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ETFS Physical GOLD added to AusSuper Investment Menu

Dec 20, 2020

Australia’s largest retail super fund AustralianSuper has added ETFS Physical GOLD to the Member Direct menu on the 1st of November 2020. Members of AustralianSuper now have access to 40 different ETFs in additions to LICs, term deposits and cash. ETFS Physical gold ETF has a 20% maximum investment limit. More Information AustralianSuper Member Direct Member Direct Investment Menu

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Termination of ETFS Global Core Infrastructure ETF (CORE)

Dec 14, 2020

ETFS Management (AUS) Limited ACN 150 433 828 (ETFS), as responsible entity for the ETFS Global Core Infrastructure ETF (CORE), has resolved to terminate the Fund (Termination), effective after the close of trading on 29 January 2021 (Last Trading Day). As a result of the Termination, Units in the Fund will be suspended from quotation on the AQUA market of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and removed from trading status after the close of trading on the Last Trading Day and wound up in accordance with Part 5C.9 of the Corporations Act and the Fund's constitution. Termination Letter PDS Background ETFS has undertaken a review of the Fund and determined that it would be in the best interests of Holders to terminate the Fund. ETFS made this determination for several reasons, including that: the Fund has not reached sufficient size to be cost effective for investors relative to other Australian equity ETFs; and due to limited secondary market trading in the Fund average bid-offer spreads are higher than for comparable Australian equity ETFs. ETFS has decided to provide Holders with in excess of 30 trading days’ notice of its intention to terminate the Fund. This communication outlines the steps that will be taken to affect the Termination of the Fund and seeks to inform you as to what action you may take. Important dates Set out below is a summary of the key dates relating to the Termination. Dispatch of this letter. 14 December 2020 Scheduled ex-date for distribution of income for the quarter ending 31 December 2020. 31 December 2020 The date at which an investor needs to be recorded as the beneficial owner of Units in the Fund in the Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS) to be eligible for the December quarter distribution (the December Quarter Distribution Record Date). 4 January 2021 Last day for dealings in the Units in the Fund and last day for redemption of Units in the Fund by Authorised Participants (the Last Trading Day). 29 January 2021 The date at which termination will commence (Termination Commencement Date). 29 January 2021 Ex-date for distribution of income for the period after 31 December 2020. 1 February 2021 The date at which an investor needs to be recorded as the beneficial owner of Units in the Fund in the Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS) (the Termination Record Date). 2 February 2021 Final distribution to be paid to investors holding Units on the Termination Record Date (the Termination Payment Date). 12 February 2021 The dates above are subject to change. Any change will be announced to the market via the ASX. How will the termination of the Fund affect your Units? As a Holder of Units, you have several choices as to the action you can take in response to this communication. In any event your Units will not be able to be traded on the ASX after the Last Trading Day. You should consult your financial adviser to ensure that you understand the implications, including the costs and risks, of your choice. As a Holder of Units, you may either; sell your Units on the ASX in the ordinary way via your broker prior to the close of trading on the Last Trading Day. ETFS expects that the market makers will continue to make a market for Units until 29 January 2021; redeem your Units with the Issuer in the ordinary way, if you are an Authorised Participant, prior to the close of trading on the Last Trading Day, or hold your Units until the Termination of the Fund and receive a pro-rata share of the proceeds of winding up. If you choose to sell your Units on the ASX, you will incur brokerage costs and any spread costs as you normally would when transacting on the ASX. Similarly, if you are an Authorised Participant and choose to redeem your Units with the Issuer, you will incur the costs associated with a redemption as set out in section 6.4 of the PDS for the Fund. Holders deciding to sell their Units are able to have regard to the prevailing price of the underlying securities and their Units at the relevant time. Performance information for both the Fund and the benchmark Index, as well as the full portfolio holdings of the Fund are published daily on www.etfsecurities.com.au. Where you hold your Units until 31 December 2020 you will be entitled to the scheduled distribution of income in relation to the quarter ending 31 December 2020. This distribution will not be impacted by the Fund Termination. Where you hold your Units until Termination, you will receive a distribution of income for the period after 31 December 2020, together with an amount in Australian dollars equal to the net asset value per Unit of the Fund on the day the assets of the Fund are sold (which is expected to be the Last Trading Day), multiplied by the number of Units you hold. ETFS will bear all transaction costs associated with the liquidation of the assets of the Fund. Holders should be aware that the price of the underlying securities may change and the net asset value per Unit of the Fund may change between the date of this communication and the completion of Termination. For further information in relation to the Fund or how to sell or redeem your Units, please refer to the Termination Letter here and the PDS here

