weight (%)

as of 26-May-2016

ISIN Name Sector SEDOL Market Value Weight (%) Price Maturity Coupon (%) Duration Notional Value YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%) Par Value
US912828F882 TREASURY NOTE Treasury BRYGB09 $639,875 4.27 99.95 Oct 31, 2016 0.38 0.43 639,875.29 0.48 - 0.48 640,000.00
US60689DMT71 MIZUHO BANK LTD (NEW YORK BRANCH) Financial Institutions - $600,039 4.00 99.97 May 17, 2017 1.33 0.23 600,038.87 1.41 - 1.41 600,000.00
US06050TLS95 BANK OF AMERICA NA Financial Institutions BGDRY74 $500,757 3.34 100.12 Nov 14, 2016 1.10 0.22 500,757.44 0.88 - 0.88 500,000.00
- BAT INTL FINANCE PLC 144A Cash and/or Derivatives - $499,347 3.33 99.87 Jul 12, 2016 0.00 0.13 499,347.00 1.00 - 1.00 500,000.00
US06739FGF27 BARCLAYS BANK PLC MTN Financial Institutions B4KQZD3 $408,643 2.73 101.26 Sep 22, 2016 5.00 0.32 408,643.11 0.96 - 0.96 400,000.00
US05578DAF96 BPCE SA Financial Institutions BJT16N1 $401,723 2.68 100.36 Feb 10, 2017 1.48 0.21 401,723.48 1.03 - 1.03 400,000.00
US24422ESZ33 JOHN DEERE CAPITAL CORP MTN Industrial - $401,087 2.68 100.13 Jul 11, 2017 1.08 0.13 401,087.40 1.01 - 1.01 400,000.00
- BANK OF NOVA SCOTIA (HOUSTON BRANC Cash and/or Derivatives - $400,970 2.68 100.04 Aug 26, 2016 0.80 0.25 400,969.69 0.64 - 0.64 400,000.00
US172967KF74 CITIGROUP INC Financial Institutions BYVT832 $400,922 2.68 99.89 Dec 7, 2018 1.50 0.04 400,922.03 1.60 - 1.60 400,000.00
US05252ACG40 AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKING GR 144A Financial Institutions - $399,737 2.67 99.82 Jan 16, 2018 1.07 0.15 399,736.91 1.24 - 1.24 400,000.00
Name Asset Class Weight (%) Price Market Value Notional Value Sector SEDOL ISIN Coupon (%) Maturity YTM (%) Yield to Call (%) Yield to Worst (%) Duration Par Value
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 26-May-2016

% of Market Value

Financial Institutions

44.38%

Cash and/or Derivatives

30.45%

Industrial

18.09%

Treasury

6.28%

ABS

0.80%

as of 26-May-2016

  • 38
  • 30
  • 23
  • 15
  • 08
  • 0

30.45

37.88

24.97

6.70

  • Cash and Derivatives

  • 0 - 1 Years

  • 1 - 2 Years

  • 2 - 3 Years

The maturity breakdown above is based on Weighted Average Life (WAL). WAL is the average length of time to the repayment of principal for the securities in the fund. This metric considers the likelihood that bonds will be called or prepaid before the scheduled maturity date.

as of 26-May-2016

% of Market Value

Cash and/or Derivatives

30.45%

AAA Rated

7.08%

AA Rated

15.83%

A Rated

42.28%

BBB Rated

4.36%

Credit quality ratings on underlying securities of the fund are received from S&P, Moody’s and Fitch and converted to the equivalent S&P major rating category. This breakdown is provided by BlackRock and takes the median rating of the three agencies when all three agencies rate a security the lower of the two ratings if only two agencies rate a security and one rating if that is all that is provided. Unrated securities do not necessarily indicate low quality. Below investment-grade is represented by a rating of BB and below. Ratings and portfolio credit quality may change over time.
Allocations are subject to change.
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KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 26-May-2016

$14,983,727
Inception Date Dec 11, 2013
Exchange BATS Exchange
Asset Class Fixed Income

Expense Ratio

as stated in the prospectus

0.18%

Shares Outstanding

as of 26-May-2016

300,000
Number of Holdings  

as of 25-May-2016

36
Premium/Discount  

as of 26-May-2016

0.05%
CUSIP 46434V878
Closing Price  

as of 26-May-2016

49.98
Mid-Point Price  

as of 26-May-2016

49.97
Options Available No
20 Day Avg. Volume  

as of 26-May-2016

790
Daily Volume  

as of 26-May-2016

1,562

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

Equity Beta  

as of 29-Apr-2016

0.01
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of -

-

Distribution Yield  

as of 25-May-2016

0.73%
Weighted Avg YTM  

as of 26-May-2016

1.05%
12m Trailing Yield  

as of 25-May-2016

0.60%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 25-May-2016

0.74%

Weighted Avg Coupon  

as of 26-May-2016

1.32%
Effective Duration  

as of 26-May-2016

0.33 yrs
Weighted Avg Maturity  

as of 26-May-2016

0.94 yrs
Option Adjusted Spread  

as of 26-May-2016

58 bps

This information must be preceded or accompanied by a current prospectus. For standardized performance, please click on the "Returns" tab above.

Fees as of current prospectus

Expense Ratio   0.18%
Management Fee 0.18%
Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses   0.00%
Foreign Taxes and Other Expenses 0.00%

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Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal.

The Fund is actively managed and does not seek to replicate the performance of a specified index. The Fund may have a higher portfolio turnover than funds that seek to replicate the performance of an index.

Fixed income risks include interest-rate and credit risk. Typically, when interest rates rise, there is a corresponding decline in bond values. Credit risk refers to the possibility that the bond issuer will not be able to make principal and interest payments.

Securities with floating or variable interest rates may decline in value if their coupon rates do not keep pace with comparable market interest rates. The Fund’s income may decline when interest rates fall because most of the debt instruments held by the Fund will have floating or variable rates.

The Fund is not a money market fund and is not subject to the strict rules that govern the quality, maturity, liquidity and other features of securities that money market funds may purchase. Under normal circumstances, the Fund’s investments may be more susceptible than a money market fund is to credit risk, interest rate risk, valuation risk and other risks relevant to the Fund’s investments. The Fund does not seek to maintain a stable net asset value of $1.00 per share. The Fund will hold securities with floating or variable interest rates which may decline in value if their coupon rates do not reset as high, or as quickly, as comparable market interest rates. Although floating rate notes are less sensitive to interest rate risk than fixed rate securities, they are subject to credit and default risk, which could impair their value.

Shares of ETFs are bought and sold at market price (not NAV) and are not individually redeemed from the Fund. Brokerage commissions will reduce returns. Market returns are based upon the midpoint of the bid/ask spread at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time (when NAV is normally determined for most ETFs), and do not represent the returns you would receive if you traded shares at other times.

Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

After-tax returns are calculated using the historical highest individual federal marginal income tax rates and do not reflect the impact of state and local taxes. Actual after-tax returns depend on the investor's tax situation and may differ from those shown. The after-tax returns shown are not relevant to investors who hold their fund shares through tax-deferred arrangements such as 401(k) plans or individual retirement accounts.

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