ETF Report 2015 synopsis

Editorial Synopsis
ETF Report 2015
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Investor satisfaction with bond ETFs is high following two years of product development in a previously under-covered area. Funds Europe looks at how providers have managed to satisfy demand in this area. contact David Stevenson: [email protected]

The internationalising of the Chinese currency has provided a major investment theme and European ETF providers – sometimes in partnership with Chinese asset managers – have responded with offerings. contact Nick Fitzpatrick: [email protected]
Fund flows

With ETFs at the point of matching the hedge fund industry in size of assets under management, Funds Europe looks at the major flow patterns as the gap narrows. contact David Stevenson: [email protected]
Corporate governance

Due to a huge amount of assets under management, ETFs could wield major power as asset owners. We look at how these funds sit in relation to corporate governance of global companies. contact Nick Fitzpatrick: [email protected]
Enhanced indexing

The trouble with some ETFs is that their underlying indices may hold undesirable equities or bonds. Active ETF providers seek to cast views about underlying assets. Funds Europe profiles some of the providers. contact Nicholas Pratt: [email protected]  
executive interviews, regular features, including fund launches and people moves Download the PDF version here

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: Put your money where your mouth is

Jun 10, 2016

At Kempen Capital Management, they believe portfolio managers should invest in their own funds. David Stevenson talks to Lars Dijkstra, CIO of the €42 billion manager.

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Volatility is the name of the game’

May 13, 2016

Axa Investment Managers chief executive officer, Andrea Rossi, talks to David Stevenson about bringing all his firm’s subsidiaries under one name and the opportunities that a difficult market...


ROUNDTABLE: Beyond the hype

Oct 13, 2016

The use of smart beta investing continues to grow. Our panel, made up of both providers and users, discusses what the strategy actually means, how it should be used and the kind of pitfalls that may arise when using this innovative investment technique.

MIFID II ROUNDTABLE: Following the direction of travel

Sep 07, 2016

Fund management firms Aberdeen and HSBC Global meet with specialist providers to speak about how the industry is evolving towards MiFID II.