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Falling correlation reignites passion for index tranche trades3 days ago
Dispersion in the global corporate credit market is rekindling interest in correlation trading, with dealer sources reporting that a late surge lifted 2019 index tranche volumes to $250 billion.
CSO arrangers look to build on $65bn of issuance in 20193 days ago
The synthetic bespoke tranche market this year has fallen short of expectations in terms of overall issuance volume, but ends with transformative inroads being made.
- A round-up of ucits fund performance3 days ago
Creditflux launches inaugural survey of CSO market1 month ago
Creditflux is conducting a survey to gauge investor perceptions of the size of the synthetic bespoke tranche market so far this year, as well as the share of banks arranging deals
Ucits at a glance2 months ago
A round-up of ucits fund performance
Axiom makes big name correlation hire for credit opportunity fund3 months ago
Axiom Alternative Investments has boosted its platform with the hire of synthetic credit veteran as a portfolio manager
Five-year bespokes movement leads to managed CSO talks3 months ago
Longer dated synthetic bespoke tranche business could soon receive new impetus, with dealers and investors ramping up talks about re-establishing managed portfolios as a common feature of the CSO market.
‘Ex’ index trades take off as dispersion peaks3 months ago
A gap is yawning between how the weakest constituents of CDX HY and iTraxx Crossover trade versus their broader portfolios, leading investors to find new ways to hedge and capture idiosyncratic risk.
Buy iTraxx Europe equity tranche risk but sell Crossover mezz, says JP Morgan4 months ago
Investors should stick with ‘search for yield’ ideas in investment grade credit, say JP Morgan credit strategists, including selling iTraxx Europe 0-3% equity tranches delta hedged, going long the 10-year Europe index, and selling credit volatility through index options while buying equity market volatility
Ellington finds Ucits success with mix of structured and synthetic4 months ago
Fund managers are finding ample liquidity in the structured and synthetic credit market and this is helping them outperform in the Ucits fund universe.
BlueMountain lands senior credit trader in New York4 months ago
BlueMountain has hired an experienced trader in New York to cover credit and special situations
Investor requirements rather than performance is driving ESG push: Creditflux survey4 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
Santander issues SRT referencing Spanish SME loans5 months ago
Banco Santander has issued a significant risk transfer referencing a €3 billion portfolio of loans
Creditflux adds net-short loan language topic to Credit Dimensions agenda6 months ago
Creditflux has added the hot new topic of net-short loan language to its Credit Dimensions event in New York on Wednesday
Arrival of five-year bespokes draws in CLO investors6 months ago
Synthetic bespoke tranches are undergoing a major shift, with dealers projecting five-year business to supersede previously dominant shorter tenors by the end of 2019.
Cairn teams with Mediobanca for European credit Ucits fund6 months ago
The strategy will focus on four credit asset classes - financials, corporates, asset-backed securities and special opportunities
Synthetic structured credit specialist lands at Brigade6 months ago
A former Lehman Brothers structured credit specialist has landed at Brigade Capital Management in New York
Index tranche levels spike as investors advance into equity7 months ago
Trading of credit index tranches is picking up, with some $61 billion worth changing hands in the space during the first quarter, according to data from the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
CQS names CEO for its US business8 months ago
CQS Asset Management has appointed Michel Brogard as chief executive officer of the firm’s US business
Bespoke gains pull CLO buyers as market tipped to hit $100bn8 months ago
Synthetic bespoke issuance could catch up with the more visible CLO market this year, say structured credit specialists
Show time for synthetic bespokes8 months ago
Credit Dimensions, the only event for the structured synthetic community, returns in New York on 12 June.
Regulation stifles SRTs, but banks and investors revel in quarter-four outperformance9 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
Mizuho appoints Cairn co-CIO as global markets head in London9 months ago
The announcement follows the departure of the bank's incumbent head of global markets
Dentons boosts derivatives practice in London with two partner9 months ago
Dentons has added two partners to its derivatives practice in London
Behave yourselves: EBA policy advisor warns against misuse of securitisation rules10 months ago
The European securitisation market has come a long way over the last decade, and the message from one policy advisor is clear – don’t do anything to mess it up.
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