TITLE

Q1 2011: A Crazy Time for Leveraged Loans

AUTHOR(S)
Kellerhals, Richard
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
High Yield Report;4/4/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 14, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the state of leveraged loans as of the first quarter of 2011. The quarter had seen repricing deals, covenant-lite loans and dividend-related deals compelling loan investors to be wary. With this, a loan trader predicts that there will be more mergers and acquisitions and leveraged buyouts on the second and third quarters. Thomson Reuters reported that leveraged loan volume was at 148.7 billion U.S. dollars by the end of the first quarter but half of the amount was used to refinance debt.
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