Learn more about the Firms presenting at the ETF Forum
BMO Global Asset Management
BMO Global Asset Management is the fastest growing and the second largest provider of ETFs in Canada. It has a strong and growing presence in Europe, having purchased F&C Asset Management in July 2014. It is focussed on providing clients with best in class products and solutions that meet their existing needs by drawing on its worldwide capabilities across a range of asset classes. In the UK, BMO Global Asset Management introduced 5 new equity ETFs focused on generating high quality income and 4 new corporate bond ETFs to help investors diversify their exposure to global investment grade corporate bonds and high yield bonds. BMO ETFs are listed on the London Stock Exchange and may be purchased and sold on the exchange, through a stock broker or suitable funds platform.
ETF Securities is one of the world’s leading innovators of Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) and provides specialist investment solutions across multiple asset classes to investors, enabling them to build and diversify their portfolios intelligently.
We are pioneers, having developed the world’s first gold ETP. Today we offer one of the most innovative ranges of ETPs covering commodities, FX, equities and fixed income. Using our pioneering spirit, unrivalled expertise and by working with leading third parties, we seek out the most compelling investment opportunities and make them accessible to investors as the intelligent alternative.
HSBC Global Asset Management
HSBC Global Asset Management is a major global asset management firm with well-established businesses globally. We are the asset management division of, and wholly-owned by HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBC Group), one of the largest financial services organisations in the world. We believe that HSBC Global Asset Management is well placed to provide a globally-consistent, disciplined, investment process across our capabilities, which draws on the local knowledge and expertise of our team of over 500 investment professionals and approximately 2,300 employees based in 26 locations around the world.
HSBC is also a pioneer in managing index-tracking portfolios in the UK. We believe that our track record in managing passive investments coupled with our global reach, makes us a strong partner for meeting clients’ passive investment needs.
London Stock Exchange
London Stock Exchange plc is the world’s most international exchange and a wholly owned subsidiary of London Stock Exchange Group. Nearly 2,500 companies from more than 90 countries are quoted across its markets, with a combined value of £4 trillion.
London Stock Exchange’s markets include the Main Market – London’s flagship venue for equity, debt and exchange traded products, offering businesses access to Europe’s most liquid pool of capital – and AIM – the world’s leading market for small and growing companies. Since its launch in 1995 AIM has helped more than 3,500 companies raise £90 billion.
Trading participants access London Stock Exchange markets via a range of secure, low latency interfaces, including the Order book for Retail Bonds (ORB), which since its launch in 2010 has allowed private investors to trade bonds in small denominations, and has helped companies raise over £4 billion.
London Stock Exchange also offers a range of real–time and reference data services, facilitating the trading and reporting of over £1 trillion of securities by 400 members annually.
London Stock Exchange is part of London Stock Exchange Group, which incorporates a range of global trading, technology, post-trade and index businesses.
S&P Dow Jones Indices
S&P Dow Jones Indices is the largest global resource for essential index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based on our indices than based on any other provider in the world. With over 1,000,000 indices and more than 120 years of experience constructing innovative and transparent solutions, S&P Dow Jones Indices defines the way investors measure and trade the markets. S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence.