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BDC Common Stocks Market Recap: Week Ended July 12, 2019

Posted by Nicholas Marshi, BDC Reporter on Jul 15, 2019 12:07:43 PM

Summary

  • On one hand, BDC index prices moved up again. On the other hand, other data we use to measure investor enthusiasm for the BDC sector was unmoved.
  • We seek to reconcile this contradictory picture, while looking forward.
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Topics: Loans, Analytics, BDC, market analytics, business development company, News, bdc reporter, research

BDC Common Stocks Market Recap: Week Ended July 5, 2019

Posted by Nicholas Marshi, BDC Reporter on Jul 8, 2019 2:30:00 PM

BDC COMMON STOCKS

Total Return Milestone

This may have been a holiday shortened week, but there was notable news where BDC sector pricing was concerned.

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Topics: Loans, Analytics, BDC, market analytics, business development company, News, bdc reporter, research

LevFin Insights BDC Portfolio News 6-24-19

Posted by Thomas Dunford on Jun 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM

LFI BDC Portfolio News 6-24-19: Talen Energy Supply to repay term debt held by FS Energy & Power Fund

High-yield extended its June rebound with increasing vigor over the past week amid retail cash inflows and declining interest rates, and the new-issue machine kept churning out maturity-extension focused refinancings, peppered by a few M&A situations. The loan secondary, by contrast, was little changed, with new issues at an ebb pre-holiday and the specter of falling rates dampening enthusiasm among end investors.

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Topics: High Yield, Analytics, BDC, market analytics, business development company, LevFin Insights, News, research

LevFin Insights BDC Portfolio News 6-17-19

Posted by Thomas Dunford on Jun 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Allied Universal to widen margin on most 1L debt; existing holders include BDVC, OCSL

Bifurcated market conditions continued to reign in new-issue loans despite modest deal flow and a panoply of deal revisions that reflect the challenging nature of the current calendar; in the month to date B3 issuers comprise 44% of rated volume, the highest percentage since December. Bonds charged forward with a bunch of refi-related prints tight to talk, but the two buyout financings met some inevitable pushback on issuer-friendly terms.

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Topics: High Yield, Analytics, BDC, market analytics, business development company, LevFin Insights, News, research

BDC Common Stocks Market Recap: Week Ended June 14, 2019

Posted by Nicholas Marshi, BDC Reporter on Jun 17, 2019 9:29:06 AM

BDC COMMON STOCKS

Out Of The Ordinary

Unusually, the BDC sector outstripped the major indices in the week ended June 14, 2019. As the chart below illustrates, BDCS – the UBS Exchange Traded Note which includes most of the 45 public public funds we track – was up 1.4%, to $19.92. BDCS is in blue.

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Topics: Loans, Analytics, BDC, market analytics, business development company, News, bdc reporter, research


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