Special Report: Asian Private Equity

Special Report: Asian Private Equity

Preqin takes a detailed look at the private equity industry in Asia and how it has changed in recent years, including fundraising, investor preferences and deal activity. Plus, performance benchmarks for Asia-focused private equity funds by vintage year and key statistics in detail for Greater China, ASEAN, Northeast Asia and South Asia. »

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ProShares launches managed futures ETF

ProShares has launched the ProShares Managed Futures Strategy (FUTS), an exchange-traded fund that seeks to profit from rising or falling markets. »

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SSgA selects Euroclear’s international ETF structure

International central securities depositary (ICSD) Euroclear Bank and State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) plan to merge a proposed 13 SPDR ETFs to an international ETF structure under Irish Law. »

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All six MVIS investable long/short equity indices negative in September

All six of the Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) investable long/short equity indices returned negative performance in September. »


FTSE launches low volatility index series

FTSE Group and Research Affiliates have launched the FTSE RAFI Low Volatility Index Series, a set of global benchmarks that measure the performance of a basket of low volatility stocks weighted using fundamental factors, as opposed to market capitalisation. »

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Vanguard expands low-cost ETF range

Vanguard has launched four Irish-domiciled exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the London Stock Exchange providing investors access to low-cost portfolio building blocks. »


ARK Iaunches thematic active equity ETFs

ARK Investment Management has launched its first actively managed thematic equity exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – the ARK Industrial Innovation ETF (ARKQ) and the ARK Web x.0 ETF (ARKW). »

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SSGA reduces fees on 15 SPDR ETFs in Europe

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) is reducing the fees across 15 of its core equity and fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Europe. »


Nasdaq leads US exchanges for IPOs in Q3 2014

The Nasdaq OMX Group saw 76 new listings in the third quarter of 2014, including 41 initial public offerings (IPOs), on The Nasdaq Stock Market, bringing its total IPO count to 140 for 2014. »


Global X Funds appoints Steven Swain as president

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. »

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