Collateralized loan obligations were once easily overlooked by investors who might have confused them with similar sounding alphabet soup investments that stumbled badly during the crisis. But CLOs are getting a well-deserved second look. Read on to learn more.
Oil/gas services represent 13.2% of the pool of the sponsor's latest deal, up slightly from 12.8% in the prior deal. EFM has observed rising demand from these obligors in the past year, as the industry has somewhat stabilized.
S&P has cut its credit ratings on a deep subprime loan securitization completed by Honor Finance in 2016, warning that the most subordinate tranche of notes issued in the deal is “at risk of not being repaid.”