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Tom Staudt, ARK

ARK puts the disruptive into innovative investments

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 09:15

ARK Investment Management’s ARKK and ARKW disruptive innovation ETFs have returned 76.7 per cent and 72.1 per cent respectively year to date. »

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EY global ETF study finds majority believes most asset managers will have an ETF offering within five years

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 09:16

Two-thirds (67 per cent) of respondents interviewed for the EY report ‘Global ETF Research 2017: reshaping around the investor’ believe most managers will have an ETF offering in the next five years. »

Chad Rakvin, LGIM

LGIM forecasts greater ETF uptake from UK IFAs and wealth managers post ETF Securities acquisition

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 13:28

LGIM’s purchase of ETF Securities’ Canvas platform, announced this morning, brings ETF Securities’ Howie Li and his team across to the UK’s largest asset manager, which also has USD481 billion in index fund assets. »

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ETF Securities sells Canvas to LGIM

Wed, 15/11/2017 - 07:46

Latest news on this week’s sell off of London-headquartered ETF provider ETF Securities is that it is to sell its European ETF platform, Canvas, to Legal & General Investment Management. »

Hendrik von Ripperda-Cosyn, Value Partners Group

Hong Kong’s Value Partners launches in London

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 15:13

Hong Kong’s first quoted asset manager, Value Partners Group with USD16.4 billion under management, has made its first strategic international move from its Asian roots and opened an office in London, under the command of country head and senior director, Hendrik von Ripperda-Cosyn. »

Stephen Scott, BRI Partners

Index offers enhanced beta for small cap stocks

Fri, 08/09/2017 - 13:33

BRI Partners is a firm that designs, builds and researches investable indices. Stephen Scott, (pictured) partner at the firm, explains that the company has been in the sector for a year but individually each partner has had extensive investment industry experience. »

Hector McNeil, HANetf

HANetf crashes barriers to entry in ETF sector

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 14:32

News came last week that ETF entrepreneurs Hector McNeil and Nik Bienkowksi are aiming to disrupt the European ETF market with the launch of Europe’s first ‘white label’ UCITS ETF platform, HANetf. »

Howie Li, ETF Securities

Future proof your portfolio

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 13:17

Against the backdrop of the current macroeconomic environment, Howie Li (pictured), CEO, Canvas, ETF Securities, is encouraging investors to think deeply about future proofing their portfolios. »

Christine Cantrell, BMO Global Asset Management

Enhanced Income Equity ETFs – a first for BMO

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 13:10

The new BMO Enhanced Equity Income ETFs range is a first for passive investors says Christine Cantrell (pictured), sales director, ETFs, at BMO Global Asset Management. The strategy brings an institutional approach to investing, available in an ETF format, with broad equity benchmarks at its core and an option overlay for additional yield. »

Beverly Chandler, etfexpress

Continued wealth management support fuels rising ETF assets

Tue, 25/07/2017 - 13:01

The ETF industry has enjoyed another extraordinary year of asset gathering. At the end of June 2017, there were 1,830 US exchange traded funds with assets of USD2,886 billion according to the latest monthly overview of the US ETF market by Ultumus. Assets in the iShares Core products MSCI EAFE ETF, S&P 500 ETF and US Agg Bond ETF all experienced strong inflows during the month of June, attracting in excess of USD2 billion each along with the SPDR Fin Sel Sector ETF. »

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