Thematic Investing (Medical Cannabis, eSports, Bitcoin) - 22nd January 2020

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The Goring

Beeston Place

London

SW1W 0JW

United Kingdom

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Sales Have Ended

Registrations are closed
Thank you for applying to attend the Thematic Investing Strategy Briefing. Please note that your registration is an application to attend and does not guarantee admission. You will be informed in due course via email from the organisers as to whether your application has been successful or not. Priority will be given to investment professionals at discretionary fund managers, funds of funds, multi-managers, hedge funds, pension funds / endowments, family offices, private banks, private client wealth managers and IFA groups. **The automated email immediately following registration is not confirmation of your place**
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THEMATIC INVESTING BREAKFAST BRIEFING

- Wednesday 22nd January 2020
- The Goring, Beeston Place, London SW1W 0JW
- Breakfast/morning event (08:15 - 10:50)

The event will explore the topic of Thematic Investing with an emphasis on implementation via exchange-traded funds.

It will provide delegates with an opportunity to hear from ETF issuers on three of the most compelling and innovative investment themes of our time: Medical Cannabis, Video Gaming & eSports, and Bitcoin.

As well as exploring the underlying investment stories and fundamental drivers powering these themes, our presenters will consider valuations, risk characteristics, correlations, factor exposures, and portfolio strategy.

Agenda
08:15 - 09:00
Registration & networking

09:00 - 09:05
Welcome introduction

09:05 - 09:30
Narwan Butt, Portfolio Manager, Purpose Investments
The Budding Cannabis Industry Hits Europe: A Q&A session
- Cannabis: A global growth opportunity
- Understanding cannabis: A burgeoning industry
- Investing in cannabis: portfolio characteristics

09:30 - 09:55
Ahmet Dagli, International Business Development, UK Wealth Managers, VanEck
Invest in the Future of Sport: Video Gaming Evolution and the Rise of eSports
- What is eSports? Who is involved? Why now?
- Industry fundamentals and alpha opportunity
- Pure-play portfolio design and construction

09:55 - 10:20
Jason Guthrie, Head of Capital Markets, Europe, WisdomTree
Bitcoin: A Unique Asset Class
- Why bitcoin is interesting
- Why an ETF makes sense for investors
- How bitcoin looks in a portfolio alongside other assets classes

10:20 - 10:50
Networking

Venue
The event will be held in the Garden Room at The Goring, a 5-star hotel in the heart of Belgravia, a short walk from Victoria and Hyde Park Corner tube stations.

Audience
The event is aimed at investment professionals, including portfolio managers, investment advisors, wealth managers, private bankers and fund analysts from FoFs/Multi-managers, DFMs, hedge funds, family offices, private banks, private client wealth managers and IFA groups.

Participation is subject to approval.

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ETF Strategy

www.etfstrategy.com

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The Goring

Beeston Place

London

SW1W 0JW

United Kingdom

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