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ETF Securities to sell its European ETF platform to LGIM

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 16 novembre 2017

londraLONDON. ETF Securities Limited (ETF Securities) has agreed to sell its European Exchange Traded Fund platform, known as Canvas, to Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIM). The ETF platform comprises an Irish-based UCITS fund and a UK-based investment manager and has $2.7* billion of AUM spread across 17 products. The Canvas team will be moving to LGIM.The sale is subject to regulatory approval and is anticipated to close in Q1 2018.Graham Tuckwell, Founder and Chairman of ETF Securities, says: “We have built the Canvas business from scratch to be Europe’s largest independent ETF provider and it is now of a size and quality that can be taken to the next level of growth by a large and highly respected firm such as LGIM. Combining the ETF expertise and capabilities of Canvas with the scale and reach of LGIM should be transformative for existing and new customers.” Mark Weeks, the UK CEO of ETF Securities says: “This transaction reflects growing appetite for innovative content ETFs across the industry and is the result of extensive discussions with LGIM on how we can best work together to deliver new and exciting products to our customers. We strongly believe that ownership by LGIM it is in the best long-term interests of our ETF investors and we intend to deliver a seamless handover of the business.”

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ETF Securities to sell its European Exchange-Traded Commodity, Currency and Short-and-Leveraged Business to WisdomTree

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 14 novembre 2017

londonLONDON. ETF Securities Limited (ETF Securities) has agreed to sell its European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged business to WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (WisdomTree), the Nasdaq-listed (ticker: WETF) and New York headquartered global exchange-traded product provider.The business being sold comprises all the European operations excluding the ETF platform. The business being sold to WisdomTree has $17.6* billion of AUM spread across 307 products, including the flagship gold products PHAU and GBS. The business has a comprehensive range of commodity, currency and short-and-leveraged products and more than 50 dedicated staff.WisdomTree and ETF Securities will work to ensure that integration is seamless and expect no change to the current high standards of service and operations experienced by our customers and partners.The sale is subject to regulatory approval and is currently anticipated to close in late Q1 2018. Graham Tuckwell, Founder and Chairman of ETF Securities, comments: “We are pleased to be selling our European exchange-traded commodity, currency and short-and-leverage business to WisdomTree and to become the largest shareholder in the company. I believe this combination creates a uniquely positioned firm which will flourish in the years ahead, continuing to deliver huge value for customers and stakeholders. ETF Securities has a strong cultural fit with WisdomTree as both firms have been built from scratch by teams who have worked closely together for many years and who show an entrepreneurial spirit in seeking to deliver innovative and market leading products for their customers.”Mark Weeks, the UK CEO of ETF Securities says: “This transaction creates a leading independent global ETP provider which is well positioned to compete in the rapidly growing European ETP market. We have complementary expertise, product ranges and customer networks. We both continue to challenge the status quo to provide customers with a range of differentiated products. In this industry customers want and value firms like ours, which provide broader choice.”

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ETF Securities lancia i primi ETC sull’oro

Posted by fidest press agency su martedì, 26 luglio 2016

lingotti oroLONDRA. ETF Securities, uno dei provider indipendenti più importanti al mondo di Exchange Traded Products (ETP), ha annunciato la quotazione dei primi ETC sulla piattaforma di fund processing FundSettle di Euroclear, supportata da FundsPlace.Attraverso la piattaforma, gli investitori potranno ora accedere a due ETP fisici sull’oro di ETF Securities: il Gold Bullion Securities e l’ETFS Physical Gold.Gli ETC sono tradizionalmente quotati in borsa e possono essere negoziati come le azioni in qualsiasi momento durante le ore di mercato. FundSettle permetterà agli investitori di acquistare e vendere quote di questi ETP in modo affine ai fondi comuni, al “net asset value” (NAV) di fine giornata, offrendo così una via di accesso ulteriore ai prodotti.Dall’inizio del 2016, ETF Securities ha registrato oltre 3 miliardi di dollari americani di flussi sui prodotti sull’oro e la società offre la più completa gamma di ETP in Europa, che comprende il 36% dei flussi negli ETP sulle commodities a fine giugno[2].Massimo Siano, Head of Southern Europe per ETF Securities, afferma:“Gli investitori stanno acquistando l’oro, tipicamente considerato un bene rifugio, come copertura dalla turbolenza economica e finanziaria determinata dalla politica monetaria incerta della BCE e della FED e dalle preoccupazioni politiche sulla Brexit e le elezioni presidenziali americane.Siamo lieti di rispondere a questa maggiore domanda rendendo disponibili i nostri prodotti attraverso le soluzioni di FundsPlace. ETF Securities ha sviluppato il primo ETC sull’oro al mondo nel 2003 e si impegna a garantire a tutti gli investitori un accesso conveniente e trasparente ai propri prodotti.”Mohamed M’Rabti, Deputy Global Head of FundsPlace, Euroclear, ha affermato: “Siamo orgogliosi di collaborare con ETF Securities. Ciò dimostra la reale ampiezza e la flessibilità della piattaforma FundSettle. Questi ETC saranno i primi disponibili su FundSettle a beneficiare della nostra offerta di servizi sicura, affidabile e modulare.”

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