What is a Leveraged Loan?
A leveraged loan is a debt instrument undertaken by speculative-grade issuers, arranged by one or more investment banks and sold largely to institutional investors. See more in LCD's free Loan Primer and our quarterly almanac detailing market trends.
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What is a leveraged loan? Our free, online Leveraged Loan Primer is the definitive guide to leveraged loan markets and the industry. We cover everything from leveraged loan purposes, types of syndications, pricing a loan, types of loan facilities, LBOs, M&A, loan derivatives, pricing terms/rates, and everything in between.
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