Beechwood Bermuda, a provider of capital guaranteed investment plans for the international market, said current market volatility has put it on course for record monthly sales.
An Australian financial planner is suing his former employer Westpac Institutional Bank for A$800,000 ($591,704, £444,479) on the grounds that his colleagues gave him bad advice about investing in structured financial products.
British professional investors are increasingly drawn in by the cost efficiency, liquidity and income earning potential of ETFs and ETPs, a study commissioned by Source UK Services found.
Eastspring Investments has announced a distribution agreement with Vontobel to offer funds in Taiwan, giving the asset manager access to retail investors in the key financial hotspot.
MCB Capital Markets, the investment banking arm of the MCB Group in Mauritius, and ZyFin have launched an exchange traded fund which will provide international investors with access to the Indian sovereign bond market.
Amundi Asset Management's first ETF launch in Asia tracks the biggest Hong Kong-listed companies and has a non-China focus.
The introduction of a new law governing Ucits could lead to an increase in fees charged by depositary banks responsible for holding the funds, industry experts have warned.
Of the 424 structured products that matured in 2015, only one failed to return capital to investors, a new report shows.
BlackRock has launched an exchange traded fund for European investors to invest directly in the national Israeli index. It is the first fund to offer direct exposure to the underlying constituents of this index.
Cayman Islands has introduced limited liability company (LLC) legislation that combines the key features of a company and a partnership, intended to increase the structuring options for US investment funds.
Specialist structured products firm Hilbert Investment Solutions has attracted two top industry figures to its newly established advisory board of “industry leaders”.
Investec has launched two new structured products tied to the future performance of the UK’s main FTSE 100 index.
Structured notes continue to remain a popular alternative investment among offshore investors, although it remains increasingly difficult to decide between which ones to choose given the complexity of how they can be constructed, says Harpreet Sajjan, managing director of S7 Capital Management.
Royal Skandia is to offer offshore bond holders access to structured products through a fund for the first time, following a tie-up with Investec Structured Products.
IDAD and Compass Global Wealth have hired Martin Cartwright as a business development manager in its Asia team.
Arbuthnot Latham has entered into a strategic co-operation agreement with Mariana Capital Markets following the departure of three senior employees.
Penny Lamont, of UK-based Investment Design and Distribution, says structured products can play an important role in many a retirement portfolio.
The last few years have seen an explosion in the number of structured investments being promoted to financial advisers in the international space.
IDAD, a Petersfield, UK-based structured products specialist, has launched a new Natixis-branded product that it says is designed to deliver “high income along with a full return of capital” over its five-year term, through exposure to the UK, Taiwanese and Russian stock markets.
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