The bottom line – investors evaluate the alternative investments market
Get exclusive insight into the development and progress of structured products directly from the European buy side’s most influential decision makers.
Join this session to discover:
How the buy-side perceives the development of the structured products market;
Major industry trends and their impact on investors’ approach to alternative investments; and
The challenges involved in investing in structured products.
Structured products and volatility: a complex relationship
Leading manufacturers discuss the impact of structured products on investment portfolios.
This session will explore:
Market volatility and how structured products play into this;
Issues around liquidity and delta hedging; and
Best practices for introducing structured products into a portfolio.
Networking coffee break
Is it worth investing in software as a service?
Presentation of SRP’s Platforms Report discussing some of the report’s main findings followed by a group discussion about the value of SaaS as compared to internally-built platforms.
Details to be released soon.
Networking lunch break
SRP global market presentation
Alternative investments: a global perspective
During this session, we invite experts from across the globe, from Russia to Mexico and China, to share how structured products and alternative investments are traded in their local markets.
Harmony or havoc: How has the buy-side adapted to Mifid II?
In the dawn of the post-Mifid period, hear from distributors about how they have applied the latest regulations, the feedback they are getting/have received from clients, and the impact this is having on their investment decisions.
Networking coffee break
For this session, companies are invited to submit a proposal demonstrating how they are actively shaping the structured product market. From those, SRP will pick four finalists who will be invited to present this proposal on stage.
Smart index v QIS: Make your case
The idea is simple.
Using a scenario received in advance, index providers and QIS teams have 10 minutes to present their investment proposals and explain why their chosen form of index best serves the client.
Networking drinks reception
SRP Awards Dinner
Day 2 - Thursday, January 30, 2020
Beyond push/pull distribution
In this session, a range of distributors explores why change is necessary in distribution and the main challenges they face in this regard.
Join the discussion to:
Understand why push/pull is no longer a sustainable format for distribution; and
Discover hybrid distribution models that give end clients more control over their investments.
Strategies for diversification: beyond auto-call concentration
As the negative interest rate environment puts a strain on auto-calls, diversification has never been more important.
Speakers in this session present case studies to explore:
Product innovation and how this can drive the uptake for structured products;
Examples of new products, payoffs, indices etc. to drive structured product adoption; and