Trends in Recent Leveraged Loans from Street Diligence

                  Street Diligence give the the recent trends in American leveraged loans including the requirement of lenders at issuance and how leverage ratios change over time for borrowers. The charts reflect credit agreements and amendments filed on EDGAR by low-grade borrowers from July 1, 2017 to September […] Read more »

Good Opportunities in European Private Debt according to NEPC

By Allan Martin, Partner NEPC, LLC   Historically, there is a high correlation between the Yield-to-Maturity (YTM) of the Barclays Aggregate Index and the benchmark’s 6-year forward return. The current 12/14 Barcap Aggregate 6 yr YTM is 2.3%. With regular corporate bonds with such a low yield, American pension plans with target returns of 7 […] Read more »