SOURCE: AdvisorShares


January 25, 2010 10:00 ET

AdvisorShares Launches Monthly Portfolio Manager Commentaries; Announces Key New Hires to Support Its Growth

Monthly Commentary Promotes Transparency of ETF Holdings

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - January 25, 2010) - AdvisorShares Investments, LLC, an innovative investment management firm designed to offer actively managed ETFs, is excited to announce that it has launched a new monthly Portfolio Manager Commentary for its offerings of actively managed ETFs, beginning with the Dent Tactical ETF. (NYSE: DENT)

Financial professionals will now have direct access to the insights and observations of AdvisorShares Portfolio Managers. Each month, their commentaries will discuss how U.S. and global economic trends affected the company's ETF trading strategies for the period. These commentaries are designed to aid financial professionals in understanding and explaining the AdvisorShares strategies for their own client interactions.

The Portfolio Manager commentaries can be found on the Funds' website at but can also be emailed upon request. AdvisorShares also communicates via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn group pages.

AdvisorShares is also pleased to announce two key new hires as the firm continues to grow and evolve.

Charles Robertson has recently been hired as Director of Marketing, and Devon Ramirez has been hired as a Regional Business Consultant. Charles brings over 15 years in the financial services industry to AdvisorShares and will help to provide promotion, education, and communication for the actively managed ETF story. He is based in Los Angeles, CA. Devon brings extensive ETF industry knowledge to AdvisorShares and will make an immediate impact on AdvisorShares' distribution efforts. Devon is based in Bethesda, MD.

For press and media inquires, please contact Katrine Winther-Olesen at 973.400.1341 or For questions on AdvisorShares products or services, please visit the Fund's website at or call 1-877-THE-ETF1 (1-877-843-3831). Or please stop by the AdvisorShares booth at the TD Ameritrade Institutional 2010 National Conference in Orlando, FL from Feb 3rd through Feb 6th.

About AdvisorShares

AdvisorShares ETFs strive to provide investors with true diversification by offering a packaged approach to a variety of asset classes, strategies and styles. AdvisorShares ETFs allow individual investors the opportunity to participate in previously institutional-only investment strategies representing several top money managers, sophisticated trading strategies and previously unavailable investment vehicles. (OTCBB: FNDM) is the majority owner of AdvisorShares Investments, LLC and is an online content provider and offers one of the leading generation platforms for the financial services community, including investment funds and the savings and retirement markets. AdvisorShares aspires to be a leader in actively managed ETFs and is dedicated to investor education. Visit our website at to learn more about us.

Before investing you should carefully consider the Fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. This and other information is in the prospectus, a copy of which may be obtained by visiting Please read the prospectus carefully before you invest.

An investment in the Fund is subject to risk, including the possible loss of principal amount invested. Other Fund risks include asset allocation risk, trading risk, early closing risk, turnover risk and temporary defensive positions risk which can increase Fund expenses and may decrease Fund performance. The Fund is, also, subject to the risks associated with the underlying ETFs that comprise this "fund of funds." The underlying ETFs' risks, as detailed in the prospectus, include small and large cap company risk, real estate investment trusts (REITs) risk, interest rate risk, credit risk, fixed income risk, foreign securities and currency risks, emerging markets risk, derivative risk, and commodity-linked derivative investment risk. Newly organized, actively managed Funds have no trading history and there can be no assurance that active trading markets will be developed or maintained.

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Contact Information

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    Katrine Winther-Olesen
    JCPR, Inc.
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