The markets – including the BDC sector – stopped worrying about omicron – at least for a day. Prices jumped. In the news, a mid-sized BDC raised new capital for the third time in weeks and a large cap BDC continued to double down on real estate investing.
With Omicron dominating the headlines, the BDC sector dropped in price during the week, but remains close to its highest levels. We discuss why much of a pullback is unlikely over the next couple of years.
All the markets, including the BDC sector, bounced back after two days of red ink. In the news, we discuss two BDCs dividend announcements and continue to review the merger of the two SLR BDCs.
After a big drop on Covid variant worries on Friday, Monday saw the major indices – and the BDC sector – regain some lost ground. Also, yet another public Baby bond gets (partly) redeemed; a venture debt player breaks a record and a large cap BDC reports results.
On the last day of the week, the markets – and the BDC sector – were roiled by a new Covid threat. We discuss the impact of BDc prices and the possible implications in the days and weeks ahead.
BDC sector prices were mixed on Monday. News – except for two Baby Bond redemptions – was minimal. Instead, the BDC Reporter has been adding useful data about the NAV and credit histories of the 3 newest public entities added to our coverage.
The major indices remained strong but the BDC sector sagged in Week 46 of 2021. With the year-end in sight, the BDC Reporter offers up its outlook for price levels.
The broader indices and the BDC sector dropped on Wednesday, with one venture-debt player taking a shellacking. Also, two BDCs are paying off Baby Bonds as the “Great Refinancing” continues.
BDC prices inched a little higher. In terms of news, there were two encouraging earnings reports; another BDC raised new equity and a new Baby Bond made its official debut. We also added two new BDCs to our coverage.
With the BDC sector at near record levels, the BDC Reporter cannot help but look round the corner and estimate what 2022 might bring.
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