CERTIFICATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 906
OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002
In connection with the Quarterly Report of CurrencyShares® British Pound Sterling Trust (the Trust) on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended January 31, 2017 as
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the Report), I, John Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer of Guggenheim Specialized Products, LLC, the Sponsor of the Trust, certify, pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 1350,
as adopted pursuant to § 906 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, that:
1. The Report fully complies with the requirements of section
13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended; and
2. The information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all
material respects, the financial condition and results of operations of the Trust.
Date: March 13, 2017
/s/ John Sullivan
Chief Executive Officer
(principal executive officer)
* The Registrant is a trust and John Sullivan is signing in his capacity as the principal executive officer of Guggenheim
Specialized Products, LLC, the Sponsor of the Registrant.