Week 26: ETP Launched fresh from Cranberger

Jun 29 2012

Please find below the list of new ETP's we saw launched in week 26.

ETF name: PIMCO German Government Bond Index Source ETF
Asset class: Fixed Income ETF
ISIN: IE00B87LHK09
Total expense ratio: 0.15 percent
Distribution policy: distributing
Benchmark: Markit iBoxx € Germany Index

The PIMCO German Government Bond Index Source ETF enables investors to participate in the performance of German government bonds denominated in euros with a residual maturity of at least one year and an outstanding volume of at least €2 billion. 

 

ETF name: Lyxor ETF SMARTIX EURO iSTOXX 50 Equal Risk
Asset class: Equity ETF
ISIN: LU0776635921
Total expense ratio: 0.25 percent
Distribution policy: reinvesting
Benchmark: Euro iStoxx 50 Equal Risk Index

The investment objective of Lyxor ETF SMARTIX EURO iSTOXX 50 Equal Risk is to track both the upward and the downward evolution of the Euro iStoxx 50 Equal Risk Index denominated in EUR.

The Euro iStoxx 50 Equal Risk Index provides an exposure to the performance of an optimized allocation across the Eurostoxx 50® index, its parent index (“Parent Index”) where weights are determined in order to make the risk contribution of each component of the Index equal.

 

ETF name: Lyxor ETF MSCI World Risk Weighted

Asset class: Equity ETF

ISIN: LU0776636812
Total expense ratio: 0.45 percent
Distribution policy: reinvesting
Benchmark: MSCI World Risk Weighted Index

The investment objective of Lyxor ETF MSCI World Risk Weighted is to track both the upward and the downward evolution of the “MSCI World Risk Weighted Index” (the “Index”) denominated in USD.

The MSCI World Risk Weighted Index is based on and provides an exposure to the performance of the MSCI World® Index, its parent index ("Parent Index"), which includes large and mid cap stocks across 24 developed market countries. The MSCI World Risk Weighted Index reweights each security of the Parent Index so that stocks with lower risk are given higher weights.

 

ETF name: ProShares Short Euro

Asset class: Currency ETF
CUSIP: 74347W742
Total expense ratio: 0.95 percent
Distribution policy: n/p
Benchmark: None

ProShares Short Euro seeks daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to the inverse (-1x) of the daily performance of the U.S. dollar price of the euro.

 

ETF name: Julius Bär Smart Equity ETF World

Asset class: Equity ETF
ISIN: LU0747923240

Total expense ratio: 0.45 percent
Distribution policy: reinvesting
Benchmark: MSCI All Country World Index

The aim of this exchange traded fund is to achieve long-term capital growth. To this end, the fund invests actively in select equities, which are represented in the Index MSCI AC (All Country) World. Stock picking is conducted actively on the basis of a combination of two rules-based investment models. 

The first model is guided by patterns of equity price performances and identifies stocks that appear to be attractive on this basis. 

The second model attempts to identify undervalued equities on the basis of fundamental corporate data. The fund is suitable for investors with a long-term orientation, who wish to participate in the performance of global markets and who have a high risk tolerance.

 

ETF name: Julius Bär Smart Equity ETF Emerging Markets

Asset class: Equity ETF
ISIN: LU0747924131

Total expense ratio: 0.45 percent

Distribution policy: reinvesting
Benchmark: MSCI Emerging Markets ND EUR

The aim of this exchange traded fund is to achieve long-term capital growth. To this end, the fund invests actively in select equities, which are represented in the Index MSCI Emerging Markets. Stock picking is conducted actively on the basis of a combination of two rules-based investment models. 

The first model is guided by patterns of equity price performances and identifies stocks that appear to be attractive on this basis. 

The second model attempts to identify undervalued equities on the basis of fundamental corporate data. The fund is suitable for investors with a long-term orientation, who wish to participate in the performance of emerging markets and who have a high risk tolerance.

 

ETF name: Julius Bär Smart Equity ETF Europe

Asset class: Equity ETF
ISIN: LU0747923752

Total expense ratio: 0.45 percent
Distribution policy: reinvesting
Benchmark: MSCI Daily Net TR Europe EUR

The aim of this exchange traded fund is to achieve long-term capital growth. To this end, the fund invests actively in select equities, which are represented in the Index MSCI Europe. Stock picking is conducted actively on the basis of a combination of two rules-based investment models. 

The first model is guided by patterns of equity price performances and identifies stocks that appear to be attractive on this basis. 

The second model attempts to identify undervalued equities on the basis of fundamental corporate data. The fund is suitable for investors with a long-term orientation, who wish to participate in the performance of European markets and who have a high risk tolerance.

 

ETF name: Julius Bär Smart Equity ETF Asia

Asset class: Equity ETF
ISIN: LU0747924560

Total expense ratio: 0.45 percent
Distribution policy: reinvesting
Benchmark: MSCI Daily TRN AC Asia Pacific ex Japan EUR

The aim of Julius Bär Smart Equity ETF Asia is to achieve long-term capital growth. To this end, the fund invests actively in select equities, which are represented in the Index MSCI Asia Pacific ex Japan. Stock picking is conducted actively on the basis of a combination of two rules-based investment models. 

The first model is guided by patterns of equity price performances and identifies stocks that appear to be attractive on this basis. 

The second model attempts to identify undervalued equities on the basis of fundamental corporate data. The fund is suitable for investors with a long-term orientation, who wish to participate in the performance of Asian markets and who have a high risk tolerance.

  

ETF name: ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF
Asset class: Equity ETF
CUSIP: 00162Q858

Total expense ratio: 0.4 percent
Distribution policy: Quarterly
Benchmark: S-Network Sector Dividend Dogs Index

The ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF [SDOG] is an Exchange Traded Fund that applies the ‘Dogs of the Dow Theory’ on a sector-by-sector basis using the S&P 500 as its starting universe of eligible securities.  

The S-Network Sector Dividend Dogs Index (Ticker: SDOGX) is designed to serve as a fair, impartial and transparent measure of the performance of US large cap equities with above average dividend yields. SDOGX embodies certain key characteristics that distinguish it from other indexes that attempt to provide exposure to stocks with high dividend yields.