ETF Express - Daily News en Lipper figures show European ETF assets up over January <p><em><strong>Detlef Glow (pictured), Head of EMEA research at Thomson Reuters Lipper reports that over January ETF net inflows, in spite of negative market impacts, led to increased assets under management in the European ETF industry (EUR523.9 billion) for January, up from EUR514.8 billion at the end of December.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Europe Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:16:37 +0000 beverlychandler 248860 at Invest in Cyprus - Strategic location <p><em><strong>With its ideal geographical position at the crossroads of three continents &ndash; Europe, Africa and Asia, Cyprus plays a key role in the region of the Eastern Mediterranean. As a safe, transparent, modern business centre, the island is an ideal investment gateway to the European Union, as well as a portal for investment outside the EU, particularly into the Middle East, India and China.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:21:26 +0000 mkitchen 248859 at Ireland - Key factors in choosing an alternative investment fund domicile <p><em>By Donnacha O&rsquo;Connor (pictured), Partner at Dillon Eustace &ndash; <strong>Ireland has a well-established reputation as a leading funds centre, being home to 6,470 regulated investment funds as of December 2016 according to the Central Bank of Ireland, and as a leading fund servicing centre. </strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:16:40 +0000 mkitchen 248858 at Jersey - Full guidance on setting up home and business <p><em><strong>Locate Jersey is part of the Economic Development, Tourism, Sport and Culture department within the Jersey Government (`States of Jersey&#39;). Headed up by Director of International Trade, Wayne Gallichan (pictured), the role of Locate Jersey is to promote Jersey as a place to do business and to attract suitable businesses to the island, as well as HNW individuals; particularly those that are still economically active.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:10:34 +0000 mkitchen 248857 at British Virgin Islands - Providing a firm and reliable base for fund managers <p><em><strong>Since 2012, the BVI has introduced three exciting and innovative investment fund products, namely: the BVI Approved Manager, the BVI Incubator Fund and the BVI Approved Fund. The Approved Manager was introduced at the end of 2012, followed by the Incubator Fund and Approved Fund in mid-2015, and each has been growing steadily since their launch. Currently, there are 140 Approved Managers, 21 Incubator Funds and 29 Approved Funds, based on figures published by the BVI Financial Services Commission (as of 30 September&nbsp;2016).&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:05:58 +0000 mkitchen 248856 at Malta - Q&A with Ivan Grech and Anatoli Grech <p><em><strong>Q&amp;A with Ivan Grech, Head of Business Development, FinanceMalta &amp; Anatoli Grech, Executive Secretary of the Malta Funds Industry Association.</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/financemalta">FinanceMalta</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:58:48 +0000 mkitchen 248855 at Guernsey - Promoting and facilitating relocation <p><em><strong>In a world where uncertainty appears to be replacing certainty, Guernsey is underlining its inherent stability amidst the changes that are affecting the regulatory, commercial and political realms.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:54:06 +0000 mkitchen 248854 at Guide to Relocation 2017 <p><em><strong>The Global Fund Media Guide to Relocation 2017 is the sixth edition of this unique online publication being made available to the 50,000-strong audience of investment managers, institutional investors and fund service providers who read GFM&#39;s family of investment management newswires daily.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:48:23 +0000 mkitchen 248853 at Guide to Relocation 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"> The focus of this unique guide is to help fund managers and their advisers decide where best to locate their investment funds - and themselves - for optimum access to their target distribution markets </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-original-file"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Guide to Relocation 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="/2017/02/20/248853/guide-relocation-2017">Guide to Relocation 2017</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2017/02/20/248854/guernsey-promoting-and-facilitating-relocation">Guernsey - Promoting and facilitating relocation</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2017/02/20/248855/malta">Malta - Q&amp;A with Ivan Grech and Anatoli Grech</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2017/02/20/248856/british-virgin-islands-providing-firm-and-reliable-base-fund-managers">British Virgin Islands - Providing a firm and reliable base for fund managers</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2017/02/20/248857/jersey-full-guidance-setting-home-and-business">Jersey - Full guidance on setting up home and business</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/2017/02/20/248858/ireland-key-factors-choosing-alternative-investment-fund-domicile">Ireland - Key factors in choosing an alternative investment fund domicile</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/2017/02/20/248859/invest-cyprus-strategic-location">Invest in Cyprus - Strategic location</a> </div> </div> </div> Guide to relocation Guide to relocation Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:43:49 +0000 mkitchen 248852 at Vanguard calls for fees ‘health warning’ on funds <p><em><strong>In response to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Asset Management Market interim report, Vanguard has called for a &ldquo;health warning&rdquo; on fees to be included as part of a &ldquo;radically simplified&rdquo; approach to investor communications.