MV Index Solutions Launches BlueStar Global Online Gambling, Video Gaming and eSports Index and BlueStar Israel Infrastructure Index

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FRANKFURT, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MV Index Solutions GmbH (MVIS®) today announced the launch of the BlueStar Global Online Gambling, Video Gaming and eSports Index (ticker: BVGOG) and the BlueStar Israel Infrastructure Index (ticker: BILIN).

The BlueStar Global Online Gambling, Video Gaming and eSports Index (ticker: BVGOG) tracks the performance of global companies active in the online gambling, video gaming and esports segment. The index includes companies that generate at least 50% of their revenue from online gaming platforms or related software; development of video games and related software or hardware such as computer processors and graphics cards used in video game systems, controllers, headsets and game consoles; streaming services or video games and/or hardware for use in eSports events or are involved in eSports events such as league operators, teams, distributors and platforms.

“We are delighted to announce the launch of the BlueStar Global Online Gambling, Video Gaming and eSports Index. The fight between online content and entertainment companies for screen time has only intensified in recent years. With the wider adoption of online gambling and sports betting in the United States and the rest of the world, and the integration of augmented and virtual reality into video games, the companies included in this index are in prime position to be among the winners,” said Josh Kaplan. , Global Head of Research and Investment Strategy at MV Index Solutions.

The BlueStar Israel Infrastructure Index (ticker: BILIN) tracks the performance of companies involved in the development and maintenance of Israel’s infrastructure, including energy projects, construction, telecommunications and related utilities. The index compromises companies that generate at least 50% of their revenue from construction, telecommunications services, infrastructure services that contain recycling and waste management services, and port operators, investment REITs. infrastructure and investment companies, clean energy, other energy which includes oil and gas distribution. and refining, as well as power plants.

“The Israeli economy has remained one of the strongest and most resilient developed markets for more than a decade. Israel has a young and growing population with a relatively high level of immigrants arriving each year. Foreign direct investment by international companies locating or expanding their operations in Israel continues to increase.The public and private sectors in Israel have the motivation and the means to invest in Israel’s national infrastructure to support this growth added Mr. Kaplan.

The BlueStar Global Online Gambling, Video Gaming and eSports Index (ticker: BVGOG) and the BlueStar Israel Infrastructure Index (ticker: BILIN) are free-float market capitalization weighted and are calculated in USD as price indices, indices net total return and gross index total return. The BlueStar Global Online Gambling, Video Gaming and eSports Index (ticker: BVGOG) is reviewed quarterly. The BlueStar Israel Infrastructure Index (ticker: BILIN) is revised on a semi-annual basis. Detailed index information, including methodology details and index data, is available on the MV Index Solutions website.

Main characteristics of the index

BlueStar Global Online Gambling, Video Gaming and eSports Index (ticker: BVGOG)

Number of components: 50

Reference date: December 31, 2020

Base value: 100

Main characteristics of the index

BlueStar Israel Infrastructure Index (ticker: BILIN)

Number of components: 29

Reference date: 31 December 2017

Base value: 100

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About MV Index Solutions – www.mvis-indices.com

MV Index Solutions (MVIS®) develops, monitors and licenses MVIS Indices and BlueStar Indices, a selection of targeted, investable and diversified benchmark indices. Indices are specially designed to underpin financial products. MVIS indices cover multiple asset classes including equities, fixed income markets and digital assets and are licensed to serve as the underlying indices for financial products. Approximately $35.24 billion in assets under management (as of March 25, 2022) is currently invested in financial products based on the MVIS/BlueStar indices. MVIS is a VanEck company.

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