Market Participants Call for More Call Protection

Kellerhals, Richard
August 2010
High Yield Report;8/16/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 33, p37
The article reports that participants of the leveraged loan market have recommended adding call protection to more deals in order to attract more mutual funds, pension funds and insurance companies. One loan trader cites the role of duration risk in keeping real money such as pension funds away from the loan market. He believes that call protection would allow the asset class to matriculate to the big leagues. The author highlights the need for the leveraged loan market to attract a broader audience.


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