Credit trader leaves BlueMountain ahead of move to rival hedge fund manager11 days ago
A London-based credit trader has left BlueMountain after five years amid rumours that he is joining a rival fund manager
Credit Dimensions event returns with relative value debate over bespokes, tranches and CLOs18 days ago
The buoyant synthetic tranches market is due for a further boost as Creditflux announces that its third Credit Dimensions workshop will be held in New York on 31 July 2018.
Talk turns towards five-year deals as bespokes flourish18 days ago
There is growing appetite for longer-dated synthetic CDOs as credit curves steepen and competition among dealers steps up, but short mezz positions have also been working
There are no perfect hedges for CLOs18 days ago
As the CLO market gets hotter and hotter, investors are seeking hedges against the inevitable downturn. But although there are a wide range of options, there is no consensus on which is best
Points up front: Catholic taste does not include credit derivatives18 days ago
Is the pope a credit picker? It appears as though he is
Experienced CSAM holds off boutiques to win biggest prize18 days ago
Credit Suisse Asset Management became a two-time winner of the Creditflux Manager of the Year award last month after picking up the 2018 trophy in front of a packed house at London’s Landmark Hotel on 9 May
Hermes launches £185 million unconstrained credit fund19 days ago
London-based Hermes Investment Management has launched a new Ucits-compliant unconstrained credit fund - which will include pricing ESG risks
Credit Agricole hires head of US credit trading and head of ABS syndicate20 days ago
Credit Agricole has strengthened its US credit platform by hiring Anatoly Nakum as head of credit trading for the Americas, and Beth Starr as head of ABS syndicate for the same region
Destra and BlueBay team up to launch credit interval fund1 month ago
Destra has become the latest manager to launch an interval fund - Destra International & Event-Driven Credit Fund - which will focus on two strategies: multi-strategy international credit and event driven credit.
UK funds brace themselves against value-for-money ruling1 month ago
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its final set of fund governance rules that aim to strengthen the duty of authorised fund managers to their investors.
JP Morgan keeps up synthetic CDO momentum1 month ago
Sources say that JP Morgan priced a $500 million synthetic CDO last month, underlining its position as one of the key deal arrangers in this market
Points up front: traders are dedicated, no matter how hot it gets1 month ago
When a fire alarm goes off, you should make your way to the nearest exit: unless you’re a trader
Tracking down the credit industry’s original winners1 month ago
All winning managers at the first Creditflux awards survived the crisis, under their own names – like BlackRock – or under new owners. But what happened to the people who collected the trophies?
Former GSO distressed specialist to launch European credit fund - report1 month ago
Bloomberg reports that Akshay Shah, a former senior managing director at GSO Capital Partners, has launched his own fund management business known as Kyma Capital in London
79% of credit managers expect US high yield to widen, survey reveals1 month ago
The International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers (IACPM) has revealed the results for its latest IACPM Credit Outlook Survey – and the outlook appears to be bleak
Join the debate: most memorable moment in credit2 months ago
At Creditflux we’ve now produced 200 monthly magazines since Fishknife first came up with the idea of tracking the global credit markets in 2001). We asked several key credit industry officials about their most memorable moment in credit
Dedication pays off in risk sharing2 months ago
Fund managers are pitching dedicated CRT funds to institutional investors as market hits €75 billion in 2017 and US banks start to take notice. By Sayed Kadiri
Staying afloat in credit takes care and character2 months ago
In his final article, our columnist sheds light on his identity and has some 'nice' advice for those navigating credit’s changeable oceans
Anchorage wins $75 million ticket for global credit fund3 months ago
A US pension fund has approved an investment in the upcoming Anchorage credit fund
Strengthen CDS definitions to stop engineered defaults, say lawyers3 months ago
The likelihood of stamping out manipulation in the credit default swaps market – namely the practice of staging credit events – is remote, say market sources
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