Opportunities and strategies in credit

Wed Mar 28, 2007



The credit sector offers a multitude of trading instruments and ways to play the market - with varying risk/return characteristics

Neil Wilson, EuroHedge
What is so compelling about credit? Why should investors be interested in strategies that try to exploit opportunities in the credit market? I know the managers here all have varying approaches, so maybe we could talk about what they are.

 
Neil Wilson, EuroHedge

Cyril Armleder, GLG
GLG is a fundamental equity house. Everything is based on balance sheets and fundamental analytical work. So everything is done bottom up. On the credit fund, that means selecting names where we think we have an edge, and then on which parts of the capital structure we're going to put our bets on. It can be on one part of the capital structure, it can be at the very senior end of the debt structure, it can sometimes be very junior...

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