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Ossiam cross-lists smart beta corporate bond ETF on Deutsche Börse

Feb 28th, 2018 | By
Ossiam cross-lists smart beta corporate bond ETF on Deutsche Börse

Ossiam has cross-listed the Ossiam Solactive Moody’s Analytics IG EUR Select Credit ETF (OSXF GY) on Deutsche Börse. This new smart beta fixed income ETF, which debuted on Euronext Paris on 15 February 2018, invests in a portfolio of euro-denominated investment grade corporate bonds, seeking to maximise total return while maintaining a low credit risk profile.



Ossiam launches smart beta fixed income ETF

Feb 15th, 2018 | By
Bruno Poulin, CEO of Ossiam.

Ossiam has launched the Ossiam Solactive Moody’s Analytics IG EUR Select Credit ETF (MOOC FP) on Euronext Paris. This new smart beta fixed income ETF invests in a portfolio of euro-denominated investment grade corporate bonds, seeking to maximise total return while maintaining a low credit risk profile. Bruno Poulin, CEO of Ossiam, said, “The Ossiam investment-grade credit strategy is aimed at long-term investors prioritising stable returns from high quality bonds issued by companies with strong business models in debt capital markets.”



Morningstar reports slowdown in Europe-listed ETF flows

Sep 20th, 2017 | By
Amundi lists distributing share class of Euro Stoxx 50 ETF on Xetra

After registering dynamic growth in the first half of the year, demand for Europe-listed ETFs slowed considerably in August, according to Morningstar’s monthly ETF asset flows analysis.



Ossiam Shiller Barclays CAPE US Sector Value ETF reaches $1bn in AUM

Jul 24th, 2017 | By
New BMO ETF introduces Shiller CAPE strategy to Canada

Ossiam has reported that the Ossiam Shiller Barclays CAPE US Sector Value UCITS ETF (LON: UCAP) passed the $1 billion AUM milestone in June. The ETF uses the cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings (CAPE) ratio, developed jointly by Barclays and Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Robert Shiller, as a valuation driver in a sector rotational strategy. Professor Shiller said: “I feel grateful to the people at Ossiam and at Barclays for the careful work they have done to make the CAPE products a reality for so many people.”



Ossiam adds ESG screening to US minimum variance ETF

Jun 21st, 2017 | By
UBS cross-lists four EUR-hedged sustainability ETFs on Deutsche Börse

Smart beta ETF provider Ossiam has announced it is implementing changes to the Ossiam US Minimum Variance ETF to include ESG screening and switch from synthetic to physical replication. As a result, the name of the ETF will change to Ossiam US Minimum Variance ESG ETF (LON: USMV).



Barclays expands Shiller CAPE index family

May 3rd, 2017 | By
New BMO ETF introduces Shiller CAPE strategy to Canada

Barclays has unveiled the Shiller Barclays CAPE Single Stock Indices, adding to the series of equity sector indices designed jointly by Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Robert Shiller and Barclays.



Ossiam launches global multi-asset smart beta ETF

Feb 6th, 2017 | By
Bruno Poulin, CEO of Ossiam.

Ossiam has expanded its suite of smart beta ETFs with the launch of the Ossiam Global Multi-Asset Risk-Control ETF. The ETF is a fund-of-funds which invests in other ETFs to gain global exposure to a variety of asset classes while controlling the maximum drawdown of the total portfolio to 8%. Bruno Poulin, CEO of Ossiam, commented: “Risk control serves to control losses in the event of major market corrections. The fund is aimed at investors who seek relatively low and clearly limited risk.”



Ossiam lists European high dividend equities ETF on Xetra

Dec 16th, 2016 | By
Ossiam cross-lists smart beta corporate bond ETF on Deutsche Börse

Ossiam has launched the Ossiam iStoxx Europe Minimum Variance High Dividend UCITS ETF (Xetra: OSXN), offering investors access to European equities with high dividend yields, while minimising portfolio volatility through a smart beta optimization process. The fund may suit investors searching for higher income in a world of lower-for-longer yields, while simultaneously seeking to protect wealth against increased market volatility caused by major geopolitical events such as Trump’s election and Brexit.



Source and Rothschild RBIS launch US low vol equal risk ETF

Oct 5th, 2016 | By
Invesco PowerShares launches five European equity factor ETFs

European exchange-traded fund provider Source has launched the Source RBIS Equal Risk Equity US UCITS ETF (LON: RUQR) in partnership with Risk Based Investment Solutions (RBIS), a subsidiary of Rothschild & Co. The ETF follows an equal risk contribution concept and aims to provide large-cap US equity exposure with lower volatility than traditional market cap-weighted strategies. Chris Mellor, Executive Director, Equities Product Management, at Source, commented: “We believe that this form of risk control offers a significant step forward beyond volatility targeting and minimum variance strategies.”



First Trust launches two actively managed low volatility ETFs

Aug 26th, 2016 | By
First Trust launch two actively managed low volatility ETFs

First Trust has launched two new actively managed ETF on the NYSE that seek to capture upside price movements in rising markets and reduce downside risk when markets decline. Sub-advised by Horizon Investments, the funds use a proprietary quantitative rules-based investment process to manage volatility. Robbie Cannon, President & CEO at Horizon, said: “In this low interest rate environment, we are seeing all kinds of investors participating more and more in equity markets, even those who traditionally looked to fixed income markets…And while they want equity exposure, they naturally are looking for lower risk and lower volatility products.”