Tag Archives: AAA-rated Tranche

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US and EU CLOs: Senior AAA Flows and Spread Movements

Due to the slower pace of amortization during the post-reinvestment period, net senior AAA supply for EU CLOs was positive in Q2-to-date, contrasting with US BSL counterparts. Despite these differing supply dynamics, senior AAA spreads tightened by approximately 13 bps and 16 bps for top-tier US CLO and EU CLO managers, respectively, during this period.


CLO Market Musings: AAA Spreads Increasingly Appear Wide Relative to Historical Trends

As shown in the graph in this freemium article, with the 4-week moving average loan spread now firmly staying below the 400 bps mark, the current top-tier US BSL CLO AAA print increasingly appears cheap relative to historical prints. If you’re an investor in the CLO market, we would like to invite you to register with us using your business email address to gain free access to our freemium content.