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On February 27, 2024 the SEC issued an approval Order permitting long/short investment strategies with the Blue Tractor semi-transparent ETF wrapper.  The Blue Tractor Shielded Alpha®  ETF wrapper is the only semi-transparent wrapper with this feature.

Review the SEC announcement PDF here.

Flexible Transparency with the Blue Tractor ETF Wrapper

Blue Tractor was honored to join Summit Global Investments (“SGI”) at the Nasdaq exchange in Times Square, New York City, when Dave Harden, CEO rang the closing bell to celebrate the launch of the SGI Dynamic Tactical ETF (ticker: DYTA), the first Fund of Funds semi-transparent ETF.

Blue Tractor Group today announced it has entered into a licensing agreement with F/m Investments (“F/m”), an affiliate of The Diffractive Managers Group, a multi-affiliate asset manager and centralized distribution platform whose affiliates manage more than $20 Billion in total AUM .

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Blue Tractor transforms the ETF paradigm and offers an active portfolio manager the ability to run their ETF as transparent and semi-transparent.  Read the recent Ignites/Financial Times Article  to learn more.


Nasdaq recently interviewed us about the Top 10 questions Blue Tractor gets from active portfolio managers, RIAs and wealth managers about navigating the semi-transparent ETF space.  Read the engaging 3-installment interview here.

Blue Tractor Group is delighted to announce it took home winner’s hardware last week in New York City at the prestigious ETF Express U.S. Awards 2022. Competing against five competitors in the semi-transparent ETF category, Blue Tractor’s Shielded Alpha® structure garnered substantial industry support and was tapped as the Favorite Semi-Transparent ETF Model for the U.S. ETF market.

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Hennessy Advisors, Inc. (NASDAQ: HNNA) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Stance Capital and Red Gate Advisers whereby NYSE: STNC, an actively managed semi-transparent ESG ETF, will be reorganized to become a series of the Hennessy Funds Trust & is re-named the Hennessy Stance ESG Large Cap ETF.  Hennessy Advisors, Inc. will become the investment advisor. 

Blue Tractor Group – a leader in the semi-transparent actively managed ETF space – today announced that it has entered into a licencing agreement with Summit Global Investments, LLC (“SGI”), with the intention to launch a Shielded Alpha® ETF later this year. Founded by Dave Harden, SGI is a $2 Billion, employee-owned, investment manager headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

Blue Tractor Group – a leader in the burgeoning semi-transparent actively managed ETF space – today announced that it has entered into a strategic relationship with FLX Networks, the innovative network revolutionizing the engagement experience between asset and wealth managers.

Stance Capital, Red Gate Advisers and The RBB Fund today launched the Stance Equity ESG Large Cap Core ETF (NYSE: STNC), the first semi-transparent actively managed ESG ETF powered by Blue Tractor.

Blue Tractor is pleased to announce that today the SEC issued an Order approving the use of custom baskets for the Blue Tractor ETF wrapper.


Review the SEC Order here. Review Blue Tractor's Custom Basket filing here.

Red Gate Advisers, LLC announces its formation as a multi-boutique investment advisor and is excited to launch its first fund, the Stance Equity ESG Large Cap Core ETF (the “Fund”), via a licensing agreement with Blue Tractor Group, LLC. The Fund will be administered by The RBB Fund, Inc. Series Trust.