Press Release

BME welcomes a new Amundi ETF benchmarked to the IBEX 35®

16 April, 2024
  • Amundi IBEX 35 UCITS ETF complements the French fund manager's offering of ETFs on the Spanish stock market, which chooses the IBEX 35® as the underlying for its Spanish exposures in Europe

BME's ETF segment is celebrating a debut. Amundi IBEX 35 UCITS ETF, which is benchmarked to the IBEX 35®, starts trading today on the Spanish stock exchange, just like Amundi IBEX 35 UCITS ETF Dist ETF, which was already listed on BME's markets. The new ETF accumulates dividends instead of distributing them.

The start of trading of this ETF on the Spanish stock exchange follows the decision by Amundi, dthe leading asset manager in Europe and one of the top 10 global asset managers [1], to choose the IBEX 35® as the underlying for its Spanish ETFs in Europe. With this new exchange-traded fund, investors will have access through BME to a wider range of ETFs to diversify their portfolios, with options covering different regions, sectors, strategies and themes.

Beatriz Alonso-Majagranzas, Head of BME Exchanges, explains that "we are delighted to welcome this new Amundi ETF. This launch reflects BME's continued commitment to strengthening the Spanish financial market and providing innovative investment opportunities to our clients. We expect this new ETF to be a valuable tool for those looking to diversify and optimise their investments”.

Juan San Pío, Head of Amundi ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta for Iberia and Latin America, said: "We are delighted to offer Spanish clients a diversified exposure to local equities with an ETF on the main Spanish stock market index”.

BME has more than 15 years of experience in the ETF segment, financial instruments that combine the diversification benefits of mutual funds with the flexibility of equity trading.

You can find all the information on BME's ETF segment on its website.

[1] [1] Source: IPE “Top 500 Asset Managers” published in June 2023, according to AUM at 31/12/2022

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