ETF 360 Conference Helps Financial Advisors Navigate Changing Industry Landscape

Christian Magoon Co-Chairs ETF Summit and Hosts Panels on New Investment Opportunities

Oct 26, 2010, 09:00 ET from Magoon Capital

LISLE, Ill., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Christian Magoon, founder of Magoon Capital and a recognized industry thought leader on finance and market issues, recently co-chaired the successful "ETF 360 Conference: Investing Strategies for Advisors."  The conference provided advisors with new insights into the evolving marketplace for exchange traded funds as many advisors become increasingly sophisticated in their use of these investment products.

"The dramatic growth of ETFs has opened new markets to advisors and their clients, while advancing the types of investment strategies and tactics available for the average portfolio," said Mr. Magoon. "ETF 360 represented a tremendous forum for discussion, and I was very pleased to participate as co-chair."

The summit was hosted by Financial Planning, On Wall Street and Bank Investment in New York and attracted more than 275 participants. Mr. Magoon moderated two panel discussions, "Hedging Your Portfolio: Maximum Impact Strategies for Total Return," and "Emerging Markets: An Explosion of Choice."

"The ETF industry continues to quickly evolve. Equipping advisors to navigate and identify opportunities for their clients and practices is an important responsibility," Mr. Magoon added. "I look forward to continuing to participate in events such as the ETF 360 Conference and partnering with industry leaders to help advisors and investors obtain optimal results."

An experienced strategist, Mr. Magoon has helped raise more than $40 billion for asset managers since the mid-1990s in various product structures including ETFs, separately managed accounts, closed-end funds (CEFs) and unit investment trusts (UITs). Prior to forming Magoon Capital in 2010, he was President of Guggenheim Funds Distributors, formerly Claymore Securities, where he built one of the fastest growing and most innovative ETF businesses in the country. Mr. Magoon consistently provides his industry insights and knowledge as a commentator in the U.S. media speaking publicly on macro investment issues and ETF related topics. In 2008, he was named by Institutional Investor News as one of the five people to watch in the U.S. ETF marketplace. Mr. Magoon also regularly provides his unfiltered perspective on ETFs and other investment topics at

To speak with Mr. Magoon, or inquire about his availability for public speaking opportunities, please contact Amiee Watts at 973-784-0025 or

About Magoon Capital

Magoon Capital is a consulting and private investment firm founded to provide strategic counsel and initiate business development in the financial industry, with a focus on asset management-related companies. CEO Christian Magoon is a widely recognized thought leader on finance and market issues. His mission is to support industry growth, while helping individual investors better navigate the changing market landscape. Leveraging industry knowledge and relationships, Magoon Capital turns business challenges into opportunities. For more information, please visit


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