Source - top European ETC provider by NNA in 2011-continued

February 3, 2012--Source continued its impressive run since entering the European ETP market in 2009 by leading all ETC issuers in net new assets in 2011 with US$1.26 billion of net inflows. The provider’s flagship ETC, Source Physical Gold, captured significant inflows, bringing assets in the product to over US$2.3 billion.
Overall, Source commanded nearly 20% of total commodity ETP net new assets in Europe, doubling its total commodity assets under management to US$2.5 billion. These results were particularly meaningful given the presence of well-established competition in this market.

Stefan Garcia, head of commodity sales at Source commented, ‘I think that focusing on clients and providing them with commodity products that satisfy their multiple needs has put us in a very strong position in the commodity segment of the ETP market. In addition, with innovative new products, such as the new LGIM

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Source: Source ETF


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Asset class: equity index ETF
ISIN: IE00BLNMYC90
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