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					KBW Announces Change to KBW Regional
Banking Index (KRX)
May 19, 2010 04:33 PM Eastern Daylight Time  

NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., a full-service investment bank
that specializes in the financial services sector, and a wholly owned subsidiary of KBW, Inc. (NYSE: KBW),
announces an upcoming change to the KBW Regional Banking Index.

Effective prior to the opening of business on Monday, May 24, 2010, FirstMerit Corporation (NASDAQ: FMER),
will undergo an increase in shares to account for its recent equity issuance.

The KBW indices that have tradable exchange traded funds are: KBW Bank Index (Index Symbol: BKXSM, ETF
Symbol KBESM); KBW Capital Markets Index (Index Symbol: KSXSM, ETF Symbol KCESM); KBW Insurance
Index (Index Symbol: KIXSM, ETF Symbol KIESM); KBW Mortgage Finance Index (Index Symbol: MFXSM,
ETF Symbol: KMESM), and KBW Regional Banking Index (Index Symbol: KRXSM, ETF Symbol: KRESM,
KRSSM, KRUSM).

About KBW

KBW, Inc. is the parent of Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Limited and KBW Asset
Management. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. is a full-service investment bank specializing in the financial services
industry. Founded in 1962, it is widely recognized as a leading authority in the banking, insurance, brokerage, asset
management, mortgage banking and specialty finance sectors. The firm has established industry-leading positions in
the areas of research, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, as well as sales and trading for financial services
companies.

Contacts
Press:
Intermarket Communications
Neil Shapiro, 212-754-5423
or
Intermarket Communications
Jenna Agins, 212-754-5613

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Description: NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., a full-service investment bank that specializes in the financial services sector, and a wholly owned subsidiary of KBW, Inc. (NYSE: KBW), announces an upcoming change to the KBW Regional Banking Index. Effective prior to the opening of business on Monday, May 24, 2010, FirstMerit Corporation (NASDAQ: FMER), will undergo an increase in shares to account for its recent equity issuance. The KBW indices that have tradable exch a style='font-size: 10px; co
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