Similar to Mergent, XTF is a company that is a part of London Stock Exchange Group’s Information Services Division. XTF delivers a comprehensive suite of reference and analytics data across exchange traded funds (ETFs) to help investors research and evaluate the multiasset class ETF market. Currently, XTF covers 100% of the U.S. ETF market, which is over 1,800 ETFs, and is currently expanding its coverage into Europe and Asia. Its data is sourced from fund sponsors, custodians, and exchanges with updates being made daily and monthly. The data goes back over 15 years with fund level data going as far back as 2001 and portfolio holding data going back as far as 2007. XTF’s robust analytics provide ratings for ETFs and allow users to classify ETFs by geography, asset/sector objective, investment philosophy, and index composition. The 3 main uses of XTF, whether an investor or student, are to inform investment decisions, conduct industry and product analysis, and build research and portfolio tools.