Monday, 30 March 2015
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Sep 24 2013 | 10:30am ET
Horizons ETFs Management has tapped former BlackRock director Michael Fardy as executive vice president and head of sales for Horizons USA.
Fardy is an investment industry executive with nearly two decades of experience in business development and strategic relationship management. While at BlackRock, he was responsible for expanding the presence of the iShares exchange-traded funds across the northeastern United States. Prior to that, he was a regional vice president with Dreyfus Mutual Funds and a regional marketing director with Putnam Investments.
In his new role at Horizons USA, Fardy will focus on developing retail sales channels, concentrating on registered investment advisors and national broker-dealer firms.
Horizons launched its first ETF in the U.S. market—the Horizons S&P 500(R) Covered Call ETF—on the NYSE in June of this year.
The Horizons ETFs Group consists of five companies—all subsidiaries of Mirae Asset Global Investments Co—offering regional families of ETFs in Canada, Korea, Hong Kong, Australia, and the United States. The group has approximately $7 billion in assets under management and 180 ETF listings worldwide.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…