Index Notices

November 30, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent BIOSPECIFICS TECHNOLOGIES (BSTC UQ) will be removed from the index after the close of November 30, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Endo International PLC (ENDP US). The weight of BSTC based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

November 25, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent MOBILEIRON INC (MOBL UW) will be removed from the index after the close of November 30, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by private company and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of MOBL UW based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

November 19, 2020

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

Index constituent AVEVA GROUP PLC (AVV LN ) will have an increase in shares due to a rights offering effective November 25, 2020 open. The index shares increase by the terms of the rights ratio 0.778 per 1. 

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

Index constituent UNILEVER NV (UNA NA) is undergoing a share mandatory conversion. The index will convert shares of UNA NA to ULVR LN on the open of Novermber 30, 2020 according to the stock terms. 

 

November 17, 2020

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

Index constituent ASCENDAS REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST (AREIT SP) will have an increase in shares due to a rights offering effective November 17, 2020 open. The index shares increase by the terms of the rights ratio 0.037 per 1. 

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

IQ 500 International Index

Index constituent NTT DOCOMO INC (9437 JT) will be removed from the index after the close of November 19, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE ORD (9432 JT) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of 9437 JT based on its last close price will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

November 16, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent HIGHLAND GOLD MINING LIMITED (HGM LN) will be removed from the index after the close of November 18, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by FORTIANA HOLDINGS LTD and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of HGM LN based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

IQ Global Resources Index

Index constituent HIGHLAND GOLD MINING LIMITED (HGM LN) will be removed from the index after the close of November 18, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by FORTIANA HOLDINGS LTD and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of HGM LN based on its last close price will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

November 12, 2020

IQ500 Index

PFIZER INC (PFE UN) will spin off its Upjohn Inc effective 11/17/2020. The spin-off company Upjohn Inc will be immediately acquired by MYLAN NV (MYL UW) and will form a new company to be named VIATRIS INC . The share of MYLAN NV (MYL UW) will be increased accordingly and will be converted into new VTRS share. 

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent MyoKardia Inc (MYOK US) will be removed from the index after the close of November 16, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY US) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of MYOK US based on its last close price will be transferred to ULTR and SHV.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc (AMAG US) will be removed from the index after the close of November 13, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Covis Pharma BV and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of AMAG US based on its last close price will be transferred to ULTR.

 

November 11, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent HASTINGS GROUP HOLDINGS LTD (HSTG LN) will be removed from the index after the close of November 12, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by SAMPO OYJ CLASS A (SAMPO FH). The weight of HSTG LN based on its last close price will be transferred to ULTR.

 

November 2, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

The index will introduce the following companies in the November rebalance effective after the close of November 4th, 2020: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (200812), BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (209883), CIT Group Inc. (B4Z73G), Concho Resources Inc. (B1YWRK), Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (B3LHT0), Eaton Vance Corp. (230105), Husky Energy Inc. (262383), Inphi Corporation (B5TRVW), KAZ Minerals PLC (B0HZPV), McCarthy & Stone PLC (BYNVD0), MyoKardia, Inc. (BYNZF5), Parsley Energy, Inc. Class A (BMMV73), PNM Resources, Inc. (270782), Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (616883), Shimachu Co., Ltd. (680445), Xilinx, Inc. (298567).

 

October 29, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent JERNIGAN CAPITAL INC (JCAP UN) will be removed from the index after the close of October 30, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by PRIVATE COMPANY and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of JCAP UN based on its last close price will be transferred to T-bills.

 

October 27, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent LIVONGO HEALTH INC (LVGO UW) will be removed from the index after the close of October 29, 2020. The company is the target of cash & stock acquisition by TELADOC HEALTH INC (TDOC UN) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of LVGO UW will be transferred to SHV and T-bills , the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Information Technology2 (IGV US) will be removed from the index.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent KIRINDO HOLDINGS CO LTD (3194 JT) will be removed from the index after the close of October 28, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Bain Capital. The weight of 3194 JT based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.


