BDC prices – but not the major indices – hit an air pocket. We speculate as to the reasons and explain why we’re not sweating – yet. We also mention some miscellaneous BDC news.
BDC prices have started the new week with a strong showing. In the news, a preferred offering and credit developments at several BDC portfolio companies worth knowing about. Some good news and some terrible.
A portfolio company of Medley Capital is involved in Operation Warp Speed. We discuss the possible implications for the BDC’s shareholders.
The Medley story adds another twist, with an unexpected switch to internal management beginning in the new year. We offer some analysis but no definitive answers.
Medley Capital divests itself of its largest single investment. We review the details and the implications for stock and debt holders.
A third week of dropping BDC sector prices as market confidence falters. We review the three biggest losers and one of the few weekly winners and also discuss an update from New Mountain Finance and a buyback at THL Credit. We end with the inevitable review of BDC credit trends.