They said it: regulators are using The Big Short as their frame of reference23 days ago
The LMA’s Nicholas Voisey describes why it’s difficult to campaign for the European loan market
Points up front: accountant by day, goaltender extraordinaire by night23 days ago
Golub's Scott Foster shows off his reflexes in an incredible debut for the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks
Points up front: traders are dedicated, no matter how hot it gets23 days ago
When a fire alarm goes off, you should make your way to the nearest exit: unless you’re a trader
Long-term lock-up funds work very well in private equity, but CLO equity has greater needs23 days ago
Beware of applying to CLOs fund structures that work for other asset classes, such as private equity. The result may be lost value
We are not structured finance investors – we are corporate credit specialists23 days ago
Fair Oaks' Miguel Ramos-Fuentenebro takes our credit quiz
Tech is benefiting from all the trends that are hurting retail1 month ago
CBAM's Don Young takes our credit quiz
US risk retention did wonders for CLOs1 month ago
As managers circled the globe seeking to raise risk retention funds they sold CLOs to a whole new audience, says our newest columnist Eagle Point founder Thomas Majewski
They said it: BSL loans and mid-market loans are basically the same thing1 month ago
A US CLO portfolio manager is heard putting himself forward for a direct lending fund management role..
Points up front: a few weeks' worth of dual compliance1 month ago
Dual compliance is so 2017. And yet European CLO managers are pursuing US risk retention compliance. Perhaps memories of 2013 are resurfacing
Join the debate: most memorable moment in credit1 month 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
Staying afloat in credit takes care and character1 month ago
In his final article, our columnist sheds light on his identity and has some 'nice' advice for those navigating credit’s changeable oceans
Past returns: Europe's own risk retention rewrite2 months ago
Five years ago we reported that European CLO managers were hunting for partners to retain risk retention on their behalf. Shortly after, regulators performed a U-turn (nothing new here) and decided to prohibit third parties from acting as risk retainers
Join the debate: flippin' heck, you're distorting the CLO market2 months ago
After our report on a CLO investor flipping 2018 bonds before the deals had even closed, one reader pointed out that this "masks true demand"
Points up front: the best way to source direct lending loans is to sit and wait2 months ago
Spend a few minutes in the company of a direct lending manager and you’re sure to hear about the lengths to which funds go in order to source deals (one firm said that it operates a call centre in order to contact borrowers). Not so Pascal Meysson, managing director at Alcentra.
They said it: CLO managers are a generous sort2 months ago
With US risk retention set to be repealed, one CLO equity investor is convinced that managers will readily return 'risk retention capital' to investors
Past returns: pension scheme gets stung after regulators rewrite CLO rules3 months ago
Five years ago, we reported that US pension funds were boosting their allocation to euro-denominated credit. One institution in particular led the way by supporting the first European CLO to be issued since the global financial crisis
Join the debate: is Christopher Nolan moonlighting for Creditflux?4 months ago
A story last month on direct lender Prestige caused one reader to draw comparisons with a script from film director Christopher Nolan
Points up front: zombie managers near extinction4 months ago
The long-term nature of CLOs means the market tends to have a large number of zombie managers, those with one or two deals outstanding but no plans for future issuance. However, a spate of redemptions, especially in Europe, has swept away some of the ghostly deadwood.
The biggest credit stories in 20174 months ago
CLO ramp-up risk, new risk retention proposals and new CLO joint ventures were in the headlines last year. Here, Creditflux reveals the most read stories of 2017
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