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etfexpress Awards 2018 – The winners


The etfexpress Awards 2018 recognise excellence among managers and service providers of exchange traded funds. The winners, who were presented with their awards in London on 8 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 winners of the etfexpress Awards 2018, are: 

Best Commodity ETF Management Firm – ETF Securities (UK) Limited
Best Fixed Income (all excluding cash) ETF Management Firm – Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta
Best North America Equity ETF Management Firm – State Street Global Advisors
Best Emerging Markets Equity ETF Management Firm – Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta
Best Europe Equity ETF Management Firm – Lyxor ETF
Best Global (ex-US) Equity ETF Management Firm – Vanguard
Best Asia Pacific Equity ETF Management Firm – Nikko Asset Management
Best Global Equity ETF Management Firm – BlackRock iShares
Best Currency ETF Management Firm – WisdomTree
Best Alternative ETF Management Firm – Blue Sky Asset Management
Most Innovative North American ETF Provider – EquBot
Most Innovative European ETF Provider – IndexIQ
Best Smart Beta ETF Provider – Invesco PowerShares
Most Innovative North American ETP Provider – WisdomTree
Most Innovative European ETP Provider – IndexIQ
Firm Showing the Best innovation in ETF’s – SerenityShares Investments LLC
Best European ETF Market-Maker – Optiver
Best North American ETF Market-Maker – Jane Street
Best Asia-Pacific ETF Market-Maker – Flow Traders
Best North American Exchange for Listing ETFs – CBOE Global Markets 
Best Asian Exchange for Listing ETFs – Japan Exchange Group Inc.
Best European Exchange for Listing ETFs – Euronext
Most Innovative index Provider – Stoxx
Best OTC Trading Platform for Institutional Investors – Tradeweb
Best OTC Trading Platform for Retail Investors – IG
Best ETF Research Provider – ETFGI
Best ETF Distributor – HANetf
Best North American ETF Fund Administrator – State Street Global Services
Best European ETF Fund Administrator – Brown Brothers Harriman
Best ETF Global Custodian – BNY Mellon
Best ETF Global Liquidity Provider – Flow Traders
Best ETF Marketing/Public Relations Firm – MacMillan Communications
Best ETF Legal & Compliance Firm – K&L Gates LLP

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