S-Network Global Indexes, Inc. is a publisher and developer of proprietary and custom indexes. Founded in 1997, S-Network publishes over 200 indexes, which serve as the underlying portfolios for financial products with approximately USD 7 billion in assets under management. S-Network indexes, which are supported by a state-of-the-art technology platform, are known for their transparency and efficiency.
S-Network is a leader in socially responsible investment, publishing best-practice benchmark indexes in collaboration with Thomson Reuters. S-Network published the first global alternative energy and water indexes, which today serve as the recognized benchmarks for those sectors worldwide. In addition to publishing socially responsible indexes, S-Network produces proprietary environmental, social and governance ratings on nearly 5,000 public companies worldwide.
S-Network publishes a comprehensive suite of benchmark indexes covering US, European, Pacific Basin and emerging markets companies and mirroring the performance characteristics of the most popular indexes. The benchmark series offers detailed historical data, including daily constituent level data, from December 31, 1999 to the present. S-Network benchmarks serve as starting universes for smart beta indexes, as institutional-quality performance benchmarks, and as bases for Separately Managed Accounts.
S-Network is a prominent provider of smart beta indexes that incorporate standard market statistics as well as unique and highly specialized proprietary data sets derived from non-traditional sources. Smart beta indexes developed by S-Network embrace powerful single-factor models as well as complex multi-factor models that incorporate over 200 discrete factors. All indexes developed by S-Network address and resolve issues such as liquidity, investability and index turnover characteristics.
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