Semiconductor ETF

ISIN: IE00BMC38736

  • Exposure to tech’s accelerating megatrend via VanEck's Semiconductor ETF
  • Ease of access to Asian and US market leaders
  • A low-cost, convenient investment 
  • Full transparency of the Semiconductor ETF
  • Our Semiconductor ETFs are ESG-screened (SFDR Article 8)

Risk: You may lose money up to the total loss of your investment due to Emerging Markets Risk and Risk of investing in smaller companies as described in the Main Risk Factors, KIID and prospectus.

Semiconductor ETF Powers the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Have you heard of the fourth industrial revolution? If not, rest assured that it’s already changing your life. Zoom calls; smart heating and lighting; self-driving cars; rapid advances in medical science, including vaccines. All these require semiconductors and are just a few children of the revolution, which is gathering speed.

Be involved in this economic revolution by investing in our Semiconductor ETF, the VanEck Semiconductor UCITS ETF.

Our Semiconductor ETF Provides Access to the Core of Modern Tech

The 21st Century tech revolution would not be possible without an invention of the 20th Century: semiconductors, also called microchips. They make billions of flawless calculations per second and store nearly infinite data – all on a space smaller than your fingernail. Just a few large companies make semiconductors; they are well positioned to reap substantial profits.

It’s no exaggeration that the rise of tech is becoming exponential. Research from Huawei / Oxford Economics sees its share of the global economy (measured by gross domestic product) rising from 15% in 2006 to 24% in 2025. Thus, the growth perspectives of our Semiconductor ETF are excellent. We already find this around us, for instance:

  • Artificial intelligence in all sectors (eg medical research and diagnostics, self-driving cars, robotics)
  • 5G mobile communication (from wireless broadband to wireless TV)
  • 3D printing
  • The Internet of Things
  • Cryptocurrencies (notably Bitcoin)
  • 3D video gaming.

Invest in Progress with a Semiconductor ETF

Most semiconductor stocks are US or Asian firms. As a result, they may be underrepresented in European investors’ portfolios. As first Semiconductor ETF in Europe, the VanEck Semiconductor UCITS ETF is an high-quality, low-cost way to increase your exposure.

First Semiconductor ETF in Europe

The VanEck Semiconductor UCITS ETF has been the first Europe’s UCITS ETF offering specific exposure to the semiconductor sector.

Performance of Semiconductor ETF

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Source: MVIS. Performance is shown in USD. VanEck Semiconductor UCITS ETF (“the Fund”) tracks the performance of the MVIS US Listed Semiconductor 10% Capped ESG Index, but the displayed performance data is not equal to fund performance as it does not reflect a deduction for fees and expenses. Indices are unmanaged and not securities in which investments can be made. Past performance is no indicator for future results.

VanEck Semiconductor UCITS ETF

ISIN: IE00BMC38736


  • Europe’s first semiconductor ETF
  • Pure-play semiconductor stocks
  • High quality – physical replication and no securities lending
  • 0.35% total expense ratio
  • Promotes environmental and social characteristics (SFDR Article 8)

Risk indication: 7 out of 7

Lower risk: Typically lower reward

Higher risk: Typically higher reward

Main Risk Factors of a Semiconductor ETF

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Liquidity risks exist when a particular financial instrument is difficult to purchase or sell. If the relevant market is illiquid, it may not be possible to initiate a transaction or liquidate a position at an advantageous or reasonable price, or at all. This is one of the risk factors to consider when investing in a Semiconductor ETF.

For more information on risks, please see the “Risk Factors” section of the relevant Fund’s prospectus, available on www.vaneck.com.

Why Invest in VanEck ETFs?

  • Since we were founded in 1955 we have constantly been at the forefront of innovation, giving you access to new opportunities like gold funds, emerging market funds and ETFs.
  • We are privately-held, allowing us to focus on our clients’ long-term interests.
  • Our ETFs are transparent: they acquire the underlying securities (no synthetic replication). Securities are not lent out.*
* This only holds for VanEck’s European ETFs.
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