EGShares Announces Changes in Names and Ticker Symbols for Composite, Energy, and Financial Services ETFs

Emerging Global Advisors, an asset management company focused exclusively on emerging markets and the sub-advisor to the EGShares family of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), today announced changes in the names and ticker symbols for the company’s composite, energy, and financial services ETFs. The three products have been rebranded under the GEMS (Global Emerging Market Sectors) brand and are now known as:

  • EGShares GEMS Composite ETF (NYSE:AGEM)
  • EGShares Energy GEMS ETF (NYSE:OGEM)
  • EGShares Financials GEMS ETF (NYSE:FGEM)

EGA also announced today the launch of seven additional emerging markets sector funds under the GEMS brand.

About Emerging Global Advisors

Emerging Global Advisors LLC is an independent investment advisory firm and the sub-advisor to the EGShares family of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The EGShares product offerings are designed to provide investment exposures that allow more accurate targeting of important emerging market opportunities. More information on the firm and its investment products can be found at The Emerging Global Shares Exchange-Traded Funds are distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc.

Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Funds before investing. To obtain a prospectus containing this and other important information, please call (888) 800-4EGS (4347) or visit to view or download a prospectus online. Read the prospectus carefully before you invest.

Emerging market investments involve risk of capital loss from unfavorable fluctuation in currency values, from differences in generally accepted accounting principles, from economic or political instability in other nations or increased volatility and lower trading volume.

Distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc.


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