LSTA Takes Issue with WSJ Loan Coverage

Sheahan, Matthew
September 2010
High Yield Report;9/27/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 39, p26
The article considers the response of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA) to a September 16, 2010 article published by the "Wall Street Journal" concerning the possiblity of a stock market bubble. According to journal's article, investors are letting firms get more leverage and utilize leveraged financing. Furthermore, the article claimed that several loan issuance goes to the refinancing of corporate debts. LSTA emphasizes that there has been a modest amount of losses in the loan industry.


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