UK-based ETF provider Source has launched four new ETF products available the German stock exchange. The new products include two new active ETFs, the Source Man GLG Asia Plus ETF and Source Man GLG Continental Europe Plus ETF. They are based on the assessments of 65 brokers and apply a rule-based approach. Investors can choose […]
Invesco PowerShares has appointed Gilles Boitel as business development director Switzerland to help boost delivery of products, including so-called Smart Beta, to key markets across Europe. Boitel will be particularly responsible for driving business development in Switzerland. He previously was responsible for institutional clients for Source in Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Other roles have included responsibility […]
UBS Global Asset Management has listed its first multi-asset ETF on Italy’s stock exchange Borsa Italiana. To list the new instrument, Borsa Italiana opened a third segment under the ETFPlus. The UBS-ETF MAP Balanced 7 Ucits ETF, which is already listed in Zurich and Frankfurt, will allow investors to invest at the same time in the […]
Lyxor Asset Management (Lyxor) has launched four new ETF products on the London Stock Exchange, offering exposure to the FTSE, CAC40, DAX and MIB respectively. Three of the new products, the LYXOR UCITS ETF FTSE Developed Europe ex UK, LYXOR UCITS ETF CAC 40, LYXOR UCITS ETF DAX will use physical replication to provide investors with exposure to […]
Vanguard Asset Management has lowered the ongoing charges on a broad range of index mutual funds and ETFs, as well as the entire family of LifeStrategy funds. The new fund charges will be effective from Monday 1 September 2014 and are available across all major UK distribution platforms to both new and existing investors. The […]
ETF provider Source has announced the appointment of Hubert Zanier als executive director within the Germany and Austria coverage team, in a bid to extend its presence in the local markets. Zanier will cover insurance and pension funds in Germany and Austria, he reports to Ludovic Djebali, Co-head EMEA. Zanier was previously a partner at […]
Deutsche Börse has announced the launch of two new db x-tracker equity index ETF’s on Xetra, the db x trackers belong to the ETF section of Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM), providing access to S&P 500 and the MSCI World Index respectively. Both ETF’s are Ucits compliant and are non-distributing products. The db x-trackers […]
Vincenzo Sagone has been appointed as co-head of Italy’s Amundi Sgr’s ETF Business Unit. Sagone will work alongside Antonio Volpe, who was already head of the asset manager’s ETF division. They both report to Gabriele Tavazzani, general co-director and head of Marketing at Amundi Sgr. Sagone’s appointment is aimed at boosting the distribution of ETFs […]
Italy’s CheBanca! has launched Risparmio Assicurato in partnership with iShares and GenerteLife, an insurance product with a diversified ETFs portfolio with a target level of risk. The new insurance product will include a segregated account of GenertelLife, a fund where savings are allocated, allowing clients to have target yield objective and a high watermark mechanism […]
Lyxor Asset Management has continued to expand its range of Equity ETFs with the launch of six new small and mid cap ETFs, becoming the only ETF provider to offer exposure to French, Italian and Spanish Mid Cap stocks.
With $25.8bn inflows in the first five months to the European ETP industry,
Simone Rosti, executive director, head of UBS ETF Italy, says the company is
poised to launch more products on the Italian market.
Boost ETP’s Viktor Nossek explains how the pace of European equity inflows to ETPs has slowed while outflows from commodity ETFs have recently reversed.