Category: Open Ended Investment Company
Investment Objective The objective of the Fund is to track the perf ormance of the UK Government bond (Gilt) mark et f or securities with a short -term maturity of between 1 and up to (but not including) 5 year s. Investment Policy The Fund seeks to tr ack the perf ormance of the Barcla y s UK Gilt 1-5 Y ear Index (the "Index" ) as closely as possible. The Fund inves ts primarily in securities included in the Index. These securities include public (government) oblig ations of the United Kingdom with a maturity between 1 and up to (but not including) 5 year s. The Fund seeks to hold all the securities of the Index with the appro ximate weightings as in that Index. The Fund will use a replication str ategy to create a near mirror -image of the Index. In limited circums t ances the Fund ma y purchase securities that are not included in the Index. The Fund ma y use financial derivative ins truments (that is, financial contracts whose prices are dependent on one or more underlying assets) in order to manage the portf olio eff iciently . Save in ex ceptional circums tan ces, the Fund will generally only issue and redeem shares to certa in institutional inves tors. However , shares of the Fund may be pur chased or sold through brok er s on one or more stock ex changes. The Fund trades on these stock ex changes at mark et prices which ma y fluctuate throughout the day . Mark et prices ma y be greater or less than the daily net asset value of the Fund. The Fund does not currently engage in securities lending. Shareholder s ma y redee m shares on any UK business day (other than day s on which relev ant financial mark ets ar e closed f or business and/ or the day preceding any such day provided that a list of such closed mark et day s will be published f or the Fund on www .spdrs.co m ); and any other day at the Director s' discretion (acting re asonably) provided Sharehol ders ar e notified in advance of any such day s. Any income earned by the Fund will be paid to shareholder s in re spect of the shares. The Fund's shares ar e issued in P ound Sterling. Please re f er to the prospectus f or more inf ormation. Index Source : BL OOMBERG® and BARCLA YS® are tr ademarks and service marks of Bloomber g Finance L.P . and its affil iates (collectively "Bloomberg") and Barcla ys Bank Plc (collectively with its affiliates, "Barcla ys"), respectively . Used under license. Bloomberg or Bloomberg's licensor s, including Barcla ys, own all propriet ary rights in the Barcla y s UK Gilt 1-5 Y ear Index. SPDR Barcla ys 1-5 Y ear Gilt UCITS ETF is not sponsore d by , endorsed, sold or promoted by Bloomberg or Barcla ys, and neither mak e any repr esentation reg ar ding the advisability of inves ting in it nor shall they have any liability in relation thereto , whether due to any delay , err or , interruption or otherwise with respect to the Barcla ys UK Gilt 1-5 Y ear Index.