New ETF index provider, Blue Horizon Capital, working with Exchange Traded Concepts, is launching the Blue Horizon BNE ETF, focusing on the new energy economy.
Geographically diverse, knowledgeable and inspirational speakers dominate etfLIVE North America digital summit
The inaugural etfLIVE North America digital summit saw a huge geographical spread across the US, with speakers drawn from Texas, Nebraska, the twin cities, San Francisco, Chicago, Ottawa, the UK and of course New York.
The etfLIVE North America Digital Summit, running from 20-22 October, will feature educational support provided directly by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
Joe Anthony, President of Gregory FCA, interviews ETF Express Managing Editor, Beverly Chandler, on the October three day digital summit focused on US institutional use of ETFs…
Hosted by ETF Express, this live summit will discuss and debate how ETFs can be used in an institutional portfolio, in front of a specially selected audience of institutional investors and members of the ETF ecosystem.
QS Investors is one of nine subsidiary firms of Legg Mason, and is where the quantitative solutions for institutional investors are found. The majority of its USD15 billion in assets is in quant solutions which marry the firm’s research to client needs, says Nick Hooten, Head of Investment Solutions, at the firm. Hooten will be joining the ETFs in Depth panel at etfLIVE US in October this year.
A desire to work as close to the markets and a love of finance drove Rumi Mahmood to his current role as Investment Analyst at Nutmeg. He started his career as an engineer in the oil industry and then moved over to finance, working at Bank of New York Mellon in global securities.
Tracking the major regulatory market developments in ETFs, and what they mean for clients keeps Sean Tuffy (pictured), Director, Head of Market & Regulatory Intelligence, Securities Services, Citi, and his team busy.
State Street dominates the ETF industry in Ireland, and Ireland dominates the ETF industry across Europe. Ciarán Fitzpatrick (pictured), Managing Director & Head of ETF Servicing Ireland, State Street, explains that Ireland is the firm’s largest domicile for ETFs outside of the US, with over 500 ETFs serviced across 10 clients and USD450 billion in assets under administration in Ireland, representing 83 per cent of the Irish market.
Having trained with Dillon Eustace, Brian Higgins (pictured), partner, returned some 14 years ago and is now in the happy position of being with Ireland’s largest law firm in the funds industry, and working with Dublin-registered ETFs. Higgins is joining the regulatory panel for etfLIVE Europe, discussing the rapid rise of the ETF industry and the potential impact of MiFID II changes and the potential for active ETFs in Europe.