The Barings Structured Credit Team invests in debt and equity tranches of CLO securities through a variety of commingled funds and SMAs.
Our structured credit investment philosophy focuses on a detailed understanding of a CLO’s underlying collateral pool and structure, as well as an emphasis on the collateral manager’s impact on performance through the investment process.
Our Value Add
As an active investor in CLOs and CDOs since the early 1990s, we have developed one of the deepest and most experienced teams in the market.
- Broad Market Perspective: Size and depth of team and resources allow efficient deployment of capital across the entire capital structure
- Proprietary Systems: CDO WorldSM, our proprietary database and portfolio management system, provides in-depth access to information.
Wait-and-See Characterizes Mood of CLO Market
As concerns about the banking sector add to continuing macroeconomic uncertainty, the CLO market finds itself largely becalmed as participants await clearer signs of the market’s future direction.
What is a CLO?
CLOs provide an efficient, scalable way of investing in floating-rate loans while offering structural protection that has historically performed well through multiple credit cycles.