Brandes Investment Partners Launches the Brandes Value NextShares Fund

Brandes Investment Partners Launches the Brandes Value NextShares Fund

Brandes Investment Partners Launches the Brandes Value NextShares Fund

SAN DIEGO, February 22, 2018 - Brandes Investment Partners (Brandes) today announced the launch of its first NextShares™ exchange-traded managed fund. The Brandes Value NextShares (Nasdaq: BVNSC) will seek to uncover companies with attractive value attributes and focus primarily on larger cap equity securities of U.S. issuers. This is the first time the Brandes U.S. Value Equity strategy will be available in a fund vehicle.

“We are pleased to offer our clients access to our actively managed investment approach within the innovative and efficient NextShares structure,” said Oliver Murray, Managing Director at Brandes. As exchange-traded products, NextShares have built-in cost and tax efficiencies. Unlike conventional ETFs, NextShares protect the confidentiality of fund trading information and provide buyers and sellers of shares with transparency and control of their trading costs.

Recognized as a global value investing pioneer, Brandes has over 40 years of U.S. value equity experience, and has managed a stand-alone U.S. value equity strategy for over 25 years. The launch of the Brandes Value NextShares Fund provides a unique opportunity for investors to take advantage of the firm’s experience and disciplined investment process in a vehicle with the cost and tax benefits of ETFs.

About Brandes Investment Partners

Brandes is a leading investment advisory firm, managing global equity and fixed-income assets for clients worldwide. Since the firm's inception in 1974, Brandes has consistently applied the value investing approach to security selection pioneered by Benjamin Graham, and was among the first investment firms to invest globally using a value approach. Headquartered in San Diego, Brandes and its related entities have offices in Milwaukee, Toronto, Dublin and Singapore. To learn more about Brandes, visit the website or follow on LinkedIn.  

About NextShares Solutions and Eaton Vance

NextShares Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of Eaton Vance, formed to develop and commercialize NextShares. Aspects of the operation of NextShares are protected intellectual property owned by NextShares Solutions.  For more information, visit

Eaton Vance (NYSE: EV) is a leading global asset manager whose history dates to 1924. With offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, Eaton Vance and its affiliates managed $395.3 billion as of June 30, 2017 offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies and wealth management solutions. For more information, visit 

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