Active ETFs 401 billion in AUM – ValueWalk Premium

Active ETFs 401 billion in AUM

ETFGI reports record assets and net inflows in Active ETFs world-wide of US$401 billion and US$82 billion respectively at the end of H1 2021

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LONDON July 23, 2021 — ETFGI, a leading independent research and consultancy firm covering trends in the global ETFs and ETPs ecosystem, reported record assets and net inflows in Active ETFs world-wide of US$400.77 billion and US$82.23 billion respectively at the end of H1 2021. Active ETFs and ETPs gathered net inflows of US$8.06 billion during June, bringing H1 net inflows to a record US$82.23 billion. Assets invested in Active ETFs and ETPs finished the month up to 12.0%, from US$358 billion at the end of May to US$401 billion, according to ETFGI’s June 2021 Active ETF and ETP industry landscape insights report, the monthly report which is part of an annual paid-for research subscription service. (All dollar values in USD unless otherwise noted.)

Highlights

  • Record $400.77 Bn invested in actively managed ETFs and ETPs industry at end of H1 2021.
  • Assets have increased 40.2% in H1 going from $285.83 Bn at end of 2020 to $400.77 Bn.
  • Record H1 net inflows of $82.23 Bn beating prior record of $26.06 Bn gathered in H1 2020.
  • $82.23 Bn H1 net inflows are just $8.97 Bn below full year 2020 record net inflows $91.20 Bn.
  • $147.37 Bn in net inflows gathered in the past 12 months.
  • 15th month of consecutive net inflows
  • Actively managed Equity ETFs and ETPs gathered a record $37.59 Bn in net inflows in H1 2021.

“The S&P 500 gained 2.33% in June and are up 15.25% in the first half of 2021. Developed markets ex-U.S. lost 0.82% in June but are up 9.96% in the first half. Emerging markets are up 0.47% in June and are up 9.03% in the first half.” According to Deborah Fuhr, managing partner, founder and owner of ETFGI.

Growth in actively managed ETF and ETP assets as of the end of June 2021

Active ETFs And ETPs

Equity focused Active ETFs/ETPs listed globally gathered net inflows of $4.08 Bn during June, bringing net inflows for H1 to $37.59 Bn, more than the $10.33 Bn in net inflows equity products had attracted in H1 2020. Fixed Income focused Active ETFs/ETPs listed globally attracted net inflows of $2.80 Bn during June, bringing net inflows for H1 2021 to $35.22 Bn, much greater than the $13.79 Bn in net inflows fixed income products had attracted in H1 2020.

Substantial inflows can be attributed to the top 20 active ETFs/ETPs by net new assets, which collectively gathered $5.61 Bn during June. SPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETF (SLRN US) gathered $960 Mn the largest net inflow.
Top 20 actively managed ETFs/ETPs by net new assets June 2021

Name

Ticker

Assets
(US$ Mn)
Jun-21

NNA
(US$ Mn)
YTD-21

NNA
(US$ Mn)
Jun-21

SPDR Blackstone/GSO Senior Loan ETF

SRLN US

6,295.18

3,996.78

959.91

ARK Innovation ETF

ARKK US

25,323.98

7,378.78

497.21

JPMorgan Ultra-Short Income ETF

JPST US

17,317.12

1,717.39

393.02

Quadratic Interest Rate Volatility and Inflation ETF

IVOL US

3,501.87

2,620.30

377.53

ARK Genomic Revolution Multi-Sector ETF

ARKG US

9,747.77

2,831.40

332.92

First Trust Preferred Securities and Income Fund

FPE US

7,049.65

1,034.27

324.73

iShares Commodities Select Strategy ETF

COMT US

2,464.45

2,073.65

318.53

JPMorgan Equity Premium Income ETF

JEPI US

1,889.19

1,635.11

304.38

Vanguard Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF

VUSB US

999.10

1,011.22

300.55

PIMCO US Dollar Short Maturity ETF

MINT LN

5,292.01

967.59

235.25

KB KBSTAR Active Korea Total Bond Market A- ETF

385540 KS

308.88

241.00

224.59

BlackRock Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF

ICSH US

5,643.42

406.57

212.09

JPMorgan EUR Ultra-Short Income UCITS ETF

JSET LN

1,315.22

504.33

173.26

ARK Web x.O ETF

ARKW US

6,354.09

1,175.20

159.41

First Trust Senior Loan ETF

FTSL US

2,327.90

997.95

148.71

First Trust Global Tactical Commodity Strategy Fund

FTGC US

1,627.15

1,247.00

145.33

Avantis U.S. Small Cap Value ETF

AVUV US

1,398.85

629.77

143.03

Innovator S&P 500 Power Buffer ETF – June

PJUN US

201.00

104.42

137.78

Horizons Cash Maximizer ETF – Acc

HSAV CN

858.31

38.48

111.29

PGIM Ultra Short Bond ETF

PULS US

1,579.89

361.06

110.72

Investors have tended to invest in Active Equity ETFs and ETPs during June.

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Article by ETFGI


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