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The growth of ETFs

Publication Date : March 5, 2012

P&I examines how investment managers and hedge funds are using ETFs for portfolio management.


ETFs give new meaning to words ‘cross-selling’

Managers using competitors' funds for portfolio management

Hedge funds mum about ETF use

But they rank as 3rd largest institutional users of ETFs, ETPs

Authorities eyeing ETFs, but big changes not likely

The growing world of exchange-traded funds is coming under increasing scrutiny of U.S. authorities


Graphic: Market shares of ETF issuers

Market share by issuer as of Jan. 31, 2012

Table: Individual ETF holdings among select managers

Top 5 ETF holdings, in millions, as of Dec. 31, 2011

Table: Largest net long ETFs among hedge-fund holders

Number of shares held by hedge fund managers as of Dec. 31, 2011

Graphic: ETF ownership by hedge funds

Top 5 net long and short ETF positions by hedge funds as of Dec. 31, 2011