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PIMCO Lists Two PIMCO U.S. Treasury Index Funds on NYSE Arca
NEW YORK , November 03, 2009 –- NYSE Euronext (NYX) announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, NYSE Arca, began trading two PIMCO U.S. Treasury Index Funds on Monday, November 2, 2009.  The ETFs are sponsored by PIMCO ETF Trust.

Name and Ticker Symbol of the Two PIMCO U.S. Treasury Index Funds:

  • PIMCO 3-7 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund– Ticker Symbol “FIVZ”
  • PIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index– Ticker Symbol “ZROZ”

PIMCO 3-7 Year U.S. Treasury Index Fund
The Fund’s investment objective is to provide total return that closely corresponds, before fees and expenses, to the total return of The BofA Merrill Lynch 3-7 Year US Treasury IndexSM, which is an unmanaged index comprised of U.S. dollar denominated sovereign debt securities publicly issued by the U.S. Treasury having a maturity of at least three years and less than seven years.

PIMCO 25+ Year Zero Coupon U.S. Treasury Index Fund
The Fund’s investment objective is to provide total return that closely corresponds, before fees and expenses, to the total return of The BofA Merrill Lynch Long US Treasury Principal STRIPS IndexSM, which is an unmanaged index comprised of long-maturity Separate Trading of Registered Interest and Principal of Securities (STRIPS) representing the final principal payment of U.S. Treasury bonds. The principal STRIPS comprising the underlying index must have 25 years or more remaining term to final maturity and must be stripped from U.S. Treasury bonds having at least $1 billion in outstanding face value.

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 713 primary ETF and 48 primary ETV listings.  Additionally, NYSE Arca lists 84 ETNs, 201 Certificates, while trading all other eligible ETPs on an Unlisted Trading Privileges basis.  On its European markets, NYSE Euronext has 480 primary ETFs, 74 ETV listings, 4 ETN and lists a total of 11,893 Warrants and Certificates as of the end of September 2009.

About PIMCO (Source: 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 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 a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies.  The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products.  With more than 8,000 listed issues, NYSE Euronext's equities markets -- the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex and NYSE Alternext as well as NYSE Arca – represent nearly 40 percent of the world's equities trading, 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. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies.  NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the S&P 100  index and Fortune 500.  For more information, please visit:http://www.nyx.com

Disclaimer
NYSE Euronext and its affiliates do not recommend or make any representation as to possible benefits from any securities or investments, or third-party products or services. Investors should undertake their own due diligence regarding their securities and investment practices. This press release speaks only as of this date. NYSE Euronext disclaims any duty to update the information herein.

 



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