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UBS announces changes to the UBS Internet IPO Index
UBS Investment Bank announced today that following the close of business on September 6, 2011, the following changes to the UBS Internet IPO Index (NYSE ticker symbol NETIPO) will be implemented.
Index Additions: Carbonite Inc. (Ticker: CARB) and HomeAway Inc. (Ticker: AWAY)
and Index Deletions: Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (Ticker: RAX), SciQuest, Inc. (Ticker: SQI) and Responsys, Inc. (Ticker: MKTG)
About the UBS Internet IPO Index
The UBS Internet IPO Index (the Index) is intended to measure, on a total-return basis, the performance of a subset of Internet-related companies listed on the NYSE or NASDAQ that satisfy specified market capitalization and other eligibility requirements. The Index provides exposure specifically to those Internet-related companies that have been publicly traded for less than three years. The Index currently serves as the reference index for the ETRACS Internet IPO ETN (NYSE: EIPO) and the Monthly 2xLeveraged ETRACS Internet IPO ETN (NYSE: EIPL). Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC serves as the calculation agent for the Index. The top 10 holdings in the Index, as of September 1, 2011, are as follows:
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