Global X Innovative ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds)


Seeking to provide access to high-quality and cost-efficient investment solutions, Global X is a New York-based sponsor of exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Founded in 2008, we are recognized for our smart core, income, alpha, risk management and access suites of ETFs, with more than 40 funds available across U.S. and foreign exchanges. Seeing a world full of opportunities for our clients, we excel at listening, thought-partnering and problem-solving. For more information about our ETFs, please visit
Adviser and Administrator of Global X Funds.
  Sub-administrator and Distributor, SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, fund processing, and investment management business outsourcing solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth.
  Global law firm with over 2,000 lawyers and a leader in the Financial Services sector. K&L Gates serves as fund counsel and independent trustee counsel.
  With over $3.0 trillion in assets under custody and administration, and a global reach in close to 100 markets, BBH is consistently ranked among the world's top global custodians, asset administrators, foreign exchange, and securities lending providers (as of 9/30/11).
  A subsidiary of NYSE Euronext, NYSE Arca is the leading Exchange for ETFs, with more ETF listings and assets than any exchange globally.
  The NASDAQ Stock Market® (NASDAQ®) trades more U.S. equities than any other U.S. exchange and is renowned for its high performance INET technology, offering proven reliability with 99.99 % uptime (as of 11/20/11).
  Indxx, a global financial services firm, creates customized indices which serve as benchmarks for exchange traded funds (ETFs), passively managed index funds, mutual funds, structured products and other index-linked financial instruments. As a full-service index provider, Indxx designs and maintains innovative indices in-house, and also works with clients around the world to help them design, create and manage their own index products.
  FTSE Russell is a global leader in index benchmarking and analytics, positioned to develop and offer indexing solutions for investors worldwide. Their strong heritage and forward looking approach – based on investor needs and priorities – provides their clients with tools to help them make informed investment decisions. FTSE Russell’s expertise and product series is sought out by institutional and retail investors and traders globally. Leading asset owners, asset managers, ETF providers and investment banks use FTSE Russell indexes to benchmark their investment performance and create ETFs, institutional separate accounts and index-based derivatives. FTSE Russell is wholly owned by London Stock Exchange Group. For more information, visit
  As a premier full-service provider, NASDAQ OMX® is dedicated to designing powerful, relevant index and benchmark families that are in sync with the continually changing market environment including US All Market, Commodities,Sharia and Green families. NASDAQ OMX has more than 3,000 diverse indexes that provide coverage across asset classes, countries and sectors (as of 6/1/12).
  Innovative Index Provider for ETF companies, asset managers, and investment banks under the brand Solactive.
  S&P Indices, a leading brand of the McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), maintains a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices. Over $1.25 trillion (as of 12/31/2010) is directly indexed to Standard & Poor's family of indices, which includes the S&P 500, the world's most followed stock market index.
Ernst & Young   Fund Auditor
Global X Funds is the recipient of various industry awards which include:
"Best New Asset Allocation ETF," (awarded for the Global X | JPMorgan Efficiente Index ETF), 2015 Awards
"Best North American Equity ETF Manager," ETF Express 2015 Awards
"Best North American Equity ETF Manager," ETF Express 2014 Awards
"Most Innovative North American ETF Provider," ETF Express USA 2012 Awards
"Most Innovative North American ETF Provider," ETF Express 2011 Awards
"Best Emerging Markets Equity ETF Manager," ETF Express 2011 Awards
"Best Global (ex-US) Equity ETF Manager," ETF Express 2011 Awards
"Most Innovative ETF- Americas," 7th Annual Global ETF 2010 AWARDS® as determined by votes sent out to ETP industry participants across the globe.
ETF Express awards were decided by the votes of etfexpress subscribers, who include investors as well as managers and other industry professionals at firms including fund administrators, custodians, advisers and distributors.
The award selection process follows three steps: 1) An open nominating process, 2) A "Nominating Committee" composed of senior members of's editorial and analytics departments narrows the nominees to a maximum of five in each category, 3) A "Selection Committee" of independent ETF experts votes on the winners.

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