What is a Collateralized Bond Obligation (CBO)?
How Does a Collateralized Bond Obligation (CBO) Work?
Junkratings. However, high-risk bonds offer high-interest yield as compensation to the buyer. In a CBO, the junk bonds comprising the collateral are purposely chosen in such a way that they offer diversification. This lowers the overall risk of the CBO while still offering the potential for high yields inherent in most junk bonds. Similar to collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) and distressed collateralized mortgage obligation mortgage obligations (CMOs), CBOs are issued in tranches that offer investors graduated levels of risk and return.in and of themselves are considered high-risk due to their very low