Why Buffered ETFs Now:
Financial Professionals Share Tips & Best Practices

Many investors opt to sit out volatile markets, pulling their investments to wait for sunnier days, but this strategy can set clients back on their financial goals. Retirees especially look for constant income generation and likely can’t afford to not participate in markets.  
In this upcoming webcast, Allianz Investment Management LLC and VettaFi joined by a group of financial professionals to discuss how they incorporate buffered ETF strategies in client portfolios, and the results they have seen. 

August 16, 2022
11am PT | 2pm ET
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Topics will include:

  • The shortcomings of a traditional stock and bond portfolio position in volatile markets  
  • How active, transparent fund strategies can help keep investors invested while seeking to mitigate downside risk   
  • How to dollar cost average into volatile markets with buffered outcome strategies  
  • How investment professionals can incorporate buffered outcome ETFs to help manage risk in volatile times

NOT accepted for one hour of CFP/CIMA CE credit for live and on-demand attendees

CFA Institute members are encouraged to self-document their continuing professional development activities in their online CE tracker.


Brendan Cavanaugh, CFA

ETF Product Specialist
Allianz Investment Management LLC

Todd Harris

Registered Principal
Angelo Planning Group, LLC

Virgil Kahl, CPA, CFP

President & Owner
Spring Ridge Financial Group

Gregory Frank, CPA, CFP

Director of Financial Analytics
Spring Ridge Financial Group

Lara Crigger


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Important Disclosures

Allianz Investment Management LLC (AllianzIM) is a registered investment adviser and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America. Allianz Investment Management U.S. LLC, also a wholly owned subsidiaries of Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, provides investment management and hedging services to Allianz Group affiliates.

Investment involves risk including possible loss of principal. There is no guarantee the funds will achieve their investment objectives and may not be suitable for all investors.

Investors may lose their entire investment, regardless of when they purchase shares, and even if they hold shares for an entire Outcome Period.  Full extent of Caps and Buffers only apply if held for stated Outcome Period and are not guaranteed.  The Cap may increase or decrease and may vary significantly.

Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses carefully before investing. For a prospectus with this and other information about the Fund, please call 877.429.3837 or visit www.allianzim.com and review the prospectus. Investors should read the prospectus carefully before investing.

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The views and opinions included in this presentation reflect the views of the panelists as of the date of publication and have been obtained by sources deemed reliable. This information is provided for informational purposes only and is not a solicitation for the purchase of any product, nor should it be construed as advice designed to meet the particular needs of a specific client.

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