WisdomTree enriches its range of thematic ETFs with the WisdomTree Blockchain UCITS ETF strategy

WisdomTree, the issuer of listed index funds (ETFs) and exchange traded products (ETPs), has announced the launch of the WisdomTree Blockchain UCITS ETF (WBLK). Listed on the Börse Xetra and Borsa Italiana, WBLK aims to track the price and return, gross of management fees, of the WisdomTree Blockchain UCITS index. The total ETF for this ETF is 0.45%. WLBK will be listed on the London Stock Exchange on 14 September 2022.

The index was developed by WisdomTree, a company known for its innovative capabilities and historical track record in indexing. It is designed to gain exposure to the performance of companies specializing in blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies, while still being compliant with WisdomTree’s ESG criteria.

This ETF complements the exposed range of single cryptocurrencies and cryptocurrency baskets already available on WisdomTree. It is another way for investors to gain exposure to the potential growth of digital assets and blockchain infrastructure.

WBLK represents a new milestone in WisdomTree’s digital asset experience, which began with the launch of one of the world’s first ETPs offering physical exposure to a digital asset in 2019. This experience was subsequently consolidated by building a global team specialized in assets. and collaborating with leaders of the blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem. It is combined with WisdomTree’s knowledge and experience in creating award-winning themed ETFs.

“WBLK combines our expertise in indexing with our deep understanding of digital asset and blockchain ecosystems. It offers investors pure exposure to the disruptive technology megatrend,” added Alexis Marinof, Head of Europe at WisdomTree. “This ETF is a natural evolution of our award-winning thematic ETF platform and has strong synergies with our digital asset ETP platform. Blockchain is a transformative technology that has the potential to revolutionize certain industries and to facilitate the creation of new business models. the potential applications of this technology are limitless and we expect to see new use cases for blockchain in the coming decades. “

WBLK is the eighth ETF in WisdomTree’s thematic stock lineup which has $ 1.1 billion in assets under management. It is the third launched in 2022 with WisdomTree Recycling Decarbonisation UCITS ETF (WRCY) and WisdomTree New Economy Real Estate UCITS ETF (WTRE).

WBLK is registered for sale in Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

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