ETF Radar To Become Player In Financial Products and Indexing Advisory Market
ETF Radar, a private and independent organization which provides comprehensive market intelligence, news and fundamental research solutions strongly focused on the exchange traded funds business, announced today that it will transform its well-known research and media business into a financial products and indexing advisor with immediate effect. The internal organizational changes have already been started in early August 2012.
Also, ETF Radar joining forces with a newly founded European asset manager which focuses on actively managed ETF strategies, as part of the new corporate strategy. First details of this joint-venture are expected to be disclosed soon. The financial products as well as the indexing advisory division will be wholly owned by ETF Radar Global Research LP. A transfer into a new holding company is planned later on.
- ETF Radar transforming its core business from a pure research and media outlet into a financial products and indexing advisor
- Joining forces with newly founded European asset management company
- Transaction enables distribution of Index-linked products through ETF Radar’s extensive network in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific
- Furthers ETF Radar’s strategy to use its extensive in-house investment banking and asset management knowledge
Martin Raab, founding partner of ETF Radar, said: “Over the last four years ETF Radar has experienced significant growth in its services and reach, especially in North America. The transformation from a pure research and media outlet into a financial services and index advisory provider is a logical step forward. I want to thank all of our readers, corporate clients, staff members and longterm allies for their support and loyality. Now it is time to offer new investment solutions and index approaches by which sophisticated investors can make its money safer and still get a decent return. The established brand name and our ETP capabilities will allow us to expand the new investment solutions pretty fast and reach the appropriate audience.” Sebastian Stahn, founding partner of ETF Radar, adds: “The whole transformation is expected to close by first quarter 2013. We are very confident to get the final steps done quickly and will be open to work together with other value-adding partners from the indexing and investment industry.”
ABOUT ETF RADAR GLOBAL RESEARCH
Founded in spring 2009, ETF Radar is a smart, private and independent organization which provides comprehensive market intelligence, news and fundamental research solutions strongly focussed on the exchange traded funds business. The founder team soon expanded the organization.
Today, we are offering certain services for the buy- and sell-side – ranging from ETP due-dilligence, product analysis, news tracking as well as financial product marketing solutions and sophisticated investment banking outsourcing and advisory services.
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