The road to high yield


In the fast-moving markets of 2009 the key for structured products providers was presenting institutions with quick investment arbitrage ideas to take advantage of short-term market dislocations, and persuading the client to act fast before the market corrected itself. Even so, many institutions still missed the second-quarter rally in equity and credit markets, and are now looking for some extra yield to boost their badly damaged portfolios. “Among real money investors in late 2008 and