Press Releases — July 21, 2022

Qontigo named Best Index Provider for thematic ETFs in Asia by The Asset

Zug (July 21, 2022) – Qontigo has won the Triple A ‘Best Index Provider for ETFs, Asia: Thematic’ Award 2022 for its STOXX indices. Organized by the publication The Asset, the annual awards cover private banks, wealth & investment bank advisers, and index providers. They recognize achievements by industry and region, with a focus on Asia-Pacific. All winners are determined by The Asset’s board of editors in combination with data analytics and in-depth conversations with clients.

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“We feel very honored to receive this award for our thematic index offering in Asia. Our achievements in Asia build on close collaboration with solid local partners, who help us to understand precisely the expectations of regional investors. Thematic strategies have been one of the fastest-growing investment segments of recent years. Qontigo’s STOXX Thematics family now counts over two dozen indices targeting structural and forward-looking themes disrupting our modern societies”

Rick Chau, Qontigo Head of Asia/Pacific.

Last year, Qontigo’s indices were used as benchmarks for thematic ETFs by providers in Australia, China, South Korea and Taiwan. Among the recently licensed indices were the iSTOXX MUTB Japan Low Carbon Risk 30 Net Return JYP, and the STOXX USA ETF Ecosystem.

The combined assets under management grew by 23% in 2021 after remaining stable in the previous year amid the pandemic. Explore Thematic Indices by Qontigo

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Qontigo is a leading global provider of innovative index, analytics and risk solutions that optimize investment impact. As the shift toward sustainable investing accelerates, Qontigo enables its clients—financial-products issuers, asset owners and asset managers—to deliver sophisticated and targeted solutions at scale to meet the increasingly demanding and unique sustainability goals of investors worldwide.