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Presentation of the Partner

ETF Stream

ETF Stream is the leading media brand for everything ETF-related in Europe, Australia and Asia. Through our website, publications and events, we ensure all ETF industry participants stay up-to-date and informed on the latest trends in the space.

Our team of dedicated journalists cover the latest news, provide expert analysis and share informed opinions on a range of issues across the ETF ecosystem. We are also dedicated to educating all investors while informing wealth and institutional managers through our events, guides, features, analysis and data tools.


Alongside our sister media brand, AltFi (, which serves the alternative finance and fintech communities, we are making the most exciting parts of the investment industry more transparent and accessible to an increasingly wider audience.


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David trained as a quantative economist before moving into financial journalism where he has written about investing and finance for many years. David is the chairman of ETF Stream and columnist for the Financial Times (the Adventurous Investor), Investment Week and Money Week. David is an experienced media entrepreneur (he’s set up a number of online media companies focused on online TV and viral videos) and investment expert of retail repute.



Presentation of the Partnership

At the beginning of 2019, EDHEC-Risk Institute and ETF established a partnership to provide academic insights on common themes of expertise: Passive Funds; ETFs, Smart Beta, Factor Investing etc, in Europe, Australasia and Australia more specifically.

EDHEC-Risk Institute welcomed in 2019 David Stevenson as new research associate in its team of 37 research associates, who provide direct links to the industry through their respective professional activities. He is a regular contributor to EDHEC-Risk Institute quarterly newsletter with opinion pieces in the Industry Analysis section.


ETF Stream Conferences involving EDHEC-Risk Participation:

BEYOND BETA EUROPE - 26 May 2020 - Paris: "Smart beta fixed income: A compelling idea in search of equally compelling evidence" with Riccardo Rebonato, Professor of Finance, EDHEC Business School, and Factor Investing Fixed Income Lead Expert, EDHEC-Risk Institute,

Big Call: ESG Investors Forum, 26 November 2019, London: "Green Investing: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" by Gianfranco Gianfrate, Professor of Finance, EDHEC Business School, and Sustainable Finance Lead Expert, EDHEC-Risk Institute.

Big Call: Fixed Income Forum, 23 September 2019: "The Development of Passive Investment in Europe: presentation of the results of the EDHEC-Risk European ETF Survey 2019"  by Riccardo Rebonato, Professor of Finance, EDHEC Business School, and Factor Investing Fixed Income Lead Expert, EDHEC-Risk Institute,


Beyond Beta Publications:

2nd issue (Q2 2020): "Safe and Sound: analysing smart beta during coronavirus turmoil"

1st issue (Q1 2020): "Emerging Markets Front and Centre"

4th issue (Q4 2019): "Green Revolution"

3rd issue (Q3 2019): "Fixed Income in Focus"

2rd issue (Q2 2019): "Riding out the Storm - The art of defensive investing smart beta"

1st issue (Q1 2019): "Doing the Right Thing?"