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Termination of ETFS Enhanced USD Cash ETF (ZUSD)

Dec 14, 2020

ETFS Management (AUS) Limited ACN 150 433 828 (ETFS), as responsible entity for the ETFS Enhanced USD ETF (ZUSD), has resolved to terminate the Fund (Termination), effective after the close of trading on 29 January 2021 (Last Trading Day). As a result of the Termination, Units in the Fund will be suspended from quotation on the AQUA market of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and removed from trading status after the close of trading on the Last Trading Day and wound up in accordance with Part 5C.9 of the Corporations Act and the Fund's constitution. Termination Letter PDS Background ETFS has undertaken a review of the Fund and determined that it would be in the best interests of Holders to terminate the Fund. ETFS made this determination for several reasons, including that: the Fund has not reached sufficient size to be cost effective for investors relative to other Australian equity ETFs; and due to limited secondary market trading in the Fund average bid-offer spreads are higher than for comparable Australian equity ETFs. ETFS has decided to provide Holders with in excess of 30 trading days’ notice of its intention to terminate the Fund. This communication outlines the steps that will be taken to affect the Termination of the Fund and seeks to inform you as to what action you may take. Important dates Set out below is a summary of the key dates relating to the Termination. Dispatch of this letter. 14 December 2020 Scheduled ex-date for distribution of income for the quarter ending 31 December 2020. 31 December 2020 The date at which an investor needs to be recorded as the beneficial owner of Units in the Fund in the Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS) to be eligible for the December quarter distribution (the December Quarter Distribution Record Date). 4 January 2021 Last day for dealings in the Units in the Fund and last day for redemption of Units in the Fund by Authorised Participants (the Last Trading Day). 29 January 2021 The date at which termination will commence (Termination Commencement Date). 29 January 2021 Ex-date for distribution of income for the period after 31 December 2020. 1 February 2021 The date at which an investor needs to be recorded as the beneficial owner of Units in the Fund in the Clearing House Electronic Subregister System (CHESS) (the Termination Record Date). 2 February 2021 Final distribution to be paid to investors holding Units on the Termination Record Date (the Termination Payment Date). 12 February 2021 The dates above are subject to change. Any change will be announced to the market via the ASX. How will the termination of the Fund affect your Units? As a Holder of Units, you have several choices as to the action you can take in response to this communication. In any event your Units will not be able to be traded on the ASX after the Last Trading Day. You should consult your financial adviser to ensure that you understand the implications, including the costs and risks, of your choice. As a Holder of Units, you may either; sell your Units on the ASX in the ordinary way via your broker prior to the close of trading on the Last Trading Day. ETFS expects that the market makers will continue to make a market for Units until 29 January 2021; redeem your Units with the Issuer in the ordinary way, if you are an Authorised Participant, prior to the close of trading on the Last Trading Day, or hold your Units until the Termination of the Fund and receive a pro-rata share of the proceeds of winding up. If you choose to sell your Units on the ASX, you will incur brokerage costs and any spread costs as you normally would when transacting on the ASX. Similarly, if you are an Authorised Participant and choose to redeem your Units with the Issuer, you will incur the costs associated with a redemption as set out in section 6.4 of the PDS for the Fund. Holders deciding to sell their Units are able to have regard to the prevailing price of the underlying securities and their Units at the relevant time. Performance information for both the Fund and the benchmark Index, as well as the full portfolio holdings of the Fund are published daily on www.etfsecurities.com.au. Where you hold your Units until 31 December 2020 you will be entitled to the scheduled distribution of income in relation to the quarter ending 31 December 2020. This distribution will not be impacted by the Fund Termination. Where you hold your Units until Termination, you will receive a distribution of income for the period after 31 December 2020, together with an amount in Australian dollars equal to the net asset value per Unit of the Fund on the day the assets of the Fund are sold (which is expected to be the Last Trading Day), multiplied by the number of Units you hold. ETFS will bear all transaction costs associated with the liquidation of the assets of the Fund. Holders should be aware that the price of the underlying securities may change and the net asset value per Unit of the Fund may change between the date of this communication and the completion of Termination. For further information in relation to the Fund or how to sell or redeem your Units, please refer to the Termination Letter here and the PDS here

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ETF Securities announces management restructure for future growth

