Credit Risk

189 white papers and resources

Risk Library provides a number of credit risk white papers, industry reports and opinions, which can be used to aid the decision making process and to reduce your organisations credit risk exposure. Credit risk is the type of risk that a lender assumes. As a form of compensation for taking on the risk, a lender receives interest repayments at an agreed upon rate. However, if a borrower defaults on agreed repayments, lenders may lose the partial or full sum and interest of the loan. This could result in the lender incurring further costs such as collection of debt owed and disruption to cash flow.

Fair valuations - what lies beneath

This whitepaper focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing buy-side and sell-side firms when it comes to determining fair valuations for complex and thinly-traded securities like certain derivatives and fixed income instruments. It highlights the difficulties facing capital markets firms…

CoCo Bonds: a buy-side and sell-side analysis

In this whitepaper we analyze the European AT1 CoCo bonds from a twin perspective. Initially, from the perspective of an institutional investor interested in buying CoCos, we attempt, through econometric techniques, to identify the main variables that influence the level of prices and returns of…