Press Releases — April 30, 2018

STOXX Awarded “Best Smart Beta Index Provider, Asia-Pacific” By SRP

Zurich/Singapore (April 30, 2018) – STOXX Ltd., the operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business and a global provider of innovative and tradable index concepts, has been recognized as 2018’s “Best Smart Beta Index Provider, Asia-Pacific” by Structured Retail Products (SRP). This is the first time STOXX Ltd. has received this award. The awards ceremony was held in Singapore.  

“This award is a great honor for us, because it marks our first-ever award in Asia. It reflects our dedication to our clients and the innovative contribution we make to their businesses. Our smart-beta expertise in factor and thematic strategies allows us to address rising sophistication among Asian investors looking to diversify beyond traditional country-exposure indices. A key pillar of our Asian commitment is cooperating with strong partners such as Yuanta and MUTB,” said Matteo Andreetto, chief executive officer, STOXX Ltd.

The Asia-Pacific Structured Products & Derivatives Awards 2018 are based on a survey of Asian structured products distributors, which SRP conducted between February and March 2018. For the Service Provider awards, winners were then chosen from a shortlist by a jury consisting of members of both the buy and sell side. Key criteria for the Best Smart Beta Index Provider award include product innovation, performance, customer satisfaction, and price competitiveness.

Structured Retail Products Limited, part of the Euromoney group of companies, is a research firm based in London, New York, Hong Kong and Sofia, which provides research and training services related to all aspects of structured products. The company was founded in 2001.

For further information, please see www.stoxx.com.