Leverage transactions ; chance of multiple profit ? but also private bankruptcy risk! (at the same time with reference to the new BGH ruling on consultant liability, V ZR 402/99)

by Johannes Fiala, lawyer Leveraged transactions are in practice referred to by financial service providers as “savings annuity”, “savings annuity”, “lex annuity”, “interest rate differential transaction”, “loan-financed annuity”, “immediate annuity”, “leveraged annuity”, “guaranteed annuity”, “loan-financed life insurance”, “leveraged life insurance”, “fixed loan with redemption replacement”, “leveraged pool”, “loan-financed investment”, “fixed loan with repayment substitute”, “leveraged […]