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Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses carefully before investing. For a prospectus or summary prospectus with this and other information about the Fund, please visit our website at www.validusetfs.com. Read the prospectus or summary prospectus carefully before investing.

Investment Objective: The Fund seeks to track the performance, before fees and expenses, of the Cboe Validus S&P 500 Dynamic PutWrite Index.

Investing involves risk, including possible loss of principal. Unlike mutual funds, ETFs may trade at a premium or discount to their net asset value. Brokerage commissions may apply and would reduce returns.

Equity Market Risk. Common stocks are generally exposed to greater risk than other types of securities, such as preferred stock and debt obligations, because common stockholders generally have inferior rights to receive payment from specific issuers. The equity securities that the Fund has exposure to through the S&P 500 Index Puts may experience sudden, unpredictable drops in value or long periods of decline in value. This may occur because of factors that affect securities markets generally or factors affecting specific issuers, industries, or sectors in which the Fund invests. Put Option Risk. Options may be subject to volatile swings in price influenced by changes in the value of the underlying investment (e.g., the S&P 500 Index). Although the Fund collects premiums on the options it writes, the Fund’s risk of loss if its options expire in-the-money (i.e., the Fund, as the seller of the S&P 500 Index Puts, owes the buyer of the S&P 500 Index Puts) may outweigh the gains to the Fund from the receipt of such option premiums. Derivatives Risk. Options are a type of derivative. The use of derivatives could increase or decrease the Fund’s exposure to the risks of the underlying instrument. Using derivatives can have a leveraging effect and increase Fund volatility. A small investment in derivatives could have a potentially large impact on the Fund’s performance. Implied Volatility Risk. When the Fund sells an option, it gains the amount of the premium it receives, but also incurs a liability representing the value of the option it has sold until the option is either exercised and finishes “in the money,” meaning it has value and can be sold, or the option expires worthless, or the expiration of the option is “rolled,” or extended forward. The value of the options in which the Fund invests is based partly on the volatility used by market participants to price such options (i.e., implied volatility). Accordingly, increases in the implied volatility of such options will cause the value of such options to increase (even if the prices of the options’ underlying stocks do not change), which will result in a corresponding increase in the liabilities of the Fund under such options and thus decrease the Fund’s NAV. Large-Capitalization Risk. The Fund’s investments are associated with large-capitalization companies (i.e., the largest 500 U.S.-listed companies by market capitalization). The securities of large-capitalization companies may be relatively mature compared to smaller companies and therefore subject to slower growth during times of economic expansion. Large-capitalization companies may also be unable to respond quickly to new competitive challenges, such as changes in technology and consumer tastes. U.S. Government and U.S. Agency Obligations Risk. The Fund may invest in securities issued by the U.S. government or its agencies or instrumentalities. U.S. Government guaranteed securities are neither insured nor guaranteed by the U.S. Government. New Fund Risk. The Fund is a recently organized management investment company with no operating history. As a result, prospective investors do not have a track record or history on which to base their investment decisions. Passive Investment Risk. The Fund is passively managed and attempts to mirror the composition and performance of the CBOE Validus S&P 500 Dynamic PutWrite Index. The Fund’s returns may  not match due to expenses incurred by the Fund or lack of precise correlation with the Index. Tracking Error Risk. As with all index funds, the performance of the Fund and its Index may differ from each other for a variety of reasons. For example, the Fund incurs operating expenses and portfolio transaction costs not incurred by the Index. In addition, the Fund may not be fully invested in Index Components at all times or may hold securities not included in the Index.

PUTD Index: The Cboe Validus S&P 500 Dynamic PutWrite Index is designed to track the value of a rule-based investment strategy which consists of overlaying a basket of S&P 500 (SPX) a.m. settled standard-expiry short put options over a money market account invested at the 4-week daily Treasury Bill rate. 

VIX Index: The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is a real-time index that represents the market’s expectations for the relative strength of near-term price changes of the S&P 500 Index (SPX). Because it is derived from the prices of SPX index options with near-term expiration dates, it generates a 30-day forward projection of volatility. Volatility, or how fast prices change, is often seen as a way to gauge market sentiment, and in particular the degree of fear among market participants.

Tidal Financial Group (Tidal) serves as the Investment Adviser for the Fund.

Validus (Validus ETF) serves as the Sub-Adviser to the Fund.

The Fund is distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC. Foreside, Tidal, and Validus are not related

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