Strategic Fintech & Digital Payments Sector Index

Why Exposure to this Index

Strategic Fintech & Digital Payments Sector Index measures the performance of companies that specialize in providing financial technology and digital payment products and services including cloud-based business software solutions and data analytics; Managed payments systems and solutions; and Blockchain and alternative currency systems.

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Index Name
Strategic Fintech & Digital Payments Sector Index
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Morgate Benchmarks Ltd
Weighting Method
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Index Overview

The Strategic Fintech & Digital Payments Sector Index Index seeks to provide total return by investing in a passively managed, concentrated portfolio of companies that engage in financial technology activities.

  • Designed to capitalize on the burgeoning megatrends that are disrupting the financial services and digital payments industry.
  • Targets companies in the US and developed markets that operate across two fintech sub-sectors, including:
    • Fintech Enterprise Solutions sub-sector: Includes companies that offer cloud-based financial services business software solutions, services, and data analytics to vertical markets (i.e., businesses where vendors serve a specific audience and their set of needs).
    • Fintech Integrated Platforms sub-sector: Includes companies that provide (i) managed payments systems and solutions, (ii) point-of-sale and business tools, (iii) software that is specific to vertical markets, (iv) financial services, or (v) blockchain and alternative currency systems.
  • Companies are initially identified by industry and sector, and are then further reviewed on the basis of operations related to fintech and digital payment activities.
  • The index is composed of the 50 or so largest eligible companies using float adjusted capitalization, and the largest companies make up a greater percentage of the overall portfolio.

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The information contained does not reflect the performance of any fund or account managed or serviced by Strategic Investments, and there is no guarantee that investors will experience the type of performance reflected above. There is no guarantee that any historical trend illustrated herein will be repeated in the future, and there is no way to predict precisely when such a trend will begin. There is no guarantee that any market forecast made in this commentary will be realized. The mention of specific securities is not a recommendation or solicitation for any person to buy, sell or hold any particular security and should not be relied upon as investment advice. The views and opinions in the preceding commentary are as of the date of publication and are subject to change without notice. This material represents an assessment of the market environment at a specific point in time, should not be relied upon as investment advice, is not intended to predict or depict performance of any investment and does not constitute a recommendation or an offer for a particular security. We consider the information in this presentation to be accurate, but we do not represent that it is complete or should be relied upon as the sole source of suitability for investment.