We Design, Develop and License Thematic Indexes

ICONICBETA, Inc. is a collaborative group of innovators who passionately believe in doing things differently. Our uncommon approach of combining the quantitative framework of systematic indexing, with the expertise and networks of theme relevant cultural icons, and thought leaders, allows us to identify new and dynamic market opportunities. We are headquartered in New York City and have representation in Los Angeles, Frankfurt and Tokyo.

Quincy Jones

FOUNDING AMBASSADOR AND STRATEGIC ADVISOR
Mr. Jones, with a career spanning over 70 years has made an outstanding contribution to the music, media and entertainment business. He holds 35 Honorary Doctorates and Academic Awards from universities such as Harvard, Princeton and Julliard; garnered 79 GRAMMY® nominations and 27 GRAMMY® awards, produced the best-selling song and album of all time; and is one of only 18 EGOT holders in history. Jones is also a devoted and active philanthropist. AWARDS AND HONORS.PDF

Somer Hatano

ASIA PACIFIC DISTRIBUTION
Somer Hatano is a Japanese investment industry expert and Japan lead at ICONICBETA, Inc. She is a former Associate at Morgan Stanley in Tokyo and Director at Citi Group Global Markets in New York where she managed capital raising efforts for hedge fund clients in Japan. She is a managing partner at Soleil Global Advisors and founding member of the Financial Women of Japan Initiative.

Ray Shirazi

LEGAL COUNSEL
Ray Shirazi is a Partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP. Ray advised on the ICONICBETA and QUINCY100™ regulatory and legal framework. He is the founder of Cadwalader’s market-leading equity structured products practice and is considered one of the top structured products and derivatives lawyers in America by a number of leading legal publications. He received his J.D. from The University of California at Los Angeles.

Prof. Alan Krueger

QUINCY100™ INDEX COMMITTEE OBSERVER
Alan Krueger is an Economics Professor at Princeton University. He served as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors and Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy under President Barack Obama. He is among the 50 highest ranked economists in the world according to IDEAS/RePEc. Prof. Krueger is also the Founder of the Music Industry Research Association. IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER DISLCAIMER – The QUINCY100 is overseen by an Index Committee managed by Solactive AG ("Solactive"), Solactive is responsible for decisions regarding the composition of the QUINCY100 as well as any amendments to the rules governing the QUINCY100. As an Index Committee Observer, Professor Alan Krueger’s role is limited to observe and comment on the QUINCY100 methodology and he does not have any voting rights or other authority on the Index Committee or with respect to changes to the Index methodology or the calculation or maintenance of the QUINCY100. Professor Krueger is not involved with quality control or assurance of the QUINCY100, including any knowledge of errors in the QUINCY100 methodology, and disclaims all liability relating to the QUINCY100.

Donna Nairi

CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Donna Nairi is the Founder and CEO of ICONICBETA, Inc. She is a former structurer at RBS Securities and Sempra Energy Trading in Hong Kong, London and New York. Donna has pioneered a number of global thematic and ESG strategies. Her mission is to help humanize the public equity markets and is passionate towards helping solve financial illiteracy issues around the world. She was born in Aberdeen, Scotland and holds an M.A. in Economics from the University of Dundee and Stevens Institute of Technology, USA.

Peter Lindström, CFA

HEAD OF SUSTAINABLE INVESTING
Peter Lindström is a sustainable investing specialist with extensive experience in aligning strategies and investment products for ESG and impact purposes. Peter was previously with Sustainalytics, a global leader in ESG and corporate governance research. Peter graduated with a M.Sc. in Economics at the Aalto University School of Business and a CEMS Masters in International Management in Helsinki, Finland. He is a CFA Charterholder and member of the CFA Society and Sustainable Investing Group.

