Apex Group Ltd (“Apex”), a global financial services provider, is providing ETC Group with administrative support and trustee services for BTCetc ETC Group Physical Bitcoin (Ticker: BTCE) an exchange traded cryptocurrency (“ETC”) that tracks the price of Bitcoin, distributed by HANetf Limited (“HANetf”).
Being the ETF sell-side platform of choice is the goal of Citi, winner of this year’s ETF Express European award for Best ETF Research Provider.
Gemini, a crypto exchange and custodian, has launched a new global offering – Gemini Fund Solutions – to provide fund managers with custody, clearing, trade execution, and other capital markets services tailored to ETFs, closed-end funds, and other fund vehicles.
The Asset Management Exchange (AMX), part of the Willis Towers Watson group, and asset managers DWS have launched a new pooled fund investment solution, the AMX- Investor Stewardship Service, in partnership with Minerva Analytics, utilising its vote tech solution, VotePlus.
ETFLogic, a fintech analytics company, is partnering with TMX Group Limited’s subsidiary TSX Inc, to provide advanced analytics to ETF issuers, financial advisors, fund managers, corporate investor relations professionals, and all other professionals involved in the wealth management industry in Canada.
ETF data provider TrackInsight has launched ESG ETF platform, ESG Observatory, on the back of the huge growth in demand for ESG ETFs observed during 2020.
Investment Metrics, a provider of analytics, reporting, data, and benchmarking solutions for the institutional investment market, has acquired London and Boston-based Style Analytics, a cloud-based SaaS platform that provides Investment Factor and ESG Exposure analysis for the institutional investment community worldwide.
Exchange traded funds (ETFs) will be included in the Investment Association’s (IA) sectors from 19 April 2021. Their inclusion will coincide with the division of the IA Global Bonds sector, which will be split into 14 new sectors.
Exchange-traded fund (ETF) issuers Charles Schwab Investment Management, and WisdomTree Asset Management, have signed on as new clients of Virtu’s eNAV ETF analytics tool, which has been enhanced with MarketAxess’ award-winning Composite+, an AI-powered algorithmic pricing engine for corporate and emerging market bonds.
By Matthew Chapman (pictured), Director, ACA Compliance Group – Geopolitical change and uncertainty, regulatory sabre-rattling and industry shake-ups have combined to create a perfect storm for many financial services firms when it comes to their trade and transaction reporting obligations under MiFIR, EMIR and SFTR.