ETF providers take on pension and sovereign wealth challenge

Pension and sovereign wealth funds develop a taste for low-cost ETFs

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Simon Klein, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management

Of the 3,367 institutional buyers of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) across 50 countries in 2012 only 1% was a pension fund, while investment advisers accounted for 60%, according to consultancy ET