Vident Financial

A systematic & rules-based investment process

Applying timeless wisdom & established principles

A distinct philosophy & rigorous global research

Oversight Trust

Vident Financial, LLC is owned by the Vident Investors' Oversight Trust. “The Trust” is comprised of trustees who are industry professionals, who are responsible for ensuring that Vident Financial is run in accordance with a framework of principles-based investingTM.

The Trust also ensures that excess profits which Vident earns will be reinvested in the following two ways: 1) expanding Vident’s line of principles-based investment solutions and 2) reducing fund operating expenses for the benefit of the investors in Vident’s investment products. Vident Financial’s main goal is to offer principles-based solutions while increasingly reducing the costs to investors. The Trust is the sole shareholder of Vident Financial. As such, the focus of both Vident Financial and the Trust is to deliver value to the investors, putting their interests first.

*An investor may not invest directly in an index such as VIEQX. In addition, emerging markets investments may expose investors to risks not typically associated with similar investments in more developed markets. The classification of a country as an "emerging market" is generally based on the relative economic, political and social development and is by necessity subjective.