We are dedicated to financial advisors, sophisticated private clients and institutional investors helping them to benefit from advanced indexing solutions, develop smart beta ETF portfolio strategies and stay connected with relevant ETP industry trends.


We are a private and independent research provider and business consultants helping our clients to navigate successful in the fast growing global ETP & indexing jungle and benefit from the ETP-associated opportunities.

Founded in spring 2009, ETF Radar is a high-performance boutique which provides comprehensive investor intelligence as well as fundamental research solutions strongly focused on the exchange traded funds business. The founder team includes Martin Raab and Sebastian Stahn, both ambitious investment professionals with deep passion for  financial markets, portfolio management, derivatives and ETFs.

We have been the publisher of the ETF Radar Magazine, one of the world’s first exchange-traded funds magazine covering the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The start-up publication reached within one year more than 12’500 readers. After four years of high-class ETF content production and market analysis, the editorial team switched its capabilites towards fee-based research publications.

Today, ETF Radar‘s services are designed for investors of all levels who are seeking to stay up-to-date with the increasingly becoming complex Exchange Traded Products and indexing landscape and what to benefit from the opportunities the passive investment approach and alternative beta strategies (“beyond smart beta”) offers.

ETPHQ and it’s news streams (also via Twitter on @etphq) focus on the actionable details that really matter in the thousands of news stories, research articles and PR messages that are released day in and day out. Also, ETF Radar’s founders have recently became authors of Wiley Finance’s book “Beyond Smart Beta”.

MartinRaabMartin Raab, CAIA

ETF & Indexing Business Consulting

«Get insights about what matters most and benefit from our unique network across the global ETP industry.»

In the financial business since 1996, Martin is an internationally recognized expert in ETFs & Indexing. He frequently publishes articles and research work about investing, asset management, product development ideas and financial regulation for leading publications including POLITICO, TheStreet, Weltwoche and proudly directs the editorial team of Switzerland’s leading financial magazine payoff, advises leading consulting firms (including McKinsey & Company) on ETF topics and moderates selected conference panels and awards. Martin, jury member of the annual ETF Awards, co-authors the Exchange Traded Products & Indexing Guide” since its first release in summer 2013. Also, he has been highly regarded for his executive accomplishments in the areas of private equity and cross-border wealth management. Martin holds the FINRA Series 65 and is a Chartered Alternative Analyst (CAIA). He shares his time together with his wife and the family between Switzerland and the United States, having a passion for the Swiss and Bavarian Alps, Florida’s gulf coast and the Carolinas.
SebastianStahnCFASebastian Stahn, CFA

ETF Portofolio Strategies Consulting

«Our clear focus is to deliver actionable strategies utilizing advanced portfolio management models and a smart blending of active and passive strategies.»

After completing successfully his education as a banking specialist in 2006, Sebastian has studied business administration at the University of Applied Sciences Landshut and the Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge. He is passionated about portfolio management and financial markets and dedicated his education and research focus particularly to the areas of ETFs and Indexing. As a CFA charter holder and Senior Portfolio Manager of several mutual funds and mandates, Sebastian is specialized in absolute-return and portfolio insurance concepts and is a renowned expert in terms of efficient, forecast-free and rules-based investment strategies. Also, he consults the New York Stock Exchange on various smart beta and indexing projects. His spare time he enjoys with his wife and the family. He is a passionated soccer player too.