Yield opportunities

Published: March 5, 2012

Credit investments such as bank loans and distressed securities have been touted as attractive investments for yield-seeking investors.

Loans on the rise

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Leveraged loan issuance was up 50.4% in 2011, driven largely by borrowers looking to refinance and extend loan maturities. Despite the increase, issuance was down 18% from its ’07 high.
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