Working paper series // Frankfurt School of Finance & Management 82
Due to a fast market development in volume and innovation on the structured products (certificates) side, critics are finding fault regarding a lack in transparency and comparability. However, certificates can provide characteristics for every market scenario as its explicit strength. The aim of the following working paper is to provide transparency and an analysis in the most common certificates. The analysis consists of a description, valuation and scenario analysis which then leads to a substantial overview and should provide knowledge which certificate can be used in specific market scenarios.