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What is a leveraged loan? Senior secured credits explained ...

Leveraged loans, explained by Paddy Hirsch: Seniority, security, and why those participating in the market hope for a profitable yet less-bumpy investment ride.
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Outflows from Leveraged Loans Funds Continue - Market Realist

Outflows from Leveraged Loans Funds Continue - Market Realist | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
Leveraged loans funds saw outflows for the week ended September 2, making it the sixth such week in succession. The quantum of outflows was $573 million compared to net outflows of $796 million the week before.
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Hedge Fund BlackRock Reports That Insurers Are Moving Towards Private Assets | Hedge Fund News From HedgeCo.Net

Hedge Fund BlackRock Reports That Insurers Are Moving Towards Private Assets | Hedge Fund News From HedgeCo.Net | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
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Carlyle Group closes USD816m CLO fund | Hedgeweek

Carlyle Group closes USD816m CLO fund | Hedgeweek | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
Alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has closed a collateralised loan obligation (CLO) fund in the US totalling approximately USD816 million.
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CLO Issuance Hits Record As Credit Quality Stabilizes - Barron's (blog)

CLO Issuance Hits Record As Credit Quality Stabilizes Barron's (blog) The second quarter produced $35.6 billion of CLO issuance, according to Thomson Reuters LPC, beating the previous record set in the second quarter of 2007 at the height of the...
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Carlyle Closes 2 CLO Funds Totaling $1.17B - Law360 (subscription)

Carlyle Closes 2 CLO Funds Totaling $1.17B - Law360 (subscription) | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
Carlyle Closes 2 CLO Funds Totaling $1.17B Law360 (subscription) The private equity firm closed its U.S.-focused Carlyle GMS CLO 2014-2 fund with $618 million in assets and its European-focused Carlyle GMS Euro 2014-2 fund with €402 million ($548...
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Floating-Rate Senior Bank Loans: Safer, Higher Yielding Alternative To Short ... - Seeking Alpha

Floating-Rate Senior Bank Loans: Safer, Higher Yielding Alternative To Short ... - Seeking Alpha | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
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ECM's funds could soon invest in leveraged loans - GlobalCapital

ECM's funds could soon invest in leveraged loans - GlobalCapital | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
ECM's funds could soon invest in leveraged loans GlobalCapital ECM Asset Management, the London-based investment firm owned by Wells Fargo, expects to gain final approval this month to begin committing money to leveraged loans in its multi-asset...
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Cov-lite exposure grows | Collateralized loan obligations (CLO ...

Cov-lite exposure grows | Collateralized loan obligations (CLO ... | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
US CLO 2.0 managers have not been fully using their cov-lite buckets, says Moody's. However, cov-lite holdings have grown as buckets have expanded since 2010 and cov-lites' share of the leveraged loan universe has also ...
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Leveraged Loans: US, European CLOs See Record-Breaking June; Pipelines ... - Forbes

Leveraged Loans: US, European CLOs See Record-Breaking June; Pipelines ... - Forbes | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
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...;It has been quite the month for the CLO markets in June with issuance in both the U.S.
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Leveraged Loans: European Volume Grows Thanks To Covenant-Lite, Second ... - Forbes

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Mini-bonds give good Italian SMEs easier access to credit - Investment Europe

Tight credit for SMEs is leading some to different economic outcomes, including a bond market segment determined by issuing company size.,Italy ,Italy,BNP Paribas,Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena,SME
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Senior Loans: An All-weather Asset Class - Insights - Credit Suisse

Senior Loans: An All-weather Asset Class - Insights - Credit Suisse | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
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Leveraged Loan Market Shows Signs of Life After August Slowdown - Bloomberg

Leveraged Loan Market Shows Signs of Life After August Slowdown - Bloomberg | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
The leveraged loan market in the U.S. is showing signs of revival after the weakest August for issuance since 2011.
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CLOs Increased Low-Quality Loan Holdings in a Reach for Yield - Bloomberg

Collateralized loan obligations, the biggest buyers of U.S. leveraged loans, have built up exposure to low-quality deals over the past two years, according to Barclays Plc.
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M&G to launch global floating rate fund for Tomlins

M&G to launch global floating rate fund for Tomlins | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
M&G is to launch a global floating rate fund for James Tomlins next month, investing in high yield securities with low duration, in an effort to provide a fixed income solution to a rising interest rate environment.,Fixed Income,High Yield ,M&G
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New CLO Managers Start To Appear In Europe, Continue To Ramp In US - Forbes

New CLO Managers Start To Appear In Europe, Continue To Ramp In US - Forbes | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
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Printing a new CLO may be more challenging than in the past, but the lure of locking up $500 million plus of loan assets continues to tempt new managers to market.
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Warning of softer spreads as CLO supply hits new heights - GlobalCapital

Warning of softer spreads as CLO supply hits new heights - GlobalCapital | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
Warning of softer spreads as CLO supply hits new heights GlobalCapital As Deutsche Bank continues preparing new CLOs for Par-Four Investment Management and Crescent Capital, and Morgan Stanley readies a jumbo-sized $1bn deal for Credit Suisse Asset...
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New CLO managers start to appear in Europe, continue to ramp in US

New CLO managers start to appear in Europe, continue to ramp in US | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
Printing a new CLO may be more challenging than in the past, but the lure of locking up $500 million plus of loan assets continues to tempt new managers to market.
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HarbourVest Senior Loans Europe To Make Further Capital Return - London South East

HarbourVest Senior Loans Europe To Make Further Capital Return - London South East | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
HarbourVest Senior Loans Europe To Make Further Capital Return London South East LONDON (Alliance News) - HarbourVest Senior Loans Europe Ltd Thursday said it expects to return more capital to shareholders, this time at 11.24 pence a share, as a...
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Prometeia: Significant opportunity for asset managers in the European private ... - HedgeWeek

Prometeia: Significant opportunity for asset managers in the European private ... - HedgeWeek | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
Prometeia: Significant opportunity for asset managers in the European private ...
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EU risk retention rules and CLOs – the journey's end? - Lexology (registration)

EU risk retention rules and CLOs – the journey's end? - Lexology (registration) | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
EU risk retention rules and CLOs – the journey's end?
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In this Alert, we consider how the EU risk retention rules might affect collateralized loan obligation (CLO) transaction structures.
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U.S. Leveraged Loan Volume Eases To $153B In Second Quarter - Forbes

U.S. Leveraged Loan Volume Eases To $153B In Second Quarter - Forbes | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
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If the leveraged loan market used an avatar, Goldilocks would be an apt choice for the second quarter.
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European leveraged finance market hots up - FT.com

European leveraged finance market hots up - FT.com | Alternative Credit | Scoop.it
Europe’s leveraged finance market – which has bounced back from the deep chill caused by the financial crisis – is now showing warning signs of overheating, according to Standard & Poor’s. “Demand has outstripped supply, and the supply of loans and
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Mini-bonds are good alternative to government bonds for Italian investors - KT&Partners - Investment Europe

Kevin Tempestini, founder and CEO of independent advisory firm for Italian SMEs KT&Partners,answers a Q&A on the state of access to credit for Italian SMEs.,Italy ,Italy,Europe,mini-bonds
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