Category: ETF

First Manhattan Co. appointed Ultimus Fund Solutions to assist the firm in launching its first actively managed ETF. First Manhattan is an independently owned and operated investment advisory firm currently managing >USD20bn. The firm recently launched the FMC Excelsior Focus Equity ETF (FMCX), which utilises Precidian Investments’ proprietary actively managed ETF structure, ActiveShares.

Equity Trustees, the Australia-based administrator, has been appointed responsible entity for two exchange-traded Sharia-compliant funds spanning equity and property. They are believed to be the first Sharia-compliant ETFs on the ASX. The ETFs are listed versions of two managed funds launched earlier this year by Australian-based investment manager, Hejaz Asset Management.

BNP Paribas has been selected by Fineco Asset Management (FAM) to provide a full range of banking services for its equities and fixed income ETFs listed on the Italian Stock Exchange. FAM, an Irish UCITS management company wholly owned by Italian bank FinecoBank S.p.A., has entered the ETF market with a range of Ireland-domiciled funds.…

Ultimus Fund Solutions, the U.S.-based independent provider of fund administration, accounting, and investor solutions, has supported the conversion of the Conductor mutual fund to an ETF. in its role as accounting agent, administrator, distributor and chief compliance officer, Ultimus partnered with IronHorse Capital, a longstanding client, to facilitate this conversion. Converting to an ETF allows…

Apex has been appointed to provide corporate, administrative and trustee services to the Luxembourg platform of EQONEX Limited, the NASDAQ-listed digital assets financial services company. Apex will provide SPV administration and trustee services for the platform. EQONEX provides institutional grade infrastructure and a suite of trading, custody and asset management solutions to clients. EQONEX’s ecosystem…

Waystone, the Ireland-based provider of specialist services to the asset management industry, has launched Waystone ETFs, an institutional ETF platform operator. Waystone ETFs will partner with leading financial institutions to build investment products whilst leveraging open architecture solutions. These will include the ability to offer clients institutional platform solutions including white label and standalone operator…

Apex has been appointed as administrator by 3iQ Digital Asset Management, Canada’s largest digital asset investment fund manager that offers investors investment products to gain exposure to digital assets. Founded in 2012, 3iQ is Canada’s largest digital asset investment fund manager with more than CAD1.8bn (USD1.4bn) AuM. New funds, 3iQ CoinShares Bitcoin Feeder ETF and…

HSBC has been appointed by ETF Securities for middle office, custody and fund administration services for its range of equity products. ETF Securities is Australia’s oldest independent provider of ETFs and has maintained a track record of market innovation since launching the world’s first gold-backed ETF in 2003.

K2 Asset Management has appointed State Street Australia Limited as the fund administrator in Australia for the Cosmos Purpose Ethereum Access ETF (Cboe: CPET). CPET’s underlying asset is the Purpose Ethereum ETF which is managed by Purpose Investments and quoted on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Purpose Ethereum ETF has been established to buy and…