October 26, 2020

IQ 500 International Index

Index constituent SG HOLDINGS CO LTD (9143 JT) will have an increase in shares due to a stock split effective October 29, 2020 open. The index will increase the shares according to the split ratio 2 for 1. 

 

October 20, 2020

IQ 500 International Index

Index constituent ROLLS-ROYCE HOLDING PLC(RR/ LN) will have an increase in shares due to a rights offering effective October 28, 2020 open. The index shares increase by the terms of the rights ratio 10 per 3. 

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent IMMUNOMEDICS INC (IMMU UQ) will be removed from the index after the close of October 22, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by GILEAD SCIENCES INC (GILD UW), and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of IMMU UQ based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

October 19, 2020

IQ Global Resources Index

Index constituent ILUKA RESOURCES LTD (ILU AT) will spin off DETERRA ROYALTIES LTD (DRR AT) on October 23, 2020 . The spun-off company DETERRA ROYALTIES LTD (DRR AT) will be added to the index temporarily and will be removed from the index after the close of October 23, 2020. The weight of spun-off will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents. 

 

October 14, 2020

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

Index constituent CAPITALAND COMMERCIAL TRUST (CCT SP) will be removed from the index after the close of October 16, 2020. The company is the target of stock and cash acquisition by CAPITALAND MALL TRUST (CT SP). The shares of CT SP will be increased according to the stock terms of the transaction.The cash portion of the transaction will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Rosetta Stone Inc (RST US) will be removed from the index after the close of October 14, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Cambium Learning Group Inc (ABCD US), and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of RST US based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

October 09, 2020

IQ 500 Index

Index constituent FORTIVE CORP (FTV UN) will spin off VONTIER CORP (VNT UN) on October 9, 2020 . The spun-off company VONTIER CORP (VNT UN) will be added to the index temporarily and will be removed from the index after the close of October 9, 2020. The weight of spun-off will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

October 07, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (AIMT US) will be removed from the index after the close of October 12, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Nestle SA (NESN SW), and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of AIMT US based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent ON DECK CAPITAL INC (ONDK UN) will be removed from the index after the close of October 12, 2020. The company is the target of cash and stock acquisition by ENOVA INTERNATIONAL INC (ENVA UN) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of ONDK UN will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Financials2 (KRE US) will be reduced by an amount proportionate to the removed shares.

 

October 05, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent HIQ INTERNATIONAL AB (HIQ SS) will be removed from the index after the close of October 7, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by PRIVATE COMPANY. The weight of HIQ SS based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent VIVINT SOLAR INC (VSLR UN) will be removed from the index after the close of October 7, 2020. The company is the target of all stock acquisition by SUNRUN INC (RUN UW) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of VSLR UN will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Industrials (XLI US) will be reduced by an amount proportionate to the removed shares.

 

October 02, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Noble Energy Inc (NBL US) will be removed from the index after the close of October 5, 2020. The company is the target of all stock acquisition by Chevron Corp (CVX US) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of NBL US will be transferred to ULTR and SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Energy (XLE US) will be removed from the index.

 

October 01, 2020

IQ500 Index

Index constituent TD AMERITRADE HOLDING (AMTD UW) will be removed from the index after the close of October 5, 2020. The company is the target of all stock acquisition by SCHWAB (CHARLES) CORP (SCHW UN). The shares of SCHWAB (CHARLES) CORP (SCHW UN) will be increased according to the stock terms of the transaction.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent E*TRADE FINANCIAL CORP (ETFC UW) will be removed from the index after the close of October 1, 2020. The company is the target of all stock acquisition by MORGAN STANLEY (MS UN) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of ETFC UW will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Financials3 (IYG US) will be removed from the index.

