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CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
Effective September 1, 2022 (the “Effective Date”), Breakwave Advisors LLC (“Breakwave”) has agreed to waive its fee and ETF Managers Capital LLC (the “Sponsor”) has agreed to assume the other expenses (excluding brokerage fees, interest expenses, and extraordinary expenses) (“Total Expenses”) of the Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF (the “Fund”), a series of ETF Managers Group Commodity Trust I (the “Trust”), so that the Fund’s total annual expenses do not exceed 3.50% per annum through March 31, 2024 (the “Expense Cap”). Breakwave may recoup any fees waived on or after September 1, 2022, pursuant to the Expense Cap; however, no repayment will be made if such repayment causes the Fund’s Total Expenses after the repayment to exceed either (i) the Expense Cap in place at the time such amounts were waived, or (ii) the Fund’s current Expense Cap. Such recoupment is limited to three years from the date the amount is initially waived.
The foregoing is a summary description of the Fee Waiver Agreement and Expense Limitation Agreement (the “Current Agreements”), each of which is filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K as Exhibit 10.14 and Exhibit 10.15, respectively, and is incorporated by reference.
Item 1.02. Termination of Material Definitive Agreement.
As of the Effective Date, the prior Expense Limitation Agreements, dated March 1, 2018 and June 1, 2019, between the Sponsor and the Trust, with respect to the Fund, were terminated as if the term of each prior agreement was scheduled to expire on the Effective Date.
Likewise, as of the Effective Date, the prior Fee Waiver Agreements, dated March 5, 2018 and June 1, 2019, between the Sponsor and Breakwave, were terminated as if the term of each prior agreement was scheduled to expire on the Effective Date.
Under these prior agreements, Breakwave agreed to waive its fee and the Sponsor agreed to assume the Fund’s other expenses (excluding brokerage fees, interest expenses, and extraordinary expenses), so that the Fund’s Total Expenses do not exceed 3.50% per annum through February 28, 2023. The Current Agreements have replaced these prior agreements.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|10.14||Fee Waiver Agreement|
|10.15||Expense Limitation Agreement|
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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.
|EETF Managers Group Commodity Trust I|
|/s/ John A. Flanagan|
|Date: September 6, 2022||
John A. Flanagan
ETF Managers Capital LLC, Sponsor of
|Chief Financial Officer|
ATTACHMENTS / EXHIBITS
FEE WAIVER AGREEMENT
EXPENSE LIMITATION AGREEMENT
XBRL LABEL FILE
XBRL PRESENTATION FILE
XBRL SCHEMA FILE