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Redwood launches world’s first active marijuana ETF

Feb 1st, 2018 | By
Peter Shippen, president and chief executive officer of Redwood Asset Management.

Redwood Asset Management has launched the Marijuana Opportunities Fund (MJJ CN) on Canada’s NEO Exchange. The fund is a world first as it is currently the only actively managed ETF to focus exclusively on equities tied to the marijuana or marijuana-related industries. Peter Shippen, president and chief executive officer of Redwood Asset Management, said “the significant volatility of the sector and the ongoing evolution of the regulatory environment in the cannabis space have made active management the preferable way to invest.”



Thematic investing with ETFs: Cybersecurity

Sep 25th, 2017 | By
Thematic investing with ETFs: Cybersecurity

As more and more of our existence becomes digitised, cybersecurity is becoming ever more important. From our work lives, to our cars, to our homes, everything is increasingly controlled by code which, in conjunction with increased connectivity, means that cybersecurity will be of paramount importance to all of us in the years to come. For investors looking to exploit this theme, there are dedicated cybersecurity ETFs offering targeted exposure.



ETF Managers Group to close HealthTech ETF

Aug 30th, 2017 | By
Healthcare Technology ETFs

White-label ETF platform ETF Managers Group has announced it has decided to close the ETFMG ETFx HealthTech ETF (Nasdaq: IMED) based on an ongoing review of market demand. Effective immediately, IMED will increase its cash holdings in contemplation of liquidation and will no longer accept creation orders.



Industry veterans launch European white-label ETF platform

Aug 16th, 2017 | By
Boost ETP co-founders announce launch of new white-label ETF platform

European ETF industry veterans Hector McNeil and Nik Bienkowksi have announced the launch of HANetf, Europe’s first independent “white label” UCITS ETF platform. The platform, which is not linked to any existing issuer, will provide third-party asset managers from around the world with the infrastructure to build and launch ETFs into Europe without having to establish their own full-service business. The pair aim to disrupt the market by lowering the barriers to entry for prospective new ETF issuers.



ETF Managers Group and PureFunds in partnership dispute

Aug 1st, 2017 | By

White-label ETF platform ETF Managers Group (ETFMG) has changed the names of six ETFs within the ETF Managers Series Trust, rebranding the funds ‘ETFMG’ following a dispute with the ETFs’ original partner PureFunds and its founder Andrew Chanin. The funds in question offer a range of thematic equity exposures and include the commercially successful PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF (NYSE Arca: HACK), which holds more than $1.1 billion in assets under management.



ETF Managers Group, PureFunds to close big data and fintech ETFs

Jul 24th, 2017 | By
First Asset to close Can-Energy Covered Call ETF

The PureFunds ISE Big Data ETF (NYSE Arca: BIGD) and the PureFunds Solactive FinTech ETF (Nasdaq: FINQ), a collaboration between PureFunds and white label ETF provider ETF Managers Group, are to close.



ETF Managers Group reduces fees on Purefunds cybersecurity ETF

Jun 9th, 2017 | By
ETF Managers Group reduces fees on Purefunds cybersecurity ETF

White label exchange-traded fund issuer ETF Managers Group (ETFMG) has announced a reduction in the management fee for the PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF (NYSE Arca: HACK) from 0.75% to 0.60%, effective as of 1 May 2017.



ETF Managers Group launches own FINRA-registered broker dealer

May 5th, 2017 | By
Samuel Masucci, CEO and co-founder of ETF Managers Group

White label exchange-traded fund issuer ETF Managers Group has launched its own FINRA-registered broker dealer, ETFMG Financial, to provide distribution services to its growing family of ETFs. Samuel Masucci, CEO and co-founder of ETF Managers Group, commented: “We are excited about bringing distribution in house which enhances our already expansive services that benefit our partners and the investors in our funds.”



Tierra Funds launches first ETF focused on Latin American real estate

Dec 3rd, 2015 | By
Latin America ETFs - Commodities and domestic consumption boost LatAm equities

Tierra Funds, an exchange-traded fund sponsor focused on the Americas region, has introduced the Tierra XP Latin America Real Estate ETF (LARE), the first US listed ETF to deliver access to real estate investment trusts (REITs) and real estate operating companies (REOCs) in Latin America. The ETF is designed to tap into the growth potential and opportunities in the Latin American property market. “LARE offers investors both current income and growth potential as well as access to local real estate equities that are otherwise not available in competing products,” said James Anderson, Managing Partner at Tierra Funds.