etfexpress Global Awards 2014 - The Winners

The fifth edition of the etfexpress Awards for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange-traded funds has honoured firms that contributed to a year of significant growth in assets for the sector.

The awards, presented today at a ceremony and lunch in Mayfair, London, were decided by the votes of etfexpress readers, who include both investors and managers as well as other industry professionals at firms including fund administrators, custodians, accountants and auditors, law firms, consultants and distributors.

This year's etfexpress Awards mirror the continuing dynamism of the industry and its success in appealing to a broader range than ever before of institutional, corporate and individual clients.
The industry's achievements are reflected in the winners of the etfexpress Awards 2014, which are as follows:

Best Commodity ETF Manager – ETF Securities Limited
Best Fixed Income (all excluding cash) ETF Manager – PIMCO Source
Best Fixed Income - Cash (money market) ETF Manager – Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
Best North America Equity ETF Manager – Vanguard
Best Emerging Markets Equity ETF Manager – Ossiam
Best Europe Equity ETF Manager – BlackRock iShares
Best Global (ex-US) Equity ETF Manager – Invesco PowerShares
Best Asia Pacific Equity ETF Management Firm – Nikko Asset Management
Best Global Equity ETF Manager – Source
Best Currency ETF Manager – Invesco PowerShares
Best Mixed ETF Manager – UBS Global Asset Management
Best Alternative ETF Manager – Lyxor
Best North American ETF Service Provider – State Street Global Services
Most Innovative European ETF Provider – Amundi
Best North American ETP Provider – Global X
Most Innovative European ETP Provider – Boost ETP  LLP
Most Innovative North American ETN Provider – UBS ETRACS
Most Innovative European ETN Provider – Société Générale
Best European ETF Market-Maker – Flow Traders
Best North American ETF Market-Maker – KCG
Best Asia-Pacific ETF Market-Maker – BNP Paribas
Best North American Exchange for Listing ETFs – NYSE Arca
Best Asian Exchange for Listing ETFs – Japan Exchange Group
Best European Exchange for Listing ETFs – Borsa Italiana
Most Innovative index provider – NASDAQ OMX
Best ETF Research Provider Deutsche Bank Corporate Banking & Securities
Best North American ETF Fund Administrator – Brown Brothers Harriman
Best European ETF Fund Administrator – State Street Global Services

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