NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WisdomTree (Nasdaq:WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") sponsor and asset manager, announced that previously declared changes to the WisdomTree International Hedged Equity Fund ( HEDJ) became effective as of the close of business on August 29, 2012. The new hedged currency strategy aims to provide exposure to European dividend-paying exporters, while hedging out the movements of the euro relative to the U.S. dollar. More Resources for the New HEDJ WisdomTree's latest podcast, Does a Weakening Euro Mean a Strengthening Eurozone?, features a discussion with Professor Jeremy Siegel and WisdomTree's Director of Research Jeremy Schwartz, moderated by Barrons.com Editor-In-Chief Randall W. Forsyth – Click Here to listen. Please view the earlier announcement or visit the Fund Detail Page for additional information, including an analysis from WisdomTree. Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the Funds before investing. To obtain a prospectus containing this and other important information, call 866-909-9473 or visit wisdomtree.com. Read the prospectus carefully before investing. There are risks associated with investing, including possible loss of principal. Foreign investing involves special risks, such as risk of loss from currency fluctuation or political or economic uncertainty. Investments in currency involve additional special risks, such as credit risk and interest rate fluctuations. Derivative investments can be volatile and these investments may be less liquid than other securities, and more sensitive to the effect of varied economic conditions. As this Fund can have a high concentration in some issuers, the Fund can be adversely impacted by changes affecting those issuers. Please read the Fund's prospectus for specific details regarding the Fund's risk profile. Jeremy Schwartz and Jeremy J. Siegel are registered representatives of ALPS Distributors, Inc. WisdomTree Funds are distributed by ALPS Distributors, Inc.