Founded in 1997, S-Network Global Indexes LLC, is a developer of benchmark indexes that are designed to isolate key global investment themes and concepts and measure their performance. Either directly or through affiliated companies, S-Network also provides consulting services to stock exchanges, index providers and developers of index products, including futures, options and exchange traded funds.
Since its founding in 1997, S-Network has been engaged by a number of the largest and most prominent financial services organizations in the world, including UBS, Deutsche Borse, the American Stock Exchange, State Street Bank & Trust and Deutsche Bank.
The principals of S-Network have extensive experience in the field of indexes and index-based investment products. This experience includes responsibility for index arbitrage operations at several major investment banks, the development and introduction of over 20 Exchange Traded Funds in the US and Europe, including the first open-end mutual fund approved for listing on a US stock exchange and participation in the structuring of index market segments for major stock and derivative exchanges around the world.
Either through various joint ventures or under its own brand, S-Network currently publishes over 30 indexes that isolate and measure discrete sectors of the global economy. These indexes have been licensed to asset managers and investment banks around the world and serve as the underlying indexes for ETFs, Notes, Certificates, UITs and mutual funds.