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Announcing VanEck Vectors ETFs' Special Distributions

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VanEck announced today its special distributions per share for two
VanEck Vectors® exchange-traded funds.

The following dates apply to distribution declarations for the funds
listed below:

Ex-Date
July 26, 2018

 

Record Date

July 27, 2018

 

     

Payable Date

August 1, 2018

 
Fund          

Ticker

 

Net Investment
Income Per Share

 

Short-Term
Capital Gain Per
Share

 

Long-Term
Capital Gain Per
Share

VanEck Vectors Spin-Off ETF SPUN $ 0.2500   $ 1.2500   $ 4.0000

VanEck Vectors EM Investment Grade + BB USD Sovereign
Bond ETF

IGEM $ 0.0901 $ - $ -

In connection with the upcoming liquidation of the funds listed above,
the dividend distributions will be paid out of net investment income,
short-term capital gains, and long-term capital gains earned by the
Funds. Portions of these distributions may later be reclassified amongst
these categories or as a return of capital.

The final tax treatment of these dividends will be reported to
shareholders on their 1099-DIV form, which will be mailed in February
2019. The amount of dividends paid by each ETF may vary from time to
time. Past amounts of dividends are no guarantee of future dividend
payment amounts.

IRS Circular 230 disclosure: VanEck does not provide legal, tax or
accounting advice. Any statement contained in this communication
concerning U.S. tax matters is not intended or written to be used, and
cannot be used, for the purpose of avoiding penalties imposed on the
relevant taxpayer. Shareholders or potential shareholders of the VanEck
Vectors ETFs should obtain their own independent tax advice based on
their particular circumstances.

If you have any questions concerning this information or the VanEck
Vectors ETFs in general, please call 800.826.2333 between 9:00 a.m. and
5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

About VanEck

VanEck has a history of looking beyond the financial markets to identify
trends that are likely to create impactful investment opportunities. We
were one of the first U.S. asset managers to offer investors access to
international markets. This set the tone for the firm's drive to
identify asset classes and trends – including gold investing in 1968,
emerging markets in 1993, and exchange traded funds in 2006 – that
subsequently shaped the investment management industry.

Today, VanEck offers active and passive strategies with compelling
exposures supported by well-designed investment processes. As of June
30, 2018, VanEck managed approximately $47 billion in assets, including
mutual funds, ETFs, and institutional accounts. The firm's capabilities
range from core investment opportunities to more specialized exposures
to enhance portfolio diversification. Our actively managed strategies
are fueled by in-depth, bottom-up research and security selection from
portfolio managers with direct experience in the sectors and regions in
which they invest. Investability, liquidity, diversity, and transparency
are key to the experienced decision-making around market and index
selection underlying VanEck's passive strategies.

Since our founding in 1955, putting our clients' interests first, in all
market environments, has been at the heart of the firm's mission.

Important Disclosures

Please call 800.826.2333 or visit our website for the most recent
month-end performance of VanEck Vectors ETFs.

Fund shares are not individually redeemable and will be issued and
redeemed at their "net asset value" (NAV) only through certain
authorized broker-dealers in large, specified blocks of shares called
"creation units" and otherwise can be bought and sold only through
exchange trading. Shares may trade at a premium or discount to their NAV
in the secondary market. You will incur brokerage expenses when trading
Fund shares in the secondary market.

Investors may call 800.826.2333 or visit vaneck.com
for a free
prospectus
and
summary
prospectus
. Investing involves risk, including possible
loss of principal. Bonds and bond funds will decrease in value as
interest rates rise. An investor should consider the investment
objective, risks, and charges and expenses of VanEck Vectors ETFs
carefully before investing. The prospectus and summary prospectus
contains this and other information. Please read the prospectus and
summary prospectus carefully before investing.

Van Eck Securities Corporation, Distributor

666 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017

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