Reuters: U.S. Leveraged Loans Ready For Strong Second Half

Reuters reported year-to-date leveraged loan volume is $874.4 billion, and the market is on pace to set new volume records.

Reuters: Highly Leveraged U.S. Deals Still in Demand

Reuters reported that regulatory scrutiny hasn’t slowed banks and alternative lenders from underwriting highly leveraged U.S. loans, with one third of buyout loans in Q1/17 having leverage of more than 7.0 times.