Index Licensing and ETPs

We are dedicated to designing powerful, relevant index and benchmark families

This Solution Helps

  • Asset Managers
  • ETF Sponsors
  • Insurance Companies
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Nasdaq offers more than 40 years of experience in index research, creation and calculation services. Our power brand, exceptional customer service and flexible terms make us an ideal partner for developing and implementing a variety of investment strategies. Our index portfolio includes more than 30,000 indexes, including the flagship Nasdaq-100 Index. 
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INDEX LICENSING

Nasdaq Global Indexes provide comprehensive insight into the global markets and our unparalleled transparency, unique methodologies and full-service capabilities set us apart from other indexers. 

Whether you are a fund manager, asset manager, ETF Strategist or RIA, Nasdaq can be used to benchmark both active and passive strategies. Our indexes can be used to license: 

  • Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
  • Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs)
  • Structured Products
  • Futures and Options
  • Mutual Funds
  • Fixed and Variable Annuities, IULs and other Insurance Products
  • Other Derivative Products

ETPS TRACKING NASDAQ GLOBAL INDEXES

We are proud to partner with many of the most recognizable product sponsors around the globe, and embrace opportunities to work with smaller firms seeking to ignite new ambition.

In addition to exchange-traded products (ETPs), our indexes power more than 9,000 structured products around the world. And as a full-service indexer, we can help lead you through the process from Creation to Listing through Dissemination via Nasdaq Global Index Watch feed. In fact, based on trading volume, The Nasdaq Stock Market (Nasdaq) is the world’s largest exchange for exchange traded funds (ETFs).

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Nasdaq Proudly Partners with First Trust
Nasdaq is a nimble and responsive partner. The integrated process that seamlessly moves from index creation to launch to product education and promotion is a major value-add.
Scott Friske, Senior Vice President, First Trust Advisors
NASDAQ HOW TO LAUNCH AN ETF IN A CROWDED MARKETPLACE
Nasdaq's Unique and impactful co-marketing platform
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VictoryShares Launch
While the entire experience was rewarding, Nasdaq surpassed expectations with their follow-up work to raise awareness and support the launch and product. In a relatively short turnaround, Nasdaq published research papers that supported the VSMV and VSDA methodologies, which were timely and helpful.
Mannik Dhillon, President, VictoryShares and Solutions
How Victory Capital and Nasdaq partnered to launch innovative ETFs
Victory Capital Management had an idea: to bring the active pedigree of its traditional business to in-demand passive products - and to create a new class of exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
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