Fading M&A in passives: Who will be the 'new breed' of ETF players?

Mergers down, but launches on the up

Tom Eckett
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Fading M&A in passives: Who will be the 'new breed' of ETF players?
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Fading M&A in passives: Who will be the 'new breed' of ETF players?

An increasing number of active managers could be set to take advantage of the huge flows into the European ETF market by launching their own product ranges, as merger and acquisition (M&A) interest in the space begins to dry up, industry commentators say.

M&A in the sector has been a major trend over the past few years as providers seek scale in the market, with deals including BlackRock's iShares' purchase of Credit Suisse's ETF business in 2013, while...

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