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New Normal

New Normal

What does a "New Normal" mean? Liquidity through the lockdown has been forefront of everyone's minds. Now looking further out what does a 10%,20%,30% or even 50% reduction in revenues mean? We think it means more defaults,more downgrades, more waivers, more secured...

Ponzi Bonds

Ponzi Bonds

When I hear "Ponzi" I think of Pyramids, Fraud and Financial Loss. Recently I read more about the "Minsky Moment" and the stages of a financial bubble. To bond holders and lenders the definition of "Ponzi" stage may sound eerily familiar. What strikes me is that when...

Get Involved

Get Involved

1st Community Project The best analogy for analyzing bond documentation for the first time I have is this. It is like being asked to butcher a cow with a butter knife. You know what cuts of beef you want, but you don't have the right equipment and that cow is BIG....

Can It Be Done?

Can It Be Done?

In some ways this is an experiment: Can members of the finance community get together and collaborate in order to better the whole?

The aim of this site is to bring together participants in European High Yield Market. There is a huge amount of talent, be it on the Buy Side, Sell Side, Independent Research or News in European High Yield. This site aims to be a lens bringing that energy and talent into focus . I have to admit to be a little daunted by the task, but I believe in the idea, and here we are

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