Moody’s has named the 17 top candidates amongst retail names to file bankruptcy in 2019. The BDC Reporter analyzes how BDC lenders might fare if the worst comes to pass.
TPG Specialty shareholders have voted on whether to adopt the new BDC asset coverage rules. In a follow-up article to our initial discussion of the Proxy in August, we sum up the results and pros and cons of the decision made.
The BDC Reporter de-constructs the pro and cons of TPG Specialty’s shareholder vote on higher leverage.
BDC Fixed Income moved up modestly in quiet week. However, changes are underway in how some BDC debt is rated which could have major implications.
Nine BDCs have reported earnings through the close on August 2, 2018. We’ve got the highlights, the lowlights and an early idea of where the BDC sector is headed.
A mixed week in the BDC sector but the trend is still to the upside. The BDC Reporter also discusses the monumental changes underway amongst the bigger BDCs and what that might mean for the future.
Mixed messages about the short term direction of the BDC Sector. The BDC Reporter, though, quantifies how drastically the shape of the sector will change in the next 2 years and which could yet cause BDC prices to shift.
Nothing to report on the BDC Fixed Income price front and only two minor debt raising developments. The big changes in this market remain in the (not so distant) feature.
Another good week for the BDC Sector and most of its constituents, as the rally marches on. We discuss myriad metrics and look at the length of the runway.
S&P speaks up about the new BDC leverage rules, expressing concern. Will the credit raters keep BDCs from borrowing to the hilt. If not the rating groups, then who ? We discuss the options and look into a glass. Darkly.
The BDC Sector had a decent week and good month, especially when compared with the major indices. Are BDC stocks headed for a rally after a year in the doldrums ?
A Wild Week for both the markets and the BDC Sector. Maybe we reached a turning point in BDC history with the new looser leverage rules. Many asset managers think so and some analysts but the BDC Reporter has doubts.