Time to apply pressure on covenants – opinion

Investor complaints over loosening covenants mounted as Asia’s bond bull market gathered steam. Now the tables have turned, investors should take the opportunity to demand better protection.

  • 10 Sep 2013

Asian high yield bond investors have long felt hard done by on the covenants front. With a market made up solely of credits from China and Indonesia investors are limited to a small pool of issuers.

This was not a problem historically, when yields of up to 20% ...

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