IQ Candriam ESG US Equity Index

Index constituent E*TRADE FINANCIAL CORP (ETFC UW) will be removed from the index after the close of October 2, 2020. The company is the target of all stock acquisition by MORGAN STANLEY (MS UN). The shares of MORGAN STANLEY (MS UN) will be increased according to the stock terms of the transaction.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

The index will introduce the following companies in the October rebalance effective after the close of October 5th, 2020: G4S plc (B01FLG), Hitachi Capital Corp. (642915), Immunomedics, Inc. (245796), Jernigan Capital, Inc. (BWD23P), KIRINDO HOLDINGS CO.LTD. (BPBG3K), Leyou Technologies Holdings Limited (BW2V4N), METRO AG (BD6QT8), MobileIron, Inc. (BN57DN), Virtusa Corporation (B1YWRN), William Hill PLC (316988), WPX Energy, Inc. (B40PCD).

 

September 30, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Delphi Technologies PLC (DLPH US) will be removed from the index after the close of October 1, 2020. The company is the target of all stock acquisition by BorgWarner Inc (BWA US) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of DLPH will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Consumer Discretionary (XLY US) will be removed from the index.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Pfenex Inc (PFNX US) will be removed from the index after the close of September 30, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND US), and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of PFNX US based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

September 28, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent CRAFT BREW ALLIANCE INC (BREW UW) will be removed from the index after the close of September 29, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by ANHEUSER BUSCH INBEV SA NV (ABI BB), and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of BREW UW based on its last close price will be transferred to ULTR.

 

September 23, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. (MNTA US) will be removed from the index after the close of September 30, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Johnson & Johnson(JNJ US), and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of MNTA US based on its last close price will be transferred to ULTR and SHV.

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index IQ 500 International Index

SIEMENS AG (SIE GY) will spin off SIEMENS ENERGY AG (ENR GY) on September 28, 2020 . The spun-off company SIEMENS ENERGY AG (ENR GY) will be added to the index temporarily and will be removed from the index after the close of September 28,2020. The weight of spun-off will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

September 22, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Principia Biopharma Inc (PRNB US) will be removed from the index after the close of September 28, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Sanofi (SAN FP), and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of PRNB US based on its last close price will be transferred to ULTR.

 

September 14, 2020

IQ US Real Estate Small Cap

The index will add the following names in the Q3 2020 quarterly reconstitution:EPR Properties (B8XXZP1), Apple Hospitality REIT Inc (BXRTX56), Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (B8QV5C9), Chimera Investment Corporation (BVZCNC0), Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. Class A (2256522).

 

September 11, 2020

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index IQ 500 International Index

Index constituent INTERNATIONAL CONSOLIDATED AIRLINES GROUP SA (IAG LN) will have an increase in shares due to a rights offering effective September 14, 2020 open. The index shares increase by the terms of the rights ratio 3 per 2.

 

September 10, 2020

IQ 500 Index

Revised: Index constituent QURATE RETAIL INC (QRTEA UW) will spin off QURATE RETAIL INC Redeemable Preferred Stock (QRTEV UW) on September 15, 2020 . The spun-off company QURATE RETAIL INC Redeemable Preferred Stock (QRTEV UW) will be added to the index temporarily and will be removed from the index after the close of September 15,2020. The weight of spun-off will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

September 08, 2020

IQ 500 International Index

SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES LTD (SCI SP) will spin off SEMBCORP MARINE LTD (SMM SP) on September 9, 2020 . The spun-off company SEMBCORP MARINE LTD (SMM SP) will be added to the index temporarily and will be removed from the index after the close of September 9,2020. The weight of spun-off will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

September 01, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

The index will introduce the following companies in the September rebalance effective after the close of September 3rd, 2020: Aimmune Therapeutics Inc (BYVDTK), BMC Stock Holdings, Inc. (BYWKLM), GCI Liberty, Inc. Class A (BF7J0Q), Hastings Group Holdings Plc (BYRJH5), HiQ International AB (BJTRSF), Livongo Health, Inc. (BK74NR), Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (B018VB), Pfenex Inc. (BP41ZT), Principia Biopharma, Inc. (BFZ4V5), Rosetta Stone Inc. (B3VVMW), Sunrise Communications Group Ltd. (BVSS67), Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (292751).

