Douglas Lucas

Douglas Lucas

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Douglas Lucas was the former Managing Director at Moody’s Investors Services, where he created Moody’s CLO rating approach while also managing Moody’s most-read publication, responsible for 18% of Moody’s total research readership. Known for being one of the pioneers in the field of quantitative work in default correlation, he also authored the rating agency’s first default and rating transition studies, where he developed the rating methodologies for collateralized debt obligations and triple-A special purpose derivatives dealers. Lucas was also the head of CLO and CDO Research at UBS, voted #1 in Institutional Investor’s fixed income research poll. Doug Lucas is also ope to project, part-time, and full-time writing and editing positions.

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