Newly Distressed Loans: Anchor Glass Container Corporation

Posted by David Diggins on Aug 14, 2018 10:20:48 AM

We all know that companies in distress tend to have a harder time meeting their financial obligations, which translates to a higher probability that they will default. A company in this position has pretty straightforward options: either raise enough cash through asset sales, operating improvements, and new financing, or reduce or postpone interest and principal payments on the debt by negotiating with creditors.  

For restructuring or turnaround experts, identifying distressed companies is the first hurdle to deal sourcing and business development. Using the AdvantageData workstation, we’ve compiled a list of distressed loans that you might want to be aware of.

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Topics: Loans, First Lien, market analytics, Distress, Distressed Debt, Restructuring, Second Lien, Loan Default Rate, Default Rate, Fixed Income, download

The Full Q2 2018 BDC Filing Schedule

Posted by Sourav Srimal on Jul 27, 2018 12:10:57 PM

BDC filings are around the corner. See our Q2 2018 BDC earnings calendar below. Outsourcing your data collection efforts to AdvantageData provides your team with access to standardized #BDC data within 8 hours of filings. BCD Advantage empowers your team with the aggregated data they need. Leveraging filing information has never been easier.

BDC Advantage was developed in partnership with a group of BDCs seeking to outsource BDC data aggregation, direct lending analytics and loan pricing across the thousands of US middle market companies currently held as portfolio companies. AdvantageData provides unmatched insight into the BDC space by leveraging tools perfected through over 20 years of serving the sell-side but using data specific to the BDC and private credit space. See why BDCs, direct lenders, BDC analysts and investors all use AdvantageData.

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Topics: Loans, BDC, earnings, BDC Filings, Fixed Income

Fitch: U.S. Leveraged Loan Default Rate Bottoms as Market Awaits Expected Defaults

Posted by Fitch Ratings on Aug 18, 2017 11:32:30 AM

The TTM U.S. institutional leveraged loan default rate is at 1.7%, down from 1.9% at end-July, marking what Fitch Ratings believes is a trough in the default rate. Fitch expects the default rate will end the year around 2.5%.

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Topics: Loans


Posted by Sean Riddell on Jul 28, 2017 9:41:44 AM

Main Street Capital Corporation (NYSE: MAIN) (“Main Street”) exited two portfolio investments in their entirety, Compact Power Equipment, Inc and Indianapolis Aviation Partners, LLC.

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Topics: Loans, Middle Market, BDC, business development company, Main Street, Equity

Fitch: Retailers' Struggles Propel Sector Loan Default Rate Above 5%

Posted by Fitch Ratings on Jul 25, 2017 2:06:34 PM

The trailing 12-month (TTM) retail institutional leveraged loan default rate climbed above 5% in July from 2.8% at end-June, according to Fitch Ratings. This year five retailers, including True Religion Apparel and J.Crew Group this month, have defaulted on $3.8 billion of loans. The retail sector loan default rate is now well above the non-recessionary average of 1.4%.

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Topics: Loans, Loan Default Rate

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