ACA Foreside Celebrates Double Victory at 2023 ETF Express US Awards


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ACA Group (ACA) is honored to be recognized by the exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry for two awards during the 2023 ETF Express U.S. Awards. ACA Foreside received the awards for “Best ETF Distributor”, and “Best ETF Compliance/ Regulatory Adviser” which were nominated and voted on by industry peers. The prestigious event took place at The Metropolitan Club in New York City on October 26, and brought together key players from the U.S. ETF industry to celebrate excellence and innovation.

ACA Foreside continues to set the industry standard as a leading provider of legal underwriting services for ETFs, servicing over 200+ issuers across more than 975 ETFs. ACA has proudly assisted with 56% of all ETF launches in the U.S. in 2023, totaling 210 launches YTD. These awards underscore our commitment to facilitating product distribution and compliance through legal underwriting, registered representative licensing, and robust advisory offering supported by our industry-leading regulatory technology, ComplianceAlpha®.

Chris Lanza, Partner and co-head of ACA Foreside, shares "We are proud to be recognized for our unwavering commitment to supporting our clients and the ETF industry's growth. These awards reflect the dedication and passion of the entire ACA Foreside service team and highlights our role as a critical service partner in the ETF ecosystem.”

2023 ETF Awards

As ACA continues to serve our global client base, ACA Foreside remains dedicated to providing essential services that enable ETF launches, operations, and compliance. We are proud to partner with asset managers of all sizes, from emerging entrants to the largest asset managers in the world for their U.S. ETF launches.

This recognition not only acknowledges ACA's commitment to its clients but also highlights the company's position as a valued partner in the ever-evolving world of ETFs. The upcoming ETF Express US Awards’ Report will provide a comprehensive list of winners and further insights into ACA Foreside's recognized industry leadership.

For more information about ACA Foreside and its services, click here.

About ACA Foreside’s Distribution Solutions

We work with asset management firms throughout the world to facilitate compliance and product distribution through legal underwriting services, registered representative licensing, and DTCC/NSCC fund sponsorship. We have experience working with all types of pooled investment vehicles such as mutual funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), alternative products, closed-end interval funds, business development companies (BDCs) and private placements.

About ACA Group

ACA Group (ACA) is the leading governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisor in financial services. For over 20 years, we’ve empowered our clients to reimagine GRC to protect and grow their business. Our global team of 1,250 employees includes former regulators and practitioners with a deep understanding of the regulatory landscape. Our innovative approach integrates advisory, managed services, distribution solutions, and analytics with our ComplianceAlpha® technology platform. For more information,