THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2011 11:00 AM EDT
DURATION: 20 MINUTES FOLLOWED BY Q&A SESSION
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Exchange-Traded Funds: A Catalyst for Change and Growth
The Exchange Traded Fund, or ETF, industry is characterized by two key elements: rapid evolution and exponential growth, both in terms of number of products and assets under management.
ETF assets recently hit $1 trillion in the United States and more than $1.5 trillion in total assets globally. While a drop in the bucket compared to the size of the global funds industry, it is their exponential growth - more than 45 percent last year alone - that demonstrates their ever increasing popularity as a flexible and cost-efficient tool capturing the interests of investors around the globe.
ETFs are an exciting instrument that can be used as a simple and efficient way to invest. These baskets of securities - bonds, stocks, commodities or currencies are listed on major stock exchanges and trade just like stocks, in real time, throughout the world. Investors can implement the same strategies with an ETF that they could do with a normal stock, including short selling, buying on margin and relying upon stop losses, but coupled with the demonstrated benefits of diversification and low cost.
So what's next for ETFs? Join Joseph Keenan, Managing Director, Global Financial Institutions, BNY Mellon Asset Servicing as he offers his insight on Exchange Traded Funds. At BNY Mellon, they believe the industry is primed for continued exponential growth, and they assert that there are significant reasons for the great potential of these products.
Who Should Attend?
Broker-Dealers - Certified Financial Planners - Certified Trust and Financial Advisors - Exchange Traded Funds Issuers - Financial Advisors - Financial Media - Financial Planners - Hedge Fund Mangers - Index Providers - Institutional Investors - Insurance Companies - Investment Consultants - Lawyers - Pension Fund Managers - Prime Brokers - Private Banks - Registered Investment Advisors
Introductory Remarks by: Mr. Nicolas Bornozis, President - Capital Link, Inc.
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About BNY Mellon
BNY Mellon is a global financial services company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, operating in 36 countries and serving more than 100 markets. BNY Mellon is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing superior asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services through a worldwide client-focused team. It has $24.4 trillion in assets under custody and administration and $1.14 trillion in assets under management, services $12.0 trillion in outstanding debt and processes global payments averaging $1.6 trillion per day. BNY Mellon is the corporate brand of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. Additional information is available at www.bnymellon.com.
About Capital Link
Capital Link is a New York-based investor relations and financial communications firm which among other activities maintains a strategic focus on Closed-End Funds and ETFs.
Capital Link has developed specific media, investor outreach programs and IR tools focused on CEFs and ETFs aimed to enhancing the profile of CEFs and ETFs among analysts, investors and the financial media.
In this context, Capital Link maintains websites dedicated to CEFs (www.CEFForum.com) and ETFs (www.ETFForum.com) that track the news and developments of all US listed CEFs and ETFs providing investors with a free information resource on these topics. The 10th Annual Closed-End Funds & Global ETFs Forum (www.CapitalLinkForum.com), considered a top industry annual event, will take place in New York City on April 27, 2011 and brings together investors, analysts, and CEF and ETF industry participants. Finally, Capital Link Webinars (www.CapitalLinkWebinars.com) is an open online interactive platform that hosts regularly webinars on CEFs, ETFs and other industry topics, such as the global economy and maritime shipping fostering better understanding of these topics in the investment community.
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