HANetf appoints A&L Goodbody as Legal Counsel
Appointment adds to HANetf's
best-in-class infrastructure and service provision.
Europe’s first independent ‘white label’ UCITS
ETF platform offers asset managers the infrastructure to build and launch ETFs
into Europe without having to establish their own full-service business.
3rd April 2018 – HANetf, Europe’s first independent ‘white
label’ UCITS ETF platform, has appointed A&L Goodbody, the leading Irish
corporate law firm, to provide legal, regulatory and taxation advice
to HANetf and its on-platform clients.
comes as HANetf prepares to proceed with a number of clients planning to launch
ETFs this year via an Irish domiciled platform.
by ETF industry veterans and co-CEOs, Nik Bienkowski and Hector McNeil, HANetf
lowers the barriers to entry for prospective ETF issuers by providing a fully
managed solution including product development, capital markets, sales,
marketing and distribution.
Nik Bienkowski, co-CEO at
HANetf, said: “The agreement between our two companies reaffirms HANetf’s
commitment to creating a superior mechanism for clients to gain entry to the
European ETF market. It’s critical for us and our clients to know that HANetf’s
proposition is supported by the best possible technology and the strongest and
most experienced service providers.
Goodbody has an outstanding pedigree supporting the needs of both asset
management companies and investors and we are very pleased to be working with
Stephen Carson, Partner in the Asset Management and
Investment Funds group at A&L Goodbody, said: “We are delighted to be
appointed by HANetf to support them with a range of legal services as they
establish their innovative ETF platform and assist their clients in launching