Debt Capital Markets Review For First Quarter 2016

From Thomson Reuters   Global Deals Intelligence GLOBAL DEBT CAPITAL MARKETS ACTIVITY FALLS 8% Overall global debt capital markets activity totalled US$1.6 trillion during the first quarter of  2016, an 8% decline compared to the first quarter of 2015 and the slowest opening period for global debt capital markets activity since 2008. First quarter global […] Read more »

Maturing US Corporate Credit Cycle Calls For Active Credit Managers

By David Absolon, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management   Diverging from recent trends, the US investment grade corporate market has underperformed US treasuries year-to-date. The yield spread (the difference in interest rates between the Investment grade corporate bond and the equivalent maturity risk-free rate) is at the widest level for a year and has […] Read more »