Home / Deeper Thought / 10 reasons investors should take a second look at senior secured loans

10 reasons investors should take a second look at senior secured loans

In this paper, Invesco debunks ten of the most common myths surrounding senior secured loans and explains why they think they’re a valuable addition to an investor’s portfolio. 
Deeper Thought

Senior secured loans are often overlooked in favour of traditional bonds due to misconceptions about their safety, liquidity, and portfolio fit. However, a closer analysis reveals that these loans offer some unique advantages.

Here, global investment giant Invesco pulls apart some of the misunderstandings about senior secured loans that pervade the market, and explains how investors can take advantage of the return profile offered without forking out an unpalatable quantum of risk.


  • Related
    ‘Something new under the sun’: Ruffer releases its 2024 review

    The 2024 Ruffer Review explores what the rise of artificial intelligence means for investors, the murky realities of cricket, and the “thankless endeavour” of forecasting. Also discussed are the technological developments that have shaped markets, and the political-economic ecosystem.

    Henry Maxey | 20th Mar 2024 | More
    Equity market concentration and the value of spreading across styles

    Investors remain concentrated, with most active assets in growth-style funds and passive assets concentrated in giant US technology shares. With valuations where they are today, that is a concern according to the Orbis team, which says diversification utilizing neglected stocks will be key.

    Rob Perrone, Eric Marais & Shane Woldendorp | 15th Jan 2024 | More
    Expensive assets suffer most when bubbles burst: Orbis Investments

    Since tulipmania, good investment ideas have regularly been turned inside out after being taken to extremes. With 2021 setting all sorts of trading records, this presents an ‘alarming’ trend, especially for passive investors with lazy exposures.

    Rob Perrone, Eric Marais & Shane Woldendorp | 7th Dec 2023 | More
  • Popular posts: