Debtwire Middle-Market – 2/5/2024


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Source: VanEck BDC Income ETF, BofA Merrill Lynch US High Yield Effective Yield

The blue line in the chart is the current dividend yield of the *VanEck BDC Income ETF (currently at 10.9% as of 2 February, down from the highest level in last 12 months of 12.1% in May 2023) that tracks the overall performance of publicly traded business development companies (BDCs, lenders to privately held middle-market businesses that tend to be below investment grade or not rated, with most lending comprising of senior secured loans).