Of late, there has been a noticeable trend of decreasing risk-adjusted returns on commercial debt offerings, given the abundance of dry powder in the corporate finance industry and a dwindling number of attractive deals. In efforts to find greener pastures, a small number of financial institutions—...
While the main focus of academic and professional investment research in the risky corporate credit market has typically been on the performance of high-yield bonds, including, importantly, the default and recovery rates of those bonds that default, there is very little similar work on defaulted...
There are many important considerations to keep in mind when lending on inventory assets. Chief among them is understanding the differences between so-called lagging versus leading indicators when identifying and monitoring critical key performance indicators (KPIs) in any given transaction. In...