Clarification of index rules for the BDATA, BCRUZ, BHDRO and BQTUM

Frankfurt (9 September 2021) – As a reaction to client questions regarding the BlueStar Big Data & Analytics Index (BDATA), the BlueStar Hotels, Airlines, and Cruises Index (BCRUZ), the BlueStar Hydrogen and NextGen Fuel Cell Index (BHDRO) and the BlueStar US Machine Learning and Quantum Computing Index (BQTUM), MV Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS®) hereby clarifies discretional decisions in case the number of eligible tickers is lower than the minimum component number:

Additional companies are added by the decision of index owner based on the next largest companies that fit the description of companies that meet the business activity, product, or service offering criteria are considered for inclusion and are closest to meeting the liquidity criteria as described above.

The amended Index Guide will be available for download at www.mvis-indices.com/index-guides.

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