The minimum variance approach aims to address volatility concerns.
The firm's merger with Standard Life is due to complete next month.
Smart beta ETFs had net inflows in the first half of this year while standard equity ETFs suffered outflows
Smart beta ETF assets are forecast to reach $1 trillion globally by 2020
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One hedge fund addresses recent criticism of the industry at the 69th CFA Institute Annual Conference held on May 9th, 2016 in Montreal.