In this summary Advantage Data aims to highlight the challenges faced in sourcing and utilizing market data for valuation of illiquid and middle market loans. We will consider the overall methods of aggregating and applying data to loans in this space and how the issues surrounding the lack of readily available information can be overcome.
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BDC Unrealized Losses and Percentage Loss - First Liens
Interesting divergence between the first and second middle market liens on non-accrual vs. percentage loss over the 12 months from Q4 2015 through Q3 2016. In BDC portfolios, first lien non-accruals as a percentage of cost exceed second liens, while on a percentage loss basis second liens exceed first liens.