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2017

2017

2016 Year-End Capital Gains Distributions for Columbia Threadedneedle ETFs

BOSTON | January 17, 2017

Year-End Capital Gains Distributions for Columbia Threadedneedle ETFs.

2016

2016

Columbia Threadneedle Investments Completes Acquisition of Emerging Global Advisors

BOSTON | September 1, 2016

Columbia Threadneedle Investments today announced that Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC has completed its acquisition of Emerging Global Advisors, LLC (EGA), a New York-based registered investment adviser and a leading provider of strategic beta emerging market portfolios. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.


Columbia Threadneedle Investments Launches Equity Income Smart Beta ETFs

Boston | June 13, 2016

Columbia Threadneedle Investments today announced the launch of three equity income smart beta exchange-traded funds (ETFs), the first in a series from the new Columbia Beta AdvantageSM family of rules-based, factor-driven, smart beta ETFs. Columbia Beta Advantage products are thoughtfully constructed by incorporating Columbia Threadneedle's active investing experience and insight into rules that, in the case of these three ETFs, provide exposure to companies that have certain attributes believed to offer sustainable levels of income, as well as total return opportunity. These funds will track underlying indices calculated by MSCI Inc.

Columbia Threadneedle Investments to Acquire Emerging Global Advisors

BOSTON | May 11, 2016

Columbia Threadneedle Investments today announced an agreement for Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC to acquire Emerging Global Advisors, LLC (EGA), a New York-based registered investment adviser and a leading provider of smart beta portfolios focused on emerging markets. The acquisition will significantly expand the smart beta capabilities of Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Terms of the EGA acquisition were not disclosed. The transaction is expected to close later this year.