Hector McNeil, co-CEO at HANetf's Articles

You Can’t Spell ‘Apocalypse’ with E-T-F

by , 24th September 2018

Are ETFs victims of their own success? With a huge 40% growth rate in Europe in 2017, the focus of the media, regulators and pundits is turning more and more […]
Hector McNeil, co-CEO at HANetf

The value of choice – transparency debate, part 3

by , 11th July 2018

ETFs have frequently been described as democratic investment tools – institutional and retail investors have access to the same products, the same information and the trading flexibility. Investors have been […]
Hector McNeil, co-CEO at HANetf

Addressing the purists on transparency – part two

by , 4th July 2018

In the previous article, HANetf looked at the potential for Active ETFs in Europe. While some ETF issuers have launched active fixed income ETFs, the equivalent innovation in equities is […]
Hector McNeil, co-CEO at HANetf

The case for non-transparent ETFs, part one

by , 25th June 2018

In the first of three articles running over the course of the next three weeks, Hector McNeil, the co-founder and co-chief executive at independent white-label provider HANetf discusses why he […]
Hector McNeil, co-CEO at HANetf

MiFID II erodes the US edge in ETFs

by , 24th April 2018

MiFID II, the package of comprehensive Europe-wide rules designed to strengthen protection for investors and improve transparency, was formerly enacted at the beginning of 2018, in a move which should accelerate adoption […]
Hector McNeil, co-CEO at HANetf

The game-changing opportunity for European ETFs

by , 28th February 2018

Traditional mutual fund managers need to get on the front foot when it comes to engaging with – and ultimately entering – the ETF marketplace, amid the inexorable rise of […]
Hector McNeil, co-CEO at HANetf

ETF innovation: where next?

by , 20th September 2017

In the early 2000s assets under management (AUM) for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were less than $500bn globally and in Europe they were less than $100bn. The industry was growing rapidly […]
Hector McNeil, co-CEO at HANetf