Lev loan market needs diversity to fill demand

16 Dec 2011

The leveraged loan investor base needs to diversify as CLOs disappear and banks reduce loan exposure, Standard & Poor’s said this week.

The rating agency warned that the high yield bond market would come up short but identified the retail investor community as the main area of potential growth for raising capital for leveraged loans.

According the Loan Market Association, 30% of primary leveraged loan volumes in the US are accounted ...

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