Sponsors 2012 Vancouver

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When you become a sponsor of the Exchange Traded Forum 2012, your organization has an exclusive opportunity to access high-level key world leaders in ETFs, Structured Products and Closed-End Funds.

You will also have the unique opportunity to increase your exposure and visibility to a large group of targeted industry attendees. Our various sponsorship packages offer valuable benefits to showcase and market your organizations valued services.


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COMPANY DESCRIPTIONS





Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, we operate in over 50 countries and employ over 140,000 people.
We provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. Our clients also benefit from access to the breadth of expertise across Barclays. We’re one of the largest financial services providers in the world, and are also engaged in retail banking, credit cards, corporate banking, and wealth and investment management.
Barclays offers premier investment banking products and services to its clients through Barclays Bank PLC.
For more information, visit www.barclays.com
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Since launching in June 2009, BMO ETFs has emerged as one of the leading ETF providers in Canada. BMO ETFs is a diversified family of ETFs and includes a broad range of domestic and global investment solutions covering a full array of asset classes, sectors and regions. With more than 100 years of combined experience in managing institutional indexing and retail ETF strategies, BMO ETF's 100% Canadian team of ETF experts scours the global marketplace for opportunities to strategically design and build an innovative family of ETFs. BMO ETFs are managed and administered by BMO Asset Management Inc., an investment fund manager and portfolio manager and a separate legal entity from Bank of Montreal.

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly-diversified North American financial services organization. With total assets of $538 billion as at January 31, 2012, and more than 47,000 employees, BMO Financial Group provides a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.





First Asset is an independent Canadian investment management company focused on delivering superior risk-adjusted investment returns to Canadian investors and their investment advisors. Founded in 1996, First Asset is a leading manager of ETFs, mutual funds, and closed end funds in Canada.
First Asset offers a wide variety of solutions designed to fit any investor’s portfolio needs in diverse market conditions. In addition to its families of internally managed investment funds, First Asset provides Canadian investors with access to some of the world’s most recognized and respected investment managers.





Horizons Exchange Traded Funds ("Horizons ETFs") is a leading provider of innovative ETFs allowing investors to profit or protect in various market conditions, or to reduce their risk by hedging their existing market exposure. Horizons ETFs is the exclusive distributor of Horizons BetaPro ETFs and Horizons AlphaPro ETFs. BetaPro Management, Inc., the manager and the trustee of Horizons BetaPro ETFs, offers three types of structures: Bull+/Bear+ leveraged ETFs, Single ETFs, and Inverse ETFs. The HBP Bull+ ETFs and HBP Bear+ ETFs are designed to provide daily investment results, before fees and expenses, which correspond to double the daily performance, or double the inverse daily performance, respectively, of their specified underlying index or benchmark. The HBP Inverse ETFs are designed to provide daily investment results, before fees and expenses, which correspond to one times the inverse of their specified underlying index or benchmark. The HBP Single ETFs are designed to provide investment results, before fees, expenses, distributions, brokerage commissions, and other transaction costs, that endeavor to correspond to the performance of its specified underlying index. BetaPro is a subsidiary of Jovian Capital Corporation and manages approximately $2.3 billion amongst 49 ETFs as of March 31, 2011. AlphaPro Management, Inc., the manager and the trustee of the Horizons AlphaPro ETFs, is Canada's sole provider of actively managed ETFs. AlphaPro is a subsidiary of BetaPro Management, Inc., and manages approximately $609 million across 17* ETFs as of March 2011.
*Certain Funds currently trade on the exchange as closed-end funds and will convert to ETFs as per their prospectus.





Investment Executive is Canada's newspaper for financial advisors. IE offers insightful, hard-hitting news and analysis for financial professionals — stockbrokers, financial planners, insurance representatives, personal bankers and mutual fund salespeople. IE is read by more than 100,000 Canadian financial professionals.
Up to the minute industry news is available on www.investmentexecutive.com. You can also subscribe to our daily email service, which gives a summary of recent financial industry news.
IE is also available as a Smart Edition. You can sign up to be notified when the next issue is available at www.investmentexecutive.com
To sign up for any of our services, simply visit www.investmentexecutive.com/subscribe





