Wheaton, IL, April 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Elkhorn Investments, LLC, a pioneer of research-based investing, was named Most Innovative ETF Issuer of the Year at the fourth annual ETF.com Awards held in New York City on March 30, 2017. In addition, Elkhorn was presented with the award for Best New Commodity ETF for the Elkhorn Fundamental Commodity Strategy ETF (RCOM).

The Most Innovative ETF Issuer award is given to the ETF provider that launched the most innovative and groundbreaking group of ETFs in 2016. Ben Fulton, Founder and CEO of Elkhorn, said, “We are proud to be recognized as innovators in the ETF industry.  We believe we are uniquely positioned in this industry to not only build next generation products but also to partner with established asset management firms given our independence and agility.”

In 2016, Elkhorn launched the industry’s first suite of midcap sector ETFs on the flagship S&P MidCap 400® Index as well as the first-ever factor rotation ETF (LVHB), the first investment grade-only preferred ETF (EPRF) and two commodity ETFs in partnership with Research Affiliates (RCOM) and Dorsey Wright (DWAC) that do not issue a K-1.

The Best New Commodity ETF award is given to the most important commodity ETF launched in 2016. ETF.com credited RCOM as bringing “a ‘smart beta’ sensibility to the commodity space.”

Elkhorn was also awarded the US Investor Solutions Award for the BMO Elkhorn DWA MLP SelectTM Index ETN (BLMP) at the mtn-i 2017 Americas Structured Note Showcase & Awards, an award ceremony held in Miami on April 6, 2017.

To view information on the ETF.com awards, visit http://www.etf.com/sections/features-and-news/and-2016-etfcom-awards-winners-are

To view information on the mtn-i ETN award, visit http://www.mtn-i.info/latest-news-americas/2017-award-winners

To learn more about Elkhorn’s innovative and award-winning products, visit www.elkhorn.com

About Elkhorn
Founded in 2013 by Ben Fulton, a recognized leader and pioneer of the ETP industry, Elkhorn is redefining the relationship between investment strategy and product structure: designing, sponsoring and distributing innovative, research-based investments solutions. At Elkhorn, research drives design and advisors drive structural decisions. Elkhorn has a strategic relationship with Barclays which has increased the capacity of investment solutions offered by Elkhorn. To learn more about Elkhorn please visit www.elkhorn.com.

ETF.com awards as of 3/30/17. Elkhorn Fundamental Commodity Strategy ETF (RCOM) was selected as the best new commodity ETF. All winners were selected by the ETF.com Awards Selection Committee, a group of independent ETF experts.

Mtn-i award as of 4/6/2017. BMO Elkhorn DWA MLP Select™ Index ETN was selected as the 2017 Americas Structured Note Award - Investor Solutions - MLP Select Index/ETN Award.  Winners were selected by Mtn-I, a global news, data, analytics and communication platform that specializes in compiling data on below-radar debt markets covering Structured Notes, Private Placements and MTNs.

Important Information
There are risks involved with investing in ETFs, including possible loss of money. Shares are not actively managed and are subject to risks similar to those of stocks, including those regarding short selling and margin maintenance requirements. Ordinary brokerage commissions apply. The Fund's return may not match the return of the Underlying Index. The funds are new and have limited operating histories. One cannot invest directly into an index.

The S&P MidCap 400® provides investors with a benchmark for mid-sized companies.

Shares are not individually redeemable and owners of the shares may acquire those shares from the fund and tender those shares for redemption to the fund in Creation Units only, typically consisting of 50,000 Shares.

ALPS Distributors, Inc. is the distributor of Elkhorn exchange-traded funds. ALPS Distributors, Inc is not affiliated with Elkhorn ETNs.

An investor should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Fund carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus containing this and other information, please call 630.384.8700. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

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