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          Impact 100

          UCITS ETF (LIFE)

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          Most Innovative Fund Launch - Passive (ESG Clarity 2022)

          Key Documents

          FUND SUMMARY

          The Rize Environmental Impact 100 UCITS ETF (LIFE) seeks to invest in the 100 most innovative and impactful companies that potentially stand to benefit from developing and applying solutions that address the world’s most pressing climatic and environmental challenges. This includes leaders and innovators across clean water, EVs, renewables and hydrogen, energy efficiency, waste and the circular economy and nature-based solutions. LIFE has been designed to address the six environmental objectives set out in the EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities: (1) Climate Change Mitigation; (2) Climate Change Adaptation; (3) The Sustainable Use and Protection of Water and Marine Resources; (4) The Transition to A Circular Economy; (5) Pollution Prevention and Control; and (6) The Protection and Restoration of Biodiversity and Ecosystems. LIFE seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Foxberry SMS Environmental Impact 100 Index.

          KEY INFORMATION

          • AUM ($USD): 19,599,579
          • TER: 0.55%
          • ISIN: IE00BLRPRR04
          • Base Code: LIFE
          • SFDR Classification: Article 9
          • MSCI ESG Rating: AA

          INVESTMENT CASE

          Our planet is under threat like never before. Temperatures are rising, rainfall patterns are shifting and sea ice cover is retreating. Oceans are acidifying, soils are degrading, aquifers are drying up and droughts and floods are now common – while exploitation and degradation of the earth’s remaining natural resources, habitats and biodiversity continues unabated. In The Vocation of Man, Johann Gottlieb Fichte wrote “you could not remove a single grain of sand from its place without thereby… changing something through all parts of the immeasurable whole”. He was talking about the butterfly effect – the sensitive dependence that small change can have broad, non-linear implications on a complex system. Our planet is a complex system, and our persistent assault on both its health and vitality has now started to alter its very fundamentals. The evidence is clear. Microplastics have been found in Antarctic ice for the first time. Canada’s last intact ice shelf has collapsed. Australia has seen some of the worst bushfires in history and locusts have swarmed Asia and the Middle East threatening food security and the livelihoods of millions of people. We have lost our balance with nature. And so – how can we restore it? How can we create a future in which both people and nature can thrive? We must make nature our ally, and look to restore the rich and biodiverse world we inherited. Our first-of-its-kind investment strategy and ETF – Europe’s first environmental impact ETF – provides investors with exposure to the 100 most innovative and impactful companies that are tackling the world’s most pressing climatic and environmental challenges. Companies across clean water, EVs, renewables and hydrogen, energy efficiency, waste and the circular economy and nature-based solutions that hold the promise of a greener future.

          WHY LIFE?

          • Favourable Growth Prospects

            LIFE is Europe’s first environmental impact ETF, and provides investors with exposure to the top 100 companies that are developing innovative and impactful solutions in clean water, EVs, renewables and hydrogen, energy efficiency, waste and the circular economy and nature-based solutions.

          • Powered by Sustainable Market Strategies®

            LIFE is purpose-built in collaboration with Sustainable Market Strategies, an independent ESG intelligence firm based in Montreal, Canada, and leverages their unique insights and proprietary classification system of companies that are aligned with the environmental objectives set out in the EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities.

          • Unconstrained Approach

            LIFE’s composition transcends classic sector, size and geographic classifications by tracking an emerging theme.

          • ETF Efficiency

            In a single trade, LIFE delivers access to the top 100 companies that are favourably positioned to ride the tailwinds of the environmental impact opportunities theme.

          Thematic Classification

          LIFE invests in companies within the 10 sub-sectors of the Environmental Impact Opportunities thematic classification which have been extrapolated out of the 6 environmental objectives of the EU Taxonomy. The classification was built in partnership with sustainability experts Sustainable Market Strategies and is an enabling taxonomy designed for the investment and research communities with the aim of identifying the earth’s major environmental challenges and the most impactful companies and business activities that offer solutions to them.

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          ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT 100

          Renewable Energy Generation

          Renewable Energy Equipment Manufacturers

          Hydrogen and Alternative Fuels

          Energy Efficiency

          Green Transport

          Climate Resilience

          Clean Water

          Circular Economy

          Pollution Control

          Nature-Based Solutions

          Performance

          CHART (%)
          TABLE (%)
          RIZE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT 100 UCITS ETF
          FOXBERRY SMS ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT 100 INDEX

          Capital at risk. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The value of your investment and income generated will vary, your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations.

