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Barclays Wealth launches guide to using structured products

Barclays Wealth has launched a guide to using structured products in portfolio planning for advisers.

‘The role of structured products in portfolio planning’ aims to provide an insight into how structured products can be used to create and improve portfolios through various types of growth and income structures.

It covers the factors involved in building portfolios, the limitations of conventional portfolio planning and how structured products can cap a portfolio’s maximum loss exposure, provide more certainty of returns and free-up capital through the use of gearing.

It also looks at how structures can be used in capital gains tax planning and within Sipps.

Barclays Wealth director Colin Dickie says: “Our new guide is designed to show not only what structured products can bring to a portfolio – from protection to performance to tax efficiency – but also how advisers can use them to maximise opportunities elsewhere.”

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