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Product Wrap: UK financial services provider collaborates with Goldman for kick-out plan

Marc Wolterink, 27 October 2017

This week's wrap covers products with strike dates between October 21 and October 27, 2017. The structures reviewed includes French and UK autocalls issued via ...

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  • Australia

The focus is on growing AUM not on proliferation of products, ASX

Sabina Paycheva, 27 October 2017

The exchange-traded products (ETPs) landscape in Australia is taking advantage of an ideal product mix provided by global heavyweights such as Blackrock, Vanguard, State Street ...

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  • USA

Incapital and Alaia enter distribution partnership to deliver market-linked UITs to advisors

Pablo Conde, 27 October 2017

US product provider Incapital has entered into a distribution partnership with Alaia Capital, an independent asset management company specialising on outcome-driven structured solutions through which ...

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  • APAC - Others

People: JP Morgan global head joins US watchdog as director of trading and markets

Pablo Conde, 26 October 2017

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed Brett Redfearn (pictured) as director of the agency's division of trading and markets. The SEC's ...

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  • France

AFM restrictions have pushed French market towards single stock structures, i-Kapital

Nikolai Nikolov, 26 October 2017

Recently curbed by French Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) decision to count optimized indices as a mechanism in product's payoff, the French structured products ...

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  • APAC - Others

Third party vendors are the future, Privé Financial

Sabina Peicheva, 26 October 2017

Wealth management platforms in Asia face a different challenge from their European counterparts, especially in terms of acquiring prices and booking the respective payoffs because the ...

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Vontobel remains on course to retain its European lion share, Asia expansion on track

Pablo Conde, 26 October 2017

Vontobel's Financial Products reported increases in all areas of its structured products business in the third quarter of 2017, which has resulted in net new ...

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  • The Netherlands

The Netherlands Market Review - September 2017

Marc Wolterink, 25 October 2017

Fifteen structured products were added to the SRP Netherlands database in September. There were also 445 leverage products added and six products matured during the month ...

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  • South Africa

Good performance and responsible product design, Absa

Pablo Conde, 25 October 2017

In the second part of an interview in the run up to SRP Africa Structured Products & Alternative Investments Conference, Ryan Sydow (pictured), head of distribution ...

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  • Germany

Product snapshot: SG adds new currency pairs to inline warrants range

Darina Bacheva, 25 October 2017

Societe Generale, Germany's biggest issuer of inline warrants has expanded its offering with new structures offering exposure to the performance of the Australian and Canadian ...

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  • USA

ETP Roundup: Citi plans to become sellside platform of choice for index-based products

SRP News, 25 October 2017

Citi has appointed Rimmo Jolly as head of regional index and exchange-traded fund (ETF) sales and business development for Asia Pacific (Apac) and Japan, according ...

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  • Belgium

Belgian sector association elects new head

Marc Wolterink, 25 October 2017

The Belgian Structured Investment Products Associaton (Belsipa) has appointed Florence Devleeschauwer (pictured) as its new chairperson. Devleeschauwer, who was elected unanimously by the board of the ...

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Index roundup: Deutsche Borse moves to launch 'Scale selection' gauge

Sabina Peycheva, 24 October 2017

Deutsche Börse will launch in the first quarter of 2018 the Scale selection index, a new gauge that is expected to contain 30 companies. According ...

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  • Belgium

Outflows capital protected funds outweigh inflows by factor three over past five years, Beama

Marc Wolterink, 24 October 2017

Net assets for capital-protected structured funds in Belgium were €8.14bn at the end of the second quarter of 2017, down by €810m, or 9 ...

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  • South Africa

The age of optically-appealing products is gone, Absa

Pablo Conde, 24 October 2017

Q&A with Ryan Sydow, head of distribution, structured and risk solutions at Absa Capital

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