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:15:23 +0000 Emily.Perryman 248824 at PIMCO to close and liquidate two ETFs <p><em><strong>PIMCO is to close and liquidate two exchange-traded funds (ETFs) &ndash; the&nbsp;PIMCO&nbsp;Diversified Income Active&nbsp;ETF&nbsp;(DI) ( NYSE : DI)&nbsp;and&nbsp;PIMCO&nbsp;Global Advantage&reg; Inflation-Linked Bond Active&nbsp;ETF&nbsp;(ILB) ( NYSE :&nbsp;ILB).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:59:15 +0000 mkitchen 248793 at Is your organisation at risk of a cyber breach? <p><em><strong>That&rsquo;s one of the key questions a panel of industry experts will be addressing at the <a href="" target="_blank">GFM Cybersecurity Event</a> in London in March.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cybersecurity Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:39:14 +0000 mkitchen 248547 at BBH US ETF survey reveals enormous further growth potential for the market <p><em><strong>Ryan Sullivan (pictured), Vice President of Global ETF Services at Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH), is responsible for working with new and existing ETF sponsors to develop their ETF product and distribution strategies, and optimise their ETF business.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:08:33 +0000 beverlychandler 248792 at First Trust launches First Trust TCW Opportunistic Fixed Income ETF <p><em><strong>First Trust Advisors has launched a new actively managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) designed to give investors exposure primarily to investment grade bonds.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:07:18 +0000 mkitchen 248766 at Research Affiliates launches smart beta ETF analysis tool <p><em><strong>Research Affiliates has launched Smart Beta Interactive, a new website that provides investors information on factors and smart beta strategies, including past performance history, relative valuations, estimates of prospective alpha, and liquidity and risk attributions as well as other implementation characteristics.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Launches & Fundraising Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:04:15 +0000 beverlychandler 248760 at Flow Traders’ free float rises to 71.3 per cent <p><em><strong>Flow Traders&#39; free float has increased to approximately 71.3 per cent as major shareholders Summit Partners, Avalon and Javak have sold approximately 5.9 million shares to institutional investors in an accelerated bookbuilding process. No shares were issued or sold by the company.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:23:40 +0000 beverlychandler 248748 at iShares celebrates first European ETF to surpass USD20bn in assets <p><em><strong>iShares has declared a landmark for European ETFs as its iShares Core S&amp;P 500 UCITS ETF is the first European ETF to surpass USD20 billion in assets. iShares writes that investors seeking an efficient strategic and tactical way to tap into optimism in the US tipped the fund past the threshold, while a thirst for &lsquo;value for money&rsquo; and greater transparency continues to fuel investor interest in ETFs as a portfolio construction tool.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:15:43 +0000 beverlychandler 248747 at What differentiates asset managers today in the eyes of investors? <p><em><strong>That&rsquo;s one of the topics up for discussion at the <a href="" target="_blank">Shaping Smarter Performance breakfast-briefing panel discussion</a> on 9 March at The Reform Club, London, hosted by FIS and GFM (Hedgeweek,&nbsp;PrivateEquityWire &amp; InstitutionalAssetManager).</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-replacement-label"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GFM Events </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:27:38 +0000 mkitchen 248554 at IndexIQ launches high yield low vol bond ETF <p><em><strong>ETF sponsor IndexIQ has launched the IQ S&amp;P High Yield Low Volatility Bond ETF (HYLV), describing it as the next generation of factor-based fixed income ETFs.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:59:54 +0000 beverlychandler 248715 at Global X launches founder-run companies ETF <p><em><strong>New York-based ETF sponsor Global X Funds has launched the Global X Founder-Run Companies ETF (BOSS). Tracking the Solactive US Founder-Run Companies Index, BOSS will hold a basket primarily consisting of US large and mid-cap companies led by CEOs who are the original founders of their firms.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> ETFs North America Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:49:42 +0000 beverlychandler 248714 at