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  • Italy

Product Snapshot: Worst-ofs take a backseat to knockouts as single share return to prominence in Italy

Tiago Fernandes & Gabriela Petrova, 26 April 2017

Opting for a single underlyings rather than following the popular worst-of payoff profile has worked well for Banca IMI, which has raised an estimated €337m ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

ETP News: ETF industry gets own tracker

SRP News, 26 April 2017

US-based asset manager Toroso Investments and white label exchange-traded fund (ETF) platform Exchange Traded Concepts, have launched the ETF Industry Exposure & Financial Services ...

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  • UK

French boutique eyes open-ended structured funds following UK FCA approval

Pablo Conde, 26 April 2017

Hilbert Investment Solutions is gearing up to offer discretionary portfolio, investment and retail plan management services in the UK following approval by the Financial Conduct Authority ...

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  • Malaysia

Stanchart launches loan facility to leverage investments in Malaysia

Veselin Valchev, 26 April 2017

Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia has launched a form of financing to help investors beefing up their investment by 1.5 to nine times, depending on the ...

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  • The Netherlands

The Netherlands Market Review - March 2017

Marc Wolterink, 26 April 2017

Seventeen structured products were added to the SRP Netherlands database during March. Five products, which sold €135m at inception, matured during the course of the month ...

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  • Israel

Israel Market Review - Q1 2017

Yordan Ivanov, 26 April 2017

The Israeli structured products market remained stable during the first quarter of 2017 while at the same time offering investors access to new underlyings and structures ...

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  • Belgium

Belgium Market Review - March 2017

Nikolay Nikolov, 26 April 2017

Thirty-three structured products were added to the SRP Belgium database in March. Foreign currencies such as US dollars, Norwegian krone and Swedish krone are increasingly ...

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  • USA

Former Credit Suisse head of equity derivatives sales in New York re-emerges at SG

Pablo Conde, 25 April 2017

Tim Scanlon, a long-serving managing director in equity derivatives at Credit Suisse and most recently head of equity derivative sales in New York has been ...

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  • Europe - Others

Priips Level 2 technical implementation measures are flawed and go against Level 1 objectives, Efama

Pablo Conde, 25 April 2017

The Key Information Document (Kid) for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (Priips) Level 2 implementing measures allow a practical implementation, but a number of ...

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  • Luxembourg

BNPP Fortis issuance vehicle raises €1bn from 60 securities in 2016

Marc Wolterink, 25 April 2017

BNP Paribas Fortis Funding (BP2F), the Luxembourg issuance vehicle owned by BNP Paribas Fortis (BNPPF), issued 60 securities worth €994.6m during 2016, up €366m compared ...

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  • International

Index roundup: S-Network launches ESG Americas play

SRP News, 25 April 2017

S-Network Global Indexes, a firm that supports socially responsible investment publishing best-practice benchmark indexes in collaboration with Thomson Reuters, has created the IDB-IIC ...

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  • The Netherlands

AFM not providing any evidence that would justify marketing ban, Eusipa

Marc Wolterink, 24 April 2017

The European Structured Investment Products Association (Eusipa) has expressed its concerns about the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets' (AFM) plan to restrict the marketing of ...

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  • Switzerland

Switzerland: Yield optimisation drives 9.1% Q1 turnover increase, market to target pension segment

Pablo Conde, 24 April 2017

In the first quarter of 2017, turnover of Swiss structured products reached CHF69.4bn (€64.9bn) which represents a 9.1% increase relative to the previous ...

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  • APAC - Others

Korean structured products market sees upside despite broader Asia slump

Veselin Valchev, 24 April 2017

Korea's structured products market has enjoyed an uptick in the year-to-date, with sales climbing 6.2% on an annual basis to US$22bn ...

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  • International

SRP 3-minute Q&A: David Hansson, JP Morgan

Richard Jory, 24 April 2017

There are many ways to start a career in structured products, and a variety of different views of what are good products. In a series of ...

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