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ISE ETF Ventures Recognized as “Most Proactive Exchange for ETF Options/Derivatives” at 12th Annual Global ETF Awards®

NEW YORK, April 25, 2016 – ISE ETF Ventures has received the award for “Most Proactive Exchange for ETF Options/Derivatives” at the 12th annual Global ETF Awards, marking the sixth consecutive year ISE ETF Ventures has earned the award in this category.

“It is an honor to be recognized by our partners and other industry leaders as the Most Proactive Exchange for ETF Options/Derivatives,” said Kris Monaco, Head of ISE ETF Ventures. “2015 was another year of rapid growth of ISE ETF Ventures, as we supported the launch of more than 10 ETPs while establishing new, global partnerships. By forming these partnerships and continuing to help launch first-to-market ETPs, ISE ETF Ventures is opening new opportunities for investors and offering solutions to current needs in the marketplace.”

ISE ETF Ventures in 2016 has broadened its reach in the ETF industry by launching partnerships with Amplify Investments, Reality Shares®, and EE Fund Management to support the first ETFs focused on emerging technologies, such as online retail, drone technology, and video game technology, respectively. These new partnerships join ISE ETF Ventures’ existing roster of fund partners, which includes AlphaClone, Loncar Investments, PureFunds®, Tierra Funds, and YieldShares.

The Annual ETF Global Awards measures excellence in the ETF industry and recognizes its achievements. For more information about ISE ETF Ventures, visit

About ISE ETF Ventures
The ISE ETF Ventures team is dedicated to creating and supporting innovative indexes that track growing industries, emerging technologies and markets, and packaged trading strategies. Their index design expertise includes a diverse range of asset classes and instrument types including global equities, fixed income, currencies, futures and options. ISE ETF Ventures partners with issuers to launch unique exchange traded products (ETPs), such as exchange traded funds (ETFs), exchange traded notes (ETNs), and other similar product types. They also provide capital for the start-up and ongoing backstopping of new ETPs. Partners are able to leverage ISE ETF Ventures’ global experience and broad network of industry participants in order to grow their ETP presence as well as reduce risk and increase product issuance. Total assets under management for ETPs tied to ISE ETF Ventures is approximately $2.4 billion.

As part of the International Securities Exchange Holdings, Inc. (ISE Holdings), operator of three U.S. options exchanges, ISE ETF Ventures’ indexing experts are nimble, flexible and entrepreneurial with a track record of creating distinctive, out-of-the-box ideas. 
ISE ETF Ventures is operated by ISE Holdings.

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