Structured Products offer investors the opportunity to purchase investments with exposure to a specified underlying asset class such as a basket of shares over a period which matches with their investment strategy. Structured Products have a preset formula for calculating risk and return. In other words, you know the potential risk and return from the outset of your investment.
Primary and Secondary Market
Similar to an IPO (Initial Public Offering), there is a primary market for Structured Products where investors can invest for a period before they are made freely available to buy and sell on a secondary market bourse such as the LSE (London Stock Exchange). On the primary market investors will pay a fixed price known as the ‘par’ value. Once available on the secondary market the Structured Product is available to buy and sell much like an ordinary share and the price will rise and fall based on the value of the underlying asset class on which it is built. It will remain on the secondary market until it reaches the term period agreed from the outset and expires.
When you purchase a structured product, whether in the primary or secondary market, it is important to remember that you are exposed to the credit risk of the issuer. Interactive Investor has partnered with two of the leading providers on the market, Societe Generale and Investec, for the issue of Structured Products. If the issuer becomes insolvent, you could lose some or all of your investment. Furthermore, if you sell the product before the end of the term, you may receive less than you invested, so it is highly important to read and fully understand the risks involved before investing in this type of financial instrument.
There are currently no new Structured Products available.
|Name||Provider||Product Type||Underlying Investment||Expiry date||Further info||Price|
|AUTOCALL 7.2% (SPI1)||Societe Generale||Step-down||FTSE 100||15/01/19||Further Info||
|STEP-DOWN AUTOCALL 13% (SG04)||Societe Generale||Step-down||Basket of Stocks||31/05/19||
|Income Builder (Memory) 14% - SG05||Societe Generale||Income Builder||Basket of Stocks||01/07/19||
|Quarterly Income Builder 2% (SG06)||Societe Generale||Income Builder||Basket of Stocks||02/09/19||
|Autocall 7.8% (SG07)||Societe Generale||Step-down||Basket of Indices||01/11/19||
|TOC1 - STEP DOWN AUTOCALL 12.6%||Societe Generale||Autocall||Basket of Stocks||04/12/19||Brochure||
|UK DEFENSIVE AUTOCALL 7.3% (SG93)||Societe Generale||Defensive||FTSE 100||11/12/19||
Investing in Secondary Market Structured Products
- Login to your investment account
- Under 'account admin' complete the appropriateness test by selecting 'Add the ability to trade complex products' link
- Then use the ‘Buy’ button above relating to the product you wish to invest in
- You’ll first need to open an investment account with us
- Then follow the actions relating to existing customers above
If you have any queries or wish to place an order for a Primary Market Structured Product call our team on 0845 200 3637
SG CIB, the investment banking division of Societe Generale, is the world's largest listed products issuer, with a 20 year track record of providing an outstanding trading service. Each year, more than €10 billion is traded in SG listed products across 10 global stock exchanges (Paris, Brussels, Madrid, Milan, London, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore).
With the largest number of listed products in the world, SG enables investors to leverage all their investment objectives, using either of the three sub-families: Replication, Investment Strategies and Leverage.
In the UK, Societe Generale has been present in the Listed Products business since the opening of the Covered Warrants market by the London Stock Exchange in 2002. Today, Societe Generale is a major player in the Exchange Traded Products market.
Investec Structured Products
Investec Structured Products (ISP) is a business that is defined by its product proposition; clear, transparent and client focused. Since launching in 2008, ISP has been voted Best Structured Products Provider 13 times by 6 different industry bodies. Offering a wide range of consistently available structured deposits and investments, covering a variety of risk / return profiles, these plans are designed to complement investment portfolios and are distributed exclusively through intermediaries.
Investec Structured Products is a trading name of Investec Bank plc, which is part of the Investec group of companies. The Investec group is an international specialist bank and asset manager that provides a diverse range of financial products and services to a select client base in three principal markets, the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia.
Structured Products may not be suitable for you. It is important that you understand their nature and risk prior to investing. If you are at all unsure, please discuss them with a qualified advisor. The price and value of investments and any income paid fluctuates and you may get back less than you invested. Many structured products do not pay an income - please check the product details before investing if income is important to you. Remember that the favourable tax status of these products may change in the future and that how an investment performed in the past is not necessarily a guide to how it will perform in the future.
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Please be aware of the risks involved. The value of investments, and any income from them, can fall as well as rise so you could get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future performance. Tax treatment depends on your individual circumstances and may be subject to change. If in any doubt, please seek advice.
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