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Direxion Shares Executes Reverse Share Split of Six ETFs

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Direxion Shares Executes Reverse Share Split of Six ETFs15:21 EDT Wednesday, November 02, 2011BOSTON, Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Direxion, a pioneer in providing alternative investment solutions to sophisticated investors, will execute a 1-for-5 reverse split of the shares of the Direxion Daily Real Estate Bear 3x Shares (DRV), Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bull 3x Shares (EDC), Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3x Shares (FAS), Direxion Daily Latin America Bull 3x Shares (LBJ), and Direxion Daily 20+ Year Treasury Bear 3x Shares (TMV) for shareholders of record after the close of the markets on November 9, 2011. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111005/NY80121LOGO )Additionally, the firm will execute a 1-for-3 reverse split of the shares of the Direxion Daily Russia Bull 3x Shares (RUSL) for shareholders of record after the close of the markets on November 9, 2011. The reverse split for the six ETFs was previously announced on October 3, 2011: http://www.direxionshares.com/pdfs/DirexionPressReleaseETFNovemberReverseSplits.pdfTo speak to a member of the Direxion team, or request more information, please contact James Doyle at 973-850-7308 or jdoyle@jcprinc.com. About Direxion Direxion Funds and Direxion Shares, managed by Rafferty Asset Management, LLC, offer leveraged index funds, ETFs and alternative-class fund products for investment advisors and sophisticated investors who seek to effectively manage risk and return in both bull and bear markets. Founded in 1997, the company has approximately $7.5 billion in assets under management as of 9/30/11. The company's business model is built on continuous product innovation, exceptional customer service and a commitment to building strategic relationships with distribution partners. For more information, please visit www.direxionfunds.com or www.direxionshares.com. Disclosure:There is no guarantee that the funds will achieve their objectives. For more information on all Direxion Shares daily leveraged ETFs, go to www.direxionshares.com, or call us at 866.476.7523.The ETFs are not suitable for all investors and should be utilized only by sophisticated investors who understand leverage risk, consequences of seeking daily leveraged investment results and intend to actively monitor and manage their investments. Due to the daily nature of the leverage employed, there is no guarantee of amplified long-term returns. Past performance is not indicative of future results. An investor should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of Direxion Shares carefully before investing. The prospectus and summary prospectus contains this and other information about Direxion Shares. Download a prospectus and summary prospectus at www.direxionshares.com. The prospectus and summary prospectus should be read carefully before investing.Risks:Investing in the funds may be more volatile than investing in broadly diversified funds. The use of leverage by a fund increases the risk to the fund. The more a fund invests in leveraged instruments the more the leverage will magnify gains or losses on those investments. There is no assurance that the Funds will achieve their objectives and an investment in a Fund could lose money. No single Fund is a complete investment program. The Funds are not designed to, and will not necessarily, track the underlying index or benchmark over a longer period of time. One cannot invest directly in an index.An investment in the Funds involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The Funds are non-diversified and include risks associated with concentration risk that results from the Funds' investments in a particular industry or sector which can increase volatility. The use of derivatives such as futures contracts, forward contracts, options and swaps are subject to market risks that may cause their price to fluctuate over time. The Fund does not attempt to, and should not be expected to, provide returns which are a multiple of the return of the Index for periods other than a single day. For other risks including correlation, leverage, compounding, market volatility and specific risks regarding each sector, please read the prospectus.Distributor: Foreside Fund Services, LLC. Contact:James DoyleJCPR973-850-7308jdoyle@jcprinc.com SOURCE Direxion