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Institutional Guide to ETFs

Institutions are using ETFs (exchange traded funds) as innovative solutions and efficient tools across asset classes. The iShares Guide to ETFs highlights exclusive tools and thought leadership to help investors research, trade and manage their ETF allocations.

ETF investment trends*

44% of institutional ETF investors are employing smart beta ETFs, up from 37% in the previous year.
70% of institutional ETF investors use bond ETFs, in response to growing trading challenges.
54% of institutional investors cite “international diversification” as one of their primary reasons for using ETFs.
48% of institutions replaced derivative products, such as equity futures contracts, with ETFs in the last year.