Press releases

5 Things to Know (6/3/19)

  • Loan investors are hopeful that a flurry of buyouts could help stoke the pipeline of leveraged loans for the first half of the year as volumes reach historic lows.
  • A Congressional committee will discuss risks in the US$1.2trn leveraged loan market at a hearing this week as loosening lender protections and aggressive terms have drawn the ire of lawmakers and regulators.
  • LPC’s Loan Market Scorecard provides a snapshot of key statistics in the leveraged loan and high yield bond markets.
  • Huawei Technologies is relying on Chinese banks to support an offshore syndicated loan of up to US$1.5bn, as it fights damaging US sanctions that are curbing its ability to borrow from international banks.
  • The Alternative Reference Rates Committee on Friday released recommended language for securitizations including CLOs to transition away from Libor.

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