US Loan Market On Pace for a Home-Run Year

Stein, Gabrielle
October 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;10/16/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 39, p11
Trade Publication
The article reports developments surrounding the U.S. leverage loan market. The strong performance of the leveraged loan market can be partly attributed to the surge of large-scale leveraged buyouts in the country. Another factor that contributing to the overall performance of the market is the steady reliance on second-lien notes.


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