 

August 31, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent MEET GROUP INC (MEET UR) will be removed from the index after the close of September 3, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE, and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of MEET UR based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

August 28, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent GLOBALSCAPE INC (GSB US) will be removed from the index after the close of August 28, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Private company, and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of GSB US based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

August 27, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent LogMeIn Inc (LOGM US) will be removed from the index after the close of August 28, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Evergreen Coast Capital Corp and Francisco Partners Management LLC, and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of LOGM US based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

August 18, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Benefytt Technologies Inc (BFYT US) will be removed from the index after the close of August 19, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Madison Dearborn Partners LLC, and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of BFYT US based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent NichiiGakkan Co Ltd (9792 JP) will be removed from the index after the close of August 19, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Bain Capital Private Equity LP, and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of 9792 JP based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

August 17, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Infigen Energy (IFN AU) will be removed from the index after the close of August 18, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Iberdrola SA, and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of IFN AU based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

August 13, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Forescout Technologies Inc (FSCT US) will be removed from the index after the close of August 13, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Advent International Corp and Crosspoint Capital Partners LP, and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of FSCT US based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

August 03, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

The index will introduce the following companies in the August rebalance effective after the close of August 5th, 2020: Benefytt Technologies, Inc. Class A (BLH15G), Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (203414), GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (269918), Highland Gold Mining Limited (323601), Infigen Energy (B0LN82), Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (257376), National General Holdings Corp. (BJ35QL), Neles Oyj (BLF9RR), Noble Energy, Inc. (264076), On Deck Capital, Inc. (BTC327), Vivint Solar Inc (BQXKZ3).

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Based on index methodology with cash position reach to limit 25%, ISHARES SHORT TREASURY BOND (SHV US) will be reduced to 93661053 shares, Short-term U.S. Treasury bill (9127963X5/BM7SX56) will be added to the index with 3356182 shares, index effective 8/4/2020 open.

 

July 29, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent LEGG MASON INC (LM UN) will be removed from the index after the close of July 31, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC (BEN UN) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of LM UN based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent GAIN Capital Holdings Inc (GCAP US) will be removed from the index after the close of July 30, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by StoneX Group Inc (SNEX US) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of GCAP based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Unione di Banche Italiane SpA (UBI IM) will be removed from the index after the close of July 30, 2020. The company is the target of stock and cash acquisition by Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (ISP IM) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of UBI will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Europe (VGK US) will be reduced by an amount proportionate to the removed shares.

 

July 23, 2020

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

Index constituent CELLNEX TELECOM SA (CLNX SQ) will have an increase in shares due to a rights offering effective July 27, 2020 open. The index shares increase by the terms of the rights ratio 5 per 19.

 

July 22, 2020

IQ 500 Index

Index constituent CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT CORP (CZR UW) will be removed from the index after the close of July 22, 2020. The company is the target of cash acquisition by ELDORADO RESORTS INC (ERI UW). The weight of CZR UW based on its last close price will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

July 21, 2020

IQ 500 International Index

Index constituent Downer EDI Ltd (DOW AU) will have an increase in shares due to rights offering effective July 22, 2020 open. The index shares increase by the terms of the rights ratio 0.179211 per 1 at subscription price 3.75 AUD.

 

July 20, 2020

IQ 500 International Index - IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

Index constituent EDP ENERGIAS DE PORTUGAL SA (EDP PL) will have an increase in shares due to a rights offering effective July 21, 2020 open. The index shares increase by the terms of the rights ratio 0.085 per 1 at subscription price 3.30 EUR.

 

July 16, 2020

IQ Global Resources Index

Index constituent ALACER GOLD CORP (ASR CT) will be removed from the index after the close of July 16, 2020. The company is the target of all stock acquisition by SSR MINING INC (SSRM CT). The shares of SSR MINING INC (SSRM CT) will be increased according to the stock terms of the transaction.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent ALACER GOLD CORP (ASR CT) will be removed from the index after the close of July 16, 2020. The company is the target of all stock acquisition by SSR MINING INC (SSRM CT). The weight of ASR will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Materials2 (GDX US) will be removed from the index.

