What is total cost of ownership (TCO) and how should it be included in your due diligence process? I sat down with Robert Forsyth III, Head of SPDR Americas Client Enablement Group and Colin Ireland, Head of SPDR Americas Institutional & Home Office Strategy to discuss the components that go into TCO and how you should think about it before selecting an ETF.

  • The two components of TCO (:35)
  • How should institutional investors approach TCO? (02:50)
  • Should premium/discount be included in TCO? (03:50)
  • Do investors have to look at all components of the TCO equation? (05:45)

How to Calculate TCO

To learn more about TCO, please visit spdrs.com/totalcost.

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