Conversion of 62 SPDR ETFs into international ETF structure


Clearstream Banking1 wishes to inform customers that State Street Global Advisors Limited intends to convert its Irish-domiciled Exchange-Traded Funds (SPDR ETFs) to the ICSD model in Common Depository structure, effective

12 March 2018

This migration will consist of 62 ETFs issued under the SSGA SPDR ETFs EUROPE I & II PLC umbrellas with record date 9 March 2018 and effective date 12 March 2018.

Impact on customers

No action is required from you, the customers, for the conversion of the securities into the international ETF structure.  However, depending on your current settlement arrangements, there may be actions for you to take. Please refer to the attached PDF document, which provides relevant details.

Further information

For further information, customers may contact Clearstream Banking Client Services or their Relationship Officer.

1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking S.A., registered office at 42, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-9248, and Clearstream Banking AG (for Clearstream Banking AG customers using Creation Accounts), registered office at 61, Mergenthalerallee, 65760 Eschborn, Germany and registered in Register B of the Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, Germany under number HRB 7500.