“One of the unique advantages of the ETF structure over a typical hedge fund is that it helps minimize the tax burden on investors through the ETF creation and redemption process,” said Adam Patti, chief executive officer of IndexIQ. “Hedge funds can be highly tax inefficient, and they often employ strategies that generate significant short-term capital gains. This tax burden can dramatically reduce real returns, something investors should keep in mind as they determine the most efficient way to build portfolios and allocate assets.”NOTE: Shareholders should consult with their tax advisors regarding any tax consequences related to these dividends and distributions.
IndexIQ Announces Zero Capital Gain Distributions Estimate For All Funds For 2012
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