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Issue 89 - May 21st

  • Data

  • News

      • Low-levered returns

        Credit hedge fund consolidation overplayed

        Talk of consolidation among credit hedge funds has been overdone, according to some investors. Inst...

      • Microfinance momentum

        Africa and Asia to benefit from new CLO

        Standard Chartered and the IFC will close a microfinance CLO within the next couple of weeks. Backed...

      • Funding needs

        Icelandic CDOs raise questions over ECB collateral criteria

        Icelandic bank Glitnir launched and retained two euro-denominated CDOs last week. That t...

      • Performance enhancement

        Synthetic CDO restructurings gather pace

        The recent rally in the CDS market has given synthetic CDO investors the opportunity to restructure...

  • Job Swaps

      • CDO trio leaves RBS

        The latest company and people moves

        CDO trio leaves RBS Vincent Dahinden, Roberto Silvotti and Matteo Mazzocchi have left RBS. Dahinde...

  • News Round-up

  • Research Notes

      • Should structured products be rated differently?

        The proposed separation of structured finance ratings from corporate bond ratings is discussed by Ra...

        G7 Finance Ministers and central bankers issued a statement on 11 April recommending - among other...

      • Trading idea: services and a smile

        Dave Klein, senior research analyst at Credit Derivatives Research, looks at a capital structure arb...

        Credit and equity risk are undeniably linked because the risk of debt holders not receiving their c...


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