06/14/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/14/2018 11:51
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Boxlight Corporation (Nasdaq: BOXL) ('Boxlight' or the 'Company'), a leading provider of technology solutions for the global learning market, is set to join the Russell Microcap® Index at the conclusion of the Russell U.S. Indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the U.S. market opens on June 25, according to a preliminary list of additions posted June 8.
Membership in the Russell Microcap® Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell U.S. Indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.
'We are honored to be added to the Russell Microcap Index to raise Boxlight's visibility and public awareness within the investment community,' said Michael Pope, President of Boxlight. 'As we continue to execute on our growth strategy, we believe our inclusion in this index will serve as a valuable tool to help broaden our shareholder base and further advance our goal of becoming a global leader in education technology.'
Russell U.S. Indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors as the basis for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $9 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell U.S. Indexes. Russell U.S. Indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.
For more information on the Russell Microcap® Index and the Russell U.S. Indexes reconstitution, go to the 'Russell Reconstitution' section of the FTSE Russell website at www.ftserussell.com.
About FTSE Russell
FTSE Russell is a leading global index provider creating and managing a wide range of indexes, data and analytic solutions to meet client needs across asset classes, style and strategies. Covering 98% of the investable market, FTSE Russell indexes offer a true picture of global markets, combined with the specialist knowledge gained from developing local benchmarks around the world.
FTSE Russell index expertise and products are used extensively by institutional and retail investors globally. Approximately $16.2 trillion is currently benchmarked to FTSE Russell indexes. For over 30 years, leading asset owners, asset managers, ETF providers and investment banks have chosen FTSE Russell indexes to benchmark their investment performance and create investment funds, ETFs, structured products and index-based derivatives. FTSE Russell indexes also provide clients with tools for asset allocation, investment strategy analysis and risk management.
A core set of universal principles guides FTSE Russell index design and management: a transparent rules-based methodology is informed by independent committees of leading market participants. FTSE Russell is focused on index innovation and customer partnership applying the highest industry standards and embracing the IOSCO Principles. FTSE Russell is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group.
For more information, visit www.ftserussell.com.
About Boxlight Corporation
Boxlight Corporation (NASDAQ: BOXL) ('Boxlight') is a leading provider of technology and STEM solutions for the global education market. The company improves student engagement and learning outcomes by providing educators the products they need for the 21st Century classroom. The company develops, sells and services its integrated, interactive solution suite of software, classroom technologies, professional development and support services. Boxlight also provides educators with thousands of free lesson plans and activities via MimioConnect®. For more information about the Boxlight story and its product offerings, visit http://www.boxlight.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release may contain information about Boxlight's view of its future expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from historical results or those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors including, but not limited to, risks and uncertainties associated with its ability to maintain and grow its business, variability of operating results, its development and introduction of new products and services, marketing and other business development initiatives, competition in the industry, etc. Boxlight encourages you to review other factors that may affect its future results in Boxlight's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Charlotte Andrist, +1-770-310-5244
Michael Pope, +1-360-464-4478
Addo Investor Relations
Laura Bainbridge, +1-310-829-5400
Source: Boxlight Corporation