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Debtwire Middle-Market – 7/26/2021

Average WE unitranche size rockets Source: Debtwire Par The total WE unitranche volume for the year is expected to come in higher than last year and lower than the peak volumes seen in 2019. Around EUR 6.8bn has been raised in 2021 to date compared with EUR 5.8bn and EUR 8.6bn secured over the same

Debtwire Middle-Market – 7/19/2021

Source: Cliffwater Direct Lending Index and BofA Merrill Lynch US High Yield Effective Yield The red line in the chart is the *Cliffwater Direct Lending Index (CDLI) current yield, which is based on the investment income of the underlying assets held by public and private BDCs. BDCs invest in middle market companies, and the Index

Debtwire Middle-Market – 7/12/2021

Loan buyout financings accelerate in 2Q21, with jumbo deals driving volume Source: Debtwire Par Leveraged loans backing buyouts nearly doubled in volume from the 1Q21 figure, landing at USD 62.3bn for the second quarter of 2021. This comes as welcome news for investors, as year-to-date issuance through June represents a 55% improvement over the year-ago

Debtwire Middle-Market – 7/5/2021

Source: Cliffwater Direct Lending Index and BofA Merrill Lynch US High Yield Effective Yield The red line in the chart is the *Cliffwater Direct Lending Index (CDLI) current yield, which is based on the investment income of the underlying assets held by public and private BDCs. BDCs invest in middle market companies, and the Index

Debtwire Middle-Market – 6/28/2021

Green/ESG high yield bonds issued by US corporates trade up in secondary Source: Dealogic, Markit Green and environmental, social, and corporate governance-linked high yield bonds issued in US dollars have taken off in the first half of 2021 as more issuers opt to adhere to the Green Bond Principals in order to tap into a

Debtwire Middle-Market – 6/21/2021

Source: Cliffwater Direct Lending Index and BofA Merrill Lynch US High Yield Effective Yield The red line in the chart is the *Cliffwater Direct Lending Index (CDLI) current yield, which is based on the investment income of the underlying assets held by public and private BDCs. BDCs invest in middle market companies, and the Index

Debtwire Middle-Market – 6/14/2021

Institutional loan & HY bond default landscape improves dramatically year-over-year Source: Fitch Ratings, Debtwire Par Defaults on institutional loan and high yield bond debt have subsided from elevated levels seen last year during the height of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which shuttered many businesses under pressure to service debt agreements. Ending May at just 2.4%,

Debtwire Middle-Market – 6/7/2021

Source: Cliffwater Direct Lending Index and BofA Merrill Lynch US High Yield Effective Yield The red line in the chart is the *Cliffwater Direct Lending Index (CDLI) current yield, which is based on the investment income of the underlying assets held by public and private BDCs. BDCs invest in middle market companies, and the Index

Debtwire Middle-Market – 5/31/2021

Quarterly M&A/LBO share of institutional loan issuance improves in 2Q21 to-date Source: Debtwire Par Institutional loans backing M&A and buyout activity have totalled USD 120.1bn this year to date, improving from just USD 78.7bn at this point last year as the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) largely kept the pipeline for buyout and acquisition financings closed. At

Debtwire Middle-Market – 5/24/2021

Source: Cliffwater Direct Lending Index and BofA Merrill Lynch US High Yield Effective Yield The red line in the chart is the *Cliffwater Direct Lending Index (CDLI) current yield, which is based on the investment income of the underlying assets held by public and private BDCs. BDCs invest in middle market companies, and the Index