One reason for financial crises is investors misusing and misunderstanding exotic products. Proper understanding of exotic structures might have helped. Demystifying Exotic Products contains the fundamentals on exotic products in relation to Interest rates, equity and FX exotics. This practical guidebook discusses how the product is structured, exists, works, as well as the risks involved, focusing on the essential information, like warning signs and aspects of a complex derivative. This reference equips investors with the proper understanding to make informed decisions.
CHIA CHIANG TAN is currently a quantitative analyst in Global Markets at Deutsche Bank. Prior to this he has held positions at CIBC, Barclays Capital and Dresdner Kleinwort. His work has spanned a multitude of asset classes, including interest rates, equities and foreign exchange. In his various roles, he has seen first-hand how a myriad of derivatives solutions have emerged to satisfy client demands resulting from the prevailing economic environment, as well as how some of these purported solutions have at times gone badly wrong. Chia has an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from University College London and a Master of Mathematical Finance from the University of Toronto.