SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 25, 2015
POWERSHARES DB COMMODITY INDEX TRACKING FUND
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|c/o Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC|
|3500 Lacey Road, Suite 700|
|Downers Grove, Illinois||60515|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Commission File Number)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC ( Invesco ) is the managing owner of the PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund (the Fund ). On February 25, 2015, Invesco announced that it had temporarily suspended the ability of Authorized Participants to purchase new Creation Baskets in the Fund, in connection with the transition to Invesco as managing owner of the Fund. Effective February 26, 2015, Invesco has resumed accepting orders for Authorized Participants to purchase new Creation Baskets in the Fund.
It is possible that the market value of the Funds shares may be affected by the resumption of issuances of shares of the Fund, and the market value may be higher or lower than the intraday indicative value of the shares.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|PowerShares DB Commodity Index Tracking Fund|
|Invesco PowerShares Capital Management LLC, its Managing Owner|
|Title:||Head of Legal|
Date: February 25, 2015
The above information was disclosed in a filing to the SEC. To see this filing in its entirety, click here.
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