Credit trader leaves BlueMountain ahead of move to rival hedge fund manager10 days ago
A London-based credit trader has left BlueMountain after five years amid rumours that he is joining a rival fund manager
First Trust teams with TCW to launch unconstrained credit ETF12 days ago
First Trust Advisors will act as investment advisor to the new actively managed fund, while TCW Investment Management will act as sub-advisor
Credit Dimensions event returns with relative value debate over bespokes, tranches and CLOs17 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.
Experienced CSAM holds off boutiques to win biggest prize17 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
Bain raises at least $239 million for structured credit fund18 days ago
Credit specialist Bain Capital Credit has raised at least $239.5 million for its structured credit fund , according to US SEC filings.
WTW's Redmond: institutional investors are starved of income, yield, and return (video)26 days ago
Willis Towers Watson's global head of credit and diversifying strategies Chris Redmond spoke to Creditflux's Hugh Minch after his panel discussion at the Creditflux Symposium
CIFC gets in on interval fund phenomenon with new CLO-focused strategy1 month ago
The new vehicle will invest at least 80% of its net assets in debt securities, with a focus on CLO equity, mezzanine tranches and warehouses, US SEC filings reveal
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.
CIFC lands in Europe with new office and top marketing hire1 month ago
CIFC has further strengthened its European presence in the credit market, opening a new London office and appointing Muzinich’s Joshua Hughes to head its European marketing
LMCG credit fund doubles in size1 month ago
Boston-based LMCG Investments has raised at least $72.69 million for its credit hedge fund – more than doubling fund assets in exactly a year, according to US regulatory filings
Carlyle and Oppenheimer opt for interval fund structure as part of JV1 month ago
The new private credit fund will invest at least 80% across loans and structured credit (Including CLOs), opportunistic credit, direct lending and liquid credit, SEC filings reveal
Alcentra holds $513 million close for CLO-focused fund1 month ago
Alcentra has held a final close on its third structured credit opportunity fund with $513 million capital commitments - which has the ability to invest in US and European CLO equity, mezzanine tranches and warehouse capital
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?
GoldenTree, KKR and StepStone earn sub-advisor roles for new interval fund1 month ago
FS Investments is launching a multi-strategy interval fund and has chosen GoldenTree Asset Management, KKR Credit and StepStone Group to act as sub-advisors
Angel Oak's new fund to invest in CLOs and structured credit2 months ago
Atlanta-based Angel Oak Capital Advisors has launched a new mutual fund, the Angel Oak UltraShort Income Fund, which will invest in residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, CLOs, US treasuries and agency debentures, and corporate credit
Structured credit specialists seek future-proofing in direct lending2 months ago
At the turn of the last credit cycle, structured credit recovered spectacularly – but credit managers today seem to be gravitating towards private credit as the area to pick up excess returns in a downturn
A credit market in constant flux2 months ago
Since Creditflux's launch in 2001, we've reported on CLO evolution, trendy new products, regulatory U-turns, and, of course, crashes. Which, we wonder, is coming next?
CLO managers give blessing to Morningstar2 months ago
“Our methodology is extremely transparent and our turnaround is extremely quick" - Morningstar's Brian Grow describes the company's ascension into the CLO market
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
Texas pension fund approves two new CLO manager mandates2 months ago
The Texas Municipal Retirement System has approved the appointment of GSO Capital Partners LP and Octagon Credit Investors as CLO managers on its non-core fixed income strategy
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