Sprott Launches Physical Silver Mutual Fund, Will Likely Soak Up Much Marginal Silver Inventory

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And another major source of physical demand in the already very undersupplied silver market appears. Just released from Sprott Asset Management, who recently added to the perfect storm in silver by cashing out on the record PSLV premium and converting proceeds to miner stocks: "The Sprott Silver Bullion Fund is an innovative offering, being the
first mutual fund in Canada to invest primarily in unencumbered, fully
allocated silver bullion
. The Fund's objective is to seek to provide a
secure and liquid investment for investors seeking exposure to silver
bullion without the inconvenience associated with direct investment." We can't wait to discover how many tons of silver this mutual fund will soak up imminently, and where the always exciting adventure of "COMEX registered silver" takes us next...

Full release:

Sprott Asset Management Expands its Industry Leading Family of Precious Metals Funds with First Silver Bullion Mutual Fund in Canada

TORONTO, May 9 /CNW/ - Sprott Asset Management LP ("Sprott") is pleased to announce that it has expanded its industry leading family of precious metals funds with the addition of the Sprott Silver Bullion Fund.

Sprott now offers five different precious metals funds including, Sprott Gold & Precious Minerals Fund, Sprott Gold Bullion Fund, Sprott Silver Bullion Fund, as well as the exchange-traded Sprott Physical Gold Trust and Sprott Physical Silver Trust.

"We have been very early and active investors in precious metals and we strongly believe that all investors should have an allocation to precious metals in their portfolios. With our newest fund, investors will have greater choice as to how they choose to gain exposure to this asset class." says James Fox, President of Sprott Asset Management.

The Sprott Silver Bullion Fund is an innovative offering, being the first mutual fund in Canada to invest primarily in unencumbered, fully allocated silver bullion. The Fund's objective is to seek to provide a secure and liquid investment for investors seeking exposure to silver bullion without the inconvenience associated with direct investment.