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VanEck NAIC-designated Bond ETFs

In addition to the liquidity, transparency and efficiency that fixed income ETFs can provide, NAIC-designated bond ETFs have additional benefits to insurance companies. They can be classified as a “long-term bond issuer obligation” on Schedule D, allows more favorable risk-based capital treatment with the added ability to adopt “systematic value” accounting, mitigating potential balance sheet volatility.

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Featured ETFs

  • FLTR
    VanEck Vectors Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF
    Preliminary NAIC 1

    Fund Description

    VanEck Vectors® Investment Grade Floating Rate ETF (FLTR®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the MVIS® US Investment Grade Floating Rate Index (MVFLTR), which consists of U.S. dollar denominated floating rate notes issued by corporate issuers and rated investment grade.

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  • ITM
    VanEck Vectors Intermediate Muni ETF
    Preliminary NAIC 1

    Fund Description

    The VanEck Vectors® Intermediate Muni ETF (ITM®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays AMT-Free Intermediate Continuous Municipal Index (LMT2TR), which is intended to track the overall performance of the U.S. dollar denominated intermediate-term tax-exempt bond market.

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  • MLN
    VanEck Vectors Long Muni ETF
    Preliminary NAIC 1

    Fund Description

    The VanEck Vectors® Long Muni ETF (MLN®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays AMT-Free Long Continuous Municipal Index (LMT3TR), which is intended to track the overall performance of the U.S. dollar denominated long-term tax-exempt bond market.

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  • ANGL
    VanEck Vectors Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF
    Preliminary NAIC 3

    Fund Description

    The VanEck Vectors® Fallen Angel High Yield Bond ETF (ANGL®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the ICE US Fallen Angel High Yield 10% Constrained Index (H0CF), which is comprised of below investment grade corporate bonds denominated in U.S. dollars, issued in the U.S. domestic market and that were rated investment grade at the time of issuance.

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  • EMLC
    VanEck Vectors J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF
    Preliminary NAIC 3

    Fund Description

    The VanEck Vectors® J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond ETF (EMLC®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the J.P. Morgan GBI-EM Global Core Index (GBIEMCOR), which is comprised of bonds issued by emerging market governments and denominated in the local currency of the issuer.

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  • HYD
    VanEck Vectors High Yield Muni ETF
    Preliminary NAIC 4

    Fund Description

    The VanEck Vectors® High Yield Muni ETF (HYD®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the Bloomberg Barclays Municipal Custom High Yield Composite Index (LMEHTR), which is intended to track the overall performance of the U.S. dollar denominated high yield long-term tax-exempt bond market.

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  • HYEM
    VanEck Vectors Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF
    Preliminary NAIC 4

    Fund Description

    The VanEck Vectors® Emerging Markets High Yield Bond ETF (HYEM®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the ICE BofA Diversified High Yield US Emerging Markets Corporate Plus Index (EMLH), which is comprised of U.S. dollar-denominated bonds issued by non-sovereign emerging markets issuers that are rated below investment grade and that are issued in the major domestic and Eurobond markets.

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  • IHY
    VanEck Vectors International High Yield Bond ETF
    Preliminary NAIC 4

    Fund Description

    The VanEck Vectors®International High Yield Bond ETF (IHY®) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the ICE BofA Global ex-US Issuers High Yield Constrained Index (HXUS), which is comprised of U.S. dollar, Canadian dollar, pound sterling, and euro denominated below investment grade corporate bonds issued by non-U.S. corporations in the major domestic or Eurobond markets.

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Benefits of Fixed Income ETFs
VanEck offers innovative fixed income ETFs that insurance companies can use rather than owning individual bonds. ETFs offer several benefits including broad diversification, transparency and the ability to buy and sell shares on an exchange.
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