The EDHEC European ETF Survey 2015

Noël Amenc, Felix Goltz, Véronique Le Sourd, Ashish Lodh, Sivagaminathan Sivasubramanian: EDHEC-Risk Institute conducted its 9th survey of European investment professionals about the usage and perceptions of ETFs at the end of 2015.

Author(s):

Noel Amenc

Professor of Finance at EDHEC-Risk Institute and CEO of ERI Scientific Beta.

Felix Goltz

Head of Applied Research at EDHEC-Risk Institute.

Veronique Le Sourd

Senior Research Engineer at EDHEC-Risk Institute.

Ashish Lodh

Deputy Research Director, ERI Scientific Beta.

Sivagaminathan Sivasubramanian

Quantitative Research Analyst at EDHEC-Risk Institute

EDHEC-Risk Institute has announced the results of the EDHEC European ETF Survey 2015, a comprehensive survey of 180 European ETF investors, conducted as part of the Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta research chair at EDHEC-Risk Institute on “ETF and Passive Investment Strategies”. EDHEC-Risk Institute has conducted a regular ETF survey since 2006, thus providing a detailed account of the perceptions and practices of European investors in ETFs and trends over the past decade. Commenting on the results of the survey, Valérie Baudson, CEO of Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta, said, “As the No.1 European Asset Manager and a leading ETF provider, we have been developing a broad range of cost-efficient, transparent and innovative ETFs. The EDHEC Survey findings, highlighting investors’ high satisfaction rate and their expectations around Smart Beta solutions, incite us to keep on enriching our offer and guiding investors further when implementing smart beta strategies in their asset allocation.” Professor Lionel Martellini, Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute, added, “This survey confirms the relevance of ETFs in institutional investors’ asset allocation. Smart beta indices appear to be a key growth area for the ETF industry looking forward, with an ever increasing focus on improved transparency and informational efficiency.”

Type: EDHEC Publication
Date: le 16/03/2016
Research Cluster : Finance

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