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About Cboe

Cboe, formerly Chicago Board Options Exchange (NASDAQ: CBOE), is the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), and other subsidiaries. CBOE operates an option exchange for trading in equity, index, and exchange traded fund (ETF) options.

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Innovator ETFs Announces New Upside Cap Ranges for November Series of U.S. Equity Buffer ETFs

Oct 26, 2021

11/01/21 – 10/31/22 * The Estimated Cap Ranges above are based on the highest and lowest Cap as illustrated by the Funds’ strategy from 9/23/2021-10/21/2021 and are shown gross of the 0.79% management fee. The actual Cap for each Fund will be set at the beginning of the Outcome Period, and is dependent upon market conditions at that time. Periods of high market volatility could result in higher caps, and lower volatility could result in lower caps. As a result, the Cap set by each Fund may be higher or lower than the Estimated Cap Range. “Cap” refers to the maximum potential return, before fees and expenses and any shareholder transaction fees and any extraordinary expenses, if held over the full Outcome Period. “Buffer” refers to the amount of downside protection the fund seeks to provide, before fees and expenses, over the full Outcome Period. Outcome Period is the intended length of time over which the defined outcomes are sought. Upon commencement of the Outcome Period, the Caps can be found on a daily basis via www.innovatoretfs.com. “Besides bonds offering historically low yields and tight spreads, we feel advisors have many reasons to question the conventional wisdom of owning bonds as a ballast against potential equity market drawdowns currently. Between the Fed signaling they will soon begin to taper their purchases of bonds ahead of potential rate increases in 2022, continued high inflation prints and fresh supply chain hiccups that are proving price increases are beyond transitory, as well as the recent disappearance of the strongly negative correlation between stocks and bonds2, the risk of price losses in the traditionally safe portions of many investor portfolios is high. Many advisors are thinking about increasing equity allocations in client portfolios but worry about the volatility of doing so. Defined Outcome Buffer ETFs™, which seek to offer the potential market upside, to a cap, with a buffer against stock market losses over a set amount of time, are a potential solution for advisors looking to reconstruct traditional 60-40 portfolios to take on additional exposure to the growth potential in stocks while managing market and duration risk,” said Bruce Bond, CEO of Innovator ETFs . The November series of Innovator U.S. Equity Buffer ETFs™ ( BNOV ; PNOV ; UNOV ) currently have a remaining outcome period of less than one week. Investors who purchase prior to the rebalance will be fully invested for the next outcome period, obtaining new upside caps and downside buffers for the year commencing November 1, 2021. The ETFs reset annually and can be held indefinitely. For additional information, visit the Innovator Defined Outcome ETF Pricing Tool . Innovator Defined Outcome ETFs - Benefits to Advisors Pioneer and creator of Defined Outcome ETFs™ with 76 ETFs and over $5.2 billion AUM across family3 Tax-efficient exposure 4 to five broad equity benchmarks with buffers against loss (Large-cap U.S. Equity (SPY), Growth (QQQ), Small-Cap U.S. Equity (IWM), International Developed (EFA), Emerging Markets (EEM)) the 20+ Year U.S. Treasury Market (TLT); the Stacker ETFs , the world’s first ETFs to offer a “stacked” exposure to two or three benchmark equity index ETFs on the upside, to a cap, with downside exposure to the SPY only; and the Accelerated ETFs™ , the world’s first ETFs to seek to offer a multiple of the upside return of a reference asset, up to a cap, with approximately single exposure on the downside Reset annually or quarterly and can be held indefinitely as core holdings Innovator’s Defined Outcome ETF™ lineup has amassed 90 outcome period completions with the ETFs successfully resetting for the coming outcome period5 Monthly issuance on SPY with three buffer levels (9,15, or 30%) Innovator's Defined Outcome ETFs™ are the subject of a patent application filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In 2021, starting with the January series, Innovator will be transitioning reference assets of the underlying options within its Defined Outcome Equity Buffer ETFs™ to achieve the stated outcomes with ETF-based, or fund-based, options rather than index-based options. Innovator’s Equity Buffer ETFs™ have traditionally used index-based options while the Defined Outcome Bond ETFs and