Aptinyx to be Added to Russell 2000® Index

June 26, 2020

Aptinyx Inc. (Nasdaq: APTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing transformative therapies for the treatment of brain and nervous system disorders, will be added as a member of the US small-cap Russell 2000® Index. The addition will be effective after the US market opens on June 29, 2020 as part of the 2020 Russell US Indexes annual reconstitution.

Inclusion in the Russell 2000® Index, which remains in place for one year, is based on membership in the broad-market Russell 3000® Index. Russell US Indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors as the basis for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $9 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell US Indexes. Russell US Indexes are part of FTSE Russell’s suite of index offerings.

Full press release can be found here