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: 2020


Answers to questions in relation to structured products governed by the Financial Services Act and the Financial Services Ordinance

L’Agéfi – The benefits of structured products for pension funds, contribution by Thomas Wicki

Structured products offer an opportunity to meet the specific requirements of the pension fund.

NZZ: Will leverage products help through the crisis?

The price swings on the stock exchanges are increasing interest in speculative structured products.

Finanz und Wirtschaft: Structured products in the middle of the Corona crisis

Issuers explain how to position themselves in falling stocks and high volatility.

Finanz und Wirtschaft: Institutional invesing, contribution by Thomas Wicki

Demanding in practice: Structured products can help pension funds in their search for returns and risk diversification.

Payoff: Interview with Markus Pfister, Chairman of the Board SSPA

"For us, education and knowledge transfer remain central."

Payoff: Swiss Yearbook for Structured Products

11th edition of the Swiss Structured Products Yearbook including 30 of the most important figures in the Swiss derivatives industry.

Payoff: Recommendations concerning AMCs

The SSPA has made a recommendation to its members concerning Actively Managed Certificates (AMC).

Payoff: Quote of the month from Markus Pfister

We want to show investors the interesting investment opportunities with Strukis...

L’Agéfi: Structured products are gearing up for a backflow

After a 6% increase in business in 2019, the SSPA is preparing an awareness campaign.

Finews: Struki-Verband: Full speed ahead into the future

The Swiss Structured Products Association had a strong year in 2019 and is now taking steps to make 2020 even better. Higher turnover with structured products

Sales of Swiss structured products of the largest SSPA members will continue to rise in 2019.

NZZ: More transparency could become a boomerang

In Switzerland, providers of structured investment products have seen better times.

FuW Supplement Interview with Markus Pfister

The President of the SSPA recommends buying a barrier product when the uncertainty and thus the volatility of the share in question is high.

FuW Supplement article by Daniel Häberli

With the new basic information sheet for financial instruments, the EU is focusing on very detailed regulations.

Finanz und Wirtschaft “Structured Products” Supplement

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

Structured Products Value Creation – Q2 2020

Structured Products Value Creation – Q1 2020

Newsletters: 2020



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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