In this fund overview video, we take a look at the First Trust Global Capital Strength ESG Leaders UCITS ETF

The fund combines First Trust’s time-tested quality and low volatility factor investing with MSCI’s best-in-class ESG methodology in one transparent and liquid UCITS ETF which looks to generate long-term sustainable returns.

Its focus on Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance means that companies involved in:
alcohol, tobacco, gambling, nuclear power, conventional weapons, and civilian firearms - are all excluded.
The fund includes companies such as:
Accenture Plc
Emirates Telecommunications
Marsh & McLennan Companies
American Tower Corporation
Kuehne & Nagel
The current constituents are made up of large and mid-cap companies from 23 developed countries as well as 27 emerging market countries.

The fund has a total expense ratio of 75 basis points
and is available on the London Stock Exchange and on Euronext Amsterdam
It is based in US Dollars and is also available in Euros and Pounds Sterling
and is domiciled in Ireland

The ETF's underlying index is the MSCI ACWI ESG Leaders Index and utilizes First Trust's Capital Strength methodology. Constituents are equally weighted and rebalanced semi-annually.

This ETF targets Investors looking for a liquid, transparent and cost-efficient solution to balancing high quality & low volatility names coupled with a best-in-class ESG underlying approach.


For professional investors only.

Register for First Trust’s exclusive webinar to learn more about the First Trust Global Capital Strength ESG Leaders UCITs ETF: “FCSG 6 months on: ESG, Low Volatility and Quality, Where are We Now?”

We will be analysing the potential of quality and low volatility factor investing coupled with MSCI’s best-in-class ESG methodology.

Register here