ETF Securities Lists Europe's First Swiss Vaulted Gold ETC backed only by LBMA 'Good Delivery' Bars on The London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange lists ETF Securities

16/12/09

Highlights of the New Offering

  • London Stock Exchange - ETFS Physical Swiss Gold (SGBS) will list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) on 16 December 2009
  • Gold stored in Switzerland: ETFS Physical Swiss Gold (SGBS) will custody all of its physical gold bullion in vaults in Zurich, Switzerland offering diversification benefits across issuer, custodian and geographies
  • Physically-backed: ETFS Physical Swiss Gold (SGBS) is backed by allocated physical gold bullion that meets London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) "good delivery" standards. This is the only Swiss vaulted exchange-traded product that follows this global standard
  • Liquid: ETFS Physical Swiss Gold is the latest Gold offering from ETF Securities which has over $11bn of AUM in physically backed allocated bullion products globally as of December 2009
  • Transparent: Gold bars underlying: ETFS Physical Swiss Gold (SGBS) will undergo a bi-annual inspection performed by an independent external auditor and all gold bar identification numbers will be published on www.etfsecurities.com
  • World Gold Council (WGC) - ETFS Physical Swiss Gold is part of the WGC Exchange Traded Gold global stable of Gold ETFs

ETF Securities Ltd (ETFS), one of the world's leading providers of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), is independently owned and has approximately USD $17 billion in assets under management in over 170 products globally as of December 2009. In 2003, Graham Tuckwell, Chairman of ETFS, developed the world's first Gold ETF in Australia and the UK. ETFS launched the world's first Crude Oil ETF in 2005 and then developed a comprehensive product range of Commodity ETFs which were listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2006.