Amundi Group is bringing a further series of 17 equity exchange traded funds (ETFs) to the UK market bringing the number of the firm’s ETF products traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) to 33.
The Amundi ETF range continues to offer investors high quality, cost-efficient products and comprises –
Two ETFs on UK flagship indices – FTSE 100 and FTSE 250. With Total Expense Ratios (TERs)1 of only 0.25%, these two ETFs are among the most competitive in their category on the LSE. The average TER of AMUNDI ETF FTSE 100’s competitor products is 0.38%; whilst AMUNDI ETF FTSE 250 is offered with the lowest TER in its peer group (the average TER of which is 0.39%).
One Regional ETF: MSCI Europe ex UK index. The AMUNDI ETF MSCI EUROPE EX UK provides exposure to around 15 Europeancountries excluding the UK, at a competitive TER of only 0.30%.
Two Style ETFs: FTSE UK Dividend+ and EURO STOXX Small indices. Pursuing the UK theme, AMUNDI ETF FTSE UK DIVIDEND PLUS enables investors to track, as closely as possible, the performance of the highest yielding UK stocks whether the trend is rising or falling. AMUNDI ETF EURO STOXX SMALL CAP provides exposure to around 100 small caps listed on euro zone equity markets whether the trend is rising or falling. Both ETFs are offered with a competitive TER of only 0.30% compared to an average TER of 0.40% for competitor products1.
Eleven European sector ETFs: MSCI Global Sector Indices. For the first time on the LSE, investors can access exposure to the complete series of European sectors based on the MSCI Global Sector Indices. These ETFs provide investors with a comprehensive choice of 11 sectors across European developed markets, with some unprecedented2 exposures on the LSE, such as Europe Materials or Europe Energy.
The European sector products are all offered with a TER of 0.25%, which compares well against the average TER of 0.30% for competitor products1.
An unprecedented ETF on Green Technologies. The AMUNDI ETF GREEN TECH LIVING PLANET aims to replicate, as closely as possible, the performance of the Living Planet Green Tech Europe strategy index whether this index rises or falls. The index was created in partnership between the Living Planet Fund Management Co. S.A. (subsidiary of WWF International) and the SRI (socially responsible investment) research teams of CA Cheuvreux. This innovative ETF2 offers exposure to European companies generating at least 20% of their consolidated turnover through “green technology” activities (energy efficiency, water management, renewable energy, waste management, etc).
Valérie Baudson (pictured), Managing Director of Amundi ETF says: “A month after launching our first series of Amundi ETF products in the UK, we are enhancing our range to offer investors a larger choice of equity products. This second batch is completely in line with our commitment in terms of efficient cost structure, quality and continuous innovation.”