Investment opportunities in debt fund strategies
Investment opportunities in debt fund strategies

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:01

The 'Investment opportunities in debt fund strategies' special report comprises 5 seperate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

Hugh Stevens, Head of Private Equity and Real Estate Services at BNP Paribas Securities Services

Investment opportunities in debt fund strategies

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:13

By James Williams – Prior to the global financial crisis the ability for European corporates to finance themselves via leveraged loans was dominated by a prevalence of collateralised loan obligations (CLOs): in 2007, at its peak, the CLO market bought up two thirds of the USD166billion of leveraged loans issued that year, according to ratings agency Standard & Poor’s. »

Bryce Markus, Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager, BlueMountain Capital Management

CLO 2013 Outlook: Good opportunities for significant returns

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:18

By James Williams – The CLO market enjoyed a resurgence of sorts in 2012 with approximately USD50billion in new issuance, overshadowing the paltry figure of around USD13billion in 2011. Much of this CLO activity remains in the US, where major players such as Dallas-based Highland Capital Management LP – the largest US CLO manager by AUM (approximately USD14billion) – and New York-based BlueMountain Capital Management continue to originate deals. »

Simon Perry, Head of Business Development, EMEA, Alcentra

Alcentra: CLO funds were the ‘stand out success story’ in 2012

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:24

By James Williams – Alcentra is one of the world’s leading asset managers. With a focus on sub investment-grade corporate credit it has built a strong 11-year track record in secured loan investing. It has USD16billion in assets under management, including some USD9billion in European assets. »

Mike Dennis, managing director and co-head of Ares Capital Europe LP (ACE)

A good time to be a direct lending manager in Europe

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:29

By James Williams – “Now is a good time to be a direct lending manager. We view what’s happening in Europe as a secular shift in the structure of its market. Whereas it was once 90 per cent dominated by banks, increasing institutional capital is beginning to balance things up,” comments Mike Dennis (pictured), managing director and co-head of Ares Capital Europe LP (ACE).  »

Maxime Gibault, head of the insurance company client segment at BNP Paribas Securities Services

Solvency II: Look-through treatment will help calibrate capital costs

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:34

By James Williams – Solvency II is an EU-wide piece of regulation which aims to introduce stronger rules on capital adequacy and risk management for insurance companies, and ultimately increase the protection of the final beneficiary. The Directive represents a major change in the way that insurance companies will operate because at its heart lies a requirement to focus far more exclusively on the assets being held on the balance sheet, and the inherent risks they represent.  »

morespecials

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/Dec/2014 - 10:24

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/Dec/2014 - 09:58

Guide to Relocation 2014

Mon, 24/Nov/2014 - 10:53

Ireland Fund Services 2014

Thu, 20/Nov/2014 - 13:10

Luxembourg Fund Services 2014

Fri, 24/Oct/2014 - 12:52

latestjobs
Quantitative Trading Strategist | Front Office

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT

Entry Level Financial Software Developer

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT

C#.NET Developer – Quantitative Risk, Fixed Income

Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT

events
3 weeks 2 days from now - New Orleans
4 weeks 4 days from now - Boston
4 weeks 4 days from now - New York
5 weeks 1 day from now - New York
specialreports