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Dealmakers Look Forward to an Active but Slightly Cooler Market in 2022 Anastasia Donde – Middle Market Growth PennantPark Founder and Managing Partner, Art Penn, spoke with Middle Market Growth’s Anastasia Donde on the 2022 outlook for dealmaking. Art shared his positive outlook, noting that while it will still be a busy year for deals, he expects activity to slow down compared to the unprecedented activity in 2021.   Read the Full Article
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Rising inflation may spare smaller middle-market lenders Nell Mackenzie – Risk Art Penn, Founder and Managing Partner of PennantPark, was featured in Risk, following his conversation with reporter Nell Mackenzie, where he discussed the core middle market, the rise of lending by private credit firms, and how lenders like PennantPark will prevail amid rising inflation.   Read the Full Article
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PennantPark Continues To Grow Its Middle Market CLO Business with the Closing of a $300.8 Million CLO PennantPark Investment Advisers, LLC announced the closing of a $300.8 million debt securitization in the form of a collateralized loan obligation (“CLO”). The debt issued in the CLO, has a three-year reinvestment period and 11-year final maturity. “This transaction reinforces PennantPark’s commitment to the growth of our CLO platform, and our ability to access attractive, long-term financing well...
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PennantPark Senior Secured Loan Fund, LLC Completes $300.7 Million CLO In January 2021, PennantPark Floating Rate Capital officially announced that its joint venture, PennantPark Senior Secured Loan Fund, LLC (PSSL), completed a $300.7 million CLO. The transaction allows PSSL to grow with low cost, long-term financing, and its successful execution is a testament to the resiliency of the firm’s portfolio. “Having a three-year reinvestment period, an 11-year final maturity, and attractive pricing will enhance returns...
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CLO Outlook: Managers Aim To Pace Issuance In An Uneven Recovery Driven by Covid Vaccine By David Graubard – LevFin Insights In December, PennantPark Founder and Managing Partner Art Penn spoke with David Graubard for his piece in LevFin Insights, which evaluated the 2021 outlook for the CLO market. As detailed below, the best-case scenario is that vaccines begin diminishing Covid-19 in the first half of 2021, before CLOs normalize to 2018-19 spread levels and...
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In September 2019, PennantPark issued its inaugural CLO, PennantPark CLO I. The $301.4 million vehicle is backed by a diversified portfolio of middle market loans, and has a four-year re-investment period. “I am extremely pleased with the pricing and structure of PennantPark’s inaugural collateralized loan obligation, which speaks volumes about our track record and the strength of our investment platform,” said Art Penn, Chief Executive Officer. “The maturity, reinvestment period and pricing of this financing...
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