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Structured Products

At their heart, Structured Products are an innovative way of capturing and potentially profiting from the movements in an underlying asset class whether it goes up, down or sideways.



UBP ranks among Switzerland’s leaders in the field of structured product engineering, which involves effectively transforming an investment idea into a feasible investment solution that responds to clients' specific needs and risk tolerance.

Support from Experienced Structured Product Specialists

A dedicated team with an average of over ten years of wide-ranging expertise and in-depth experience with structured products will work together with you and your relationship manager to understand your requirements in terms of your investment strategy, risk appetite and expected investment horizon, which we translate into a suitable product solution for you.

Competitive Pricing And Quality Product Selection

Structured products are fully flexible financial instruments. Depending on their complexity, we are able to efficiently convert an investment idea into an investable product in just a few hours. In line with UBP’s best-execution philosophy, the Structured Products team carries out extensive competitive bids with numerous issuers to offer you high-quality products and to execute your orders at the best price.

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Our Structured Product Offerings

We offer three types of product-structuring solutions to fit with your investment objectives and the level of risk you are prepared to tolerate.

  • Capital Protection

Capital protection products are a more defensive investment. They may offer a high level of protection at maturity (100–95% at UBP) and at the same time exposure to the performance of the underlying asset classes. Depending on their pay-off structure, these products can benefit from either rising or falling markets.

An investment in a structured product within this category usually involves less risk than a direct investment in its underlying asset classes. A typical feature of Yield Enhancement products is that the upside exposure to the underlying is given up in exchange for a coupon. Yield Enhancement products usually offer capital protection which depends on the fulfilment of a predefined condition.

This structured product category offers participation in the price evolution of an underlying asset class. Products within the Participation category range from simple tracker certificates to more complex products with conditional capital protection and/or asymmetric participation in the underlying asset classes.

  • Yield Enhancement

An investment in a structured product within this category usually involves less risk than a direct investment in its underlying asset classes. A typical feature of Yield Enhancement products is that the upside exposure to the underlying is given up in exchange for a coupon. Yield Enhancement products usually offer capital protection which depends on the fulfilment of a predefined condition.

  • Participation

This structured product category offers participation in the price evolution of an underlying asset class. Products within the Participation category range from simple tracker certificates to more complex products with conditional capital protection and/or asymmetric participation in the underlying asset classes.

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