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Guillermo Cano

Guillermo Cano
Executive Director, Equity Solutions

About the Contributor

Guillermo Cano is an Executive Director on the Equity Solutions team, focused on working with asset owners on global and factor index strategies. Previously, he held several roles at FTSE Russell, including Director of Alternatively Weighted Indexes for the Americas and Europe. Guillermo holds an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Washington and a BA in Music and Business Administration from the University of Miami.

Blog posts by Guillermo Cano

  1. As interest in ESG investing continues to grow, so does the number of actively managed strategies that integrate environmental, social and governance considerations into their investment processes. However, institutional investors and managers have been benchmarking many of these ESG-tilted strategies against standard market-cap-weighted indexes. While these indexes provide a broad basis for evaluating performance, they lack the ability to provide the insights that might be gained from ESG-focused benchmarks.

  2. Investors have long sought equity indexes to measure exposure to the U.S. market and size segments such as large-, mid- and small-capitalization stocks.

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