Guidelines for calculating and disclosing the costs of structured products

Explanatory notes for SVSP’s ‘Guidelines for calculating and dis- closing the costs of structured products’

Recommendations regarding Actively Managed Certificates (AMC)

Second quarter 2020 with slight turnover increase to CHF 87 bn also due to market opportunities arising from the corona crisis

Total turnover of CHF 87 bn in Q2 2020 was CHF 4 bn higher than in the prior-year quarter (CHF 82 bn); growth rate compared to Q2 2019 was 5%.


Value Creation Report of the Swiss Structured Products Association (SSPA): Growth rate compared to 2018 at 6% – total turnover of CHF 352 bn in 2019

Turnover for Swiss structured products of the major SSPA members increased again in 2019.


Thomas Wicki (UBS) elected as new Board Member

On 13 December 2019, the Board of the SSPA co-opted Thomas Wicki (UBS) as a new Board Member.


Press coverage: 2019

EUSIPA welcomes LUXSIPA as the association’s tenth member

The European Structured Investment Products Association is delighted to introduce its tenth member, Luxembourg’s Structured Investment Products Association, LUXSIPA.

L’Agéfi Indices – Le durable: un défi et une chance

Sustainable development stirrs up the public debate like no other.

Handelszeitung – A good time for derivatives

Leverage products are used for speculation, but are also good for portfolio hedging. What investors need to know.

Payoff Interview with Adrian Steinherr

"Structured products can deliver added value even in difficult markets."

ETP Guide – Together in change

It takes innovation, pioneering spirit and a strong pinch of zest for action to help shape the future of the financial sector.

Finanz und Wirtschaft – Active certificates are in demand – and risky / Dear investor

Buying and holding is not the right recipe for all active structured products.

Finews-A UBS banker becomes Swiss “Struki” President

The gap left by Georg von Wattenwyl, who has been with the association for many years, has now been closed. A UBS banker is proposed as president of the association.

Agefi – Irene Brunner new SSPA committee member

On Tuesday, the SSPA announced the election of Irene Brunner to succeed Thomas Schmidlin as of 1 July 2019.

Finews – New SSPA Committee Member

Irene Brunner succeeds the Swiss Structured Products Association (SSPA), according to Tuesday's press release. – New SSPA Committee Member

The Committee of the Swiss Structured Products Association elects Irene Brunner of BNP Paribas to the SSPA Committee.

NZZ: “Earning money in the recession”

In the case of products for yield enhancement, much depends on the concrete design.

Le Temps – “Lundi Finance” structured products

Le Temps publishes a structured product focus including a dedicated interview with SSPA president Georg von Wattenwyl and industry updates.

«Bientôt aussi pour les caisses de pension»

Georg von Wattenwyl, SSPA president, intends to contribute to cost transparency for use of pensions funds and to increase visibility - interview in Le Temps.

Finews – These are the ascenders and descenders in the Swiss “Struki” universe

The Payoff-Yearbook presents the 30 most important personalities in the Structured Products industry. Here are the ascenders and descenders

Payoff interview with Georg von Wattenwyl “Demand for structured products continued to rise in 2018”

Georg von Wattenwyl, President of the SSPA, about the year 2018, adjustments to the Swiss Derivative Map, planned projects in 2019 and many more in the interview

Finews: “Continued Structure Products boom in Switzerland”

Trade in structured products is flourishing in Switzerland. Even in the fourth quarter, sales growth was double-digit “Turnover with Swiss structured products rises again in 2018”

In total, the turnover of the members represented in the association increased last year by 20 percent to CHF 331 billion, as the SSPA announced on Tuesday

NZZ: “Structured products in the regulatory jungle”

The Swiss market for structured products is considered the largest in the world. The SSPA is currently fighting against the non-transparent label of the pension fund

Allnews Interview with Georg von Wattenwyl – Les produits structurés veulent aussi séduire les institutionnels

SSPA President Georg von Wattenwyl announces in the Allnews interview that structured products can be used as an alternative to pension investments

FuW Structured Products Supplement

Latest Struki-news: current trends and developments in the industry, interview with Georg von Wattenwyl and lot more insights in FuW's structured products supplement

FuW interview with SSPA president Georg von Wattenwyl

SSPA President Georg von Wattenwyl highlights the wide range of products on offer - for private investors and increasingly also for institutional investors

Structured Products Value Creation – Q2 2020

Structured Products Value Creation – Q1 2020

Newsletters: 2019



OPSC recognises the SSPA transparency concept for structured products Swiss pension funds can now invest more easily in structured products

The comprehensive SSPA cost-transparency concept fulfils the requirements of the Directive “W-02/2103 Statement of Asset Management Costs” and was approved by the Occupational Pension Supervisory Commission (OPSC) in Berne on …



Review of the Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum “Structured Products 2019”

Review of the Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum “Structured Products 2019” During the second Finanz und Wirtschaft Forum on Structured Products at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, investors discussed key issues relating …



Coming events – SSPA goes Romandy – InfoTalk in Geneva

The SSPA has not only set itself the goal of representing the entire value chain from issuers, buy-side and partners to markets, but also of raising its profile throughout Switzerland. …




On 21 and 22 January 2020, the 22nd edition of Switzerland’s biggest financial event will take place. The motto of FINANZ’20 is “Traditional values in a digital world” and the event will be held again in the StageOne event hall in Zurich Oerlikon. The attractive programme will be complemented by further training seminars organised by financial trade associations for financial professionals. As in the last two years, FINANZ’20 / IMMO’20 is aimed exclusively at asset managers, private bankers, family offices, fund selectors, pension funds and real estate experts, professional investors.




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