Leveraged Finance by Stephen J. Antczak
Concepts, Methods, and Trading of High-Yield Bonds, Loans, and Derivatives (Frank J. Fabozzi Series)

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A timely guide to today’s high-yield corporate debt markets Leveraged Finance is a comprehensive guide to the instruments and markets that finance much of corporate America. Presented in five sections, this experienced author team covers topics ranging from the basics of bonds and loans to more advanced topics such as valuing CDs, default correlations among CLOs, and hedging strategies across corporate capital structures. Additional topics covered include basic corporate credit, relative value analysis, and various trading strategies used by investors, such as hedging credit risk with the equity derivatives of a different company. Stephen Antczak, Douglas Lucas, and Frank Fabozzi present readers with real-market examples of how investors can identify investment opportunities and how to express their views on the market or specific companies through trading strategies, and examine various underlying assets including loans, corporate bonds, and much more. They also offer readers an overview of synthetic and structured products such as CDS, LCDS, CDX, LCDX, and CLOs. Leveraged Finance has the information you need to succeed in this evolving financial arena.

About Stephen J. Antczak

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Stephen J. Antczak, CFA, is an Executive Director at UBS. Prior to joining UBS in 2001, he was a senior strategist at Merrill Lynch, and he has also worked at the Bureau of Labor Statistics as an economist. Antczak graduated from the University of Michigan with a BA in economics and an MBA in business economics and finance.Douglas J. Lucas has been a Group Managing Director and Director of Ratings Research at Moody's Investor Service since November 2008. Prior to that, he was head of CDO Research at UBS. Lucas has a BA magna cum laude in economics from UCLA and an MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago.Frank J. Fabozzi, PhD, CFA, CPA, is Professor in the Practice of Finance and Becton Fellow at Yale University's School of Management, Editor of the Journal of Portfolio Management, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Structured Finance and the Journal of Fixed Income.
Published June 10, 2009 by Wiley. 368 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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