In this installment of the Insurance group’s “Insurance Investments Deep Dive” series, Danielle Reed, research writer for the Financial Institutions Group, talks with Vice President and Senior Credit Officer Shachar Gonen about US life and P&C insurers’ growing exposure to CLOs.
In this edition of Moody’s Talks, Associate Managing Director Mauro Leos and Vice President Gabriel Torres of the Sovereign Risk Group discuss the credit implications of long-standing and in some cases rising income inequality. While income inequality is not a differentiating factor of ratings across all sovereigns, for some, rising income inequality exacerbates broader credit challenges stemming from wide-ranging social tensions and political risk, weakening growth and weak or weakening institutions.
In this edition of Moody’s Talks, Nick Monzillo, Associate Analyst, and Robin Liu, AVP – Analyst, provide an introduction and overview of the auto floorplan ABS sector. The discussion focuses on the characteristics of floorplan loans, typical structural features and important risk factors.