Data Analytics for Corporate Debt Markets: Using Data for Investing, Trading, Capital Markets, and Portfolio Management

Data Analytics for Corporate Debt Markets: Using Data for Investing, Trading, Capital Markets, and Portfolio Management

by Robert S. Kricheff
     
 

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Use state-of-the-art data analytics to optimize your evaluation and selection of corporate debt investments. Data Analytics for Corporate Debt Markets introduces the most valuable data analytics tools, methods, and applications for today's corporate debt market. Robert Kricheff shows how data analytics can improve and accelerate the process of proper…  See more details below

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Use state-of-the-art data analytics to optimize your evaluation and selection of corporate debt investments. Data Analytics for Corporate Debt Markets introduces the most valuable data analytics tools, methods, and applications for today's corporate debt market. Robert Kricheff shows how data analytics can improve and accelerate the process of proper investment selection, and guides market participants in focusing their credit work. Kricheff demonstrates how to use analytics to position yourself for the future; to assess how your current portfolio or trading desk is currently positioned relative to the marketplace; and to pinpoint which part of your holdings impacted past performance. He outlines how analytics can be used to compare markets, develop investment themes, and select debt issues that fit (or do not fit) those themes. He also demonstrates how investors seek to analyze short term supply and demand, and covers some special parts of the market that utilize analytics. For all corporate debt portfolio managers, traders, analysts, marketers, investment bankers, and others who work with structured financial products.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780133553666
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
01/23/2014
Series:
FT Press Analytics
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Robert S. Kricheff (Bob) is a senior vice president and portfolio manager at Shenkman Capital Management. Before joining Shenkman Capital, he worked for more than 25 years at Credit Suisse in Leveraged Finance. Prior to leaving Credit Suisse, he was a managing director and head of the Americas High Yield Sector Strategy.

He has worked doing credit analysis in several industries, including media, cable, satellite, telecommunications, health care, gaming, and energy, and has worked with corporate bonds, loans, convertibles, preferred stocks, and credit default swaps as well as emerging market corporate bonds. He has also run strategy and has overseen portfolio analytics.

Bob is the author of A Pragmatist’s Guide to Leveraged Finance: Credit Analysis for Bonds and Bank Debt and two e-book shorts, The Role of Credit Default Swaps in Leveraged Finance Analysis with Joel S. Kent and How to Analyze and Use Leveraged Finance Bonds for Project Finance , all published by FT Press. He also contributed to the book High-Yield Bonds: Market Structure, Valuation, and Portfolio Strategies by Theodore M. Barnhill Jr., William F. Maxwell, and Mark R. Shenkman, published by McGraw-Hill.

Bob graduated from New York University School of Arts & Science with a BA in journalism and economics and received an MSc in financial economics from the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies.

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