PowerShares exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are recognized by institutional investors for offering liquidity, flexibility and portfolio diversification opportunities

We Believe:

  • ETFs are a very efficient investment vehicle and can be a critical building block to portfolio construction.
  • Indexing goes beyond benchmarking.

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ETF Implementation Strategies

StrategyObjective
Transition ManagementMaintain exposure while searching for new managers
RebalancingReduce implementation time to change exposures in asset classes
Cash EquitizationMaintain liquidity1 while remaining fully invested
Portfolio CompletionAims for portfolio diversification and seeks to minimize benchmark risk while maintaining performance objectives.
Securities LendingPotential for additional return
Tactical Adjustments to Asset AllocationOver - or underweight certain styles, regions or countries on the basis of short term view
Long / Short ETF ApplicationsObtain long or short exposure
Taxable PlansBenefit from the tax efficiency2 of ETFs
Fixed Income Duration and Credit AdjustmentsFine-tune the target duration and credit quality of fixed income portfolios
Small Institutional PlansImplement the desired asset allocation regardless of plan size
as of 06/01/2015

PowerShares Largest ETFs (AUM)

Ticker Description AUM (MM)
PSGA PowerShares Global Agriculture NASDAQ OMX Fund $9.86
as of 06/01/2015

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Ticker Description Net Flows(MM)
PRF PowerShares FTSE RAFI US 1000 Portfolio $823.04
PGX PowerShares Preferred Portfolio $595.89
SPLV PowerShares S&P 500 Low Volatility Portfolio $551.62
PCY PowerShares Emerging Markets Sovereign Debt Portfolio $501.57
PJP PowerShares Dynamic Pharmaceuticals Portfolio $488.34
PHDG PowerShares S&P 500 Downside Hedged Portfolio $472.12
DBO PowerShares DB Oil Fund $468.60
PDP PowerShares DWA Momentum Portfolio $435.12
SPHD PowerShares S&P 500 High Dividend Portfolio $409.23
UUP PowerShares DB US Dollar Index Bullish Fund $395.12
PID PowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio $375.19
PWV PowerShares Dynamic Large Cap Value Portfolio $227.59
PZA PowerShares National AMT-Free Municipal Bond Portfolio $222.05
VRP PowerShares Variable Rate Preferred Portfolio $209.91
PIN PowerShares India Portfolio $205.98

Although ETFs are most commonly thought of as a retail product, many institutional investors recognize ETFs as helpful tools in portfolio management tasks.

1 Shares are not individually redeemable and owners of shares may acquire those from the Funds and tender those shares for redemption to the Funds in creation unit aggregations only, typically consisting of 50,000 shares.

2 Invesco PowerShares does not offer tax advice. Please consult your tax adviser for information regarding your own tax situation.

This does not constitute a recommendation of the suitability of any investment strategy for a particular investor. Not all strategies are suitable for all investors. Investors should consider their own (or discuss their) situation and risk tolerance (with their financial advisor) before investing.

Securities lending involves a risk of loss because the borrower may fail to return the securities in a timely manner or at all.