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Bermuda Stock Exchange Begins Publishing MIAX Pearl Equities Market Data to the Pyth Network

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

MIAX Pearl Equities market data is among the first U.S. equities exchange market data provided to the Pyth Network and was first published to the Pyth Network on September 13, 2021.

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  • MIAX Pearl Equities market data is among the first U.S. equities exchange market data provided to the Pyth Network and was first published to the Pyth Network on September 13, 2021.
  • "BSX is delighted to begin publishing MIAX Pearl Equities market data to the Pyth Network and anticipates we will quickly expand the breadth of data we are publishing to the network," said Thomas P. Gallagher, Chairman of BSX and Chairman & CEO of MIAX.
  • The addition of MIAX Pearl Equities market data represents a critical inflection point for the Pyth Network as the availability of high fidelity market data from U.S. equities exchanges is unprecedented in DeFi."
  • MIAX's parent holding company, Miami International Holdings, Inc., owns Miami International Securities Exchange, LLC (MIAX), MIAX PEARL, LLC (MIAX Pearl), MIAX Emerald, LLC (MIAX Emerald), the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, LLC (MGEX), and the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX).

MIAX to Launch Suite of BRIXX™ Commercial Real Estate Futures on MGEX

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:30pm

BRIXX futures and options will provide investors with targeted exposure to the $16 trillion commercial real estate market, including the Residential, Retail, Office and Hospitality commercial real estate sectors.

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  • BRIXX futures and options will provide investors with targeted exposure to the $16 trillion commercial real estate market, including the Residential, Retail, Office and Hospitality commercial real estate sectors.
  • BRIXX CRE Indexes measure real-time real estate returns and are priced using real-time public market data aggregating over $750 billion in property values.
  • "We are pleased to launch the new BRIXX CRE futures, which are based on Advanced Fundamentals' suite of index products that measure real estate prices without the pricing lag associated with traditional CRE indexes," said Thomas P. Gallagher, Chairman of MGEX and Chairman & CEO of MIAX.
  • "These products provide professional real estate investors with an innovative tool that affords real time access and synthetic exposure to the physical real estate market."

MIAX to Launch Suite of BRIXX™ Commercial Real Estate Futures on MGEX

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 4:30pm

PRINCETON, N.J. and MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MIAX, creator and operator of high-performance securities exchanges, products and services, will launch cash-settled futures contracts on BRIXX™ Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Indexes developed by Advanced Fundamentals.  The first contract to be listed will be the BRIXX Retail Index futures contract which is expected to begin trading on October 4, 2021.  Three additional BRIXX CRE Index futures are expected to be listed in the fourth quarter of 2021.  Cash-settled options on the BRIXX CRE Indexes will launch on MIAX, also targeted for fourth quarter of 2021. The launch of the futures and options contracts remain subject to regulatory approval.

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  • New Futures Contracts Provide Exposure to Four Commercial Real Estate Sectors; First Futures to Launch on October 4, 2021
    PRINCETON, N.J. and MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --MIAX, creator and operator of high-performance securities exchanges, products and services, will launch cash-settled futures contracts on BRIXX Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Indexes developed by Advanced Fundamentals.
  • BRIXX futures and options will provide investors with targeted exposure to the $16 trillion commercial real estate market, including the Residential, Retail, Office and Hospitality commercial real estate sectors.
  • BRIXX CRE Indexes measure real-time real estate returns and are priced using real-time public market data aggregating over $750 billion in property values.
  • "These products provide professional real estate investors with an innovative tool that affords real time access and synthetic exposure to the physical real estate market."

Grayscale Investments® Furthers Commitment to Bitcoin ETF, Hiring Global Head of ETFs

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 1:30pm

New York, Aug. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grayscale Investments , the worlds largest digital currency asset manager, today announced the official appointment of David LaValle as Senior Managing Director, Global Head of ETFs, reporting directly to Michael Sonnenshein, CEO of Grayscale.

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  • New York, Aug. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Grayscale Investments , the worlds largest digital currency asset manager, today announced the official appointment of David LaValle as Senior Managing Director, Global Head of ETFs, reporting directly to Michael Sonnenshein, CEO of Grayscale.
  • "Grayscale is 100% committed to converting our investment products, including Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), into ETFs, said Sonnenshein.
  • He will accelerate Grayscales ability to realize our commitment to ETFs, and I couldnt be more excited to welcome him to the Grayscale team, and the digital asset ecosystem, more broadly.
  • Grayscale Investments recently formed Grayscale Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor.

KraneShares Partners with Nikko to Launch Active Asia Pacific High Yield Bond ETF (Ticker: KHYB)

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

"KraneShares is proud to partner with Nikko and leverage their fixed income expertise to bring the Asia high yield bond market to investors through our NYSE-listed KraneShares Asia Pacific High Yield Bond ETF (Ticker: KHYB)ETF."

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  • "KraneShares is proud to partner with Nikko and leverage their fixed income expertise to bring the Asia high yield bond market to investors through our NYSE-listed KraneShares Asia Pacific High Yield Bond ETF (Ticker: KHYB)ETF."
  • The launch was achieved through converting and renaming the existing KraneShares CCBS China Corporate High Yield Bond USD Index ETF (Ticker: KCCB).
  • Effective August 2, 2021, the Fund will be the actively managed KraneShares Asia Pacific high Yield Bond ETF.
  • Asia high yield bond market represented by the Bloomberg Barclays Asia USD High Yield Diversified Credit Index.

