Since expanding their physically-backed offerings in 2020, average turnover in Leverage Shares ETPs has increased sevenfold. The boom in global investing in single stocks has spilled over to S&L ETPs as investors seek out risk-mitigated access to leverage.
Oktay Kavrak, Product Strategy at Leverage Shares, commented: “Our investors are the bellwether guiding our strategy. They have expressed not only their appetite for convenient leverage to more of their favourite stocks, but also their preference for a cost-efficient wrapper. We have the lowest expense ratio of any S&L ETP issuer on single stocks.”
Leverage Shares ETPs now offer exposure to additional sectors such as banks, energy, aviation, telecoms and others. ETP holders incur no margin calls and can trade these powerful tools in GBP, USD and EUR.
Michael Stanley, Head of ETP Product Development & Product Management, London Stock Exchange, commented: “We congratulate Leverage Shares on the listing of 25 new single stock Short & Leverage ETPs on our markets, adding to their diverse ETP product offering in London. The listings highlight the growing investor demand for innovative products across sectors and geographies, key to providing choice and diversification for their evolving strategies.”
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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