Below is a roundup of key developments in the ETF space during the week started July 31, 2017:
Insurer and investment management firm Transamerica rolled out its first ETFs—four “managed risk” funds marketed under the DeltaShares brand name.
ProShares announces the impending closures of 13 of its ETFs.
- iShares files for a buyback and dividend equity fund, and a high-yield bond fund.
- WisdomTree looks to launch a put-write strategy ETF targeting the Russell 2000.
- Newcomer Advisors Asset Management plans domestic and emerging market high-dividend ETFs.
- Blue Tractor Group requests exemptive relief for “Shielded Alpha” nontransparent actively managed ETFs.
- PureFunds was ousted from the funds carrying its brand name, including the $1 billion PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF (HACK).
- Fifty iShares de-list from the NYSE Arca and find new listing homes on the Bats and Nasdaq exchanges. Bats is owned by ETF.com’s parent company, the CBOE.
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