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Global X Funds expands distribution

Global X Funds expands distribution

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 09:00

Global X Management Company, a New York-based provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), has appointed Brian Diessner as Head of Sales and Chris Ciompi as Head of Marketing. »

Hull Tactical Asset Allocation adds industry veteran to leadership team

Hull Tactical Asset Allocation adds industry veteran to leadership team

Mon, 24/08/2015 - 14:40

Alan Grigoletto has joined Hull Tactical Asset Allocation as Chief Commercial Officer. Grigoletto will support the marketing and sales efforts of HTAA’s new actively managed ETF, Hull Tactical US ETF (HTUS). »

Confluence adds to London Performance Analytics team

Confluence adds to London Performance Analytics team

Tue, 11/08/2015 - 13:11

Confluence, a specialist in investment data management automation for regulatory, financial and investor reporting, has added to its London team with the appointment of Katie Kiss as Director of Performance Analytics. »

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BlackRock appoints new head of iShares Nordics

Tue, 11/08/2015 - 07:30

BlackRock has appointed Jan Bratteberg (pictured) as head of its iShares business in the Nordics. Bratteberg will drive iShares’ distribution efforts across the region, leading the sales team and strategy for the business. He will also contribute to the leadership and strategy of the wider BlackRock business.  »

WisdomTree expands Japan management team

WisdomTree expands Japan management team

Thu, 23/07/2015 - 13:22

WisdomTree Investments has appointed Junichi Kamitsubo as Head of Sales of its subsidiary WisdomTree Japan KK. Kamitsubo will oversee WisdomTree Japan's sales and distribution initiatives, working closely with Jesper Koll (pictured), CEO of WisdomTree Japan.  »

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Jesper Koll to run WisdomTree’s new Tokyo office

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 11:22

Exchange traded fund and product provider WisdomTree Investments is to open a new office in Tokyo which will be headed by Jesper Koll  as Chief Executive Officer of the firm's new subsidiary WisdomTree Japan KK. »

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Greg Ehret named president of SSGA

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:30

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation has appointed Greg Ehret, 45, as president. He will continue to report to Ron O’Hanley, chief executive officer of SSGA. »

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Vito Sciaraffia joins Innealta Capital as Vice President of Investment Strategy

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 09:00

Vito Sciaraffia, PhD, has joined Innealta Capital – a quantitative asset management firm specialising in the active management of portfolios of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – as Vice President of Investment Strategy.  »

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Former iShares MD to lead F&C ETF push

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 06:00

Marc Knowles, a former managing director at iShares, has been appointed by F&C Asset Management (F&C AM) to spearhead the firm’s push into the passive exchange traded fund (ETF) space in the UK.  »

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BTIG expands global portfolio and ETF trading business with industry veterans

Fri, 19/06/2015 - 06:00

BTIG, a financial services firm specialising in institutional trading, investment banking, research and related brokerage services, has expanded its Global Portfolio and ETF Trading business with the addition of Evan Pfeuffer, MD, and David Lenahan, Director.  »

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Vincent Mortier appointed Deputy CIO at Amundi

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 19:35

Amundi has appointed Vincent Mortier as Deputy Chief Investment Officer (Deputy CIO). He will also become a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. »

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WisdomTree appoints Kurt MacAlpine as Executive Vice President and Head of Global Distribution

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 12:00

WisdomTree Investments, the exchange-traded fund (ETF) and exchange-traded product (ETP) sponsor and asset manager, has appointed Kurt MacAlpine as Executive Vice President – Head of Global Distribution.   »

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BlackRock appoints Dr Andrew Ang to lead factor investing platform

Wed, 10/06/2015 - 20:30

BlackRock has appointed Andrew Ang, PhD, as a Managing Director and Head of the Factor-Based Strategies Group. »

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Vanguard MD Atul Tiwari elected chairman of Canadian ETF Association

Thu, 04/06/2015 - 12:00

Vanguard Investments Canada managing director, Atul Tiwari, has been elected chairman of the Canadian ETF Association, the national trade association of Canada's exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry. »

