2018
Horizons ETFs wins Best Canadian Fixed Income ETF (HAD), Best Canadian Short-term Fixed Income ETF (HFR) and Best Bond ETF Asset Group at the 2018 Lipper Fund Awards.
Horizons ETFs launches its first socially responsible investing (SRI) fund – the Horizons Global Sustainability Leaders Index ETF (ETHI).
Horizons ETFs introduces its latest technological innovation ETF – the Horizons Industry 4.0 Index ETF (FOUR).
Horizons ETFs launches its first blockchain ETF – Horizons Blockchain Technology & Hardware Index ETF ("BKCH")
Horizons ETFs’ Steve Hawkins Wins CEO of the Year Award
Horizons ETFs Wins Three Gramercy Awards for Marketing Excellence
Launch of Canada’s first small-cap marijuana ETF – the Horizons Emerging Marijuana Growers Index ETF ("HMJR")
• Horizons Active Corporate Bond ETF ("HAB"), Horizons Active Preferred Share ETF ("HPR"), Horizons Canadian Midstream Oil & Gas Index ETF ("HOG") and Horizons Cdn Insider Index ETF ("HII") win Fundata FundGrade A+® 2017 Awards
• Horizons ETFs surpasses $10 billion in AUM

2017
• Horizons ETFs surpasses $9 billion in AUM
Launch of Canada’s first global robotics equity ETF – the Horizons Robotics and Automation Index ETF (“RBOT”)
Launch of Canada’s first ETF driven by A.I. – the Horizons Active A.I. Global Equity ETF (“MIND”)
• Horizons wins Best Alternative Strategies ETF (HAC), Best Energy Equity ETF (HOG) and Best Preferred Share Fixed Income ETF (HPR) at the Lipper Awards
Horizons ETFs becomes the Official Partner and Exclusive ETF Sponsor of the Toronto Raptors for the 2017-2018 Season
Launch of the world’s first marijuana ETF – Horizons Medical Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (“HMMJ”)
Launch of Canada’s first ETF providing long and short exposure to worldwide currency markets – Horizons Absolute Return Global Currency ETF (“HARC”)
• Horizons Active US Floating Rate Bond (USD) ETF (“HUF.U”) and the Horizons Active Corporate Bond ETF (“HAB”) win Fundata FundGrade A+® 2016 Awards
• Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. celebrates its 10th anniversary

2016
• Horizons Active Management ETFs reach $3 billion in AUM
• Launch of Canada’s lowest cost dividend ETF (“HXH”)
Launch of Canada’s first active global currency ETF, Horizons Global Currency Opportunities ETF (“HGC”)
• Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. surpass $7 billion in AUM
• Horizons S&P 500® Index ETF (“HXS”) and the Horizons Active Corporate Bond ETF (“HAB”) win Fundata FundGrade A+® 2015 Awards

2015
• Horizons ETFs wins Best U.S. Equity ETF (“HXS”), Best High Yield Fixed Income (“HYI”), Best Alternative Strategies (“HAC”) and Best Commodity (“HGY”) at the Lipper Awards

2014
• Horizons ETFs wins Best U.S. Equity ETF (“HXS”) and Best Commodity ETF (“HUC”) at the Lipper Awards
Launch of Canada’s first swap-based fixed income ETF, Horizons Cdn Select Universe Bond ETF (“HBB”)
• Horizons AlphaPro ETFs surpass $2 billion

2013
• Horizons ETFs Management (USA) LLC is founded
• Launch of first ETF in Colombia, Fondo Bursátil Horizons MILA 40 de S&P (“HMILA40”)

2012
Horizons ETFs wins William F. Sharpe 2012 Award for Best ETF Innovation, Horizons Morningstar Hedge Fund Index ETF (“HHF”)
• Launch of Biggest Winner Trading Competition
Launch of Canada’s first Hedge Fund ETF, Horizons Morningstar Hedge Fund Index ETF, (“HHF”)
Launch of first inverse volatility ETF, BetaPro S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures™ Inverse ETF (“HVI”)

2011
• Mirae Asset Financial Group acquires majority stake in Horizons ETFs
• Launch of Canada’s first currency ETFs, also launched world’s first gold and silver spread ETFs

2010
• Launch of Canada’s first volatility tracking ETFs
Launch of Canada’s lowest cost ETF, BetaPro S&P/TSX 60™ Index ETF (“HXT”)

2009
• Launch of Horizons AlphaPro ETFs, the first actively managed ETF family in Canada

2008
• Launch of world’s first leveraged commodity ETFs

2007
• Launch of BetaPro ETFs, the first leveraged ETF family in Canada

2005
• Launch of BetaPro Mutual funds

 

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Horizons ETFs is a Member of Mirae Asset Global Investments. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with an investment in exchange traded products managed by Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (the "Horizons Exchange Traded Products"). The Horizons Exchange Traded Products are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the Horizons Exchange Traded Products. Please read the relevant prospectus before investing.

The Horizons Exchange Traded Products include our BetaPro Products which consist of our 2x Daily Bull and 2x Daily Bear ETFs ("2x Daily ETFs"), Inverse ETFs ("Inverse ETFs") and our VIX ETF (defined below). The 2x Daily ETFs and certain other BetaPro Products use leveraged investment techniques that can magnify gains and losses and may result in greater volatility of returns. These BetaPro Products are subject to leverage risk and may be subject to aggressive investment risk and price volatility risk, which, where applicable, are described in their respective prospectuses. Each 2x Daily ETF seeks a return, before fees and expenses, that is either 200% or -200% of the performance of a specified underlying index, commodity or benchmark (the "Target") for a single day. Each Inverse ETF seeks a return that is -100% of the performance of a Target. Due to the compounding of daily returns, a 2x Daily ETF's or Inverse ETF's returns over periods other than one day will likely differ in amount and, for the 2x Daily ETFs, possibly direction from the performance of their respective Target(s) for the same period. The BetaPro Product whose Target is the S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures Index™ (the "VIX ETF"), which is a (1x) VIX ETF, as described in the prospectus, is a speculative investment tool that is not a conventional investment. The VIX ETF’s Target is highly volatile. As a result, the VIX ETF is not generally viewed as stand-alone long-term investment. Historically, the VIX ETF’s Target has tended to revert to a historical mean. As a result, the performance of the VIX ETFs' Target is expected to be negative over the longer term and neither the VIX ETF nor its Target is expected to have positive long term performance. Investors should monitor their holdings, as frequently as daily, to ensure that they remain consistent with their investment strategies.

*The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in per unit value and reinvestment of all dividends or distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any securityholder that would have reduced returns. The rates of return shown in the table are not intended to reflect future values of the ETF or returns on investment in the ETF. Only the returns for periods of one year or greater are annualized returns.