Credit Derivatives House of the Year - JP Morgan


The past 12 months saw unprecedented levels of volatility across all asset classes, but nowhere has this been felt more keenly than the credit derivatives sector. The credit default swap (CDS) market has had to deal with a string of major credit events in quick succession, including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Lehman Brothers, while collateralised debt obligation (CDO) investors saw the value of their tranches eaten away by defaults and continued spread-widening.

In the midst of this turmoil, in

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