We review how a BDC stock dropped like a stone and analyze the latest unsecured debt offering of one of the largest players.
Owl Rock Capital prices a new unsecured note offering. The BDC Reporter closes the circle with a follow-up article about the debt raise to accompany what we wrote July 13. However, there’s an unexpected development: the proposed use of the funds.
Owl Rock Capital is preparing to pitch a new unsecured debt offering, according to a filing. The BDC Reporter reviews the BDC’s current debt level and liquidity and guesses what the amount to be raised and pricing might look like. Finally, we place this putative issue in the broader context of BDC access to the debt markets in the post-Covid period.
“What goes up will come down” as BDC sector prices proved this week as volatility resumed. Also there were other notable developments including equity capital raised; a surprise dividend and important shareholder approvals. We also discuss the surprising change the size of the BDC sector is likely to take in the days and months ahead.
The BDC Reporter re-publishes an article from Leveraged Commentary & Data about third quarter 2019 trends and uses the opportunity to discuss some of the fundamental changes going on before our eyes in how the sector does business.
There was a slight – and we mean tiny – shift in BDC Fixed Income prices in the week ended January 17, 2020. Also, two BDCs were in the market issuing new debt: one for a very large and one for a very small amount, but both are instructive.