March 24, 2021

March 24, 2021 | Adviser News


Why consider thematic investing in 2021?

Profound transformations are taking place in the global economy as digitization becomes universal and environmental threats, societal anxieties, and regulation gain ever greater prominence. Investors are therefore beginning to focus on the risks these transformations pose to business as usual, as well as the coming response of policymakers. Embedded within these shifts are generational opportunities for investors willing to take a differentiated approach.


Profound transformations are taking place in the global economy as digitization becomes universal and environmental threats, societal anxieties, and regulation gain ever greater prominence. Investors are therefore beginning to focus on the risks these transformations pose to business as usual, as well as the coming response of policymakers. Embedded within these shifts are generational opportunities for investors willing to take a differentiated approach.

Zurich Investments’ Global Thematic investment strategy combines an innovative approach with a time-tested process. If you believe the future will look very different from today then it makes sense to construct your portfolios accordingly.

To learn more about how the portfolio team consider key issues such as sustainability in their process, hear from Portfolio Manager, Steve Wreford below:


The world is undergoing a sea change—straining under the stresses of globalization and demographics, inequality and environmental challenges, as well as the disruptive impact of technology. The Thematic approach looks to benefit from the opportunities provided by these structural shifts.

Speak to your Zurich representative today, or visit our website to learn how the Global Thematic Share Fund or the new Global Thematic Focus Fund might suit your client’s portfolios.

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