Debtwire Middle-Market – 10/22/2018

Dividend recap activity slows sharply


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Source: Debtwire Par

Dividend recap activity has slowed sharply this year as loan investors have focused on more attractive M&A related financings available. Institutional loan issuance backing M&A related activity has jumped to USD 228bn so far in 2018, while institutional loans backing dividend recaps is only USD 12.3bn year-to-date,