Monday, June 18, 2018

Equity Trader Alert #2018 - 47
Nasdaq to Begin Listing New NextShares on Tuesday, June 19, 2018


  • Listing

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Effective Tuesday, June 19, 2018, Nasdaq will list the following new NextShares:

  • Gabelli Pet Parent Fund NextShares (Ticker: PETZC)

NextShares Data Dissemination

Quotation and trade data for Nasdaq-Listed NextShares are disseminated via UTP Level 1, Nasdaq Basic, Nasdaq Level 2, and Nasdaq TotalView-ITCH. As outlined in NextShares display guidelines, Nasdaq will disseminate NextShares quotation and trade data in proxy price format or NAV offset value format.

Dissemination of the daily valuation information for the NextShares will begin Tuesday, June 19, 2018. For NextShares, the daily net asset value (NAV) will be disseminated via the Mutual Fund Dissemination Service (MFDS) and the Intraday Indicative Value (IIV) will be disseminated at 15 minute intervals via the Nasdaq Global Index Data Service (GIDS).

For GIDS, Nasdaq symbols will be:

Issue Name Gabelli Pet Parent Fund NextShares
Nasdaq-Listed Trading Symbol PETZC
Intraday Indicative Value PETZC.IV
Estimated Cash Amount Per Creation Unit PETZC.EU
Total Cash Amount Per Creation Unit PETZC.TC
Net Accrued Dividend PETZC.DV
Net Asset Value PETZC.NV
Total Shares Outstanding PETZC.SO

Please note that the NAV field on GIDS is intended for reference purposes only. The GIDS field is not used for actual trade price calculations.

For MFDS, the NAV symbol will be “PETZCNX”. Nasdaq will use the NAV value from the MFDS 6:45 p.m. summary spin for its actual trade price calculations at the end of the trading day.

NextShares Registered Market Maker

Virtu (MPID: NITP) will be the Registered Market Maker for:

  • Gabelli Pet Parent Fund NextShares (Ticker: PETZC)

Market Makers

You may register as a market maker by contacting Nasdaq Trading Services at +1 212 231 5180. Market makers in the NextShares can register beginning Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

All purchasers of newly issued NextShares must receive a prospectus or product description.

NextShares Trading Eligibility

In order for a market participant to trade NextShares, participants must first:

  1. Complete and submit NextShares Trading Addendum Form
  2. Complete NextShares Certification testing with the Nasdaq Trade Desk

In order to trade NextShares, market participants will need to complete the trade addendum, certification testing, ensure the end of day correction process occurs and that no issues are encountered. Once this process is complete and the addendum is on file market participants will have all production ports enabled the following business day to trade NextShares.

For more information on this new asset class, refer to the NextShares web page.

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