MidOcean expands CLO management team with PM hire5 months ago
MidOcean Credit Partners has hired a portfolio manager from Credit Suisse Asset Management to join its CLO team
US CLO league tables: 2019 volumes top $100 billion5 months ago
The summer slowdown hit the US CLO market last month with just $8.6 billion of issuance of which $5.07 billion was in new issues, the slowest month of the year since January.
14% of 2016 CLOs left waiting amid refinancing wave6 months ago
One of the most prominent CLO market trends this year is the relative decline of the refi compared to previous eras, as wider spreads make these often costly transactions less economical. But one vintage has stood out as an exception: CLOs issued in 2016 have driven 65% of refi activity this year
US CLO league tables: JP Morgan narrows gap to Citi in new issues to $50 million6 months ago
July saw $14.9 billion of issuance in the US CLO space with $9.4 billion of that in new issue CLOs. One of the transactions brought to the market was Whitebox Capital Management’s debut CLO, Whitebox I.
CSAM prices second largest CLO refi of 20196 months ago
Credit Suisse Asset Management took 21.98 basis points off the funding costs of its 2016 CLO Madison Park Funding XXIV via refinancing
- A key CLO triple A investor dropped back from the market in the second quarter of 2019, but, remarkably, CLO spreads tightened as repricings came back and other investors drove demand6 months ago
Philadelphia Energy bankruptcy tars nine CLO managers with $241 million exposure6 months ago
The Philadelphia-headquartered company has entered into bankruptcy protection for a second time, having only emerged from its first filing in August
CLO pipeline: CSAM and Octagon look to move further ahead of the chasing pack7 months ago
The CLO pipeline in all three markets looks similar to last week with a reduction of only around $500 million in predicted new issue volumes in each of the US, European and mid market CLO spaces. But all three of these market segments look healthy with new issues and refinancings being favoured by managers
Global CLO b-wic round-up: control equity hits the market as secondary market picks up7 months ago
The CLO secondary market in both Europe and the US brought healthy volumes last week. There was €174.9 million listed in the European CLO secondary market, while the US returned a with just over $600 million in CLO b-wics.
Euro CLO league tables: three debutants, but familiar faces stay top7 months ago
June brought €3.4 billion of European CLO issuance between seven new issues and two refinancings. Of the seven new issue European CLOs priced last month, three were from debut managers to the continent
US CLO league tables: Octagon extends lead as many managers hit starting blocks in June7 months ago
CLO volumes recovered slightly in the second quarter, with $43.31 billion of primary activity – a 19.97% increase from the $36.1 billion produced in Q1
John Popp of Credit Suisse Asset Management takes our credit quiz7 months ago
- There has been a pick-up in trading of short-dated CLOs — in particular, for deals that are winding down. But the reset wave of 2017-18 may have a lasting impact on CLO weighted average life7 months ago
- It’s important for direct lenders to strike a chord with borrowers when they pitch flexible financing solutions. But for Churchill chief executive officer Ken Kencel, it’s equally important to play major chords outside work.
Euro CLO b-wic round-up: secondary volumes increase amid demand for short-dated paper8 months ago
Last week saw over €230 million of European CLO items listed on the secondary market, matching the almost €1 billion seen in refinancing volume.
US CLO b-wic round-up: secondary volumes reach new heights with equity lagging8 months ago
The US CLO secondary space saw almost $1.8 billion of paper listed last week according to CLO-i, a record amount for this year. Equity, however, did not draw much interest
Euro CLO league tables: May’s refinancings fall just shy of €1 billion8 months ago
European CLO monthly issuance has stayed roughly level since February what has differed recently though is the volumes of all forms of refinancings.
US CLO league tables: CSAM dominates globally but Octagon takes US lead8 months ago
Octagon Credit Investors clinched the top spot in the US broadly syndicated loan CLO market by a mere $129,000 from Credit Suisse Asset Management.
- Room for 10 more? The average loan overlap among recent European CLOs is 48.7% – so the expected influx of new managers will have to work hard to distinguish themselves from the pack8 months ago
Market bemoans Europe’s lack of CLO manager tiering8 months ago
Manager tiering became a hot topic in Europe again last month following Credit Suisse Asset Management’s decision to break with tradition by syndicating its triple A notes in Madison Park Euro Funding XIV, rather than place the notes with an anchor investor.
Euro CLO round-up: benchmark ruffles up, but junior tranches sit tight8 months ago
CLO triple A benchmark levels underwent a shake-up last week as Credit Suisse Asset Management and HPS Investment Partners brought deals to the market with first-pay tranches printing above the recent benchmark of 108.5 basis points
US CLO round-up: dropping anchor (investors) brings CLO spreads tighter8 months ago
Syndication was the theme of the week across the global CLO market last week as managers and arrangers presented deals which were sold to a more diverse group of investors than has been the case for most of this year.
CSAM ends bumper week with new issue CLO and hybrid CBO9 months ago
Credit Suisse Asset Management completed four CLO transactions this week after printing one new issue CLO and one hybrid CBO today
- Room for 10 more? The average loan overlap among recent European CLOs is 48.7% – so the expected influx of new managers will have to work hard to distinguish themselves from the pack9 months ago
CSAM syndicates triple A notes at 112bp in new European CLO9 months ago
Credit Suisse Asset Management yesterday priced its latest European CLO offering, syndicating its triple A notes at 112 basis points over Euribor
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