KBW Announces Change to KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Index (KYXSM) Business Wire NEW YORK -- September 6, 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 following change: Effective prior to the opening of business on Wednesday, September 11, 2013, the following constituent change will occur: KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Index (Index Ticker: KYX^SM, ETF Ticker: KBWY^SM) *Removing CapLease, Inc. (NYSE: LSE) due to the expected closing of the proposed merger with American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP). There will be no corresponding addition to the index at this time. 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: KBW I^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 LLC, 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. Contact: Press: Intermarket Communications, Mike Gelormino, 212-909-4780
KBW Announces Change to KBW Premium Yield Equity REIT Index (KYXSM)
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