There are no perfect hedges for CLOs15 hours 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
Destra and BlueBay team up to launch credit interval fund10 days 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.
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
Tracking down the credit industry’s original winners23 days 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?
A credit market in constant flux1 month 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?
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
Structured credit specialist swaps CSOs for CLOs as he returns to Morgan Stanley3 months ago
Morgan Stanley has added to its CLO structuring team in New York, bringing an official who has been working on synthetic CDOs
CLO equity and mezzanine fund liquidates two years before reinvestment period3 months ago
BK Opportunities Fund-2 has liquidated two years before the end of its reinvestment period with annualised net return since inception at 12.4%, Creditflux has learned
Octagon looks to invest up to $500 million in CLOs with new fund3 months ago
New York-based Octagon Credit Investment is raising money for its third CLO opportunity fund, according to recent SEC filings
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
Managers predict skill will win out3 months ago
We asked managers to predict the year ahead across a range of credit strategies. Overall, they had a positive outlook. By Grace Jennings-Edquist
Countdown begins to Creditflux Manager Awards 20183 months ago
The highlight of the awards season - Creditflux's Manager Awards ceremony - will take place on 9 May and submissions process is now open
Brigade co-founder to leave the firm3 months ago
Brigade Capital Management's co-founder Pat Kelly is leaving the firm, according to market sources
Citi promotes European CLO head and co-head of credit correlation trading5 months ago
Citi – a market leader in CLO origination and bespokes – has promoted officials responsible for these businesses.
US pension scheme puts $100 million into top-performing CQS fund5 months ago
A multi-strategy credit fund run by CQS has earned a $100 million commitment from a US pension fund
Founder looks to take structured credit manager Zais private8 months ago
Founder Christian Zugel has bid to take Zais Group private, ending its two year stint as a public company
Institutional investors - does Europe still provide the best opportunities in credit?9 months ago
Cash or synthetics, CLOs versus CMBS, senior or junior debt? Institutional investors have a variety of ways to approach credit investing and Creditflux's biannual survey of credit allocators aims to determine which market they view as offering compelling returns
Time-saving hedge fund platforms stop opportunities evaporating9 months ago
Lengthy commitment periods and drawn-out negotiations between institutional investors and fund managers could be a thing of the past thanks to a wave of multi-manager hedge fund platforms
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