London, UK – 18 May 2022 – Leverage Shares, a pioneer in the market of single-stock trackers, short and leveraged Exchange Traded Products (ETPs), today has cut the management fees to zero on its Leverage Shares -3x Short NIO ETP (XS2399365555), the ETP that provides short exposure to NIO. Leverage Shares is the only provider in Europe that offers physical replication of short and leveraged ETPs, and among the first to offer 0 bps (0%) management fees on equity ETPs.
As of 30th March, this “fee holiday” is also being offered to those looking to short exposure on Tesla. The affected ETPs are:
Those 0% management fees will be maintained at least until 30th September 2022, with the possibility of extending it beyond this date.
The firm’s short and leveraged ETPs may be an efficient way for investors to trade with mitigated risk as they do not require a margin account, limiting the downside only to the amount invested.
Raj Sheth, Commercial Director at Leverage Shares, states, “It’s great to be able to widen the range of our physically backed 0% fee ETPs. This offers easier and cheaper access to investors who believe that electric vehicle firms are overhyped and overpriced. That’s the very ethos behind Leverage Shares – allowing investors to act on their own convictions as to the direction of well-known stocks via our extensive ETP range. We are also educating the public on how to use our short ETPs to hedge long term exposures, which in this case could be to electric vehicles.”
Leverage Shares’ other ETPs mimic the daily return of an underlying asset multiplied by a leverage factor of +5x, +3x, +2x, -1x, -2x, -3x, and single-stock trackers. They provide leveraged and delta one (1:1) exposure to globally popular names including Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon, Alibaba, Microsoft and Netflix, as well as FTSE100 equities, such as Vodafone.The ETPs are listed on London Stock Exchange, Euronext Paris, Euronext Amsterdam, Borsa Italiana, and the Deutsche Borse. Investors can trade a stock in their own time zone and currency (USD, EUR and GBP).
Sandeep joined Leverage Shares in September 2020. He leads research on existing and new product lines, asset classes, and strategies, with special emphasis on analysis of recent events and developments.
Sandeep has longstanding experience with financial markets. Starting with a Chicago-based hedge fund as a financial engineer, his career has spanned a variety of domains and organizations over a course of 8 years – from Barclays Capital’s Prime Services Division to (most recently) Nasdaq’s Index Research Team.
Sandeep holds an M.S. in Finance as well as an MBA from Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago.
Violeta joined Leverage Shares in September 2022. She is responsible for conducting technical analysis, macro and equity research, providing valuable insights to help shape investment strategies for clients.
Prior to joining LS, Violeta worked at several high-profile investment firms in Australia, such as Tollhurst and Morgans Financial where she spent the past 12 years of her career.
Violeta is a certified market technician from the Australian Technical Analysts Association and holds a Post Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from Kaplan Professional (FINSIA), Australia, where she was a lecturer for a number of years.
Julian joined Leverage Shares in 2018 as part of the company’s premier expansion in Eastern Europe. He is responsible for web content and raising brand awareness.
Julian has been academically involved with economics, psychology, sociology, European politics & linguistics. He has experience in business development and marketing through business ventures of his own.
For Julian, Leverage Shares is an innovator in the field of finance & fintech, and he always looks forward with excitement to share the next big news with investors in the UK & Europe.
Oktay joined Leverage Shares in late 2019. He is responsible for driving business growth by maintaining key relationships and developing sales activity across English-speaking markets.
He joined LS from UniCredit, where he was a corporate relationship manager for multinationals. His previous experience is in corporate finance and fund administration at firms like IBM Bulgaria and DeGiro / FundShare.
Oktay holds a BA in Finance & Accounting and a post-graduate certificate in Entrepreneurship from Babson College. He is also a CFA charterholder.
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