Leverage Trends and Utilization by U.S. Closed-End Funds

October 26, 2017
37:10 Min.

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Podcast Summary

• Range of operating leverage ratios today;
• Types of leverage utilized in municipal and taxable sectors;
• Impacts of regulation on closed-end fund leverage;
• New forms of leverage utilized by closed-end funds;
• Cost of funding for different leverage types.

• Greg Fayvilevich, Senior Director - Fitch Ratings
• Brian Knudsen, Associate Director, Fund & Asset Manager - Fitch Ratings

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, October 24, 2017.