Archer Aviation to Join Russell 2000® and 3000® Indexes

Archer Aviation Inc. (NYSE: ACHR) today announced that it will be included in the Russell 2000® and 3000® Indexes at the conclusion of the 2022 Russell indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the US market opens on June 27, 2022.

The annual Russell indexes reconstitution captures the 4,000 largest US stocks as of May 6, ranking them by total market capitalization. Membership in the US all-cap Russell 3000® Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the large-cap Russell 1000® Index or small-cap Russell 2000® Index as well as the appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.

“We are pleased to be included in the Russell 2000® and 3000® indexes, a key milestone for our business since becoming a publicly traded company in September 2021,” said Adam Goldstein, Archer’s Founder and CEO. “I know that our inclusion in the index will not only help to broaden our visibility with the investment community but to demonstrate our continued commitment to creating value for our shareholders as we move forward with our vision of commercializing our eVTOL aircraft as expeditiously as possible.”

Russell indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $12 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell’s US indexes. Russell indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.

For more information on the Russell 3000® Index and the Russell indexes reconstitution, go to the “Russell Reconstitution” section on the FTSE Russell website.

About Archer

Archer’s mission is to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. Archer’s goal is to move people throughout the world’s cities in a quick, safe, sustainable, and cost-effective manner. Archer is designing and developing electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft for use in urban air mobility networks. Archer’s team is based in San Jose, CA.

To learn more, visit www.archer.com.

About FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell is a global index leader that provides innovative benchmarking, analytics and data solutions for investors worldwide. FTSE Russell calculates thousands of indexes that measure and benchmark markets and asset classes in more than 70 countries, covering 98% of the investable market globally.

FTSE Russell index expertise and products are used extensively by institutional and retail investors globally. Approximately $20 trillion is currently benchmarked to FTSE Russell indexes. For over 30 years, leading asset owners, asset managers, ETF providers and investment banks have chosen FTSE Russell indexes to benchmark their investment performance and create ETFs, structured products and index-based derivatives.

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FTSE Russell is wholly owned by the London Stock Exchange Group. For more information, visit www.ftserussell.com.

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