ZAGG to Join Russell Microcap Index

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ZAGG Inc. (NASDAQ: ZAGG) (, a leading producer of electronics accessories for protecting and enhancing the mobile experience, including the popular invisibleSHIELD(TM), ZAGGbuds(TM), and ZAGGsparq(TM) brands, will join the Russell Microcap(R) Index when Russell Investments reconstitutes its family of U.S. indexes on June 25, according to a preliminary list of additions posted June 18 on

Membership in the Russell Microcap Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes. Russell determines membership for its equity indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.

"We are thrilled to be included in the Russell Microcap Index, and we see it as recognition of the value of ZAGG to the investment community," said Brandon T. O'Brien, CFO of ZAGG.

Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for both passive and active investment strategies. An industry-leading $3.9 trillion in assets currently are benchmarked to them.

Annual reconstitution of Russell Indexes captures the 4,000 largest U.S. stocks as of the end of May, ranking them by total market capitalization to create the Russell 3000(R) Index and Russell Microcap. These investment tools originated from Russell's multi-manager investment business in the early 1980s when the company saw the need for a more objective, market-driven set of benchmarks in order to evaluate outside investment managers.

Total returns data for the Russell Microcap and other Russell Indexes is available at For more information about ZAGG or any of their products, please visit

About Russell:

Russell Investments provides strategic advice, world-class implementation, state-of-the-art performance benchmarks and a range of institutional-quality investment products. Russell has $179 billion in assets under management as of March 31 2010, and serves individual, institutional and advisor clients in more than 40 countries. Founded in 1936, Russell is a subsidiary of The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.