Press Releases — September 21, 2018

STOXX Changes Composition Of Benchmark Indices

ZURICH (September 21, 2018) – STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, 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 open of European markets on September 24, 2018, the following stocks have been added to and deleted from the STOXX Europe 600 Index and its respective size and sector indices:

AdditionsDeletions
PKO BANK (Poland, Banks, PKO.WA)TP ICAP (UK, Financial Services, TCAPI.L)
PKNORLEN (Poland, Oil & Gas, PKN.WA)SYDBANK (Denmark, Banks, SYDB.CO)
PZU GROUP (Poland, Insurance, PZU.WA)IWG PLC (UK, Industrial Goods & Services, IWG.L)
PEKAO (Poland, Banks, PEO.WA)MONEYSUPERMARKET COM GP. (UK, Media, MONY.L)
PUMA (Germany, Personal & Household Goods, PUMG.DE)INTU PROPERTIES PLC (UK, Real Estate, INTUP.L)
NEMETSCHEK (Germany, Technology, NEKG.DE)KOMERCNI BANKA (Czech Republic, Banks, BKOM.PR)
CD PROJECT SA (Poland, Personal & Household Goods, CDR.WA)KAZ MINERALS PLC (UK, Basic Resources, KAZ.L)
CARL ZEISS MEDITEC (Germany, Health Care, AFXG.DE)DORMA+KABA (Switzerland, Industrial Goods & Services, DOKA.S)
HIKMA PHARMACEUTICALS (UK, Health Care, HIK.L)GAM (Switzerland, Financial Services, GAMH.S)
LPP (Poland, Personal & Household Goods, LPPP.WA)FRESNILLO (UK, Basic Resources, FRES.L)
SANTANDER BANK POLSKA (Poland, Banks, SPL1.WA)CEZ (Czech Republic, Utilities, CEZP.PR)
UNITE GROUP PLC (UK, Real Estate, UTG.L)CASINO GUICHARD (France, Retail, CASP.PA)
KGHM (Poland, Basic Resources, KGH.WA)DIXONS CARPHONE (UK, Retail, DC.L)
SOFINA (Belgium, Financial Services, SOF.BR)BILLERUDKORSNAS (Sweden, Basic Resources, BILL.ST)
SARTORIUS STEDIM BIOTECH (France, Health Care, STDM.PA)BPER Banca (Italy, Banks, EMII.MI)
EVOTEC (Germany, Health Care, EVTG.DE)CAPITAL & COUNTIES PROPERTIES (UK, Real Estate, CAPCC.L)
GALENICA SANTE AG (Switzerland, Retail, GALE.S)DUERR (Germany, Industrial Goods & Services, DUEG.DE)
AAK (Sweden, Food & Beverage, AAK.ST)ALTICE EUROPE NV A (Netherlands, Telecommunications, ATCA.AS)
TRITAX BIG BOX REIT (UK, Real Estate, BBOXT.L)PLAYTECH (UK, Travel & Leisure, PTEC.L)
BECHTLE (Germany, Technology, BC8G.DE)SCHAEFFLER AG (Germany, Automobiles & Parts, SHA_p.DE)
VALMET (Finland, Industrial Goods & Services, VALMT.HE)MEDICLINIC INTERNATIONAL (UK, Health Care, MDCM.L)
DIASORIN (Italy, Health Care, DIAS.MI)BE SEMICONDUCTOR (Netherlands, Technology, BESI.AS)

As of August 31, 2018, the total free-float market cap of the reconstituted STOXX Europe 600 Index increased from 8.2369 trillion euros to 8.2843 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. Additions to and deletions from these indices can be found at www.stoxx.com.

Furthermore, the STOXX Europe Total Market IndexSTOXX EU Enlarged Total Market, STOXX Eastern Europe Total Market and STOXX Eastern Europe 300 indices are also part of this regular quarterly review.