For investors seeking the potential of an expanded definition of global infrastructure.
FlexShares STOXX® Global Broad Infrastructure Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the STOXX® Global Broad Infrastructure Index (Underlying Index).
The STOXX® Global Broad Infrastructure Index measures the performance of companies that generate a least half of their revenues from one of the following 17 sectors defined as infrastructure-specific by a propriety classification system used by STOXX®: Communication (Cable & Satellite, Data Centers, Wireless, Wireless Towers, Wireline), Energy (Energy Utilities, Midstream Energy), Government Outsourcing / Social (Correctional Facilities, Hospitals, Postal Services), Transportation (Air Transportation, Passenger Transportation, Rail Transportation, Road Transportation, Water Transportation) and Utilities (Waste Management and Water Utilities).
The universe of securities for STOXX® Global Broad Infrastructure Index encompasses all constituents of the STOXX® Global Total Market Index listed in developed or emerging markets. The companies within the index universe for the STOXX® Global Broad Infrastructure Index which derive at least 50% of their revenues from one of the 17 sectors above are screened to meet a minimum liquidity measurement and sorted by their free-float market capitalization. The index methodology limits the number of index constituents from each supersector (Communication, Energy, Government Outsourcing / Social, Transportation, Utilities). Further, a maximum number of constituents per sector within each supersector is defined.