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STOXX Limited Wins “Most Innovative Index Provider" Award By Etfexpress For The Seventh Time

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Andreas von Brevern


Phone: +49 (0) 69 211 14284

Zurich | Mar. 14, 2017

Mar. 14, 2017

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ZURICH (March 14, 2017) -  STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, today announced that it has been named “Most Innovative Index Provider” in 2016 by etfexpress. STOXX has won this award for the seventh time since 2010. Award winners are chosen based on votes cast by readers of etfexpress. The newsletter’s readership consists of index and exchange-traded fund (ETF) users.


“We feel honored to win this award. It shows that market participants value the contribution of our indices to the industry,” said Matteo Andreetto, chief executive officer, STOXX Limited. “This year, as in past years, we continued  providing innovative solutions to our clients, we launched and licensed the Industry Neutral ESG Indices in January, because sustainable investing is gaining momentum as an integral part of portfolio construction.”


"All the team at etfexpress was really pleased to give the award for Most Innovative Index Provider to STOXX at our etfexpress awards for 2017," said Beverly Chandler, Managing Editor, etfexpress. “Our readers have voted STOXX the winner of the Index category on seven occasions in the last eight years which is jointly with one other company the best performance of any company in the ETF Awards.”


Etfexpress, founded in 2002, is a digital news publisher serving institutional investors, wealth managers,  their investment managers and advisers across all asset classes. The awards are based on a 'peer review system' whereby readers are invited to elect a 'best in class' in a series of categories via an online survey. In each category, the firms with the most votes are subject to a final review by etfexpress’s Senior Editorial team.


As of Dec. 31, 2016, 271 ETFs globally with USD 93 billion (EUR 89 billion) in assets under management were based on STOXX and DAX indices.


For further information, please see www.stoxx.com.


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Media contact:


Andreas von Brevern, andreas.von.brevern@deutsche-boerse.com, Phone: +49 69 211 14284



Note to Editors:

About STOXX Limited

STOXX Ltd. is a global index provider, currently calculating a global, comprehensive index family of over 7,500 strictly rules-based and transparent indices. Best known for the leading European equity indices EURO STOXX 50, STOXX Europe 50 and STOXX Europe 600, STOXX Ltd. maintains and calculates the STOXX Global index family which consists of total market, broad and blue-chip indices for the regions Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific and sub-regions Latin America and BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) as well as global markets.


To provide market participants with optimal transparency, STOXX indices are classified into three categories. Regular “STOXX” indices include all standard, theme and strategy indices that are part of STOXX’s integrated index family and follow a strict rules-based methodology. The “iSTOXX” brand typically comprises less standardized index concepts that are not integrated in the STOXX Global index family, but are nevertheless strictly rules-based. While indices that are branded “STOXX” and “iSTOXX” are developed by STOXX for a broad range of market participants, the “STOXX Customized” brand covers indices that are specifically developed for clients and do not carry the STOXX brand in the index name.


STOXX indices are licensed to more than 500 companies around the world as underlyings for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), futures and options, structured products and passively managed investment funds. Three of the top ETFs in Europe and approximately 25% of all assets under management are based on STOXX indices. STOXX Ltd. holds Europe's number one and the world's number two position in the derivatives segment.


STOXX is part of Deutsche Boerse Group, and also markets the DAX indices. www.stoxx.com




STOXX, Deutsche Boerse Group and their licensors, research partners or data providers do not make any warranties or representations, express or implied, with respect to the timeliness, sequence, accuracy, completeness, currentness, merchantability, quality or fitness for any particular purpose of its index data and exclude any liability in connection therewith. STOXX, Deutsche Boerse Group and their licensors, research partners or data providers are not providing investment advice through the publication of indices or in connection therewith. In particular, the inclusion of a company in an index, its weighting, or the exclusion of a company from an index, does not in any way reflect an opinion of STOXX, Deutsche Boerse Group or their licensors, research partners or data providers on the merits of that company. Financial instruments based on the STOXX® indices, DAX® indices or on any other indices supported by STOXX are in no way sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by STOXX, Deutsche Boerse Group or their licensors, research partners or data providers.


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