Lucror Analytics is a trusted voice and reliable research partner for professional investors in the complex high yield markets. Unbiased and methodical single-name credit research is at the core of our credit research service. We steer clear of conflicts of interest, and focus exclusively on providing institutional investors with unbiased, well-researched and actionable investment analysis.
Lucror’s state-of-the-art online platform combines our extensive research database with analytical tools to offer valuable insights into credits within our comprehensive coverage universe.Read more
Spurred by sustainability concerns and regulatory initiatives aimed at institutionalizing effective ESG practices in the financial industry, ESG has become a key consideration in the credit investment process of asset managers. Lucror’s integrated approach considers ESG in concert with fundamental credit analysis and offers bond investors a distinct advantage in identifying risks and opportunities through ESG.Read more
Lucror leverages its deep single-name and industry expertise to evaluate the ESG profiles of companies across six key criteria: (a) weighted E,S,G pillars, (b) controversies, (c) disclosure, (d) impact on credit, and (e) ESG momentum. Lucror's ESG approach combines a sophisticated, data-driven framework with qualitative analysis by sector specialists to offer robust and consistent ESG assessments through a refined materiality lens.
Our coverage universe is attuned to market developments and client feedback. It consists of actively traded European, Asian and Latin American issuers, including credits from the iTraxx X-Over, Bloomberg EU HY Index, JP Morgan Asia Credit Index, Bloomberg Barclays Emerging Markets Index and the Barclays Global HY Index.Read more
Time-critical, focused and thought-provoking credit analysis on high yield markets... more
Our research is independent and based on publicly available information on the issuers in our coverage universe. Our credit analysts have significant experience in the high yield markets, with their skills honed in leading buy-side and sell-side institutions, and rating agencies. As a result, our research is consistent, comprehensive and actionable, helping our clients invest with confidence and manage their risks effectively.
Integrated ESG analysis for sustainability-driven investment mandates... more
Create and monitor ESG-compliant watchlist with speed and accuracy through an intuitive, state-of-the-art platform. Download detailed ESG company reports and transparently track changes in critical ESG metrics for hundreds of issuers.
Fundamental analysis distilled into actionable bond and CDS trade ideas to generate alpha... more
Our unbiased opinions on the idiosyncratic and systemic risks affecting companies under our coverage are paired with explicit trade recommendations. Through a methodical process, we identify and present to our clients high conviction trade ideas to help them generate alpha according to their risk profile. Our trade ideas are closely scrutinised and backed by rigorous fundamental analysis.
A stride beyond research into peer analysis and comparative risk assessments... more
Our constantly evolving analytical toolkit helps our clients visualise and assess key qualitative and quantitative metrics across issuers and time, enabling them to perform comparisons in various forms. The Peer Analysis functionality helps traders and portfolio managers identify relative value trade opportunities, while the Charting tool graphically renders key company credit ratios and financial metrics.
Portfolios that seek to provide asset managers with investment ideas and enhance returns... more
Our Model Portfolios aim to provide an enhanced return to the index, based on high-conviction, fundamentally risk-adverse credit selections, with a small allocation to riskier value-add credits for yield pick-up.
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