Global Reach. Hands-On Support.

BNY Mellon combines the end-to-end capabilities of a global ETF service provider with the hands-on support you need to help you address your most complex operational requirements.

With the flexibility to execute on almost any investment strategy, you can rely on our expertise and relationship-driven approach to get your products to market, efficiently.


  • Technology

    Our industry-leading technology platform offers unparalleled flexibility and automation so you can execute any product strategy with a streamlined workflow. Our dedicated technology team is continuously working to introduce enhancements that expand our capabilities — and your business.

    • Built on a proven, high-volume platform, our services are used by many of the industry’s largest ETF issuers.
    • We offer the ability to customize basket structure with ease and reliability.
    • Our  scalable, automated platform helps to mitigate risk and reduces costs of internal staff or third-party to support order flow.
    • Straight-through-processing for ETF trade execution is available through BNY Mellon Markets.
    • We deliver transparent communication between clients, custodians and APs and connectivity to key parties.


  • Expertise

    A consultative partner that keeps you ahead of the curve.

    In today’s competitive market, having an expert advisor on your side gives you a critical edge. Our ETF Services team works closely with you at every stage of the ETF lifecycle, offering deep industry perspectives and hands-on support to address your most complex needs.

    • We have played a leading role in the development of procedures and systems integral to some of the first and most innovative products in the ETF industry.
    • Clients are assigned a dedicated point of contact who works to build long term trust, learn your business and is invested in your success.
    • We help develop customized, streamlined operational workflows to help you grow your business globally.
    • BNY Mellon's breadth provides a holistic view of the evolving needs of the AP community and market access/distribution strategy knowledge.


  • Process

    Proven, fine-tuned launch process designed for efficiency.

    As the ETF market continues to mature, winning requires more and more specialized and sophisticated products, and each new fund or strategy launch brings a new challenge. Our detailed, go-to-market process efficiently guides you from conception to launch so you can bring breakthrough products to market — ahead of the competition. 

    • From concept to implementation, our team helps launch over 100 new ETFs every year, offering clients expert advice and a detailed launch process.
    • Along with an intimate knowledge of evolving market trends,  BNY Mellon brings 20 years of experience to servicing the widest range of ETFs.
    • From the first fixed income ETF and the first hard commodity ETF, to Europe’s first ETF, our strong record of first-time product innovations speaks for itself.


  • Coverage

    New market expansion without compromising service.

    Our global reach allows you to expand into new markets with a consistent user experience, platform technology and customer service. Wherever you operate, our team is ready to help you drive assets across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa or Asia Pacific. We’re continually investing in our global footprint — to help you strengthen yours.

    • As of September 30, 2016 , we service 35 ETF issuers globally, offering 641 funds and total assets of $330.5 billion.
    • We provide consistent capabilities and service experience across North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
    • Our commitment to the Asia-Pacific region is fortified by our presence in Hong Kong.
    • We supported the creation of Europe’s first ETF, and recently, the creation of the first ETF in the United Arab Emirates.


  • Capital Efficiency

    Essential insights and support for improved capital efficiency.

    With shifts in the regulatory landscape, BNY Mellon understands the constraints on liquidity and increased pressure on capital. We build from our own financial strength and stability to provide the insights required to help you

    • Our balance sheet shows consistent strength, with assets, revenues and a capital position that point to success.
    • Credit ratings are consistently among the highest in the financial services industry.*


    * See BNY Mellon's Investor Relations website for current credit ratings.

Why BNY Mellon for your ETF Needs?

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Power and convenience of connectivity to the global markets.

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A gateway to the investment advisor community.

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Respected sub-advisor* to handle your assets as carefully as you would.
* Sub-advisor services provided by Mellon Capital.

Business Insights

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With a shifting landscape, how can both ETF and mutual fund managers be poised to adapt their business to take advantage of newly launched ETF products?

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Newly launched ETFs compete against other funds for the attention of advisors and brokers. See how market access platforms can help ETFs get traction.

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The ETF market is becoming more competitive by the day. See why a holistic service approach could be the differentiator for your fund.

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Operational challenges can prevent a sponsor from reaching its full potential. Identifying and considering five key factors early in the development phase of an ETF product launch can help ETF Sponsors reach their desired goals.

Our Thinking

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On April 10, 2016 the DOL finalized its Conflict of Interest Rule, which re-defines the term fiduciary for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974  and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. This paper will explore the basics of the rule, and look at potential effects on the ETF industry.

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This new research and the resulting whitepaper offers a number of surprises about who is using ETFs, their place in investor portfolios, how they are perceived by advisors and their rate of adoption in light of the Department of Labor’s Conflict of Interest Rule.

Have Questions About ETF Services?

Jeremy Kross

Director, ETF & Structured Products, Business Development, BNY Mellon Asset Serivicng
Scott Coey

Head of EMEA Relationship Development - Hedge Fund, ETF and Structured Products

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