Price changes in the BDC Fixed Income sector were consistent with expectations and prior periods. However, there was one unexpected development at the end of the week that might portend a major change in the size of the BDC publicly traded unsecured debt sector.
We annotate Apollo Invèstment’s first quarter 2019 Conference Call transcript, with a multitude of comments.
Apollo Investment ramps up the size of its Revolver to take full advantage of the Small Business Credit Availability Act. Higher profits ahead or will legacy issues block the way ?
The BDC Reporter discusses highlights from Apollo Investment’s latest reporting.
S&P downgrades two BDCs and gets kicked to the curb. We revisit the changing risk profile of the BDC sector through the prism of yet another fund that has adopted the new higher leverage rules. Worrying but important reading.
BDC Fixed Income prices perk up…a little, as bond markets are roiled. Otherwise, not much happening as BDC issuers wait on the markets.
The BDC Common stock rally hangs in there for another week. The BDC Reporter – in a thoughtful mood – looks backwards and forwards at both stock prices and credit risk.
BDC Fixed Income prices drop along with about everything else as rates rise. However, we look beyond to the changes being wrought by BDC enthusiasm for the Small Business Credit Availability Act. This could go any number of ways.