Relative value/long volatility hedge fund group, Ionic Capital Management, launched in 2006 having been part of Highbridge Capital which was sold to JP Morgan.
Between 2012 and June 2022, EU-domiciled ETFs have grown at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.7 per cent, more than twice the rate of EU-domiciled UCITS (9 per cent) during the same period according to PwC Luxembourg, which has released its annual European ETF Listing and Distribution poster showcasing the growth of the ETF market.
Data providers, and ETF Express data partner, Trackinsight, in collaboration with the New York Stock Exchange, has announced the launch of ETF Central, a new ETF platform that will seek to reinvent the experience around content, data, and analytics for all ETF investors.
USD15 billion Zacks Investment Management launched its first ETF last year and Brian Mulberry, Client Portfolio Manager at the firm, explains that the firm was seeking to support a new and different group of clients.
The voting for this year's ETF Express US awards is now open. As with previous awards, the nomination process was conducted for the US ETF service provider categories only and we now have our US ETF service provider shortlist, plus the US ETF issuer category shortlist, based on pre-selection data, provided by our data partner Trackinsight.
Texas-based Schwab Asset Management, which manages USD575.9 billion on a discretionary basis and USD34.4 billion on a non-discretionary basis, writes that ETF investors have faced a turbulent environment marked by high inflation, rising interest rates and market volatility, yet they have continued investing in ETFs and foresee the product making up a larger share of their portfolios in the future.
BlackRock and Qontigo’s recent collaboration: iShares multi-factor ETFs track STOXX indices to deliver consistent, risk-managed exposure for a portfolio’s core
Lukas Smart, Head of US iShares Sustainable and Factors Product Segments, and Arun Singhal, Qontigo’s Global Head of Index Product Management, discuss the update to BlackRock’s multi-factor offering and the outlook for factor investing.
Benjamin Dean, Director, Digital Assets, WisdomTree writes on the Ethereum merge.
Brieuc Louchard, Head of ETF Capital Markets at AXA Investment Managers, explains to Romain Thomas why his firm is launching an ETF platform with a focus on active management and responsible investment
1.What was the driver for launching this ETF platform?
The first half of 2022 has proved to be another milestone year for ETPs at the London Stock Exchange, with the total number of ETP listings hitting 2,000.
News came this week of the expansion of Brazil-headquartered Hashdex to offer its flagship product, the Hashdex Nasdaq Crypto Index Europe ETP on the Euronext Paris and Euronext Amsterdam under the ticker symbols HASH FP and HASH NA, respectively, and on Xetra under the ticker symbol HDX1 GY.
Swiss-based crypto firm, 21.co, has announced a USD25 million round led by Marshall Wace. The firm writes that this round of funding values the business at USD2 billion, making 21.co Switzerland’s largest crypto unicorn.