SS&C ALPS has offered distribution since 1995 as part of the service model for multiple ETF clients but has recently added in active distribution as part of a full suite of services for ETFs through their partnership with FLX Distribution. The active distribution model is a differentiator for the firm in the industry.
Lynn Martin (pictured), President of Fixed Income and Data Services at ICE, says that the firm’s offering in the ETF space is a full end-to-end solution, from the listing services on the New York Stock Exchange, to the technology and data offerings of ICE Data Services, to the very liquid futures market which helps market participants to manage risk.
Why do you think you won this award? – Thanks to our dedicated people and our collaboration across offices and desks, we were able to provide meaningful liquidity, quote competitive prices, and meet a wide range of client needs.
Northern Trust Asset Management (NTAM) has USD1.5 trillion in assets across the world, including its wholly owned ETF subsidiary, FlexShares, which at 10 years old has more than USD19 billion in assets.
Erin McClafferty (pictured), Practice Development Director of audit and tax firm BBD, LLP, describes her firm as a boutique resource and one-stop shop for advisers and the products that they manage.
American Century has some USD8 billion in its range of 23 ETFs overall, while the firm manages USD243 billion in total.
IndexIQ has seen its assets rise to over USD4 billion from USD1.5 billion when it was bought by New York Life Investments in 2015.
Q&A with Naomi Depina (pictured), ETF Sales Trader at GTS Execution Services
Adam Gould (pictured), head of equities at Tradeweb, reports that it’s been another busy year for the digital trading platform.
MSCI won Best Index Provider for ESG ETFs and for Emerging Market ETFs in this year’s awards. Paul Riccardella (pictured), Executive Director, Client Coverage, MSCI, explains that MSCI has a long history in both categories.