MVIS Launches the BVGOG and the BILIN

Frankfurt (25 March 2022)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) includes companies that generate at least 50% of their revenue from online gambling platforms or related software; video game development and related software or hardware such as computer processors and graphics cards used in video gaming systems, controllers, headsets, and gaming 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 pleased to announce the launch of the BlueStar Global Online Gambling, Video Gaming and eSports Index. The fight among online content and entertainment companies for screen time has only intensified over the last few years. With wider adoption of online gambling and sports betting throughout the US and the rest of the world, and incorporation of augmented and virtual reality in video gaming, the companies included in this index are in prime position to be amongst the winners,” said Josh Kaplan, Global Head of Research & 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 Israeli infrastructure including energy projects, construction, telecommunications, and related civil services. The index compromises companies that generate at least 50% of their revenue from construction, telecommunication services, infrastructure services that contains recycling and waste management services, and port operators, infrastructure REITs and investment companies, clean energy, other energy that includes oil and gas distribution and refining, as well as power plants.

“The Israeli economy has remained one of the strongest and most resilient of developed markets for more than a decade. Israel has a young and growing population with a relatively high level of immigrants arriving each year. Furthermore foreign direct investment by international companies setting up shop or expanding operations in Israel continues to increase. Both the public and private sector in Israel have the incentive and wherewithal to invest in Israel’s national infrastructure to support this growth,” Mr. Kaplan added.

The BlueStar Global Online Gambling, Video Gaming and eSports Index (ticker: BVGOG) and the BlueStar Israel Infrastructure Index (ticker: BILIN) are weighted by free float market capitalisation and are calculated in USD as price indices, total return net indices and total return gross indices. The BlueStar Global Online Gambling, Video Gaming and eSports Index (ticker: BVGOG) is reviewed on a quarterly basis. The BlueStar Israel Infrastructure Index (ticker: BILIN) is reviewed on a semi-annual basis. 

Detailed information about the Indices, including methodology details and index data, is available on the MV Index Solutions website.

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