US, European CLO markets take downturn fears in their stride

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By Max Adams, Tom Brown
13 Dec 2019

The CLO is one of the more transatlantic sectors in securitization, and has grown more so in the past year as US managers make new inroads in Europe. However, both markets grapple with unique issues. In the US, a rocky corporate credit landscape has put the fear of widespread downgrades front and centre, while in Europe, the space is getting crowded and competition for collateral and persistent negative rates weigh on the sector. Both markets in 2020 are headed for an inflection point. Max Adams and Tom Brown report

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