Lyxor Asset Management was named “ETF Issuer of the Year in Europe” at the Global Investor/ISF Investment Excellence Awards 2014 on the evening of July the 3rd in London. The prestigious award was presented by an independent jury of experts in London. Link
Lyxor International AM awarded in 2 ETFs by Agefi for the "Actifs d’Or de la Distribution 2014".
These Awards celebrate the best successful Asset rising of funds in France for private banking clients.
True to its commitment to offer its clients the best risk-return profile, Lyxor Asset Management (Lyxor) has announced that ETFs indexed to the CAC 40, IBEX 35 and DAX will switch to the direct replication method known as “physical” replication Link
Lyxor Asset Management has continued to strengthen its presence in the European ETF market, recording sales of €2.5 billion during the first five months of the year and a subsequent 13% growth in ETF AuM since end of 2013. Link
ETFs have attracted a growing number of providers to the market, leaving investors faced with a difficult question: how to select the most efficient ETF. In theory, ETFs following the same index should all provide very similar investment returns as they are designed to closely replicate the indices that they track. In practice, however, these returns can vary significantly. Link
If you thought all ETFs tracking the same benchmark index perform the same – it’s time to think again. Link
Why is one replication mode working better than another one in a particular market segment? The replication methodology requires assessment in a risk/reward framework. Link
What would happen if after dedicating so much time and money to selecting alpha, investors decided to focus their efforts on beta? To date, the search for outperformance remains one of investors’ primary concerns. Yet, alpha generally only accounts for a small part of performance: beta, on the other hand, represents up to 90% of an actively-managed portfolio’s return, which should encourage investors to consider new market indexing methods. Link
Fund selection is an important issue for investors. This topic has spawned abundant academic literature. Link
As more and more providers join the ETF race, how can investors choose the most efficient ?
Over the past 20 years ETFs have attracted significant interest from investors globally, gaining assets at an accelerating pace. Logic might suggest that all ETFs replicating the same market index are the same. Yet you do not have to be an experienced ETF investor to know this is a misconception. In practice, performance can vary.
Gregoire Blanc, Head of Capital Markets at Lyxor ETF, explains to us how difficult it can be to make an investment decision when it comes to ETFs.
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Lyxor ETFs, access all markets with performance, liquidity and transparency
Standing among the most experienced ETF providers, Lyxor ranks 3rd in Europe with close to USD 46.5 Bn of ETF assets under management*, and 2nd in terms of ETF liquidity. With 181 ETFs on 13 regulated exchanges across the world, Lyxor provides a highly flexible way for investors to diversify their allocations across all asset classes (equities, bonds, money markets, commodities). As a sign of our commitment to quality, Lyxor implemented an ETF Quality Charter in 2011 to ensure that every Lyxor ETF complies with the highest standards of performance and tracking efficiency, liquidity and transparency.
*AuMs as of May 31st , 2014
Based on research and innovation, Lyxor’s Indexing offering also includes a complete range of index funds tracking all major markets and a proprietary risk- weighted indexing model applied in open-ended funds and the Lyxor SmartIX indices.