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Four Additional First Trust ETFs Approved for Sale in Mexican Pension Plans

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First
Trust Advisors L.P.
("First Trust") a global exchange-traded fund
(ETF) provider and asset manager, announced that the Mexican pension
funds investment regulator, La Comisión Nacional del Sistema de Ahorro
para el Retiro (CONSAR), has approved four additional First Trust ETFs
for sale to Mexican funded pensions, known as AFORES. In accordance with
Mexico's pension plan investment guidelines, CONSAR must approve an ETF
before it can be purchased in a pension fund. They previously approved
seven First Trust ETFs, which are listed below along with the four newly
approved ETFs.

Newly Approved
First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX®
Fund (AMEX:FXH)
First Trust NYSE Arca Biotechnology Index Fund
(AMEX:FBT)
First Trust US Equity Opportunities ETF (AMEX:FPX)
First
Trust Rising Dividend Achievers ETF (NASDAQ:RDVY)

Previously Approved
First Trust STOXX® European
Select Dividend Index Fund (AMEX:FDD)
First Trust Dow Jones
Internet Index Fund (AMEX:FDN)
First Trust Financials AlphaDEX®
Fund (AMEX:FXO)
First Trust Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index
Fund (AMEX:FDL)
First Trust Chindia ETF (AMEX:FNI)
First
Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX® Fund (NASDAQ:FTA)
First
Trust Large Cap Core AlphaDEX® Fund (NASDAQ:FEX)

As many institutional investors seek to invest in pensions within
Mexico, First Trust is pleased to expand its offerings of ETFs available
for use. The ETFs provide additional choices for local pension managers
as well as a means to diversify risk.

"The evolution of the Mexico pension system has been remarkable to
watch: it seems not so long ago when the AFORES first started to
incorporate ETFs to diversify their stock positions," said Codie
Sanchez, Head of First Trust Latin America Investment Distribution. "We
are excited to add four additional ETFs approved for use by the Mexican
AFORES due to client demand. As always, we're incredibly thankful to our
clients in Mexico, the CONSAR and the AMAFORE who continue to allow us
to grow right alongside them. As we say in Spanish, Adelante! Or,
forward together."

For more information about First Trust, please contact Ryan Issakainen
of First Trust at (630) 765-8689 or RIssakainen@FTAdvisors.com.

About First Trust

First Trust Advisors L.P., along with its affiliate First Trust
Portfolios L.P., are privately held companies which provide a variety of
investment services, including asset management and financial advisory
services, with collective assets under management or supervision of
approximately $111 billion as of September 29, 2017 through unit
investment trusts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, mutual funds
and separate managed accounts. First Trust is based in Wheaton,
Illinois. For more information, visit http://www.ftportfolios.com.

You should consider a fund's investment objectives, risks, and
charges and expenses carefully before investing. Contact First Trust
Portfolios L.P. at 1-800-621-1675 or visit
www.ftportfolios.com
to obtain a prospectus or summary prospectus which contains this and
other information about a fund. The prospectus or summary prospectus
should be read carefully before investing.

ETF Characteristics

A fund's return may not match the return of its underlying index.
Securities held by the funds will generally not be bought or sold in
response to market fluctuations.

Investors buying or selling fund shares on the secondary market may
incur customary brokerage commissions. Market prices may differ to some
degree from the net asset value of the shares. Investors who sell fund
shares may receive less than the share's net asset value. Shares may be
sold throughout the day on the exchange through any brokerage account.
However, unlike mutual funds, shares may only be redeemed directly from
the fund by authorized participants, in very large creation/redemption
units. If a fund's authorized participants are unable to proceed with
creation/redemption orders and no other authorized participant is able
to step forward to create or redeem, fund shares may trade at a discount
to the fund's net asset value and possibly face delisting.

Risks

A fund's shares will change in value, and you could lose money by
investing in a fund. One of the principal risks of investing in a fund
is market risk. Market risk is the risk that a particular security owned
by a fund, fund shares or securities in general may fall in value. There
can be no assurance that a fund's investment objective will be achieved.

A fund may invest in securities issued by companies concentrated in a
particular industry, sector or country. A fund may invest in small
capitalization and mid-capitalization companies. Such companies may
experience greater price volatility than larger, more established
companies.

An investment in a fund containing securities of non-U.S. issuers is
subject to additional risks, including currency fluctuations, political
risks, withholding, the lack of adequate financial information, and
exchange control restrictions impacting non-U.S. issuers. These risks
may be heightened for securities of companies located in, or with
significant operations in, emerging market countries. A fund may invest
in depositary receipts which may be less liquid than the underlying
shares in their primary trading market.

The funds are classified as "non-diversified" and may invest a
relatively high percentage of their assets in a limited number of
issuers. As a result, the funds may be more susceptible to a single
adverse economic or regulatory occurrence affecting one or more of these
issuers, experience increased volatility and be highly concentrated in
certain issuers.

First Trust Advisors L.P. is the adviser to the funds. First Trust
Advisors L.P. is an affiliate of First Trust Portfolios L.P., the funds'
distributor.

