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ProShares Europe ETFs to Change Names and Index

ProShares, a premier provider of alternative ETFs, today announced that its European equity ETFs will be changing their names and benchmark index, effective April 23, 2013.

TickerOld NameNew NameNew Index
UPV ProShares Ultra MSCI Europe ProShares Ultra Europe FTSE Developed Europe
EPV ProShares UltraShort MSCI Europe ProShares UltraShort Europe FTSE Developed Europe

The investment objective of UPV will be to seek daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to two times (2x) the daily performance of the FTSE Developed Europe Index. ®

The investment objective of EPV will be to seek daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to two times the inverse (-2x) of the daily performance of the FTSE Developed Europe Index.

About ProShares

Offering the nation's largest lineup of alternative ETFs, ProShares helps investors to go beyond the limitations of conventional investing and face today's market challenges. Each ProShares ETF provides access to an alternative investment strategy delivered with the liquidity, transparency and cost effectiveness of an ETF. ProShares' lineup of 140 ETFs includes Global Fixed Income, Hedge Strategies, Geared (leveraged and inverse), and Inflation and Volatility ETFs.

ProShares has the largest lineup of alternative ETFs in the United States according to Financial Research Corporation ("FRC"), based on analysis of all the known alternative ETF providers (as defined by FRC) by their number of funds and assets (as of 3/31/2013).

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. ProShares are non-diversified and each entails certain risks, which may include imperfect benchmark correlation and market price variance, that can increase volatility and decrease performance. Please see the summary and full prospectuses for a more complete description of risks. There is no guarantee any ProShares ETF will achieve its investment objective.

International investments may involve risk from unfavorable fluctuations in currency values, differences in generally accepted accounting principles, and from economic or political instability.

Carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of ProShares before investing. This and other information can be found in their summary and full prospectuses. Read them carefully before investing. Obtain prospectuses from your financial advisor or broker/dealer representative or by visiting ProShares.com.

ProShares are distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co., which is not affiliated with the funds' advisor or sponsor.

MSCI," "MSCI Inc.," "MSCI Index" and "EAFE" are service marks of MSCI and have been licensed for use by ProShares. ProShares have not been passed on by MSCI or its affiliates as to their legality or suitability. ProShares based on MSCI indexes are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by MSCI or its affiliates, and they make no representation regarding the advisability of investing in ProShares. THIS ENTITY AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO WARRANTIES AND BEAR NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO PROSHARES.

“FTSE®” and “FTSE Developed Europe” have been licensed for use by ProShares. FTSE is a trademark of the London Stock Exchange Plc and The Financial Times Limited and is used by the FTSE International Limited (“FTSE”) under license. ProShares have not been passed on by FTSE or its affiliates as to their legality or suitability. ProShares based on the FTSE Developed Europe Index are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by FTSE or its affiliates, and they make no representation regarding the advisability of investing in ProShares. THIS ENTITY AND ITS AFFILIATES MAKE NO WARRANTIES AND BEAR NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO PROSHARES.

Contacts:

Hewes Communications, Inc.
Tucker Hewes, 212-207-9451
tucker@hewescomm.com

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