After being introduced in the UK in the 1990s, structured products have gained more traction worldwide over the last decade. They are a broad and complex set of investment instruments, delivering a return dependent on the performance of underlying asset(s).
Structured products may be used by investors seeking to tap into certain characteristics of derivatives. They may also be designed around specific needs and market conditions.
The payoff of a structured product will usually follow a contingency-based structure. Returns will be dependent on the achievement of certain conditions or the performance of an underlying component.
Volta Finance Ltd (LON:VTA) is a closed-ended limited liability company registered in Guernsey. Volta’s investment objectives are to seek to preserve capital across the credit cycle and to provide a stable stream of income to its Shareholders through dividends that it expects to distribute on a quarterly basis.