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  •   6 June 2024
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VanEck Australia invests for growth with new hires

Sydney, 6 June 2024 – Leading global fund manager and ETF issuer VanEck has added four new hires to its Australian business as it gears up to increase market share among financial advisers and institutional investors.

Arian Neiron, VanEck CEO and Managing Director – Asia Pacific, said: “Demand is ramping up as advisers get better acquainted with the opportunities our investment strategies bring.

“However, there’s still a lot of room to grow. ETFs currently make up only a fraction of the total $4.75 trillion of funds under management in Australia. Our market-leading ETF strategies have the potential to capture a much bigger slice of the pie, and our new hires will help bolster our efforts to achieve that growth,” he said.

Connor Goggins joins VanEck’s business development and client solutions team as its newest Business Development Associate. As a former buy side account manager at Bloomberg, Connor’s markets experience will be an asset for supporting the business’ northern region client base.

VanEck has also increased the size of its product and marketing teams, with new hires Jenneth Orantia, Jessica Nightingale and Emily Wang recently joining the Australian business.

“These new recruits join VanEck Australia during an exceptionally exciting time, with our estimates putting the ETP industry’s total assets in the vicinity of $220 billion by year end. This investment in our business exemplifies our ongoing commitment to supporting the Australian funds and wealth management industry. In a market rife with products that prioritise asset growth over investment outcomes, VanEck continues to be a highly regarded brand that advisers trust as a fiduciary, with market-tested investment strategies and robust, forward-looking opportunities that occasionally challenge convention,” added Neiron.

 

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