etfexpress Awards 2015 – The Winners


The etfexpress Awards 2015 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange-traded funds celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another year of significant growth in assets for the sector.

The awards, presented today 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.

The industry's achievements are reflected in the winners of the etfexpress Awards 2015, as follows:

Best Commodity ETF Manager – Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Best Fixed Income (All excluding cash) ETF Manager – Amundi
Best Fixed Income - Cash (money market) ETF Manager – PIMCO Source
Best North America Equity ETF Manager – Global X 
Best Emerging Markets Equity ETF Manager – Source
Best Europe Equity ETF Manager – UBS
Best Global (ex-US) Equity ETF Manager – Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
Best Asia Pacific Equity ETF Manager – Nikko
Best Global Equity ETF Manager – BlackRock iShares
Best Currency ETF Manager – Wisdom Tree
Best Alternative ETF Manager – Index IQ
Most Innovative North American ETF Provider – Renaissance Capital
Most Innovative European ETF provider – Lyxor
Best Smart Beta ETF provider – Invesco PowerShares
Most Innovative North American ETP provider – First Trust 
Most Innovative European ETP provider – Boost
Most Innovative North American ETN provider – UBS - ETRACS
Most Innovative European ETN provider – ETF Securities 
Best  European ETF Market-maker – Flow Traders
Best North American ETF Market-maker – Jane Street
Best Asia-Pacific ETF Market-maker – Nomura 
Best North American Exchange for Listing ETFs – Nasdaq
Best Asian Exchange for Listing ETFs – Japan Exchange Group Inc
Best European Exchange for Listing ETFs – Deutsche Boerse
Most Innovative index provider – STOXX
Best ETF Research Provider – Deutsche Bank
Best North American ETF Fund Administrator – State Street
Best European ETF Fund Administrator – Northern Trust  

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