The week's best and worst performing ETFs in USD, excluding leveraged (11th to 15th October 2021)
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.
Jeff McCarthy (pictured), Segment Head, Exchange-Traded Funds, BNY Mellon explains that the firm is very pleased to be recognised in the industry as an ETF partner, providing systems and solutions across the whole ETF eco-system from front to back. They are also proud to be the 2021 winner of the Best ETF Middle Office tech provider.
Sebastian Meyer (pictured), product management director, indices says that IHS Markit is a very effective partner for ETF issuers.
Arro Financial Communications’s founder Alexandra Levis (pictured) launched her firm having worked in the heart of the ETF industry, at Global X, in September 2013.
Dominating the service provider awards with three wins for ETF administration (best overall and best equities) and best custody, State Street Corporation also dominates the US ETF industry.
Liquidity provider and market maker GHCO has been appointed as the official liquidity provider for the first thematic bitcoin ETF in Europe, which was launched today by Melanion Capital, the Paris-based independent alternative investment management company.