About Us

Syntax brings a unique perspective to investment management analytics and processes. Drawing on proprietary methodologies derived from the biotech industry, we define the DNA of companies and investment portfolios with pinpoint clarity. Through its financial analysis platform, Affinity, and its financial indices, Syntax empowers investors to meet their investment objectives with precision and accuracy.


Affinity™ transforms a complex financial data landscape into clear, actionable information.
Research Companies

See detailed exposure reports for thousands of individual stocks.

Screen Universes

Find companies that have target exposures from various equity universes.

Analyze Portfolios

Upload portfolio holdings to find hidden exposures across over 31 different lenses and more than 1,250 unique exposures.


Stratified Weight Indices

Syntax's proprietary Stratified Weight Indices unravel the inefficiencies embedded in capitalization weighted indices to present an optimal solution for balancing risk and reward.

Thematic Indices

Using proprietary Affinity analytics, Syntax develops Thematic Indices that capture emerging and evolving market trends with pinpoint accuracy in a timely fashion.

Benchmark Indices

Syntax has developed its own proprietary set of up-to-date Benchmark Indices that mirror the performance of the commonly used benchmarks.

ESG Indices

Syntax uses a vast array of data and proprietary data sets to develop a growing range of ESG, SRI, and SDG Indices that reflect prevailing responsible investment goals.

Tax Efficient Indices

Syntax uses proprietary tax loss harvesting algorithms to create Tax Efficient Indices without compromising overall performance objectives.

Custom Indices

Syntax works with a range of clients, including ETF issuers, institutions, and family offices to develop Custom Indices that precisely fit their needs.

Latest News and Research
Redefining Sector Neutral

Redefining Sector Neutral

  • Sector Neutral is a relative term implying a portfolio has sector weights equal to the benchmark.
  • Cap weighted indices often have sector weights that vary dramatically, with business risks often concentrated in a few sectors.  
  • We define Sector Neutral as portfolios where sectors and subsectors are equally weighted, in order to minimize business risk concentrations. 
  • By neutralizing sector risk in this way, a more robust and historically higher equity risk premium can be captured, particularly in times of stress. 
LOGICLY and Syntax Indices Announce Strategic Partnership

LOGICLY and Syntax Indices Announce Strategic Partnership

September 8, 2022 (New York, NY) – LOGICLY, a U.S. fintech company and leading provider of analytics and portfolio tools to the wealth management industry, today announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Syntax Indices, a leading index provider and financial analytics company. The partnership will create the first thematics-based, investor values-driven portfolio construction and management platform for wealth management firms and advisors.
Syntax Indices Appointed Data Provider for the Underlying Index of the L&G Metaverse ESG Exclusions UCITS ETF

Syntax Indices Appointed Data Provider for the Underlying Index of the L&G Metaverse ESG Exclusions UCITS ETF

New York, NY (September 8, 2022) – Syntax Indices (“Syntax”), a leading financial technology company, announced today that Syntax has been selected as the data provider by Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the UK's leading financial services groups and a major global investor, for the underlying index of the L&G Metaverse ESG Exclusions UCITS ETF. 
Passive Perspectives: Second Quarter 2022

Passive Perspectives: Second Quarter 2022

  • Sell-off intensifies in Q2 as persistent inflation raises recession risk 
  • 2000 Roadmap: Markets echo Dotcom unwind 
  • Defensive equities outperform, whereas demand wanes for the  inflation trade 
  • Despite heavy losses in June, market decline was quite orderly 

About Syntax

Syntax Indices operates one of the most sophisticated index development platforms available today. Backed by top level investment know-how and Syntax’s proprietary technologies, Syntax Indices is able to create indices that precisely match investment objectives.

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