Assets tracking Scientific Beta indices top $25bn

"(...) Smart beta index provider ERI Scientific Beta has announced that assets tracking its indices reached $25 billion at the end of December 2017, up substantially from 30 June 2017 when ass ...

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Jonathan Hobbs

Noël Amenc

CEO - ERI Scientific Beta

"(...) Smart beta index provider ERI Scientific Beta has announced that assets tracking its indices reached $25 billion at the end of December 2017, up substantially from 30 June 2017 when assets under replication amounted to $16bn. Professor Noël Amenc, CEO of Scientific Beta, said, “These inflows are a reward for the choice that we made not to change the construction approach for our smart beta indices. Whatever the versions of the indices, they remain based on the double diversification of factor and specific risks, and do not sacrifice the latter in favour of a concentrated portfolio optimised in-sample.” The Scientific Beta indices employ various smart beta strategies, such as alternative weighting methods and multi-factor overlays, to achieve targeted risk and reward objectives. (...)"

Type: Press article
Date: le 21/02/2018
Research Cluster : Finance
Source : ETF Strategy

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