Structured Products white papers

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Below are a collection of structured products white papers which will show current thinking and modelling.

Structured Products are designed to meet the financing requirements of companies beyond the remit of more conventional financial products. Generally offered by the large financial institutions, they are highly complex in nature and will be customised to meet specific risk-return objectives. Common structured products include collateralised bond obligations (CBOs), collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) and syndicated loans.


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Company: UniCredit

After the cut in the prime lending rate to 1.25% by the European Central Bank, and with the inflation rate in Germany at 2.4% in November 2011, real returns are clearly negative. Consequently, investors are searching for products that are less affected by capital market fluctuations, but still VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 07 December 2011 | Type: Article

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Company: Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)

Volatility is emerging as the norm for markets as analysts debate the interdependence of emerging markets and developed economies. Investors and risk managers who can gauge correlation between multiple asset classes correctly and unify them through hybrid products will find they are best prepared to VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 18 November 2011 | Type: Article

Company: Barclays

Investors increasingly seek liquid and simple access to specific hedge fund strategies. Nicolas Aractingi and Csaba Koppany – Equity and Funds Structured Markets at Barclays Capital – outline how the Barclays Capital Manager Access Indices help cater to this demand. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 10 October 2011 | Type: Article

Company: Risk Books

Faced with myriad choices, retail investors choose between different financial products based on their liquidity attitude, risk appetite, budget constraints and performance objectives. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 27 September 2011 | Type: White Paper

Company: Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)

European insurers – one of the largest groups of investors in the global financial markets – will operate under a single regulatory framework for the first time when Solvency II comes into force in 2013. This could trigger large re-allocations among their €7 trillion ($10 trillion) of assets, in VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Solvency II | Published: 06 September 2011 | Type: Article

Company: UBS Delta

Risk management for the buy side has many similarities with that for the sell side, but there are also many significant differences. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 06 September 2011 | Type: Article

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Company: Deutsche Bank

The popularity of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in Asia has grown rapidly since the end of the financial crisis, and providers are competing for their share in the market. Asia Risk has partnered with Deutsche Bank to produce the first survey on ETF trends in the region. The results reveal surprising VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 14 June 2011 | Type: White Paper

Company: Credit Suisse

With exchange-traded funds gaining traction among Asian institutional investors, a key aim for Credit Suisse is finding the balance between performance and risk, while offering regional clients round-the-clock access to relevant products. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 10 June 2011 | Type: Article

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Company: HSBC

Investors familiar with equity markets often use turnover as an indicator of liquidity even when investing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), but Keith Chan at HSBC explains why with ETFs this can be a common mistake to make. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 10 June 2011 | Type: Article

Company: DBS Bank

Securitised debt has, at best, played a supporting role in Asia over the past decade or so. No sooner did issuers and investors begin to embrace the product than it met an unexpected hurdle that took the wind out of its sails. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 01 April 2011 | Type: Article

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