Structured Notes

Facebook’s Volatility Draws Record Note Demand

December 18, 2014

BY BEN EISEN Banks are selling a record amount of U.S. structured notes tied to the stocks of fast-growing, volatile technology companies such as Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. Sales of securities linked to Facebook soared to $457.6 million this year, more than double the $204.2 million issued during the same period of

Credit Suisse Poised to Sell Record Number of Credit-Tied Notes

December 8, 2014

BY YAKOB PETERSEIL Credit Suisse Group AG has sold the largest number of credit-linked notes in at least 15 years after making changes that allow for smaller deals. The Swiss bank has issued 178 of the securities this year, the highest number for any year since at least 1999, according to data compiled by Bloomberg

India ‘Bull Run’ Sparks Five-Fold Surge in Note Sales

October 23, 2014

  BY REGINA TAN Sales of structured notes in India have surged to a record after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landslide win sparked a rally in the nation’s stocks. Issuance rose more than fivefold in the third quarter from the previous three months to 24.5 billion rupees ($400 million), Securities and Exchange