The Merk Mutual Funds are pleased to announce the launch of our new shareholder web portal. • Please clear your browser’s cookies and delete any bookmarks you may have for the original portal and add the following url: https://merkfund.olaccess2.com/ To re-register your account for the new site, you will need to provide the following information: o Account Number* o Social Security Number or Tax Identification Number o Email Address o Zip Code *Your account number is located on the first page of your account statement and is the series of digits between the dashes. For example, 12345 would be the account number for account 208-12345-9XX. If your statement consolidates multiple accounts, you may select any one of the account numbers provided on your statement. If you need assistance or have any questions, please call Shareholder Services at 1- 866-637-5386, Monday through Friday between 8:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M, Eastern Time. Thank you,