Gabriel Hammond

QUINCY100™ INDEX COMMITTEE OBSERVER
Gabriel Hammond is the Founder of Alerian, a leading provider of energy infrastructure market intelligence, and creator of the very first MLP Index, The Alerian MLP Index. Gabriel also founded the SteelPath MLP mutual funds, a company that was sold to Oppenheimer Funds. The entertainment business has also been a large part of Gabriel's life, having founded an American film production, financing and distribution company. His company has distributed more than 25 feature films and Gabriel is a member of the Producers Guild of America. Gabriel is also pursuing his doctorate in psychology at Harvard University. In his spare time he enjoys surfing, skiing and mountain biking. IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER DISLCAIMER – The QUINCY100 is overseen by an Index Committee managed by Solactive AG ("Solactive"), Solactive is responsible for decisions regarding the composition of the QUINCY100 as well as any amendments to the rules governing the QUINCY100. As an Index Committee Observer, Gabriel Hammond’s role is limited to observe and comment on the QUINCY100 methodology and he does not have any voting rights or other authority on the Index Committee or with respect to changes to the Index methodology or the calculation or maintenance of the QUINCY100. Gabriel is not involved with quality control or assurance of the QUINCY100, including any knowledge of errors in the QUINCY100 methodology, and disclaims all liability relating to the QUINCY100.

Jim Wiandt

INDEX ENGINEERING
Jim Wiandt is the Founder of ETF.com and ETF Report. He founded IndexUniverse.com in 2001, creating a central hub for information and analysis on indexes, index funds and ETFs. Jim leads the QUINCY100™ Index Observation Committee. He is one of the organizers of ETF Donostia, a gathering of ETF and index industry leaders that the Financial Times named the “Davos of the ETF industry”, and is a self proclaimed foodie and indexing geek.

Adam Fell

INDEX STRATEGY
Adam Fell is the President of Quincy Jones Productions, Inc., and thought leader for the QUINCY100™. Adam worked together with the team to focus the index theme on "streaming" content. Adam has over a decade of experience operating in the heart of the global music and entertainment business. He holds a B.A. from UC Berkeley and serves on the International Advisory Board of the Montreux Jazz Festival.

Peter Muller

QUINCY100™ INDEX COMMITTEE OBSERVER
Peter Muller is the Founder and CEO of PDT Partners, LLC, a leading quantitative investment firm. Math, music, and investing have always been a large part of Peter’s life. In addition to serving on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Investment Management, he is on the boards of Math for America and Berklee College of Music. As a pianist/singer-songwriter, Peter has released three albums of original music and performs regularly in New York City with his trio. In his spare time, he has created more than a dozen crossword puzzles for the New York Times, runs a monthly music-based crossword contest at pmxwords.com, and is a devoted and active philanthropist. IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER DISLCAIMER – The QUINCY100 is overseen by an Index Committee managed by Solactive AG ("Solactive"), Solactive is responsible for decisions regarding the composition of the QUINCY100 as well as any amendments to the rules governing the QUINCY100. As an Index Committee Observer, Peter Muller’s role is limited to observe and comment on the QUINCY100 methodology and he does not have any voting rights or other authority on the Index Committee or with respect to changes to the Index methodology or the calculation or maintenance of the QUINCY100. Peter is not involved with quality control or assurance of the QUINCY100, including any knowledge of errors in the QUINCY100 methodology, and disclaims all liability relating to the QUINCY100.

Trusted Partners and Advisors

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has long been at the forefront of the financial markets. Our clients come to us for our creativity and history of developing new financial products. Cadwalader is proud to have represented ICONICBETA, Inc. on the QUINCY100™ project.

www.cadwalader.com

Solactive AG

Since its founding in 2007, Solactive has grown to be one of the market leaders in the indexing industry. The German index provider focuses on tailor-made indices across all asset classes, which are developed, calculated and distributed worldwide.

www.solactive.com

FactSet Research Systems Inc.

FactSet creates data and software solutions for tens of thousands of investment professionals around the world, providing instant access to financial data and analytics that investors use to make crucial investment decisions. FactSet combines hundreds of databases from industry-leading suppliers with their clients’ own proprietary data to deliver a one-stop source for financial information.

www.factset.com

Quincy Jones Productions, Inc.

Quincy Jones Productions, Inc. (“QJP”) is the business affiliate of music and entertainment mogul, Quincy Jones, and is based in Los Angeles, California. QJP’s five main divisions include, but are not limited to; artist management, licensing and endorsements, live production, international joint ventures, and investments. The company manages a diverse roster of touring and studio GRAMMY ® Award winning musicians.

www.quincyjones.com

Wuersch & Gering LLP

Wuersch & Gering LLP is an international boutique law firm dedicated to providing legal services to domestic and international clients who seek creative and practical solutions for conventional as well as complex legal matters.  Clients range from institutional to start-up ventures, with mandates covering  a broad range of activities, including; capital markets, technology, media, biotechnology, fine arts and more.

www.wg-law.com

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