Equities to drive structured product market in 2015

Outlook for 2015: regulatory pressures to ease, further flourish expected

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Hubert Le Liepvre, Societe Generale
What is the biggest challenge facing the structured products industry in 2015?

 

Stefan Armbruster, managing director at Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt: Interest rates close to zero are making bond structures less attractive for investors, especially in Europe, and that is impacting on all capital-guaranteed products. As a result, the key driver will be equities.

We don't expect a lot of new regulation - that will come in 2016 with the introduction of the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Dir

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