ETF Securities has bolstered its Ucits ETF offering with the launch of three new funds, the company has announced.
The new ETFs will be part of the firm’s ‘Future Present’ technology range, which was launched in October 2014 and holds funds such as the Robo Global Robotics and Automation fund.
The first new launch, the ETFS Battery Value-Chain Go Ucits ETF, is designed to track the Solactive Battery Value-Chain Index.
The index aims to track the performance of companies that are providers of certain electrochemical energy storage technologies and mining companies that produce metals used to manufacture batteries.
The second ETF, the ETFS Pharma Breakthrough Go Ucits ETF, is set to capitalise on revenue growth in global pharmaceutical companies.
The ETF will track the Solactive Pharma Breakthrough Value Index, which aims to track the performance of companies that actively engage in the research and development and/or manufacturing of orphan drugs, which are designed to treat rare diseases and disorders.
The third ETF, the ETFS E-commerce Logistics Go Ucits ETF, will track the Solactive E-commerce Logistics Index – which aims to track the performance of logistics service providers and tech companies who are engaged in e-commerce.
Commenting on the launches, ETF Securities’ CEO of Canvas, ETF Securities’ Ucits platform, Howie Li said: 'These new additions to our technology range address exciting facets of changes in healthcare, energy storage and commerce.
'We expect the new range of ETFs to be attractive to investors that are looking for potential growth opportunities that capture the progress being made in these emerging industries.'