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  • Talk turns towards five-year deals as bespokes flourish
    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

    23 days ago
  • There are no perfect hedges for CLOs
    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

    23 days ago
  • Experienced CSAM holds off boutiques to win biggest prize
    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

    23 days ago
  • Tracking down the credit industry’s original winners
    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?

    1 month ago
  • A credit market in constant flux
    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?

    2 months ago
  • Dedication pays off in risk sharing
    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

    2 months ago
  • Synthetic CDOs seek to follow CLOs
    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

    3 months ago
  • Managers predict skill will win out
    We asked managers to predict the year ahead across a range of credit strategies. Overall, they had a positive outlook. By Grace Jennings-Edquist

    4 months ago
  • Creditflux guide: index tranches
    Bespokes are back, single name CDS remain popular and credit indices can be very liquid. So why, years after the crisis, are index tranches still in the doldrums? By Tom Davidson

    5 months ago
  • Creditflux guide: credit indices
    The CDS indices remain one of the most liquid parts of the credit market, with billions of dollars’ worth of trades taking place each day

    7 months ago
  • They said it
    “If you never get a speed ticket, you’re not driving fast enough”

    7 months ago
  • Creditflux guide: single name CDS
    Credit default swaps aren’t used as often as they were, but they are still a quick way for investors to hedge or take a position on names in the credit market

    9 months ago
  • Leading fund: Lupus Alpha CLO Opportunity Notes I
    Single-B CLO trades boost Lupus Alpha asset Management

    10 months ago
  • Things aren’t always what they seem
    Buy CLO triple As but don’t be fooled by diversity scores; take a look at credit index futures if you need liquidity; and watch out for quasi-mid market loans appearing in CLOs

    1 year ago
  • Investing ethically is worth it
    Managers could see less volatile returns as a result of their increasing adoption of ESG-friendly portfolios; meanwhile direct lending is spreading across Europe

    1 year ago
  • Heading tighter into uncertainty
    Tightening loan spreads are making the job of a CLO manager harder in both the US and Europe. But credit volatility could be on the horizon

    1 year ago

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