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Moves & Appointments

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Invesco Powershares appoints new member of business development team – France

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 12:30

Invesco PowerShares has appointed Jean-Baptiste Lavollay to the PowerShares Business Development – France team. »

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Confluence appoints UK-based COO

Fri, 20/02/2015 - 06:00

Confluence, a specialist in data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting, has promoted Salvatore Pent to Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the firm’s global operations. »

ETFs

Legg Mason hires seasoned ETF professionals

Thu, 19/02/2015 - 11:30

Legg Mason has hired Rick Genoni and Brandon Clark to lead the firm's strategy in the ETF product category.   »

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Source increases number of MDs to nine

Wed, 18/02/2015 - 15:00

ETP provider Source has promoted Kevin Gant, James King and Stephen Crowe to the position of Managing Director.  »

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MSCI hires Tim Bradbury as VP, ETF Client Coverage, Australia

Tue, 17/02/2015 - 11:00

MSCI has hired Tim Bradbury as Vice President of ETF Client Coverage in Australia. Based in Sydney, he reports to Michael Anderson, Executive Director and Head of Client Coverage in Australia and New Zealand.   »

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BlackRock appoints Deborah Winshel to lead Impact Investing Platform

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 13:30

BlackRock has appointed Deborah Winshel as a Managing Director and global head of impact investing.  »

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Maples and Calder announces new partners

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 19:00

Law firm Maples and Calder, which advises on the laws of the Cayman Islands, Ireland and the British Virgin Islands, has announced the appointment of 12 new partners across its global offices. »

Dublin

Arthur Cox strengthens funds practice in London

Thu, 05/02/2015 - 09:00

Dublin-based law firm Arthur Cox has appointed funds lawyer Adrian Mulryan as a partner in the firm. »

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ICI Global adds MD for Europe

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 19:30

ICI Global has named Patrice Bergé-Vincent to the newly created position of managing director, ICI Global Europe.  »

Index

Euromoney Indices introduces new sub index for HSBC Global Asset Management

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 15:00

Euromoney Indices (EI) has been appointed as calculation agent for a new sub index, the HSBC Economic Scale Index World ex Canada & USA.  »

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Felesky quits Horizons ETFs

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 09:00

Chief Executive Officer, Adam Felesky has left Horizons ETFs Management (Canada), with Taeyong Lee, Executive Chairman of Horizons ETFs assuming his duties and responsibilities until a new CEO is appointed. »

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Invesco PowerShares appoints Huber as Business development director – Germany and Austria

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 20:00

Invesco PowerShares has appointed Michael Huber as Business Development Director – Germany and Austria. »

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Morningstar makes leadership appointments

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 06:00

Morningstar has announced new roles for several senior leaders.    »

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Nasdaq appoints Jeff McCarthy as VP, Head of ETP Listings & Services

Wed, 17/12/2014 - 12:30

Nasdaq has hired Jeff McCarthy as Vice President, Head of ETP Listings & Services. »

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Christian Grabbe appointed COO of Solactive

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 09:00

Christian Grabbe (pictured) is to join Solactive AG as Chief Operating Officer (COO), with effect from 1 January 2015.  »

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ETF manager Vident Investment Advisory begins trading in New York office

Wed, 10/12/2014 - 06:00

Vident Investment Advisory (VIA) has now begun ETF management from a new office in New York. VIA provides asset management and sub-advisory services for index-based assets.  »

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WisdomTree Europe hires Head of Sales for Europe

Fri, 28/11/2014 - 12:30

Exchange traded fund (ETF) and exchange traded product (ETP) provider WisdomTree has appointed Nick Shellard as Head of Sales at WisdomTree Europe. »

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ProShares names Paulami Kar as Head of Product Management

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 06:00

ProShares, a provider of alternative ETFs, has appointed Paulami "Paula" Kar as head of product management.  »

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PIMCO's Enhanced Short Maturity Active ETF reaches five year Anniversary

Thu, 20/11/2014 - 10:30

PIMCO is marking the five-year anniversary of its first actively managed exchange-traded fund, the PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Active ETF (MINT). »

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WisdomTree Europe names Director of Capital Markets

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 15:00

Exchange traded fund and exchange trader product (ETF and ETP) provider WisdomTree has appointed Zach Hascoe as Director of Capital Markets for Europe. »

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Beaumont Capital Management makes key hire

Thu, 13/11/2014 - 06:02

Beaumont Capital Management (BCM), a provider of quantitative, ETF-based investment portfolios, has appointed Robert Peatman as director of national sales. »

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BATS Global Markets names Chris Concannon as president

Thu, 06/11/2014 - 11:44

BATS Global Markets, an operator of securities markets in the US and Europe, has named senior Chris Concannon as president, effective 15 December. »

Announcement

ETF specialist Niemann hires communication services veteran O'Connor

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 06:00

Niemann Capital Management, a third-party ETF investment strategist, is boosting its free communication package and services for financial advisors by hiring 25-year industry veteran Patrick J O'Connor. »

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Source hires Paul Jackson to head new multi-asset research team

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 16:00

Exchange-traded products provider Source has appointed Paul Jackson as managing director and head of its newly created multi-asset research department. »

Marketing

ProShares names Morgan Gold as head of marketing

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 12:00

ProShares, a provider of alternative exchange-traded funds, has appointed Morgan Gold as managing director and head of marketing. »

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iNDEXX Markets strengthens senior management team

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 12:01

iNDEXX Markets, a provider of bespoke managed indices, has strengthened its team with the appointment of James d’Ath as head of sales and marketing. »

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Euronext appoints head of ETFs and investment funds

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 12:03

Euronext has appointed Benjamin Fussien as head of exchange-traded funds and investment funds. »

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Boost ETP hires Gea Smolic as director of German sales

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 12:00

Boost ETP, a provider of short and leverage exchange-traded products, has appointed Gea Smolic as director of German sales. »

EMEA

Invesco Powershares appoints head of product development EMEA

Fri, 03/10/2014 - 16:01

Invesco PowerShares, a provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has appointed Nicolas Samaran as head of product development EMEA. »

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Global X Funds appoints Steven Swain as president

Wed, 01/10/2014 - 12:02

Exchange-traded fund sponsor Global X Management Company has appointed Steven Swain as president with responsibility for overseeing Global X's day-to-day operations. »

features
Article

Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

Comment
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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euros

Watch out for a bounce in the euro

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 12:05

Following recent dips in the Euro, Jeff Keen, fund manager at Waverton Investment Management, offers his view on why it will rebound… ... »

Special report
Guide to relocation 2014

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/11/2014 - 10:53

The GFM Guide to Relocation 2014 draws together in one volume the key points covering the relocation of investment funds and managers to the following major jurisdictions – The Bahamas, BVI, Guernsey, Malta and Ticino... »

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oil

Reasons to be bearish on oil

Mon, 16/02/2015 - 18:26

Despite the sharp falls in the oil price, the unwinding of speculative bullish positions that has reinforced downward pressure since the summer of 2014 is probably not yet over, says Viktor Nossek, Director of Research, WisdomTree Europe…  ... »

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