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PIMCO Lists 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund on NYSE Arca
NYSE Arca welcomes PIMCO’s first ETF

 

NEW YORK , June 2–- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, today began trading the PIMCO 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund,   PIMCO’s first ETF.

"We are pleased to welcome PIMCO as an ETF issuer to NYSE Arca," said Lisa Dallmer, EVP, Exchange Traded Products, NYSE Arca." This is PIMCO's first ETF and we wish them well in this product sector. I hope the success of PIMCO's first ETF will inspire the company to bring more Exchange Traded Funds to market so that investors benefit from the proven investment expertise of one the largest asset managers in the world."

Executives and guests of PIMCO led by Vineer Bhansali, Head of Analytics for Portfolio Management, PIMCO, visited the New York Stock Exchange this morning and rang The Opening Bell to celebrate the launch of the PIMCO 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund on NYSE Arca (NYSE Arca: TUZ).

PIMCO 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund (NYSE ARCA: TUZ)

The investment objective of the PIMCO 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund, is provide total returns that closely correspond, before fees and expenses, to the total return of the Merrill Lynch 1-3 Year U.S. Treasury Index.

For more information about the fund, please click on:

http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1450011/000119312509122818/d497.htm

 

Background on Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) on NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext operates the world's largest Exchange Traded Products marketplace, and is the leading venue for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), Exchange Traded Vehicles (ETVs) and Warrants and Certificates trading.  NYSE Euronext's offering of these products provides investors access to regulated listings as well as fast and innovative trading tools to access liquidity. NYSE Arca, NYSE Euronext's US market for ETFs, has 662 primary ETF and 46 primary ETV listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 85 ETNs, 227 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis.  On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 382 primary ETFs, 74 ETV listings, 1 ETN and lists a total of 12,293 Warrants and Certificates as of the end of April 2009.

ABOUT PIMCO:

PIMCO is a global investment management firm that was founded in Southern California in 1971. The firm manages investments for an array of clients, including retirement and other assets that reach more than 8 million people in the U.S. and millions more around the world. Its clients include state, municipal and union pension and retirement plans, individual and investment saving accounts, and public sector reserve management.

PIMCO Advisory is a leader in analyzing, designing and managing complex asset solutions, drawing on the firm’s nearly four decades of experience in various market segments around the world. It provides advisory and structured credit services to private and public institutions and offers services at both the portfolio and individual credit level.

PIMCO has more than 1,200 employees, which includes 800 people at its headquarters in Newport Beach , California . The firm also has offices in New York City , Toronto , London , Munich , Amsterdam , Tokyo , Hong Kong , Singapore and Sydney .

About NYSE Euronext:

NYSE Euronext (NYX) is the world’s most diverse exchange group, offering a broad and growing array of financial products and services in Europe and the United States that include cash equities, futures, options, exchange-traded products, bonds, market data, and commercial technology solutions.  With over 8,000 listed issues globally, NYSE Euronext's equities markets -- the New York Stock Exchange, Euronext, NYSE Arca, and NYSE Amex -- represent nearly 40% of the world's cash equities trading volume, the most liquidity of any global exchange group.  NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, the leading European derivatives business and the world’s second largest derivatives business by value of trading.  NYSE Euronext offers comprehensive global commercial technology, connectivity, and market data products and services through its innovative trading solutions unit, NYSE Technologies.  NYSE Euronext is part of the S&P 500 index and the only exchange operator in the S&P 100 index.  For more information, please visit: www.nyx.com.

 

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