The Corporate Debt Market and Credit Derivatives - 2007


This article includes topics presented in a Program and Panel Discussion at the American Bar Association Section of Business Law Spring Meeting: 25th Annual Review of Developments in Business Financing.

Topics include:

  • A Record-Shattering Year!
  • Transaction Volumes Reach New Levels
  • The High-Yield Market and the Leveraged Loan Markets Converge, and Leveraged Loans Are
    Replacing High-Yield Bonds
  • M&A Debt Financing Breaks Records; Private Equity Funds Dominate the Market; A Menu of Debt Financing Products
  • PIK Notes: Another Product of the Yield-Hungry Market
  • Investment Grade Corporate Loans: Record Volumes; Trading Places with High-Yield Debt
  • Credit Derivatives Markets: Meteoric Growth in Size
  • Are Your Secrets Safe? Public vs. Private Information

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