Avanti Communications – leading portfolio company of Great Elm Capital – gets a last minute financial reprieve.
Yes, BDC fixed income prices reached a post-Covid record but that’s not the most important development of the week. The BDC Reporter foresees huge changes ahead for BDC debt investors.
A remarkable week for the BDC common stock rally that has been going since Halloween of last year.
There’s much to unpack in Apollo Investment’s IVQ 2020 conference call transcript.
We annotate Gladstone Capital’s calendar IVQ 2020 conference call transcript, armed with our review of the latest 10-Q.
Nearly thirteen years after investing in a foundry company, Saratoga Investment gets paid out. We briefly review the history of this long held debt and equity investment and its apparent resolution.
Capital Southwest has released its IVQ 2020 10-Q. This has allowed us to begin reviewing its portfolio to identify how underperforming companies are faring. First up on a short list is American Teleconferencing Services, a company with 7 BDC lenders.
A former portfolio company of TriplePoint Venture Growth has just filed Chapter 11, and therein hangs an interesting credit story.
Both FS KKR Capital and FS KKR Capital II provide preliminary IVQ 2020 results that are better than guidance and the prior quarter. The BDC Reporter, though, uses the opportunity to look at key metrics over a longer time frame and ask some existential questions.
BDC Fixed Income prices diverged from the sector’s common stocks this week. New issuance activity was lower than usual but we expect that to change shortly.
The BDC price rally comes to a screeching halt in the last week of January. We discuss the details but also look back on January as a whole and forward to what the weeks ahead might bring.
BlackRock TCP Capital offers a preview of its IVQ 2020 results. The BDC Reporter compares the estimated performance against the trends in the BDC’s earnings, leverage and book value before and after the pandemic.
Sixth Street Specialty Lending raises a large amount of new unsecured debt at a favorable yield. We analyze the impact on both balance sheet and P&L, and compare with another similar issuance by Ares Capital.
We provide an update about an article written hours earlier about the bankruptcy of a WhiteHorse Finance borrower.
The BDC Fixed Income universe grows ever smaller but prices remain stable, and may for some time more. Nonetheless, major changes are afoot which we discuss here and which will be one of the subjects in an upcoming webinar.
Week three of 2021 and the BDC rally is only gathering steam as earnings season approaches. We discuss which individual BDCs were up the most and why, and who was off.