Risk Considerations

Investors should note that the Xtrackers ETFs & ETCs are not capital protected or guaranteed and investors in each Xtrackers ETF or ETC should be prepared and able to sustain losses up to the total capital invested. The value of an investment in an Xtrackers ETF or ETC may go down as well as up and past performance does not predict future returns. Investment in Xtrackers ETFs or ETCs involve risks. For a list of related risks please click on the Risks and Terms tab.

DWS expands Xtrackers Core range with addition of Europe ex-UK ETF

  • New ETF provides exposure to developed market Europe equities ex-UK at a highly competitive annual all-in fee of 0.09%
  • Expansion of range of Xtrackers Core ETFs

DWS has expanded its range of Core Xtrackers with the addition of an exchange-traded fund (ETF) providing exposure to Europe ex-UK equities.

The Xtrackers S&P Europe Ex UK UCITS ETF[[DICLAIMER:A sub-fund of Xtrackers (IE) plc.]] targets large and mid-cap exposure across developed markets in Europe, minus the UK, with the underlying index comprised of 379 companies (Source: DWS, S&P as of 18 January, 2019). The ETF is a direct, physical replication fund and has a highly competitive annual all-in fee of 0.09%.

Companies in the underlying index come from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

"We see demand for an asset allocation tool for Europe ex-UK equity exposure expanding, and with our new ETF having a notably low annual all-in fee versus competitor products, we expect to attract a significant number of investors," said Michael Mohr, Head of ETF Product Development.

The new ETF has listed on the London Stock Exchange and has been added to Xtrackers Core ETF range, which comprises ETFs tracking major equity and bond market indices with low annual all-in fees. All ETFs in the Core range use direct, physical replication.

Die Xtrackers-Core-Palette besteht aus ETFs, die wichtige Aktien- und Renten-Indizes physisch abbilden und über niedrige jährliche Pauschalgebühren verfügen.

Product Details

Name of ETF BBG Code ISIN Listing Currency Annual All-in Fee Physical/Synthetic UCITS Compliant
Xtrackers S&P Europe ex UK UCITS ETF XUEK IE00BGV5VM45 EUR 0.09% Physical Yes

For further information please contact:

John Ferry
Phone: +44 (0) 7989726985
E-Mail: john.ferry@dws.com

Key risks

Investors should note that the Xtrackers UCITS ETFs are not capital protected or guaranteed and investors should be prepared and able to sustain losses of the capital invested up to a total loss.

Shares in the Xtrackers UCITS ETFs which are purchased on the secondary market cannot usually be sold directly back to the relevant fund. Investors must purchase and redeem such shares on the secondary market with the assistance of an intermediary (e.g. a market maker or a stock broker) and may incur fees for doing so (as further described in the applicable prospectus). In addition, investors may pay more than the current net asset value of a share in a Xtrackers UCITS ETF when buying shares on the secondary market, and may receive less than the current net asset value when selling such shares on the secondary market.

Investments in funds involve numerous risks including, among others, general market risks, credit risks, foreign exchange risks, interest rate risks and liquidity risks. The value of an investment in a Xtrackers UCITS ETF may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the full amount of their original investment.

Important Notice

This press release has been issued in the UK and approved by DWS Investments UK Limited. DWS Investments UK Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Any reference to "DWS", "Deutsche Asset Management" or "Deutsche AM" shall, unless otherwise required by the context, be understood as a reference to DWS Investments UK Limited including any of its parent companies, any of its or its parents affiliates or subsidiaries and, as the case may be, any investment companies promoted or managed by any of those entities.

Past performance is not a guide for future returns.

Xtrackers UCITS ETFs are all ETFs of one of the following platforms: Xtrackers, Xtrackers II or Xtrackers (IE) plc.

Xtrackers, Xtrackers II and Xtrackers (IE) plc are undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations and set up as open-ended investment companies with variable capital and segregated liability between their respective compartments.

Xtrackers and Xtrackers II are incorporated in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, are registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies' Register under number B-119.899 (Xtrackers) and B-124.284 (Xtrackers II) respectively and have their registered office at 49, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg. Xtrackers (IE) plc is incorporated in Ireland with registered number 393802 and has its registered office at 78 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland.

DWS Investment S.A. acts as the management company of Xtrackers, Xtrackers II and Xtrackers (IE) plc.

The information contained in this document is provided for information purposes only. Any investment decision in relation to an Xtrackers ETF should be based solely on the latest version of the prospectus, the audited annual and, if more recent, un-audited semi-annual reports and the Key Investor Information Document (KIID), all of which are available in English upon request or on www.Xtrackers.com. In the case of any inconsistency with the prospectus, the latest version of the prospectus shall prevail.

© DWS Investments UK Limited 2019.



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