KBW Announces Changes to Weighting of PACW in KRX

  KBW Announces Changes to Weighting of PACW in KRX

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- April 3, 2014

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 increase
in shares of PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW) upon completion of the merger of
Capital Source (NYSE: CSE) in the KBW Regional Banking Index (Ticker: KRX).
These changes will be effective prior to the opening of business on Tuesday,
April 8, 2014.

The KBW indices have 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 Tickers: 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); KBW
Mortgage Finance Index (Index Ticker: MFX^SM); and KBW Global (Ex US)
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.


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