With the global surge in mergers and acquisition activity so far in 2018, M&A has been a big driver of leveraged loan activity. This is especially true in Europe, where M&A accounts for nearly three-quarters of all leveraged loan issuance, according to LCD.
M&A Activity Sweeps through Global Leveraged Loan Market
Leveraged loan fund withdrawal streak hits record 33 weeks, totaling $32B
Jefferies and Davidson Kempner to invest in CLO equity of Par-Four
Investors withdraw $350M from US leveraged loan funds as streak hits 31 weeks
Those $700B in US CLOs: Who holds them, what risk they pose