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Liquidity surge drives middle-market CLO boom

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By Paola Aurisicchio
15 Jul 2021

A flood of capital into certain corporate borrowers and a greater number of investors hunting for yield is fuelling a rise in middle-market CLO issuance, with the sector set to expand this year and take up a bigger portion of overall US CLO volume. Investors and managers more used to broadly syndicated loan deals are turning to the sector but a lack of transparency and the private nature of the underlying borrowers remain hurdles to its growth.

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By Paola Aurisicchio
15 Jul 2021