(Bloomberg) -- Transamerica, the U.S. annuity provider owned by Aegon, is turning to BlackRock to offer ETFs that weigh factors other than a stock’s market capitalization.

The so-called smart-beta ETFs from BlackRock can account for value, quality, momentum and size when picking securities, the annuity provider said in a statement. The three new investment options will be sub-advised by BlackRock, while Transamerica is the investment manager.

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