Change of the Fund’s Benchmark Name

BT Wholesale MidCap Fund (APIR code BTA0313AU)

Effective 18 September 2017, the BT Wholesale MidCap Fund’s (Fund) benchmark changed its name from S&P/ASX 150 ex 50 Accumulation Index to BT MidCap Custom Index.

Why has the benchmark name changed?

The benchmark name change has occurred to comply with the terms of BTIM’s licencing agreement with the Fund’s benchmark provider.

What does this mean for investors?

There is no material change to the Fund’s benchmark.

From the Fund’s performance reporting perspective, the benchmark performance history will remain the same and there are no material changes to the benchmark’s calculation methodology or inclusion rules.

If you have any questions, please contact the BT Customer Relations on 1300 346 821 between 8.00am and 5.30pm (Sydney time), Monday to Friday.

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