US CLO rally imminent, Wall Street analysts predict

After the biggest month for new issue CLO supply since the market was created in the 1990s, Wall Street researchers have predicted that new issue spreads will grind tighter in the near-term, as secondaries come in and CLO formation is challenged by low loan supply.

  • By Alexander Saeedy
  • 07 May 2019

Based on JPMorgan figures, last month was the biggest month ever for US CLO deals in the primary market, with new issues totalling $15.7bn. The second and third busiest months for new issue US CLOs were March 2015, with $15.2bn, and June 2017, at $15bn.

However, even with ...

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Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Citi 4,347 16 16.63
2 BNP Paribas 2,866 11 10.96
3 Morgan Stanley 2,420 6 9.26
4 Goldman Sachs 2,276 6 8.71
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 2,086 9 7.98

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1 Citi 58,403.50 191 10.83%
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3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 40,321.46 131 7.47%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 39,996.15 117 7.41%
5 Credit Suisse 37,748.55 119 7.00%