11.04.2016

State Street Global Advisors Announces New Promotion Agent for SPDR® ETF Business in South America

SSGA – BOSTON – State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT),  announced a partnership with Credicorp Capital which will serve as promotion agent for SPDR ETFs to institutional investors in Chile, Peru and Colombia.  The partnership, which became effective September 12, 2016, will provide institutional clients throughout the region with local, dedicated SPDR ETF resources to help meet their portfolio management needs.

“Latin America is a strategically important market to the SPDR business and we are pleased to enhance our resources for clients throughout the Andean region,” said Nick Good, co-head of the Global SPDR business at State Street Global Advisors. “SSGA’s global ETF capabilities paired with Credicorp’s deep local relationships and expertise will result in an improved client experience.”

“We are thrilled to partner with State Street Global Advisors to represent their market leading family of SPDR ETFs. The Global SPDR business is the unquestioned ETF leader for institutional investors and we look forward to delivering enhanced resources to our clients across the Region,” said Alejandro Perez Reyes, head of Asset Management at Credicorp Capital.

About SPDR Exchange Traded Funds SPDR ETFs are a comprehensive family spanning an array of international and domestic asset classes. SPDR ETFs are managed by SSGA Funds Management, Inc., a registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of State Street Corporation. The funds provide investors with the flexibility to select investments that are precisely aligned to their investment strategy. Recognized as an industry pioneer, State Street created the first US listed ETF in 1993 (SPDR S&P 500® – Ticker SPY) and has remained on the forefront of responsible innovation, as evidenced by the introduction of many ground-breaking products, including first-to-market launches with gold, international real estate, international fixed income, and sector ETFs. For more information, visit www.spdrs.com.

About State Street Global Advisors

For nearly four decades, State Street Global Advisors has been committed to helping financial professionals and those who rely on them achieve their investment objectives. We partner with institutions and financial professionals to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven process spanning both active and index disciplines. We take pride in working closely with our clients to develop precise investment strategies, including our pioneering family of SPDR ETFs. With trillions* in assets under management, our scale and global footprint provide unrivaled access to markets and asset classes, and allow us to deliver expert insights and investment solutions. State Street Global Advisors is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation.

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