 

July 02, 2020

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

Index constituent CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS LTD ORD (293 HK) will have an increase in shares due to a rights offering effective July 15, 2020 open. The index shares increase by the terms of the rights ratio 7 per 11.

 

July 01, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc (PTLA US) will be removed from the index after the close of July 2, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (ALXN US) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of PTLA based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

The index will introduce the following companies in the June rebalance effective after the close of July 6th, 2020: CoreLogic, Inc. (B5541Y), Grubhub, Inc. (BKY7XF), NetEnt AB Class B (BKX8GB).

 

June 29, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent IBERIABANK CORP (IBKC UW) will be removed from the index after the close of July 1, 2020. The company is the target of stock acquisition by FIRST HORIZON NATIONAL CORP (FHN) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of IBKC will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Financials2 (KRE US) will be reduced by an amount proportionate to the removed shares.

 

June 26, 2020

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

Index constituent METSO OYJ (METSO FH) will spin off OUTOTEC (OTE1V FH) on July 1, 2020. The spun-off company OUTOTEC (OTE1V FH) will be added to the index temporarily and will be removed from the index after the close of 7/1/2020. The weight of spun-off will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

June 25, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent MOBILE MINI INC (MINI UW) will be removed from the index after the close of June 30, 2020. The company is the target of stock acquisition by WILLIAMS SCOTSMAN CORP (WSC UR) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of MINI will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Financials3 (IYG US) will be reduced by an amount proportionate to the removed shares.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent TECH DATA CORP (TECD UW) will be removed from the index after the close of June 29, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT INC (APO UN) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of TECD based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

IQ 500 Index

Index constituent TECH DATA CORP (TECD UW) will be removed from the index after the close of June 29, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT INC (APO UN) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of TECD based on its last close price will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

June 24, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent SEMAFO INC (SMF CN) will be removed from the index after the close of June 26, 2020. The company is the target of stock acquisition by Endeavour Mining Corp (EDV CN) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of SMF will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Materials2 (GDX US) will be reduced by an amount proportionate to the removed shares.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent ADESTO TECHNOLOGIES CORP (IOTS UR) will be removed from the index after the close of June 26, 2020. The company is the target of cash acquisition by DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR PLC (DLG GY) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange.The weight of IOTS based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

IQ Candriam ESG US Equity Index - IQ 500 Index

Index constituent T-MOBILE US INC (TMUS UW) will have an increase in shares due to a rights offering effective June 24, 2020 open. The index shares increase by the terms of the rights ratio 1 per 20.

 

June 20, 2020

IQ500 Index

Revised: Index constituent ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL INC (AXE US) will be removed from the index after the close of June 22, 2020. The company is the target of all cash and stock acquisition by WESCO International Inc (WCC US) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange.

 

June 19, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL INC (AXE US) will be removed from the index after the close of June 19, 2020. The company is the target of all cash and stock acquisition by WESCO International Inc (WCC US) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of AXE will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Industrials (XLI US) will be removed from the index.

IQ Small Cap Global Agribusiness Index - IQ Short Duration Enhanced Core Bond Index - IQ Leaders GTAA Tracker Index - FTSE Europe 50% Hedged to USD Index - FTSE Japan 50% Hedged to USD Index

Effective after the close of August 5th, 2020, above indexes will be discontinued.

 

June 16, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent PROGENICS PHARMACEUTICALS (PGNX US) will be removed from the index after the close of June 19, 2020. The company is the target of all stock acquisition by Lantheus Holdings Inc (LNTH US) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of PGNX will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Health Care (XLV US) will be removed from the index.

 

June 15, 2020

IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap Index

The index will add the following names in the Q2 2020 quarterly reconstitution: THAIFOODS GROUP PUBLIC Co., Ltd(BYVTKL4),GrowGeneration Corp.(BZ159N4),Ritamix Global Limited(BMDNFM6).

