|SPDR STOXX Europe 50 ETF (the Fund), formerly SPDR DJ Stoxx 50 ETF, seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the STOXX Europe 50 Index (the Index). The Index is designed to represent the performance of some of the largest companies across all components of the 20 STOXX Europe 600 Supersector Indexes. The STOXX Europe 600 Supersector Indexes are subsets of the STOXX Europe 600 Index and contain 600 of the largest stocks traded on the major exchanges in Europe. The STOXX Europe 600 Index is derived from the STOXX Europe Total Market Index (TMI) and a subset of the STOXX Global 1800 Index. The Index captures approximately 50% of the free-float market capitalization of the STOXX Europe TMI, which in turn covers approximately 95% of the free-float market capitalization of the represented countries. The Fund's investment manager is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.