HANetf Marks First Anniversary of Initial Three Funds
platform was launched a year ago to make it easier for fund managers and other
institutions to launch ETFs.
LONDON, 22 October 2019: HANetf, the specialist platform for fund managers seeking to
access the ETF market, is celebrating its first anniversary this month. It
marks 12 months since the launch of its first three ETFs, namely:
||12-month performance (31/10/18-31/10/19)
||2019 YTD performance (31/10/19)
| HAN-GINS Cloud Technology UCITS ETF
|Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce UCITS ETF
|HAN-GINS Innovative Technologies UCITS ETF
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. As with all investing, your capital is at risk.
The first three HANetf
funds all follow indexes with technology-related slants in both emerging and
developed markets. They represent a recognition of the important role played by
technology companies in the growth of the global economy.
All three funds are up over 15%
year to date. EMQQ is also outperforming the MSCI Emerging Markets Index by
almost 10% (MSCI EM +7.69% YTD basis to 15 October).
EMQQ tracks an index of
leading Internet and e-commerce companies that serve emerging markets,
including search engines, online retailers, social networks, online video,
online gaming, e-payment systems and online travel.
the Solactive Cloud Technology Index and seeks to provide exposure to companies
active in the field of cloud computing such as service providers or producers
of equipment or software focused on cloud computing.
the Solactive Innovative Technologies Index and seeks to provide exposure to
Industry 4.0. These are the companies poised to benefit from the ‘fourth
industrial revolution’ – including robotics and automation, Big Data, cyber
security and future cars.
for business, HANetf has helped to launch two further ETF strategies – KMEFIC
FTSE Kuwait Equity (KUW8) and HAN GINS Indxx Healthcare Innovation (WELL) - and has more in
the pipeline. It recently announced a partnership with the UK’s Royal Mint to
launch a gold bullion-based ETF in 2020.
HANetf funds are
now available on more than 60 platforms including leading intermediary/wrap and
online platforms like AJ Bell YouInvest, Barclays Smart Investor and Charles
Stanley Direct. In addition, HANetf is now working with 14 APs, including
Commerzbank, HSBC, Morgan Stanley and Societe Generale.
The Irish UCITS
funds have also now been registered for distribution in six European markets,
including the UK, Ireland, Italy and Germany.
founded a year ago by Hector McNeil and Nik Bienkowski, two of the pioneers in
the European ETFs marketplace. Between them they launched ETF Securities and
WisdomTree Europe, two successful ventures that have helped to redefine the
European ETF market. HANetf represents their latest venture in the space.
Bienkowski, Co-Founder of HANetf, commented:
“HANetf was founded with the vision of facilitating the launch to market of
innovative ETF products that would meet investor demand. It forms a pathway for
fund managers and other potential market participants who have interesting new
approaches to investment, and who might lack the resource to make a successful
ETF launch a reality. We have supported the launch of five ETFs since we opened
Hector McNeil, Co-Founder of HANetf, added: “It has been gratifying to see the
reception we have had for our first three ETFs and we look forward to working
with our existing and future managers, helping them to get further traction in
the European market and further afield. These launches are also helping to
broaden the range of ETF choices now available to investors and intermediaries
in the European market, and the industry continues to mature.”