BDC prices barely budged after the holiday. However, there was a spate of important and not-so-important news items which the BDC Reporter has noted and analyzed.
BDC stock prices climb for the seventh day in a row to new record highs. Meanwhile two large cap BDCS issue a huge amount of unsecured debt at the same rock bottom yield. Plus, some unusual bad news where credit is concerned…
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.