ETF Express - Daily News en ProShares launches 3x and -3x crude oil ETFs <p><em><strong>ProShares, a sponsor of leveraged and inverse ETFs, has launched the first daily 3x leveraged and inverse crude oil ETFs.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:01:10 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250037 at Choosing the right ETF is top investor concern <p><em><strong>Choosing the right exchange traded fund is the number one concern for experienced investors when investing in ETFs, according to E*TRADE Financial&rsquo;s StreetWise quarterly tracking study.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Surveys & research Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:26:41 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250025 at Fed dovishness leads to gold ETP inflows <p>Gold ETPs recorded the second largest weekly inflows of the year as investors expect Fed dovishness to support prices further.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:18:47 +0000 beverlychandler 250024 at First ETF lists on Nairobi Stock Exchange <p><em><strong>The Nairobi Stock Exchange now has its first exchange traded fund with the listing of the NewGold ETF.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Listings Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:31:40 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249998 at New study finds Asian institutions driving ETF growth <p><em><strong>Low cost investing and the rise of the robo-advisory model in Asia are causing a number of traditionally active fund houses to ramp up their passive capabilities, including strategic beta, a new study finds.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Asia-Pacific Surveys & research Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:06:54 +0000 beverlychandler 249995 at Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Advisors acquires business of Efficient Market Advisors <p><em><strong>Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Advisors has acquired the asset management businesses of Efficient Market Advisors (EMA), a registered investment advisory firm with USD1.1 billion in assets under advisement and ETF strategist platform.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:35:06 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249993 at GFM FundTech 2017 Awards - Voting now open <p><em><strong>From risk management to regulatory reporting and trading and execution to cybersecurity and compliance, technology is playing an increasingly crucial role in the investment and asset management space. And at GFM, we want to salute the key players who are delivering outstanding tech-based products and services to the industry with the new GFM FundTech Awards.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-replacement-label"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Awards </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:17:36 +0000 mkitchen 248985 at Centaur opens for business <p><em><strong>When it comes to doing business in a new jurisdiction, someone who has just gone through the process of opening a new office can offer the best insights. In that context, Centaur Fund Services, which provides fund administration services to some of the world&#39;s largest institutions, is perfectly&nbsp;placed.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> campaign2 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:10:38 +0000 mkitchen 249983 at Harbour offers market-leading funds support <p><em><strong>Harbour Financial Services Limited is an independent fund administrator that has earned a strong reputation in Bermuda for providing award-winning service to a range of alternative investment and private equity&nbsp;funds.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fund administration Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:04:14 +0000 mkitchen 249982 at KPMG survey reveals the impact of technology <p><em><strong>To investigate the extent to which technology is disrupting the financial services sector, KPMG recently partnered with the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the Managed Funds Association (MFA) to determine how managers are responding.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Technology and software solutions Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:00:42 +0000 mkitchen 249981 at BSX leads the way for ILS listings <p><em><strong>Last year proved to be hugely successful for the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX). From a pure growth perspective, the BSX ended 2016 with a total market capitalisation of USD343.8 billion, up more than 41 per cent on the previous year. The same was true of trade volume. The RG/BSX Index closed out the year at 1,923.79, up 47.52 per cent on the calendar year 2015, with a reported 31.75 per cent increase in trading volume, which saw 8.2 million shares traded.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Listings Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:55:42 +0000 mkitchen 249980 at ILS market could reach USD100 billion <p><em><strong>The Horseshoe Group was established in 2005 and is a leading provider of insurance management services to insurers, reinsurers, as well as insurance linked securities (ILS) structures such as sidecars and catastrophe bonds.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fund administration Offshore Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:50:39 +0000 mkitchen 249979 at Further opportunities for PE growth <p><em><strong>For managers who may already be using an onshore Delaware LLC, they now have the opportunity to use a Bermuda LLC as an offshore vehicle. This follows the formal introduction of the Limited Liability Company Act 2016 (LLC Act), which was passed in the Senate in July 2016 and became operative on 1 October, 2016.