Stacker ETFs™ have been constructed using fund-based options. This change is intended to streamline market making and increase the operational efficiencies of the tax-efficient Buffer ETFs™ and will not materially impact shareholders. The Buffer ETFs™ will continue to draw from the same deeply liquid options markets pools that underpin the strategies, the level of the upside caps achieved should be unaffected and no tax event will be triggered given the options can be transferred in-kind. “These operational changes are intended to harness the power and efficiencies of the ETF wrapper even further for the benefit of our Defined Outcome Buffer ETF™ investors,” added Bond. The Funds have characteristics unlike many other traditional investment products and may not be suitable for all investors. For more information regarding whether an investment in the Fund is right for you, please see “Investor Suitability” in the prospectus. About Innovator Defined Outcome ETFs™ Defined Outcome ETFs ™ are the world’s first ETFs that seek to provide investors with known ranges of future investment outcomes prior to investing. These outcome ranges include multiple and single upside exposure, to a cap, with defined levels of downside risk with buffers and floors over a set amount of time. The Innovator Defined Outcome ETFs™ cover a large spectrum of domestic and international equities and bonds. Innovator’s category-creating Defined Outcome ETF™ family includes Buffer ETFs™, Stacker ETFs™ and Floor ETFs™. The Buffer ETFs™ seek to provide the upside performance of broadly recognized benchmarks (e.g., SPY, QQQ, IWM, EFA, and EEM, as well as TLT) to a cap, with built-in buffers, over an outcome period of one year. The ETFs reset annually and can be held indefinitely. Each Buffer ETF™ in Innovator’s Defined Outcome ETF™ suite seeks to provide a defined exposure to a broad market benchmark where the downside buffer level, upside growth potential to a cap, and Outcome Period are all known, prior to investing. In 2019, Innovator began expanding its suite of U.S. Equity Buffer ETFs™ into a monthly series to provide investors more opportunities to purchase shares as close to the beginning of their respective Outcome Periods as possible. Investors can purchase shares of a previously listed Defined Outcome ETF™ throughout the entire Outcome Period, obtaining a current set of defined outcome parameters, which are disclosed daily through a web tool available at: http://innovatoretfs.com/define . Innovator is focused on delivering defined outcome-based solutions inside the benefit-rich ETF wrapper, retaining many of the features that have contributed to the success of structured products6 (e.g., downside buffer levels, upside participation, defined outcome parameters), but with the added benefits of transparency, liquidity, the elimination of credit risk 7 and lower costs afforded by the ETF structure. About Innovator Capital Management, LLC Awarded ETF.com’s “ETF Issuer of the Year - 2019”*, Innovator Capital Management LLC (Innovator) is an SEC-registered investment advisor (RIA) based in Wheaton, IL. Formed in 2014, the firm is currently headed by ETF visionaries Bruce Bond and John Southard, founders of one of the largest ETF providers in the world. Bond and Southard reentered the asset management industry to bring to market first-of-their-kind investment opportunities, including the Defined Outcome ETFs™, products that they felt would change the investing landscape and bring more certainty to the financial planning process. Innovator’s category-creating Defined Outcome ETF™ family includes Buffer ETFs™, Floor ETFs, Stacker ETFs™ and the Accelerated ETFs™. Buffer ETFs™ and Floor ETFs™ seek to provide investors structured exposures to broad markets, where the upside growth potential, buffer or floor against the downside, and outcome period are all known, prior to investing. Accelerated ETFs™ are the world’s first ETFs to seek to offer a multiple of the upside return of a reference asset, up to a cap, with approximately single exposure on the downside over an outcome period. Having launched the first Defined Outcome ETFs™ in 2018 – the flagship Innovator U.S. Equity Buffer ETF™ Suite – Innovator’s solutions allow advisors to construct diversified portfolios with known outcome ranges to aid in risk management and financial planning. Built on a foundation of innovation and driven by a commitment to help investors better control their financial outcomes, Innovator is leading the Defined Outcome ETF Revolution™. For additional information, visit www.innovatoretfs.com . About Cboe Global Markets, Inc. Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE) is one of the world’s largest exchange-holding companies, offering cutting-edge trading and investment solutions to investors around the world. For more information, visit www.cboe.com . About Milliman Financial Risk Management LLC Milliman Financial Risk Management LLC (Milliman FRM) is a global leader in financial risk management to the retirement industry, providing investment advisory, hedging, and consulting services on approximately $150 billion in global assets as of March 31, 2021. Milliman FRM is one of the largest and fastest-growing subadvisors of ETFs. For more information about Milliman FRM, visit www.Milliman.com/FRM . Media Contact Interim Period Shareholders Unlike structured notes, which offer limited liquidity, Innovator Defined Outcome ETFs™ trade throughout the day on an exchange, like a stock. As a result, investors purchasing shares of a Fund after its launch date may achieve a different payoff profile than those who entered the Fund on day one. Innovator recognizes this as a benefit of the Funds and provides a web-based tool that allows investors to know, in real-time throughout the trading day, their potential defined outcome return profile before they invest, based on the current ETF price and the Outcome Period remaining. Innovator’s web tool can be accessed at http://www.innovatoretfs.com/define . Although each Fund seeks to achieve the defined outcomes stated in its investment objective, there is no guarantee that it will do so. The returns that the Funds seek to provide do not include the costs associated with purchasing shares of the Fund and certain expenses incurred by the Fund. Investing involves risks. Loss of principal is possible. The Funds face numerous market trading risks, including active markets risk, authorized participation concentration risk, buffered loss risk, cap change risk, capped upside return risk, correlation risk, liquidity risk, management risk, market maker risk, market risk, non-diversification risk, operation risk, options risk, trading issues risk, upside participation risk and valuation risk. For a detail list of fund risks see the prospectus. Market Disruptions Resulting from COVID-19. The outbreak of COVID-19 has negatively affected the worldwide economy, individual countries, individual companies and the market in general. The future impact of COVID-19 is currently unknown, and it may exacerbate other risks that apply to the Fund. Foreign and Emerging Markets Risk. Non-U.S. securities and Emerging Markets are subject to higher volatility than securities of domestic issuers due to possible adverse political, social or economic developments, restrictions on foreign investment or exchange of securities, lack of liquidity, currency exchange rates, excessive taxation, government seizure of assets, different legal or accounting standards, and less government supervision and regulation of securities exchanges in foreign countries. Technology Sector Risk. Companies in the technology sector are often smaller and can be characterized by relatively higher volatility in price performance when compared to other economic sectors. They can face intense competition, which may have an adverse effect on profit margins. Small-Cap Risk. Small-cap companies may be more volatile and susceptible to adverse developments than their mid- and large-cap counterpart. In addition, the small-cap companies may be less liquid than larger companies. FLEX Options Risk The Fund will utilize FLEX Options issued and guaranteed for settlement by the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC). In the unlikely event that the OCC becomes insolvent or is otherwise unable to meet its settlement obligations, the Fund could suffer significant losses. Additionally, FLEX Options may be less liquid than standard options. In a less liquid market for the FLEX Options, the Fund may have difficulty closing out certain FLEX Options positions at desired times and prices. The values of FLEX Options do not increase or decrease at the same rate as the reference asset and may vary due to factors other than the price of reference asset. These Funds are designed to provide point-to-point exposure to the price return of the Reference Asset via a basket of Flex Options. As a result, the ETFs are not expected to move directly in line with the Reference Asset during the interim period. Investors purchasing shares after an outcome period has begun may experience very different results than funds' investment objective. Initial outcome periods are approximately 1-year beginning on the funds' inception date. Following the initial outcome period, each subsequent outcome period will begin on the first day of the month the fund was incepted. After the conclusion of an outcome period, another will begin. Fund shareholders are