Deutsche Börse Cash Market Division

10/07/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 10/07/2021 14:33

Extraordinary free float adjustment in DAX

(Zug, 7 October 2021) - Qontigo's global index provider STOXX Ltd. has announced an unscheduled change to the DAX index.

The free float of Deutsche Wohnen SE changed by more than 10 percentage points.

According to the Guide to the DAX Equity Indices, section 5.1.4., the company's free float will be adjusted in the index from the current 55.16 percent to 32.56 percent.

This change will become effective on 12 October 2021.


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About STOXX
STOXX Ltd. is Qontigo's global index provider, currently calculating a global, comprehensive index family of about 13,000 strictly rules-based and transparent indices. Best known for the leading European equity indices EURO STOXX 50, STOXX Europe 50 and STOXX Europe 600, STOXX Ltd. maintains and calculates the STOXX Global index family which consists of total market, broad and blue-chip indices for the regions Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific and sub-regions Latin America and BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) as well as global markets.
STOXX is the administrator of the STOXX® and DAX® indices under the European Benchmark Regulation and exercises control over all benchmark administration processes within Qontigo.
STOXX indices are licensed to more than 600 companies around the world as underlyings for Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), futures and options, structured products and passively managed investment funds.


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