TITLE

Flight To Quality Boosts Bank Loan Buying

AUTHOR(S)
Roper, Akil Salim
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Private Placement Letter;09/20/99, Vol. 17 Issue 37, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that institutional investors have been steadily adding more bank loan products to their portfolios because of defaults in the bond sector and lagging behind the entire bond market. Comparison between bank loans and senior subordinated notes with regards to credit quality; Effects of the restructuring and repricing of loan deals to the loan market.
ACCESSION #
2306895

 

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