Increased Popularity of Option Overlay Strategies: Mitigating Downside Risk with ETFs in Today's Market

A webinar presented by ETF BILD Project

Date: Tuesday, December 14th

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET (Please login early at 10:50 AM ET)

Recent market volatility has many advisers looking for ways to reduce downside risk in their clients’ portfolios. Even the most diversified and insulated portfolios may fall victim to this unpredictability if they are not prepared to mitigate such risk. Join us as we present an informative webinar that explores how pairing up ETFs with option overlay strategies may offer ways to create alternative income from existing investments while protecting assets.

Topics of discussion include:

  • What is an options overlay strategy and how does it work?
  • How investors are utilizing exposure to overlay strategy products in their portfolios
  • An ETF + an option in one package — challenges, risks and costs
  • Fund Officer Oversight Consideration
  • Overlay strategy investing is underappreciated by the media, investors and the world at large


  • Brad Ball, CEO of Overlay Shares
  • Chris Roleke, Managing Director and Lead Principal Financial Officer, Foreside Financial Group, LLC
  • Andrew Serowik, Portfolio Manager, Exchange Traded Concepts


  • John L. Jacobs, Executive Director, Center for Financial Markets and Policy, Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business

Registration: To secure your spot, please register here by December 12 and receive instructions on how to join the webinar.


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