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  • USA

US Financial services firm launches platform for indexed annuities, Pacific Life adds MSCI play to index-linked range

Pablo Conde, 09 May 2017

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. has launched Ladenburg Thalmann Annuity Insurance Services (LTAIS), a new wholly-owned subsidiary that will provide marketing strategies, product expertise, and ...

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  • APAC - Others

Former Deutsche Bank chief joins Standard Chartered as global head of sales for financial markets

Pablo Conde, 09 May 2017

Kevin Burke (pictured), Asia head of debt sales at Deutsche Bank in Singapore, is set to join Standard Chartered as global head of sales for financial ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Old Mutual Wealth sees opportunity in capital protected products

Veselin Valchev, 08 May 2017

Old Mutual International (OMI), the international arm of Old Mutual Wealth, launched last November a new structured products initiative to engage with international advisers. SRP spoke ...

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  • USA
  • Europe - Others
  • APAC - Others

Barclays targets institutional investors with underpriced stocks

Pablo Conde, 08 May 2017

Barclays has expanded its range of smart beta indices with the launch of the Shiller Barclays Cape Single Stock Index Family, a new addition to the ...

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  • USA

Unclear nature of DOL regime has caused a dip in structured notes distribution, JVB Financial

Pablo Conde, 08 May 2017

Following the launch of the 'Capped Performance Portfolio with Buffer Protection Linked to the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust', the first product of a ...

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  • Malaysia

SRP 3-minute Q&A: CK Cheam, Hong Leong Bank

Richard Jory, 08 May 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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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

That Was The Week: The new masters of the masters of the universe

Richard Jory, 05 May 2017

The number of smaller guys in the room is about to get bigger. No surprise that this will be a result of regulation - in this case ...

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  • Hong Kong

HK watchdog clarifies framework for online investment platforms and robo advisors

Veselin Valchev, 05 May 2017

Hong Kong's Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is seeking feedback from market participants on proposed guidelines for online distribution and advisory platforms, while calling for ...

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  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Norway
  • Sweden

Nordic structured product sales hit new low

Marc Wolterink, 05 May 2017

Sales and issuance of structured products in the Nordics were dramatically down in the first quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016 which ...

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  • USA

Structured products specialist joins the UIT market in the US

Pablo Conde, 05 May 2017

JVB Financial Group has entered into a partnership with Olden Lane Securities to make its first foray into the US structured unit investment trusts (UITs) with ...

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  • Germany
  • USA
  • Canada

S&P DJI global head of structured products shifts to Solactive

Pablo Conde, 05 May 2017

Bernd Henseler (pictured), former vice president and global head structured products, channel management at S&P Dow Jones Indices in Toronto, has joined Solactive as ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

People: Natixis beefs up global markets division

SRP News, 04 May 2017

Denis Prouteau has been appointed head of global markets research (economic, credit and equity research) at Natixis. Prouteau will report to Luc François (pictured), head ...

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  • APAC - Others
  • Europe - Others
  • USA

Risk aversion has increased in Italy, but sentiment has improved as has innovation, Natixis

Gabriela Petrova & Pablo Conde, 04 May 2017

Following the launch of Natixis' new Phoenix range in Italy at the beginning of the year, SRP spoke to Eric Le Brusq (pictured), global head of ...

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  • APAC - Others

Service quality continues to improve in Asia Pacific, SRP 2017 Awards Survey

Richard Jory, 04 May 2017

It's good news for Asian investors. While the quality of service they and the distributors of structured products receive is, again, better than in either ...

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  • Europe - Others

Priips RTS: Transparency requirements around fees will be a game-changer for some distributors

Suzanna Moni & Marc Wolterink, 04 May 2017

In the second instalment of an article about the new RTS redraft published by the European Commission at the beginning of March, several structured products professionals ...

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