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MeDirect Bank discusses Thematic Funds during its eleventh webinar


MeDirect Bank is organising its eleventh webinar in this successful series of medirectalks.  Taking place on Thursday 16th December, the upcoming medirectalk will be discussing Thematic Funds. This event will take place online and it’s free of charge.

MeDirect will be working with BlackRock this time round. BlackRock is an American multinational investment management corporation based in New York. Founded in 1988, initially as a risk management and fixed income institutional asset manager, BlackRock is the world’s largest asset manager.

The main guest speaker will be AJ Ziegler, from BlackRock, who is the Vice President and leading Product Strategist within the Active Equities Group at BlackRock representing Global, Sector and Thematic equity strategies. Prior to this role, Mr Ziegler was a product strategist for the Fundamental Active Equity division of BlackRock’s Alpha Strategies Group based in the United States, providing a link between the US-based investment teams and client manager.

The main theme of this talk is Thematic Funds. We will be discussing the difference, if any, between thematic and sectoral investments. Thematic investing allows investors to pursue market exposure to specific ideas. AJ Ziegler will be focusing mainly on Technology Funds and Health Care. What are the common features of the funds that have these particular themes in their investment objectives? And when should thematic funds be included in portfolios?

This webinar will be held through WebEx and one will be required to input their email address and accept a disclaimer to join the event on the 16th of December at 18:00. Further information, can be found here: https://medirect.com.mt/invest/medirectalk


The information given during this seminar is being provided by BlackRock. The information contained in this talk is for general information purposes only and is neither intended to provide legal or other professional advice nor does it commit MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc to any obligation whatsoever. The information available during the seminar is not intended to be a suggestion, recommendation or solicitation to buy, hold or sell, any securities and is not guaranteed as to accuracy or completeness. The financial instruments discussed may not be suitable for all investors and investors must make their own informed decisions and seek their own advice regarding the appropriateness of investing in financial instruments or implementing strategies discussed herein.

The financial instruments discussed in this seminar may not be suitable for all investors and investors must make their own informed decisions and seek their own advice regarding the appropriateness of investing in financial instruments or implementing strategies discussed herein.

If you invest in any of the products discussed you may lose some or all of the money you invest. The value of your investment may go down as well as up. A commission or sales fee may be charged at the time of the initial purchase for an investment and may be deducted from the invested amount therefore lowering the size of your investment. Any income you get from this investment may go down as well as up. This product may be affected by changes in currency exchange rate movements thereby affecting your investment return therefrom. The performance figures quoted refer to the past and past performance is not a guarantee of future performance or a reliable guide to future performance. Any decision to invest in a mutual fund should always be based upon the details contained in the Prospectus and Key Investor Information Document (KIID), which may be obtained from MeDirect Bank (Malta) plc.

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