A Gotham ETF startup just debuted its second ETF. Watch for the shop to team up with more asset managers, in Israel.
| Steven Schoenfeld|
BlueStar Global Investors
Founder, Chief Investment Officer
, founder and chief investment officer of BlueStar Global Investors
subsidiary BlueStar Indexes, confirms
the recent launch of the BlueStar TA-BIGITech Israel Technology ETF
(ITEQ on the Nasdaq), which is sponsored
by ETF Managers Group
subsidiary Factor Advisors
. The new ETF tracks the TASE-BlueStar Israel Global Technology Index
Schoenfeld tells MFWire
that BlueStar is well-known in Israel.
"We have interest in other sectors that Israel is known for ... A number of Israeli fund firms and asset managers are looking to partner with us," Schoenfeld says. "We hope this will be a good start."
BlueStar's first ETF, the ISRA Israel ETF
, is sponsored by Van Eck's Market Vectors armed and tracks BIGI
(BlueStar Israel Global Index. Including TA-BIGITech and BIGI, BlueStar now offers five indexes in total.
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