Thursday, May 23

Direxion Announces Reverse Split of SOXS

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Direxion, a leading provider of tradeable and thematic ETFs, has announced it will execute a reverse split of the issued and outstanding shares of the Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Shares (Ticker: SOXS) (the Fund). The total market value of the shares outstanding will not be affected as a result of this split, except with respect to the redemption of fractional shares, as outlined below.

After the close of the markets on April 12, 2024, the Fund will effect a reverse split of its issued and outstanding shares as follows:

Fund Name

Reverse Split Ratio

Approximate decrease in total number of outstanding shares

Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Shares

1 for 10

90%

Please note the CUSIP change, effective April 15, 2024:

Fund Name

Ticker

Current CUSIP

New CUSIP

Direxion Daily Semiconductor Bear 3X Shares

SOXS

25460G336

25460G112

As a result of this reverse split, every ten shares of the Fund will be exchanged for one share as indicated in the table above. Accordingly, the total number of the issued and outstanding shares for the Fund will decrease by the approximate percentage indicated above. In addition, the per share net asset value (NAV) and next days opening market price will be approximately ten-times higher for the Fund. Shares of the Fund will begin trading on the NYSE Arca, Inc. (the NYSE Arca) on a split-adjusted basis on April 15, 2024.

The next days opening market value of the Funds issued and outstanding shares, and thus a shareholders investment value, will not be affected by the reverse split. The table below illustrates the effect of a hypothetical one-for-ten reverse split anticipated for the Fund:

1-for-10 Reverse Split

Period

# of Shares Owned

Hypothetical NAV

Total Market Value

Pre-Split

1000

$

1

$

1,000

Post-Split

100

$

10

$

1,000

Redemption of Fractional Shares and Tax Consequences of the Reverse Split

As a result of the reverse split, a shareholder of the Funds shares potentially could hold a fractional share. However, fractional shares cannot trade on the NYSE Arca. Thus, the Fund will redeem for cash a shareholders fractional shares at the Funds split-adjusted NAV as of the Record Date. Such redemption may have tax implications for those shareholders and a shareholder could recognize a gain or loss in connection with the redemption of the shareholders fractional shares. Otherwise, the reverse split will not result in a taxable transaction for holders of Fund shares. No transaction fee will be imposed on shareholders for such redemption.

Odd Lot Unit

Also, as a result of the reverse split, the Fund may have outstanding one aggregation of less than 50,000 shares to make a creation unit, or an odd lot unit. Thus, the Fund will provide one authorized participant with a one-time opportunity to redeem the odd lot unit at the split-adjusted NAV or the NAV on such date the authorized participant seeks to redeem the odd lot unit.

The Direxion Shares ETF Trusts transfer agent will notify the Depository Trust Company (DTC) of the reverse split and instruct DTC to adjust each shareholders investment(s) accordingly. DTC is the registered owner of the Funds shares and maintains a record of the Funds record owners.

All Direxion leveraged and inverse ETFs are intended only for investors with an in-depth understanding of the risks associated with seeking leveraged investment results, and who plan to actively monitor and manage their positions. There is no guarantee these ETFs will meet their objective. Please visit the Direxion Leveraged and Inverse ETF Education Center, where you will find educational brochures, videos, and a self-paced online course to help you understand if leveraged ETFs are right for you.

About Direxion:

Direxion equips investors who are driven by conviction with ETF solutions built for purpose and fine-tuned for precision. These solutions are available for a broad spectrum of investors, whether executing short-term tactical trades, or investing in thematic strategies. Direxions reputation is founded on developing products that precisely express market perspectives and allow investors to manage their risk exposure. Founded in 1997, the company has approximately $38.1 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2023. For more information, please visit www.direxion.com.

There is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment objective.

For more information on all Direxion Shares ETFs, go to www.direxion.com, or call us at 866.301.9214.

An investor should carefully consider the Funds investment objective, risks, charges, and expenses before investing. The Funds prospectus and summary prospectus contain this and other information about the Direxion Shares. To obtain a prospectus and summary prospectus call 866-476-7523 or visit our website at direxion.com. The Funds prospectus and summary prospectus should be read carefully before investing.

Leveraged and Inverse ETFs pursue daily leveraged investment objectives which means they are riskier than alternatives which do not use leverage. They seek daily goals and should not be expected to track the underlying index over periods longer than one day. They are not suitable for all investors and should be utilized only by sophisticated investors who understand leverage risk and who actively manage their investments.

Direxion Shares Risks An investment in the Fund involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The Fund is non-diversified and includes risks associated with the Fund concentrating its investments in a particular industry, sector, or geographic region that can result in increased volatility. The use of derivatives, such as futures contracts and swaps, are subject to market risks that may cause their price to fluctuate over time. Risks of the Fund include Effects of Compounding and Market Volatility Risk, Leverage Risk, Market Risk, Counterparty Risk, Rebalancing Risk, Intra-Day Investment Risk, Other Investment Companies (including ETFs) Risk, Cash Transaction Risk, Tax Risk, and risks specific to the Semiconductor Industry. Companies that are in the semiconductor industry may be affected by particular economic or market events, which may, in certain circumstances, cause the value of securities of all companies in the semiconductor sector of the market to decrease. Additional risks include Daily Inverse Index Correlation Risk, and risks related to Shorting. Please see the summary and full prospectuses for a more complete description of these and other risks of the Fund.

Distributor: Foreside Fund Services, LLC.

Contact Details

Ditto Public Relations

Danielle Black, SAE

direxion@dittopr.co

Company Website

https://www.direxion.com/

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