VanEck Starts ETF Distribution in Denmark
VanEck announced that its suite of UCITS Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) is now registered for distribution in Denmark. The registration of the VanEck Vectors UCITS ETFs in Denmark marks the next step in the expansion of the firm’s ETF business in Europe. Going forward, Danish investors will have access to all fund information, research, investment themes, and other services relating to the VanEck UCITS ETFs. VanEck Starts ETF Distribution in Denmark.
“We are committed to making our funds and services available to European investors, and registering our ETFs broadly allows us to respond to investors’ interests,” said Eduardo Escario, Director International Business Development at VanEck. “Danish investors have been very interested in fixed income funds and we are particularly pleased to add our recently launched emerging markets fixed income UCITS ETF to the UCITS ETF line-up in Denmark,” Mr. Escario added.
The VanEck Vectors J.P. Morgan EM Local Currency Bond UCITS ETF (EMLC) allows investors to participate in local emerging markets economies, which tend to provide higher yields than developed markets and potential for currency appreciation. Local currency emerging markets bonds tend to have a lower correlation to the U.S. dollar and help to diversify a portfolio.
The VanEck Vectors Gold Miners UCITS ETF (GDX) and the VanEck Vectors Junior Gold Miners UCITS ETF (GDXJ) provide access to the global gold mining sector. GDX covers a comprehensive portfolio of large, mid-sized, and small global gold mining companies. GDXJ invests in micro-, small-, and medium-capitalisation mining companies, called “juniors” because they are in an exploratory or early mining phase.
The VanEck Vectors Morningstar US Wide Moat UCITS ETF is the only ETF in Europe to provide exposure to U.S. companies with a Morningstar® Economic MoatTM Rating of Wide. The underlying index developed by Morningstar is based on the idea of economic moats, i.e. long-term structural advantages that allow a company to withstand competition. The Morningstar Wide Moat Focus Index has outperformed the broader U.S. equity market since its inception.
VanEck offers intelligently designed investment strategies that take advantage of targeted market opportunities. Founded in 1955, VanEck was a pioneer in global investing with a history of placing clients’ interests first in all market environments. The firm continues this tradition by offering active and ETF portfolios in hard assets, emerging markets, fixed income, and other assets classes.
The Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM was created and is maintained by Morningstar, Inc. Morningstar, Inc. does not sponsor, endorse, issue, sell or promote the VanEck Vectors Morningstar US Wide Moat UCITS ETF and bears no liability with respect to that ETF. The index provides exposure to companies with a Morningstar Economic Moat Rating of “wide” that are trading at the lowest current market price/fair value ratios. Moat Ratings and fair value estimates are determined by the Morningstar Equity Research Team.