BEDMINSTER, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Precidian Investments, is pleased to announce that Capital Research and Management Company, one of the largest mutual fund sponsors in the United States, has licensed the firm's patented intellectual property for actively-managed, periodically-disclosed exchange traded funds (ETFs). Precidian's CEO, Daniel McCabe, stated "we are thrilled to add Capital to the growing list of industry pioneers who have licensed the new standard for actively-managed, periodically-disclosed ETFs."

Capital Research and Management Company joins Blackrock, State Street Global Advisors, Invesco PowerShares and Precidian Investments in seeking approval from the SEC to launch actively-managed, periodically-disclosed ETFs using Precidian's intellectual property. Precidian's ActiveShares(SM) structure combines the most beneficial aspects and protections of the traditional mutual fund with the efficiencies and flexibilities of an ETF. The patented ETF structure provides asset managers with the ability to generate alpha without daily disclosure of their proprietary strategies while simultaneously creating significant improvements in tax efficiency, manager flexibility and lower operating costs. Investors also can enjoy significant benefits associated with access to the alpha-generating capabilities of leading asset managers, real-time access to their money through regulated exchanges, simplified choice through a single share class, improved tax efficiency, and no lock up periods.

About Precidian Investments:

Precidian Investments is an industry leader in the creation of innovative financial products, specializing in exchange-traded fund (ETF) and mutual fund development, and associated trading and pricing technologies. Precidian designs and develops next-generation tools for the mutual fund industry, ETF providers and leading financial services institutions to meet the needs of today's more sophisticated investors. Expertise in product development, trading, clearance, sales, technology, and securities law enables Precidian to more efficiently design and build cutting-edge financial instruments.

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