NEW YORK, March 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WisdomTree (NASDAQ:WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager, today announced plans to close and liquidate seven of its ETFs.

The Funds will no longer accept creation orders after Wednesday, March 22, 2017.   The final day of trading on the Funds' respective exchanges will also be Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  Shareholders who do not sell their Fund shares by this date will have their shares automatically redeemed for cash based on the Funds' net asset value (NAV) on March 29, 2017, the Funds' last day of operations.  Additional information can be found in the WisdomTree Fund Changes: FAQ document here.  

Fund Closures/Liquidation:
Fund Name Ticker Exchange
WisdomTree Indian Rupee Strategy Fund ICN NYSE Arca
WisdomTree Australia & New Zealand Debt Fund AUNZ NYSE Arca
WisdomTree Korea Hedged Equity Fund DXKW NASDAQ
WisdomTree Japan Hedged Tech, Media and Telecom Fund DXJT NYSE Arca
WisdomTree Japan Quality Dividend Growth Fund JDG NYSE Arca
WisdomTree International Hedged Equity Fund HDWM NYSE Arca
WisdomTree International Hedged SmallCap Dividend Fund   HDLS NYSE Arca

About WisdomTree

WisdomTree Investments, Inc., through its subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Canada (collectively, "WisdomTree"), is an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager headquartered in New York.  WisdomTree offers products covering equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities and alternative strategies.  WisdomTree currently has approximately $43.2 billion in assets under management globally.  For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @WisdomTreeETFs.

WisdomTree® is the marketing name for WisdomTree Investments, Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the funds carefully before investing. A prospectus, containing this and other information is available by calling 1-866-909-WISE. Investors should read the prospectus carefully before investing.

There are risks involved with investing, including possible loss of principal.  Foreign investing involves currency, political and economic risk.  Funds focusing on a single country and/or sector may experience greater price volatility.  Investments in emerging markets, currency, fixed income and alternative investments include additional risks.  Due to the investment strategy of certain Funds they may make higher capital gain distributions than other ETFs.  Please see prospectus for discussion of risks.

WisdomTree Funds are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC, in the U.S. only

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