The information presented is not intended to constitute an investment
recommendation for, or advice to, any specific person. By providing this
information, First Trust is not undertaking to give advice in any
fiduciary capacity within the meaning of ERISA and the Internal Revenue
Code. First Trust has no knowledge of and has not been provided any
information regarding any investor. Financial advisors must determine
whether particular investments are appropriate for their clients. First
Trust believes the financial advisor is a fiduciary, is capable of
evaluating investment risks independently and is responsible for
exercising independent judgment with respect to its retirement plan
clients.

The views and opinions expressed are for informational purposes
only. This material is not intended to be relied upon as investment
advice or recommendations, does not constitute a solicitation to buy or
sell securities (in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is not
lawful to make such an offer) and should not be considered specific
legal, investment or tax advice.

For Investors in Mexico

The funds have been cross-listed on the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores.

Investors should review all relevant offering materials, including all
applicable risk factors, and should consult with financial and tax
advisors relating to tax and other consequences of investing in a
particular security prior to making an investment. None of the
securities herein have been registered with the National Securities
Registry (Registro Nacional de Valores) maintained by the Mexican
National Banking and Securities Commission (Comisión Nacional Bancaria y
de Valores). Securities not cross-listed on the Bolsa Mexicana de
Valores nor registered with the National Securities Registry (Registro
Nacional de Valores) may not be offered or sold publicly or otherwise be
the subject of brokerage activities in Mexico, except pursuant to the
private placement exemption set forth in article 8 of the Securities
Market Law (Ley del Mercado de Valores), to institutional and qualified
investors, as defined under Mexican law and rules thereunder.

The cross listing of the securities identified herein does not
constitute or imply a certification as to the investment quality of such
securities or the accuracy or completeness of the information included
in all offering materials. The offering materials are solely First
Trust's responsibility and have not been reviewed or authorized by the
CNBV or the BMV and may not be publicly offered or distributed in
Mexico. In making an investment decision, all investors, including any
Mexican investor, must rely on their own examination of the relevant
securities and the marketing materials.

The STOXX Europe Select Dividend 30 Index and the trademarks used in the
index name are the intellectual property of STOXX Limited, Zurich,
Switzerland and/or its licensors. The index is used under license from
STOXX. The ETF based on the index is in no way sponsored, endorsed, sold
or promoted by STOXX and/or its licensors and neither STOXX nor its
licensors shall have any liability with respect thereto.

The Dow Jones Internet Composite IndexSM is a product of S&P
Dow Jones Indices LLC ("SPDJI"), and has been licensed for use by First
Trust. Dow Jones® and Dow Jones Internet Composite IndexSM
are trademarks of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC ("Dow Jones") and
have been licensed to SPDJI and have been sublicensed for use for
certain purposes by First Trust on behalf of the Fund. The First Trust
Dow Jones Internet Index Fund is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or
promoted by SPDJI, Dow Jones or their respective affiliates and none of
them makes any representation regarding the advisability of investing in
such product.

Morningstar is a registered trademark of Morningstar, Inc. and has been
licensed for use by First Trust Advisors L.P. The First Trust
Morningstar Dividend Leaders Index Fund is not sponsored, endorsed,
issued, sold or promoted by Morningstar, Inc., nor does this company
make any representation regarding the advisability of investing in the
fund.

The First Trust Chindia ETF is not sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted
by the International Securities Exchange (ISE). ISE makes no
representation or warranty, express or implied, to the owners of the
fund or any member of the public regarding the advisability of trading
in the fund. ISE's only relationship to First Trust is the licensing of
certain trademarks and trade names of ISE and of the ISE Chindia IndexTM
which is determined, composed and calculated by ISE without regard to
First Trust or the fund.

"AlphaDEX®" is a registered trademark of First Trust
Portfolios L.P. First Trust Portfolios L.P. has obtained a patent for
the AlphaDEX® stock selection methodology from the United
States Patent and Trademark Office.

The NYSE Arca Biotechnology IndexSM is a trademark of the
NYSE Group, Inc. or its affiliates ("NYSE") and is licensed for use by
First Trust. The fund is not sponsored or endorsed by NYSE. NYSE makes
no representation or warranty, express or implied, to the owners of the
fund or any member of the public regarding the advisability of investing
in the fund or the ability of the fund to track the performance of the
various sectors represented in the stock market. NYSE has no obligation
to take the needs of the owners of the fund into consideration in
determining, composing or calculating the index. NYSE is not responsible
for and has not participated in any determination or calculation made
with respect to issuance or redemption of the fund.

A patent with respect to the IPOX® index methodology has been
issued (U.S. Pat. No. 7,698,197). IPOX® is a registered
international trademark of IPOX® Schuster LLC (www.ipoxschuster.com).

Nasdaq® and NASDAQ US Rising Dividend Achievers IndexSM are
registered trademarks and service marks of Nasdaq, Inc. (which with its
affiliates is referred to as the "Corporations") and are licensed for
use by First Trust Advisors L.P. The fund has not been passed on by the
Corporations as to its legality or suitability. The fund is not issued,
endorsed, sold, or promoted by the Corporations. THE CORPORATIONS
MAKE NO WARRANTIES AND BEAR NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE FUND.

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