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etfexpress Awards 2017 – The Winners


The etfexpress Awards 2017 for excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds celebrate the achievements of firms that contributed to another year of significant growth in assets for the sector.

The winners, who were presented with their awards in London today (2 March), were decided by a poll 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.

The industry's achievements are reflected in the winners of the etfexpress Awards 2017, as follows:

Best Fixed Income (all excluding cash) ETF Management Firm – Amundi ETF
Best Fixed Income cash (money market) ETF Management Firm – PIMCO
Best North America Equity ETF Management Firm – WisdomTree 
Best Emerging Markets Equity ETF Management Firm – Amundi
Best Europe Equity ETF Management Firm – UBS
Best Global (ex-US) Equity ETF Management Firm – Black Rock iShares
Best Asia Pacific Equity ETF Management Firm – Nikko Asset Management
Best Global Equity ETF Management Firm – Black Rock iShares
Best Currency ETF Management Firm – ETF Securities
Best Multi-Asset  ETF Management Firm – SPDR ETFs State Street Global Advisors
Best Alternative ETF Management Firm – Index IQ 
Most Innovative North American ETF Provider – VanEck
Most Innovative European ETF Provider – Lyxor Asset Management 
Best Smart Beta ETF Provider – PowerShares by Invesco
Most Innovative North American ETP Provider – WisdomTree
Most Innovative European ETP Provider – ETF Securities
Most Innovative North American ETN Provider – Velocity Shares
Most Innovative European ETN Provider – Boost
Best European ETF Market-Maker – Optiver
Best North American ETF Market-Maker – Cantor Fitzgerald
Best Asia-Pacific ETF Market-Maker – Flow Traders
Best North American Exchange for Listing ETFs – BATS
Best European Exchange for Listing ETFs – EURONEXT
Most Innovative Index Provider – Stoxx
Best OTC Trading Platform for Institutional Investors – Tradeweb
Best ETF Research Provider – Morningstar
Best ETF Distributor – Foreside
Best North American ETF Fund Administrator – Brown Brothers Harriman & Co
Best European ETF Fund Administrator – State Street
Best ETF Global Custodian – BNY Mellon
Best ETF Global Liquidity Provider – Jane Street
Best ETF Marketing/Public Relations Firm – Macmillan Communications
Best ETF Legal & Compliance Firm – Dechert

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