• ETF Insights

    Merger of two ETFs

    Martijn Rozemuller, CEO – Europe

    Please be informed that as of 8 October the merger between the VanEck Vectors Global Equal Weight UCITS ETF and the VanEck Vectors Sustainable World Equal Weight UCITS ETF will be effective.

    The reason for the merger is to make our product range more sustainable, while creating scale efficiencies. As a result of the merger we can offer our investors the best of both worlds: a sustainable global ETF for only 0.2% annual fees.

    As described in this document, you can sell your positions in both ETFs up to 1 October 2021, free of charge by VanEck. Do note that your bank or broker might charge transaction fees.

    The VanEck Vectors Global Equal Weight UCITS ETF will merge into the VanEck Vectors Sustainable World Equal Weight UCITS ETF. The merger will take place on the 8th of October, shareholders of the VanEck Vectors Global Equal Weight UCITS ETF should be able to trade their new shares in VanEck Vectors Sustainable World Equal Weight UCITS ETF, as of 11th of October. Please note, it might take a few days for the banks and brokers to process this merger. The official exchange ratio will be published on 15 October 2021. As a result, investors in the VanEck Vectors Global Equal Weight UCITS ETF will have a different number of shares after the merger, but with the same value.

    With kind regards,
    VanEck Vectors™ ETFs N.V

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