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Issue 94 - June 25th

  • News

      • Arranger switch

        'Pricing issues' spur arranger change on Korean deal

        ING has replaced Merrill Lynch as international arranger on Value Master 2008-1, following alleged p...

      • Worsening case?

        Monoline credit event speculation increases

        The worst-case scenario in the monoline saga - where the market value of underlying assets...

      • Resilient assets

        SME CLOs to buoy new issue pipeline

        The pipeline for European SME CLO deals is building (see SCI pipeline), with investors also pointing...

      • Tipping point

        Uncertainty in correlation prompts replication strategies

        Correlation appears to be at a tipping point, set to increase or decrease depending on the monoline...

  • Job Swaps

  • News Round-up

      • Monolines downgraded

        A round-up of this week's structured credit news

        Monolines downgraded Moody's upped the pace of its re-rating of the monoline sector last week. Whil...

  • Research Notes

      • Restructuring Cheyne Finance - another myth?

        The likelihood of Cheyne Finance being successfully restructured is discussed by Tim Brunne, quantit...

        According to a recent report by S&P, there are currently six major structured investment veh...

      • Trading ideas: kiss it goodbye

        Byron Douglass, senior research analyst at Credit Derivatives Research, looks at an outright short o...

        Hershey Foods' present situation does not look good. Commodity costs are rising, squeezing Hershey's...


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