ETF Ventures

Index Licensing

ISE ETF Ventures licenses indexes to partner firms who list ETFs and other ETPs (Exchange Traded Products) on them. There are currently over 17 ETPs based on ISE ETF Ventures indexes with aggregate assets under management of over $1.7 billion. 

History of Index Licensing at ISE Holdings

In 2007, ISE ETF Ventures announced a partnership with First Trust to launch three ETFs based on ISE ETF Ventures' indexes. The partnership continues to grow and today First Trust has a total of nine ETFs based on ISE ETF Ventures family of indexes. In 2010, Direxion launched two leveraged ETFs based on the ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index. In 2011, ISE ETF Ventures partnered with UBS to launch 5 ETNs based on ISE ETF Ventures' indexes. In 2012, ISE ETF Ventures partnered with PureFunds to launch ETFs based on ISE ETF Ventures' Indexes. ISE ETF Ventures also partnered with Horizon Kinetics to launch 3 Wealth Indexes and in September 2012, the first Mutual Fund based on an ISE ETF Ventures Index, the Virtus Wealth Masters Fund, was launched. In 2013, ISE ETF Ventures partnered with YieldShares and Nationshares to launch 2 new products.

For more information about ISE ETF Ventures licensing partners and the ETFs based on their indexes, visit:

ISE ETF Ventures Overview

ETF Overview 2

Contact Us

For more information about Index Licensing please contact etfventures@ise.com.