J.P. Morgan Asset Management Expands BetaBuilders Suite with Exposure to U.S. Equity and Short Duration Fixed Income-continued

April 11, 2019--Two New Fund Launches, BBUS and BBSA, Add to Menu of JPMorgan BetaBuilders ETFs
J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced that it will offer efficient access to the largest equity market in the world through the new JPMorgan BetaBuilders U.S. Equity ETF ("BBUS") at a fee of 2 basis points.
The firm is also launching the JPMorgan BetaBuilders 1-5 Year U.S. Aggregate Bond ETF ("BBSA"), at a fee of 5 basis points. Both ETFs are expected to list on the Cboe on Wednesday, March 13th.

"BetaBuilders represent our strategy to deliver a comprehensive range of market exposures through portfolio building blocks,' said Ogden Hammond, Global Head of Beta Product & Business Development for J.P. Morgan Asset Management. "These launches add to our full range of active, strategic beta and passive ETF options, helping clients build stronger portfolios."

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