Updates from the world of investing for growth.

10 11, 2017

Stivers Bill Supports Investment in Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

2017-11-16T10:36:08+00:00 November 10th, 2017|News|

By Ripon Advance News Service  |  November 10, 2017 U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) on Tuesday introduced legislation that would boost local job creation and help small and mid-sized U.S. business owners more easily obtain capital needed for growing their firms and employing more workers.H.R. 4267 would reduce the asset-ratio requirement for Business Development Companies (BDCs) [...]

9 11, 2017

Bills to Bolster Accredited Investors, Alternative Investments Gain Momentum

2017-11-16T10:35:17+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Clips, News|

Bipartisan lawmakers seek to expand the pool of people who qualify to invest in private securities offerings, boost the lending capability of BDCs and ease regulations on closed-end funds By Mark Schoeff Jr. for InvestmentNews  |  November 9, 2017 Legislation that would deepen the pool of sophisticated investors who can participate in private securities offerings and [...]

24 08, 2017

SBIA Releases New BDC Modernization Agenda

2017-10-20T14:36:11+00:00 August 24th, 2017|News|

Today, the SBIA released its BDC Modernization Agenda with its legislative recommendations for the 115th Congress. Prepared under the guidance of SBIA’s BDC Council, the agenda recommends passing legislation to make several changes to the Investment Company Act of 1980 to reform and modernize BDC regulations. Modernizing the regulations that impact BDCs will unleash more [...]

15 08, 2017

Middle Market Companies Boosted U.S. Economic Health in Recent Years, According to New Research from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet

2017-10-20T14:32:41+00:00 August 15th, 2017|News|

New Research from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet show that mid-sized firms are responsible for more than half (51.7%) of U.S. job growth since 2011. This underscores the role BDCs play in providing vital growth capital to middle market businesses. From the report: Of the 51.8 million new jobs that were created since 2011, [...]