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Webinars Is Your Portfolio Ready to Level-Up with Video Gaming Companies?

May 27, 2021
11:00 AM US ET
60 MIN

Speaker(s)

  • Ed Lopez
    Ed Lopez
    Head of ETF Product
  • John Patrick Lee, CFA
    John Patrick Lee, CFA
    Product Manager

Summary

Video games experienced a breakout year in 2020. Digital game sales are continuously breaking records, and industry revenues have continued to hit all-time highs for the last few years.1

Two key trends – mobile gaming and recurrent consumer spending – are pushing revenues higher and accelerating growth for companies participating. Mobile gaming now represents the largest and fastest-growing platform by revenues.Publishers have embraced new business models, namely the “game as service” model, to accelerate growth through recurrent in-game spending.

VanEck’s Ed Lopez, Head of ETF Product and John Patrick Lee, Product Manager, will discuss the how these trends are reshaping the video gaming industry, and how video game companies fit into a diversified portfolio.

  • How mobile revenues are now the largest source of revenues for the industry2
  • Why recurrent consumer spending is boosting revenues
  • How allocating can provide the potential for alpha generation

Important Definitions & Disclosures

DISCLOSURES

1Source: Newzoo 2020

2Source: SuperData, a Nielsen Company. Data as of 2019

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