Bonus Podcast: Why Leveraged Lending Is a Hot Topic

With leveraged lending-related risk on regulators’ minds — and on the agenda of the House Financial Services Committee tomorrow — the ABA Banking Journal Podcast discusses the issue with ABA Senior Economist Curtis Dubay. Elaborating on his recent ABA Data Bank post, Dubay explains how the leveraged loan market works, why banks are not heavily exposed, why the investment vehicles that hold most leveraged loans are safer today and why today’s leveraged lending sector is not expected to channel systemic risk in the same way as subprime real estate loans before the financial crisis.

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In this episode:

Curtis Dubay
Senior Economist

Shaun Kern
Senior Counsel

Evan Sparks
ABA Banking Journal