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The BDC Advantage

Posted by Alex Buzby on Jul 24, 2018 12:23:25 PM

Comparing quarterly filings, fund breakdowns and more...

 

After the 2008 financial crisis and the subsequent regulatory changes, Business Development Companies (BDCs) skyrocketed in popularity, filling the funding gap in middle market companies. BDCs are closed-end funds that mostly invest in private, growing companies and, increasingly, larger later stage corporations.  

BDCs are required to file quarterly reports to the SEC under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Aggregating the data from these reports is tedious, time-consuming, and lacks standardization. AdvantageData’s BDC Product gives investment professionals access to aggregated and standardized data (current and historical), allowing users to easily analyze data relevant to their firm's needs.

 

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Topics: Middle Market, BDC Index, Analytics, BDC, AUM, market analytics, business development company, BDC Filings, Fixed Income

Aggregate BDC Portfolio Composition as of Q2 2016

Posted by Sourav Srimal on Sep 26, 2016 2:31:29 PM

BDC’s AUM for Q2 2016 at Fair Value was $80 Billion USD. Senior Secured investments comprised of First Lien, Second Lien and Unitranche makes up almost 70% of BDC Investments.

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Topics: BDC, AUM


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