Thematic Investments Now Have Lower Fees

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About This Episode

Themes ETFs, a new ETF sponsor, offers products that seek to provide investors with a way to own the opportunities that are shaping the future and moving markets, with expense ratios 40% cheaper than the average charged by competitor funds. The offering at Themes ETFs spans both cutting-edge technologies and traditional industries, with targeted exposure ranging from generative artificial intelligence and cybersecurity to airlines and banks. Backed by a former cofounder of GlobalX and a team of dynamic portfolio management professionals who collectively bring decades of prior experience and extensive expertise managing ETF portfolios for multibillion-dollar asset managers, Themes ETFs aims to disrupt the market with its competitive fee structure. Themes ETFs has forgone a traditional wholesaling model to minimize its distributional expenses and maximize cost efficiency, passing those savings directly on to investors in the form of lower fees.

About Our Guest

Taylor Krystkowiak is vice president and investment strategist at Themes ETFs.

Taylor Krystkowiak brings over a decade of thought leadership to the asset management industry, where he has held client-facing roles in research and investment analysis across both boutique and Fortune 500 firms. In his current role as investment strategist at Themes ETFs, Taylor leads the creation and presentation of macroeconomic and market research with an emphasis on the powerful potential of thematic investing.

Taylor obtained his undergraduate degree in economics and finance from Harvard University, where he graduated with highest honors and earned admission to the Phi Beta Honor Society. He is slated to obtain his master’s degree in finance from Harvard University this academic year with coursework in econometrics, investment theory, and quantitative statistics.

Prior to joining Themes ETFs in 2023, Taylor was vice president of product management at Cboe Vest and an investment strategy analyst at Raymond James.

Show Notes

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