Structured product providers eye pension-specific investments

UK measures giving people more control over their pensions and the EU's exclusion of pensions from its Priips regulation both hint at a less restrictive attitude. But can structured product providers take advantage? Vita Millers reports

Will structured products have a role in saving for a nest egg?

In the future, the UK public will have more freedom over their pension planning, if chancellor George Osborne's comments on his latest budget are to be believed. Changes in 2015 will allow investors to cash in their pension pots rather than having to buy annuities. To some commentators this move spells dire consequences for the economy in the long run, but to the manufacturers of structured products it could potentially give people more choice over their investments.

The changes will allow UK

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