U.S. Bank has launched its new ETF services in Europe, as well as signing its first client for this offering. U.S. Bank will support Horizon Kinetics’ European version of its Inflation Beneficiaries ETF, an actively managed fund that seeks to address one of the most important economic and investment drivers – inflation – by identifying…
RBC wins ETF mandates from Mulvihill
RBC Investor & Treasury Services has been appointed as custodian and fund administrator for three Mulvihill Capital Management ETFs trading on the TSX: Mulvihill Canadian Bank Enhanced Yield ETF, Mulvihill Premium Yield Fund ETF, and Mulvihill U.S. Health Care Enhanced Yield ETF. Mulvihill, a Toronto-based wealth management firm, is a recent entrant to the ETF…
CACEIS wins Ireland ETF mandate
CACEIS has been appointed by Investlinx Investment Management to provide depositary, custody, fund administration and execution services for Investlinx ICAV, a recently launched Irish UCITS ETF. The Investlinx ICAV will also deploy CACEIS’ ETF solutions and tools, including TEEPI ETF, a dedicated AP order portal.
BlackRock adopts TradeWeb’s ETF iNAV
Tradeweb Markets Inc., the Nasdaq-listed operator of electronic marketplaces for rates, credit, equities and money markets, has launched a market data service to calculate real-time iNAVs for ETFs. BlackRock has become the first ETF issuer to use Tradeweb iNAVs for its iShares ETF suite in Europe, which are publicly available via Bloomberg and Refinitiv. The…
State Street adds FIX API to ETF platform
State Street has launched a FIX API for its Fund Connect ETF platform, its global online portal for the creation and redemption of ETFs within the firm’s GlobalLink product suite. The FIX enhancement, now available to all participants on the platform, offers connectivity and electronic communication through an industry protocol widely used in electronic trading.…
CACEIS strengthens ETF offering
CACEIS has strengthened its ETF solution through a new partnership with ETF index and data specialist, ULTUMUS, which will become its portfolio composition file (PCF) solution provider. Adding PCF capabilities through ULTUMUS now means that CACEIS is a one-stop-shop. It removes barriers to access the market and facilitates the launch of ETF funds for new…
Ultimus supports Kovitz conversion
Ultimus Fund Solutions, an independent provider of fund administration, accounting, and investor solutions, has worked with Kovitz Investment Group Partners, LLC on its launch of an actively managed ETF. The project involved oversight of the custody and accounting conversion of >USD640m in assets from multiple custodians, recordkeepers, and transfer agents, coordination with market participants and…
Ultimus supports OneAscent ETF launches
Ultimus Fund Solutions, a U.S.-based independent provider of fund administration, accounting, and investor solutions, is working with OneAscent Investments to launch multiple ETFs through a series trust structure. OneAscent provides values-aligned, faith-driven solutions to advisers and investors.
DWS moves ETFs to Clearstream
DWS, Germany’s largest retail asset manager, has migrated its Xtracker I and II range of ETFs to an international issuance and settlement structure through Clearstream. Xtrackers are DWS’s range of ETFs ad ETCs listed across 11 exchanges, covering core benchmarks, ESG, emerging markets, currencies, strategic beta and commodities.
First Manhattan launches active 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.