BlackRock seeks $1 billion for new multi-strat opportunities fund1 day ago
The new trust will invest at least 80% of its assets in fixed income securities and up to 40% in special situations, SEC filings reveal
Credit trader leaves BlueMountain ahead of move to rival hedge fund manager16 days ago
A London-based credit trader has left BlueMountain after five years amid rumours that he is joining a rival fund manager
Credit Dimensions event returns with relative value debate over bespokes, tranches and CLOs23 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 flourish23 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
Experienced CSAM holds off boutiques to win biggest prize23 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 fund24 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 syndicate25 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.
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
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?
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
Dedication pays off in risk sharing2 months ago
Fund managers are pitching dedicated CRT funds to institutional investors as market hits €75 billion in 2017 and US banks start to take notice. By Sayed Kadiri
Anchorage wins $75 million ticket for global credit fund3 months ago
A US pension fund has approved an investment in the upcoming Anchorage credit fund
Past returns: Europe's own risk retention rewrite3 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
Cheyne generates double-digit returns for hedge funds3 months ago
Cheyne Capital has delivered with two credit hedge funds that have reached their maturity
Capital Four fund soft closes at €350 million3 months ago
Copenhagen-based Capital Four Invest has recommended a soft close for its Luxembourg-domiciled Credit Opportunities Fund following its growth to €350 million
Synthetic CDOs seek to follow CLOs3 months ago
Growing issuance, interest in longer maturities and the emergence of a secondary market are encouraging dealers to believe that bespokes are on the road to acceptance. By Sayed Kadiri
Structured credit specialist swaps CSOs for CLOs as he returns to Morgan Stanley4 months ago
Morgan Stanley has added to its CLO structuring team in New York, bringing an official who has been working on synthetic CDOs
Virginia pension fund cuts Oaktree high yield account4 months ago
Virginia Retirement System (VRS) has terminated Oaktree as a high yield debt manager, Creditflux has learnt
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