The 'ETF Express Awards European Winners 2022' special report comprises 20 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

ETF Express European Awards 2022

2021: a record-breaking year for European ETFs

2021: a record-breaking year for European ETFs

Trackinsight, ETF Express data partners in these awards, reported that European ETFs in 2021 saw a record year for asset growth with over USD194 billion in net flows, with the record highest month for flows in history occurring in February 2021, with USD21.2 billion in inflows. The last month of negative flows was March 2020, Trackinsight reports.

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Extraordinary growth in a brand new ETP market

Extraordinary growth in a brand new ETP market

BTCE by ETC Group | The Editor’s Award - It was ETC Group’s Physical Bitcoin ETP (DE000A27Z304), BTCE’s growth of 34,259 per cent from launch on 8th June 2020 to 1st June 2021 that earned its first glance for the Editor’s Award this year, but the product is also distinguished by being the most liquid, 100 per cent physically backed bitcoin ETP in the world.

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Competitive pricing earns awards for DRW

Competitive pricing earns awards for DRW

DRW | Best Overall ETF Liquidity Provider/Market Maker | Best Market Maker/Authorised Participant – Fixed Income ETFs | Best Market Maker/Authorised Participant – Cryptocurrencies - It’s the competitive pricing capabilities across multiple asset classes that lie behind the win of all three of these awards for DRW, says Bernardus Roelofs, Head of ETF Institutional Sales & Trading for the firm.

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Experience and a proactive approach drive growth

Experience and a proactive approach drive growth

HANetf | Most Innovative EU ETF Issuer | Best Capital Markets Team | Best ETF Distributor | Best ETF Research Provider - “This is our fourth and, I emphasise, last, and best venture in ETFs,” says Hector McNeil, co-CEO and co-Founder, alongside Nik Bienkowski. “We have a unique approach and product set that is the most crucial thing. We want HANetf to be seen as the “value add” ETF issuer and I think we have achieved that with highly innovative products, great service and content.”

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Innovation and partnership at the heart of LSE win

Innovation and partnership at the heart of LSE win

The London Stock Exchange | Best European Exchange for Trading ETFs - “At the London Stock Exchange Group our focus is on innovation and partnership, driving efficiencies on order book that help our trading community achieve better execution outcomes, and these attract further listings from our issuers and adoption of ETFs by investors,” says Lida Eslami, Head of Business Development, ETP and IOB at the London Stock Exchange.

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Daily ETF launches and supporting that crypto launch

Daily ETF launches and supporting that crypto launch

BNY Mellon | Best European Equity ETF Issuer ($1bn-$5bn) | Best ETF Custodian - BNY Mellon launched one ETF per day, every day in the last year, says Stephen O’ Brien, ETF Product Management, at the firm. The firm has been busy building its asset servicing business to USD1.23 trillion in assets, and servicing 1,490 ETFs. 2021 saw the firm produce over 300,000 NAVs and transmit 3.3 million trades to custody.

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Three key areas keep State Street ahead

Three key areas keep State Street ahead

State Street Fund Services | Best ETF Middle Office Tech Provider | Best ETF Administrator – Fixed Income ETFs - State Street is easily the biggest ETF servicing firm in the world, with its purchase of BBH last year, making it also the largest service provider in the world.

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One team, one dream

One team, one dream

Bloomberg | Best ETF Platform | Best OTC/Dark Pool ETF Execution Venue - “It’s very much a team effort,” says Paul Kaplan, Bloomberg’s Global Head of Credit, Equities, & Price Transparency, on the work that lies behind these two award wins.

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SIX Swiss Exchange sees extraordinary crypto growth

SIX Swiss Exchange sees extraordinary crypto growth

SIX Swiss Exchange | Best European Exchange for Listing Cryptocurrency ETPs - Switzerland’s SIX Swiss Exchange was one of the first in Europe to have clear regulations for listing cryptocurrency ETPs and structured products, and having established those rules in 2018, it is now very much at the forefront of recognition in this sector.

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Innovation in fixed income and ESG attracts investors

Innovation in fixed income and ESG attracts investors

Invesco | Best ESG ETF Issuer ($100m+) | Best European Fixed Income ETF Issuer ($100m-$1bn) - Innovative product launches based on client demand lie behind the win of these two awards for Invesco, say Chris Mellor, EMEA ETF Head of Equity and Commodity Product Management and Paul Syms, EMEA ETF Head of Fixed Income Product Management.

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Making crypto accessible

Making crypto accessible

21Shares | Best Crypto Issuer - 21Shares’ Co-founders Chief Product Officer and President, Ophelia Snyder and Chief Executive Officer, Hany Rashwan, wanted to make crypto assets accessible via the ETP structure and build bridges into the crypto world.

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ETP pedigree lies behind bitcoin best of breed product

ETP pedigree lies behind bitcoin best of breed product

CoinShares | Best Bitcoin Issuer - Townsend Lansing, Head of Product at CoinShares believes that bringing CoinShares’ experience in the digital currency markets, plus the team’s ETP experience – four members, including Lansing and Chief Revenue Officer Frank Spiteri were previously at ETF Securities – to bitcoin and other digital assets has helped them produce best of breed products in the space.