Synthetics help you get paid for taking credit risk, says top pension manager1 year ago
Synthetic credit can be a powerful tool to enhance returns for pensions funds that own cash bonds, according to Ulf Erlandsson, senior portfolio manager at AP4
Survival of the fittest: investors talk of competition between CLO arrangers1 year ago
What is a fair CLO arranging fee and which banks will thrive next year? CLO market practitioners turned out in force yesterday at the Creditflux CLO Investor Summit to debate over the big changes that are set to affect the market next year with US risk-retention rules just around the corner.
Agecroft to donate profit from new hedge fund conference to charity1 year ago
Agecroft Partners has unveiled its latest hedge fund investor conference and says that 100% of profits from the event will go towards charitable causes supporting children in need
MEP braves the "lion's den" to make a case for 20% risk-retention1 year ago
MEP Paul Tang outlined his aims for the future of the European securitisation market yesterday. "We are not here to kill the industry," he said
Regulators should "look at the assets, not the tool", conference hears1 year ago
Regulatory proposals affecting the structured credit market dominated discussions as IMN's 20th Global ABS conference kicked off in Barcelona yesterday.
"CLO investing is a marathon, not a sprint," conference hears2 years ago
CLO equity performance was a hot topic of conversation at IMN’s conference on European CLOs and Leveraged Loans yesterday, with investors pointing out that recent volatility highlights the importance of taking a long-term approach to buying equity tranches.
Pier Sixty Capital and Utopia make impressive CLO debuts2 years ago
Two new CLO managers scored the impressive feat of bringing their first deals to market last week, despite the recent slow-down in new issuance
Watch out for a crash in technology credits, warn CLO managers2 years ago
A somewhat downbeat panel featuring CLO managers at IMN's ABS East conference pointed to the technology sector as the next potential trouble spot for loan investors
European bank lenders are retrenching not exiting, conference hears2 years ago
Banks are lending far less to European companies than before the crisis, according to an audience poll at the Creditflux Symposium this month
Arrangers split on whether risk retention will shrink CLO manager universe2 years ago
Symposium attendees predict sharp drop in the number of managers able to complete a deal in first half of next year
Investors push down direct lending fees but create risk3 years ago
Senior management fees on direct lending funds have been pushed down to as low as 50 basis points
Conference hears there are no easy answers to CLO risk retention3 years ago
A panel on CLO risk retention at the ABS Vegas conference looked at solutions using a horizontal strip held by a majority-owned affiliate, but came up with no definite answer.
Structured credit investors pick CLOs as the ones to watch in 20153 years ago
Over 350 structured credit professionals came through the doors yesterday as Creditflux held its annual investor summit in New York's Crowne Plaza hotel - CLOs were talk of the town
Creditflux unveils agenda for keenly awaited investor summit3 years ago
More than 300 leading investors and other market participants are expected to attend key industry event
Volckerisation will be harder than you think, conference hears3 years ago
Attendees at the ABS East 2014 conference this week were warned not to assume that existing CLOs will be easily "Volckerised"
90% of CLO managers were wrong on Vivarte, conference hears3 years ago
Portfolio diversity still exists in the European CLO market, according to a CLO investor roundtable at IMN's Global ABS conference in Barcelona yesterday
Credit risk transfer is set to spread to new countries, conference hears3 years ago
Investors expect to see banks in a growing number of European countries launch risk-transfer trades to improve their regulatory capital
Most investors forecast double-digit returns from CLO equity3 years ago
A large majority of CLO investors expect CLO equity to pay double-digit returns, according to an audience poll at last week's Creditflux Credit Opportunities Symposium
There’s good news and bad news, regulator tells CLO investors3 years ago
Christian Moor, a senior official at the European Banking Authority, hints at future changes on CLO risk retention in Europe
CLOs will be "Volckerised", conference hears3 years ago
Attendees at Creditflux conference hear of new industry buzz word
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