German providers battle for market share

Begging to differentiate

lightbulb
German providers are struggling to stand out from the crowd

The collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 still casts a shadow over the German structured products market, where cautious investors are looking for simple and transparent products from trusted providers.

Mass retail investors are mostly buying products generating a high coupon, with full capital protection as long as the underlying stock or index does not take a big tumble of 50% or more. This desire for steady returns during a stagnating or slightly rising market has characterised 2010

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: