- Direct lending (170)
- Emerging markets (54)
- High yield bonds (3249)
- Investment grade credit (103)
- Structured credit (120)
- CLO (287)
- Distressed debt (110)
- Credit derivatives (143)
- Marketplace lending (17)
- Real assets (43)
Ex-CQS portfolio manager resurfaces at Axa IM2 days ago
A former European leveraged loan portfolio manager who left CQS in July 2018 has resurfaced at Axa Investment Management
Points up front: There are lies, damn lies and awards pitches3 days ago
We’re hearing empty boasts, trash talking of their rivals and no shortage of promises that will absolutely be delivered.
Volatility wave brings index-linked CLO funds into play3 days ago
Defensive positioning from loan managers has led to bifurcation in that market, but CLO fund managers are taking an attack-minded approach with ‘index-linked funds’.
CLOs wrestle back control of the European loan market3 days ago
The share of European loans bought by CLOs is now larger than those acquired by loan managed accounts and hedge funds, according to a research paper by Barclays.
Managers amend CLO structures amid refinancing ripple3 days ago
CLO managers have deployed various measures to keep their deals ticking amid a European refinancing wave.
Direct lenders seek flexibility as leverage facilities disperse3 days ago
European direct lending funds are frequently taking on leverage, and with some of these facilities topping €1 billion, leverage providers are looking to syndicate their exposures among other banks.
Deluxe decline leaves CLOs feeling deflated3 days ago
Deluxe looked decent: trading in the 90s for much of this year, with 60% of its term loan sitting in CLO portfolios. But its rapid descent underlines the dangers posed by idiosyncratic events.
Attack is the best form of defence3 days ago
Yes, idiosyncratic risks are creeping into corporate credit. But speakers at Creditflux’s CLO Summit were convinced that the most creative firms will be able to thrive without taking on additional risk
Fund performance: Long-short funds rule in October as CLO funds struggle3 days ago
A round-up of fund performance
- A round-up of ucits fund performance3 days ago
- A round-up of CLO performance3 days ago
Welshcake: Don’t get too comfortable. The truth is there are hundreds of things that could be catalysts for a sell-off3 days ago
Just because there’s no obvious sign of a sell-off, doesn’t mean it’s not going to happen. Often, market moves defy logic
‘Buying the dip’ is going to be a poor investment strategy when the next downturn comes3 days ago
The next credit downturn will be shallower but more prolonged than the last, so what works will be different, too
Big firms better prepped for Libor change and less operationally exposed, survey finds4 days ago
The largest financial organisations are further ahead with their Libor transition efforts, and are likelier to move into 2020 with 'greater confidence' than small and mid-size firms, according to a market survey
Goldman Sachs AM explores interval structure for credit fund4 days ago
Goldman Sachs Asset Management has begun marketing for an interval fund primarily focused on credit investments
First Eagle buys US CLO manager THL Credit6 days ago
Two years after establishing its credit business with the acquisition of NewStar Financial, First Eagle Investment Management is aiming big again after striking a deal to buy THL Credit Advisors
- Deluxe looked decent: trading in the 90s for much of this year, with 60% of its term loan sitting in CLO portfolios. But its rapid descent underlines the dangers posed by idiosyncratic events9 days ago
Euro loan trading: CLOs hang up on top speed-dial contact10 days ago
Telco Altice, the most prevalent holding for European CLOs, became the most sold issuer of the month, but ION Corporates was the most popular
US loan trading: CLO managers flee Acosta but gorge on Buckeye11 days ago
Loan holdings in October gave CLO managers a taste of the good, the bad and the ugly: they feasted on Buckeye, fled Acosta, and could not get rid of Deluxe
Astor and Armory team up for US mid-market credit interval fund11 days ago
Astor Investment Management has teamed up with Armory Capital to launch a middle-market credit interval fund, according to US regulatory filings
CIFC beefs up investor relations team in London with two hires20 days ago
CIFC Asset Management has hired from Muzinich and Murano in a bid to strengthen its European investor relations effort
S&P acquires ESG rating business from RobecoSam23 days ago
S&P Global has acquired an ESG ratings business from RobecoSam, according to an announcement. The acquisition includes that of SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment (CSA), an evaluation tool.
Marathon issues CLO with limitation on B3 loans23 days ago
Marathon Asset Management’s new $405 million US CLO has a 25% cap on loans rated B3 and below, says a source close to the deal
Job opportunity with Golub: structured products25 days ago
Golub Capital has released details of the following vacancy: Structured products, assistant vice president – Davidson, North Carolina
Azimut hires ex-Dyal official as it aims to buy minority equity in asset managers26 days ago
Azimut will initially focus on acquiring minority stakes in alternative asset managers with under $3 billion AUM – including private credit, private equity, infrastructure and real estate firms
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