KBW Announces Quarterly Rebalancing Across Its Indices

  KBW Announces Quarterly Rebalancing Across Its Indices

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 8, 2013

Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., a full-service, boutique investment bank and
broker-dealer that specializes in the financial services sector, and a wholly
owned subsidiary of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF), announces the upcoming
quarterly rebalancing across its family of indices. These changes will be
effective prior to the opening of business on Monday, March 18, 2013.

The KBW indices have ten tradable exchange-traded funds licensed: KBW Bank
Index (Index Ticker: BKX^SM, ETF Ticker: KBWB^SM); KBW Capital Markets Index
(Index Ticker: KSX^SM, ETF Ticker: KBWC^SM); KBW Insurance Index (Index
Ticker: KIX^SM, ETF Ticker: KBWI^SM); KBW Regional Banking Index (Index
Ticker: KRX^SM, ETF Ticker: KBWR^SM, KRS^SM, KRU^SM); KBW Financial Sector
Dividend Yield Index (Index Ticker: KDX^SM, ETF Ticker: KBWD^SM); KBW Premium
Yield Equity REIT Index (Index Ticker: KYX^SM, ETF Ticker: KBWY^SM); KBW
Property and Casualty Insurance Index (Index Ticker: KPX^SM, ETF Ticker:
KBWP^SM); and KBW Global (Ex. U.S.) Financial Sector Index (Index Ticker:
KGX^SM, ETF Ticker: KBWX^SM).

About KBW

KBW, Inc., a Stifel company, operates in the U.S. and Europe through its
broker-dealer subsidiaries, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. and Keefe, Bruyette
& Woods Limited. Over the years, KBW has established itself as a leading
independent authority in the banking, insurance, brokerage, asset management,
mortgage banking and specialty finance sectors. Founded in 1962, the firm
maintains industry-leading positions in the areas of research, corporate
finance, mergers and acquisitions as well as sales and trading in equities
securities of financial services companies.

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