Xtrackers by DWS Marks a Decade of Innovation in the U.S. ETF Market

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Xtrackers by DWS marks a decade of innovation and commitment to sustainable investing in the U.S. exchange-traded fund (ETF) market this month.

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  • Xtrackers by DWS marks a decade of innovation and commitment to sustainable investing in the U.S. exchange-traded fund (ETF) market this month.
  • It is 10 years since Xtrackers entered the US market with the launch of Xtrackers MSCI EAFE Hedged Equity ETF (DBEF), which now has around USD 4 billion in assets under management.
  • Xtrackers by DWS has launched a number of industry firsts in the ETF space, including the U.S. markets first S&P 500 ESG ETF (SNPE).
  • DWS ESG Funds: Xtrackers S&P 500 ESG ETF (SNPE); Xtrackers S&P MidCap 400 ESG ETF (MIDE); Xtrackers S&P SmallCap 600 ESG ETF (SMLE); Xtrackers MSCI USA ESG Leaders Equity ETF (USSG); Xtrackers J.P. Morgan ESG Emerging Markets Sovereign ETF (ESEB).

Impact Shares Launches the Affordable Housing MBS ETF (NYSE: OWNS)

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Impact Shares announces the launch of the Impact Shares Affordable Housing MBS ETF (NYSE: OWNS), an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) backed by pools of mortgage loans made to minority families, low- and moderate-income (LMI) families, and/or families that live in persistent poverty areas.

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  • Impact Shares announces the launch of the Impact Shares Affordable Housing MBS ETF (NYSE: OWNS), an exchange-traded fund (ETF) that invests in agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS) backed by pools of mortgage loans made to minority families, low- and moderate-income (LMI) families, and/or families that live in persistent poverty areas.
  • Were excited to partner with Impact Shares to offer a unique investment opportunity using the flexible, transparent ETF wrapper.
  • The launch of OWNS coincides with the three-year anniversary of the Impact Shares NAACP Minority Empowerment ETF (NACP).
  • Impact Shares is an ETF issuer and investment manager that is creating a new and innovative platform for clients seeking maximum social impact with market returns.

Aptus Capital Advisors Launches the International Drawdown-Managed Equity ETF (CBOE: IDME) as Aptus ETFs Crosses $1.3B in Assets

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 2:30pm

Aptus Capital Advisors, LLC announces the launch of the International Drawdown-Managed Equity ETF (Cboe: IDME), an actively-managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) targeting non-U.S. stocks with a focus on managing drawdown risk through hedges.

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  • Aptus Capital Advisors, LLC announces the launch of the International Drawdown-Managed Equity ETF (Cboe: IDME), an actively-managed exchange-traded fund (ETF) targeting non-U.S. stocks with a focus on managing drawdown risk through hedges.
  • The launch of IDME adds to the firms growing suite of actively-managed ETF strategies, as the firm recently reached $1.3 billion in assets under management across its ETFs.
  • Launched in 2013, Aptus Capital Advisors supports advisors pursuing better client outcomes through hedged strategies, managed portfolios, and investment support.
  • Aptus Capital Advisors is an SEC registered investment advisor and serves as the Funds investment advisor.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Launches Two ActiveBuilders Equity ETFs: JUSA and JIDA

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 2:30pm

NEW YORK, July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced the launch of two active equity ETFs, JPMorgan ActiveBuilders U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF (JUSA) and JPMorgan ActiveBuilders International Equity ETF (JIDA) (collectively, the "funds").

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  • NEW YORK, July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced the launch of two active equity ETFs, JPMorgan ActiveBuilders U.S. Large Cap Equity ETF (JUSA) and JPMorgan ActiveBuilders International Equity ETF (JIDA) (collectively, the "funds").
  • The funds join JPMorgan ActiveBuilders Emerging Markets Equity ETF (JEMA) to round out J.P. Morgan Asset Management's ActiveBuilders ETF core equity suite1.
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management offers global investment management in equities, fixed income, real estate, hedge funds, private equity and liquidity.
  • Morgan Asset Management is the marketing name for the asset management businesses of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its affiliates worldwide.

American Century Investments Adds Three New Funds to Its Active ETF Lineup

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 3:00pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to growing client demand, American Century Investments, a $235 billion* global asset manager, today launched three additions to its active exchange traded funds (ETF) lineup .

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  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to growing client demand, American Century Investments, a $235 billion* global asset manager, today launched three additions to its active exchange traded funds (ETF) lineup .
  • American Century Sustainable Growth ETF (ESGY), American Century Multisector Income ETF (MUSI) and American Century Emerging Markets Bond ETF (AEMB) all are listed on the NYSE Arca exchange.
  • The Institute owns more than 40 percent of American Century Investments and has received dividend payments of $1.7 billion since 2000.
  • Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs): Foreside Fund Services, LLC , Distributor, not affiliated with American Century Investment Services, Inc.
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