The next generation of ETFs: Why every asset manager needs an ETF Strategy

November 2013
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The next generation of ETFs: Why every asset manager needs an ETF Strategy

At a glance

Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have enjoyed two decades of explosive growth. Evolving and proliferating as they attracted new users, ETFs went from a single vehicle providing exposure to large cap US equities to thousands of products representing a dizzying range of asset classes and strategies. As ETFs reshape their environment all over again, asset managers and intermediaries alike will want to have strategies in place to deal with the changes sweeping across the competitive landscape.

In the following paper, PwC examines:

  • Factors that attributed to ETF growth
  • Recent developments and emerging trends impacting ETFs in the market
  • Potential growth challenges
  • Strategies to help market participants differentiate and compete in this new environment

Related publications

This point of view is part of a series that will explore considerations around exchange traded fund (ETF) products, market infrastructure and distribution, and why every asset manager needs an ETF strategy. To read more about the regulatory and tax considerations, please click on the links below: