S-Notes and the Risk/Return Continuum
Assess Investor's Risk/Return Profile...
S-Notes may be structured to fit within an individual investor's risk/return
profile across a wide range of asset classes.
S-Notes are available along the risk/return continuum' from the conservative
investor concerned about principal protection to the risk tolerant investor
seeking enhanced returns through a non-principal protected investment.
Financial advisors can select products from the S-Notes Family to fit
within an individual investor's risk/return profile.
...and determine Investor's Asset Allocation Priorities
After determining their individual asset allocation profile, investors
and their financial advisors may use S-Notes to achieve the following:
Chart the Course: Evaluate which S-Notes products
fit into an investor's overall portfolio
Navigate the Waters: Track the performance of S-Notes
throughout their term
S-Notes may be linked to a wide array of asset classes to complement
traditional investments. Within an overall portfolio, investors and
their financial advisors can determine how S-Notes may be used to achieve
investors’ investment objectives by asking the following:
- In what asset classes is the investor under- or over-allocated?
- Within each specific asset class, does the investor want principal
protection or the possibility of an enhanced return?
- Does the investor require greater current income or is the investor
willing to defer income in exchange for additional potential appreciation?
Incorporating Structured Notes into an Investment Portfolio may Provide
S-Notes can complement any well diversified portfolio, providing the
The structured products market is constantly evolving and ABN AMRO is
a frequent developer of new products. The S-Notes platform allows for
new products to be brought to market quickly. ABN AMRO has also worked
quickly to adapt to changes in the regulatory framework. ABN AMRO was
the issuer to use SEC registered brochures to market structured products.
Some investors find it problematic or uneconomic to invest in certain
asset classes, such as commodities and foreign currencies. S-Notes may
be used to provide investors with exposure to the asset classes that
Structured notes offer economics that individual investors do not often
have the ability to recreate with traditional investments in a cost
effective or convenient manner.