NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS
12 September 2016
Source Markets plc
Source Goldman Sachs Equity Factor Index Europe UCITS ETF
ISIN: IE00BMW3NY56; DE000A1161M1
We are writing to you as a Shareholder of Source Goldman Sachs Equity Factor Index Europe UCITS ETF (the "Fund"), a sub-fund of Source Markets Public Limited Company (the "Company"), to inform you of an update to the rules governing the Goldman Sachs Equity Factor Index Europe Net Total Return EUR (the "Reference Index"). Goldman Sachs International, as index sponsor, are amending the re-balancing cycle of the Reference Index to change from the current monthly re-balancing cycle which begins on the 3rd Wednesday of each month to an approximate twice monthly re-balancing cycle (the "New Rebalancing Cycle"). Under the New Rebalancing Cycle the index will rebalance every eight business days. The index sponsor is also adjusting the liquidity and turnover constraints on the index but the overall methodology in respect of the components and weighting of components of the Reference Index is not being amended.
Notice Period and Effective Date
It is expected that the change will be effective on or around 4 October 2016 (the "Effective Date"). The changes will be reflected in the Supplement in due course and will be available to investors free of charge.
The changes described above do not require Shareholder approval.
Should you wish to redeem your shareholding, you may do so in accordance with the dealing provisions outlined in the supplement of the Fund (the "Supplement").
Shareholders may obtain the Prospectus, a copy of the Supplement, the key investor information document, the latest annual and semi-annual reports and copies of the Memorandum and Articles of Association free of charge from the registered office of the Manager and the respective local agents in the countries where the Company is registered including in Switzerland from BNP Paribas Securities Services, Paris, succursale de Zurich, Selnaustrasse 16, 8002 Zurich which is the Swiss representative and paying agent as well as from the German information agent Marcard, Stein & Co AG, Ballindamm 36, 20095 Hamburg, Germany and on the website of the Company - www.SourceETF.com.
All capitalised terms used in this notice shall bear the same meaning as the capitalised and defined terms used in the Prospectus of the Company and in the Supplement.
Source Markets plc
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