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"We can have a positive impact by bringing diverse thinking to our business"1 month ago
Edwin Wilches of PGIM takes our credit quiz
Past returns: Bond king’s exit ends CLO refis4 months ago
Five years ago in Creditflux, we reported on a market absorbing the consequences of ‘bond king’ Bill Gross leaving Pimco, the firm he co-founded.
Points up front: Talking his book (which is available on Amazon)4 months ago
For listed asset managers, an earnings call is generally not the right forum to market or advertise upcoming funds. But it might be exactly the right place to try and sell your book.
Past returns: From zero to $7.6 billion in five years6 months ago
Five years ago in Creditflux we reported that Angelo Gordon was planning to move into US direct lending. Shortly after that the firm created a middle-market subsidiary known as Twin Brook Capital Partners and drafted in Trevor Clark and Chris Williams to lead the venture after the pair had left Madison Capital in 2013.
- Brandon Cahill of BlueMountain Capital Management takes our credit quiz6 months ago
Points up front: Loan deal with 23 takes Griezmann to Barcelona7 months ago
Soccer financing firm 23 Capital has been adding credit experts to its team and now has a CLO specialist captaining its capital markets effort, with former Guggenheim Securities co-head of ABS/CLO syndication Sreesha Vaman joining last month. The squad already features credit portfolio managers Sam Filer (ex-BMS Finance), David O’Connor (Mizuho) and Ardeshir Sorabjee (Deutsche Bank).
They said it: "We all suffer from the world views of millennials"10 months ago
Headhunter Dale Shorey tells attendees at the Creditflux CLO Symposium about the difficulties of recruiting at the junior level
Continuous par build can provide a rainy-day fund for when downgrades to triple Cs pour in11 months ago
If CLO managers are preparing for mass downgrades to triple C loans, then trading gains and thick OC cushions are the best defences
Points up front: Goldman CLO head smashes triathlon11 months ago
The head of US CLO syndication at Goldman Sachs, Jamil Nathoo, last month completed the South Beach Triathlon in Miami to raise money for Memorial Sloan Kettering, a cancer treatment centre in New York
Being the only provider in a deal allows us to be closer to the company1 year ago
Tikehau's Cécile Mayer-Lévi takes our credit quiz
I liked it when banks could hold risk and actually had inventory to shift1 year ago
Louis Gargour, CIO of LNG Capital, takes our credit quiz
You don’t need a 15% default rate to make money in credit1 year ago
Jeanne Manischewitz, head of North American credit at York Capital Management, takes our credit quiz
Points up front: structuring is in his blood1 year ago
Very few people can claim they were born to structure CLOs, but perhaps GreensLedge’s new recruit Peter Melichar is the exception
The perception of liquidity is often not the same as the reality1 year ago
Investec Asset Management's Jeff Boswell takes our credit quiz and discusses liquidity in Europe, the former "darling of the European debt market" Vivarte and the Matrix
They said it: My friend (not a fan of the president) said she would erect a statue of Trump if there was any further Volcker rule rollback1 year ago
A US lawyer tells us that President Donald Trump is gaining admirers in the credit industry.
Points up front: Cooperman takes advice from Kenny Rogers1 year ago
Last month news emerged that Omega Advisors founder Leon Cooperman was converting his multi-billion dollar hedge fund into a family office.It wasn’t fatigue or performance issues driving the 75-year-old to retirement (Omega’s flagship fund is said to have delivered double-digit returns in 2017), but rather American country singer Kenny Rogers.
Eleven years on and trups CDOs are still the best investment in credit1 year ago
Hildene's Brett Jefferson takes our credit quiz
We are not structured finance investors – we are corporate credit specialists1 year ago
Fair Oaks' Miguel Ramos-Fuentenebro takes our credit quiz
Future returns: we've (not) got a case of the blues1 year ago
Regular readers may notice a slight change to this, the 201st issue of Creditflux...
Tech is benefiting from all the trends that are hurting retail2 years ago
CBAM's Don Young takes our credit quiz
Let's all stop obsessing about duration risk2 years ago
Atlanticomnium's Anthony Smouha takes our credit quiz
Past returns: binomial expansion model was the catalyst for shorting AIG2 years ago
10 years ago, Creditflux reported on AIG's approach to marking its structured credit book. The article prompted one trader to put on a large short position which profited as AIG turned to the US government for a bail-out
Points up front: goodbye structured credit; hello entrepreneurship2 years ago
Good luck to former structured credit trader Lukasz Rzeczkowski, who has taken a leap out of the world of finance and into a medical venture.
Points up front: dancing in the street2 years ago
Romantic Italian credit hedge fund manager woes wife-to-be with flash mob
Points up front: the biggest leaving do of the year2 years ago
Key players from across the CLO industry gathered to bid farewell to Alcentra’s Hiram Hamilton, who is swapping London for New York.
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