See below for our most recent press releases.
24 February 2020
The UK Structured Products Association announced today that Barclays will join as a new member with immediate effect.
18 November 2019
The UK Structured Products Association announced today that Cirdan Capital Management Ltd will join as a new member with immediate effect.
30 October 2019
Almost two-thirds (64%) of investors are negative or neutral on the short-term market outlook for the FTSE 100 index, and just over half (51%) are negative or neutral over the medium term, fresh research reveals.
16 August 2016
16th August 2016: The UKSPA has launched a series of videos aimed at financial advisers and their retail clients, explaining how different types of structured product work and who they might be suitable for.
24 March 2016
21st March 2016: Recent data released from the Financial Ombudsman shows that out of the 3,128 complaints relating to investment-linked products in the past year, only 37 complaints were about structured products.
1 March 2016
Brussels and London, 01 March 2016: The Belgian Structured Investment Products Association (BELSIPA) and the UK Structured Products Association (UK SPA) have joined fellow European structured products associations as full members of EUSIPA. The new membership status becomes effective on 1 March.
23 November 2015
Today, the UK Structured Products Association (UKSPA) announces that Target Servicing Limited (Target) will join as a new member with immediate effect. Target is the third firm to join the UKSPA in 2015, bringing the total membership to 16 firms.
17 November 2015
Today, the UK Structured Products Association (UKSPA) announces that Natixis will join as a new member with immediate effect. This brings the total membership of the UKSPA to 15 firms, and consolidates further the position of the UKPSA as an important and influential body representing the structured products industry.
12 August 2015
Today, the UK Structured Products Association (UKSPA) announces the launch of a series of performance indices for structured products, available to view via our website. These performance indices show mark-to-market values of publicly offered products issued in the UK retail structured product market since January 2009.
UK Structured Products Association initial response to FCA thematic review and research on structured products
6 March 2015
Today, the UK Structured Products Association ("UKSPA”) makes an initial statement in response to the recently published FCA thematic review on structured products, and the related occasional paper discussing how investors value structured deposits.
26 February 2015
The UK Structured Products Association (UKSPA) today announced the launch of their Product Review website. The free website will host details of all 'Members' products currently in subscription. The website will allow financial advisers to search and compare different products more easily, by seeing key information for each offering in a concise and uniform format.
2 February 2015
Today, the UK Structured Products Association (UKSPA) announces the introduction of the UKSPA Risk Ratings. The purpose of the ratings is to allow financial advisers to compare different structured products more easily and help select those that match their clients' risk profiles more closely.
22 January 2015
Today, the UK Structured Products Association (UKSPA) announces that Mariana Capital will join as a new member with immediate effect. This brings the total membership of the UKSPA of 13 teams, and further strengthens the ability of the UKSPA to provide the information and education to the wider community on behalf of the Industry.
3 May 2013
Whenever a company goes into administration and investors are either at risk or loss or asked to pay additional fees, this is never a good outcome.
12 April 2013
The UK Structured Products Association ('UKSPA') notes the comments made in a recent speech by the chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority, Martin Wheatley. Whilst the UKSPA strongly disagrees that "structured products" are like "spread bets on steroids", it also believes that many of the comments have been taken out of context and somewhat sensationalised in the press
8 March 2013
The UKSPA has announced its disappointment with a Daily Mail article about structured products (‘Savers Lured Into a £9Billion Gamble'), and are calling for the consumer press to be held more accountable for the accuracy of their articles.
10 January 2013
Jamie Smith, Chairman of the UK Structured Products Association writes an open letter to Martyn Saville and the Money Team at Which? in response to their article in January 2013 titled 'Not so simple savings'