NEW YORK, Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WisdomTree Investments, Inc. (NASDAQ:WETF), an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager, today announced that it was named to Forbes'® List of "America's 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies" for 2016.
The list is developed for Forbes by MSCI ESG Research. The independent research firm conducts an independent survey and assessment that measures the accounting and governance behaviors of nearly 700 publicly-traded North American financial companies with market caps of $250 million or greater, for the year ending December 31, 2015. The financial companies are ranked on the following factors as indicators of a company's credibility: high-risk events, revenue and expense recognition methods, SEC actions and bankruptcy risk. Companies on this list also scored above a 5 out of 10 against criteria established by MSCI ESG to track governance considerations.
"We are honored to have been named to Forbes'® 2016 List of ‘America's 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies,'" said Jonathan Steinberg, WisdomTree CEO and President. "This recognition underscores WisdomTree's commitment to raising the standard of transparency in financial services through the exchange-traded funds we offer, as well as our unrivaled corporate operating disclosure."
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WisdomTree Investments, Inc., through its subsidiaries in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Canada (collectively, "WisdomTree"), is an exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor and asset manager headquartered in New York. WisdomTree offers products covering equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities and alternative strategies. WisdomTree currently has approximately $39.6 billion in assets under management globally.
WisdomTree® is the marketing name for WisdomTree Investments, Inc. and its subsidiaries worldwide.
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