DWS Releases Structured Products Education Suite

DWS Investments launched new and enhanced educational tools about structured products, designed to meet the educational needs of both financial advisers and individual investors.

According to a news release from DWS, the U.S. retail unit of Deutsche Bank’s Asset Management division, the suite includes:

  • continuing education presentations,
  • an online training course for registered representatives consisting of an animated presentation and an examination,
  • presentations specifically designed for use with individual investors,
  • and a selection of supporting materials designed to demystify structured notes and structured CDs.

DWS Investments said it has partnered with X-Markets, Deutsche Bank’s global platform for structured notes, combining asset management, structuring, and risk management expertise in a coordinated manner. Jointly launched in September 2006 by DWS Investments and X-Markets, retail structured products are an integral component of their continued focus upon product innovation and outcome-oriented investing, the company said.