AdvisorShares Investments, LLC Brings a Tailored ETF Investment Vehicle to the Marketplace...

Thu Oct 29, 2009 8:03am EDT

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AdvisorShares Investments, LLC Brings a Tailored ETF Investment Vehicle to the
Marketplace With Exemptive Relief

NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AdvisorShares Investments, LLC is
the first of three funds to have exemptive relief, allowing them to marry the
positive features of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with professional money

Historically, ETFs are designed to track an index, like the S&P 500. They are
passively managed: when the index makes a trade, the ETF makes the same trade
without speculation. Operational efficiency, transparency, liquidity and tax
efficiency are some of the numerous advantages to ETFs. AdvisorShares' exemptive
relief enables them to pair these advantages with a professional money manager
who actively makes decisions for the fund.

"What makes AdvisorShares so special," said CEO and Founder Noah Hamman, "is
that we package the benefits of professional money management with the benefits
of exchange-traded funds to give shareholders a better investment option."

So far, the package seems to be working: even though AdvisorShares' first
product, the Dent Tactical ETF (NYSE:DENT), has been in the market for only four
weeks, it is already the largest and fastest growing actively managed ETF,
trading over 1 million shares in the first four days of its launch. ETFs trade
in real time and can be bought and sold by individuals.

Harry S. Dent Jr., one of the managers of the DENT Tactical ETF, will be
featured in the upcoming winter issue of EQUITIES Magazine. Affiliates, Officers
and/or Directors of Equities Magazine own shares of (OTCBB:FNDM). Be
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About AdvisorShares

AdvisorShares Investments, LLC is an innovative investment management firm which
offers actively managed ETFs through the AdvisorShares Trust. Exchange Traded
Funds are one of the fastest growing investment products due to their
operational and tax efficient structure, and ease of accessibility.
AdvisorShares intends to offer a variety of investment products designed to help
investors reach their financial goals. AdvisorShares seeks out top investment
management firms interested in sub-advisory and product development
opportunities, as well as qualified emerging money managers. AdvisorShares
Investments, LLC, is a majority-owned subsidiary of Inc. Additional
Information about AdvisorShares Investments, LLC is available at .

About is an online content provider and lead generation platform
for the financial services community, including investment funds and the savings
and retirement markets. Our objective is to create equal access for all
investors to the portfolio management skills of leading investment managers by
launching an extended series of actively managed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
through our subsidiary AdvisorShares, to be listed on the NYSE in order to be
freely bought and sold by retail investors; and to use the Internet to serve as
a consumer advocate to the non-expert retail investor by providing our
"DGE" -- Education, Direction, Guidance and Evaluation -- to help investors find
the right pooled investment products, or "funds" in an engaging, unbiased online

About HS Dent

For two decades financial professionals and individuals have used HS Dent's
independent economic think tank and research team to provide specialized and
proprietary economic research, analysis tools and forecasts. HS Dent makes its
research available through its Monthly Economic Forecasts and Special Reports,
attending Demographics School, by joining the Financial Advisors Network, and by
participating in its Online Communities to share techniques and ideas with some
of the most successful advisors in the industry. Additional information about HS
Dent and the Dent Tactical ETF (NYSE:DENT) is available at

          Gregory Webster, CEO

          AdvisorShares Investments, LLC
          Noah Hamman, CEO
          1.877.THE.ETF1 (1.877.843.3831)

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