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Cloudy with a Chance of Defaults: A Forecast of Our 2024 Default Outlook


In the latest episode of “Know More. Risk Better.,” we invited Fitch Ratings Head of US Leveraged Finance, Lyuba Petrova and CreditSights Head of Quantitative Research, Kai Gilkes to discuss the anticipated US bond and leveraged loan default rates for 2024, exploring key factors and potential impacts on investment strategies. The conversation also touches on the role of private credit and liability management in shaping the fixed income landscape. Tune in for strategic insights crucial for navigating the evolving credit market.

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Winnie Cisar
Global Head of Strategy

Kai Gilkes, Ph.D.
Head of Quantitative Research

Lyuba Petrova
Head of US Leveraged Finance, Fitch Ratings

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