Macro economic factors — tariffs on Chinese goods, political unrest in Hong Kong and Brexit among them — have returned volatility to capital markets, however direct lending has plowed onward with few upsets.
Even in markets where established data infrastructure is limited, such as syndicated loans, reliable sources of data that are indicative of a liquid security’s value are available through market data vendors and broker quotes. When evaluating illiquid securities like middle market or directly originated loans, the effort of data aggregation becomes much more difficult and is often assumed to be an exercise in futility. We would disagree.
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Introducing the Middle Market Loan Advantage. The newest edition to AdvantageData’s suite of credit data products. The Middle Market Loan Advantage complements our syndicated loan and BDC Advantage modules. With [~4500**] middle market loans, the Middle Market Loan Advantage shines a bright light on this opaque market.
How do we do it? AdvantageData aggregates information from news sources, trading desks, buy and sell-side filings, and more.