Best Market Makers
For investors, fair prices on the secondary market are a key feature of a “good” investment product. In the category der Leverage Products: Bank Julius Bär was awarded first place as the best market maker. The issuer stood out due to consistent quality in the pricing of its issues in the secondary market on SIX Swiss Exchange. In the category Investment Products: Luzerner Kantonalbank was successful in taking first place.
«Top Service» for the Best
The quality of term sheets, brochures and customer magazines, the derivatives website, market making, investor survey results, and pricing were all factors in assessing issuers' services. This year, the jury awarded the coveted distinction to Leonteq Securities, Luzerner Kantonalbank, Vontobel and Zürcher Kantonalbank.
The best academic works (Master, Doctor/PhD, Paper) about Derivatives and Structured Products went to Tim Maximilian Baumgartner of the University of Ulm on his master thesis: 'What is wrong with the VIX?'.
For more details visit the Swiss Derivative Awards website.