Leveraged Loan Insight & Analysis – 3/6/2017

More middle market lenders expect to meet lending goals in 2017

Middle market lenders’ outlook has changed a bit after coming off of a year where competition intensified and the majority of banks surveyed along with half of nonn-banks reported falling below lending goals. But, according to Thomson Reuters LPC’s most recent survey, the share of those who expect to fall short again in 2017 is much lower. Only one third of banks and one fifth of non-banks don’t expect success, stating that continued competition and aggressive structures will hold them back…