Press Releases — December 3, 2018

Linde Replaces Barclays In The STOXX Europe 50 Index

ZUG (December 3, 2018) – STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced a change in the composition of the STOXX Europe 50 Index.

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The shares of Linde (IE00BZ12WP82) will be included in the index and will replace the shares of Barclays (GB0031348658). The inclusion of Linde is based on the fast entry rule; as per the STOXX Index Methodology Guide, section 9.3.3.

https://www.stoxx.com/document/Indices/Common/Indexguide/stoxx_index_guide.pdf

This change will be effective as of the opening of European markets on December 24, 2018.