Guggenheim Transitions Defensive Equity and Insider Sentiment ETFs to New Indices

NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Investments, the global asset management and investment advisory business of Guggenheim Partners, today announced it will change the underlying indices for Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF (NYSE:DEF) and Guggenheim Insider Sentiment ETF (NYSE:NFO) effective October 21, 2016.

The names and ticker symbols of both ETFs will remain the same.

TickerNameNew IndexPrevious Index
DEFGuggenheim Defensive
Equity ETF
Guggenheim Defensive
Equity Index
Sabrient Defensive
Equity Index
NFOGuggenheim Insider
Sentiment ETF
Nasdaq US Insider
Sentiment Index
Sabrient Insider
Sentiment Index

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About Guggenheim Investments
Guggenheim Investments is the global asset management and investment advisory division of Guggenheim Partners, with $202 billion1 in assets across fixed income, equity, and alternative strategies. We focus on the return and risk needs of insurance companies, corporate and public pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations, consultants, wealth managers, and high-net-worth investors. Our 275+ investment professionals perform rigorous research to understand market trends and identify undervalued opportunities in areas that are often complex and underfollowed. This approach to investment management has enabled us to deliver innovative strategies providing diversification and attractive long-term results.

1Guggenheim Investments total asset figure is as of 06.30.2016. The assets include leverage of $11.4bn for assets under management and $0.5bn for assets for which we provide administrative services. Guggenheim Investments represents the following affiliated investment management businesses: Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC, Security Investors, LLC, Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC, Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC, Guggenheim Real Estate, LLC, Transparent Value Advisors, LLC, GS GAMMA Advisors, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Europe Limited and Guggenheim Partners India Management.

Index Disclaimer: Guggenheim Defensive Equity Index is a trademark of Accretive Asset Management LLC. Accretive Asset Management, LLC is an affiliate of Guggenheim Investments. Nasdaq and “Nasdaq US Insider Sentiment” are trademarks of Nasdaq, Inc. (which with its affiliates is referred to as the “Corporations”) and are licensed for use by Guggenheim Investments. The fund has not been passed on by the Corporations as to their legality or suitability. Guggenheim funds are not issued, endorsed, sold, or promoted by the Corporations. THE CORPORATIONS MAKE NO WARRANTIES AND BEAR NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO GUGGENHEIM INVESTMENTS FUNDS.

Read a fund’s prospectus and summary prospectus (if available) carefully before investing. It contains the fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses and other information, which should be considered carefully before investing. Obtain a prospectus and summary prospectus (if available) at or call 800.820.0888.

The referenced funds are distributed by Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC. Guggenheim Investments represents the investment management businesses of Guggenheim Partners (“Guggenheim”), which includes Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC ("GFIA"), the investment advisor to the referenced funds. Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC is affiliated with Guggenheim and GFIA.

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Source: Guggenheim Investments