June 25, 2018 - 9:00 AM EDT
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Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. Set to Join Russell 3000® Index


Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (NASDAQ:IEA) (“IEA” or the “Company”) has been selected to join the broad-market Russell 3000® Index at the conclusion of the Russell US Indexes’ annual reconstitution, effective after the US market opens on June 25.

Annual Russell US Indexes reconstitution captures the 4,000 largest US stocks as of May 11, ranking them by total market capitalization. Membership in the 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 US Indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.

“We are extremely pleased to be added to the Russell 3000® Index to raise Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives’ profile and visibility within the investment community,” said JP Roehm, IEA's Chief Executive Officer. “We look forward to the opportunity to articulate the IEA story to a broader shareholder base.”

Russell US Indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors as the basis for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $9 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell US Indexes. Russell US Indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.

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

Corporate Information

IEA is a leading U.S. provider of infrastructure solutions for the renewable energy, traditional power and civil infrastructure industries. Currently, IEA is primarily focused on the wind energy industry, where it specializes in providing complete engineering, procurement and construction (‘‘EPC’’) services throughout the U.S. IEA is one of three Tier 1 providers in the wind energy industry and has completed more than 190 wind and solar projects in 35 states. The services IEA provides include the design, site development, construction, installation and restoration of infrastructure. As of March 31, 2018, the Company believes it has the #1 U.S. market share among EPCs for wind.

About FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell is a leading global index provider creating and managing a wide range of indexes, data and analytic solutions to meet client needs across asset classes, style and strategies. Covering 98% of the investable market, FTSE Russell indexes offer a true picture of global markets, combined with the specialist knowledge gained from developing local benchmarks around the world.

FTSE Russell index expertise and products are used extensively by institutional and retail investors globally. Approximately $16.2 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 investment funds, ETFs, structured products and index-based derivatives. FTSE Russell indexes also provide clients with tools for asset allocation, investment strategy analysis and risk management.

A core set of universal principles guides FTSE Russell index design and management: a transparent rules-based methodology is informed by independent committees of leading market participants. FTSE Russell is focused on index innovation and customer partnership applying the highest industry standards and embracing the IOSCO Principles. FTSE Russell is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group.

For more information, visit www.ftserussell.com

Forward Looking Statements

The statements in this press release that are not historical statements, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements are based on information available as of the date hereof and our management's current expectations, forecasts and assumptions, and involve a number of judgments, risks and uncertainties. Accordingly, forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any subsequent date. As a result of a number of known and unknown risks and uncertainties, our actual results or performance may be materially different from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. For a description of some of the risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ from our forward-looking statements, please refer to our filings with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, and in particular the discussions regarding risks therein. We do not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date they were made, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc.
Andrew Layman, 765-828-2580
Chief Financial Officer
The Equity Group Inc.
Fred Buonocore, CFA, 212-836-9607
Kevin Towle, 212-836-9620

Source: Business Wire (June 25, 2018 - 9:00 AM EDT)

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