Analysis

Are you being served?

Alt Credit Intelligence honoured the very best service providers to credit hedge funds in London in November, and in February


November in derivatives: spreads can go out too

A notorious CDS play reared its head in the US, as macro jitters halted high-yield gains

November in CLOs: Records are made to be broken after all

Primary volume, CLO size and AAA spread records tumble as CLO bull run continues



Peering into the depths of liquidity

IHS Markit takes a look at the trends in US corporate bond quote depth


October in CLOs: Issuers plough ahead despite risk retention confusion

US and European regulators decided to tweak risk retention rules for the Nth time last month, but market participants kept calm and carried on


Blockchain comes to credit (mid-office)

Alt Credit Intelligence explores some of the service providers working to apply distributed ledger technology to leveraged loans and CDS contracts


October in derivatives: Could CDS Brexit?

Isda weighs its Brexit options, as complex cases continue to keep the determinations committee busy


And the winner is….

Alt Credit Intelligence European Awards 2017 honours the industry’s top performers and outstanding service providers in Europe


15 for 2018

Alt Credit Intelligence rounds up the launches being tipped for success. By Jon Close


Completing the loop

The past year has seen at least 10 private equity firms establish new middle market lending businesses. Alt Credit Intelligence explores why the sector is so attractive to these managers


September in CLOs: Novel structures, new entrants, and more jumbo-sized deals

Appetite for structured credit shows no sign of slowing down after another $10bn-plus month for the CLO primary market


September in derivatives: shakes, rattles and rolls

A shake-up of the credit indices came in September, and while some defaults rattled investors, it was the roll into new indices which drove technical flows and mispricings


August in derivatives: Noble Group saga rumbles on

CDS traders did get an answer – sort of – on Banco Popular




CDS trade reporting: Manager concerns as Esma rushes to update rules

Regulator rushes to iron out creases in CDS trade reporting in time for the next wave of requirements


CLO round-up: Busiest August since 2007

After cooling off somewhat in July, the CLO primary market returned with a vengeance last month. Alt Credit Intelligence sums up the busiest August in the CLO market since the crisis


Tikehau interview: Bringing local perspectives to a global audience

From humble beginnings, French asset manager Tikehau is getting ready to bring European credit to a broader client base


Manager of the month, August: Premeritum Investment Management

London-based manager looks East for event-driven opportunities


Manager of the Month: Serone Capital Management

London-based structured credit manager looks to CLO liabilities