ISE Receives Award for Most Proactive Exchange for ETF Options and Derivatives
by International Securities Exchange 01 May 14:08
NEW YORK, May 1, 2012 – The International Securities Exchange (ISE) announced today that it received the “Most Proactive Exchange for ETF Options/Derivatives” award at the 8th Annual Global ETF Awards® Dinner and Workshop on April 26, 2012. This is the second year in a row that ISE has received this honor. Hosted by exchangetradedfunds.com, the Global ETF Awards are awarded to ETF industry participants for outstanding achievements in 2011. Winners were selected by ETF industry professionals representing over 520 organizations worldwide.
“ISE is honored to receive this prestigious recognition from exchangetradedfunds.com and the ETF industry at large,” said Kris Monaco, Head of New Product Development at ISE. “We look forward to expanding ISE’s participation in the ETF industry with our unique approach to creating indexes that serve as investment templates for innovative ETFs and structured products.”
ISE’s team of indexing experts specializes in index development, index licensing, and exchange-traded product (ETP) financing activity. They are dedicated to creating innovative indexes and partnering with issuers to launch unique investment vehicles, including exchange traded funds (ETFs), exchange traded notes (ETNs) and structured products. ISE has a portfolio of over 25 proprietary indexes based on a diverse range of asset classes, fast growing industries and emerging technologies. Aggregate assets under management for the 16 ETPs currently based on ISE’s indexes is approximately $870 million.
For information, please visit www.ise.com/etf.