Oct 06, 2020

Following his return to Australia this year, Graham Tuckwell the founder and chairman of ETF Securities Australia has decided to take up the new role of Executive Chairman of the Australian operation. As such, he will play a more active strategic role in defining the future direction of the business, applying his decades of experience in building the international ETF businesses. As part of this new structure, the role of Australian CEO is no longer required and the incumbent, Kris Walesby, is leaving with immediate effect. Kris has played an important role in leading the Australian business for the last 5 years and we wish him every success in his future endeavours. The current senior management team of Kanish Chugh (Head of Distribution), Evan Metcalf (Head of Product) and Cliff Man (Head of Portfolio Management) will report directly to Graham. Each will now have expanded responsibilities for the daily operation of the business with the aim of continuing to grow and build on its successes. The team at ETF Securities Australia are excited by the expanded commitment of the company’s founder to the business and view this is a great opportunity for the business to accelerate its development. For more information, click here.

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Media Release: 2 ETFs to invest in now ahead of Tesla’s ‘Battery Day’ announcement (NASDAQ: TSLA)

Sep 21, 2020

Tesla’s widely-anticipated ‘Battery Day’ is coming up on Tuesday, Sept. 22, and investors and analysts expect a good show at the stock markets. Kanish Chugh, Co-Head of Sales, ETF Securities comments: “Tesla will host a live webcast for the Tesla “Battery Day,” a first-time-ever promotional event linked to the company’s annual shareholder’s meeting at its Fremont, California, factory. We believe these announcements will reinforce Tesla’s position as a technology leader. “Tesla recorded a 500% surge this year and, with its latest advances in battery technology, it is anticipated that the company’s stock may surge ahead on the stock markets. “Investors can participate in this innovative stock and benefit from higher return by investing via these two ETFs provided by ETF Securities, which provide exposure to Tesla: The ETFS Battery Tech & Lithium ETF (ASX Code: ACDC) offers investors exposure to the energy storage and production megatrend including companies involved in the supply chain and production for battery technology and lithium mining. The fund has a 5.93% exposure to Tesla as at 18th September. The ETFS FANG+ ETF (ASX Code: FANG) provides investors simple exposure to ten global innovation leaders including Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google and Tesla. The fund has a 17.01% exposure to Tesla as at 18th September. About ETF Securities ETF Securities Australia is the independent champion of specialist ETF solutions. Our growing range of cost-effective and innovation-led ETFs are built to help investors and their advisers achieve better investment outcomes by providing access to yield, thematic equity themes and commodities. Our specialist multi-asset range goes beyond traditional ‘core’ to help optimise opportunities around enhanced core and satellite exposures. From offering the potential to boost growth, to improving income or aiding greater portfolio diversification, our versatile solutions help make a difference. Beyond our range of specialist ETFs, we remain committed to acting as an ETF consultant to Australian advisers and investors by providing actionable investor knowledge to help them use ETF solutions more effectively. For all media queries please contact: Simrita Virk at Shed Connect M: 0434 531 172 E: simrita.virk@shedconnect.com This document is communicated by Shed Connect on behalf of ETFS Management (AUS) Limited (ETFS). Under no circumstances is this document to be used or considered as an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities, investments or other financial instruments and any investments should only be made on the basis of the relevant product disclosure statement which should be considered by any potential investor including any risks identified therein. This document does not take into account your personal needs and financial circumstances. You should seek independent financial, legal, tax and other relevant advice having regard to your particular circumstances. Although we use reasonable efforts to obtain reliable, comprehensive information, we make no representation and give no warranty that it is accurate or complete. Investments in any product issued by ETFS are subject to investment risk, including possible delays in repayment and loss of income and principal invested. Neither ETFS, ETFS Capital Limited nor any other member of the ETFS Capital Group guarantees the performance of any products issued by ETFS or the repayment of capital or any particular rate of return therefrom. The value or return of an investment will fluctuate and investor may lose some or all of their investment. Past performance is not an indication of future performance.

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ETFS Product Disclosure Statement - Exposure Draft July 2020

Jul 01, 2020

Pursuant to Part 7.9 of the Corporations Act, attached is the exposure draft for the ETFS Management (AUS) Limited product disclosure statement. ​Exposure Draft Product Disclosure Statement - ETFS Ultra Long Nasdaq 100 Hedge Fund ​ ​Exposure Draft Product Disclosure Statement - ETFS Ultra Short Nasdaq 100 Hedge Fund

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