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VanEck Vectors® Video Gaming and eSports ETF
From home consoles to sold-out stadiums, watch a short video about the growth and evolution of video games and esports. Learn more about the trends driving the potential opportunity for investing in esports.
Competitive video gaming audience expected to reach 454 million people globally in 2019, driven in part by rising population of digital natives.1
Esports revenue growth has increased almost 40% yearly since 2015.2
Reflects convergence of entertainment, video gaming, sports, and media businesses.
1Newzoo Global esports Market Report, 2019
2Newzoo Global esports Market Report, 2017, 2018, 2019. 2019 is projected.
Index captures the largest companies that primarily generate revenues from video gaming and esports.
Targeted index allows for high relative exposures to pure-play companies driving transformation in the industry, with top 10 names comprising over 60% of the portfolio weight.
May offer portfolio diversification away from technology giants like Apple, Google, and Microsoft through targeted and pure-play exposure.
NINTENDO CO LTD
TENCENT HOLDINGS LTD
ACTIVISION BLIZZARD INC
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES
ELECTRONIC ARTS INC
TAKE-TWO INTERACTIVE SOFTWRE
NAMCO BANDAI HOLDINGS INC
*Top 10 holdings of ESPO as of 5/31/2019.
These are not a recommendation to buy or sell any security.
Security and holdings may vary.
Head of ETF Product Ed Lopez looks at what’s driving the investment opportunity presented by video gaming and esports and the exposure offered by the VanEck Vectors Video Gaming and eSports ETF (ESPO).
Learn more about ESPO and the high growth potential of the global video gaming and esports industry.
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