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That Was The Week: What's in a name?

Richard Jory, 19 January 2018

This week was lightened up considerably by the arrival a new product called Happy that was launched in South Korea this week. And why not? As ...

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"Our mission is to vastly raise the value propositions for institutions and investors", Squared-S

Iveta Pekova, 19 January 2018

Squared-S sprung into life in 2017, not long after Soujit Ghosh (pictured below, right), an investment professional with a successful career in derivatives trading, crossed ...

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Product wrap: South Korean product promises ‘happy ending’ at maturity

Marc Wolterink, 19 January 2018

This week's wrap covers products with strike dates between January 14-20, 2018. Structures reviewed include an offering from Morgan Stanley in France, a Deutsche ...

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Allianz targets Europe with US-linked, options-based strategy as ETF alternative

Pablo Conde, 19 January 2018

Allianz Global Investors has rolled out its Structured Alpha US Equity 250 fund to the UK market. The fund will be available for investors in the ...

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Denmark Market Review - Q4 2017

Charlotte Olesen, 19 January 2018

The Danish market picked up in the last quarter of 2017 with issuance rising 75% and sales up 128% compared to the third quarter of the ...

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USA Market Review - December 2017

Yordan Ivanov, 19 January 2018

Structured products in the US recorded sales of US$64bn in 2017, a 32% increase from the previous year, while issuance, at 16,476 products, was ...

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People: Mizuho adds to equity derivatives' Americas team

SRP News, 18 January 2018

Mizuho has hired Arunesh Hari as head of equity derivatives, Americas, in New York. Hari will be responsible for Mizuho's new corporate derivatives desk with ...

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  • France

Price competitiveness and relevance of the advice are the main differentiating factors, Natixis

Nikolay Nikolov, 18 January 2018

2017 was an intense year for the equity derivatives business at Natixis, against a backdrop of rising markets and very low volatility. This was particularly the ...

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  • Japan

Japan Market Review - December 2017

Veselin Krastev, 18 January 2018

One hundred and thirty-two structured products (including flow products and excluding private banking and leverage products) with an estimated volume of JPY225bn (US$1.99m ...

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  • Europe - Others

Structured Products arrivals and departures 2017 - Europe Part 1

SRP News, 18 January 2018

Stephen Dainton joined Barclays as global head of equities in October. Dainton is based in London and reports to Tim Throsby (pictured), chief executive of the ...

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AG Delta to revamp model manager actively-managed certificate platform

Pablo Conde, 18 January 2018

AG Delta and Soho Capital have partnered to rebrand and digitally revamp the actively-managed certificate platform that was first spearheaded by private banking and asset ...

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Deutsche taps Credit Suisse head of equity derivatives

Pablo Conde, 18 January 2018

Deutsche Bank has added a second senior equity derivatives executive to its ranks in the US in a revamp of its activities in the Americas. The ...

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  • Hungary

Erste collaborates with Credit Suisse for ‘big data’ structure in Hungary

Suzanna Moni, 17 January 2018

Erste Investment is marketing Protect Multi Kupon Express US Big Data to retail investors in Hungary. The three-year certificate, for which subscription opened on January ...

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  • Ireland

Irish market has moved away from deposit structures wrapped by local banks, Cantor Fitzgerald

Veselin Valchev, 17 January 2018

By most accounts, Cantor Fitzgerald has enjoyed a strong year in 2017, and its clients are significantly better off as a result, as the company generated ...

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