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Leveraged Finance and High Yield

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In just a few years the leveraged buyout market transformed itself from a relative backwater to one of the most dynamic areas of the world's capital markets. But the collapse of the US sub-prime market and the ensuing credit squeeze brought the boom in the US and Europe to an abrupt end, and with it, the widely anticipated Asian LBO boom was nipped in the bud. These are trying times for the big LBO players. Private equity firms, still flush with cash, are running out of suitable assets to buy in more traditional markets and will need to act soon to maintain their investors' confidence. The banks, meanwhile, having ...
The assets of the acquired company are used as collateral for the borrowed capital, sometimes with assets of the acquiring company. Typically, leveraged buyout uses a combination of various debt instruments from bank and debt capital markets. The bonds or other paper issued for leveraged buyouts are commonly considered not to be investment grade because of the significant risks involved. Companies of all sizes and industries have been the target of leveraged buyout transactions, although because of the importance of debt and the ability of the acquired firm to make regular loan payments after the completion of a leveraged ...
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leveraged buyout: Definition from
The acquisition of another company using a significant amount of borrowed money (bonds or loans) to meet the cost of acquisition. Often, the assets of the company being acquired are used as collateral for the loans in addition to the assets of the acquiring company. The purpose of leveraged buyouts is to allow companies to make large acquisitions without having to commit a lot of capital. Investopedia Says : In an LBO, there is usually a ratio of 90% debt to 10% equity. Because of this high debt/equity ratio, the bonds usually are not investment grade and are referred to as junk bonds. Leveraged buyouts have had a notorious ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
LBO debt: bracing for widespread defaults
Between 2002 and 2007, the amount of debt used to finance leveraged buyouts (LBOs) skyrocketed year on year. A combination of decreasing interest rates and relaxed lending standards helped set the stage for mega buyouts. By 2006, leveraged loan issuance had reached $612bn, according to Fitch Ratings. During this time, the size of individual LBOs increased dramatically. 2002 was marked by the $7.5bn buyout of Dex Media by an investment group which included the Caryle Group. But in October 2007, the bar was raised to unprecedented heights with the $45bn buyout of TXU Energy by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Texas Pacific Group and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Fitch Publishes Leveraged Finance Weekly
Fitch Ratings has published the latest issue of 'Leveraged Finance Weekly'. This newsletter contains summaries of recent Fitch rating actions on speculative grade credits, research on a variety of topics related to the Leveraged Finance markets, links to recent Fitch Corporate and Special Reports, and a multitude of applicable high yield and leveraged loan market data. The following research is available in this week's issue: Rating Actions and Research Summaries: -- Blockbuster Inc. -- Edison Mission Energy and Midwest Generation LLC -- The AES Corp. Special Reports: market trends, news research and surveys resources
Leveraged-Loan Boom Loses Steam as Economic Woes Depress Market
July 2 (Bloomberg) -- Leveraged-loan investors are demanding the highest premiums in 2010 after buying almost three times more of the debt than a year ago, signaling a slowing market amid a weakening global economic recovery. Borrowing costs in the loan market have risen to the highest since Dec. 17 relative to benchmark rates since the 2010 low on April 15, according to Standard & Poor’s Leveraged Commentary and Data (S&P LCD). Interactive Data Corp. may boost the interest rate on a $1.3 billion term loan it’s seeking for a leveraged buyout, according to people familiar with the talks. After arranging $169.8 billion ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


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John Hourican, Head of Leveraged Finance and High-yield,. Europe and Asia, Royal Bank of Scotland. Tim Whitehead, Executive Director, Co-head of Leveraged ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Description and Inclusion Rules of the CSFB High Yield Index
Global Leveraged Finance Research–High Yield Americas. Analyst Industry. May 3, 2001. Description and Inclusion Rules of the CSFB High Yield Index ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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