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Ares Capital: Issues Unsecured Debt

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Ares Capital raises a great deal of new unsecured debt on very favorable terms. We discuss the nitty gritty and the likely impact on balance sheet and income statement. We also consider this new debt issue in a broader BDC context and ponder the implications.

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Saratoga Investment: To Retire Baby Bond – UPDATED

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Saratoga Investment is calling in the final portion of one of its Baby Bonds. We review the details of the imminent redemption and look forward to what the BDC’s balance sheet might look like in the future. [This article was updated after the publication of the BDC’s 10-Q]

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MVC Capital: Dividend Increase

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MVC Capital surprises the BDC Reporter and increases its regular distribution before we expected. We review the details and discuss the pay-out increase in the context of MVC’s stock price and Baby Bond borrowings.

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BDC Fixed Income: Updated Table

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The BDC Fixed Income sector is moving upward. We’ve updated the BDC Fixed Income Table and added new data to assist readers, and offer up a few preliminary findings even as the markets remain open.

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