Janus Henderson Investors Announces Changes to ETF Line-Up

Organics (ORG) and Obesity (SLIM) Exchange Traded Funds to Close

DENVER & DARIEN, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Janus Henderson Investors today announced plans to close and liquidate The Organics ETF (NASDAQ: ORG) and The Obesity ETF (NASDAQ: SLIM) as a result of a standard review of the firm’s exchange-traded product line-up.

Ticker

ETF Name

Inception Date

ORG

The Organics ETF

6/8/16

SLIM

The Obesity ETF

6/8/16

Subject to applicable law, the Funds will no longer accept creation orders after the close of business on March 12, 2020. Trading in the Funds will be halted before the market opens on March 13, 2020. Proceeds from the liquidation are currently planned to be distributed on or about March 18, 2020, to shareholders of record as of March 17, 2020.

Janus Henderson offers exchange-traded products to retail and institutional investors through its Janus Henderson ETFs and VelocityShares brands.

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As of December 31, 2019, Janus Henderson had approximately US$375 billion in assets under management, more than 2,000 employees and offices in 28 cities worldwide. Headquartered in London, the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

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