Lead Left Interview – Meredith Coffey

This week we speak with Meredith Coffey, Executive VP of Research, Loan Sales and Trading Association (LSTA), the leading industry association for the loan market.

TLL: Meredith, you and the LSTA have been in the forefront of trying to knock some sense into regulators on how CLOs are being negatively impacted. How’s that battle going?

MC: (Laughing) Well I wouldn’t quite put it that way! Education on the loan and trading industry has always been a cornerstone of the LSTA’s mission statement. It’s become increasingly critical in the wake of Dodd-Frank and Leveraged Lending Guidance,