Conference - Thursday, September 26, 2019


Welcome address


Amélie Labbé Thompson, global head of content, SRP


Performance report: are structured products worth the investment?


Teresia Harri, research associate, SRP


The view from the top – in conversation with market leaders

  • Explore the effect of recent regulation on the region's structured product market
  • Drive loyalty with best practices designed to help avoid mis-selling products
  • Amplify innovation to drive growth and strengthen across the industry


Mikael Axelsson, CEO, Garantum Fondkommission

Mats Halvorsen, chief executive officer, SIP Nordic Fondkommission AB

Hannu Kananen, chairman of the board, Front Capital Ltd

Torkjell Nilsen, senior executive, FIRST Fondene AS

Charlotte Bergwall Nilsson, chief executive officer, Nord Fondkommission


Fredrik Bonthron, Head of SPIS, Strukturerade Placeringar I Sverige


The future of exchange-traded products

  • Explore how new practices used by providers, like listing products directly on exchanges, will impact the liquidity and sales volumes of structured products
  • Are primary sales volumes moving onto the exchange? Get to grips with the past, present and future of ETPs


Stefan Armbruster, head of financial products - Europe, Bank Vontobel Europe AG

Roni Gani, lead account manager, Nordic fixed income, Nasdaq

Alex Lenhart, chief representative for UK and USA, Singapore Exchange Limited

Dragan Radanovic, board member, Boerse Stuttgart GmbH


Amélie Labbé Thompson, global head of content, SRP


Networking Coffee Break


Drive sustainability and grow profits by diversifying and investing in ESG

  • Unleash the power of structured products to produce doubly-sustainable investments by combining ESG derivatives with green and blue bonds
  • Discover how multi-factor investing can improve portfolio management and drive greater returns
  • Diversify your product portfolio and offer investors more options by tailoring your structured products to different scenarios


Lars Mac Key, head of DCM sustainable bonds, Danske Bank

Bouayad Mahdi, Structurer, Credit Agricole CIB


Richard Darville, head of asset management and structuring, Exceed Capital Sverige


Enhance compliance and improve your performance with regtech

  • Discover how market practice is affected by the latest market regulations, like Mifid II and Priips, and hear from industry leaders about how to ensure compliance
  • Drive efficiency and improve transparency by investing in the latest Regtech products that use Artificial Intelligence and data analytics to ensure compliance, and convert regulation into an engagement tool


Ayal Leibowitz, global executive committee member, Modelity

Anders Malm, partner, Harvest Advokatbyra AB

Mathias Strasser, founder and chief executive officer, Wallstreetdocs


Networking Lunch


Global Market Overview

  • Hear from SRP's research analysts about the state of the global structured product market, how industry leaders are expanding the sector and the challenges which lie ahead
  • Discover the nuances of the Nordic market and explore how it compares to its European, American and Asian counterparts


Charlotte Fyle, research associate, SRP


The Missing Puzzle Piece: How to Fit Structured Products into a Portfolio

  • Get to grips with structured products and discover how to develop a stronger investment portfolio with the introduction of structured products
  • Understand how clients view structured products, what percentage of a portfolio should be in structured products, and determine new ways of executing lifecycle management to ensure purchasers get optimal liquidity
  • Discover how UK market leaders are by constructing new products that protect buyers from the effects of Brexit


Mark Insley, founder and managing director, Ascot Wealth Management


Investing in diversity & inclusion: What's the point?

  • A new facet of ESG: how can promoting companies with a strong record in diversity and inclusion help drive the uptake of structured products?; and
  • Can driving an internal diversity and inclusion policy help drive investors' uptake of diversity-based investments?


Diana Van Maasdijk, co-founder & executive director, Equileap


Networking Coffee Break


Technological innovations: drive revenue with automation

  • Discover tried-and-tested techniques to boost liquidity and drive sales volumes from leading global players; 
  • Learn about new distribution models and the latest innovations in payoffs, indices and wrappers and explore how they can be translated to the Nordic context; and
  • Discover how leading innovators are using automation to produce more diverse structured products to buyers.


Mahesh Bulchandani, director and CEO Europe, FinIQ

Karim Faraj, global head of front office derivatives, Bloomberg

Gurpreet S Kharaud, executive director, JP Morgan

Géraldine Laussat, head of structured products, RFQ platforms, Virtu Financial


Peter De Clercq, CEO, Quantessence


International market leaders construct lucrative structured products

  • Discover tried-and-tested techniques to boost liquidity and drive sales volumes from leading global players
  • Learn about new distribution models and the latest innovations in payoffs, indices and wrappers and explore how they can be translated to the Nordic context


James Chu, director, head of markets & investments, Reyker Securities plc

Melania D'angelo, head of BG Certificate HUB, Banca Generali

Tom Karlsson, options sales trader, Susquehanna Financial Group

Daria Plyplina, head of structured product sales, Sberbank


Lars Brandau, managing director, Deutscher Derivate Verband


Media v Industry: The Big Debate

Industry experts and media experts take to the stage to answer the eternal question: are structured products really worth the investment?


Joakim Bornold, saving economist, Söderberg & Partners

Stefan Sonnerstedt, investor, Innovestor


Closing Remarks


Amélie Labbé Thompson, global head of content, SRP


Drinks Reception & SRP Awards Ceremony