Advanced credit risk analysis: financial approaches and mathematical models to assess, price, and manage credit risk

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John Wiley & Sons, Jan 1, 2001 - Business & Economics - 357 pages
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Advanced Credit Analysis presents the latest and most advanced modelling techniques in the theory and practice of credit risk pricing and management.
The book stresses the logic of theoretical models from the structural and the reduced-form kind, their applications and extensions. It shows the mathematical models that help determine optimal collateralisation and marking-to-market policies. It looks at modern credit risk management tools and the current structuring techniques available with credit derivatives.

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Introduction to modern credit risk pricing
the intuition behind structural models
Subsequent financial engineering

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About the author (2001)

DIDIER COSSIN is Professor of Finance at HEC, Lausanne and Adjunct Professor at The International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Lausanne. He has previously taught at Harvard University (where he won two Derek Bok Awards for excellence in teaching) and was a Fulbright Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds a PhD from Harvard University and has also studied at Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) and Sorbonne University.

Didier Cossin's professional experience includes: Goldman Sachs in London, Associés en Finance in Paris and Roussel Uclaf in Japan. He writes and referees for a number of leading journals and has presented papers at many major international conferences. Professor Cossin has also been a consultant or executive teacher to a large number of banks and corporations.

HUGUES PIROTTE is Financial Engineer and co-founder of FinMetrics, a company specialising in consultancy and training in financial risk management, performance measurement and valuation. He holds a PhD from HEC, University of Lausanne, for which he completed a thesis on credit risk, as well as degrees in Banking and Finance and in Business Administration.
Hugues Pirotte also lectures at: HEC-University of Lausanne (The Institute of Banking and Financial Management), the University of Geneva, and at Thunderbird, American Graduate School of International Managament (Geneva). He has published papers in a number of leading journals and presented at international conferences.