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MarketAxess appoints Scott Eaton as COO for Europe

Tue, 02/06/2015 - 11:00

MarketAxess Holdings, the operator of an electronic trading platform for fixed-income securities, and the provider of market data and post-trade services for the global fixed income markets, has appointed Scott Eaton as Chief Operating Officer for MarketAxess Europe Limited and Trax. »

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Convergex names Kelli Annequin Chief Marketing Officer

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 13:00

Convergex, an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider, has appointed Kelli Annequin as the firm’s new Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).  »

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Christian Kronseder joins STOXX as COO

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 14:15

Christian Kronseder is to join STOXX Limited as chief operating officer (COO), as of 1 May, 2015. »

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WisdomTree Europe hires Head of Sales

Fri, 24/04/2015 - 09:00

WisdomTree, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) and exchange-traded product (ETP) sponsor, has appointed Nizam Hamid as Head of Sales for WisdomTree Europe. »

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WisdomTree Names Alisa Maute as Head of Sales

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 15:00

ETF and ETP sponsor and asset manager WisdomTree Investments has named lisa Maute as Head of US Sales.  »

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BATS Global Markets names Laura Morrison Senior Vice President, Global Head of ETPs

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 15:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has appointed Laura Morrison as Senior Vice President, Global Head of Exchange-Traded Products, continuing its push in the ETF business. »

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WisdomTree Names David Yates as Chief Information Officer

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 12:00

Exchange traded fund and product provider WisdomTree Investments has appointed David Yates to the newly-created role of Chief Information Officer (CIO).  »

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Scott Powers to retire from SSGA in 2015

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 10:00

Scott Powers (56), president and chief executive officer of State Street Global Advisors, intends to retire later this year after more than seven years leading the firm and three decades in the investment management industry.  »

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Source makes changes to management team

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 18:00

Exchange traded product (ETP) provider Source has made two significant changes to its management team. »

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STOXX opens new office in Australia

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 17:30

STOXX has increased its presence in Asia/Pacific with the opening of a new office in Sydney, Australia. »

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Joseph Molloy joins HSBC Global Asset Management as Head of Passives

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 17:00

Joseph Molloy has joined HSBC Global Asset Management as Head of Passive Equity. »

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Beacon Consulting Group makes strategic hire for ETF and office expansion

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 15:00

Beacon Consulting Group (Beacon) has added Steve Messinger to the firm’s management team as it continues its West Coast growth and expansion in the ETF and investment management industry.  »

ETF

Principal Global Investors appoints new ETF MD

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 10:30

Principal Global Investors has appointed Paul Kim as managing director and head of exchange traded fund (ETF) strategy at Principal Financial Group (PFG).  »

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BATS Global Markets names Kapil Rathi as VP Options Business Strategy

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 17:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has hired Kapil Rathi as Vice President, Options Business Strategy. »

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Vanguard makes change to international leadership team

Wed, 11/03/2015 - 11:30

John James, Managing Director-Vanguard Australia, and Colin Kelton, principal of Vanguard’s Retail Marketing & Communications group in the United States, have been named to new roles on the leadership team of Vanguard’s International group, reporting directly to James M Norris, Managing Director, Vanguard International. »

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Horizons ETFs appoints co-CEOs

Wed, 04/03/2015 - 09:00

Horizons ETFs Management has appointed Executive Chairman Taeyong Lee and Chife Investment Officer Steven Hawkins as Co-Chief Executive Officers. »

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Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Wealth Adviser Awards 2015

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:50

The Wealth Adviser Awards 2015 were determined by the votes of Wealth Adviser's readers, who include wealth managers, IFAs, fund managers, family offices, law firms, accounting firms and other industry professionals. This Special Report includes the full list of winners plus links to video footage of the Awards... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

etffexpress Awards 2015 - The Winners

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 15:58

The etfexpress Awards 2015 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds/products celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another year of significant growth in assets for the sector, with assets under management in ETFs/ETPs nearing the USD500bn mark.... »

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