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Leveraged Loans, CLOs and Fixed Income Investing with Scott D’Orsi, CFA

Leveraged Loans, CLOs and Fixed Income Investing with Scott D’Orsi, CFA

Update: 2022-03-25
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In this episode, Chris speaks Scott D’Orsi, a portfolio manager in Putnam’s Fixed Income Group.  Scott has been in the investment industry since 1990, and specializes in bank loans, leveraged loans and collateralized loan obligations.

During the conversation, they touch on many topics, including: 

  • Banks loans, and the current Floating Rate landscape
  • Liquidity
  • The importance of fixed income investing in today’s market
  • Historic default rates vs current default rates
  • CLOs
  • The switch from LIBOR to SOFR
  • The sensitivity of bank loans and CLOs to macro events
  • The yield curve

This material is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not a recommendation of any specific investment product, strategy, or decision, and is not intended to suggest taking or refraining from any course of action. It is not intended to address the needs, circumstances, and objectives of any specific investor. This information is not meant as tax or legal advice. Investors should consult a professional advisor before making investment and financial decisions and for more information on tax rules and other laws, which are complex and subject to change.

All investments involve risk, including the loss of principal. You can lose money by investing.

London Interbank Offered Rate [LIBOR] is set by the British Bankers Association (BBA). It is based on offered interbank deposit rates contributed in accordance with the instructions to BBA LIBOR contributor banks.

Investors should carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of a fund before investing. For a prospectus, or a summary prospectus if available, containing this and other information for any Putnam fund or product, call your financial representative or call Putnam at 1-800-225-1581. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

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You should consider the fund’s investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses carefully before you invest. This and other important information is contained in the fund’s prospectus available on Putnam.com or by calling 1-833-228-5577. Please read carefully before you invest.

Putnam ETFs are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC. Foreside is not affiliated with Putnam Investments.

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Leveraged Loans, CLOs and Fixed Income Investing with Scott D’Orsi, CFA

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