subject to an upside return cap (the “Cap”) that represents the maximum percentage return an investor can achieve from an investment in the funds’ for the Outcome Period, before fees and expenses. If the Outcome Period has begun and the Fund has increased in value to a level near to the Cap, an investor purchasing at that price has little or no ability to achieve gains but remains vulnerable to downside risks. Additionally, the Cap may rise or fall from one Outcome Period to the next. The Cap, and the Fund's position relative to it, should be considered before investing in the Fund. The Funds’ website, www.innovatoretfs.com, provides important Fund information as well information relating to the potential outcomes of an investment in a Fund on a daily basis. The Funds with buffer mechanisms only seek to provide shareholders that hold shares for the entire Outcome Period with their respective buffer level against Reference Asset losses during the Outcome Period. You will bear all Reference Asset losses exceeding 9, 15 or 30%. Depending upon market conditions at the time of purchase, a shareholder that purchases shares after the Outcome Period has begun may also lose their entire investment. For instance, if the Outcome Period has begun and the Fund has decreased in value beyond the pre-determined buffer, an investor purchasing shares at that price may not benefit from the buffer. Similarly, if the Outcome Period has begun and the Fund has increased in value, an investor purchasing shares at that price may not benefit from the buffer until the Fund's value has decreased to its value at the commencement of the Outcome Period. THE CORPORATIONS MAKE NO WARRANTIES AND BEAR NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCT(S). Cboe Global Markets, Inc., and its affiliates do not recommend or make any representation as to possible Benefits from any securities, futures or investments, or third-party products or services. Cboe Global Markets, Inc., is not affiliated with S&P DJI, Milliman, or Innovator Capital Management. Investors should undertake their own due diligence regarding their securities, futures and investment practices. Cboe Global Markets, Inc., and its affiliates make no warranty, expressed or implied, including, without limitation, any warranties as of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, completeness or timeliness, or as to the results to be obtained by recipients of the products. * ETF.com’s editorial team chose the finalists and then the ETF.com Awards Selection Committee, an independent panel comprised of fifteen of the ETF industry’s leading analysts, consultants and investors, decided the winners. Innovator ETFs™, Defined Outcome ETF™, Buffer ETF™, Enhanced ETF™, Define Your Future™, Leading the Defined Outcome ETF Revolution™ and other service marks and trademarks related to these marks are the exclusive property of Innovator Capital Management, LLC. The Funds’ investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses should be considered before investing. The prospectus contains this and other important information, and it may be obtained at innovatoretfs.com. Read it carefully before investing. Innovator ETFs are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC. Copyright © 2021 Innovator Capital Management, LLC. 800.208.5212 1 Upon each respective outcome period reset in 2021, all Equity Buffer ETFs™ will transition from index-based to fund-based options. The U.S. Equity Buffer ETF lineup for November and December are yet to convert from index-based options and will do so at the reset of their next outcome period. 2 The trailing 1-year correlation between the S&P 500 Index and U.S. 10-year Treasuries has moved to zero recently from greater than -.5 in 2020. In practice, a strong negative correlation means that when one asset decreases in price, the other typically increases in price. Common balanced portfolios with 60% stock and 40% bonds have benefitted from this strong negative correlation over the recent two decades. 3 AUM in all Innovator Defined Outcome ETFs as of 10.15.2021. 4 ETFs use creation units, which allow for the purchase and sale of assets in the fund collectively. Consequently, ETFs usually generate fewer capital gain distributions overall, which can make them somewhat more tax-efficient than mutual funds. 5 As of 10.01.2021. 6 Structured notes and structured annuities are financial instruments designed and created to afford investors exposure to an underlying asset through a derivative contract. It is important to note that these ETFs are not structured notes or structured annuities. 7 Defined Outcome ETFs are not backed by the faith and credit of an Issuing institution, so they are not exposed to credit risk.

