Meteor Asset Management is offering the newly popular defensive autocallable to UK investors, linked to the FTSE 100 and the Euro Stoxx 50. The product's American barrier has been set at a relatively safe...
Maturities from the past six months show that only three of Meteor's products did not result in a payout, with FTSE underlyings performing especially well
Wealth management firm Brooks Macdonald has been using structured products for eight years, both for discretionary investors and within funds. Fund manager Robin Eggar talks to Vita Millers about his passion...
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Investec Structured Products has issued the FTSE 100 Target Income Deposit Plan 1, a non-commission product suitable for fee-based advisers that offers an annual income stream while protecting initial capital against market risk
Returns on this defensive autocall are linked to the FTSE 100 subject to a trigger level lower than the strike. The product pays no commission, in line with the UK’s Retail Distribution Review, and offers returns of up to 7% a year
Roughly 13% of the UK's retail structured products market consists of products based on more than one index. Many offer double-digit returns, but some providers say their higher risk levels are the opposite of what the structured products industry needs...
A roundup of structured products that Barclays distributed via UK IFAs in 2012 reveals good returns were possible even in flat markets. Despite many underlyings experiencing a bear market, investors always got back at least their initial capital
Royal Bank of Scotland has issued a series of FTSE 100-linked structures that provide investors with a choice of kickout options featuring different types of barrier and autocallable trigger levels to suit their risk-reward preferences
This six-year product from Société Générale offers UK investors an annual income stream as long as the FTSE 100 index remains within a specified range during each year of the investment. Capital is fully protected at maturity
Private bank Cater Allen has ridden the convulsions of the financial crisis by continuing to prioritise safety and simplicity in its products, while its link to parent Santander helps deliver peace of mind to investors. Vita Millers talks to Jonathan...
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