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WisdomTree Announces Changes to ETF Family

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WisdomTree (NASDAQ:WETF), an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor and asset manager, today announced it plans to close and liquidate six of its ETFs.

After the close of business on September 22, 2016, the Fund will no longer accept creation orders. The final day of trading on the Funds’ respective exchange will be Thursday, September 22, 2016. Shareholders who do not sell their Fund shares by this date will have their shares automatically redeemed for cash at net asset value on September 29, 2016, the Funds’ last day of operations. Additional information can be found in our Investor FAQ document.

Fund Closures:

Fund NameTickerExchange
WisdomTree Global ex-U.S. Utilities FundDBUNYSE Arca
WisdomTree Global Natural Resources FundGNATNYSE Arca
WisdomTree Commodity Currency Strategy FundCCXNYSE Arca
WisdomTree Commodity Country Equity FundCCXENYSE Arca
WisdomTree Coal FundTONSNYSE Arca
WisdomTree Japan Interest Rate Strategy FundJGBBNASDAQ

About WisdomTree

WisdomTree Investments, Inc., through its subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Canada (collectively, “WisdomTree”), is an exchange-traded fund (“ETF”) and exchange-traded product (“ETP”) sponsor and asset manager headquartered in New York. WisdomTree offers products covering equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities and alternative strategies. WisdomTree currently has approximately $40.0 billion in assets under management globally. For more information, please visit www.wisdomtree.com or follow us on Twitter @WisdomTreeETFs.

WisdomTree® is the marketing name for WisdomTree Investments, Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the funds carefully before investing. A prospectus, containing this and other information is available by calling 1-866-909-WISE. Investors should read the prospectus carefully before investing.

There are risks involved with investing, including possible loss of principal. Foreign investing involves currency, political and economic risk. Funds focusing on a single country and/or sector may experience greater price volatility. Investments in emerging markets, currency, fixed income and alternative investments include additional risks. Due to the investment strategy of certain Funds they may make higher capital gain distributions than other ETFs. Please see prospectus for discussion of risks.

WisdomTree Funds are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC, in the U.S. only

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Contact Information Media Relations: Jessica Zaloom / Melissa Chiles +1.917.267.3735 / +1.917.267.3797 jzaloom@wisdomtree.com / mchiles@wisdomtree.com

Source:WisdomTree Investments, Inc.