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Issue 110 - October 29th

  • News

    • Alternative assets
      • CFOs feel the heat

        Hedge fund CFOs pressurised, but bespoke activity continues

        Negative trends in the hedge fund industry are taking their toll on hedge fund CFOs (HF CFOs), with...

    • CDS
      • Knowledge gap

        Regulators' motivations questioned

        The critical knowledge gap between those in the credit derivatives market and those outside is being...

    • CLOs
      • Second wave

        Market value CLO restructurings signal further market deleveraging

        The unprecedented fall in leveraged loan pricing has triggered a second wave of pressure on market v...

    • Ratings
      • Triple-C concerns

        Migration to triple-C main worry for CLO managers, not defaults

        Wholesale downgrades by rating agencies, whereby leveraged loan ratings are reduced to the triple-C...

  • Job Swaps

      • Structured credit team beefed up

        The latest company and people moves

        Structured credit team beefed upOak Hill Advisors has appointed Goran Puljic, TK Narayan and Scott S...

  • News Round-up

      • Industry working group convened

        A round up of this week's structured credit news

        Industry working group convenedThe European Commission has convened an industry working group to rev...

  • Research Notes

      • And the winners will be...credits!

        Philip Gisdakis, director and senior strategist at UniCredit, finds that investors should currently ...

        We are in the eye of a credit storm. Banks suffered huge losses from misguided investments in credit...

      • Trading ideas: dead ringer

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

        Motorola is in a bind. Its revenues are falling, margins compressing and free cashflow is in the red...

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