State Street Global Advisors Announces New Promotion Agent For SPDR® ETF Business In South America

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT), today announced a partnership with Credicorp Capital which will serve as promotion agent for SPDR ETFs to institutional investors in Chile, Peru and Colombia. The partnership, which became effective September 12, 2016, will provide institutional clients throughout the region with local, dedicated SPDR ETF resources to help meet their portfolio management needs.

"Latin America is a strategically important market to the SPDR business and we are pleased to enhance our resources for clients throughout the Andean region," said Nick Good, co-head of the Global SPDR business at State Street Global Advisors. "SSGA's global ETF capabilities paired with Credicorp's deep local relationships and expertise will result in an improved client experience."

"We are thrilled to partner with State Street Global Advisors to represent their market leading family of SPDR ETFs. The Global SPDR business is the unquestioned ETF leader for institutional investors and we look forward to delivering enhanced resources to our clients across the Region," said Alejandro Perez Reyes, head of Asset Management at Credicorp Capital.

About SPDR Exchange Traded Funds

SPDR ETFs are a comprehensive family spanning an array of international and domestic asset classes. SPDR ETFs are managed by SSGA Funds Management, Inc., a registered investment adviser and wholly owned subsidiary of State Street Corporation. The funds provide investors with the flexibility to select investments that are precisely aligned to their investment strategy. Recognized as an industry pioneer, State Street created the first US listed ETF in 1993 (SPDR S&P 500® - Ticker SPY) and has remained on the forefront of responsible innovation, as evidenced by the introduction of many ground-breaking products, including first-to-market launches with gold, international real estate, international fixed income, and sector ETFs. For more information, visit

About State Street Global Advisors

For nearly four decades, State Street Global Advisors has been committed to helping financial professionals and those who rely on them achieve their investment objectives. We partner with institutions and financial professionals to help them reach their goals through a rigorous, research-driven process spanning both active and index disciplines. We take pride in working closely with our clients to develop precise investment strategies, including our pioneering family of SPDR ETFs. With trillions* in assets under management, our scale and global footprint provide unrivaled access to markets and asset classes, and allow us to deliver expert insights and investment solutions.

State Street Global Advisors is the investment management arm of State Street Corporation.

*Assets under management were $2.4 trillion as of September 30, 2016. AUM reflects approx. $40 billion (as of 9/30/2016) with respect to which State Street Global Markets, LLC (SSGM) serves as marketing agent; SSGM and State Street Global Advisors are affiliated.

About Credicorp Capital

Credicorp Capital is the investment banking platform of Credicorp Ltd. (NYSE: BAP). The firm is a leading provider of financial services in the Andean Region including corporate finance, capital markets, wealth management and asset management services. Credicorp Capital employs more than 1,000 professionals across its offices in Peru, Chile, Colombia, UK and US. The firm manages US$ 8.9 billion in assets and advises an additional US$8.2 billion. In the past five years, Credicorp Capital has placed more than US$ 29.6 billion in capital market transactions and advised clients in transactions over US$ 59.4 billion.

Important Information:

Investing involves risk including the risk of loss of principal.

ETFs trade like stocks, are subject to investment risk, fluctuate in market value and may trade at prices above or below the ETFs net asset value. Brokerage commissions and ETF expenses will reduce returns.

The information provided does not constitute investment advice and it should not be relied on as such. It should not be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell a security. It does not take into account any investor's particular investment objectives, strategies, tax status or investment horizon. You should consult your tax and financial advisor. All material has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable. There is no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the information and State Street shall have no liability for decisions based on such information.

Standard & Poor's, S&P and SPDR are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC (S&P); Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC (Dow Jones); and these trademarks have been licensed for use by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (SPDJI) and sublicensed for certain purposes by State Street Corporation. State Street Corporation's financial products are not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by SPDJI, Dow Jones, S&P, their respective affiliates and third party licensors and none of such parties make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in such product(s) nor do they have any liability in relation thereto, including for any errors, omissions, or interruptions of any index.

Distributor: State Street Global Markets, LLC, member FINRA, SIPC, a wholly owned subsidiary of State Street Corporation. References to State Street may include State Street Corporation and its affiliates. Certain State Street affiliates provide services and receive fees from the SPDR ETFs.

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State Street Global Advisors, One Lincoln Street, Boston, MA 02111-2900

CORP-2321Exp. Date: 10/31/17

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