Lucht Probst Associates joins SSPA as partner
The Swiss Structured Products Association (SSPA) welcomes Lucht Probst Associates as a new partner member. The SSPA network now numbers 41 members across the entire value creation chain, from issuers to buy-side and trading platforms to brokers and partners.
Lucht Probst Associates (LPA), a leader in CapTech since 1999, focuses on solutions for the capital markets sector. LPA’s 400 employees, based at nine international locations, draw on their comprehensive capital markets expertise, in combination with cutting-edge technical know-how, to support their clients with innovative digital solutions for automating the entire life cycle of structured products, OTC derivatives and funds. This includes the complete issuance process, alongside the fully automated, workflow-controlled creation of documentation and other front, middle and back office processes. LPA offers customers a tailored document and data service for the buy-side that facilitates the sale of structured products. As a globally active company, it provides advice and support on individual markets and strategically implementing innovative solutions.
Stefan Lucht, founder and managing partner of Lucht Probst Associates, on joining SSPA: “As one of the first CapTech providers, we have more than 20 years’ experience in developing, implementing and operating technology-based capital markets solutions and providing the associated consulting services. Our mission is to help financial services companies raise their efficiency – while remaining fully compliant. We look forward to contributing this expertise to SSPA and, through close dialogue, promoting wider use of structured products.”
SSPA expands its membership base to 41
Now numbering 41 members, SSPA represents the interests of the market’s key participants, which together account for more than 95 percent by volume of structured products in Switzerland. SSPA Chairman Markus Pfister on the new partner member: “In welcoming Lucht Probst Associates on board, we are delighted to have further strengthened our membership base with an expert in technology solutions in the world of structured products.”
SSPA – Swiss Structured Products Association
Juerg Staehelin, Executive Director
Tel.: +41 43 534 97 72
About structured products
Structured products are investment instruments publicly issued by an issuer whose redemption value is derived from the performance of one or more underlying securities. Equities, interest rates, foreign exchange or commodities such as gold or oil may serve as underlying securities.
About the Association
The Swiss Structured Products Association (SSPA) is the first port of call for all questions associated with structured products. It represents the collective interests of the key market players who bring together over 95 percent of the market volume for structured products in Switzerland. The headquarters of the association are located in Zurich. Further information is available at www.sspa.ch.