Issue 2 - March 2008
An investment staple throughout Asian, European, and Latin American markets, structured products have recently experienced a dramatic surge in popularity among U.S. investors. Able to address a wide variety of investor objectives, structured products can help investors diversify their portfolios and manage risk.
Structured products combine the features of traditional investmentssuch as bondswith financial derivativessuch as options. With returns linked to the performance of underlying investments like individual securities and market indexes, structured products provide a range of features, including:
Your Single Source for Structured Products
Pershing's Syndicate Desk is committed to providing one-stop syndicate shopping across a broad range of structured products. It also leverages strategic alliances with numerous bulge-bracket firms to offer you a wide array of new-issue structured products on one platform at very competitive prices.
The High-Profile Issuers Your Clients Demand
The Syndicate Desk primarily acts as an aggregator and redistributor of proprietary syndicate offerings; however, we frequently work with the originators to create a customized product that meets the specific needs of your clients for a minimum investment of $1 million.
The Convenience of Straight -Through Processing
Not only can you view hundreds of new-issue structured products from multiple originators, but you can also place orders to buy them online through the New Issue Center on BondCentral® in NetExchange Pro® (see below).
This invaluable online resource offers you unique advantages:
More Than Structured Products
Our Syndicate Desk is deeply committed to providing you access to a broad array of new issues across all fixed income product lines, with a wide variety of potential underlying assets including equities, commodities, and foreign exchange. We have recently:
"Our Syndicate Desk is deeply committed to providing you access to a broad array of new issues across fixed income product lines, with a wide variety of potential underlying assets including equities, commodities, and foreign exchange."
Ride the Structured Products Wave
The distinctive and varied attributes of structured products make them attractive investments for a broad variety of investors, from conservative to aggressive. However, as with any investment, structured products do involve certain risks, and may not be suitable for every client. For more information, including offering materials, term sheets, prospectuses, and educational resources-including FINRA-approved brochures and online trading modules, contact your home office.
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