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Thematic Portfolios

Invest in the trends you think will change the world without exposing your money to unnecessary risk.

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Diversify your investment plan

Diversify your investment plan

Expose your investments to new sectors that aren’t available in most balanced portfolios

Invest in promising long-term trends

Invest in promising long-term trends

Invest in trends that are here to possibly change the world and grow in the long run

Stay true to your risk preferences

Stay true to your risk preferences

Maximise your thematic exposure while keeping your risk under control

Get professionally-crafted portfolios

Get professionally-crafted portfolios

Our investment team has researched hundreds of ETFs and stress-tested dozens of portfolios so that you don’t have to

This is thematic investing, but with risk that you can actually measure

This is thematic investing, but with risk that you can actually measure

Thematic investing can generally be very risky. That’s why we took the uncertainty out of it by designing portfolios that maximise your thematic exposure only as much as your risk preference allows.

This way, you can get exposure to the themes that you have convictions about without having to worry about overexposing your money to risk.

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Our Thematic Portfolios

We’ve identified three themes that have the potential to transform the world. Which ones will you put your money behind?

Technology Enablers

Technology Enablers

How the world operates is constantly evolving, and new core technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Robotics are behind it all.

When you choose Technology Enablers, you invest in:

  • Artificial Intelligence

  • Blockchain

  • Cloud Computing

  • Robotics

  • Semiconductors

The Future of Consumer Tech

The Future of Consumer Tech

Thanks to consumer technology, the way we live, move, and connect with others has completely changed in the last decade. And it’s just the beginning.

When you choose The Future of Consumer Tech, you invest in:

  • E-commerce

  • Fintech

  • Gaming

  • Internet

  • Future of Mobility

  • Social Media

Healthcare Innovation

Healthcare Innovation

Even before COVID-19, healthcare around the world has been advancing rapidly - changing the way we stay healthy, get treatment and recover.

When you choose Healthcare Innovation, you invest in:

  • Biotech

  • Genomics

  • Medical Devices

  • Pharmaceuticals

Access the world’s best fund managers in thematic investing

The ETFs in our Thematic Portfolios are managed by some of the top fund managers in the world. They’re well-diversified, giving you exposure to hundreds of promising companies across various emerging sectors.

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Thematic investing isn’t about small wins. It’s about the changes that will stay and grow in the long term.

There are the cyclical trends that come and go with seasons, headlines, and the markets. And then there are structural trends that will fundamentally change the world as we know it.

Are you ready to put capital towards major future drivers of growth?

Put money behind your convictions with Thematic Portfolios

Download the StashAway app to set up and start investing in your Thematic Portfolios. If you would like to learn more, refer to our FAQs or reach out to our team.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do Thematic Portfolios fit into my financial plan?

Thematic Portfolios can be a strong addition to a core investment strategy. Thematic Portfolios have a lot of long-term equity exposure, making them a great way to add diversification to your existing investment plan. Thematic Portfolios are higher risk compared to our General Investing portfolios. This means that they’re certainly not a replacement for a balanced retirement plan and other savings plans, but they do have the potential to complement long-term financial plans. If you’re a starting investor we recommend you take a look at our General Investing portfolio

What are Thematic Portfolios?

Thematic Portfolios are a long-term investment product which allows you to invest in what you believe could transform the world. They are aimed to maximise exposure to promising long-term trends within your risk preference. Thematic Portfolios are grouped around different promising trends and are composed of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as balancing assets (non-thematic instruments). You can learn more here.

What are the fees involved in Thematic Portfolios?

Our annual management fee for Thematic Portfolios ranges between 0.2% and 0.8%, average expense ratio charged by ETF fund managers is 0.52%. However, there's no minimum investment amount and no subscription, switching, and rebalancing fees. Learn more about our pricing here.

What does ‘balancing assets’ mean?

When you create Thematic Portfolios with StashAway, you choose the StashAway Risk Index (SRI). Based on the risk you select, we’ll maximise your exposure to the themes and add the so-called balancing assets as the remainder. Balancing assets are the non-thematic instruments included in your Thematic Portfolios to ensure your risk levels are under control.

How are the thematic ETFs selected?

Our investment team has narrowed down hundreds of the world's best thematic ETFs by analysing three criteria. How efficiently the fund is managed by evaluating their tracking error versus the target asset class, how cost-efficient the fund is (total expense ratio), and how easy it is to redeem and invest into the fund (liquidity).