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CT Investments to Launch the First K-POP ETF in the U.S. | News

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SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 1, 2022–

CT Investments, a subsidiary of Contents Technologies, announced today that it will launch the KPOP and Korean Entertainment ETF on the NYSE Arca on September 1, 2022. With the launch of the KPOP and Korean Entertainment ETF, investors now have the ability to access Korea Exchange listed companies in the entertainment and interactive media industries that have exposure to potential growth in K-pop and the Korean content industry in general.

The KPOP and Korean Entertainment ETF begins trading on Thursday, September 1, 2022 on the NYSE Arca under the symbol KPOP.

The KPOP & Korean Entertainment ETF (NYSE Arca: KPOP) seeks to provide results that, before fees and expenses, generally correspond to the total return performance of the KPOP Index, which is designed to provide exposure to publicly traded entertainment and interactive from Korea. media and service companies engaged in K-pop business. The KPOP and Korean Entertainment ETF targets weightings between 70% and 80% in the entertainment industry and between 20% and 30% in the interactive media and services industry, with the index being rebalanced on a quarterly basis.

Jangwon Lee, CEO of CT Investments and Contents Technologies, stated that “K-pop, which has become a global keyword, has become part of the mainstream culture for fans in Korea and around the world.” . He added, “We are launching this ETF to provide an opportunity for global fans who love K-pop to participate in the potential growth and development of the K-pop industry, as well as for investors to access listed companies. in Korea who are driving the future. of the global content industry moving forward”.

International music disc sales by Korean entertainment companies exceeded $221 million in 2021 from $24 million in 2012, with significant growth coming from some of the world’s largest music markets in North America and Europe, reinforcing the trend of K-pop resonating with mainstream culture. 1 “The global K-pop market is still in an early stage of growth and the KPOP and Korean Entertainment ETF will offer thematic exposure to key companies in the Korean media and entertainment industry that stand to benefit from this secular trend Jangwon said. Leeward.

For more information on KPOP and Korean Entertainment ETF, please visit kpopetf.com.

About CT Investments

Established in 2022, CT Investments is a wholly owned subsidiary and asset management arm of Contents Technologies.

About content technologies

Established in 2020, Contents Technologies (CT) is a next-generation content company that creates and invests in IP, as well as technology, finance and service-oriented businesses within the content value chain. CT is committed to innovation, technology, art, entrepreneurship and providing services that can expand business opportunities for creators and artists, as well as offering unique experiences to broaden fan engagement. CT currently acquires and manages one of the largest music copyright and related rights portfolios in South Korea and has made strategic investments in music production, music technology, creator economy, VFX, Web3 and games.


Investors should carefully consider investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing. To obtain a prospectus or summary of the prospectus containing this and other information about the Fund, please visit our website at kpopetf.com. Please read the prospectus or summary prospectus carefully before investing.

Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. There is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its stated objectives. In addition to the normal risks associated with investing, international investments may involve the risk of loss of principal due to unfavorable fluctuations in currency values, differences in generally accepted accounting principles, or social, economic, or political instability in other nations. Emerging markets involve higher risks related to the same factors, as well as higher volatility and lower trading volume. The Fund’s concentration in one industry or sector may increase the impact and potential losses associated with the risks of investing in those industries/sectors.

Concentration of the Fund in a single country or a limited number of countries will increase the impact and potential losses associated with the risks of investing in those countries.

The Fund is not diversified. The Fund is new and has a limited operating history for investors to evaluate. A new, smaller fund may not attract enough assets to achieve investment and trading efficiencies. In addition to the normal risks associated with investing, investments in smaller companies tend to exhibit greater volatility.

The Fund may invest in securities denominated in foreign currencies. Because the Fund’s NAV is determined in US dollars, the Fund’s NAV could decrease if the currencies of the underlying securities depreciate against the US dollar or if there are delays or limits on the repatriation of such currencies. Currency exchange rates can be very volatile and can change quickly and unpredictably.

Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC. acts as investment adviser to the Fund. The Fund is distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co., (SIDCO) 1 Freedom Valley Drive, Oaks, PA 19456. SIDCO is not affiliated with Exchange Traded Concepts, LLC. or CT Investments, Inc.

1 song, Bumyong. K-pop went global. Mirae asset values, 2022.

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