Press Releases — December 2, 2019

STOXX Changes Composition Of Benchmark Indices

ZUG Dec. 2, 2019

 Qontigo’s global index provider STOXX Ltd. today announced the new composition of STOXX Benchmarks and their sub and sector indices, among them the STOXX Europe 600 IndexSTOXX North America 600 Index and STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index.

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Effective as of the opening of European markets on December 23, 2019, the following stocks will be added to and deleted from the STOXX Europe 600 Index and its respective size and sector indices:

AdditionsDeletions
SIG COMBIBLOC GROUP AG (CH, Industrial Goods & Services, SIGNC.S) BUCHER INDUSTRIES (CH, Industrial Goods & Services, BUCN.S) 
HELLOFRESH AG (DE, Retail HFGG.DE) BB BIOTECH (CH, Financial Services, BION.S) 
TP ICAP (GB, Financial Services, TCAPI.L) GERRESHEIMER (DE, Health Care, GXIG.DE) 
AVAST PLC (GB, Technology, AVST.L) KONECRANES (FI, Industrial Goods & Services, KCRA.HE) 
NETWORK INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS (GB, Industrial Goods & Services, NETW.L) BALFOUR BEATTY (GB, Construction & Materials, BALF.L) 
EVOLUTION GAMING GROUP (SE, Travel & Leisure, EVOG.ST) RTL GRP (LU, Media, RRTL.DE) 
EQT (SE, Financial Services, EQTAB.ST) POLISH OIL AND GAS (PL, Oil & Gas, PGN.WA) 

The sector classification for the STOXX Europe 600 Index component MELROSE INDUSTRIES (Great Britain, Construction & materials) will change to Financial Services.

The sector classification for the STOXX Europe 600 Index component BB Biotech (Switzerland, Health Care) will change to Financial Services. As per the new ICB Subsector assignment “Equity Investment Instruments”, BB Biotech does not become eligible for STOXX indices effective at the Q4 review.

As of November 29, 2019, the total free-float market cap of the reconstituted STOXX Europe 600 Index increased from 8.7869 trillion euros to 8.8003 trillion euros.

The STOXX Global 1800 IndexSTOXX North America 600 Index and STOXX Asia/Pacific 600 Index are also part of this regular quarterly review.

So are the STOXX Europe Total Market IndexSTOXX EU Enlarged Total Market, STOXX Eastern Europe Total Market and STOXX Eastern Europe 300 indices.

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