Senior Loan Investing in a Low-Interest-Rate Regime

Historically, investors have looked to senior loans as a hedge against rising interest rates. Even under current conditions in which such a hedge woud appear unnecessary, senior loan investments retain their appeal due to high absolute and risk-adjusted yields, collateral backing and priority in the capital structure, and potential diversification benefits.  

Click here for an informative brief from ING about floating rate corporate loans and high yield bonds.