Thursday, 22 March 2018

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  • Ares Capital logo

    BDC earnings signal modest growth

    Loans | 06 May 2016

    Ares Capital, PennantPark Investment Corp and Solar Capital were among more than half a dozen business development companies (BDCs) to report quarterly earnings last week, with many more funds slated to post numbers this week.

  • Fitch Ratings logo

    ​BDC leverage ratios pose challenge – Fitch

    Loans | 29 April 2016

    Increasing leverage among business development companies is a consistent trend across the sector, despite varied risk appetite and investment strategies, Fitch Ratings said in a report.

  • Top Knobs logo

    Sponsored middle market perks up in April

    Loans | 22 April 2016

    The US sponsored middle market is showing signs of improved lender appetite in April after risk-averse investors largely sat out the first quarter, driving volume to a six-year low and pushing up yields.

  • Macquarie takes top spot in LBO loan reshuffle

    Loans | 08 April 2016

    Macquarie Group made its debut as the top bookrunner of loans backing US private equity buyouts in the first-quarter league tables. Banks that traditionally dominate the league tables and non-banks such as Jefferies fell back as intense market volatility and regulation designed to curb risky lending co

  • BDC prices gain in March

    Loans | 01 April 2016

    Business development company (BDC) share prices, though still trading at a discount, gained ground in March on increased investor appetite for risk and the rally for equities overall.

  • Apollo Investment Corp logo

    BDCs strained by fall in value of loan investments

    Loans | 19 February 2016

    Business development companies are extending losses in 2016 as slumping share prices restrict access to growth capital and the value of some loan investments falls in volatile markets as fears of defaults rise.

  • South Korean women sit on a bench in the shape of the 100 dollar U.S. bank note in front of Korea Exchange Bank in Seoul.

    Loan buyers demand higher prices

    Top News | 09 October 2015

    A pricing correction in the US leveraged loan market prompted by institutional buyers demanding to be paid more in exchange for taking on increased risk has led to a quartet of borrowers withdrawing opportunistic loans in the face of inadequate appetite and forced others to pay steeper borrowing costs for acquisition and buyout-related loans.

  • Middle market investors wary of aggressive structures

    Loans | 25 September 2015

    Middle market lenders and investors are wary of aggressive terms and loosening structures even as spreads on leveraged loans to US middle market companies remain stable heading into the fourth quarter.

  • Sponsored middle-market deal flow boosted

    Loans | 18 September 2015

    Lenders providing debt for private equity buyouts of US middle-market companies are seeing an upturn in dealflow after the Labor Day holiday in what has otherwise been a disappointing year in terms of volume.

  • CIT Group logo

    CIT partners with TPG Special Situations

    Loans | 28 August 2015

    Commercial lender CIT Group Inc has announced a joint venture with funds managed by TPG Special Situations Partners (TSSP), the dedicated special situations and credit platform of global private investment firm