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BDC Common Stocks Market Recap: Week Ended April 17, 2020

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The huge BDC rally of the week before came to a halt, but there were plenty of interesting and unusual price and news developments. The BDC Reporter takes this opportunity to worry aloud about what may lie ahead from a credit standpoint in a very uncertain economic, political and financial environment. Read with a stiff drink.

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TPG Specialty: Publishes Summary Results & Outlook

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TPG Specialty pens a forthcoming Stakeholder Letter packed with key metrics about the BDC’s current state. The BDC Reporter analyzes the main points of the letter and – along with TPG Specialty itself- offers a view of what the future might hold for BDC lenders generally.

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BDC Common Stock Market Recap: Week Ended March 20,2020

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The BDC Reporter describes the terrible, horrible, no good week just passed for the BDC sector, but cannot offer much in the way of immediate hope that we are at a turning point yet. As best we can, we look ahead as the extent of the damage to expect comes – very slowly – into focus. There are elegant solutions available here but will either the Federal government or Wall Street be up to the challenge.

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BDC Fixed Income Market Recap: Week Ended January 31, 2020

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The stock markets may have pulled back on coronavirus fears but BDC Fixed Income prices did not flinch. Also notable during the week was an unexpected change of heart by a rating group and also one new debt issue and one debt redemption. Looking down the road, we also question how the public BDC debt space might change in the months ahead.

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