Structured products help Brooks Macdonald protect investor capital in declining markets

Brooks shields investors

Robin Eggar

For wealth manager Brooks Macdonald, defensive structured products are the way forward for clients looking to make returns in negative markets, according to Robin Eggar, London-based fund manager at the company, who uses the products in the structured returns allocation of his client's portfolios.

"We like to use products that give a predefined return profile on a known outcome, often for a negative market," says Eggar. "We would use a defensive autocall where we know, for example, that it will

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