Credit trader leaves BlueMountain ahead of move to rival hedge fund manager15 days ago
A London-based credit trader has left BlueMountain after five years amid rumours that he is joining a rival fund manager
Participants resolve CDS market manipulation case which "threatened existence of the market"21 days ago
The CDS market manipulation case that caused a stir in the market - involving GSO, Hovnanian and Solus - has now been resolved. The underlying issue, however, has not
Credit Dimensions event returns with relative value debate over bespokes, tranches and CLOs22 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.
Talk turns towards five-year deals as bespokes flourish22 days ago
There is growing appetite for longer-dated synthetic CDOs as credit curves steepen and competition among dealers steps up, but short mezz positions have also been working
There are no perfect hedges for CLOs22 days 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
Points up front: Catholic taste does not include credit derivatives22 days ago
Is the pope a credit picker? It appears as though he is
Experienced CSAM holds off boutiques to win biggest prize22 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
Hermes launches £185 million unconstrained credit fund23 days ago
London-based Hermes Investment Management has launched a new Ucits-compliant unconstrained credit fund - which will include pricing ESG risks
Credit Agricole hires head of US credit trading and head of ABS syndicate24 days ago
Credit Agricole has strengthened its US credit platform by hiring Anatoly Nakum as head of credit trading for the Americas, and Beth Starr as head of ABS syndicate for the same region
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.
UK funds brace themselves against value-for-money ruling1 month ago
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published its final set of fund governance rules that aim to strengthen the duty of authorised fund managers to their investors.
JP Morgan keeps up synthetic CDO momentum1 month ago
Sources say that JP Morgan priced a $500 million synthetic CDO last month, underlining its position as one of the key deal arrangers in this market
Points up front: traders are dedicated, no matter how hot it gets1 month 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 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?
Former GSO distressed specialist to launch European credit fund - report1 month ago
Bloomberg reports that Akshay Shah, a former senior managing director at GSO Capital Partners, has launched his own fund management business known as Kyma Capital in London
79% of credit managers expect US high yield to widen, survey reveals1 month ago
The International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers (IACPM) has revealed the results for its latest IACPM Credit Outlook Survey – and the outlook appears to be bleak
Dentons brings in derivatives lawyer as partner2 months ago
Global law firm Dentons has added Alice Yurke as partner in its capital markets practice, the firm announced yesterday
Quant giant AQR launches first fixed income fund2 months ago
Quant specialist AQR Capital Management has entered the fixed income world, launching a new product called the Core Plus Bond Fund
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?
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
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