Join the debate: is Christopher Nolan moonlighting for Creditflux?17 days 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 extinction17 days 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 201717 days 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
Fishknife classified advertising17 days ago
Past returns: Permira’s considered approach to CLO launches1 month ago
This month 10 years ago, private equity firm Permira made its debut in the European CLO market
Join the debate: Highland v Josh Terry, round two1 month ago
Highland and its former employee provide Creditflux with statements following an arbitration ruling
Points up front: pricing a CLO is easy, if you know who to talk to1 month ago
Deals get done at Creditflux conferences. Sometimes even on stage
They said it: long faces on flow traders1 month ago
Citi’s Jim Hughes tells the Creditflux CLO Investor Summit about how difficult life is for flow credit traders
Market is always wrong on effect of CLO rule changes2 months ago
Risk retention has made little difference to the CLO industry. And it’s disappearance will similarly have little impact
Rating outlook: Strong demand for CLOs is leading to looser docs2 months ago
Equity-friendly features are becoming more prevalent in US CLO docs
Join the debate2 months ago
Par-Four prices a new CLO, providing a perfect opportunity for journalists and readers alike to go wild with golfing puns.
Past returns2 months ago
We look back to when CLO investors were morphing into CLO managers and when BlueCrest went on a hiring spree for its credit business
Points up front: goodbye structured credit; hello entrepreneurship3 months ago
Good luck to former structured credit trader Lukasz Rzeczkowski, who has taken a leap out of the world of finance and into a medical venture.
Rating outlook: It's a matter of life and spread for CLO managers3 months ago
Stabilisation of loan spreads and recovery rates spells good news for European CLO managers
Points up front: fallible regulators4 months ago
“Regulators do not have a monopoly on good ideas,” admits the OCC
Why CLOs will not cause the next financial crisis4 months ago
It is hard to imagine a world in which CLO triple As suffer losses, but we should not be complacent
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Join the debate: CLO ramp-up failings5 months ago
“There is one manager out there that has got away with this behaviour for several years. The ‘fight back’ from investors is overdue”
Points up front: the biggest leaving do of the year5 months ago
Key players from across the CLO industry gathered to bid farewell to Alcentra’s Hiram Hamilton, who is swapping London for New York.
Fishknife: Interval funds are a step in the right direction5 months ago
They bring their own dangers, but interval funds are a better vehicle for managing illiquid credit than conventional funds
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