Company:  VANECK MERK GOLD TRUST (OUNZ)
Form Type:  FWP
Filing Date:  5/16/2018 
CIK:  0001546652 
Address:  2 HANSON PLACE 
City, State, Zip:  BROOKLYN, New York 11217 
Telephone:  650-323-4341 X109 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$12.79  
Change: 
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Trade Time: 
May 25  
Market Cap: 
$144.38M
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Description of Business
The Trust is an investment trust formed on May 6, 2014 under New York State law pursuant to the Depositary Trust Agreement ("Trust Agreement"), which was amended effective October 26, 2015, to effectuate a name change to Van Eck Merk Gold Trust. The Trust Agreement was further amended on April 28, 2016, to effectuate a second name change to VanEck Merk Gold Trust. The purpose of the Trust is to own gold transferred to the Trust in exchange for shares issued by the Trust (the "Shares"). Each Share represents a fractional undivided beneficial interest in and ownership of the Trust. Shares are issued by the Trust in blocks of 50,000 called "Baskets" in exchange for gold from certain registered broker-dealers or other securities market participants ("Authorized Participants"). Baskets may be redeemed by the Trust in exchange for the amount of gold corresponding to their redemption value.
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