          As of
          Cumulative ETF Index Tracking Difference
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          1 month
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          6 months
          1 year
          Inception

          Capital at risk. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The value of your investment and income generated will vary, your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations.

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          Top 10 Holdings

          Name ISIN Weight CCY
          FIRST SOLAR INC COMUS33643310702.36USD
          ECOPRO CO LTD COM STKKR70865200041.68KRW
          MEYER BURGER TECHNOLOGY AG CHF0.05CH01085037951.67CHF
          SMA SOLAR TECHNOLOGY AG NPV (BR)DE000A0DJ6J91.61EUR
          JOHNSON CTLS INTL PLCIE00BY7QL6191.5USD
          NORDEX SEDE000A0D65541.48EUR
          BADGER METER INC COMUS05652510811.48USD
          XYLEM INC COMUS98419M10091.47USD
          SAMSUNG SDI KRW5000KR70064000061.38KRW
          SUNPOWER CORPUS86765240641.34USD

          Full Fund Holdings

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          Fund Details

          Net Assets USD 19,599,579
          NAV per share USD 4.3002
          Shares Outstanding 4,557,849
          Total Expense Ratio 0.55
          Inception 14/07/2021
          ISIN IE00BLRPRR04
          Base Code LIFE
          Base Currency USD
          Index Name Foxberry SMS Environmental Impact 100 Index / FXBYLIFE
          Thematic Classification SMS Environmental Impact Opportunities Thematic Classification
          Index Replication Method Physical – full replication
          Income Treatment Accumulating
          No. of holdings 100
          UCITS Yes
          Domicile Ireland
          Issuer Rize UCITS ICAV
          Promoter Rize ETF Limited
          Manager IQ EQ Fund Management (Ireland) Limited
          Investment Manager IQ EQ Fund Management (Ireland) Limited
          Depositary / Custodian Northern Trust Fiduciary Services (Ireland) Limited
          ISA Eligible (UK) Yes
          SIPP Eligible (UK) Yes
          Reporting Fund Status (UK) Yes
          Equity Fund (DE) Yes
          SFDR Classification Article 9

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          Registrations

          • Austria
          • Denmark
          • Finland
          • Germany
          • Ireland
          • Italy
          • Luxembourg
          • Netherlands
          • Norway
          • Spain
          • Sweden
          • Switzerland
          • United Kingdom

          Listings

          Exchange Currency Listing Date SEDOL Bloomberg Ticker RIC
          Borsa Italiana EUR 05-Aug-21 BNM5PD1 VITA IM LIFEE.MI
          Deutsche Börse Xetra EUR 23-Jul-21 BNM5PF3 WRLD GY WRLDG.DE
          London Stock Exchange USD 23-Jul-21 BNM5H57 LIFE LN RULIFE.L
          London Stock Exchange GBP 23-Jul-21 BNM5H68 LVNG LN LVNG.L
          SIX Swiss Exchange CHF 10-Jan-22 BNM5HK2 ENVR SE ENVR.S

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          Risks

          All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.

          LIFE is vulnerable to cyclical declines in the environmental sector.

          Individual companies are subject to intense competition that may negatively impact their revenues and market values and therefore LIFE's value.

          LIFE also invests in small publicly-traded companies which may be less mature and therefore more vulnerable to adverse business or economic events and greater and more unpredictable price changes than larger companies, the technology sector as a whole or the stock market as a whole.

          LIFE invests in global equity securities. As such, there is a risk of loss arising from exchange rate fluctuations or exchange control regulations.

          Other: (1) Third-party service providers (such as the ICAV’s depositary) may go bankrupt and fail to pay money due to LIFE or return property belonging to LIFE. (2) If the Index provider stops calculating the Index or if LIFE's license to replicate the Index is terminated, LIFE may have to be closed. (3) It may not always be possible to buy and sell LIFE Shares on a stock exchange or at prices closely reflecting the Net Asset Value. (4) There is no capital guarantee or protection on the value of LIFE and investors can lose all the capital invested in LIFE. (5) Please refer to the “Risk Factors” section of the ICAV’s Prospectus and the Fund Supplement.

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