All Research Pieces

Will BDCs Survive?

Read our research piece for an outlook on Business Development Companies. 

As credit has flowed freely and the lending market has become more complex BDCs have become a major force for middle market lending. 

Fifth Street Finance's sale in July was the first casualty. Its sale sheds light on the challenges these lenders are encountering and provides a "why" for the markets viewpoint on BDCs. 

Are Commercial and Industrial Loans a New Asset Bubble?

Read our research piece for an outlook on Commercial and Industrial Loans

An increase in commercial lending due to artificially low interest rates have helped create a bubble in this industry.

The economic affect of this bubble remans to be seem but requires more research on the leverage of businesses and consumers.

Auto-lending is not the return of the housing Grim-Reaper

Read our research piece analyzing recent trends in the auto lending industry.

Auto-lending has been, as of late, compared to the housing bubble given the occurrence of sub-prime lending and the increasing loan volume outstanding.

As our analysis shows there is a cause for concern in this sector, but its effects should be much less pronounced on the economy.