WisdomTree Announces Changes to ETF Family

New York, New York, UNITED STATES

NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WisdomTree (NASDAQ: WETF), an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor and asset manager, today announced plans to close and liquidate eight WisdomTree ETFs.

The ETFs will no longer accept creation orders after Thursday, March 14, 2019. The final day of trading on the ETFs’ respective exchanges will also be Thursday, March 14, 2019. Shareholders who do not sell their ETF shares by this date will have their shares automatically redeemed for cash based on each ETF’s net asset value (NAV), which is expected to be provided to shareholders through their brokers or other financial intermediaries on or around Monday, March 25, 2019, following the last day of operations, which is expected to be Friday, March 22, 2019.  Additional information can be found in the WisdomTree Fund Changes: FAQ document here.

Fund Closures/Liquidation:

Fund NameTickerExchange
WisdomTree Asia Local Debt FundALDNYSE Arca
WisdomTree Australia Dividend FundAUSENYSE Arca
WisdomTree Brazilian Real Strategy FundBZFNYSE Arca
WisdomTree Japan Hedged Financials FundDXJFNYSE Arca
WisdomTree Europe Domestic Economy FundEDOMCboe
WisdomTree Global SmallCap Dividend FundGSDCboe
WisdomTree Global Hedged SmallCap Dividend FundHGSDCboe
WisdomTree Japan Hedged Quality Dividend Growth FundJHDGNYSE Arca

About WisdomTree
WisdomTree Investments, Inc., through its subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe and Canada (collectively, “WisdomTree”), is an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor and asset manager headquartered in New York.  WisdomTree offers products covering equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities and alternative strategies.  WisdomTree currently has approximately $57.2 billion in assets under management globally.  For more information, please visit www.wisdomtree.com or follow us on Twitter @WisdomTreeETFs.

WisdomTree® is the marketing name for WisdomTree Investments, Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the funds carefully before investing. A prospectus, containing this and other information is available by calling 1-866-909-WISE. Investors should read the prospectus carefully before investing.

There are risks involved with investing, including possible loss of principal.  Foreign investing involves currency, political and economic risk.  Funds focusing on a single country and/or sector may experience greater price volatility.  Investments in emerging markets, currency, fixed income and alternative investments include additional risks.  Due to the investment strategy of certain Funds they may make higher capital gain distributions than other ETFs. Please see prospectus for discussion of risks.

WisdomTree Funds are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC, in the U.S. only.


Contact Information
Media Relations:
Jessica Zaloom / Kylie Scott
+1.917.267.3735 / +1.917.267.3860
jzaloom@wisdomtree.com / kscott@wisdomtree.com