TITLE

The Faces of CDS Buyers

AUTHOR(S)
Hanson, Matthew; Posner, Matthew
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;8/17/2007, Vol. 361 Issue 32694, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the interest shown by investors in municipal credit default swap (CDS) in the U.S. CDS is believed to have brought a new wave of hedge funds into the CDS market. It provides investors a way to offset their credit concentration in a market where selling out of a position quickly can be challenging. Hedge funds have been one of the big factors driving CDS growth.
ACCESSION #
26320036

 

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