Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis

CLO issuance remains strong thanks to a broadening and growing AAA investor base and a growing number of first time managers. So far this year, almost $41 billion of CLO paper has been issued,up from the $33 billion issued through at this time last year. Dealing with a softer secondary, the average bid on the SMi100 dropped 37 bps in April to the 99 context,