The value of assets under management in alternative ETFs and ETPs at the end of April 2012 was EUR2.0677 billion, according to figures released by Lyxor ETF. In 2009, the total was EUR4.9 million.
In April 2012, there were net inflows into the European Alternative ETF/ETP market of EUR80 million.
At the end of April 2012, year to date, the value of net new assets into the European Alternative ETF/ETP category was EUR616.8 million. This accounted for 13.5% of the total year to date NNA for the entire European ETF/ETP market. This is despite the fact that at the end of April 2012, this sector accounted for 0.9% of the total AUM of the European ETF/ETP market.
For the week ending 25 May 2012, European on exchange turnover for the Alternative category was EUR100.38 million, compared to EUR92.33 million the week before (an increase of 8.71%).