Tracking the socioeconomic disruption of the coronavirus pandemic.
The SEC has Proposed Rule 2-a5, which will update its fund valuation guidance for the first time in 50 years, establishing a board’s responsibilities as it pertains to a fund’s determination of their investments.
The COVID-19 market dislocation could be compared, not only to the Great Recession, but also—inversely—to the “irrational exuberance” of the dot-com era.
Quick-hit visual summaries of the leading economic and financial indicators in major economic markets.
The SEC recently announced, as a response to COVID-19, they will provide temporary exemptions to BDCs to issue and sell senior securities.
As private credit manager valuation leaders scrutinize how to optimize their internal teams, they also are leveraging technology tools and third-party service providers—both domestic and offshore—to meet the demands of scale.
The only comparable event to the spread of the virus for modern private capital markets is the Great Recession, but there are some key differences this time.
While secondary indexes are good barometers of investor sentiment and market trends, the levels reflected may not fully reflect company fundamentals and deal pricing, reflecting the new normal in a COVID-19 economic environment.
Webcast Replay: What valuation impacts are companies feeling as a result of the market and economic disruptions created by the COVID-19 pandemic?
Rapport, a member of VRC’s Portfolio Valuation Group and has served on the ASA’s board for several years, was elected president last fall.