In Defense of Credit Writing

Posted on: 15 November 2016

By Alison Trapp

In an age where the short-hand language of Twitter and texts rules, why is formal credit writing still relevant for structured loans and leases? After all, when I have questioned analysts after reading an analysis that lacked depth, nearly every one could answer my questions and then some. They clearly…

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Reverse Yankees—A New Type of Bond

Posted on: 8 November 2015

By Alison Trapp

The first six months of 2015 saw the emergence of the “Reverse Yankee” bond market. What exactly is a Reverse Yankee, and what makes it of interest? Simply put, a Reverse Yankee is a bond issued by a US company, usually high grade, outside of the US and denominated in…

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