State Street Global Advisors (SSgA)*, the investment management arm of State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) and the largest institutional fund manager in the world¹, today announced the release of the audited financial statements for the DJ STOXX 50® ETF (NYSE: FEU) and DJ EURO STOXX 50® ETF (NYSE: FEZ).
The annual reports, dated September 30, 2007, for the DJ STOXX 50® ETF and the DJ EURO STOXX 50® ETF were filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 6, 2007.
Hard copies of the annual reports, which include the complete audited financial statements, are available free-of-charge upon request by calling 1-866-787-2257 or at www.spdretfs.com.
State Street manages $145 billion in ETF assets** worldwide (as of November 30, 2007) and is one of the largest asset management ETF providers in the US and globally with a market share of 23 percent in the US and 16 percent globally. State Street today manages a total of 91 ETFs worldwide.
About State Street Global Advisors
State Street Global Advisors, the investment management arm of State Street Corporation, delivers investment strategies and integrated solutions to clients worldwide across every asset class, investment approach and style. With US$2.0 trillion in assets under management as of September 30, 2007, State Street Global Advisors has investment centers in Boston, Hong Kong, London, Milan, Montreal, Munich, Paris, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Zurich, and offices in 25 cities worldwide.
¹Source: Pensions & Investments magazine for assets under management as of December 31, 2006
* The Funds are advised by SSgA Funds Management Inc., a registered investment adviser and a wholly owned subsidiary of State Street Corporation.
** SSgA Funds Management manages $145 billion in ETF assets as of November 30, 2007.
ETFs trade like stocks, are subject to investment risk and will fluctuate in market value.
Foreign investments involve greater risks than U.S. investments, including political and economic risks and the risk of currency fluctuations, all of which may be magnified in emerging markets.
Dow Jones & Company, Inc. is the owner of the trademarks and copyrights relating to the Dow Jones Indexes.
The Dow Jones EURO STOXX 50® index and the Dow Jones STOXX 50® index are the intellectual property of (including registered trademarks) Stoxx Limited, Zurich, Switzerland and Dow Jones & Company, Inc., a Delaware corporation, New York, USA, (the "Licensors"), which is used under license. The ETFs based on these indices are in no way sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by the Licensors and neither of the Licensors has any liability with respect thereto.
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Before investing, carefully consider the funds’ investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. A prospectus, which contains this and other important information about the funds can be obtained by calling 1-866-787-2257. Read it carefully before investing.
Marie McGehee, 617-664-1898