Cboe Investments

7 Investments

Cboe has made 7 investments. Their latest investment was in ErisX as part of their Series B - II on April 4, 2019.

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

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4/30/2019

Series B - II

ErisX

$20M

No

3

10/3/2018

Series A

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$99M

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10

5/4/2018

Series A

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2/6/2018

Series B

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$99M

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10/16/2015

Series A

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$99M

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Date

4/30/2019

10/3/2018

5/4/2018

2/6/2018

10/16/2015

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Series B - II

Series A

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Series B

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Company

ErisX

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$20M

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No

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3

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Cboe Portfolio Exits

2 Portfolio Exits

Cboe has 2 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was National Stock Exchange on December 14, 2016.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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12/14/2016

Acquired - II

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12/14/2016

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Exit

Acquired - II

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$991

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Cboe Acquisitions

13 Acquisitions

Cboe acquired 13 companies. Their latest acquisition was ErisX on October 20, 2021.

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Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Note

Sources

10/20/2021

Series B - II

$47.5M

Acquired

3

3/24/2021

Private Equity - II

Acquired

10

10/16/2020

Private Equity

Acquired

3

6/2/2020

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5/19/2020

Acquired

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$99M

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10

Date

10/20/2021

3/24/2021

10/16/2020

6/2/2020

5/19/2020

Investment Stage

Series B - II

Private Equity - II

Private Equity

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Companies

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Total Funding

$47.5M

$99M

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Acquired

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10

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Cboe Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Cboe has 10 strategic partners and customers. Cboe recently partnered with SmartStream on September 9, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

9/7/2021

Partner

SmartStream

United Kingdom

Cboe collaborates with SmartStream for newly launched European derivatives exchange

Cboe has collaborated with reference data utility , SmartStream Technologies , to expand the data coverage of its new European derivatives exchange which launched earlier this week .

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2/17/2021

Client

Vela

United States

Vela expands SuperFeed with US equities data from Cboe

`` Cboe Global Markets is excited to continue our collaboration with Vela to extend access to the Cboe Global Markets One Feed , and further support Vela 's end customers , '' said Kevin Carrai , global head of market data and access services at Cboe Global Markets .

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1/1/2021

Partner

illio Technology

Hong Kong

12/15/2020

Licensor

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4/29/2020

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9/7/2021

2/17/2021

1/1/2021

12/15/2020

4/29/2020

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Client

Partner

Licensor

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Business Partner

SmartStream

Vela

illio Technology

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United Kingdom

United States

Hong Kong

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Cboe collaborates with SmartStream for newly launched European derivatives exchange

Cboe has collaborated with reference data utility , SmartStream Technologies , to expand the data coverage of its new European derivatives exchange which launched earlier this week .

Vela expands SuperFeed with US equities data from Cboe

`` Cboe Global Markets is excited to continue our collaboration with Vela to extend access to the Cboe Global Markets One Feed , and further support Vela 's end customers , '' said Kevin Carrai , global head of market data and access services at Cboe Global Markets .

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Cboe Service Providers

11 Service Providers

Cboe has 11 service provider relationships

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Acquired

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

Acquired

Counsel

General Counsel

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Counsel

General Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

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Acquired

Acquired

Provider Type

Investment Bank

Counsel

Counsel

Service Type

Financial Advisor

General Counsel

General Counsel

Partnership data by VentureSource

Cboe Team

3 Team Members

Cboe has 3 team members, including former Chief Executive Officer, President, David Harris.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

David Harris

London Stock Exchange Group, and National Stock Exchange

Chief Executive Officer, President

Former

Chris Isaacson

President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Information Officer, Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President

Former

Kapil Rathi

Senior Vice President

Former

Name

David Harris

Chris Isaacson

Kapil Rathi

Work History

London Stock Exchange Group, and National Stock Exchange

Title

Chief Executive Officer, President

President, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Information Officer, Executive Vice President, Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President

Status

Former

Former

Former

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