Essays on Corporate Loans and Credit Risk

Pia Mølgaard

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Abstract

Classical asset pricing theory assumes \perfect markets" which means that nancial markets are frictionless. However, in the real world nancial frictions exists. Recently the nancial literature has focused more on these frictions and on how they a ect asset prices. This thesis contributes to the literature by providing evidence on how nancial frictions a ect pricing and trading of corporate loans. The rst chapter examines how managers of collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) trade leveraged loans and how their activity a ects the performance of the CLO. The second chapter examines how the performance of leveraged loans depends on the borrowers' relationship with its bank. The third chapter studies methodologies used to quantify how information ows between the corporate bond and the credit default swap market.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
PublisherCopenhagen Business School [Phd]
Number of pages122
ISBN (Print)9788793744226
ISBN (Electronic)9788793744233
Publication statusPublished - 2018
SeriesPhD series
Number38.2018
ISSN0906-6934

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