IQ US Real Estate Small Cap

The index will add the following names in the Q2 2020 quarterly reconstitution: Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.(B034LG1),Two Harbors Investment Corp.(BD832H2),Pebblebrook Hotel Trust(B4XBDV9),Service Properties Trust(BKRT1C8),Macerich Company(2543967),MFA Financial, Inc.(2418162),NexPoint Residential Trust Inc(BWC6PW6),Gladstone Commercial Corporation(2918479),Bluerock Residential Growth REIT Inc Class A(BKWBZX8).

 

June 10, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent KEMET CORP (KEM UN) will be removed from the index after the close of June 12, 2020. The company is the target of cash acquisition by YAGEO CORP (2327 TT). The weight of KEM UN based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

June 09, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Revised: Index constituent STEMLINE THERAPEUTICS INC (STML US) will be removed from the index after the close of June 9, 2020. The company is the target of cash acquisition by private company. The weight of STML US based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

 

June 04, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent CenterState Bank Corp (CSFL US) will be removed from the index after the close of June 5, 2020. The company is the target of stock acquisition by South State Corp (SSB US) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of CSFL will be transferred to ULTR and SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Financials2 (KRE US) will be reduced by an amount proportionate to the removed shares.

 

June 01, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

The index will introduce the following companies in the June rebalance effective after the close of June 3rd, 2020: Alacer Gold Corp. (B40B27), NICHIIGAKKAN CO.,LTD. (662235), Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (B93PNR), Stemline Therapeutics, Inc. (B8F98G).

 

May 29, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Rule Book Change: Short-term U.S. Treasury Bill added as an eligible security in the index. Concentration limits modified to allocate cash in excess of 25% to Short-term U.S. Treasury bills in lieu of a systematic re-allocation into existing index constituents. This change goes into effect June 1st , 2020.

 

May 27, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent TIVO CORP (TIVO UW) will be removed from the index after the close of May 29, 2020. The company is the target of all stock acquisition by XPERI CORP (XPER UW) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of TIVO will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to SOXX will be removed from the index.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent OPUS BANK (OPB UW) will be removed from the index after the close of May 29, 2020. The company is the target of stock acquisition by PACIFIC PREMIER BANCORP INC (PPBI UW) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of OPB will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Financials2 (KRE US) will be reduced by an amount proportionate to the removed shares.

 

May 21, 2020

IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

Index constituent WHITBREAD PLC (WTB LN) will have an increase in shares due to a rights offering effective May 26, 2020 open. The index shares will increase by the terms of the rights ratio 1 per 2.

 

May 14, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent LI & FUNG LTD ORD (494 HK) will be removed from the index after the close of May 15, 2020. The company is the target of cash acquisition by private company. The weight of 494 HK based on its last close price will be transferred to SHV.

IQ 500 International Index

Index constituent LI & FUNG LTD ORD (494 HK) will be removed from the index after the close of May 15, 2020. The company is the target of cash acquisition by private company. The weight of 494 HK based on its last close price will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

May 06, 2020

IQ 500 Index

Index constituent ALLERGAN PLC (AGN UN) will be removed from the index after the close of May 8th, 2020. The company is the target of stock and cash acquisition by ABBVIE INC (ABBV UN) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The shares of ABBV will be increased according to the stock terms of the transaction.The cash portion of the transaction will be distributed pro rata to remaining Index constituents.

 

May 05, 2020

IQ Candriam Sustainable World Equity Index IQ Candriam SRI International Equity Index IQ Candriam SRI US Equity Index

Effective after the close of April 30, 2020, IQ Candriam Sustainable World Equity Index, IQ Candriam SRI International Equity Index and IQ Candriam SRI US Equity Index are discontinued.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent ISRA VISION AG (ISR GY) will be removed from the index after the close of May 7th, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of ISR will be transferred to SHV.

 

May 04, 2020

IQ 500 International Index

Index constituent SINGAPORE AIRLINES LTD ORD (SIA SP) will have an increase in shares due to a rights offering effective May 6th, 2020 open. The index shares will increase by the terms of the rights ratio 3 per 2.

 

May 01, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

The index will introduce the following companies in the May rebalance effective after the close of May 5th, 2020: GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (B3YK24), Opus Bank (BLNMST), SEMAFO Inc. (279537).

