Launches & Fundraising

Story

Global ETF launches 12-19.11.20

Global ETF launches 12-19.11.20

A quiet week for new ETFs saw the arrival of a new issuer, Leatherback Asset Management, which launched its first fund, the Leatherback Long/Short Alternative Yield ETF, in partnership with Tidal ETF Services. Elsewhere, Changebridge Capital debuted two actively-managed ESG funds, and LGIM launched a new clean energy ETF.

Story

Global ETF launches 05-12.11.20

Global ETF launches 05-12.11.20

This week’s new launches include four new funds with a green hue – JP Morgan’s latest ETF focussed on companies with reduced carbon dioxide emissions, a new clean energy fund from LGIM, an Amundi ETF offering access to sustainable US companies, and a new addition to State Street’s SPDR ESG line-up. Elsewhere, Goldman Sachs debuted a new ETF based on a Solactive ARTIS-based equity index, while VictoryShares added to its suite of thematic funds.

Story

Global ETF launches 29.10-05.11.20

Global ETF launches 29.10-05.11.20

If timing is the key to success then Reflection AM could be on to a winner, at least with the blue ‘half’ of the USA with the launch of its new Democratic Values ETF on election day. Elsewhere, Xtrackers launched a new Japanese equities fund on Xetra, Scotia Global debuted a suite of index tracker funds, and Global X added infrastructure and cleantech funds to Thematic Growth suite.

Story

Global ETF launches 22-29.10.20

Global ETF launches 22-29.10.20

In another quiet week for new ETF launches, Tabula has debuted a new thematic fund which it says is the first ETF to provide exposure to both realised and expected inflation in a single index. Elsewhere, Amundi launched a new fund offering access to Japanese equities with a focus on ESG, while a brace of new ETFs from SSGA provide investors with access to corporate bonds and currency-hedged global shares.

Story

Global ETF launches 08-15.10.20

Global ETF launches 08-15.10.20

Invesco has been busy on the new ETF front this week with the launch of the Invesco S&P/TSX Composite ESG Index ETF and the Invesco QQQ Innovation Suite, which sees four new funds join the original Invesco QQQ ETF – launched 20 years ago – to provide investors with access to the NASDAQ-100 Index and NASDAQ Next Generation 100 Index through a variety of investment structures and exposures. Elsewhere, Red Gate Advisers partnered with  Blue Tractor and Stance Capital to launch a semi-transparent ETF, while HSBC GAM debuted a sustainable Equity UCITS ETF, and Quikro launched Europe’s first thematic ETF focusing exclusively on digital infrastructure and connectivity… 

Story

Global ETF launches 01-08.10.20

Global ETF launches 01-08.10.20

‘Blue economy’ companies are the focus of one of this week’s new ETF launches – the BNP Paribas Easy ECPI Global ESG Blue Economy UCITS ETF – which gives investors access to industrial companies focused on the recycling of waste and the use of renewable resources to optimise energy, water and raw material consumption and increase productivity, including protecting the world’s oceans. The pick of the week’s other newcomers includes Innovator Capital Management’s Innovator Stacker ETFs which offer a “stacked” or multiple exposure on the upside, to a cap, with a single exposure to the downside, plus the fourth structured outcome ETF from TrueMark.