Press releases

5 Things to Know (4/22/19)

  • Investors’ response to a US$500m equivalent leveraged loan for NSO Group highlights the increasing extent to which ESG principles are guiding decisions.
  • The US leveraged loan calendar is at the highest point of the year with deals including Catalent Pharma’s purchase of Paragon Bioservices and Apollo Global’s acquisition of Smart & Final.
  • A new regulatory proposal would force managers of closed-end funds to disclose more information.
  • Fitch is focused on leverage differentiation among BDCs looking to employ greater leverage following passage of the Small Business Credit Availability Act.
  • The outlook for global corporate credit spreads improved in the first quarter by the most in nearly four years.

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