INTERVIEW

GHCO set to challenge and disrupt ETF market making

GHCO set to challenge and disrupt ETF market making

Former UK and European proprietary trading business Goldenberg Hehmeyer is having a revitalising face lift under the care of new management team CEO, Dan Izzo (pictured) and Stefan Kaba-Ferreiro, head of trading. The pair are remodelling the entire firm and have created GHCO, a brand new challenger ETF market making business with heaps of ambition. 

MANAGER INSIGHTS

Nicole Hunter arrives in 'quarterback' position for the new ETF team at fund giant Dimensional

Nicole Hunter arrives in 'quarterback' position for the new ETF team at fund giant Dimensional

Last October saw Nicole Hunter (pictured), an ETF veteran, with 20-plus years in the industry, arrive at USD601 billion asset manager, Dimensional Fund Advisors, as Head of Capital Markets. She will work with stakeholders across the firm to grow Dimensional’s ETF business, monitor primary markets’ activity and lead engagement with authorised participants.

NEWS

Newton to sub-advise BNY Mellon IM’s new sustainable ETF suite

Newton to sub-advise BNY Mellon IM’s new sustainable ETF suite

BNY Mellon Investment Management has drawn on in-house expertise, filing its first active ETFs, sub-advised by ESG specialists Newton Investment Management. The initial suite is comprised of three sustainable funds, BNY Mellon Sustainable US Equity ETF, BNY Mellon Sustainable International Equity ETF, BNY Mellon Sustainable Global Emerging Markets ETF. 

THEMATIC FUNDS

Bloomberg Intelligence report predicts thematic ETFs to hit USD300 billion in five years

Bloomberg Intelligence report predicts thematic ETFs to hit USD300 billion in five years

A new report from Bloomberg Intelligence has found that Thematic ETFs ‘could become a USD300 billion category in five years.’ Thematic ETFs will capture inflows that would have gone to traditional GICS sectors, active mutual funds and momentum and size factors, BI says. 

INTERVIEW

Small cap moves back into the limelight with inflationary and overvaluation pressures, says Pacer ETFs

Small cap moves back into the limelight with inflationary and overvaluation pressures, says Pacer ETFs

High valuations are worrying investors, leading to the start of a rotation away from a lot of what has been fashionable, says Sean O’Hara, president of USD6 billion Pacer ETFs, who notes that the Nasdaq is trading at 37 times earnings and there are major overweights in intangibles such as infotech, healthcare and information services.