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New EC fund rules could lead to ‘pre-pre-marketing’2 months ago
The European Commission has approved a standardised concept of ‘pre-marketing’ in a move that could see more capital flow through the European Economic Area. The new definition of pre-marketing is meant to provide clarity, but some sources say that the amendments could be seen as an additional burden and lead to a concept of pre-pre-marketing.
Points up front: Benefits of being unethical2 months ago
Investing ethically is increasingly becoming part of a credit manager’s mandate, with environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategies all the rage.
Net short language could force lenders to sell at a loss2 months ago
Signs are growing that ‘net short’ provisions in bonds and loans are getting closer to hitting CDS investors, with two instances in recent weeks of the language expanding both in geographical and functional remit.
- A round-up of fund performance2 months ago
Upward flexes, CLOs gather speed and 'net-short' language develops [podcast]2 months ago
The Acuris Fixed Income Group in North America recounts Q2 in the leveraged credit markets.
Dutch development bank creates ESG and impact standing committee2 months ago
The Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO) has created a standing committee for impact and environmental, social and governance investing
Investor requirements rather than performance is driving ESG push: Creditflux survey3 months ago
Only 14% of respondents to Creditflux's global credit ESG survey said performance was the main reason they were adopting envoronmental, social and governance-themed strategies
NatWest brings in Nomura's head of credit trading in New York3 months ago
NatWest Markets has announced the appointment of Michael Papa as head of its US investment grade credit trading and credit strategy.
Tourists have turned high yield into a sketchier neighbourhood… IG credit could be the answer3 months ago
Using CDS to exploit roll-down in IG credit can generate good returns even in a low-rate environment
Senior figure rejoins Credit Suisse to head European capital markets4 months ago
The bank is looking to build out its key European platforms - and has hired an official who left just last summer
Rallye CDS auction date set with three initial deliverables4 months ago
A credit event auction to settle CDS referencing Rallye, the parent of French supermarket chain Casino, will take place on 27 June, with the Determinations Committee having agreed an initial list of three deliverable obligations
Deutsche Bank hires emerging market credit trader4 months ago
Deutsche Bank has added to its credit team in London by hiring a trader of emerging market cash debt and CDS
Welshcake: Sirius has made a strong move in CDS - if it hits the right targets4 months ago
The most tragic of human traits is the proclivity for our inventions to come back and bite us
Mizuho appoints US and European credit trading heads in leadership shake-up4 months ago
The hires include a newly created CLO role, head of credit trading, and head of special situations and illiquid trading
Cairn teams with Mediobanca for European credit Ucits fund4 months ago
The strategy will focus on four credit asset classes - financials, corporates, asset-backed securities and special opportunities
Permira adds hire to start credit opportunities business4 months ago
Permira Debt Managers is building out a unit in London to invest in special situations and credit opportunities and has hired a distressed and high yield specialist to help establish the business
DC accepts New Look failure-to-pay credit event question5 months ago
The Europe, Middle East and Africa Determinations Committee has accepted a request to rule on whether New Look has triggered a failure-to-pay credit event
Steinhoff CDS auction in limbo due to lock-up and CVA5 months ago
A date to settle CDS referencing Steinhoff Europe had still to be agreed as Creditflux went to press — more than a month on from when the EMEA Determinations Committee (DC) ruled that the company had triggered a failure-to-pay credit event.
Credit Suisse adds special situations trading head among raft of hires5 months ago
Credit Suisse has continued to build momentum in its credit business with the hire of a managing director to head special situations and loan trading with its Europe, Middle East and Africa credit products business, following on from nine others across its London and New York credit business
Oak Hill reshuffles leadership in Europe5 months ago
Oak Hill Advisors has appointed three long-serving members of its investment and business development teams to lead the European office
CQS names CEO for its US business6 months ago
CQS Asset Management has appointed Michel Brogard as chief executive officer of the firm’s US business
New manager Resco lands ex-credit head to found advisory board6 months ago
Resco Asset Management, a London based asset manager set up last year, has appointed the first of an anticipated three advisory board members
Regulation stifles SRTs, but banks and investors revel in quarter-four outperformance7 months ago
Over the course of 2018 there was roughly €6.5 billion of issuance in the market for significant risk transfer (SRT) deals, sources say, with the last three months understood to be the busiest quarter on record
Demonised triple Bs could outshine angelic neighbours7 months ago
There has been a stampede to denounce triple B corporate credit, but investors ditching this rating band may not only miss solid returns but find bigger problems up the spectrum, investors and analysts tell Creditflux.
Windstream set for high CDS pay-out as DC picks initial deliverable obligations7 months ago
Windstream Holdings CDS protection holders look set for a high pay-out, as the cheapest deliverable obligations into the defaulted company’s credit event auction are quoted in the mid-20s
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