Credit - Volume7/Issue02

GFI group - The 'dequity' house

Debt and equity arbitrage is a hot topic at the moment and inter-dealer broker GFI believes it has established a head start in this area by merging its debt and equity brokerage and data businesses. Saskia Scholtes talked to three senior executives from…

Risk and reputation

As the post-bonus season's departures get under way, our regular In the City column asks whether we see evidence of a deepening fear of reputation risk at the top banks?

Deutsche's £30m CDO hole

The German bank's missing millions result in the dismissal of a trader and highlight industry-wide CDO pricing problem

Robin Keck

With the merry-go-round of post-bonus job swaps now upon us, Hutton Consulting's headhunter gives Nikki Marmery his perspective on current recruitment trends

Back to basics

We take you back to the credit basics to review everything you thought you already knew but were too afraid to ask ... Erwan Curien, head of the quantitative team at technology vendor Sophis, explains how credit default swaptions work

Winner: Telefonica

Every month Credit recognises the most innovative financing solutions in the debt capital markets. This month Telefonica, Axa Investment Managers' Opus CDO I and Oracle Corp

Building a future for Chinese securitisation

China's capital markets are hardly at the cutting edge of global developments: stifling state control and regulation have so far hindered the emergence of a securitisation market. But that may be set to change after landmark issues from two banks. Nadia…

Patrick Brennan

NewFinance Capital's senior credit analyst in London explains the benefits of investing in credit via a fund of credit hedge funds