Press Releases — March 1, 2021

Changes in Composition of STOXX Benchmark Indices

Results of the first regular quarterly review, effective March 22, 2021

ZUG, March 1, 2021 – Qontigo today announced the new composition of STOXX Benchmarks and their sub and sector indices, among them the STOXX Europe 600 Index, STOXX North America 600 Index, STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index and STOXX Global 1800 Index.

Effective as of the opening of European markets on March 22, 2021, the following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Europe 600 Index and its respective size and sector indices:

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AdditionsDeletions
BUCHER INDUSTRIES (CH, Machinery: Agricultural, BUCN.S)AXFOOD (SE, Food Retailers & Wholesalers, AXFO.ST)
EASYJET (GB, Airlines, EZJ.L)FRESNILLO (GB, Gold Mining, FRES.L)
KAZ MINERALS PLC (GB, Copper, KAZ.L)ICADE (FR, Office REITs, ICAD.PA)
NEW WH SMITH (GB, Specialty Retailers, SMWH.L)SAAB B (SE, Aerospace ,SAABb.ST)
AVANZA BANK HLDG (SE, Banks, AVANZ.ST)TOPDANMARK (DK, Property & Casualty Insurance, TOP.CO)
NORDIC SEMICONDUCTOR (NO, Semiconductors, NOD.OL)TELEFONICA DEUTSCHLAND (DE, Telecommunications Services, O2Dn.DE)
KINDRED GROUP (SE, Casinos & Gambling, KINDsdb.ST)SILTRONIC (DE, Semiconductors, WAFGn.DE)
WIZZAIR (GB, Airlines, WIZZ.L)ADLER GROUP (DE, Real Estate Holding and Development, ADJ.DE)
Virgin Money UK (GB, Banks, VMUK.L)CRANSWICK (GB, Food Products, CWK.L)
SHOP APOTHEKE EUROPE (DE, Drug Retailers, SAEG.DE)VARTA AG (DE, Electrical Components, VAR1.DE)

As of February 26, 2021, the total free-float market cap of the reconstituted STOXX Europe 600 Index increased from 8.536 trillion euros to 8.882 trillion euros.

The STOXX Europe Total Market Index, STOXX EU Enlarged Total Market, STOXX Eastern Europe Total Market and STOXX Eastern Europe 300 Indices are also part of this regular quarterly review.

Additions to and deletions from these indices can be found at www.qontigo.com.