WisdomTree Further Expands Global Footprint in Latin America

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NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- November 4, 2013 – WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (Nasdaq:WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") sponsor and asset manager, today announced the Comisión Clasificadora de Riesgo (CCR), the Chilean pension funds investment regulator, has approved three additional WisdomTree ETFs for sale to Chilean pension funds. This is a necessary condition before they can be purchased in accordance with pension plan investment guidelines. There are currently approximately $163 billion in assets invested in Chilean pension funds.1

"Given the interest we've seen by Chilean pension investors in U.S. equity funds over the last year, we are delighted that three additional ETFs are approved for sale to Chilean pension funds – two of which are our best performing U.S. ETFs in the small- and mid-cap segments of the market," said Luciano Siracusano, WisdomTree Chief Investment Strategist.

A total of 13 WisdomTree ETFs are now approved by the Comisión Clasificadora de Riesgo (CCR) for sale to Chilean pension funds. The newly approved and previously approved funds are shown below.

Newly Approved ETFs
U.S. Fund Name U.S. Ticker
WisdomTree SmallCap Earnings Fund EES
WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund EZM
WisdomTree Japan SmallCap Dividend Fund DFJ
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Previously Approved ETFs
U.S. Fund Name U.S. Ticker
WisdomTree DEFA Fund DWM
WisdomTree Dividend ex-Financials Fund DTN
WisdomTree Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund DEM
WisdomTree International SmallCap Dividend Fund DLS
WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund DXJ
WisdomTree LargeCap Dividend Fund DLN
WisdomTree MidCap Dividend Fund DON
WisdomTree SmallCap Dividend Fund DES
WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Fund DGS
WisdomTree Chinese Yuan Fund CYB
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WisdomTree is represented in Latin American by Compass Group Holdings, S.A.

About WisdomTree

WisdomTree Investments, Inc. is a New York-based exchange-traded fund ("ETF") sponsor and asset manager. WisdomTree currently offers 54 ETFs across Equities, Fixed Income, Currency Income and Alternatives asset classes. WisdomTree also licenses its indexes to third parties for proprietary products and promotes the use of WisdomTree ETFs in 401(k) plans. WisdomTree currently has approximately $32.8 billion in ETF assets under management.

WisdomTree® is the marketing name for WisdomTree Investments, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary WisdomTree Asset Management, Inc. WisdomTree Asset Management, Inc. is a registered investment advisor and is the investment advisor to the WisdomTree Trust and the WisdomTree ETFs. The WisdomTree Trust is a registered open-end investment company. Each WisdomTree ETF is a series of the WisdomTree Trust.

1 Source: Superintendencia de Pensiones, as of September 30, 2013.

CONTACT: WisdomTree Investments, Inc. Stuart Bell / Jessica Zaloom +1.917.267.3702 / +1.917.267.3735 sbell@wisdomtree.com / jzaloom@wisdomtree.com

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