 

April 30, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent THE STARS GROUP INC (TSGI.TO) will be removed from the index after the close of May 4th, 2020. The company is the target of stock acquisition by FLUTTER ENTERTAINMENT PLC (FLTR LN) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of TSGI will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Europe (VGK US) will be reduced by an amount proportionate to the removed shares.

 

April 28, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent RIB SOFTWARE SE (RIB GY) will be removed from the index after the close of April 29th, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of RIB will be transferred to SHV.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent CAROLINA FINANCIAL CORP (CARO UR) will be removed from the index after the close of May 1st, 2020. The company is the target of stock acquisition by UNITED BANKSHARES INC (UBSI UW) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of CARO will be transferred to SHV, the weight of BIL will be adjusted so that no divisor adjustment is required. The hedge to Financials2 (KRE US) will be reduced by an amount proportionate to the removed shares.

IQ 500 International

Revised: The index will add the following names effective for the open of May 4th, 2020: Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd., Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd., Brother Industries, Ltd., SKF AB Class B, DIC Corporation, Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Holdings Inc., bpost SA, Maruha Nichiro Corp., Pan Pacific International Holdings Corporation, Barrick Gold Corporation, Unipol Gruppo S.p.A.

 

April 27, 2020

IQ 500 International

The index will add the following names effective for the open of May 4th, 2020: Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd., Sekisui Chemical Co., Ltd., MAN SE, Brother Industries, Ltd., SKF AB Class B, DIC Corporation, Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Holdings Inc., bpost SA, Maruha Nichiro Corp., Pan Pacific International Holdings Corporation, Barrick Gold Corporation, Unipol Gruppo S.p.A.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

In accordance with IQMNA index methodology rule, the maximum cash has been reached its limit this month, therefore it will trigger intra-month rebalance, effective 4/29/2020 open.

 

April 22, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES LTD (MLNX UW) will be removed from the index after the close of April 24th, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of MLNX be transferred to SHV.

 

April 21, 2020

IQ Candriam Sustainable World Equity Index IQ Candriam SRI International Equity Index IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index

Index constituent HITACHI CHEMICAL CO LTD (4217 JT) will be removed from the index after the close of April 22nd, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition. The weight of 4217 JT will be distributed pro rata to remaining index constituents.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent HITACHI CHEMICAL CO LTD (4217 JT) will be removed from the index after the close of April 22nd, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition. The weight of 4217 JT will be transferred to SHV.

 

April 16, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent TALLGRASS ENERGY LP-CLASS A (TGE UN) will be removed from the index after the close of April 16th, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of TGE will be transferred to SHV.

 

April 09, 2020

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP (CY UW) will be removed from the index after the close of April 15th, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of CY will be transferred to SHV.

 

April 07, 2020

IQ 500 International Index IQ Candriam ESG International Equity Index IQ Candriam SRI International Equity Index IQ Candriam Sustainable World Equity Index

Index constituent HITACHI HIGH-TECH CORP (8036 JT) will be removed from the index after the close of April 9th, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The weight of 8036 JT will be distributed pro rata to remaining index constituents.

 

April 01, 2020

IQ 500 Index

Index constituent SPRINT CORP (S UN) will be removed from the index after the close of April 1st, 2020. The company is the target of stock acquisition by T-MOBILE US INC (TMUS UW) and is preparing to delist from its primary exchange. The shares of SPRINT will be increased according to the stock terms of the transaction.

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

The index will introduce the following companies in the April rebalance effective after the close of April 3rd, 2020: Li & Fung Limited (628625), Meet Group Inc (BYWW6W), Mobile Mini, Inc. (254817), QIAGEN NV (BYXS68), Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (BDB6Q2).

IQ Merger Arbitrage Index

Index constituent Unizo Holdings Co Ltd (3258 JP) will be removed from the index after the close of April 2nd, 2020. The company is the target of all cash acquisition by multiple acquirers. The weight of 3258 will be transferred to SHV.