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Fourth etfexpress Awards honour industry in record-breaking year

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The fourth edition of the etfexpress Awards for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange-traded funds has honoured firms that have particularly contributed to a year of significant growth in assets for the sector.

The awards, presented today at a ceremony and lunch in Mayfair, London, sponsored by Lyxor Asset Management, were decided by the votes of etfexpress readers, who include both investors and managers as well as other industry professionals at firms including fund administrators, custodians, accountants and auditors, law firms, consultants and distributors.
 
This year’s etfexpress Awards mirror the continuing dynamism of the industry and its success in appealing to a broader range than ever before of institutional, corporate and individual clients.
 
The global exchange-traded product industry attracted record-breaking annual flows of USD262.7bn in 2012, eclipsing the previous annual record of USD259.7bn set in 2008.

Fixed income and emerging markets equity ETPs were key differentiators in 2012 with both categories setting new annual flows records at USD70.0bn and USD54.8bn, respectively.

Assets ended the year at USD1.9 trillion, 27 per cent higher than a year earlier, and have subsequently crossed the USD2 trillion milestone.

The industry’s achievements are reflected in the winners of the etfexpress Awards 2013, which are as follows:

Best Commodity ETP Manager: ETF Securities

Best Commodity ETF Manager (Asia): Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp

Best Fixed Income (all excluding cash) ETF Manager: PIMCO Source

Best Fixed Income – cash (money market) ETF Manager: Amundi

Best North America Equity ETF Manager: Vanguard

Best Europe Equity ETF Manager: UBS

Best Emerging Markets Equity ETF Manager: Lyxor Asset Management

Best Global (ex-US) Equity ETF Manager: iShares

Best Global Equity ETF Manager: iShares

Best Asia Pacific Equity ETF Manager: Nikko Asset Management & Co

Best Currency ETF Manager: db x-trackers

Best Mixed ETF Manager: ThinkCapital Asset Management B.V.

Best Alternative ETF Manager: Source

Most Innovative North American ETF Provider: IndexIQ

Most Innovative European ETF Provider: Source

Most Innovative North American ETP Provider: Source

Most Innovative European ETP Provider: Boost ETP

Most Innovative North American ETN Provider: iPath

Best North American Exchange for Listing ETFs: NYSE Euronext

Best Asian Exchange for Listing ETFs: Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Best European Exchange for Listing ETFs: London Stock Exchange

Most Innovative Index Provider: STOXX

Best ETF Research Provider: ETFGI

Best North American ETF Administrator: State Street

Best European ETF Administrator: Northern Trust International Fund Administration Services

Best European Market-Maker: Flow Traders

Best North American Market-Maker: Knight ETF Trading

Best Asia-Pacific Market-Maker: Flow Traders

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