ETF Securities completes the sale of its European ETF platform to Legal & General Investment Management

The sale of ETF Securities Limited (ETF Securities) European Exchange Traded Fund platform, known as Canvas, to Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Limited (LGIM) has completed. The Canvas ETF platform has $3.26* billion of AUM across 20 products and is listed on multiple European stock exchanges and licensed for distribution in 14 European countries. The sale to LGIM has seen no change to the existing issuer, management company or investment manager.

Mark Weeks, CEO, ETF Securities says: "The Canvas ETF initiative was launched at the end of 2013 and has quickly grown into an innovative, diversified cross-asset ETF platform. We believe it is in an excellent position for further growth under the guidance of the highly respected firm, LGIM."

Both firms have worked together to ensure a seamless handover of the business and we are confident that existing and new investors will continue to experience high standards of service and benefit from innovative investment solutions.”

Product information can now be viewed at www.lgimetf.com

Enquiries: info@lgimetf.com 

CANVAS European ETF products acquired by LGIM:

ETFS ISE Cyber Security GO UCITS ETF
ROBO Global Robotics and Automation GO UCITS ETF
ETFS Battery Value-Chain GO UCITS ETF
ETFS Ecommerce Logistics GO UCITS ETF
ETFS Pharma Breakthrough GO UCITS ETF
ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO UCITS ETF
ETFS US Energy Infrastructure MLP GO UCITS ETF
ETFS Longer Dated All Commodities Go UCITS ETF
ETFS All Commodities GO UCITS ETF
ETFS Longer Dated All Commodities Ex-Agriculture and Livestock GO UCITS ETF
ETFS DAXglobal Gold Mining GO UCITS ETF
ETFS Russell 2000 US Small Cap GO UCITS ETF
ETFS Lombard Odier IM Euro Corporate Bond Fundamental Go UCITS ETF
ETFS Lombard Odier IM Global Corporate Bond Fundamental Go UCITS ETF
ETFS Lombard Odier IM Global Government Bond Fundamental Go UCITS ETF
ETFS Lombard Odier IM Emerging Market Local Government Bond Fundamental Go UCITS ETF
ETFS FTSE 100 Super Short Strategy (Daily 2x) Go UCITS ETF
ETFS DAX Daily 2x Short Go UCITS ETF
ETFS FTSE 100 Leveraged (Daily 2x) Go UCITS ETF
ETFS DAX Daily 2x Long Go UCITS ETF

*As at February 14th 2018