Horizons ETFs Announces Upcoming Name Changes

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2012 /CNW/ - Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc. ("Horizons 
ETFs") and its affiliate AlphaPro Management Inc. are pleased to announce that 
effective on or about October 22, 2012, the names of the exchange traded funds 
listed below (the "ETFs") will change as follows: 
 _____________________________________________________________________
|                Current Name      |                   New Name       |
|__________________________________|__________________________________|
|Horizons Dividend ETF             |Horizons Active Cdn Dividend ETF  |
|__________________________________|__________________________________|
|Horizons Global Dividend ETF      |Horizons Active Global Dividend   |
|                                  |ETF                               |
|__________________________________|__________________________________|
|Horizons North American Value ETF |Horizons Active North American    |
|                                  |Value ETF                         |
|__________________________________|__________________________________|
|Horizons North American Growth ETF|Horizons Active North American    |
|                                  |Growth ETF                        |
|__________________________________|__________________________________|
|Horizons Balanced ETF             |Horizons Active Balanced ETF      |
|__________________________________|__________________________________|
|Horizons Corporate Bond ETF       |Horizons Active Corporate Bond ETF|
|__________________________________|__________________________________|
|Horizons U.S. Floating Rate Bond  |Horizons Active US Floating Rate  |
|ETF                               |Bond (USD) ETF                    |
|__________________________________|__________________________________|
|Horizons Preferred Share ETF      |Horizons Active Preferred Share   |
|                                  |ETF                               |
|__________________________________|__________________________________|
|Horizons Floating Rate Bond ETF   |Horizons Active Floating Rate Bond|
|                                  |ETF                               |
|__________________________________|__________________________________|
|Horizons High Yield Bond ETF      |Horizons Active High Yield Bond   |
|                                  |ETF                               |
|__________________________________|__________________________________| 
Class E units and Advisor Class units of the ETFs trade on the Toronto Stock 
Exchange (the "TSX") under the following ticker symbols, which remain 
unchanged: 
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|                        New Name         |Class E Units|Advisor Class|
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________|
|Horizons Active Cdn Dividend ETF         |       HAL   |      HAL.A  |
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________|
|Horizons Active Global Dividend ETF      |       HAZ   |      HAZ.A  |
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________|
|Horizons Active North American Value ETF |       HAV   |      HAV.A  |
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________|
|Horizons Active North American Growth ETF|       HAW   |      HAW.A  |
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________|
|Horizons Active Balanced ETF             |       HAA   |      HAA.A  |
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________|
|Horizons Active Corporate Bond ETF       |       HAB   |      HAB.A  |
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________|
|Horizons Active US Floating Rate Bond    |      HUF.U  |      HUF.V  |
|(USD) ETF                                |             |             |
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________|
|Horizons Active Preferred Share ETF      |       HPR   |      HPR.A  |
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________|
|Horizons Active Floating Rate Bond ETF   |       HFR   |      HFR.A  |
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________|
|Horizons Active High Yield Bond ETF      |       HYI   |      HYI.A  |
|_________________________________________|_____________|_____________| 
The investment objectives and strategies of the ETFs remain unchanged. 
About Horizons Exchange Traded Funds Inc. (www.horizonsetfs.com) 
Horizons ETFs is an innovative financial services company offering a broadly 
diversified range of investment tools for investors of all experience levels. 
With approximately $3.5 billion in assets under management and 81 exchange 
traded funds listed on the TSX, Horizons ETFs helps investors to meet their 
investment objectives in a variety of market conditions. Horizons ETFs is a 
subsidiary of Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. and a member of the Mirae 
Asset Financial Group. 
Martin Fabregas, Investor Relations, (416) 601-2508 or (866) 641-5739 
SOURCE: Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. 
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CO: Horizons Active High Yield Bond ETF
ST: Ontario
NI: FIN 2575 WNEWS  
-0- Oct/03/2012 00:17 GMT
 
 
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