Credit - Volume 8 / Issue 8

Patience, the greatest virtue

Investors may be tempted to dive in and take advantage of widening credit spreads, but on the evidence of previous credit cycles the greatest rewards may go to those who bide their time

The bear essentials

The recent subprime-related volatility has been an eye-opening - not to say eye-watering - experience for many. Now the foundations have been laid for a bear market come 2008

Sean Juneja

The head of structured products at BGC Partners tells Matthew Attwood about his plans for expansion and why the summer's volatility could be a good thing

Back to Basics ­ Fund-linked notes

We take you back to the credit basics to review everything you thought you already knew but were too afraid to ask... Peter Green and Jeremy Jennings-Mares look at fund-linked securities

Brushfield Capital CDO

This month's deals are particularly deserving of mention given the recent market turmoil. We highlight Brushfield Capital's CDO, the Dalradian CLO and Gazprom's $1.25bn bond

Talking Point - Risk repricing

Does the recent slump in bond issuance, combined with a slowdown in LBO financing, signal a period of indigestion or the beginning of a repricing of risk? (NB views received by August 17)

Q&A Corry Bazley

Q-Wixx, a system developed by broker Creditex that automates the pricing and execution of lists of CDS, promises to improve efficiency and cut op risk for dealers and hedge funds. Q-Wixx's business development manager explains exactly how the system works