Knight is a global financial services firm that provides trade execution, research, asset management and capital market services across multiple asset classes.
Through globally integrated desks, Knight is able to offer deep pools of liquidity in addition to well versed and professionally staffed desks. The ETF team’s experience dates back to the inception of ETF trading, over 17 years ago. Knight has consistently ranked #1 in ETF shares executed in the U.S. Knight offers agency and principal facilitation across all ETFs sponsors, in all ETFs, in the Americas & Europe.
For additional information about Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE Euronext: KCG) please visit www.knight.com





PowerShares, brought to you by Invesco, is Leading the Intelligent ETF Revolution™. In Canada, you can access the PowerShares Advantage through PowerShares TSX-listed ETFs and the PowerShares® Funds, which pair PowerShares innovative ETFs with another benefit-rich vehicle, the mutual fund. Whether you’re looking for broad market exposure, specialized investment strategies or access to niche markets, PowerShares products represent an intelligent option for your portfolio.
With a history of three decades supporting Canadians, Invesco operates in Canada under the Trimark, Invesco and PowerShares product brands. Invesco Ltd. is a leading independent global investment manager, dedicated to helping investors worldwide achieve their financial objectives. By delivering the combined power of our distinctive investment management capabilities, Invesco provides a wide range of investment strategies and vehicles to our retail, institutional and high-net-worth clients around the world. Operating in more than 20 countries, the company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IVZ. Additional information is available at www.invesco.ca.





The Royal Canadian Mint is a commercial federal Crown Corporation founded in 1908 producing circulation, numismatic and bullion coins for the domestic and international markets. The Mint also operates full-service gold and silver refineries with a range of services from refining to assaying and secure storage.
The Royal Canadian Mint established the Canadian Gold Reserves Program (MNT and MNT.U) to provide a secure, efficient and convenient exchange-traded investment directly in physical gold. Gold Exchange-Traded Receipts ("ETRs") are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The gold bullion is in the custody of the Mint at its facilities in Ottawa. Subject to the terms of the ETRs, each ETR will constitute a direct unconditional obligation of the Mint, an agent of Her Majesty in right of Canada and as such will constitute a direct unconditional obligation of Her Majesty in right of Canada. More information can be found on our website at: www.reserves.mint.ca.





S&P Indices, a leading brand of the McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE:MHP), designs and maintains a wide variety of investable and benchmark indices to meet an array of investor needs. Over $1.25 trillion is directly indexed to S&P’s family of indices, which includes the S&P 500, the world's most followed stock market index, and the S&P GSCI, the industry’s most closely watched commodities index. S&P calculates and maintains a full range of S&P/TSX equity indices in partnership with the Toronto Stock Exchange. A growing number of these indices are the basis for Canadian listed exchanged traded funds. The indices cover market size, income generation and sectors, and apply a variety of calculation methods including market cap, equal weight and capped versions to well know S&P/TSX indices. Among the indices are the broad market S&P/TSX Composite, the investable S&P/TSX 60, a suite of metals and mining indices, and the volatility focused S&P/TSX 60 VIX. For more information go to www.indices.standardandpoors.com





TMX Group owns and operates Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange. Toronto Stock Exchange, established in 1852, provides senior issuers with efficient access to public equity, liquidity for existing and new investors, and the prestige and market exposure associated with being listed on a world-class market. Toronto Stock Exchange is Canada’s senior equities market, providing domestic and international investors with access to the Canadian marketplace. Issuers list a variety of securities on Toronto Stock Exchange, including conventional securities and equity-related products, including exchange-traded funds, income trusts and investment funds. Serving the public venture capital market, TSX Venture Exchange provides access to growth capital for early stage companies while offering investors a well-regulated market for making venture investments. TSX Venture Exchange is Canada’s junior listings market, providing companies at the early stages of growth the opportunity to raise capital. TSX Venture offers an excellent venue for growth, while offering investors a well-regulated market for investing.





Vanguard is one of the world’s largest investment management companies, providing investments, services, and practice management solutions to help financial advisors build their practices and serve their clients. As of December 31, 2011, global assets under management totalled more than $1.8 trillion, including more than $183 billion in low-cost ETFs. Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. launched six core ETFs on Toronto Stock Exchange in December 2011.




















 
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Sponsor and Speaking Opportunities and Press Inquiries
If you're interested in sponsorship and speaking opportunities, or if you are a member of the media interested in attending the event please contact:

Sara Kasuji
kasuji@radiusfinancialeducation.com

T: 416.306.0151

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