Taiwan structured product issuance up 70% in 2013


An increase in corporate and retail investor demand has seen a 70% rise in the amount of structured notes issued by overseas providers in Taiwan so far this year, revitalising a market that was crippled by investor losses following the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008. According to figures from the Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation (TDCC), 488 structured notes were issued by overseas providers in 2012, while year-to-date issuance in 2013 has already reached 834, a 70% increase o