Beyond Bulls & Bears

Preparing for a Possible Post-LIBOR World
Perspectives

Preparing for a Possible Post-LIBOR World

“We believe a change from LIBOR to an alternative benchmark would be significant. Global lenders use LIBOR to set interest rates for a variety of financial products, including interest-rate swaps, student loans, mortgages, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) and floating-rate loans. A change would require amendments to contracts and credit agreements, underlying trillions of dollars in global assets.” – Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group’s Mark Boyadjian and Reema Agarwal

Rising Rates and the Case for Leveraged Loans
Fixed Income

Rising Rates and the Case for Leveraged Loans

The clamor around the timing of the first increase in US interest rates in more than seven years is reaching a crescendo, as the all-important ...