Case | HBS Case Collection | November 1998 (Revised May 1999)

Collateralized Loan Obligations and the Bistro Trust

by Kenneth A. Froot and Ivan G. Farman


This case examines a large bank trying to protect itself from the risks and capital requirement created by its loan portfolio. Considers a variety of ways available to the firm to offload the risks.

Keywords: banking; loan evaluation; financing strategy; Credit; Risk Management; Banks and Banking; Financing and Loans; Financial Strategy; Banking Industry;


Froot, Kenneth A., and Ivan G. Farman. "Collateralized Loan Obligations and the Bistro Trust." Harvard Business School Case 299-016, November 1998. (Revised May 1999.)