Awards

AWARDS

Positioned for quick response to market needs: Jane Street – Best Market Maker/Authorised Participant - Commodity ETFs

Positioned for quick response to market needs: Jane Street – Best Market Maker/Authorised Participant - Commodity ETFs

By Philippa Aylmer – Chris Brennan, Co-Head Commodities Trading at Jane Street explains that the firm’s 20 years of expertise in trading ETFs helped their clients navigate through the volatility that engulfed markets in the spring and summer. 

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Generating alpha in volatile times: AGF Investments – Best Smart Beta Equity ETF Issuer ($100m-$1bn)

Generating alpha in volatile times: AGF Investments – Best Smart Beta Equity ETF Issuer ($100m-$1bn)

By Philippa Aylmer – Headquartered in Toronto, AGF Investments has had a strong presence in the US for some time. The firm manages assets totalling USD927 million its combined US operations of 40-Act mutual funds, separately managed accounts, US-listed ETFs and model portfolios for a range of clients in the intermediary retail and institutional channels.

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Streamlining workflow means more time with clients: Tradeweb – Best ETF Platform

Streamlining workflow means more time with clients: Tradeweb – Best ETF Platform

By Philippa Aylmer – Over the last year, electronic trading platform, Tradeweb, has further streamlined its workflow process and increased the number of order management systems (OMS) integrated within the Tradeweb ecosystem.  The company has also further developed robust electronic audit trails and improved the pre-trade liquidity provider selection process.

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Offering a truly pure-play investment: S-Network Global Indexes – Best Index Provider - Equity ETFs

Offering a truly pure-play investment: S-Network Global Indexes – Best Index Provider - Equity ETFs

By Philippa Aylmer – S-Network Global Indexes, an Alerian company, began publishing indexes in 2006 and currently publishes over 1,000 indexes, predominantly in the energy, smart beta and thematic space. So far this year, the firm, which was acquired by Alerian in early 2020, has launched over 50 indexes. 

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Taking a long-term view pays dividends: State Street – Best Overall ETF Administrator & Best ETF Administrator - Equity ETFs

Taking a long-term view pays dividends: State Street – Best Overall ETF Administrator & Best ETF Administrator - Equity ETFs

By Philippa Aylmer – It’s been an outstanding year for State Street, according to Frank Koudelka, Senior Vice President and Global ETF Product Specialist at State Street Global Services. Despite the pandemic and the move to working from home, the firm has seen an increase in volumes, as well as some significant ETF fund launches. 

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2019 was a milestone year

2019 was a milestone year

Tradeweb: Best ETF Platform – For electronic platform Tradeweb, 2019 was a milestone year for European ETF trading. Adriano Pace, head of Equities (Europe) at the firm, says: “We saw total notional volume exceed EUR360 billion, up 43.5 per cent on the year before, while the number of institutional firms trading European ETFs on our platform grew by more than 10 per cent.”