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Legg Mason’s quant arm finds ETFs ‘very valuable’

Legg Mason’s quant arm finds ETFs ‘very valuable’

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.

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Ireland enjoys pole position in European ETF industry

Ireland enjoys pole position in European ETF industry

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.

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Ireland continues to dominate the European ETF industry

Ireland continues to dominate the European ETF industry

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.