‘ Europe ’

Thematic investing and ESG to power growth of passives in Europe

Sep 17th, 2021 | By
Fabrizio Zumbo, Associate Director, European Asset Management Research, Cerulli.

Thematic and ESG investment strategies are expected to play a significant role in the future growth of passive investing in Europe, according to financial research firm Cerulli Associates.

European investors demonstrate appetite for defined outcome ETFs

Sep 14th, 2021 | By
European investors demand defined outcome ETFs

European professional investors have indicated a significant appetite for the introduction of defined outcome ETFs on the continent, according to research from London-based white-label ETF issuer HANetf.

Amundi set to launch CAC 40 ESG ETF

Aug 18th, 2021 | By
Fannie Wurtz, Head of Amundi ETF, Indexing and Smart Beta

Amundi is set to launch an ESG version of its blockbuster French equity ETF – the €1.3 billion Amundi CAC 40 UCITS ETF (C4D FP). The fund will track the CAC 40 ESG Index and is set to list on Euronext Paris in the coming weeks. Fannie Wurtz, Head of ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta at Amundi, commented: “We strongly believe that ETFs and index management have a key role to play in the democratization of access to responsible investing”.

UBS rolls out suite of ESG low carbon equity ETFs

Aug 18th, 2021 | By
UBS rolls out suite of ESG low carbon equity ETFs

UBS has launched a new suite of sustainability-focused equity ETFs on SIX Swiss Exchange and Xetra which combine the inclusion of broad ESG factors with a targeted low carbon investment approach.

Melanion Capital set to launch bitcoin-tracking ETF on Euronext Paris

Aug 4th, 2021 | By
ProShares set to make history with first US-listed bitcoin ETF

Paris-based alternative asset manager Melanion Capital has obtained approval from Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), France’s securities regulator, for an ETF tracking an index with up to 90% correlation with the price of bitcoin.

BlackRock adds European 1.5°C Paris-aligned equity ETFs 

Aug 4th, 2021 | By
Change Finance commits its US impact investing ETF to carbon-neutrality

BlackRock has expanded its suite of socially responsible ETFs in Europe with the launch of a pair of European equity strategies that are aligned with the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Lyxor expands green bond offering with euro govies ETF

Jul 13th, 2021 | By
François Millet, Head of ETF Strategy, ESG and Innovation at Lyxor Asset Management

Lyxor Asset Management has expanded its range of sustainable fixed income funds with the launch of the world’s first ETF tracking green bonds from eurozone sovereign issuers.

DWS introduces EUR and USD corporate green bond ETFs

Jul 13th, 2021 | By
DWS revamps six Xtrackers equity ETFs

DWS has launched a pair of ETFs on Xetra which provide investors with access to the rapidly growing market for green corporate bonds.

BNP Paribas launches Paris-aligned low-carbon world equity ETF

Jun 29th, 2021 | By
Isabelle Bourcier, Head of Quantitative & Index Management at BNP Paribas Asset Management

BNP Paribas Asset Management has added to its lineup of Paris-aligned low-carbon ETFs with the launch of the BNP Paribas Easy Low Carbon 300 World PAB UCITS ETF on Euronext Paris (LCWLD FP) and Xetra (LOWD GR).

BNP Paribas introduces European ESG growth equity ETF

Jun 28th, 2021 | By
BNP Paribas introduces European ESG growth equity ETF

BNP Paribas has introduced a new ETF – the BNP Paribas Easy ESG Growth Europe UCITS ETF – providing exposure to European growth stocks with attractive ESG attributes.