Leveraged Loan Regulatory Uncertainty Presents Opportunities for Direct Loan Funds
17 February 2016
Mayer Brown Newsletter
As a result of the heightened regulatory focus on banks and emphasis on enhanced underwriting standards for leveraged loans, investor interest has created an opportunity for non-bank institutions to provide investment opportunities to such institutional investors. Similarly, the gradual disintermediation of banking and exit from higher risk areas of lending has created opportunities for various non-bank institutions to increase their market share in respect of highly leveraged loans.