Weekly Issue Archive »

Issue 112 - November 12th

  • News

      • Index dips

        Hedge funds under increasing pressure

        Both gross and net monthly returns for September 2008 in the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund (S...

    • Alternative assets
      • Microfinance movements

        New initiatives to bring micro-financing into the mainstream?

        Micro-financing is moving closer to a more mainstream presence in capital markets following two new...

    • CDS
      • Increased overlap

        CDS CCP to lower barriers to entry

        Analysts expect the introduction of a CDS central counterparty to lower the barriers to entry for ca...

    • Investors
      • Reshaping assumptions

        Loan modifications to help stabilise the financial system?

        A raft of new loan modification programmes is set to reshape investor/rating agency assumptions abou...

    • Operations
      • Preparing to pounce

        Infrastructure readied in expectation of asset price bottoms

        Distressed asset prices are said to be nearing the bottom, as evidenced by the number of new investm...

  • Job Swaps

      • CDO structurer hired

        The latest company and people moves

        CDO structurer hiredDBRS has appointed Jerry van Koolbergen as svp in its structured credit group in...

  • News Round-up

      • Insurer outlines securitisation plan

        A round up of this week's structured credit news

        Insurer outlines securitisation planAIG is set to become the first insurer to take advantage of the...

  • Research Notes

      • Trading ideas: dark matter

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

        Anadarko Petroleum (APC)'s CDS rallied significantly before last week's earnings announcement. Its e...


    Print this issue Click here to access this issue in print format

    back to top