US wrap: Making the move from reverse convertibles to accelerated growth

The latest US issuance signals a move away from the staple reverse convertible to accelerated growth products, which industry participants predict will be a popular wrapper this year. The Barclays products all track benchmark indexes or those that are used frequently for products in the US market, such as the Dow Jones Real Estate Index. The Buffered SuperTrack Notes linked to iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate Index Fund is a one-and-a-half year investment that has a 200% participation rate, c