IndexIQ Announces Changes to ETF Family

NEW YORK--()--IndexIQ today announced that, as a result of a regular review of its product suite and commitment to meeting evolving client needs, it will liquidate the following exchange-traded funds (ETFs):

Name

Ticker

IQ Global Agribusiness Small Cap ETF

CROP

IQ Short Duration Enhanced Core Bond U.S. ETF

SDAG

IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Europe ETF

HFXE

IQ 50 Percent Hedged FTSE Japan ETF

HFXJ

IQ Leaders GTAA Tracker ETF

QGTA

The last day of trading on the NYSE Arca, Inc. for each liquidating fund is expected to be August 5, 2020. Creations and redemptions will be accepted until that time. Proceeds of the liquidations are expected to be sent to shareholders on or about August 12, 2020.

About IndexIQ

IndexIQ, a New York Life Investments company, is a provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), with a decade of offering highly differentiated and innovative solutions to retail and institutional investors. With $3.8 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2019, IndexIQ leverages the asset management capabilities of New York Life Investments’ multi-boutique platform into its suite of offerings which include: fixed income, equities, alternatives and specialty asset classes.

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All investments are subject to risk and will fluctuate in value.

Consider the Funds' investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. The prospectus and the statement of additional information include this and other relevant information about the Funds and are available by visiting IQetfs.com or calling (888) 474-7725. Read the prospectus carefully before investing.

IndexIQ® is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and serves as the advisor to the IndexIQ ETFs. ALPS Distributors, Inc. (ALPS) is the principal underwriter of the ETFs, and NYLIFE Distributors LLC is a distributor of the ETFs. NYLIFE Distributors LLC is located at 30 Hudson Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302. ALPS Distributors, Inc. is not affiliated with NYLIFE Distributors LLC. “New York Life Investments” is both a service mark, and the common trade name, of the investment advisors affiliated with New York Life Insurance Company.

Contacts

Netanel Spero
New York Life
(212) 576-3814
Netanel_d_spero@newyorklife.com

Chris Sullivan/Julia Stoll
MacMillan Communications
(212) 473-4442
chris@macmillancom.com

Release Summary

IndexIQ announces that, as a result of a regular review of its product suite and commitment to meeting client needs, it will liquidate five ETFs

Contacts

Netanel Spero
New York Life
(212) 576-3814
Netanel_d_spero@newyorklife.com

Chris Sullivan/Julia Stoll
MacMillan Communications
(212) 473-4442
chris@macmillancom.com