Disruptors: companies that in our view are aligned with key secular growth trends and/or are creating new innovative solutions, allowing them to take market share from less innovative competitors
Transparency: Investors can easily access fund information.
Tax Efficiency: Means better tax consequences for investors and results from investors efforts towards reducing unwanted tax payout.
Trading Ease refers to the ability of ETFs to be bought and sold throughout the day, providing trading flexibility.
Mega-Cap Tech stocks refer to technology companies >$100bn in market cap.
Goldman Sachs Asset Management, L.P. (“GSAM” or the “Investment Adviser”) generally defines a technology company as a company in the information technology or communication services sectors, or in the internet and direct marketing retail or healthcare technology industries.
Right side of disruption refers to companies that in our view are aligned with key secular growth trends and/or are creating new innovative solutions.
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The S&P 500 is a stock market index tracking the performance of 500 large companies listed on stock exchanges in the United States
The Goldman Sachs Future Tech Leaders Equity ETF (the “Fund”) seeks long-term growth of capital. The Fund is an actively managed exchange-traded fund. The Fund pursues its investment objective by primarily investing in U.S. and non-U.S. technology companies that the Investment Adviser believes are driving technological innovation or benefitting from the enablement of technology. The Fund’s investments are subject to market risk, which means that the value of the securities in which it invests may go up or down in response to the prospects of individual companies, particular sectors or governments and/or general economic conditions. The Fund’s thematic investment strategy limits the universe of investment opportunities available to the Fund and may affect the Fund’s performance relative to similar funds that do not seek to invest in companies exposed to such themes. The Fund relies on the Investment Adviser for the identification of companies the Investment Adviser believes are driving technological innovation or that benefit from the enablement of technology, and there is no guarantee that the Investment Adviser’s views will reflect the beliefs or values of any particular investor or that companies in which the Fund invests will be successful in their efforts to drive technological innovation or benefit from the enablement of technology. Different investment styles (e.g., “growth” and “value”) tend to shift in and out of favor, and at times the Fund may underperform other funds that invest in similar asset classes. Because the Fund concentrates its investments in certain specific industries, the Fund is subject to greater risk of loss as a result of adverse economic, business or other developments affecting those industries than if its investments were more diversified across different industries. Stock prices of technology and technology-related companies in particular may be especially volatile. Foreign and emerging markets investments may be more volatile and less liquid than investments in U.S. securities and are subject to the risks of currency fluctuations and adverse economic, social or political developments. Such securities are also subject to foreign custody risk. The securities of mid- and small-capitalization companies involve greater risks than those associated with larger, more established companies and may be subject to more abrupt or erratic price movements. The Fund is “non-diversified” and may invest a larger percentage of its assets in fewer issuers than “diversified” funds. In addition, the Fund may invest in a relatively small number of issuers. Accordingly, the Fund may be more susceptible to adverse developments affecting any single issuer held in its portfolio and to greater losses resulting from these developments.
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