In the latest Interactive Financial Adviser debate, our panelists from Barclays Wealth, Incapital Europe and Morgan Stanley discussed structured products.
The structured product market has seen sales grow by over 60% in three years. While IFAs have been slow adopters of the products, that is changing and it is evident that the propositions are striking a chord with a gradually increasing number of advisers who see their value when used in well balanced and diversified client portfolios. Nevertheless, structured products retain a stigma, which has resulted in a seemingly large section of the advisory market being loath to consider structures on any level. The purpose of this conjecture is to examine some of the criticisms levelled at structured products and to look at what benefits they can offer to IFAs and their clients.
The Structured Products panel includes:
Chris Taylor - Managing Director, Incapital Europe
Lisa Chaudhuri - Vice President, Barclays Wealth
Nev Godley - Vice President, Morgan Stanley
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