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Offshore Legal & Regulation Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:43:57 +0000 mkitchen 249978 at Introducing the Bermuda LLC <p><em>By Sally Penrose (pictured), Appleby &ndash; <strong>The Limited Liability Company Act 2016 (LLC Act) came into force on 1 October, 2016 and introduced into Bermuda its first new corporate structure in 100 years. Appleby is pleased to have been able to work closely with the legislature to ensure that Bermuda&#39;s existing funds law is simultaneously amended so that LLCs are available immediately for use in investment fund structures. Appleby are ideally placed to advice with respect to LLCs.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Offshore Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:26:42 +0000 mkitchen 249977 at A bespoke, risk-based approach to regulatory oversight <p><em><strong>Bermuda&#39;s financial regulator, the Bermuda Monetary Authority, takes a risk-based approach to regulating and supervising the entities for which it is responsible, including investment funds, investment providers, fund administrators, trust companies, insurers and&nbsp;banks.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Offshore Legal & Regulation Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:20:35 +0000 mkitchen 249976 at Bermuda Fund Services 2017 - Foreword <p><em>By Ross Webber (pictured), Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) &ndash; <strong>Global regulatory burdens, cost pressures, fintech disruption, and political uncertainty on both sides of the Atlantic are shaping up to pose significant challenges to the asset-management industry in 2017 and beyond. Britain&#39;s sortie into extended Brexit negotiations and Trump&#39;s tax-reform ambitions seem to be holding investors and companies on tenterhooks. The only thing constant, as the old axiom goes, is change.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/business-bermuda">Bermuda Business Development Agency </a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:16:19 +0000 mkitchen 249975 at Institutional framework for family offices <p><em><strong>As family offices look for the best jurisdictions in which to establish trusts and wealth preservation vehicles, being able to benchmark the institutional quality of a specific jurisdiction and rely on high-quality outsourcing options, are increasingly important considerations. The following report provides an overview of how and why Bermuda is living up to these expectations.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:10:45 +0000 James.Williams 249974 at Bermuda Fund Services 2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-specials-description"> <div class="field-label">description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This special report looks at how Bermuda&#039;s determination to provide a wide array of investment fund structures underpinned by the Bermuda Monetary Authority&#039;s bespoke, risk-based approach to regulatory oversight, is attracting a new wave of investment funds, including private equity and ILS vehicles, to the island, which offers listing services on the Bermuda Stock Exchange in addition to a complete range of fund services from leading providers with global reach. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-file"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Bermuda Fund Services 2017 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-articles"> <div class="field-label">Articles:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2017/03/24/249975/bermuda-fund-services-2017-foreword">Bermuda Fund Services 2017 - Foreword</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2017/03/24/249974/institutional-framework-family%C2%A0offices">Institutional framework for family offices</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2017/03/24/249976/bespoke-risk-based-approach-regulatory-oversight">A bespoke, risk-based approach to regulatory oversight </a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2017/03/24/249977/introducing-bermuda-llc">Introducing the Bermuda LLC</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2017/03/24/249978/further-opportunities-pe-growth">Further opportunities for PE growth</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2017/03/24/249979/ils-market-could-reach-usd100-billion">ILS market could reach USD100 billion </a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2017/03/24/249980/bsx-leads-way-for%C2%A0ils-listings">BSX leads the way for ILS listings</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2017/03/24/249981/kpmg-survey-reveals-impact-technology">KPMG survey reveals the impact of technology</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2017/03/24/249982/harbour-offers-market-leading-funds-support">Harbour offers market-leading funds support</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2017/03/24/249983/centaur-opens-business">Centaur opens for business </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-replacement-label"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Special Reports </div> </div> </div> Bermuda Fund Services campaign2 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:55:10 +0000 mkitchen 249960 at AdvisorShares DIVI ETF will definitely close <p><em><strong>Exchange traded fund sponsor AdvisorShares is to close the AdvisorShares Athena High Dividend ETF (DIVI) after all.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:01:42 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249953 at Hartford Funds launches two actively managed fixed income ETFs <p><em><strong>Hartford Funds has expanded its exchange traded funds offering with the launch of two actively managed fixed income ETFs, the Hartford Quality Bond ETF (HQBD) and the Hartford Corporate Bond ETF (HCOR).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:39:03 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249929 at