KopenTech in the Press
Jefferies prices CLO for debut manager, East West Investment Management, with AMR
This week, Jefferies LLC priced the first CLO issued by East West Investment Management. Class A through E tranches will include the Applicable Margin Reset (AMR) feature. East West Investment Management joins several other CLO managers featuring AMR in their deals priced this year including Seix, TCW, and Neuberger Berman.
Applicable Margin Reset welcomed by CLO investors
Applicable Margin Reset gains greater acceptance among investors. As reported by Andrew Park and Luke Millar from LCD, Neuberger Berman is the latest CLO manager to implement Applicable Margin Reset (AMR) in their newest deal. In addition, a Japanese investor has been brought on board with the feature, purchasing the class A-2 tranche.
KopenTech featured in Asset-Backed Alert Article
Applicable Margin Reset (AMR) is advancing in its development -- gaining market acceptance along the way. Since 2016, over $2 billion of CLOs have been issued with the feature.
Sancus Capital's Chernova pioneers a new way forward for CLO refinancing.
A recently published article in Opalesque featured Sancus Capital’s Olga Chernova: “The modified auction process is open to the broader market and can lead to better refinancing rates.”
CLOs: Adding Optionality in a Challenged Environment
James Vogl, KopenTech’s head of product development, explains how Applicable Margin Reset can help in an era of a dwindling CLO arbitrage. AMR is a streamlined method of CLO refinancing in the secondary market through the use of an auction process. It takes 1/3 the time of a traditional refinance and costs 75% less.
KopenTech to Speak at Creditflux West CLO Conference on June 20 in Santa Monica, CA
Anthony Schexnayder, KopenTech’s Head of Business Development will be the featured speaker at Creditflux West on June 20, in Santa Monica, CA. See the following press release for the details.
Creditflux to bring CLO conference to California
KopenTech is a featured speaker and panelist at the upcoming Creditflux West conference!