A timely guide to today’s high-yield corporate debt markets Leveraged Finance
is a comprehensive guide to the instruments and markets that finance much of corporate America. Presented in five sections, this experienced author team covers topics ranging from the basics of bonds and loans to more advanced topics such as valuing CDs, default correlations among CLOs, and hedging strategies across corporate capital structures. Additional topics covered include basic corporate credit, relative value analysis, and various trading strategies used by investors, such as hedging credit risk with the equity derivatives of a different company. Stephen Antczak, Douglas Lucas, and Frank Fabozzi present readers with real-market examples of how investors can identify investment opportunities and how to express their views on the market or specific companies through trading strategies, and examine various underlying assets including loans, corporate bonds, and much more. They also offer readers an overview of synthetic and structured products such as CDS, LCDS, CDX, LCDX, and CLOs. Leveraged Finance
has the information you need to succeed in this evolving financial arena.
Keywords: loans, high yield debt, credit, leveraged finance, leveraged loans, bond derivatives, loan derivatives, collateralized loan obligations, portfolio credit products, synthetics, credit default swaps, CDS, credit default swap indices, corporate finance, corporate credit analysis, fixed income derivatives, CDX, CLO, tranche, financial, investment, arbitrage, basis package, default, risk, correlation