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The Biggest Consumers of ETFs are…

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Every investor knows ETF have surged in popularity. However, one the big questions of major importance in the industry is "who owns them?". The answer is, mostly, investment advisors. There has been a major shift in the ETF industry since the Crisis, as ETF consumption by Investment Advisors has surged as AUM in that area has grown. What's more, that holding is rocketing year on year, with total AUM ownership in the segment growing by around $400 bn between 2016 and 2017. Brokers, by contrast have seen their total share of ETF ownership plummet, from 16% in 2007 to just 2.2% now.

FINSUM : Retail still owns the majority, but investment advisors have been the major growth driver for the segment and their influence is widening considerably.

  • wealth management
  • investment advisors
  • brokers
  • ETFs

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