Survival of the Fittest in the Leveraged Loan Market

There are fears that investors in the broader high yield space are not being properly compensated for the risks. Though recent private equity investments have focused on firms that have weathered the pandemic with stable revenues and strong cash flows, which could boost the average credit quality of leveraged loan assets, the latest consensus credit data shows a more mixed picture.





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Credit Benchmark brings together internal credit risk views from over 40 leading global financial institutions. The contributions are anonymized, aggregated, and published in the form of consensus ratings and aggregate analytics to provide an independent, real-world perspective of credit risk. Risk and investment professionals at banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial firms use the data for insights into the unrated, monitoring and alerting within their portfolios, benchmarking, assessing and analyzing trends, and fulfilling regulatory requirements and capital.