Nasdaq Fund Network

Increase Product Transparency with a Unique Symbol & NAV Distribution

This Solution Helps

  • Asset Managers
  • Financial Advisory Firms
  • Market Data Managers
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BRINGING INVESTMENTS INTO SHARPER FOCUS

The Nasdaq Fund Network (NFN) facilitates the collection and dissemination of performance, NAV, valuation, and strategy-level reference data for over 35,000 investable products to 100 million plus investors. Members of the service register their products on the network and receive a unique symbol. The service then disseminates the data, making it searchable on one of the largest distribution channels, which pipes into online brokerages and major market data vendors. Product issuers and asset managers benefit from an automated service that helps bring more awareness to and gather assets for new and existing products. Also, both institutional and retail investors, as well as the general investing public, benefit from daily access to transparent fund-level data for a wide range of products to help inform investment decisions.

NFN originally launched in 1984 under the brand ‘Mutual Fund Quotation Service’. For approximately 34 years, it has been instrumental in helping product issuers and new markets gain popularity with investors in a transparent manner. While the name has changed, our value has not. NFN delivers the same market-tested services to enhance discoverability, transparency and reach for investment products, helping asset managers and issuers grow assets.

Dissemination Partners

Nasdaq Fund Network offers one of the largest distribution channels for the financial community. It provides daily updates on performance, NAV, valuation, and strategy-level reference data for U.S. and International products.

The distribution channels pipe into online brokerages as well as major market data vendors like Bloomberg, Google, CNBC, Lipper Analytics, E*Trade, and Fidelity.

Full Coverage

NFN supports a diversified pool of U.S. and International investment products. Support for Collective Investment Trusts (CITs), Hedge Funds, Managed Accounts (SMAs/UMAs), Separate Accounts and Demand Deposit Accounts launched in 2018.

Improving Transparency
(Eversheds Sutherland) concludes that there are sound arguments that may be advanced to establish that (i) supporting CITs on the NFN network and (ii) producing fact sheets, would not run afoul of the marketing restrictions noted.
Eversheds Sutherland, Whitepaper: Collective Investment Trusts on the Nasdaq Fund Network
Increased Transparency
The paper explores the regulatory framework and SEC staff views for CITs, and concludes how the use of Nasdaq Fund Network can provide transparency for CIT product issuers.
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One of the Largest Distribution Channels
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Over 400 distribution channels reaching 100,000,000+ investors.
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Nasdaq Fund Network
Bringing investments into sharper focus
Explore how NFN expands transparency for investable products
One of the Largest Distribution Channels
400+
Over 400 distribution channels reaching 100,000,000+ investors.

Service and Benefits

Enhanced Discoverability

Each product is registered with a unique symbol to help increase discoverability on market data platforms and financial web portals to make searching easier for investors

Greater Transparency

Use performance and valuation data to better position investment products against peers to gain wider market visibility

Amplified Reach

Reach 100 million-plus institutional and retail investors through NFN’s connectivity

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