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First Trust and RiverFront to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, June 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
First Trust Advisors L.P. (“First Trust”) and RiverFront Investment Group, LLC (“RiverFront”) will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the launch of four new exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”):

  • First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Europe ETF (Nasdaq:RFEU)
  • First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Asia Pacific ETF (Nasdaq:RFAP)
  • First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Developed International ETF (Nasdaq:RFDI)
  • First Trust RiverFront Dynamic Emerging Markets ETF (Nasdaq:RFEM)

In honor of the occasion, Andy Subramanian, SVP, & Head of ETF Distribution Strategy at First Trust, & Michael Jones, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at RiverFront Investment Group, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Monday, June 20, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Company Media Contact:
Ryan O. Issakainen
(630) 765-8689
RIssakainen@FTAdvisors.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:
A live stream of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at:
https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://business.nasdaq.com/discover/market-bell-ceremonies and click on the market close of your choice.

About First Trust
First Trust Advisors L.P., along with its affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P., are privately held companies which provide a variety of investment services, including asset management and financial advisory services, with collective assets under management or supervision of approximately $97 billion as of May 31, 2016 through unit investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds and separate managed accounts. First Trust is based in Wheaton, Illinois. For more information, visit http://www.ftportfolios.com.

About RiverFront
RiverFront Investment Group LLC is a global asset manager utilizing a strategic and tactical investment approach with uncommon transparency. They are a registered investment advisor whose employees maintain majority ownership. The team averages 20 years in the investment industry with an emphasis on relationships with retail clients and advisors. RiverFront seeks to lift the burdens of the financial markets from the shoulders of these partners. For more information, visit https://www.riverfrontig.com/.

About Nasdaq
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.3 trillion and nearly 17,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.