Filed Pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3)
Registration No. 333-180878
CALCULATION OF REGISTRATION FEE
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Common Units of Beneficial Interest
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6,000,000 Shares remain unsold of the 70,800,000 Shares that were included in Registration No. 333-180878 dated April 23, 2012. Therefore, as of January 22, 2015, 26,000,000 Shares are unsold and such number is reflected on the prospectus cover page.
POWERSHARES DB COMMODITY INDEX TRACKING FUND
26,000,000 Common Units of Beneficial Interest
INVESTING IN THE SHARES INVOLVES SIGNIFICANT RISKS.
PLEASE REFER TO THE RISKS YOU FACE BEGINNING ON PAGE 17.
Futures trading is volatile and even a small movement in market prices could cause large losses.
The success of the Funds trading program depends upon the skill of the Managing Owner and its trading principals.
You could lose all or substantially all of your investment.
Investors pay fees in connection with their investment in Shares including asset-based fees of 0.85% per annum. Additional charges include brokerage fees of approximately 0.08% per annum in the aggregate.
Authorized Participants may offer to the public, from time-to-time, Shares from any Baskets they create. Shares offered to the public by Authorized Participants will be offered at a per Share offering price that will vary depending on, among other factors, the trading price of the Shares on the NYSE Arca, the net asset value per Share and the supply of and demand for the Shares at the time of the offer. Shares initially comprising the same Basket but offered by Authorized Participants to the public at different times may have different offering prices. Authorized Participants will not receive from the Fund, the Managing Owner or any of their affiliates, any fee or other compensation in connection with their sale of Shares to the public.
An Authorized Participant may receive commissions or fees from investors who purchase Shares through their commission or fee-based brokerage accounts. In addition, the Managing Owner pays a distribution services fee to ALPS Distributors, Inc. and pays a marketing fee to Invesco Distributors, Inc. without reimbursement from the Fund. For more information regarding these items of compensation paid to FINRA members, please see the Plan of Distribution section on page 87.
These securities have not been approved or disapproved by the Securities and Exchange Commission or any state securities commission nor has the Securities and Exchange Commission or any state securities commission passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of this Prospectus. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
The Fund is not a mutual fund or any other type of investment company within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and is not subject to regulation thereunder.
THE COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION HAS NOT PASSED UPON THE MERITS OF PARTICIPATING IN THIS POOL NOR HAS THE COMMISSION PASSED UPON THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT.
The Shares are neither interests in nor obligations of any of the Managing Owner, the Trustee, or any of their respective affiliates. The Shares are not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or any other governmental agency.
October 24, 2014
The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see this filing in its entirety, click here.
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