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Michelle Bates, UBS Wealth Management
From Asset Allocation / Structured products October 8, 2015

Structured products a way to smooth market jitters

The structured products market is smaller and very different to how it looked in its pre-crisis days but these vehicles still have a role to play in client portfolios

Jean Eric Pacini, BNP Paribas

Yield hunger drives structured note growth

Private wealth managers are once again turning to structured products in order to boost yield and provide access to equity markets, while offering some downside protection

From Asset Allocation / Structured products February 28, 2012

Opportunities opening up in time of distress

Distressed prices are creating interesting opportunities in private credit, but clients need to be reminded that it takes a while for these investments to bear fruit

From Asset Allocation / Structured products October 31, 2011

Structuring solutions to market volatility

Volatility is making traditional vanilla structured products too expensive, but there is rising demand for auto-callables which bring both upside and protection

From Asset Allocation / Structured products October 31, 2011

The next generation of custom indices

Frank Copplestone, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley, looks at how the range of custom indices available from structured product providers has evolved over recent years to reflect the changing needs of investors

Are structured products back on the table for private clients?

Having been hit hard by the fallout from the financial crisis, what role do structured products have in private client portfolios? PWM invited eight leading figures to debate the state of the market.

 

Structured products back in the limelight

With investors’ confidence returning in recent months, appetite for structured products, which were almost fatally wounded by the financial crisis, is on the rise

Andy Halford, Kleinwort Benson
From Asset Allocation / Structured products April 28, 2010

Renewed appetite for structured solutions as worries disappear

With equity based investments back in demand, structured products are once again attracting investors, although concerns about liquidity mean transparency and simplicity are at a premium, writes Ceri Jones.

Nicolas Gaumont-Prat, TFS Structured Products
From Asset Allocation / Structured products December 9, 2009

Backlash against hedge fund-linked structured products

Clients concerned with liquidity and transparency are shying away from structured products based on hedge funds, reports Ceri Jones, while a desire to particpate in rising markets has led to a resurgence in equity linked structures

Chris Taylor, Blue Sky Asset Management
From Asset Allocation / Structured products December 9, 2009

Time to think, talk and walk like an investment industry

Following the regulatory review of the structured product industry in the UK, the collective responsibility of providers and advisers must now be focusing on a client-centric and portfolio-driven approach to using structured investments, writes Chris Taylor

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